Journal Feed Weekly Wrap-Up

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.
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#1: And the Best Shoulder Reduction Award Goes to…

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This meta-analysis found Boss-Holzach-Matter/Davos and FARES had the most favorable value for success rates, while both FARES and modified external rotation were more favorable in reduction times. FARES also had the most favorable score for pain during reduction.

A Systematic Review With Pairwise and Network Meta-analysis of Closed Reduction Methods for Anterior Shoulder Dislocation. Annals of emergency medicine vol. 81,4 (2023): 453-465. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2022.10.020

#2: TRACE-2 RCT – Tenecteplase vs Alteplase for Stroke

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Tenecteplase was non-inferior to alteplase in patients with acute ischemic stroke who were eligible for intravenous thrombolytic therapy but ineligible or refused endovascular thrombectomy.

Tenecteplase versus alteplase in acute ischaemic cerebrovascular events (TRACE-2): a phase 3, multicentre, open-label, randomised controlled, non-inferiority trial. Lancet. 2023 Feb 8;S0140-6736(22)02600-9. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(22)02600-9. Online ahead of print.

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The use of a subcutaneous insulin protocol for mild-to-moderate diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) resulted in significant reductions in ED LOS.

The SQuID Protocol (Subcutaneous Insulin in Diabetic Ketoacidosis): Impacts on ED Operational Metrics.Acad Emerg Med. 2023 Feb 12. doi: 10.1111/acem.14685. Online ahead of print.

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