April 2018 EM Articles

Multicenter Evaluation of the YEARS Criteria in Emergency Department Patients Evaluated for Pulmonary Embolism.  Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Mar 31. doi: 10.1111/acem.13417. [Epub ahead of print]


The YEARS algorithm for suspected pulmonary embolism: shorter visit time and reduced costs at the emergency department.  J Thromb Haemost. 2018 Apr;16(4):725-733. doi: 10.1111/jth.13972. Epub 2018 Mar 13.


Validation of the Pediatric NEXUS II Head CT Decision Instrument for Selective Imaging of Pediatric Patients with Blunt Head Trauma.  Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Apr 17. doi: 10.1111/acem.13431. [Epub ahead of print]


Vomiting With Head Trauma and Risk of Traumatic Brain Injury.  Pediatrics. 2018 Apr;141(4). pii: e20173123. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-3123.


Costal Margin Tenderness and the Risk for Intra-abdominal Injuries in Children with Blunt Abdominal Trauma.  Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Apr 13. doi: 10.1111/acem.13426. [Epub ahead of print]


Association of Whole-Body Computed Tomography With Mortality Risk in Children With Blunt Trauma.  JAMA Pediatr. 2018 Apr 9. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.0109. [Epub ahead of print]


Relocation of blood gas laboratory to the emergency department helps decrease lactic acid values.  Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Mar 20. pii: S0735-6757(18)30234-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.03.042. [Epub ahead of print]


Aromatherapy Versus Oral Ondansetron for Antiemetic Therapy Among Adult Emergency Department Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial.  Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0196-0644(18)30029-5. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2018.01.016. [Epub ahead of print]


Outbreak Alert: Potential Life-Threatening Vitamin K-Dependent Antagonist Coagulopathy Associated With Synthetic Cannabinoids Use  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent this bulletin at 04/05/2018 04:40 PM EDT


Clinical Usefulness of Imaging and Blood Cultures in Cellulitis Evaluation.  JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Apr 2. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.0625. [Epub ahead of print]


Addition of Nasal Cannula Can Either Impair or Enhance Preoxygenation With a Bag Valve Mask: A Randomized Crossover Design Study Comparing Oxygen Flow Rates.  Anesth Analg. 2018 Apr;126(4):1214-1218. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000002341.


ECG Predictors of Cardiac Arrhythmias in Older Adults With Syncope.  Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Apr;71(4):452-461.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2017.11.014. Epub 2017 Dec 21.


Ethical Obligations Regarding Short-Term Global Health Clinical Experiences: An American College of Physicians Position Paper.  Ann Intern Med. 2018 Mar 27. doi: 10.7326/M17-3361. [Epub ahead of print]


The Development of a Machine Learning Inpatient Acute Kidney Injury Prediction Model.  Crit Care Med. 2018 Mar 28. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003123. [Epub ahead of print]


Artificial Intelligence Can Predict Daily Trauma Volume and Average Acuity.  J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Apr 19. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001947. [Epub ahead of print]


Cardiac Arrest and Mortality Related to Intubation Procedure in Critically Ill Adult Patients: A Multicenter Cohort Study.  Crit Care Med. 2018 Apr;46(4):532-539. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000002925.


Elevated Cardiac Troponin T in Patients With Skeletal Myopathies.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Apr 10;71(14):1540-1549. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.01.070.


Is Transcellular Potassium Shifting With Insulin, Albuterol, or Sodium Bicarbonate in Emergency Department Patients With Hyperkalemia Associated With Recurrent Hyperkalemia After Dialysis?  J Emerg Med. 2018 Apr 13. pii: S0736-4679(18)30121-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2018.02.012. [Epub ahead of print]


The intraosseous have it: A prospective observational study of vascular access success rates in patients in extremis using video review.  J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Apr;84(4):558-563. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001795.


The State of US Health, 1990-2016: Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Among US States.  JAMA. 2018 Apr 10;319(14):1444-1472. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.0158.


Atraumatic versus conventional lumbar puncture needles: a systematic review and meta-analysis.  Lancet. 2018 Mar 24;391(10126):1197-1204. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32451-0. Epub 2017 Dec 7.


Aminophylline for treatment of postdural puncture headache: A randomized clinical trial.  Neurology. 2018 Mar 23. pii: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005351. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005351. [Epub ahead of print]


Rising Clinical Burden of Psychiatric Visits on the Pediatric Emergency Department.  Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018 Mar 28. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000001473. [Epub ahead of print]


Influenza-Associated Pediatric Deaths in the United States, 2010-2016.  Pediatrics. 2018 Apr;141(4). pii: e20172918. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-2918. Epub 2018 Feb 12.


Unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) to prevent drowning.  Resuscitation. 2018 Apr 10;127:63-67. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2018.04.005. [Epub ahead of print]

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