Featured in NEJM Journal Watch: Emergency Medicine's Top Stories of 2013 — Physician’s First Watch
Featured in NEJM Journal Watch: Emergency Medicine's Top Stories of 2013
By the NEJM Journal Watch Editors
A perspective on the most important studies in emergency medicine from the past year.
Among them, according to emergency medicine editor Ron Walls: new clarity on compression-only CPR, rapid blood pressure control during acute intracranial hemorrhage, and the endlessly distracting etomidate-in-sepsis argument. Iconoclastic studies challenged the Wells and modified Geneva scores for acute pulmonary embolism, and the Alvarado score for appendicitis.