March 2017

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.

Prehospital

 

Systematic review of the effectiveness of prehospital critical care following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Review article. Von Vopelius-Feldt J, et al. Resuscitation. 2017

Pre-hospital transfusion of packed red blood cells in 147 patients from a UK helicopter emergency medical service. Lyon RM, et al. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2017

Haemodynamic changes to a midazolam-fentanyl-rocuronium protocol for pre-hospital anaesthesia following return of spontaneous circulation after cardiac arrest. Miller M. Anaesthesia. 2017

Cardiac Arrest

 

A Randomised tRial of Expedited transfer to a cardiac arrest centre for non-ST elevation ventricular fibrillation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: The ARREST pilot randomised trial. Patterson T. Resuscitation. 2017

Decreased use of active temperature management following publication of the TTM trial. Millette BH, et al. Resuscitation. 2017.

The top 100 cited articles published on cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Dippenaar N, et al. Resuscitation. 2017.

Early, instead of late, automated chest compressions for in-hospital cardiac arrest. Nielen R, et al. Resuscitation. 2017.

Google Glass for Residents Dealing With Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Arrest: A Randomized, Controlled, Simulation-Based Study. Drummond D, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017

Airway

 

Relationship Between Adverse Tracheal Intubation Associated Events and PICU Outcomes. Parker MM, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017.

High-Flow Oxygen vs Noninvasive Ventilation for Postextubation Respiratory Failure. Martins Tomazini B, et al. JAMA. 2017.

Paediatrics

 

Diagnostic Accuracy of History, Physical Exam, Laboratory Tests and Point-of-Care-Ultrasound for Pediatric Acute Appendicitis in the Emergency Department: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Benabbas R, et al. Acad Emerg Med. 2017.

High-flow warm humidified oxygen versus standard low-flow nasal cannula oxygen for moderate bronchiolitis (HFWHO RCT): an open, phase 4, randomised controlled trial. Kepreotes E, et al. Lancet. 2017.

Other areas of interest

 

Prophylactic hydration to protect renal function from intravascular iodinated contrast material in patients at high risk of contrast-induced nephropathy (AMACING): a prospective, randomised, phase 3, controlled, open-label, non-inferiority trial. Nijssen EC, et al. Lancet. 2017

How emergency department (ED) admission decisions differ when the same physician works in two different EDs. Pines JM, et al. Am J Emerg Med. 2017.

Resuscitation highlights in 2016. Nolan JP, et al. Resuscitation. 2017.

e-Learning in Advanced Life Support-What factors influence assessment outcome? Thorne CJ. Resuscitation. 2017

Prophylactic hydration to protect renal function from intravascular iodinated contrast material in patients at high risk of contrast-induced nephropathy (AMACING): a prospective, randomised, phase 3, controlled, open-label, non-inferiority trial. Nijssen EC, et al. Lancet. 2017

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.

 

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