February 2020

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.

Airway

Automated tracheal intubation in an airway manikin using a robotic endoscope: a proof of concept study. Biro P. Anaesthesia. 2020

Video Laryngoscopy Compared to Augmented Direct Laryngoscopy in Adult Emergency Department Tracheal Intubations: A National Emergency Airway Registry (NEAR) Study. Brown CA 3rd. Acad Emerg Med. 2020

Cardiology

The significance of door-to-balloon time in the patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Tang G. Resuscitation. 2020

Ticagrelor or Prasugrel in Acute Coronary Syndromes. Sharma S. N Engl J Med. 2020

Neuro

Accuracy of Physical Examination and Imaging Findings for the Diagnosis of Elevated Intracranial Pressure. Long B. Acad Emerg Med. 2020

PHEM

Prehospital critical care is associated with increased survival in adult trauma patients in Scotland. Maddock A. Emerg Med J. 2020

Respiratory

Conservative versus Interventional Treatment for Spontaneous Pneumothorax. Brown SGA. N Engl J Med. 2020

Trauma

Prevalence of Intracranial Injury in Adult Patients With Blunt Head Trauma With and Without Anticoagulant or Antiplatelet Use. Probst MA. Ann Emerg Med. 2020

Ultrasound

Lung ultrasound and B-lines: B careful! Haaksma ME. Intensive Care Med. 2020

Other

Shoulder Dislocations in the Emergency Department: A Comprehensive Review of Reduction Techniques. Gottlieb M. J Emerg Med. 2020

Risk of Acute Kidney Injury Associated With Medication Administration in the Emergency Department. Hinson JS. Acad Emerg Med. 2020

Longer-Term Outcomes of the ProACT Trial. Huang DT. N Engl J Med. 2020

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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