February 2023

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


First-Attempt Intubation Success Among Emergency Medicine Trainees by Laryngoscopic Device and Training Year: A National Emergency Airway Registry Study. Samuel I Garcia. Ann Emerg Med. 2023

Effect of video laryngoscopy for non-trauma out-of-hospital cardiac arrest on clinical outcome: A registry-based analysis. Joachim Risse. Resuscitation. 2023

Use of videolaryngoscopy as the first option for all tracheal intubations: technical benefits and a simplified algorithm for airway management. James Penketh. Br J Anaesth

Effect of Remifentanil vs Neuromuscular Blockers During Rapid Sequence Intubation on Successful Intubation Without Major Complications Among Patients at Risk of Aspiration: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Nicolas Grillot. JAMA. 2023

Cardiac Arrest

Is there benefit to video laryngoscopy in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest? Matthew R Neth. Resuscitation. 2023

Epinephrine in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest – A Network Meta-Analysis and Subgroup Analyses of Shockable and Non-Shockable Rhythms. Shannon M Fernando. Chest. 2023


Anterior-posterior versus anterior-lateral pad positioning for electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation. Brit Long. Acad Emerg Med. 2023


Clinical risk factors for testicular torsion and a warning against falsely reassuring ultrasound scans: a 10-year single-centre experience. Ausra Lukosiute-Urboniene. Emerg Med J. 2023

We look forward to bringing you some of these papers in future podcasts, in particular you’d like to hear then leave a comment at the bottom of the page

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