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Podcast on Wilderness Medicine: Pearls on altitude sickness, frostbite, animal bites, thermoregulation, and wound care

17 Nov, 2020 | 09:32h | UTC

#242 Wilderness Medicine: Prepare for Disaster – The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast

 


Tranexamic acid after traumatic brain injury: Exploratory analysis combining data from CRASH-2 and CRASH-3 trials suggests reduced mortality

13 Nov, 2020 | 09:21h | UTC

Understanding the neuroprotective effect of tranexamic acid: an exploratory analysis of the CRASH-3 randomised trial – Critical Care

Commentary: New analysis combining data from the world’s largest trauma trials provides compelling evidence that rapid tranexamic acid treatment saves lives – London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Safe surgery: A cluster randomized trial showed that the implementation of control charts with feedback on indicators to surgical teams was associated with concomitant reductions in major adverse events in patients

9 Nov, 2020 | 01:23h | UTC

Effect of monitoring surgical outcomes using control charts to reduce major adverse events in patients: cluster randomised trial – The BMJ

 


NICE Guideline: Human and animal bites. Assessment, indications for antibiotic prophylaxis in uninfected bites, and choice of antibiotic are reviewed

5 Nov, 2020 | 09:02h | UTC

Human and animal bites: antimicrobial prescribing – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 


Review: Management of common postoperative complications

4 Nov, 2020 | 09:26h | UTC

Management of Common Postoperative Complications – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Updated guidelines to reduce venous thromboembolism in trauma patients

3 Nov, 2020 | 03:08h | UTC

Updated guidelines to reduce venous thromboembolism in trauma patients: A Western Trauma Association critical decisions algorithm – Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

 


Guideline: Airway management in adult trauma patients

27 Oct, 2020 | 09:30h | UTC

Western Trauma Association critical decisions in trauma: airway management in adult trauma patients – Trauma Surgery & Acute Care Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Study: Low risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission among coworkers in a surgical environment

23 Oct, 2020 | 09:05h | UTC

Risk of SARS-CoV-2 Transmission Among Coworkers in a Surgical Environment – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Meta-analysis: Efficacy and safety of tranexamic acid in acute traumatic brain injury

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:31h | UTC

Efficacy and safety of tranexamic acid in acute traumatic brain injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized-controlled trials – Intensive Care Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Randomized trial: Tranexamic acid during prehospital transport in patients at risk for hemorrhage after injury

7 Oct, 2020 | 09:04h | UTC

Tranexamic Acid During Prehospital Transport in Patients at Risk for Hemorrhage After Injury: A Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Surgery

Commentaries: Prehospital Tranexamic Acid: STAAMP of Approval or Return to Sender? – JAMA Surgery AND Trial examines prehospital administration of blood-clotting agent in severely injured trauma patients – News Medical

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


[Abstract Only] A Randomized trial comparing antibiotics with appendectomy for appendicitis

6 Oct, 2020 | 00:44h | UTC

A Randomized Trial Comparing Antibiotics with Appendectomy for Appendicitis – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Benefits, risks seen with antibiotics-first for appendicitis – University of Washington School of Medicine

Infographic: Deciding Between Antibiotics & Surgery for Appendicitis: Findings from the CODA Study

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Global Burden of Injury: IHME special series of 13 research articles for the Global Burden of Disease Study

4 Oct, 2020 | 23:09h | UTC

Table of Contents: Global Burden of Injuries

Editorial: Global burden of injuries: it is time to understand the data in order to intervene – Injury Prevention

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Understanding necrotizing soft tissue infections in the intensive care unit

25 Sep, 2020 | 02:31h | UTC

Understanding necrotizing soft tissue infections in the intensive care unit – Intensive Care Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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

 

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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

 


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