Comparing the Performance of Emergency Department Personnel and Patients’ Preferences in Breaking Bad News

Mohammad Gholami; sina valiee; naser kamyari; salam vatandost

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 146-153

  Objective: Breaking bad news (BBN) is a critical aspect of healthcare delivery that can have significantimplications for patients’ outcomes. Inadequate and inappropriate delivery of bad news can result in detrimentalpsychological and emotional effects. This study aimed to compare the performance ...  Read More

Blood Glucose Level as a Predictor of Abnormal Brain Computed Tomography Scan Findings in Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Mehdi Torabi; Zahra-Sadat Amiri; Moghaddameh Mirzaee

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 83-89

  Objective: This study aimed to investigate blood glucose levels in patients with brain injury caused by mildtraumatic brain injury (TBI) as a foundation for determining whether these patients need a brain CT scan ornot.Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on patients with mild TBI, who were ...  Read More

The Outcome Predictors of the Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury; A Cross-Sectional Study

Soheil Rafiee; Alireza Baratloo; Arash Safaie; Alireza Jalali; Khalil Komlakh

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 165-171

  Objective: To probe the factors associated with the outcomes of traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients admittedto emergency department (ED).Methods: This is a cross-sectional study that data gathering was performed via census methods, retrospectively.During one year, all head injury’s patients who ...  Read More

Direct Versus Video Laryngoscopy in Emergency Intubation: A Randomized Control Trial Study

Pitsucha Sanguanwit; Chaiyaporn Yuksen; Nishapa Laowattana

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 118-124

  Objective: To compare the intubation success rate of the first attempt between Video Laryngoscopy (VDL) and Direct Laryngoscopy (DL) in the emergency department (ED). Methods: This is a study of a randomized control trial includes the patients with acute respiratory failure and the emergency ...  Read More

Impact and modifications of in-hospital trauma care workflow due to COVID 19 pandemic: Lessons learnt for the future

Gaurav Kaushik; Ankita Sharma; Dinesh Bagaria; Subodh Kumar; Sushma Sagar; Amit Gupta

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 60-66

  Objective: To describe the restructuring if in-hospital systems of care at a Level -1 trauma center in India and to analyze volume and patterns of injury for future preparedness as well as to institute preventive measures for specific injuries during health emergencies like COVID-19.Methods: The data ...  Read More

Effects of Topical Sesame Oil Extracted from Tahini (Ardeh) on Pain Severity in Trauma Patients: A Randomized Double-Blinded Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial

Maryam Gholami; Sedigheh Torabi Davan; Maryam Gholami; Shahram Boland Parvaz; Mehrnaz Gholami; Parisa Chamanpara; Leila Shayan

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 179-185

  Objective: To investigate the effects of sesame oil extracted from tahini (Ardeh) on pain severity in patients with upper or lower limbs trauma. Methods: This double-blinded randomized clinical trial study was conducted on 120 patients with upper or lower trauma in Shahid Rajaee Hospital, Shiraz, Iran, ...  Read More

Developing a Model for Hospitals’ Emergency Department Preparedness in Radiation and Nuclear Incidents and Nuclear Terrorism in Iran

Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh; Rita Rezaee; Abbas Rezaianzadeh; Mahnaz Rakhshan; Gholamhassan Haddadi; Mahmoudreza Peyravi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 300-306

  Objective: To develop a national model for hospitals’ Emergency Department (ED) preparedness when facing radiation and nuclear incidents as well as nuclear terrorism in Iran.Methods: This analytical study was carried out in 2019 via Delphi technique in two rounds and prioritization using a pairwise ...  Read More

Protocols for Point-of-Care-Ultrasound (POCUS) in a Patient with Sepsis; An Algorithmic Approach

Joaquin Valle Alonso; John Turpie; Islam Farhad; Gabrielle Ruffino

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 67-71

   Sepsis and septic shock remain a major cause of morbidity and mortality globally. In septic patient’s bedside physical examination can often be unhelpful in helping to identify the source of infection and, therefore, decide upon appropriate management. Protocols for point-of-care-ultrasound ...  Read More

Characteristics of the Traumatic Forensic Cases Admitted To Emergency Department and Errors in the Forensic Report Writing

Nurettin Aktas; Umut Gulacti; Ugur Lok; Irfan Aydin; Tayfun Borta; Murat Celik

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 64-70

  Objective: To identify errors in forensic reports and to describe the characteristics of traumatic medico-legal cases presenting to the emergency department (ED) at a tertiary care hospital.Methods: This study is a retrospective cross-sectional study. The study includes cases resulting in a forensic ...  Read More

Does Intradisciplinary Conflict Influence to Outcomes of Emergency Medicine Residency Program? A Mixed Methods Study

Mohammadreza Maleki; Seyyed Meysam Mousavi; Mina Anjomshoa; Nasrin Shaarbafchizadeh; Zeinab Naimi Taleghani

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 292-298

  Objective: To explore impact of emergency medicine residency program on patient waiting times in emergency department (ED) and determine the associated factors.Methods: A two-phased sequential exploratory mixed-methods approach was used. The first phase was comprised of retrospective before-after design ...  Read More