Original Article

Point-of-care peripheral venous blood gas in the elderly demographic in the emergency department; a pilot study

Pouryahya P, Luo J, Graudins A, Meyer A McR. Point-of-care peripheral venous blood gas in the elderly demographic in the emergency department; a pilot study. Med Emergency, MJEM 2019; 27:17-22. DOI 10.26738/MJEM.2017/MJEM27.2019/PP.OAE.270618 Keywords: elderly, emergency department, point of care testing, re-presentation, venous blood gas

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The suppressive effect on the number of patients with the introduction of off-hours medical expenses in Japan

MITSUNAGA T, OHTAKI Y, KIRIYAMA N, OHTANI K, YAJIMA W, HIBI T, TAKEDA S. The suppressive effect on the number of patients with the introduction of off-hours medical expenses in Japan. Med Emergency, MJEM 2019; 27:11-6. doi: 10.26738/MJEM.2017/MJEM27.2019/TM.OAE.080518 Key words: emergency department, Japan, off-hours medical fees, overcrowding, university hospital

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Use of non-invasive continuous blood pressure monitoring in prehospital settings; a feasibility study

MAURIN O, FRATTINI B, JOST D, BOUKHARI H, DUWAT A, JOUFFROY R, HERVAULT N, TRICHEREAU J, LEFORT H, TRAVERS S, TOURTIER JP. Use of non-invasive continuous blood pressure monitoring in prehospital settings; a feasibility study. Med Emergency, MJEM 2019; 7:10. doi:10.26738/MJEM.2017/MJEM27.2019/OM.OAE.140318 Key words: blood pressure monitors, plethysmography, prehospital emergency care.

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Prehospital ultrasound: incidence of realization and impact on patient management

GONZVA J, DERKENNE C, ROBERT J, ALLONNEAU A, GELÉ V, HERVAULT N, MATHON A, LEFORT H, JOST D, TOURTIER JP. Prehospital ultrasound: incidence of realization and impact on patient management. Med Emergency, MJEM 2019; 27:4-6.doi: 10.26738/MJEM.2017/MJEM27.2019/JG.OAE.210218 Key words: Advanced life support, prehospital emergency care, pre-hospital ultrasound, ultrasound

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Evaluation des pratiques professionnelles suite à l’actualisation du protocole de prise en charge des syndromes coronariens avec sus-décalage du segment ST adapté à un département rural

OBERLIN M, DELORME L, VUILLERMOZ F, FOLLY-ADJON J, DEBREUX TH, CHARPENTIER S. Professional practices evaluation after the update of ST- elevation myocardial infarction protocol suitable to a rural department. Med Emergency, MJEM 2018; 26:14-8.  DOI 10.26738/MJEM.2017/mjem26.2018/MO.OAF.011117Mots clés : évaluation des pratiques professionnelles, syndrome coronarien avec sus décalage du segment ST, Service d’aide médicale urgente Key words: emergency department, professional practices ...

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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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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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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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