Author: Hans Rosenberg


  • Hans Rosenberg

    Dr. Rosenberg is an emergency physician at the Ottawa Hospital, associate professor at the University of Ottawa, and Director of the Digital Scholarship and Knowledge Dissemination Program.

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Airway, Anesthesiology, Full Article, Journal Club

Effect of Bougie Use on First-Attempt Success in Tracheal Intubations: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Methodology: 4/5 Usefulness: 3/5 von Hellmann R, et al. Ann Emerg Med. 2024 Feb;83(2):132-144.  Question and Methods: Systematic review of 18 studies (12 RCT) ... Read more.
Cardiology, Featured, Full Article, Journal Club

Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T Among Patients With Known Coronary Artery Disease

Methodology: 3/5 Usefulness: 2/5 Ashburn NP, et al. JAMA Cardiol. 2023 Apr 1;8(4):347-356.  Editorial: Critical Appraisal of the Negative Predictive Performanc... Read more.
car crash
Airway, Anesthesiology, Critical Care, Journal Club, Trauma

Peri-Intubation Hypoxia After Delayed Versus Rapid Sequence Intubation in Critically Injured Patients on Arrival to Trauma Triage: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Methodology: 3/5 Usefulness: 3/5 Bandyopadhyay A, et al. Anesth Analg. 2023 May 1;136(5):913-919. Question and Methods: This is the first RCT looking at DSI vs... Read more.
direct laryngoscopy
Airway, Critical Care, Featured, Journal Club, Toxicology

Effect of Noninvasive Airway Management of Comatose Patients With Acute Poisoning: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Methodology: 3.5/5 Usefulness: 3/5 Freund Y, et al. JAMA. 2023 Dec 19;330(23):2267-2274.  Question and Methods: Multicenter RCT involving comatose patients wit... Read more.
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.
blood pressure
Critical Care, Full Article, Journal Club, Neurology

Early versus delayed antihypertensive treatment in patients with acute ischaemic stroke: multicentre, open label, randomised, controlled trial

Methodology: 4/5 Usefulness: 2/5 Liu L, et al. BMJ. 2023 Oct 9;383:e076448.  Question: Do early vs delayed blood pressure management in patients with mild-mode... Read more.