Abstracts

2020
 
Indeterminate ultrasound in pediatric appendicitis is prevalent, poorly documented, and predicts additional imaging.

Olcese ME, Saxon A, Sax DR, Vinson DR, Durant EJ, Stram DA, Ballard DW.

Acad Emerg Med. 2020;27(S1). Abstract in press.

               Accepted for presentation at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, May 2020.

 

 

Testing and enhancing an emergency department acute heart failure risk stratification tool.

Sax DR, Mark DG, Huang J, Collins SP, Storrow AB, Liu D, Reed ME.

Acad Emerg Med. 2020;27(S1). Abstract in press.

               Accepted for presentation at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, May 2020.

 

 

Retrospective review of young children with food induced anaphylaxis presenting to the emergency department.

Mesznik KM, Ko J, Zhu SX, Sax DR.

Acad Emerg Med. 2020;27(S1). Abstract in press.

               Accepted for presentation at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, May 2020.

 

 

Accurately identifying pulmonary embolism in computed tomography pulmonary angiography reports using natural language processing.

Kene MV, Warton EM, Arasu VA, Rauchwerger AS, Vinson DR, Shan J, Reed ME.

Acad Emerg Med. 2020;27(S1). Abstract in press.

               Accepted for presentation at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, May 2020.

 

 

Emergency department initiation of stroke prophylaxis for atrial fibrillation impacts long-term use.

Kea B, Warton EM, Ballard DW, Reed ME, Go AS, Sun BC, Vinson DR.

Acad Emerg Med. 2020;27(S1). Abstract in press.

               Accepted for presentation at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, May 2020.

Comprehensive management of acute pulmonary embolism in the primary clinic setting without transfer of care: A case report.

Isaacs DJ, Johnson EJ, Vinson DR.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020;201:A7257.

               Accepted for presentation at the American Thoracic Society meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 2020.

               Table 1

Patients with a clinic-based diagnosis of pulmonary embolism prior to emergency department transfer have lower resource needs than those diagnosed in the emergency department.

Bath H, Mark DG, Huang J, Reed ME, Vinson DR.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020;201:A2012.

               Accepted for presentation at the American Thoracic Society meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 2020.

The 30-day adverse outcomes among patients treated in the emergency department for heart failure by left ventricular systolic function status.
Rana JS, Mark D, Huang J, Rauchwerger AS, Reed ME, Sax DR.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020;75(11S1):880 [abstract].

2019

Stroke prophylaxis action after US emergency department diagnosis and discharge of atrial fibrillation and flutter patients.

Kea B, Warton EM, Sun BC, Olshansky B, Lip GY, Raitt M, Reed ME, Ballard DW, Vinson DR, on behalf of the CREST Network.

Circ. 2019;140:A12578.

              Presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Philadelphia, PA, November 2019.

Appropriate stroke prophylaxis action after US emergency department diagnosis and discharge of atrial fibrillation and flutter patients.

Kea B, Warton EM, Sun BC, Reed ME, Ballard DW, Vinson DR.

Ann Emerg Med. 2019;74(4S):S38-39 [abstract 96].

              Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Research Forum, Denver, CO, October 2019.

Treatment variation of stable ventricular tachycardia in the emergency department.

Arangan J, Lin JS, Bouvet SC, Fazleabas Q, Warton EM, Reed ME, Liu TI, Vinson DR, McLachlan I for the KP CREST Network.

Ann Emerg Med. 2019;74(4S):S27 [abstract 69].

              Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Research Forum, Denver, CO, October 2019.

 

Procainamide vs ibutilide in the cardioversion of recent-onset atrial fibrillation and flutter: a retrospective cohort study.

Vinson DR, Lugovskaya N, Warton EM, Reed ME, Nagam MR, Dutczak O, Ballard DW, for the KP CREST Network.

Ann Emerg Med. 2019;74(4S):S7-8 [abstract 16].

              Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Research Forum, Denver, CO, October 2019.

