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Top Articles-2008

Emergency medicine development (2008)

Eagles D, Stiell IG, Clement CM, et al. International survey of emergency physicians' priorities for clinical decision rules. Acad Emerg Med. 2008; 15:177-82. Click here

Glew RH. Promoting collaborations between biomedical scholars in the US and sub-Saharan Africa. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2008; 233:277-85. Click here

Ramarajan N, Krishnamoorthi R, Strehlow M, Quinn J, Mahadevan SV. Internationalizing the Broselow tape: how reliable is weight estimation in Indian children. Acad Emerg Med. 2008; 15:431-6. Click here

Weiner SG, Kelley SP, Rosen P, Ban KM. The Eight Cs: a guide to success in an international emergency medicine education collaboration. Acad Emerg Med. 2008; 15:678-82. Click here

Emergency Care in Resource-limited settings (2008)

Akech SO, Hassall O, Pamba A, et al. Survival and haematological recovery of children with severe malaria transfused in accordance to WHO guidelines in Kilifi, Kenya. Malar J. 2008; 7:256. Click here

Baqui AH, El-Arifeen S, Darmstadt GL, et al. Effect of community-based newborn-care intervention package implemented through two service-delivery strategies in Sylhet district, Bangladesh: a cluster-randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2008; 371:1936-44. Click here

Bhutta ZA, Memon ZA, Soofi S, Salat MS, Cousens S, Martines J. Implementing community-based perinatal care: results from a pilot study in rural Pakistan. Bull World Health Organ. 2008; 86:452-9. Click here

Bond GR, Pieche S, Sonicki Z, et al. A clinical decision aid for triage of children younger than 5 years and with organophosphate or carbamate insecticide exposure in developing countries. Ann Emerg Med. 2008; 52:617-22. Click here Fleischmann A, Bertolote JM, Wasserman D, et al. Effectiveness of brief intervention and contact for suicide attempters: a randomized controlled trial in five countries. Bull World Health Organ. 2008; 86:703-9. Click here

Hildenwall H, Tomson G, Kaija J, Pariyo G, Peterson S. "I never had the money for blood testing"- Caretakers' experiences of care-seeking for fatal childhood fevers in rural Uganda - a mixed methods study. BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2008; 8:12. Click here Hofman JJ, Dzimadzi C, Lungu K, Ratsma EY, Hussein J. Motorcycle ambulances for referral of obstetric emergencies in rural Malawi: do they reduce delay and what do they cost? Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2008; 102:191-7. Click here

Koehlmoos TP, Gazi R, Hossain SS, Zaman K. The effect of social franchising on access to and quality of health services in low- and middle-income countries. Cochrane Database Sys Rev. 2009:CD007136. Click here

Li MD, Doong JL, Chang KK, Lu TH, Jen MC. Differences in urban and rural accident characteristics and medical service utilization for traffic fatalities in less-motorized societies. J Safety Res. 2008; 39:623-30. Click here

Nia MS, Naffisi N, Mohebbi HA, Moharamzadeh Y. The role of performing life support courses in rural areas in improving pre-hospital physiologic conditions of patients with penetrating injuries. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2008; 18:538-41. Click here

Reyburn H, Mwakasungula E, Chonya S, et al. Clinical assessment and treatment in paediatric wards in the north-east of the United Republic of Tanzania. Bull World Health Organ. 2008; 86:132-9. Click here

Wisborg T, Murad MK, Edvardsen O, Brinchmann BS. Life or death. The social impact of paramedics and first responders in landmine-infested villages in northern Iraq. Rural Remote Health. 2008; 8:816. Click here Young S, Hutchinson A, Nguyen VT, Le TH, Nguyen DV, Vo TK. Teaching paediatric resuscitation skills in a developing country: introduction of the Advanced Paediatric Life Support course into Vietnam. Emerg Med Australas. 2008; 20:271-5. Click here

Disaster and Humanitarian Response (2008)

Collander B, Green B, Millo Y, Shamloo C, Donnellan J, DeAtley C. Development of an "all-hazards" hospital disaster preparedness training course utilizing multi-modality teaching. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2008; 23:63-7. Click here

Greenough PG, Lappi MD, Hsu EB, et al. Burden of disease and health status among Hurricane Katrina-displaced persons in shelters: a population-based cluster sample. Ann Emerg Med. 2008; 51:426-32. Click here

Iserson KV, Heine CE, Larkin GL, Moskop JC, Baruch J, Aswegan AL. Fight or flight: the ethics of emergency physician disaster response. Ann Emerg Med. 2008; 51:345-53. Click here

Miller AC, Arquilla B. Chronic diseases and natural hazards: impact of disasters on diabetic, renal, and cardiac patients. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2008; 23:185-94. Click here

Roberts B, Browne J, Ocaka KF, Oyok T, Sondorp E. The reliability and validity of the SF-8 with a conflict-affected population in northern Uganda. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2008; 6:108. Click here

Pandemic reponse (2008)

Barrett R, Brown PJ. Stigma in the time of influenza: social and institutional responses to pandemic emergencies. J Infect Dis. 2008; 197(Suppl 1):S34-7. Click here McDougall CW, Upshur RE, Wilson K. Emerging norms for the control of emerging epidemics. Bull World Health Organ. 2008; 86:643-5.Click here

Wilson JM 5th, Polyak MG, Blake JW, Collmann J. A heuristic indication and warning staging model for detection and assessment of biological events. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2008; 15:158-71. Click here

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