Kaushal H Shah

Summary

Affiliation: Beth Israel Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi 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
  2. doi Clinical prediction rules to stratify short-term risk of stroke among patients diagnosed in the emergency department with a transient ischemic attack
    Kaushal H Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 53:662-73. 2009
  3. ncbi Hepatobiliary ultrasound
    Kaushal Shah
    St Luke s Roosevelt Columbia University, Department of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 22:661-73, viii. 2004
  4. ncbi Predicting difficult and traumatic lumbar punctures
    Kaushal H Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital of Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:608-11. 2007
  5. doi Short-term prognosis of stroke among patients diagnosed in the emergency department with a transient ischemic attack
    Kaushal H Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:316-23. 2008
  6. ncbi Distinguishing traumatic lumbar puncture from true subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Kaushal H Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Emerg Med 23:67-74. 2002
  7. doi Difficulties with gum elastic bougie intubation in an academic emergency department
    Kaushal H Shah
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    J Emerg Med 41:429-34. 2011
  8. ncbi Transient ischemic attack: review for the emergency physician
    Kaushal H Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:592-604. 2004
  9. ncbi 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
  10. ncbi Renal trauma after blunt abdominal injury
    Katrina Harper
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Emerg Med 45:400-4. 2013

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi 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...
  2. doi Clinical prediction rules to stratify short-term risk of stroke among patients diagnosed in the emergency department with a transient ischemic attack
    Kaushal H Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 53:662-73. 2009
    ..transient ischemic attack patients assessed in the emergency department have a low enough risk of acute stroke (1% to 2%) to be discharged home and which have a sufficiently high risk so that hospitalization is the safest disposition?..
  3. ncbi Hepatobiliary ultrasound
    Kaushal Shah
    St Luke s Roosevelt Columbia University, Department of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 22:661-73, viii. 2004
    ..This article reviews the focused examination of the GB, with specific attention to test characteristics (sensitivity,specificity, positive predictive value, and negative predictive value)when performed by emergency physicians in the ED...
  4. ncbi Predicting difficult and traumatic lumbar punctures
    Kaushal H Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital of Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:608-11. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to determine if visual and tactile inspection of the spine is useful in the prediction of a difficult or traumatic lumbar puncture (LP)...
  5. doi Short-term prognosis of stroke among patients diagnosed in the emergency department with a transient ischemic attack
    Kaushal H Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:316-23. 2008
    ..We perform an evidence-based emergency medicine shortcut review of the short-term outcome of stroke among patients diagnosed in the ED with a transient ischemic attack...
  6. ncbi Distinguishing traumatic lumbar puncture from true subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Kaushal H Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Emerg Med 23:67-74. 2002
    ..A few of the most essential methods for distinguishing traumatic LP from true SAH include: the "three tube test," opening pressure, and inspection for visual xanthochromia...
  7. doi Difficulties with gum elastic bougie intubation in an academic emergency department
    Kaushal 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...
  8. ncbi Transient ischemic attack: review for the emergency physician
    Kaushal H Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:592-604. 2004
    ..transient ischemic attack? (3) Once diagnosed, what diagnostic evaluation should be done (and when)? (4) What treatment should be instituted (and when)? (5) What is the correct disposition? and (6) What are the current medical guidelines?..
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. ncbi Renal trauma after blunt abdominal injury
    Katrina Harper
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Emerg Med 45:400-4. 2013
    ..The kidney is the third most common solid organ injury in blunt abdominal trauma. The preferred treatment of blunt kidney injury varies according to grade of severity, with a preference for non-operative management in most instances...
  11. doi Radiation exposure among patients with the highest CT scan utilization in the emergency department
    Kaushal H Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Emerg Radiol 20:485-91. 2013
    ..Increasing attributable cancer risk may have important public health implications in the future, regardless of the low individual risk. ..
  12. ncbi How sensitive is the synovial fluid white blood cell count in diagnosing septic arthritis?
    Daniel C McGillicuddy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:749-52. 2007
    ..How accurate is the standard synovial fluid white blood cell (WBC) cutoff of 50,000 WBC/mm3 to rule out septic arthritis?..
  13. doi Success of the gum elastic bougie as a rescue airway in the emergency department
    Kaushal 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...
  14. doi Can bedside ultrasound assist in determining whether serum creatinine is elevated in cases of acute urinary retention?
    Kaushal Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Emerg Med 39:198-203. 2010
    ..e., serum creatinine) to assess for renal failure. Objective: To determine if hydronephrosis on bedside ultrasound correlates with an abnormal serum creatinine (Cr) level in cases of AUR...
  15. doi Computed tomography use in the adult emergency department of an academic urban hospital from 2001 to 2007
    Jarone 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...
  16. ncbi Incidence of traumatic lumbar puncture
    Kaushal H Shah
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:151-4. 2003
    ..To determine the incidence of traumatic lumbar puncture (LP)...