Mattias Wieloch

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BACKGROUND It is important that referring physicians and other treating clinicians properly understand the final reports from diagnostic tests. The aim of the study was to investigate whether referring physicians interpret a final report for a myocardial perfusion scintigraphy (MPS) test in the same way that the reading nuclear medicine physician intended.(More)
OBJECTIVE/PURPOSE The objective was to identify inflammatory biomarkers that predict risk of 90-day mortality in patients with acute dyspnea. METHOD We analyzed 25 inflammatory biomarkers, in plasma, in 407 adult patients admitted to the emergency department (ED) with acute dyspnea and related them to risk of 90-day mortality using Cox proportional hazard(More)
OBJECTIVES Emergency department (ED) crowding is an increasing problem in many countries. The purpose of this study was to develop a quantitative model that estimates the degree of crowding based on workload in Swedish EDs. METHODS At five different EDs, the head nurse and physician assessed the workload on a scale from 1 to 6 at randomized time points(More)
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