Primary Survey: the highlights of February 2019


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Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through his highlights of the February 2019 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal. Read the primary survey here - Details of the papers mentioned in this podcast can be found below: A simple clinical assessment is superior to systematic triage in prediction of mortality in the emergency department - A systematic review examining the impact of redirecting low-acuity patients seeking emergency department care: is the juice worth the squeeze? - From ED overcrowding to jail overcrowding: a cautionary tale of a Serial Inebriate Programme (SIP) - UK’s initial operational response and specialist operational response to CBRN and HazMat incidents: a primer on decontamination protocols for healthcare professionals - Implementation of tranexamic acid for bleeding trauma patients: a longitudinal and cross-sectional study - Emergency medical services oxygen equipment: a fomite for transmission of MRSA? - Factors influencing variation in investigations after a negative CT brain scan in suspected subarachnoid haemorrhage: a qualitative study- Prolonged length of stay in the emergency department and increased risk of hospital mortality in patients with sepsis requiring ICU admission - Approach to syncope in the emergency department - Read the full February issue here -

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