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  1. Postnatal care is crucial to prevent the child mortality. Despite the improvement in the PNC coverage for the neonates, it is still far away from the universal health coverage. Along with, some specific region...

    Authors: Papai Barman, Nawaj Sarif and Amiya Saha
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:76
  2. Colombia has 50,912,429 inhabitants, but only 50–70% of the population can effectively access health care services. The emergency room (ER) is a main contributor to the in-hospital care system since up to half...

    Authors: Carlos E. Vallejo-Bocanumen, Daniel Pérez-Martínez, Diana Carolina Quiceno-Salazar, Yésica Paola Mejía-Gonzalez, Juan F. García-Cano and Diana C. Martínez-Pérez
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:75
  3. Frequent Emergency Department (ED) visitors are identified by the policymakers to reduce avoidable ED visits and lessen the financial and operational burden. This study aimed to identify the factors related to...

    Authors: Eun Deok Cho, Bomgyeol Kim, Do Hee Kim, Sang Gyu Lee, Suk-Yong Jang and Tae Hyun Kim
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:73
  4. To limit virus spread during the COVID pandemic, extensive measures were implemented around the world. In South Africa, these restrictions included alcohol and movement restrictions, factors previously linked ...

    Authors: Aleksandra Pettke, Willem Stassen, Lucie Laflamme, Lee Alan Wallis and Marie Hasselberg
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:72
  5. Intubation in the case of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is one of the most difficult procedures for Emergency Medical Services (EMS). The use of a laryngoscope with a dual light source is an interestin...

    Authors: Przemysław Kluj, Michał Fedorczak, Tomasz Gaszyński and Paweł Ratajczyk
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:70
  6. Cardiac arrest following trauma is a leading cause of death, mandating urgent treatment. This study aimed to investigate and compare the incidence, prognostic factors, and survival between patients suffering f...

    Authors: Signe Amalie Wolthers, Theo Walther Jensen, Niklas Breindahl, Louise Milling, Stig Nikolaj Blomberg, Lars Bredevang Andersen, Søren Mikkelsen, Christian Torp-Pedersen and Helle Collatz Christensen
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:69
  7. Emergency ambulance personnel respond to a variety of incidents in the community, including medical, trauma and obstetric emergencies. Family and bystanders present on scene may provide first aid, reassurance,...

    Authors: Eillish Satchell, Melissa Carey, Bridget Dicker, Haydn Drake, Merryn Gott, Tess Moeke-Maxwell and Natalie Anderson
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:68
  8. This study aimed to compare the heart rate response to stress during airway intubations in clinical practice and a simulated environment.

    Authors: Jackson Ji, Bridget Langley, Rachel Zordan, Julian van Dijk, Heidi Helene Graham Thies, Anjalee Brahmbhatt, Clarissa Torcasio and Neil Cunningham
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:66
  9. Out-of-hospital Emergency Medical Services (OHEMS) require fast and accurate assessment of patients and efficient clinical judgment in the face of uncertainty and ambiguity. Guidelines and protocols can suppor...

    Authors: Ema Karmelić, Henrik Lindlöf, Jamie Linnea Luckhaus, Moa Malmqvist Castillo, Veronica Vicente, Karin Pukk Härenstam and Carl Savage
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:65
  10. It has not yet been possible to ascertain the exact proportion, characterization or impact of low-acuity emergency department (ED) attendances on the German Health Care System since valid and robust definition...

    Authors: Anna Slagman, Antje Fischer-Rosinský, David Legg, Kristin Schmieder and Martin Möckel
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:64
  11. The outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused a catastrophic event worldwide. Since then, people’s way of living has changed in terms of personal behavior, social interaction, and medical-...

    Authors: Henry Chih-Hung Tai, Yi-Hao Kao, Yen-Wen Lai, Jiann-Hwa Chen, Wei-Lung Chen and Jui-Yuan Chung
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:63
  12. Injury data play a pivotal role in monitoring public health issues and Injury Surveillance Information Systems (ISIS) are useful for continuous data collection and analysis purposes. Since emergency department...

    Authors: Nader Mirani, Haleh Ayatollahi, Davoud Khorasani-Zavareh and Kimia Zeraatkar
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:61
  13. Triage refers to the process of patient prioritisation in the emergency department (ED). This is based on the severity of the patient’s illness and is performed by emergency nurses (ENs). This has a pivotal ro...

    Authors: Sofia-Chrysovalantou Zagalioti, Barbara Fyntanidou, Aristomenis Exadaktylos, Konstantinos Lallas and Mairi Ziaka
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:60
  14. Death caused by traffic accidents is one of the major problems of health systems in low- and middle-income countries. Rapid handover of the traffic accident victims and proper collaboration between the pre-hos...

