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Sukriye Ilkay Guner, Mehmet Resit Oncu
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To perform a descriptive analysis of crush syndrome patients with extremity injuries, which will be used as a reference for future disasters. BACKGROUND: In disasters like earthquake, cooperation among medical workers is very important for the follow-up and treatment of patients. Knowing the complications that may emerge with the crush syndrome is one of the responsibilities of the nurses. DESIGN: Descriptive analysis...
January 2014: Journal of Clinical Nursing
Getaw Worku Hassen, Ana Costea, Claire Carrazco, Tsion Frew, Anand Swaminathan, Jason Feliberti, Roger Chirurgi, Tennyson Smith, Alice Chen, Sarah Thompson, Neola Gushway-Henry, Bonnie Simmons, George Fernaine, Hossein Kalantari, Soheila Talebi
Background. Computerized electrocardiogram (ECG) analysis has been of tremendous help for noncardiologists, but can we rely on it? The importance of ST depression and T wave inversions in lead aVL has not been emphasized and not well recognized across all specialties. Objective. This study's goal was to analyze if there is a discrepancy of interpretation by physicians from different specialties and a computer-generated ECG reading in regard to a TWI in lead aVL. Methods. In this multidisciplinary prospective study, a single ECG with isolated TWI in lead aVL that was interpreted by the computer as normal was given to all participants to interpret in writing...
2015: Emergency Medicine International
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