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					DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE - ARTICLES PRESENTED BY RESIDENTS
Journal Club Sessions
Oct. 2003-Present

Session Date                Presenter               Article # Article Type                          Journal                                Title                             Authors

                                                                                                                      Validation of a Brief Observation Period for    Weber JE, Shofer FS,
   16-Oct-03      CLOW, Jennifer                        8         Therapy       The New England Journal of Medicine   Patients with Cocaine-Assisted Chest Pain       et al
                                                                                                                      Troponin T Levels in Patients with Acute
                                                                                                                      Coronary Syndromes, With or Without Renal       Aviles RJ, Askari AT,
   16-Oct-03      AL-MEZEINY, Tawfiq                    27        Diagnosis The New England Journal of Medicine       Dysfunctions                                    et al

                                                                                                                      Tissue Plasminogen Activator in Cardiac         Abu-Laban RB,
   16-Oct-03      SPACEK, Alena                         29        Therapy       The New England Journal of Medicine   Arrest with Pulseless Electrical Activity       Christenson JM, et al
                                                                                                                      Outpatient Oral Prednison after Emergency       Aaron SD,
                                                                                                                      Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary      Vandemheen KL, et
   16-Oct-03      AL-SULTAN, Mohammed                   48        Therapy       The New England Journal of Medicine   Disease                                         al
                                                                                                                      Comparison of 1-mg and 5-mg Warfarin
                                                                                                                      Initiation Nomograms Together with Low-
                                                                                                                      Molecular-Weight Heparin for Outpatient
                                                                                                                      Treatment of Acute Venous                       Kovacs MJ, Rodger
   4-Nov-03       SWITAKOWSKI, Peter                    49        Therapy       American College of Physicians        Thromboembolism                                 M, et al
                                                                                                                      Importance of Cardiac Troponins I and T in
                                                                                                                      Risk Stratification of Patients with Acute      S. Konstantinides, A.
   4-Nov-03       AL-SALAMAH, Majid                     24        Diagnosis Circulation                               Pulmonary Embolism                              Geibel et al.
                                                                                                                                                                      P.S. Wells, D.R.
                                                                                                                      Evaluation of D-Dimer in the Diagnosis of       Anderson, M. Rodger et
   4-Nov-03       YIU, Stella                           50        Therapy       The New England Journal of Medicine   Suspected Deep-Vein Thrombosis                  al.

                                                                                                                      Enoxaparin as Adjunctive Antithrombin Therapy   E.M. Antman, H.W.
   4-Nov-03       AL-RAJHI, Abdulaziz                   32        Therapy       Circulation                           for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction          Louwerenburg et al.
                                                                                                                      A Pilot Prospective, Randomized, Placebo-
                                                                                                                      Controlled Trial of Bilevel Positive Airway
   2-Dec-03       ALAMRY, Ahmed                         52        Therapy       Chest Journal                         Pressure in Acute Asthmatic Attack*             Soroksky A, Stav D, et al
                                                                                                                      Paramedic-Administered Neuromuscular
                                                                                                                      Blockade Improves Prehospital Intubation
   2-Dec-03       DAVOUDI, Soraya                       61        Therapy       The Journal of Trauma                 Success in Severely Head-Injured Patients       Davis DP, Ochs M, et al
                                                                                                                      Local Warming and Insertion of Peripheral
                                                                                                                      Venous Cannulas: Single Blinded
                                                                                                                      Prospective Randomised Controlled Trial
                                                                                                                      and Single Blinded Randomised Crossover         Lenhardt R, Seybold
   2-Dec-03       YIU, Stella                           51        Therapy       The British Medical Journal           Trial                                           T., et al
                                                                                                                      Multivariate Predictors of Failed Prehospital   Wang, HE, Douglas,
   2-Dec-03       AL-SALAMAH, Majid                     63        Therapy       Acad Emerg Med                        Endotracheal Intubation                         F.
                  SWITAKOWSKI, Peter
                  (asked to replace E. Sharaf who                                                                     A New Cervical spine Clearance Protocol         Barba, C; Taggert J, et
    4-Jan-04      sent late regrets)                    44        Diagnosis The Journal of Trauma                     Using Computed Tomography                       al




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                                                                                                                  A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Panic
                                                                                                                  Disorder Treatment Initiation in an
    4-Jan-04      MAKROPOULOS, Dimitri                  38        Therapy       Annals of Emergency Medicine      Emergency Department Chest Pain Center. Wulsin, L; Liu, T, et al.

                                                                                                                  Mortality in Emergency Department Sepsis
                                                                                                                  (MEDS) Score: A Prospectively Derived and Shapiro, N, Wolfe, R., et
    4-Jan-04      CLOW, Jennifer                        56        Diagnosis Critical Care Medicine                Validated Clinical Prediction Rule*.         al.
                                                                                                                  Normal Electrocardiography and Serum
                                                                                                                  Troponin I Levels Preclude the Presence of
    4-Jan-04      SPACEK, Alena                         10        Diagnosis The Journal of Trauma                 Clinically Significant Blunt Cardiac Injury.

                                                                                                                  Thrombolytic Therapy vs Primary
                                                                                                                  Percutaneous Coronary iNterventon for
                                                                                                                  Myocardial Infarction in Patients Presenting
                                                                                                                  to Hospitals Without On-Site Cardiac           Aversano, T.,
    3-Feb-04      SHARAF, Eman                          34        Therapy       JAMA                              Surgery: a Randomized Controlled Trial         Aversano., L, et al.
                                                                                                                  Next-Day Care for Emergency Department
                                                                                                                  Users with Nonacute Conditions: A              Washington, DL,
    3-Feb-04      CALDER, Lisa                          23        Therapy       Annals of Internal Medicine       Randomized, Controlled Trial                   Stevens, CD., et al.
                                                                                                                  Comparison of Oral vs. Intravenous
                                                                                                                  Phytonadione (Vitamin K1) in Patients with
                                                                                                                  Excessive Anticoagulation: A Prospective       Lubetsky, A., Yonath,
    3-Feb-04      AL-SULTAN, Mohammed                   66        Therapy       Arch Intern Med.                  Randomized Controlled Study                    H.
                                                                                                                  Oral Prednisolone in the Acute Management
                                                                                                                  of Children Age 6 to 35 Months with Viral
                                                                                                                  Respiratory Infection-Induced Lower Airway
                                                                                                                  Disease: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled      Csonka, P., Kaila, M.,
    3-Feb-04      BAHMED, Abdullah                Peds Article    Therapy       Journal of Pediatrics             Trial                                          et al
                                                                                                                  Intravenous Nesiritide vs. Nitroglycerin for
                                                                                                                  Treatment of Decompensated Congestive
    2-Mar-04      ALAMRY, Ahmed                         35        Therapy       JAMA                              Heart Failure                                  Young, J.B., et al

                                                                                                                  A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind,
                                                                                                                  Controlled Trial of Nebulized Epinephrine in   Wainwright, C.,
    2-Mar-04      ALREESI, Abdullah                    n/a        Therapy       New England Journal of Medicine   Infants with Acute Bronchiolitis (Therapy)     Altamirano, L. et al.
                                                                                                                  A Comparison of Vasopressin and
                  ALASERI, Zohair (for                                                                            Epinephrine for Out-of-Hospital                Wenzel, V., Kirsmer,
    2-Mar-04      Soraya Davoudi)                      n/a        Therapy       New England Journal of Medicine   Cardiopulmonary Resuscitatio (Therapy)         A. et al
                                                                                                                  Efficacy of Oral Dexamethasone in
                                                                                                                  Outpatients with Acute Bronchiolitis           Schuh, S., Coates, A.
    2-Mar-04      CHAN, Kevin                     Peds Article    Therapy       Journal of Pediatrics             (Therapy)                                      et al
                                                                                                                  Plasma D-Dimers in the Diagnosis of            Kelly, James; Rudd,
    6-Apr-04      AL-SAMH, Omar                          -        Overview Arch Intern Med.                       Venous Thrombroembolism                        A. et al.
                                                                                                                  Blood Transfusion in Elderly Patients with     Wu, W., Rathore, S.,
    6-Apr-04      AL-THAGAFI, Majed                      -        Therapy       New England Journal of Medicine   Acute Myocardial Infarction                    et al
                                                                                                                  Aptiganel Hydrochloride in Acute Ischemic      Albers, G., Goldstein,
    6-Apr-04      ALRAJHI, Abdulaziz                     -        Therapy       JAMA                              Stroke: A Randomized Controlled Trial          L. et al.




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                                                                                                                              A Comparison of Nebulized Budesonide,
                                                                                International Journal of Pediatric            and Intramuscular, and Oral                   Feyzullah, C., Bilge,
    6-Apr-04      AL-ABDULLAH, Tawfik             Peds Article    Therapy       Otorhinolaryngology                           Dexamethasone for Treatment of Croup          S., et al.
                                                                                                                              Sterile Versus Nonsterile Glvoes for Repair
                                                                                                                              of Uncomplicated Lacerations in the
                                                                                                                              Emergency Department: A Randomized            Perelman, V., Gregory,
   4-May-04       SHARAF, Eman                          82        Therapy       Annals of Emergency Medicine                  Controlled Trial                              J., et al
                                                                                                                              Low-dose oral vitamin K therapy for the
                                                                                                                              management of asymptomatic patients with
                                                                                                                              elevated international normalized ratios: a   Wilson, SE., Watson,
   4-May-04       MAKROPOULOS, Dimitri                  85        Overview CMAJ                                               briew review.                                 H.G., et al
                                                                                                                              Prehospital Hypertonic Saline Resuscitation
                                                                                                                              of Patients with Hypotension and Severe
                                                                                                                              Traumatic Brain Injury: A Randomized          Cooper, J., Myles, PS.,
   4-May-04       AL-REESI, Abdullah                   n/a        Therapy       JAMA                                          Controlled Trial                              et al
                                                                                                                              Effect of Out-Of-Hospital Pediatric
                                                                                                                              Endotracheal Intubation on Survival and
                                                                                                                              Neurological Outcome: A Controlled Clinical   Gausche, M., Lewis,
   4-May-04       GEREIN, Rick                    Peds Article    Therapy       JAMA                                          Trial                                         R.J., et al
                                                                                                                              Does this Patient have a Torn Meniscus or
                                                                                                                              Ligament of the Knee? Value of Physical       Solomon, DH., Simel,
   14-Sep-04      BAHMED, Abdullah                      46        Overview Journal of the American Medical Association        Examination                                   DL., et al.

