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Emergency Medicine Publications - 2012

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Carr GE, Yuen TC, McConville JF, Kress JP, VandenHoek TL, Hall JB, Edelson DP, American Heart Association's Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation (National Registry of CPR), Investigators [Collaborator -, Mader T]. Early cardiac arrest in patients hospitalized with pneumonia: a report from the American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation Program. 2012;141:1528-1536.
  • Hoffmann U, Truong QA, Schoenfeld DA, Chou ET, Woodard PK, Nagurney JT, Pope JH, Hauser TH, White CS, Weiner SG, Kalanjian S, Mullins ME, Mikati I, Peacock WF, Zakroysky P, Hayden D, Goehler A, Lee H, Gazelle GS, Wiviott SD, Fleg JL, Udelson JE, ROMICAT-II, Investigators. Coronary CT angiography versus standard evaluation in acute chest pain. N Engl J Med 2012;367:299-308.
  • Kline JA, Hogg MM, Courtney DM, Miller CD, Jones AE, Smithline HA. D-Dimer threshold increase with pretest probability unlikely for pulmonary embolism to decrease unnecessary computerized tomographic pulmonary angiography. J Thromb Haemost 2012;10:572-581.
  • Kocher KE, Shane SA, Venkatesh AK, Aronsky D, Asplin BR, Rathlev NK. Interventions to safeguard system effectiveness during periods of emergency department crowding. Acad Emerg Med 2011;18:1313-1317.
  • Merchant RM, Yang L, Becker LB, Berg RA, Nadkarni V, Nichol G, Carr BG, Mitra N, Bradley SM, Abella BS, Groeneveld PW, American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation Investigators [Collaborator-Mader T]. Incidence of treated cardiac arrest in hospitalized patients in the United States. Crit Care Med 2011;39:2401-2406.
  • Ornato JP, Peberdy MA, Reid RD, Feeser VR, Dhindsa HS, NRCPR, Investigators [Collaborator-Mader T]. Impact of resuscitation system errors on survival from in-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation 2012;83:63-69.
  • Pines JM, Hilton JA, Weber EJ, Alkemade AJ, Al Shabanah H, Anderson PD, Bernhard M, Bertini A, Gries A, Ferrandiz S, Kumar VA, Harjola VP, Hogan B, Madsen B, Mason S, Ohlén G, Rainer T, Rathlev N, Revue E, Richardson D, Sattarian M, Schull MJ. International Perspectives on Emergency Department Crowding. Acad Emerg Med 2011;18:1358-1370.
  • Platts-Mills TF, Hunold KM, Bortsov AV, Soward AC, Peak DA, Jones JS, Swor RA, Lee DC, Domeier RM, Hendry PL, Rathlev NK, McLean SA. More educated emergency department patients are less likely to receive opioids for acute pain. 2012;153:967-973.
  • Rabin E, Kocher K, McClelland M, Pines J, Hwang U, Rathlev N, Asplin B, Trueger NS, Weber E. Solutions to emergency department 'boarding' and crowding are underused and may need to be legislated. Health Aff (Millwood) 2012;31:1757-1766.
  • Rankins KB, McGovern R, Winston ES, Al-Dulaimy K, Pope JH. Abdominal anaphylaxis presenting as trauma: a recipe for delayed diagnosis. J Emerg Med 2012;43:630-633.
  • Rathlev NK, Obendorfer D, White LF, Rebholz C, Magauran B, Baker W, Ulrich A, Fisher L, Olshaker J. Time series analysis of emergency department length of stay per 8-hour shift. West J Emerg Med 2012;13:163-168.
  • Smithline HA, Donnino M, Greenblatt DJ. Pharmacokinetics of high-dose oral thiamine hydrochloride in healthy subjects. BMC Clin Pharmacol 2012;12:4.
  • Venkatesh AK, Kline JA, Courtney DM, Camargo CA, Plewa MC, Nordenholz KE, Moore CL, Richman PB, Smithline HA, Beam DM, Kabrhel C. Evaluation of pulmonary embolism in the emergency department and consistency with a national quality measure: quantifying the opportunity for improvement. Arch Intern Med 2012;172:1028-1032.
  • Wolfe J. Why women lose at the negotiating table. Emerg Phys Monthly 2012;:1-4.

