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  1. The Battle of Mosul (2016–2017) was an urban conflict resulting in over 9000 civilian deaths. Emergency Management Centre (EMC), located 90 km from Mosul, was designated as a civilian-run trauma centre as part...

    Authors: Måns Muhrbeck, Aron Egelko, Rawand Musheer Haweizy, Johan von Schreeb and Andreas Älgå
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:113
  2. Prehospital care of psychiatric patients often relies on the medical experience of prehospital emergency physicians (PHEPs). The psychiatrists (PSs) involved in the further treatment of psychiatric patients al...

    Authors: Benedikt Schick, Benjamin Mayer, Constanze Hensel, Sebastian Schmid, Bettina Jungwirth, Eberhard Barth, Claus-Martin Muth, Stephan Katzenschlager and Carlos Schönfeldt-Lecuona
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:112
  3. One significant cause of morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing endotracheal intubation is the aspiration of gastric contents. Its prevalence is more in the emergency than in elective settings. Point-o...

    Authors: Reshma Asokan, Bharat Bhushan Bhardwaj, Naman Agrawal, Udit Chauhan, Aadya Pillai, Takshak Shankar, D. J. Lalneiruol, Himanshi Baid, Hannah Chawang and Sanket Mukeshkumar Patel
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:111
  4. E-scooters have become increasingly popular in Turkey due to easy accessibility. In parallel with this, the number of e-scooter-related injuries has increased gradually. The aim of this study was to determine ...

    Authors: Servet İğrek and İbrahim Ulusoy
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:110
  5. Very little data is available about the involvement of lifeboat crews in medical emergencies at sea. The aim of this study is to analyze the medical operations at sea performed by the Royal Netherlands Sea Res...

    Authors: Daphne M. Messelink, Gert-Jan van der Ploeg, Theo van der Linden, Roos D. Flameling and Joost J. L. M. Bierens
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:108
  6. Bleeding from the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract is one of the common medical emergencies. In this study, we assessed patients’ socio-demographic and clinical characteristics and the association of clinical...

    Authors: Alok Raj, Nidhi Kaeley, Hari Prasad, Itish Patnaik, Yogesh Bahurupi, Shrirang Joshi, Krishna Shukla, Santosh Galagali and Sanket Patel
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:107
  7. The population of older trauma patients is increasing. Those patients have heterogeneous presentations and need senior-friendly triaging tools. Systolic blood pressure (SBP) is commonly used to assess injury s...

    Authors: Axel Benhamed, Brice Batomen, Valérie Boucher, Krishan Yadav, Chartelin Jean Isaac, Eric Mercier, Francis Bernard, Julien Blais-L’écuyer, Karim Tazarourte and Marcel Emond
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:105
  8. The purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship between the independent practice time of residents and the quality of care provided in the Emergency Department (ED) across three urban hospitals in...

    Authors: Yi-Ying Chen, Patrick Chow-In Ko, Chien-Yu Chi, Kah Meng Chong, Yen-Pin Chen and Chien-Hua Huang
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:103
  9. Police forces are abundant circulating and might arrive before the emergency services to Out-of-Hospital-Cardiac-Arrest victims. If properly trained, they can provide basic life support and early defibrillatio...

    Authors: Clint Jean Louis, Marta Cildoz, Alfredo Echarri, Carlos Beaumont, Fermin Mallor, Robert Greif, Miguel Baigorri and Diego Reyero
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:102
  10. Our study aimed to assess the ability of nonmedical civilians to self-apply extremity tourniquets in cold weather conditions while wearing insulating technical clothing after receiving basic training.

    Authors: Carlos Yánez Benítez, Teófilo Lorente-Aznar, Idurre Labaka, Marcelo A. F. Ribeiro Jr, Yosu Viteri, Koji Morishita, Marta Baselga and Antonio Güemes
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:101
  11. Low-dose analgesic methoxyflurane (Penthrox®) was approved in Europe for emergency relief of moderate to severe pain in conscious adults with trauma in 2015. A comparative post-authorisation safety study (PASS) w...

    Authors: Nawab Qizilbash, Himanshu Kataria, Heather Jarman, Ben Bloom, Michelle Bradney, Maggie Oh, Sue Anne Yee, Ana Roncero, Ignacio Mendez and Stuart Pocock
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:100
  12. Following the significant changes in healthcare systems over the last century, the role of pre-hospital emergency medical services (EMS) has been drawn against numerous challenges. In view of this, the present...

    Authors: Kheizaran Miri, Mohammadreza Sabbaghi, Seyyed Reza Mazlum and Mohammad Namazinia
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:99
  13. The ever-increasing human life expectancy has currently resulted in a noticeable rise in the world’s older population. Addressing the healthcare needs of the older people has become a significant concern for m...

    Authors: Mohammadreza Sabbaghi, Kheizaran Miri and Mohammad Namazinia
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:98
  14. Septic shock medical treatment relies on a bundle of care including antibiotic therapy and hemodynamic optimisation. Hemodynamic optimisation consists of fluid expansion and norepinephrine administration aimin...

    Authors: Romain Jouffroy, Basile Gilbert, Jean Pierre Tourtier, Emmanuel Bloch-Laine, Patrick Ecollan, Josiane Boularan, Vincent Bounes, Benoit Vivien and Papa Gueye
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:97
  15. Identification of visual symptoms as a sign of acute stroke can be challenging for both first line healthcare professionals and lay persons. Failed recognition of visual symptoms by medical dispatchers at the ...

    Authors: Kristina Parsberg Berg, Viktor Frederik Idin Sørensen, Stig Nikolaj Fasmer Blomberg, Helle Collatz Christensen and Christina Kruuse
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:96
  16. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can negatively affect different healthcare-related outcomes. Nonetheless, there is limited information about its effects on different healthcare-related outcomes. This study...

