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- Point-of-Care-Ultrasound to Diagnose Pediatric Forearm FracturesNurse practitioner–performed ultrasound had moderate to good accuracy, but why replace plain radiographs?Benton R. Hunter, MD
- “Stay and Play” Versus “Scoop and Run” for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac ArrestA registry analysis found improved survival in patients treated on-scene compared with those who underwent intra-arrest transport.Lauren M. Westafer, DO, MPH, MS
- Can Gonorrhea Treatment Be Guided by Resistance Testing?The use of a genotypic assay that detects the absence of a gyrase subunit A serine 91 codon mutation, which confers resistance to fluoroquinolones, allowed for the use of oral ciprofloxacin for treatment of culture-positive gonorrhea.Carlos del Rio, MD
- Evaluation of Patients with Suspected Hip Fracture but Negative X-Ray FindingsIn two meta-analyses, researchers examine use of other imaging modalities in such patients.Allan S. Brett, MD
- Hypertension and EpistaxisHypertension was associated with excess risk for epistaxis and emergency department treatment.Thomas L. Schwenk, MD
- Determination of Brain Death/Death by Neurological Criteria: The World Brain Death ProjectThe first consensus recommendations on the topic aim to address variation in diagnosis at the international, national, and local levels.Craig Williamson, MD
- Prehospital Administration of Tranexamic Acid in Patients with Head InjuryThis randomized, controlled trial did not demonstrate a statistically significant effect on neurologically favorable survival.Lauren M. Westafer, DO, MPH, MS
- Risk Factors for Return Visits After ED Discharge in Patients with COVID-19Age ≥60 years, abnormal chest radiograph, hypoxemia, and fever may portend higher risk for a return visit after emergency department discharge.Lauren M. Westafer, DO, MPH, MS
- Predicting Spontaneous Passage of a Ureteral StoneResolution of pain and patient-reported visualization of a passed stone don't guarantee that the stone truly has passed.Allan S. Brett, MD
- The Week in COVID-19 CoverageWe present the week's summaries, commentary, and news on the pandemic.Richard T. Ellison III, MD
חדשות מ:annals of emergency medicine
Effect of Interpolated Questions on Podcast Knowledge Acquisition and Retention: A Double-Blind, Multicenter, Randomized Controlled Trial
Annals of Emergency Medicine, Volume 76, Issue 3, 2020 Sep, Pages 353-361 | Weinstock, Michael, MD; Pallaci, Michael, DO; Aluisio, Adam R., MD, MSc;...Study objectiveWe determine whether interpolated questions in a podcast improve knowledge acquisition and retention. MethodsThis double-blinded controlled trial randomized trainees from 6 emergency medicine programs to listen to 1 of 2 versions of...
Strengthening Our Intuition About Elder Abuse
Annals of Emergency Medicine, Volume 76, Issue 3, 2020 Sep, Pages 277-279 | Platts-Mills, Timothy F., MD, MSc; Hurka-Richardson, Karen, RN, NPSEE RELATED ARTICLE, P. 266.Intuition does not come to an unprepared mind. —Albert Einstein Intuition does not come to an unprepared mind. During the past 2 decades, the field of geriatric emergency medicine has grown from a handful of clinical re...
Coronavirus Disease 2019 Prevention Strategy in the Emergency Department: Specimen Collection in a Negative-Pressure Outdoor Chamber
Annals of Emergency Medicine, Volume 76, Issue 3, 2020 Sep, Pages 371-373 | Lai, Pei Fang, MD, PhD; Chen, Kun Chan, MD, MS; Chiang, Hui Li, MS;...By late April 2020, greater than 2.6 million coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases had been recorded worldwide. Emergency physicians and nurses face the challenge of safely evaluating patients and collecting respiratory and blood specimens. Af...
Elderly Woman With Cough and Palpitations
Annals of Emergency Medicine, Volume 76, Issue 3, 2020 Sep, Pages e39-e40 | Huang, Jun, MDA 68-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a long-standing history of cough and palpitations. Physical examination confirmed that she had right-sided heart failure and a systolic 3/6 parasternal murmur. Percussion showed that t...
