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2020
Comprehensive outpatient management of low-risk pulmonary embolism: can primary care do this? a narrative review.
Vinson DR, Aujesky D, Geersing GJ, Roy PM.

Perm J. 2020; in press.

Neodymium magnetic bead ingestion in a toddler.
Hui K, Vinson DR, Arasu VA, Cotton DM.

Perm J. 2020; in press.

2019
ECG Report: Brugada Syndrome
Othieno AA, Isaacs DJ, Vinson DR, Levis JT.
Perm J. 2019;23:19.044.
Medically clear: A glimpse into the future with DecisionBot2020.
Ballard D, Vinson D. 
Emerg Med News. 2019;41(10):34.

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.

Detecting right ventricular dysfunction in patients diagnosed with low-risk pulmonary embolism: is routine computed tomographic pulmonary angiography sufficient?
Vinson DR, Arasu V, Trujillo-Santos J.
Eur Heart J. 2019;40(40):3356.
Outpatient management of patients with pulmonary embolism.
Vinson DR, Mark DG, Ballard DW.
Ann Intern Med. 2019;171(3):228.
Text message alerts to emergency physicians identifying potential study candidates increases clinical trial enrollment.
Simon LE, Rauchwerger AS, Chettipally UK, Babakhanian L, Vinson DR, Warton EM, Kharbanda AB, Kharbanda EO, Ballard DW.
J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2019;26(11):1360-1363.
Early or delayed cardioversion in recent-onset atrial fibrillation [letter].
Vinson DR, Atzema CL.
N Engl J Med. 2019; 381(4):386-387.

Medically Clear: Survival rate high for cardiac arrest patients treated with percutaneous mechanical circulatory support.

Ballard D, Vinson D.

Emerg Med News. 2019;41(7):1,33.

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.
ECG diagnosis: acute myocardial infarction in a ventricular-paced rhythm.
Abraham AS, Vinson DR, Levis JT.
Perm J. 2019; 23:19-001.
Changing U.S. recommendations on lidocaine for stable monomorphic ventricular tachycardia: have Emergency Medical Services kept pace? [letter]
Le DD, Abraham AS, Vinson DR.
Am J Emerg Med. 2019; 2019 June 21 [Epub ahead of print].
Trends in red blood cell transfusion practice amongst emergency department patients with gastrointestinal bleeding.
Mark DG, Huang J, Plimier C, Reed ME, Vinson DR, Escobar GJ, Roubinian NH.
Am J Emerg Med. 2019 June 10 [Epub ahead of print].
Medically Clear: A practice changer for cardioversion in obesity.
Ballard DW, Vinson DR. 
Emerg Med News. 2019;41(5):6.
Patient-provider video telemedicine integrated with clinical care: patient experiences.
Reed ME, Huang J, Parikh R, Millman A, Ballard DW, Barr I, Wargon C.
Ann Intern Med. 2019: 171(3):222-224.
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.
Implementation of a clinical decision support system for children with minor blunt head trauma who are at nonnegligible risk for traumatic brain injuries.
Ballard DW, Kuppermann N, Vinson DR, Tham E, Hoffman JM, Swietlik M, Deakyne Davis SJ, Alessandrini, EA, Tzimenatos L, Bajaj L, Mark DG, Offerman SR, Chettipally UK, Paterno MD, Schaeffer MH, Richards R, Casper TC, Goldberg HS, Grundmeier RW, Dayan PS; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN), Clinical Research on Emergency Services and Treatment (CREST) Network, and Partners HealthCare.
Ann Emerg Med. 2019;73(5):440-451.  
Development of a clinical decision support system for pediatric abdominal pain in emergency department settings across two health systems within the Healthcare Systems Research Network.

Ekstrom HL, Kharbanda EO, Ballard DW, Vinson DR, Vazquez-Benitez G, Chettipally UK, Dehmer SP, Kunisetty G, Sharma R, Rauchwerger AS, O’Conner PJ, Kharbanda AB.

EGEMS (Wash DC). 2019;7(1):15.

