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. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on emergency department attendances and acute medical admissions58
A retrospective study of sepsis-associated encephalopathy: epidemiology, clinical features and adverse outcomes42
The effect of COVID-19 on emergency medical service call volumes and patient acuity: a cross-sectional study in Niagara, Ontario36
A scoping review of pre-hospital technology to assist ambulance personnel with patient diagnosis or stratification during the emergency assessment of suspected stroke36
Delayed emergency healthcare seeking behaviour by Dutch emergency department visitors during the first COVID-19 wave: a mixed methods retrospective observational study35
Major challenges and barriers in clinical decision-making as perceived by emergency medical services personnel: a qualitative content analysis27
A unified machine learning approach to time series forecasting applied to demand at emergency departments27
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
Prediction of prognosis in elderly patients with sepsis based on machine learning (random survival forest)24
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 department23
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 escalation22
Lung ultrasound in the emergency department - a valuable tool in the management of patients presenting with respiratory symptoms during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic22
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
Characteristics of non-conveyed patients in emergency medical services (EMS): a one-year prospective descriptive and comparative study in a region of Sweden20
Association between prehospital prognostic factors on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in different age groups20
Predictive value of circulating plasma mitochondrial DNA for Sepsis in the emergency department: observational study based on the Sepsis-3 definition19
Characteristic patterns of emergency ambulance assignments for older adults compared with adults requiring emergency care at home in Sweden: a total population study18
Surface electroencephalography (EEG) during the acute phase of stroke to assist with diagnosis and prediction of prognosis: a scoping review18
EMS non-conveyance: A safe practice to decrease ED crowding or a threat to patient safety?18
Prospective study of emergency medicine provider wellness across ten academic and community hospitals during the initial surge of the COVID-19 pandemic17
Monocyte distribution width (MDW) as a new tool for the prediction of sepsis in critically ill patients: a preliminary investigation in an intensive care unit17
Diagnostic uncertainty and urinary tract infection in the emergency department: a cohort study from a UK hospital17
Acute cannabis intoxication in the emergency department: the effect of legalization17
Prehospital administration of blood products: experiences from a Finnish physician-staffed helicopter emergency medical service16
Prehospital time and mortality in polytrauma patients: a retrospective analysis16
Comparison of base excess, lactate and pH predicting 72-h mortality of multiple trauma16
Hemogram-derived ratios as prognostic markers of ICU admission in COVID-1916
Harnessing inter-disciplinary collaboration to improve emergency care in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs): results of research prioritisation setting exercise15
Emergency department visits and trends related to cocaine, psychostimulants, and opioids in the United States, 2008–201815
Study of C-reactive protein, procalcitonin, and immunocyte ratios in 194 patients with sepsis15
Admission vital signs as predictors of COVID-19 mortality: a retrospective cross-sectional study15
Identification of new demands regarding prehospital care based on 35,188 missions in 201815
NYU-EDA in modelling the effect of COVID-19 on patient volumes in a Finnish emergency department15
Portable stroke detection devices: a systematic scoping review of prehospital applications15
Interdisciplinary clinical debriefing in the emergency department: an observational study of learning topics and outcomes14
A consensus building exercise to determine research priorities for silver trauma14
Internal validation and comparison of the prognostic performance of models based on six emergency scoring systems to predict in-hospital mortality in the emergency department14
Differential trends of admissions in accident and emergency departments during the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany14
Increased ambulance on-scene times but unaffected response times during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Southern Denmark14
Family satisfaction in the intensive care unit, a cross-sectional study from Norway13
National Early Warning Score 2 (NEWS2) and 3-level triage scale as risk predictors in frail older adults in the emergency department13
Ketamine-propofol (Ketofol) for procedural sedation and analgesia in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis13
Diagnostic accuracy of evaluation of suspected syncope in the emergency department: usual practice vs. ESC guidelines13
Live video from bystanders’ smartphones to medical dispatchers in real emergencies13
