Jesse M Pines

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Publications

  1. pmc Perceptions of emergency department crowding in the commonwealth of pennsylvania
    Jesse M Pines
    George Washington University Medical Center, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, Washington, DC
    West J Emerg Med 14:1-10. 2013
  2. doi request reprint National trends in emergency department use, care patterns, and quality of care of older adults in the United States
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:12-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The mortality benefit threshold for patients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    Jesse M Pines
    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:E1109-13. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Exogenous predictors of national performance measures for emergency department crowding
    Jesse M Pines
    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:293-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Practical implications of implementing emergency department crowding interventions: summary of a moderated panel
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1278-82. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Postdischarge adverse events for 1-day hospital admissions in older adults admitted from the emergency department
    Jesse M Pines
    School of Public Health and Health Services, Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University, 2121 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:253-7. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The effect of emergency department crowding on analgesia in patients with back pain in two hospitals
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:276-83. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Conference proceedings-improving the quality and efficiency of emergency care across the continuum: a systems approach
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:655-61. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The financial consequences of lost demand and reducing boarding in hospital emergency departments
    Jesse M Pines
    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:331-40. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Frequent users of emergency department services: gaps in knowledge and a proposed research agenda
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:e64-9. 2011

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Publications86

  1. pmc Perceptions of emergency department crowding in the commonwealth of pennsylvania
    Jesse M Pines
    George Washington University Medical Center, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, Washington, DC
    West J Emerg Med 14:1-10. 2013
    ..ED crowding is a common problem in Pennsylvania and is worsening in the majority of hospitals, despite the implementation of a variety of interventions...
  2. doi request reprint National trends in emergency department use, care patterns, and quality of care of older adults in the United States
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:12-7. 2013
    ..To describe trends in use of emergency departments (EDs) of older adults, reasons for visits, resource use, and quality of care...
  3. doi request reprint The mortality benefit threshold for patients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    Jesse M Pines
    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:E1109-13. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Exogenous predictors of national performance measures for emergency department crowding
    Jesse M Pines
    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:293-8. 2012
    ..We seek to find predictors for benchmarking and public reporting...
  5. doi request reprint Practical implications of implementing emergency department crowding interventions: summary of a moderated panel
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1278-82. 2011
    ..This article describes each panelist's comments in detail...
  6. doi request reprint Postdischarge adverse events for 1-day hospital admissions in older adults admitted from the emergency department
    Jesse M Pines
    School of Public Health and Health Services, Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University, 2121 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:253-7. 2010
    ..We assess hospital readmission and death within 60 days in older adults admitted from the emergency department (ED) and discharged by an inpatient service within 24 hours...
  7. doi request reprint The effect of emergency department crowding on analgesia in patients with back pain in two hospitals
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:276-83. 2010
    ..The authors assessed the association between measures of emergency department (ED) crowding and treatment with analgesia and delays to analgesia in ED patients with back pain...
  8. doi request reprint Conference proceedings-improving the quality and efficiency of emergency care across the continuum: a systems approach
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:655-61. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint The financial consequences of lost demand and reducing boarding in hospital emergency departments
    Jesse M Pines
    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:331-40. 2011
    ..We explore the revenue implications to the overall hospital of reducing boarding in the ED...
  10. doi request reprint Frequent users of emergency department services: gaps in knowledge and a proposed research agenda
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:e64-9. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint ED crowding is associated with variable perceptions of care compromise
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1176-81. 2007
    ..The authors measured the association between emergency department (ED) crowding and patient and provider perceptions about whether patient care was compromised...
  12. doi request reprint The association between length of emergency department boarding and mortality
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1324-9. 2011
    ..The authors expected that prolonged ED boarding of admitted patients would be associated with higher mortality rates and longer hospital lengths of stay (LOS)...
  13. doi request reprint The effect of physician risk tolerance and the presence of an observation unit on decision making for ED patients with chest pain
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:771-9. 2010
    ..We also studied if the opening of an ED-based observation unit affected the relationship between risk scales and admission decisions...
  14. doi request reprint Emergency department lactate is associated with mortality in older adults admitted with and without infections
    Daniel A del Portal
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:260-8. 2010
    ..This study investigates whether serum lactate values measured in the ED are associated with mortality in older patients admitted to the hospital, both with and without infections...
  15. doi request reprint The impact of crowding on time until abdominal CT interpretation in emergency department patients with acute abdominal pain
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Postgrad Med 122:75-81. 2010
    ..We assessed the relationship between emergency department (ED) crowding and delays in care in patients presenting with abdominal pain who receive abdominal computed tomography (CT)...
