Submissions from 2009

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

Trends in elderly ED visits 1993-2003: What does the future hold?, D. C. Roberts and M. McKay

Indoor environmental exposures among children with asthma seen in an urban emergency department, S. J. Teach, E. F. Crain, D. M. Quint, M. L. Hylan, and J. G. Joseph

Spatial accessibility of primary care pediatric services in an urban environment: Association with asthma management and outcome, S. J. Teach, M. F. Guagliardo, E. F. Crain, R. J. McCarter, and D. M. Quint

Submissions from 2005

In their own words: lessons learned from those exposed to anthrax, J. C. Blanchard, Y. Haywood, B. D. Stein, T. L. Tanielian, and M. Stoto

In their own words: lessons learned from those exposed to anthrax., J.C. Blanchard, Y. Haywood, B.D. Stein, T.L. Tanielian, and M. Stoto

Preventive care in the United States: are blacks finally catching up? [see comment], J. Blanchard and N. Lurie

Simplifying prehospital analgesia: why certain medications should or should not be used for pain management in the field, B. Bledsoe, D. Braude, M. W. Dailey, J. Myers, and M. Richards

Simplifying prehospital analgesia. Why certain medications should or should not be used for pain management in the field., B. Bledsoe, D. Braude, M.W. Dailey, J. Myers, and M. Richards

CT Scan Use in the Evaluation of Patients with Abdominal Pain does not Result in a Higher Diagnostic Yield (abstract), J Brown and R Shesser

Drowning and near-drowning in children and adolescents - A succinct review for emergency physicians and nurses, A. E. Burford, L. M. Ryan, B. J. Stone, I. M. Hirshon, and B. L. Klein

The pediatric risk of hospital admission score: A second-generation severity-of-illness score for pediatric emergency patients, J. M. Chamberlain, K. M. Patel, and M. M. Pollack

Regional highlights in global emergency medicine development. (review), M.K. Doney and D.J. Macias

Funding emergency medicine development in low- and middle-income countries. (review), M.K. Doney, J. Smith, and G.B. Kapur

Genetic discrimination by insurers as a result of genetic research and testing: A comparison of national policies, R. I. Freishtat, Y. Joly, D. Avard, M. Ellenberg, and B. M. Knoppers

Activated T(II)2 lymphocytes express NKG2A, -C and an NK-like phenotype, R. I. Freishtat, S. B. Meyers, and L. M. Mitchell

A randomized, double-blind study comparing morphine with fentanyl in prehospital analgesia, M. Galinski, F. Dolveck, S. W. Borron, L. Tual, and V. Van Laer

Using distance-based technologies for emergency medicine training and education, T. Haile-Mariam, W. Koffenberger, H. W. McConnell, and S. Widamayer

Using distance-based technologies for emergency medicine training and education. (review), T. Haile-Mariam, W. Koffenberger, H.W. McConnell, and S. Widamaye

2006 guide to technology: vascular access. Pump away high-risk infusion errors, B. Jacobs

The United States twenty year experience with bombing incidents: implications for terrorism preparedness and response., G.B. Kapur, H.R. Hutson, M.A. Davis, and P.L. Rice

Measurement of carbon monoxide in simulated expired breath, E. Lapostolle, H. Gourlain, M. N. Pizagalli, P. Le Toumelin, and F. Adnet

Six core competencies and seven deadly sins: a virtues-based approach to the new guidelines for graduate medical education., G.L. Larkin, M.P. McKay, and P. Angelos

Are one or two dangerous? Sulfonylurea exposure in toddlers., G. Little and K.B. Boniface

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) notes. Graduated driver licensing systems... including commentary by McKay MP, M. P. McKay

Can the car tell us who needs the trauma team? (editorial), M.P. McKay

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHTSA) Notes. Graduated driver licensing systems., M.P. McKay

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) notes. Breath test refusals in DWI enforcement: an interim report., M.P. McKay and H.G. Garrison

Reducing drunk driving: what is the role of the emergency physician?, M.P. McKay and H.G. Garrison

Current recommendations for treatment of severe toxic alcohol poisonings, B. Megarbane, S. W. Borron, and F. J. Baud

Cerebral and plasma kinetics of a high dose of midazolam and correlations with its respiratory effects in rats, B. Megarbane, N. Lesguillons, M. Galliot-Guilley, S. W. Borron, and H. Trout

Flunitrazepam does not alter cerebral distribution of buprenorphine in the rat, B. Megarbane, S. Pirnay, S. W. Borron, H. Trout, and C. Monier

Epidemiology of Epistaxis in US Emergency Departments, 1992-2001., D.J. Pallin, Y.M. Chng, M.P. McKay, J.A. Emond, and A.J. Pelletier

Effect of dietary supplements on hemostasis: A case of bleeding in context of research and surveillance, M. E. Palmer

The use of high-dose epinephrine for patients with out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary arrest refractory to prehospital interventions, M. D. Patterson, D. A. Boenning, B. L. Klein, S. Fuchs, and K. M. Smith

Reflections on becoming a specialty and its impact on global emergency medical care: our challenge for the future, M. T. Rapp and G. Podgorny

Are one or two dangerous? Tricyclic antidepressant exposure in toddlers. (review), T.G. Rosenbaum and M. Kou

Are one or two dangerous? Opioid exposure in toddlers, D. K. Sachdeva and J. M. Stadnyk

Understanding diversity among prehospital care delivery systems around the world. (review), N. Sikka and G. Margolis