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Top Articles 2012

Emergency Medicine Development (2012)

Henry JA, Reingold AL. Prehospital trauma systems reduce mortality in developing countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2012; 73(1):261-8. Click here Johnson HL, Gaskins SW, Seibert DC. Clinical skill and knowledge requirements of health care providers caring for children in disaster, humanitarian and civic assistance operations: an integrative review of the literature. Prehospital and disaster medicine. 2013; 28(1): 61-8. Click here

Mahabir D, Sammy I. Attitudes of ED staff to the presence of family during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a Trinidad and Tobago perspective. Emergency Medicine Journal. 2012; 29(10):817-20. Click here

Mosley C, Dewhurst C, Molloy S, Shaw BN. What is the impact of structured resuscitation training on healthcare practitioners, their clients and the wider service? A BEME systematic review: BEME Guide No.20. Medical Teacher. 2012; 34(6). Click here Sun J, Wallis LA. The emergency first aid responder system model: using community members to assist in life-threatening emergencies in violent, developing areas of need. Emergency Medicine Journal. 2012; 29(8):673-8. Click here

Wachira BW, Wallis LA, Geduld H. An analysis of the clinical practice of emergency medicine in public emergency departments in Kenya. Emergency medicine Journal. 2012; 29(6):473-6. Click here

Emergency Care in Resource-limited Settings (2012)

Ameh C, Adegoke A, Hofman J, et al. The impact of emergency obstetric care training in Somaliland, Somalia. International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics. 2012; 117(3):283-7. Click here Cilliers A, Manyemba J, Adler AJ, Saloojee H. Anti-inflammatory treatment for carditis in acute rheumatic fever. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2012; 6. Click here

Coulborn RM, Panunzi I, Spijker S, et al. Feasibility of using teleradiology to improve tuberculosis screening and case management in a district hospital in Malawi. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2012; 90(9):705-11. Click here

Das R, Singh, M, Shafiq N. Short-term therapeutic role of zinc in children < 5 years of age hospitalised for severe acute lower respiratory tract infection. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 2012; 13 (3):189-91.  Click here

Deen J, von Seidlein L, Andersen F, et al. Community-acquired bacterial bloodstream infections in developing countries in south and southeast Asia: a systematic review. Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2012; 12(6):480-7. Click here Eizadi-Mood N, Sabzghabaee AM, Gheshlaghi F, et al. Admission creatine phosphokinase in acute poisoning: is it a predictive factor for the treatment outcome? Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association. 2012; 62(3 Suppl 2):S67-70. Click here

Groen RS, Samai M, Stewart KA, et al. Untreated surgical conditions in Sierra Leone: a cluster randomised, cross-sectional, countrywide survey. Lancet. 2012; 380(9847):1082-7. Click here

House DR, Ngetich E, Vreeman RC, Rusyniak DE. Estimating the weight of children in Kenya: do the Broselow tape and age-based formulas measure up? Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2013; 61(1):1-8. Click here  Kausar F, Morris JL, Fathalla M, et al. Nurses in low resource settings save mothers' lives with non-pneumatic anti-shock garment. MCN The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 2012; 37(5):308-16. Click here Lazzerini M, Ronfani L. Oral zinc for treating diarrhoea in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2013; 1. Click here

Liu Q, Zhang L, Li J, et al. The gap in injury mortality rates between urban and rural residents of Hubei Province, China. BMC Public Health. 2012; 12:180. Click here Ogwang S, Najjemba R, Tumwesigye NM, Orach CG. Community involvement in obstetric emergency management in rural areas: a case of Rukungiri district, Western Uganda. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2012; 12. Click here

Page AL, Alberti KP, Mondonge V. Evaluation of a rapid test for the diagnosis of cholera in the absence of a gold standard. PLoS One. 2012; 7(5). Click here Riaz M, Alam S, Malik A, Ali SM. Efficacy and safety of Saccharomyces boulardii in acute childhood diarrhea: a double blind randomised controlled trial. Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 2012; 79(4):478-82. Click here

Seward N, Osrin D, Li L, et al. Association between clean delivery kit use, clean delivery practices, and neonatal survival: pooled analysis of data from three sites in South Asia. PLoS Medicine. 2012; 9(2). Click here

Singhi SC, Baranwal AK, Guruprasad, Bharti B. Potential risk of hypoxaemia in patients with severe pneumonia but no hypoxaemia on initial assessment: a prospective pilot trial. Pediatrics and International Child Health. 2012; 32(1):22-6. Click here Tougher S, ACTwatch Group. Effect of the Affordable Medicines Facility--malaria (AMFm) on the availability, price, and market share of quality-assured artemisinin-based combination therapies in seven countries: a before-and-after analysis of outlet survey data. Lancet. 2012; 380(9857):1916-26. Click here

Vinnemeier CD, Schwarz NG, Sarpong N, et al. Predictive value of fever and palmar pallor for P. falciparum parasitaemia in children from an endemic area. PLoS One. 2012; 7(5). Click here

Disaster and Humanitarian Relief (2012)

Devnani M. Factors associated with the willingness of health care personnel to work during an influenza public health emergency: an integrative review. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 2012; 27(6):551-66. Click here Kirsch T, Siddiqui MA, Perrin PC, et al. Satisfaction with the humanitarian response to the 2010 Pakistan floods: a call for increased accountability to beneficiaries. Emergency Medicine Journal. 2013; 30(7):565-71. Click here

Mahamud AS, Ahmed JA, Nyoka R, et al. Epidemic cholera in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya, 2009: the importance of sanitation and soap. Journal of Infection in Developing Countries. 2012; 6(3):234-41. Click here Zhang L, Fu P, Wang L, et al. Hyponatraemia in patients with crush syndrome during the Wenchuan earthquake. Emergency Medicine Journal. 2012; 30(9):745-8. Click here

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