                                                                                                                              A Prospective, Double-Blind, Randomized
                                                                                                                              Trial of Midazolam versus Haloperidol
                                                                                                                              versus Lorazepam in the Chemical Restraint    Nobay, F., Simon,
  14-Sept-04      DAVOUDI, Soraya                       98        Therapy       JAEM                                          of Violent and Severely Agitated Patients     BC., et al.
                                                                                                                              Prevention of Contrast-Induced
                                                                                                                              Nephropathy with Sodium Bicarbonate: A        Merten, GJ., Burgess,
  14-Sept-04      RADKE, Steve                          91        Therapy       Journal of the American Medical Association   Randomized Controlled Trial                   WP., et al.

                                                                                                                              Randomised Controlled Trial and Economic
                                                                                                                              Evaluation of a Chest Pain Observation Unit   Goodacre, S., Nicholl,
  14-Sept-04      ALTHAGAFI, Majed                      69        Therapy       BMJ                                           compared with Routine Care                    J., et al.
                                                                                                                              Use of Isotonic Nebulised Magnesium
                                                                                                                              Sulphate as an Adjuvant to Salbutamol in      Hughes, R.,
   05-Oct-04      BAHMED, Abdullah                      73        Therapy       The Lancet                                    Treatment of Severe Asthma in Adults:         Goldkorn, A, et al.
                                                                                                                              Fondaparinux or Enoxaparin for the Initial
                                                                                                                              Treatment of Symptomatic Deep Venous          Buller, H., Davidson,
   05-Oct-04      YOUSSEF, Fady                         93        Therapy       Ann Intern Med.                               Thrombosis                                    B.L., et al.
                                                                                                                              Use of B-Type Natriuretic Peptide in the
                                                                                                                              Evaluation and Management of Acute            Mueller, C., Scholer,
   05-Oct-04      NORMAN, Larry                         76        Therapy       New England Journal of Medicine               Dyspnea                                       A., et al.




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                                                                                                                  Safety and Efficacy of Enoxaparin
                                                                                                                  Compared With Unfractionated Heparin and
                                                                                                                  Oral Anticoagulants for Prevention of
                                                                                                                  Thromboembolic Complications in
                                                                                                                  Cardioverrsion of Nonvalvular Atrial
                                                                                                                  Fibrillation: The Anticoagulation in       Stellbrink, C.,
   05-Oct-04      WOLPERT, Natalie                      83        Therapy       Circulation                       Cardioversion using Enoxaparin (ACE) Trial Nixdorff, U., et al.

                                                                                                                  A Comparison of Albumin and Saline for
                                                                                                                  Fluid Resuscitation in the Intensive Care
   02-Nov-04      ALRAJHI, Abdulaziz                              Therapy       New England Journal of Medicine   Unit: (The SAFE Study Investigators)            Finfer, S., Bellomo, R.


                                                                                                                  Acetylcysteine for Prevention of Contrast       Birck, R., Krzossok,
   02-Nov-04      AL-SAMH, Omar                         86        Overview The Lancet                             Nephropathy: Meta-Analysis                      S.

                                                                                                                  Meta-Analysis: The Effect of Steroids on
                                                                                                                  Survival and Shock during Sepsis Depends        Minneci, P.C., Deans,
   02-Nov-04      CALDER, Lisa                          99        Overview Annals of Internal Medicine            on the Dose                                     K.J.

                                                                                                                  Does the lateral chest radiograph help
                                                                                                                  Pediatric Emergency Physicians Diagnose
   02-Nov-04      GEREIN, Rick                                    Therapy       Acad Emerg Med                    Pneumonia? A Randomized Clinical Trial.         Lynch, T., Gouin, S.,

                                                                                                                  Effect of Reducing Interns Work Hours on
   01-Dec-04                                                                                                      Serious Medical Errors in Intensive Care        Landrigan, C.,
                  RADKE, Steve                                    Therapy       New England Journal of Medicine   Units                                           Rothschild, J.M.
                                                                                                                  Prospective Evaluation of Computed
                                                                                                                  Tomography Scanning for the Spinal
                                                                                                                  Clearance of Obtunded Trauma Patients:
   01-Dec-04      AL-REESI, Abdullah                   105        Diagnosis The Journal of Trauma                 Preliminary Results.                            Widder, S., Doig, C.,
                                                                                                                  Screening and Referral for Brief Intervention
                                                                                                                  of Alcohol Misusing Patients in an
                                                                                                                  Emergency Department: A Pragmatic               Crawford, M., Patton,
   01-Dec-04      MAKROPOULOS, Dimitri                 106        Therapy       The Lancet                        Randomised Controlled Trial                     R.
                                                                                                                  A Randomized Clinical Trial to Assess The
                                                                                                                  Efficacy of the Epley Maneuver in the
                                                                                                                  Treatment of Acute Benign Positional            Chang, A.K.,
   01-Dec-04      DAVOUDI, Soraya                      101        Therapy       Acad Emerg Med                    Vertigo                                         Schoeman, G.

                                                                                                                  Prospective Validation of Wells Criteria in
                                                                                                                  the Evaluation of Patients with Suspected       Wolf, S.J., McCubbin,
   19-Jan -05     AL-HAMDAN, Tareq                     107        Diagnosis Annals of Emergency Medicine          Pulmonary Embolism                              T.R.


                                                                                                                  The Validity of Emergency Department            Cienki, J.J., DeLuca,
   19- Jan-05     CALDER, Lisa                                    Diagnosis Acad Emerg Med                        Triage Blood Pressure Measurements              L.A.




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                                                                                                                      Self Treatment of Benign Paroxysmal
                                                                                                                      Positional Vertigo: Semont Maneuver vs.        Radtke, A., Von
   19-Jan-05      YOUSSEF, Fady                        100        Therapy       Neurology                             Epley Procedure                                Brevem, M.
                                                                                                                      Randomized Controlled Comparison of
                                                                                                                      Cosmetic Outcomes of Simple Facial
                                                                                                                      Lacerations Closed with steri strips, skin     Zempsky, W.T.,
   19-Jan-05      NOSEWORTHY, Steve                               Therapy       Pediatric Emergency Care              closures, or dermabond tissue adhesive.        Parrotti, D.P.

                                                                                                                      Outpatient Treatment of Recent-Onset Atrial
                                                                                                                      Fibrillaion with the Pill-in-the-Pocket     Alboni, P., botto, G.
   16-Feb-05      KEE, Gordon                          110        Therapy       The New England Journal of Medicine   Approach                                    Baldi, N.


                                                                                                                      Hospitalization for Community Acquired         Arnold, F., Ramirez,
   16-Feb-05      ALTHAGAFI, Majed                      72        Diagnosis Chest Journal                             Pneumonia                                      J.


                                                                                                                      Early MRI in the management of clinical
   16-Feb-05      AL-SHAMSI, Mohamed                    95        Diagnosis The British Journal of Radiology          scaphoid fracture                              Brydie A., Raby, N.
                                                                                                                      Usefulness of the Serum Electrolyte Panel in
                                                                                                                      the Management of Pediatric Dehydration        Wathen, J.,
                                                                                                                      Treated with Intravenously Administered        MacKenzie, T.,
   16-Feb-05      ALAWWAD, Abdullah                               Diagnosis Pediatrics                                Fluids                                         Bothner, J.P.

                                                                                                                      Value of Definitive Diagnostiic
                                                                                                                      Testing in the Evaluation of Patients          Shoyeb A.,
                                                                                                                      Presenting to the Emergency Department         Bakhar, S.
   23-Mar-05      AL-HAMDAN, Tareq                      71        Diagnosis The American Journal of Cardiology        with Chest Pain.                               Sullivan, J.
                                                                                                                      Parenteral Metoclopramide
                                                                                                                      for Acute Migraine: meta-analysis
                                                                                                                      of randomised controlled trials.               Colman, I., Brown,
   23-Mar-05      AL-SAMH, Omar                        111        Overview British Medical Journal                                                                   M.D. Innes G.D.
                                                                                                                      The Combitube as a Salvage Airway
                                                                                                                      Device for Paramedic Rapid Sequence            Davis D.P., Valentine,
   23-Mar-05      HOBDEN, Elisabeth                     64        Therapy       Annal of Emergency Medicine           Intubation.                                    C.,


                                                                                                                      Recombinant Activated Factor
   23-Mar-05      NORMAN, Larry                        119        Therapy       The New England Journal               VII for Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage.        Mayer, S., Brun, N.C.

                                                                                                                      Lack of relationship between
                                                                                                                      hypertension associated symptoms and
                                                                                                                      blood pressure in hypertensive ED Patients. Karras, D.J., Ufberg,
   20-Apr-05      WOLPERT, Natalie                     122        Diagnosis The American Journal of EM                                                            J.W.
                                                                                                                      Propofol versus Midazolam/Fentanyl
                                                                                                                      for Reduction of Anterior Shoulder          Taylor, D., O'Brien D.,
   20-Apr-05      AL-REESI, Abdullah                   112        Therapy       Acad Emerg Med                        Dislocation.                                Ritchie, P.




