January 2019

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.

Cardiology

Prehospital Double Sequential Defibrillation: A Matched Case-Control Study. Mapp JG. Acad Emerg Med. 2018

Critical Care

Push dose pressors: Experience in critically ill patients outside of the operating room. Rotando A. Am J Emerg Med. 2018

Prehospital Emergency Medicine

Impact of a physician-led pre-hospital critical care team on outcomes after major trauma. Hepple DJ. Anaesthesia. 2018

Feasibility of prehospital freeze-dried plasma administration in a UK Helicopter Emergency Medical Service. Oakeshott JE. Eur J Emerg Med. 2018

What is the impact of prehospital blood product administration for patients with catastrophic haemorrhage: an integrative review. Shand S. Injury. 2018

Pre-hospital Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta for exsanguinating pelvic haemorrhage. Lendrum R. Resuscitation. 2018

Trauma

Hemorrhagic risk and intracranial complications in patients with minor head injury (MHI) taking different oral anticoagulants. Spinola MB. Am J Emerg Med. 2018

Other

Prolonged length of stay in the emergency department and increased risk of hospital mortality in patients with sepsis requiring ICU admission. Zhang Z. Emerg Med J. 2018

Is Low-Dose Ketamine an Effective Alternative to Opioids for Acute Pain? Kirschner JM. Ann Emerg Med. 2018

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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