Journal Club Articles for 9/13/2017

(Via Ted Albright)

Gastroesophageal variceal hemorrhage.
Sharara AI, Rockey DC.
N Engl J Med. 2001 Aug 30;345(9):669-81.
PMID: 11547722
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMra003007
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A Multicenter Evaluation of Adherence to 4 Major Elements of the Baveno Guidelines and Outcomes for Patients With Acute Variceal Hemorrhage.
Tapper EB, Friderici J, Borman ZA, Alexander J, Bonder A, Nuruzzaman N, Ramdass S, Ghaoui R.
J Clin Gastroenterol. 2017 Jul 19. doi: 10.1097/MCG.0000000000000820. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 28644316
DOI: 10.1097/MCG.0000000000000820
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Journal Club, 8/2/2016

Goal-directed Hemostatic Resuscitation of Trauma-induced Coagulopathy: A Pragmatic Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing a Viscoelastic Assay to Conventional Coagulation Assays.
Gonzalez E, Moore EE, Moore HB, Chapman MP, Chin TL, Ghasabyan A, Wohlauer MV, Barnett CC, Bensard DD, Biffl WL, Burlew CC, Johnson JL, Pieracci FM, Jurkovich GJ, Banerjee A, Silliman CC, Sauaia A.
Ann Surg. 2016 Jun;263(6):1051-9. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001608.
PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26720428
Full text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmid/26720428/

 

The CRASH-2 trial: a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of the effects of tranexamic acid on death, vascular occlusive events and transfusion requirement in bleeding trauma patients.
Roberts I1, Shakur H, Coats T, Hunt B, Balogun E, Barnetson L, Cook L, Kawahara T, Perel P, Prieto-Merino D, Ramos M, Cairns J, Guerriero C.
Health Technol Assess. 2013 Mar;17(10):1-79. doi: 10.3310/hta17100.
PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23477634
Full Text: https://njl-admin.nihr.ac.uk/document/download/2002365
Alternate full text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/n/ukhta1710/pdf/

Journal Club Articles for 4/26/2017

Correlation of Venous Blood Gas and Pulse Oximetry With Arterial Blood Gas in the Undifferentiated Critically Ill Patient.
J Intensive Care Med. 2016 Jun 9.
Zeserson E, Goodgame B, Hess JD, Schultz K, Hoon C, Lamb K, Maheshwari V, Johnson S, Papas M, Reed J, Breyer M.
PMID: 27283009
DOI: 10.1177/0885066616652597

Propofol or Ketofol for Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in Emergency Medicine-The POKER Study: A Randomized Double-Blind Clinical Trial.
Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Nov;68(5):574-582.e1.
Ferguson I, Bell A, Treston G, New L, Ding M5, Holdgate A.
PMID: 27460905
DOI: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2016.05.024
Full text via NYSL: http://www.sciencedirect.com.dbgateway.nysed.gov/science/article/pii/S0196064416302049

 

Journal Club Articles, 2/1/2017

Risk of Acute Kidney Injury After Intravenous Contrast Media Administration
Hinson JS
Annals of Emergency Medicine, Article in Press
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annemergmed.2016.11.021
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28131489
Full text via NYSL: http://www.sciencedirect.com.dbgateway.nysed.gov/science/article/pii/S0196064416313889/pdfft?md5=b2de7b46b233f6c18147311a8bafcc15&pid=1-s2.0-S0196064416313889-main.pdf

Is ketamine a lifesaving agent in childhood acute severe asthma?
Hendaus MA
Ther Clin Risk Manag. 2016 Feb 22;12:273-9.
http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/TCRM.S100389
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26955277
Full text: https://www.dovepress.com/getfile.php?fileID=29100

Journal Club for 10/12/2016

Intensive Blood-Pressure Lowering in Patients with Acute Cerebral Hemorrhage.
Qureshi AI, Palesch YY, Barsan WG, Hanley DF, Hsu CY, Martin RL, Moy CS, Silbergleit R, Steiner T, Suarez JI, Toyoda K, Wang Y, Yamamoto H, Yoon BW; ATACH-2 Trial Investigators and the Neurological Emergency Treatment Trials Network.
N Engl J Med. 2016 Sep 15;375(11):1033-43. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1603460. Epub 2016 Jun 8.
PubMed
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Computed Tomography Use for Adults with Head Injury: Describing Likely Avoidable ED Imaging based on the Canadian CT Head Rule.
Sharp AL, Nagaraj G, Rippberger EJ, Shen E, Swap CJ, Silver MA, McCormick T, Vinson DR, Hoffman JR.
Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Jul 30. doi: 10.1111/acem.13061. [Epub ahead of print]
PubMed
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Journal Club Articles, 8/24/2016

Double-blind Randomized Controlled Trial of Intranasal Dexmedetomidine Versus Intranasal Midazolam as Anxiolysis Prior to Pediatric Laceration Repair in the Emergency Department.
Neville DN, Hayes KR, Ivan Y, McDowell ER, Pitetti RD.
Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Aug;23(8):910-7. doi: 10.1111/acem.12998.
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Efficacy of Nasal Cannula Oxygen as a Preoxygenation Adjunct in Emergency Airway Management.
Hayes-Bradley C, Lewis A, Burns B, Miller M.
Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Aug;68(2):174-80. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2015.11.012. Epub 2015 Dec 31.
PubMed
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Journal Club Articles for 5/18/2016

Direct Versus Video Laryngoscopy Using the C-MAC for Tracheal Intubation in the Emergency Department, a Randomized Controlled Trial [full text PDF]
Brian E. Driver MD et al
Academic Emergency Medicine  Volume 23, Issue 4, pages 433–439, April 2016
DOI: 10.1111/acem.12933

Reasons for Frequent Emergency Department Use by Medicaid Enrollees: A Qualitative Study [full text PDF]
Roberta Capp MD, MHS et al
Academic Emergency Medicine  Volume 23, Issue 4, pages 476–481, April 2016
DOI: 10.1111/acem.12952