Non-conveyance of older adult patients and association with subsequent clinical and adverse events after initial assessment by ambulance clinicians: a cohort analysis13
Seasonal and climatic variation in the incidence of adult acute appendicitis: a seven year longitudinal analysis13
Investigation of stress, anxiety, and depression levels of Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine personnel in eastern Iran during the Covid-19 pandemic12
Cognitive skills of emergency medical services crew members: a literature review12
Perceived occupational stressors among emergency medical service providers: a qualitative study12
Predicting venous thromboembolism in hospitalized trauma patients: a combination of the Caprini score and data-driven machine learning model12
Prevalence of crowding, boarding and staffing levels in Swedish emergency departments - a National Cross Sectional Study12
Comparison and outcomes of emergency department presentations with respiratory disorders among Australian indigenous and non-indigenous patients12
Evaluating capacity at three government referral hospital emergency units in the kingdom of Eswatini using the WHO Hospital Emergency Unit Assessment Tool12
Prevalence and determinants of post-traumatic stress disorder among road traffic accident survivors: a prospective survey at selected hospitals in southern Ethiopia12
Use of peripheral vascular access in the prehospital setting: is there room for improvement?12
Discharge against medical advice from the emergency department in a university hospital12
Time indices of pre-hospital EMS missions before and during the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study in Iran11
Variations in volume of emergency surgeries and emergency department access at a third level hospital in Milan, Lombardy, during the COVID-19 outbreak11
Baseline well-being, perceptions of critical incidents, and openness to debriefing in community hospital emergency department clinical staff before COVID-19, a cross-sectional study11
Electrocardiographic abnormalities in COVID-19 patients visiting the emergency department: a multicenter retrospective study11
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 study11
Emergency department reorganisation to cope with COVID-19 outbreak in Milan university hospital: a time-sensitive challenge11
Development of a simulation-based curriculum for Pediatric prehospital skills: a mixed-methods needs assessment10
Incidence of emergency neurosurgical TBI procedures: a population-based study10
Epidemiological characteristics and mortality risk factors among COVID-19 patients in Ardabil, Northwest of Iran10
Establishing the content validity of a new emergency department patient-reported experience measure (ED PREM): a Delphi study10
RETRACTED ARTICLE: Injuries and outcomes resulting due to falls in elderly patients presenting to the Emergency Department of a tertiary care hospital – a cohort study10
The impact of early administration of vasopressor agents for the resuscitation of severe hemorrhagic shock following blunt trauma10
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 emergen10
Nationwide improvements in geriatric mortality due to traumatic brain injury in Japan10
Determinants of knowledge, attitude, and practice towards first aid among kindergarten and elementary school teachers in Gondar city, Northwest Ethiopia10
Outcomes of tranexamic acid administration in military trauma patients with intracranial hemorrhage: a cohort study10
Analysis of emergency department visits for all reasons by adults with depression in the United States10
Resuscitation room management of patients with non-traumatic critical illness in the emergency department (OBSERvE-DUS-study)9
Iranian’s healthcare system challenges during natural disasters: the qualitative case study of Kermanshah earthquake9
Oxygenation laryngoscope vs. nasal standard and nasal high flow oxygenation in a technical simulation of apnoeic oxygenation9
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 9
Health care providers’ perception of the frequent emergency department user issue and of targeted case management interventions: a cross-sectional national survey in Switzerland9
Validity and reliability of the South African Triage Scale in prehospital providers9
Changes in peripheral arterial blood pressure after resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) in non-traumatic cardiac arrest patients9
A machine learning model to predict critical care outcomes in patient with chest pain visiting the emergency department9
Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on trauma-related emergency medical service calls: a retrospective cohort study9
Prehospital naloxone administration – what influences choice of dose and route of administration?9
Observational study on implications of the COVID-19-pandemic for cardiopulmonary resuscitation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: qualitative and quantitative insights from a model region in Germany9
Emergency department clinical leads’ experiences of implementing primary care services where GPs work in or alongside emergency departments in the UK: a qualitative study9
Comparison of the novel VieScope with conventional and video laryngoscope in a difficult airway scenario – a randomized, controlled simulation trial9
