Submissions from 2010

Commentary, MP McKay

National highway traffic safety administration (NHTSA) notes, MP McKay

Factors Associated With Non-Adherence With Early Goal-Directed Therapy In The Emergency Department, M. E. Mikkelsen, D. F. Gaieski, M. Goyal, A. N. Miltiades, and J. C. Munson

The impact of crowding on time until abdominal CT interpretation in emergency department patients with acute abdominal pain, A. M. Mills, B. M. Baumann, E. H. Chen, K.-Y. Zhang, and J. E. Hollander

Research priorities for administrative challenges of integrated networks of care, R Pilgrim, JA Hilton, E Carrier, JM Pines, and G Hufstetler

Book and media review: A View From Washington: Federal Policy in Relation to Allied Health Over Two Decades, JM Pines

The role of the society for academic emergency medicine in the development of guidelines and performance measures, JM Pines, C Fee, GJ Fermann, AA Ferroggiaro, and CB Irvin

The effect of physician risk tolerance and the presence of an observation unit on decision making for ED patients with chest pain, J.M. Pines, J.A. Isserman, D. Szyld, A.J. Dean, and C.M. McCusker

Postdischarge Adverse Events for 1-Day Hospital Admissions in Older Adults Admitted From the Emergency Department, J. M. Pines, J. Mongelluzzo, J. A. Hilton, J. E. Hollander, and F. S. Shofer

The effect of emergency department crowding on length of stay and medication treatment times in discharged patients with acute asthma, JM Pines, A Prabhu, JA Hilton, JE Hollander, and EM Datner

The effect of ED crowding on education, J.M. Pines, A. Prabhu, C.M. McCusker, and J.E. Hollander

The effect of emergency department crowding on analgesia in patients with back pain in two hospitals, J. M. Pines, F. S. Shofer, J. A. Isserman, S. B. Abbuhl, and A. M. Mills

120: A Prospective Cohort Study to Assess the Impact of Resident Education on Door to Disposition Time In a Community Teaching Hospital Emergency Department, A Pourmand, R Lucas, H Shokoohi, K Yadav, and M Fair

Commentary: A call for culture change in academic medicine, D Powell, JL Scott, M Rosenblatt, PB Roth, and L Pololi

Electrocardiographic manifestations of cardiac infectious-inflammatory disorders, M. Punja, D. G. Mark, J. V. McCoy, R. Javan, and J. M. Pines

159: Emergency Department Utilization by Individuals With a Mental Health Diagnosis as Compared to the Overall Emergency Department Population, J Riley, J Blanchard, M Sattarian, and C Amoh-Tonto

Correlation of Physician Experience with Admission Rates (abstract), M Sattarian, MJ Buns, and R. Shesser

The Effect of Hospital Census on Emergency Department Operations (abstract), M Sattarian and R Shesser

Mastitis and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA): The Calm Before the Storm?, E. M. Schoenfeld and M. P. McKay

Weekend Emergency Department Visits in Nebraska: Higher Utilization, Lower Acuity, E. M. Schoenfeld and M. P. McKay

Pregnancy testing in women of reproductive age in US emergency departments, 2002 to 2006: assessment of a national quality measure, J. D. Schuur, S. A. Tibbetts, and J. M. Pines

Editorial Comment, K Shahrour, J Brown, and SV Jackman

Management of traumatic occult pneumothorax, K Yadav, M Jalili, and S Zehtabchi

Submissions from 2009

Challenge of hospital emergency preparedness: analysis and recommendations, J. A. Barbera, D. J. Yeatts, and A. G. Macintyre

Acute subretinal hemorrhage and exudative age-related macular degeneration: the role of bedside ocular ultrasound in ED diagnosis and management, K. S. Boniface, H. Shokoohi, S. Doctor, A. Pourmand, and M. P. McKay

