1. SIGNS, SYMPTOMS AND PRESENTATIONS

Does the Addition of Vasopressin to Catecholamine Vasopressors Affect Outcomes in Patients With Distributive Shock? (SRS harm)
Steven K. Roumpf, Benton R. Hunter
July 2019 • Volume 74 • Number 1 • p153–155
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Do Colloids Improve Mortality Compared With Crystalloids for Resuscitation of Critical Patients? (SRS therapy)
Dhimitri A. Nikolla, Matthew T. McCarthy, Jestin N. Carlson
June 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 6 • p648–649
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Is Low-Dose Ketamine an Effective Alternative to Opioids for Acute Pain? (SRS Therapy)
Jonathan M. Kirschner, Benton R. Hunter
May 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 5 • e47–e49
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Is Low-Dose Ketamine an Effective Alternative to Opioids for the Treatment of Acute Pain in the Emergency Department? (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, Kelly W. Ryan, Christine Binkley
August 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 2 • p133–134
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Does Administration of Hypertonic Solutions Improve Mortality in Hemorrhagic Shock Compared With Isotonic Solutions? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
Published online: December 15, 2017
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What Factors Predict Fluid Responsiveness in Hemodynamically Unstable Patients? (SRS prognosis)
Sameer Sharif, Julian J. Owen
April 2018 • Volume 71 • Number 4 • p482–484
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Effectiveness of Apneic Oxygenation During Intubation: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (SR – therapy)
Lucas Oliveira J. e Silva, Daniel Cabrera, Patricia Barrionuevo, Rebecca L. Johnson, Patricia J. Erwin, M. Hassan Murad, M. Fernanda Bellolio
Published online: July 14, 2017
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Does the Use of Video Laryngoscopy Improve Intubation Outcomes? (SRS therapy)
Michael D. April, Brit Long
March 2018 • Volume 71 • Number 3 • p e9–e11
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Update: Does Rocuronium Create Better Intubating Conditions Than Succinylcholine for Rapid Sequence Intubation? (SRS – therapy)
Julie L. Welch, Rawle A. Seupaul
May 2017 • Volume 69 • Number 5 • p e55–e56
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Effect of Vapocoolant on Pain During Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, Benton Hunter
November 2016 • Volume 68 • Number 5 • p586 to 588
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Do Peripheral Thermometers Accurately Correlate to Core Body Temperature? (SRS diagnosis)
Jeremy M. Hernandez, Suneel Upadhye
November 2016 • Volume 68 • Number 5 • p562 to 563
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Is Ultrasonographic Guidance More Successful Than Direct Palpation for Arterial Line Placement? (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, John Bailitz
August 2016 • Volume 68 • Number 2 • p 227–229
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Is Passive Leg Raise an Accurate Diagnostic Method for Assessing Fluid Responsiveness in Adults? (SRS diagnosis)
Clark Owyang, Chad Meyers
July 2016 • Volume 68 • Number 1 • p 103–104
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Utility of Central Venous Pressure as a Predictor of Fluid Responsiveness (SRS diagnosis)
Michael Gottlieb, Benton Hunter
July 2016 • Volume 68 • Number 1 • p 114–116
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Is Single-Dose Etomidate Induction Safe in Emergency Intubation of Critically Ill Patients? (SRS harm)
Suneel Upadhye, Olga Cyganik
May 2016 • Volume 67 • Number 3 • p 399–400
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What Is the Prognosis of Nontraumatic Hypotension and Shock in the Out-of-Hospital and Emergency Department Setting? (SRS prognosis)
Kendall McKenzie, Michael A. Puskarich, Alan E. Jones
January 2016 • Volume 67 • Number 1 • p 114–116
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Is Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation More Effective Than Standard Measures in Critically Ill Adults? (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, John Bailitz
December 2015 • Volume 66 • Number 6 • p 616–618
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Can Transtracheal Ultrasonography Be Used to Verify Endotracheal Tube Placement? (SRS diagnosis)
Michael Gottlieb, John Bailitz
October 2015 • Volume 66 • Number 4 • p 394-395
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Does Initiation of Therapeutic Hypothermia in the Out-of-Hospital Environment Improve Neurologic Outcomes? (SRS therapy)
Joshua Bucher, Alex Koyfman
October 2015 • Volume 66 • Number 4 • p 379-380
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Does Tranexamic Acid Improve Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Urgent or Emergency Surgery? (SRS therapy)
Jennifer Robertson, Alex Koyfman
April 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 4 • p 445-456
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Are Colloids Better Than Crystalloids for Fluid Resuscitation in Critically Ill Patients? (SRS therapy)
Brian Hohertz, Rawle A. Seupaul, Talmage M. Holmes
April 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 4 • p 443-444
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Does the Use of Video Laryngoscopy Improve Intubation Outcomes? (SRS - therapy)
Jestin N. Carlson, Calvin A. Brown
August 2014 • Volume 64 • Number 2 • p 165-166
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Can the San Francisco Syncope Rule Predict Short-term Serious Outcomes in Patients Presenting With Syncope? (SRS prognosis)
Gregory R. Snead, Lee G. Wilbur
September 2013 • Volume 62 • Number 3 • p 267-268
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     Accuracy and Quality of Clinical Decision Rules for Syncope in the Emergency
     Department: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (SR prognosis)
     Luis A. Serrano, Erik P. Hess, M. Fernanda Bellolio, Mohammed H. Murad, Victor M. Montori, Patricia J. Erwin, Wyatt W. Decker
     October 2010 • Volume 56 • Number 4 • p 362 to p 373

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Does Combination Treatment With Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen Improve Fever Control? (Systematic Review Snapshot)
Rohith R. Malya
May 2013 • Volume 61 • Number 5 • p 569-570
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Vasopressors for Hypotensive Shock (SRS therapy)
J. Geoffrey Lampard, Eddy Lang
March 2013 • Volume 61 • Number 3 • p 351 to p 352
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Does Succinylcholine Maximize Intubating Conditions Better Than Rocuronium for Rapid Sequence Intubation? (SRS - therapy)
Rawle A. Seupaul, James H. Jones
March 2011 • Volume 57 • Number 3 • p301 to p302
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Albumin Administration in the Management of Critically Ill Patients: Is It Safe? (SRA - therapy)
Lauralyn McIntyre, Robert S. Green
July 2009 • Volume 54 • Number 1 • p114 to p116
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Comparison Between Oral Versus Intravenous Rehydration to Treat Dehydration in Pediatric Gastroenteritis (SRA - therapy)
Jeffrey Hom, Richard Sinert
July 2009 • Volume 54 • Number 1 • p117 to p119
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Resuscitation of Hypovolemic Emergency Department Patients: Hypertonic or Isotonic Crystalloids? (SRA - therapy)
Shahriar Zehtabchi, Catherine Tubridy
July 2009 • Volume 54 • Number 1 • p128 to p131
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Dehydration in Infants and Young Children (SRA diagnosis)
Stephen Emond
March 2009 • Volume 53 • Number 3 • p395 to p397
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Fluid Administration in Emergency Department Patients With Uncontrolled Hemorrhage: How Much and When? (SRA therapy)
Shahriar Zehtabchi, Dana Sajed
November 2007 • Volume 50 • Number 5 • p608 to p611
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What Vasopressors Should Be Used to Treat Shock? (SRA therapy)
Jones AE
March 2007 • Volume 49 • Number 3 • p 367-368
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2. ABDOMINAL AND GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS

Is Glucagon Effective for Relieving Acute Esophageal Foreign Bodies and Food Impactions? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael Gottlieb
February 2020 • Volume 75 • Number 2 • p299–301
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Can Acute Uncomplicated Diverticulitis Be Safely Treated Without Antibiotics? (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, Nupur Shah, Brian Yu
June 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 6 • p e75-76
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Can the Probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri Be Used to Treat Infant Colic? (SRS therapy)
Kathleen FitzGibbon, Na R. Ju
March 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 3 • p272–273
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What Is the Diagnostic Performance of Ultrasonography to Diagnose Small Bowel Obstruction? (SRS Diagnosis)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
September 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 3 • p312–313
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What Is the Diagnostic Accuracy of Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Acute Appendicitis? (SRS Diagnosis)
Michael D. April, Brit Long
September 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 3 • p308–309
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What Measures Improve Reduction of Intussusception in Pediatric Patients? (SRS Therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
February 2018 • Volume 71 • Number 2 • p236–238
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Are Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs Efficacious in Relieving Biliary Colic Pain? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
December 2017 • Volume 70 • Number 6 • p 822–824
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What Elements of the History, Examination, Laboratory Testing, or Point-of-Care Ultrasonography Are Most Useful in the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis in Children? (SRS diagnosis)
Mark J. Favot, Robert R. Ehrman
December 2017 • Volume 70 • Number 6 • p 797–798
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Can Abdominal Ultrasonography Be Used to Accurately Diagnose Acute Appendicitis? (SRS Diagnosis)
Robert R. Ehrman, Mark J. Favot
October 2017 • Volume 70 • Number 4 • p 583–584
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Are Antibiotics a Feasible Alternative to Surgery for Acute Appendicitis? (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, Benton Hunter
March 2017 • Volume 69 • Number 3 • p 362 to 363
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For Adults With Nausea and Vomiting in the Emergency Department, What Medications Provide Rapid Relief? (SRS therapy)
Andrew C. Meltzer, Maryann Mazer-Amirshahi
December 2016 • Volume 68 • Number 6 • p 717 to 718
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Does Albumin Infusion Reduce Renal Impairment and Mortality in Patients With Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis? (SRS therapy)
Louis Jamtgaard, Sara L. Manning, Brian Cohn
April 2016 • Volume 67 • Number 4 • p 458-9
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Does This Patient Have Acute Mesenteric Ischemia? (SRS - diagnosis)
Brian Cohn
November 2014 • Volume 64 • Number 5 • p533 to 534
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Are Proton-Pump Inhibitors Effective Treatment for Acute Undifferentiated Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding? (SRS therapy)
Jennifer C. Cabot, Kaushal Shah
June 2014 • Volume 63 • Number 6 • p 759-760
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     Should Proton Pump Inhibitors Be Used for Acute Peptic
     Ulcer Bleeding? (SRA therapy)
     Eskin B, Readie JE
     November 2006 • Volume 48 • Number 5 • p 624-626

