BMC Emergency Medicine

(The TQCC of BMC Emergency Medicine is 5. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-08-01 to 2023-08-01.)
Diagnostic accuracy of clinical tools for assessment of acute stroke: a systematic review40
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on emergency department attendances and acute medical admissions39
Patient characteristics, triage utilisation, level of care, and outcomes in an unselected adult patient population seen by the emergency medical services: a prospective observational study35
Diagnostic error in the emergency department: learning from national patient safety incident report analysis34
Association of Japan Coma Scale score on hospital arrival with in-hospital mortality among trauma patients28
Delayed emergency healthcare seeking behaviour by Dutch emergency department visitors during the first COVID-19 wave: a mixed methods retrospective observational study27
A scoping review of pre-hospital technology to assist ambulance personnel with patient diagnosis or stratification during the emergency assessment of suspected stroke26
A retrospective study of sepsis-associated encephalopathy: epidemiology, clinical features and adverse outcomes25
The effect of COVID-19 on emergency medical service call volumes and patient acuity: a cross-sectional study in Niagara, Ontario24
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on incidence and severity of acute appendicitis: a comparison between 2019 and 202024
Lung ultrasound in the emergency department - a valuable tool in the management of patients presenting with respiratory symptoms during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic22
A unified machine learning approach to time series forecasting applied to demand at emergency departments21
Emergency medical dispatch services across Pan-Asian countries: a web-based survey21
The prognostic value of red blood cell distribution width in patients with suspected infection in the emergency department21
Predictors of mortality and validation of burn mortality prognostic scores in a Malaysian burns intensive care unit20
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 department19
Costs and effects of interventions targeting frequent presenters to the emergency department: a systematic and narrative review18
Patients’ time perception in the waiting room of an ambulatory emergency unit: a cross-sectional study18
Management of COVID-19-related challenges faced by EMS personnel: a qualitative study17
Acute cannabis intoxication in the emergency department: the effect of legalization17
Ultrasonography indicators for predicting difficult intubation: a systematic review and meta-analysis17
Association between prehospital prognostic factors on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in different age groups17
Major challenges and barriers in clinical decision-making as perceived by emergency medical services personnel: a qualitative content analysis16
Characteristics of non-conveyed patients in emergency medical services (EMS): a one-year prospective descriptive and comparative study in a region of Sweden16
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 escalation16
Prospective study of emergency medicine provider wellness across ten academic and community hospitals during the initial surge of the COVID-19 pandemic15
Hemogram-derived ratios as prognostic markers of ICU admission in COVID-1915
Comparison of videolaryngoscopy and direct laryngoscopy by German paramedics during out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation; an observational prospective study14
Diagnostic uncertainty and urinary tract infection in the emergency department: a cohort study from a UK hospital13
Differential trends of admissions in accident and emergency departments during the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany13
Pancreatitis in pre-adolescent children: a 10 year experience in the pediatric emergency department13
The reliability and accuracy of operational system data in a nationwide helicopter emergency medical services mission database13
Predictive value of circulating plasma mitochondrial DNA for Sepsis in the emergency department: observational study based on the Sepsis-3 definition13
Effectiveness of interventions to alleviate emergency department crowding by older adults: a systematic review12
Concordance between physiotherapists and physicians for care of patients with musculoskeletal disorders presenting to the emergency department12
Prehospital administration of blood products: experiences from a Finnish physician-staffed helicopter emergency medical service12
Uncompleted emergency department care and discharge against medical advice in patients with neurological complaints: a chart review12
Monocyte distribution width (MDW) as a new tool for the prediction of sepsis in critically ill patients: a preliminary investigation in an intensive care unit12
Seasonal and climatic variation in the incidence of adult acute appendicitis: a seven year longitudinal analysis12
Prevalence and determinants of post-traumatic stress disorder among road traffic accident survivors: a prospective survey at selected hospitals in southern Ethiopia12
A consensus building exercise to determine research priorities for silver trauma11
Harnessing inter-disciplinary collaboration to improve emergency care in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs): results of research prioritisation setting exercise11
Comparison of base excess, lactate and pH predicting 72-h mortality of multiple trauma11
Study of C-reactive protein, procalcitonin, and immunocyte ratios in 194 patients with sepsis11
National Early Warning Score 2 (NEWS2) and 3-level triage scale as risk predictors in frail older adults in the emergency department11
Prediction of prognosis in elderly patients with sepsis based on machine learning (random survival forest)11
Traffic police officers’ experience of post-crash care to road traffic injury victims: a qualitative study in Tanzania”11
Characteristic patterns of emergency ambulance assignments for older adults compared with adults requiring emergency care at home in Sweden: a total population study11
Prehospital time and mortality in polytrauma patients: a retrospective analysis11
Evaluation of tools to assess psychological distress: how to measure psychological stress reactions in citizen responders– a systematic review11
