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  • Transporting patients during CPR
    Transporting patients during CPR
    Should patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and suspected myocardial infarction or pulmonary embolism be transported to the hospital while being resuscitated? Should Advanced Life Support interventions be prolonged in such cases?
  • EMS approach to patients with atrial fibrillation
    EMS approach to patients with atrial fibrillation
    Emergency medical services often treat patients with diagnosed atrial fibrillation. What should they pay special attention to?

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  • Colchicine in acute gout
    Colchicine in acute gout
    If colchicine in doses 1 g + 0.5 g is partly ineffective in a patient with acute gout, should it be continued at the same daily dose or is it better to switch to or add a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug or a corticosteroid?
  • Selecting drugs in acute gout
    Selecting drugs in acute gout
    What should guide our decisions when selecting drugs used in the treatment of acute gout?

Toxicology more

VTE more

  • Popliteal vein thrombosis after a flight. Part 2
    Popliteal vein thrombosis after a flight. Part 2
    If no thrombus is seen in the popliteal vein on ultrasonography one month after the event, is it possible it may have travelled to the pulmonary artery?
  • Popliteal vein thrombosis after a flight. Part 1
    Popliteal vein thrombosis after a flight. Part 1
    A 40-year-old otherwise healthy man had a popliteal vein thrombosis after a 9-hour flight. One month after the event there was no sign of a thrombus on ultrasonography and D-dimer levels were normal. What prophylaxis should be used in this patient before long-haul flights in the future?

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