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                                                                                                                      A Comparison of High-Dose and Standard-
                                                                                                                      Dose                                             Perondi, M., Reis,
   20-Apr-05      BAHMED, Abdullah                                Therapy       New England Journal of Medicine       Epinephrine in Children with Cardiac Arrest.     A.G.
                                                                                                                      Addition of Clopidogrel to Aspirin and
                                                                                                                      Fibrinolytic Therapy for Myocardial Infarction   Sabatine, M.S.,
   20-Apr-05      RADKE, Steve                         121        Therapy       The New England Journal of Medicine   with ST-Segment Elevation.                       Cannon, C.P.
                                                                                                                      A Randomized Trial Comparing 2 Low-
                                                                                                                      Molecular Weight Heparins for the                Wells, P.S.,,
                                                                                                                      Outpatient Treatment of Deep Vein                Andreson D. Rodger,
   21-Sep-05      WANG, Noreen                                    Therapy       Archives Internal Medicine            Thrombosisand Pulmonary Embolism.                M.A.
                                                                                                                      Systemic Corticosteroids for Acute
                                                                                                                      Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive             Irwin , R.S.
   21-Sep-05      AL-HAMDAN, Tareq                                Therapy       New England Journal of Medicine       Pulmonary Disease.                               Madison, M.
                                                                                                                      Outpatient Care Compared with
                                                                                                                      Hospitalization for Community - Acquired         Carratala, J.
   21-Sep-05      ALAMRY, Ahmed                         23        Therapy       Annals of Internal Medicine           Pneumonia.                                       Fernandez-Sabe, N.
                                                                                                                      Randomised controlled comparison
                                                                                                                      of continuous positive airways pressure
                                                                                                                      bilevel non-invasive ventilation
                                                                                                                      and standard treatment in Emerg
                                                                                                                      Department patients with Acute Cardiogenic       Crane, S.D. Elliiot,
   26-Oct-05      JAMIESON, Robin                       3         Therapy       Emerg Med Journal                     Pulmonary Edema.                                 M.W.
                                                                                                                      Risk Stratification for In-Hospital Mortality
   26-Oct-05      HOBDEN, Elisabeth                     17        Diagnosis JAMA                                       in Acutely decompensated heart failure          Fonarow, G.C.
                                                                                                                      Recombinant Factor VIIa as Adjunctive
                                                                                                                      Therapy for Bleeding Control in
   26-Oct-05      AL-SHAMSI, Mohamed                    35        Therapy       The Journal of Trauma                 Severely Injured Trauma Patients.                Boffard, K.D.
                                                                                                                                                                       Antman, E.M.,
   26-Oct-05      ARMSTRONG, Kathryn                    30        Therapy       JAMA                                  The TIMI Risk Score for Unstable Angina          Cohen, M.
                                                                                                                      A Randomized Trial of a Single Dose              Bjornson, C.L.;
   16-Nov-05      ELSADI, Salman                        13        Therapy       New England Journal of Medicine       of Oral Dexamethasone for Mild Croup             Klasse, T.P.;
                                                                                                                      The N-Terminal Pro-BNP Investigation             Januzzi, JL. Jr.;
                                                                                                                       of Dyspnea in the Emergency                     Camargo, C.A.;
   16-Nov-05      BRULOTTE, Cory                                  Diagnosis The American Journal of Cardiology        Department (PRIDE) Study
                                                                                                                      A Randomized Controlled Trial of
                                                                                                                      Magnesium Sulfate, in Addition to
                                                                                                                      Usual Care, for Rate Control in Atrial           Davey, M.J.;
   16-Nov-05      ALTHAGAFI, Majed                      32        Therapy       Annals of Internal Medicine           Fibrillation.                                    Teubner, D.
                                                                                                                      Systematic Review: Computed                      Terasawa, T.;
                                                                                                                      Tomography and Ultrasonography to                Blckmore, C.C.;
                                                                                                                      Detect Acute Appendicitis in Adults              Bent, S.;
   16-Nov-05      AL-SAMH, Omar                         14        Overview Annals of Internal Medicine                and Adolescents                                  Kohlwes
                                                                                                                      Addition of Clopidogrel to Aspirin in
                                                                                                                      45,852 Patients with Acute Myocardial
                                                                                                                      Infarction: Randomized
   14-Dec-05      ALAMRY, Ahmed                         42        Therapy       The Lancet                            Placebo-Controlled Trial.                        Chen, Doll, Jiang
                                                                                                                      A Simple Score (ABCD) to identify
                                                                                                                      individuals at high early risk of stroke
   14-Dec-05      WOLPERT, Natalie                      34        Diagnosis The Lancet                                afterTransient ischaemic attach.                 Rothwell, Giles




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                                                                                                                  How well does B-type natriuretic
                                                                                                                  peptide predict death and cardiac
                                                                                                                  events in patients with heart failure:       Doust, Pietrzak,
   14-Dec-05      SHI, Kevin                            22        Overview British Medical Journal                systemic review.                             Dobson, Glasziou
                                                                                                                  Early Intravenous then Oral Metoprolol
                                                                                                                   in 45,852 Patients with Acute
                                                                                                                  Myocardial Infarction: Randomised
   14-Dec-05      AL-REESI, Abdullah                    43        Therapy       The Lancet                        Placebo-Controlled Trial.                    Chen, Doll, Jiang
                                                                                                                  A Comparison of Medical Management with
                                                                                                                  Misoprostol and Surgical Management for      Zhang, Gilles,
   18-Jan-06      ALRAJHI, Abdulaziz                    38        Therapy       New England Journal of Medicine   Early Pregnancy Failure                      Barnhart, Westhoff

                                                                                                                  Value and Limitations of Chest Pain
                                                                                                                  History in the Evaluation of Patients
   18-Jan-06      WANG, Noreen                          44        Overview JAMA                                   With Suspected Acute Coronary Syndromes Swap, Nagurney
                                                                                                                                                              Kharbanda,
                                                                                                                  A Clinical Decision Rule to Identify        Taylor, Fishman,
   18-Jan-06      AL-HAMDAN, Tareq                                Diagnosis Pediatrics                            Children at Low Risk for Appendicitis       Bachur
                                                                                                                                                              McIntyre,
                                                                                                                                                              Robertson,
                                                                                                                  Safety and Efficacy of Buccal               Norris,
                                                                                                                  Midazolam versus Rectal Diazepam            Appleton,
                                                                                                                  for Emergency Treatment of Seizures         Whitehouse,
   18-Jan-06      HOBDEN, Elisabeth                     37        Therapy       The Lancet                        in Children: a randomized controlled trial  Phillips,M artland
                                                                                                                  Does This Patient Have Deep Vein            Wells, Doucette,
   22-Feb-06      ELSADI, Salman                        47        Overview JAMA                                   Thrombosis?                                 Fergusson
                                                                                                                                                              Corwin,
                                                                                                                                                              McGeoch,
                                                                                                                  Randomized controlled trial of intravenous  Wynn-Thomas,
                                                                                                                  antibiotic treatment for cellulitis at home Dawson, Pithie,
   22-Feb-06      DAVOUDI, Soraya                       20        Therapy       BMJ                               compared with hospital.                     Fletcher

                                                                                                                  D-Dimer for the Exclusion of Acute Venous
                                                                                                                  Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism:           Stein, Patel,
   22-Feb-06      AL-KAABI, Saif                        8         Overview Ann Intern Med.                        A Systematic Review.                         Ghali, Biel
                                                                                                                                                               Christenson,
                                                                                                                                                               McKnight,
                                                                                                                  A clinical Prediction Rule for Early         Wong, Baychuk,
   22-Feb-06      HUMAID, Ahmed                         49        Diagnosis Annals of Emerg Med                   Discharge of Patients with Chest Pain        Rosenberg, Anis
                                                                                                                  Changes in the Numeric Descriptive Scale     Diercks,
                                                                                                                  for Pain After Sublingual Nitroglycerin Do   Boghos, Guzman,
   22-Mar-06      AL-BAHRANI, Basem                     40        Diagnosis Annals of Emergency Medicine          Not Predict Cardiac Etiology of Chest Pain   Amsterdam, Kikr
                                                                                                                  Management of Acute Undiffrentiated
                                                                                                                  Agitation in the Emergency Department: A     Martel,
                                                                                                                  Randomized Double-Blind Trial of             Sterzinger, Miner,
   22-Mar-06      WOLPERT, Natalie                      46        Therapy       Acad Emerg Med                    Droperidol, Ziprasidone and Midazolam        Clinton, Biros




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                                                                                                                  Derivation and Validation of a Risk
                                                                                                                  Stratification Model to Identify Coronary
                                                                                                                  Artery Disease in Women Who Present to
                                                                                                                  the Emergency Department with Potential      Diercks,
   22-Mar-06      JAMIESON, Robin                       11        Diagnosis J. AEM                                Acute Coronary Syndromes                     Hollander, Sites, Kirk

                                                                                                                  Effectiveness of B lactam antibiotics
                                                                                                                  compared with antibiotics active against
                                                                                                                  atypical pathogens in non-severe community   Mills, Oehley,
   22-Mar-06      AL-SAMH, Omar                         26        Overview BMJ                                    acquired pneumonia: meta-analysis            Arrol
                                                                                                                  Modafinil for Excessive Sleepiness
   19-Apr-06      SHI, Kevin                            31        Therapy       New England Journal of Medicine   Associated with Shift-Work Sleep Disorder    Czeisler et al.
                                                                                                                  Effectiveness of Managing Suspected
                                                                                                                  Pulmonary Embolism Using an Algorithm
                                                                                                                  Combining Clinical Probability, D-Dimer
   19-Apr-06      MAKROPOULOS, Dimitri                  48        Diagnosis JAMA                                  Testing and Computed Tomography
                                                                                                                  Meta-Analysis: The Value of Clinical
                                                                                                                  Assessment in the Diagnosis of Deep
   19-Apr-06      AL-SHAMSI, Mohamed                    28        Overview Annals of Internal Medicine            Venous Thrombosis                            Goodacre et al.

                                                                                                                  Prehospital Hypertonic Saline Resuscitation
                                                                                                                  of Patients with Hypotension and Severe
                                                                                                                  Traumatic Brain Injury: A Randomized
   19-Apr-06      HUMAID, Ahmed                         7         Therapy       JAMA                              Controlled Trial                            Cooper et al.

