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Mass-Gathering Medical Care: Retrospective Analysis of Patient Presentations over Five Years at a Multi-Day Mass Gathering
Introduction: There is a scarcity of analytical data regarding mass-gathering medical care. The purpose of this study was to identify and evaluate the range and nature of illness and injury forExpand
Hyperglycemia in ED patients with no history of diabetes.
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More than half of the patients found to be hyperglycemic had no known history of diabetes and were being seen for a non-glucose-related complaint, and whether ED intervention would be helpful remains unanswered. Expand
Prolonged cardiotoxicity from poison lilly (Veratrum viride).
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A 51-y-o otherwise healthy male presented to the emergency department 45 min after ingesting a soup made with boiled "leeks", and a sample of the ingested material was identified as Veratrum viride. Expand
Chapter 59: Aortic Dissection and Related Aortic Syndromes
Acute aortic syndromes are uncommon but frequently fatal. The incidence ranges from 2.9 to 4.7 cases per 100,000 people per year.1,2,3,4 The 1-year, 5-year, and 10-year actuarial survival rates areExpand
Trauma Care Systems 2003
Ovarian torsion in a prepubertal girl
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A previously healthy 4-year-old female presented to the Emergency Department complaining of sudden-onset right-lower-quadrant abdominal pain that awoke her from sleep and surgical exploration confirmed the diagnosis of right ovarian cyst with torsion. Expand
Patient perceptions of emergency physicians: the gender gap still exists.
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Females were significantly less likely than males to be recognized as physicians (chi-square, p = 0.003). Expand
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: an emergency department presentation of a rare disease.
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This patient had serial presentations to the Emergency Department, with progressive symptoms and multiple laboratory and radiological tests as well as consults, but her diagnosis remained unclear until her disease rapidly progressed and a brain biopsy was performed. Expand
The current status of ultrasound education in United States medical schools.
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Compared to prior studies, this study had a higher response rate at 84%, and more schools reported ultrasound in their curricula, its instruction is still inconsistent. Expand