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Triage system in emergency medicine

  1. The aim of this trial-based economic evaluation was to assess the incremental costs and cost-effectiveness of the modified diagnostic strategy combining the YEARS rule and age-adjusted D-dimer threshold compar...

    Authors: Arnaud Nze Ossima, Bibi Fabiola Ngaleu Siaha, Maroua Mimouni, Nadia Mezaour, Meryl Darlington, Laurence Berard, Marine Cachanado, Tabassome Simon, Yonathan Freund and Isabelle Durand-Zaleski
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:140
  2. Planning to improve the professional capabilities of triage nurses requires determining the level of professional capabilities and its determinants. In this regard, the present study was conducted to determine...

    Authors: Maryam Aghabarary, Zahra Pourghaedi and Mostafa Bijani
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:38

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:59

  3. It is important to determine the severity of inhalation injury in severely burned patients. The oxygenation index PaO2/FiO2(PF) ratio is a key clinical indicator of inhalation injury. Sequential organ failure ass...

    Authors: Qiang Ji, Jun Tang, Shulian Li and Junjie Chen
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:1
  4. Triage starts at the front door of the Emergency Department (ED), and repeatedly performed by the responsible duty nurses with the aim of facilitating a timely and appropriate treatment of patients. A triage s...

    Authors: Teklu Tsegai Bahlibi, Eyasu Habte Tesfamariam, Yonatan Mehari Andemeskel and Ghidey Gebreyohannes Weldegiorgis
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2022 22:190
  5. The outcome of road traffic injury (RTI) is determined by duration of prehospital time, patient’s demographics, and the type of injury and its mechanism. During the emergency medical service (EMS) prehospital ...

    Authors: Shingo Ito, Hideki Asai, Yasuyuki Kawai, Shunji Suto, Sachiko Ohta and Hidetada Fukushima
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2022 22:160
  6. Emergency medical dispatchers typically use the dispatch code for suspected stroke when the caller brings up one or more symptoms from the face-arm-speech triad. Paramedics and emergency department physicians ...

    Authors: Pauli Vuorinen, Joonas Kiili, Essi Alanko, Heini Huhtala, Jyrki Ollikainen, Piritta Setälä and Sanna Hoppu
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2022 22:146