March 2018 EM Articles

Effect of a Data-Driven Intervention on Opioid Prescribing Intensity Among Emergency Department Providers: A Randomized Controlled Trial.  Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Mar 2. doi: 10.1111/acem.13400. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Systematic review and meta-analysis of outcomes of patients with subsegmental pulmonary embolism with and without anticoagulation treatment.  Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Mar 2. doi: 10.1111/acem.13399. [Epub ahead of print]

 

A Randomized Double Blind Trial of Needle-free Injected Lidocaine Versus Topical Anesthesia for Infant Lumbar Puncture.  Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Mar;25(3):310-316. doi: 10.1111/acem.13351. Epub 2017 Dec 26.

 

Relaxation before Debriefing during High-fidelity Simulation Improves Memory Retention of Residents at Three Months: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Study.  Anesthesiology. 2018 Mar;128(3):638-649. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000002045.

 

Systemic Antibiotics for the Treatment of Skin and Soft Tissue Abscesses: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.  Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Mar 9. pii: S0196-0644(18)30142-2. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2018.02.011. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Acetaminophen or Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs in Acute Musculoskeletal Trauma: A Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized, Clinical Trial.  Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Mar;71(3):357-368.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2017.08.041. Epub 2017 Oct 14.

 

Opioid Prescribing for Opioid-Naive Patients in Emergency Departments and Other Settings: Characteristics of Prescriptions and Association With Long-Term Use.  Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Mar;71(3):326-336.e19. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2017.08.042. Epub 2017 Sep 26.

 

Unsuspected Critical Illness Among Emergency Department Patients Presenting for Acute Alcohol Intoxication.  Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Mar;71(3):279-288. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2017.07.021. Epub 2017 Aug 24.

 

Etiologies of altered mental status in patients with presumed ethanol intoxication.  Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Mar 12. pii: S0735-6757(18)30211-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.03.020. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Fluoroquinolone use and risk of aortic aneurysm and dissection: nationwide cohort study.  BMJ. 2018 Mar 8;360:k678. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k678.

 

β-Blockers in COPD: A Cohort Study From the TONADO Research Program.  Chest. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S0012-3692(18)30080-1. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.01.008. [Epub ahead of print]

 

How can emergency physicians harness the power of new technologies in clinical practice and education?  Emerg Med J. 2018 Mar;35(3):156-158. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2017-207239.

 

Teaching Patients How to Reduce a Shoulder Dislocation: A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing the Boss-Holzach-Matter Self-Assisted Technique and the Spaso Method.  J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Mar 7;100(5):375-380. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.00687.

 

You Can Do It! Directed Self-Reduction of an Anterior Shoulder Dislocation Works: Commentary on an article by F.A. Marcano-Fernández, MD, MSc, et al.: "Teaching Patients How to Reduce a Shoulder Dislocation. A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing the Boss-Holzach-Matter Self-Assisted Technique and the Spaso Method".  J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Mar 7;100(5):e32. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.01401.

 

Red Flags for Low Back Pain Are Not Always Really Red: A Prospective Evaluation of the Clinical Utility of Commonly Used Screening Questions for Low Back Pain.  J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Mar 7;100(5):368-374. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.00134.
Editorial: Should We Still Use Red Flags in the Diagnosis of Low Back Pain?: Commentary on an article by Ajay Premkumar, MD, MPH, et al.: "Red Flags for Low Back Pain Are Not Always Really Red. A Prospective Evaluation of the Clinical Utility of Commonly Used Screening Questions for Low Back Pain".  J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Mar 7;100(5):e31. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.01391.

 

Effect of Opioid vs Nonopioid Medications on Pain-Related Function in Patients With Chronic Back Pain or Hip or Knee Osteoarthritis Pain: The SPACE Randomized Clinical Trial.  JAMA. 2018 Mar 6;319(9):872-882. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.0899.

 

Effect of Bag-Mask Ventilation vs Endotracheal Intubation During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on Neurological Outcome After Out-of-Hospital Cardiorespiratory Arrest: A Randomized Clinical Trial.  JAMA. 2018 Feb 27;319(8):779-787. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.0156.

 

A Randomized Trial of High-Flow Oxygen Therapy in Infants with Bronchiolitis.  N Engl J Med. 2018 Mar 22;378(12):1121-1131. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1714855.

 

Hydrocortisone plus Fludrocortisone for Adults with Septic Shock.  N Engl J Med. 2018 Mar 1;378(9):809-818. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1705716.

 

Balanced Crystalloids versus Saline in Noncritically Ill Adults.  N Engl J Med. 2018 Mar 1;378(9):819-828. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1711586. Epub 2018 Feb 27.

 

Balanced Crystalloids versus Saline in Critically Ill Adults.  N Engl J Med. 2018 Mar 1;378(9):829-839. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1711584. Epub 2018 Feb 27.

 

Differentiating motor phenomena in tilt-induced syncope and convulsive seizures.  Neurology. 2018 Mar 16. pii: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005301. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005301. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Measuring the Transrectal Diameter on Point-of-Care Ultrasound to Diagnose Constipation in Children.  Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018 Mar;34(3):154-159. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000775.

 

Suicide After Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescents and Young Adults.  Pediatrics. 2018 Mar 19. pii: e20173517. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-3517. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Higher Mallampati Scores Are Not Associated with More Adverse Events During Pediatric Procedural Sedation and Analgesia.  West J Emerg Med. 2018 Mar;19(2):430-436. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2017.11.35913. Epub 2018 Feb 26.

 

Intravenous Continuous Infusion vs. Oral Immediate-release Diltiazem for Acute Heart Rate Control.  West J Emerg Med. 2018 Mar;19(2):417-422. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2017.10.33832. Epub 2018 Feb 22.

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