Medically Clear: When doing nothing is doing all that's needed.
Ballard D, Vinson D.
Emerg Med News. 2019;41(4):9.
Improving first shock success in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing electrical cardioversion.
Vinson DR, Isaacs DJ, Othieno AA, Liu TI.
Europace. 2019;21(5):833.
Long-term outcomes among patients discharged from the hospital with moderate anemia: a retrospective cohort study.
Roubinian NH, Murphy EL, Mark DG, Triulzi DJ, Carson JL, Lee C, Kipnis P, Kleinman S, Liu VX, Escobar GJ.
Ann Intern Med. 2019;170(2):81-89.
Discriminatory value of the ascending aorta diameter in suspected acute type A aortic dissection.
Mark DG, Davis JA, Hung YY, Vinson DR.
Acad Emerg Med. 2019;26(2):217-225.
ECG diagnosis: Ibutilide-induced torsade de pointes.
Le DD, Levis JT, Lugovskaya N, Vinson DR.
Perm J. 2019;23:18-187.
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.

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.

Randomized study of IV prochlorperazine plus diphenhydramine vs IV hydromorphone for migraine.

Friedman BW, Irizarry E, Solorzano C, Latev A, Rosa K, Zias E, Vinson DR, Bijur PE, Gallagher EJ.

Neurology. 2017;89(20):2075-2082.

Population-based study of ischemic stroke risk after trauma in children and young adults.

Fox CK, Hills NK, Vinson DR, Numis AL, Dickerf R, Sidney S, Fullerton HJ.

Neurology. 2017;89(23):2310-2316.

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.

Performance of clinical gestalt in predicting pediatric appendicitis: does experience matter?

Kene MV, Ballard DW, Liu MY, Warton EM, Kharbanda EO, Vinson DR, Kharbanda AB.

Ann Emerg Med. 2017;70(4S):S98 [abstract 247].

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

Medically Clear: Get from agitation to ‘oK’ faster with Special K.

Ballard DW, Vinson DR.

Emerg Med News. 2017;39(8):7.

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.   

Medically Clear: A new twist on nursemaids elbow.

Ballard DW, Vinson DR.

Emerg Med News. 2017;39(5):13.

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.

Ped Acad Soc. 2017 May 6. 

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

Closing the productivity gap: improving worker productivity through public relative performance feedback.

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

Man Sci. 2018;64(6):2628-2649.  

Iliopsoas abscess from Crohn disease.

Abraham AS, Liu MY, Vinson DR.

Perm J.  2017;21:16-150.

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.

Using transfer learning for improved mortality prediction in a data-scarce hospital setting.

Desautels T, Calvert J, Hoffman J, Mao Q, Jay M, Fletcher G, Barton C, Chettipally U, Kerem Y, Das R.

Biomed Inform Insights. 2017;9:1178222617712994.  

Cost and mortality impact of an algorithm-driven sepsis prediction system.

Calvert J, Hoffman J, Barton C, Shimabukuro D, Ries M, Chettipally U, Kerem Y, Jay M, Mataraso S, Das R. 

J Med Econ. 2017;20(6):646-651.

Discharge recommendation based on a novel technique of homeostatic analysis.

Calvert JS, Price DA, Barton CW, Chettipally UK, Das R.

J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017;24(1):24-29. 

Shortened antimicrobial treatment for acute otitis media in young children [letter].

Vinson DR.

N Engl J Med. 2017;376:e24.

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. 

Oligo-evidence for antiemetic efficacy in the emergency department [letter].

Furyk JS, Meek RA, Egerton-Warburton D, Vinson DR.

Amer J Emerg Med. 2017;35(6):921-922.

A literature-based algorithm for treatment of children with radial head subluxation who fail to respond to initial hyperpronation [letter].

Makin C, Vinson DR.

Amer J Emerg Med. 2017;35(9):1365-1367.

Medically Clear: A modified valsalva stops PSVT 40% of the time.

Vinson DR, Ballard DW.

Emerg Med News. 2017;39(3):28-29.

Out-of-hospital triage of older adults with head injury: a retrospective study of the effect of adding “anticoagulation or antiplatelet medication use” as a criterion.

Nishijima DK, Gaona S, Waechter T, Maloney R, Bair T, Blitz A, Elms AR, Farrales RD, Howard C, Montoya J, Bell JM, Vinson DR, Holmes JF, Ballard DW.

Ann Emerg Med. 2017;70(2):127-138.

Editorial: Newgard CD, Platts-Mills TF. Can an out-of-hospital medication history save lives for injured older adults? Ann Emerg Med. 2017;70(2):139-141.

Oligoantiemesis: a premature neologism for an intervention insufficiently substantiated in the emergency setting [letter].

Vinson DR, Nagam MR, Lugovskaya N, Nasrollahi F, Egerton-Warburton D, Furyk JS, Meek RA.

J Emerg Med. 2017;52(3):366-368.

