Papers of October

This month we cover a paper looking at the role of early craniectomy for raised intracranial pressure, the outcomes associated with advanced airway managements in prehospital cardiac arrest and lastly at the utility on ETCO2 and consider if it's application decreases adverse respiratory events. This month our great sponsors ADPRAC our giving away a £30 iTunes voucher… Read More

Papers of September

Here's a look at some of the papers that caught our eye this month. We cover a paper looking at the potential benefits of ketofol over propofol for conscious sedation, the role of aggressive blood pressure reduction in haemorrhage stroke and finally a really interesting paper of PE thrombolysis in cardiac arrest. This month our… Read More

Papers of August

Here's a look at some of the papers that caught our eye this month. We cover a paper looking at the significance of findings with the history, physical exam and imaging in subarachnoid haemorrhage to inform your work up. We look at another paper focussing on total body versus selective CT scanning in trauma and lastly… Read More

Papers of July

Here's a look at some of the papers that caught our eye this month. We have a look at papers covering platelet transfusions for patients on antiplatelets who suffer intracerebral bleeds, the optimal dose for procedural sedation with ketamine in children, a new meta-analysis on the sensitivity of early CT in suspected sub arachnoid haemorrhage and… Read More

Papers of June

Here's a look at some of the papers that caught our eye this month. We have a look at papers covering CT head imaging in delayed presentations, risk stratifying TIAs, early administration of fluids in severe sepsis and most importantly the utility of a biro in a surgical airway....... Make sure you go and have… Read More

Papers of May 2016

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… Read More

Papers of April 2016

Here's a look at some of the papers that caught our eye this month. We cover the best way to diagnose heart failure, the risks associated with hyperopia and the utility of ETCO2.  Take the time to have a look at the papers yourself and leave any feed back or comments at the bottom of… Read More

Papers of March 2016

Welcome back to March's papers of the month. Below are the papers we're covering in the podcast. Make sure to take a look at the full papers yourself for a full critical appraisal. The Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3). Singer M. JAMA. 2016 Feb 23;315(8):801-10. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.0287. The Sepsis Trust certainly… Read More

Papers of February 2016

Here is a overview of the papers that caught our eye this month and the accompanying podcast. As always make sure you go and check out the papers yourself as this is just a whistle stop tour to wet your appetite, enjoy! Simon Chest wall thickness and decompression failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing… Read More