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First10EM Journal Club: August 2019

Hello! We are back.  After nearly 2 months of hiking, cruising, paddling and driving all over North America I have just returned to sunny Broome and managed to do some actual work.  Apologies for the downtime and I hope you enjoyed the collaboration projects.

Justin Morgenstern has sent me another batch of papers which we have discussed and dissected on this months podcast.  WARNING: There is a strong maple-flavour to these papers with snow and moose featuring heavily.  Images may disturb some viewers

So sit back, have a listen to our toughts and have a read of the original literature which is linked below.  The podcast is available on your feed or you can download it below.

My best bear photo is here: so cute!  If you like wildlife photos you can check out my other site which my sons help me out with over at caseyparker.org

Black bear & cubs near Jasper, Alberta.


Sosa LE, Njie GJ, Lobato MN, et al. Tuberculosis Screening, Testing, and Treatment of U.S. Health Care Personnel: Recommendations from the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association and CDC, 2019. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report. 2019; 68(19):439-443.


Fylstra DL. Ectopic pregnancy after hysterectomy may not be so uncommon: A case report and review of the literature. Case reports in women’s health. 2015; 7:8-11. PMID: 29629309


Howard L, Wibberley C, Crowe L, Body R. How events in emergency medicine impact doctors’ psychological well-being. Emergency medicine journal : EMJ. 2018; 35(10):595-599. PMID: 30131355


Leddy JJ, Haider MN, Ellis MJ, et al. Early Subthreshold Aerobic Exercise for Sport-Related Concussion: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Pediatrics. 2019; PMID: 30715132


Lemkes JS, Janssens GN, van der Hoeven NW, et al. Coronary Angiography after Cardiac Arrest without ST-Segment Elevation. The New England journal of medicine. 2019; 380(15):1397-1407. PMID: 30883057


Oliver G, Reynard C, Morris N, Body R. Can emergency physician gestalt “rule in” or “rule out” acute coronary syndrome: validation in a multi-center prospective diagnostic cohort study. Academic emergency medicine. 2019; PMID: 31338902 [article]


Niforatos JD, Lin L, Narang J, et al. Financial Conflicts of Interest Among Emergency Medicine Contributors on Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAMed). Academic emergency medicine. 2019; 26(7):814-817. PMID: 31204793


Kaestner V, Brown A, Tao D, Prasad V. Conflicts of interest in Twitter. The Lancet. Haematology. 2017; 4(9):e408-e409. PMID: 28863800


Motov S, Masoudi A, Drapkin J, et al. Comparison of Oral Ibuprofen at Three Single-Dose Regimens for Treating Acute Pain in the Emergency Department: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2019;


Shah S, Murray J, Mamdani M, Vaillancourt S. Characterizing the impact of snowfall on patient attendance at an urban emergency department in Toronto, Canada. The American journal of emergency medicine. 2019; 37(8):1544-1546. PMID: 31201115


Gudmannsson P, Berge J, Druid H, Ericsson G, Eriksson A. A Unique Fatal Moose Attack Mimicking Homicide. J Forensic Sci. 2018; 63(2):622-625.


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