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April/June 2019 - Volume 41 - Issue 2

  • K. Sue Hoyt, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, ENP-C, FAEN, FAANP, FAAN
  • 1931-4485
  • 1931-4493
  • 4 issues / year

 Editor Karen Sue HoytThe Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal (AENJ) is the official journal of the American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners (AAENP). The AAENP Board would like you to know that they will be holding a Virtual Town Hall Meeting on Monday, April 22, 2019 at 8 pm EST. The purpose of this meeting is to provide current and prospective members with the opportunity to learn more about the AAENP organization. One of the benefits is the AENJ! For more information, see the posted advertisement. You can submit your questions in advance by emailing is required to join the webinar. See the posted advertisement on this webpage.

Welcome to Spring 2019!

K. Sue Hoyt  

SUGGESTIONS 2019-9 {June 10th, 2019} 

Edward Snelson. Should I prescribe antibiotics for a child with otitis media and discharge from eardrum rupture? Paediatrics for Primary Care. May 29th, 2019.

Professor Simon Carley MB ChB, PGDip, DipIMC (RCS Ed), FRCS (Ed)(1998), FHEA, FAcadMed, FRCEM, MPhil, MD, PhD. Top 10 trauma papers 2018-2019 for TraumaUK conference. St Emlyn's. St Emlyn's Blog. March 6th, 2019.

Professor Simon Carley MB ChB, PGDip, DipIMC (RCS Ed), FRCS (Ed)(1998), FHEA, FAcadMed, FRCEM, MPhil, MD, PhD. #SASEM2019: Top 10+1 papers. St Emlyn's Blog. February 5th, 2019.

Dr. Natalie May, MBChB, MPHe, MSc, PGCert Medical Education, FRCEM, FACEM. The Turban Technique – A Scalp Bandage that Stays!  St Emlyn's Blog. November 25th, 2015. [Includes four minute Video]

Ben Shepherd, MBBS FACEM DRANZCOG (Adv.) OBCast: Antepartum Hemorrhage. May 30th, 02019. [Sourced from OBCast.]

Helman, A. Fish, J. Ivankovic, M. Kovacs, G. Ep 124 Burn and Inhalation Injuries: ED Wound Care, Resuscitation and Airway Management. Emergency Medicine Cases.  May, 2019. Accessed 05/31/2019.

Debra Gordon. Pregnant transgender man misdiagnosed; baby dies. Univadis® May 28th, 2019. Derived from:
Stroumsa, D., Roberts, E. F., Kinnear, H., & Harris, L. H. (2019). The Power and Limits of Classification-A 32-Year-Old Man with Abdominal Pain. The New England journal of medicine380(20), 1885-1888. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1811491

Susan London. Generalized convulsive status epilepticus: no improvement in survival over 27 years. Univadis® May 29th, 2019. Derived from:
Neligan A, Noyce AJ, Gosavi TD, Shorvon SD, Köhler S, Walker MC. Change in Mortality of Generalized Convulsive Status Epilepticus in High-Income Countries Over Time: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Neurol. 2019 May 28 [Epub ahead of print]. DOI: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2019.1268. PMID: 31135807 {Abstract & Paywall}
[Editorial] Guterman, E. L., & Betjemann, J. P. Status Epilepticus Mortality—Improving or Status Quo? JAMA Neurology. Published online May 28, 2019. DOI:10.1001/jamaneurol.2019.0844

Jenny Blair, MD. 5 stages of cardiogenic shock: multiple societies issue consensus statement. Univadis® May 21st, 2019. Derived from:
Baran DA, Grines CL, Bailey S, Burkhoff D, Hall SA, Henry TD, Hollenberg SM, Kapur NK, O'Neill W, Ornato JP, Stelling K, Thiele H, van Diepen S, Naidu SS. SCAI clinical expert consensus statement on the classification of cardiogenic shock.
This document was endorsed by the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA), the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) in April 2019. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 May 19 [Epub ahead of print]. [Free Access] [PDF] DOI: 10.1002/ccd.28329. PMID: 31104355 

