William G Fernandez

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc War-related psychological sequelae among emergency department patients in the former Republic of Yugoslavia
    Brett D Nelson
    Center for International Emergency, Disaster and Refugee Studies, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Med 2:22. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Brief motivational intervention to increase self-reported safety belt use among emergency department patients
    William G Fernandez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:419-25. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of lower extremity injuries among U.S. high school athletes
    William G Fernandez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:641-5. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Six-month follow-up of a brief intervention on self-reported safety belt use among emergency department patients
    William G Fernandez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1221-4. 2009
  5. pmc Self-reported safety belt use among emergency department patients in Boston, Massachusetts
    William G Fernandez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:111. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Health status among emergency department patients approximately one year after consecutive disasters in New York City
    William George Fernandez
    Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:958-64. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint An observational study of safety belt use among taxi drivers in Boston
    William G Fernandez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:626-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors predictive of acute renal failure and need for hemodialysis among ED patients with rhabdomyolysis
    William G Fernandez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, New York University Bellevue Hospital Center, NY 10016, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:1-7. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Attitudes and practices regarding influenza vaccination among emergency department personnel
    William G Fernandez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Emerg Med 36:201-6. 2009
  10. doi request reprint EMS providers' perceptions of safety climate and adherence to safe work practices
    Laura J Eliseo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:53-8. 2012

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Publications16

  1. pmc War-related psychological sequelae among emergency department patients in the former Republic of Yugoslavia
    Brett D Nelson
    Center for International Emergency, Disaster and Refugee Studies, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Med 2:22. 2004
    ..We sought to assess the burden of metal health dysfunction among emergency department (ED) patients presenting for care three years post-war in Serbia...
  2. doi request reprint Brief motivational intervention to increase self-reported safety belt use among emergency department patients
    William G Fernandez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:419-25. 2008
    ..Brief motivational interventions have shown promise in reducing harmful behaviors. The authors tested an intervention to increase safety belt use (SBU) among emergency department (ED) patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of lower extremity injuries among U.S. high school athletes
    William G Fernandez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:641-5. 2007
    ..Despite the health benefits of organized sports, high school athletes are at risk for lower extremity sports-related injuries (LESRIs). The authors documented the epidemiology of LESRIs among U.S. high school athletes...
  4. doi request reprint Six-month follow-up of a brief intervention on self-reported safety belt use among emergency department patients
    William G Fernandez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1221-4. 2009
    ..We previously reported that a brief intervention improved self-reported SBU among emergency department (ED) patients at 3 months. We sought to determine if these effects were sustained at 6 months postenrollment...
  5. pmc Self-reported safety belt use among emergency department patients in Boston, Massachusetts
    William G Fernandez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:111. 2006
    ..Safety belt use among potentially at-risk groups in Boston is unknown. We sought to assess the prevalence and correlates of belt non-use among emergency department (ED) patients in Boston...
  6. ncbi request reprint Health status among emergency department patients approximately one year after consecutive disasters in New York City
    William George Fernandez
    Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:958-64. 2005
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  7. ncbi request reprint An observational study of safety belt use among taxi drivers in Boston
    William G Fernandez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:626-9. 2005
    ..According to the most recent data from the Governor's Highway Safety Bureau, the observed safety belt use rate of drivers in Massachusetts is 64%. However, the safety belt use among taxicab drivers in Boston is unknown...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors predictive of acute renal failure and need for hemodialysis among ED patients with rhabdomyolysis
    William G Fernandez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, New York University Bellevue Hospital Center, NY 10016, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:1-7. 2005
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Attitudes and practices regarding influenza vaccination among emergency department personnel
    William G Fernandez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Emerg Med 36:201-6. 2009
    ..An educational initiative may result in acceptance of influenza vaccination by ED providers themselves, which could result in increased support for an influenza vaccination program for ED patients...
  10. doi request reprint EMS providers' perceptions of safety climate and adherence to safe work practices
    Laura J Eliseo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:53-8. 2012
    ..Previous work has shown that employee perceptions of an organization's commitment to safety (i.e., safety climate) correlate with adherence to safe practices...
  11. doi request reprint Emergency department visits after hospital discharge: a missing part of the equation
    Kristin L Rising
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 62:145-50. 2013
    ..The relative importance of the return ED visit is currently not well established. We conduct this study to characterize the frequency of ED utilization within 30 days of inpatient hospital discharge...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hot topics in international emergency medicine
    L Kristian Arnold
    Occupational Health Services, Boston Police Department, One City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA 02201, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 23:57-83, viii. 2005
    ..This article provides a brief literature-based introduction to these and other important topics relevant to international development of emergency medicine...
  13. doi request reprint Chemical, thermal, and biological ocular exposures
    Jordan Spector
    Boston Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 26:125-36, vii. 2008
    ..This article describes patterns of these injuries and exposures, with particular emphasis on emergent management and including acute diagnostic and treatment considerations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mental health status among ethnic Albanians seeking medical care in an emergency department two years after the war in Kosovo: a pilot project
    William G Fernandez
    Division of Emergency Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:E1-8. 2004
    ..We performed an emergency department (ED)-based assessment of the mental health status of ethnic Albanian patients 2 years after the North Atlantic Treaty Organization-led bombing of Serbia and Kosovo in 1999...
  15. ncbi request reprint Gender, social support, and posttraumatic stress in postwar Kosovo
    Jennifer Ahern
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:762-70. 2004
    ..Interventions targeting social support may be important public health efforts in the postwar context...
  16. ncbi request reprint Brief interventions to reduce harmful alcohol use among military personnel: lessons learned from the civilian experience
    William G Fernandez
    4th Medical Battalion, Surgery Company Bravo, Detachment 5, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Fleet Marine Forces Reserve, Brooklyn, NY 11234, USA
    Mil Med 171:538-43. 2006
    ..Military health care providers could easily adapt this technique to help reduce risky levels of alcohol consumption among service members, retirees, or military dependents...

Research Grants2

  1. Brief Intervention to Reduce Alcohol Use in ED patients
    William Fernandez; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..e. routine care). ..
  2. Intervention to Increase Safety Belt Use in ED Patients
    William Fernandez; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..e. the "teachable moment"). ..