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Author Soyuncu, Secgin ♦ Bektas, Firat
Source World Health Organization (WHO)-Global Index Medicus
Content type Text
Publisher Elsevier
File Format HTM / HTML
Language English
Difficulty Level Medium
Subject Domain (in DDC) Social sciences ♦ Social problems & services; associations ♦ Social welfare problems & services ♦ Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Life sciences; biology ♦ Natural history of organisms ♦ Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Human anatomy, cytology, histology ♦ Diseases ♦ Management & auxiliary services ♦ General management ♦ Manufacture for specific uses ♦ Precision instruments & other devices
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Integumentary System ♦ Anatomy ♦ Eukaryota ♦ Organisms ♦ Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms ♦ Wounds and Injuries ♦ Diseases ♦ Diagnosis ♦ Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment ♦ Persons ♦ Persons ♦ Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services ♦ Health Services Administration ♦ Health Care
Subject Keyword Discipline Emergency ♦ Discipline Medicine ♦ Nails ♦ Injuries ♦ Emergency Service, Hospital ♦ Finger Injuries ♦ Hematoma ♦ Humans ♦ Male ♦ Middle Aged ♦ Point-of-care Systems ♦ Ultrasonography ♦ Case Reports ♦ Journal Article
Abstract A 46-year-old man presented to the emergency department after being injured with a press machine from his left hand 30 minutes before admission. Subungual hematoma was diagnosed in his index finger, although the nail plate was intact. Emergency physicians could identify nail bed injury with bedside ultrasonography examination. This noninvasive, inexpensive, and repeatable diagnostic modality could preserve patients from a complex, invasive nail removal procedure.
Description Country affiliation: Turkey
Author Affiliation: Soyuncu S ( Akdeniz University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Dumlupinar Bulvari 07059 Antalya, Turkey.
ISSN 07356757
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Reading ♦ Research ♦ Self Learning
Interactivity Type Expositive
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article ♦ Case study
Publisher Date 2012-09-01
Publisher Place United States
e-ISSN 15328171
Journal The American Journal of Emergency Medicine
Volume Number 30
Issue Number 7

Source: WHO-Global Index Medicus