November 2018

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.


Daniel Saddawi-Konefka, Keith H. Baker, Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish, 2017, ‘Intubation With Video Laryngoscopy vs Direct Laryngoscopy’, JAMA, vol. 317, no. 20, p. 2130

Leigh White, Thomas Melhuish, Rhys Holyoak, Thomas Ryan, Hannah Kempton, Ruan Vlok, 2018, ‘Advanced airway management in out of hospital cardiac arrest: A systematic review and meta-analysis’, The American Journal of Emergency Medicine 

L. D. Thomsen, A. K. Nørskov, C. V. Rosenstock, 2018, ‘Supraglottic airway devices in difficult airway management: a retrospective cohort study of 658,104 general anaesthetics registered in the Danish Anaesthesia Database’,Anaesthesia

Cardiac Arrest

Roberto Roncon-Albuquerque, Sérgio Gaião, Paulo Figueiredo, Nuno Príncipe, Carla Basílio, Paulo Mergulhão, Sofia Silva, Teresa Honrado, Francisco Cruz, Manuel Pestana, Gerardo Oliveira, Luis Meira, Ana França, João Paulo Almeida-Sousa, Fernando Araújo, José-Artur Paiva, 2018, ‘An integrated program of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation and uncontrolled donation after circulatory determination of death in refractory cardiac arrest’, Resuscitation, vol. 133, pp. 88-94

Geir Hirlekar, Martin Jonsson, Thomas Karlsson, Jacob Hollenberg, Per Albertsson, Johan Herlitz, 2018, ‘Comorbidity and survival in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest’, Resuscitation, vol. 133, pp. 118-123 

Marc Schluep, Saskia Rijkenberg, Robert Jan Stolker, Sanne Hoeks, Henrik Endeman, 2018, ‘One-year mortality of patients admitted to the intensive care unit after in-hospital cardiac arrest: a retrospective study’, Journal of Critical Care, vol. 48, pp. 345-351 

Critical Care

Simon S Craig, Marc Auerbach, John Alexander Cheek, Franz E Babl, Ed Oakley, Lucia Nguyen, Arjun Rao, Sarah Dalton, Mark D Lyttle, Santiago Mintegi, Joshua Nagler, Rakesh D Mistry, Andrew Dixon, Pedro Rino, Guillermo Kohn-Loncarica, Stuart R Dalziel, 2018, ‘Preferred learning modalities and practice for critical skills: a global survey of paediatric emergency medicine clinicians’, Emergency Medicine Journal, p. emermed-2017-207384


Mitra Sadeghi, Tal M. Hörer, Daniel Forsman, Emanuel M. Dogan, Kjell Jansson, Csaba Kindler, Per Skoog, Kristofer F. Nilsson, 2018, ‘Blood pressure targeting by partial REBOA is possible in severe hemorrhagic shock in pigs and produces less circulatory, metabolic and inflammatory sequelae than total REBOA’, Injury


Julie Leviter, Dale W. Steele, Erika Constantine, James G. Linakis, Siraj Amanullah, 2018, ‘“Full Stomach” Despite the Wait: Point-of-Care Gastric Ultrasound at the Time of Procedural Sedation in the Pediatric Emergency Department’, Academic Emergency Medicine 

Whitney Schwarz, Timothy Ruttan, Kelly Bundick, 2018, ‘Nebulized Tranexamic Acid Use for Pediatric Secondary Post-Tonsillectomy Hemorrhage’, Annals of Emergency Medicine 

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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