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Are Antibiotics Required for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Diverticulitis? (SRS therapy)
Casey M. Smolarz, Brian Hohertz, Rawle A. Seupaul
January 2014 • Volume 63 • Number 1 • p52 to p53
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Does This Patient Have a Severe Upper Gastrointestinal Bleed? (SRA diagnosis)
Gregory R. Snead, Rawle A. Seupaul
December 2013 • Volume 62 • Number 6 • p627 to p628
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Can Bedside Emergency Ultrasonography Enhance Clinical Decisionmaking in Emergency Department Patients Presenting With Symptoms of Biliary Colic? (SRA diagnosis)
Joseph R. Peters
December 2013 • Volume 62 • Number 6 • p629 to p630
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Update: Antiemetics for Vomiting Associated With Acute Gastroenteritis in Children (SRS – Therapy)
Ben Carter, Rawle A. Seupaul
September 2012 • Volume 60 • Number 3 • e5 to e6
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     What Is the Role of Antiemetics in the Treatment of Children With
     Acute Gastroenteritis?
     Elizabeth Weinstein, Rawle A. Seupaul
     January 2010 • Volume 55 • Number 1 • p117 to p119

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Do Probiotics Reduce the Duration and Symptoms of Acute Infectious Diarrhea?
Jeffrey Hom
November 2011 • Volume 58 • Number 5 • p 445 to p 446
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Diagnostic Accuracy of Noncontrast Computed Tomography for Appendicitis in Adults: A Systematic Review
January 2010 • Volume 55 • Number 1 • p51 to p59
Veronica Hlibczuk, Judith A. Dattaro, Zhezhen Jin, Louise Falzon, Michael D. Brown
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Does This Patient Have Irritable Bowel Syndrome? (SRA diagnosis)
Jonathan Sherbino
January 2010 • Volume 55 • Number 1 • p117 to p119
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Do Opioids Affect the Clinical Evaluation of Patients With Acute Abdominal Pain? (SRA - therapy)
Rajiv Vadera, Jonathan Sherbino
July 2009 • Volume 54 • Number 1 • p 126-127
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Analgesia in Patients With Acute Abdominal Pain: To Withhold or Not to Withhold? (SRA - Therapy)
Richard Sinert, Uche Blackstock
November 2008 • Volume 52 • Number 5 • p 563-566
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Does This Adult Patient Have Appendicitis? (SRA diagnosis)
Benson Yeh
September 2008 • Volume 52 • Number 3 • p 301-303
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3. CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS

Does Intravascular Temperature Management Improve Outcomes Compared to Surface Cooling in Comatose Adults Following Cardiac Arrest? (SRS therapy)
Johana Lopez, Brian Cohn
June 2021 • Volume 77 • Number 6 • p589-590
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What is the Efficacy of the European Society of Cardiology 0/1-Hour Algorithm for Diagnosing Acute Myocardial Infarction? (SRS Diagnosis)
Michael Gottlieb, Vishal P. Jani, Dennis McKinney
November 2020 • Volume 76 • Number 5 • p580-582
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What Is the Accuracy of the Aortic Dissection Detection Risk Score? (SRS Diagnosis)
Michael Gottlieb, Shivon Manchanda, Keya A. Patel
November 2020 • Volume 76 • Number 5 • p e113-e115
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Does Beta-Blockade for Treatment of Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation or Pulseless Ventricular Tachycardia Improve Outcomes? (SRS therapy)
Drew A. Long, Brit Long, Michael D. April
July 2020 • Volume 76 • Number 1 • p42-45
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Which Elements of the History and Examination Suggest a Cardiac Etiology of Syncope? (SRS diagnosis)
Rachel E. Bridwell, Michael D. April, Brit Long
April 2020 • Volume 75 • Number 4 • p499-501
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How Effective Are Epinephrine and Vasopressin for Improving Survival Among Patients in Cardiac Arrest? (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, Vishal P. Jani, Yanina A. Purim-Shem-Tov
December 2019 • Volume 74 • Number 6 • p775–776
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Among Low-Risk Patients, Does Functional Testing Decrease Referrals for Invasive Coronary Angiography Compared With Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography? (SRS diagnosis)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
June 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 6 • p617–619
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Do Mechanical Chest Compression Devices Compared With High-Quality Manual Chest Compressions Improve Neurologically Intact Survival of Patients Who Experience Cardiac Arrest? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
June 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 6 • p620–623
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What Is the Diagnostic Accuracy of Cardiac Biomarkers for the Prediction of Adverse Cardiac Events in Patients Presenting With Acute Syncope? (SRS diagnosis)
Jason R. West, James Russell
May 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 5 • p511–513
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In Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction and No Hypoxemia, Does Oxygen Therapy Improve Outcomes Compared With No Supplemental Oxygen? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
April 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 4 • p 403–405
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What Signs Increase the Likelihood of Acute Aortic Dissection? (SRS Diagnosis)
Nicholas Chien, Paul E. Casey, Michael Gottlieb
April 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 4 • p 400–402
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Can the HEART Score Rule Out Acute Coronary Syndromes in the ED? (SRS diagnosis)
Nathan M. Finnerty, Michael B. Weinstock
December 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 6 • p668–669
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In Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction, Which Fibrinolytic Agent Is the Safest and Most Effective? (SRS therapy)
Ashis Shrestha, Darlene R. House, Julie L. Welch
December 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 6 • p670–671
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Is Adenosine or an Intravenous Calcium Channel Blocker More Effective for Treating Supraventricular Tachycardia? (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, Katarzyna Gore, Stephen R. Gore
November 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 5 • p 553–555
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What Is the Utility of Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography Compared With Standard of Care for the Evaluation of Acute Chest Pain? (SRS diagnosis)
Michael Gottlieb, Chase Socha
November 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 5 • p 550–552
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Which Compression-to-Ventilation Ratio Yields Better Cardiac Arrest Outcomes? (SRS therapy)
Dhimitri A. Nikolla, Jestin N. Carlson
Published online: November 14, 2017
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Can Multidetector Computed Tomography Rule Out Left Atrial Thrombus in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation? (SRS Diagnosis)
Christopher J. Solie, Nicholas M. Mohr, Daniel P. Runde
April 2018 • Volume 71 • Number 4 • p480–481
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Does Spontaneous Cardiac Motion, Identified With Point-of-Care Echocardiography During Cardiac Arrest, Predict Survival? (SRS prognosis)
Michael D. April, Brit Long
February 2018 • Volume 71 • Number 2 • p208–210
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What Baseline Clinical Features Are Associated With Survival or Good Neurologic Outcome After Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation? (SRS diagnosis)
Joshua C. Reynolds, Ben Singer
January 2018 • Volume 71 • Number 1 • p 120–121
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Can a Negative High-Sensitivity Troponin Result Rapidly Rule Out Acute Myocardial Infarction? (SRS diagnosis)
Nathan M. Finnerty, Michael B. Weinstock
January 2018 • Volume 71 • Number 1 • p 121–122
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Does This Patient With Chest Pain Have Acute Coronary Syndrome? (SRS – diagnosis)
Sameer Sharif, Suneel Upadhye
July 2017 • Volume 70 • Number 1 • p 44–45
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In Patients With Cardiac Arrest, Does Amiodarone or Lidocaine Increase Meaningful Survival? (SRS – therapy)
Benton R. Hunter, Paul I. Musey
May 2017 • Volume 69 • Number 5 • p 572–574
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Prognostic Value of Coronary Artery Calcium Score in Acute Chest Pain Patients Without Known Coronary Artery Disease: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (SR – prognosis)
Kongkiat Chaikriangkrai, Ghanshyam Palamaner Subash Shantha, Hye Yeon Jhun, Patompong Ungprasert, Gardar Sigurdsson, Faisal Nabi, John J. Mahmarian, Su Min Chang
December 2016 • Volume 68 • Number 6 • p 659–670
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What Is the Significance of Elevated Troponin in Patients With Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome and Chronic Kidney Disease? (SRS prognosis)
Marija M. Lum, Megan L. Fix, Stephen J. Bohan
July 2016 • Volume 68 • Number 1 • p 107–109
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Can Vasopressors Safely Be Administered Through Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Compared to Central Venous Catheters? (SRS harm)
J. Michael Brewer, Michael A. Puskarich, Alan E. Jones
December 2015 • Volume 66 • Number 6 • p 629–31
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What is the Clinical Utility of Bedside Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Acute Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema in the Undifferentiated Dyspneic Patient? (SRS diagnosis)
Michael Gottlieb, John Bailitz
September 2015 • Volume 66 • Number 3 • p 283–284
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Do Intravenous Nitrates Improve Dyspnea in Acute Heart Failure Syndromes More Than Alternative Pharmacologic Interventions? (SRS therapy)
Joseph Turner, Jonathan Kirschner
July 2015 • Volume 66 • Number 1 • p 27–29
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Is Rhythm Control Better Than Rate Control for New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation in the Emergency Department? (SRS therapy)
Rohith R. Malya, Latha Ganti
May 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 5 • p 540–542
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Do Mechanical Devices Improve Return of Spontaneous Circulation Over Manual Chest Compressions in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest? (SRS - therapy)
Ambrose H. Wong, Anand Swaminathan, Alex Koyfman
May 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 5 • p 543–544
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Should Triple Rule-out CT Angiography Be Used in Patients With Suspected Acute Coronary Artery Disease, Aortic Dissection, or Pulmonary Embolus? (SRS - diagnosis)
Adaira Landry, Alex Koyfman
February 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 2 • p 216 to 217
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Does Aminophylline Improve Survival for Out-of-Hospital Bradyasystolic Arrests in Adults? (SRS therapy)
Andrew Jervis, Eddy Lang
January 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 1 • p 30 to 31
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Valsalva Maneuver for Termination of Supraventricular Tachycardia (SRS - therapy)
Anjli Pandya, Eddy Lang
January 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 1 • p 27 to 29
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Does Calcium Administration During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Improve Survival for Patients in Cardiac Arrest? (SRS - therapy)
Adaira Landry, Mark Foran, Alex Koyfman
August 2014 • Volume 64 • Number 2 • p 187-189
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Does Advanced Airway Management Improve Outcomes in Adult Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest? (SRS - therapy)
Jestin N. Carlson, Joshua C. Reynolds
August 2014 • Volume 64 • Number 2 • p 163 to 164 Full Text    Journal Format-PDF

