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.

Critical Care, Featured, Infectious Disease, Journal Club, Resuscitation

Early Restrictive or Liberal Fluid Management for Sepsis-Induced Hypotension

Methodology: 4/5 Usefulness: 3/5 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Prevention and Early Treatment of Acute Lung Injury Clinical Trials Network; et al. ¬... Read more.
cardiac arrest, Cardiology, emergency, Journal Club, Resuscitation

Early Extracorporeal CPR for Refractory Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Methodology: 4/5 Usefulness: 2.5/5 Suverein MM, et al. N Engl J Med. 2023 Jan 26;388(4):299-309. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2204511. Question and Methods: Does eCPR inc... Read more.
Full Article, Journal Club, Pediatric Care, Pediatrics, 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 injurie... Read more.
Addictions, Chronic Pain, Full Article, Journal Club, Urology

Dexamethasone and ketorolac compare with ketorolac alone in acute renal colic: A randomized clinical trial

Methodology: 2.5/5 Usefulness: 2.5/5 Razi A, et al. Am J Emerg Med. 2022 Aug;58:245-250.  Question and Methods: This single-center, RCT of 120  patients with ... Read more.
Cardiology, Journal Club

High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin on Presentation to Rule Out Myocardial Infarction: A Stepped-Wedge Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Methodology: 3.5/5 Usefulness: 3.5/5 Anand A, et al. Circulation. 2021 Jun 8;143(23):2214-2224.  Raising the Bar for Clinical Cardiac Troponin Research Studies... Read more.
Cardiology, Critical Care, Featured, Journal Club, Prehospital and Transport Medicine

Defibrillation Strategies for Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation

Methodology: 4.5/5 Usefulness: 4.5/5 Cheskes S, et al. N Engl J Med. 2022 Nov 6. Question and Methods: A cluster-randomized open-label trial evaluating survival... Read more.
Featured, Full Article, Journal Club, Pre-Hospital

Resuscitation with blood products in patients with trauma-related haemorrhagic shock receiving prehospital care (RePHILL): a multicentre, open-label, randomised, controlled, phase 3 trial

Methodology: 4/5 Usefulness: 3/5 Crombie N, et al. Lancet Haematol. 2022 Apr;9(4):e250-e261.  Question and Methods: Multicenter RCT investigating prehospital r... Read more.
Featured, Full Article, Infectious Disease, Journal Club

Non-sterile gloves and dressing versus sterile gloves, dressings and drapes for suturing of traumatic wounds in the emergency department: a non-inferiority multicentre randomised controlled trial

Methodology: 4/5 Usefulness: 3.5/5 Zwaans JJM, et al. Emerg Med J. 2022 Sep;39(9):650-654. Question and Methods: This study assessed non-inferiority between ste... Read more.