August 2018 EM Articles

Randomized Clinical Trial of IV Acetaminophen as an Analgesic Adjunct for Older Adults with Acute Severe Pain. Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Aug 17. doi: 10.1111/acem.13556. [Epub ahead of print]

Impact of Medical Scribes on Provider Efficiency in the Pediatric Emergency Department. Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Aug 1. doi: 10.1111/acem.13544. [Epub ahead of print]

Comparison of the age-adjusted and clinical probability-adjusted D-dimer to exclude pulmonary embolism in the emergency department. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Jul 30. pii: S0735-6757(18)30633-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.07.053. [Epub ahead of print]

What are the key elements in suture education? Comparison of cosmetic appearances after facial lacerations repaired by junior residents and experts. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Jul 24. pii: S0735-6757(18)30624-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.07.044. [Epub ahead of print]

Variation in diagnostic testing for older patients with syncope in the emergency department. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Jul 23. pii: S0735-6757(18)30623-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.07.043. [Epub ahead of print]

Time to perforation for button batteries lodged in the esophagus. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Jul 18. pii: S0735-6757(18)30594-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.07.035. [Epub ahead of print]

Effect of lumbar elevation on dilatation of the central veins in normal subjects. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Jul 18. pii: S0735-6757(18)30591-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.07.032. [Epub ahead of print]

Pyelonephritis treatment in the community emergency department: Cephalosporins vs. first-line agents. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Aug 8. pii: S0735-6757(18)30652-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.08.016. [Epub ahead of print]

Emergency medicine practice environment and impact on concert examination performance. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Aug 1. pii: S0735-6757(18)30635-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.07.055. [Epub ahead of print]

Performance of the CURB-65 Score in Predicting Critical Care Interventions in Patients Admitted With Community-Acquired Pneumonia. Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Aug 2. pii: S0196-0644(18)30548-1. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2018.06.017. [Epub ahead of print]

National Variation in Opioid Prescribing and Risk of Prolonged Use for Opioid-Naive Patients Treated in the Emergency Department for Ankle Sprains. Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Jul 24. pii: S0196-0644(18)30498-0. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2018.06.003. [Epub ahead of print]

The Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients Who Make an Emergency Department Visit for Hypertension After Use of a Home or Pharmacy Blood Pressure Device. Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Jul 18. pii: S0196-0644(18)30497-9. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2018.06.002. [Epub ahead of print]

Randomized Controlled Trial of Intravenous Acetaminophen Versus Intravenous Hydromorphone for the Treatment of Acute Pain in the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Aug 14. pii: S0196-0644(18)30550-X. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2018.06.019. [Epub ahead of print]

What Is the Accuracy of Physical Examination, Imaging, and the LRINEC Score for the Diagnosis of Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection? Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Aug 13. pii: S0196-0644(18)30560-2. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2018.06.029. [Epub ahead of print]

Evaluation of a Novel Rule-Out Myocardial Infarction Protocol Incorporating High-Sensitivity Troponin T in a US Hospital Circulation Free Access

Incidence of intracranial bleeding in anticoagulated patients with minor head injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies. Br J Haematol. 2018 Jul 20. doi: 10.1111/bjh.15509. [Epub ahead of print]

Corticosteroid treatment in critically ill patients with severe influenza pneumonia: a propensity score matching study. Intensive Care Med. 2018 Aug 3. doi: 10.1007/s00134-018-5332-4. [Epub ahead of print]

Does Intravenous Lactated Ringer's Solution Raise Serum Lactate? J Emerg Med. 2018 Jul 20. pii: S0736-4679(18)30602-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2018.05.031. [Epub ahead of print]

Epinephrine Versus Norepinephrine for Cardiogenic Shock After Acute Myocardial Infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Jul 10;72(2):173-182. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.04.051.

Etripamil Nasal Spray for Rapid Conversion of Supraventricular Tachycardia to Sinus Rhythm. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Jul 31;72(5):489-497. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.04.082.

Association Between the New York Sepsis Care Mandate and In-Hospital Mortality for Pediatric Sepsis. JAMA. 2018 Jul 24;320(4):358-367. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.9071.

Association of Digital Media Use With Subsequent Symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Among Adolescents. JAMA. 2018 Jul 17;320(3):255-263. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.8931.

Association Between Traumatic Brain Injury and Risk of Suicide. JAMA. 2018 Aug 14;320(6):580-588. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.10211.

Lessons From the Canadian Experience With Single-Payer Health Insurance: Just Comfortable Enough With the Status Quo. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Aug 6. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.3568. [Epub ahead of print]

Urinary Tract Infections in Children and Adolescents. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Sep 1;170(9):916. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.2163.

Plasma-first resuscitation to treat haemorrhagic shock during emergency ground transportation in an urban area: a randomised trial. Lancet. 2018 Jul 28;392(10144):283-291. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31553-8. Epub 2018 Jul 20.

Dressings and securements for the prevention of peripheral intravenous catheter failure in adults (SAVE): a pragmatic, randomised controlled, superiority trial. Lancet. 2018 Aug 4;392(10145):419-430. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31380-1. Epub 2018 Jul 26.

Augmenting diagnostic vision with AI. Lancet. 2017 Jul;390(10091):221. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31764-6.

Evaluation of Medicare's Bundled Payments Initiative for Medical Conditions. N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 19;379(3):260-269. doi: 10.1056/NEJMsa1801569.

National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study - Mental Health of Adult Offspring. N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 19;379(3):297-299. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1804810.

Whistling Cough. N Engl J Med. 2018 Aug 9;379(6):e10. doi: 10.1056/NEJMicm1716704.

Cerebral ischemia and deterioration with lower blood pressure target in intracerebral hemorrhage. Neurology. 2018 Aug 10. pii: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006156. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006156. [Epub ahead of print]

Spinal Motion Restriction in the Trauma Patient - A Joint Position Statement. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2018 Aug 9:1-3. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2018.1481476. [Epub ahead of print]

Pregabalin and the Risk for Opioid-Related Death: A Nested Case-Control Study. Ann Intern Med. 2018 Aug 21. doi: 10.7326/M18-1136. [Epub ahead of print]

US Emergency Department Visits for Adverse Drug Events From Antibiotics in Children, 2011-2015. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2018 Aug 23. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piy066. [Epub ahead of print]

Prospective Comparison of the Diagnostic Accuracy of MR Imaging versus CT for Acute Appendicitis. Radiology. 2018 Aug;288(2):467-475. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2018171838. Epub 2018 Apr 24.

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