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West Virginia University Medicine, Wheeling Hospital’s Sepsis Study

Ramya Ramesh*, Jazmin Jatana, Chan Hong, Sathyanarayana Machani, Milind Awale, Stanley Guertal, Catherine Macalister, Heather L. Merkel, Melissa Burkett and Silvia Myndresku

Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis after Surgery: A Case Report and Literature Review

Cécile Wouters, Melvin Willems*, Annelies Mullens and Agnes Meersman

Airport Personnel and Coronavirus Disease-2019: A Seroprevalence Study in Taiwan

Chien-Chang Lee*, Chih-Hung Wang, Shih-Tien Hsu, Shih-Hung Liu, Tse-Hua Lo, Yen-Hsing Liu, Alexa Papaila and Shan-Chwen Chang

The Effect of Complexity of Ambulance Missions on Shared Mental Models in Virtual Teams

Bjørn H. Johnsen*, Guttorm Brattebø, Roar Espevik, Sigurd W. Hystad, Øyvind Østerås, Live Vatsøy and Jarle Eid

Vertebral Artery Dissection Mimicking Migraine: A Case Report

Rahalkar Kshitij*, Hong K. Lau and R Ponampalam

Ultra-Early Cord Decompression in the Emergency Setting and its Impact on Outcome

Ali Ahmadvand, Mohammad J. Behzadnia, Amin Jahanbakhshi and Mohammad R. Zarei*

Wound Care and Healthcare

Lydia A. Corum*

Prothrombin Complex Concentrates in Post-traumatic Hemorrhage: A Review

Ozgur Karcioglu*, Ebru Yilmaz, Selman Yeniocak and Hakan Topacoglu

Long Working Hour Related Medical Errors and Patient Outcomes among Physicians: A Systematic Review

Wei-Yo Chao*, Shyr-Chyr Chen, Emma Geerdes, Jo-Ching Hsiung, Cheng-Han Li, Chien-Chang Lee, Haruna Tanoue and Mai Yamazaki

An Overview of Animal-Related Injuries

Elif Ozturk, Bulut Demirel, Sema Avcı* and Ali Cihat Yıldırım

Significant Reduction of Emergency Department Wait Time Correlates to Improvements in Patient Satisfaction and Yelp Ratings

Phillip A. Cohen, John Chon, Rachele Hwong, Ching-Che Chiu, Meng-Yin Wu*, Wen-Ta Chiu, Matthew Lin and Jonathan Wu

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: To Intubate or Not to Intubate

Chien-Chang Lee*, Jon Wolfshohl and Eric H Chou

Serum Urea and Creatinine Levels are Better Predictors of Mortality than Serum Potassium Levels in Chronic Digoxin Toxicity

Turgay Yılmaz Kilic*, Murat Yesilaras, Ibrahim Toker, Ozge Duman Atilla, Feriyde Caliskan and Selim Ekinci

Understanding Headaches Classification

Erin K. Purdy-Payne* and Larry B. Mellick

Aurora Bridge Bus Crash Review of a Mass Casualty Event Pre-hospital and Hospital Response, Lessons Learned

Stephen C. Morris*, Joshua Jauregui, Andrew M. McCoy and Steven H. Mitchell

Obstruction of Small Bowel Caused by Unconscious Trichotillomania: Rapunzel Syndrome

Naruki Higashidate*, Yasushi Iinuma, Yutaka Hirayama, Hisataka Iida and Naoko Komatsuzaki

“Oldie But Goodie”: Pediatric Clinical Concepts

Irina AngelLarry B. Mellick*, Jennifer Tucker and James Hamm

A Case of Cervical Spine Tuberculosis

Gökhan Perincek and Sema Avcı*

Is Bedside Ultrasound Useful for Chest Tube Removal? Description of an Initial Experience

Alcir Escocia Dorigatti*, Marina Zaponi Melek, Bruno P. Schmid, Bruno M. Peireira and Gustavo Pereira Fraga

Ventricular Septal Rupture Secondary to Inferior Myocardial Infarction

Alp Yildirim, Sema Avci*, Berihat Kizilgöz, Abdussamed Vural, Mehmet Eren Altınbaş and Ferdi Kahraman

Improving the Care of Fall Injured Elders in U.S. Emergency Departments

David C. Schwartz, William Dalsey and Patrick Hardigan*

Unusual Rash Development in a 7-Year-Old Male

CPT. Katherine D. Percy*, Lt. Col. Massimo D. Federico and Larry B. Mellick

Ultrasonographic Diagnosis of Intussusception in the Emergency Department

CPT. Katherine D. Percy*, Lt. Col. Massimo D. Federico and Larry B. Mellick

Cardiac Complaints Encountered After Use of Street Drugs: A Review of their Cardiac Toxicity Mechanism

