Itjem is the official italian scientific review for emergency medicine.

Publisher: Simeu, Società italiana della medicina di emergenza-urgenza, via Valprato, 68 Torino - www.simeu.it

Editorial coordination: Silvia Alparone.

Scientific Manager : Giuliano Bertazzoni; Operating Editorial Board: Paolo Balzaretti, Guido Borasi, Rodolfo Ferrari, Mauro Giordano, Paolo Groff, Emanuele Pivetta;

Advisory Board: Michele Gulizia, Riccardo Lubrano, Marco Ranieri, Maria Pia Ruggieri, Roberta Petrino, Francesco Violi.

Editorial Board and Reviewers: Giancarlo Agnelli, Giancarlo Avanzi, Marco Baroni, Stefania Basili, Alessio Bertini, Francesco Buccelletti, Gian A. Cibinel, Roberto Cosentini, Fabio De Iaco, Andrea Fabbri, Paola Noto, Giovanni Ricevuti, Fernando Schiraldi, Danilo Toni.

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Category: Commentaries

Pivetta E. (Division of Emergency Medicine and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Turin)
Maule M.M. (Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Turin)

Background (Why?)

For many years, the usefulness of a new diagnostic tool was evaluated considering its accuracy (sensitivity, specificity, prognostic values) and comparing it with a gold standard. This approach has some limitations. In some cases, there is not a real gold

Category: Commentaries

What we already know about this topic

Even if its use has been extensively investigated for the last 40 years, thrombolytic therapy for pulmonary embolism still remain a heavily debated intervention in Emergency Medicine. Recommendations from recently published guidelines can be summarized as follow:

  1. For clinically unstable patients (mainly defined as presenting with shock or BP < 90 mmHg), thrombolytic therapy is suggested if bleeding risk is acceptable (also defined as “not high” or
Category: Commentaries

Dott. Paolo Balzaretti

What we already know about this topic

Acute idiopathic facial paralysis, which is frequently referred to with the eponym of Bell’s Palsy, has an incidence of about 53 cases/100.000 persons/year in Italy (1). It is frequently encountered in the Emergency Department because usually characterized by the acute onset of concerning symptoms involving the facial district.
Recommended therapy consisted for long time in anti-viral drugs and corticosteroids. Recently the

 

Itjem is the official italian scientific review for emergency medicine.

Publisher: Simeu, Società italiana della medicina di emergenza-urgenza, via Valprato, 68 Torino - www.simeu.it

Editorial coordination: Silvia Alparone.

Scientific Manager : Giuliano Bertazzoni; Operating Editorial Board: Paolo Balzaretti, Guido Borasi, Rodolfo Ferrari, Mauro Giordano, Paolo Groff, Emanuele Pivetta;

Advisory Board: Michele Gulizia, Riccardo Lubrano, Marco Ranieri, Maria Pia Ruggieri, Roberta Petrino, Francesco Violi.

Editorial Board and Reviewers: Giancarlo Agnelli, Giancarlo Avanzi, Marco Baroni, Stefania Basili, Alessio Bertini, Francesco Buccelletti, Gian A. Cibinel, Roberto Cosentini, Fabio De Iaco, Andrea Fabbri, Paola Noto, Giovanni Ricevuti, Fernando Schiraldi, Danilo Toni.

Norme editoriali clicca qui.

  • Scientifici

  • Divulgativi

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