Joseph Bledsoe

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Treatment of low-risk pulmonary embolism patients in a chest pain unit
    Joseph Bledsoe
    Utah Research for Observation Medicine Improvement Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 9:212-5. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Appropriately screened geriatric chest pain patients in an observation unit are not admitted at a higher rate than nongeriatric patients
    Troy E Madsen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 7:245-7. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Low-risk young adult patients with chest pain may not benefit from routine cardiac stress testing: a Bayesian analysis
    Matthew Dawson
    Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 9:170-3. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of the treatment of intermediate-risk chest pain patients in an emergency department observation unit
    Jessica Holly
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 11:10-3. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of an ED observation unit protocol for trauma activation patients
    Jessica Holly
    Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1402-6. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Patients with coronary disease fail observation status at higher rates than patients without coronary disease
    Troy Madsen
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:19-22. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Physician documentation of nonspecific EKG changes predicts hospital admission among observation unit chest pain patients
    Troy Madsen
    School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 8:34-7. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Characteristics of the first two years of applicants to a new emergency medicine residency program
    Troy Madsen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Emerg Med 41:539-45. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Sensitivity of newer-generation computed tomography scanners for subarachnoid hemorrhage: a Bayesian analysis
    Christopher Gee
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Emerg Med 43:13-8. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint EDOU staffing by PAs: what are the effects on patient outcomes?
    Kelly Sherwood
    University of Utah Health Sciences Center Emergency Department, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    JAAPA 24:31-4, 37. 2011

Collaborators

  • David Hamilton
  • Troy E Madsen
  • Michael Mallin
  • Jessica Holly
  • Erik Barton
  • Virgil Davis
  • Philip Bossart
  • Matthew Dawson
  • Riann Robbins
  • Kathryn Black
  • Christopher Gee
  • Kelly Sherwood
  • Scott Youngquist
  • Thongphanh Phanthavady
  • Holly Ledyard
  • Trever McGuire
  • Steven Sugerman
  • Elizabeth Bess
  • Kurt Bernhisel

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Treatment of low-risk pulmonary embolism patients in a chest pain unit
    Joseph Bledsoe
    Utah Research for Observation Medicine Improvement Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 9:212-5. 2010
    ..We sought to characterize the number of patients at our institution who may be eligible for a short stay in our CPU and then established a protocol for the treatment of low-risk patients in the CPU...
  2. doi request reprint Appropriately screened geriatric chest pain patients in an observation unit are not admitted at a higher rate than nongeriatric patients
    Troy E Madsen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 7:245-7. 2008
    ..We evaluated whether geriatric patients on a chest pain protocol are admitted to an inpatient unit from an emergency department (ED) observation unit at a higher rate than nongeriatric patients...
  3. doi request reprint Low-risk young adult patients with chest pain may not benefit from routine cardiac stress testing: a Bayesian analysis
    Matthew Dawson
    Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 9:170-3. 2010
    ..We sought to evaluate the utility of cardiac stress testing in our population of young adult patients with chest pain...
  4. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of the treatment of intermediate-risk chest pain patients in an emergency department observation unit
    Jessica Holly
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 11:10-3. 2012
    ..Emergency department observation units (EDOUs) serve an important role in the evaluation and risk stratification of low-risk chest pain patients...
  5. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of an ED observation unit protocol for trauma activation patients
    Jessica Holly
    Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1402-6. 2012
    ..We evaluated the safety and efficacy of our EDOU trauma protocol and described patient characteristics and outcomes of trauma patients managed in an EDOU...
  6. doi request reprint Patients with coronary disease fail observation status at higher rates than patients without coronary disease
    Troy Madsen
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:19-22. 2010
    ..At our 35 000-visits/y ED, we implemented a chest pain protocol for our observation unit that allowed emergency physicians to admit patients with known coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  7. doi request reprint Physician documentation of nonspecific EKG changes predicts hospital admission among observation unit chest pain patients
    Troy Madsen
    School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 8:34-7. 2009
    ..Physicians may wish to use the ED EKG more effectively in screening patients for admission to the ED observation unit...
  8. doi request reprint Characteristics of the first two years of applicants to a new emergency medicine residency program
    Troy Madsen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Emerg Med 41:539-45. 2011
    ..To the best of our knowledge, no study has compared the effect of using the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) on applicant pool characteristics for a new emergency medicine (EM) residency program...
  9. doi request reprint Sensitivity of newer-generation computed tomography scanners for subarachnoid hemorrhage: a Bayesian analysis
    Christopher Gee
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Emerg Med 43:13-8. 2012
    ..Newer-generation 16-slice CT scanners have been shown in one study to be very sensitive for SAH...
  10. ncbi request reprint EDOU staffing by PAs: what are the effects on patient outcomes?
    Kelly Sherwood
    University of Utah Health Sciences Center Emergency Department, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    JAAPA 24:31-4, 37. 2011
    ..This study describes the complexity and outcomes of the EDOU patients to determine the effectiveness of staffing by PAs...
  11. doi request reprint Serial hematocrit testing does not identify major injuries in trauma patients in an observation unit
    Troy Madsen
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:472-6. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether serial hematocrit testing was useful in detecting significant intra-abdominal injuries in trauma patients in our observation unit...
  12. doi request reprint Utility of the emergency department observation unit in ensuring stress testing in low-risk chest pain patients
    Troy Madsen
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 8:122-4. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine the rates of positive stress tests among this group and to extrapolate from this the potential missed positive stress tests if these patients were referred instead for outpatient stress testing...