Does the Absence of Cardiac Activity on Ultrasonography Predict Failed Resuscitation in Cardiac Arrest? (SRS therapy)
Brian Cohn
August 2013 • Volume 62 • Number 2 • p 180-1
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Do Vasopressors Improve Outcomes in Patients With Cardiac Arrest? (SRS therapy)
Erica A. Michiels, Peter Wyer
July 2013 • Volume 62 • Number 1 • p 57-8
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Can a Negative D-dimer Result Rule Out Acute Aortic Dissection? (SRS - diagnosis)
Michael D. Brown, David H. Newman
October 2011 • Volume 58 • Number 4 • p375 to 376
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Does Therapeutic Hypothermia Benefit Survivors of Cardiac Arrest? (SRS therapy)
Rawle A. Seupaul, Lee G. Wilbur
September 2011 • Volume 58 • Number 3 • p282 to p283
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Does Antihypertensive Drug Therapy Decrease Morbidity or Mortality in Patients With a Hypertensive Emergency? (SRS – therapy)
EBEM Commentator, Raj Vadera, MD, CCFP(EM)
January 2011 • Volume 57 • Number 1 • p64 to p65
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Immediate ß-Blockade in Patients With Myocardial Infarctions: Is There Evidence of Benefit? (EBEM review - therapy)
Richard Sinert, David H. Newman, Ethan Brandler, Lorenzo Paladino
November 2010 • Volume 56 • Number 5 • p571 to p577
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Update: Use of Platelet Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa Inhibitors in Patients With Unstable Angina and Non-ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (SRA - therapy)
Maude Latulippe, Eddy S. Lang
November 2010 • Volume 56 • Number 5 • pe1 to pe2
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Should I Consider Treating Patients With Acute Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema With Noninvasive Positive-Pressure Ventilation? (SRA therapy)
Rawle A. Seupaul
March 2010 • Volume 55 • Number 3 • p299 to p300
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Rhythm Control With Electrocardioversion for Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter (SRA therapy)
November 2009 • Volume 54 • Number 5 • p745 to p747
Latha G. Stead, Lekshmi Vaidyanathan
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Does the Clinical Examination Predict Lower Extremity Peripheral Arterial Disease? (SRA Diagnosis)
William Kenneth Milne, Andrew Worster
November 2009 • Volume 54 • Number 5 • p748 to p750
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Does This Patient With a Pericardial Effusion Have Cardiac Tamponade? (SRA diagnosis)
Jonathan Sherbino
March 2009 • Volume 53 • Number 3 • p 390 to p391
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Does This Patient Have Congestive Heart Failure? (SRA diagnosis)
Shahriar Zehtabchi, Ethan S. Brandler
January 2008 • Volume 51 • Number 1 • p 87-90
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4. CUTANEOUS DISORDERS

Is Loop Drainage Technique More Effective for Treatment of Soft Tissue Abscess Compared With Conventional Incision and Drainage? (SRS Therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
January 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 1 • p19–21
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What Is the Utility of Ultrasonography for the Identification of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in the Emergency Department? (SRS diagnosis)
Michael Gottlieb, Ananda Vishnu Pandurangadu
October 2017 • Volume 70 • Number 4 • p 580–582
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Do Oral Antibiotics After Incision and Drainage of Simple Abscesses Improve Cure Rates? (SRS therapy)
Na Rae Ju, Alex Koyfman
January 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 1 • p112 to p113
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5. ENDOCRINE, METABOLIC, AND NUTRITIONAL DISORDERS

Is Fluid Therapy Associated With Cerebral Edema in Children With Diabetic Ketoacidosis? (EBEM review - therapy)
Jeffrey Hom, Richard Sinert
July 2008 • Volume 52 • Number 1 • p69 to p75
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6. ENVIRONMENTAL DISORDERS

What Is the Most Effective Treatment for Relieving the Pain of a Jellyfish Sting? (SRS therapy)
Daniel G. Ostermayer, Alex Koyfman
April 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 4 • p432 to 433
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7. GENERAL MEDICINE

What is the Optimal Resuscitation Fluid in Patients With Sepsis, Trauma, or Traumatic Brain Injury (SRS therapy)
Michael J. Yoo, Rachel E. Bridwell, Brit Long
August 2021 • Volume 78 • Number 2 • p303-305
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Is Chest Ultrasonography Superior to Supine Chest Radiography in Identifying Pneumothorax in Emergency Department Trauma Patients? (SRS diagnosis)
Rachel E. Bridwell, Brit Long, Michael Gottlieb
June 2021 • Volume 77 • Number 6 • p646-648
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What is the Efficacy of Tranexamic Acid for Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding? (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, William Slagle, Joshua Ruff
March 2021 • Volume 77 • Number 3 • p371-373
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Does Therapeutic Hypothermia Improve Mortality and Neurologic Outcome in Critically Ill Patients? (SRS therapy)
Rachel E. Bridwell, Brit Long, Michael D. April
March 2021 • Volume 77 • Number 3 • p374-376
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Are Balanced Crystalloid Solutions Better Than Normal Saline Solution for the Resuscitation of Children and Adult Patients? (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, Vanessa Petrak, Christine Binkley
April 2020 • Volume 75 • Number 4 • p532-534
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Does Tranexamic Acid Impact Risk of Venous and Arterial Thrombosis or Mortality in Non-Surgical Patients? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
April 2020 • Volume 75 • Number 4 • p535-537
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Does Needle Gauge or Tip Design Prevent Post-Dural Puncture Headache? (SRS therapy)
Jason R. West, Matthew Oliver
August 2019 • Volume 74 • Number 2 • p 297–299
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Does Oral or Topical Tranexamic Acid Control Bleeding From Epistaxis? (SRS therapy)
Rachel E. Bridwell, Michael D. April, Brit Long
August 2019 • Volume 74 • Number 2 • p 300–302
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8. GERIATRICS

Is the 4AT Score Accurate in Identifying Delirium in Older Adults? (SRS Diagnosis)
Rachel E. Bridwell, Michael D. April, Brit Long
June 2021 • Volume 77 • Number 6 • p628-630
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9. HEAD, EAR, EYE, NOSE, THROAT DISORDERS

Do Glucocorticoids Improve Symptoms and Reduce Return Visits or Admission Rates Among Children With Croup? (SRS Therapy)
Michael D. April, Brit Long
May 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 5 • p459–461
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Are Topical Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Useful for Analgesia in Patients With Traumatic Corneal Abrasions? (SRS Therapy)
Jason R. West
February 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 2 • p157–159
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How Accurate Is Rapid Antigen Testing for Group A Streptococcus in Children With Pharyngitis? (SRS Diagnosis)
Latha Ganti, Bethany L. Ballinger
Published online: September 1, 2017
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Do Antiviral Medications Improve Symptoms in the Treatment of Bell’s Palsy? (SRS therapy)
Jeremy M. Hernandez, Jonathan Sherbino
March 2017 • Volume 69 • Number 3 • p 364 to 365
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What Is the Most Effective Treatment of Herpes Simplex Keratitis? (SRS therapy)
Joshua Bucher, Alex Koyfman
July 2016 • Volume 68 • Number 1 • p26 to 27
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Are Antibiotics Effective in the Treatment of Acute Maxillary Sinusitis? (SRS therapy)
Jeremy M. Hernandez, Kaitlynn B. Rigg, Suneel Upadhye
March 2016 • Volume 67 • Number 3 • p384 to 385
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Does the Choice of Antibiotic Affect Outcome in Strep Throat? (SRS therapy)
Cynthia Santos, Stephen Alerhand, Alex Koyfman
May 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 5 • p 564–565
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Are Antibiotics Beneficial for the Treatment of Symptomatic Dental Infections? (SRS therapy)
Aleksandr M. Tichter, Kenneth J. Perry
March 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 3 • p 332–333
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The Diagnostic Accuracy of Bedside Ocular Ultrasonography for the Diagnosis of Retinal Detachment: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (SR diagnosis)
Michael E. Vrablik, Gregory R. Snead, Hal J. Minnigan, Jonathan M. Kirschner, Thomas W. Emmett, Rawle A. Seupaul
February 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 2 • p 199 to 203
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Are Short-Term Late-Generation Antibiotics Equivalent to Standard Penicillin Therapy in the Resolution of Symptoms in Acute Strep Throat in Children? (SRS therapy)
Anand Swaminathan, Jeffrey Hom
June 2014 • Volume 63 • Number 6 • p 690-691
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Do Corticosteroids Benefit Patients With Sore Throat? (SRS therapy)
Julie L. Welch, Dylan D. Cooper
June 2014 • Volume 63 • Number 6 • p 711-712
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Do Decongestants, Antihistamines, and Nasal Irrigation Relieve the Symptoms of Sinusitis in Children? (SRS – therapy)
Jeffrey Hom
January 2013 • Volume 61 • Number 1 • p35 to 36
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Do Medical Interventions for Traumatic Hyphema Reduce the Risk of Vision Loss? (SRS – therapy)
Jonathan Kirschner, Rawle A. Seupaul
August 2012 • Volume 60 • Number 2 • p197 to p198
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Is the Canalith Repositioning Maneuver Effective in the Acute Management of Benign Positional Vertigo? (SRS – therapy)
Michael D. Brown
September 2011 • Volume 58 • Number 3 • p286 to p287
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10. HEMATOLOGIC DISORDERS

