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Paramedic decision making: prehospital thrombolysis and beyond
BACKGROUND: Mortality from acute myocardial infarction is influenced by the speed at which reperfusion therapy is delivered. In the U.K., prehospital thrombolysis (PHT), administered by paramedics, has been developed to ...
Low concordance with HIV testing guidelines in a retrospective review of intensive care practice
Records were reviewed (n=1052) for patients admitted to a large general intensive care unit (GICU) and examined for HIV testing criteria published in UK national testing guidelines (UKNG). All actual tests sent from GICU ...
Multi-centre Randomised Controlled Trial of a Smartphone-based Event Recorder Alongside Standard Care Versus Standard Care for Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with Palpitations and Pre-syncope: The IPED (Investigation of Palpitations in the ED) study
Background: Patients with palpitations and pre-syncope commonly present to Emergency Departments (EDs) but underlying rhythm diagnosis is often not possible during the initial presentation. This trial compares the ...