Here’s some of the papers that caught our eye this week here at HEFT EMCAST from the Emergency Medicine and Critical Care world. Many of the papers will form the foundation of our podcasts (subscribe here via iTunes). All papers are hyperlinked to abstracts where available.
Direct versus Video Laryngoscopy using the C-MAC for Tracheal Intubation in the Emergency Department, a Randomized Controlled Trial. Driver BE. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Feb 6. doi: 10.1111/acem.12933. [Epub ahead of print]
Is arterial base deficit still a useful prognostic marker in trauma? A systematic review.Ibrahim I. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Dec 14. pii: S0735-6757(15)01068-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2015.12.012. [Epub ahead of print]
Prehospital management and identification of sepsis by emergency medical services: a systematic review.Lane D. Emerg Med J. 2016 Feb 10. pii: emermed-2015-205261. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2015-205261. [Epub ahead of print]