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Scientific article
French

Médecine d'urgence

Published inRevue médicale suisse, vol. 8, no. 323, p. 36-40
Publication date2012
Abstract

Emergency medicine physicians aim to stabilize or restore vital functions, establish diagnosis, initiate specific treatments and adequately orientate patients. This year, new evidences have improved our knowledge about diagnostic strategy for patients with acute non traumatic headache, treatment of acute atrial fibrillation and outpatient management of acute pulmonary embolism. Reducing injection pain of local anesthetics, reducing irradiation by using alternative diagnostic tools in appendicitis suspicion, and identification of trauma patients who benefit from tranexamic acid administration are other illustrations of the efforts to improve efficacy, safety and comfort in the management of emergency patients.

Keywords
  • Acute Disease
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Anisoles/therapeutic use
  • Antifibrinolytic Agents/therapeutic use
  • Appendicitis/radiography/ultrasonography
  • Atrial Fibrillation/therapy
  • Craniocerebral Trauma/diagnosis
  • Electrocardiography, Ambulatory
  • Emergencies
  • Emergency Medicine/trends
  • Emergency Service, Hospital
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Headache/etiology
  • Humans
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Pulmonary Embolism/therapy
  • Pyrrolidines/therapeutic use
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage/complications/radiography
  • Syncope/diagnosis
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Tranexamic Acid/therapeutic use
  • Wounds and Injuries/drug therapy
Citation (ISO format)
MARTI, Christophe et al. Médecine d’urgence. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2012, vol. 8, n° 323, p. 36–40.
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