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BACKGROUND Displaced distal forearm fractures are frequently reduced in emergency departments. Not infrequently, some are not done adequately and require the tedious process of repeating the procedure, with repeated X-rays and radiation exposure, and inconvenience to patient and staff. The use of ultrasound (US) in its expanding role in the practice of(More)
Introduction The Pediatric Task Force reviewed all questions submitted by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) member councils in 2010, reviewed all council training materials and resuscitation guidelines and algorithms, and conferred on recent areas of interest and controversy. We identified a few areas where there were key(More)
AIM Bony complaints are well-recognised symptoms of childhood haematological malignancy. However, this elusive symptom complex of haematological malignancy is not easily recognised in the emergency room (ER) where musculoskeletal problems are frequent. This study reviews bony complaints of childhood haematological malignancy in the ER. METHODS This was a(More)
OBJECTIVE Missed cases of paediatric appendicitis lead to a delay in diagnosis and increased complications during the subsequent surgery. We aim to identify the common clinical features of such cases at the time of first hospital attendance. METHODS Case records of patients with a missed diagnosis were reviewed retrospectively, documenting the(More)
The required knowledge regarding basic life support (BLS), advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS), and postresus-citative care in the United States and Europe was updated by the American Heart Association (AHA) and European Resuscitation Council (ERC), respectively, in 2015 [1–3]. These new updates have guided the global treatment strategies of(More)
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