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  Blue: submitted but not checked   Broselow tape or APLS formula to estimate weight in children
  Green: complete   Albumin infusions in hypoalbuminaemic children with oncological disease did not affect colloid osmotic pressure or outcome
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Ethyl chloride for emergency paediatric intravenous cannulation
  Green: complete   Does dexamethasone improve blood pressure in hypotensive ill neonates?
  Green: complete   Oral sucrose reduces the pain of neonatal procedures
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Bicarbonate therapy in children with DKA
  BET Title Available 264 Months   Suction at perineum of neonates with meconium stained liquor
  Green: complete   In a preterm infant, does blood transfusion increase the risk of necrotizing enterocolitis?
  Green: complete   In patients with spontaneous pneumothorax, does treatment with oxygen increase resolution rate?
  Green: complete   Atropine: Re-evaluating its use during pediatric RSI
  Green: complete There are 1 critical appraisals linked to this BET Is elective high-frequency oscillatory ventilation better than conventional mechanical ventilation in very low-birth-weight-infants?
  Green: complete   What is the use of the glass test?
  Green: complete   Two thumb versus two finger CPR in infants
  Green: complete   Does early administration of dexamethasone improve neurological outcome in children with meningococcal meningitis?
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Naso-gastric rehydration in children
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Do polyethylene wraps achieve temperature control in preterm infants in delivery room?
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Is newborn resuscitation in 21% air associated with adverse neurodevelopment?
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Does prone position improve oxygenation in infants needing respiratory support?
  BET Title Available 244 Months   Delivery room surfactant vs intensive care surfactant
  BET Title Available 244 Months   Does CPAP in delivery room decrease chronic lung disease?
  BET Title Available 160 Months   How accurate is capillary refill time at measuring shock in infants and children?
  Green: complete   Is an intravenous fluid bolus of albumin or normal saline beneficial in the treatment of metabolic acidosis in a normovolaemic newborn?
  Green: complete   Is skin turgor reliable as a means of assessing hydration status in children?
  Red: incomplete   Anion gap is a screening tool for elevated lactate with risk of sepsis
  Blue: submitted but not checked   The Use of Automatic External Defibrillators in Children
  Green: complete   Should premedication be used for semi-urgent or elective intubation in neonates?
  Green: complete   Should critically ill patients be routinely transfused to a normal haemoglobin level?
  Blue: submitted but not checked   High dose caffeine for extubation of preterm infants
  Green: complete   Do cuffed endotracheal tubes increase the risk of airway mucosal injury and post-extubation stridor in children?
  Green: complete   Emergency caesarean section in cardiac arrest before the 3rd trimester.
  Green: complete   What is the effect of cardiopulmonary resuscitation at birth on extremely premature infants?
  Green: complete   Is intravenous immunoglobulin superior to exchange transfusion in the management of hyperbilirubinaemia in term neonates?
  Green: complete   Therapeutic hypothermia for paediatric traumatic brain injury within 8 hr
  Green: complete   Is capillary refill time a useful marker of haemodynamic status in neonates?
  Green: complete   What is the effect of family presence on the efficacy of pediatric trauma resuscitation?
  Green: complete   Should carbon dioxide detectors be used to check correct placement of endotracheal tubes in preterm and term neonates?

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Marinelli G, Chiappini B, Di Eusanio M et al.
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Bypass Grafting with coronary endarterectomy: immediate and long-term results
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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.
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Pediatric rapid sequence intubation: Incidence of reflex bradycardia and effects of pretreatment with atropine.
Kirkpatrick AW
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Hand-held Thoracic Sonography for Detecting Post-Traumatic Pneumothoraces: the Extended Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (EFAST)
Baker R.C, Tiller T., Bausher J. et al
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Severity of Disease correlated with fever reduction in febrile infants