Public health preparedness of post-Katrina and Rita shelter health staff, Daksha Brahmbhatt, Jennifer L Chan, Edbert B Hsu, Hani Mowafi, Thomas D. Kirsch, Asma Quereshi, and P Gregg Greenough


Mississippi's infectious disease hotline: a surveillance and education model for future disasters, Andrew M J Cavey, Jonathan M Spector, Derek Ehrhardt, Theresa Kittle, Mills McNeill, P Gregg Greenough, and Thomas D. Kirsch

Delineation of a gene network underlying the pulmonary response to oxidative stress in asthma, R.J. Freishtat, A.S. Benton, A.M. Watson, Z. Wang, and M.C. Rose


Changes needed in the care for sheltered persons: a multistate analysis from Hurricane Katrina, Jennifer Lee Jenkins, Melissa McCarthy, Gabor Kelen, Lauren M Sauer, and Thomas Kirsch


Prevalence of Unmet Health Care needs and description of health care-seeking behavior among displaced people after the 2007 California wildfires, J Lee Jenkins, Edbert B Hsu, Lauren M Sauer, Yu-Hsiang Hsieh, and Thomas D. Kirsch


Perspectives of future physicians on disaster medicine and public health preparedness: challenges of building a capable and sustainable auxiliary medical workforce, Heather E Kaiser, Daniel J Barnett, Edbert B Hsu, Thomas D. Kirsch, James J James, and Italo Subbarao


Sheltering patterns and utilization following the 2007 southern California wildfires, Thomas D. Kirsch, J Lee Jenkins, Lauren M Sauer, Yu-Hsiang Hsieh, Emilie Calvello, and Edbert Hsu

Emergency department patient flow: The influence of hospital census variables on emergency department length of stay, R. Lucas, H. Farley, J. Twanmoh, A. Urumov, and N. Olsen

Nomenclature and Definitions for Emergency Department Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Testing: Report from the 2007 Conference of the National Emergency Department HIV Testing Consortium, M. S. Lyons, C. J. Lindsell, J. S. Haukoos, G. Almond, and J. Brown

Health care emergency management: Establishing the science of managing mass casuality andmass effect incidents, A. G. Macintyre, J. A. Barbera, and P. Brewster

Education Program and Student Characteristics associated with pass rates on the national physical therapy examination for physical therapist assistants, J. Maring and E Costello

Medical Student Perceptions of Self-Paced, Web-Based Electives: A Descriptive Study, L. May, K. Acquaviva, A. Dorfman, and L. Posey

Beyond traditional surveillance: Applying syndromic surveillance to developing settings-opportunities and challenges, L. May; J.-P., Chretien; and J.A. Pavlin

Consensus and tools needed to measure health care emergency management capabilities, M. L. McCarthy, P. Brewster, E. B. Hsu, A. G. Macintyre, and G. D. Kelen

Public Health in the emergency department: overcoming barriers to implementation and dissemination, M. P. McKay, F. E. Vaca, C. Fields, and K. Rhodes

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Notes, P. McKay

Sternal Tuberculosis, A. Mohammadi and J. M. Howell


Pandemic influenza and major disease outbreak preparedness in US emergency departments: a survey of medical directors and department chairs, Melinda J Morton, Thomas D. Kirsch, Richard E Rothman, Marielle M Byerly, Yu-Hsiang Hsieh, John G McManus, and Gabor D Kelen

Accuracy of Radiographic Readings in the Emergency Department, B. Petinaux, R. Bhat, K. S. Boniface, and J. Aristozabal

H1N1 and Institutions of Higher Education, B. Petinaux, L. May, R. Katz, J. Luk, and I. Goldenberg

First-time department chairs at U.S.medical schools: A 29-year perspective on recruitment and retention, W. F. Rayburn, H. Alexander, L. J., and J. L. Scott

An Analysis of Emergency Department Flow, Severity and Congestion Factors That Are Associated With Decreases in the Left Without Being Seen Rate (abstract), M Sattarian and R. Shesser

