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Evidence

Resources

Cochrane Library  Cochrane systematic reviews

Annals EM Systematic Review Snapshots

Best BETs Best Evidence Topics ED Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK

the NNT Number needed to treat

EMJClub Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Asthma

Multiple dose ipratropium for acute asthma Plotnick & Ducharme, Cochrane 2000

Decadron for Acute Asthma Exacerbation meta-analysis, Pediatrics 2014

Pain

No codeine for kids under age 12 years Acta Paediatr review 2015

Ibuprofen as effective as acetaminophen + codeine Annals EM 2009

Trauma

PECARN head trauma study, Kuppermann et al, Lancet 2009;374:1160-70

Salter-Harris I fractures, how frequent are they? Boutis 2016 and Hofsli 2016

Critical Care

Dopamine vs Epinephrine for pediatric septic shock 2015 and 2016