Journal of acute disease
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#1Murat AslanH-Index: 1
#2Mehmet Süleyman Sabaz (MU: Marmara University)H-Index: 1
Last. Gülsüm Oya HergünselH-Index: 1
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Objective: To compare the efficacy of pulsed-dose corticosteroids (≥250 mg methylprednisolone, 3 days) and tocilizumab in treating COVID-19-related hyperinflammation. Methods: This prospective observational study included RT-PCR positive COVID-19 patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome, who were admitted to the COVID-19 Adult Intensive Care Unit of Prof Dr. Murat Dilmener Emergency Hospital (Istanbul, Turkey) between December 1, 2020 and February 28, 2021. Clinical, laboratory and radi...
Objective: To determine the early outcomes of limb salvage surgery with mega prosthesis. Methods: This retrospective study was conducted at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (SKMCH&RC) from 1st January 2017 till 31st January 2020. Data like demographics, histopathology, functional and survival outcomes were retrieved from the Hospital Information System. Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (MSTS) score was used to evaluate the functional outcomes after the surgery. For surviv...
#2Azar ShokriH-Index: 13
Last. Hamed Milani (MazUMS: Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences)
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Objective: To derive the pooled estimate of chest computed tomography (CT) findings in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients. Methods: A comprehensive systematic search was conducted according to the PRISMA checklist from January 2020 to September 2020 in electronic databases including PubMed, Google Scholar, and Scopus based on search terms in title and texts. Original descriptive studies with epidemiological parameters of interest were included into the systematic review and meta-analys...
#1Erdal Yavuz (Adıyaman University)H-Index: 1
#2Kasim Turgut (Adıyaman University)H-Index: 3
Last. Erman Altunisik (Adıyaman University)H-Index: 4
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Objective: To determine the characteristics and risk factors of drug dependence among patients who were administered drugs with addictive potential (DAP) in an emergency department (ED). Methods: This retrospective cross-sectional study included patients who were administered DAP 3 or more times in the emergency room between September 1, 2019 and March 1, 2020. The demographic and baseline information were recorded. All the prescibed DAP, the reasons to use these drugs, secondary drug dependence...
#1Hongwei Zhang (North China University of Science and Technology)H-Index: 3
#2Liyou Wei (North China University of Science and Technology)H-Index: 3
Last. Jing ZhangH-Index: 1
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Objective: To observe the effect of Xuebijing, a complex traditional Chinese preparation, on inflammation and prognosis of patients with pneumonia. Methods: The patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia in the intensive care unit (ICU) were randomly divided into the control group and the treatment group with 35 cases in each group. Both groups were given routine treatment such as anti-inflammatory drugs, rehydration, expectorant, and nutritional support, while the treatment group was additio...
Objective: To compare the value of HEART and TIMI scores in predicting major adverse cardiovascular events (MACEs) of patients with chest pain in the emergency department at a tertiary care hospital in Ahmedabad, a city in western India. Methods: A prospective study was conducted on chest pain patients from January to December 2019. All adult patients with non-traumatic chest pain presenting to the emergency department were included, and their HEART and TIMI scores were evaluated. The patients w...
#1Hardeva Ram Nehara (SPMC: Sardar Patel Medical College)H-Index: 3
#2Kritika Khanna (SPMC: Sardar Patel Medical College)
Last. Pramendra Sirohi (SPMC: Sardar Patel Medical College)H-Index: 1
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Objective: To assess the knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) regarding COVID-19 among COVID-19 patients and their relation with the outcomes. Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out among COVID-19 patients (18-year-old or older) consecutively admitted to a dedicated COVID-19 hospital located in northwest Rajasthan, India. Data regarding socio-demographic parameters, KAP, and primary composite outcome (admission to intensive care unit, mechanical ventilation, or in-hospital death)...
Introduction: COVID-19 patients are susceptible to hypercoagulability, thromboembolic, and vasculitis state; central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) could be caused by hyperviscosity syndrome, thromboembolic accidents, and vasculitis. Evolving case reports are correlating CRAO with COVID-19 patients. Our case series aims to reveal the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 among CRAO patients under the COVID-19 pandemic. Methods: Medical records of all CRAO patients who attended our tertiary referral hospital...
#1Priyanka Rajmohan (JMMCRI: Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute)
#2Ponnu Jose (JMMCRI: Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute)H-Index: 1
Last. Praveenlal Kuttichira (JMMCRI: Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute)H-Index: 3
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Objective: To study the transmission dynamics of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) among 101 confirmed cases and their 387 household contacts and to determine risk factors associated with secondary attack among the household contacts. Methods: A prospective cohort study was conducted from January 1st 2021 to February 28th 2021, among 101 SARS-CoV-2 cases and 387 household contacts who were followed up for 14 days from the last day of contact with the index case of COVID-19. The dynamics of dis...
#1Vahid Bay (IUMS: Iran University of Medical Sciences)
#2Aziz Rezapour (IUMS: Iran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 16
Last. Irvan Masoudi Asl (IUMS: Iran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 3
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Objective: To determine the healthcare utilization patterns and estimate the economic burden of animal bites in Golestan province, north part of Iran. Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed based on the data of 12 181 animal-bite patients from Golestan province who were referred to the rabies prophylaxis centers between March 2019 and March 2020. The study was a societal perspective, and all patients were investigated by census method. The micro-costing method with a bottom-up approac...
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