The correlation between elevated cardiac troponin I and pulmonary artery obstruction index in ED patients with pulmonary embolism, H. Shokoohi, R. Shesser, J.P. Smith, M.C. Hill, and R. Hirsch

Early immunologic responses to trauma in the emergency department patients with major injuries, K Yadav, S Zehtabchi, PC Nemes, AC Miller, and M Azher

Submissions from 2008

Access to appointments based on insurance status in Washington, D.C, J. Blanchard, K. Ogle, O. Thomas, D. Lung, and B. Asplin

The changing landscape of state legislation and expanded HIV testing, J. Brown

Patient perceptions and acceptance of routine emergency department HIV testing, J. Brown, I. Kuo, J. Bellows, R. Barry, and P. Bui

The Use of Web Messaging for Emergency Department Patient Follow-up Communication (abstract), S Doaty, R Shesser, and T. Persily

The National Report Card on the State of Emergency Medicine, SK Epstein, JL Burstein, RB Case, AF Gardner, and SH Herman

Characteristics of tourist patients in an emergency department in a Mediterranean destination, O. Eray, M. Kartal, N. Sikka, E. Goksu, and O. E. Yigit

Brief motivational intervention to increase self-reported safety belt use among emergency department patients, W. G. Fernandez, P. M. Mitchell, A. S. Jamanka, M. R. Winter, and H. Bullock


Disaster medicine: what's the reality?, Thomas D. Kirsch and Edbert B Hsu

Focused bedside ocular ultrasound, Y Liu and J Chen

The emergency department occupancy rate: a simple measure of emergency department crowding?, ML McCarthy and R. Shesser

Commentary: emergency medical services: just the beginning of an effective system, M. P. McKay

Attitudes of teenagers and their parents to Pennsylvania's graduated driver licensing system, M. P. McKay, J. H. Coben, G. L. Larkin, and A. Shaffer

Attitudes of Teenagers and their Parents to Pennsylvania?s Graduated Driver Licensing System, MP McKay, JH Coben, GL Larkin, and A Shaffer

Connecticut's 2003 impaired-driving high-visibility enforcement campaign.[see comment], M. P. McKay, T. Thoma, C. Kahn, and C. S. Gotschall

The utility of base deficit and arterial lactate in differentiating major from minor injury in trauma patients with normal vital signs, L Paladino, R Sinert, D Wallace, T Anderson, and K Yadav

The utility of base deficit and arterial lactate in differentiating major from minor injury in trauma patients with normal vital signs, L Paladino, R Sinert, D Wallace, T Anderson, and K Yadav


Faith-based organizations and sustainable sheltering operations in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina: implications for informal network utilization, Anjali T Pant, Thomas D. Kirsch, Italo R Subbarao, Yu-Hsiang Hsieh, and Alexander Vu

The financial impact of deployments on reserve health care providers, B Petinaux

Increasing rates of emergency department visits for elderly patients in the United States, 1993 to 2003, D. C. Roberts, M. P. McKay, and A. Shaffer

Variability among emergency department charge nurses in the efficiency of patient bed assignment (abstract), M Sattarian, R Shesser, N Sikka, L Salazar, and B Jacobs

Bilateral compartment syndrome as a result of inferior vena cava filter thrombosis, H. Shokoohi, J. Smith, A. Holmes, and B. Abell

Are one or two dangerous? diphenoxylate-atropine exposure in toddlers, T. J. Thomas, D. Pauze, and J. N. Love

Suicidal antidepressant overdoses: a comparative analysis by antidepressant type J, N White, T Litovitz, and C. Clancy

JEMS 2008 salary & workplace survey: so, remind me again why EMS is a good job?, D. M. Williams

Submissions from 2007

International emergency medicine and the role for academic emergency medicine, K. Alagappan, R. Schafermeyer, J. Holliman, K. Iserson, and I. A. Sheridan

