Ulrik Frydkjær-Olsen

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Background Emergency departments (EDs) have a different case-mix than traditional medical and surgical departments. Knowledge of what complaints patients present with at EDs and their incidence is needed. Previous studies on ED case-mix have largely focused on the incidence of different diagnoses. This study aims to create a number of categories that cover(More)
INTRODUCTION In Denmark, patients referred from the general practitioner (GP) to the emergency department (ED) can be referred with either specific symptoms or with a presumptive diagnosis. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy for various presumptive diagnoses made by the GP in a population acutely referred to an ED. (More)
Infectious endocarditis is considered one of the most severe infections in the Western world. Complications include septic embolism, for example to the brain or the eye. Endogeneous endophthalmitis is a rare but severe eye disease. It is important to remember that clinical signs from the eye can be the first manifestation of systemic disease. We present a(More)
Endophthalmitis is one of the most serious and most dreaded complications in ophthalmology. It is most often seen as a complication to intraocular surgery and especially after cataract surgery. Approximately 90% of the cases of endophthalmitis are caused by bacteria. Symptoms and signs may include pain, blurred vision, and hypopyon. Intravitreal injection(More)
Background STP’s seek to optimize the hospitalization process by letting the patient undergo a package of examinations tailored to the main symptom. This could be of paramount importance for the doctor to diagnose and initiate appropriate treatment and thereby reduce the time of hospitalization. The vital question is whether the chosen STP’s ought to be(More)
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