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Case of fetomaternal hemorrhage with placental erythroblastosis
Placental erythroblastosis suggests a response to fetal hypoxia or anemia due to various causes including fetomaternal hemorrhage (FMH). Case, A 36-yaer-old woman, gravid 1 para 1 was diagnosed as placenta previa and fetal growth restriction. She was referred to our hospital for diminished fetal movement at 36 weeks and 0 day of her pregnancy. Ultrasonography revealed elevated middle cerebral artery peak systolic velocity of the fetus. The CTG showed diminished variability. Emergency cesarean section was performed, and a female baby weighing 1602g was delivered with Apgar scores of 1 and 3 at 1 and 5 minutes, respectively....
Source: Placenta - September 1, 2014 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Hisanobu Saakata, Maki Inoue, Takashi Kameda, Takashi Minegishi, Yu Hayashi, Shinichi Shimizu Tags: Abstracts Source Type: research

Needs of Syrian refugees grow as crisis escalates in Iraq - 26 August 2014
AMMAN/NEW YORK – Over 200,000 Syrian refugees are living in Iraq, having escaped the four-year-long conflict in their homeland. Yet for some, the move offers little respite from crisis: A UNFPA assessment has shown that northern Iraq is facing its worst humanitarian and health emergency in years. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - September 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Highest-level of emergency declared in Iraq - 19 August 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – UN officials have declared the humanitarian crisis in Iraq a “Level 3 Emergency,” the highest-level emergency designation. Over a million people have been displaced by violence, and many more are at risk, with hostilities limiting access to essential services. UNFPA is working around the clock to support the needs of the displaced. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - September 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Quadruplets born in rural DRC, with help of emergency obstetric programme - 15 August 2014
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - “In one day, my world changed,” said Bokoli Bepete, 36, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It was something of an understatement: Ms. Bepete had just given birth to quadruplets. The extraordinary event was cause for celebration throughout the community. And for Ms. Bepete, it was a happy end to a difficult period. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - September 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Syrian crisis takes heaviest toll on region’s women and girls - 13 August 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – The Syrian crisis continues to send shockwaves through the region, taking the heaviest toll on women and girls. Some 10.8 million people are affected by the emergency in Syria, including 432,000 pregnant women. Meanwhile, in surrounding countries – Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon and Turkey – there are around 3 million Syrian refugees , an estimated 76,000 of whom are pregnant women, according to July data from UNFPA, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of Turkey. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - September 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Fast determination of ethylene glycol, 1,2-propylene glycol and glycolic acid in blood serum and urine for emergency and clinical toxicology by GC-FID.
Abstract A simple, cost effective, and fast gas chromatography method with flame ionization detection (GC-FID) for simultaneous measurement of ethylene glycol, 1,2-propylene glycol and glycolic acid was developed and validated for clinical toxicology purposes. This new method employs a relatively less used class of derivatization agents - alkyl chloroformates, allowing the efficient and rapid derivatization of carboxylic acids within seconds while glycols are simultaneously derivatized by phenylboronic acid. The entire sample preparation procedure is completed within 10min. To avoid possible interference from natur...
Source: Talanta - September 1, 2014 Category: Chemistry Authors: Hložek T, Bursová M, Cabala R Tags: Talanta Source Type: research

Childhood obesity at 'state of emergency'
Health leaders claim "an entire generation is being destroyed by a diet of junk food and sugary drinks" Hide related content:  Show related content read more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - September 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Lalah-Simone Springer Tags: Children ' s health Nutrition Obesity Baby Care Child Nutrition Editor s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Gambia: Health Ministry Convenes Emergency Meeting On Ebola Situation
[The Point]The director of Health Promotion and Education, Modou Njai has made its clear to the general public on national television that despite the fact that it part of our custom and culturehand-shaking should be stopped for meantime, as Gambia is in high alert. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

