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Probing Questions: Lung Ultrasound in Diagnosis and Management of Bronchiolitis

Thanks to Casey Parker of Broomedocs for this guest contribution – his review is cross-posted here.

Where can I find this paper?

http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2431/15/63

What is this paper about (what is the research question)? 768 more words

Critical Appraisal

Bouncing Back: Repeated ED Visits Among Children With Meningitis or Septicaemia

Where can I find this paper?

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25458981

What is this paper about (what is the research question)?

How often have children, subsequently diagnosed with meningitis or septicaemia, attended an ED and been discharged in the preceding five days? 634 more words

Critical Appraisal

Clinician Suspicion in Blunt Torso Trauma - Place Your Bets

Where can I find this paper?

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26302354

What is this paper about (what is the research question)?

Are clinicians better at predicting intra-abdominal injuries in children with blunt torso trauma than a derived clinical prediction rule? 864 more words

Critical Appraisal

Oxygen Saturation Targets in Bronchiolitis - Magic Numbers?


Where can I find this paper?

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26382998 – this paper is currently open access

What is this paper about (what is the research question)?

Is a target oxygen saturation of 90% or higher equivalent to 94% or higher for resolution of illness in acute viral bronchiolitis? 874 more words

Critical Appraisal

Should we be screening for IPV in healthcare?

The IfWH Sexual and Reproductive Health team hold a monthly journal club. Today my colleagues and I critically appraised this recently published paper:

O’Doherty L J, Taft A, Hegarty K, Ramsay J, Davidson L L, Feder G et al.  860 more words

Journal Club

How to increase cardiovascular endurance by walking with restricted blood flow

This week for our sports science journal club Chris Brander looked at the paper below, which examined the effects of walking with blood flow restriction (BFR) on cardiovascular endurance in elite athletes. 694 more words

Sport Science