Journal Club | Archive

2017

October 2017 - Upper GI Bleeds:  Lavage It or Leave It

September 2017- Supplemental Oxygen in Acute MI

August 2017 - Conrast-Induced Nephropath: Myth or Monster

July 2017 - Controversies in the Diagnosis and Management of Cellulitis

May 2017 - Risk Delayed Traumatic ICH in Patients on Anticoagulation

April 2017 - Critical Care Roundup

March 2017 - Assessment of Elevated ICP Using Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter

February 2017Esmolol and Dual Defibrillation for Refractory V-Fib

January 2017 - Diagnosis of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

2016

November 2016 - IM Ketamine for Prehospital Sedation of the Agitated Patient

October 2016 - Blood Pressure Management in Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage

September 2016 - Tamsulosin for the Expulsion of Ureteral Stones

August 2016 - Management of Isolated Calf DVTs with Anticoagulation

July 2016 - The One-hour High Sensitivity Troponin to Rule-Out MI

May 2016 - Identifying Low-Risk CHF Patients for ED Discharge

April 2016 - Ketamine Analgesia for Acute Pain in the Emergency Department

March 2016 Antibiotics in Acute Uncomplicated Diverticulitis

February 2016 - Age-adjusted D-Dimer to Exclude Pulmonary Embolism

January 2016 - Nonsterile Gloves for ED Wound Closure

2015

November 2015 - Balanced Fluid Resuscitation

October 2015 - D-Dimer in the Diagnosis of Aortic Dissection

September 2015 - Non-­IV Management of Pediatric Status Epilepticus

August 2015 - Proton Pump Inhibitors in Upper GI Bleeds

July 2015 - The Role of Early Goal-Directed Therapy in Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock

May 2015 - Endovascular Stroke Treatment

April 2015 - Routine Laboratory Screen in Psychiatric Patients in the ED

March 2015 - Albumin for Patients With SBP or Large-Volume Paracentesis

February 2015 - The Diagnostic Approach to Ureteral Colic In the Emergency Department

January 2015 - Epinephrine in Out­‐of­‐Hospital Cardiac Arrest

2014

November 2014 - ED Prevention of Geriatric Falls

October 2014 - Treat and Release After Naloxone Following Opiate Overdose

September 2014 - Thrombolytics for Submassive Pulmonary Embolism

August 2014 - Non-­operative Management of Pediatric Appendicitis

July 2014 - The Use of Tranexamic Acid in the Treatment of Traumatic Hemorrhage

May 2014 - Prophylactic Antibiotics in Anterior Nasal Packing for Epistaxis

March 2014 - Biomarkers (e.g. Procalcitonin) to Diagnose Sepsis in the ED

February 2014 - Lower tidal volume in patients at risk for acute respiratory distress syndrome

January 2014 - The HINTS Exam to Differentiate Central from Peripheral Vertigo

2013

November 2013 - Pediatric Volume Resuscitation in the Developing World

October 2013 - Post-Arrest Cardiac Catheterization in Patients Without STEMI

September 2013 Outpatient Management of PE in Select Patients

August 2013 - Low-Risk Chest Pain Patients

July 2013 - Intranasal Naloxone in Opiate Overdose

May 2013 - Evaluation and Management of Asymptomatic Hypertension in the ED

April 2013 - Antibiotics in Acute Sinusitis

March 2013 - Impact of LEAN principles in the Emergency Department

February 2013 - Utility of Bedside ECHO in Predicting Cardiac Arrest Outcomes

January 2013 - Succinylcholine Versus Rocuronium for RSI in the Emergency Department

2012

November 2012 - Synovial Lactate and the Diagnosis of Septic Arthritis

October 2012 - Airway Management Techniques for Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest

September 2012 - Supplemental Oxygen in the Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction

August 2012 - Risk of Delayed Intracranial Hemorrhage in Anticoagulated Patients Suffering Traumatic Head Injury

July 2012 - The Prognostic Accuracy of FAST Examin Hemodynamically Stable Blunt Trauma

May 2012 - Diagnostic Accuracy of CT for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

April 2012 - ED Cardioversion for New Onset A-Fib

March 2012 - Civilian Trauma Hemorrhage Permissive Hypotension Predefined

February 2012 - Brief Interventions for Alcohol Abuse in the Emergency Department

January 2012 - Hyperbaric Oxygen for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

2011

November 2011 - Evidence Based Diagnosis of Spinal Epidural Abscess

October 2011 - Predicting Post-Contrast Nephropathy

September 2011 - Optimizing Outcomes of Potentially Septic Patients

August 2011 - Reducing PE Protocol CT ordering rates in the ED

July 2011 - Compression Only CPR is Appropriate for Bystander-Witnessed Adult Cardiac Arrest

June 2011 - Communicating Scientific Data to Heterogeneous Patient Populations - Health Numeracy

May 2011 - Kayexatate for Acute Hyper-Kalemia

April 2011 - Diagnosing Pulmonary Embolism

March 2011 - Cardiac Biomarkers and Acute Myocardial Infarction Troponin Beyond

February 2011 - Prognostic Risk Stratification Instruments for TIA

January 2011 Diagnosing Ovarian Torsion

2010

November 2010 - Diagnosing Diabetic Osteomyelitis in the Emergency Department

October 2010 - Optimizing Management of Sepsis in ED

September 2010 - Bell's Palsy Medical Management - Antivirals, Steroids, Both or Neither?

