Virchester Journal Club 2012. St.Emlyn’s


DateJournalAuthorPaperBlog Post
July 2012N Engl J Med 2012; 367:124-134Anders PernerHydroxyethyl Starch 130/0.42 versus Ringer’s Acetate in Severe SepsisThe end for potatoes on the ICU…?
July 2012J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(23):2091-2098Martin Than2-Hour accelerated diagnostic protocol to assess patients with chest pain symptoms using contemporary troponins as the only biomarker: the ADAPT trial. ADAPT my management of low risk chest pain? I’m not sure I will…….
 July 2012 Emerg Med Australas 2012 Feb; 24(1):79-85.Dobrovoljac M, Geelhoed GCHow fast does oral dexamethasone work in mild to moderately severe croup? A randomized double-blinded clinical trial. Croup: Riding the Dex Express
 Aug 2012Critical Care 2012;16:R94 Bertrand Guidet et al Assessment of hemodynamic efficacy and safety of 6% hydroxyethylstartch 130/0.4 vs. 0.9% NaCl fluid replacement in patients with severe sepsis: The CRYSTMAS study The CRYSTMAS study
 Aug 2012Emerg Med J. 2012 Jul;29(7):550-3. Epub 2011 Jun 14.O’Keeffe F, Cronin S, Gilligan P, O’Kelly P, Gleeson A, Houlihan P, Kelada S.The ‘Did Not Wait Patient Management Strategy’ Study  Managing Im-Patients: The ‘Did Not Wait Patient Management Strategy’ Study
 Aug 2012 Adrienne Birnbaum et al Efficacy of Patient controlled Analgesia for Patients With Acute Abdominal Pain in the Emergency Department: A Randomized Trial PCA in the ED
 Sept 2012
Pediatric Emergency Care:
September 2012 – Volume 28 – Issue 9 – p 898–904
doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e318267c768
 Mandt, Maria J. MD et al Etomidate for Short Pediatric Procedures in the Emergency Department If it ain’t broke…!
 Sept 2012  N Engl J Med. 2007 Nov 15;357(20):2001-15. Epub 2007 Nov 4. Wiviott SD, et al Prasugrel versus clopidogrel in patients with acute coronary syndromes. Prasugrel vs Clopidogrel
 October 2012 Emerg Med J 2012;29:699-703 Vorwercke and Coates The prognostic value of tissue oxygen saturation in emergency department patients with severe sepsis or septic shockStO2 monitoring in the ED. St.Emlyn’s
 Oct 2012 BMJ 2012;345:e5839 CRASH-2 investigators Effect of tranexamic acid on mortality in patients with traumatic bleeding: prespecified analysis of data from randomised controlled trial Tranexamic acid for everyone
 Oct 2012 Am J Emerg Med. 2012 Oct;30(8):1347-51 Iverson K, Haritos D, Thomas R, Kannikeswaran N. The effect of bedside ultrasound on diagnosis and management of soft tissue infections in a pediatric ED. Diagnostic panacea? USS that paeds abscess?? St.Emlyn’s
 Oct 2012 The Journal of Emergency Medicine, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 211–220, 2012 David S. Huckins, MD,* Lori Lyn Price, MAS,† and Kristina Gilley, MS, CCRC‡ UTILIZATION AND YIELD OF CHEST COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHIC ANGIOGRAPHY
 Are we doing too many CTPAs?
 Nov 2012 Resuscitation 2012 Jul;83(7):823-8. Epub 2011 Dec 8. Italian Cooling Experience (ICE) Study Group. Early- versus late-initiation of therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest: preliminary observations from the experience of 17 Italian intensive care units. Getting Chilly Quickly
 Nov 2012 Cornea. 2012 Nov 5. [Epub ahead of print] Abulafia A, Segev F, Platner E, Ben Simon GJ. Party Foam-Induced Eye Injuries and the Power of Media Intervention. The dangers of FOAM at St.Emlyn’s
 Nov 2012BMJ 2012;345:e6144 doi: 10.1136/bmj.e6144 (Published 25 September 2012) Ann Van den Bruel, Matthew Thompson, Frank Buntinx, David
 Clinicians’ gut feeling about serious infections in
children: observational study
 Gut feeling about serious paeds infections
 Dec 2012 Critical Care 2012, 16:R223 doi:10.1186/cc11869
Published: 18 November 2012
 Ana Díaz-Martín*, et alEdusepsis Study Group Antibiotic prescription patterns in the empiric therapy of severe sepsis: combination of antimicrobials with different mechanisms of action reduces mortality Blunderbuss approach to antibiotics in Sepsis
 Dec 2012 BMJ 2012;345:e7498 Benjamin D Fox, visiting professor1, Susan R Kahn, professor of medicine2, David Langleben, professor of medicine1, Mark J Eisenberg, professor of medicine12, Avi Shimony, visiting scientist12 Efficacy and safety of novel oral anticoagulants for treatment of acute venous thromboembolism: direct and adjusted indirect meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials The new oral anticoagulants – the good news – or is it?
 Dec 2012 Emerg Med J. 2012 Jul;29(7):576-81 Gilbert JW, Johnson KM, Larkin GL, Moore CL. Atraumatic headache in US emergency departments: recent trends in CT/MRI utilisation and factors associated with severe intracranial pathology. Trends in CT/MRI for Atraumatic Headache in the US


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