Does Tranexamic Acid Affect Risk of Venous and Arterial Thrombosis or Mortality in Nonsurgical Patients? (SRS risk)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
Published online: July 17, 2019
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Is Outpatient Treatment for Low-Risk Febrile Neutropenic Cancer Patients Associated With Increased Treatment Failure or Mortality? (SRS harm)
Rachel E. Bridwell, Michael D. April, Brit Long
February 2020 • Volume 75 • Number 2 • p 302–304
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Is the Risk of Bleeding Among Older Adults With Atrial Fibrillation Lower With Antiplatelet Compared With Oral Anticoagulants? (SRS Harm)
Cameron Gettel, Elizabeth M. Goldberg
November 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 5 • p 547–549
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What Is the Utility of Thrombolytic Therapy for Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis? (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, Thomas Alcorn
Published online: March 26, 2017
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Comparison of Fresh Frozen Plasma With Prothrombin Complex Concentrate for Warfarin Reversal (SRS – therapy)
Nicholas E. Harrison, Michael Gottlieb
Published online: January 19, 2017
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Does Using a Low Threshold for Venous Thromboembolism Testing in Pregnant Patients Lead to Low Diagnostic Yield? (SRS diagnosis)
Manpreet Singh, Thomas Blair, Alex Koyfman
May 2016 • Volume 67 • Number 5 • p 669–670
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Are New Oral Anticoagulants Safer Than Vitamin K Antagonists in the Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism? (SRS therapy)
Daniel C. Kolinsky, Evan S. Schwarz
April 2016 • Volume 67 • Number 4 • p455 to p457
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What Is the Accuracy of Emergency Physician–Performed Ultrasonography for Deep Venous Thrombosis? (SRS diagnosis)
Jason R. West, Andrew W. Shannon, Mikaela L. Chilstrom
June 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 6 • p699 to p701
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Clinical Utility of an Age-Adjusted D-dimer in the Diagnosis of Venous Thromboembolism (SRS diagnosis)
Dina Adams, Julie L. Welch, Jeffrey A. Kline
September 2014 • Volume 64 • Number 3 • p 232-234
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Does the Use of Recombinant Factor VIIA Reduce Morbidity or Mortality in Nonhemophiliac Patients? (SRS – therapy)
Steven Sattler, Adam Schwartz
August 2012 • Volume 60 • Number 2 • p160 to p161
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What Is the Best Pharmacologic Treatment for Sickle Cell Disease Pain Crises? (SRS – therapy)
Mari Baker, John W. Hafner
June 2012 • Volume 59 • Number 6 • p515 to p516
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11. IMMUNE SYSTEM DISORDERS

Does This Emergency Department Patient Have a Penicillin Allergy? (SRA diagnosis)
Jennifer Martin, Jennifer H. Chao
May 2010 • Volume 55 • Number 5 • p473 to p474
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12. SYSTEMIC INFECTIOUS DISORDERS

Do Systemic Corticosteroids Reduce Mortality in Critically Ill Adult Patients With COVID-19? (SRS therapy)
Michael J. Yoo, Brit Long, Michael Gottlieb
April 2021 • Volume 77 • Number 4 • p 407-409
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Do Corticosteroids Benefit Patients With Influenza Pneumonia? (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, Thomas Seagraves, Stephen R. Gore
January 2020 • Volume 75 • Number 1 • p 100–101
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What Is the Utility of Prophylactic Antibiotics for Patients After Cardiac Arrest? (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, Trevor Landas, Yanina A. Purim-Shem-Tov
January 2020 • Volume 75 • Number 1 • p 102–104
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Does the Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Early Management Bundle (SEP-1) Improve Survival in Septic Adults? (SRS therapy)
April 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 4 • p 363–365
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What Is the Accuracy of Physical Examination, Imaging, and the LRINEC Score for the Diagnosis of Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection? (SRS diagnosis)
Michael D. April, Brit Long
January 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 1 • p22–24
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Are qSOFA Criteria Better Than the Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome Criteria for Diagnosing Sepsis and Predicting Inhospital Mortality? (SRS Prognosis)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
October 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 4 • p470–472
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Update: Can Newer Rapid Influenza Tests Rule Out Disease? (SRS diagnosis)
Katie Pettit, Julie L. Welch
Published online: February 13, 2018
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What Elements Suggest Infectious Mononucleosis? (SRS diagnosis)
Julie L. Welch, Dustin Holland
Published online: July 14, 2017
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Do Corticosteroids Improve Mortality or Shock Reversal in Patients With Septic Shock? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
January 2018 • Volume 71 • Number 1 • p 34–36
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Is Early Goal-Directed Therapy or Standard Therapy More Effective in Decreasing Mortality Among Patients With Sepsis? (SRS therapy)
Melinda J. Morton Hamer, Sara K. Faught
January 2018 • Volume 71 • Number 1 • p 37–39
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Does Antipyresis Improve Mortality in Critically Ill Septic Patients? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
October 2017 • Volume 70 • Number 4 • p 573–575
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Comparison of Early Goal-Directed Therapy With Usual Care for Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, John Bailitz
December 2015 • Volume 66 • Number 6 • p 632–634
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Are Balanced Crystalloids the Preferred Resuscitation Fluid for Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock? (SRS therapy)
Clark G. Owyang, Kaushal H. Shah
November 2015 • Volume 66 • Number 5 • p 523–525
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Can a Clinical Prediction Rule Reliably Predict Pediatric Bacterial Meningitis? (SRS diagnosis)
Daniel G. Ostermayer, Alex Koyfman
August 2015 • Volume 66 • Number 2 • p 123–124
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What Is the Role of Procalcitonin in Early Diagnosis of Infective Endocarditis? (SRS diagnosis)
Manpreet Singh, Alex Koyfman
July 2015 • Volume 66 • Number 1 • p 25–26
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Are Antibiotics Effective in the Treatment of Acute Bronchitis? (SRS therapy)
Manpreet Singh, Alex Koyfman
May 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 5 • p 566–567
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Do Corticosteroids Prevent Postherpetic Neuralgia? (SRS therapy)
Jeremy Voros, Alex Koyfman, Mark Foran
March 2014 • Volume 63 • Number 3 • p 351-352
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Are Antibiotics Required for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Diverticulitis? (SRS therapy)
Casey M. Smolarz, Brian Hohertz, Rawle A. Seupaul
January 2014 • Volume 63 • Number 1 • p 52-53
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Is the Addition of Vasopressin to Norepinephrine Beneficial for the Treatment of Septic Shock? (SRA therapy)
John P. Sandifer, Alan E. Jones
November 2013 • Volume 62 • Number 5 • p 534-535
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In Patients With Severe Sepsis, Does a Single Dose of Etomidate to Facilitate Intubation Increase Mortality? (Systematic Review Snapshot)
Benton R. Hunter, Jonathan Kirschner
May 2013 • Volume 61 • Number 5 • p 571-572
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How Accurate are Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Tests? (SRS diagnosis)
Christian H. Jacobus, Ali S. Raja
January 2013 • Volume 61 • Number 1 • p 89 to p 90
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Comparison of the Test Characteristics of Procalcitonin to C-Reactive Protein and Leukocytosis for the Detection of Serious Bacterial Infections in Children Presenting With Fever Without Source: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (SR diagnosis)
Chia-Hung Yo, Pei-Shan Hsieh, Si-Huei Lee, Jiunn-Yih Wu, Shy-Shin Chang, Kuang-Chau Tasi, Chien-Chang Lee
November 2012 • Volume 60 • Number 5 • p 591 to p 600
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Can Procalcitonin Levels Guide Antibiotic Therapy in Bacterial Infections and Reduce Antibiotic Overconsumption Without Having a Negative Effect on Clinical Outcomes? (SRS therapy)
John Pettey Sandifer, Alan E. Jones
September 2012 • Volume 60 • Number 3 • p 370 to p 371
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Is There a Blood Test That Can Rule Out Serious Bacterial Infection in Children? (SRS – diagnosis)
Jeffrey Hom
July 2012 • Volume 60 • Number 1 • p92 to p93
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Does Resuscitation With Albumin-Containing Solutions Improve Mortality in Sepsis? (SRS – therapy)
Brian J. Tollefson, Alan E. Jones
May 2012 • Volume 59 • Number 5 • p432 to p433
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Can Rapid Viral Testing in the Emergency Department Reduce Antibiotic Use in Children? (SRS – diagnosis)
Lee Wilbur, Rawle Seupaul
May 2012 • Volume 59 • Number 5 • p404 to p405
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Is Adjunctive Dexamethasone Beneficial in Patients With Bacterial Meningitis? (SRS – therapy)
Dylan D. Cooper, Rawle A. Seupaul
March 2012 • Volume 59 • Number 3 • p225 to p226
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Empiric Antibiotic Therapy for Sepsis Patients: Monotherapy With -Lactam or β-Lactam Plus an Aminoglycoside? (SRA therapy)
Richard Sinert, Leah
November 2008 • Volume 52 • Number 5 • p557 to p560
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Corticosteroids for Acute Bacterial Meningitis (SRA therapy)
Suneel Upadhye
September 2008 • Volume 52 • Number 3 • p291 to p293
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Does This Patient Have Influenza? (SRA diagnosis)
Eskin B, Levy R
January 2007 • Volume 49 • Number 1 • p 103-105
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12. MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS (NONTRAUMATIC)

