April 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.


Detsky ME, Jivraj N, Adhikari NK, et al. Will This Patient Be Difficult to Intubate?: The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review. JAMA. 2019;321(5):493–503. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.21413

Cook TM, El-Boghdadly K, McGuire B, McNarry AF, Patel A, Higgs A. Consensus guidelines for managing the airway in patients with COVID-19: Guidelines from the Difficult Airway Society, the Association of Anaesthetists the Intensive Care Society, the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine and the Royal College of Anaesthetists[published online ahead of print, 2020 Mar 27]. Anaesthesia. 2020;10.1111/anae.15054. doi:10.1111/anae.15054

Cardiac Arrest

Dennis M, Buscher H, Gattas D, et al. Prospective observational study of mechanical cardiopulmonary resuscitation, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and early reperfusion for refractory cardiac arrest in Sydney: the 2CHEER study. Crit Care Resusc. 2020;22(1):26–34.


Coats TJ, Lecky FE.The CRASH3 study: prehospital TXA for every injured patient?[published online ahead of print, 2020 Mar 27]. Emerg Med J. 2020;emermed-2019-209264. doi:10.1136/emermed-2019-209264


Bima P, Pivetta E, Nazerian P, et al. Systematic review of aortic dissection detection risk score plus D-dimer for diagnostic rule-out of suspected acute aortic syndromes[published online ahead of print, 2020 Mar 18]. Acad Emerg Med. 2020;10.1111/acem.13969. doi:10.1111/acem.13969

Sorbello M, El-Boghdadly K, Di Giacinto I, et al. The Italian coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak: recommendations from clinical practice[published online ahead of print, 2020 Mar 27]. Anaesthesia. 2020;10.1111/anae.15049. doi:10.1111/anae.15049

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.  00

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