Emergency medicine
1. Red blood cell distribution width: a determinant of hospital mortality in pancreatitis

Payman Moharamzadeh; Kavous Shahsavari Nia; Mohammadhossein Somi; Mahboub Pouraghaei; Akbar Fadaeihaghi; Farzad Rahmani

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 34-38

Abstract
  Objective: In recent years, there has been a great attention concerning red blood cell distribution width (RDW) in clinical decisions as well as determining the severity of diseases. This study was conducted to evaluate the primary level of RDW to predict hospital mortality in pancreatitis. Methods: ...  Read More

Critical Care
2. Association of base deficit with mortality in pediatric trauma

Maryam Ziaee; Amirhossein Mirafzal

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2016, , Pages 50-54

Abstract
   Objective: To evaluate the association of base deficit (BD) with mortality in traumatized children, and to assess this association in a subgroup of patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI).   Methods: In this cross-sectional study performed prospectively on a convenience sample of patients ...  Read More