Jenny Blair, MD. ED intubation: nonsupine positioning is not linked to higher success rate. Univadis®  May 24th, 2019. Derived from:
Stoecklein, H. H., Kelly, C., Kaji, A. H., Fantegrossi, A., Carlson, M., Fix, M. L., ... & NEAR Investigators. (2019). Multicenter Comparison of Nonsupine versus Supine Positioning During Intubation in the Emergency Department: A National Emergency Airway Registry (NEAR) StudyAcademic Emergency Medicine. {Abstract & Paywall} First published: 22 May 2019. DOI: 10.1111/acem.13805

Nabe-Nielsen, K., Hansen, Å. M., Ishtiak-Ahmed, K., Grynderup, M. B., Gyntelberg, F., Islamoska, S., ... & Westendorp, R. G. (2019). Night shift work, long working hours and dementia: a longitudinal study of the Danish Work Environment Cohort Study. BMJ open9(5), e027027. [Free Access] [PDF]

Merelman, A. H., Perlmutter, M. C., & Strayer, R. J. (2019). Alternatives to Rapid Sequence Intubation: Contemporary Airway Management with Ketamine. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine20(3), 466.

Richard Byrne, MD. Advanced Practice - My Patient Hearing Opera Singer in Right Ear. EMDaily. January 22nd, 2019.

Wanderer, J. P., & Rathmell, J. P. (2019). Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression: What do we know? Anesthesiology: The Journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists130(2), A19-A19.  February 2019. [Infographic of OSA patients on Remifentanil infusions.] DOI:10.1097/ALN.0000000000002621

Montana, M. C., Juriga, L., Sharma, A., & Kharasch, E. D. (2019). Opioid Sensitivity in Children with and without Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Anesthesiology: The Journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Anesthesiology 6 2019, Vol.130, 936-945. [Article & Infographic of Children receiving Remifentanil infusions.] DOI:10.1097/ALN.0000000000002664

Source: Multiple societies. Curated by: Will Comerford. While you were at the beach: key guideline updates from the summer. Univadis®. August 28th, 2018.

Edmond Irankunda, MD. More than a Sore Throat: Lemierre's Syndrome. Taming The SRU. June 5th, 2019.

"lainey". Venomous Creatures – Widows (Latrodectism). County EM. June 3rd, 2019.

Clay Smith, MD. Ethics Week - How to Spot Spin in RCTs.  June 3rd, 2019.
Derived from: Evaluation of Spin in the Abstracts of Emergency Medicine Randomized Controlled Trials.  Ann Emerg Med. 2019 May 14. pii: S0196-0644(19)30230-6.
doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2019.03.011. [Epub ahead of print]

Justin Morgenstern, MD MPH. Status Epilepticus: Emergency Management.  First10EM Blog. June 3rd, 2019. Available at:

European Resuscitation Council Newsletter June 2019.

Zohar Lederman. A critique of the recent 2018 ERC CPR guidelines. [Letter to Editor] Resuscitation. June, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2018.12.024

University of Arizona Initiative Doubles Survival Rates After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Paramedic blog. Derived from: Spaite, D. W., Bobrow, B. J., Keim, S. M., Barnhart, B., Chikani, V., Gaither, J. B., ... & Rice, A. D. (2019 Association of Statewide Implementation of the Prehospital Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment Guidelines With Patient Survival Following Traumatic Brain InjuryThe Excellence in Prehospital Injury Care (EPIC) Study. JAMA surgery, e191152-e191152.

"Charles". Nail Bed Laceration and Repair in the Emergency Department. County EM. June 18th, 2018.

Professor Simon Carley MB ChB, PGDip, DipIMC (RCS Ed), FRCS (Ed)(1998), FHEA, FAcadMed, FRCEM, MPhil, MD, PhD. Traumatic Cardiac Arrest (TCA) podcast with Prof Jason Smith RN. St Emlyn's. St. Emlyn's Blog. June 7th, 2019.

Lei, W., Yu, J., Huang, Y. et al. Pediatric penetrating oropharyngeal trauma. Can J Anesth/J Can Anesth. (July 2019) Volume 66 Number 7 66: 836. Open Access | Images in Anesthesia. DOI: 10.1007/s12630-019-01345-4

                   Tom Trimble, RN

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