EMS 2018 LLSA Reading List

EMS Systems and Provider Issues

Brown JB, Rosengart MR, Forsythe RM, Reynolds BR, Gestring ML, Hallinan WM, et al. Not all prehospital time is equal: influence of scene time on mortality. J Trauma Acute Care Surg Jul 2016;81(1):93-100.
Weaver MD, Patterson PD, Fabio A, Moore CG, Freiberg MS, Songer TJ. An observational study of shift length, crew familiarity, and occupational injury and illness in emergency medical services workers. Occup Environ Med Nov 2015;72(11):798-804.

Medical Systems

Berkhemer OA, Fransen PS, Beumer D, van den Berg LA, Lingsma HF, Yoo AJ, et al.; MR CLEAN Investigators. A randomized trial of intraarterial treatment for acute ischemic stroke. N Engl J Med Jan 2015;372(1):11-20.

Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Drennan IR, Lin S, Sidalak DE, Morrison LJ. Survival rates in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients transported without prehospital return of spontaneous circulation: an observational cohort study. Resuscitation Nov 2014;85(11):1488-93.
Nichol G, Leroux B, Wang H, Callaway CW, Sopko G, Weisfeldt M, Stiell I, Morrison LJ, et al.; ROC Investigators. Trial of continuous or interrupted chest compressions during CPR. N Engl J Med Dec 2015;373(23):2203-14.

Prehospital Care of Medical Illness

Fisher R, O'Donnell D, Ray B, Rusyniak D. Police officers can safely and effectively administer intranasal naloxone. Prehosp Emerg Care 2016;20(6):675-80.

Rostykus P, Kennel J, Adair K, Fillinger M, Palmberg R, Quinn A, et al. Variability in the treatment of prehospital hypoglycemia: a structured review of EMS protocols in the United States. Prehosp Emerg Care 2016;20(4):524-30.

Prehospital Pediatric Care

Prekker ME, Delgado F, Shin J, Kwok H, Johnson NJ, Carlbom D, et al. Pediatric intubation by paramedics in a large emergency medical services system: process, challenges, and outcomes. Ann Emerg Med Jan 2016;67(1):20-9.
Schlapbach LJ, Schaefer J, Brady AM, Mayfield S, Schibler A. High-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) support in interhospital transport of critically ill children. Intensive Care Med Apr 2014;40(4):592-9.

Prehospital Trauma Care

Clemency BM, Bart JA, Malhotra A, Klun T, Campanella V, Lindstrom HA. Patients immobilized with a long spine board rarely have unstable thoracolumbar injuries. Prehosp Emerg Care 2016;20(2):266-72.
Newgard CD, Holmes JF, Haukoos JS, Bulger EM, Staudenmayer K, Wittwer L, et al.; Western Emergency Services Translational Research Network (WESTRN) Investigators. Improving early identification of the high-risk elderly trauma patient by emergency medical services. Injury Jan 2016;47(1):19-25.
Scerbo MH, Mumm JP, Gates K, Love JD, Wade CE, Holcomb JB, et al. Safety and appropriateness of tourniquets in 105 civilians. Prehosp Emerg Care 2016;20(6):712-22.