Patient and hospital characteristics predict prolonged emergency department length of stay and in-hospital mortality: a nationwide analysis in Korea9
Usability and effectiveness of inhaled methoxyflurane for prehospital analgesia - a prospective, observational study8
Early detection of non-invasive ventilation failure among acute respiratory failure patients in the emergency department8
Exploring overcrowding trends in an inner city emergence department in the UK before and during COVID-19 epidemic8
Characteristics and outcomes of patients with dyspnoea as the main symptom, assessed by prehospital emergency nurses- a retrospective observational study8
Derivation and validation of the ED-SAS score for very early prediction of mortality and morbidity with acute pancreatitis: a retrospective observational study8
The Alternative Pre-hospital Pathway team: reducing conveyances to the emergency department through patient centered Community Emergency Medicine8
The utility of red cell distribution width to predict mortality of septic patients in a tertiary hospital of Nepal8
Barriers, enablers, and opportunities for organisational follow-up of workplace violence from the perspective of emergency department nurses: a qualitative study8
Predicting mortality in adult patients with sepsis in the emergency department by using combinations of biomarkers and clinical scoring systems: a systematic review8
Examining the association between paramedic transport to the emergency department and hospital admission: a population-based cohort study8
A two-year review of adult emergency department mortality at Tikur Anbesa specialized tertiary hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia8
Role of CD8+ T cell exhaustion in the progression and prognosis of acute respiratory distress syndrome induced by sepsis: a prospective observational study8
Conceptualizations of clinical decision-making: a scoping review in geriatric emergency medicine7
Emergency department admissions to the intensive care unit – a national retrospective study7
“Analysis of readmissions to the emergency department among patients presenting with abdominal pain”7
Which factors influence the ED length-of-stay after anterior shoulder dislocations: a retrospective chart review in 716 cases7
Using the South African Triage Scale for prehospital triage: a qualitative study7
Consequences of the emergency response to COVID-19: a whole health care system review in a single city in the United Kingdom7
Identifying trauma patients with benefit from direct transportation to Level-1 trauma centers7
A needs assessment of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) in non-traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Norway7
Analysis of injuries and deaths from road traffic accidents in Iran: bivariate regression approach7
Pathways to the emergency department - a national, cross-sectional study in Sweden7
Plasma calprotectin as an indicator of need of transfer to intensive care in patients with suspected sepsis at the emergency department7
Endothelial glycocalyx degradation is associated with early organ impairment in polytrauma patients7
Barriers and facilitators to cardiopulmonary resuscitation within pre-hospital emergency medical services: a qualitative 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
Effect of COVID-19 on epidemiological characteristics of road traffic injuries in Suzhou: a retrospective study6
ABCDE cognitive aid tool in patient assessment – development and validation in a multicenter pilot simulation study6
Factors associated with undertriage in patients classified by the need to visit a hospital by telephone triage: a retrospective cohort study6
suPAR cut-offs for stratification of low, medium, and high-risk acute medical patients in the emergency department6
A prospective observational study comparing two supraglottic airway devices in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest6
Incidence and predictors of mortality among traumatic brain injury patients admitted to Amhara region Comprehensive Specialized Hospitals, northwest Ethiopia, 20226
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
Data from emergency medicine palliative care access (EMPallA): a randomized controlled trial comparing the effectiveness of specialty outpatient versus telephonic palliative care of older adults with 6
Workplace violence against emergency health care workers: What Strategies do Workers use?6
Cognitive biases encountered by physicians in the emergency room6
Driving the ambulance: an essential component of emergency medical services: an integrative review6
Factors associated with the severity of road traffic injuries from emergency department based surveillance system in two Mexican cities6
Characteristics and comparison between e-scooters and bicycle-related trauma: a multicentre cross-sectional analysis of data from a road collision registry6
Management quality indicators and in-hospital mortality among acute coronary syndrome patients admitted to tertiary hospitals in Ethiopia: prospective observational study6
Acute pain assessment and management in the prehospital setting, in the Western Cape, South Africa: a knowledge, attitudes and practices survey6
