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JC: The DAShED Study – Diagnosis of Acute Aortic Syndrome in the Emergency Department

St. Emlyn

St.Emlyn's - Emergency Medicine #FOAMed We review a paper from the EMJ looking at the diagnosis of acute aortic syndrome in the ED and the accuracy of clinical decision rules and clinician gestalt The post JC: The DAShED Study – Diagnosis of Acute Aortic Syndrome in the Emergency Department appeared first on St.Emlyn's.

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Antibiotics in the paediatric emergency department

Don't Forget the Bubbles

This blog post aims to help familiarise you with some of the most common reasons for prescribing antibiotics in the paediatric emergency department. Antibiotic Use for Common Infections in Pediatric Emergency Departments: A Narrative Review. Karageorgos, S.; Hibberd, O.; Mullally, P.J.W.; Segura-Retana, R.; JAMA Pediatr.


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Emergency Department Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta in Trauma Patients With Exsanguinating Hemorrhage

The Bottom Line

In trauma patients with exsanguinating haemorrhage, does the use of the REBOA (resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta) device with standard care in the emergency department, compared with standard care alone, impact 90-day-mortality?

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2082 Initial findings from a public participation workshop on the sonic environment in the emergency department

Emergency Medicine Journal

We propose using a qualitative approach called ‘deep listening’ to explore the sonic environment of emergency departments. We organised a public participation workshop to explore perspectives on the sonic environment of an emergency department as well as their perceptions and experiences of the deep listening methodology.

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Is Ketamine an Effective Treatment of Acute Agitation in the Emergency Department? Implications for APRN Practice

AENJ: Current Issue

This article reviews the results of a randomized controlled trial, “Rapid Agitation Control with Ketamine in the Emergency Department: A Blinded, Randomized Controlled Trial” by D. Barbic et al. The findings are discussed in the context of practice change for patient stabilization within the ED.

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Content Validation of an Emergency Department Skin Risk Assessment Instrument

AENJ: Current Issue

PI monitoring and treatment are often overlooked in the emergency department (ED). Emergency care professionals must be proactive about PI early identification and prevention strategies. Pressure injuries (PIs) are an important quality and patient safety metric for health care organizations.

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A Safety Solution for Emergency Department Staff and Patients


Physicians, nurses, and staff in emergency departments (EDs) across the country have encountered workplace violence for years. 1,2 In a 2018 study by ACEP, nearly half of emergency physicians polled reported a physical assault while at work. J Emerg Nurs. J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. J Emerg Nurs.