Top cited articles 2020

To celebrate the high-quality content published by EMJ in 2020, we have collated the most-cited papers of the past year. These articles are all free to access.

Dynamic adaptation to COVID-19 in a Singapore paediatric emergency department
May 2020 10.1136/emermed-2020-209634

Emergency departments and the COVID-19 pandemic: making the most of limited resources
May 2020 10.1136/emermed-2020-209660

Population, Intervention, Comparison, Outcomes and Study (PICOS) design as a framework to formulate eligibility criteria in systematic reviews
June 2020 10.1136/emermed-2020-209567

Validation of the PredAHT-2 prediction tool for abusive head trauma
March 2020 10.1136/emermed-2019-208893

Whole blood transfusion versus component therapy in adult trauma patients with acute major haemorrhage
June 2020 10.1136/emermed-2019-209040

Thromboprophylaxis in lower limb immobilisation after injury (TiLLI)
January 2020 10.1136/emermed-2019-208944

Prone positioning in patients treated with non-invasive ventilation for COVID-19 pneumonia in an Italian emergency department
September 2020 10.1136/emermed-2020-209744

Emergency department ‘outbreak rostering’ to meet challenges of COVID-19
July 2020 10.1136/emermed-2020-209614

Implications for COVID-19 triage from the ICNARC report of 2204 COVID-19 cases managed in UK adult intensive care units
June 2020 10.1136/emermed-2020-209791

Onsite telemedicine strategy for coronavirus (COVID-19) screening to limit exposure in ED
June 2020 10.1136/emermed-2020-209645