Ralphe Bou Chebl

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BACKGROUND Most studies on sepsis were conducted in developed countries. The aim of this study is to report on a series of patients with sepsis in a tertiary hospital in a developing country. METHODS Patients admitted through the emergency department of a single university-based institution between January 2008 and June 2012, with a final diagnosis of(More)
BACKGROUND Seat belt use has been associated with decreased life-threatening thoracic injuries. However, there has been an increase in soft-tissue injuries such as breast trauma. CASE REPORT We describe a case of a young healthy female who presented to a community hospital Emergency department without any trauma designation following a motor vehicle(More)
INTRODUCTION As studies continue to demonstrate the efficacy of intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) in acute ischemic stroke, the exclusion criteria continue to narrow, and the time-window continues to increase.1-3 The most dreaded adverse effect of tPA, hemorrhagic conversion of an ischemic stroke, is well known and well published.3 However, as(More)
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