What Causes Testicular Pain?
Discussion Most inguinal hernias are indirect (i.e. the hernia passes through the internal inguinal ring and down the inguinal canal); only 2% of all hernias in children are direct hernias (i.e. the hernia directly protrudes through the floor of the inguinal canal). Indirect inguinal hernias occur in about 1-5% of infants. They occur on the right side (60%), left side (30%) and bilaterally (10%) and they are more common in premature infants of both sexes. The male : female ratio of inguinal hernias is 4-8 : 1. The chief complaint of testicular or scrotal pain always raises concerns. The acute scrotum generally has pain, ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 1, 2014 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Ebola outbreak triggers new development programmes
Nature Reviews Drug Discovery 13, 644 (2014). doi:10.1038/nrd4424 MAPP Biopharmaceutical, Tekmira, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and a few others are ramping up very different Ebola drug- and vaccine-development programmes.The lowdown: With the Ebola outbreak spreading across West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global emergency. The epidemic has kick-started the (Source: Nature Reviews Drug Discovery)
Source: Nature Reviews Drug Discovery - September 1, 2014 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: News and Analysis Source Type: research

Unrecognized chronic hepatitis C virus infection among baby boomers in the emergency department
Conclusion: We observed high prevalence of unrecognized chronic HCV infection in this series of baby boomers presenting to the ED highlighting the ED as an important venue for high‐impact HCV screening and linkage to care. (Hepatology 2014;) (Source: Hepatology)
Source: Hepatology - September 1, 2014 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: James W. Galbraith, Ricardo A. Franco, John P. Donnelly, Joel B. Rodgers, Jordan M. Morgan, Andres F. Viles, Edgar T. Overton, Michael S. Saag, Henry E. Wang Tags: Viral Hepatitis Source Type: research

Erratum
This study assessed dogs presenting to an emergency center with signs of acute abdominal disease and found a sensitivity of 82% but a specificity of 59% for SNAP-cPL. Another way of interpreting this is that approximately 40% of dogs with a positive SNAP-cPL had disease other than pancreatitis as their primary presenting problem” (Source: Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice)
Source: Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice - September 1, 2014 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Needs of Syrian refugees grow as crisis escalates in Iraq - 26 August 2014
AMMAN/NEW YORK – Over 200,000 Syrian refugees are living in Iraq, having escaped the four-year-long conflict in their homeland. Yet for some, the move offers little respite from crisis: A UNFPA assessment has shown that northern Iraq is facing its worst humanitarian and health emergency in years. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 31, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Highest-level of emergency declared in Iraq - 19 August 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – UN officials have declared the humanitarian crisis in Iraq a “Level 3 Emergency,” the highest-level emergency designation. Over a million people have been displaced by violence, and many more are at risk, with hostilities limiting access to essential services. UNFPA is working around the clock to support the needs of the displaced. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 31, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Quadruplets born in rural DRC, with help of emergency obstetric programme - 15 August 2014
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - “In one day, my world changed,” said Bokoli Bepete, 36, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It was something of an understatement: Ms. Bepete had just given birth to quadruplets. The extraordinary event was cause for celebration throughout the community. And for Ms. Bepete, it was a happy end to a difficult period. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 31, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Syrian crisis takes heaviest toll on region’s women and girls - 13 August 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – The Syrian crisis continues to send shockwaves through the region, taking the heaviest toll on women and girls. Some 10.8 million people are affected by the emergency in Syria, including 432,000 pregnant women. Meanwhile, in surrounding countries – Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon and Turkey – there are around 3 million Syrian refugees , an estimated 76,000 of whom are pregnant women, according to July data from UNFPA, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of Turkey. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 31, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder increases the risk of deliberate self-poisoning: A population-based cohort.
CONCLUSION: Children with ADHD are at greater risk of developing DSP. Identifying risk factors of DSP is crucial efforts to implement prevention strategies. The identification of the underlying cause of increased DSP among ADHD patients warrants further investigation. PMID: 25172157 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists)
Source: Journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists - August 31, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Eur Psychiatry Source Type: research

Diabetes education through group classes leads to better care and outcomes than individual counselling in adults: A population-based cohort study.
CONCLUSION: Group self-management education was associated with fewer acute complications and some improvements in processes of care. Group sessions can offer care to more patients with reduced human resource requirements. With increased pressure to find efficiencies in health care delivery, group diabetes education may provide an opportunity to deliver less resource-intensive care that simultaneously improves patient care. PMID: 25165838 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Canadian Journal of Public Health)
Source: Canadian Journal of Public Health - August 31, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Hwee J, Cauch-Dudek K, Victor JC, Ng R, Shah BR Tags: Can J Public Health Source Type: research

