FCE News https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=1004&layout=blog&Itemid=121 Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:15:53 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management it-it National initiatives to improve outcomes from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in England https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210959:national-initiatives-improve-outcomes&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210959:national-initiatives-improve-outcomes&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121

NHS England report that the ambulance services attempt to resuscitate approximately 28 000 people from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest each year (approximately 1 per 2000 inhabitants per year).1... ...]]> [email protected] (Emergency Medicine Journal current issue) D’urgenza Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:00:00 +0000

Primary care services located with EDs: a review of effectiveness https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210960:primary-care-services-located&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210960:primary-care-services-located&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121

The dilemma of balancing the conflicting priorities of improving access to emergency services with the need to manage demand has been an issue since such services were first formally established. Dominique Jean Larrey, a surgeon in Napoleon's ar ... ...]]> [email protected] (Emergency Medicine Journal current issue) D’urgenza Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:00:00 +0000

The effect of provision of pain management advice on patient satisfaction with their pain management: a pilot, randomised, controlled trial (pain advice trial) https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210961:effect-provision-pain-management&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210961:effect-provision-pain-management&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121 Objective

We aimed to provide pain advice (‘The treatment of pain is very important and be sure to tell the staff when you have pain’) as an intervention and evaluate its effect upon patient satisfaction. The purpose of ... ...]]> [email protected] (Emergency Medicine Journal current issue) D’urgenza Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:00:00 +0000

Prospective evaluation of the ability of clinical scoring systems and physician-determined likelihood of appendicitis to obviate the need for CT https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210962:prospective-evaluation-ability-clinical&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210962:prospective-evaluation-ability-clinical&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121 Objective

To determine whether clinical scoring systems or physician gestalt can obviate the need for computed tomography (CT) in patients with possible appendicitis.

Methods

Prospective, observational st ... ...]]> [email protected] (Emergency Medicine Journal current issue) D’urgenza Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:00:00 +0000

Exploring the acceptability of a clinical decision rule to identify paediatric burns due to child abuse or neglect https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210963:exploring-acceptability-clinical-decision&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210963:exploring-acceptability-clinical-decision&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121 Objective

An evidence based clinical decision rule (CDR) was developed from a systematic review and epidemiological study to identify burns due to child maltreatment (abuse or neglect). Prior to an implementation evaluation, we aim ... ...]]> [email protected] (Emergency Medicine Journal current issue) D’urgenza Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:00:00 +0000

The Recognition of STEMI by Paramedics and the Effect of Computer inTerpretation (RESPECT): a randomised crossover feasibility study https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210964:recognition-stemi-paramedics-effect&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210964:recognition-stemi-paramedics-effect&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121 Background

The appropriate management of patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) depends on accurate interpretation of the 12-lead ECG by paramedics. Computer interpretation messages on ECGs are often provid ... ...]]> [email protected] (Emergency Medicine Journal current issue) D’urgenza Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:00:00 +0000

Ultrasound findings in 42 patients with cytotoxic tissue damage following bites by South African snakes https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210965:ultrasound-findings-patients-with&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210965:ultrasound-findings-patients-with&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121 Background

Snakebites that have cytotoxic venom can cause significant soft tissue swelling. Assessing the site and degree of swelling using ultrasound as a non-invasive technique would be an important tool for instituting appropriat ... ...]]> [email protected] (Emergency Medicine Journal current issue) D’urgenza Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:00:00 +0000

A hyperdense dot https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210966:hyperdense&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210966:hyperdense&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121 Clinical introduction

A 91-year-old man presented to the emergency department with drowsiness and right-sided weakness. He was last seen well 5 h ago. On examination, his GCS was E2V2M4; eyes were deviated to the left ... ...]]> [email protected] (Emergency Medicine Journal current issue) D’urgenza Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:00:00 +0000

Prevalence and predictors of hospital prealerting in acute stroke: a mixed methods study https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210967:prevalence-predictors-hospital-prealerting&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210967:prevalence-predictors-hospital-prealerting&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121 Background

Thrombolysis can significantly reduce the burden of stroke but the time window for safe and effective treatment is short. In patients travelling to hospital via ambulance, the sending of a ‘prealert’ message c ... ...]]> [email protected] (Emergency Medicine Journal current issue) D’urgenza Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:00:00 +0000

Understanding the value of mixed methods research: the Children's Safety Initiative-Emergency Medical Services https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210968:understanding-value-mixed-methods&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=210968:understanding-value-mixed-methods&catid=1004:D-urgenza&Itemid=121

Mixed methods research has significant potential to broaden the scope of emergency care and specifically emergency medical services investigation. Mixed methods studies involve the coordinated use of qualitative and quantitative research approach ... ...]]> [email protected] (Emergency Medicine Journal current issue) D’urgenza Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:00:00 +0000