July 2017

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

Prehospital advanced cardiac life support for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a cohort study. Cournoyer A, et al. Acad Emerg Med. 2017.

Double sequential defibrillation therapy for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests: The London experience. Emmerson AC, et al. Resuscitation. 2017.

Scene time interval and good neurological recovery in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Kim KH, et al. Am J Emerg Med. 2017.


Laryngeal mask airway as a rescue device for failed endotracheal intubation during scene-to-hospital air transport of combat casualties. Shavit I, et al. Eur J Emerg Med. 2017.

Apneic oxygenation reduces the incidence of hypoxemia during emergency intubation: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Pavlov I, et al. Am J Emerg Med. 2017.

Critical Care

Association between timing of intubation and outcome in critically ill patients: A secondary analysis of the ICON audit.Bauer PR, et al. J Crit Care. 2017.


High-Flow Nasal Cannula Versus Conventional Oxygen Therapy in Emergency Department Patients With Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Makdee O, et al. Ann Emerg Med. 2017.


Glasgow coma scale versus computed tomography in prognostication. Jolobe OMP. Am J Emerg Med. 2017


Point of care ultrasound versus CT pulmonary angiogram in suspected pulmonary embolus. Bacani JB, et al. Emerg Med J. 2017.


A meta-analysis of the efficacy of whole-body computed tomography imaging in the management of trauma and injury. Chidambaram S, et al. Injury. 2017.


 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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