Resident Research Projects

2019
Variation in pediatric ultrasound report language for suspected appendicitis.

Currently collecting data.

Olcese M (KP OAK), Saxon AC (KP OAK), Sax DR, Ballard DW.
Using the pARC score to predict equivocal ultrasound reports.

Currently collecting data.

Olcese M (KP OAK), Saxon AC (KP OAK), Sax DR, Ballard DW.​

Identifying emergency department patients with acute pulmonary embolism using only administrative data. 

Currently designing the instrument.

Johnson EJ (UC Davis), Isaacs DJ, Vinson DR.

The management of stable monomorphic ventricular tachycardia in the community emergency department setting. 

Currently collecting data.

McLachlan ID, Fazleabas QG (UC Davis), Lin JS, Bouvet SZ, Liu TI, Vinson DR.

Will be presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2019. 

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 (Stanford), Sax DR, Pleshakov TS (UC Davis), McLachlan ID, Yamin CK, Elms AR, Iskin HR, Vemula R, Yealy DM, Ballard DW. 

Ann Intern Med. 2018;169(12):855-865.

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 (UC Davis), Stevenson MD (Stanford), 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, by Aaron Rome

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 (Stanford), McLachlan DI, Pleshakov TS (UC Davis), Silver MA, Clague VA, Klonecke AS, Mark DG, for the MAPLE Investigators of the KP CREST Network. 

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

Presyncope carries similar risk as syncope in ED patients with acute pulmonary embolism. 

Engelhart DC, Bahl D, Abraham AS, Swanson WP (UC Davis), Cotton DM, Krauss WC, Huang J, Reed ME, Mark DG, Vinson DR.

Acad Emerg Med. 2018;25(S1):S71 [abstract 180].

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 (UC Davis), Cotton DM, Krauss WC, Huang J, Reed ME, Mark DG, Vinson DR.

Acad Emerg Med. 2018;25(S1):S29 [abstract 58]. 

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

Nagam MR (India), Thiel GG (UC Davis), Dutczak O (UC Davis), Stevenson MD (Stanford), Warton EM, Reed ME, Lugovskaya N, Ballard DW, Vinson DR.

Acad Emerg Med. 2018;25(S1):224 [abstract 627].

The prevalence and prognosis of delayed diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism. 

Nasrollahi F, Makin CW (UC Davis), Arangan J, McLachlan DI, Stevenson MD (Stanford), Huang J, Reed ME, Ballard DW, Vinson DR.

Ann Emerg Med. 2018;72(4S):S147 [abstract 374].

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 TA (UC Davis), Warton EM, Daniels B, Lin JS, Gill K, Buss AR (UC Davis), 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, by Travis Anderson

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 (UC Davis), Nishijima DK, Daniels B, Warton EM, Anderson TJ (UC Davis), 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, by Alex Buss

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

Makin CW (UC Davis), Vinson DR.

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

ECG diagnosis: right ventricular myocardial infarction.

Nagam MR (India), Vinson DR, Levis JT.

Perm J. 2017;21:16-105.

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

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

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

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 (Stanford), Lin DS, Kene MV, Pleshakov TS (UC Davis), 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.

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 (India), Reed ME, Ballard DW, Rome AM (UC Davis), Stevenson MD (Stanford), Vinson DR, for the KP CREST Network.

Ann Emerg Med. 2016;68(4S):S40 [abstract 100].

Performance of the four-way range of motion test for radiographic injuries after blunt elbow trauma.

Vinson DR, Kann GS (UC Davis), Gaona SD, Panacek EA.

Am J Emerg Med. 2016;34(2):235-239.

2015

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 (UC Davis), Huang J, Liu V, Anderson ML, Drenten CE (UC Davis), Radecki RP, Nishijima DK, Reed ME.

Appl Clin Inform. 2015:66(2):318-333. PMCID: PMC4493333

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

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

Vinson DR, Drenten CE (UC Davis), Huang J, Morley JE (UC Davis), Anderson ML, Reed ME, Nishijima DK, Liu V, on behalf of the KP CREST Network.

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

Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, 2014, by Carriann Drenten

The characteristics and outcomes of ED patients with acute pulmonary embolism discharged home within 24 hours.

Vinson DR, Mark DG, Huang J, Iskin HR, Rauchwerger AS, Reed ME, Pleshakov T (UC Davis), Wang DH (Stanford), Ballard DW.

Acad Emerg Med. 2015;22(S1):S93-4 [abstract 201].

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

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