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April-June 2019| Vol 17| Issue 2

Original Article

Clinical profile and outcome of the patients presenting to the resuscitation room of the emergency department in a Tertiary Care Hospital of South India

Background: The sickest patients who visit the emergency department (ED) are triaged as priority one based on guidelines. To improve the quality of Emergency medicine (EM) care, a better unders...


Original Article

Profile and outcome of patients presenting with skin and soft-tissue infections to the emergency department

Background: Skin and soft-tissue infections (SSTIs) vary in presentations, ranging from simple cellulitis to rapidly progressive necrotizing fasciitis. Early diagnosis is vital to reduce the co...


Review Article

Paraquat poisoning management

Paraquat a rapidly acting, nonselective herbicide is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in many parts of Asia. After rapid absorption, paraquat is concentrated inside many cells where it undergoes red...


History of Medicine

History of prehospital care

Prehospital care plays a salient role in the emergency medical services (EMS) by treating patients at the scene (out-of-hospital treatment) and transporting them to a higher center for definitive mana...


Letter to Editor

Scope of programmatic assessment in ensuring better medical education delivery in India

Dear Sir, Medical education delivery in India for many decades has been done through the traditional curriculum, wherein more emphasis was toward the knowledge component with a single aim to acquire ...


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