Extensive Aortic Thrombosis in a Patient With COVID-19
Annals of Emergency Medicine, Volume 76, Issue 3, 2020 Sep, Pages 373-374 | Katchanov, Juri, MD; Kalisch, Jakob, MD; Herzing, Wolfgang, MD;...An 83-year-old female nursing home resident with hypertension and type 2 diabetes mellitus was brought to the emergency department by emergency medical services. In the nursing home, blue and pale lower extremities were noted by a physician. The p...
- The Accuracy of Interqual Criteria in Determining the Observation versus Inpatient Status in Older Adults with SyncopeJournal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 59, Issue 2, 2020 Aug, Pages 193-200 | Chang, Anna Marie, MD, MSCE; Hollander, Judd E., MD; Su, Erica, BS;...AbstractBackgroundMcKesson's InterQual criteria are widely used in hospitals to determine if patients should be classified as observation or inpatient status, but the accuracy of the criteria is unknown. ObjectiveWe sought to […]
- YEARS Algorithm Versus Wells’ Score: Predictive Accuracies in Pulmonary Embolism Based on the Gold Standard CT Pulmonary AngiographyJournal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 59, Issue 2, 2020 Aug, Pages 337-338 | Von Dohlen, Meredith K., MD; Jones, Jerrilyn, MD, MPHThe sequela of pulmonary embolism (PE) can be significant but its treatment with systemic anticoagulation also has risks, therefore patients suspected of having a PE generally get a CT pulmonary arteriogram to give a […]
- Factors Associated with Survival After Emergency Department Thoracotomy for Adult Trauma Patients in the United StatesJournal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 59, Issue 2, 2020 Aug, Pages 169-177 | Elhajj, Ali, MD; Dakessian, Alik, MD; Bachir, Rana, MPH;...AbstractBackgroundEmergency department thoracotomy (EDT) is done to control life threatening hemorrhage and injuries. Literature examining this topic is limited to relatively small studies from single trauma centers. ObjectiveThis study identifies...
- A Novel Application of Ultrasound-Guided Interscalene Anesthesia for Proximal Humeral FracturesJournal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 59, Issue 2, 2020 Aug, Pages 265-269 | Jaffe, Todd A., MD; Shokoohi, Hamid, MD; Liteplo, Andrew, MD;...AbstractBackgroundProximal humeral fractures are commonly encountered in the emergency department (ED). These injuries are often associated with significant pain, with patients often receiving multiple doses of opiate medications while awaiting de...
- Editorial BoardJournal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 59, Issue 2, 2020 Aug, Pages IFC-IFC(no summary available)
- Poison-related visits in a pediatric emergency department: A retrospective analysis of patients who bypass poison control centersAmerican Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 38, Issue 8, 2020 Aug, Pages 1554-1559 | Johnson, Amberly R., PharmD; Tak, Casey R., PhD, MPH; Anderson, Kathleen, PharmD;...AbstractIntroductionPoison control centers (PCC) are an effective means to prevent unnecessary emergency department (ED) visits associated with poisoning exposures. However, not all patients with poison exposures utilize the PCC. The […]
- Emergency preparedness in a level 1 trauma center: The 2018 Miami bridge collapseAmerican Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 38, Issue 8, 2020 Aug, Pages 1688-1689 | Dowd, Brianna; Boneva, Dessy, MD, FACS; McKenney, Mark, MD, MBA, FACS;...Emergency preparedness in trauma centers is a vital component in dealing with unforeseen disasters. On March 15, 2018 a newly built pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a busy, eight-lane thoroughfare, crushing cars […]
- Editorial BoardAmerican Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 38, Issue 8, 2020 Aug, Pages A1-A2(no summary available)
- Corrigendum to “Ketamine for emergency sedation of agitated patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis” [Am. J. Emerg. Med. 2019]American Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 38, Issue 8, 2020 Aug, Pages 1702-1702 | Sullivan, Natalie; Chen, Chen; Siegel, Rebecca;...The authors regret that an error was included in the section titled Statistical Analysis and Quantitative Synthesis. In this section, a paragraph was mistakenly inserted from a different unrelated paper. The correct section should read: Statistica...
- Year-to-year trends in emergency medicine morbidity and mortality casesAmerican Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 38, Issue 8, 2020 Aug, Pages 1658-1661 | Lewis, Jason J.; Hyder, Eric C.; Rosen, Carlo;...AbstractBackgroundMorbidity and Mortality (M&M) rounds are peer review conferences during which cases with adverse outcomes and difficult management decisions are presented. Their primary objective is to learn from complications and errors, modify...