- Heterogeneity of reasons for attendance in frequent attenders of emergency departments and its relationship to future attendance.
EDs globally are under increasing pressure through rising demand. Frequent attenders are […]
- Association of emergency department boarding times on hospital length of stay for patients with psychiatric illness.
Extended periods awaiting an inpatient bed in the emergency department (ED) may […]
- Airborne infection risk during open-air cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an emergency procedure where interpersonal distance cannot be […]
- Screening performance of the chest X-ray in adult blunt trauma evaluation: Is it effective and what does it miss?
Although chest x-ray (CXR) is often used as a screening tool for […]
- The prevalence and predictors of extended spectrum B-lactamase urinary tract infections among emergency department patients: A retrospective chart review.
Inadequate initial antibiotic treatment of ESBL urinary tract infections (UTI) can lead […]
- Sedation – Effects of disorders of abuse on therapeutic efficacy (SEDATE): A retrospective cohort study.
The impact of alcohol or opioid use disorders on medication dosing for […]
- Predictors of clinical severity in subjects attending the Emergency Department for substance use: a ten-year cross-sectional study.
Substance-related referrals to the Emergency Department (ED) are rising. Multiple substance use […]
- Predictors of intubation in COVID-19 patients undergoing awake proning in the emergency department.
Awake prone positioning (PP) has been used to avoid intubations in hypoxic […]
- The Time Is Now: Racism and the Responsibility of Emergency Medicine to Be Antiracist.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on the ongoing pandemic of racial […]
- Comparison of fluid resuscitation weight-based dosing strategies in obese patients with severe sepsis.
This study aims to compare the composite outcome of progression to septic […]
- Consensus Recommendations on the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder in the Emergency Department.
The treatment of opioid use disorder with buprenorphine and methadone reduces morbidity […]
- Effectiveness of the rapid emergency medicine score and the rapid acute physiology score in prognosticating mortality in patients presenting to the emergency department with COVID-19 symptoms.
We investigated the effectiveness of the Rapid Emergency Medicine Score and the […]
- Electrocardiographic Diagnosis of Acute Coronary Occlusion Myocardial Infarction in Ventricular Paced Rhythm Using the Modified Sgarbossa Criteria.
Ventricular paced rhythm is thought to obscure the electrocardiographic diagnosis of acute […]
- Engagement of the Median Glossoepiglottic Fold and Laryngeal View During Emergency Department Intubation.
When using a standard geometry laryngoscope, experts recommend engaging the hyoepiglottic ligament-a […]
- Blunt adrenal gland injury: The impact of extra-abdominal injury.
Blunt adrenal gland injuries are considered uncommon. Moreover, the factors associated with […]
- Clinical benefits of prone positioning in the treatment of non-intubated patients with acute hypoxic respiratory failure: a rapid systematic review.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a surge in critically unwell patients […]
- Location of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and the awareness time interval: a nationwide observational study.
A short awareness time interval (ATI, time from witnessing the arrest to […]
- Rethinking hiker preparedness: Association of carrying “10 essentials” with adverse events and satisfaction among day-hikers.
Many trusted organizations recommend a particular set of gear for hikers. Termed […]
- The predictors of perforated appendicitis in the pediatric emergency department: A retrospective observational cohort study.
Appendiceal perforation has significant effects on perioperative morbidity and postoperative outcome. The […]
- Randomised controlled trial comparing immobilisation in above-knee plaster of Paris to controlled ankle motion boots in undisplaced paediatric spiral tibial fractures.
Management of common childhood spiral tibial fractures, known as toddler’s fractures, has […]
- Survey evaluating clinical equipoise around platelet transfusion after head injury and traumatic intracranial haemorrhage (ICH) in patients on antiplatelet medications.
Patients aged 60 or over account for over half of the severely […]
- ACEP SimBox: A Pediatric Simulation-Based Training Innovation.
Thirty million pediatric visits (<18 years old) occur across 5,000 US emergency […]
- A Prospective Evaluation of Clinical HEART Score Agreement, Accuracy, and Adherence in Emergency Department Chest Pain Patients.
The HEART score is a risk stratification aid that may safely reduce […]
- Do Patients Respond to Posted Emergency Department Wait Times: Time-Series Evidence From the Implementation of a Wait Time Publication System in Hamilton, Canada.
One proposed solution to prolonged emergency department (ED) wait times is a […]
- Variation in Rates of Hospital Admission from the Emergency Department Among Medicare Patients at the Regional, Hospital, and Physician Levels.
Rates of admission from the emergency department (ED) vary widely across regions […]
- Development and validation of a nomogram to predict in-hospital cardiac arrest among patients admitted with acute coronary syndrome.
This study aimed to develop and validate a nomogram to recognize in-hospital […]
- Caring for Transgender Patients: Complications of Gender-Affirming Genital Surgeries.
Patients who undergo gender-affirming genital surgeries may present to the emergency department […]
- Risk of Traumatic Brain Injuries in Infants Younger than 3 Months With Minor Blunt Head Trauma.
Infants with head trauma often have subtle findings suggestive of traumatic brain […]
- Impact of an epic-integrated point-of-care ultrasound workflow on ultrasound performance, compliance, and potential revenue.
