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Prediction of severe community-acquired pneumonia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
IntroductionSeverity assessment and site-of-care decisions for patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) are pivotal for patients' safety and adequate allocation of resources. Late admissionExpand
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Alternative intubation techniques vs Macintosh laryngoscopy in patients with cervical spine immobilization: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Background. Immobilization of the cervical spine worsens tracheal intubation conditions. Various intubation devices have been tested in this setting. Their relative usefulness remains unclear.Expand
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Adjunctive Corticotherapy for Community Acquired Pneumonia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Background Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) induces lung and systemic inflammation, leading to high morbidity and mortality. We systematically reviewed the risks and benefits of adjunctiveExpand
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Anticoagulant therapy for acute venous thrombo-embolism in cancer patients: A systematic review and network meta-analysis
Background Low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) is usually recommended for the treatment of cancer-associated thrombosis (CAT) but this treatment requires burdensome daily injections. We did aExpand
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[Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms].
Cutaneous drug eruptions are delayed type hypersensitivity reactions that can be potentially life threatening. Severe cutaneous adverse reactions encompass the acute generalized exanthematousExpand
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Reliability of the revised Swiss Emergency Triage Scale: a computer simulation study
Background The Swiss Emergency Triage Scale (SETS) is a four-level emergency scale that previously showed moderate reliability and high rates of undertriage due to a lack of standardization. It wasExpand
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Prehospital emergency physician activation of interventional cardiology team reduces door-to-balloon time in ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
QUESTION UNDER STUDY To explore whether early activation of an interventional cardiology team, by prehospital emergency physicians, reduces door-to-balloon time (DTBT) in patients with ST-elevationExpand
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COVID-19–related encephalopathy responsive to high-dose glucocorticoids
One hundred twenty patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were hospitalized in our intensive care unit, Geneva, Switzerland, between March 9 and April 16, 2020. We report the clinicalExpand
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Patients leaving the emergency department without being seen by a physician: a retrospective database analysis.
QUESTIONS UNDER STUDY To describe characteristics of patients leaving the emergency department (ED) before being seen by a physician and to identify factors associated with a greater risk of leavingExpand
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Clinical features of anaerobic orthopaedic infections
Abstract Some patient populations and types of orthopaedic surgery could be at particular risk for anaerobic infections. In this retrospective cohort study of operated adult patients with infectionsExpand
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