Lower dose of ketorolac found to be non-inferior for pain management of renal colic

1. Both 10 and 20 mgs of IV ketorolac were found to be non-inferior to 30 mg IV for the emergency pain management of...

Lower doses of ketamine shown to be non-inferior for acute pain control in the...

1. For the treatment of acute pain in the emergency setting, 0.15 mg/kg IV ketamine was shown to be non-inferior to a higher dose...

Video laryngoscopy improves the first-attempt success rate of orotracheal intubation in infants

 1. 93% of infants in the video laryngoscopy group were successfully intubated on first attempt compared to 88% in the direct laryngoscopy group. 2. Significantly...

ECMO-facilitated resuscitation may improve survival compared to ACLS in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrests

1. Survival to hospital discharge was higher among patients in the ECMO-facilitated resuscitation group versus those receiving ACLS resuscitation. 2. Patients who received early ECMO...

IV alteplase improves functional outcomes in patients with stroke of unknown onset

1. In patients who had a stroke with unknown time of onset and DWI-FLAIR or perfusion mismatch, IV alteplase resulted in better functional outcomes...

Factors associated with poor clinical outcomes of STEMI after door-to-balloon time target achieved

1. Low BMI, Killip class 3/4, history of previous MI, use of mechanical support, and flow worsening were shown to be significantly associated with...

Risk of overcorrection in rapid intermittent bolus vs slow continuous infusion therapies for symptomatic...

1. There is no difference in overcorrection rate when using slow continuous infusion or rapid intermittent bolus administration of hypertonic saline to correct hyponatremia. 2....

Pre-hospital administration of TXA for patients at risk of hemorrhage not associated with improved...

1. In trauma patients at risk for hemorrhage, pre-hospital administration of tranexamic acid did not significantly improve 30-day mortality compared to a placebo. 2. 30-day...

Increased proportion of out of hospital cardiac arrests at start at COVID-19

1. The proportion of out of hospital cardiac arrests (OHCAs) within all acute myocardial infarction (AMI) hospital admissions was higher at the start of...

Association between prehospital time and outcomes of trauma patients

1. Longer pre-hospital times for trauma patients were not associated with 30-day mortality. 2. A 10-minute delay in pre-hospital time for trauma patients was...

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