2016

Effectiveness and safety of procainamide in the cardioversion of atrial fibrillation and flutter in the community ED setting: a Pharm CAFÉ Study.
Lugovskaya N, Warton EM, Nagam MR, Reed ME, Ballard DW, Rome AM, Stevenson MD, Vinson DR.
Ann Emerg Med. 2016;68(4S):S40 [abstract 100].

Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly, Las Vegas, NV, 2016.

 

Pediatric appendicitis: trends in emergency department imaging and outcomes in the community setting, 2010-2015.
Kene MV, Ballard DW, Vinson DR, Carpenter D, Rauchwerger AS, Kharbanda AB, Kharbanda EO.
Ann Emerg Med. 2016;68(4S):S82-83 [abstract 211].

Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly, Las Vegas, NV, 2016.

Optimizing clinical decision support in the electronic health record: clinical characteristics associated with the use of a decision tool for disposition of ED patients with pulmonary embolism.

Ballard DW, Vemula R, Chettipally UK, Kene MV, Mark DG, Elms AK, Lin JS, Reed ME, Huang J, Rauchwerger AS, Vinson DR.

Appl Clin Inform. 2016;7(3):883-98.

Presented at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2016.

Risk stratifying emergency department patients with acute pulmonary embolism: does the simplified Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index perform as well as the original?

Vinson DR, Ballard DW, Mark DG, Huang J, Reed ME, Rauchwerger AS, Wang DH, Lin DS, Kene MV, Pleshakov TS, Sax DK, Sax JM, McLachlan DI, Yamin CK, Swap CJ, Iskin HR, Vemula R, Fleming BS, Elms AR, Aujesky D, for the MAPLE Investigators of the KP CREST Network.

Thromb Res. 2016;148:1-8.

In reply to "big vs. small data and the generalizability of the rate of CT overuse in minor head injury."

Sharp AL, Nagaraj G, Rippberger EJ, Shen E, Swap CJ, Silver MA, McCormick T, Vinson DR, Hoffman JR.

Acad Emerg Med. 2016;24(3):393.

Clinical decision support for a multicenter trial of pediatric head trauma: development, implementation, and lessons learned.

Tham E, Swietlik M, Deakyne S, Hoffman JM, Grundmeier RW, Paterno MD, Rocha BH, Schaeffer MH, Pabbathi D, Alessandrini E, Ballard D, Goldberg HS, Kuppermann N, Dayan PS; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN).

Appl Clin Inform. 2016;7(2):534-42.

 

Safe and effective implementation of telestroke in a US community hospital setting.
Sauser-Zachrison K, Shen E, Sangha N, Ajani Z, Neil WP, Gould MK, Ballard DW, Sharp AL.
Perm J. 2016;20(4):15-217.
Presented at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2016.

Managing migraine in complicated patients [expert opinion].

Vinson DR.

Acad Life in Emerg Med. 2016 May 18 [Epub].

 

Is ultrasound non-inferior to computed tomography for pediatric appendicitis?

Kene MV, Ballard DW, Carpenter D.

Acad Emerg Med. 2016;23(S1):S47 [abstract 87].

Presented at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2016.

Active treatment of psychiatric patients in the ED decreases inpatient psychiatric admission rates and ED length of stay.

Murrell K, Balan Y.

Acad Emerg Med. 2016;23(S1):S101-2 [abstract 218].

Presented at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2016.

Incidence of outcomes based on field triage in older adults with blunt head trauma transported by EMS.

Nishijima DK, Gaona S, Maloney R, Waechter T, Bair T, Blitz A, Elms A, Farrales RD, Howard C, Montoya J, Foley M, Gilbert MA, Chenoweth J, Vinson DR, Ballard DW, Shahlaie K, Holmes JF.

Acad Emerg Med. 2016;23(S1):S34-5 [abstract 60].

Presented at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2016.

Not so fast! Beta-blockers blunt tachycardia in pulmonary embolism: implications for clinical decision rules?

Yamin CK, Reed ME, Ballard DW, Mark DG, Vinson DR.

Acad Emerg Med. 2016;23(S1):S130 [abstract 294].

Presented at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2016.

The complexities of studying computerized physician order entry: implications for the perceived effectiveness of stroke order sets [letter].

Ballard DW, Huang J, Vinson DR, Reed ME, Kim AS. Reply to Shy BD, et al.

Ann Emerg Med. 2016;67(4):561-562.

Complications of central venous catheterization [letter].

Vinson DR, Ballard DW, Gould MK.

N Engl J Med. 2016;374(15):1489.

False negative interpretations of cranial computed tomography in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Mark DG, Sonne DC, Jun P, Schwartz DT, Kene MV, Vinson DR, Ballard DW. 

Acad Emerg Med. 2016;23(5):591-8.

Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and brain freeze: a case of recurrent co-incident precipitation from a frozen beverage. 

Lugovskaya L, Vinson DR.

Am J Case Rep. 2016;17:23-26.

Expert Reviewers
 
CREST researchers have acted as peer reviewers for many clinical journals, including:
 
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, American Journal of Managed Care, Annals of Internal Medicine, BMJ, The Cochrane Collaboration, Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, Health Affairs, Journal of General Internal Medicine, The Journal of the American Medical Association, The Journal of Emergency Medicine, Journal of Medical Toxicology, Medical Care MedEdPORTAL, Academic Emergency Medicine, Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, Circulation, Stroke

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