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Compartment syndrome is a well-recognized complication that occurs in the extremities. However, it can also occur in the abdomen and intracranial cavity. When it occurs in the abdomen, it refers to organ dysfunction caused by intra-abdominal hypertension and is called abdominal compartment syndrome or ACS. Increased intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) may lead to intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH)…

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Despite the known risks of texting and driving, many individuals simply cannot resist making their friends and relatives wait until they are no longer driving to respond. While texting is a great way to communicate and keep in touch, even while in a busy meeting, it should be restricted to times when we are not…

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