October 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.

Cardiac Arrest

Gray matter to white matter ratio for predicting neurological outcomes in patients treated with target temperature management after cardiac arrest: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Na MK. Resuscitation. 2018 Aug

Surviving refractory out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest: Critical care and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation management. Bartos JA. Resuscitation. 2018

How much experience do rescuers require to achieve successful tracheal intubation during cardiopulmonary resuscitation? Kim SY. Resuscitation. 2018

One-year survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Schluep M. Resuscitation. 2018


Diagnostic accuracy of prehospital electrocardiograms interpreted remotely by emergency physicians in myocardial infarction patients. Tanguay A. Am J Emerg Med. 2018

What Is the Diagnostic Accuracy of Cardiac Biomarkers for the Prediction of Adverse Cardiac Events in Patients Presenting With Acute Syncope? West JR. Ann Emerg Med. 2018

Critical Care

Ketamine for Rapid Sedation of Agitated Patients in the Prehospital and Emergency Department Settings: A Systematic Review and Proportional Meta-Analysis. Mankowitz SL. J Emerg Med. 2018


Comparison of two simple models for prediction of short term mortality in patients after severe traumatic brain injury. Rached MAKB. Injury. 2018

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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