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Randomized trial: Out-of-hospital tranexamic acid does not improve neurologic outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury

9 Sep, 2020 | 09:20h | UTC

Effect of Out-of-Hospital Tranexamic Acid vs Placebo on 6-Month Functional Neurologic Outcomes in Patients With Moderate or Severe Traumatic Brain Injury – JAMA

Editorial: Out-of-Hospital Tranexamic Acid for Traumatic Brain Injury

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Randomized trial: Negative-pressure wound therapy compared with standard dressings following surgical treatment of major trauma to the lower limb

6 Sep, 2020 | 21:33h | UTC

Negative-pressure wound therapy compared with standard dressings following surgical treatment of major trauma to the lower limb: the WHiST RCT – Health Technology Assessment

Source: EvidenceAlerts

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 

 


Consensus recommendations on the prehospital care of the injured athlete with a suspected catastrophic cervical spine injury

21 Aug, 2020 | 02:16h | UTC

Consensus Recommendations on the Prehospital Care of the Injured Athlete With a Suspected Catastrophic Cervical Spine Injury – Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine

 


ESGE Position Statement: Diagnosis and management of iatrogenic endoscopic perforations

14 Aug, 2020 | 01:00h | UTC

Diagnosis and management of iatrogenic endoscopic perforations: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Position Statement – Update 2020 – Endoscopy

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Surgery vs. cast immobilization for adults with a bicortical fracture of the scaphoid waist

10 Aug, 2020 | 01:54h | UTC

Surgery versus cast immobilisation for adults with a bicortical fracture of the scaphoid waist (SWIFFT): a pragmatic, multicentre, open-label, randomised superiority trial – The Lancet

Commentary: ‘Avoid surgery’ for most cases of common wrist fracture in young people, urge researchers – National Institute for Health Research

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Guidelines for the management of severe traumatic brain injury: 2020 update of the decompressive craniectomy recommendations

10 Aug, 2020 | 01:46h | UTC

Guidelines for the Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: 2020 Update of the Decompressive Craniectomy Recommendations – Neurosurgery

 


[Abstract Only] Meta-analysis: Point-of-care ultrasonography for the diagnosis of skin and soft tissue abscesses

3 Aug, 2020 | 01:18h | UTC

Point-of-Care Ultrasonography for the Diagnosis of Skin and Soft Tissue Abscesses: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Annals of Emergency Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: POCUS for Abscess – A Large Meta-Analysis – Journal Feed

 


Randomized trial: Robotic vs. laparoscopic ventral hernia repair

31 Jul, 2020 | 08:35h | UTC

Robotic versus laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: multicenter, blinded randomized controlled trial – The BMJ

Commentary: #VisualAbstract: Robotic vs. laparoscopic ventral hernia repair – 2 Minute Medicine

 


Observational study: 67.1% success rate with nonoperative management of children with uncomplicated appendicitis

28 Jul, 2020 | 07:38h | UTC

Association of Nonoperative Management Using Antibiotic Therapy vs Laparoscopic Appendectomy With Treatment Success and Disability Days in Children With Uncomplicated Appendicitis – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Success of Antibiotic Therapy vs Laparoscopic Appendectomy for Uncomplicated Appendicitis in Children: A Matter of Perspective (free for a limited period)

Author Interview: Treating Pediatric Appendicitis Nonoperatively

Commentary: Antibiotics alone successfully treat uncomplicated appendicitis in children – Nationwide Children’s Hospital

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: urgent endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography with sphincterotomy vs. conservative treatment in predicted severe acute gallstone pancreatitis

20 Jul, 2020 | 07:44h | UTC

Urgent endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography with sphincterotomy versus conservative treatment in predicted severe acute gallstone pancreatitis (APEC): a multicentre randomised controlled trial – The Lancet

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


Personal protective equipment and Covid-19: a review for surgeons

20 Jul, 2020 | 07:47h | UTC

Personal Protective Equipment and COVID-19: A Review for Surgeons – Annals of Surgery

