Σάββατο, 23 Μαρτίου 2019

Critical Illness and Injury Science

Environmental and familial factors in drug use among commercial drivers in suburban public transport
Elaheh Ainy, Hamid SooriInternational Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science 2019 9(1):25-28 Background: A study was conducted in 2013 on the lack of accurate statistics on the environmental and family factors behind the use of drugs by drivers of public transport. Materials and Methods: Overall, 1176 drivers of buses, mini-buses, vans, all kinds of trucks, and cars were randomly selected proportionately according to the type of vehicles. The capture-recapture sampling method was used...
International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science : 2014 - 4(3)
Fri Mar 08, 2019 00:00
Emergency department presentation of hemoptysis due to nail gun injury
Huseyin Narci, Seda Ozer, Gülten Bozali, Cüneyt Ayrık, Ali OzdülgerInternational Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science 2019 9(1):46-48 Nail guns are cheap and easy-to-access devices that are common in the industry and personal use and are widely used by untrained people. Life-threatening injuries may occur after a self-accident due to the use of these devices. We report the case of a 47-year-old man who had hemoptysis due to a lung parenchymal injury after nail gun use. Computed tomography...
International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science : 2014 - 4(3)
Fri Mar 08, 2019 00:00
Barriers to International Research Collaboration due to U.S. Sanctions
Donald Jeanmonod, Michael S FirstenbergInternational Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science 2019 9(1):3-4
International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science : 2014 - 4(3)
Fri Mar 08, 2019 00:00
Noninvasive ventilation in acute hypoxic respiratory failure in medical intensive care unit: A study in rural medical college
Aditya Bajaj, Sunil Kumar, Anil H Inamdar, Laxmi AgrawalInternational Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science 2019 9(1):36-42 Introduction: Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) has emerged as an important tool for the management of acute hypoxic respiratory failure (AHRF) and has been the area of research in the last two decades. In this study, we have tried to find out the outcome of NIV in patients with AHRF. Materials and Methods: In this prospective, observational study, all the patients...
International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science : 2014 - 4(3)
Fri Mar 08, 2019 00:00
United States federal government regulation of international research collaborations: What every physician-scientist should know
Andrew C Miller, Amna Ziad-MillerInternational Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science 2019 9(1):5-10 In the United States (US), the degree to which federal law has encroached on international research and academic communications is not widely known or understood. Despite this, a web of legal code, statutes, executive orders, and intersecting agency jurisdictions apply to all US researchers, with stiff civil and criminal penalties for those who transgress. As the transfer of knowledge is...
International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science : 2014 - 4(3)
Fri Mar 08, 2019 00:00
What's New in Critical Illness and Injury Science?Identifying Sources of Nosocomial Infections to Improve Patient Outcomes in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Charles R Vasquez, Niels D MartinInternational Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science 2019 9(1):1-2
International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science : 2014 - 4(3)
Fri Mar 08, 2019 00:00
Usefulness of ultrasound in the management of acute respiratory distress syndrome
Anis Chaari, Kamel Bousselmi, Walid Assar, Vaguish Kumar, Elsayed Khalil, Vipin Kauts, Karim AbdelhakimInternational Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science 2019 9(1):11-15 Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a life-threatening disease. Different imaging techniques have been used to diagnose and guide the ventilatory management of patients with ARDS. Chest ultrasound is a reliable tool to identify interstitial syndrome, lung consolidation, lung collapse, and pleural effusion. In...
International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science : 2014 - 4(3)
Fri Mar 08, 2019 00:00
Occupational injury trends in the Canadian workforce: An examination of the Canadian community health survey
Behdin Nowrouzi-Kia, Arooba Baig, Anson Li, Jennifer Casole, Emily ChaiInternational Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science 2019 9(1):29-35 Background: Previous studies suggest that various factors including the type of occupation, employment status, and level of education have significant associations with the rates of occupational injuries. The aim of this study was to assess the impact of demographics, such as age and gender, and various occupational factors on the rate of occupational...
International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science : 2014 - 4(3)
Fri Mar 08, 2019 00:00
Nosocomial infections in surgical intensive care unit: A retrospective single-center study
Ajit Subhash Baviskar, Khalid Ismail Khatib, Deepali Rajpal, Harshad Chandrakant DongareInternational Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science 2019 9(1):16-20 Aims: This study aims to study the incidence, microbiological and antibiotic sensitivity and resistance profile and impact on intensive care units (ICUs) stay and mortality of nosocomial infections in patients admitted to surgical ICU of our hospital. Methods: A retrospective analysis of all patients admitted, over the course of 1...
International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science : 2014 - 4(3)
Fri Mar 08, 2019 00:00
Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm post myocardial infarction
Wasil Rasool Sheikh, Pallavi Sehgal, Ankur Verma, Meghna Haldar, Sanjay JaiswalInternational Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science 2019 9(1):43-45 Left ventricular (LV) pseudoaneurysm is a rare and grave complication of acute myocardial infarction. If left undetected, it has an extremely high rate of mortality. It is complicated by a ventricular free wall rupture contained by the pericardium and is characterized by the absence of myocardial tissue in its wall. The clinical presentation...
International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science : 2014 - 4(3)
Fri Mar 08, 2019 00:00
Development of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome in older and young adult trauma patients
Amado Alejandro BaezInternational Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science 2019 9(1):21-24 Objective: We sought out to determine the correlation between the injury severity score (ISS) and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) between severely injured young adults (18–54 years) and elderly (>55 years) patients. Materials and Methods: This was a cross-sectional observational study. We included all adult cases (>18 years) diagnosed with trauma defined by the International Classification...
International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science : 2014 - 4(3)
Fri Mar 08, 2019 00:00
Diabetes and acute respiratory failure. Is the lung finally safe?
Francesco Gavelli, Filippo Patrucco, Mattia BellanInternational Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science 2019 9(1):49-50
International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science : 2014 - 4(3)
Fri Mar 08, 2019 00:00

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