May 2018 EM Articles

Emergency Department Discharge of Pulmonary Embolus Patients.  Acad Emerg Med. 2018 May 14. doi: 10.1111/acem.13451. [Epub ahead of print]


Complex Febrile Seizures, Lumbar Puncture, and Central Nervous System Infections: a National Perspective.  Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Apr 27. doi: 10.1111/acem.13441. [Epub ahead of print]


Biphasic anaphylaxis: A review of the literature and implications for emergency management.  Am J Emerg Med. 2018 May 9. pii: S0735-6757(18)30372-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.05.009. [Epub ahead of print]


Are three ports better than one? An evaluation of flow rates using all ports of a triple lumen central venous catheter in volume resuscitation.  Am J Emerg Med. 2018 May;36(5):739-740. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.09.058. Epub 2017 Oct 4.


Estimations of a degree of steroid induced leukocytosis in patients with acute infections.  Am J Emerg Med. 2018 May;36(5):749-753. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.10.003. Epub 2017 Oct 7.

Physician Burnout in the Electronic Health Record Era: Are We Ignoring the Real Cause?  Downing NL, Bates DW, Longhurst CA. . Ann Intern Med. [Epub ahead of print 8 May 2018] doi: 10.7326/M18-0139


A Prospective Observational Study of Technical Difficulty With GlideScope-Guided Tracheal Intubation in Children.  Anesth Analg. 2018 May 9. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003412. [Epub ahead of print]


Does Respiratory Variation in Inferior Vena Cava Diameter Predict Fluid Responsiveness in Mechanically Ventilated Patients? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.  Anesth Analg. 2018 May 21. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003459. [Epub ahead of print]


Clinical Policy: Critical Issues in the Evaluation and Management of Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Suspected Acute Venous Thromboembolic Disease.  Ann Emerg Med. 2018 May;71(5):e59-e109. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2018.03.006.


Accuracy and Reliability of Emergency Department Triage Using the Emergency Severity Index: An International Multicenter Assessment.  Ann Emerg Med. 2018 May;71(5):581-587.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2017.09.036. Epub 2017 Nov 24.


Time to Epinephrine Administration and Survival From Nonshockable Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Among Children and Adults.  Circulation. 2018 May 8;137(19):2032-2040. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.033067. Epub 2018 Mar 6.


Combining High Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin I and Cardiac Troponin T in the Early Diagnosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction.  Circulation. 2018 Apr 24. pii: CIRCULATIONAHA.117.032003. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.032003. [Epub ahead of print]


Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Infants and Children With Cardiac Disease: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association.  Circulation. 2018 Apr 23. pii: CIR.0000000000000524. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000524. [Epub ahead of print]


Prognostic Significance of Nuisance Bleeding in Anticoagulated Patients with Atrial Fibrillation.  Circulation. 2018 Apr 20. pii: CIRCULATIONAHA.117.031354. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.031354. [Epub ahead of print]


Risk of Infective Endocarditis After Invasive Dental Treatments: A Case-Only Study.  Circulation. 2018 Apr 19. pii: CIRCULATIONAHA.117.033131. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.033131. [Epub ahead of print]


Modelling attending physician productivity in the emergency department: a multicentre study.  Emerg Med J. 2018 May;35(5):317-322. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2017-207194. Epub 2018 Mar 15.


Impact of syncope and pre-syncope on short-term mortality in patients with acute pulmonary embolism.  Eur J Intern Med. 2018 Apr 11. pii: S0953-6205(18)30141-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2018.04.004. [Epub ahead of print]


Cervical Facet Orientation Varies with Age in Children: An MRI Study.  J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 May 2;100(9):e57. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.00979.


Association of Preprocedural Fasting With Outcomes of Emergency Department Sedation in Children.  JAMA Pediatr. 2018 May 7. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.0830. [Epub ahead of print]


Effect of Use of a Bougie vs Endotracheal Tube and Stylet on First-Attempt Intubation Success Among Patients With Difficult Airways Undergoing Emergency Intubation: A Randomized Clinical Trial.  JAMA. 2018 May 16. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.6496. [Epub ahead of print]


Effect of 5-Day Nitrofurantoin vs Single-Dose Fosfomycin on Clinical Resolution of Uncomplicated Lower Urinary Tract Infection in Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial.  JAMA. 2018 May 1;319(17):1781-1789. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.3627.


Effect of Systematic Physician Cross-checking on Reducing Adverse Events in the Emergency Department: The CHARMED Cluster Randomized Trial.  JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Apr 23. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.0607. [Epub ahead of print]


Mortality and morbidity in acutely ill adults treated with liberal versus conservative oxygen therapy (IOTA): a systematic review and meta-analysis.  Lancet. 2018 Apr 28;391(10131):1693-1705. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30479-3. Epub 2018 Apr 26.


Safety of Lumbar Puncture Performed on Dual Antiplatelet Therapy.  Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 May;93(5):627-629. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2018.02.005. Epub 2018 Mar 22.


Restrictive versus Liberal Fluid Therapy for Major Abdominal Surgery.  N Engl J Med. 2018 May 9. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1801601. [Epub ahead of print]


Procalcitonin-Guided Use of Antibiotics for Lower Respiratory Tract Infection.  N Engl J Med. 2018 May 20. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1802670. [Epub ahead of print]


Rivaroxaban for Stroke Prevention after Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source.  N Engl J Med. 2018 May 16. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1802686. [Epub ahead of print]


Five-Year Risk of Stroke after TIA or Minor Ischemic Stroke.  N Engl J Med. 2018 May 16. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1802712. [Epub ahead of print]


MRI-Guided Thrombolysis for Stroke with Unknown Time of Onset.  N Engl J Med. 2018 May 16. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1804355. [Epub ahead of print]


Tenecteplase versus Alteplase before Thrombectomy for Ischemic Stroke.  N Engl J Med. 2018 Apr 26;378(17):1573-1582. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1716405.


Education Outcomes in a Duty-Hour Flexibility Trial in Internal Medicine.  N Engl J Med. 2018 Apr 19;378(16):1494-1508. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1800965. Epub 2018 Mar 20.


Sauna bathing reduces the risk of stroke in Finnish men and women: A prospective cohort study.  Neurology. 2018 May 2. pii: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005606. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005606. [Epub ahead of print]


Downward Trend in Pediatric Resident Laryngoscopy Participation in PICUs.  Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 May;19(5):e242-e250. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001470.


Hospitalization for Suicide Ideation or Attempt: 2008-2015.  Pediatrics. 2018 May 16. pii: e20172426. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-2426. [Epub ahead of print]


Antibiotic Use After Removal of Penicillin Allergy Label.  Pediatrics. 2018 May;141(5). pii: e20173466. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-3466.


Impact of a Mass Gathering Alcohol Sobering Facility on Emergency Resources.  Prehosp Emerg Care. 2018 May-Jun;22(3):326-331. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2017.1380093. Epub 2018 Jan 3.


Advanced vs. Basic Life Support in the Treatment of Out-of-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Arrest in the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium.  Resuscitation. 2018 Apr 30;128:132-137. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2018.04.031. [Epub ahead of print]


Ruling out Pulmonary Embolism in Patients with High Pretest Probability.  West J Emerg Med. 2018 May;19(3):487-493. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2017.10.36219. Epub 2018 Mar 8.

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