Submissions from 2011

Association between upper extremity fractures and weight status in children, SA. Singer and LM. Ryan

Characterization of signaling function and expression of HLA class I molecules in medulloblastoma., C Smith, M Santi, EJ Rushing, R Cornelison, and TJ MacDonald

Ambulance diversion and survival among patients with acute myocardial infarction, OA Soremekun, DFM Brown, and JM Pines

Emergency medicine: an operations management view., OA Soremekun, C Terwiesch, and JM Pines

Achieving efficiency in crowded emergency departments: A research agenda, MJ Ward, H Farley, RK Khare, E Kulstad, and RL Mutter

Monitoring trends in dextromethorphan abuse using the National Poison Data System: 2000-2010, MD Wilson, RW Ferguson, ME Mazer, and TL Litovitz

Orbital fracture clinical decision rule development: burden of disease and use of a mandatory electronic survey instrument, K Yadav, E Cowan, S Wall, and P. Gennis

Trauma registries: History, logistics, limitations, and contributions to emergency medicine research, S Zehtabchi, DK Nishijima, MP McKay, and N Clay Mann

Evaluating Syndromic surveillance systems at institutions of higher education (IHEs): A retrospective analysis of the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic at two universities, Y Zhang, L May, and MA Stoto

Submissions from 2010

Analysis of Emergency Medical Services Activations in Shenandoah National Park from 2003 to 2007, J. Baker and M. P. McKay

Diphenhydramine dose-response: a novel approach to determine triage thresholds, BE Benson, MF Farooqi, W Klein-Schwartz, T Litovitz, and AN Webb

National patterns of risk-standardized mortality and readmission for acute myocardial infarction and heart failure update on publicly reported outcomes measures based on the 2010 release, SM Bernheim, JN Grady, Z Lin, Y Wang, and Y Wang

Electrocardiographic differential diagnosis of narrow QRS complex tachycardia: an ED-oriented algorithmic approach, M. P. Borloz, D. G. Mark, J. M. Pines, and W. J. Brady

Another look at Emergency Department HIV screening in practice: no need to revise expectations, J. Brown, M. Magnus, M. Czarnogosrki, and V. Lee

CD4 counts in patients diagnosed with HIV through routine HIV screening in two urban emergency departments, J Brown, DAE White, M Magnus, M Czarnogorski, and V Lee

Accountable Care Organizations: Implications for Antitrust Policy, T. Burke and S. Rosenbaum

Incorporating Evidence-based Medicine into Resident Education: A CORD Survey of Faculty and Resident Expectations, CR Carpenter, BG Kane, M Carter, R Lucas, and LG Wilbur

Trends in boarding of admitted patients in US Emergency Departments 2003-2005, B.G. Carr, J.E. Hollander, W.G. Baxt, E.M. Datner, and J.M. Pines

The effect of ED crowding on education, D.S. Cheung, J.J. Kelly, C. Beach, R.P. Berkeley, and R.A. Bitterman

National Survey of Emergency Department Alcohol Screening and Intervention Practices, RM Cunningham, SR Harrison, MP McKay, MJ Mello, and M Sochor

Emergency ultrasound usage among recent emergency medicine residency graduates of a convenience sample of 14 residencies, A. J. Dean, M. J. Breyer, B. S. Ku, A. M. Mills, and J. M. Pines

Emergency department lactate is associated with mortality in older adults admitted with and without infections, D.A. Del Portal, F. Shofer, M.E. Mikkelsen, P.J. Dorsey, and M. Goyal

Characterizing waiting room time, treatment time, and boarding time in the emergency department using quantile regression, R Ding, ML McCarthy, JS Desmond, JS Lee, and D Aronsky

Improving service quality by understanding emergency department flow: a White Paper and position statement prepared for the American Academy of Emergency Medicine, D. R. Eitel, S. E. Rudkin, M. A. Malvehy, J. P. Killeen, and J. M. Pines

Impact of time to antibiotics on survival in patients with severe sepsis or septic shock in whom early goal-directed therapy was initiated in the emergency department, D.F. Gaieski, M.E. Mikkelsen, R.A. Band, J.M. Pines, and R. Massone

Defining and measuring successful emergency care networks: A research agenda, SW Glickman, M Kit Delgado, JM Hirshon, JE Hollander, and TJ Iwashyna

Point-of-care testing at triage decreases time to lactate level in septic patients, M. Goyal, J. M. Pines, B. C. Drumheller, and D. F. Gaieski

Emergency Department Sickle Cell Assessment of Needs and Strengths (ED-SCANS), a Focus Group and Decision Support Tool Development Project, DA Handel, JA Hilton, MJ Ward, E Rabin, and FL Zwemer

Emergency department throughput, crowding, and financial outcomes for hospitals, DA Handel, JA Hilton, MJ Ward, E Rabin, and FL Zwemer

In reply, JM Howell and OL Eddy

Emergency department patient volume and troponin laboratory turnaround time, U Hwang, K Baumlin, J Berman, NK Chawla, and DA Handel

Summary of NIH medical-surgical emergency research roundtable held on April 30 to May 1, 2009, AH Kaji, RJ Lewis, and T Beavers-May

Impact on hospital functions following the 2010 Chilean earthquake, Thomas D. Kirsch, Judith Mitrani-Reiser, Richard Bissell, Lauren M Sauer, Michael Mahoney, William T Holmes, Nicolás Santa Cruz, and Francisco de la Maza


A piece of my mind. The line, Thomas D Kirsch and Margaret R Moon


Use of advanced radiology during visits to US emergency departments for injury-related conditions, 1998-2007, Frederick Kofi Korley, Julius Cuong Pham, and Thomas D. Kirsch

Coverage of obesity treatment: A state-by-state analysis of Medicaid and state insurance laws, JS Lee, JLO Sheer, N Lopez, and S Rosenbaum

Testing low-risk patients for suspected pulmonary embolism: a decision analysis, A.L. Lessler, J.A. Isserman, R. Agarwal, H.I. Palevsky, and J.M. Pines

In reply, AL Lessler and JM Pines

The performance of US hospitals as reflected in risk-standardized 30-day mortality and readmission rates for medicare beneficiaries with pneumonia, PK Lindenauer, SM Bernheim, JN Grady, Z Lin, and Y Wang

Are 2 smaller intravenous catheters as good as 1 larger intravenous catheter?, SF Li, M Cole, R Forest, M Chilstrom, and E Reinersman

Preventing battery ingestions: An analysis of 8648 cases, T Litovitz, N Whitaker, and L Clark

Emerging battery-ingestion hazard: Clinical implications, T Litovitz, N Whitaker, L Clark, NC White, and M Marsolek

Skin disorders at sea, R. Lucas, K. Boniface, and M. Hite

In response to .... Pre-excitation syndromes: diagnostic considerations, D. G. Mark, W. J. Brady, and J. M. Pines

Inhalant Abuse: Monitoring Trends by Using Poison Control Data, 1993-2008, M. R. Marsolek, N. C. White, and T. L. Litovitz

Assessing physicians' in training attitudes and behaviors during the 2009 H1N1 influenza season: A cross-sectional survey of medical students and residents in an urban academic setting, L. May, R. Katz, L. Johnston, M. Sanza, and B. Petinaux

Commentary: Women and Alcohol: Increasingly Willing to Drive While Impaired?, M. P. McKay

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