July 2021

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

Hypothermia versus Normothermia after Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. Josef Dankiewicz. N Engl J Med. 2021

Coronary angiography findings in patients with shock-resistant ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. J Nas. Resuscitation. 2021

Association between time to advanced airway management and neurologically favourable survival during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Tatsuma Fukuda. Anaesth Crit Care Pain Med. 2021

Neurology

The Utility of Computed Tomography Angiogram in Patients with Mild Traumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Bryant C Shannon. J Emerg Med. 2021

Acute Treatments for Episodic Migraine in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Juliana H VanderPluym. JAMA. 2021

PHEM

Out-of-Hospital Ketamine: Indications for Use, Patient Outcomes, and Associated Mortality. Antonio R Fernandez. Ann Emerg Med. 2021

Trauma

The utility of a second head CT scan after a negative initial CT scan in head trauma patients on new direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs). Maha Mourad. Injury. 2021

Diagnostic accuracy of physical examination findings for midfacial and mandibular fractures. Romke Rozema. Injury. 2021

Other

Effect of Ultrashort-Acting Beta Blocker Administration on Mortality for Patients With Sepsis and Persistent Tachycardia Despite Initial Resuscitation. Michael Gottlieb. Ann Emerg Med. 2021

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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