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Alcoholic ketoacidosis: a case report and review of the literature

Nurulamin M. Noor, Krishna Basavaraju and Dan Sharpstone.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Gastroenterology; Addiction Medicine. 1328 words.

Alcoholic ketoacidosis (AKA) is a cause of severe metabolic acidosis usually occurring in malnourished patients with a history of recent alcoholic binge, often on a background of alcohol...

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Allergic angina following wasp sting: Kounis syndrome

Prem Krishna Anandan, Natesh B. Hanumanthappa, Prabhavathi Bhatt and Manjunath Nanjappa Cholenahally.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Allergy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Emergency Medicine. 812 words.

Kounis syndrome is defined as an acute coronary syndrome triggered by the release of inflammatory mediators following an allergic insult characterized by acute onset of breathlessness,...

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Atraumatic testicular pain

Oliver Spencer.

in Challenging Concepts in Emergency Medicine

March 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine. 3048 words.

This chapter provides a discussion of the challenges facing the emergency physician dealing with the acute scrotum presenting to the emergency department. It describes an overview of the...

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Back pain

Andrew Neill.

in Challenging Concepts in Emergency Medicine

March 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine. 4774 words.

This chapter provides a discussion of the challenges facing the emergency physician dealing with a patient presenting with acute back pain. It describes an overview of the range of...

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for the twenty-first century

Robert Galloway.

in Challenging Concepts in Emergency Medicine

March 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine. 8456 words.

The chapter provides a realistic and relevant overview of the challenges facing the emergency physician dealing with cardiac arrest. It highlights the changing emphases now placed both in...

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A case series of acquired haemophilia in a Malaysian hospital: unpredictably rare medical emergency

Chiou Perng Lee and Bahariah Bt Khalid.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Haematology; Emergency Medicine. 1278 words.

Acquired haemophilia (AH) is a rare bleeding disorder characterized by the presence of acquired inhibitors against Factor VIII causing disruption of coagulation cascade. It has no known...

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Chapter 1

Safia Cheeney and Kathleen R. Fink.

in Spine Imaging

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Emergency Medicine. 660 words.

In this case, hyperflexion injury at C5–C6 resulted in a C5 anterior teardrop fracture, with associated cord contusion and hemorrhage. Although a wide range of pathologies can result in...

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Chapter 10

Bruce Lehnert.

in Spine Imaging

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Emergency Medicine. 778 words.

This chapter describes a case of hyperflexion injury in a patient with acute quadriplegia post-motor vehicle crash. Hyperflexion can result in a spectrum of spine injuries. The key imaging...

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Chapter 11

Francesco D’Amore, Chia-Shang J. Liu and Mark S. Shiroishi.

in Spine Imaging

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Emergency Medicine. 997 words.

The imaging findings, differential diagnosis, and classification system of occipital condyle fractures are discussed. Clinical presentation and management are also briefly summarized. Key...

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Chapter 12

Bruce Lehnert.

in Spine Imaging

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Emergency Medicine. 728 words.

This chapter describes a case of craniocervical dissociation in a patient involved in a motor vehicle crash. The etiology and imaging workup for this injury are described. Injury pattern...

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