Papers of November 2019

We've got some papers this month that focus on our sickest patients! If you had a patient that you found in cardiac arrest and you believed they had a PE, would you thrombolyse them during the arrest, and how much more likely do you think they would be to survive? Our first paper looks at… Read More

Papers of October 2019

Welcome to October '19 papers podcast. You can't go far without the topic of TXA as a treatment for anything that bleeds being mentioned! With the publication of CRASH-2 and the WOMAN trial practice has crept such that administration in gastro-intestinal bleeding is seen fairly frequently. However, current guidelines don't recommend the use of TXA… Read More

Papers of September 2019

We start off this month with a much talked about paper in the pre-hospital services, what benefit does Pre Hospital Critical Care bring to cardiac arrest victims? We are lucky enough to have the inside thoughts of the lead author, this a really interesting piece of work and will no doubt lead to further discussions,… Read More

Papers of August 2019

Well the summer has definitely hit and we hope you get a chance for a break... making sure you spend spend some time listening to Heat Illness on a beach somewhere! It's a wide variety of papers for you this month; Should we be looking to immediately cardiovert acute onset AF in the ED? What… Read More

Papers of July 2019

Welcome back! This month we're finishing off our theme of syncope with a paper that looks to answer the big question; in those with undifferentiated syncope, does hospitalisation result in better outcomes when compared to discharge? We have a look at a paper reviewing the feasibility of live streaming video from scene using the 999… Read More

Papers of June 2019

Status Epilepticus in children, lying and standing blood pressures in syncope or presyncope and decompressing paediatric tension pneumothoraces. You'll no doubt have seen and heard about the two papers published this month in the Lancet, both Consept and Eclipse look at the use of keppra vs phenytoin as a second line anti convulsant therapy for… Read More

Papers of May 2019

So first up a huge welcome to SJTREM, the free open access journal who we've teamed up with in the delivery of the podcast, every paper they publish is available online to read for free. Each month we'll be covering one of their papers in our Papers of the Month episodes, giving you the opportunity… Read More

Papers of April 2019

So we’ve got a massively important paper that we’re going to kick off April’s Papers of the Month podcast with, which is the RCT we’ve been waiting for; whether patients who have a ROSC should go to the cath lab, without a stemi, if the presumed cause is a coronary event? We’ve covered this topic…

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Papers of March 2019

We've got a broad array of topics and papers for you this month! First up we look at a paper from the NEJM assessing the potential benefits in providing ventilations to patients undergoing an RSI.¬†Next we look at patients presenting with both syncope and pre-syncope to the emergency department, this paper quantifies the risk that… Read More