Here’s a look at some of the papers that caught our eye this month. We have a look at patient positioning for RSI, the implication of hypothermia on arrival in the ED and the reliability of clinical assessment of syncope in our elderly patients.
Make sure you go and have a look at the papers yourself to see what the evidence means to you.
Head-Elevated Patient Positioning Decreases Complications of Emergent Tracheal Intubation in the Ward and Intensive Care Unit. Khandelwal N. Anesth Analg. 2016 Apr;122(4):1101-7. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000001184.