R K Cydulka

Summary

Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Career satisfaction in emergency medicine: the ABEM Longitudinal Study of Emergency Physicians
    Rita K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:714-722.e1. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint All that wheezes is not obstructive pulmonary disease
    Rita K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:35-6. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Acute asthma during pregnancy
    Rita K Cydulka
    MetroHealth Emergency Medicine, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 26:103-17. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Levalbuterol versuss levalbuterol plus ipratropium in the treatment of severe acute asthma
    Rita K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    J Asthma 47:1094-100. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Inadequate follow-up controller medications among patients with asthma who visit the emergency department
    Rita K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:316-22. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in emergency department patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Rita K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:1173-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Emergency department management of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the elderly: the Multicenter Airway Research Collaboration
    Rita K Cydulka
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:908-16. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Differences between men and women in reporting of symptoms during an asthma exacerbation
    R K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 38:123-8. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Adrenal function and physiologic stress during acute asthma exacerbation
    R K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Metro Health Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 31:558-61. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Patterns of hospitalization in elderly patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    R K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 1998 USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 156:1807-12. 1997

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. doi request reprint Career satisfaction in emergency medicine: the ABEM Longitudinal Study of Emergency Physicians
    Rita K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:714-722.e1. 2008
    ..The secondary objectives are to determine factors associated with high and low career satisfaction and burnout...
  2. ncbi request reprint All that wheezes is not obstructive pulmonary disease
    Rita K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:35-6. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Acute asthma during pregnancy
    Rita K Cydulka
    MetroHealth Emergency Medicine, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 26:103-17. 2006
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Levalbuterol versuss levalbuterol plus ipratropium in the treatment of severe acute asthma
    Rita K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    J Asthma 47:1094-100. 2010
    ..The National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) Expert Panel Report 3 guidelines advise the addition of ipratropium bromide to short-acting β-agonist therapy for the treatment of patients with severe acute asthma exacerbation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Inadequate follow-up controller medications among patients with asthma who visit the emergency department
    Rita K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:316-22. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in emergency department patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Rita K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:1173-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if acute presentation, management, and outcomes differ among men and women seeking care in the emergency department (ED) for exacerbation of COPD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Emergency department management of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the elderly: the Multicenter Airway Research Collaboration
    Rita K Cydulka
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:908-16. 2003
    ..To determine adherence of emergency department (ED) management of acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to current treatment guidelines...
  8. ncbi request reprint Differences between men and women in reporting of symptoms during an asthma exacerbation
    R K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 38:123-8. 2001
    ..The null hypothesis was that men and women report similar severity symptoms for similar levels of airway obstruction...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adrenal function and physiologic stress during acute asthma exacerbation
    R K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Metro Health Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 31:558-61. 1998
    ..Adrenal function in stable asthmatics has been extensively studied. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of asthma exacerbation on adrenal function...
  10. ncbi request reprint Patterns of hospitalization in elderly patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    R K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 1998 USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 156:1807-12. 1997
    ..The utilization of health care resources by elderly patients with asthma and COPD is immense, both during hospitalization and after discharge...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of single 7.5-mg dose treatment vs sequential multidose 2.5-mg treatments with nebulized albuterol in the treatment of acute asthma
    Rita K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Room BG3 68, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Chest 122:1982-7. 2002
    ..5 mg (single-dose group), with that from three sequential doses of albuterol, 2.5 mg, spaced 20 min apart (multidose group)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Acute asthma among pregnant women presenting to the emergency department
    R K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA MARC Investigators
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 160:887-92. 1999
    ..9 times more likely to report an ongoing exacerbation (95% CI, 1.2 to 6.8). Among women presenting to the ED with acute asthma, pregnant asthmatics are less likely to receive appropriate treatment with corticosteroids...
  13. ncbi request reprint Women in academic emergency medicine
    R K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 7:999-1007. 2000
    ..To evaluate the achievement of women in academic emergency medicine (EM) relative to men...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prospective multicenter study of relapse following treatment for acute asthma among adults presenting to the emergency department. MARC investigators. Multicenter Asthma Research Collaboration
    C L Emerman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    Chest 115:919-27. 1999
    ..To identify factors associated with relapse following treatment for acute asthma among adults presenting to the emergency department (ED)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of 2.5 vs 7.5 mg of inhaled albuterol in the treatment of acute asthma
    C L Emerman
    Department of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    Chest 115:92-6. 1999
    ..5 to 5 mg of aerosolized albuterol every 20 min, although European authorities recommend higher doses. The purpose of this study was to compare 2.5 vs 7.5 mg of nebulized albuterol for the treatment of acute asthma...