    Authors: Hasan Jamshidi, Reza Khani Jazani, Ali Khani Jeihooni, Ahmad Alibabaei, Shahram Alamdari and Majid Najafi Kalyani
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:58
  15. Ketamine and etomidate are commonly used as sedatives in rapid sequence intubation (RSI). However, there is no consensus on which agent should be favored when treating patients with trauma. This study aimed to...

    Authors: Jinjoo Kim, Kyoungwon Jung, Jonghwan Moon, Junsik Kwon, Byung Hee Kang, Jayoung Yoo, Seoyoung Song, Eunsook Bang, Sora Kim and Yo Huh
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:57
  16. During the first weeks of the outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the North Denmark emergency medical services authorised paramedics to assess patients suspected of COVID-19 at home, and then ...

    Authors: Vibe Maria Laden Nielsen, Tim Alex Lindskou, Ulla Møller Weinreich, Michael Skærbæk Jespersen, Erika Frischknecht Christensen and Henrik Bøggild
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:56
  17. Traumatic brain injury is a substantial cause of mortality and morbidity with a higher burden in low and middle-income countries due to healthcare systems that are unable to deliver effectively the acute and l...

    Authors: Tiruye Azene Demlie, Mahlet Temesgen Alemu, Mengistu Abebe Messelu, Fasil Wagnew and Enyew Getaneh Mekonen
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:55
  18. Major trauma is a leading cause of death. Due to the difficulties to keep a registry of these cases, few studies include all subjects, because they exclude out-of-hospital deaths. The purpose of this work was ...

    Authors: Eider Arbizu-Fernández, Alfredo Echarri-Sucunza, Arkaitz Galbete, Mariano Fortún-Moral and Tomas Belzunegui-Otano
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:54
  19. The simulation exercise (SimEx) simulates an emergency in which an elaboration or description of the response is applied. The purpose of these exercises is to validate and improve plans, procedures, and system...

    Authors: Syed Sarosh Mahdi, Hafsa Abrar Jafri, Raheel Allana, Gopi Battineni, Mariam Khawaja, Syeda Sakina, Daniyal Agha, Kiran Rehman and Francesco Amenta
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:52

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:62

  20. It seems that the available data on performance of the Rapid Arterial oCclusion Evaluation (RACE) as a prehospital stroke scale for differentiating all AIS cases, not only large vessel occlusion (LVO), from th...

    Authors: Hosein Rafiemanesh, Negin Barikro, Somayeh Karimi, Mehran Sotoodehnia, Alireza Jalali and Alireza Baratloo
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:51
  21. Although airway management for paramedics has moved away from endotracheal intubation towards extraglottic airway devices in recent years, in the context of COVID-19, endotracheal intubation has seen a revival...

    Authors: Sean S. Scholz, Sissy Linder, Eugen Latka, Tobias Bartnick, Daniel Karla, Daniel Thaemel, Marlena Wolff, Odile Sauzet, Sebastian W. Rehberg, Karl-Christian Thies and Gerrit Jansen
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:48
  22. We hypothesized that an emergency short-stay ward (ESSW) mainly operated by emergency medicine physicians may reduce the length of patient stay in emergency department without expense of clinical outcomes.

    Authors: Sean Moon, Taegyun Kim, Heesu Park, Hayoung Kim, Jieun Shin, Yun Seong Park and Gaonsorae Wang
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:47
  23. The aim of this retrospective observational study was to determine how response intervals correlated to the experience of the community first responders (CFRs) using data collected from the Danish Island of La...

    Authors: S. M. Starck, J. J. Jensen, L. Sarkisian, H. Schakow, C. Andersen and F. L. Henriksen
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:46
  24. Many early warning scores (EWSs) have been validated to prognosticate adverse outcomes of COVID-19 in the Emergency Department (ED), including the quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA), the Modifie...

    Authors: Onlak Ruangsomboon, Nutthida Phanprasert, Supawich Jirathanavichai, Chanokporn Puchongmart, Phetsinee Boonmee, Netiporn Thirawattanasoot, Thawonrat Dorongthom, Nattakarn praphruetkit and Apichaya Monsomboon
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:45
  25. Medical device-related pressure injuries(MDRPI) are prevalent and attracting more attention. During ambulance transfer, the shear force caused by braking and acceleration; extensive medical equipment crowed in...

    Authors: Zhenyu Luo, Sihui Liu, Linhe Yang, Shuyan Zhong and Lihua Bai
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:44

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:50

  26. Few studies address the care of critically ill non-traumatic patients in the emergency department (ED). The aim of this study was to assess the epidemiology, management, and outcome of these patients.

