October 2018 EM Articles

Video Laryngoscopy vs. Direct Laryngoscopy. Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Oct 15. doi: 10.1111/acem.13627. [Epub ahead of print]

Comparison of two glycemic discharge goals in ED patients with hyperglycemia, a randomized trial. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Oct 5. pii: S0735-6757(18)30809-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.09.053. [Epub ahead of print]

The care of VIPs in the emergency department: Triage, treatment and ethics. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Oct;36(10):1881-1885. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.07.009. Epub 2018 Jul 4.

Are testers also admitters? Comparing emergency physician resource utilization and admitting practices. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Oct;36(10):1865-1869. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.07.041. Epub 2018 Jul 20.

Diagnosing acute otitis media using a smartphone otoscope; a randomized controlled trial. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Oct;36(10):1796-1801. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.01.093. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Clinical Knowledge from Observational Studies. Everything You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Oct 1;198(7):859-867. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201801-0118PP.

Airway Management and Clinical Outcomes in External Laryngeal Trauma: A Case Series. Anesth Analg. 2018 Oct 9. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003843. [Epub ahead of print.

Emergency Department Airway Management Responsibilities in the United States. Anesth Analg. 2018 Oct 8. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003851. [Epub ahead of print]

Effect of Apneic Oxygenation on Tracheal Oxygen Levels, Tracheal Pressure, and Carbon Dioxide Accumulation: A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Buccal Oxygen Administration. Anesth Analg. 2018 Oct 8. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003810. [Epub ahead of print]

Are Patients Receiving the Combination of Vancomycin and Piperacillin-Tazobactam at Higher Risk for Acute Renal Injury? Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Oct;72(4):467-469. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2018.06.004. Epub 2018 Jul 27.

Emergency Department Urinary Tract Infections Caused by Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae: Many Patients Have No Identifiable Risk Factor and Discordant Empiric Therapy Is Common. Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Oct;72(4):449-456. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2018.05.006. Epub 2018 Jul 3.

Liberal Versus Restrictive Intravenous Fluid Therapy for Early Septic Shock: Rationale for a Randomized Trial. Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Oct;72(4):457-466. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2018.03.039. Epub 2018 May 10.

Clostridioides difficile Infection. Ann Intern Med. 2018 Oct 2;169(7):ITC49-ITC64. doi: 10.7326/AITC201810020.

Antibiotic Prescribing for Respiratory Tract Infections and Encounter Length: An Observational Study of Telemedicine. Ann Intern Med. 2018 Oct 2. doi: 10.7326/M18-2042. [Epub ahead of print]

β-Blocker Use in Pregnancy and the Risk for Congenital Malformations: An International Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 2018 Oct 16. doi: 10.7326/M18-0338. [Epub ahead of print]

Corticosteroid therapy for sepsis: a clinical practice guideline. BMJ. 2018 Aug 10;362:k3284. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k3284.

Association between patient outcomes and accreditation in US hospitals: observational study. BMJ. 2018 Oct 18;363:k4011. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k4011.

Adult Outpatients with Acute Cough due to Suspected Pneumonia or Influenza: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report. Chest. 2018 Oct 5. pii: S0012-3692(18)32499-1. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.09.016. [Epub ahead of print]

Inhaled Tranexamic Acid for Hemoptysis Treatment: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Chest. 2018 Oct 12. pii: S0012-3692(18)32572-8. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.09.026. [Epub ahead of print]

Clinically Diagnosing Pertussis-Associated Cough in Adults and Children: Chest Guideline and Expert Panel Report. Chest. 2018 Oct 12. pii: S0012-3692(18)32575-3. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.09.027. [Epub ahead of print]

Comparison of Two Lidocaine Administration Techniques on Perceived Pain From Bedside Procedures: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Chest. 2018 Oct;154(4):773-780. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.04.018. Epub 2018 Apr 24.

Corticosteroids in Sepsis: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Crit Care Med. 2018 Sep;46(9):1411-1420. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003262.

The Changing Paradigm of Sepsis: Early Diagnosis, Early Antibiotics, Early Pressors, and Early Adjuvant Treatment. Crit Care Med. 2018 Oct;46(10):1690-1692. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003310.

Management of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Toxicities: A Review and Clinical Guideline for Emergency Physicians. J Emerg Med. 2018 Oct;55(4):489-502. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2018.07.005. Epub 2018 Aug 16.

Does the incidence of thoracic aortic injury warrant the routine use of chest computed tomography in children? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Oct 2. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000002082. [Epub ahead of print]

Association Between Third-Trimester Tdap Immunization and Neonatal Pertussis Antibody Concentration. JAMA. 2018 Oct 9;320(14):1464-1470. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.14298.

Efficacy of Low-Dose Amitriptyline for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Oct 1. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.4222. [Epub ahead of print]

Effect of Increased Daily Water Intake in Premenopausal Women With Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Oct 1. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.4204. [Epub ahead of print]

Acetaminophen and Febrile Seizure Recurrences During the Same Fever Episode. Pediatrics. 2018 Oct 8. pii: e20181009. doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-1009. [Epub ahead of print]

Results of the Respiratory Protection Effectiveness Clinical Trial (ResPECT) Session: Oral Abstract Session: Clinical Trials that May Change Your Practice

Ultrasound-Assisted Lumbar Punctures: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Aug 21. doi: 10.1111/acem.13558. [Epub ahead of print]

Do all HEART Scores beat the same: evaluating the interoperator reliability of the HEART Score. Emerg Med J. 2018 Sep 14. pii: emermed-2018-207540. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2018-207540. [Epub ahead of print]

Probiotics to Prevent Clostridium difficile Infection in Patients Receiving Antibiotics. JAMA. 2018 Aug 7;320(5):499-500. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.9064.

Acute Flaccid Myelitis
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