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Occupational hand injuries treated at a tertiary care facility in western Turkey.
Incidences, etiologies and characteristics of WRHI should be highlighted and preventive strategies based on these facts be implemented due to higher level of suffering and more serious consequences attributed to this specific injury.
Scapular manipulation technique for reduction of traumatic anterior shoulder dislocations: experiences of an academic emergency department
The successful use of SMT in the prone position for the reduction of traumatic anterior shoulder dislocations is reported, mainly without requirement of any sedatives or opiate analgesics, as it is simple, applicable, and easily understood.
A Case of Mortal Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Trunk Resulting From a Centipede (Scolopendra moritans) Bite
A case in which severe necrotizing fasciitis involving chest along with toxic shock induced after the patient was bitten by a centipede (Scolopendra moritans) is reported, not aware of any NF case resulted mortally, which the patient is bitten by Scolopndra moritans.
Agreement between axillary, tympanic, and mid-forehead body temperature measurements in adult emergency department patients
There is a lack of agreement between body temperature measurements by noncontact, tympanic, and axillary in the adult emergency department population, which may lead noncontact to be the preferable method for healthcare providers but large agreement limits should be considered.
Case of the month: Rivastigmine (Exelon®) toxicity with evidence of respiratory depression
Emergency physicians should strongly consider cholinesterase inhibitor (rivastigmine, galantamine, and tacrine) ingestion in patients who present with short and temporary organophosphate-like toxidromes.
Clinical procedures in emergency medicine, fourth edition
Clinical procedures in emergency medicine by Roberts and Hedges is clearly an authoritative source on procedures in emergency medicine, written not only for emergency medicine specialists but also
Considerations in the aeromedical evacuation of a critically ill blast victim: lessons learned.
The case of a 20-year-old man who sustained significant trauma after his vehicle struck a land mine is presented and the factors to consider are reviewed as well as the accurate assessment of available equipment and personnel resources.