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Learnings from real-life experience of using omalizumab for chronicurticaria in Latin America
Updated urticaria guidelines recommend that patients should be assessed for disease activity, severity, control, and quality of life at baseline and follow up. Regarding treatment, guidelines consider second generation ...
In situ assessment of superficial moisture condition in façades of historic building using non-destructive techniques
(Case Studies in Construction Materials, 2019-02-12)
In historic building the water resistance capacity of their external materials is a relevant property that must be known, because the materials play a fundamental role in the interaction with the external environment. ...
Development of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome in older and young adult trauma patients
(International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science, 2019)
We sought out to determine the correlation between the injury severity score (ISS) and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) between severely injured young adults (18–54 years) and elderly (>55 years) patients. Materials ...
Liver injury after methylprednisolone pulses: A disputable cause of hepatotoxicity. A case series and literature review
(United European Gastroenterology Journal, 2019-02-17)
Corticosteroids are often empirically used to treat idiosyncratic hepatotoxicity with severe features. Interestingly, intravenous methylprednisolone (MP) is increasingly being recognized as being responsible for liver ...
A rapid market survey on the availability of car seats in Qatar Implications for child passenger safety
(Qatar Medical Journal, 2019)
Despite the high income level in Arabian Gulf countries, people in the region need to improve their use of child restraint systems (CRSs) to reduce the incidence of preventable injuries to child automobile passengers. ...
Evolution of the Qatar trauma system: the journey from inception to verification
(Journal of Emergencies, Trauma and Shock, 2019)
Traumatic injuries accounted for substantial burden of morbidity and mortality (M and M) worldwide. Despite better socioeconomic conditions and living standards, the incidence of trauma is rising in the Eastern Mediterranean ...
Dependence- and disability-free life expectancy across eight low- and middle-income countries: a 10/66 study
(Journal of Aging and Health, 2019-01-30)
The objective of this study was to estimate healthy life expectancies in eight low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), using two indicators: disability-free life expectancy (DFLE) and dependence-free life expectancy ...
Long-term stability of two-phase class II: treatment with the carriere motion appliance
(Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, 2019-08)
A Bayesian decision support sequential model for severity of illness predictors and intensive care admissions in pneumonia
(BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 2019)
Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the USA. Our objective was to assess the predictive value on critical illness and disposition of a sequential Bayesian Model ...
Latin America intensive care unit disaster preparedness: results from a web‑based attitudes and perceptions survey
(International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science | Published by Wolters Kluwer - Medknow, 2019-11-11)
Disasters burden on hospital emergency intensive care units (ICUs). This burden is increased in Latin America (LATAM) where hospital resources, intrahospital disaster simulations, and perceived level of preparedness vary ...