July/September 2018 - Volume 40 - Issue 3

  • 1931-4485
  • 1931-4493
  • 4 issues / year

 Editor Karen Sue Hoyt

The Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal (AENJ) received increased visibility at both the Wolters Kluwer and AAENP booths in June with over 6,000 attendees at the AANP 2018 National Conference in Denver, Colorado. AENJs flew off the shelf! AENJ continues to secure more manuscripts and reviewers. We currently have 20 manuscripts ready to go!

                A Virtual Town Hall meeting held by AAENP on July 11, 2018 was also high success! A welcome address was given by Ken Stackhouse, AAENP President followed by an introduction to AAENP by Amanda Comber and Andrea Smith. Eric Roberts, AAENP Board Chair, then discussed upcoming events including “What’s Hot”-

                ENP Practice Data-Elda Ramirez, Dian Evans, Jennifer Wilbeck

                ENP Practice Standards-Elda Ramirez

                Membership Committee Survey Results-Brittany Hines

                Barriers to Practice-Dian Evans, Melissa King, Paula Fessler

The Virtual Town Hall Meeting ended with a call for AAENP applications (including the benefits of AENJ with membership. An audio recording of this event is available at https://aaenp-natl.org/

Have a great rest of the summer!


K. Sue Hoyt



SUGGESTIONS: 2018-15 {September 17, 2018}

McGonigal, Michael, MD. BEST OF AAST #1: THE PRICE OF BEING A TRAUMA CENTER. The Trauma Professional's Blog. September 10TH, 2018.

McGonigal, Michael, MD. BEST OF AAST #2: CERVICAL SPINE CLEARANCE AND DISTRACTING INJURIES. The Trauma Professional's Blog. September 11TH, 2018.

McGonigal, Michael, MD. BEST OF AAST #3: LEVEL I VS LEVEL II TRAUMA CENTERS. The Trauma Professional's Blog. September 12TH, 2018.

McGonigal, Michael, MD. BEST OF AAST #4: BETTER TRIAGE FOR SCENE HELICOPTER TRANSPORT. The Trauma Professional's Blog. September 13TH, 2018.

The Trauma Professional's Blog. September 14TH, 2018.

McGonigal, Michael, MD. August 2018 Trauma MedED Newsletter. [Part 1 of 2 on Massive Transfusion Protocol] September 7th, 2018. http://bit.ly/TME201808a. Subscribe to receive Part 2 ASAP. Subscribe: www.TraumaMedEd.com.

"juwo" . Lewis Derivative - Atria hate this trick! (Browser-translated from German-language "#DasFOAM.org" article "FOAM Link-Sammlung und Literatur". Use the Lewis Lead derivation to enhance low-amplitude atrial electrical activity. September 7th, 2018.

Sean M. Fox, MD. Pediatric Difficult Airway. emDocs.net. (Originally published at Pediatric EM Morsels on June 23, 2017, updated on July 23, 2017. Reposted with permission.)

Skyler Lentz, MD. Looking for a Better Way to Treat Hypoxia in the Emergency Department? Reach for High-Flow Nasal Cannula. emDocs.net. May 28th, 2018.

Warnecke, T., Tochtermann, F., Kerkhoff, S., Komorowski, M., Neuhaus, C., & Hinkelbein, J. Airway management in microgravity: A systematic review. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 10 September 2018. {Abstraqct & Paywall} https://doi.org/10.1111/aas.13251

Mary Ellen Lewis. 5 Historical fashions you didn't know had medical context. MDLinx. September 12th, 2018.

Michele G. Sullivan. More than half of urine drug screens showed improper medication use. Internal Medicine News. Publish date: September 13th, 2018.

FOAMEMSADMIN. FOAMEMS is a compendium site of FOAM literature important for EMS; this is their republication of A completely healthy 30-something woman with acute chest pain — this post is loaded with info !!! sourced from the original at Dr. Smith's ECG Blog, a well-known and expert source. Saturday, September 15th, 2018 by Dr. Smith.

FOAMEMSADMIN. Prehospital OMI recognized immediately by a fantastic paramedic. Republication from original Dr. Smith's ECG Blog (Written by Pendell Meyers, edits by Steve Smith). Prehospital OMI recognized immediately by a fantastic paramedic.  July 28th, 2018.

Aydin, G. (2018). Hyperbaric oxygen treatment resistant carbon monoxide poisoning. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, 50, 24-25. {Abstract & Paywall} PMID: 29940471 
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2018.06.035 [Ed. Note: Multifocal cerebral edema suggests resistance to hyperbaric O2 may have other causes.]


                   Tom Trimble, RN

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