July 2018 EM Articles

Safety of the combination of PERC and YEARS rules in patients with low clinical probability of PE: a retrospective analysis of two large European cohorts. Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Jun 27. doi: 10.1111/acem.13508. [Epub ahead of print]

LOw dose MAGnesium sulfate versus HIgh dose in the early management of rapid atrial fibrillation: randomised controlled double blind study. Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Jul 19. doi: 10.1111/acem.13522. [Epub ahead of print]

A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Ketamine as an Alternative to Opioids for Acute Pain in the Emergency Department. Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Jul 17. doi: 10.1111/acem.13502. [Epub ahead of print]

Practice of Ultrasound-Guided Palpation of Neck Landmarks Improves Accuracy of External Palpation of the Cricothyroid Membrane. Anesth Analg. 2018 Jun 28. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003604. [Epub ahead of print]

The Social Media Index as an Indicator of Quality for Emergency Medicine Blogs: A METRIQ Study. Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Jul 3. pii: S0196-0644(18)30412-8. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2018.05.003. [Epub ahead of print]

Cross-sex Hormones and Acute Cardiovascular Events in Transgender Persons: A Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 2018 Jul 10. doi: 10.7326/M17-2785. [Epub ahead of print]

Risk of meticillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Clostridium difficile in patients with a documented penicillin allergy: population based matched cohort study. BMJ. 2018 Jun 27;361:k2400. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k2400.

Risks and benefits of direct oral anticoagulants versus warfarin in a real world setting: cohort study in primary care. BMJ. 2018 Jul 4;362:k2505. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k2505.

Outcomes Associated with Apixaban Use in End-Stage Kidney Disease Patients with Atrial Fibrillation in the United States. Circulation. 2018 Jun 28. pii: CIRCULATIONAHA.118.035418. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.035418. [Epub ahead of print]

Compliance With the National SEP-1 Quality Measure and Association With Sepsis Outcomes: A Multicenter Retrospective Cohort Study. Crit Care Med. 2018 Jun 28. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003261. [Epub ahead of print]

An observational study of patients' attitudes to tattoos and piercings on their physicians: the ART study. Emerg Med J. 2018 Jul 2. pii: emermed-2017-206887. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2017-206887. [Epub ahead of print]

The Effect of Signed-Out Emergency Department Patients on Resident Productivity. J Emerg Med. 2018 Jun 25. pii: S0736-4679(18)30591-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2018.05.020. [Epub ahead of print]

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.

Vulnerability to snakebite envenoming: a global mapping of hotspots. Lancet. 2018 Jul 12. pii: S0140-6736(18)31224-8. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31224-8. [Epub ahead of print]

Platelet Counts during Pregnancy. N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 5;379(1):32-43. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1802897.

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.

A Randomized Trial of Epinephrine in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 18. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1806842. [Epub ahead of print]

Diagnosing cerebral ischemia with door-to-thrombolysis times below 20 minutes. Neurology. 2018 Jul 11. pii: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005954. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005954. [Epub ahead of print]

Urgent Care Transfers to an Academic Pediatric Emergency Department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018 Mar;34(3):185-188. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000001297.

Occupational exposure during emergency department thoracotomy: A prospective, multi-institution study. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Jul;85(1):78-84. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001940.

Comparison of Antibiotic Prescribing in Retail Clinics, Urgent Care Centers, Emergency Departments, and Traditional Ambulatory Care Settings in the United States. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Sep 1;178(9):1267-1269. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.1632.

Effect of Alteplase vs Aspirin on Functional Outcome for Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke and Minor Nondisabling Neurologic Deficits: The PRISMS Randomized Clinical Trial.  JAMA. 2018 Jul 10;320(2):156-166. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.8496.

Sodium bicarbonate on severe metabolic acidosis during prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled pilot study J Thorac Dis. 2018 Apr;10(4):2295-2302. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2018.03.124.

Validation and refinement of a clinical decision rule for the use of computed tomography in children with minor head injury in the emergency department. CMAJ. 2018 Jul 9;190(27):E816-E822. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.170406.

Resuscitation With Ringer's Lactate Compared With Normal Saline for Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018 Jul 16. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000001550. [Epub ahead of print]

The Utility of Cranial Ultrasound for Detection of Intracranial Hemorrhage in Infants. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018 Feb;34(2):96-101. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000696.

Prehospital Intubation is Associated with Favorable Outcomes and Lower Mortality in ProTECT III. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2017 Sep-Oct;21(5):539-544. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2017.1315201. Epub 2017 May 10.

Patient Preference for Pain Medication in the Emergency Department Is Associated with Non-fatal Overdose History. West J Emerg Med. 2018 Jul;19(4):722-730. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2018.4.37019. Epub 2018 Jun 11.

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