PEM studies, April 2014
Rapid C-reactive protein and white cell tests decrease costs and shortens emergency visits
(Pediatr Int, abstract)
The efficacy of nebulized salbutamol, magnesium sulfate, and salbutamol/magnesium sulfate combination in moderate bronchiolitis
(Eur J Pediatr, abstract)
Withholding or Termination of Resuscitation in Pediatric Out-of-Hospital Traumatic Cardiopulmonary Arrest
(Pediatrics, full article)
Demographics, Bystander CPR, and AED Use in Out-of-Hospital Pediatric Arrests
(Resuscitation, abstract)
Assessing the burden of diabetes mellitus in emergency departments in the United States: The National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS)
(J Diabetes Complications, abstract)
Is Pelvic Ultrasound Associated with an Increased Time to Appendectomy in Pediatric Appendicitis?
(J Emerg Med, abstract)
Does Active Dissemination of Evidence Result in Faster Knowledge Transfer Than Passive Diffusion?: An Analysis of Trends of the Management of Pediatric Asthma and Croup in US Emergency Departments From 1995 to 2009
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
What's in a Name?: Removing the Term Nonanesthesiologists From the Sedation Dialogue
(Pediatr Emerg Care, no abstract)
Bedside hip ultrasonography in the pediatric emergency department: a tool to guide management in patients presenting with limp
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Acquired Long QT Syndrome: A Focus for the General Pediatrician
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Surfactant Deficiency in Infants with Severe Acute Viral Bronchiolitis
(J Pediatr, abstract)
Viral croup: Diagnosis and a treatment algorithm
(Pediatr Pulmonol, abstract)
Comparison of procalcitonin and different guidelines for first febrile urinary tract infection in children by imaging
(Pediatr Nephrol, abstract)
Treating infant colic with the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri: double blind, placebo controlled randomised trial
(BMJ, abstract)
Rising rates of proton pump inhibitor prescribing in US ED
(Am J Emerg Med, abstract)
Emergency department management of acute hematogenous osteomyelitis in children
(Pediatr Emerg Med Pract, abstract)
Regional and socioeconomic disparities in emergency department use of radiographic imaging for acute pediatric sinusitis
(Am J Rhinol Allergy, abstract)
Improving Adherence to PALS Septic Shock Guidelines
(Pediatrics, abstract)
Effect of a URI-Related Educational Intervention in Early Head Start on ED Visits
(Pediatrics, abstract)
Neurocognitive long term follow-up study on drowned children
(Resuscitation, abstract)
Clinical correlation needed: What do emergency physicians do after an equivocal ultrasound for pediatric acute appendicitis?
(J Clin Ultrasound, abstract)
Radiation Exposure from Imaging Tests in Pediatric Emergency Medicine: A Survey of Physician Knowledge and Risk Disclosure Practices
(J Emerg Med, abstract)
Quality Improvement Methods Improve Inhaled Corticosteroid Prescribing in the Emergency Department
(J Asthma, abstract)
The accuracy of existing prehospital triage tools for injured children in England: an analysis using emergency department data
(Emerg Med J, abstract)
Transporting children with toxicological emergencies
(Emerg Med Australas, abstract)
Parental satisfaction with paediatric care, triage and waiting times
(Emerg Med Australas, abstract)
Practice. Is adrenaline safe and effective as a treatment for out of hospital cardiac arrest?
(BMJ, extract)
Child abuse pediatric consults in the pediatric emergency department improve adherence to hospital guidelines
(WMJ, full article)
Occult Pneumothoraces in Children With Blunt Torso Trauma
(Acad Emerg Med, abstract)
Recurrent and High-frequency Use of the Emergency Department by Pediatric Patients
(Acad Emerg Med, abstract)
Performance of anesthesia residents during a simulated prone ventricular fibrillation arrest in an anesthetized pediatric patient
(Paediatr Anaesthes, abstract)
Are APLS formulae for estimating weight appropriate for use in children admitted to PICU?
(Resuscitation, abstract)
Ceftriaxone and acute renal failure in children
(Pediatrics, abstract)
Listeria and enterococcal infections in neonates 28 days of age and younger: is empiric parenteral ampicillin still indicated?
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Comparison of oral amoxicillin given thrice or twice daily to children between 2 and 59 months old with non-severe pneumonia: a randomized controlled trial
(J Antimicrob Chemother, abstract)
Pre-emptive Penile Ring Block With Sucrose Analgesia Reduces Pain Response to Neonatal Circumcision
(Urology, abstract)
Benign acute childhood myositis--a rare cause of abnormal gait
(Am J Emerg Med, abstract)
Unnecessary diagnostic investigations in benign acute childhood myositis: a case series report
(Scott Med J, abstract)
Benign acute childhood myositis following human parainfluenza virus type-1 infection
(Emerg Med Australas, abstract)
A Prospective Study of Pediatric Hand Fractures and Review of the Literature
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Compliance of Colleges and Universities in the United States With Nationally Published Guidelines for Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Emergency Department Visits in the Neonatal Period in the United States
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Oral, Jaw, and Neck Injury in Infants and Children: From Abusive Trauma or Intubation?
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Fluoroscopy Screen Time During Contrast Enema for the Evaluation and Treatment of Intussusception
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Analysis of Infant Lumbar Puncture Success Rates: Sitting Flexed Versus Lateral Flexed Positions
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Bronchodilator and steroid use for the management of bronchiolitis in Canadian pediatric emergency departments
(CJEM, abstract)
Evaluation and management of atrioventricular block in children
(Curr Opin Pediatr, abstract)
Lorazepam vs diazepam for pediatric status epilepticus: a randomized clinical trial
(JAMA, abstract)
A Fixed-Dose Ketamine Protocol for Adolescent Sedations in a Pediatric Emergency Department
(J Pediatr, abstract)
National Patterns of Codeine Prescriptions for Children in the Emergency Department
(Pediatrics, abstract)
Performance of lung ultrasonography in children with community-acquired pneumonia
(Ital J Pediatr, abstract)
Is dexmedetomidine superior to midazolam as a premedication in children? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
(Paediatr Anaesth, abstract)