Danielle Yatim

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Few studies have focused on decisions to withdraw or withhold life-support therapies in the emergency department. Our objectives were to identify clinical situations where life-support was withheld or withdrawn, the criteria used by physicians to justify their decisions, the modalities necessary to implement these decisions, patient disposition, and(More)
Our objective was to assess efficacy and tolerance of thrombolysis using 0.6 mg/kg of Alteplase in patients with massive pulmonary embolism defined as the association of a pulmonary embolism with shock. We retrospectively included 21 patients presenting with a massive pulmonary embolism confirmed by either scintigraphy or spiral computed tomography.(More)
A 75-year-old woman experienced fever and convulsions. She was treated for diabetes mellitus, angina pectoris and also for arteritis with Buflomedil Merck (3 tab/d). Further investigations failed to find any aetiology. Buflomedil dosage was elevated to 6.3 mg/l (N = 4-4.5 mg/l). The drug was discontinued and there was no recurrence of symptoms. There was no(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the clinical signs and electrocardiographic and enzyme data in patients admitted to an emergency ward for myocardial infarction in order to highlight diagnostic pitfalls. PATIENTS AND METHODS All patients admitted to our emergency ward between October 1995 and October 1996 with elevated myoglobulin or creatinine phosphokinase (CPK)(More)
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