Midline catheters are an alternative to more invasive types of vascular access in patients in whom obtaining peripheral access has proven difficult. Little is known of the safety and utility […]» Read more
Ultrasonographic Diagnosis of Traumatic Eye and Orbital Injuries: Critical Evaluation of Patient Selection Criteria.
When Using Clinical Decision Tools, Clinicians Should Assess Their Reliability Before Implementation.
Should Cancer Patients Receive Apixaban to Prevent Venous Thromboembolism? An Analysis of the AVERT Trial: January 2020 Annals of Emergency Medicine Journal Club.
Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo in the Emergency Department: A Stepped-Wedge Randomized Trial.
We evaluated a strategy to increase use of the test (Dix-Hallpike’s test [DHT]) and treatment (canalith repositioning maneuver [CRM]) for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo in emergency department (ED) dizziness visits.We […]» Read more
High-Flow Nasal Cannula Versus Conventional Oxygen Therapy in Relieving Dyspnea in Emergency Palliative Patients With Do-Not-Intubate Status: A Randomized Crossover Study.
Palliative patients often visit the emergency department (ED) with respiratory distress during their end-of-life period. The goal of management is alleviating dyspnea and providing comfort. High-flow nasal cannula may be […]» Read more
A Video-Based, Case-Control Study of Factors Associated With Intraosseous Catheterization During Pediatric Resuscitation.
Factors associated with intraosseous (IO) catheterization are not well described. Our objective is to identify factors associated with the attempt and timing of IO catheterization in a pediatric emergency department […]» Read more
What We Consider Emergency Medicine Research and Promoting Success of Aspiring Researchers of New Areas.
Risk of Venous Thromboembolism After Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: A Nationwide Population-Based Study.
Few studies have investigated the association between carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning and risk of venous thromboembolism. We aim to identify the risk of pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis after […]» Read more
To identify predictors of undertriage among older injured Medicare beneficiaries, identify any regions in which undertriage is more likely to occur, and examine additional factors associated with undertriage at a […]» Read more
Treating Opioid Withdrawal With Buprenorphine in a Community Hospital Emergency Department: An Outreach Program.
We assess the feasibility of using our community hospital emergency department (ED) as an immediate portal to medication-assisted treatment for patients in opioid withdrawal.This was a prospective observational cohort study. […]» Read more
In 2018, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) began accrediting facilities as “geriatric emergency departments” (EDs) according to adherence to the multiorganizational guidelines published in 2014. The guidelines were […]» Read more
Anticoagulant Reversal Strategies in the Emergency Department Setting: Recommendations of a Multidisciplinary Expert Panel.
Bleeding is the most common complication of anticoagulant use. The evaluation and management of the bleeding patient is a core competency of emergency medicine. As the prevalence of patients receiving […]» Read more
Opioid Use During the Six Months After an Emergency Department Visit for Acute Pain: A Prospective Cohort Study.
Despite the frequent use of opioids to treat acute pain, the long-term risks and analgesic benefits of an opioid prescription for an individual emergency department (ED) patient with acute pain […]» Read more
Emergency physicians are often the initial-and only-clinical providers for patients who have sustained a mild traumatic brain injury. This prospective observational study seeks to examine the practice patterns of clinicians […]» Read more
We examine the effects of a front-end flow model designated the rapid assessment zone on multiple emergency department (ED) operational metrics.This was a retrospective, before-after study of consecutive patient visits […]» Read more