Tommaso Grandi(1); Silvia De Carlo(2); Veronica Carosi(2); Alessandra Visentin(2); Nicola Fanton(3); Daniela Baldo(2); Matteo Paganini(2).

1) Emergency Department, Policlinico Casilino, Rome, Italy
2) Emergency Department, University Hospital of Padua, Italy
3) Emergency Department, Ospedale Sant’Antonio, Padua, Italy


Chest compressions generate a small but critical amount of cerebral blood flow and occasionally provide sufficient cerebral perfusion pressure to let the
Read more: Six Cases Of CPR-Induced Consciousness In Witnessed Cardiac Arrest
Category: Commentaries

Paolo Balzaretti
S.C. Medicina e Chirurgia d’Accettazione e Urgenza, A.O. “Ordine Mauriziano”, (Torino) Italy

What we already know about this topic

Pneumonia still holds a high prevalence in Western Countries; even mortality rates for admitted patients are relevant, ranging from 5,6% to 10% at 30-days follow up (1,2). For this reason, any therapeutic mean which possibly could lower these figures is worth studying.
In the past years, corticosteroids have been deeply investigated in the
Read more: Corticosteroids for pneumonia

R. Lubrano1, E. Baldini**, L Cipollone**, A Rosa**, A. Asrow*, G Bertazzoni** and CEQUAM Instructors Group**

1: President SIMEUP
* Emergency Medicine, NorthShore University Health System, Evanston, Illinois, USA
** (Research Center on Evaluation of Quality in Medicine - CEQUAM, “Sapienza” University Rome, Italy: D. Amoroso, L. Antonetti, M De Filippo, A. Garramone, I Gentile, A Marcellino, E Migliozzi, O Spagnolello, A Zizzo)


Simulation is a teaching method that has witnessed a

Read more: Simulation as a Didactic Method in Emergency Medicine
Category: Commentaries

Fernando Schiraldi*, Giovanna Guiotto**
*Ex SIMEU president
**Dir. UOC Med.d’Urgenza e PS A.O. Rummo Benevento
The very updated editorial by Iaccarino and Bertazzoni, recently published on ITJEM, underlines once more how the long lasting fluids debate is still far from being totally resolved (1,2). So we thought if a different approach, based on a few concepts of applied physiopathology, could be of interest to the internist/intensivist, who must
Read more: The fluids debate: what about a different approach?


Itjem is the official italian scientific review for emergency medicine.

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

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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