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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1316074
Description: Context: The current 3-phase acetylcysteine infusion for paracetamol poisoning delivers half the dose over 15-60 min and frequently results in adverse reactions. Objective: We aimed to determine adver... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1339015
Description: Study objective: We investigate the effectiveness and safety of ketamine to sedate patients with severe acute behavioral disturbance who have failed previous attempts at sedation. Methods: This was a ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1317208
Description: Some toxins cause their effects by affecting physiological processes that are fundamental to cell function or cause systemic effects as a result of cellular interaction. This review focuses on four ex... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1332793
Description: Background: Agitation and aggression are significant problems in acute psychiatric units. There is little consensus on which drug is most effective and safest for sedation of these patients. Aims: To ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1339010
Description: Study objective: We investigate the safety and effectiveness of droperidol for sedation of acute behavioral disturbance in the emergency department (ED). Methods: This was a prospective observational ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1295441
Description: Study objective: Latrodectism is the most important spider envenomation syndrome worldwide. There remains considerable controversy over antivenom treatment. We aimed to investigate whether antivenom r... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1045639
Description: There has been an increasing focus on drug induced QT prolongation including research on drug development and QT prolongation, following the removal of drugs due to torsades de pointes (TdP). Although... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1045316
Description: Australian snake envenoming is rare but potentially life-threatening and challenging to manage. Issues to be considered include the natural history of clinical envenoming, appropriate investigation an... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1045061
Description: Background: Snakebite is a global health issue and treatment with antivenom continues to be problematic. Brown snakes (genus Pseudonaja) are the most medically important group of Australian snakes and... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1048097
Description: There is significant controversy over the use of early endoscopy in caustic injuries because it is an invasive procedure and it remains unclear what diagnostic value it has in the early treatment of s... More
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/930882
Description: Objective: To describe the clinical features and laboratory findings in patients with definite red-bellied black snake (RBBS; Pseudechis porphyriacus) bites, including correlation with results of veno... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/933016
Description: Study objective: We determine whether droperidol, midazolam, or the combination is more effective for intramuscular sedation in violent and acute behavioral disturbance in the emergency department (ED... More
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Date: 2010
Keyword: risperidone | overdose
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/930353
Description: Objective: The aim of this study was to describe the clinical and electrocardiographic features of risperidone overdose, including the frequency of dystonic reactions. Methods: A consecutive series of... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/923424
Description: Background: Acute behavioural disturbance (ABD) is an increasing problem in emergency departments. This study aimed to determine the impact of a structured intramuscular (IM) sedation protocol on the ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/807218
Description: To assess interobserver agreement when trained healthcare staff measure the QT interval using a standardized approach across a range of QT lengths, a sample of 110 electrocardiograms (ECGs) was taken ... More
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