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Emergency Medicine Development (2015)


​​Ajumobi O, Sabitu K, Nguku P, et al. Performance of an HRP-2 rapid diagnostic test in Nigerian children less than 5 years of age. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2015;92:828-33. Click here

Baqui AH, Saha SK, Ahmed AS, et al. Safety and efficacy of alternative antibiotic regimens compared with 7 day injectable procaine benzylpenicillin and gentamicin for outpatient treatment of neonates and young infants with clinical signs of severe infection when referral is not possible: a randomised, open-label, equivalence trial. Lancet Glob Health 2015;3:e279-87. Click here

Carter MJ, Emary KR, Moore CE, et al. Rapid diagnostic tests for dengue virus infection in febrile Cambodian children: diagnostic accuracy and incorporation into diagnostic algorithms. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015;9:e0003424. Click here

Chisti MJ, Salam MA, Bardhan PK, et al. Treatment Failure and Mortality amongst Children with Severe Acute Malnutrition Presenting with Cough or Respiratory Difficulty and Radiological Pneumonia. PLoS One 2015;10:e0140327. Click here

Chisti MJ, Salam MA, Smith JH, et al. Bubble continuous positive airway pressure for children with severe pneumonia and hypoxaemia in Bangladesh: an open, randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2015;386:1057-65. Click here

Das SK, Choupoo NS, Haldar R, Lahkar A. Transtracheal ultrasound for verification of endotracheal tube placement: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Can J Anaesth 2015;62:413-23. Click here

Downing J, El Ayadi A, Miller S, et al. Cost-effectiveness of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG): evidence from a cluster randomized controlled trial in Zambia and Zimbabwe. BMC Health Serv Res 2015;15:37 Click here

Koss CA, Jarlsberg LG, den Boon S, et al. A Clinical Predictor Score for 30-Day Mortality among HIV-Infected Adults Hospitalized with Pneumonia in Uganda. PLoS One 2015;10:e0126591. Click here

Lucien MA, Schaad N, Steenland MW, et al. Identifying the most sensitive and specific sign and symptom combinations for cholera: results from an analysis of laboratory-based surveillance data from Haiti, 2012-2013. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2015;92:758-64. Click here

Mirabel M, Bacquelin R, Tafflet M, et al. Screening for rheumatic heart disease: evaluation of a focused cardiac ultrasound approach. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2015;8. Click here

Nguyen H, Ivers R, Jan S, Martiniuk A, Segal L, Pham C. Cost and impoverishment 1 year after hospitalisation due to injuries: a cohort study in Thai Binh, Vietnam. Inj Prev 2016;22:33-9. Click here

Olson KR, Caldwell A, Sihombing M, Guarino AJ, Nelson BD, Petersen R. Assessing self-efficacy of frontline providers to perform newborn resuscitation in a low-resource setting. Resuscitation 2015;89:58-63. Click here

Qadri F, Ali M, Chowdhury F, et al. Feasibility and effectiveness of oral cholera vaccine in an urban endemic setting in Bangladesh: a cluster randomised open-label trial. Lancet 2015;386:1362-71 Click here

Raban S, Santhakumaran S, Keraan Q, et al. A randomised controlled trial of high vs low volume initiation and rapid vs slow advancement of milk feeds in infants with birthweights </= 1000 g in a resource-limited setting. Paediatr Int Child Health 2015:2046905515Y0000000056 Click here

Stewart BT, Gyedu A, Agbenorku P, Amankwa R, Kushner AL, Gibran N. Routine systemic antibiotic prophylaxis for burn injuries in developing countries: A best evidence topic (BET). Int J Surg 2015;21:168-72. Click here

Syed S, Gurcoo SA, Farooqui AK, Nisa W, Sofi K, Wani TM. Is the World Health Organization recommended dose of pralidoxime effective in the treatment of organophosphorus poisoning? A randomized, double-blinded and placebo-controlled trial. Saudi J Anaesth 2015;9:49-54. Click here ​ Tshefu A, Lokangaka A, Ngaima S, et al. Oral amoxicillin compared with injectable procaine benzylpenicillin plus gentamicin for treatment of neonates and young infants with fast breathing when referral is not possible: a randomised, open-label, equivalence trial. Lancet 2015;385:1758-66. Click here

Tshefu A, Lokangaka A, Ngaima S, et al. Simplified antibiotic regimens compared with injectable procaine benzylpenicillin plus gentamicin for treatment of neonates and young infants with clinical signs of possible serious bacterial infection when referral is not possible: a randomised, open-label, equivalence trial. Lancet 2015;385:1767-76. Click here World Health Organization. Guidelines for the treatment of malaria, Third Edition. 2015. (Accessed at http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/162441/1/9789241549127_eng.pdf.) Click here


Disaster and Humanitarian Response (2015)


Slewa-Younan S, Uribe Guajardo MG, Heriseanu A, Hasan T. A Systematic Review of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Depression Amongst Iraqi Refugees Located in Western Countries. J Immigr Minor Health 2015;17:1231-9. Click here

Strecker T, Palyi B, Ellerbrok H, et al. Field Evaluation of Capillary Blood Samples as a Collection Specimen for the Rapid Diagnosis of Ebola Virus Infection During anOutbreak Emergency. Clin Infect Dis 2015;61:669-75. Click here



Emergency Care in Resource Limited Settings (2015)


​Callese TE, Richards CT, Shaw P, et al. Trauma system development in low- and middle-income countries: a review. J Surg Res 2015;193:300-7. Click here

Mduma E, Ersdal H, Svensen E, Kidanto H, Auestad B, Perlman J. Frequent brief on-site simulation training and reduction in 24-h neonatal mortality--an educational intervention study. Resuscitation 2015;93:1-7. Click here

Olumide AO, Asuzu MC, Kale OO. Effect of First Aid Education on First Aid Knowledge and Skills of Commercial Drivers in South West Nigeria. Prehosp Disaster Med 2015;30:579-85. Click here

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