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Abstract Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is an important cause of short-term mortality and long-term morbidity. Although acute DVT is often well managed, there is uncertainty in the management of chronic

Abstract Studies demonstrate 67% of elderly patients can have dermatoses, which could result in functional and psychological consequences. Elderly presentations are further complicated by comorbidities

Abstract Background: There is concern that undue ED wait times may result in adverse outcomes. Methods: We studied 30-day in-hospital mortality (2002-2017) for all medical admissions (106,586 episodes;

Abstract Background: Early detection of vulnerable older adults at the emergency department (ED) and implementation of targeted interventions to prevent functional decline may lead to better patient

I’m sitting at my desk, trying to concentrate. On anything. It’s impossible. No, I should rephrase that, it’s “challenging” is the term I’ve been taught to use. I can’t focus. I have

The Osmotic demyelination syndrome (ODS) primarily occurs with rapid correction of severe hyponatraemia that has been present for more than two or three days. Some patients are, however at risk and

Introduction: We noticed that fewer patients with self-poisoning were transferred from the ED to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) than previously. To objectify this, we evaluated ED and ICU admissions

In recent years we indeed have witnessed an increasing demand on healthcare services coupled with spiraling healthcare costs forcing us towards identifying factors and interventions leading to greater

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