Are Corticosteroids Superior to Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs in the Treatment of Acute Gout? (SRS Therapy)
Joseph W. Watkins IV, Rawle A. Seupaul
Published online: March 24, 2018
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Is Hyperpronation More Effective Than Supination for Reduction of a Radial Head Subluxation? (SRS therapy)
Nicholas Bertucci, Kathleen Cowling
November 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 5 • p 586–587
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How Effective Is a Regional Nerve Block for Treating Pain Associated With Hip Fractures? (SRS Therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, Nicholas Chien, Thomas Seagraves
March 2018 • Volume 71 • Number 3 • p 378 to p 380
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What Are the Most Useful Red Flags for Suspected Vertebral Fracture in Patients With Low Back Pain in the Emergency Department? (SRS diagnosis)
Suneel Upadhye, Dinesh Kumbhare
January 2016 • Volume 67 • Number 1 • p 81 to p 82
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Should Topical Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs Be Used to Treat Acute Musculoskeletal Conditions? (SRS – therapy)
Lee Wilbur, Rawle Seupaul
April 2012 • Volume 59 • Number 4 • p 283 to p 284
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Does This Patient With Diabetes Have Osteomyelitis of the Lower Extremity? (SRA-diagnosis)
William Kenneth Milne, Christopher R. Carpenter
May 2009 • Volume 53 • Number 5 • p677 to p679
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Septic Arthritis in Emergency Department Patients With Joint Pain: Searching for the Optimal Diagnostic Tool (SRA - Diagnosis)
Antonia Hipp, Richard Sinert, EBEM Commentator Contact
November 2008 • Volume 52 • Number 5 • p 567-569
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13. NERVOUS SYSTEM DISORDERS

Does Perfusion-Guided Administration of Thrombolysis at 4.5-9 hours Improve Functional Outcome in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients? (SRS therapy)
Dhimitri A. Nikolla, Daniel T. Myers
June 2020 • Volume 75 • Number 6 • p772-774
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Do Antiepileptics Reduce the Risk of Poor Neurologic Outcomes and Prevent Seizures in Patients With Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
April 2020 • Volume 75 • Number 4 • p491-493
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How Accurate Are the Stroke Severity Scales for Identifying Large Vessel Occlusions? (SRS therapy)
Latha Ganti, J. Adam Oostema
April 2020 • Volume 75 • Number 4 • p494-496
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Do Calcium Antagonists Decrease Mortality or Dependency in Acute Ischemic Stroke? (SRS therapy)
Rachel E. Bridwell, Brit Long, Michael D. April
October 2019 • Volume 74 • Number 4 • p 575–577
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What Is the Incidence of Intracranial Hemorrhage Among Anticoagulated Patients With Minor Head Trauma? (SRS Diagnosis)
Michael Gottlieb, Somy M. Thottathil, Jacob P. Holton
July 2019 • Volume 74 • Number 1 • p98–100
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Is Antibiotic Therapy Helpful for Preventing Infection After Acute Stroke? (SRS therapy)
Latha Ganti, Bryan Sleigh
November 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 5 • p 613–614
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Among Patients With Intracerebral Hemorrhage, Is Intensive Blood Pressure Decreasing Associated With Improved Outcome? (SRS therapy)
Zachary T. Brodrick, Rachael Freeze-Ramsey, Rawle A. Seupaul
November 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 5 • p 611–612
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Does Bed Rest or Fluid Supplementation Prevent Post–Dural Puncture Headache? (SRS therapy)
Michael D. April, Brit Long
May 2018 • Volume 71 • Number 5 • p e55–e57
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Does Prestroke Antiplatelet Therapy Increase the Risk of Symptomatic Intracranial Hemorrhage in Patients Receiving Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Acute Ischemic Stroke? (SRS harm)
Clark G. Owyang, Cappi Lay
March 2018 • Volume 71 • Number 3 • p 416–418
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Do Intravenous Benzodiazepines or Benzodiazepines by an Alternative Route (Nonintravenous) Abort Seizures Faster? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
March 2018 • Volume 71 • Number 3 • p 419–421
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Should Antiepileptic Drugs Be Initiated in the Emergency Department After a First-Time Seizure? (SRS – therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, Galeta Carolyn Clayton
June 2017 • Volume 69 • Number 6 • p 752–754
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Does Magnesium Therapy in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Affect Clinical Outcome? (SRS therapy)
Aleksandr M. Tichter, Jupin Malhi
February 2017 • Volume 69 • Number 2 • p 208 to 209
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Can Noncontrast Head Computed Tomography Within 6 Hours of Symptom Onset Exclude Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage? (SRS diagnosis)
Theron S. Williams, Rawle A. Seupaul
September 2016 • Volume 68 • Number 3 • p 352 to 353
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Can Ocular Ultrasonography Be Used to Assess Intracranial Pressure? (SRS diagnosis)
Michael Gottlieb, John Bailitz
September 2016 • Volume 68 • Number 3 • p 349 to 351
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Update: Is Endovascular Therapy Effective in the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke? (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, Benton Hunter
December 2015 • Volume 66 • Number 6 • p 613–615
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What Is the Risk of Symptomatic Intracerebral Hemorrhage in Patients With Stroke Mimics Who Receive Intravenous Thrombolytics? (SRS harm)
Brit J. Long, Alex Koyfman
December 2015 • Volume 66 • Number 6 • p 611–612
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Can a Clinical Prediction Rule Reliably Predict Pediatric Bacterial Meningitis? (SRS diagnosis)
Daniel G. Ostermayer, Alex Koyfman
August 2015 • Volume 66 • Number 2 • p 123–124
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Do Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa Inhibitors Improve Outcomes in Acute Ischemic Stroke? (SRS therapy)
Latha Ganti
July 2015 • Volume 66 • Number 1 • p 65-66
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Does Clopidogrel Plus Aspirin Dual Therapy Reduce Risk of Stroke in Patients at High Risk for Stroke? (SRS therapy)
Megan L. Fix, Marjia M. Lum, J. Stephen Bohan
July 2015 • Volume 66 • Number 1 • p 67-68
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What Is the Best First-Line Agent for Benzodiazepine-Resistant Convulsive Status Epilepticus? (SRS therapy)
Rachel Berkowitz, Alex Koyfman
December 2014 • Volume 64 • Number 6 • p 656–657
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Are Antifibrinolytic Agents Effective in the Treatment of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage? (SRS therapy)
Travis R. Eastin, Carly D. Snipes, Rawle A. Seupaul
December 2014 • Volume 64 • Number 6 • p 658–659
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Does Using Tight Glycemic Control in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke Decrease Morbidity or Mortality? (SRS therapy)
Heather Hughes, Steven Zimmerman
November 2014 • Volume 64 • Number 5 • p 535-536
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Spectrophotometry or Visual Inspection to Most Reliably Detect Xanthochromia in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Systematic Review (SR diagnosis)
Kevin Chu, Angus Hann, Jaimi Greenslade, Julian Williams, Anthony Brown
September 2014 • Volume 64 • Number 3 • p 256–264.e5
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In Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke, Do Different Thrombolytic Doses, Agents, or Routes of Administration Lead to Different Outcomes? (SRS therapy)
Adaira Landry, Mark Foran, Alex Koyfman
April 2014 • Volume 63 • Number 4 • p 435-436
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Does Ultrasonographic Imaging Reduce the Risk of Failed Lumbar Puncture? (SRS therapy)
Anand Swaminathan, Jeffrey Hom
January 2014 • Volume 63 • Number 1 • p 33-34
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Is Subcutaneous Sumatriptan an Effective Treatment For Adults Presenting to the Emergency Department With Acute Migraine Headache? (SRS therapy)
Simon Jones, Eddy Lang
July 2013 • Volume 62 • Number 1 • p 11-2
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In Patients Presenting With Transient Ischemic Attack, Does the ABCD2 Clinical Prediction Rule Provide Adequate Risk Stratification for Clinical Decisionmaking in the Emergency Department? (SRS Prognosis)
Jarone Lee, Kaushal Shah
July 2013 • Volume 62 • Number 1 • p 14-5
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Are There Pharmacologic Agents That Safely and Effectively Treat Post–Lumbar Puncture Headache? (SRS – Therapy)
Benton R. Hunter, Rawle A. Seupaul
January 2013 • Volume 61 • Number 1 • p 84 to p 85
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Does Diffusion-Weighted Imaging Predict Short-Term Risk of Stroke in Emergency Department Patients With Transient Ischemic Attack? (SR prognosis)
J. Adam Oostema, Michael D. Brown, Mark DeLano, Louise Falzon, Mathew J. Reeves
January 2013 • Volume 61 • Number 1 • p 62 to p 71
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Does This Patient with Minor Head Trauma Need Neuroimaging? (SRS prognosis)
Dylan D. Cooper, Rawle A. Seupaul
September 2012 • Volume 60 • Number 3 • p 368 to p 369
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Does Bed Rest Prevent Post–Lumbar Puncture Headache? (SRS – therapy)
Christian H. Jacobus
February 2012 • Volume 59 • Number 2 • p 139 to p 140
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Are Steroids Effective for Treating Bell's Palsy? (SRS – therapy)
Saleem B. Sheikh, Christian Jacobus
January 2012 • Volume 59 • Number 1 • p 33 to p 34
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Is the Canalith Repositioning Maneuver Effective in the Acute Management of Benign Positional Vertigo? (SRS – therapy)
Michael D. Brown
September 2011 • Volume 58 • Number 3 • p286 to p287
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Do Triptans Effectively Treat Acute Cluster Headache in the Emergency Department? (SRS – therapy)
Rawle A. Seupaul, Lee G. Wilbur
September 2011 • Volume 58 • Number 3 • p284 to p285
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Is MRI More Accurate Than CT in Patients With Suspected Acute Stroke? (SRS – diagnosis)
EBEM Commentators, Christopher Hall, MD, FRCPC, Eddy Lang, MD, FRCPC
July 2011 • Volume 58 • Number 1 • p99 to p100
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Does This Patient Have a Hemorrhagic Stroke? (SRS – diagnosis)
EBEM Commentator, Andrew Worster, MD, MSc, Teresa Chan, MD
May 2011 • Volume 57, Issue 5, • p535 to 536
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Update: Effect of Thrombolysis in Acute Ischemic Stroke (SRS – therapy)
Jason Mitchell, Eddy Lang
March 2011 • Volume 57 • Number 3 • e16 to e17
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    Use of thrombolytic therapy in patients with acute ischemic stroke (SRA therapy)
    Eddy S. Lang , MDCM, CCFP(EM), CSPQ
    March 2002 • Volume 39 • Number 3 • p296 to p298

