2018

Feasibility of expanded emergency department screening for behavioral health problems.
Kene MV, Rosales CM, Wood S, Rauchwerger AS, Vinson DR, Sterling SA. 
Am J Manag Care. 2018;24(12):585-591. 
Tele-triage outcomes for patients with chest pain: comparing physicians and registered nurses.
Sax DR, Vinson DR, Yamin CK, Huang J, Falck TM, Bhargava R, Amaral DJ, Reed ME.
Health Affairs. 2018;37(12);1997-2004.
Presented at the Health Affairs Briefing: Telehealth Conference, Washington, DC 2018. 
Medically Clear: A new mindset is a win-win for PE patients.
Ballard D, Vinson D.
Emerg Med News. 2018;40(12):12.
Increasing safe outpatient management for emergency department patients with pulmonary embolism: a controlled pragmatic trial.
Vinson DR, Mark DG, Chettipally UK, Huang J, Rauchwerger AS, Reed ME, Lin JS, Kene MV, Wang DH, Sax DR, Pleshakov TS, McLachlan ID, Yamin CK, Elms AR, Iskin HR, Vemula R, Yealy DM, Ballard DW.
Ann Intern Med. 2018;169(12):855-865. 

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

Emergency department patient satisfaction with treatment of low-risk pulmonary embolism.
Simon LE, Iskin HR, Vemula R, Huang J, Rauchwerger AS, Reed ME, Ballard DW, Vinson DR.
West J Emerg Med. 2018;19(6):938-946.
Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 2018.

Real-time patient–provider video telemedicine integrated with clinical care.

Reed ME, Parikh R, Huang J, Ballard DW, Barr I, Wargon C.

N Engl J Med. 2018;379(15):1478-1479.

Formulary inclusion of dabigatran increases initiation of atrial fibrillation thromboprophylaxis at emergency department discharge.
Vinson DR, Warton EM, Kea B, Ballard DW, Reed ME.

Ann Emerg Med. 2018;72(4S):S32 [abstract 73].

Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly, San Diego, CA, 2018.

Predictors of physician gestalt in the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome in the emergency department.
Simon LE, Reed ME, Huang J, Rauchwerger AS, Vinson DR, Ballard DW, Mark DG.
Ann Emerg Med. 2018;72(4S):S13-S14 [abstract 27].

Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly, San Diego, CA, 2018.

Prevalence and prognosis of delayed diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism.
Nasrollahi F, Makin CW, Arangan J, McLachlan DI, Stevenson MD, Huang J, Reed ME, Ballard DW, Vinson DR.
Ann Emerg Med. 2018;72(4S):S147 [abstract 374].

Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly, San Diego, CA, 2018.

Applying the RE-AIM framework for the evaluation of a clinical decision support tool for pediatric head trauma: A mixed-methods study.
Masterson Creber RM, Dayan PS, Kuppermann N, Ballard DW, Tzimenatos L, Alessandrini E, Mistry RD, Hoffman J, Vinson DR, Bakken S; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) and the Clinical Research on Emergency Services and Treatments (CREST) Network.
Appl Clin Inform. 2018;9(3):693-703.
Medically Clear: New immunotherapy revolutionizes cancer care, but guess where adverse events end up?
Ballard D, Vinson D.
Emerg Med News. 2018;40(9):29.
Clinical judgment and the PECARN head trauma prediction rules [letter].
Vinson DR, Ballard DW, Dayan PS, Kuppermann N.
Ann Emerg Med. 2018;72(3):323-325.
Enlisting emergency medicine clinicians to help reduce strokes in high-risk patients with atrial fibrillation and flutter.
Vinson DR, Kea B, Coll-Vinent B, Barrett TW, Atzema CL.
Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2018;104(4):613-614. 
Supplemental material available here
Medically Clear: Medical therapy shows promise over surgical drainage for peritonsillar abscess
Ballard DW, Vinson DR.
Emerg Med News. 2018;40(7):6.

Feasibility of single- vs two-physician procedural sedation in a small community emergency department.

Josephy CP, Vinson DR.

Am J Emerg Med. 2018;36(6):977-982.

Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly, Washington, DC, 2017.

Outpatient management of emergency department patients with acute pulmonary embolism: variation, patient characteristics and outcomes.