Needs of Syrian refugees grow as crisis escalates in Iraq - 26 August 2014
AMMAN/NEW YORK – Over 200,000 Syrian refugees are living in Iraq, having escaped the four-year-long conflict in their homeland. Yet for some, the move offers little respite from crisis: A UNFPA assessment has shown that northern Iraq is facing its worst humanitarian and health emergency in years. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 31, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Highest-level of emergency declared in Iraq - 19 August 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – UN officials have declared the humanitarian crisis in Iraq a “Level 3 Emergency,” the highest-level emergency designation. Over a million people have been displaced by violence, and many more are at risk, with hostilities limiting access to essential services. UNFPA is working around the clock to support the needs of the displaced. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 31, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Quadruplets born in rural DRC, with help of emergency obstetric programme - 15 August 2014
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - “In one day, my world changed,” said Bokoli Bepete, 36, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It was something of an understatement: Ms. Bepete had just given birth to quadruplets. The extraordinary event was cause for celebration throughout the community. And for Ms. Bepete, it was a happy end to a difficult period. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 31, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Syrian crisis takes heaviest toll on region’s women and girls - 13 August 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – The Syrian crisis continues to send shockwaves through the region, taking the heaviest toll on women and girls. Some 10.8 million people are affected by the emergency in Syria, including 432,000 pregnant women. Meanwhile, in surrounding countries – Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon and Turkey – there are around 3 million Syrian refugees , an estimated 76,000 of whom are pregnant women, according to July data from UNFPA, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of Turkey. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 31, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Noninvasive ventilation and medical emergency team in ward departments: will it be a safe and practical battlefield?
PMID: 25161310 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Respiratory Care)
Source: Respiratory Care - August 31, 2014 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Groff P, Koksal GM, Esquinas AM Tags: Respir Care Source Type: research

'Urgent' call for obesity taskforce
Doctors' leaders are calling for an emergency taskforce to be set up to tackle childhood obesity in England. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Monday Morning Dementia: Part Three
My mother officially entered the Advanced Stage of Dementia when she drove off in my dad’s car, in search of “home.” Her whereabouts were unknown for the eternity of two hours. But as demented luck would have it, she turned onto a highway that dead-ended at a security checkpoint. This is Part Three of the saga, where I detail how hospital staff only added to the trauma.read more (Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center)
Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center - August 30, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Deborah L. Davis, Ph.D. Tags: Aging Integrative Medicine Relationships Resilience Alzheimer’s Authoritarian building rapport caregiver caregiver stress compassion dementia dementia caregiving doctor emergency room empathy hospital hospital administrat Source Type: news

Precautions remain in place for Water District No. 1
In response to an emergency order issued by the Department of Health and Hospitals due to the detection of the Naegleria fowleri amoeba in Water District No. 1, a chlorine burn was initiated at 7 a.m. Thursday at the Lions Water Treatment Plant.   (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - August 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Needs of Syrian refugees grow as crisis escalates in Iraq - 26 August 2014
AMMAN/NEW YORK – Over 200,000 Syrian refugees are living in Iraq, having escaped the four-year-long conflict in their homeland. Yet for some, the move offers little respite from crisis: A UNFPA assessment has shown that northern Iraq is facing its worst humanitarian and health emergency in years. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 30, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Highest-level of emergency declared in Iraq - 19 August 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – UN officials have declared the humanitarian crisis in Iraq a “Level 3 Emergency,” the highest-level emergency designation. Over a million people have been displaced by violence, and many more are at risk, with hostilities limiting access to essential services. UNFPA is working around the clock to support the needs of the displaced. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 30, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Quadruplets born in rural DRC, with help of emergency obstetric programme - 15 August 2014
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - “In one day, my world changed,” said Bokoli Bepete, 36, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It was something of an understatement: Ms. Bepete had just given birth to quadruplets. The extraordinary event was cause for celebration throughout the community. And for Ms. Bepete, it was a happy end to a difficult period. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 30, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Syrian crisis takes heaviest toll on region’s women and girls - 13 August 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – The Syrian crisis continues to send shockwaves through the region, taking the heaviest toll on women and girls. Some 10.8 million people are affected by the emergency in Syria, including 432,000 pregnant women. Meanwhile, in surrounding countries – Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon and Turkey – there are around 3 million Syrian refugees , an estimated 76,000 of whom are pregnant women, according to July data from UNFPA, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of Turkey. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 30, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

