October 2020

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.


What is the Role of Sugammadex in the Emergency Department? Skyler Lentz. J Emerg Med. 2020

Cardiac Arrest

Association of Intra-arrest Transport vs Continued On-Scene Resuscitation With Survival to Hospital Discharge Among Patients With Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. Brian Grunau. JAMA. 2020

Effectiveness of Sodium Bicarbonate Administration on Mortality in Cardiac Arrest Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.Kai-Hsiang Wu. J Emerg Med. 2020


Invasive versus non-invasive management of older patients with non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (SENIOR-NSTEMI): a cohort study based on routine clinical data. Amit Kaura. Lancet. 2020

Early Rhythm-Control Therapy in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Paulus Kirchhof. NEJM. 2020


Prehospital fluid administration in patients with severe traumatic brain injury: A systematic review and meta-analysis. S F Bergmans. Injury. 2020

Prehospital clinical signs are a poor predictor of raised intracranial pressure following traumatic brain injury. Ewoud Ter Avest. Emerg Med J. 2020


Randomized Double-blind Trial of Intramuscular Droperidol, Ziprasidone, and Lorazepam for Acute Undifferentiated Agitation in the Emergency Department. Marc L Martel. Acad Emerg Med. 2020

Prehospital Naloxone and Emergency Department Adverse Events: A Dose-Dependent Relationship. Lauren M Maloney. J Emerg Med. 2020

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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