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2315-456X (Online)
2251-3590 (Print)

Advanced Emergency Medicine

Advanced Emergency Medicine is an international, Open Access, peer reviewed journal, which publishes information relevant to the practice, educational advancements, and investigation of emergency medicine. The journal aims to advance the science, education, and clinical practice of emergency medicine, to serve as a voice for the academic emergency medicine community, and help physicians and medical personnel improve patient care by providing the opportunity to access and learn about the most current research in emergency medicine. AEM contains research papers and clinical studies as well as articles focusing on the training of emergency physicians and on the practice of emergency medicine.

The article categories within the journal include (but are not limited to) the following fields:

  • Surgery (Endocrine, Colorectal, Vascular, Uro, ENT, Neuro, GI, Pediatric Surgery, Ophthalmological Orthopedic)
  • Acute injury
  • Clinical and Experimental Surgery
  • Cardiology Commentary
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Clinical Investigations and Surgical Education
  • Minimal Invasive Surgery
  • Clinical Laboratory in Emergency Pharmacology
  • Critical care medicine-Intensive care
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Disaster management and First aid
  • Diagnostic techniques and Emergency therapeutic
  • Healthy policy and ethics
  • Obstetrics
  • Rural Surgery
  • Injury and disease prevention
  • Intensive care and International emergency medicine
  • Pre-hospital care and Out-of-hospital emergency medical service
  • Sports Medicine
  • Medical toxicology
  • Sudden illness and Traumatology
  • Visual Diagnosis in Emergency Medicine
  • Warning signs (stroke, Alzheimer's, heart attack, etc)
  • Wound Care Techniques

Original Article

Jiazhong Lu
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Abstract

To investigate the clinical efficacy and safety of ethylamine iodine in the treatment of malignant arrhythmia after acute myocardial infarction. Method: 35 patients with malignant arrhythmia after acute myocardial infarction were enrolled in our hospital from May 2013 to August 2014. The patients were treated with ethidium iodide load of 75-150 mg/times. The patients were treated with intravenous infusion of 0.5-1.0 mg/min micro pump at 15-20 min. The clinical curative effect and the heart rate were analyzed at 15 min, 1, 2 and 24 h after treatment respectively, mean arterial pressure changes and adverse reactions and so on. Results: The total effective rate was 91.43% in the clinical treatment. The heart rate, mean arterial pressure and the difference before treatment were significant (P <0.05) at 15 min, 1, 2, and 24 h after treatment and the drug dose was adjusted in 3 patients after bradycardia after return to the normal range. Conclusion: Ethylamine iodine can be used in the clinical treatment of acute myocardial infarction and malignant arrhythmia. It can achieve significant clinical curative effect, high safety and mild adverse reaction. It is worthy to be popularized and applied.

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Original Article

Xiaolin Pan, Gengqiang Shi, Yuan Li, Shanshan Wu, Long Chen
33 Views, 17 PDF Downloads
Abstract

This thesis uses “Volume Control” ballon-stent model, and according to results of deformation of a stent and vascular during implantation, we obtain the stress contours of the stent during implantation. The results conclude by ANSYS simulation show that during the implantation process, expansion of balloon body will make the narrow part of the blood wall fragment tough. After placement of the stent, due to blood flow in vessel makes that the inner wall of blood vessels has uneven distribution of shear stress; And, in the vicinity of the stent structure, it has a lower [7] shear stress to vessel wall. During the expansion of the stent, the maximum principal stress concentrate on the connection between coronary stent itself and stiffeners.

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Original Article

Zhilin Wu, Changsong Chen, Jie Zhang, Yang Chen, Chengbin Wu, Pehua Li, Lei Li
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Objective: To study the clinical application and effect of free transplantation of miniature peroneal perforation flap in soft and tissue defects of hand, foot and skin. Method: 28 patients with hand, foot, skin and soft tissue defects who were treated in hospital from May 2015 to May 2016 were selected as the subjects. The patients were randomly divided into group A as experimental group and group B as control group. Two groups of patients with treatment site microcirculation, postoperative recovery and sensory score were compared. Results: The microcirculation indexes of group A were significantly better than those of group B (P <0.05). The rate of recovery in group A was 92.86% and rate of recovery in group B was 71.43%, after treatment recovery in group A is significantly better than group B (P <0.05). Before and after treatment, the sensory scores of the two groups were not statistically significant (P> 0.05). The sensory score of group A was significantly higher than that of group B (P <0.05). Conclusion: The microperitoneal perforation flap dissection has a good clinical effect, which can effectively improve the postoperative recovery of patients with soft tissue defects of hand, foot and skin, improve the microcirculation index of the treatment site and improve the sensory score of the treatment site, should be widely used in clinical treatment.