Feriyde Çalışkan Tur*, Ibrahim Toker, Orkun Unek, Turgay Yilmaz Kilic, Murat Yesilaras and Ozgur Karcioglu

A LEAN Approach to Emergency Department Crowding in a Southern California Health System

Ching Che J. Chiu, Tina T. Tsai*, Rachele Hwong, JJ Stewart, Su-yen Wu, Sasha Yu, Nicole Chorvat, Spencer Liu, William Huang, Michael Agron, Jon Aquino, Eing-Min Chang, Steve Giordano, Donald Lorack, Howard Ternes, Matthew Lin, Jonathan Wu and Wen-Ta Chiu

A Distal Clavicle Fracture With Unusual Displacement of the Medial Part: A Case Report

Suzanne F. Van Rijn*, Laurens Kaas, Annechien Beumer and Ronald Boer

Acute Flank Pain, Flank Mass and Hypovolemic Shock due to Kidney Cysts Rupture: An Emblematic Case of Wunderlich Syndrome

Giovanni Cacciamani*, Salvatore Siracusano, Maria Angela Cerruto, Silvia Bassi, Alessandro Tafuri, Vincenzo de Marco, Antonio Benito Porcaro and Walter Artibani

High Fidelity Simulation Improves Provider Confidence During ACLS Training Even Among Experienced Staff: Are We Missing an Opportunity?

Kathleen E. Zavotsky, Jonathan V. McCoy*, Sandia Royal, Kathy Sackett, Linda M. Tamburri, Jennifer M. Joiner and Pamela A. Ohman-Strickland

Emergency Medicine Critical Care Certification: Challenges Ahead

Imoigele P. Aisiku*, Peter C. Hou and Raghu R. Seethala

Landmark Central Venous Catheterization is Effective but Ultrasound Helps Even in Experienced Hands

Bruno Monteiro T. Pereira*, Guilherme Vieira Meirelles, Carl I. Schulman, Renan Carlos Colombari, Arthur S. Magnani and Gustavo Pereira Fraga

Non-Invasive Characterization of Oxygen Transport in Sickle Cell Disease: A Pilot Study

Imoigele P. Aisiku*, Osama R. Kandalaft, Wally R. Smith, Lynne T. Penberthy, Raghu R. Seethala, Peter C. Hou and Kevin R. Ward

An Overview of Musculoskeletal Injuries for Emergency Physicians

Bruno M. Pereira*, Luis G. Fernandez, George D. Garcia, Supparerk Prichayudt, William Sánchez, Marcela dos S. Martins, Juan P. Herrera-Escobar, Taichiro Tsunoyama, Carlos Ordoñez and Gustavo Pereira Fraga

Factors Affecting Burnout and Job Satisfaction in Turkish Emergency Medicine Residents

İbrahim Toker*, Cüneyt Ayrık, Seyran Bozkurt, Feriyde Çalışkan Tür, Ayşe Devrim Başterzi, Serkan Hacar and Didem Ovla

Primary Intra-Abdominal Hypertension and Abdominal Compartment Syndrome: Pathophysiology and Treatment

AP Zbar, L Wun, Antonio Chiappa*, Michela Monteleone, M. Al-Hashemy and S. Parkes

Debunking Medical Myths: The Eyebrow Shaving Myth

Thomas White* and Larry B. Mellick

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome without Skin Lesions: A Rare and Clinically Challenging Disease in the Urgent Setting

Ursula M. Anders, Elise J. Taylor, Victoria Kravchuk, Joseph R. Martel and James B. Martel*

Cost-Effectiveness of the Sucralfate Technetium 99m isotope Labelled Esophageal Scan to Assessesophageal Injury in Children after Caustic Ingestion

Ties Lukas Janssen , Monique Van Dijk, Arjan Sebastiaan Van As*, Alastair John Ward Millar , Alp Numanoglu and Anita Brink

Life Threatening Airway Angioedema Secondary to Captopril

Feriyde Çalışkan Tür*, Murat Yeşilaras , Şule Cömert and Serkan Hacar

Assessment of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index among Physician’s Speciality Who Work Night Shifts

Feriyde Çalışkan Tür*, İbrahim Toker , Bamsı Tür , Serkan Hacar and Burcu Türe

Retrospective Study

2024 Jan

Ramya Ramesh*, Jazmin Jatana, Chan Hong, Sathyanarayana Machani, Milind Awale, Stanley Guertal, Catherine Macalister, Heather L. Merkel, Melissa Burkett and Silvia Myndresku
Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis after Surgery: A Case Report and Literature Review

