James E Sinex

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  • J E Sinex
  • The American journal of emergency medicine
  • 1999
The pulse oximeter has become an essential tool in the modern practice of emergency medicine. However, despite the reliance placed on the information this monitor offers, the underlying principles and associated limitations of pulse oximetry are poorly understood by medical practitioners. This article reviews the principles of pulse oximetry, with an eye(More)
A subset of testicular torsion patients report resolution of their initial severe pain that is followed by variable periods of hours to days of reduced or absent pain. Other patients report only mild pain that is described as gradual in onset. Because of delayed initial presentations or less than timely returns for secondary evaluation, these pain(More)
BACKGROUND The time window for possible salvage and survival of a torsed testicle is commonly thought to be 6 to 8 hours. However, survival of torsed testicles with or without subsequent atrophy is known to occur outside that critical time window. In this article, we performed a systematic review of the English literature to provide a more accurate(More)
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