International Journal of

Critical Care and Emergency MedicineISSN: 2474-3674


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3674/1510095

Clostridium Sporogenes Causing Bacteremia Originated from the Skin and Soft Tissue Infection in an Immunocompetent Patient - Case Report and Literature Review

Harith A Alataby, MD, Vaishali Krishnamoorthy, MD, Laura Ndzelen, MD, Foma Munoh Kenne, MD, Kate Valenti, MLT, Jessie Savermuttu, MD and Jay Nfonoyim, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 09, 2020

Clostridium sporogenes is a major cause of food spoilage. In this report, we present a case of bacteremia in an immunocompetent patient, caused by C. sporogenes and most likely originated from the skin and soft tissue infections. 75-year-old man with PMHx of Parkinson’s disease presented to ED after he was found lying on the floor inside his house, covered in urine and feces for unknown duration of time. He was extremely lethargic and dehydrated. He had BP90/60 mmHg, PR100, RR 22, temperature ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3674/1510099

Preliminary Discussion of the Distribution Characteristics of Venomous Snake Species in One City and Four Counties in Guangxi and the Diagnosis and Treatment Strategies of Snakebite based on the Classified Evidence Method

Yi Luo, Zhengzhao li, Jianfeng Zhang, Qibin Li, Chongyu Zhai, Peinan Yu and Peng Guo

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 11, 2020

From the perspective of clinical diagnosis and treatment of snakebite and combined with existing zoological data, we aimed to characterize the distribution of snake species in one city and four counties in Guangxi and make regional snakebite diagnostic charts. Geolocation data of the research region and snake distribution were collected from the municipal and county governments and referring to authoritative zoological monographs, respectively. We characterized the distribution of venomous snake...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3674/1510098

Safety and Effectiveness of Neuromuscular Blockers in the Treatment of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Alfredo Aisa-Alvarez MsC, MD, Cesar A Rojas-Gomez, MD and Gilberto Camarena-Alejo MHA, MD

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 07, 2020

Two review authors independently screened the abstracts and titles for relevance. Screening for inclusion, data extraction, and risk of bias assessment were performed by one author and checked by the second. We assessed trials for the overall quality of evidence using the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development, and Evaluations (GRADE) instrument. We calculated the risk ratios (RR) and 95% confidence intervals (95% CI) for dichotomous outcomes, while for continuous results we obtaine...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3674/1510097

Organophosphate Poisoning and Suicide in Nepal: A Reflection on the limitations of Behavioral Health Resources

Tyler Johnston, MS, Kris Brickman, MD, Roshana Shrestha, MD, Anmol Shrestha, MD and Shaza Aouthmany, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 15, 2020

Organophosphate poisoning is the most common cause of suicide attempt in Nepal. Mortality rates of organophosphate poisoning are 41 times higher than they are in the United States, even with appropriate treatment. In low middle income countries organophosphate poisoning is much more prevalent than any other forms of suicide due to the easy availability in these agricultural countries. The most common cause of organophosphate poisoning for intentional suicide is from depression. Social reforms wi...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3674/1510096

Evaluation of Accidents and Injuries in International Rally Organizations Held in Turkey


Article Type: Original Research | First Published: February 13, 2020

International rally events, such as the World Rally Championship (WRC) and the Bosphorus Rally and the World Rally Cross Championship (WRX), have been held in Turkey from 2014 onwards. WRX race is an asphalt runway race in which two different categories of vehicles (Super car and RX-Lite) are racing and the rally racers aim to get the first place by passing one another. Super cars have approximately 650 hp engine, RX-Lite cars have approximately 380hp engine. Having been known since 1967, rallyc...

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