Emergency Department Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta in Trauma Patients With Exsanguinating Hemorrhage: The UK-REBOA Randomized Clinical Trial

Emergency Department Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta in Trauma Patients With Exsanguinating Hemorrhage: The UK-REBOA Randomized Clinical Trial

Methodology: 2/5 Usefulness: 2/5 Jansen JO, et al. JAMA. 2023 Oct 12:e2320850.  Editorial: Contemporary Adjuncts to Hemorrhage Control. Question and Methods: Multi-center pragmatic Bayesian RCT comparing 90d all-cause mortality and 10 secondary outcomes in trauma...
Early and Empirical High-Dose Cryoprecipitate for Hemorrhage After Traumatic Injury: The CRYOSTAT-2 Randomized Clinical Trial

Early and Empirical High-Dose Cryoprecipitate for Hemorrhage After Traumatic Injury: The CRYOSTAT-2 Randomized Clinical Trial

Methodology: 3.5/5 Usefulness: 4/5 Davenport R, et al. JAMA. 2023 Oct 12:e2321019.  Editorial: Contemporary Adjuncts to Hemorrhage Control. Question and Methods: In trauma patients with major hemorrhage, does early cryoprecipitate (6g fibrinogen) administration...
Reduction of urea test ordering in the emergency department: multicomponent intervention including education, electronic ordering, and data feedback

Reduction of urea test ordering in the emergency department: multicomponent intervention including education, electronic ordering, and data feedback

Methodology: 2.5/5 Usefulness: 2/5 Mathura P, et al. CJEM. 2022 Sep;24(6):636-640. Editorial: When evidence-based medicine and quality improvement collide. Question and Methods: Can we decrease physician ordering of the BUN (blood urea nitrogen) test, using an...
Risk of Traumatic Brain Injuries in Infants Younger than 3 Months With Minor Blunt Head Trauma

Risk of Traumatic Brain Injuries in Infants Younger than 3 Months With Minor Blunt Head Trauma

Methodology: 3/5 Usefulness: 3.5/5 Abid Z, et al. Ann Emerg Med. 2021 Sep;78(3):321-330.e1.  Question and Methods: The study assessed the risk of brain injuries and fractures among infants <3 months with/without PECARN low-risk criteria by secondary analysis of...