Top Articles 2019
Snider CJ, Zaman K, Estivariz CF, et al. Immunogenicity of full and fractional dose of inactivated poliovirus
vaccine for use in routine immunisation and outbreak response: An open-label, randomised controlled
trial. Lancet 2019;393:2624-34.
Alam NH, Ashraf H, Ahmed T, Jahan N, Gyr N. Randomised trial showed that rapid rehydration of severely
malnourished children with dehydrating diarrhoea was as safe and effective as slow rehydration. Acta
Bjorklund AR, Odongkara Mpora B, Steiner ME, Fischer G, Davey CS, Slusher TM. Use of a modified bubble
continuous positive airway pressure (bCPAP) device for children in respiratory distress in low- and middle-
income countries: A safety study. Paediatr Int Child Health 2019;39:160-7
Champagne N, Eadie L, Regan L, Wilson P. The effectiveness of ultrasound in the detection of fractures in
adults with suspected upper or lower limb injury: A systematic review and subgroup meta-analysis. BMC
Emerg Med 2019;19:17.
CRASH-3 Trial Collaborators. Effects of tranexamic acid on death, disability, vascular occlusive events and
other morbidities in patients with acute traumatic brain injury (CRASH-3): A randomised, placebo-
controlled trial. Lancet 2019;394:1713-23.
Dysoley L, Kim S, Lopes S, et al. The tolerability of single low dose primaquine in glucose-6-phosphate
deficient and normal falciparum-infected Cambodians. BMC Infect Dis 2019;19:250.
Gallagher KE, Knoll MD, Prosperi C, et al. The predictive performance of a pneumonia severity score in
human immunodeficiency virus-negative children presenting to hospital in 7 low- and middle-income
countries. Clin Infect Dis 2020;70:1050-7.
Goldstein LN, Wells M, Vincent-Lambert C. The cost of time: A randomised, controlled trial to assess the
economic impact of upfront, point-of-care blood tests in the emergency centre. Afr J Emerg Med
Houston KA, Gibb J, Olupot-Olupot P, et al. Gastroenteritis aggressive versus slow treatment for
rehydration (GASTRO): A phase II rehydration trial for severe dehydration: WHO plan C versus slow
rehydration. BMC Med 2019;17:122.
McCollum ED, Mvalo T, Eckerle M, et al. Bubble continuous positive airway pressure for children with
high-risk conditions and severe pneumonia in Malawi: An open label, randomised, controlled trial. Lancet
Respir Med 2019;7:964-74.
Keitel K, Samaka J, Masimba J, et al. Safety and efficacy of C-reactive protein-guided antibiotic use to treat
acute respiratory infections in Tanzanian children: A planned subgroup analysis of a randomized controlled
noninferiority trial evaluating a novel electronic clinical decision algorithm (ePOCT). Clin Infect Dis
Taylor WRJ, Thriemer K, von Seidlein L, et al. Short-course primaquine for the radical cure of Plasmodium
vivax malaria: A multicentre, randomised, placebo-controlled non-inferiority trial. Lancet 2019;394:929-38.
Dekker-Boersema J, Hector J, Jefferys LF, et al. Triage conducted by lay-staff and emergency training
reduces paediatric mortality in the emergency department of a rural hospital in northern Mozambique. Afr
J Emerg Med 2019;9:172-6.
Wangara AA, Hunold KM, Leeper S, et al. Implementation and performance of the South African Triage
Scale at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya. Int J Emerg Med 2019;12:5.
Versantvoort JMD, Kleinhout MY, Ockhuijsen HDL, Bloemenkamp K, de Vries WB, van den Hoogen A.
Helping Babies Breathe and its effects on intrapartum-related stillbirths and neonatal mortality in low-
resource settings: A systematic review. Arch Dis Child 2020;105:127-33.
Tran TT, Lee J, Sleigh A, Banwell C. Putting culture into prehospital emergency care: A systematic narrative
review of literature from lower middle-income countries. Prehosp Disaster Med 2019;34:510-20.