David H Newman
Affiliation: Beth Israel Medical Center
- Cerebral oximetry in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: standard CPR rarely provides detectable hemoglobin-oxygen saturation to the frontal cortexDavid H Newman
Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025, USA
Resuscitation 63:189-94. 2004..Ventilation rate does not alter the oximeter readings. It is possible that the current standard mechanical method of cardiopulmonary resuscitation provides little or no cerebral oxygenation during OOHCA...
- The prevalence of nontherapeutic and dangerous international normalized ratios among patients receiving warfarin in the emergency departmentDavid H Newman
St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA
Ann Emerg Med 48:182-9, 189.e1. 2006..As a secondary goal, we aim to determine whether a simple decision aid composed of physical examination and historical features could be predictive of INR greater than 5...
- Usefulness of vasopressin administered with epinephrine during out-of-hospital cardiac arrestClifton W Callaway
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Am J Cardiol 98:1316-21. 2006..Survival duration for subjects admitted to the hospital did not differ between groups. In conclusion, vasopressin administered with epinephrine does not increase the rate of return of spontaneous circulation...
- On-scene physician assessment of thromboembolic etiology in out-of-hospital cardiac arrestDavid H Newman
Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10025, USA
J Emerg Med 28:13-7. 2005..Contraindications were highly overestimated. These data may be useful in the consideration of innovative, directed therapies such as thrombolysis in attempts to improve outcomes from OOHCA...
- Thrombin-antithrombin appearance in out-of-hospital cardiac arrestDavid Hostler
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 11:9-13. 2007..We characterized the prevalence of thrombogenesis during OOHCA by measuring plasma levels of thrombin-antithrombin complexes (TAT)...
- Difficulties with gum elastic bougie intubation in an academic emergency departmentKaushal H Shah
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
J Emerg Med 41:429-34. 2011..The difficulties with gum elastic bougie (GEB) use in the emergency department (ED) have never been studied prospectively...
- Can we defer/omit a type and screen blood test for pregnant women who know their blood type?Kaushal H Shah
University Hospital of Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
J Emerg Med 41:223-7. 2011..The test is expensive, and awaiting results may delay disposition...
- Computed tomography use in the adult emergency department of an academic urban hospital from 2001 to 2007Jarone Lee
Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10019, USA
Ann Emerg Med 56:591-6. 2010..For our primary objective, we determine and quantify the CT utilization rate in our emergency department (ED) during the last 7 years. As a secondary objective, we compare trends in utilization for various types of CT scans...
- Can urine dipstick predict an elevated serum creatinine?Kaushal Shah
St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
Am J Emerg Med 28:613-6. 2010..We aimed to prospectively evaluate the test characteristics of proteinuria/hematuria in predicting elevated serum Cr...
- Yield of head CT in the alcohol-intoxicated patient in the emergency departmentBrandon J Godbout
Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1000 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10019, USA
Emerg Radiol 18:381-4. 2011..1-2.2%) among those <60 years of age (p = 0.11). The yield of positive head CT among alcohol-intoxicated patients was low, at 1.9%. An age cutoff of 60 years in this population did not predict a significantly higher positive rate...
- Unrecognized misplacement of endotracheal tubes by ground prehospital providersDavid D Wirtz
Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 11:213-8. 2007..The purpose of our study was to determine the incidence of unrecognized endotracheal tube misplacement, reasons for deferred intubations in the field, and to report outcomes in those patients with unrecognized misplacement...
- Success of the gum elastic bougie as a rescue airway in the emergency departmentKaushal H Shah
Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
J Emerg Med 40:1-6. 2011..The gum elastic bougie (GEB) is a rescue airway device commonly found in the emergency department (ED). However, data documenting its efficacy are lacking in the emergency medicine literature...
- Spontaneously terminating ventricular fibrillation in the prehospital settingDavid H Newman
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 6:236-41. 2002
- Screening for breast and prostate cancers: moving toward transparencyDavid H Newman
Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY 10029, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 102:1008-11. 2010....
- Acute abdominal emergencies. Assessing & treating patients with severe abdominal painIan B Greenwald
University of Pittsburgh, Affiliated Residency in Emergency Medicine, USA
JEMS 27:88-94, 96-9; quiz 100-1. 2002..Creating a differential diagnosis, resuscitating patients in shock and appropriately treating a patient's pain will allow EMS crews to greatly impact patient care...