June 2017; papers of the month

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We're back with another look at the papers most relevant to our practice in and around The Resus Room.

The WOMAN trial was a huge trial that looked at tranexamic acid in post partum haemorrhage, it's gained a lot of attention online and we kick things off having a look at the paper ourselves.

Next up, and following on nicely from our previous Cardiac Arrest Centres podcast, we have a look at a systematic review and meta-analysis on whether prolonged transfer times in patients following cardiac arrest affects outcomes.

Finally we have a look at a paper on management of PEs in cardiac arrest which draws some very interesting conclusions on the management of such cases and the associated outcomes!

Please make sure you go and have a look at the papers yourself and as ever huge thanks to our sponsors ADPRAC for making this all possible.

Enjoy!

Simon & Rob

References & Further Reading

Effect of early tranexamic acid administration on mortality, hysterectomy, and other morbidities in women with post-partum haemorrhage (WOMAN): an international, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. WOMAN Trial Collaborators.Lancet 2017

Does transport time of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients matter? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Geri G. Resuscitation 2017

Pulmonary embolism related sudden cardiac arrest admitted alive at hospital: Management and outcomes. Bougouin W. Resuscitation. 2017

The Woman Trial; The Bottom Line

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