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JC: Etomidate vs. Ketamine for emergency intubation. St Emlyn’s

Just a quick review this week as this is a paper published back in December that has been superbly reviewed already over on the SGEM. However, it’s an interesting topic and one that has been

JC: Should we use calcium in out of hospital cardiac arrest? St Emlyn’s

A trial published in JAMA asks exactly this question, the full text can be found here. The abstract is below, but as we always say, please read the full paper yourself. Previous studies have shown

JC: More on pulse oximetry and racial bias. St Emlyn’s

This week we are reviewing a paper on the accuracy of pulse oximetry in patients being assessed for ECMO. This is an interesting group as they represent and extremely unwell group of patients where small

JC: The REST trial. St Emlyn’s

Some years ago I remember speaking to a rather well known intensivist who was advocating for the extracorporeal removal of CO2 in ICU patients. His logic was that in patients with hypoxic lung failure we

JC: Non-invasive ventilation for COVID 19 patients. The Recovery RS trial. St Emlyn’s

I remember back at the beginning of the pandemic when we were seeing lots of patients arriving in the ED in extremis. The now familiar picture of the deeply hypoxic patient with terrible chest X-rays

JC: Thromboprophylaxis for the non ICU hospitalised COVID-19 patient. St Emlyn’s

Back in March we reported on a pre-print trial of thromboprophylaxis of ICU patients. The results suggested that there was no benefit for therapeutic dose anticoagulation in COVID19 as a prophylactic strategy for critically ill patients with COVID19. This

targeted temperature management

JC: The TTM2 trial. Normothermia or hypothermia post cardiac arrest.

A quick update on an TTM2 trial published in the NEJM last month. As part of the chain of survival it’s important to optimise the post resuscitation phase, primarily to preserve neurological function as this

Equitable publishing part 2: Access rules

With contributions from Thomas Shanahan (@clifford0584) and Teresa Chan (@TChanMD). Read equitable publishing part 1: Appraising an audience and part 3: Author, sponsor, mentor, replay. Over a cup of coffee Your study team has finally

Equitable publishing part 1: Appraising an audience

Coauthored with Thomas Shanahan (@clifford0584), with contributions from Teresa Chan (@TChanMD). Read equitable publishing part 2: Access rules and part 3: Author, sponsor, mentor, replay. Where should we publish? You have finally completed your data

Equitable publishing part 3: Author, mentor, sponsor, replay

Coauthored with Teresa Chan (@TChanMD) and Thomas Shanahan (@clifford0584). Read equitable publishing part 1: Appraising an audience and part 2: Access rules. Settling over a cup of coffee After some debate (and several cups of