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3 Acad Emerg Med
33 Am J Emerg Med
3 Arch Dis Child
4 BMC Pediatr
3 Br J Surg
7 J Emerg Med
1 Lancet
3 PLoS One
2 Respir Med
3 Resuscitation
1 Thorax

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    Acad Emerg Med

  1. PAGLIA S, Nattino G, Occhipinti F, Sala L, et al
    The Quick Walk Test: A Non-invasive Test to Assess the Risk of Mechanical Ventilation during COVID-19 Outbreaks.
    Acad Emerg Med. 2020 Nov 29. doi: 10.1111/acem.14180.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. TAYLOR RA, Haimovich AD
    Machine Learning in Emergency Medicine: Keys to Future Success.
    Acad Emerg Med. 2021;28:263-267.

  3. MCDONALD SA, Medford RJ, Basit MA, Diercks DB, et al
    Derivation with Internal Validation of a Multivariable Predictive Model to Predict COVID-19 Test Results in Emergency Department Patients.
    Acad Emerg Med. 2020 Nov 28. doi: 10.1111/acem.14182.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Emerg Med

  4. STENSON BA, Joseph JW, Antkowiak PS, Levenson RB, et al
    Estimating maximum patient throughput at an ED scanner: Is three patients per hour the magic number?
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:159-161.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. ARNOLD CG, Walker JR, Metter EJ, Young S, et al
    Pulse oximeter plethysmograph waveform and automated oscillometric sphygmomanometer for ankle-brachial index measurement.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:162-165.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. BOUSHRA MN, Koyfman A, Long B
    COVID-19 in pregnancy and the puerperium: A review for emergency physicians.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:193-198.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. ZACHRISON KS, Natsui S, Luan Erfe BM, Mejia NI, et al
    Language preference does not influence stroke patients' symptom recognition or emergency care time metrics.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2020 Nov 2. pii: S0735-6757(20)30962.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. MARCO CA, Bryant M, Landrum B, Drerup B, et al
    Refusal of emergency medical care: An analysis of patients who left without being seen, eloped, and left against medical advice.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:115-119.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. JEON SY, Jeong W, Park JS, You Y, et al
    Clinical relationship between blood concentration and clinical symptoms in aconitine intoxication.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:184-187.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. LANE BH, Lyons MS, Stolz U, Ancona RM, et al
    Naloxone provision to emergency department patients recognized as high-risk for opioid use disorder.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:173-176.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. BALOESCU C, Kinsman J, Ravi S, Parwani V, et al
    The cost of waiting: Association of ED boarding with hospitalization costs.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:169-172.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. CINAR T, Tanik VO, Simsek B, Gungor B, et al
    In-hospital mortality of STEMI patients: A comparison of transportation modes to PCI and non-PCI centers.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:222-224.

  13. EHRLICH H, McKenney M, Elkbuli A
    Defending the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic: Protecting our first responders and emergency medical service personnel.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:213-214.

  14. GERGENTI L, Caiado A, Lacek L, Olympia RP, et al
    The depiction of major disasters in emergency department-associated medical television shows.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:210-212.

  15. EL-MALLAKH RS, Goetz B, Nuru M, Weegens R, et al
    Insurance expansion associated with reduced use of emergency psychiatric services.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:220-221.

