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Tranexamic acid: there's new life in the old drug
Scritto da Emergency Medicine Journal current issue   
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Over the last 15 years, there has been an explosion in the use of tranexamic acid (TXA) in emergency and surgical care (with publications about TXA increasing from about 50 a year before 2010 to 340 in 2015). With rapidly changing evidence, ... ...

 
Procedural sedation and its place in paediatric emergency medicine
Scritto da Emergency Medicine Journal current issue   
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Procedural sedation is an integral part of emergency medicine (EM) practice in the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. These countries have produced a large, robust literature supporting the safe and efficacious use of ketamine, propofol and ... ...

 
A qualitative study of the barriers to procedural sedation practices in paediatric emergency medicine in the UK and Ireland
Scritto da Emergency Medicine Journal current issue   
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There is extensive literature on paediatric procedural sedation (PPS) and its clinical applications in emergency departments (EDs). While numerous guidance and policy documents exist from international bodies, there rem ... ...

 
'Down-triage for children with abnormal vital signs: evaluation of a new triage practice at a paediatric emergency department in Japan
Scritto da Emergency Medicine Journal current issue   
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Assessment of abnormal vital signs in triage is a challenge in the paediatric emergency department (PED), since vital signs may reflect anxiety, fever or pain rather than the clinical deterioration of the child. We aimed t ... ...

 
CT head imaging in patients with head injury who present after 24 h of injury: a retrospective cohort study
Scritto da Emergency Medicine Journal current issue   
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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines used to triage patients with head injury to CT imaging are based on research conducted in populations presenting within 24 h of injury.

We aim to co ... ...

 
Validation of ABCD2 scores ascertained by referring clinicians: a retrospective transient ischaemic attack clinic cohort study
Scritto da Emergency Medicine Journal current issue   
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Transient ischaemic attack (TIA) services routinely use ABCD2 scores ascertained by referring clinicians to triage patients. Most ABCD2 validation studies have used ABCD2 scores calculated by stroke-specialist investiga ... ...

 
Does emergency physician empathy reduce thoughts of litigation A randomised trial
Scritto da Emergency Medicine Journal current issue   
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We hypothesised the addition of brief empathetic statements to physician–patient interaction might decrease thoughts regarding litigation.

Methods

We enrolled a convenience sample of adul ... ...

 
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