Journal of Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care

Editor in Chief

Dr. A. Sassan Sabouri is working as a Physician in Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA, since 2011. Also working as Instructor in Harvard Medical School and retrained as Anesthesia residency in New York State University at Buffalo, NY in 2007. He is Head of Board of Directors (HON) in Afra Surgery Center, Tehran/Iran. He completed his MD and finished his residency training in Anesthesiology…

Name : A. Sassan Sabouri
University : Massachusetts General Hospital

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    Psychogenic Urinary Retention: A Case Report

    Psychogenic retention of urine should be suspected in patient, who is unable to pass urine voluntarily, however without any discomfort and no urge to pass urine. It is a rare condition with minimal information known or reported in the literature. When no organic causes to decrease urine output can be found in patient with significant psychological…

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    Clinical Aspects and Scoring the Severity of Dyspnea: A Short Review

    Dyspnea is the more frequent and one of the most complex respiratory symptoms in acute patient care. We can define it very simply e.g. “inappropriate relationship between respiratory work and total body work” or as “an abnormally uncomfortable awareness of breathing” or in a popular way “the clinicians know what it means”, according to…

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    A Heart Touched by “The Devil’s Tongue”: Near Fatal Pulmonary Embolism

    A 73–year old man with a history of hypertension, attended the emergency room presenting syncope, dyspnea, and chest tightness with inspiratory efforts. In emergency room the patient's mental status was obtunded, his heart rate was 84 beats per minute, respiratory rate 28 breaths per minute; oxygen saturation was 88% with ambient oxygen, blood pressure:…

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    Newborn Hearing Screenings in Human Immunodeficiency Virus- Exposed Uninfected Infants

    Perinatal HIV infection and congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection may increase the risk for hearing loss. We examined 1,435 infants enrolled in the Surveillance Monitoring of ART Toxicities (SMARTT) study of the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS) network, a prospective study of the safety of in utero antiretroviral (ARV) exposures. We determined…

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    Health Literacy and Education Predict Nutrient Quality of Diet of Socioeconomically Diverse, Urban Adults

    Health literacy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions”. To be health literate, comprehensions as well as numeracy are needed. Health numeracy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity…

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    Optimization of a Clinically Relevant Model of White Matter Stroke in Mice: Histological and Functional Evidences

    White matter (WM) injury during stroke increases the risk of disability and gloomy prognosis of post-stroke rehabilitation. However, modeling of WM loss in rodents has proven to be challenging. We report improved WM injury models in male C57BL/6 mice. Mice were given either endothelin-1 (ET-1) or L-N5-(1-iminoethyl)ornitine (L-NIO) into the periventricular…

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