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Smoking cessation in the emergency department: a qualitative exploration of staff attitudes
Emergency departments see uniquely large numbers of patients across all demographic groups who are more likely to smoke and who attend with acute health concerns that can provide an impetus for behaviour change. Despite ...
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Codeine: An Under-Recognized and Easily Treated Cause of Acute Abdominal Pain.
We present 2 cases of acute abdominal pain secondary to oral codeine that resolved after the administration of intravenous naloxone.
Were James Bond's drinks shaken because of alcohol induced tremor?
OBJECTIVE: To quantify James Bond's consumption of alcohol as detailed in the series of novels by Ian Fleming. DESIGN: Retrospective literature review. SETTING: The study authors' homes, in a comfy chair. PARTICIPANTS: ...
β-Adrenoreceptor agonists in the management of pain associated with renal colic: A systematic review.
OBJECTIVES: To determine whether β-adrenoreceptor agonists are effective analgesics for patients with renal colic through a systematic review of the literature. SETTING: Adult emergency departments or acute assessment ...
Emergency department litigation and coroner's inquests: a ten year analysis.
INTRODUCTION: The burden of litigation within the NHS should not be underestimated. Indemnity costs rise in response to the rising frequency and costs of claims, with recent changes to the discount rate projected to increase ...
Mitigating the Psychological Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Workers: A Digital Learning Package.
The coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) will undoubtedly have psychological impacts for healthcare workers, which could be sustained; frontline workers will be particularly at risk. Actions are needed to mitigate the impacts ...