  16. D'ETIENNE JP, Zhou Y, Kan C, Shaikh S, et al
    Two-step predictive model for early detection of emergency department patients with prolonged stay and its management implications.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:148-158.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. HOANG A, Singh A, Singh A
    Comparing physicians and experienced advanced practice practitioners on the interpretation of electrocardiograms in the emergency department.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:145-147.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. HANSON HR, Carlisle MA, Bensman RS, Byczkowski T, et al
    Early prediction of pediatric acute kidney injury from the emergency department: A pilot study.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:138-144.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. SONG H, Kim HJ, Park KN, Kim SH, et al
    Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio is associated with in-hospital mortality in older adults admitted to the emergency department.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:133-137.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. ZHOU DW, Li ZM, Zhang SL, Wu L, et al
    The optimal peripheral oxygen saturation may be 95-97% for post-cardiac arrest patients: A retrospective observational study.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:120-126.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. VEILLETTE JJ, Waters CD, Gelman SS, Hoopes L, et al
    Antibiotic prescribing for adult bacteriuria and pyuria in community hospital emergency departments.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:1-5.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. DEMIREL ME, Ali IH, Bogan M
    Emergency service experience following the terrorist attack in Mogadishu, 14 October 2017, a scene of lay rescuer triage.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:6-10.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. HARGROVE KL, Robinson EE, Lusk KA, Hughes DW, et al
    Comparison of sustained rate control in atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular rate: Metoprolol vs. Diltiazem.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2020;40:15-19.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. MARSHALL B, McGlynn E, King A
    Sobering centers, emergency medical services, and emergency departments: A review of the literature.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:37-40.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. DISALVO P, Cooper G, Tsao J, Romeo M, et al
    Fentanyl-contaminated cocaine outbreak with laboratory confirmation in New York City in 2019.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:103-105.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. LEE SGW, Park JH, Ro YS, Hong KJ, et al
    Time to first defibrillation and survival outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with refractory ventricular fibrillation.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2020;40:96-102.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. OKADA A, Okada Y, Kandori K, Nakajima S, et al
    Associations between initial serum pH value and outcomes of pediatric out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:89-95.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. FERNANDES-TAYLOR S, Yang DY, Schumacher J, Ljumani F, et al
    Factors associated with Interhospital transfers of emergency general surgery patients from emergency departments.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:83-88.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. ERCIN D, Erdur B, Turkcuer I, Seyit M, et al
    Comparison of efficacy dimenhydrinate and metoclopramide in the treatment of nausea due to vertigo; a randomized study.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:77-82.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. HSU YC, Yang YY, Tsai IT
    Lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio predicts mortality in cirrhotic patients with septic shock.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:70-76.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. PHILLIPS AO, Foxwell DA, Pradhan S, Zouwail S, et al
    Derivation of a prediction model for emergency department acute kidney injury.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:64-69.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. ZWANK MD, Koops JJ, Adams NR
    Provider-in-triage prediction of hospital admission after brief patient interaction.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:60-63.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. CONNEALY MB, Lew SQ, Alsamman M, Lange JJ, et al
    The emergency department care for hemodialysis patient during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:47-54.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. ZITEK T, Ataya R, Farino L, Mohammed S, et al
    Is the use of greater than 1 L of intravenous crystalloids associated with worse outcomes in trauma patients?
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:32-36.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. MURAKAMI E, Ghatak-Roy A, Popova M, Gannon C, et al
    COVID-19 infection among emergency department healthcare providers in a large tertiary academic medical center following the peak of the pandemic.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:27-31.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. GIANNOUCHOS TV, Biskupiak J, Moss MJ, Brixner D, et al
    Trends in outpatient emergency department visits during the COVID-19 pandemic at a large, urban, academic hospital system.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021;40:20-26.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Arch Dis Child

  37. VELASCO R, Gomez B, Benito J, Mintegi S, et al
    Accuracy of PECARN rule for predicting serious bacterial infection in infants with fever without a source.
    Arch Dis Child. 2020 Aug 19. pii: archdischild-2020-318882.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. HEAL C, Cotterill S, Rowland AG, Garratt N, et al
    Inter-rater reliability of paediatric emergency assessment: physiological and clinical features.
    Arch Dis Child. 2021;106:149-153.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. HOUSTON R, Powell S, Jaffray B, Ball S, et al
    Clinical guideline for retained button batteries.
    Arch Dis Child. 2021;106:192-194.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMC Pediatr

  40. WELDEAREGAY HG, Abrha MW, Hilawe EH, Gebrekidan BA, et al
    Quality of neonatal resuscitation in Ethiopia: implications for the survival of neonates.
    BMC Pediatr. 2020;20:129.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. SAWAYA RD, El Zahran T, Mrad S, Abdul Massih C, et al
    Comparing febrile children presenting on and off antibiotics to the emergency department: a retrospective cohort study.
    BMC Pediatr. 2020;20:117.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. KANAAN Z, Bloch-Queyrat C, Boubaya M, Levy V, et al
    Feasibility of combining two individualized lung recruitment maneuvers at birth for very low gestational age infants: a retrospective cohort study.
    BMC Pediatr. 2020;20:144.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. MCTAVISH JR, Gonzalez A, Santesso N, MacGregor JCD, et al
    Identifying children exposed to maltreatment: a systematic review update.
    BMC Pediatr. 2020;20:113.
    PubMed         Abstract available


    Covid-19: What happened to randomised controlled trials?
    BMJ. 2021;372:n387.