To strengthen self-confidence as a step in improving prehospital youth laymen basic life support11
Diagnostic accuracy of evaluation of suspected syncope in the emergency department: usual practice vs. ESC guidelines10
NYU-EDA in modelling the effect of COVID-19 on patient volumes in a Finnish emergency department10
Analysis of emergency department visits for all reasons by adults with depression in the United States10
Emergency department reorganisation to cope with COVID-19 outbreak in Milan university hospital: a time-sensitive challenge10
What are emergency ambulance services doing to meet the needs of people who call frequently? A national survey of current practice in the United Kingdom10
Identification of new demands regarding prehospital care based on 35,188 missions in 201810
Ketamine-propofol (Ketofol) for procedural sedation and analgesia in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis10
Challenges, consequences, and lessons for way–outs to emergencies at hospitals: a systematic review study10
Comparison and outcomes of emergency department presentations with respiratory disorders among Australian indigenous and non-indigenous patients10
Implementation study of a 5-component pediatric early warning system (PEWS) in an emergency department in British Columbia, Canada, to inform provincial scale up10
Interdisciplinary clinical debriefing in the emergency department: an observational study of learning topics and outcomes10
Prehospital characteristics among patients with sepsis: a comparison between patients with or without adverse outcome9
Non-conveyance of older adult patients and association with subsequent clinical and adverse events after initial assessment by ambulance clinicians: a cohort analysis9
Emergency department clinical leads’ experiences of implementing primary care services where GPs work in or alongside emergency departments in the UK: a qualitative study9
Evaluating a screener to quantify PTSD risk using emergency care information: a proof of concept study9
Predicting venous thromboembolism in hospitalized trauma patients: a combination of the Caprini score and data-driven machine learning model9
Discharge against medical advice from the emergency department in a university hospital9
A woman’s worth: an access framework for integrating emergency medicine with maternal health to reduce the burden of maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa9
Evaluating capacity at three government referral hospital emergency units in the kingdom of Eswatini using the WHO Hospital Emergency Unit Assessment Tool9
Real-time forecasting of emergency department arrivals using prehospital data9
Increased ambulance on-scene times but unaffected response times during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Southern Denmark9
Family satisfaction in the intensive care unit, a cross-sectional study from Norway9
Health care providers’ perception of the frequent emergency department user issue and of targeted case management interventions: a cross-sectional national survey in Switzerland9
The impact of early administration of vasopressor agents for the resuscitation of severe hemorrhagic shock following blunt trauma9
Body temperature measurement in ambulance: a challenge of 21-st century?9
Variations in volume of emergency surgeries and emergency department access at a third level hospital in Milan, Lombardy, during the COVID-19 outbreak9
Internal validation and comparison of the prognostic performance of models based on six emergency scoring systems to predict in-hospital mortality in the emergency department9
Exploring overcrowding trends in an inner city emergence department in the UK before and during COVID-19 epidemic8
Prevalence of crowding, boarding and staffing levels in Swedish emergency departments - a National Cross Sectional Study8
Serum Copeptin levels in the emergency department predict major clinical outcomes in adult trauma patients8
Outpatient care in acute and prehospital emergency medicine by emergency medical and patient transport service over a 10-year period: a retrospective study based on dispatch data from a German emergen8
Validity and reliability of the South African Triage Scale in prehospital providers8
Barriers, enablers, and opportunities for organisational follow-up of workplace violence from the perspective of emergency department nurses: a qualitative study8
Proenkephalin a 119–159 (penKid) – a novel biomarker for acute kidney injury in sepsis: an observational study8
Use of peripheral vascular access in the prehospital setting: is there room for improvement?8
Patient’s perception of kidney stone prevention within the emergency department and its adherence factors: a single institution study8
Electrocardiographic abnormalities in COVID-19 patients visiting the emergency department: a multicenter retrospective study8
Do health care professionals’ perceptions help to measure the degree of overcrowding in the emergency department? A pilot study in an Italian University hospital8
Cognitive skills of emergency medical services crew members: a literature review8
Stakeholder opinion on the proposal to introduce ‘treat and referral’ into the Irish emergency medical service8
Changes in the proportion and severity of patients with fever or common cold symptoms utilizing an after-hours house call medical service during the COVID-19 pandemic in Tokyo, Japan: a retrospective 8
Prognostic value of neutrophil- lymphocyte count ratio (NLCR) among adult ICU patients in comparison to APACHE II score and conventional inflammatory markers: a multi center retrospective cohort study8
Oxygenation laryngoscope vs. nasal standard and nasal high flow oxygenation in a technical simulation of apnoeic oxygenation7
Predicting mortality in adult patients with sepsis in the emergency department by using combinations of biomarkers and clinical scoring systems: a systematic review7
Usefulness of a stool to stabilize dental chairs for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)7
Baseline well-being, perceptions of critical incidents, and openness to debriefing in community hospital emergency department clinical staff before COVID-19, a cross-sectional study7
Iranian’s healthcare system challenges during natural disasters: the qualitative case study of Kermanshah earthquake7
