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General anaesthesia
  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
  Green: complete   General anaesthesia or conscious sedation for reducing a dislocated hip prosthesis?
  BET Title Available 290 Months   Sevoflurane or halothane to induce patients with upper airways obstruction
  Green: complete   Gum elastic bougies in difficult intubation
  Green: complete   BURP and laryngoscopy
  Green: complete   Prehospital endotracheal intubation in adult major trauma patients with head injury
  Green: complete   Propofol for status epilepticus
  Green: complete   Endotracheal adrenaline in intubated patients with asthma
  Green: complete   Epinephrine self-injection for anaphylaxis in children
  Green: complete   Colourimetric CO2 detector versus capnography for confirming ET tube placement
  Green: complete   Diamorphine or morphine for ischaemic cardiac chest pain
  BET Title Available 200 Months   Sedation or general anaesthesia in paediatric dislocated elbows
  Green: complete   Difficult intubation, the bougie and the stylet
  BET Title Available 169 Months   Intubation of trauma patients without the use of drugs
  Green: complete   Atropine: Re-evaluating its use during pediatric RSI
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Etomidate for procedural sedation in the emergency department.
  Red: incomplete   Steroids post use of Etomidate for RSI in the ED
  Green: complete   Continuous subglottic suction is effective for prevention of ventilator associated pneumonia
  BET Title Available 179 Months   Adrenal suppression and use of etomidate as an induction agent in RSI's
  Green: complete   Should premedication be used for semi-urgent or elective intubation in neonates?
  Green: complete   Rapid sequence induction in the emergency department by emergency medicine personnel
  BET Title Available 223 Months   Does measuring the size of a patient's little finger reflect optimal size of nasopharyngeal airway?
  Green: complete   Do head elevation and neck flexion improve laryngeal view and the likelihood of successful intubation
  Green: complete   Central venous catheterisation - internal jugular or subclavian approach?
  Green: complete   Non-invasive ventilation in hypercapnic coma

Generic appraisals

Marinelli G, Chiappini B, Di Eusanio M et al.
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Bypass Grafting with coronary endarterectomy: immediate and long-term results
Puskas JD, Williams, Duke PG et al.
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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)
levitan RM
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Limitations of difficult airway prediction in patients intubated in the emergency department.
Baker R.C, Tiller T., Bausher J. et al
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Severity of Disease correlated with fever reduction in febrile infants