Research Presentations

  • ACEP Annual Meeting. Bailitz J, Hoffman B, Nolting L, Budhram G, Cosby K, Bengiamin R, Baty G, Summers S, Ferre R, Hunt P. Accuracy of emergency medicine residents during completion of the American College of Physicians Minimum Ultrasonography Training Benchmarks. Denver, CO. 2012, 2012. Published abstract online at Ann Emerg Med 2012 60(4s):s6.
  • ACEP Annual Meeting. Murman D, Budhram G, Sullivan A, Lutfy L. Endotracheal tube placement varification by ultrasonography: A comparison of three methods using a porcein model. Denver, CO. , 2012. Published abstract online at Ann Emerg Med 2012 60(4s):s62.
  • American Collage of Emergency Physician Research Forum. Kellogg A. Fatigued but not intellectually compromised. Denver, CO. , 2012. Poster and oral presentations.
  • American College of Cardiology's 61st Annual Scientific Session & Expo. Hoffmann U, Truong Q, Lee H, Chou E, Woodard P, Nagurney J, Pope JH, Hauser T, White C, Weiner S, Goehler A, Zakroysky P, Kirby R, Hayden D, Wiviott S, Fleg J, Gazelle S, Schoenfeld D, Udelson J. Multicenter randomized comparative effectiveness trial of cardiac CT vs alternative triage strategies in acute chest pain patients in the emergency department: Results from the ROMICAT II trial. Chicago, IL. Mar 24-Mar 27, 2012.
  • Annual New England Region SAEM Research Forum. Smithline HA, Greenman RL, Lin R. Use of magnetic resonance imaging to measure endothelial function. Springfield, MA. Mar 21, 2012.
  • Annual New England Regional SAEM Research Forum. Smith SM, MacAuslan J, Goldhor R, Chenausky K, Coute RA, Barus RA, Smithline HA. Using acoustic analysis of coughs to identify respiratory infections in the emergency department. Springfield, MA. Mar 21, 2012.
  • Annual New England Regional SAEM Research Forum. Smithline H. Correlation between change in dyspnea severity and clinical outcome in patients with acute heart failure. Springfield, MA. Mar 21, 2012.
  • Baystate Medical Center Academic Week. Blank F, Santoro J, Al Dulaimy K, , Maynard A, Kamyk K, Visintainer P, Li H. Reducing treatment delays and errors by improving communication: A Collaborative Project of the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Radiology. Oral and poster presentation. Springfield, MA. May 14-May 18, 2012. Poster and oral presentations.
  • CORD Meeting. Hern G, Kessler C, Alter H, Biese K, Burns B, Comes J, Davenport M, Gallahue F, Gang M, Jones J, Knapp B, Kulstad C, Osborne B, Velez L, [CORD, Transitions of Care Task Force]. Current handoff practices in EM residencies: A targeted needs assessment and opportunities for future education. Is there a need for transition?. Atlanta, GA. , 2012.
  • Emergency Medicine Winter Symposium. Lutfy-Clayton L. A review of the airway literature over the past year. Portland, ME. Feb 27-Mar 1, 2012.
  • Inter-American Emergency Medicine Conference. Kellogg A. Airway management in blunt neck trauma. Buenos Aires, Argentina. May 16-May 18, 2012.
  • Inter-American Emergency Medicine Conference. Kellogg A. Alcohol withdrawal syndromes. Buenos Aires, Argentina. May 16-May 18, 2012.
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting. Kline J, Hogg MM, Courtney DM, Miller CD, Jones AE, Smithline H. D-dimer threshold increase with pretest probability unlikely for pulmonary embolism to decrease unnecessary computerized tomographic pulmonary angiography. Chicago, IL. May 9-May 12, 2012. Published abstract in Acad Emerg Med 2012 May;19(4)Suppl 1:S21.
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting. Smith SM, MacAuslan J, Goldhor R, Chenausky K, Coute RA, Barus RA, Smithline HA. Using acoustic analysis of coughs to identify respiratory infections in the emergency department. Chicago, IL. May 9-May 12, 2012. Published abstract in Acad Emerg Med 2012 May;19(4)Suppl 1:S302.
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting. Smithline HA, Ismail K, Barus R, Coute R, Blank F. Correlation between change in dyspnea severity and clinical outcome in patients with acute heart failure. Chicago, IL. May 9-May 12, 2012. Published abstract in Acad Emerg Med 2012 May;19(5)Suppl 1:S106.
  • Society of Academic Emergency Medicine National Meeting. Coute RA, Mader TJ, Kellogg AR, Millay SA, Jensen LC. Rescue shock timing and outcomes following 12 minutes of untreated ventricular fibrillation. Chicago, IL. , 2012.
  • Society of Academic Emergency Medicine National Meeting. Coute RA, Mader TJ, Kellogg AR, Millay SA, Jensen LC. Restoring coronary perfusion pressure before defibrillation after chest compression interruptions. Chicago, IL. , 2012.
  • Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Regional Meeting. Coute RA, Mader TJ, Kellogg AR, Millay SA, Jensen LC. Rescue shock timing and outcomes following 12 minutes of untreated ventricular fibrillation. Springfield, MA. , 2012.
  • Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Regional Meeting. Coute RA, Mader TJ, Kellogg AR, Millay SA, Jensen LC. Restoring coronary perfusion pressure before defibrillation after chest compression interruptions. Springfield, MA. , 2012.
  • Women’s Health in Emergency Medicine. Lutfy-Clayton L. She sails in medicine. Wellesley, MA. Apr 21, 2012.