S W Meldon

Summary

Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A brief risk-stratification tool to predict repeat emergency department visits and hospitalizations in older patients discharged from the emergency department
    Stephen W Meldon
    Case Western Reserve University Department of Emergency Medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:224-32. 2003
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Trauma in the very elderly: a community-based study of outcomes at trauma and nontrauma centers
    Stephen W Meldon
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    J Trauma 52:79-84. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of the total iron binding capacity in the evaluation and treatment of acute iron overdose
    J E Siff
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 33:73-6. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Case finding and referral model for emergency department elders: a randomized clinical trial
    Lorraine C Mion
    Geriatric Nursing Program, Division of Nursing, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:57-68. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Emergency department visits for suicidality in three hospitals
    Barbara L Drew
    College of Nursing, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 20:117-25. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and documentation of impaired mental status in elderly emergency department patients
    Fredric M Hustey
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 39:248-53. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of mental status screening on the care of elderly emergency department patients
    Fredric M Hustey
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:678-84. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of environment and research participant characteristics on data quality
    Barbara L Drew
    College of Nursing, Kent State University, USA
    West J Nurs Res 26:909-21. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The use of abdominal computed tomography in older ED patients with acute abdominal pain
    Fredric M Hustey
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:259-65. 2005

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint A brief risk-stratification tool to predict repeat emergency department visits and hospitalizations in older patients discharged from the emergency department
    Stephen W Meldon
    Case Western Reserve University Department of Emergency Medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:224-32. 2003
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  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Trauma in the very elderly: a community-based study of outcomes at trauma and nontrauma centers
    Stephen W Meldon
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    J Trauma 52:79-84. 2002
    ..Our objective was to describe demographics, mechanism of injury and injury severity of very elderly trauma patients and examine the association between trauma center (TC) verification and hospital mortality in this age group...
  4. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of the total iron binding capacity in the evaluation and treatment of acute iron overdose
    J E Siff
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 33:73-6. 1999
    ..Finally, studies and case reports demonstrate toxicity even when the TIBC is greater than the SIC. These shortcomings of the TIBC invalidate it as a predictor of toxicity in iron poisoning...
  5. ncbi request reprint Case finding and referral model for emergency department elders: a randomized clinical trial
    Lorraine C Mion
    Geriatric Nursing Program, Division of Nursing, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:57-68. 2003
    ..Elderly emergency department patients have complex medical needs and limited social support. A transitional model of care adapted from hospitals was tested for its effectiveness in the ED in reducing subsequent service use...
  6. ncbi request reprint Emergency department visits for suicidality in three hospitals
    Barbara L Drew
    College of Nursing, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 20:117-25. 2006
    ..Emergency department staff tended to be slightly more conservative than mental health professionals, but the difference in their decisions about disposition was not significant...
  7. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and documentation of impaired mental status in elderly emergency department patients
    Fredric M Hustey
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 39:248-53. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence of mental status impairment in elderly emergency department patients and to assess documentation of and referrals by emergency physicians for mental status impairment after discharge from the ED...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of mental status screening on the care of elderly emergency department patients
    Fredric M Hustey
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:678-84. 2003
    ..We determine the effect of screening examinations for mental status impairment on the care of elderly patients in the emergency department and prospectively assess recognition of mental status impairment by emergency physicians...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of environment and research participant characteristics on data quality
    Barbara L Drew
    College of Nursing, Kent State University, USA
    West J Nurs Res 26:909-21. 2004
    ..Inconsistencies were not related to any of the environmental variables. These findings suggest that seniors without cognitive decline report reliable data even in a potentially challenging environment...
  10. ncbi request reprint The use of abdominal computed tomography in older ED patients with acute abdominal pain
    Fredric M Hustey
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:259-65. 2005
    ..CT use is highly prevalent in older ED patients with acute abdominal pain. CT results are often diagnostic, especially for patients with emergent conditions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Etiology and clinical course of abdominal pain in senior patients: a prospective, multicenter study
    Lawrence M Lewis
    Washington University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1071-6. 2005
    ..The authors describe the epidemiology and clinical course of older persons examined in emergency departments (EDs) for abdominal pain...