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2021 LLSA Articles

2021 LLSA Reading List (ABEM site)

Acute Coronary Syndrome

Greenslade JH, Carlton EW, Van Hise C, Cho E, Hawkins T, Parsonage WA, et al. Diagnostic accuracy of a new high-sensitivity troponin I assay and five accelerated diagnostic pathways for ruling out acute myocardial infarction and acute coronary syndrome. Ann Emerg Med 2018 Apr;71(4):439-51.e3.

Airway Management

Bontempo LJ, Manning SL. Tracheostomy emergencies. Emerg Med Clin North Am 2019 Feb;37(1):109-19.

PreVent Investigators and the Pragmatic Critical Care Research Group.

Bag-mask ventilation during tracheal intubation of critically ill adults. N Engl J Med 2019 Feb;380(9):811-21. Pair with associated editorial: Kritek PA, Luks AM. Preventing dogma from driving practice. N Engl J Med. 2019 Feb;380(9):870-71.


Batabyal RA, O’Connell K. Improving management of severe asthma: BiPAP and beyond. Clin Ped Emerg Med 2018 Mar;19(1):69-75.

Behavioral Emergencies

Klein LR, Driver BE, Miner JR, Martel ML, Hessel M, Collins JD, et al. Intramuscular midazolam, olanzapine, ziprasidone, or haloperidol for treating acute agitation in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med 2018 Oct;72(4):374-85.


Zahed R, Mousavi Jazayeri MH, Naderi A, Naderpour Z, Saeedi M. Topical tranexamic acid compared with anterior nasal packing for treatment of epistaxis in patients taking antiplatelet drugs: randomized controlled trial. Acad Emerg Med 2018 Mar;25(3):261-66.

Gastrointestinal Emergencies

Young-Fadok TM. Diverticulitis. N Engl J Med 2018 Oct 25;379(17):1635-42.

Neurological Emergencies

Edlow JA. Managing patients with transient ischemic attack. Ann Emerg Med 2018 Mar;71(3):409-15.

Garro A, Nigrovic LE. Managing peripheral facial palsy. Ann Emerg Med 2018 May;71(5):618-24.

Risk Management

Ferguson B, Geralds J, Petrey J, Huecker M. Malpractice in emergency medicine-a review of risk and mitigation practices for the emergency medicine provider. J Emerg Med 2018 Nov;55(5):659-65.

Substance Misuse, Opioid Misuse

Duber HC, Barata IA, Cioè-Peña E, Liang SY, Ketcham E, Macias-Konstantopoulos W, et al. Identification, management, and transition of care for patients with opioid use disorder in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med 2018 Oct;72(4):420-31.


Miller E, McCaw B. Intimate partner violence. N Engl J Med 2019 Feb 28;380(9):850-57.


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