Pre-Hospital Updates 2018

Pre-Hospital Updates 2018

In this post, we will review several recent updates related to pre-hospital medicine. Specifically, we will: Review the role of tranexamic acid (TXA) in pre-hospital trauma Discuss the use of ketamine in Excited Delirium Examine the new Ottawa ROSC bypass protocol and...

Low-dose ketamine improves pain relief in patients receiving intravenous opioids for acute pain in the emergency department: results of a randomized, double-blind, clinical trial.

Journal Club Summary Methodology Score: 3/5                  Usefulness Score:  3.5/5   Beaudoin FL, et al. Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Nov;21(11):1193-202   Full Article   This pilot, double blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial demonstrates that ketamine at...