BMC Emergency Medicine

(ISSN: 1471-227X)

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Table of Contents

From BMC Emergency Medicine

2023 - 23 (1)

  • Characterizing intubation practices in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: a survey of the Canadian COVID-19 Emergency Department Rapid Response Network (CCEDRRN) sites. 
  • Retraction Note: Injuries and outcomes resulting due to falls in elderly patients presenting to the emergency department of a tertiary care hospital - a cohort study. 
  • Correction: Australian emergency department care for older adults diagnosed with low back pain of lumbar spine origin: a retrospective analysis of electronic medical record system data (2016-2019). 
  • Correction: Investigating the professional capability of triage nurses in the emergency department and its determinants: a multicenter cross-sectional study in Iran. 
  • The first positive evidence that training improves triage decisions in Greece: evidence from emergency nurses at an Academic Tertiary Care Emergency Department. 
  • Improvement in the diagnosis and practices of emergency healthcare providers for heat emergencies after HEAT (heat emergency awareness & treatment) an educational intervention: a multicenter quasi-experimental study. 
  • Is it time to re-think FAST? A systematic review and meta-analysis of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) and conventional ultrasound for initial assessment of abdominal trauma. 
  • The utility of the Rapid Emergency Medicine Score (REMS) compared with three other early warning scores in predicting in-hospital mortality among COVID-19 patients in the emergency department: a multicenter validation study. 
  • Systemic review of age brackets in pediatric emergency medicine literature and the development of a universal age classification for pediatric emergency patients - the Munich Age Classification System (MACS). 
  • Prediction of difficult laryngoscopy / difficult intubation cases using upper airway ultrasound measurements in emergency department: a prospective observational study. 
  • Ambulance referral of more than 2 hours could result in a high prevalence of medical-device-related pressure injuries (MDRPIs) with characteristics different from some inpatient settings: a descriptive observational study. 
  • Comparison between two triage scales requires testing users who do not have a known scale, with referent scenarios including all pathologies : Response letter to Miraghi about our study: FRENCH versus ESI: comparison between two nurse triage emergency scales with referent scenarios published in BMC Emergency Medicine: 
  • Incidence and predictors of mortality among traumatic brain injury patients admitted to Amhara region Comprehensive Specialized Hospitals, northwest Ethiopia, 2022. 
  • Prospective observational study on clinical and epidemiological profile of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with suspected upper gastrointestinal bleed. 
  • Assessment of adequacy and appropriateness of pain management practice among trauma patients at the Ethiopian Aabet Hospital: A prospective observational study. 
  • Equivalence of the top-down manoeuvre and bottom-up manoeuvre in speed and accuracy of identifying the cricothyroid membrane: a prospective randomised cross-over study. 
  • Impact of COVID-19-adapted guidelines using different airway management strategies on resuscitation quality in out-of-hospital-cardiac-arrest - a randomised manikin study. 
  • Changes in emergency psychiatric consultations in time of COVID-19: a retrospective observational study in the Verona Academic Hospital over the two pandemic years 2020-2021. 
  • When disaster strikes: staff recall and the use of staff recall systems during mass patient influx at Norwegian emergency primary health care centers - a cross-sectional study. 
  • Australian emergency department care for older adults diagnosed with low back pain of lumbar spine origin: a retrospective analysis of electronic medical record system data (2016-2019). 
  • Under the chest pain center mechanism, whether the nursing handover affects the nursing efficiency and the outcomes of patients with STEMI in the emergency department? A retrospective study. 
  • The perceived self-efficacy of senior, middle, and operations managers of the incident command system dealing with emergencies and disasters during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • Raring to go? A cross-sectional survey of student paramedics on how well they perceive their UK pre-registration course to be preparing them to manage suspected seizures. 
  • Association between independent practice time and patient outcomes in the emergency department: a retrospective study of residents in three urban hospitals in Taiwan. 
  • Patient factors associated with conveyance decision-making by Emergency Medical Services professionals in patients with a syncope: a cross-sectional factorial survey design. 
  • Left with a Sisyphean task - the experiences of nurse practitioners with treating non-suicidal self-injury in the emergency department: a descriptive qualitative study. 
  • Myocardial injury defined as elevated high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T is associated with higher mortality in patients seeking care at emergency departments with acute dyspnea. 
  • Experiences of patients and next of kin on informed consent process for emergency surgery in two Urban university teaching hospitals in Uganda: a comparative cross sectional study. 

Journal Information

Mission Statement: BMC Emergency Medicine is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of emergency medicine, trauma, and pre-hospital care.