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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