  16. ncbi request reprint Asthma evaluation and management
    Brian K Adams
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and MetroHealth Medical Center, Room BG3 68, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 21:315-30. 2003
    ..Proper attention to long-term treatment of asthma and aggressive treatment of acute exacerbations should help reduce morbidity and mortality...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prospective multicenter study of relapse after treatment for acute asthma among children presenting to the emergency department
    C L Emerman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    J Pediatr 138:318-24. 2001
    ..Other risk factors such as frequent ED visits are likely markers of chronic asthma severity. Further research should focus on ways to decrease the relapse rate among patients at high risk...
  18. ncbi request reprint Academic emergency medicine staffing nonacademic emergency department sites: a national survey
    S W Meldon
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 6:334-8. 1999
    ..Changing health care markets have threatened academic health centers and their traditional focus on teaching and research...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of resident performance and intensive bedside teaching during direct observation
    R K Cydulka
    Department of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 3:345-51. 1996
    ..To describe the experience of a residency program in emergency medicine with an intensive observational evaluation of resident performance in the ED...
  20. doi request reprint ED visit volume and quality of care in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:1040-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine whether emergency department (ED) visit volume is associated with ED quality of care in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Multicenter study of emergency department visits for food allergies
    Sunday Clark
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:347-52. 2004
    ..Although anaphylaxis guidelines suggest treatment with epinephrine, teaching about self-injectable epinephrine, and referral to an allergist, current ED management remains uncertain...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pilot study to evaluate the accuracy of ultrasonography in confirming endotracheal tube placement
    Sandra L Werner
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:75-80. 2007
    ..The goal of this study is to determine the accuracy of ultrasonography for detecting endotracheal tube placement into the trachea and esophagus in real time...
  23. ncbi request reprint Lifelong learning
    Jon W Schrock
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 24:785-95. 2006
    ..While the utility of continuing medical education has been questioned, technological advances, the Internet, and improved education techniques are helping physicians practice modern medicine in a time of rapidly expanding science...
  24. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of emergency department interventions to improve primary care follow-up for patients with acute asthma
    Jill M Baren
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St, Ground Floor Silverstein Bldg, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Chest 129:257-65. 2006
    ..Our objective was to compare the effect of two interventions on primary care follow-up after ED treatment for asthma exacerbations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Applicant considerations associated with selection of an emergency medicine residency program
    Sara Laskey
    Department of Emergency Medicine MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:355-59. 2009
    ..The primary objective of this study was to assess variables that residency applicants ranked as influential in making residency choices. The secondary objective was to determine if residents were satisfied with their residency choices...
  26. pmc Predicting observation unit treatment failures in patients with skin and soft tissue infections
    Jon W Schrock
    MetroHealth Medical Center, The Department of Emergency Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH, 44109 1998, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 1:85-90. 2008
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Direct observation for assessing emergency medicine core competencies: interpersonal skills
    Nicholas J Jouriles
    Departments of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center and Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and the Department of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:1338-41. 2002
    ..This article describes the potential use of direct observation to assess resident performance in the interpersonal skills core competency...
  28. ncbi request reprint Variability in emergency physician decision making about prescribing opioid analgesics
    Joshua H Tamayo-Sarver
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:483-93. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine what factors influence emergency physicians' decisions to prescribe an opioid analgesic for 3 common, painful conditions...
  29. ncbi request reprint The effect of race/ethnicity and desirable social characteristics on physicians' decisions to prescribe opioid analgesics
    Joshua H Tamayo-Sarver
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1239-48. 2003
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Research opportunities in the management of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Howard A Smithline
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:742-50. 2005
    ..Finally, the utility of education of both health care providers and patients and how it may be applied to the acute setting need to be addressed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prospective multicenter study of relapse following emergency department treatment of COPD exacerbation
    Sunghye Kim
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Clinics Building 397, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chest 125:473-81. 2004
    ..To determine the incidence and risk factors of relapse after an emergency department (ED) visit for COPD exacerbation...
