Letter to Editor Emergency medicine
Cellulitis: when to say its treatment failure

Sadaf Sheikh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 April 2022

Abstract
  Cellulitis is treated with antibiotics as routine management and based on the literature the cellulitis hospitalization can be avoided by 11% if appropriate antibiotics are used.1 Randomized clinical trials and Cochrane reviews have suggested that oral antibiotics are non-inferior to intravenous administration ...  Read More

Letter to Editor
Late presentation of isolated caecal perforation following blunt abdominal trauma: The utility of point-of-care ultrasound

Balaji RajaRam; Sayan Nath; Supreet Kaur; Dinesh Bagaria; Rajeshwari Subramaniam; Vimi Rewari

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 26 December 2022

Abstract
  Colonic injuries after blunt trauma abdomen are a rareentity which may sometimes have a delayed presentation(1). In the intensive care unit (ICU), various interventionslike sedation, analgesia and paralysis may confoundclinical examination findings pertaining to abdominalpathology. Computed tomography ...  Read More

Review Article Emergency medicine
The effect of chit powder technology in the treatment of burn hazards victims: A systematic review

Marziye Hadian; Alireza Jabbari; Hojjat Sheikhbardsiri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 December 2021

Abstract
  Objective: In order to heal burn wounds, many researches have been done, including the use of biological scaffolds due to their ability to achieve the desired properties. Owing to the appropriate biological properties of chitosan such as biocompatibility and antimicrobial properties as well as the promotion ...  Read More

Original Article Emergency medicine
Adherence to guideline in hydrating traumatic patients with crystalloid fluids: A single center experience from Southern Iran

Shahram Paydar; Armin Akbarzadeh; Ladan Nasermoadeli; Vahid Mohammadkarimi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 January 2023

Abstract
  Objective: The adherence of the physicians to guidelines in resuscitation of the patientsis of great importance since it can predict the outcome. To evaluate the adherence of thephysicians of our center in hydration of traumatic patients with crystalloids regarding theAdvanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) ...  Read More

Original Article Emergency medicine
Comparing the effectiveness of oral versus intravenous antibiotics in the prophylaxis of wound infection in hand laceration

Mehdi Momeni; Elnaz Vahidi; Neda Karimi Tafti; Zeinab Naderpour; Javad Seyedhosseini; Morteza Saeedi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 24 January 2023

Abstract
  Objective: Hand lacerations are among the most frequent causes of visiting emergencydepartments (EDs). Wound infection is one of its complications. There is still an ongoingdisagreement on the administration of oral versus intravenous (IV) antibiotics (ABs). Theobjective of this study is to compare the ...  Read More

Original Article Emergency medicine
Prognostic value of intensive care scores concerning the prediction of 30-day mortality in COVID-19

Navid Kalani; Masoud Tavasolian; Khaterh Dehghani; Seyed Reza Mousavi; Erfan Ghanbarzadeh; Masihallah Shakeri; Elahe Rahmanian; Poorya Aryanpoor; Naser Hatami; Zhila Rahmanian; Samaneh Abiri

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 30 January 2023

Abstract
  Objective: The goal of our study was to determine the prognostic value of CURB-65,Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA), pneumonia severity index (PSI), MuLBSTA,and Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) II upon admission inpatients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19, as well ...  Read More

Original Article Emergency medicine
Effects of perioperative use of two doses of magnesium sulfate infusion on intraoperative blood loss in patients undergoing lumbar spinal fusion surgery

Zahra Rahim; Mehrdad MasoudifarI; Behzad Nazemroaya; Mehrdad Norouzi; Amirali Mousavi I

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 02 February 2023

Abstract
  Objective: In general, spinal fusion surgery causes heavy bleeding. The purpose of thisstudy was to evaluate the use of two different doses of magnesium sulfate to control thebleeding in lumbar fusion surgery.Methods: This study was carried out as a randomized double-blinded clinical trial in 2020in ...  Read More

Case Report Emergency medicine
Lag screw principle to fix unstable sagittal fracture of infraorbital rim: A technical note

Smita Bhat; Amal Suresh; Apeksha Inamdar; Anil Kumar Desai; Gopal Krishnan

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 January 2023

Abstract
  Objective: Fractures of orbital rims are common and restoration of these fractures back toits normal anatomic form is essential to maintain the function and aesthetics of the eyes.Low profile miniplates are the rigid fixation device of choice for such fractures. But in caseof sagittal and grossly displaced ...  Read More

Case Report Emergency medicine
Purtscher’s retinopathy following trauma: A case report

Seyed Ahmad Rasoulinejad

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 02 June 2022

Abstract
  Objective: Purtscher’s retinopathy is the retinal damage following trauma or non-traumatic systemic disease, which may contain cotton-wool spots (CWSs), and may cause Purtscher flecken, atrophy of the optic nerve, and hemorrhage of the posterior pole of the eye.Case Presentation: A 28-year-old ...  Read More

Case Report Emergency medicine
Minimal invasive management of proximal small bowel bleeding: A case report and reviewing the evidences

Mohammad Rezazadehkermani; Seyed Vahid Hosseini

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 26 December 2022

Abstract
  Objective: Gastrointestinal bleeding is one of the surgical emergencies that is routinelyvisited in emergency departments. Although most of these patients are managed withendoscopic modalities, some of them are managed with surgical interventions. Most ofemergency surgical interventions are done via ...  Read More

Case Report
Vertebra critica in a case of near-hanging

Zahid A Shaikh; Varsha S Shinde; Sambhaji R Shinde; Jaideo M Ughade

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 26 December 2022

Abstract
  Objective: To demonstrate the significance of fused cervical vertebrae in emergencymedicine practice.Case report: A 35-year-old male was brought to the emergency department (ED) whoattempted suicide by hanging and was later found to have congenital fusion of cervicalvertebra C2 and C3, a condition referred ...  Read More

Case Report Infectious disease
The importance of considering rhabdomyolysis as the underlying cause of myalgia in patients with COVID-19: A case report

Zahra Rezaie; Shima Heidari; Ahmad Salimzadeh; Fatemeh Sadat Pirooz; Farhad Najmeddin

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 30 January 2023

Abstract
  Objective: Since the identification and spread of the novel coronavirus disease 2019(COVID-19) in December 2019, respiratory presentations have been introduced as themain symptoms of this new type of viral disease; however, the extra-pulmonary featuresare raising awareness for researchers due to the ...  Read More