A collection of TBL summaries relevant to Emergency Medicine

DanGer Shock – Microaxial Flow Pump in Infarct-Related Cardiogenic Shock

Microaxial Flow Pump or Standard Care in Infarct-Related Cardiogenic Shock Møller JE et al. 2024. NEJM. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2312572 Clinical Question In adults presenting with STEMI and cardiogenic shock does the use of a microaxial flow pump (Impella CP) compared to standard care reduce death from any cause at day 180? Background Cardiogenic shock is a frequent complication of STEMI and […]

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NICO – Noninvasive Airway Management of Comatose Patients with Acute Poisoning

Effect of Noninvasive Airway Management of Comatose Patients with Acute Poisoning: A Randomized Clinical Trial Freund Y. JAMA. 2023. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2023.24391 Clinical Question In adults with a decreased conscious level from suspected acute poisoning, does withholding intubation versus routine practice reduce in-hospital death, and length of ICU stay and hospital stays? Background The decision to intubate a poisoned patient with […]

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Early and Empirical High-Dose Cryoprecipitate for Hemorrhage After Traumatic Injury

In patients with trauma and critical bleeding who require activation of a major haemorrhage protocol, does the empiric administration of 3 pools of cryoprecipitate (6g fibrinogen) within 90 minutes of randomisation (and no more than 3 hours after injury) improve survival, compared to standard care?

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ECLS-Shock – Extracorporeal Life Support in Infarct-Related Cardiogenic Shock

Extracorporeal Life Support in Infarct-Related Cardiogenic Shock Thiele H. NEJM 2023; Online ahead of print. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa2307227 Clinical Question In patients presenting with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock undergoing revascularisation, does the early unselected application of extracorporeal life support reduce mortality from any cause at day 30? Background The use of venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA ECMO), which is […]

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