Validation of the pediatric Appendicitis Risk Calculator (pARC) in a community setting.
Cotton DM, Vinson DR, Vazquez-Benitez G, Warton EM, Chettipally UK, Kene MV, Lin JS, Mark DG, Sax DR, McLachlan ID, Rauchwerger AS, Simon LE, Kharbanda AB, Kharbanda EO, Ballard DW. 
Ann Emerg Med. 2019;74(4):471-480.
Presented at the Health Care Systems Research Network Annual Conference, Portland, OR, 2019. 
Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly, San Diego, CA, 2018.
Appropriate stroke prophylaxis action after emergency department diagnosis and discharge for atrial fibrillation.
Kea B, Warton EM, Ballard DW, Reed ME, Go AS, Sun BC, Vinson DR.
Acad Emerg Med. 2019;26(S1):S170 [abstract 443].
Presented at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2019.
The management of stable ventricular tachycardia across 21 community emergency departments.
Fazleabas QG, Arangan J, Lin JS, Bouvet SZ, Vinson DR, Warton EM, Reed MR, Liu TI, McLachlan ID.
Acad Emerg Med. 2019;26(S1):S169 [abstract 440].
Presented at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2019.
2018

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. 
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.
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.

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.

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 emergency department 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):S29 [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.
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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

2017

Short-term outcomes and factors associated with adverse events among adults discharged from the emergency department after treatment for acute heart failure.

Sax DR, Mark DM, Hsia RY, Tan TC, Tabada GH, Go AS.
Circ Heart Fail. 2017;10:e004144.
Presented at the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2016.
Editorial: Pang. PS, Weaver CS. Breaking the law of small numbers. Circ Heart Fail. 2017;10e004573.
Enhancing the electronic health record: clinical decision support via risk stratification at the emergency department point of care.

Rauchwerger AS, Chettipally UK, Ballard DW, Reed ME, Liu MY, Vinson DR.

Am Pub Health Assoc. 2017 Nov 7 [Poster session 7, board 9].

Presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2017.

Derivation of a clinical decision instrument to identify adults in a community setting with mild traumatic intracranial hemorrhage at low risk for requiring critical care intervention.

Anderson TJ, Warton EM, Daniels B, Lin JS, Gill K, Buss AR, McLachlan I, Garrido MX, Nishijima DK, Arasu V, Vinson DR.

Ann Emerg Med. 2017;70(4S):S146 [abstract 372].

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

Outcomes following possible undiagnosed aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a contemporary analysis.

Mark DG, Kene MV, Vinson DR, Ballard DW.

Acad Emerg Med. 2017;24(12):1451-1463.

Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2015.   

External validation of the UC Davis clinical decision instrument to identify adults in a community setting with mild traumatic intracranial hemorrhage at low risk for requiring ICU admission.

Buss AR, Nishijima DK, Daniels B, Warton EM, Anderson TJ, Gill KS, McLachlan DI, Lin JS, Garrido M, McHargue C, Vinson DR.

Acad Emerg Med. 2017;24(S1):S27 [abstract 56].

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

Leveraging open data with best practices to reduce length of stay.

Vinson DR, Song H, Tucker AL, Murrell KL.

Acad Emerg Med. 2017;24(S1):S202 [abstract 569].

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

 

Association between clinical gestalt and diagnosis of appendicitis in children (age 5-19) in a community ED setting 

Liu MY, Vinson DR, Kharbanda AB, Kharbanda EO, Reed ME, Warton EM, Kene MV, Rauchwerger AS, Mark DG, Chettipally UK, Bouvet SC, Ballard DW.

Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2017

Use of traumatic brain injury prediction rules with clinical decision support.

Dayan PS, Ballard DW, Tham E, Hoffman JM, Swietlik M, Deakyne SJ, Alessandrini EA, Tzimenatos L, Bajaj L, Vinson DR, Mark DG, Offerman SR, Chettipally UK, Paterno MD, Schaeffer MH, Wang J, Casper TC, Goldberg HS, Grundmeier RW, Kuppermann N.

Pediatrics. 2017;139(4):e20162709.

Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2015. 

Do EMS providers accurately ascertain anticoagulant and antiplatelet use in older adults with head trauma?

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.

Prehosp Emerg Care. 2017;21(2):209-215.

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

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.

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.

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.

2015

Implementation of computerized physician order entry is associated with increased thrombolytic administration for emergency department patients with ischemic stroke.

Ballard DW, Kim AS, Huang J, Park DK, Kene MV, Chettipally UK, Iskin HR, Hsu J, Vinson DR, Mark DG, Reed ME.

Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Dec;66(6):601-10.

Presented at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, 2014.

Presented at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2015.

Emergency department management of atrial fibrillation/flutter and patient quality of life at one-month post-visit.

Ballard DW, Reed ME, Singh N, Rauchwerger AS, Hamity CA, Warton M, Chettipally UK, Mark DG, Vinson DR.  

Ann Emerg Med. 2015;66(6):646-654.e2.

Editorial: Atzema CL. Atrial fibrillation: would you prefer a pill or 150 joules? Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Dec;66(6):655-657. 

Presented at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, 2014.

Poster: Emergency department management of atrial fibrillation/flutter and patient quality of life at one month post-visit.

The accuracy of an electronic pulmonary embolism severity index auto-populated from the electronic health record: setting the stage for computerized clinical decision support.

Vinson DR, Morley JE, Huang J, Liu V, Anderson ML, Drenten CE, Radecki RP, Nishijima DK, Reed ME.  

Appl Clin Inform. 2015;6(2):318-333.

Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2015.            

Timing of discharge follow-up for acute pulmonary embolism: retrospective cohort study.

Vinson DR, Ballard DW, Huang J, Rauchwerger AS, Reed ME, Mark DG. 

West J Emerg Med. 2015;16(1):55-61.

Presented at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2015.

2014

In-hospital mortality following treatment with red blood cell transfusion or inotropic therapy during early goal-directed therapy for septic shock: a retrospective propensity-adjusted analysis.

Mark DG, Morehouse JW, Hung YY, Kene MV, Elms AR, Liu V, Ballard DW, Vinson DR.

Crit Care. 2014;18:496.

Presented at American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly, Seattle, WA, 2013.

Performance of an augmented pulmonary embolism severity index in identifying ED patients at risk for 5-day inpatient adverse events.

Drenten C, Huang J, Morley JE, Anderson M, Liu V, Nishijima DK, Reed ME, Vinson DR.

Acad Emerg Med. 2014;21(4):S273 [abstract 660].

Presented at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, 2014.

Poster: Performance of an augmented Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index in identifying ED patients at risk for 5-day inpatient adverse events.

Bleeding complications of central venous catheterization in septic patients with abnormal hemostasis.

Vinson DR, Ballard DW, Hance LG, Hung YY, Rauchwerger AS, Reed ME, Kene MV, Chettipally UK, Elms AR, Mark DG.

Amer J Emerg Med. 2014;32(7):737-42.

Presented at American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly, Seattle, WA, 2013.

Poster: Bleeding complications of central venous catheterization in septic patients with abnormal hemostasis. 

Predictors of unattempted central venous catheterization in septic patients eligible for early goal-directed therapy.

Vinson DR, Ballard DW, Stevenson MD, Mark DG, Reed ME, Rauchwerger AS, Chettipally UK, Offerman SR, for the Kaiser Permanente CREST Network Investigators. 

West J Emerg Med. 2014;15(1):67-75.

Presented at American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly, Seattle, WA, 2013.

2013

Unbundling early goal-directed therapy: correction of low central venous oxygen saturation.

Mark DG, Morehouse JW, Kene MV, Elms AR, Ballard DW, Vinson, DR.

Crit Care Med. 2013;41 (S12) [abstract 1068].

Presented at Society of Critical Care Medicine 43rd Critical Care Congress, San Francisco, CA, 2014. 

Life after sepsis therapy: a one-year follow-up study of early goal directed therapy.

