Emergency medicine
A woman with a postpartum severe headache

Mustafa Mahmood Eid

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 77-79

  Objective: Epidural anesthesia is one of the famous, generally safe, and most requestedpain relief measures in labor. Nevertheless, it can have some complications thoughpneumocephalus and subdural effusion are very rare complications.Case Presentation: A 32-year-old woman presented with a severe persistent ...  Read More

Effect of oral tizanidine on prolongation of intrathecal lidocaine

Arman Taheri; Morteza Hashemian; Mehrdad Noroozi; Mohammad Bakhtiari; Mohammad Reza Doroodian; Shirin Salajegheh

Volume 4, Issue 2 , July 2018, , Pages 62-66

  Objective: In order to prolong the duration of intrathecal lidocaine, various drugs are used along with it. Due to the promising effects of tizanidine on central nervous system, it can be assumed that tizanidine can have a positive effect on increasing the anesthesia duration too. Thus, we aimed to investigate ...  Read More

Critical Care
A catheter malpositioned patient with pain and paresthesia

Akbar Fadaei Haghi; Rouya Shokri; Samad Shams Vahdati; Farid Eftekhar Milani; Shahrad Tajoddini

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 30-31

  We report a 54-year-old woman with the history of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) who was admitted to our hospital because of volume overload. Due to long-term use of peripheral veins and arteriovenous fistula (AVF) failure, central venous catheterization was the only choice for hemodialysis. She developed ...  Read More

Critical Care
Sudden death in strabismus surgery under local anaesthesia: a case report

Mahesh Chand Meena; Kuldeep Panchal; Mukta Rani

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 34-37

  Oculocardiac reflex (OCR) sometimes occurs as a result of pressure on the eye or traction of the intraorbital surrounding structures during ophthalmic surgery. This can result in bradycardiac arrhythmia and cardiac arrest. A 45-year-old female was undergoing an elective squint correction surgery of one ...  Read More

Clinical Toxicology
Comparing the effects of pethidine and diclofenac suppository on patients with renal colic in the emergency department

Ali Taherinia; Soodeh Shahsavari; Azadeh Heidarpour; Seyyed Mohammad Tabatabaii; Afsson Vahdat

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 3-6

  Objective: Renal colic is a common cause of emergency room visits. Due to the spontaneous passage of more than 90% of kidney stones, treatment in the emergency department (ED) is limited to pain control. Analgesics currently used are selected based on physician experiences and various theories from different ...  Read More