Archive for category Annals of Emergency Medicine
This month’s Annals is loaded with useful clinical info:
-Pediatric c-spines in blunt trauma
-Intranasal ketamine v fentanyl: grudge match
-Can depilatories dissolve more than hair?
-Ultrasound for pediatric forearm fracture reduction
-Presyncope in the ED: first high quality data set
-Tourniquet use and mortality in military settings: surprise?
-Beta-blockers in MI: again??
And much more…
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Apologies for lateness, but this one is juicy. Check it out here.
– After an ED visit for A fib, who should be anticoagulated——and who gets the adverse event?
– Clinical Policy: aortic dissection in the ED
– GAME CHANGER — Ketamine and ICP, a systematic review
– NEW SERIES — Expert Management: Managing propofol-induced hypoventilation
– Plain x-rays for pelvis fractures: they sometimes miss
– Geriatrics: Malnutrition in older ED patients
And much much more,
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The December (ie holiday) issue of the podcast is up and running, so check it out. Highlights include:
-Diagnosing diagnosis: a video based study of how EPs make diagnoses
-Flexible bed usage in the ED, finding the sweet spot
-Patient satisfaction and operational characteristics in an ED: IMPORTANT associations
-RCT of antidote for latrodectism (widow spider bite poisoning)
And much much more!
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Annals November podcast is posted for all to hear! Keep the feedback coming, and THANK YOU.
This month look out for:
-LEAN process for reducing ED LOS
-Case law on EMTALA and psych emergencies
-Press Gainey scores and ED analgesics: not what they thought
-Randomized trial of anti-emetics: no better than placebo???
and much much more!
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Click here to get the shiny new October issue of the audio/podcast for Annals of EM.
-Patient satisfaction: is it a marker of quality care? NOPE
-Pediatric appendicitis: can EPs accurately use bedside sono?
-Navigating online EM resources: 5 tips
-Steroids for bronchiolitis: yes or no
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ps We forgot to post it on Central Line, but Sept is up as well — download and listen, it’s a good one.
Check out the August audio here. New format! More clinician-focused than ever. Highlights include:
-ED visits and healthcare reform in Massachusetts: what happens when more people become insured?
-Chest pain risk tolerance: does anyone know what they’re talking about?
-Pediatric minor head injury: we found the rule you should be using….
-MOLST/POLST: get to know it — this changes everything.
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The Annals of EM June audio is posted and available. Highlights:
-How important is isolated vomiting in children as a predictor of TBI?
-The yield of ‘clearance’ laboratory testing for pediatric psych patients
-Confirming femoral lines with a saline flush—it works
-Should hydromorphone dosing be weight-based?
-Intranasal fentanyl for EMS
-Transgender populations in the ED: the experience
-Incidence of delayed anaphylaxis in the ED
And much much more…
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The May audio is now posted here. Highlights:
-Impact of a Senior ED
-ACEP clinical policy about geriatric ED facilities
-Is trauma mortality affected when the police transport patients?
-What do seniors think a geriatric ED should accomplish?
-Screening for delirium in the ED, a systematic review
-The role of insurance status in ED transfers
-Access to time-sensitive ED care in Pennsylvania: limited
-Banning diversion: a qualitative assessment of the Massachusetts policy
-EMS use of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation: systematic review
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Apologies for the delay, but here it is, better than ever! Highlights:
-Advance directives and EMS cardiac arrests in Oregon: do they agree?
-Organ donation after cardiac arrest? Ethical and practical issues
-Is outpatient ED care profitable?
-Reimbursement effect of the ACA
-A Standardized Mortality Rate for EM
-Bells Palsy in the ED: how often do we have it right?
-Does it matter which thrombolytic or dose, for ischemic stroke?
And much more…. Email anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sorry for the late notice, but the March audio summary is up. Highlights:
-Gestalt in the ED for diagnosing PE and ACS: we’re overdoing it
-Radiation exposure among zero and near-zero risk patients: we’re overdoing that too
-Editorial: Should patients pay when asking for unnecessary testing?
-Topical anesthesia for mouth ulcers in kids: a RCT
-EHRs in the ED: associated with more imaging, medication, and testing of all kinds
-Health Info Exchanges: need to be better
-Central line infection prevention: tougher than it sounds
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