Archive for category Annals of Emergency Medicine
June 2013 is up and running. Short and sweet, you can access it here!
-ED Crowding is associated with increased mortality, costs, and inpatient length of stay
-Characteristics of high performing hospitals on ED quality markers
-Physician email and phone contact after visits increases satisfaction
-Impact of Computerized Provider Order Entry in the ED
-Administrator views on barriers and opportunities to Palliative Care in the ED
-Improving Palliative Care in the ED – Notes from the early adopters
-Disaster triage – what method is best?
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May Annals of EM Audio is up and running. Highlights:
-Variability in ICU admits for minor ICH – who’s right?
-Canadian and New Orleans Head CT rules in Tunisia: a clear winner…
-Where should AEDs be placed for highest yield?
-90-day mortality after ED discharge for Atrial fibrillation
-Copeptin to improve single-troponin sensitivity?
-Searching for Pediatric UTI: how aggressive should we be?
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April Audio Summary is posted! Click here (see the left side of the page) to listen to a summary of Aprils’ Annals of EM. Highlights:
-Clinical decision aid derivation for ALTEs: which babies are safe for discharge?
-Head injuries in children with VP shunts
-Access to specialty care through the ED
-Video laryngoscopy, a panoply
-Major problem with the NHAMCS database
-Symptoms as a predictor of emergency visits among cancer patients
-Ultrasound for peripheral IVs: is the data robust?
-Video capsule endoscopy for UGIB in the ED
-Black widow antivenin: a RCT!
-Dabigatran and warfarin bleeding complications in the ED
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March is here, so is the March audio/podcast from Annals of EM. Highlights include:
-How many procedures do Pediatric EM trainees see? Is this ‘enough’?
-Video vs direct laryngoscopy for simulated ETI in pediatrics?
-Rehydrating pediatric patients: D5 vs NS, a randomized trial
-Cost reduction targets in the ED
-Ambulance diversion: what happens if we’re not allowed?
-Primary care linkage from the ED
-Lactate to predict outcomes with PE
-More more more
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February is up and ready for ears, highlights include:
-Introducing computerized charts and information in the ED: impressions
-Point of Care metabolic panels associated with shorter length of stay
-EMS on-scene times and trauma outcomes
-EMS-hospital relations in high performing cardiac care
-Peripheral ultrasound-guided IVs reduce central lines
-ED pharmacists affect discharge prescribing
…and more. Enjoy, and email any time at firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 2013 audio is up and available!
-Accuracy of weight estimations for kids
-U/S for elbow fractures in children
-Added value of decubitus or expliratory chest xrays for foreign bodies in children
-Shocker: resp rate estimation at triage is not accurate
-Multicenter study: performance of the Canadian triage system for children
-Is tPA cost-effective at 3-4.5 hours? Wait… is it effective?
-Does MRI with DWI in TIA predict short term stroke?
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Check out the December Annals of EM audio summary, now available. Highlights:
-ED occupancy and crowding on the rise: it’s not just boarding — it’s us
-Measuring ED utilization: encounters or patients?
-The UK 4-hour rule: gone now, but did it change care?
-The ED is now farther away… is mortality different?
-Endotracheal intubation: video versus direct
-Endotracheal intubation: should EMS do it for head injuries?
-Isolated A Fib, outcomes after ED discharge (real, real good)
-Modifying the criteria for diagnosing MI in patients with LBBB
-Ethnic differences in ACS symptom presentation
This month’s audio summary is now available here and it’s a doozy. Highlights:
-Safety, safety, safety: how me understand, misunderstand, miscalculate, and recalibrate
-Pediatric imaging: is ultrasound more sensitive if the pain has been there longer?
-Procalcitonin, wbc, and CRP
-Septic work-ups for RSV kids between 60 and 90 days?
-Language interpreters: how often accurate?
-PCR testing of CSF for determining pathogen in meningitis
-EMS regionalization, the facts, and a primer
And much much more
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The October audio summary/podcast is now posted and available. Highlights include:
-Antidotes for cyanide and organophosphates: routes of administration
-Evidence base on treatment of jellyfish stings
-Epi or hydroxocobalamin for cyanide arrest
-Adaptive and group sequential analyses in trials
-Trial registry fidelity in EM publications
-Syncope: should we investigate cardiac structural abnormalities?
-Treating and considering potential organ donors in the ED
-Opiate prescriptions in the ED: ACEP Clinical Policy
Enjoy, and email any time at email@example.com,
David and Ashley
Highlights of the August 2012 Annals of EM Audio:
-A brief alcohol intervention that may change everything
-Oligoanalgesia for the elderly? Yes and no…
-Interventions for hyphema
-Factor VII for non-hemophiliacs
-Observational study methods and bias
And much much more…
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David & Ashley