A survey of resident attitudes and behaviors regarding youth violence prevention in the acute care setting - Riese A, Turcotte Benedict F, Clark MA.
BACKGROUND: Surgery, emergency medicine (EM), and pediatric resident physicians play an integral role in treating youth violence patients. We assessed these residents' behaviors, attitudes, and perceived barriers to youth violence prevention (YVP) in the a... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 30, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Restricting youth suicide: Behavioral health patients in an urban pediatric emergency department - Rogers SC, DiVietro S, Borrup K, Brinkley A, Kaminer Y, Lapidus G.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is the third leading cause of death among individuals age 10 years to 19 years in the United States. Adolescents with suicidal behaviors are often cared for in emergency departments (EDs)/trauma centers and are at an increased risk for ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 30, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Screening for violence risk factors identifies young adults at risk for return emergency department visit for injury - Hankin A, Wei S, Foreman J, Houry D.
INTRODUCTION: Homicide is the second leading cause of death among youth aged 15-24. Prior cross-sectional studies, in non-healthcare settings, have reported exposure to community violence, peer behavior, and delinquency as risk factors for violent injury. ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 30, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Emergency anaphylaxis at school.
Abstract Nurses in the Milwaukee Public Schools implement a lifesaving response protocol. PMID: 25166249 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The American Journal of Nursing)
Source: The American Journal of Nursing - August 30, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Murphy MK Tags: Am J Nurs Source Type: research

Highly Sensitive cTnT Safely Rules Out MI in One HourHighly Sensitive cTnT Safely Rules Out MI in One Hour
A highly sensitive assay for cardiac troponin T has the ability to safely and effectively rule-out/rule-in acute MI within one hour in patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain, according to the results of a new study. Heartwire (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - August 30, 2014 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Ebola virus disease update - Senegal
On 30 August 2014, Senegal’s Ministry of Public Health and Social Affairs provided WHO with details about a case of Ebola virus disease (EVD) announced in that country on 29 August. WHO has also received details of the emergency investigation immediately launched by the Government. Testing and confirmation of Ebola were undertaken by a laboratory at the Institut Pasteur in Dakar. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - August 30, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: ebola haemhorragic fever, ebola virus, ebola fever, ebola virus disease, ebola haemhorragic fever, ebola virus, ebola fever, ebola virus disease, ebola haemhorragic fever, ebola virus, ebola fever, ebola virus disease, ebola haemhorragic fever, ebola viru Source Type: news

[Is there overuse of neuroimaging procedures in patients with chronic migraine? An study in a Health Area in Asturias, Spain].
CONCLUSIONS. We could not find a real overuse of neuroimaging techniques in patients with CM in our health area. PMID: 25156024 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista de Neurologia)
Source: Revista de Neurologia - August 30, 2014 Category: Neurology Authors: Martinez-Ramos J, Santamarta-Liebana E, Saiz-Ayala A, Garcia-Cabo C, Alvarez-Escudero R, Pascual J Tags: Rev Neurol Source Type: research

Costs of adult vaccination in medical settings and pharmacies: an observational study.
CONCLUSIONS: The average direct costs paid per adult vaccination were lower in pharmacies compared with physician offices and other medical settings by 16%-26% and 11%-20%, respectively. These results were mostly consistent across geographic regions and types of health plans. These data may help payers and policymakers understand the economic value of adult vaccination in different settings, especially in pharmacies. PMID: 25166292 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Herpes)
Source: Herpes - August 30, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Singhal PK, Zhang D Tags: J Manag Care Pharm Source Type: research