Vinson DR, Ballard DW, Huang J, Reed ME, Lin JS, Kene MV, Sax DR, Rauchwerger AS, Wang DH, McLachlan DI, Pleshakov TS, Silver MA, Clague VA, Klonecke AS, Mark DG, for the MAPLE Investigators of the CREST Network.

Ann Emerg Med. 2018;72(1):62-72.e3. PMID: 29248335

Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2017.

Related interview: Report: Liability fears of discharging low-risk pulmonary embolism patients unfounded. ED Legal Letter. 2018;29(10):117-119.

​Featured in Ann Emerg Med Journal Club: Barrett TW, et al. Outpatient pulmonary embolism management: If you walk into the emergency department with a pulmonary embolism, maybe you should also walk out: answers to the July 2018 Journal Club questions. Ann Emerg Med. 2018;72(6):725-730.

Improving an outpatient pathway for the emergency management of atrial fibrillation and flutter [letter].
Vinson DR, Lugovskaya N, Nagam MR.
Acad Emerg Med. 2018;25(9):1076-1077.
Emergency medical service providers’ perspectives on telemedicine in the ambulance: a survey-based study.
Simon LE, Rauchwerger AS, Warton EM, Reed ME, Vinson DR, Vlahos JW, Konik ZI, Ballard DW.
Acad Emerg Med. 2018;25(S1):S248 [abstract 700].
Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 2018.
Screening for and treatment of submassive pulmonary embolism in community emergency departments in the U.S.
Abraham AS, Othieno AA, Huang J, Reed ME, Mark DG, Vinson DR. 
Acad Emerg Med. 2018;25(S1):S28-29 [abstract 57].
Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 2018.

Prevalence and prognostic value of proximal clot location in patients with acute pulmonary embolism presenting with presyncope or syncope.

Bahl D, Engelhart DC, Swanson WP, Cotton DM, Krauss WC, Huang J, Reed ME, Mark DG, Vinson DR. 
Acad Emerg Med. 2018;25(S1):S29 [abstract 58].
Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 2018.
Presyncope carries similar risk as syncope in ED patients with acute pulmonary embolism.
Engelhart DC, Bahl D, Abraham AS, Swanson WP, Cotton DM, Krauss WC, Huang J, Reed ME, Mark DG, Vinson DR.
Acad Emerg Med. 2018;25(S1):S71 [abstract 180].
Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 2018.

Wide variation in hospitalization of emergency department patients with atrial fibrillation and flutter in a U.S. integrated health care delivery system.

Le DD, Abraham AS, Kea B, Warton EM, Reed ME, Rauchwerger AS, Ballard DW, Vinson DR.
Acad Emerg Med. 2018;25(S1):S42-43 [abstract 97].
Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 2018.
Prevalence of guideline-discordant lidocaine use in the U.S. prehospital treatment of stable monomorphic ventricular tachycardia.
Le DD, Abraham AS, Vinson DR.
Acad Emerg Med. 2018;25(S1):S267-268 [abstract 759].
Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 2018.

Patient selection, dosing patterns, safety, and delayed time to effect of IV amiodarone in the cardioversion of atrial fibrillation and flutter in 13 U.S. community EDs.

Nagam MR, Thiel GG, Dutczak O, Stevenson MD, Warton EM, Reed ME, Lugovskaya N, Ballard DW, Vinson DR.
Acad Emerg Med. 2018;25(S1):S224 [abstract 627].
Presented at thSociety for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 2018.

Medically Clear: Txa superior to packing for epistaxis, and patients like it better.

Ballard DW, Vinson DR.
Emerg Med News. 2018;40(4):1-32.
Real-time text message alerts to emergency physicians identifying potential study candidates increases clinical trial enrollment.
Simon LE, Rauchwerger AS, Chettipally UK, Vinson DR, Warton EM, Kharbanda AB, Kharbanda EO, Ballard DW. 
J Patient Cent Res Rev. 2018;5(S1):57 [abstract OA1.03]
Presented at the Health Care Systems Research Network Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 2018. 

Acute pulmonary embolism in emergency department patients despite adequate anticoagulation.

Liu MY, Ballard DW, Huang J, Rauchwerger AS, Reed ME, Bouvet SC, Vinson DR.