The growing impact of older patients in the emergency department: a 5-year retrospective analysis in Brazil6
A comparison between the clinical frailty scale and the hospital frailty risk score to risk stratify older people with emergency care needs6
Characteristics and resource needs in patients with vestibular symptoms: a comparison of patients with symptoms of unknown versus determined origin6
Effect of triage training on the knowledge application and practice improvement among the practicing nurses of the emergency departments of the National Referral Hospitals, 2018; a pre-post study in A6
Isolated calf deep venous thrombosis: frequency on venous ultrasound and clinical characteristics6
Starting ambulance care professionals and critical incidents: a qualitative study on experiences, consequences and coping strategies6
Traumatic cardiac arrest – a nationwide Danish study6
Management of oesophageal foreign bodies in children: a 10-year retrospective analysis from a tertiary care center6
Development and validation of a scoring system for mortality prediction and application of standardized W statistics to assess the performance of emergency departments6
Bomb blast: imaging findings, treatment and clinical course of extremity traumas6
Experience of using video support by prehospital emergency care physician in ambulance care - an interview study with prehospital emergency nurses in Sweden6
German emergency department measures in 2018: a status quo based on the Utstein reporting standard6
Age-adjusted Charlson Comorbidity Index as effective predictor for in-hospital mortality of patients with cardiac arrest: a retrospective study5
Accuracy of echocardiography and ultrasound protocol to identify shock etiology in emergency department5
Utilization of serum D-dimer assays prior to computed tomography pulmonary angiography scans in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism among emergency department physicians: a retrospective observational5
The COVID-19 pandemic: the effect on airway Management in non-COVID emergency patients5
Evaluation of comprehensiveness and reliability of electronic health records concerning resuscitation efforts within academic intensive care units: a retrospective chart analysis5
Audit of the functional preparedness of the selected military hospital in response to incidents and disasters: participatory action research5
Machine learning–based triage to identify low-severity patients with a short discharge length of stay in emergency department5
The impact of chest pain center on treatment delay of STEMI patients: a time series study5
Validation of the modified Skåne emergency department assessment of patient load (mSEAL) model for emergency department crowding and comparison with international models; an observational study5
Impact of video quality when evaluating video-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a randomized, controlled simulation trial5
Risk prediction of biomarkers for early multiple organ dysfunction in critically ill patients5
Sudanese emergency departments: a study to identify the barriers to a well-functioning triage5
Virtual Reality for Pain Relief in the Emergency Room (VIPER) – a prospective, interventional feasibility study5
Piloting data linkage in a prospective cohort study of a GP referral scheme to avoid unnecessary emergency department conveyance5
Time-to-reperfusion in patients with acute myocardial infarction and mortality in prehospital emergency care: meta-analysis5
Predicting mortality among septic patients presenting to the emergency department–a cross sectional analysis using machine learning5
Prognostic prediction tools and clinician communication: a qualitative study of the effect of the STUMBL tool on clinical practice5
Antibiotic prescription consistent with guidelines in emergency department is associated with 30-day survival in severe community-acquired pneumonia5
Workplace violence and influencing factors among paramedic pre hospital paramedic personnel (city and road) in Iran: a quality content analysis5
Quick and effective improvement of leucine enriched dietary supplement on malnutrition in acute stroke patients receiving enteral tube feeding5
Australian emergency department care for older adults diagnosed with low back pain of lumbar spine origin: a retrospective analysis of electronic medical record system data (2016–2019)5
Evaluation of the Revised Trauma Score, MGAP, and GAP scoring systems in predicting mortality of adult trauma patients in a low-resource setting5
Workplace violence toward emergency medicine physicians in the hospitals of Taif city, Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional survey5
Survival after traumatic cardiac arrest is possible—a comparison of German patient-registries5
Emergency department use by patients with end-stage renal disease in the United States5
Characteristics of visits and predictors of admission from a paediatric emergency room in Saudi Arabia5
Assessment of patients with suspected sepsis in ambulance services: a qualitative interview study5
Propensity score adjusted comparison of three-factor versus four-factor prothrombin complex concentrate for emergent warfarin reversal: a retrospective cohort study5
What are the barriers and facilitators to effective health promotion in urgent and emergency care? A systematic review5