Consequences of the emergency response to COVID-19: a whole health care system review in a single city in the United Kingdom7
Shortening door-to-puncture time and improving patient outcome with workflow optimization in patients with acute ischemic stroke associated with large vessel occlusion7
Examining the association between paramedic transport to the emergency department and hospital admission: a population-based cohort study7
Epidemiological characteristics and mortality risk factors among COVID-19 patients in Ardabil, Northwest of Iran7
Outcomes of tranexamic acid administration in military trauma patients with intracranial hemorrhage: a cohort study7
Using the South African Triage Scale for prehospital triage: a qualitative study7
Characteristics and outcomes of patients with dyspnoea as the main symptom, assessed by prehospital emergency nurses- a retrospective observational study7
Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on trauma-related emergency medical service calls: a retrospective cohort study7
Trauma care and capture rate of variables of World Health Organisation data set for injury at regional hospitals in Tanzania: first steps to a national trauma registry7
The utility of red cell distribution width to predict mortality of septic patients in a tertiary hospital of Nepal7
A machine learning model to predict critical care outcomes in patient with chest pain visiting the emergency department7
Prehospital naloxone administration – what influences choice of dose and route of administration?6
Effect of COVID-19 on epidemiological characteristics of road traffic injuries in Suzhou: a retrospective study6
Incidence of emergency neurosurgical TBI procedures: a population-based study6
Validation of a 5-item tool to measure patient assessment of clinician compassion in the emergency department6
Acute poisoning related to the recreational use of prescription drugs: an observational study from Oslo, Norway6
Bomb blast: imaging findings, treatment and clinical course of extremity traumas6
Determinants of knowledge, attitude, and practice towards first aid among kindergarten and elementary school teachers in Gondar city, Northwest Ethiopia6
German emergency department measures in 2018: a status quo based on the Utstein reporting standard6
Determinants of prehospital lactate in trauma patients: a retrospective cohort study6
Which factors influence the ED length-of-stay after anterior shoulder dislocations: a retrospective chart review in 716 cases6
Changes in peripheral arterial blood pressure after resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) in non-traumatic cardiac arrest patients6
Acute pain assessment and management in the prehospital setting, in the Western Cape, South Africa: a knowledge, attitudes and practices survey6
Pre-hospital predictors of an adverse outcome among patients with dyspnoea as the main symptom assessed by pre-hospital emergency nurses - a retrospective observational study6
“Analysis of readmissions to the emergency department among patients presenting with abdominal pain”6
Identifying trauma patients with benefit from direct transportation to Level-1 trauma centers6
Live video from bystanders’ smartphones to medical dispatchers in real emergencies6
A two-year review of adult emergency department mortality at Tikur Anbesa specialized tertiary hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia6
EMS non-conveyance: A safe practice to decrease ED crowding or a threat to patient safety?6
Conceptualizations of clinical decision-making: a scoping review in geriatric emergency medicine6
Women’s experience of unplanned out-of-hospital birth in paramedic care6
Derivation and validation of the ED-SAS score for very early prediction of mortality and morbidity with acute pancreatitis: a retrospective observational study5
Patient motives for contacting out-of-hours care in Denmark: a cross-sectional study5
Perceived occupational stressors among emergency medical service providers: a qualitative study5
A qualitative study on conveyance decision-making during emergency call outs to people with dementia: the HOMEWARD project5
Establishing the content validity of a new emergency department patient-reported experience measure (ED PREM): a Delphi study5
Injury coding in a national trauma registry: a one-year validation audit in a level 1 trauma centre5
Impact of a postcrash first aid educational program on knowledge, perceived skills confidence, and skills utilization among traffic police officers: a single-arm before-after intervention study5
Quick and effective improvement of leucine enriched dietary supplement on malnutrition in acute stroke patients receiving enteral tube feeding5
Barriers and facilitators to cardiopulmonary resuscitation within pre-hospital emergency medical services: a qualitative study5
Emergency department visits and trends related to cocaine, psychostimulants, and opioids in the United States, 2008–20185
Factors associated with the severity of road traffic injuries from emergency department based surveillance system in two Mexican cities5
Development and validation of a scoring system for mortality prediction and application of standardized W statistics to assess the performance of emergency departments5
Towards developing a consensus assessment framework for global emergency medicine fellowships5
Emergency department admissions to the intensive care unit – a national retrospective study5
Development of a simulation-based curriculum for Pediatric prehospital skills: a mixed-methods needs assessment5
A needs assessment of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) in non-traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Norway5
Nationwide improvements in geriatric mortality due to traumatic brain injury in Japan5
Surface electroencephalography (EEG) during the acute phase of stroke to assist with diagnosis and prediction of prognosis: a scoping review5
Needs assessment of emergency medical and rescue services in Abuja/Nigeria and environs5
Portable stroke detection devices: a systematic scoping review of prehospital applications5
Propensity score adjusted comparison of three-factor versus four-factor prothrombin complex concentrate for emergent warfarin reversal: a retrospective cohort study5
Comparison of the novel VieScope with conventional and video laryngoscope in a difficult airway scenario – a randomized, controlled simulation trial5