Feb 2, 2022 Podcast summary of articles from the November 2021 edition of the Journal of Emergency Medicine from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine.
SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence and transmission risk factors among high-risk close contacts: a retrospective cohort study
Oon Tek Ng*, Kalisvar Marimuthu*, Vanessa Koh, Junxiong Pang, Kyaw Zaw Linn, Jie Sun, Liang De Wang, Wan Ni Chia, Charles Tiu, Monica Chan, Li
Researchers reveal the ebbs and flows of hospitalizations and interventions in England but few insights as to the drivers of these changes.
Hypoxia prior to intubation strongly predicts postintubation cardiac arrest in pediatric patients.
Contamination rates of urine cultures obtained from young infants using the bladder stimulation with “clean catch” method are unacceptably high.
Another small randomized study finds no suggestion of benefit.