Issue: October 2016 - NJM

October 2016

Volume: 74, Number: 8

Table of contents

editorial

Pragmatic barriers to assessing post-emergency department vulnerability for poor outcomes in an ageing society
C.R. Carpenter, M. Émond

review

The diagnostic work-up in patients with ascites: current guidelines and future prospects
R.C. Oey, H.R. van Buuren, R.A. de Man
Human metapneumovirus in haematopoietic stem cell transplantation recipients: a case series and review of the diagnostic and therapeutic approach
B.P.C. Hoppe, E. de Jongh, A. Griffioen-Keijzer, J.M. Zijlstra-Baalbergen, E.P.F. IJzerman, F. Baboe

original article

Predicting adverse health outcomes in older emergency department patients: the APOP study
J. de Gelder, J.A. Lucke, B. de Groot, A.J. Fogteloo, S. Anten, K. Mesri, E.W. Steyerberg, C. Heringhaus, G.J. Blauw, S.P. Mooijaart
The use of ultrasound during and after central venous catheter insertion versus conventional chest X-ray after insertion of a central venous catheter
M.J. Blans, H. Endeman, F.H. Bosch

case report

Coloenteric fistula in a young patient with recurrent diverticulitis: A case report and review of the literature
D.S. Ahmad, E.E. Quist, G.F. Hutchins, I. Bhat
Coxiella burnetii chronic pericarditis: a case report
I. Ivić, I. Božić, D. Ledina

photo quiz

A fatty cause of acute renal failure
W.E. van Spil, E. Steenbergen, J.C. Verhave
Answer to Photo Quiz: A fatty cause of acute renal failure

What does the skin tell us in this haemodialysis patient?
Y. van Herwaarden, J.C. Verhave
Answer to Photo Quiz: What does the skin tell us in this haemodialysis patient?

Pathological fracture and osteolysis of the rib with pleural effusion – is this malignant?
A. Vukic Dugac, A. Hecimovic, M. Jankoviç Makek, F. Dzubur, S. Seiwerth, M. Samarzija
Answer to Photo Quiz: Pathological fracture and osteolysis of the rib with pleural effusion – is this malignant?

letter to the editor

Levetiracetam (Keppra), urinary retention and literature search
A. Schattner, A. Al-Bewerat