Chettipally UK, Reed ME, Huang J, Rauchwerger AS, Ballard DW, Offerman SR, Vinson DR.

Ann Emerg Med. 2013;62(4S):S132-S133.

Presented at American College of Emergency Physicians Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, 2013.  

Nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage in the setting of negative cranial computed tomography results: external validation of a clinical and imaging prediction rule.

Mark DG, Hung YY, Offerman SR, Rauchwerger AS, Reed ME, Chettipally U, Vinson DR, Ballard DW.

Ann Emerg Med. 2013;62(1):1-10.e1.

Presented at Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 2012.

Adaptation of a disease-specific research instrument for quality of life assessments in emergency department patients with atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Singh N, Ballard DW, Rauchwerger AS, Reed ME, Chettipally UK, Mark DG, Offerman SR, Vinson DR.

Clin Med Res. 2013;11(3):162.

Presented at Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2013.

Presented at the HMO Research Network Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, 2013.

Use of an electronic medical record "dotphrase" data template for a prospective head injury study.

Offerman SR, Rauchwerger AS, Nishijima DK, Ballard DW, Chettipally UK, Vinson DR, Reed ME, Holmes JF.

West J Emerg Med. 2013; 14(2):109-13. 

Presented at American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly, San Francisco, CA, 2011.

2012

Treatment of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients with electrocardiographic ST segment elevation myocardial infarction: differences in rates of emergent cardiac catheterization between receiving hospitals with and without on-site cardiac catheterization capacity.

Mark DG, Vinson DR, Anderson E, Ballard DW. 

Crit Care Med. 2012;43(12 Suppl.):295 [abstract].

Presented at the Society of Critical Care Medicine 42nd Critical Care Congress, San Juan, PR, 2013.  

Does the annual volume of patients admitted following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest predict use of therapeutic hypothermia?

Anderson E, Ballard DW, Vinson DR, Mark DG. 

Crit Care Med. 2012;43(12) [abstract 555].

Presented at the Society of Critical Care Medicine 42nd Critical Care Congress, San Juan, PR, 2013.

Immediate and delayed traumatic intracranial hemorrhage in patients with head trauma and preinjury warfarin or clopidogrel use.

Nishijima DK, Offerman SR, Ballard DW, Vinson DR, Chettipally UK, Rauchwerger AS, Reed ME, Holmes JF.

Ann Emerg Med. 2012;59(6):460-8.e1-7.

Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 2011.

Does primary stroke center certification change ED diagnosis, utilization, and disposition of patients with acute stroke?

Ballard DW, Reed ME, Huang J, Kramer BJ, Hsu J, Chettipally UK.
Am J Emerg Med. 2012;30(7):1152-62.

Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 2010.

Publicity of primary stroke center status: does it impact the time of stroke symptom onset to emergency department arrival? 

Presented at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA, 2010.

Does primary stroke center certification change emergency department utilization and disposition patterns of patients with acute stroke?

Presented at Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Scientific Sessions, Washington, District of Columbia, 2009.

Effect of primary stroke center certification of an acute care facility on efficiency and utilization in the emergency department.

2011

Informing the design of clinical decision support services for evaluation of children with minor blunt head trauma in the emergency department: a sociotechnical analysis.

Sheehan B, Nigrovic L, Dayan P, Ballard DW, Allessandrini E, Goldberg H, Hoffman J, Offerman S, Mark DG, Swietlik M, Tham E, Tziminatos L, Vinson DR, Bakken S, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN).

J Biomed Inform. 2013;46(5):905-13.

Presented at American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium, Washington, District of Columbia, 2011.

2010

The use of delayed telephone informed consent for observational emergency medicine research is ethical and effective.

Offerman SR, Nishijima DK, Ballard DW, Chettipally UK, Vinson DR, Holmes JF, Rauchwerger AS.

Acad Emerg Med.  2010;17:S139.

Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 2010.  

The clinical management of acetaminophen poisoning in a community hospital system: factors associated with hospital length of stay.

Offerman SR.

Acad Emerg Med.  2010;17:S180.

Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 2010. 

             

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