 


Systematic review: International guidelines and recommendations for surgery during Covid-19 pandemic

17 Jul, 2020 | 08:34h | UTC

International guidelines and recommendations for surgery during Covid-19 pandemic: A Systematic Review – International Journal of Surgery

 


Review: SARS‐CoV‐2 infection risk during elective peri‐operative care

16 Jul, 2020 | 08:28h | UTC

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‐CoV‐2) infection risk during elective peri‐operative care: a narrative review – Anaesthesia

 


How scientific societies are weathering the pandemic’s financial storm

15 Jul, 2020 | 08:20h | UTC

How scientific societies are weathering the pandemic’s financial storm – Nature

 


ACC Consensus on management of anticoagulant-related bleeding

15 Jul, 2020 | 08:12h | UTC

2020 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on Management of Bleeding in Patients on Oral Anticoagulants: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Solution Set Oversight Committee – Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Key Points: ACC Consensus on Management of Anticoagulant-Related Bleeding

 


Randomized Trial: Ambulatory Management of Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax

6 Jul, 2020 | 08:29h | UTC

Ambulatory management of primary spontaneous pneumothorax: an open-label, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet

 


Selected Articles: COVID-19 in Surgical Patients

3 Jul, 2020 | 08:46h | UTC

Article 1: Managing COVID-19 in Surgical Systems – Annals of Surgery

Article 2: Surgical Training During and After COVID-19: A Joint Trainee and Trainers Manifesto – Annals of Surgery

Article 3: COVID-19 – Considerations and Implications for Surgical Learners – Annals of Surgery

Article 4: Perioperative COVID-19 Defense: An Evidence-Based Approach for Optimization of Infection Control and Operating Room Management – Anesthesia & Analgesia

Article 5: A Guide for Surgical and Procedural Recovery After the First Surge of Covid-19 – NEJM Catalyst

 


Consensus Care Bundle for the Early Clinical Management of Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

29 Jun, 2020 | 09:05h | UTC

British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG)-led multisociety consensus care bundle for the early clinical management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding – Frontline Gastroenterology

 


Updated Guidelines to Reduce Venous Thromboembolism in Trauma Patients

29 Jun, 2020 | 09:03h | UTC

Updated Guidelines to Reduce Venous Thromboembolism in Trauma Patients: A Western Trauma Association Critical Decisions Algorithm – Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

 


Review: Ethics for Surgeons During the COVID-19 Pandemic

23 Jun, 2020 | 08:31h | UTC

Ethics for surgeons during the COVID-19 pandemic, review article – Annals of Medicine and Surgery

 


Randomized Trial: Tranexamic Acid Does Not Reduce Death from Gastrointestinal Bleeding

19 Jun, 2020 | 09:32h | UTC

Effects of a high-dose 24-h infusion of tranexamic acid on death and thromboembolic events in patients with acute gastrointestinal bleeding (HALT-IT): an international randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial – The Lancet

Invited Commentary: Tranexamic acid for severe gastrointestinal bleeding – The Lancet

 


COVID-19: Pandemic Surgery Guidance

17 Jun, 2020 | 02:39h | UTC

COVID-19: Pandemic surgery guidance – 4open

Commentary: Surgical guidance in the time of COVID-19 – SciencePOD

 


Podcast: Post-Op Care and Complications

17 Jun, 2020 | 02:27h | UTC

#219 Post-Op Care and Complications with Avital O’Glasser MD – The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast

 


Liver Trauma: WSES 2020 Guidelines

10 Jun, 2020 | 04:41h | UTC

Liver trauma: WSES 2020 guidelines – World Journal of Emergency Surgery

 


Podcast: Trauma-Informed Care

9 Jun, 2020 | 04:35h | UTC

#218 Trauma-Informed Care with Megan Gerber MD – The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast

See also: Episode List

 


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