    Authors: Janina Dziegielewski, Falko C. Schulte, Christian Jung, Georg Wolff, Oliver Hannappel, Philipp Kümpers, Michael Bernhard and Mark Michael
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:43
  27. Low-and middle-income countries account for over 80% of fall-related fatalities globally. However there is little emphasis on the issue and limited high quality data to understand the burden, and to inform pre...

    Authors: Hendry R. Sawe, Wakisa Mulwafu, Linda Chokotho, Kevin Croke, Rachel Chamanga, Meyhar Mohammed, Jonna Bertfelt, Harrieth P. Ndumwa, Juma A. Mfinanga and Sveta Milusheva
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:42
  28. Urgent and emergency care (UEC) settings provide an opportunity to prevent ill-health and promote healthy lifestyles with potential to screen and deliver interventions to under-served, at-risk populations. The...

    Authors: Emma J. Adams, Lucy Morris, Goolnora Marshall, Frank Coffey, Philip D. Miller and Holly Blake
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:41
  29. Elevated levels of cardiac troponin T has been observed in patients seeking care at the emergency department (ED) presenting with chest pain but without myocardial infarction (MI). The clinical importance of t...

    Authors: T Wessman, A Zorlak, Per Wändell, O Melander, AC Carlsson and T Ruge
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:40
  30. Injuries are one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Bystanders at the scene can perform first aid measures before the arrival of health services. The quality of first aid measures likely affects patient...

    Authors: Siri Idland, Jo Kramer-Johansen, Håkon Kvåle Bakke and Magnus Hjortdahl
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:39
  31. 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

  32. Telephone-Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (T-CPR) significantly increases rate of bystander resuscitation and improves patient outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). Nevertheless, securing correct...

    Authors: Carlos Ramon Hölzing, Peter Brinkrolf, Camilla Metelmann, Bibiana Metelmann, Klaus Hahnenkamp and Mina Baumgarten
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:36
  33. The decade-long Syrian armed conflict killed or injured more than 11% of the Syrian population. Head and neck injuries are the most frequent cause of war-related trauma, about half of which are brain injuries....

    Authors: Ibrahem Hanafi, Eskander Munder, Sulafa Ahmad, Iman Arabhamo, Suzan Alziab, Noor Badin, Ahmad Omarain, Mhd Khaled Jawish, Muhannad Saleh, Vera Nickl, Tamara Wipplinger, Christoph Wipplinger and Robert Nickl
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:35
  34. Prolonged length of stay at the emergency department interferes with the main goal of emergency care and results in adverse patient outcomes like nosocomial infection, dissatisfaction, morbidity, and mortality...

    Authors: Asnake Gashaw Belayneh, Yemataw Zewdu Temachu, Mengistu Abebe Messelu and Mignote Hailu Gebrie
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:34
  35. The disadvantages and complications of computed tomography (CT) can be minimized if CT is performed in rib fracture patients with high probability of intra-thoracic and intra-abdominal injuries and CT is omitt...

    Authors: Woosik Kim, Juhyun Song, Sungwoo Moon, Jooyeong Kim, Hanjin Cho, Jonghak Park, Sungjin Kim and Sejoong Ahn
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:33
  36. Non-conveyed patients (i.e. patients who are not transported to a hospital after being assessed by ambulance clinicians) represent a significantly increasing proportion of all patients seeking ambulance care. ...

    Authors: Jakob Lederman, Caroline Löfvenmark, Therese Djärv, Veronica Lindström and Carina Elmqvist
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:30
  37. Accurate identification of the cricothyroid membrane is crucial for successful cricothyrotomy; however, a manoeuvre that helps identify it both accurately and quickly remains unclear. The effectiveness of the ...

    Authors: Yohei Kamikawa, Osamu Muto and Hiroyuki Hayashi
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:29
  38. Bacterial infections are frequently seen in the emergency department (ED), but can be difficult to distinguish from viral infections and some non-infectious diseases. Common biomarkers such as c-reactive prote...

    Authors: N. L. M. van de Ven, S. H. Bongers, R. Spijkerman, L. Koenderman, L. P. H. Leenen and F. Hietbrink
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:28
  39. Globally, millions of people die and many more develop disabilities resulting from injuries each year. Most people who die from injuries do so before they are transported to hospital. Thus, reliable, pragmatic...

    Authors: Desmond Kuupiel, Nasreen S. Jessani, Jody Boffa, Celeste Naude, Emmy De Buck, Philippe Vandekerckhove and Michael McCaul
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:27

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