Case Report

2023 Jul

Cécile Wouters, Melvin Willems*, Annelies Mullens and Agnes Meersman

Systematic Review

2023 Apr

Danner Butler*, Larry B. Mellick and Clista Clanton

Original Research

2022 Jun

Chien-Chang Lee*, Chih-Hung Wang, Shih-Tien Hsu, Shih-Hung Liu, Tse-Hua Lo, Yen-Hsing Liu, Alexa Papaila and Shan-Chwen Chang
The Effect of Complexity of Ambulance Missions on Shared Mental

Original Research

2022 Feb

Bjørn H. Johnsen*, Guttorm Brattebø, Roar Espevik, Sigurd W. Hystad, Øyvind Østerås, Live Vatsøy and Jarle Eid
Vertebral Artery Dissection Mimicking Migraine: A Case Report

Case Report

2021 Sep

Rahalkar Kshitij*, Hong K. Lau and R Ponampalam
Extra-Pulmonary Manifestations of Coronavirus Disease 2019

Retrospective Study

2021 Jul

Vijayasree Biruduraju and Ankita R. Chawla*
Ultra-Early Cord Decompression in the Emergency

Case Report

2021 Feb

Ali Ahmadvand, Mohammad J. Behzadnia, Amin Jahanbakhshi and Mohammad R. Zarei*

Opinion

2020 Sep

Lydia A. Corum*
Prothrombin Complex Concentrates in Post-traumatic

review

2019 Aug

Ozgur Karcioglu*, Ebru Yilmaz, Selman Yeniocak and Hakan Topacoglu

Systematic Review

2019 Jan

Wei-Yo Chao*, Shyr-Chyr Chen, Emma Geerdes, Jo-Ching Hsiung, Cheng-Han Li, Chien-Chang Lee, Haruna Tanoue and Mai Yamazaki

Retrospective Study

2018 Dec

Elif Ozturk, Bulut Demirel, Sema Avcı* and Ali Cihat Yıldırım
Significant Reduction of Emergency Department Wait Time

Original Research

2018 Sep

Phillip A. Cohen, John Chon, Rachele Hwong, Ching-Che Chiu, Meng-Yin Wu*, Wen-Ta Chiu, Matthew Lin and Jonathan Wu

Editorial

2018 Aug

Chien-Chang Lee*, Jon Wolfshohl and Eric H Chou

Original Research

2018 Jun

Turgay Yılmaz Kilic*, Murat Yesilaras, Ibrahim Toker, Ozge Duman Atilla, Feriyde Caliskan and Selim Ekinci

Mini Review

2018 Apr

Erin K. Purdy-Payne* and Larry B. Mellick
Aurora Bridge Bus Crash Review of a Mass Casualty

Case Report

2017 Dec

Stephen C. Morris*, Joshua Jauregui, Andrew M. McCoy and Steven H. Mitchell

Original Research

2017 Dec

Kevser Tural, Sema Avcı* and Mehmet Eren Altınbaş
Obstruction of Small Bowel Caused by Unconscious

Case Report

2017 Dec

Naruki Higashidate*, Yasushi Iinuma, Yutaka Hirayama, Hisataka Iida and Naoko Komatsuzaki
“Oldie But Goodie”: Pediatric Clinical Concepts

review

2017 Oct

Irina AngelLarry B. Mellick*, Jennifer Tucker and James Hamm
A Case of Cervical Spine Tuberculosis

Case Report

2017 Sep

Gökhan Perincek and Sema Avcı*
Traumatic Spinal Epidural Hematoma with Neurological Deficit

Case Report

2017 Sep

Sema Avcı* and Muhammet Taha Eser
Is Bedside Ultrasound Useful for Chest Tube Removal

Case Report

2017 Aug

Alcir Escocia Dorigatti*, Marina Zaponi Melek, Bruno P. Schmid, Bruno M. Peireira and Gustavo Pereira Fraga
Ventricular Septal Rupture Secondary to Inferior

Case Report

2017 Jul

Alp Yildirim, Sema Avci*, Berihat Kizilgöz, Abdussamed Vural, Mehmet Eren Altınbaş and Ferdi Kahraman

Original Research

2017 Apr

David C. Schwartz, William Dalsey and Patrick Hardigan*
Unusual Rash Development in a 7-Year-Old Male

Case Report

2017 Feb

CPT. Katherine D. Percy*, Lt. Col. Massimo D. Federico and Larry B. Mellick
Ultrasonographic Diagnosis of Intussusception in the Emergency

Case Report

2017 Jan

CPT. Katherine D. Percy*, Lt. Col. Massimo D. Federico and Larry B. Mellick

Original Research

2016 Dec

Thomas Solomon, Haleigh Kotter* and William Mower
Cardiac Complaints Encountered After Use of Street

