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INTRODUCTION Acute pancreatitis (AP) is a systemic inflammatory disease. We aimed to detect whether there was a change of mean platelet volume (MPV) level on onset and remission patients with biliary and non-biliary acute pancreatitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS In our emergency service patients diagnosed with biliary and nonbiliary AP were analyzed(More)
INTRODUCTION Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) ingestion is an uncommon cause of poisoning worldwide. To date, no cases of renal impairment after oral intake of DDT in humans have been reported. We describe the clinical course and management of two patients presenting after DDT ingestion, one of whom developed acute oliguric renal failure. CASE REPORT(More)
UNLABELLED The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of ECG criteria which are used for the distinction between AVNRT and AVRT for the choice of treatment in patients with Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT). The 77 patients with narrow QRS complex SVT which was treated with Adenosine or Diltiazem in the Emergency Department were evaluated(More)
Aim of this study was to demonstrate that intravenous metoclopramide can reduce pain, nausea and discomfort during nasogastric tube (NGT) insertion in ED. This prospective, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was conducted in the university-based ED. One-hundred patients were enrolled. Before NGT insertion, each eligible patient was(More)
AIM To compare the effectiveness of 2% prilocaine plain solution, 1% lidocaine hydrochloride, and 1% buffered lidocaine in local anesthesia and pain reduction during injection in laceration repair. METHODS A double-blind randomized prospective comparison study included 183 consecutive eligible adult patients with simple lacerations, admitted to the(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to investigate relationship between the number of the family members visiting the emergency department with pediatric patients and patient characteristics such as age, insurance status, traumatic complaint, whether event was acute or not, and to estimate number of family members who had any time off from their work(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate whether there is a difference in the return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) and survival with sequel-free recovery rates between the patients who underwent cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) according to 2005 and 2010 guidelines. This study was conducted in the Bakırköy Dr. Sadi Konuk and Kartal Lütfi Kırdar Training(More)
Most sternal fractures are transverse, and a lateral chest radiograph is diagnostic. We report a case of vertical sternal fracture that was not seen on plain radiographs but was revealed using computed tomography (CT). Thoracic CT with coronal reformatted images can also demonstrate sternal fracture lines, supernumerary synchondrosis, and costosternal joint(More)
Abdominal pain causes 5% to 10% of the emergency department (ED) admissions.1-5 One-third of these problems are related to surgery. Most of the diagnoses are nonspecific abdominal pain (34%-52%) or pain with unidentified origin.3,6-8 One of the important tasks of the ED physician is to determine life threatening causes of abdominal pain among the many(More)