Journal Feed Weekly Wrap-Up
- Nov 26th, 2022
- Clay Smith
We always work hard, but we may not have time to read through a bunch of journals. It’s time to learn smarter.
Originally published at JournalFeed, a site that provides daily or weekly literature updates.
Previously, first-attempt success rates for pediatric intubations hovered around 50%. Video-assisted laryngoscopy significantly increased first-attempt success rates and also had fewer adverse outcomes.
Video-Assisted Laryngoscopy for Pediatric Tracheal Intubation in the Emergency Department: A Multicenter Study of Clinical Outcomes. Ann Emerg Med. 2022 Oct 15:S0196-0644(22)00604-7. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2022.08.021. Epub ahead of print.
In patients presenting with ‘wake-up’ strokes, endovascular therapy improves functional outcomes, while intravenous alteplase may also provide a small beneficial impact.
What is the Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous Thrombolysis and Thrombectomy Among Patients With a Wake-Up Stroke?. Ann Emerg Med. 2022;80(2):165-167. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2022.02.013