Author Archives: MJEM ONLINE

Influential factors on urban and rural response times for emergency ambulances in Qatar

WILSON P, ALINIER G, REIMANN T, MORRIS B. Influential factors on urban and rural response times for emergency ambulances in Qatar. Med Emergency, MJEM 2018; 26:8-13. DOI 10.26738/MJEM.2017/mjem26.2018/GA.OAE.070617 Key words: ambulance response times, communication technology, rural, urban Full article 

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Successful extracorporeal membrane oxygenation use in acute respiratory distress syndrome after freshwater drowning

NGUYEN TV, CHECINSKI A, ROLLIN N, LEFORT H, TAZAROURTE K. Successful extracorporeal membrane oxygenation use in acute respiratory distress syndrome after freshwater drowning. Med Emergency, MJEM 2018; 26:29-31. DOI 10.26738/MJEM.2017/mjem26.2018/HL.CRE.150517 Key words: acute respiratory distress syndrome, drowning, ECMO, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, mobile unit of cardiac assistance, out of hospital  Full article 

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Heat exhaustion in the emergency department: should not be confused with other forms of heat related illness

ALKAHLOUT B, SHARIFF M, SHAIKH M, JACOB NA, HASHIM TH. Heat exhaustion in the emergency department: should not be confused with other forms of heat related illness Med Emergency, MJEM 2018; 26:4-7. DOI 10.26738/MJEM.2017/mjem26.2018/BA.OAE.210217 Key words: emergency medicine, heat exhaustion, humidity Full article 

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A scottish shower: a case of phlegmasiacerulea due to an aortocaval fistula caused by an abdominal aortic aneurysm

CAZES N, DEMAISON X, BOUZAD C, VIANT E, PUIDUPIN A. A scottish shower: A case of phlegmasiacerulea due to an aortocaval fistula caused by an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Med Emergency, MJEM 2018; 26:22-4. DOI 10.26738/MJEM.2017/mjem26.2018/NC.CRE.220217Key words: abdominal aortic aneurysm, aortocaval fistula, phlegmasiacerulea Full article 

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Reducing the trauma burden in the United Arab Emirates – a brief report

BATT A, AL-HAJERI A, WARD G, LONERGAN D, CUMMINS F. Reducing the trauma burden in the United Arab Emirates – a brief report. Med Emergency, MJEM 2018; 26:25-8. DOI 10.26738/MJEM.2017/mjem26.2018/AB.CRE.150217 Key words: mortality, morbidity, trauma, trauma system, UAE. Full article 

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Sweet syndrome presents with severe SIRS

MAJED K, ZAOUCHE KH, MAGHRAOUI H, BACCOUCHE R, HAMOUDA CH, FALFOUL N. Sweet syndrome presents with severe SIRS. Med Emergency, MJEM 2018; 26:19-21. DOI 10.26738/MJEM.2017/mjem26.2018/MK.CRE.220217Key words: SIRS, skin disorder, sweet syndrome Full article 

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Editorial of the MJEM 25, on the occasion of the WADEM congress – Toronto

Editorial, MJEM 25 It is with great pleasure that the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM)addresses the Mediterranean Journal of Emergency Medicinereaders. WADEM is a multidisciplinary professional association whose mission is the global improvement of pre-hospital and emergency health care, public health, and disaster health and preparedness. WADEM is also the oldest international emergency and disaster medicine organization ...

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What is the value of chest x-ray for patients with acute chest pain?

MASIA T, GRANDPIERRE RG, BOBBIA X, POMMET S, MOREAU A, BODIN Y, PERRIN-BAYARD R, TREILLE J, CLARET PG, DE LA COUSSAYE JE. What is the value of chest x-ray for patients with acute chest pain? Med Emergency, MJEM 2016; 25:25-9. Key words: Acute chest pain, chest x-ray, emergency service, relevance Full article

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Angioedème bradychinique

Cervera A,  Gonzva J, Lefort H, Jost D, Tourtier JP. Bradykinin-mediated angioedema. Med Emergency, MJEM 2016; 25:40-1. Mots clés : œdème angio-neurotique, œdème bradykinique, angio-œdème Key words: angioedema, angioneurotic edema, bradykinin-mediated angioedema Full article

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