                                                                                                                  N-acetylcysteine for Radiocontrast-Induced
                                                                                                                  Nephropathy: Potential Role in the
   24-May-06      SABBAN, Mohammad                      12        Overview Can J Emerg Med                        Emergency Department?                        Chong, Zed
                                                                                                                  Use of a prophylactic antiemetic with
                                                                                                                  morphine in acute pain: randomised
   24-May-06      WOLPERT, Natalie                      52        Therapy       Emerg Med Journal                 controlled trial                             Bradshaw, Sen


                                                                                                                  Performance of Abdominal Ultrasonography
                                                                                                                  in Blunt Trauma Patients with out-of hospital Holmes, Harris,
   24-May-06      AL-KAABI, Saif                        5         Diagnosis Annals of Emergency Medicine          or emergency Department Hypotension           Battistella
                                                                                                                  Clopidogrel and Aspirin versus Aspirin Alone
                                                                                                                  for the Prevention of Atherothrombotic
   24-May-06      ALTHAGAFI, Majed                      59        Therapy       The New England Journal of Med    Events                                        Bharr et al.
                                                                                                                                                                J.H. Burton;
                                                                                                                  Does End-tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring      J.D. Harrah;
                                                                                                                  Detect Respiratory Events Prior to Current C. Germann; D.C.
   20-Sep-06      WOLPERT, Natalie                     own        Diagnosis Acad Emerg Med                        Sedation Monitoring Practices?                Dillon
                                                                                                                  Effect of Intravenous Corticosteroids on
                                                                                                                  Death Within 14 Days in 10,008 Adults with
                                                                                                                  Clinically Significant Head Injury (MRC
                                                                                                                  CRASH trial): Randomised Placebo-
   20-Sep-06      AL-BAHRANI, Basem                     16        Therapy       The Lancet                        Controlled Trial




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                                                                                                                                                                  J. Quinn,
                                                                                                                  Prospective Validation of the San Francisco     D. McDermott, I.
                                                                                                                  Syncope Rule to Predict Patients With           Stiell, M. Khon, G.
   20-Sep-06      AL-SHAMSI, Mohamed                   own        Diagnosis Annals of Emergency Medicine          Serious Outcomes                                Wells
                                                                                                                  Primary versus tenecteplase-facilitated
                                                                                                                  percutaneous coronary intervention in
                                                                                                                  patients with ST-segment elevation acute
                                                                                                                  myocardial infarction (ASSENT-4 PCI):           F. Van de Werf
   20-Sep-06      AL-REESI, Abdullah                    51        Therapy       The Lancet                        randomised trial                                et al.
                                                                                                                  Wait-and-See Prescription for the Treatment
   18-Oct-06      MAKROPOULOS, Dimitri                  78        Therapy       JAMA                              of Acute Otitis Media (Therapy)             Spiro, D. et al.

                                                                                                                  Aspirin plus Dipyridamole versus aspirin
                                                                                                                   alone after cerebral ischaemia of arterial
   18-Oct-06      AL-HAMDAN, Tareq                      61        Therapy       The Lancet                        origin (ESPRIT): randomized controlled trial Algra, A. et al.

                                                                                                                  Abciximab in Patients With Acute Coronary
                                                                                                                   Syndromes Undergoing Percutaneous
                                                                                                                  Coronary Intervention After Clopidogrel         Kastrati, Adnan
   18-Oct-06      ARMSTRONG, Kathryn                    54        Therapy       JAMA                              Pretreatment                                    et al.
                                                                                                                  Efficacy of probiotics in prevention of acute
                                                                                                                   diarrhoea: a meta-analysis of masked,
   18-Oct-06      ALTHAGAFI, Majed                      75        Overview The Lancet                             randomised, placebo-controlled trials           Sazawal, S. et al.
                                                                                                                  Response to antibiotics of women with
                                                                                                                  symptoms of urinary tract infection but
                                                                                                                  negative dipstick urine test results: double
   15-Nov-06      ALRAJHI, Abdulaziz                    27        Therapy       BMJ                               blind randomized controlled trial.              Richards el al.
                                                                                                                  Effect of non-invasive positive pressure
                                                                                                                  ventilation (NIPPV) on mortality in patients
                                                                                                                  with acute cardiogenic pulmonary oedema: a
   15-Nov-06      MICHON, Alain                         58        Overview The Lancet                             meta-analysis                                   Peter et al.
                                                                                                                  Validation of a Rule for Termination of
                                                                                                                  Resuscitation on Out-of-Hospital Cardiac
   15-Nov-06      SABBAN, Mohammad                     Own        Diagnosis New England Journal of Medicine       Arrest                                          Morrison et al

                                                                                                                  Medical Therapy to Facilitate Urinary Stone
   15-Nov-06      HUMAID, Ahmed                         82        Therapy       The Lancet                         Passage: a Meta-Analysis                       Holligsworth et al
                                                                                                                  Comparison of nebulised magnesium
                                                                                                                  sulphate and salbutamol combined with
                                                                                                                  salbutamol alone in the treatment of acute
   13-Dec-06      NATH, Avik                            60        Therapy       Emerg Med Journal                 bronchial asthma: a randomized study            Aggarwal et al.
                                                                                                                  Multidetector Computed Tomography for
   13-Dec-06      ALREESI, Abdullah                    own        Diagnosis New England Journal of Medicine       Acute Pulmonary Embolism                        Stein et al.
                                                                                                                  Association of outcome with early stroke
                                                                                                                   treatment: pooled analysis of ATLANTIS,
   13-Dec-06      AL-SAMH, Omar                         6         Overview The Lancet                             ECASS, AND NINDS rt-PA stroke trials.
                                                                                                                  Comparison of Fondaparinux and
   13-Dec-06      BRULOTTE, Cory                        57        Therapy       New England Journal of Medicine   Enoxaparin in Acute Coronary Syndromes          Yusuf et al.




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                                     DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE - ARTICLES PRESENTED BY RESIDENTS
                                                           Journal Club Sessions
                                                             Dec 2007 - May 2010
Session                             Article
  Date              Presenter        Type                     Journal                                    Title                               Authors     Reference
                                                                                   A Randomized, Controlled Trial of
                                                                                   Removable Splinting Versus Casting for Wrist                          Vol 117, No. 3,
24-Jan-07   LAI, Henry             Therapy    Pediatrics                           Buckle Fractures in Children                 Plint et al.             March 2006
                                                                                   Implications of the Failure to Identify
                                                                                   High-Risk Electrocardiogram Findings for the
                                                                                   Quality of Care of Patients with Acute
24-Jan-07   MICHON, Alain          Diagnosis Circulation                           Myocardial Infarction                        Masoudi et al.           10-Oct-06
                                                                                   Intravenous Dexamethasone to Prevent the
                                                                                   Recurrence of Benign Headache After
                                                                                   Discharge from the Emergency Department: A
                                                                                   Randomized, Double-Minded, Placebo-
24-Jan-07   ALRAJHI, Abdulaziz     Therapy    CJEM                                 Controlled Clinical Trial                  Baden, E., Hunter, C.      Nov-06
                                                                                   Oral Ondansetron for Gastroenteritis in a
24-Jan-07   AL-HAMDAN, Tareq       Therapy    New Engj Journal of Medicine          Pediatric Emergency Department            Freedman et al..           20-Apr-06

                                                                                   Intravenous ancrod for acute ischaemic
                                                                                   stroke in the European Stroke Treatment with                          Vol 365,
21-Feb-07   ALTHAGAFI, Majed       Therapy    The Lancet                           Ancrod Trial: a randomised controlled trial        Hennerici et al.   November 25, 2006
                                                                                   Distinguishing Between Stroke and Mimic
21-Feb-07   AL-KAABI, Saif         Diagnosis Stroke                                at the Bedside. The Brain Attack Study             Hand et al.        Mar-06
                                                                                   Prophylaxis Strategies for Contrast-Induced                           June 21, 2006,
21-Feb-07   NATH, Avik             Overview JAMA                                    Nephropathy                                       Penny et al.       Vol 295, No. 23
                                                                                   A randomized controlled trial of management
                                                                                   strategies for acute infective conjunctivitis in
21-Feb-07   MAKROPOULOS, Dimitri   Therapy    BMJ                                  general practice.                                  Everitt et al.     17-Jul-06
                                                                                   Do RH-negative women with first trimester
                                                                                   spontaneous abortions need Rh immune               Hannafin, B
21-Mar-07   SABBAN, Mohammad       Overview AJEM                                   globulin?                                          et al.             2006
                                                                                   Methicillin-Resistant S. aureus Infections
21-Mar-07   ARMSTRONG, Kathryn     Diagnosis The New England Jounral of Medicine   among Patients in the Emergency Medicine           Moran, G. et al.   17-Aug-06
                                                                                   Does Speculum Examination Have a Role              Hoey, R. and
21-Mar-07   LAI, Henry             Diagnosis Emerg Med Journal                     in Assessing Bleeding in Early Pregnancy?          Allan, K.          2004
                                                                           B-Type natriuretic peptide: a novel early
                                                                           blood marker of acute myocardial infarction in
                                                                           patients with check pain and no ST-segment            Bassan, R et            Vol. 26, No.3.,
21-Mar-07   AL-BAHRANI, Basem    Diagnosis European Heart Journal          elevation                                             al.                     2005
                                                                           Magnetic Resonance Imaging and
                                                                           Computed Tomography in Emergency
                                                                           Assessment of Patients with Suspected Acute           Chalela, Julio          2007;
18-Apr-07   AL-KAABI, Saif       Diagnosis The Lancet                      Stroke: A Prospective Comparison                      et al.                  369:293-298
                                                                           Digital versus Local Anesthesia for Finger                                    2006;
18-Apr-07   LAI, Henry           Therapy    Acad Emerg Med                  Lacerations: A randomized Controlled Trial           Chale, S et al.         13:1046-1050
                                                                           Laryngeal View During Laryngoscopy: A
                                                                           Randomized Trial Comparing Cricoid
                                                                           Pressure, Backward-Upward-Rightward                   Levitan, R et           2006;
18-Apr-07   MICHON, Alain        Therapy    Annals of Emergency Medicine   Pressure, and Bimanual Laryngoscopy                   al.                     47:548-555
                                                                           Does This Patient with Headache Have a                Detsky, M. et           2006;
18-Apr-07   NATH, Avik           Overview JAMA                             Migraine or Need Neuroimaging?                        al                      296:1274-1283

                                                                           Prospective Validation of the Thrombolysis in
                                                                           Myocardial Infarction Risk Score in the Emergency
23-May-07 AL-SHAMSI, Mohamed     Diagnosis Annals of Emergency Medicine    Department Chest Pain Population                      Chase, M. et al.        2006;48:252-259
                                                                           Usefulness of 64-Slice Cardiac Computed
                                                                           Tomographic Angiography for Diagnosing Acute
                                                                           Coronary Syndromes and Predicting Clinical
                                                                           Outcome in Emergency Department Patients with         Rubinshtein, R.         2007
23-May-07 ALTHAGAFI, Majed       Diagnosis Circulation                     Chest Pain of Uncertain Origin                        et al.                  115:1762-1768
                                                                           A Cochrane Review of Superficial Heat or Cold
23-May-07 BRULOTTE, Cory         Overview Spine                            for Low Back Pain                                     French, S. et al.       2006;31:998-1006
                                                                           Diagnosis and Treatment of Deep-Vein                                          2006;175(9):
23-May-07 AL-SAMH, Omar          Overview CMAJ                             Thrombosis                                            Scarvelis, D. et al.    1087-1092

