P A Silka

Summary

Affiliation: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diversion of ALS ambulances: characteristics, causes, and effects in a large urban system
    P A Silka
    Emergency Department, Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 5:23-8. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Patterns of analgesic use in trauma patients in the ED
    Paul A Silka
    Burns and Allen Research Institute, Ruth and Harry Roman Department of Emergency Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 20:298-302. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Demand on ED resources during periods of widespread influenza activity
    Paul A Silka
    Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department, Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 21:534-9. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Pain scores improve analgesic administration patterns for trauma patients in the emergency department
    Paul A Silka
    Burns and Allen Research Institute, Ruth and Harry Roman Department of Emergency Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:264-70. 2004

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Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Diversion of ALS ambulances: characteristics, causes, and effects in a large urban system
    P A Silka
    Emergency Department, Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 5:23-8. 2001
    ..To characterize the reasons for and effects of diversions of advanced life support (ALS) ambulances in a large urban area with a high concentration of receiving hospitals...
  2. ncbi request reprint Patterns of analgesic use in trauma patients in the ED
    Paul A Silka
    Burns and Allen Research Institute, Ruth and Harry Roman Department of Emergency Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 20:298-302. 2002
    ..Morphine was the most frequent analgesic used with an average total dose of 14 milligrams. A majority of patients meeting ACS Trauma Center Guidelines did not receive analgesics in the ED...
  3. ncbi request reprint Demand on ED resources during periods of widespread influenza activity
    Paul A Silka
    Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department, Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 21:534-9. 2003
    ..A spike in census was observed at the onset of each WIA period. In addition, the flu index increased during WIA, suggesting the use of the ED as a site for syndromic surveillance of WIA onset...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pain scores improve analgesic administration patterns for trauma patients in the emergency department
    Paul A Silka
    Burns and Allen Research Institute, Ruth and Harry Roman Department of Emergency Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:264-70. 2004
    ..To determine the efficacy of pain scores in improving pain management practices for trauma patients in the emergency department (ED)...