Needs of Syrian refugees grow as crisis escalates in Iraq - 26 August 2014
AMMAN/NEW YORK – Over 200,000 Syrian refugees are living in Iraq, having escaped the four-year-long conflict in their homeland. Yet for some, the move offers little respite from crisis: A UNFPA assessment has shown that northern Iraq is facing its worst humanitarian and health emergency in years. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 30, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Highest-level of emergency declared in Iraq - 19 August 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – UN officials have declared the humanitarian crisis in Iraq a “Level 3 Emergency,” the highest-level emergency designation. Over a million people have been displaced by violence, and many more are at risk, with hostilities limiting access to essential services. UNFPA is working around the clock to support the needs of the displaced. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 30, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Quadruplets born in rural DRC, with help of emergency obstetric programme - 15 August 2014
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - “In one day, my world changed,” said Bokoli Bepete, 36, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It was something of an understatement: Ms. Bepete had just given birth to quadruplets. The extraordinary event was cause for celebration throughout the community. And for Ms. Bepete, it was a happy end to a difficult period. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 30, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Syrian crisis takes heaviest toll on region’s women and girls - 13 August 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – The Syrian crisis continues to send shockwaves through the region, taking the heaviest toll on women and girls. Some 10.8 million people are affected by the emergency in Syria, including 432,000 pregnant women. Meanwhile, in surrounding countries – Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon and Turkey – there are around 3 million Syrian refugees , an estimated 76,000 of whom are pregnant women, according to July data from UNFPA, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of Turkey. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 30, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Survivor of lightning strike reunites with rescuers
July 27 started out as a typical Sunday for Robert Kilroy, a 56-year-old off-duty seasonal Los Angeles County lifeguard and a chiropractor. The Marina Del Rey resident went to his favorite spot in Venice Beach and was chest-deep in the ocean teaching his daughter Emily Kilroy, 15, how to surf. Suddenly, a rare bolt of lightning from an unexpected summer storm struck the beach, injuring numerous people and tragically killing one young man. The next thing Kilroy knew, he woke up in the Emergency Department at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. What transpired that afternoon was a series of events that led to Kilroy’s rema...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - August 30, 2014 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Good Samaritan app could make life-saving connections
Doctor designs app to connect emergency responders with those in need (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Successful open abdomen treatment for multiple ischemic duodenal perforated ulcers in dermatomyositis
Conclusions: In patients with dermatomyositis, when clinical findings and symptoms suggest abdominal vasculitis, it is very important to be aware of the risk of bowel and particularly duodenal perforations. Open abdomen treatment favors control of contamination by gastrointestinal contents, offers temporary abdominal closure, helps ICU care and delays definitive surgery. (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - August 30, 2014 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Roberta VillaStefano CostaSibilla FocchiCarlo CorbelliniMassimo VigorelliEttore Contessini Avesani Source Type: research

[Department of Error] Department of Error
Green, A. Ebola emergency meeting establishes new control centre. Lancet 2014; 384: 118—In this World Report (July 12), the credit for the image was missing. It should have been “SEYLLOU/AFP/Getty Images”. This correction has been made to the online version as of Aug 29, 2014. (Source: LANCET)
Source: LANCET - August 30, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Authors: The Lancet Tags: Department of Error Source Type: research

[Clinical Picture] Acute gastric band slippage
A 25-year-old woman came to the accident and emergency department with a 12-h history of sudden onset regurgitation and complete dysphagia. She had had gastric banding in 2008, for morbid obesity. A plain chest radiograph showed an abnormal appearance of the gastric band (). Normally, a gastric band appears as a single radio-opaque bar lying diagonally, at 40–50 degrees to the vertebral column. When a gastric band slips, part of the gastric fundus herniates through the band, initially causing the left side of the band to move caudally and subsequently forcing the anterior part of the band further caudally; an annular app...
Source: LANCET - August 30, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Marco Barreca, Joseph Shalhoub Tags: Clinical Picture Source Type: research

[Abdominal polytrauma and parenchymal organs.]
Abstract CLINICAL/METHODOLOGICAL ISSUE: The acute radiological diagnostics of polytrauma patients has become an essential part of the interdisciplinary treatment in the emergency room. The incidence of polytrauma patients with an injury severity score (ISS) > 16 is approximately 450 cases/million inhabitants/year in Europe. Injuries of the parenchymal organs are of utmost importance for the prognosis and treatment of these patients. The injury patterns are complex and a great deal of experience is necessary to be able to obtain the correct diagnosis within minutes. This review article deals with the radiologic...
Source: Der Radiologe - August 30, 2014 Category: Radiology Authors: Krestan CR Tags: Radiologe Source Type: research