                                                                           Sumatriptan-Naproxen for Acute Treatment                                      2007
19-Sep-07 AL-HAMDAN, Tareq       Therapy    JAMA                           of Migraine                                           Brandes, J.L. et al     297:1443-1454
                                                                           A randomized, controlled trial of
                                                                            acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and codeine for
                                                                            acute pain relief in children with musculoskeletal                           2007
19-Sep-07 AL SHAMSI, Mohamed     Therapy    Pediatrics                     trauma                                                Clark, E. et al         Mar;119(3):460-7
                                                                           Negative D-dimer may allow safe early                                         2007
19-Sep-07 AL SAMH, Omar          Overview Emerg Med Journal                cardioversion of atrial fibrillation                  Body, R. et al.         24:432-435

                                                                           A Randomized Clinical Trial of the Management of                              Vol. 116, No.3, September
19-Sep-07 ALRAJHI, Khaled        Therapy    Pediatrics                     Esophageal Coins in Children                                                  2005
                                                                           A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Trial of                                2007
17-Oct-07   AL SHAMSI, Mohamed   Therapy    N England J Med                Dexamethasone for Bronchiolitis                       Corneli, Howard et al   357;4 331-339
                                                                                                                                                                   Oct. 25, 2006
                                                                                        How do I Perform a Lumbar Puncture and Analyze                             Vol. 296, No. 16
17-Oct-07   ARMSTRONG, Kathryn   Overview JAMA                                          the Results to Diagnose Bacterial Meningitis?      Straus S.E. et al.
                                                                                        Implications of the Failure to Identify
                                                                                        High-Risk Electrocardiogram Findings for the
                                                                                        Quality of Care of Patients with Acute
17-Oct-07   BRULOTTE, Cory       Diagnosis Circulation                                  Myocardial Infarction                              Masoudi et al.          Oct.10, 2006
                                                                                        Validation and Refinement of Scores to Predict
                                                                                        Very Early Stroke Risk After Transient Ischaemic                           Jan. 27, 2007
17-Oct-07   SABBAN, Mohammad     Diagnosis The Lancet                                   Attack                                                                     Vol. 369
                                                                                        A Randomized Controlled Trial of Multi-Slice
                                                                                        Coronary Computed Tomography for Evaluation of
21-Nov-07 LOW, Tom               Therapy    Journal of American College of Cardiology   Acute Chest Pain                                   Goldstein J. A. et al   Vol 49 No. 8, 2007
                                                                                                                                                                   2007
21-Nov-07 AL SAMH, Omar          Overview JAMA                                          Does this Adult Patient Have Septic Arthritis?     Margatten M.E. et al    297:1478-1488
                                                                                        Rate of Metoclopramide Infusion Affect the
21-Nov-07 AL BAHRANI, Basem      Therapy    Emerg Med Journal                           Severity and Incidence of Akathisia                Parlak I. et al.        2005:22, 621-624
                                                                                        Effects of Fonaparinux on Mortality and
                                                                                         Reinfarction in Patients with Acute ST-
21-Nov-07 GOPLAN, Bhaskar        Therapy    JAMA Express                                Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction            Yusuf S, et al.         14-Mar-06
                                                                                        Adding Long-acting β-agonist to inhaled
                                                                                        Corticosteroids after Discharge from the
                                                                                        Emergency Department for Acute Asthama:
19-Dec-07 KWOK, Edmund           Therapy    Acad Emerg Med                              A Randomised Controlled Trial                      Rowe, B. H. et al.      j.aem 2007.06.020
                                                                                        Early Treatment with Prednisolone or                                       357:16
19-Dec-07 ARMSTRONG, Kathryn     Therapy    N Engl J. Med                               Acyclovir in Bell's Palsy                          Sullivan, F.M. et al    Oct. 18, 2007
                                                                                        Can sutures get wet? Prospective
                                                                                         randomized controlled trial of wound
19-Dec-07 CREASER, Kim           Therapy    BMJ                                         management in general practice                     Heal, C. et al.         24-Apr-06
                                                                                        The Effect of Telithromycin in Acute                                       354:15
19-Dec-07 SABBAN, Mohammad       Therapy    N Engl J. Med                               Exacerbations of Asthma                            Johnston, S. L. et al   April 13, 2006
                                                                                        A Critcal Pathway for Patients with Acute
                                                                                        Chest Pain and Low Risk for Short-Term
                                                                                        Adverse Cardiac Events: Role of Outpatient                                 Vol. 47. No. 5;
16-Jan-08   ALTHAGAFI, Majed     Diagnosis Annals of Emerg Med                          Stress Testing                                     Meyer, M.D. et al.      May 2006
                                                                                        A Prospective, Randomized Clinical
                                                                                        Investigation of the Treatment of First-Time
16-Jan-08   SAVAGE, Erin         Therapy    Am J of Sports Med                          Ankle Sprain                                       Beynnon, B. D. et al.   Vol. 34, No. 9
                                                                       Randomized controlled clinical trial of point-of-
                                                                       care limited ultrasonography assistance of
                                                                       central venous cannulation:
                                                                       The Third Sonography Outcomes Assessment
                                                                       Program
                                                                       (SOAP-3) Trial
16-Jan-08   LOW, Tom               Therapy    Critical Care Medicine                                                       Milling T. J. et al      2005 Col. 33, No. 8
                                                                       Can Vitamin C Prevent Complex Regional
                                                                       Pain Syndrome in Patients with Wrist
                                                                       Fractures? A Randomized, Controlled,
16-Jan-08   AL HRBI, Faiz          Therapy    J Bone Joint Surg Am     Multicenter Dose-Response Study?                    Zolinger, P.E. et al.    2007:89:1424-1431
                                                                       Management of Acute Pharyngitis in Adults.
                                                                       Reliability of Rapid Streptococcal Tests and
20-Feb-08   SHOULDICE, Elizabeth   Diagnosis Arch Intern Med           Clinical Findings                                   Humair, J. P. et al.     Vol. 166, Mar. 2006

                                                                       Ambulatory short-course high-dose oral
                                                                       amoxicillin for treatment of severe pneumonia
20-Feb-08   ALTHAGAFI, Majed       Therapy    Lancet                   in children: a randomized equivalency trial.        Hazir, T. et. al.        2008:371:49-56
                                                                       A Red Blood Cell Agglutination D-Dimer Test
                                                                       to Exclude Deep Venous Thrombosis in
20-Feb-08   SABBAN, Mohammad       Diagnosis Ann Intern Med.           Pregnancy                                           Chan, W.S.               2007:147:165-170
                                                                       Safety and Efficacy of Hydromorphone as an
                                                                       Analgesic Alternative to Morphine in Acute                                   Vol. 48, No. 2:
20-Feb-08   ALRAJHI, Khaled        Therapy    Ann of Emerg Med         Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial                   Chang, A.K. et al.       Aug 2006
                                                                       Antibiotics and Topical Nasal Steroid for                                    December 5, 2007
19-Mar-08   SOHN, Melanie          Therapy    JAMA                     Treatment of Acute Maxillary Sinus                  Williamson, I.G. et al   Vol 298, No. 21
                                                                       Is the ABCD Score Useful for Risk
                                                                       Stratification of Patients with Acute
19-Mar-08   AL HRBI, Faiz          Diagnosis Stroke                    Transient Ischemic Attack?                          Cucchiara, B.L. et al    Jul-06
                                                                       Routine versus Selective Abdominal
                                                                       Computerized Tomography Scan in the
                                                                       Evaluation of Right Lower Quadrant Pain: A                                   February 2007
19-Mar-08   GOPALAN, Bhaskar       Therapy    Acad Emerg Med           Randomized Controlled Trial                         Lee, C.C. et al          Vol 14, No. 2
                                                                       A Comparitive Study of the Efficacy and
                                                                       Safety of Procainamide Versus Amiodarone
                                                                       for the Conversion of Recent-Onset Atrial           Kochiadakis G.E.
19-Mar-08   MASSE, Yanick          Therapy    Am J Cardiology          Fibrillation                                        et al                    2007;99:1721-1725
                                                                       Vasopressin versus Norepinephrine                                            February 2008
16-Apr-08   SOHN, Melanie          Therapy    N Engl J. Med             Infusion in Patients with Septic Shock             Russell J. A. et al      358;9
                                                                                                                                                    December 26, 2007
16-Apr-08   CREASER, Kim           Overview   JAMA                     This Child Have a Urinary Tract Infection?          Shaikh N. et al          Vol. 298, No. 24
                                                                                                                                                 January 10, 2008
16-Apr-08   BRULOTTE, Cory       Therapy    N Engl J. Med               Therapy for Patients with Septic Shock           Sprung, C. L. et al     358;2
                                                                        Impact of Triage Liaison Physician on
                                                                        Emergency Department Overcrowing and                                     2007
16-Apr-08   SAVAGE, Erin         Therapy    Acad Emerg Med              Throughput: A Randomized Controlled Trial        Holroyd, B. R. et al.   14;8 702-708
                                                                        A Citywide Protocol for Primary
                                                                        PCI in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial                                   January 17, 2008
21-May-08 KWOK, Ed               Therapy    N Engl J. Med               Infarction                                       LeMay, M.R. et al       358;3
                                                                        Comparison of Oral
                                                                        Prednisolone/Paracetamol and Oral
                                                                        Indomenthacine/Paracetamol
                                                                        Combination Therapy in the Treatment of
                                                                        Acute Goutlike Arthritis: A Double-Blind,                                May 2007
21-May-08 SHOULDICE, Elizabeth   Therapy    Annals of Emerg Med         Randomized, Controlled Trial                     Man C.Y. et al          Volume 49, No. 5
                                                                        Efficacy of Short-Course Antibiotic
                                                                        Regimens for Community-Acquired                                          2007
21-May-08 MASSE, Yannick         Overview   Am J Medicine               Pneumonia: A Meta-analysis                       Li , J. Z. et al        120, 783-790
                                                                        Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial of Point-
                                                                        of-Care, Limited Ultrasonography
                                                                         for Trauma in the Emergency Department:
                                                                         The First Sonography Outcomes Assessment                                September 2006
21-May-08 AL BAHRANI, Basem      Therapy    Annals of Emerg Med         Program Trial                                    Melniker, L. A. et al   Volume 48, No. 3
                                                                        Safety and Efficacy of a Protocol Using
                                                                        Bougienage or Endoscopy for the
                                                                         Management of Coin Acutely Lodged in the                                Vol 51, No.4:
17-Sep-08 AL HAMDAN, Tareq       Therapy    Annals of Emerg Med         Esophagus: A Large Case Series                   Arms, J. L. et al       April 2008
                                                                        Meta-analysis: Effectiveness
                                                                        of Drugs for Preventing                                                  Vol 148, No. 4:
17-Sep-08 LOW, Tom               Overview Annals of Internal Medicine   Contrast-Induced Nephropathy                     Kelly, A.L. et al.      February 19, 2008
                                                                        Serum D-Dimer is a Sensitive Test for the
                                                                        Detection of Acute Aortic Dissection: A Pooled                           Vol 34, No. 4,
17-Sep-08 SABBAN, Mohammed       Overview   J of Emergency Medicine     Meta-analysis                                    Merrill K. A.           pp 367-376, 2008
                                                                        Efficacy and Safety of Recombinant
                                                                        Activated Factor VII for Acute Intracerebral                             358;20
17-Sep-08 AL SHAMSI, Mohamed     Therapy    N Engl J Med                 Hemorrhage                                      Mayer, S. A. et al.     May 15, 2008
                                                                        Rhythm Control versus Rate Control for                                   358;25
15-Oct-08   AL HAMDAN, Tareq     Therapy    N Engl J Med                 Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure           Roy, D. et al.           June 19, 2008
                                                                        Do b-blockers reduce short-term mortality
                                                                         following acute myocardial infarction? A
15-Oct-08   AL HRBI, Faiz        Overview   CJEM                        systemic review and meta-analysis                Al Reesi, A. et al.     2008;10(3):215-23
                                                                        Omeprazole before Endoscopy in Patients with                             356;16
15-Oct-08   OGILVIE, Kelly       Therapy    N Engl J Med                Gastrointestinal Bleeding                        Lau J. Y. et al         Apr. 19, 2007
                                                                Out-of-Hospital Continuous Positive Airway
                                                                Pressure Ventialation Versus Usual
                                                                Care in Acute Respiratory Failure: A                                    September 2008
 15-Oct-08   AL RAJHI, Khaled      Therapy    Ann Emerg Med     Randomized Controlled Trial                    Thompson J. et al        Vol 52, No. 3:
                                                                Intraarticular Lidocaine versus Intravenous
                                                                Procedural Sedation Narcotics and
                                                                Benzodiazepine for Reduction of the                                     doi:10.1111/j.
                                                                Dislocated Shoulder:                                                    1553-2712.
19-Nov-08 AL RAJHI, Khaled         Overview   Acad Emerg Med    A Systemic Review                              Fitch R.W. et al         2008.00164
                                                                Parental dexamethasone for acute severe
                                                                migraine headache:metaanalysis of
                                                                randomized controlled trials for preventing
                                                                recurrence
19-Nov-08 MASSELINK, Stephen       Overview   BMJ                                                              Colman I. et al          2008;336;1359-1361
                                                                Subdissociative-dose Ketamine versus
                                                                Fentanyl for Analgesia during Propofol                                  doi 10.111/j.
                                                                Procedural Sedation: A Randomized                                       1553-2712
19-Nov-08 KWOK, Ed                 Therapy    Acad Emerg Med    Clinical Trial                                 Messenger D. et al       .2008.00219
                                                                Thomblysis with Alteplase 3. to 4.5 Hours
19-Nov-08 BRULOTTE, Cory            Therapy   N Engl J of Med   after Acute Ischemic Stroke                    Hacke W. et al           2008:359-1317-29