Patient-provider and patient-staff racial concordance and perceptions of mistreatment in the health care setting, J. Blanchard, S. Nayar, and N. Lurie

Establishing an ED HIV screening program: lessons from the front lines, J. Brown, R. Shesser, and G. Simon

Routine HIV screening in the emergency department using the new US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines: results from a high-prevalence area, J. Brown, R. Shesser, G. Simon, M. Bahn, and M. Czarnogorski

Food and Drug Administration public hearing on the conduct of emergency clinical research: testimony of Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network, J. M. Chamberlain, T. Singh, J. M. Baren, and R. F. Maio

Lack of agreement in pediatric emergency department discharge diagnoses from clinical and administrative data sources, M. H. Gorelick, S. Knight, E. A. Alessandrini, R. M. Stanley, and J. M. Chamberlain

Suspected methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections at sea, R. Lucas, K. Boniface, K. Roberts, and E. Kane

A model "go-kit" for use at strategic national stockpile points of dispensing, L. May, T. Cote, B. Hardeman, G. R. Gonzalez, and S. B. Adams

Maritime health emergencies, M. P. McKay

Ultrasonographically guided insertion of a 15-cm catheter into the deep brachial or basilic vein in patients with difficult intravenous access, C. N. Mills, O. Liebmann, M. B. Stone, and B. W. Frazee

Clinical prediction rule for identifying children with cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis at very low risk of bacterial meningitis., L. E. Nigrovic, N. Kuppermann, C. G. Macias, C. R. Cannavino, and D. M. Moro-Sutherland

Bioterrorism-related inhalational anthrax: Can extrapolated adult guidelines be applied to a pediatric population?, R. C. Place, D. Hanfling, J. M. Howell, and T. A. Mayer

Pneumoencephalomeningitis complicating Crohn's disease: a case report, DB. Ramsay, B. Petinaux, and M. Borum

Are one or two dangerous? Calcium channel blocker exposure in toddlers, C. Ranniger and C. Roche

Prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency in African-American children with forearm fractures, L. M. Ryan, C. Brandoli, R. J. Freishtat, J. M. Chamberlain, and J. L. Wright

The search for common ground: developing emergency medicine in Iran, J. P. Smith, H. Shokoohi, and J. C. Holliman

Submissions from 2006

Evaluation and management of a child with suspected malaria, D. Agrawal and S. J. Teach

Epidemiology of a pediatric emergency medicine research network - The PECARN core data project, E. R. Alpern, R. M. Stanley, M. H. Gorelick, A. Donaldson, and S. Knight

Helicopter scene transport of trauma patients with nonlife-threatening injuries: A meta-analysis, B. E. Bledsoe, A. K. Wesley, M. Eckstein, T. M. Dunn, and M. F. O'Keefe

The spectrum of informed consent in emergency psychiatric research, J. Brown

Association of emergency department care factors with admission and discharge decisions for pediatric patients.[see comment], J. M. Chamberlain, K. M. Patel, and M. M. Pollack

Assault-injured adolescents presenting to the emergency department: Causes and circumstances, T. L. Cheng, S. Johnson, J. L. Wright, A. S. Pearson-Fields, and R. Brenner

Prehospital rapid sequence intubation for head trauma: conditions for a successful program, S. M. Fakhry, J. M. Scanlon, L. Robinson, R. Askari, and R. L. Watenpaugh

Understanding genomics - Implications for the emergency medicine physician and the treatment of asthma, R. J. Freishtat and S. J. Teach

Intracuff pressures of endotracheal tubes in the management of airway emergencies: The need for pressure monitoring, M. Galinski, V. Treoux, B. Garrigue, F. Lapostolle, and S. W. Borron

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) notes. Seat belt use in 2005: demographic results, M. P. McKay

Buprenorphine is protective against the depressive effects of norbuprenorphine on ventilation, B. Megarbane, N. Marie, S. Pirnay, S. W. Borron, and P. N. Gueye