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Emergency Medicine Development (2011)

Allegranzi B, Bagheri Nejad S, et al. Burden of endemic health-care-associated infection in developing countries: systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet. 2011; 377:228-41. Click here

Jayaraman S, Ozgediz D, Miyamoto J, et al. Disparities in injury mortality between Uganda and the United States: comparative analysis of a neglected disease. World J Surg. 2011; 35:505-11. Click here

Lagarde M, Palmer N. The impact of user fees on access to health services in low- and middle-income countries [review]. Cochrane Database. Syst Rev. 2011; Apr 13; (4):CD009094. Click here Metcalfe JZ, Everett CK, Steingart KR, et al. Interferon-gamma release assays for active pulmonary tuberculosis diagnosis in adults in low- and middle-income countries: systematic review and meta-analysis. J Infect Dis. 2011; 204 (Suppl 4):S1120-9. Click here

Mikrogianakis A, Kam A, Silver S, et al. Telesimulation: an innovative and effective tool for teaching novel intraosseous insertion techniques in developing countries. Acad Emerg Med. 2011; 18:420-7. Click here

Nyamtema AS, Urassa DP, van Roosmalen J. Maternal health interventions in resource limited countries: a systematic review of packages, impacts, and factors for change. BMC Preg Childbir. 2011; 11:e30. Click here

Thompson DO, Hurtado TR, Liao MM, Byyny RL, Gravitz C, Haukoos JS. Validation of the Simplified Motor Score in the out-of-hospital setting for prediction of outcomes after traumatic brain injury. Ann Emerg Med. 2001; 58:417-25 Click here

Emergency Care in Resource-limited Settings (2011)

Alam DS, Yunus M, El Arifeen S, et al. Zinc treatment for 5 or 10 days is equally effacacious in preventing diarrhea in the subsequent 3 months among Bangladeshi children. J Nutr. 2011; 141:312-5. Click here

Arjyal A, Basnyat B, Koirala S, et al. Gatifloxacin versus chloramphenicol for uncomplicated enteric fever: an open-label, randomised, controlled trial. Lancet Infect Dis. 2011; 11:445-54. Click here

Ashley EA, Lubell Y, White NJ, Turner P. Antimicrobial susceptibility of bacterial isolates from community acquired infections in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asian low and middle income countries. Trop Med Int Health. 2011; 16:1167-79. Click here

Bari A, Sadruddin S, Khan A, et al. Community case management of severe pneumonia with oral amoxicillin in children aged 2-59 months in Haripur district, Pakistan: a cluster randomised trial. Lancet. 2011; 378:1796-803.  Click here Basnyat B, Holck PS, Pun M, et al. Spironolactone does not prevent acute mountain sickness: a prospective, double blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled trial by SPACE Trial Group (spironolactone and acetazolamide trial in the prevention of acute mountain sickness group). Wild Environ Med. 2011; 22:15-22. Click here

Cardoso MR, Nascimento-Carvalho CM, Ferrero F, Alves FM, Cousens SN. Adding fever to WHO criteria for diagnosing pneumonia enhances the ability to identify pneumonia cases among wheezing children. Arch Dis Child. 2011; 96:58-61. Click here

Effa EE, Lassi ZS, Critchley JA, et al. Fluoroquinolones for treating typhoid and paratyphoid fever (enteric fever). Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011; Oct 5; (10):CD004530. Click here

Guerrier G, Doherty T. Comparison of antibiotic regimens for treating louse-borne relapsing fever: a meta-analysis. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2011; 105:483-90. Click here Kung CT, Li CJ, Hung SC, et al. Acute melioid community-acquired pneumonia. Int J Infect Dis. 2011; 12:3627-30. Click here

Opiyo N, English M. What clinical signs best identify severe illness in young infants aged 0-59 days in developing countries? A systematic review. Arch Dis Child. 2011; 96:1052-9. Click here Pillai Riddell RR,  Racine NM, Turcotte K, et al. Non-pharmacological managemet of infant and young child procedural pain. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011; Oct 5; (10):CD006275. Click here Rouhani S, Meloney L, Ahn R, Nelson BD, Burke TF. Alternative rehydration methods: a systematic review and lessons for resource-limited care. Pediatrics. 2011; 127:3748-57. Click here Thomas L, Moravie V, Besnier F, et al. Clinical presentation of dengue among patients admitted to the adult emergency department of a tertiary care hospital in Martinique: implications for triage, management, and reporting. Ann Emerg Med. 2011; 59: 42-50. Click here van Eijk AM, Terlow DJ. Azithromycin for treating uncomplicated malaria. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011; Feb 16; (2):CD006688. Click here Wilson A; IPTc Taskforce. A systematic review and meta-analysis of the efficacy and safety of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in children (IPTc). PLoS One. 2011; 6:316976. Click here

Zhang L, Mendoza-Sassi R, Santos JCH, Lau J. Accuracy of symptoms and signs predicting hypoxaemia among young children with acute respiratory infection: a meta-analysis. Int J Tuberc Lung DIs. 2011; 153:317-25. Click here

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