Yahya Ayhan Acar

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OBJECTIVE This study was designed to determine whether the mainstream end-tidal carbon dioxide (ETCO2) measurement can accurately predict the partial arterial carbon dioxide (Paco2) level of patients presented to emergency department (ED) with acute dyspnea. METHODS This prospective, observational study was conducted at a university hospital ED, which(More)
Narghile known in different names as shisha, hookah, hubble-bubble, waterpipe has been smoked widely in Middle East countries traditionally and recently began to spread to European countries and USA. Narghile is consumed particularly by university youth in cafes as a social activity in Turkey. We report a case series of five patients presented with narghile(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to present characteristics of internationally published articles originating from Turkish Emergency Medicine (EM) departments over the last 15 years. METHODS The PubMed database was searched for all articles published from 1995 to 2010 that originated from Turkish EM departments. RESULTS A total of 514 articles were(More)
We read the article of Kumar et al. titled “Transpulmonary ypothermia: a novel method of rapid brain cooling through augented heat extraction from the lungs” in article in press section f your journal.1 In this experimental study, Kumar et al. reported hat they had managed to reach to the target brain temperature 32 ◦C) in 90 min using cooled helium–oxygen(More)
INTRODUCTION Seizures are an important group of diagnoses in the differential evaluation of Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)because of their variable and temporary signs and symptoms. Physicians must frequently rule out TIA in asymptomatic patients with normal diagnostic neuroimaging. AIM The current study aimed to investigate the efficacy of Complete(More)
Hypertriglyceridemia is a rare cause of pancreatitis. In treatment pancreatic rest, lifestyle changes, medications (fibrates, n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, and nicotinic acid) are essential. Many experimental treatment modalities have been reported as insulin and heparin infusion and plasmapheresis. In this study we present the(More)
Benzydamine hydrochloride is a locally acting nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. Benzydamine hydrochloride overdose can cause stimulation of central nervous system, hallucinations, and psychosis. We presented a young man with psychotic symptoms due to benzydamine hydrochloride abuse. He received a total dose of 1000 mg benzydamine hydrochloride with(More)
TABLE OF CONTENTS A1 Point-of-care ultrasound examination of cervical spine in emergency departmentYahya Acar, Onur Tezel, Necati SalmanA2 A new technique in verifying the placement of a nasogastric tube: obtaining the longitudinal view of nasogastric tube in addition to transverse view with ultrasoundYahya Acar, Necati Salman, Onur Tezel, Erdem CevikA3(More)