                                                                Cardiac Troponin I Elevation in Hospitalized                            2008.
Dec 17 2008 MURNAGHAN, Aleisha     Diagnosis Am J Card          Patients Without Acute Coronary Syndromes      Blich M. et al           01.011 doi:10.1016/j
                                                                Noninvasive Ventilation in Acute Cardio-
Dec 17 2009 VAN PRAET, Oliver      Therapy    N Engl J Med      genic Pulmonary Edema                          Gray A. et al.           39649.79306
                                                                Abdominal Compression Effectively
                                                                Increases the Size of the Common
                                                                Femoral Vein, as Measured                                               Vol. 52, No. 4:
Dec 17 2009 AL SADOON, Abdulaziz   Diagnosis Ann of Emerg Med    by Ultrasonography                            Rippey J.C. et al.       October 2008
                                                                A Randomized Controlled Trial of the
                                                                Reciprocating Procedure Device for Local                                Vol. 35, No. 2
Dec 17 2009 COCKBURN, Lucas        Therapy    J Of Emerg Med    Anesthesia                                     Nunez S. E. et al        pp 119-126, 2008
                                                                Intensive Insulin Therapy and Pentastarch
 Jan 21 09   SMITH, Barry          Therapy    N Engl J Med       Resuscitation in Severe Sepsis                Brunkhorst F. M. et al   358:2 Jan. 10, 2008
                                                                                                                                        Vol 297, No1,
 Jan 21 09   FISCHER, Lisa         Overview JAMA                Will My Patient Fall?                       Ganz D. A. et al            Jan 3, 2007
                                                                Risk of Intracranial Pathologic Conditions
                                                                Requiring Emergency Intervention After a
                                                                First Complex Febrile Seizure Episode Among                             Vol 117, Number 2,
 Jan 21 09   AL SHAMSI, Mohamad    Diagnosis Pediatrics         Children                                    Teng D. et al               February 2006
                                                                Hypothermia Therapy after Traumatic Brain
 Jan 21 09   Masselink, Stephen    Therapy    N Eng J of Med    Injury in Children                          Hutchison J. S. Et al       358;23
                                                                                Prospective Validation of the Pediatric
Feb 18 09   Cockburn, Lucas       Diagnosis J Peds                              Appendicitis Score                             Goldman R.D. et al.         153(2):278-82
                                                                                Elbow extension test to rule out elbow
                                                                                fracture: multicenter, prospective validation
                                                                                and observational study of diagnostic accuracy
Feb 18 09   Al Hrbi, Faiz         Diagnosis BMJ                                 in adults and children                         Appelboam A. et al          2008:337:a2428
                                                                                Contemporary Management of
                                                                                 Acute Exacerbations of COPD :
Feb 18 09   Rosenberg, Hans        Overview   Chest                              A Systemic Review and Metaanlysis             Quon B. S. et al.           2008:133:756-766

                                                                                N-Terminal Pro-B-Type Natriuretic Peptide
                                                                                Testing Improves the Management of
Feb 18 09   Tashkandi, Muhammad   Diagnosis Circulation                         Patients with Suspected Acute Heart Failure       Moe G.W. et al.          2007;115:3045-3047
                                                                                Serial 2-Point Ultrasonography Plus D-Dimer
                                                                                vs Whole Leg Color-Coded Doppler
                                                                                Ultrasonography for Diagnosing Suspected                                   Oct 18, 2008
Mar 18 09   Smith, Barry           Therapy    JAMA                              Systematic Deep Vein Thrombosis                   Bernardi E. et al.       Vol 300, No 14
                                                                                Paracetamol plus ibuprofen for the treatment
                                                                                of fever in children (PITCH):
Mar 18 09   Brulotte, Cory         Therapy    BMJ                               randomised controlled trial                       Hay A.D. et al.          2008:337A1302
                                                                                Mechanical supports for acute, severe ankle
                                                                                 sprain: a pragmatic, multicenter,
Mar 18 09   Low, Tom              Intervention The Lancet                       randomised controlled trial                       Lamb S. E. et al         Vol 373, Feb. 14/09
                                                                                Intra-Articular Block Compared with
                                                                                Conscious Sedation for Closed Reduction
Mar 18 09   Bradley, Jeff         Therapy     J Bone Joint Surg Am              of Ankle Fracture-Dislocations                    White, B. J. et al.      2008, 90 731-4
                                                                                Oral Pednisone for Preschool Children with                                 January 22, 2009:
15-Apr-09   KWOK, Ed              Therapy     New England Journal of Medicine   Acute Virus-Induced Wheezing                      Panickar, J. et al.      360;4
                                                                                Olanzapine versus Droperidol for the
                                                                                Treatment of Primary Headache in the                                       September 2008: Vol.
15-Apr-09   ARMSTRONG, Kathryn    Therapy     Acad Emerg Med                    Emergency Department                              Hill, C.H. et al.        15;9

                                                                                Vasopressin, Epinephrine, and Corticosteroids                              January 12, 2009: Vol.
15-Apr-09   VAN PRAET, Oliver     Therapy     Arch Intern Med                   for In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest                Metzelopoulos, S.D. et al.   169;1