  16. doi request reprint Impact of time to antibiotics on survival in patients with severe sepsis or septic shock in whom early goal-directed therapy was initiated in the emergency department
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care, the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:1045-53. 2010
    ..To study the association between time to antibiotic administration and survival in patients with severe sepsis or septic shock in whom early goal-directed therapy was initiated in the emergency department...
  17. ncbi request reprint The impact of trauma activations on the care of emergency department patients with potential acute coronary syndromes
    Peter E Fishman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:347-53. 2006
    ..We seek to determine whether the presence of a concurrent trauma activation negatively affects processes of care and outcomes for patients with potential acute coronary syndromes...
  18. doi request reprint The effect of emergency department crowding on clinically oriented outcomes
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1-10. 2009
    ..The effect of emergency department (ED) crowding on these domains of quality has not been comprehensively evaluated...
  19. doi request reprint The past, present, and future of urgent matters: lessons learned from a decade of emergency department flow improvement
    Mark Stephen McClelland
    Center for Health Care Quality, Department of Health Policy, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1392-9. 2011
    ..This article chronicles the history, activities, lessons learned, and future of the Urgent Matters program...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effect of emergency department crowding on length of stay and medication treatment times in discharged patients with acute asthma
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Health Policy, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:834-9. 2010
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint The impact of emergency department crowding measures on time to antibiotics for patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 50:510-6. 2007
    ..We seek to determine the impact of emergency department (ED) crowding on delays in antibiotic administration for patients with community-acquired pneumonia...
  22. doi request reprint The association between emergency department crowding and analgesia administration in acute abdominal pain patients
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:603-8. 2009
    ..The authors assessed the effect of emergency department (ED) crowding on the nontreatment and delay in treatment for analgesia in patients who had acute abdominal pain...
  23. doi request reprint Trends in boarding of admitted patients in US Emergency Departments 2003-2005
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Emerg Med 39:506-11. 2010
    ..Boarding of admitted patients in the Emergency Department (ED) is common and is associated with poor patient outcomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Emergency department operational changes in response to pay-for-performance and antibiotic timing in pneumonia
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:545-8. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Trends in the rates of radiography use and important diagnoses in emergency department patients with abdominal pain
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Med Care 47:782-6. 2009
    ..Computed tomography (CT) and ultrasound (US) are used in emergency departments (ED) to aid in the diagnosis of patients with abdominal pain...
  26. doi request reprint Testing low-risk patients for suspected pulmonary embolism: a decision analysis
    Adam L Lessler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:316-326.e1. 2010
    ..In addition, we determine which risks and benefits of pulmonary embolism evaluation and treatment have the greatest effect on the testing threshold...
  27. doi request reprint The effect of ED crowding on education
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:217-20. 2010
    ..We studied if emergency department (ED) crowding affects the quality of resident and medical student education on individual patient encounters...
  28. doi request reprint Comparison of methods for measuring crowding and its effects on length of stay in the emergency department
    Melissa L McCarthy
    Center for Healthcare Quality, Departments of Health Policy and Emergency Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1269-77. 2011
    ..The authors compare daily versus hourly measures, static versus dynamic measures, and the use of linear or logistic regression models versus survival analysis models to estimate the effect of crowding on an outcome...
  29. pmc Critical pathways for post-emergency outpatient diagnosis and treatment: tools to improve the value of emergency care
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:e52-63. 2011
    ..Increased use of critical pathways after emergency care is a potential way to improve the value of emergency care...
  30. doi request reprint The association between emergency department crowding and adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients with chest pain
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:617-25. 2009
    ..The authors examined whether ED crowding was associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients with chest pain syndromes (chest pain or related complaints of possible cardiac origin)...
  31. ncbi request reprint The association between emergency department crowding and hospital performance on antibiotic timing for pneumonia and percutaneous intervention for myocardial infarction
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:873-8. 2006
    ..Antibiotics within four hours of arrival for patients with pneumonia and percutaneous intervention (PCI) within two hours for patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) are standard measures of emergency department (ED) quality...
  32. doi request reprint Pre-endoscopic Rockall and Blatchford scores to identify which emergency department patients with suspected gastrointestinal bleed do not need endoscopic hemostasis
    Andrew C Meltzer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Emerg Med 44:1083-7. 2013
    ..The RS and GBS have yet to be validated in a United States patient population for their ability to discriminate which ED patients with upper gastrointestinal bleed do not need endoscopic hemostasis...
