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Poisonings: food, fish, shellfish.
Not every traveler who gets sick away from home has an infection; some are poisoned. This article describes common and dangerous illnesses caused by food-borne toxins. It explores the toxic illnessesExpand
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Refractory asthma, Part 1: Epidemiology, pathophysiology, pharmacologic interventions.
Abstract [Jagoda A, Shepherd SM, Spevitz A, Joseph MM: Refractory asthma, part 1: Epidemiology, pathophysiology, pharmacologic interventions. Ann Emerg Med February 1997;29:262-274.]
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Medical clearance of psychiatric patients.
Patients with primarily psychiatric complaints commonly present to emergency departments. The challenges to emergency medicine physicians are to distinguish functional from organic disease and toExpand
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Refractory asthma, Part 2: Airway interventions and management.
Abstract [Jagoda A, Shepherd SM, Spevitz A, Joseph MM: Refractory asthma, part 2: Airway interventions and management. Ann Emerg Med February 1997;29:275-281.]
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Endovascular Treatment of Postpartum Hemorrhage
Transcatheter arterial embolization is a minimally invasive intervention developed from diagnostic angiography. The evolution of endovascular techniques, including arterial embolization and the useExpand
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The Edinburgh randomised trial of breast cancer screening: results after 10 years of follow-up.
The Edinburgh Randomised Trial of Breast Cancer Screening recruited 44,288 women aged 45-64 years into the initial cohort of the trial during 1978-81, and 10 years of follow-up is now complete. AExpand
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Primary closure of mammalian bites.
OBJECTIVE Suturing of bite wounds remains controversial. The authors evaluated the incidence of wound infection in 145 mammalian bite wounds treated with primary closure. METHODS ConsecutiveExpand
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Marine trauma, envenomations, and intoxications.
When humans encounter marine creatures a variety of maladies may occur, ranging from dermatitis to life-threatening trauma, allergy, envenomations, or intoxications. The emergency physician should beExpand
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Use of standardised assessment scales in elderly hip fracture patients.
Standardised scales recommended by a joint working party from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and The British Geriatrics Society (BGS) in 1992 for the assessment of elderly hospitalisedExpand
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