                                                                                Clinical Prediction Rule for Identifying Children
                                                                                with Cerebrospinal Fluid Pleocytosis at Very
15-Apr-09   AL BAHRANI, Basem     Diagnosis   JAMA                              Low Risk of Bacterial Meningitis                  Nigrovic, L.E. et al.    January 3, 2007: 297;1
                                                                                Ondansetron versus Promethazine to Treat
                                                                                Acute Undifferentiated Nausea in the
                                                                                Emergency Department : A Randomized,
20-May-09 LOW, Tom                 Therapy    Acad Emerg Med                    Double-Blind, Noninferiority Trial                Braude D. et al.         March 2008: Vol. 15;3
                                                                              Adverse Drug Events Associated with the
                                                                              Antidotes for Methanol and Ethylene Glycol
                                                                              Poisoning: A Comparison of Ethanol and
20-May-09 Rosenberg, Hans            Therapy    Annals of Emegency Medicine   Fomepizole                                           Lepik, K. et al.          April 2009: Vol. 53; 4
                                                                               Sodium Bicarbonate vs Sodium Chloride for
                                                                              the Prevention of Contrast Medium-Induced
                                                                              Nephropathy in Patients Undergoing Coronary                                    September 2008: Vol
20-May-09 AL BAHRANI, Basem          Therapy    JAMA                          Angiography                                          Brar, S. et al.           300;9
                                                                              Computed Tomographic Pulmonary
                                                                              Angiography vs Ventilation-Perfusion Lung
                                                                              Scanning in Patients with Suspected                                             December 2007: Vol.
20-May-09 PAKI JAVAN, Abdolereza     Therapy    JAMA                          Pulmonary Embolism                                   Anderson, D. et al        298;23
                                                                              versus ketamine for rapid sequence
                                                                               intubation in acutely ill patients: a multicentre
Sept 16/09 SABBAN, Mohammad          Therapy    Lancet                        randomised controlled trial                          Patricia Jabrfe et al.    July 25, 2009, Vol 374
                                                                              Epinephrine and Dexamethasone in
Sept 16/09 ARMSTRONG, Kathryn        Therapy    N ENGL J Med                  Children with Bronchiolitis                          Amy C. Plint et al.       2009;360:2079-89
                                                                              Emergency trauma score: An instrument for
Sept 16/09 AL-HRBI, Faiz             Diagnosis Critical Care Medicine          early estimation of trauma severity                 Marcus R. Raum et al.     2009 Vol. 37, No. 6,
                                                                              Is a Priming Dose of Insulin Necessary in a
                                                                               Low-Dose Insulin Protocol for the Treatment
Sept 16/09 FISCHER, Lisa             Therapy    Diabetes Care                 of Diabetic Ketoacidosis                             Abbas E Kitabchi et al.   Nov 2008; 31, 11
                                                                              Ibuprofen Provides Analgesia Equivalent to
                                                                              Acetaminophen–Codeine in the Treatment of
                                                                              Acute Pain in Children with Extremity Injuries:                                August 2009,
Oct 21/09   AL-BAHRANI, Basem        Therapy    Acad Emerg Med                A Randomized Clinical Trial                          Friday, Janet H. et al.   Vol. 16, No. 8
                                                                              Effect of Whole Body CT during Trauma
                                                                              Resuscitation on Survival: A Retrospective,
Oct 21/09   OGILVIE, Kelly           Therapy    Lancet                        Multicentre Study                                    Huber-Wagner et al.       April 2009 – Vol. 373
                                                                              Immediate angioplasty versus standard
                                                                              therapy with rescue angioplasty after
                                                                              thombolysis in the Combined Abciximab
                                                                              REteplase Stent Study in Acute Myocardial
                                                                              Infarction (CARESS-in-AMI): an open,
Oct 21/09   PAKI JAVAN, Abdolereza   Therapy    Lancet                        prospective, randomized, multicentre trial           Carlo DiMario et al.      2008;371:559-68
                                                                              Systematic Review of Emergency
                                                                              Physician–performed Ultrasonography for              Burnside, Patrick R.,     June 2008, Vol. 15,
Oct 21/09   ARAJHI, Khaled           Overview Acad Emerg Med                  Lower-Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis                 et al.                    No. 6
                                                                              Using a preprinted order sheet to reduce
                                                                              prescription errors in a pediatric emergency
Nov 18/09   MURNAGHAN, Aleisha       Therapy    Pediatrics                    department: a randomized, controlled trial           Kozer E, et al.           2005;116:1299-1302
                                                                           Impact of an electronic link between the
                                                                           emergency department and family physicians:
Nov 18/09   BRULOTTE, Cory        Therapy   CMAJ                           a randomized controlled trial               Lang E, et al.                      2006;174(3):313

                                                                           Randomized clinical trial comparing a
                                                                           patient-driven titration protocol of intravenous
                                                                           hydromorphone with a traditional physician-
                                                                           driven management of emergency department
Nov 18/09   KWOK, Ed              Therapy   Annals of Emergency Medicine   patients with acute severe pain                    Chang AK et al.              2009;54(4):561-7
                                                                           Bringing patients’ own medications into an
                                                                           emergency department by ambulance: effect
                                                                           on prescribing accuracy when these patients
Nov 18/09   Bradley, Jeff         Diagnosis MJA                            are admitted to hospital                           Chan EW et al.               2009; 181(7):374-7
                                                                           Frequency of Acute Coronary Syndrome in
                                                                           Patients with Normal Electrocardiogram
                                                                           Performed during Presence or Absence of            Turnipseed, Samuel           June 2009,
Dec 16/09   Kahale, Justin        Diagnosis Acad Emerg med                 Chest Pain                                         D. et al.                    Vol. 16, No. 6
                                                                           Combined Corticosteroid and Antiviral
                                                                           Treatment for Bell Palsy A Systematic Review       de Almeida, John R.          September 2, 2009—
Dec 16/09   Quirion, Charles      Therapy   JAMA                           and Meta-analysis                                  et al.                       Vol 302, No. 9
                                                                           Identification of children at very low risk of
                                                                           clinically-important brain injuries after head     Kuppermann, N.               Vol 374
Dec 16/09   Brulotte, Cory        Diagnosis The Lancet                     trauma: a prospective cohort study                 et al.                       October 3, 2009
                                                                           Tamsulosin for Ureteral Stones in the
                                                                           Emergency Department: A Randomized,                Ferre, Robinson, F.          Volume 54, No. 3:
Dec 16/09   MASSELINK, Stephen    Therapy   Annals of Emergency Medicine   Controlled Trial                                   et al.                       September 2009
                                                                           Dabigatran versus Warfarin in Patients with
Jan 20/10   TASHKANDI. Muhammad   Therapy   N Engl J                       Atrial Fibrillation                                Connolly, Stuart J. et al.   2009;361

                                                                           Recurrence up to 3.5 years after antibiotic
                                                                           treatment of acute otitis media in very young
Jan 20/10   CROMBIE, Tighe        Therapy   BMJ                            Dutch children: survey of trial participants       Bezakova, Natalya et al.     2009;339:b2525
                                                                           Imaging strategies for detection of urgent
                                                                           conditions in patients with acute abdominal
Jan 20/10   ADDLEMAN, Sarah       Diagnosis BMJ                            pain: diagnostic accuracy study                    Lameris, Wytze et al.        2009;339:b2431
                                                                           Effect of Clopidogrel Added to Aspirin in                                       2009 362:20,
Jan 20/10   TURKO, Ekaterina      Therapy   N Engl K                       Patients with Atrial Fibrillation                  Connolly, Stuart J. et al.   May 14, 2009
                                                                           Oral Vitamin K Versus Placebo to Correct
                                                                           Excessive Anticoagulation in Patients                                           March 2009 Volume
Feb 17/10   PAN, Andy             Therapy   Annals of Internal Medicine    Receiving Warfarin                                 Crowther, Mark A. et al.     150 • Number 5
                                                             CLINICAL EFFICACY OF DEXAMETHASONE                                             10.1016/j.jemermed.
 Feb 17/10   KHALID, Salman      Therapy   doi:               FOR ACUTE EXUDATIVE PHARYNGITIS               Tasar, Ali et al.               2007.11.029
                                                             Intravenous diltiazem is superior to
                                                             intravenous amiodarone or digoxin for
                                                             achieving ventricular rate control in patients
 Feb 17/10   LEPPARD, Jennifer   Therapy   Crit Care Med     with acute uncomplicated atrial fibrillation   Siu, Chung-Wah et al.           2009 Vol. 37, No. 7

                                                             Ticagrelor versus Clopidogrel in Patients with
 Feb 17/10   AL-YAHYA, Bader     Therapy   N Engl J Med      Acute Coronary Syndromes                         Wallentin, Lars. et al.       2009;361

                                                             The Utility of Supplemental Oxygen During
                                                              Emergency Department Procedural Sedation                                      Volume 52, No. 1 :
March 24/10 KAHALE, Justin       Therapy   Annals of EM      With Propofol: A Randomized, Controlled Trial    Deitch, Kenneth et al.        July 2008
                                                             Prospective Validation of the Pediatric
                                                             Appendicitis Score in a Canadian Pediatric                                     July 2009,
March 24/10 BASS, Cathie         Diagnosis Acad EM           Emergency Department                             Bhatt, Maala et al.           Vol. 16, No. 7
                                                             Outpatient management of patients with
                                                             low-risk upper- gastrointestinal
                                                             hemorrhage:multicentre validation and
March 24/10 HALIGUA, Alexis      Diagnosis Lancet            prospective evaluation                           Stanley, AJ et al.            2009;373: 42-47
                                                             Corticosteroid Treatment and Intensive
                                                             Insulin Therapy for Septic Shock in Adults. A                                  January 27, 2010—
March 24/10 KHALID, Salman       Therapy   JAMA              Randomized Controlled Trial                      COIITSS Study Investigators   Vol 303, No. 4
                                                             Comparison of Dopamine and Norepinephrine
April 21/10 LEPPARD, Jennifer    Therapy   N Engl J Med      in the Treatment of Shock                        De Backer, Daniel et al.      2010;362:779-89
                                                             Assessment of diclofenac of spinal
                                                             manipulative therapy, or both, in addition to
                                                             recommend first-line treatment for acute low                                   370,
April 21/10 HILL, Deborah        Therapy   The Lancet        back pain: a randomized controlled trial         Hancock, Mark J et al.        November 10, 2007
                                                             Slow infusion of calcium channel blockers
                                                             compared with intravenous adenosine in the
                                                             emergency treatment of supraventricular
April 21/10 LAI, Anita           Therapy   Resuscitation     tachycardia                                      Lim, S.H. et al.              2009;80:523-8
                                                             B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Testing, Clinical
                                                             Outcomes, and Health Services Use in
                                                             Emergency Department Patients with
April 21/10 BASS, Cathie         Therapy   Ann Intern Med.   Dyspnea.                                         Schneider, Hans-Gerhard et al. 2009;150:6
                                                             Derivation of clinical decision rule for chest
                                                             radiography in emergency department patients
                                                             with chest pain and possible acute coronary
May 19/10 ALSADOON, Abdulaziz    Diagnosis CJEM              syndrome                                         Hess, Erik P. et al.          2010;12(2):128-34
                                                    Mechanical supports for acute, severe ankle
                                                     sprain: a pragmatic, multicentre, randomised                          Vol 373
May 19/10 EAGLES, Debra      Therapy   The Lancet   controlled trial                              Lamb, S E et al.         February 14, 2009
                                                    Dabigatran versus Warfarin in the Treatment                            December 10, 2009,
May 19/10 Quirion, Charles   Therapy   NEJM         of Acute Venous Thromboembolism               Schulman, Sam et al.     361;24
                                                    Lactate Clearance vs Central Venous Oxygen
                                                     Saturation as Goals of Early Sepsis Therapy.                          February 24, 2010—
May 19/10 ADDLEMAN, Sarah    Therapy   JAMA         A Randomized Clinical Trial                   Jones, Allan E. et al.   Vol 303, No. 8