August 2010 - Capnography to Augment ED Procedural Sedation

July 2010 - Thrombolysis for PE

May 2010 - Pre-hospital ECG for STEMI Cath Lab Activation

April 2010 - US vs. CT - Combined Approach for Pediatric Appendicitis Diagnosis

March 2010 - Etomidate RSI for Septic Patients in the ED

February 2010 - Absorbable vs. Non-absorbable Sutures for Traumatic Laceration

January 2010 - Advances in Hemodynamic Monitoring for Critically Ill Patients

2009

November 2009 - Does BNP Augment Acute Decompensated CHF ED Management?

October 2009 - First-time Spontaneous Pneumothorax Management with Simple Aspiration

September 2009 - CT Coronary Angiography Test Characteristics & Cost Effectiveness to Exclude CAD

August 2009 - Can D-Dimer Risk Stratify Potential Aortic Dissection Patients?

July 2009 - The Evidence Supports Thrombolytics & Stroke @ 4.5 Hours

May 2009 Does Pre-hospital ALS Saves Lives in Trauma?

April 2009 - Steroids to Prevent Early Recurrence Following Migraine

March 2009 - Risk Stratification of Acute Upper GI Bleed Patients

February 2009 - Pre-hospital Termination of Life Support - New Decision Aids

January 2009 - ED Overcrowding - Measures & Interventions

2008

November 2008 - Apnea Risk Stratification in Emergency Medicine (Patient Safety)

October 2008 - Ketamine for Procedural Sedation - Efficacy and Cost Effectiveness

September 2008 - Which Pediatric Seizure Patients Require a CT?

August 2008 - Medical Explusion Therapy for Kidney Stones

July 2008 - Tap Water or Sterile Saline for Acute Laceration Irrigation?

May 2008 - Failure to Externally Validate the San Francisco Syncope Rule

April 2008 - TIA Patients - Can They Be Rapidly Risk Stratified & Does Prompt Action Prevent Strokes?

March 2008 - Steroids for Adult Bacterial Meningitis

January 2008 - Should Beta-Blockers Be Used With Cocaine-Related Chest Pain?

2007

November 2007 - Diagnostic Accuracy of Synovial and Serum Markers for Septic Arthritis

October 2007 - Ultrasonography for the Diagnosis of Traumatic Pneumothorax Detection

September 2007 - Therapeutic Hypothermia for Comatose Cardiac Arrest Survivors

August 2007 - Distinguishing Low-Risk from No-Risk PE Patients in EM

July 2007 CPAP or BIPAP for Hypoxic CHF Exacerbation

May 2007 - ED Assessment and Treatment of Patient's Pain

April 2007 - CT versus X-ray for Cervical Spine Blunt Trauma

March 2007 - Anti-emetics in the Vomiting Child

February 2007 - Blood Pressure Modification in Acute Stroke

January 2007 - Influenza Diagnosis and Point-of-Care Testing

2006

November 2006 - ED Patients Presenting with Suicidal Ideations

October 2006 - Antibiotics and Cutaneous Abscesses - Is there a Role?

September 2006 - ED Risk Stratification of Chest Pain

August 2006 - The Role of Ultrasound in Central Line Placement

July 2006 - PCI versus Thrombolytics for Acute MI

May 2006 - Blunt Head Trauma Imaging Clinical Decision Rules

April 2006 - Pre-hospital ECG and Acute Coronary Syndrome

March 2006 - Blood Cultures

January 2006 - Recombinant Factor VIIa and Hemorrhagic Stroke

2005

November 2005 CSF Analysis in Bacterial Versus Aseptic Meningitis

October 2005 - Blunt Abdominal Trauma and the FAST Exam

September 2005 - Sepsis, Early Goal Directed Therapy

August 2005 - Bispectral Index Monitoring & Procedural Sedation

July 2005 - Lidocaine and Rapid Sequence Intubation

May 2005 - Syncope

April 2005 - DVT, D-dimer and Clinical Decision Rules

March 2005 - Geriatric Emergencies

February 2005 Cardiac Stress Testing




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