July 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.

Cardiac Arrest

Diagnostic and prognostic utility of cardiac troponin in post-cardiac arrest care. Agusala V. Resuscitation. 2019

How do information sources influence the reported Cerebral Performance Category (CPC) for in-hospital cardiac arrest survivors? An observational study from the UK National Cardiac Arrest Audit (NCAA). Reynolds EC, et al. Resuscitation. 2019

Cardiology

Did This Patient Have Cardiac Syncope?: The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review. Albassam.JAMA. 2019 

Critical Care

Capnography and bag-mask ventilation. Scahill EL. Anaesthesia. 2019

Bag-Mask Ventilation during Tracheal Intubation of Critically Ill Adults. Sklar MC. N Engl J Med. 2019

Paediatrics

Tracheal Intubations for Critically Ill Children Outside Specialized Centers in the United Kingdom-Patient, Provider, Practice Factors, and Adverse Events. Sanders R Jr. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019

PHEM

The importance of pre-hospital interventions for prevention and management of witnessed hypothermic cardiac arrest. Strapazzon G. Resuscitation. 2019

Association of patient age with first pass success in out-of-hospital advanced airway management. Jarvis JL. Resuscitation. 2019

Radiology

Integrated Use of Conventional Chest Radiography Cannot Rule Out Acute Aortic Syndromes in Emergency Department Patients at Low Clinical Probability. Nazerian P. Acad Emerg Med. 2019

Diagnosis of Suspected Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnancy. Mehdipoor G. N Engl J Med. 2019

Discrepancies between emergency physician and radiologist’s interpretation of chest radiographs: prospective observational study on 403 patients. Guyot SL. Eur J Emerg Med. 2019

Trauma

Pulseless electrical activity following traumatic cardiac arrest: Sign of life or death? Israr S. Injury. 2019 May

Other

Comparing intranasal ketamine with intravenous fentanyl in reducing pain in patients with renal colic: A double-blind randomized clinical trial. Mozafari J. Am J Emerg Med. 2019

Inhaled TXA for cases of massive hemoptysis. Adams TR. Am J Emerg Med. 2019

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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