- [Acute dyspnea in the emergency room: the utility of troponin, natriuretic, procalcitonin and D-dimers]P Taboulet
Service des Urgences, Hopital Saint Louis, Paris
Ann Biol Clin (Paris) 63:377-84. 2005..In conclusion, it is not only the cost of the test but overall the potential impact of its result on the management of the patient's care which makes the decision of performing the test or not...
- Urinary acetoacetate or capillary beta-hydroxybutyrate for the diagnosis of ketoacidosis in the Emergency Department settingPierre Taboulet
Department of Emergency Medicine, Hopital Saint Louis, University of Paris VII, Paris, France
Eur J Emerg Med 11:251-8. 2004..We compared the semiquantitative measurement of acetoacetate using urinary dipsticks with the bedside quantitative fingerprick measurement of the principal ketone bodies 3-beta-hydroxybutyrate, for the diagnosis of ketoacidosis...
- Is capillary ketone determination useful in clinical practice? In which circumstances?T Meas
Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, and Department of Emergency Medicine, Saint Louis Hospital, Paris, France
Diabetes Metab 31:299-303. 2005..This new test is easier and less unpleasant than doing urinary test but it is still far more expensive. Further clinical studies are needed to define whether self 3HB monitoring should substitute urinary test in outpatient care...
- Digoxin-specific Fab fragments as single first-line therapy in digitalis poisoningFrederic Lapostolle
SAMU 93, EA 3409, Hopital Avicenne, Bobigny, France
Crit Care Med 36:3014-8. 2008..A previous study suggested that Fab fragments prescribed as first-line therapy might improve mortality rate. Our objective was to evaluate this approach...