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  Green: complete   Should nifedipine be used to counter low blood sugar levels in children with persistent hyperinsulinemic hypoglycaemia?
  BET Title Available 234 Months   Play therapy or drugs in children in hospital
  BET Title Available 191 Months   Play therapy or drugs for children in Emergency Departments
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Ethyl chloride for emergency paediatric intravenous cannulation
  Green: complete   Should tympanic temperature measurement be trusted?
  Green: complete   Oral sucrose reduces the pain of neonatal procedures
  BET Title Available 145 Months   Is adrenaline of benefit in status asthmaticus?
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Can a venous blood sample be accurately used instead of an arterial sample to demonstrate the degree of acidosis in DKA in Children
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Bicarbonate therapy in children with DKA
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Tepid sponging in the febrile child
  Yellow: electronic pre-print   Is early use of steroid helpful in preventing subsequent nephropathy in Henoch-Schonlein purpura ?
  Green: complete   Does continuous insulin infusion improve glycaemic control and nutrition in hyperglycaemic very low birth weight infants?
  Green: complete   How useful is C-reactive protein in detecting occult bacterial infection in young children with fever without apparent focus?
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Is tympanic or oral thermometry more accurate in febrile children?
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Are prolonged febrile convulsions associated with recurrent febrile convulsions?
  Green: complete   Should metformin be prescribed to overweight adolescents in whom dietary/behavioural modifications have not helped?
  Green: complete   Which medications effectively reduce pubertal gynaecomastia?

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)
levitan RM
critical appraisals
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