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Prognostic value of the suicide intent scale in deliberate self-poisoning patients in the emergency department

Over the past 30 years, Beck’s Suicide Intent Scale has been recognized to predict recurrence of suicide attempt, but it is not known if it inuences the prognostic of these patients
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Predictive factors of mortality in patients admitted to the emergency department with vitamin K antagonists overdose

VKA overdose is frequently diagnosed in patients admitted to the emergency department (ED). The most common adverse reaction is bleeding causing life threatening situation
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Can the Suicide intent Scale be used in deliberate self-poisoning patients seen in the emergency department ?

This issue of TJEM includes a study of Jebri Rania and alaiming to assess the prognostic value of the Suicide intent Scale (SiS) in deliberate self-poisoning (dSP) patients seen in the emergency department.
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Is it too safe to prescribe VKA for our old patients ?

Vitamin K antagonists (VKA) are widely prescribed for the prevention and treatment of romboembolic pathologies
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Base Excess in severe trauma patients: useful or excess?

Severity of trauma and development of systemic in€ammatory response syndrome have been studied as eective factors by causing in€flammation
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Acute headache revealing Fahr’s syndrome in Emergency Department

Fahr’s syndrome is a rare entity encountered in emergency medicine and characterized by a large clinical spectrum. It can be idiopathic ,known as Fahr’s disease and related to an autosomic genetic dominant transmission, or secondary to multiple causes.
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Threatening Intra-alveolar haemorrhage revealing lungworts metastases of a malignant melanoma

The intra-alveolar-haemorrhage(IAH) corresponds to a clinicopathoglogical syndrome characterized by intraalveolar accumulation of red blood cells that originates from the interstitial capillaries
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Gayet-Wernicke’s encephalopathy complicating vomiting on the grounds of hyperemesis gravidarum

Gayet- Wernicke’s encephalopathy is a rare neurological pathology which is due to a thiamine de!ciency. It is considered as a neurological emergency and may lead to death if untreated
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Pulmonary embolism in deep waters: A rare diagnosis

Diving accidents include several entities varying in severity. Decompression accidents (DA) represent 30-60% of diving accidents (1)
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