Secondary Logo

July/September 2018 - Volume 40 - Issue 3

  • 1931-4485
  • 1931-4493
  • 4 issues / year

 Editor Karen Sue Hoyt

The Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal (AENJ) received increased visibility at both the Wolters Kluwer and AAENP booths in June with over 6,000 attendees at the AANP 2018 National Conference in Denver, Colorado. AENJs flew off the shelf! AENJ continues to secure more manuscripts and reviewers. We currently have 20 manuscripts ready to go!

                A Virtual Town Hall meeting held by AAENP on July 11, 2018 was also high success! A welcome address was given by Ken Stackhouse, AAENP President followed by an introduction to AAENP by Amanda Comber and Andrea Smith. Eric Roberts, AAENP Board Chair, then discussed upcoming events including “What’s Hot”-

                ENP Practice Data-Elda Ramirez, Dian Evans, Jennifer Wilbeck

                ENP Practice Standards-Elda Ramirez

                Membership Committee Survey Results-Brittany Hines

                Barriers to Practice-Dian Evans, Melissa King, Paula Fessler

The Virtual Town Hall Meeting ended with a call for AAENP applications (including the benefits of AENJ with membership. An audio recording of this event is available at

Have a great rest of the summer!


K. Sue Hoyt


SUGGESTIONS: 2018-17 {October 15th, 2018}

Dr. Stuart Netherton. CPR Update Part 1 – Rate of Compression. October 2nd, 2018.

Shahbaz Syed, MD FRCPC. A Boring guide to Spinal Cord Syndromes. November 16th, 2015.

Dr. Amit Persad. Tiny Tips: ICH for ICH – Brain Herniation. March 23th, 2018.

Winstanley M, Smith JE, Wright C. Catastrophic haemorrhage in military major trauma patients: a retrospective database analysis of haemostatic agents used on the battlefield. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps. Published Online First: 03 October 2018. [PDF] {Abstract & Paywall}  doi: 10.1136/jramc-2018-001031

Smith JE, Garner J. [Invited Review] Pathophysiology of primary blast injury. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps. {Abstract & Paywall} Published Online First: 12 October 2018.
doi: 10.1136/jramc-2018-001058

Nguyen, T. T., Pearce, A. P., Carpanen, D., Sory, D., Grigoriadis, G., Newell, N., ... & Masouros, S. D. (2018). [Original Paper] Experimental platforms to study blast injury. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, jramc-2018. [PDF] doi: 10.1136/jramc-2018-000966

Cafaro, John, MD. Board Review: Skin and Soft Tissue. October 13th, 2018.

Liz Meszaros. Top 10 HIPAA violations, and how to avoid them. MDLinx. October 9th, 2018.

Dr Mark Corden BSc, MBBS, FRACP. Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 255. Life in the Fast Lane. October 12th, 2018. {A 5-item quiz of intriguing information; including, leaking laceration of the eyeball.}

European Society of Intensive Care Medicine. Ongoing Projects – Endorsed. ©2017. Accessed 10/14/2018.

  • SQUEEZE, a prospective multi-centre international observational study of postoperative vasopressor usage
  • INternational observational study To Understand the impact and BEst practices of airway management in critically ill patients (INTUBE)
  • Extubation strategies in Neuro-ICU patients and associations with outcomes – ENIO
  • EURopean study on Encephalitis in intensive Care – the EURECA Study
  • VIP2 Very old Intensive Care Patient-study 2: Development and validation of a prognostic score
  • iCareWean "Weaning from mechanical ventilation: comparison of open-loop decision support system and routine care, in general medical ICU"
  • PROTECTION: PRessuresuppOrTvEntilation + sigh in aCuTehypoxemIcrespiratOry failure patieNts
  • STARRT-AKI: STandard versus Accelerated initiation of Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury
  • BEARDS Study – Incidence of dysynchronous spontaneous Breathing Effort, breath-stacking and reverse triggering in early ARDS
  • International Study on NoSocomial Pneumonia in Intensive CaRE – The PneumoINSPIRE study
  • iSOFA – Intestinal-Specific Organ Function Assessment

U.S. Food and Drug Administration. FDA approves new DNA-based test to determine blood compatibility. FDA News Release. October 11th, 2018. {Able to identify genotype and Non-ABO antigens of donor & recipient.}

Clay Smith, MD. JournalFeed Weekly Wrap-Up. October 13th, 2018.

TheAnswerPage Question of the Day. What is the "gold standard" tapering schedule for a patient who has been on long-term opioid therapy? October 15th, 2018.

Karlow, N., Schlaepfer, C. H., Stoll, C. R., Doering, M., Carpenter, C. R., Colditz, G. A., ... & Schwarz, E. S. (2018). A Systematic Review and Metaanalysis of Ketamine as an Alternative to Opioids for Acute Pain in the Emergency Department. Academic Emergency Medicine. [PDF] DOI: 10.1111/acem.13502 {Free Access}

Anna Pickens, MD. EM in 5: Lemierre's Syndrome. October 10th, 2018.


                   Tom Trimble, RN

All opinions are solely those of the author.
Users are responsible for the validity to their own practice.
Suggestion does not equal endorsement.

Current Issue Highlights