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  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 287 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 266 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 228 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 166 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 176 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?

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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
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.
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Severity of Disease correlated with fever reduction in febrile infants