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Are Hemostatic Agents Effective in the Treatment of Acute Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage? (SRS - therapy)
Andrew Worster
January 2011 • Volume 57 • Number 1 • p66 to 67
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Do Antiviral Medications Improve Recovery in Patients With Bell's Palsy? (SRA therapy)
Jonathan Sherbino
May 2010 • Volume 55 • Number 5 • p475 to p476
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Is This Patient Having a Stroke? (SRA - diagnosis)
Rawle A. Seupaul, Andrew Worster
July 2009 • Volume 54 • Number 1 • p120 to p122
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Clinical Prediction Rules to Stratify Short-Term Risk of Stroke Among Patients Diagnosed in the Emergency Department With a Transient Ischemic Attack (EBEM Review- prognosis)
Kaushal H. Shah, Hallie A. Metz, Jonathan A. Edlow
May 2009 • Volume 53 • Number 5 • p662 to p672
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Role of Abciximab in the Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke (SRA therapy)
Latha G. Stead, Lekshmi Vaidyanathan
March 2009 • Volume 53 • Number 3 • p392 to p394
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Does This Patient Have Dementia? (SRA diagnosis)
Christopher R. Carpenter
November 2008 • Volume 52 • Number 5 • p554 to p556
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Does This Emergency Department Patient With Headache Require Neuroimaging? (SRA diagnosis)
Shahriar Zehtabchi, Brian Wright
March 2008 • Volume 51 • Number 3 • p 324-327
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Short-term Prognosis of Stroke Among Patients Diagnosed in the Emergency Department With a Transient Ischemic Attack (EBEM review - prognosis)
Kaushal H. Shah, Kenneth Kleckner, Jonathan A. Edlow
March 2008 • Volume 51 • Number 3 • p 316-323
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Should Anticholinergic Drugs Be Used for Neuroleptic-Induced Acute Akathisia? (SRA therapy)
Adam Koertner
September 2007 • Volume 50 • Number 5 • p 346-348
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How Do I Perform a Lumbar Puncture and Analyze the Results to Diagnose Bacterial Meningitis? (SRA diagnosis)
Seupaul RA
July 2007 • Volume 50 • Number 1 • p 85-87
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Role of Early Supported Discharge in Acute Stroke Patients (SRA therapy)
Stead LG, Vaidyanathan L
May 2007 • Volume 49 • Number 5 • p 693-695
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14. OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY

Which Ultrasonographic Characteristics Predict Miscarriage Risk? (SRS prognosis)
Jonathan M. Mishoe, Kaushal H. Shah
Published online: May 3, 2019
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What Interventions Are Most Effective for Emergency Contraception? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
July 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 1 • p 93–95
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What Antibiotic Regimen Is Most Efficacious in Treating Pelvic Inflammatory Disease? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
December 2017 • Volume 70 • Number 6 • p 840–842
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The Diagnosis of Ectopic Pregnancy (SRS diagnosis)
Lisa T. Barker, Shelly Zhou
August 2015 • Volume 66 • Number 2 • p 192-3
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Medical Management of Incomplete Miscarriage (SRS – therapy)
Erik J. Saude, Eddy S. Lang, Pauline Ekwalanga
April 2012 • Volume 59 • Number 4 • p 294 to p 295
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Diagnostic Utility of Physical Examination, History, and Laboratory Evaluation in Emergency Department Patients With Vaginal Complaints (SRA diagnosis)
Elma Johnson, Nicole Berwald
September 2008 • Volume 52 • Number 3 • p 294-297
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15. PAIN MANAGEMENT

What is the Efficacy of NSAIDs, Acetaminophen, and Acetaminophen with Opioids for Acute, Non-Low Back Musculoskeletal Pain? (SRS Therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, William G. McDowell, Shayna Adams
March 2021 • Volume 77 • Number 3 • p e79-81
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16. PEDIATRICS

What Is the Effectiveness of EMLA Cream for Venipuncture in Infants? (SRS Therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, Shayna Adams, Richard R. Treviño
November 2020 • Volume 76 • Number 5 • p635-636
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17. PSYCHOBEHAVIORAL DISORDERS

Are There Tools to Screen Children and Adolescents in the Emergency Department With Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues? (SRS Diagnosis)
Michael P. Wilson, Rawle A. Seupaul
February 2018 • Volume 71 • Number 2 • p233–235
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What Is the Efficacy of Droperidol for the Management of Acute Psychosis-Induced Agitation? (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, Jessen Schiebout
January 2018 • Volume 71 • Number 1 • p 141–143
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Is the Use of Haloperidol a Safe and Effective Method of Tranquilization for Patients With Psychosis-Induced Aggression or Agitation? (SRS therapy)
Adam Chandler, Rachael Freeze-Ramsey, Rawle Anthony Seupaul
June 2014 • Volume 63 • Number 6 • p 757-758
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Is Screening Women for Intimate Partner Violence in the Emergency Department Effective? (SRA - diagnosis)
Lee Wilbur, Nicole Noel, Gene Couri
December 2013 • Volume 62 • Number 6 • p609 to p611
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What is the Accuracy of Screening Instruments for Alcohol and Cannabis Misuse Disorders Among Adolescents and Young Adults in the Emergency Department? (Systematic Review Snapshot)
Meira Louis, Jeff Ricketson, Ian Wishart
April 2013 • Volume 61 • Number 4 • p 404-406
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Which Medications Are Associated With Incident Delirium? (SRS – harm)
Christopher R. Carpenter
April 2012 • Volume 59 • Number 4 • p 321 to p 322
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Is This Patient Clinically Depressed? (SRA-diagnosis)
Jonathan Wassermann
May 2009 • Volume 53 • Number 5 • p674 to p676
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18. PULMONARY

Does the Use of High-Flow Nasal Cannula Compared With Conventional Oxygen Therapy in the Peri-intubation Period Reduce Severe Desaturation? (SRS therapy)
Drew A. Long, Brit Long, Michael D. April
September 2020 • Volume 76 • Number 3 • p 339-342
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Do Inhaled Corticosteroids Decrease Hospital Admissions among Patients With Moderate to Severe Asthma Attacks? (SRS therapy)
Rachel E. Bridwell, Michael D. April, Brit Long
July 2020 • Volume 76 • Number 1 • p103-105
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Does the Use of a Bougie Improve First-Attempt Intubation Success When Compared to a Stylet (SRS therapy)
Kaushal H. Shah, Laura D. Melville
May 2020 • Volume 75 • Number 5 • p640-641
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Are Shorter Courses of Corticosteroids as Effective as Longer Courses in Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
December 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 6 • p719–721
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19. RENAL AND UROGENITAL DISORDERS

Is Point-of-Care Ultrasonography Effective for the Diagnosis of Urolithiasis? (SRS diagnosis)
Michael Gottlieb, E. David Hill, Kimbia Arno
May 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 5 • p517–519
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Does Lidocaine Gel Decrease Procedural Pain for Pediatric Urethral Catheterization? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
November 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 5 • p 588–590
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Are Patients Receiving the Combination of Vancomycin and Piperacillin-Tazobactam at Higher Risk for Acute Renal Injury? (SRS harm)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
October 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 4 • p467–469
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Are Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs Safe and Effective for Treatment of Acute Renal Colic (SRS Therapy)
Katie Pettit, Julie L. Welch
August 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 2 • p145–146
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Are α-Blockers Beneficial for Outpatient Management of Uncomplicated Ureteric Stones? (SRS therapy)
Nicholas Harrison, Charlene Babcock
January 2018 • Volume 71 • Number 1 • p 138–140
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Do Fluids Facilitate Stone Passage in Acute Ureteral Colic? (SRS therapy)
Jonathan Kirschner, Lee Wilbur
July 2013 • Volume 62 • Number 1 • p 36-7
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What Is the Appropriate Antibiotic Course for the Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections in Children? (SRA - therapy)
Rawle A. Seupaul
September 2010 • Volume 56 • Number 3 • p300 to p301
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Update: Prevention of Contrast-Induced Nephropathy in the Emergency Department (EBEM Review - therapy)
Richard Sinert, Christopher I. Doty
July 2009 • Volume 54 • Number 1 • pE1 to pE5
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     Bicarbonate to Prevent Contrast-Induced Nephropathy
     in the Emergency Department: Does the Brar
     Study Change Recommendations?

     Richard Sinert, Christopher I. Doty, Michael D. Brown
     July 2009 • Volume 54 • Number 1 • pE6 to pE7
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     Contrasting Agendas: Science for the Bedside
     or Water in the Wind?