  33. doi request reprint Racial disparities in emergency department length of stay for admitted patients in the United States
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:403-10. 2009
    ..Specifically, the study estimated both the within- and among-hospital effects of black versus non-black race on LOS for admitted patients...
  34. doi request reprint Emergency medicine: an operations management view
    Olan A Soremekun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1262-8. 2011
    ..When conceptualizing ED crowding interventions, these are the major strategies to consider...
  35. ncbi request reprint The effect of emergency department crowding on patient satisfaction for admitted patients
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:825-31. 2008
    ..The objective was to study the association between factors related to emergency department (ED) crowding and patient satisfaction...
  36. doi request reprint Emergency ultrasound usage among recent emergency medicine residency graduates of a convenience sample of 14 residencies
    Anthony J Dean
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Emerg Med 38:214-20, quiz 220-1. 2010
    ..Emergency Medicine (EM) residency graduates are trained to perform Emergency Medicine bedside ultrasound (EMBU). However, the degree to which they use this skill in their practice after graduation is unknown...
  37. ncbi request reprint Admit or transfer? The role of insurance in high-transfer-rate medical conditions in the emergency department
    Dana R Kindermann
    Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 63:561-571.e8. 2014
    ..We study the association of payer status with odds of transfer compared with admission from the emergency department (ED) for multiple diagnoses with a high percentage of transfers...
  38. doi request reprint Predictors of patient length of stay in 9 emergency departments
    Jennifer L Wiler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1860-4. 2012
    ..Prolonged emergency department (ED) length of stay (LOS) is linked to adverse outcomes, decreased patient satisfaction, and ED crowding. This multicenter study identified factors associated with increased LOS...
  39. ncbi request reprint Emergency department throughput, crowding, and financial outcomes for hospitals
    Daniel A Handel
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:840-7. 2010
    ....
  40. doi request reprint International perspectives on emergency department crowding
    Jesse M Pines
    Center for Health Care Quality, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1358-70. 2011
    ..An understanding of the causes and potential solutions implemented in these countries can provide a lens into how to mitigate ED crowding in the United States through health policy interventions and hospital operational changes...
  41. doi request reprint Provider variation in fast track treatment time
    Melissa L McCarthy
    Department of Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC 21209, USA
    Med Care 50:43-9. 2012
    ..To examine the degree to which fast track (FT) treatment time varies among providers...
  42. doi request reprint Enhancing systems to improve the management of acute, unscheduled care
    Sabina A Braithwaite
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Kansas, Wichita, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:e39-44. 2011
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Emergency department patient volume and troponin laboratory turnaround time
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:501-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine how ED patient volume itself is associated with laboratory TAT...
  44. ncbi request reprint Emergency department patient preferences for boarding locations when hospitals are at full capacity
    Chad Garson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:9-12, 12.e1-3. 2008
    ..One alternative is to board admitted patients in inpatient hallways. We assess ED patient preferences for boarding location...
  45. doi request reprint The association between physician risk tolerance and imaging use in abdominal pain
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:552-7. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the impact of 3 validated scales of physician risk behavior on imaging use in emergency department (ED) patients with abdominal pain...
  46. ncbi request reprint Pay for performance for antibiotic timing in pneumonia: caveat emptor
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:531-5. 2006
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Pregnancy testing in women of reproductive age in US emergency departments, 2002 to 2006: assessment of a national quality measure
    Jeremiah D Schuur
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and the Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:449-457.e2. 2010
    ..We assess performance and explore definitions for a new emergency department (ED) quality measure: the proportion of women aged 14 to 50 years who have abdominal pain and receive pregnancy testing (aimed at detecting ectopic pregnancy)...
  48. doi request reprint The prevalence of quality issues and adverse outcomes among 72-hour return admissions in the emergency department
    Jameel Abualenain
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Emerg Med 45:281-8. 2013
    ..Records of patients discharged from the Emergency Department (ED) who return within 72 h and are admitted are often reviewed for potential quality issues...
  49. ncbi request reprint Measuring value for low-acuity care across settings
    Sofie Rahman Morgan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:e356-63. 2012
    ..Aligning value among groups could allow stakeholders to influence each other and could guide rational change in the delivery of acute medical care for low-acuity conditions...
  50. doi request reprint Derivation and internal validation of a rule to predict hospital admission in prehospital patients
    Zachary F Meisel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 12:314-9. 2008
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Point-of-care testing at triage decreases time to lactate level in septic patients
    Munish Goyal
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Emerg Med 38:578-81. 2010
    ..Larger studies are needed to determine the ability of POC lactate measurement to aid in the risk stratification of septic patients...