West J Emerg Med. 2018;19(3):510-516.

Presented at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2017.

Stroke prevention for high-risk atrial fibrillation in the emergency setting: differences between Canada and the United States [letter].
Kea B, Sun BC, Vinson DR.
Can J Cardiol. 2018;34(7):945.e3.
Medically Clear: The evidence supports police use of Naloxone.
Ballard DW, Vinson DR.
Emerg Med News. 2018;40(3):6.

Development and validation of a new pediatric Appendicitis Risk Calculator (pARC).

Kharbanda AB, Vazquez‐Benitez G, Ballard DW, Vinson DR, Chettipally UK, Kene MV, Dehmer SP, Bachur RG, Dayan P, Kuppermann N, O'Connor P, Kharbanda EO.

Pediatrics. 2018;141(4):e20172699. 

Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2017. (pARC summary).

Diphenhydramine should be co-administered with intravenous prochlorperazine to prevent akathisia [eletter].
Vinson DR, Friedman BW.
Emerg Med J. 2018 Feb 25 [Epub].
Thromboprophylaxis for high-risk adults with atrial fibrillation and flutter discharged from the emergency department.

Vinson DR, Warton EM, Mark DG, Ballard DW, Reed ME, Chettipally UK, Singh N, Bouvet SZ, Kea B, Ramos PC, Glaser DS, Go AS, for the TAFFY investigators of the CREST Network. 

West J Emerg Med. 2018;19(2):346-360.

Editorial: Thompson LB, Kurz MC. Just missing the mark: discharging high-risk atrial fibrillation/flutter without thromboprophylaxis. West J Emerg Med. 2018;19(2)361–363.

Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2017.

Performance of coronary risk scores in patients with chest pain in the emergency department.
Mark DG, Huang J, Chettipally UK, Kene MV, Anderson M, Hess EP, Ballard DW, Vinson DR, Reed ME.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018;71(6):606-616.
Editorial: Januzzi JL, McCarthy CP. Evaluating chest pain in the emergency department searching for the optimal gatekeeper. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018;71(6):617-619.

Bridging the digital divide: mobile access to personal health records among patients with diabetes.

Graetz I, Huang J, Brand RJ, Hsu J, Yamin CK, Reed ME.

Am J Manag Care. 2018;24(1):43-48.

Understanding the effect of propofol and electrical cardioversion on the systolic blood pressure of emergency department patients with atrial fibrillation.

Vinson DR, Kea B.
World J Emerg Med. 2018;9(1):76. 

Prochlorperazine, metoclopramide, and diphenhydramine for acute migraine headache.

Lin M, Vinson DR, Geier C, Zlatan C, Hayes BD.
Acad Life in Emerg Med. 2018 Jan 10 [Epub].

Ibutilide effectiveness and safety in the cardioversion of atrial fibrillation and flutter in the community emergency department.

Vinson DR, Lugovskaya N, Warton EM, Rome AM, Stevenson MD, Reed ME, Nagam MR, Ballard DW.

Ann Emerg Med. 2018;71(1):96-108.

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

Communicating through the patient portal to engage family care partners.
Reed ME, Huang J, Brand R, Ballard DW, Yamin CK, Hsu J, Grant R. 
JAMA Intern Med. 2018;178(1):142-144.
Multicentre validation of a sepsis prediction algorithm using only vital sign data in the emergency department, general ward and ICU.
Mao Q, Jay M, Hoffman JL, Calvert J, Barton C, Shimabukuro D, Shieh L, Chettipally UK, Fletcher G, Kerem Y, Zhou Y, Das R.
BMJ Open. 2018;8(1):e017833.

The incidence of traumatic intracranial hemorrhage in head-injured older adults transported by EMS with and without anticoagulant or antiplatelet use.

Nishijima DK, Gaona SD, Waechter T, Maloney R, Blitz A, Elms AR, Farrales RD, Montoya J, Bair T, Howard C, Gilbert M, Trajano RP, Hatchel KM, Faul M, Bell JM, Coronado VC, Vinson DR, Ballard DW, Tancredi DJ, Garzon H, Mackey KE, Shahlaie K, Holmes JF, for the Sacramento County Prehospital Research Consortium.

J Neurotrauma. 2018;235(5):750–759.

Presented at the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2017.

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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