    Authors: Afshin Goodarzi, Alireza Abdi, Hooman Ghasemi, Niloofar Darvishi and Rostam Jalali
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:94
  17. Pain is unpleasant sensory and emotional experiences associated with actual and/or potential tissue damage. It is the most common and prevalent reason for emergency departments (ED) visits with prevalence over...

    Authors: Wondwossen Alemu Ayano, Atalay Mulu Fentie, Melaku Tileku, Tilahun Jiru and Shemsu Umer Hussen
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:92
  18. A 2017 nationwide disability survey conducted by the General Authority of Statistics in Saudi Arabia, a sample representing the whole population living in Saudi Arabia, reported that approximately 5% and 2% of...

    Authors: Nesrin Alharthy, Raghad Almotairy, Rahaf Aldulhum, Albatool Alghamdi, Reem Aquil, Ghada Alkharaan, Sara Alsuwais and Abdullah Alshibani
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:91
  19. Renal dysfunction is one of the adverse effects observed in methamphetamine (MET) or tramadol abusers. In this study, we aimed to review articles involving intoxication with MET or tramadol to assess the occur...

    Authors: Alireza Amanollahi, Yadollah Mehrabi, Mohsen Sedighi, Hamed Basir Ghafouri, Amir Zahedi, Shahin Shadnia and Koorosh Etemad
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:89
  20. The aim of our prospective study was to confirm validity and diagnostic accuracy of the modified Alvarado score, which was developed at the Department of Surgery, University of Szeged, on patients presenting w...

    Authors: Eszter Mán, András Szilágyi, Zsolt Simonka, Ferenc Rárosi, Zoltán Pető and György Lázár
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:87
  21. Critically ill patients have life-threatening conditions requiring immediate vital organ function intervention. But, critical illness in the emergency department (ED) has not been comprehensively described in ...

    Authors: Erick A. Mboya, Harrieth P. Ndumwa, Davis E. Amani, Paulina N. Nkondora, Victoria Mlele, Happines Biyengo, Ramadhan Mashoka, Rashan Haniffa, Abi Beane, Juma Mfinanga, Bruno F. Sunguya, Hendry R. Sawe and Tim Baker
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:86
  22. In critically ill patients, healthy vitamin C levels are important to avoid an imbalance in reactive oxygen species. To achieve this, oxidative stress levels in emergency patients need to be accurately measure...

    Authors: Ryuichi Takenaka, Shigekiyo Matsumoto, Shinichi Nureki, Shinsuke Wada, Yoshimasa Oyama, Teruo Sakamoto, Takaaki Kitano and Osamu Shigemitsu
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:85
  23. With an increase in the incidence and severity of disasters, disaster risk management receives an important priority in the health system. Nurses at all levels of healthcare play an important role in disaster ...

    Authors: Faezeh Soltani Goki, Hojjat Farahmandnia, Amirreza Sabzi, Gulcan Taskiran Eskici and Jamileh Farokhzadian
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:84
  24. Accidental hypothermia is a manifest problem during the rescue of entrapped victims and results in different subsequent problems as coagulopathy and wound infection. Different warming methods are available for...

    Authors: Martin Lier, Christopher Jebens, Annette Lorey-Tews, Tim Heyne, Nils Kunze-Szikszay, Johannes Wieditz and Anselm Bräuer
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:83
  25. Informed consent for emergency surgery is a process in which a patient or their next of kin must make quick decisions required for surgery in a life-threatening situation or surgery that may have life-altering...

    Authors: Olivia Kituuka, Erisa Mwaka, Ian Munabi and Moses Galukande
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:82
  26. Paramedics are increasingly being called to attend patients dying from advanced incurable conditions. However, confidence to deal with such calls varies, with many feeling relatively unskilled in this aspect o...

    Authors: Jane Simpson, Bader Nael Remawi, Kieran Potts, Tania Blackmore, Maddy French, Karen Haydock, Richard Peters, Michael Hill, Oliver-Jon Tidball, Georgina Parker, Michelle Waddington and Nancy Preston
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:81
  27. Provision of mobile care at the home of patients appears to become necessary as the population becomes increasingly older. But there are challenges in moving emergency care from hospitals to the home of patien...

    Authors: Christofer Teske, Ghassan Mourad and Micha Milovanovic
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:80
  28. Geospatial smartphone application alert systems are used in some communities to crowdsource community response for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). Although the clinical focus of this strategy is OHCA, d...

    Authors: Jennifer Blackwood, Mohamud R. Daya, Ben Sorenson, Brian Schaeffer, Mike Dawson, Michael Charter, James Mark Nania, Julie Charbonneau, Jeremy Robertson, Michael Mancera, Chris Carbon, Dawn B. Jorgenson, Mengqi Gao, Richard Price, Chris Rosse and Thomas Rea
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:79
  29. Difficult laryngoscopy and intubation are serious problems among critically ill patients in emergency department (ED) so utility of a rapid, accurate and noninvasive method for predicting of these patients are...

    Authors: Mehran Sotoodehnia, Maryam Khodayar, Alireza Jalali, Mehdi Momeni, Arash Safaie and Atefeh Abdollahi
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:78
  30. Currently arbitrary, inconsistent and non-evidence-based age cutoffs are used in the literature to classify pediatric emergencies. None of these classifications have valid medical rationale. This leads to conf...

    Authors: Alexander Althammer, Stephan Prückner, Geogr Christian Gehring, Victoria Lieftüchter, Heiko Trentzsch and Florian Hoffmann
    Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2023 23:77
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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

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