Journal Club, 12/13/2017

Via Angela Yang:

Combined corticosteroid and antiviral treatment for Bell palsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
de Almeida JR, Al Khabori M, Guyatt GH, Witterick IJ, Lin VY, Nedzelski JM, Chen JM.
JAMA. 2009 Sep 2;302(9):985-93. doi: 10.1001/jama.2009.1243.
PubMed ID: 19724046
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2009.1243

How to read a systematic review and meta-analysis and apply the results to patient care: users’ guides to the medical literature.
Murad MH, Montori VM, Ioannidis JP, Jaeschke R, Devereaux PJ, Prasad K, Neumann I, Carrasco-Labra A, Agoritsas T, Hatala R, Meade MO, Wyer P, Cook DJ, Guyatt G.
JAMA. 2014 Jul;312(2):171-9. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.5559.
PubMed ID: 25005654
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2014.5559

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Journal Club Articles, 9/27/2017

Recommendations on pre-hospital & early hospital management of acute heart failure: a consensus paper from the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology, the European Society of Emergency Medicine and the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine
Eur J Heart Fail. 2015 Jun;17(6):544-58. doi: 10.1002/ejhf.289. Epub 2015 May 21.
PMID: 25999021
DOI: 10.1002/ejhf.289
Free full text: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ejhf.289/epdf

 

Time-to-Furosemide Treatment and Mortality in Patients Hospitalized With Acute Heart Failure
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Jun 27;69(25):3042-3051. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.04.042.
PMID: 28641794
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.04.042
Full text through Upstate library: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0735109717373229/pdfft?md5=894a2cf8db8139d8e439e867746b7baf&pid=1-s2.0-S0735109717373229-main.pdf

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