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A retrospective analysis of antidepressant poisonings in the emergency department: 11-year experience
TLDR
Suicide attempts, classification of the antidepressant, ECG findings, seizure, GCS score and number of detected ADORA criteria affect the need for intubation in patients with antidepressant poisoning.
Impact of Ramadan on demographics and frequencies of disease‐related visits in the emergency department
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The patients with diabetes presenting in Ramadan were found significantly younger than their peers in the rest of the year and Ramadan does not appear to be a risk factor for other diseases.
Analysis of factors affecting satisfaction in the emergency department: A survey of 1019 patients
TLDR
Behavioral characteristics of the healthcare providers and the hospital itself were the factors that had the greatest impact on overall satisfaction of the ED population evaluated.
Acute abdomen associated with organophosphate poisoning.
TLDR
The findings in this study suggest that patients with a diagnosis of organophosphate poisoning should undergo routine abdominal ultrasonography, especially in cases with abdominal pain along with other abdominal complaints.
Anxiety disorder in patients with non-specific chest pain in the emergency setting
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Doctors should always consider AD in patients presenting to the ED with chest pain after ruling out organic aetiology, and patients’ definition of atypical pain, recurrent admissions to ED, and presence of associated symptoms such as dizziness, chills or hot flushes, and fear of dying could aid in considering AD.
A comparison of the prophylactic uses of topical mupirocin and nitrofurazone in murine crush contaminated wounds.
TLDR
Topical mupirocin application was effective against crush wound infections inoculated with S. pyogenes and S. aureus and Nitrofurazone provides better granulation tissue formation, but did not effectively prevent bacterial colonization and infection in crush contaminated wounds.
Hospital costs of managing deliberate self-poisoning in Turkey.
TLDR
The study sample had many differences in demographic and clinical outcomes of patients with DSP as well as hospital costs compared with global reports, which showed statistically significant differences with respect to sex, type of intoxicants, and location of treatment.
Acute mercury poisoning: a case report
TLDR
A 36-year-old woman presented to the ED with a three-day history of abdominal pain, diarrhea and fever, and symptomatic chelation treatment with N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) was instituted with regard to presumptive diagnosis and history.
Ruptured hydatid cyst following minimal trauma and few signs on presentation.
TLDR
Primary care and emergency physicians should perform a complete physical examination on all admitted patients with vague symptoms and a high index of suspicion for a ruptured hydatid cyst, even following trivial trauma, especially in endemic regions.
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