Author: Jeff Perry


  • Jeff Perry

    Dr. Perry is an Emergency Physician and full Professor in the department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine. He has a special research interest in subarachnoid hemorrhage, TIA and stroke.

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ambulances, paramedic
Cardiology, Critical Care, Full Article, Journal Club, Prehospital and Transport Medicine

Expedited transfer to a cardiac arrest centre for non-ST-elevation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (ARREST): a UK prospective, multicentre, parallel, randomised clinical trial

Methodology: 5/5 Usefulness: 3/5 Patterson T, et al. Lancet. 2023 Oct 14;402(10410):1329-1337. Patients who sustain an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest without si... Read more.
cardiac arrest
Cardiology, Critical Care, Featured, Journal Club

Extracorporeal Life Support in Infarct-Related Cardiogenic Shock

Methodology: 4/5 Usefulness: 3.5/5 Thiele H, et al. N Engl J Med. 2023 Oct 5;389(14):1286-1297. Editorial: Routine Early ECLS in Infarct-Related Cardiogenic Sho... Read more.
migraine headache
Journal Club, Neurology

Randomized Trial Comparing Low- vs High-Dose IV Dexamethasone for Patients With Moderate to Severe Migraine

Methodology: 3.5/5 Usefulness: 4/5 Friedman BW, et al. Neurology. 2023 Oct 3;101(14):e1448-e1454.  Question and Methods: This double-blinded RCT of 209 patien... Read more.
Chest pain holding chest
Cardiology, Full Article, Journal Club

Modification of the GRACE Risk Score for Risk Prediction in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndromes

Methodology: 3/5 Usefulness: 1/5 Georgiopoulos G, et al. JAMA Cardiol. 2023 Oct 1;8(10):946-956 Question: Does the modified GRACE score incorporating continuous... Read more.
intracranial hemorrhage
Critical Care, Full Article, Journal Club, Neurology

The third Intensive Care Bundle with Blood Pressure Reduction in Acute Cerebral Haemorrhage Trial (INTERACT3): an international, stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial

Methodology: 4/5 Usefulness: 4/5 Ma L, et al. Lancet 2023 Jul 1;402(10395):27-40. Question and Methods: Do 6 month outcomes improve after implementation of a go... Read more.
Pregnancy Test
Journal Club, Radiology

Implementation of a standardized pregnancy screening process to address gender disparities in radiology turn-around-time and ED length of stay

Methodology: 1.5/5 Usefulness: 1.5/5 Loke DE, et al. CJEM. 2022 Mar;24(2):206-213. Question and Methods: Trying to quantify gender disparities in CT turnaround ... Read more.
Blood Transfusion
Featured, Journal Club, Thrombosis, Trauma

Efficacy and Safety of Early Administration of 4-Factor Prothrombin Complex Concentrate in Patients With Trauma at Risk of Massive Transfusion: The PROCOAG Randomized Clinical Trial

Methodology: 4/5 Usefulness: 3.5/5 Bouzat P, et al. JAMA. 2023 Mar 21:e234080. doi: 10.1001/jama.2023.4080.  Question and Methods:  This double-blind, randomi... Read more.
Electronic Health Record
Featured, Full Article, Journal Club, Quality Improvement

Quality initiative to improve emergency department sepsis bundle compliance through utilisation of an electronic health record tool

Methodology: 2/5 Usefulness: 3/5 Warstadt NM, et al. BMJ Open Qual. 2022 Jan;11(1):e001624. Questions and Methods: Using a cohort and QI approach, to demonstrat... Read more.
CT Scanner
Featured, Full Article, Journal Club, Pediatrics, Trauma

Safely reducing abdominal/pelvic computed tomography imaging in pediatric trauma: a quality improvement initiative

Methodology: 4.5/5 Usefulness: 5/5 Beno S, al. CJEM. 2022 Aug;24(5):535-543.  Editorial: Reducing overuse of CT imaging in pediatric trauma: a model example of... Read more.