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Concealed Penetrating Parietal Lobe Injury Due to Stab Wound: Case Report


Abstract: Penetrating brain injury may occur as a result of the bullets shrapnel parts of gunshot wounds, wood, knife, and glass. Thick and hard structure of the skull protects the brain from external forces. However, relatively thin structures roof of orbital cavity, temporal bone, and cribriform plate make the brain susceptible to penetrating injury.


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Lower Extremity Amelanotic Nodular Melanoma


Abstract: The incidence of melanoma has increased 15-fold in the past 40 years, which is more rapid than for any other malignancy. Nodular melanoma is the second most common subtype of melanoma and is often diagnosed at more advanced stages. Nodular melanoma contributes disproportionately to the number of deaths from melanoma.


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Acute Cholecystitis Caused by Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: A Rare Case Report


Abstract: Acute cholecystitis is usually a mixed infection most commonly by Escherichia coli accompanied with Enterococcus species and anaerobes. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) rarely causes the disease entity.


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Acute Lung Injury Caused by High Tidal Volume in a Rat Pneumonia Model


Abstract: Male Sprague-Dawley rats (300 – 400g) were intratracheally challenged with lipopolysaccharide (LPS) as a first hit to induce lung inflammation. Rats were then randomized 24 hours later to receive mechanical ventilation as a second hit,

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Austin Journal of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine is an open access, peer reviewed, scholarly journal dedicated to publish articles in all areas of research in Emergency and Critical Care.

The journal aims to promote research communications and provide a forum for researchers, physicians, surgeons, pediatricians, anaesthetists, ambulance staff and other healthcare professionals to find most recent advances in the areas of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine.
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Concealed Penetrating Parietal Lobe Injury Due to Stab Wound: Case Report

Abstract Thick and hard structure of skull protects the brain from external forces, however, in rare instances penetrating brain injury may occur depending on the severity of trauma [1]. This type of injury may occur in every period of life.
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