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Date: 2009
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:7545
Description: Objective: Behavioural disturbance and aggression in the ED is an increasing problem. The present study describes the characteristics of patients with acute behavioural disturbance and their emergent ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/936916
Description: Introduction: Acanthophis genus (i.e. death adders) and the Naja genus (i.e. cobras) belong to the family elapidae. The current study compared the in vitro cytotoxicity of venoms from four Acanthophis... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/936401
Description: Objective: The objective of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the sedation assessment tool (SAT) in assessing patient response to treatment for acute behavioural disturbance (ABD). Method... More
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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/1959.13/927038
Description: Despite widespread use of antivenoms, many questions remain about their effectiveness in the clinical setting. The almost universal acceptance of their value is based mainly on in vitro studies, anima... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:206
Description: Objective: To investigate species-specific envenoming rates and spectrum of severity of funnel-web spider bites, and the efficacy and adverse effects of funnel-web spider antivenom. Data sources: Case... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/929651
Description: Chironex fleckeri (box jellyfish) are found in the northern tropical waters of Australia. Although C. fleckeri have a wide geographical distribution and are able to swim large distances, adults tend t... More
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Date: 2009
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:7165
Description: Objectives: To investigate an ED death audit process that included deaths occurring within 48 h of admission in addition to deaths in the ED. Methods: The study was a review of a prospective audit pro... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/807962
Description: Background: Despite the development of evidence-based practice guidelines in many countries for asthma treatment in children, there is limited evidence that using such guidelines improves patient care... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:242
Description: Serotonin toxicity (or serotonin syndrome) has become an increasingly common and important clinical problem in medicine over the last 15 years with the introduction of many new antidepressants that ca... 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: 2008
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:5485
Description: AIMS: There are no studies measuring antivenom concentrations following intramuscular administration. This study aimed to compare antivenom concentrations following intravenous and intramuscular admin... More
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Date: 2009
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:7354
Description: Introduction: Chironex fleckeri is a large box jellyfish that has been labelled the ‘most venomous animal’ in the world. We have recently shown that the primary effect of C. fleckeri venom in vivo is ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/32090
Description: Objective: The study aimed to provide a recommended list of performance indicators from routinely collected data that measure most aspects of the patient journey through the emergency department (ED).... More
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