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Thirty and ninety days mortality predictive value of admission and in-hospital procalcitonin and mid-regional pro-adrenomedullin testing in patients with dyspnea. Results from the VERyfing DYspnea
INTRODUCTION Mid-regional pro-atrial natriuretic peptide (MR-proANP), procalcitonin (PCT), and mid-regional pro-adrenomedullin (MR-proADM) demonstrated usefulness for management of emergencyExpand
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Additive value of blood neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin to clinical judgement in acute kidney injury diagnosis and mortality prediction in patients hospitalized from the emergency
See related commentary by Legrand et al.,http://ccforum.com/content/17/2/132IntroductionAcute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication among hospitalized patients. The aim of this study was toExpand
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Considerations for early acute myocardial infarction rule-out for emergency department chest pain patients: the case of copeptin
Abstract The evaluation of patients admitted at the emergency department (ED) for chest pain is challenging and involves many different clinical specialists including emergency physicians, laboratoryExpand
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Emergency department syndromic surveillance system for early detection of 5 syndromes: a pilot project in a reference teaching hospital in Genoa, Italy.
Early detection is fundamental for achieving effective control of infectious disease outbreaks. We described the development of a local chief complaint emergency department (ED)-based syndromicExpand
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Ostreopsis ovata and human health: epidemiological and clinical features of respiratory syndrome outbreaks from a two-year syndromic surveillance, 2005-06, in north-west Italy.
There appears to be a lack of data regarding the effects on human health of Ostreopsis ovata, a marine dinoflagellate species usually living in tropical and subtropical areas but recently found withExpand
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Hemorrhagic shock in polytrauma patients: early detection with renal Doppler resistive index measurements.
PURPOSE To investigate whether renal Doppler resistive index (RI) changes occur early during posttraumatic bleeding and may be predictive of occult hypoperfusion-and thus hemorrhagic shock-inExpand
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Syndrome surveillance and molecular epidemiology for early detection and tracing of an outbreak of measles in Liguria, Italy
The performances of surveillance systems for measles in Europe are poorly investigated, despite the fundamental role they should play in the early detection of outbreaks and in the assessment of theExpand
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Splenic Doppler Resistive Index for Early Detection of Occult Hemorrhagic Shock After Polytrauma in Adult Patients
ABSTRACT The objective of this study was to evaluate whether direct assessment of splenic circulation by splenic Doppler resistive index (Doppler RI) is a clinically useful noninvasive method for anExpand
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Potential effect of PCV13 introduction on Emergency Department accesses for lower respiratory tract infections in elderly and at risk adults
Liguria, an administrative region in northern Italy characterized by a decade of high PCV coverage in paediatric age group, has issued new PCV13 recommendations for free active immunization in adultsExpand
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Customer involvement in new product development in B2B: The role of sales
Abstract Developing new products, and customer involvement in the process, have been frequent topics in the management literature. Focusing on the benefits and risks of customer involvement, priorExpand
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