August 2017’s Primary Survey

Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through the highlights of the August 2017 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal. Read the primary survey here: emj.bmj.com/content/34/8/491 Details of the papers mentioned on this podcast can be found below: Clinical relevance of pharmacist intervention in an emergency department - emj.bmj.com/content/34/8/495 Developing a decision rule to optimise clinical pharmacist resources for medication reconciliation in the emergency department - emj.bmj.com/content/34/8/502 Emergency medicine pharmacists on an international scale - emj.bmj.com/content/34/8/492 ‘Major trauma’: now two separate diseases? - emj.bmj.com/content/34/8/494 Traumatic brain injuries in older adults—6 years of data for one UK trauma centre: retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data - emj.bmj.com/content/34/8/509 Validating the Manchester Acute Coronary Syndromes (MACS) and Troponin-only Manchester Acute Coronary Syndromes (T-MACS) rules for the prediction of acute myocardial infarction in patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain - emj.bmj.com/content/34/8/517 A practical approach to Events Medicine provision - emj.bmj.com/content/34/8/538 BET 1: Lidocaine with propofol to reduce pain on injection - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/8/551.2 BET 2: Poor evidence on whether teaching cognitive debiasing, or cognitive forcing strategies, lead to a reduction in errors attributable to cognition in emergency medicine students or doctors - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/8/553

Read the full August issue here: emj.bmj.com/content/34/8

July 2017’s Primary Survey

Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through the highlights of the July 2017 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal. Read the primary survey here: http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/7/427 Details of the papers mentioned on this podcast can be found below: The key to resilient individuals is to build resilient and adaptive systems - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/7/428 Emergency medicine: what keeps me, what might lose me? A narrative study of consultant views in Wales - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/7/436 The psychological health and well-being of emergency medicine consultants in the UK - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/7/430 Satisfaction, burnout and intention to stay of emergency nurses in Shanghai - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/7/448 Occupational stress in the ED: a systematic literature review - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/7/441 Can a partnership between general practitioners and ambulance services reduce conveyance to emergency care? - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/7/459 Relationship between oxygen concentration and temperature in an exothermic warming device - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/7/472 The barriers associated with emergency medical service use for acute coronary syndrome: the awareness and influence of an Australian public mass media campaign - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/7/466

Read the full July issue here: http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/7?current-issue=y

June 2017’s Primary Survey

Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through the highlights of the June 2017 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal, starting with T-MACS, ROC curves, the demand for mental health care in emergency medicine, pain scales for children and more. Read the primary survey here: http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/6/347 Details of the papers mentioned on this podcast can be found below: Troponin-only Manchester Acute Coronary Syndromes (T-MACS) decision aid: single biomarker re-derivation and external validation in three cohorts - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/6/349 What is an ROC curve? - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/6/357 A systematic review of management strategies for children’s mental health care in the emergency department: update on evidence and recommendations for clinical practice and research - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/6/376 The Royal College of Emergency Medicine composite pain scale for children: level of inter-rater agreement - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/6/360 Emergency department syndromic surveillance to investigate the health impact and factors associated with alcohol intoxication in Reunion Island - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/6/386 Violence-related ambulance call-outs in the North West of England: a cross-sectional analysis of nature, extent and relationships to temporal, celebratory and sporting events - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/6/364

Read the full June issue here: http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/6?current-issue=y