Original Research

2016 Nov

Feriyde Çalışkan Tur*, Ibrahim Toker, Orkun Unek, Turgay Yilmaz Kilic, Murat Yesilaras and Ozgur Karcioglu
A LEAN Approach to Emergency Department

Retrospective Research

2016 Sep

Ching Che J. Chiu, Tina T. Tsai*, Rachele Hwong, JJ Stewart, Su-yen Wu, Sasha Yu, Nicole Chorvat, Spencer Liu, William Huang, Michael Agron, Jon Aquino, Eing-Min Chang, Steve Giordano, Donald Lorack, Howard Ternes, Matthew Lin, Jonathan Wu and Wen-Ta Chiu
A Distal Clavicle Fracture With Unusual

Case Report

2016 Sep

Suzanne F. Van Rijn*, Laurens Kaas, Annechien Beumer and Ronald Boer
Acute Flank Pain Flank

Case Report

2016 Aug

Giovanni Cacciamani*, Salvatore Siracusano, Maria Angela Cerruto, Silvia Bassi, Alessandro Tafuri, Vincenzo de Marco, Antonio Benito Porcaro and Walter Artibani
Point-of-Care Ultrasonography in a Domestic Mass

Brief Research Report

2016 Jun

Andrew J. Eyre*, Michael B. Stone and Heidi H. Kimberly
Intravenous Fat Emulsion Improvement

Case Report

2016 May

Ryan Mason*, William Hurley and Richard B. Utarnachitt

Short Communication

2016 Apr

Sema Avcı*
High Fidelity Simulation Improves Provider

Original Research

2016 Apr

Kathleen E. Zavotsky, Jonathan V. McCoy*, Sandia Royal, Kathy Sackett, Linda M. Tamburri, Jennifer M. Joiner and Pamela A. Ohman-Strickland

Letter to the Editor

2016 Apr

Bruno M. Pereira* and Alcir E. Dorigatti

Editorial

2015 Nov

Imoigele P. Aisiku*, Peter C. Hou and Raghu R. Seethala

Original Research

2015 Nov

Bruno Monteiro T. Pereira*, Guilherme Vieira Meirelles, Carl I. Schulman, Renan Carlos Colombari, Arthur S. Magnani and Gustavo Pereira Fraga
Non-Invasive Characterization of Oxygen Transport

Original Research

2015 Aug

Imoigele P. Aisiku*, Osama R. Kandalaft, Wally R. Smith, Lynne T. Penberthy, Raghu R. Seethala, Peter C. Hou and Kevin R. Ward
An Overview of Musculoskeletal Injuries for Emergency Physicians

review

2015 Aug

Bruno M. Pereira*, Luis G. Fernandez, George D. Garcia, Supparerk Prichayudt, William Sánchez, Marcela dos S. Martins, Juan P. Herrera-Escobar, Taichiro Tsunoyama, Carlos Ordoñez and Gustavo Pereira Fraga
Evaluation and Initial Management of Pulmonary Embolism

Mini Review

2015 Jul

Vikas Waqaas Sandoo, Thomas Ward and Syed Fayyaz Hussain*

Original Research

2015 Jun

İbrahim Toker*, Cüneyt Ayrık, Seyran Bozkurt, Feriyde Çalışkan Tür, Ayşe Devrim Başterzi, Serkan Hacar and Didem Ovla
Primary Intra-Abdominal Hypertension and Abdominal

review

2015 Jun

AP Zbar, L Wun, Antonio Chiappa*, Michela Monteleone, M. Al-Hashemy and S. Parkes
Recognition of Imported Tropical Infectious

Original Research

2015 Jun

Gerard Flaherty*, Andrew Scott, Michael Malak, Gloria Avalos and Timothy O’Brien

review

2015 May

Thomas White* and Larry B. Mellick
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome without Skin Lesions

review

2015 May

Ursula M. Anders, Elise J. Taylor, Victoria Kravchuk, Joseph R. Martel and James B. Martel*

Original Research

2015 May

Ties Lukas Janssen , Monique Van Dijk, Arjan Sebastiaan Van As*, Alastair John Ward Millar , Alp Numanoglu and Anita Brink
Life Threatening Airway Angioedema

Case Report

2015 Feb

Feriyde Çalışkan Tür*, Murat Yeşilaras , Şule Cömert and Serkan Hacar

Original Research

2015 Feb

Feriyde Çalışkan Tür*, İbrahim Toker , Bamsı Tür , Serkan Hacar and Burcu Türe
Challenges in Diagnosing Adult Epiglottitis

Case Report

2014 Dec

Georges Ramalanjaona* and Mikhael Shpak

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