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  Green: complete   Children with a history of coin ingestion should have oesophageal impaction ruled out radiologically
  BET Title Available 241 Months   Play therapy or drugs in children in hospital
  BET Title Available 198 Months   Play therapy or drugs for children in Emergency Departments
  Green: complete   Omeprazole was helpful in the management of children with reflux oesophagitis
  Green: complete   Albumin infusions in hypoalbuminaemic children with oncological disease did not affect colloid osmotic pressure or outcome
  Green: complete   Chiropractice may be an effective treatment in infantile colic
  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
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Tepid sponging in the febrile child
  Green: complete   Is polyethylene glycol safe and effective for chronic constipation in children?
  Green: complete   Are antiemetics helpful in young children suffering from acute viral gastroenteritis?
  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   Are prolonged febrile convulsions associated with recurrent febrile convulsions?
  Green: complete   Does daily prednisolone reduce the risk of relapse secondary to viral infections in steroid-dependant nephrotic syndrome?
  Green: complete   Is Doppler ultrasound superior to upper gastrointestinal contrast study for the diagnosis of malrotation?

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
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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