Original Article

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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Clinical care for sexual assault survivors: the use of a multimedia training tool

SOUAIBY N, SMITH J, NAJA L, MICHAEL S. Clinical care for sexual assault survivors: the use of a  multimedia training tool. Med Emergency, MJEM 2015; 23:3-9. Key words: Multimedia training tool, sexual and gender based violence, sexual assault survivors, training of trainers Full Article INTRODUCTION Sexual assault is a global public health and human rights challenge, and a particular threat to refugee and ...

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Wound or medical device protection: benefits of the waterproof dressing secuderm®

LEFORT H, BON O, HERSAN O, TRAVERS S, BIGNAND M, TOURTIER JP. Wound or medical device protection: benefits of the waterproof dressing Secuderm®. Med Emergency, MJEM 2014; 20:3-8. Mots clés : Secuderm®, pansement secondaire, cicatrisation, étanche, armée, polyuréthane, plaie Keywords: Secuderm®, secondary dressing, wound healing, waterproof, army, polyurethane, wound   Full Article  

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Emergency responses in case of mass casualties’ different big bang incidents: the Paris Fire Department prehospital medical care approach

Lefort H, Travers S, Bignand M, Mihai I, Béguec F, Calamai F, Hersan O, Tourtier JP, Carpentier JP. Emergency responses in case of mass casualties’ different big bang incidents: the Paris Fire Department prehospital medical care approach. Med Emergency, MJEM 2014; 21:3-9. Full Article Introduction The number of natural disasters has increased three times fold in fifteen years, affecting more than 200 million ...

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MANAGEMENT OF ANAPHYLAXIS IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE.* French Society of Emergency Medicine (SFMU) guidelines with the contribution of French Allergology Society (SFA) and the French Speaking Group in Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergency (GFRUP)

GLOAGUEN A, POUESSEL G, CESAREO E, VAUX J, VALDENAIRE G, GANANSIA O, RENOLLEAU S, BEAUDOUIN E, LEFORT H, MEININGER C. Management of anaphylaxis in emergency medicine. Med Emergency, MJEM 2017; 25:4-24. Key words: allergy, anaphylaxis, emergency medicine, epinephrine, guidelines Full article *This article was initially published as a French version in Annales Françaises de Médecine d’Urgence (Gloaguen A, Poussel G, ...

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Analyse qualitative du conseil médical donné par les médecins généra listes et urgentistes du Service d’Aide Médicale Urgente

Piednoir A, Foudi H, Foudi L, Cesareo E, Tazarourte K. Qualitative analysis of medical consultation given by general practitioner and emergency physicians of the Emergency medical assistance system in France. Med Emergency, MJEM 2015; 23:15-20. Mots clés : Conseil médical, médecin généraliste, médecin urgentiste, régulation médicale, SAMU Keywords: Emergency medical assistance system, emergency physician, general practitioner, medical consultation, medical regulation Full ...

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