Here are the papers that caught our eye over the last month, many of these will go onto form the topics for our monthly podcasts and topics which you can subscribe to here.
Improving the Safety of Rapid Sequence Intubation in the Emergency Department. Sakles JC. Ann Emerg Med. 2017
A randomised controlled trial comparing transnasal humidified rapid insufflation ventilatory exchange (THRIVE) pre-oxygenation with facemask pre-oxygenation in patients undergoing rapid sequence induction of anaesthesia. Mir F, et al. Anaesthesia. 2016.
Evaluation of gum-elastic bougie combined with direct and indirect laryngoscopes in vomitus setting: A randomized simulation trial. Ohchi F, et al. Am J Emerg Med. 2016.
Mortality and Prehospital Blood Pressure in Patients With Major Traumatic Brain Injury: Implications for the Hypotension Threshold. Spaite DW. JAMA Surg. 2016
Predictors of 30-day mortality in patients admitted to emergency departments for acute heart failure. Marchetti M, et al. Am J Emerg Med. 2016.
Emergency Department Cardiopulmonary Evaluation of Low-Risk Chest Pain Patients with Self-Reported Stress and Anxiety. Musey PI Jr. J Emerg Med. 2016
The suspicious relation between syncope and echocardiographic abnormalities. Celik A, et al. Am J Emerg Med. 2016.
Factors predicting failure of noninvasive ventilation assist for preventing reintubation among medical critically ill patients. Thomrongpairoj P. J Crit Care. 2016
Retrospective validation of the pulmonary embolism rule-out criteria rule in ‘PE unlikely’ patients with suspected pulmonary embolism. Crane S. Eur J Emerg Med. 2016
Nasal flaring as a clinical sign of respiratory acidosis in patients with dyspnea. Zorrilla-Riveiro JG, et al. Am J Emerg Med. 2016.
Resuscitation attempts and duration in traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Beck B, et al. Resuscitation. 2016.
Consensus statement: Surgical stabilization of rib fractures rib fracture colloquium clinical practice guidelines. Pieracci FM, et al. Injury. 2016.
Other areas of interest
Lactate – Arterial and Venous Agreement in Sepsis: a prospective observational study. Datta D. Eur J Emerg Med. 2016
Is Fixing Pediatric Nail Bed Injuries With Medical Adhesives as Effective as Suturing?: A Review of the Literature. Edwards S, et al. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016.
Antibiotics-First Versus Surgery for Appendicitis: A US Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial Allowing Outpatient Antibiotic Management. Talan DA, et al. Ann Emerg Med. 2016.
Comparison of Intravenous Ketorolac at Three Single-Dose Regimens for Treating Acute Pain in the Emergency Department: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Motov S. Ann Emerg Med. 2016
A randomized-controlled trial of a patient-centred intervention in high-risk discharged older patients. Arendts G, et al. Eur J Emerg Med. 2016.
Can Patient Variables Measured on Arrival to the Emergency Department Predict Disposition in Medium-acuity Patients? Riordan JP, et al. J Emerg Med. 2016.
Pain Assessment in Children Younger Than 8 Years in Out-of-Hospital Emergency Medicine: Reliability and Validity of EVENDOL Score. Beltramini A, et al. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016.
We look forward to bringing you some of these papers in future podcasts, if there’s anything in particular you’d like to hear then leave a comment at the bottom of the page.