                                                                                                  rev. May 20, 2010
                          DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE - ARTICLES PRESENTED BY RE
                                                 Journal Club Sessions
                                               September 2010 - June 2011
Session                           Article
  Date            Presenter        Type      Journal


15-Sep-10 MURNAGHAN, Aleisha     Diagnosis CMAJ




15-Sep-10 KWOK, Ed               Diagnosis Annals of EM




15-Sep-10 LOW, Thomas             Therapy The Lancet


15-Sep-10 TASHKANDI, Muhammad    Diagnosis Annals of EM


20-Oct-10 AL-HRBI, Faiz           Therapy Acad of EM


20-Oct-10 ALRAJHI, Khaled         Therapy JAMA


20-Oct-10 PAN, Andy               Therapy Crit Care Med


20-Oct-10 CROMBIE, Tighe          Therapy CMAJ

                                          ACAD
17-Nov-10 BRADLEY, Jeff           Therapy EMERG MED



17-Nov-10 THOMPSON, Kate          Therapy Circulation


17-Nov-10 O'CONNOR, Erin          Therapy Emerg Med J

                                          ACAD
17-Nov-10 EAGLES, Debra           Therapy EMERG MED
15-Dec-10 FISCHER, Lisa      Therapy Annals of EM


15-Dec-10 TURKO, Ekaterina   Therapy JAMA

15-Dec-10 HICKEY, Michael    Diagnosis JAMA


15-Dec-10 OGILVIE, Kelly     Diagnosis Annals of EM

19-Jan-11 FLANAGAN, Amanda   Overview BMJ

19-Jan-11 ABBASI, Khawar     Diagnosis Annals of EM



19-Jan-11 BURSEY, Brandy     Therapy Annals of EM
                                     American
                                     Journal of
19-Jan-11 STIELL, Andrew     Therapy Resp and CC


16-Feb-11 CHAUDRY, Bushra    Overview BMJ

16-Feb-11 HALIGUA, Alexis    Overview World J Sug



16-Feb-11 AMIN, Qamar        Therapy Lancet


16-Feb-11 DALSEG, Tim        Overview Annals of EM

23-Mar-11 FLANAGAN, Amanda   Overview JAMA


23-Mar-11 LAI, Anita         Therapy Annals of EM

                                     Annals of
23-Mar-11 MOUNT, Victoria    Therapy Surgery


23-Mar-11 CARR, Lindsay      Therapy JAMA

20-Apr-11 BURSEY, Brandy     Therapy N Engl J Med

20-Apr-11 AL-YAHYA, Bader    Therapy N Engl J Med
20-Apr-11 CHEUNG, Warren        Therapy Annals of SX
                                         Annals of
20-Apr-11 WILLMORE, Andrew      Overview Internal Med


18-May-11 CARR, Lindsay         Overview Annals of EM


18-May-11 ALSADOON, Abdulaziz   Overview BMJ

18-May-11 ABBASI, Khawar        Therapy BMJ


18-May-11 STIELL, Andrew        Therapy Annals of EM


Revised: May 19, 11
MERGENCY MEDICINE - ARTICLES PRESENTED BY RESIDENTS
        Journal Club Sessions
      September 2010 - June 2011

                             Title                                   Authors             Reference
        CATCH: a clinical decision rule for the use of
        computed tomography in children with minor                                       MARCH 9, 2010 •
        head injury                                        Osmond, Martin et al.         182(4)

        Clinical Features From the History and Physical
        Examination That Predict the Presence or
        Absence of Pulmonary Embolism in
        Symptomatic Emergency Department Patients:                                       Volume 55, No. 4 :
        Results of a Prospective, Multicenter Study        Courtney, Mark et al.         April 2010
        Effects of tranexamic acid on death, vascular
        occlusive events, and blood transfusion in
        trauma patients with significant haemorrhage
        (CRASH-2): a randomised, placebo-controlled
        trial                                              Crash-2 trial collaborators   Vol 376 July 3, 2010
        A Prospective Evaluation of Emergency
        Department Bedside Ultrasonography for the                                  Vol. 56, No. 2: August
        Detection of Acute Cholecystitis                   Summers, Shane M. et al. 2010
        Randomized Clinical Trial of Propofol With and
         Without Alfentanil for Deep Procedural Sedation                                 September 2009,
        in the Emergency Department                        Miner, James R. et al.        Vol. 16, No. 9
        Surgical mask vs. N95 respirator for preventing
         influenza among health care workers: a                                          November 4, 2009—
        randomized trial.                                  Loeb, Mark et al.             Vol 302, No. 17

        Adenosine for wide-complex tachycardia:
        Efficacy and safety                                Marill, Keith A. et al.       2009 Vol. 37, No. 9
        Cast versus splint in children with minimally
        angulated fractures of the distal radius: a                                      DOI:10.1503/
        randomized controlled trial                        Boutis, Kathy et al.          cmaj.100119

        Routine Packing of Simple Cutaneous                                              May 2009, Vol. 16,
        Abscesses Is Painful and Probably Unnecessary O’ Malley, Gerald F. et al.        No. 5
        Induction of Therapeutic Hypothermia by
        Paramedics After Resuscitation From Out-of-
        Hospital Ventricular Fibrillation Cardiac Arrest A
        Randomized Controlled Trial                        Bernard, Stephen A. et al.    2010;122;737-742


        Digital anaesthesia: one injection or two?         Cannon, Beverley and al.      2010;27:533e536
        Thirty-day Outcomes of Emergency
        Department Patients Undergoing Electrical          Scheuermeyer, Frank           April 2010, Vol. 17,
        Cardioversion for Atrial Fibrillation or Flutter   Xavier et al.                 No. 4
Does End Tidal CO2 Monitoring During
Emergency Department Procedural Sedation
and Analgesia With Propofol Decrease the
Incidence of Hypoxic Events? A Randomized,                                       Volume 55, No. 3 :
Controlled Trial                                    Deitch, Kenneth et al.       March 2010

Cardiac Arrest: A Randomized Trial Intravenous      Olasveengen, Theresa M.      November 25, 2009—
Drug Administration During Out-of-Hospital          et al.                       Vol 302, No. 20
Prediction of Critical Illness During Out-of-       Seymour, Christopher W.      August 18, 2010—
Hospital Emergency Care                             et al.                       Vol 304, No. 7
Clinical Prediction Rules for Identifying Adults
at Very Low Risk for Intra-abdominal Injuries                                    Volume 54, No 4
After Blunt Trauma                                  Holmes, James F. et al.      October 2009
Corticosteroids for pain relief in sore throat:
A systematic review and meta-analysis               Hayward, Gail et al.         2009;339:b2976
The Out-of-Hospital Validation of the Canadian      Vaillancourt, Christian et   Volume 54, No. 5 :
C-Spine Rule by Paramedics                          al.                          November 2009
Treating Headache Recurrence After
Emergency Department Discharge: A
Randomized Controlled Trial of Naproxen             Friedman, Benjamin W.
Versus Sumatriptan                                  et al.                       doi:10.1016
Antibiotics in Addition to Systemic
Corticosteroids for Acute Exacerbations of          Daniels, Johannes M. A.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease               et al.                       Vol 181
The benefits of steroids versus steroids plus
antivirals for treatment of Bell’s palsy: a meta-
analysis                                            Quant, Eudocia C et al.      2009;339:b3354
Antibiotic Therapy Versus Appendectomy for
Acute Appendicitis: A Meta-Analysis                 Varadhan, Krishna K. et al. (2010) 34:199–209
Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism by
multidetector CT alone or combined with venous
ultrasonography of the leg: a randomized non-       Righini, Marc and Le Gal,
inferiority trial.                                  Grégoire et al.              2008:371:1343-52
Emergency Physician Ultrasonography for
Evaluating Patients at Risk for Ectopic                                          Volume 56, no. 6 :
Pregnancy: A Meta-Analysis                          Stein, John C. et al.        December 2010
Does This Patient Have Delirium? Value of                                        August 18, 2010—
Bedside Instruments                                 Wong, Camilla L. et al.      Vol 304, No. 7
Ketamine With and Without Midazolam for
Emergency Department Sedation in Adults: A                                       Volume 57, No. 2 :
Randomized Controlled Trial                         Sener, Serkan et al.         February 2011
Out-of-hospital Hypertonic Resuscitation After                                   Volume 253,
Traumatic Hypovolemic Shock A Randomized,                                        Number 3, March
Placebo Controlled Trial                            Bulger, Eileen M. et al.     2011
Immediate vs Delayed Intervention for Acute
Coronary Syndromes: A Randomized Clinical                                        September 2, 2009—
Trial                                               Montalescot, Gilles et al.   Vol 302, No. 9
Diuretic Strategies in Patients with Acute                                       vol. 364 no. 9,
Decompensated Heart Failure                         Felker, G. Michael et al.    March 2011
                                                                                 vol 364 no. 9,
Apixaban in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation       Connolly, Stuart J. et al.   March 2011
Prehospital Rapid Sequence Intubation
Improves Functional Outcome for Patients With
Severe Traumatic Brain Injury A Randomized                                      Vol 252, No 6,
Controlled Trial                                   Bernard, Stephen A. et al.   December 2010
Meta-analysis: Noninvasive Ventilation in                                       4 May 2010, Volume
Acute Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema                  Weng, Cui-Lian et al.        152 • Number 9
Systematic Review: Sodium Bicarbonate                                           3 November 2009
Treatment Regimens for the Prevention of                                        Volume 151 • Number
Contrast-Induced Nephropathy                       Zoungas, Sophia et al.       9
Steroids and bronchodilators for acute
bronchiolitis in the first two years of life:
systematic review and meta-analysis                Hartling, Lisa et al.        2011;342:d1714
Effect of accelerated rehabilitation on function
after ankle sprain: randomised controlled trial    Bleakley, Chris M. et al.    2010;340:c1964
A Blinded, Randomized Controlled Trial to
Evaluate Ketamine/Propofol Versus Ketamine                                      Volume 57, no. 5 :
Alone for Procedural Sedation in Children          Shah, Amit et al.            May 2011

				
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