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2020 EMS Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Articles

ACEP is pleased to give you access to articles from the 2020 EMS LLSA Reading List. Please note that, in some cases as noted individually, printing a copy is prohibited; in all cases, sending a PDF or link to another person or making additional copies is strictly prohibited, as is distributing the articles or making them available in any other format.

 

Airway Management
Jarvis JL, Gonzales J, Johns D, Sager L. Implementation of a clinical bundle to reduce out-of-hospital peri-intubation hypoxia. Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Sep;72(3):272-279.

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EMS Provider Wellness
Patterson PD, Higgins JS, Van Dongen HPA, et al. Evidence-based guidelines for fatigue risk management in emergency medical services. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2018 Feb 15;22(suppl 1):89-101.

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Management of Opioid Overdose
Klebacher R, Harris MI, Ariyaprakai N, et al. Incidence of naloxone redosing in the age of the new opioid epidemic. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2017 Nov-Dec;21(6):682-687.

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Prehospital Cardiac Arrest Management
Benger JR, Kirby K, Black S, et al. Effect of a strategy of a supraglottic airway device vs tracheal intubation during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest on functional outcome: the AIRWAYS-2 randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2018 Aug 28;320(8):779-791.

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PARAMEDIC2 Collaborators. A randomized trial of epinephrine in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. N Engl J Med. 2018 Aug 23;379(8):711-721.

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Wang HE, Schmicker RH, Daya MR, et al. Effect of a strategy of initial laryngeal tube insertion vs endotracheal intubation on 72-hour survival in adults with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2018 Aug 28;320(8):769-778.

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Prehospital Cardiac Care
Bosson N, Sanko S, Stickney RE, et al. Causes of prehospital misinterpretations of ST elevation myocardial infarction. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2017 May-Jun;21(3):283-290.

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Prehospital Management of Traumatic Brain Injury
Kupas DF, Melnychuk EM, Young AJ. Glasgow coma scale motor component (“patient does not follow commands”) performs similarly to total Glasgow coma scale in predicting severe injury in trauma patients. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Dec;68(6):744-750.

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Sacramento County Prehospital Research Consortium. Out-of-hospital triage of older adults with head injury: a retrospective study of the effect of adding “anticoagulation or antiplatelet medication use” as a criterion. Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Aug;70(2):127-138.

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Spaite DW, Hu C, Bobrow BJ, et al. The effect of combined out-of-hospital hypotension and hypoxia on mortality in major traumatic brain injury. Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Jan;69(1):62-72.

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Prehospital Pediatric Care
Remick K, Redgate C, Ostermayer D, Kaji AH, Gausche-Hill M. Prehospital glucose testing for children with seizures: a proposed change in management. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2017 Mar-Apr;21(2):216-221.

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Prehospital Trauma Care
Fischer PE, Perina DG, Delbridge TR, et al. Spinal motion restriction in the trauma patient - a joint position statement. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2018 Nov-Dec;22(6):659-661.

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PAMPer Study Group. Prehospital plasma during air medical transport in trauma patients at risk for hemorrhagic shock. N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 26;379(4):315-326.

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Smith ER, Shapiro G, Sarani B. The profile of wounding in civilian public mass shooting fatalities. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Jul;81(1):86-92.

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