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Anaesthes » Paediatric
  BET Title Available 90 Months   Carbon dioxide detectors in neonatal practice
  BET Title Available 113 Months   Sedation or general anaesthesia in paediatric dislocated elbows
  BET Title Available 57 Months   Does a mixture of lignocaine and propofol help with managing the pain from injections?
  Green: complete   Atropine: Re-evaluating its use during pediatric RSI
  Green: complete   Does the time of fasting affect complication rates during ketamine sedation
  Green: complete   Should premedication be used for semi-urgent or elective intubation in neonates?
  Blue: submitted but not checked   High dose caffeine for extubation of preterm infants
  Green: complete   Are Fascia Iliaca Blocks an Effective Method of Pain Management in Children with Fractured Femurs?
  Green: complete   Should carbon dioxide detectors be used to check correct placement of endotracheal tubes in preterm and term neonates?

Generic appraisals

Marinelli G, Chiappini B, Di Eusanio M et al.
critical appraisals
Bypass Grafting with coronary endarterectomy: immediate and long-term results
Cohort
Puskas JD, Williams, Duke PG et al.
critical appraisals
Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting provides complete revascularization with reduced myocardial injury,transfusion requirements, and length of stay: a single blind RCT
Randomised control trial
Rebecca K. Fastle and Mark G. Roback.
critical appraisals
Pediatric rapid sequence intubation: Incidence of reflex bradycardia and effects of pretreatment with atropine.
Cohort
Kirkpatrick AW
critical appraisals
Hand-held Thoracic Sonography for Detecting Post-Traumatic Pneumothoraces: the Extended Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (EFAST)
Diagnosis
levitan RM
critical appraisals
Limitations of difficult airway prediction in patients intubated in the emergency department.
Cohort
Baker R.C, Tiller T., Bausher J. et al
critical appraisals
Severity of Disease correlated with fever reduction in febrile infants
Cohort
Anaesthes » General
  Green: complete   The gag reflex is a poor discriminator for the need for intubation
  Green: complete   Lignocaine premedication before rapid sequence induction in head injuries
  Green: complete There are 1 critical appraisals linked to this BET The McCoy laryngoscope in suspected cervical spine fracture
  BET Title Available 203 Months   Sevoflurane or halothane to induce patients with upper airways obstruction
  Green: complete   Gum elastic bougies in difficult intubation
  Green: complete   Prehospital endotracheal intubation in adult major trauma patients with head injury
  Green: complete   Endotracheal intubation in gamma-hydroxybutyric acid intoxication and overdose
  Green: complete   Propofol for status epilepticus
  Green: complete   Colourimetric CO2 detector versus capnography for confirming ET tube placement
  BET Title Available 182 Months   Ultrasound scanning and axilliary nerve block
  Green: complete   Difficult intubation, the bougie and the stylet
  Green: complete   To Stab or Slash: the percutaneous dilatation or standard surgical approach to cricothyroidotomy in prehospital care
  BET Title Available 144 Months   The fixation of epidurals
  Green: complete   Epidural analgesia/anaesthesia versus systemic intravenous opioid analgesia in the management of blunt thoracic trauma.
  BET Title Available 82 Months   Intubation of trauma patients without the use of drugs
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Etomidate for procedural sedation in the emergency department.
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Antimicrobial and antibiotic coated central venous catheters
  Red: incomplete   Steroids post use of Etomidate for RSI in the ED
  Green: complete   No evidence found that a femoral nerve block in cases of femoral shaft fractures can delay the diagnosis of compartment syndrome of the thigh.
  Green: complete   Continuous subglottic suction is effective for prevention of ventilator associated pneumonia
  BET Title Available 92 Months   Adrenal suppression and use of etomidate as an induction agent in RSI's
  Green: complete   Non-invasive ventilation in hypercapnic coma
  Green: complete   Is rocuronium as effective as succinylcholine at facilitating laryngoscopy during rapid sequence intubation?

Generic appraisals

Puskas JD, Williams, Duke PG et al.
critical appraisals
Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting provides complete revascularization with reduced myocardial injury,transfusion requirements, and length of stay: a single blind RCT
Randomised control trial
Kirkpatrick AW
critical appraisals
Hand-held Thoracic Sonography for Detecting Post-Traumatic Pneumothoraces: the Extended Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (EFAST)
Diagnosis
levitan RM
critical appraisals
Limitations of difficult airway prediction in patients intubated in the emergency department.
Cohort
Baker R.C, Tiller T., Bausher J. et al
critical appraisals
Severity of Disease correlated with fever reduction in febrile infants
Cohort
Anaesthes » Pain
  Green: complete   IVRA (Biers block) is better than haematoma block for manipulating Colles' fractures
  Green: complete   Nasal diamorphine in children
  Green: complete   Fasting before prilocaine Biers' block
  Green: complete   Prior injection of local anaesthetic and the pain and success of intravenous cannulation
  Green: complete   Do non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs cause a delay in fracture healing?
  Green: complete   Oral (fast dissolving) piroxicam versus IM diclofenac for renal colic
  Orange: submitted and checked   Are routine anti-emetics required with iv morphine?
  BET Title Available 131 Months   Morphine/Entonox combination versus Morphine/Midazolam for shoulder reduction
  Blue: submitted but not checked   No difference between hand and elbow injection sites for Bier's block regional anaesthesia
  Green: complete   Regional Nerve Block in Fractured Neck of Femur
  BET Title Available 151 Months   Limb exsanguination in Biers Block
  BET Title Available 182 Months   Ultrasound scanning and axilliary nerve block
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Change of Injection site during Bier's block anaesthesia for colles' fracture
  Orange: submitted and checked   Bedrest after lumbar puncture
  Green: complete   Metoclopramide versus placebo with opioid
  Green: complete   Ultrasound placement of needle in three-in-one nerve block
  Blue: submitted but not checked   IV Opiates versus femoral block in fractured neck of femur
  Green: complete   Topical Analgesia for Pain Reduction in Arterial Puncture
  Green: complete   Epidural analgesia/anaesthesia versus systemic intravenous opioid analgesia in the management of blunt thoracic trauma.
  Green: complete   No evidence found that a femoral nerve block in cases of femoral shaft fractures can delay the diagnosis of compartment syndrome of the thigh.
  Green: complete   Does the time of fasting affect complication rates during ketamine sedation
  Yellow: electronic pre-print   Is nifedipine indicated in the treatment of ureteric colic?
  Green: complete   Intra-articular lidocaine for closed reduction of ankle fracture-dislocations
  Green: complete   Can pregabalin effectively diminish acute herpetic pain and reduce the incidence of post-herpetic neuralgia in patients who present with acute herpes zoster?