Category: Journal Club

Is CXR the “B” of ABCs?

No, it’s not.  But some trauma consultants may feel that way. This month’s journal club will feature the NEXUS Chest criteria for blunt thoracic trauma.  Is CXR and/or CT Chest always indicated in the blunt trauma patient?  Is there a…

Just another COPD exacerbation or a PE?

The article for this module’s Journal Club is “Prevalence of pulmonary embolism in acute exacerbations of COPD: a systematic review and metaanalysis” This article is password protected. Please feel free to comment on this article. Journal Club is scheduled for…

Journal Club: June 2013

Welcome to a new feature on TOKC! In preparation for each Journal Club during Wednesday Conference, we will post the article in advance on TOKC so residents and faculty may read and post comments and discussion points before we meet…