November 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.


Early coronary angiography in patients resuscitated from out of hospital cardiac arrest without ST-segment elevation: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Khan MS. Resuscitation. 2017

Monitoring the corrected QT in the acute care setting: A comparison of the 12‑lead electrocardiogram and bedside monitor. Chenoweth JA. Am J Emerg Med. 2017

Validation of the (Troponin-only) Manchester Acute Coronary Syndromes decision aid with a contemporary cardiac troponin I assay. Va Den Berg P Am J Emerg Med. 2017

Cardiac Arrest

Modifiable Factors Associated With Survival After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in the Pan-Asian Resuscitation Outcomes Study. Tanaka H. Ann Emerg Med. 2017

Critical Care

Which one is a better predictor of ICU mortality in septic patients? Comparison between serial serum lactate concentrations and its removal rate. Mahmoodpoor A. J Crit Care. 2017

A Multicenter Randomized Trial of a Checklist for Endotracheal Intubation of Critically Ill Adults. Janz DR. Chest. 2017

A Multicenter, Randomized Trial of Ramped Position vs Sniffing Position During EndotrachealIntubation of Critically Ill Adults. Semler MW. Chest. 2017


Practical management of concomitant acute heart failure and worsening renal function in the emergency department. Ferreira JP. Eur J Emerg Med. 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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