  32. doi request reprint The short-form chronic respiratory disease questionnaire was a valid, reliable, and responsive quality-of-life instrument in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Chu Lin Tsai
    EMNet Coordinating Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:489-97. 2008
    ..To assess the psychometric properties of the short-form chronic respiratory disease questionnaire (SF-CRQ) as a quality-of-life (QOL) instrument in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations...
  33. pmc Validation of self-reported chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among patients in the ED
    Michael S Radeos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, New York Hospital Queens, Flushing, NY, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:191-6. 2009
    ..To determine whether the self-reported diagnosis of adults who present to the emergency department (ED) with an acute exacerbation of either asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is validated by medical record review...
  34. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in emergency department analgesic prescription
    Joshua H Tamayo-Sarver
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:2067-73. 2003
    ..We examined racial and ethnic disparities in analgesic prescription among a national sample of emergency department patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control interventions in the emergency department: a joint statement of emergency medicine organizations
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:e417-26. 2006
    ..ED-based tobacco control would allow the specialty to help fulfill the Healthy People 2010 mandate to reduce the prevalence of smoking among US citizens...
  36. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control interventions in the emergency department: a joint statement of emergency medicine organizations
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 32:370-81. 2006
    ..ED-based tobacco control would allow the specialty to help fulfill the Healthy People 2010 mandate to reduce the prevalence of smoking among US citizens...
  37. ncbi request reprint Usual source of care and nonurgent emergency department use
    Joshua H Sarver
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Cleveland, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:916-23. 2002
    ..To examine whether dissatisfaction with one's usual source of care (USC) and perceived access difficulties to one's USC were associated with nonurgent emergency department (ED) use...
  38. ncbi request reprint Reasons for using the emergency department: results of the EMPATH Study
    Deborah Fish Ragin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:1158-66. 2005
    ..Emergency Medicine Patients' Access To Healthcare (EMPATH) was a cross-sectional, observational study conducted to identify the principal reasons why patients seek care in hospital emergency departments (EDs) in the United States...
  39. doi request reprint Recommendations from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Taskforce on women in academic emergency medicine
    Gloria J Kuhn
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:762-7. 2008
    ..This article contains those recommendations and cites the relevant literature addressing this topic...
  40. doi request reprint Success of ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous access with skin marking
    Jessica R Resnick
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Chester Summer Scholars Program, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:723-30. 2008
    ..The difference in success between these two techniques was compared among variably experienced emergency physician and emergency nurse operators...
  41. doi request reprint Emergency department-based tobacco interventions improve patient satisfaction
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Emerg Med 38:e35-40. 2010
    ..To determine whether receipt of smoking cessation counseling affects satisfaction scores in adult emergency department (ED) smokers...
  42. doi request reprint Effect of household children on adult ED smokers' motivation to quit
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:757-62. 2008
    ..We hypothesized adult parenting smokers in the emergency department (ED) have a higher interest in quitting and may be more amenable to tobacco cessation counseling than smokers without children...
  43. ncbi request reprint Declining payments for emergency department care, 1996-1998
    Alexander C Tsai
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue WG 57, Cleveland, OH 44106 4945, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:299-308. 2003
    ..We describe recent trends in payments from different payer classes and assess their relative importance to the financial solvency of emergency departments...
  44. ncbi request reprint Advanced statistics: how to determine whether your intervention is different, at least as effective as, or equivalent: a basic introduction
    Joshua H Tamayo-Sarver
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:536-42. 2005
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Diaspirin cross-linked hemoglobin infusion did not influence base deficit and lactic acid levels in two clinical trials of traumatic hemorrhagic shock patient resuscitation
    Edward P Sloan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Trauma 68:1158-71. 2010
    ..Diaspirin cross-linked hemoglobin (DCLHb) has demonstrated a pressor effect that could adversely affect traumatic hemorrhagic shock patients through diminished perfusion to vital organs, causing base deficit (BD) and lactate abnormalities...
  46. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Physician well-being: the seventh competency?
    Rita K Cydulka
    Acad Emerg Med 14:476-8. 2007
  47. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with hospital admission among emergency department patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:6-14. 2007
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Prospective multicenter study of acute asthma in younger versus older adults presenting to the emergency department
    Aleena Banerji
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:48-55. 2006
    ..To describe acute asthma in younger versus older adults presenting to the emergency department (ED)...