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Original Article

Qian Liu
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Abstract: Objective: To observe the clinical effect of “Chaihu Shugan Powder Zuojin Pill” in the treatment of non-erosive gastroesophageal reflux disease. Methods: Sixty patients with non-erosive gastroesophageal reflux disease were randomly divided into treatment group and control group (30 cases in each group). The patients were treated with “Zaohu Shugan Powder” and “Zangjin Pills” and omeprazole respectively. For 8 weeks, the clinical efficacy and changes in clinical symptoms were observed. Results: The total effective rate was 93.3% in the treatment group and 80.0% in the control group. There was significant difference between the two groups before and after treatment (P <0.05). Conclusion: “Chaihu Shugan Powder Zuojin Pill” can effectively improve the clinical symptoms of non-erosive gastroesophageal reflux disease.

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Original Article

Xiaoyu Zhou, Jiong Guo, Liliang Shu, Jing Xu
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Objective: To analyze and explore the clinical observation of coronary artery disease with coronary heart disease and coronary heart disease (CHD) undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting. Methods: From December 2015 to December 2016, 80 patients with coronary heart disease and heart valve were randomly divided into two groups: observation group and control group (40 cases). The observation group was treated with coronary artery bypass grafting combined with simultaneous heart valve replacement. The control group was treated with coronary stent implantation and non-synchronous valve replacement. The improvement of postoperative cardiac function, postoperative hospitalization, adverse events and bridge patency were compared between the two groups. Results: The improvement of cardiac function and the incidence of adverse events were significantly better in the observation group than in the control group (P <0.05). The time of hospitalization and the time of ventilator were significantly shorter than those of the control group (P <0.05). The patency rate of the bridge was significantly higher than that of the control group (P <0.05). Conclusion: Coronary artery bypass grafting combined with heart valve replacement in patients with coronary heart disease complicated with valvular heart disease can achieve significant curative effect, which is more ideal and safer than coronary artery bypass surgery combined with non-synchronous valve replacement.

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Advanced Emergency Medicine US$ 800

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Advanced Emergency Medicine is an international, Open Access, peer reviewed journal, which publishes information relevant to the practice, educational advancements, and investigation of emergency medicine. The journal aims to advance the science, education, and clinical practice of emergency medicine, to serve as a voice for the academic emergency medicine community, and help physicians and medical personnel improve patient care by providing the opportunity to access and learn about the most current research in emergency medicine. AEM contains research papers and clinical studies as well as articles focusing on the training of emergency physicians and on the practice of emergency medicine.

The article categories within the journal include (but are not limited to) the following fields:

  • Surgery (Endocrine, Colorectal, Vascular, Uro, ENT, Neuro, GI, Pediatric Surgery, Ophthalmological Orthopedic)
  • Acute injury
  • Clinical and Experimental Surgery
  • Cardiology Commentary
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Clinical Investigations and Surgical Education
  • Minimal Invasive Surgery
  • Clinical Laboratory in Emergency Pharmacology
  • Critical care medicine-Intensive care
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Disaster management and First aid
  • Diagnostic techniques and Emergency therapeutic
  • Healthy policy and ethics
  • Obstetrics
  • Rural Surgery
  • Injury and disease prevention
  • Intensive care and International emergency medicine
  • Pre-hospital care and Out-of-hospital emergency medical service
  • Sports Medicine
  • Medical toxicology
  • Sudden illness and Traumatology
  • Visual Diagnosis in Emergency Medicine
  • Warning signs (stroke, Alzheimer's, heart attack, etc)
  • Wound Care Techniques

 

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Advanced Emergency MedicineUS$ 800

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