The purpose of this study was to describe the design and impact […]
- Impact of point-of-care ultrasound on treatment time for ectopic pregnancy.
Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is useful in the evaluation of early pregnancy by […]
- Prehospital, post-ROSC blood pressure and associated neurologic outcome.
To investigate the relationship between hypotension and neurologic outcome in adults with […]
- Characteristics of surfers as bystander rescuers in Europe.
Coastal locations contribute significantly to global drowning, with surfers frequently conducting rescues. […]
- Concurrent asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in adult ED patients: A national perspective.
Emergency department (ED) visits for Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) […]
- Futile trauma transfers: An infrequent but costly component of regionalized trauma care.
Appropriate interfacility transfers are a key component of highly functioning trauma systems […]
- Trauma and nontrauma damage-control laparotomy: The difference is delirium (data from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma SLEEP-TIME multicenter trial).
Damage-control laparotomy (DCL) has been used for traumatic and nontraumatic indications. We […]
- Half of geriatric trauma patients have significant ocular disease: Findings of a novel trauma provider eye examination for vision screening.
Geriatric ground level fall is a common admission diagnosis for trauma centers […]
- Insult to injury: National analysis of return to work and financial outcomes of trauma patients.
While much of trauma care is rightly focused on improving inpatient survival, […]
- Older medical outliers on surgical wards: impact on 6-month outcomes.
Medical patients are on occasion admitted transiently to surgical wards when more […]
- Antithrombotic choice in blunt cerebrovascular injuries: Experience at a tertiary trauma center, systematic review, and meta-analysis.
Blunt cerebrovascular injuries (BCVIs) may occur following trauma and lead to ischemic […]
- Outcomes after ultramassive transfusion in the modern era: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma multicenter study.
Despite the widespread institution of modern massive transfusion protocols with balanced blood […]
- Benzodiazepines increase the likelihood of both infectious and thrombotic complications.
Benzodiazepines (BZDs) modulate peripheral γ-amino-butyric acid type A on macrophages causing immunomodulation. […]
- Staying InformED: Top emergency Medicine pharmacotherapy articles of 2020.
The year 2020 was not easy for Emergency Medicine (EM) clinicians with […]
- Stress-related changes in the gut microbiome after trauma.
The gut microbiome protects the host from infection by promoting epithelial integrity […]
- Teach-back of discharge instructions in the emergency department: a pre-post pilot evaluation.
With the ‘teach-back’ method, patients or carers repeat back what they understand, […]
- Do surgical emergencies stay at home? Observations from the first United States Coronavirus epicenter.
During the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, New York instituted a statewide stay-at-home […]
- The effect of prolonged antibiotics on postoperative complications for common bile duct stones: A post hoc analysis of an EAST multicenter study.
Antimicrobial guidance for common bile duct (CBD) stones is limited. We sought […]
- Effect of injury location and severity on opioid use after trauma.
Recent data have suggested that persistent opioid use is prevalent following trauma. […]
- Traffic stops do not prevent traffic deaths.
Amid growing calls for police reform, it is imperative to reassess whether […]
- Variation in Radiation Dosing Among Pediatric Trauma Patients Undergoing Head Computed Tomography Scan.
When head injured children undergo head computed tomography (CT), radiation dosing can […]
- Nationwide Utilization of Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Cardiothoracic Trauma: A Retrospective Analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank.
The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma requires that all level […]
- A new quantitative assessment method for predicting pneumonia caused by chest wall injury.
The severity of rib fractures has been previously evaluated by combining categorical […]
- Organ Injury Scaling 2020 Update: Bowel and Mesentery.
The 1990 Small Bowel and Colon Organ Injury Scales (OIS) were revised […]
- Association between type 2 diabetes and long-term outcomes in middle-aged and older trauma patients.
Diabetes is associated with increased hospital complications and mortality following trauma. However, […]
- REVIEW ARTICLE: HISTORY OF VENOUS TRAUMA.
This is a literature review on the history of venous trauma since […]
- National Estimates of the Reserve Capacity of Registered Nurses Not Currently Employed in Nursing and Emergency Nursing Job Mobility in the United States.
In a large-scale disaster, recruiting from all retired and nonworking registered nurses […]
- Rates and clinical impact of discordant X-ray and CT imaging in transfers to a pediatric emergency department.
Children are often transferred to a Pediatric Emergency Department (PED) for definitive […]
- The conundrum of Thiamine Responsive Acute Pulmonary Hypertension (TRAPH) syndrome in the Emergency Department.
Management of acute pulmonary hypertension in the Emergency Department(ED) can be challenging. […]
- Comparison of intravascular access methods applied by nurses wearing personal protective equipment in simulated COVID-19 resuscitation: A randomized crossover simulation trial.
Prehospital emergency care of children is challenging. In the era of the […]
- Association between patients’ body mass index and emergency department wait times: A multicenter observational cohort investigation by the reducing disparities increasing equity in emergency medicine (REDEEM) study group.
Numerous studies have demonstrated evidence of obesity bias in healthcare settings, however, […]
- Automated Medical Avatar Animation for Warfighter Mission Simulation.
Virtual representations of human internal anatomy are important for military applications such […]