Shared decision making in low risk chest pain: looking ahead.
Vinson DR, Ballard DW, Mark DG, Chettipally UK.
BMJ. 2017;356:j324.
A fuller version of this response can be found here.
Computed tomography use for adults with head injury: describing likely avoidable emergency department imaging based on the Canadian CT Head Rule.
Sharp AL, Nagaraj G, Rippberger EJ, Shen E, Swap CJ, Silver MA, McCormick T, Vinson DR, Hoffman JR.
Acad Emerg Med. 2017;24(1):22-30.
ECG diagnosis: right ventricular myocardial infarction.

Nagam MR, Vinson DR, Levis JT.

Perm J. 2017;21:16-105.

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.

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.

2015

Emergency physician attitudes, preferences, and risk tolerance for stroke as a potential cause of dizziness symptoms.

Kene MV, Ballard DW, Vinson DR, Rauchwerger AS, Iskin HR, Kim AS.

West J Emerg Med. 2015;16(5):768-776.

Sensitivity of a subarachnoid hemorrhage decision rule and early computed tomography in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a retrospective cohort study.

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

West J Emerg Med. 2015;16(5):671-676.

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.

An age-adjusted D-dimer threshold for emergency department patients with suspected pulmonary embolus: accuracy and clinical implications.

Sharp AL, Vinson DR, Alamshaw F, Handler J, Gould MK.

Ann Emerg Med. 2016;67(2):249-57.

Development, evaluation and implementation of chief complaint groupings to activate data collection: a multi-center study of clinical decision support for children with head trauma.

Deakyne SJ, Bajaj L, Hoffman J, Alessandrini E, Ballard DW, Norris R, Tzimenatos L, Swietlik M, Tham E, Grundmeier RW, Kuppermann N, Dayan PS.

Appl Clin Inform. 2015;6(3):521-535.

Outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest treated by basic vs advanced life support [letter].

Mark DG, Vinson DR, Ballard DW. 

JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175(8):1422-1423. 

The indications for screening chest radiography after failed thoracic central venous catheterization.

Vinson DR, Ballard DW, Mark DG.

Am J Emerg Med. 2015;33(7):970-971.

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.

Validation of cerebrospinal fluid findings in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a case series study.

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

Amer J Emerg Med. 2015;33(9):1249-52.

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.            

Departure from central line ritual.

Ballard DW, Vinson DR, Mark DG.  

AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2015. 

Impact of relative contraindications to home management in emergency department patients with low-risk pulmonary embolism.

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

Ann Amer Thoracic Soc. 2015;12(5):666-673.

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.

Pneumothorax is a rare complication of thoracic central venous catheterization in community emergency departments.

Vinson DR, Ballard DW, Hance LG, Stevenson MD, Clague VA, Rauchwerger AS, Reed ME, Mark DG.

Amer J Emerg Med. 2015;33(1):60-6.

2014

Lack of improved outcomes with increased use of targeted temperature management following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a multicenter retrospective cohort study.

Mark DG, Vinson DR, Hung YY, Anderson ES, Escobar GJ, Carr BG, Abella BS, Ballard DW.

Resuscitation. 2014;85(11):1549-56. 

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.

Emergency physician perspectives on central venous catheterization in septic patients: a survey-based study.

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

Acad Emerg Med. 2014;21(6):623-630.

Low-risk chest pain in the emergency department [letter].

Mark DG, Vinson DR.  

JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(6):1009-1010.

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.

Emergency physicians’ knowledge and attitudes of clinical decision support in the electronic health record: a survey-based study.

Ballard DW, Rauchwerger AS, Reed ME, Vinson DR, Mark DG, Offerman SR, Chettipally UK, Graetz I, Dayan PS, Kuppermann N.

Acad Emerg Med. 2013;20(4):352–360.

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.

Risk of traumatic intracranial hemorrhage in patients with head injury and preinjury warfarin or clopidogrel use.

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

Acad Emerg Med. 2013;20(2):140-5. 

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.

Can selected patients with newly diagnosed pulmonary embolism be safely treated without hospitalization? A systematic review.

Vinson DR, Zehtabchi S, Yealy DM.
Ann Emerg Med. 2012;60(5):651-662.e4.

 

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. 

Validation of an algorithm for categorizing the severity of hospital emergency department visits.

Ballard DW, Price M, Fung V, Brand R, Reed ME, Fireman B, Newhouse JP, Selby JV, Hsu J.
Med Care. 2010;48(1):58-63.

             

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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