  52. doi request reprint What you see (sonographically) is what you get: vein and patient characteristics associated with successful ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous placement in patients with difficult access
    Nova L Panebianco
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1298-303. 2009
    ..This study sought to define patient and vein characteristics that affect successful US-guided peripheral IV placement...
  53. ncbi request reprint Emergency department crowding is associated with poor care for patients with severe pain
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:1-5. 2008
    ..We study the impact of emergency department (ED) crowding on delays in treatment and nontreatment for patients with severe pain...
  54. ncbi request reprint Emergency department variation in utilization and diagnostic yield of advanced radiography in diagnosis of pulmonary embolus
    Dana R Kindermann
    Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC
    J Emerg Med 46:791-9. 2014
    ..There is growing pressure to measure and reduce unnecessary imaging in the emergency department...
  55. doi request reprint Variation in emergency department admission rates across the United States
    Jesse M Pines
    George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 70:218-31. 2013
    ..Also, hospitals in counties with fewer primary care physicians per capita and higher county-level ED admission rates had higher ED admission rates...
  56. doi request reprint National growth in intensive care unit admissions from emergency departments in the United States from 2002 to 2009
    Peter M Mullins
    Department of Health Policy, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:479-86. 2013
    ..The authors describe national trends in use, reasons for visit, most common diagnoses, and resource utilization in patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) from hospital-based emergency departments (EDs) in the United States...
  57. doi request reprint Emergency department physician-level and hospital-level variation in admission rates
    Jameel Abualenain
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 61:638-43. 2013
    ..We explore the variation in physician- and hospital-level admission rates in a group of emergency physicians in a single health system...
  58. doi request reprint Utility of point-of-care testing in ED triage
    Olanrewaju A Soremekun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:291-6. 2013
    ..Triage systems are commonly used in emergency departments (ED) to prioritize patients. Laboratory testing is not typically used to help risk-stratify patients at triage...
  59. ncbi request reprint Risk tolerance for the exclusion of potentially life-threatening diseases in the ED
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:540-4. 2007
    ....
  60. doi request reprint The effect of vessel depth, diameter, and location on ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous catheter longevity
    J Matthew Fields
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1134-40. 2012
    ..Ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous catheters (USGPIVs) have been observed to have poor durability. The current study sets out to determine whether vessel characteristics (depth, diameter, and location) predict USGPIV longevity...
  61. doi request reprint The measurement of time to first antibiotic dose for pneumonia in the emergency department: a white paper and position statement prepared for the American Academy of Emergency Medicine
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Emerg Med 37:335-40. 2009
    ..Measurement of time to first antibiotic dose (TFAD) in the emergency department (ED) in community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) has been controversial...
  62. doi request reprint Using information technology to improve the quality and safety of emergency care
    Daniel A Handel
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:e45-51. 2011
    ....
  63. doi request reprint Electrocardiographic differential diagnosis of narrow QRS complex tachycardia: an ED-oriented algorithmic approach
    Matthew P Borloz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Georgetown University Washington Hospital Center, DC, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:378-81. 2010
    ..Each of these algorithms requires the clinician to answer either "yes" or "no" for each criterion and does not include treatment recommendations...
  64. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of diagnostic strategies for evaluation of suspected subarachnoid hemorrhage in the emergency department
    Michael J Ward
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:1134-44. 2012
    ..The objective was to determine the relative cost-effectiveness of diagnostic strategies for SAH...
  65. doi request reprint National trends in emergency department occupancy, 2001 to 2008: effect of inpatient admissions versus emergency department practice intensity
    Stephen R Pitts
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:679-686.e3. 2012
    ..We evaluate recent trends in emergency department (ED) crowding and its potential causes by analyzing ED occupancy, a proxy measure for ED crowding...
  66. doi request reprint A field test of time-based emergency department quality measures
    Mark Stephen McClelland
    Center for Health Care Quality, Department of Health Policy, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 59:1-10.e2. 2012
    ..We examine practical aspects of collecting time-based emergency department (ED) performance measures...
  67. doi request reprint Timing of antibiotics for acute, severe infections
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Ground Ravdin, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 26:245-57, vii. 2008
    ..Quality organizations should study carefully the intended and unintended consequences of measuring and reporting antibiotic timing to make policy decisions on current and future performance measures in this area...