    Br J Surg

  45. LAMAZZA A, Fiori E, Carati MV, Guzzo A, et al
    Therapeutic options for emergency gastrointestinal malignancy in COVID19 pandemic. The role of operative endoscopy.
    Br J Surg. 2020;107:e403-e404.

  46. SIMON HL, Reif de Paula T, Profeta da Luz MM, Nemeth SK, et al
    Frailty in older patients undergoing emergency colorectal surgery: USA National Surgical Quality Improvement Program analysis.
    Br J Surg. 2020;107:1363-1371.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. BOYD-CARSON H, Doleman B, Lockwood S, Williams JP, et al
    Trainee-led emergency laparotomy operating.
    Br J Surg. 2020;107:1289-1298.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Emerg Med

  48. SENTHILKUMARAN S, Karthikeyan N, Benita F, Thirumalaikolundusubramanian P, et al
    False Negative Human Immunodeficiency Virus Rapid Test: Lessons to Remember.
    J Emerg Med. 2020;59:e35.

  49. BILHIMER M, Hommer K, Johnson B
    Comments on Medication Safety in the Emergency Department After a Trip to the K-Hole.
    J Emerg Med. 2020;59:312-313.

  50. EHMANN MR, Regan L
    Combined Residency Programs in Emergency Medicine.
    J Emerg Med. 2020;59:448-449.

    High Flow Nasal Cannula vs. Conventional Oxygen Therapy and Noninvasive Ventilation: Respiratory Distress or Respiratory Failure?
    J Emerg Med. 2020;59:448.

  52. SAIGH MP, Plauche HM, Butts C, Karam AK, et al
    In Reply to Vitiello et al.: Acute Optic Neuritis Diagnosed by Bedside Ultrasound in an Emergency Department: Follow-Up and Clarification.
    J Emerg Med. 2020;59:449-451.

  53. MONTAGNON R, Rouffilange L, Agard G, Benner P, et al
    Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Emergency Department Use: Focus on Patients Requiring Urgent Revascularization.
    J Emerg Med. 2021;60:229-236.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  54. MEURER WJ, Barth B, Abraham M, Hoffman J, et al
    Reply to Letter to the Editor.
    J Emerg Med. 2020;59:143.


  55. KAMPF G, Kulldorff M
    Calling for benefit-risk evaluations of COVID-19 control measures.
    Lancet. 2021 Feb 4. pii: S0140-6736(21)00193.

    PLoS One

  56. CHANG R, Elhusseiny KM, Yeh YC, Sun WZ, et al
    COVID-19 ICU and mechanical ventilation patient characteristics and outcomes-A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246318.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  57. BAKER SA, Kwok S, Berry GJ, Montine TJ, et al
    Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) expression increases with age in patients requiring mechanical ventilation.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247060.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  58. MALEITZKE T, Pumberger M, Gerlach UA, Herrmann C, et al
    Impact of the COVID-19 shutdown on orthopedic trauma numbers and patterns in an academic Level I Trauma Center in Berlin, Germany.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246956.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Respir Med

  59. CAMINATI M, Vultaggio A, Matucci A, Senna G, et al
    Asthma in a large COVID-19 cohort: Prevalence, features, and determinants of COVID-19 disease severity.
    Respir Med. 2020;176:106261.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  60. SMET J, Stylemans D, Hanon S, Ilsen B, et al
    Clinical status and lung function 10 weeks after severe SARS-CoV-2 infection.
    Respir Med. 2021;176:106276.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  61. LIN CH, Lin HY, Tseng WP, Ma MH, et al
    Resuscitation teamwork during the COVID-19 pandemic in the emergency department: Challenges and solutions.
    Resuscitation. 2021;160:18-19.

  62. ABELAIRAS-GOMEZ C, Rodriguez-Nunez A
    Is anyone there?: Yes, The Call of Hope: Dispatcher-assisted CPR.
    Resuscitation. 2020;157:261-263.

  63. CHIUMELLO D, Coppola S
    Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation: Don't miss the patient.
    Resuscitation. 2020;157:272-273.


  64. TYRRELL CSB, Mytton OT, Gentry SV, Thomas-Meyer M, et al
    Managing intensive care admissions when there are not enough beds during the COVID-19 pandemic: a systematic review.
    Thorax. 2020 Dec 17. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215518.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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