     Eddy S. Lang, Victor M. Montori
     July 2009 • Volume 54 • Number 1 • p123 to p125
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Does This Child Have a Urinary Tract Infection? (SRA-diagnosis)
Rupinder Singh Sahsi, Christopher R. Carpenter
May 2009 • Volume 53 • Number 5 • p680 to p684
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A Systematic Review of Medical Therapy to Facilitate Passage of Ureteral Calculi (SR therapy)
Amandeep Singh, Harrison J. Alter, Amy Littlepage
November 2007 • Volume 50 • Number 5 • p552 to p563
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Prevention of Contrast-Induced Nephropathy in the Emergency Department (EBEM review - therapy)
Richard Sinert, Christopher I. Doty
September 2007 • Volume 50 • Number 3 • p 335-345
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20. THORACIC-RESPIRATORY DISORDERS

Do Antibiotics Improve Outcomes in Patients With Acute Asthma Exacerbations? (SRS therapy)
Latha Ganti, Javier Rosario
November 2019 • Volume 74 • Number 5 • p 711–712
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Are Recanalization Interventions Effective and Safe in the Treatment of Acute Pulmonary Embolism? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
November 2019 • Volume 74 • Number 5 • p 713–716
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Do Antibiotics Improve Patient Outcomes in Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
November 2019 • Volume 74 • Number 5 • p e79–e81
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Does Room Air Reduce Mortality Among Term Neonates Requiring Respiratory Support at Birth? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
October 2019 • Volume 74 • Number 4 • p 509–511
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Do Corticosteroids Benefit Patients With Influenza Pneumonia? (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, Thomas Seagraves, Stephen R. Gore
Published online: July 23, 2019
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Are Corticosteroids Beneficial in the Treatment of Community-Acquired Pneumonia? (SRS Therapy)
Thomas Seagraves, Michael Gottlieb
July 2019 • Volume 74 • Number 1 • p e1-e3
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Is the Level of Sedation Depth in the Early Postintubation Period Associated With Worse Patient Outcomes? (SRS Harm)
Michael Gottlieb, Keya A. Patel, William G. McDowell
May 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 5 • p488–490
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Are Antibiotics Effective in the Treatment of Children With Prolonged Wet Cough? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
May 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 5 • p453–455
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What Is the Risk of a Venous Thromboembolic Event After a Negative Computed Tomographic Pulmonary Angiography Result? (SRS Diagnosis)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
May 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 5 • p520–523
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Is the Liberal Use of Oxygen Associated With Worse Outcomes Among Critically Ill Patients? (SRS Harm)
Michael Gottlieb, Corey Goldstein, Edward J. Ward
February 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 2 • p180–182
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What Is the Best Imaging Study to Rule Out Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnancy? (SRS diagnosis)
Latha Ganti, David Lebowitz
December 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 6 • p713–715
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Is High-Flow Nasal Cannula More Effective Than Conventional Oxygen Therapy for Preventing Escalation of Respiratory Support in Patients With Acute Respiratory Failure? (SRS Therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
December 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 6 • p716–718
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Can Echocardiography Be Used to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolism at the Bedside? (SRS Diagnosis)
Robert R. Ehrman, Mark J. Favot
September 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 3 • p310–311
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Is Procalcitonin Useful in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Respiratory Infections in the Emergency Department? (SRS diagnosis)
Keegan Tupchong, Christina Chien
July 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 1 • p 57–58
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What Is the Utility of Noninvasive Ventilation in the Management of Acute Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure Associated With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? (SRS Treatment)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
July 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 1 • p 84–85
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How Reliable Are Signs and Symptoms for Diagnosing Pneumonia in Pediatric Patients? (SRS Diagnosis)
Michael Gottlieb, Scott A. Heinrich
June 2018 • Volume 71 • Number 6 • p 725–727
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What Is the Utility of End-Tidal Capnography for Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in the Emergency Department? (SRS prognosis)
Michael Gottlieb, Melissa Rice
December 2017 • Volume 70 • Number 6 • p 819–821
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Is Bedside Ultrasonography Rapid and Accurate for Confirmation of Central Venous Catheter Position and Exclusion of Pneumothorax Compared With Chest Radiograph? (SRS diagnosis)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
October 2017 • Volume 70 • Number 4 • p 585–587
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Do Inhaled Anticholinergic Agents in Addition to ß-Agonists Improve Outcomes in Acute Asthma Exacerbations? (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, Matthew J. Kuhns
September 2017 • Volume 70 • Number 3 • p e31-e32
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Update: D-dimer Test for Excluding the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism (SRS diagnosis)
Daniel Kwon, Melody Milliron
September 2017 • Volume 70 • Number 3 • p 421-422
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Is Nebulized Hypertonic Saline Solution Effective for Acute Bronchiolitis? (SRS therapy)
Jennifer H. Chao, Richard Sinert
January 2017 • Volume 69 • Number 1 • p e1-e2
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Do ß-2 Agonists for Acute Bronchitis Provide Any Benefit? (SRS therapy)
Daniel C. Kolinsky, Evan S. Schwarz
June 2016 • Volume 67 • Number 6 • p 702-703
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Do Corticosteroids Provide Benefit to Patients With Community-Acquired Pneumonia? (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, John Bailitz
May 2016 • Volume 67 • Number 5 • p 640–642
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Should Patients Who Receive a Diagnosis of Acute Pulmonary Embolism and Have Evidence of Right Ventricular Strain Be Treated With Thrombolytic Therapy? (SRS – therapy)
Melinda J. Morton
May 2016 • Volume 67 • Number 5 • p 667–668
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     Are Thrombolytics Indicated for Pulmonary Embolism? (SRS – therapy)
     Melinda J. Morton, Rodney Omron
     April 2013 • Volume 61 • Number 4 • p 455-457
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Do Systemic Corticosteroids Improve Outcomes in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations? (SRS therapy)
Jeremy M. Hernandez, Marcia Edmonds
February 2016 • Volume 67 • Number 2 • p258 to p259
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Do Clinical Prediction Rules for Acute Pulmonary Embolism Have Sufficient Sensitivity to Identify Patients at Very Low Risk of Death? (SRS prognosis)
Brit J. Long, Alex Koyfmanbr/> February 2016 • Volume 67 • Number 2 • p260 to p262
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Can Computed Tomography–Assessed Right-Sided Ventricular Dysfunction Predict Mortality in Hemodynamically Stable Pulmonary Embolism? (SRS prognosis)
Jason R. West, Benjamin W. Friedman
November 2015 • Volume 66 • Number 5 • p546-548
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Does Intravenous Magnesium Reduce the Need for Hospital Admission Among Adult Patients With Acute Asthma Exacerbations? (SRS therapy)
Zachary Levy, Todd L. Slesinger
June 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 6 • p702 to p703
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Are Antibiotics Effective in the Treatment of Acute Bronchitis? (SRS therapy)
Manpreet Singh, Alex Koyfman
May 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 5 • p566-567
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Is Dexamethasone as Effective as Prednisone or Prednisolone in the Management of Pediatric Asthma Exacerbations? (SRS therapy)
Evan S. Schwarz, Brian G. Cohn
January 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 1 • p81-82
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Can Heimlich Valves Along With Intercostal Catheters Be Used to Safely Manage Pneumothoraces for Outpatients? (SRS therapy)
Keegan Tupchong, Mark Foran, Alex Koyfman
December 2014 • Volume 64 • Number 6 • p 660-661
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Is Ketamine Effective for the Management of Acute Asthma Exacerbations in Children? (SRS therapy)
Randolph P. Maddox, Rawle A. Seupaul
March 2014 • Volume 63 • Number 3 • p 309-310
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Are Routine Antibiotics Beneficial for Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? (SRS therapy)
Aleksandr M. Tichter
December 2013 • Volume 62 • Number 6 • p592 - p5937
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Does Noninvasive Positive-Pressure Ventilation Improve Outcomes in Severe Asthma Exacerbations? (SRS - Therapy)
Adaira Landry, Mark Foran, Alex Koyfman
December 2013 • Volume 62 • Number 6 • p594 - p596
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Capnography as a Diagnostic Tool for Pulmonary Embolism: A Meta-analysis (SR diagnosis)
Alessandro Manara, William D'hoore, Frédéric Thys
December 2013 • Volume 62 • Number 6 • p 584-591
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Are Thrombolytics Indicated for Pulmonary Embolism? (Systematic Review Snapshot)
Melinda J. Morton, Rodney Omron
April 2013 • Volume 61 • Number 4 • p 455-457
20 April 2012
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In Infants Younger Than 24 Months Old and With Bronchiolitis, Does Nebulized Epinephrine Improve Clinical Status? (SRS therapy)
Gregory J. Tudor, John W. Hafner
March 2013 • Volume 61 • Number 3 • p 289 to p 290
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How Accurate Is Ultrasonography for Excluding Pneumothorax? (SRS diagnosis)
Ali S. Raja, Christian H. Jacobus
February 2013 • Volume 61 • Number 2 • p 207 to p 208
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Can Selected Patients With Newly Diagnosed Pulmonary Embolism Be Safely Treated Without Hospitalization? A Systematic Review (SR prognosis)
David R. Vinson, Shahriar Zehtabchi, Donald M. Yealy
November 2012 • Volume 60 • Number 5 • p 651 to p 662
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Is Continuous Nebulized ß-Agonist Therapy More Effective Than Intermittent ß-Agonist Therapy at Reducing Hospital Admissions in Acute Asthma? (SRS – therapy)
Angela K. Gregory, Christian H. Jacobus
November 2012 • Volume 60 • Number 5 • p663 to p664
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Do Febrile Infants Aged 60 to 90 Days With Bronchiolitis Require a Septic Evaluation? (SRS-prognosis)
Anand Swaminathan, Jeffrey Hom
November 2012 • Volume 60 • Number 5 • p605 to p606
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Diagnostic Accuracy of Pulmonary Embolism Rule-Out Criteria: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (SR diagnosis)
Balwinder Singh, Ajay K. Parsaik, Dipti Agarwal, Alok Surana, Soniya S. Mascarenhas, Subhash Chandra
June 2012 • Volume 59 • Number 6 • p 517 to p 520
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How Accurately Do Pneumonia Severity Scores Predict Mortality in Patients With Community-Acquired Pneumonia? (SRS – therapy)
Ben Hunter, Lee Wilbur
January 2012 • Volume 59 • Number 1 • p 51 to p 52
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Can Emergency Physicians Safely Increase the Proportion of Patients With Community-Acquired Pneumonia Who Are Treated in the Outpatient Setting? (SRS – prognosis)
Ben Hunter, Lee Wilbur
July 2012 • Volume 60 • Number 1 • p106 to p107
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Is Nebulized Hypertonic Saline Solution an Effective Treatment for Bronchiolitis in Infants? (SRA Therapy)

