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July-September 2014 | Vol 4 | Issue  3     Table ofContents  RSS Feed 
What's new in critical illness and injury science? d-dimer point of care testing for thromboembolic emergencies presenting to the emergency department
Sarathi Kalra, Galwankar Sagar
The degradation of fibrin clots by plasmin leads to the formation of a mixture of cross-linked fibrin degradation products called D-dimer. Presence of D-dimer in plasma is a biomarker indicating degre...
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Original Article
Comparison of the effect of intravenous ketamine and intramuscular ketamine for orthopedic procedures in children's sedation
Mehdi Momeni, Mohsen Esfandbod, Morteza Saeedi, Mohamadreza Farnia, Roya Basirani, Jeyran Zebardast
Background: Ketamine is used as a general anesthetic for short-term surgical procedures. The aim of this study is to compare the effect of intravenous (IV) ketamine and intramuscular (IM) ketam...
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Procalcitonin versus C-reactive protein: Usefulness as biomarker of sepsis in ICU patient
Waheeda Nargis, Md Ibrahim, Borhan Uddin Ahamed
Background: Early diagnosis and appropriate therapy of sepsis is a daily challenge in intensive care units (ICUs) despite the advances in critical care medicine. Procalcitonin (PCT); an innovat...
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Symposium: Critical Point of Care Biomarkers in Emergency Care
Academic college of emergency experts in India's indo-us joint working group and opus12 foundation consensus statement on creating a coordinated, multi-disciplinary, patient-centered, global point-of-care biomarker discovery network
Stanislaw P Stawicki, Jill C Stoltzfus, Praveen Aggarwal, Sanjeev Bhoi, Shashi Bhatt, OP Kalra, Ashish Bhalla, Brian A Hoey, Sagar C Galwankar, Lorenzo Paladino, Thomas J Papadimos
Biomarker science brings great promise to clinical medicine. This is especially true in the era of technology miniaturization, rapid dissemination of knowledge, and point-of-care (POC) implementation ...
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