  68. doi request reprint The role of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine in the development of guidelines and performance measures
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:e130-40. 2010
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  69. doi request reprint Preexcitation syndromes: diagnostic consideration in the ED
    Dustin G Mark
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:878-88. 2009
    ..This article reviews the pathophysiology of preexcitation, along with the electrocardiographic findings of Wolff-Parkinson-White and its associated tachyarrhythmias...
  70. pmc Use of hospital-based acute care among patients recently discharged from the hospital
    Anita A Vashi
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    JAMA 309:364-71. 2013
    ..Emergency department (ED) visits are also a marker of hospital-based acute care following discharge but little is known about ED use during this period...
  71. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of care coordination interventions in the emergency department: a systematic review
    Elyse B Katz
    George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:12-23.e1. 2012
    ..To conduct a systematic review on the effectiveness of emergency department (ED)-based care coordination interventions...
  72. ncbi request reprint Profiles in patient safety: confirmation bias in emergency medicine
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:90-4. 2006
    ..Reliance on the scientific method, Bayesian reasoning, metacognition, and cognitive forcing strategies may serve to improve diagnostic accuracy and improve patient care...
  73. ncbi request reprint The economic role of the Emergency Department in the health care continuum: applying Michael Porter's five forces model to Emergency Medicine
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Emerg Med 30:447-53. 2006
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint A survey of the use of time-out protocols in emergency medicine
    John J Kelly
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 37:285-8. 2011
    ..Attitudes about ED time-outs were assessed for a sample of senior emergency physicians serving in leadership roles for a national professional society...
  75. ncbi request reprint Predictive values of triage temperature and pulse for antibiotic administration and hospital admission in elderly patients with potential infection
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:679-83. 2006
    ....
  76. doi request reprint Improving service quality by understanding emergency department flow: a White Paper and position statement prepared for the American Academy of Emergency Medicine
    Dave R Eitel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, York Hospital, York, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Emerg Med 38:70-9. 2010
    ..Finally, we present a position statement on behalf of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine addressing these issues...
  77. doi request reprint Absolute lymphocyte count in the emergency department predicts a low CD4 count in admitted HIV-positive patients
    Anthony M Napoli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:385-9. 2011
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  78. ncbi request reprint Coded Chief Complaints--automated analysis of free-text complaints
    David A Thompson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, IL 60402, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:774-82. 2006
    ....
  79. doi request reprint Electrocardiographic manifestations of cardiac infectious-inflammatory disorders
    Mohan Punja
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 22908, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:364-77. 2010
    ..This review will highlight some of the clinical and electrocardiographic features that will help early diagnosis and differentiation of inflammatory cardiac disorders from other more common conditions...
  80. doi request reprint Defining and measuring successful emergency care networks: a research agenda
    Seth W Glickman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:1297-305. 2010
    ..These knowledge gaps must be filled to improve the quality and efficiency of emergency care and to fulfill the IOM's vision of regionalized, coordinated, and accountable emergency care systems...
  81. ncbi request reprint Profiles in patient safety: Antibiotic timing in pneumonia and pay-for-performance
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:787-90. 2006
    ....
  82. pmc The epidemiology of intentional non-fatal self-harm poisoning in the United States: 2001-2004
    Jane M Prosser
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Med Toxicol 3:20-4. 2007
    ..Suicide attempts through intentional poisoning are an important public health concern. This investigation sought to determine the different US incident rates of poisonings (with intent to do self-harm) by race, sex, and gender...
  83. ncbi request reprint The effect of performance incentives on resident documentation in an emergency medicine residency program
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Emerg Med 32:315-9. 2007
    ..36 and $35.86 for the historical periods (p < 0.05). Implementation of a resident incentive program to enhance chart documentation may considerably improve documentation and resident education in proper chart documentation...
  84. ncbi request reprint Predictors of frequent emergency department utilization in Southeastern Pennsylvania
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Asthma 43:219-23. 2006
    ..We sought to determine socioeconomic and demographic factors that predict frequent emergency department (ED) use among asthmatics in Southeastern Pennsylvania...
  85. ncbi request reprint A review of costing methodologies in critical care studies
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, VA 22901, USA
    J Crit Care 17:181-6. 2002
    ..Given the importance of financial implications in medicine, it would be prudent for critical care studies to use these more advanced techniques...
  86. ncbi request reprint Poison centers as information resources for volunteer EMS in a suspected chemical exposure
    Christian Martin-Gill
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Emerg Med 32:397-403. 2007
    ..4% and 26.7%, respectively). Poison centers are viewed as an important information resource by EMS providers and may be the most commonly sought resource for various information needs during a suspected chemical exposure...