January 2010 • Volume 55 • Number 1 • p 120 to 122
Kanwal Chaudhry, Richard Sinert
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Clinical Assessment of the Patient With a Suspected Pulmonary Embolism (SRA diagnosis)
Richard Sinert, Matthew Foley
July 2008 • Volume 52 • Number 1 • p 76-79
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Evidence Behind the 4-Hour Rule for Initiation of Antibiotic Therapy in Community-Acquired Pneumonia (EBEM review - therapy)
Kenneth T. Yu, Peter C. Wyer
May 2008 • Volume 51 • Number 5 • p 651-62
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The Role of Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists in Asthma Care (SRA therapy)
Neil M. Skjodt, Brian H. Rowe
May 2008 • Volume 51 • Number 5 • p663 to p665
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Management of Emergency Department Patients With Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax: Needle Aspiration or Tube Thoracostomy? (EBEM review - therapy)
Shahriar Zehtabchi, Claritza L. Rios
January 2008 • Volume 51 • Number 1 • p91 to p100
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Thrombolytic Therapy for Submassive Pulmonary Embolism? (EBEM review - therapy)
Worster A, Smith C, Silver S, Brown MD
July 2007 • Volume 50 • Number 1 • p78 to p84
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21. TOXICOLOGIC DISORDERS

Is Opioid Agonist Treatment Associated With Reduced Risk of Overall and Cause-Specific Mortality in Opioid-Dependent People? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael Gottlieb
December 2021 • Volume 78 • Number 6 • p 776-778
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Can We Predict Severe Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome? (SRS diagnosis)
Lauren Evans, Zachary B. Lewis, Rawle A. Seupaul
September 2020 • Volume 76 • Number 3 • p 328-329
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What History, Examination, and Laboratory Findings Suggest Severe Snake Envenomation? (SRS diagnosis)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
September 2019 • Volume 74 • Number 3 • p 450–452
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Should Buprenorphine Be Administered to Patients With Opioid Withdrawal in the Emergency Department? (SRS Therapy)
Jennifer S. Love, Jeanmarie Perrone, Lewis S. Nelson
July 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 1 • p 26–28
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Do α2-Adrenergic Agonists Decrease the Symptoms Associated With Opioid Withdrawal? (SRS – therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, Katarzyna Gore
June 2017 • Volume 69 • Number 6 • p 740–742
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What Is the Most Effective Treatment for Relieving the Pain of a Jellyfish Sting? (SRS therapy)
Evan Schwarz, Brian Cohn
April 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 4 • p 432-433
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Is Intravenous Acetylcysteine More Effective Than Oral Administration for the Prevention of Hepatotoxicity in Acetaminophen Overdose? (SRS therapy)
Evan Schwarz, Brian Cohn
January 2014 • Volume 63 • Number 1 • p 79-80
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What is the Accuracy of Screening Instruments for Alcohol and Cannabis Misuse Disorders Among Adolescents and Young Adults in the Emergency Department? (SRS diagnosis)
Meira Louis, Jeff Ricketson, Ian Wishart
April 2013 • Volume 61 • Number 4 • p 404-406
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Are Benzodiazepines Effective for Alcohol Withdrawal? (SRS – therapy)
Timothy J. Schaefer, John W. Hafner
July 2013 • Volume 62 • Number 1 • p 34-5
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22. TRAUMATIC DISORDERS

Are Patients With Retained Bullet Fragments at Greater Risk for Elevated Blood Lead Levels? (SRS therapy)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
March 2020 • Volume 75 • Number 3 • p 365–367
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What Is the Diagnostic Accuracy of Point-of-Care Ultrasonography in Patients With Suspected Blunt Thoracoabdominal Trauma? (SRS diagnosis)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
September 2019 • Volume 74 • Number 3 • p 400–402
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Can S100B Serum Biomarker Testing Reduce Head Computed Tomography Scanning in Children With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury? (SRS diagnosis)
Steven K. Roumpf, Julie L. Welch
May 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 5 • p456–458
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What Physiologic Parameters Are Indicative of Severe Injury in Trauma? (SRS diagnosis)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
January 2019 • Volume 73 • Number 1 • p76–78
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Update: Topical Anesthetics for Pain Control During Repair of Dermal Laceration (SRS therapy)
Melody Milliron, Olga Lembersky
August 2018 • Volume 72 • Number 2 • p e11-12
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What Is the Utility of Physical Examination, Ankle-Brachial Index, and Ultrasonography for the Diagnosis of Arterial Injury in Patients With Penetrating Extremity Trauma? (SRS Diagnosis)
Brit Long, Michael D. April
Published online: September 27, 2017
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Is Antiplatelet Therapy an Independent Risk Factor for Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage in Patients With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury? (SRS prognosis)
Laura Diane Melville, Kaushal Shah
December 2017 • Volume 70 • Number 6 • p 910–911
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Should I Use Lidocaine with Epinephrine in Digital Nerve Blocks? (SRS diagnosis)
Julie L. Welch, Dylan D. Cooper
December 2016 • Volume 68 • Number 6 • p 756 to 757
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Update: Do Patients With Minor Head Trauma Require Neuroimaging? (SRS diagnosis)
Melody Milliron, Jestin N. Carlson
December 2016 • Volume 68 • Number 6 • p 754 to 755
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Does Mannitol Reduce Mortality From Traumatic Brain Injury? (SRS therapy)
Michael Gottlieb, John Bailitz
January 2016 • Volume 67 • Number 1 • p 83 to 85
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Does a Restricted Fluid Resuscitation Strategy Decrease Mortality in Trauma Patients? (SRS therapy)
Travis R. Eastin, Rebecca L. Liggin, Lee G. Wilbur
July 2015 • Volume 66 • Number 1 • p 49–50
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Should Nerve Blocks Be Used for Pain Control in Children With Femur Fractures? (SRS therapy)
Carly D. Snipes, Randy P. Maddox
March 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 3 • p 266–267
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What Physical Examination Findings and Diagnostic Imaging Modalities Are Most Useful in the Diagnosis of Scaphoid Fractures? (SRS diagnosis)
Angela Hua, Kaushal H. Shah
March 2015 • Volume 65 • Number 3 • p 308–309
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Does Noninvasive Ventilation Have a Role in Chest Trauma Patients? (SRS therapy)
Angela Hua, Kaushal H. Shah
July 2014 • Volume 64 • Number 1 • p 82-83
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Is Water Effective for Wound Cleansing? (SRS therapy)
Douglas D. Cooper, Rawle A. Seupaul
November 2012 • Volume 60 • Number 5 • p 626 to p 627
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How Accurate Are Clinical Decision Rules for Pediatric Minor Head Injury? (SRS - Prognosis)
Kelly Medwid, Gene G. Couri
September 2012 • Volume 60 • Number 3 • p278 to p279
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Does Buffered Lidocaine Decrease the Pain of Local Infiltration? (SRS – therapy)
Dylan Douglas Cooper, Rawle Anthony Seupaul
April 2012 • Volume 59 • Number 4 • p281 to p282
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Can Intra-articular Lidocaine Supplant the Need for Procedural Sedation for Reduction of Acute Anterior Shoulder Dislocation? (SRS – therapy)
Ben Hunter, Lee Wilbur
June 2012 • Volume 59 • Number 6 • p513 to p514
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Does the Administration of Antifibrinolytic Drugs in Acute Trauma Reduce Mortality? (SRS – therapy)
Joshua Bozek, Steven Zimmerman
March 2012 • Volume 59 • Number 3 • p223 to p224
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Is Progesterone Therapy Beneficial for Acute Traumatic Brain Injury? (SRS - Therapy)
John Pettey Sandifer, Alan E. Jones
December 2011 • Volume 58 • Number 6 • p541 to p542
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Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Effect of Warming Local Anesthetics on Injection Pain (SR therapy)
Mary-Ellen Hogan, Sondra vanderVaart, Kumar Perampaladas, Márcio Machado, Thomas R. Einarson, Anna Taddio
July 2011 • Volume 58 • Number 1 • p 86 to p 98
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Is Therapeutic Hypothermia for Closed Head Trauma Beneficial? (SRS – therapy)
EBEM Commentators, Mark Boyko, MD, CCFP, Eddy Lang, MDCM, CCFP
May 2011 • Volume 57 • Number 5 • p537 to p538
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No Clear Winner Among Dressings for Partial-Thickness Burns (SRA Therapy)
J. Adam Oostema, Dale J. Ray
September 2010 • Volume 56 • Number 3 • p298 to p299
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Preventing Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults (SRA Therapy)
Christopher R. Carpenter
March 2010 • Volume 55 • Number 3 • p296 to p298
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The Efficacy of Recombinant Activated Factor VII in Severe Trauma (EBEM review - therapy)
Daniel K. Nishijima, Shahriar Zehtabchi
November 2009 • Volume 54 • Number 5 • p737 to p744
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Will My Patient Fall?, (SRA diagnosis)
Christopher R. Carpenter
March 2009 • Volume 53 • Number 3 • p398 to p400
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Mannitol for Traumatic Brain Injury: Searching for the Evidence (SRA therapy)
Eric J. Morley, Shahriar Zehtabchi
September 2008 • Volume 52 • Number 3 • p298 to p300
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The Role of Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Prevention of Infection in Patients With Simple Hand Lacerations (SRA therapy)
Zehtabchi S
May 2007 • Volume 49 • Number 5 • p682 to p689
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The FAST Scan: Are We Improving Care of the Trauma Patient? (SRA therapy)
Vance S
March 2007 • Volume 49 • Number 3 • p 364-366
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     Correspondence

     Trauma Ultrasound and the 2005 Cochrane Review
     William T. Hosek, Melissa L. McCarthy
     November 2007 • Volume 50 • Number 5 • p619 to p620
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     In reply
     Steve Vance
     November 2007 • Volume 50 • Number 5 • p620 to p621
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     In reply
     Dirk Stengel
     November 2007 • Volume 50 • Number 5 • p621
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