BMC Emergency Medicine

(The H4-Index of BMC Emergency Medicine is 18. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on emergency department attendances and acute medical admissions64
A retrospective study of sepsis-associated encephalopathy: epidemiology, clinical features and adverse outcomes46
Delayed emergency healthcare seeking behaviour by Dutch emergency department visitors during the first COVID-19 wave: a mixed methods retrospective observational study38
The effect of COVID-19 on emergency medical service call volumes and patient acuity: a cross-sectional study in Niagara, Ontario36
Major challenges and barriers in clinical decision-making as perceived by emergency medical services personnel: a qualitative content analysis31
Prediction of prognosis in elderly patients with sepsis based on machine learning (random survival forest)28
A unified machine learning approach to time series forecasting applied to demand at emergency departments28
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on incidence and severity of acute appendicitis: a comparison between 2019 and 202026
Ultrasonography indicators for predicting difficult intubation: a systematic review and meta-analysis25
The utility of the rapid emergency medicine score (REMS) compared with SIRS, qSOFA and NEWS for Predicting in-hospital Mortality among Patients with suspicion of Sepsis in an emergency department25
Lung ultrasound in the emergency department - a valuable tool in the management of patients presenting with respiratory symptoms during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic23
Why do healthcare professionals fail to escalate as per the early warning system (EWS) protocol? A qualitative evidence synthesis of the barriers and facilitators of escalation23
Characteristics of non-conveyed patients in emergency medical services (EMS): a one-year prospective descriptive and comparative study in a region of Sweden22
Shortening door-to-puncture time and improving patient outcome with workflow optimization in patients with acute ischemic stroke associated with large vessel occlusion21
Management of COVID-19-related challenges faced by EMS personnel: a qualitative study21
Association between prehospital prognostic factors on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in different age groups20
EMS non-conveyance: A safe practice to decrease ED crowding or a threat to patient safety?20
Acute cannabis intoxication in the emergency department: the effect of legalization18
Monocyte distribution width (MDW) as a new tool for the prediction of sepsis in critically ill patients: a preliminary investigation in an intensive care unit18
Study of C-reactive protein, procalcitonin, and immunocyte ratios in 194 patients with sepsis18
Surface electroencephalography (EEG) during the acute phase of stroke to assist with diagnosis and prediction of prognosis: a scoping review18
Characteristic patterns of emergency ambulance assignments for older adults compared with adults requiring emergency care at home in Sweden: a total population study18