Guohua Li

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Epidemiology of anesthesia-related mortality in the United States, 1999-2005
    Guohua Li
    Center for Health Policy and Outcomes in Anesthesia and Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Anesthesiology 110:759-65. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Drug use and fatal motor vehicle crashes: a case-control study
    Guohua Li
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY, USA Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 60:205-10. 2013
  3. pmc Geographic region, weather, pilot age, and air carrier crashes: a case-control study
    Guohua Li
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:386-90. 2009
  4. pmc Validity of suspected alcohol and drug violations in aviation employees
    Guohua Li
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Addiction 105:1771-5. 2010
  5. pmc Drug violations and aviation accidents: findings from the US mandatory drug testing programs
    Guohua Li
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Addiction 106:1287-92. 2011
  6. doi request reprint FIA Score: a simple risk index for predicting fatality in aviation crashes
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 65:1278-83. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Excess comorbidities associated with malignant hyperthermia diagnosis in pediatric hospital discharge records
    Guohua Li
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 21:958-63. 2011
  8. pmc Effectiveness of mandatory alcohol testing programs in reducing alcohol involvement in fatal motor carrier crashes
    Joanne E Brady
    Department of Anesthesiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:775-82. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Creation of surge capacity by early discharge of hospitalized patients at low risk for untoward events
    Gabor D Kelen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 3:S10-6. 2009
  10. pmc Alcohol violations and aviation accidents: findings from the U.S. mandatory alcohol testing program
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5801 Smith Avenue, Davis Building, Suite 3220, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:510-3. 2007

Research Grants

  1. PILOT AGING AND AVIATION SAFETY
    Guohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. PILOT AGING AND AVIATION SAFETY
    Guohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. Alcohol in Aviation and Motor Carriers
    Guohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Alcohol in Aviation and Motor Carriers
    Guohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2010
  5. ALCOHOL AND GENERAL AVIATION
    Guohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2003
  6. Alcohol in Aviation and Motor Carriers
    Guohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. pmc Epidemiology of anesthesia-related mortality in the United States, 1999-2005
    Guohua Li
    Center for Health Policy and Outcomes in Anesthesia and Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Anesthesiology 110:759-65. 2009
    ..Previous research on anesthesia-related mortality in the United States was limited to data from individual hospitals. The purpose of this study was to examine the epidemiologic patterns of anesthesia-related deaths at the national level...
  2. doi request reprint Drug use and fatal motor vehicle crashes: a case-control study
    Guohua Li
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY, USA Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 60:205-10. 2013
    ..24; 95% CI: 17.79, 30.28). These results indicate that drug use is associated with a significantly increased risk of fatal crash involvement, particularly when used in combination with alcohol. ..
  3. pmc Geographic region, weather, pilot age, and air carrier crashes: a case-control study
    Guohua Li
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:386-90. 2009
    ..Previous studies assessing factors associated with crash risk were conducted primarily in general aviation, air taxis, and commuter air carriers...
  4. pmc Validity of suspected alcohol and drug violations in aviation employees
    Guohua Li
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Addiction 105:1771-5. 2010
    ..In the United States, transportation employees who are suspected of using alcohol and drugs are subject to reasonable-cause testing. This study aims to assess the validity of suspected alcohol and drug violations in aviation employees...
  5. pmc Drug violations and aviation accidents: findings from the US mandatory drug testing programs
    Guohua Li
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Addiction 106:1287-92. 2011
    ..To assess the role of drug violations in aviation accidents...
  6. doi request reprint FIA Score: a simple risk index for predicting fatality in aviation crashes
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 65:1278-83. 2008
    ..Previous studies have identified a variety of risk factors for occupant fatality in aviation crashes. A simple composite index measuring the risk of fatality in a given crash, however, is lacking...
  7. doi request reprint Excess comorbidities associated with malignant hyperthermia diagnosis in pediatric hospital discharge records
    Guohua Li
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 21:958-63. 2011
    ..Case reports have linked malignant hyperthermia (MH) to several genetic diseases...
  8. pmc Effectiveness of mandatory alcohol testing programs in reducing alcohol involvement in fatal motor carrier crashes
    Joanne E Brady
    Department of Anesthesiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:775-82. 2009
    ..77, 95% confidence interval: 0.62, 0.94). Results from this study indicate that mandatory alcohol testing programs may have contributed to a significant reduction in alcohol involvement in fatal motor carrier crashes...
  9. doi request reprint Creation of surge capacity by early discharge of hospitalized patients at low risk for untoward events
    Gabor D Kelen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 3:S10-6. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the potential for creation of inpatient bed surge capacity from the early discharge (reverse triage) of hospital inpatients at low risk of untoward events for up to 96 hours...
  10. pmc Alcohol violations and aviation accidents: findings from the U.S. mandatory alcohol testing program
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5801 Smith Avenue, Davis Building, Suite 3220, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:510-3. 2007
    ..S. aviation industry since 1995. This study documents the prevalence of alcohol violations and the association between alcohol violations and aviation accidents among aviation employees with safety-sensitive functions...
  11. doi request reprint The surgical Apgar score is strongly associated with intensive care unit admission after high-risk intraabdominal surgery
    Julia B Sobol
    Department of Anesthesiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 622 West 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Anesth Analg 117:438-46. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that the SAS would be associated with the decision to admit a patient to the ICU postoperatively...
  12. pmc Epidemiology of anesthesia-related complications in labor and delivery, New York State, 2002-2005
    Khadeen Cheesman
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University, 622 West 168th St, PH5 505, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Anesth Analg 109:1174-81. 2009
    ..We aimed to fill this research gap by exploring the epidemiologic patterns and risk factors of anesthesia-related complications in a large sample of women giving birth in New York hospitals...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk in a birth cohort of commuter air carrier and air taxi pilots
    Yandong Qiang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:1297-302. 2003
    ..15-0.22), but considerably higher mortality from aviation crashes (SMR, 128.88; 95% CI = 6.35-2624.36). The results indicate that the current medical certification system is effective in maintaining a healthy pilot workforce...
  14. pmc Feasibility and pilot study of the Pediatric Anesthesia NeuroDevelopment Assessment (PANDA) project
    Lena S Sun
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 24:382-8. 2012
    ..We present pilot study results in 28 sibling pairs recruited and tested at the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and Children's Hospital of Boston (CHB) for the PANDA project...
  15. doi request reprint Factors associated with injury severity in Oklahoma City bombing survivors
    Mary T Glenshaw
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 66:508-15. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to identify personal and environmental risk factors for injury severity in the Oklahoma City bombing, on April 19, 1995...
  16. pmc A scoring system to predict unplanned intubation in patients having undergone major surgical procedures
    May Hua
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 West 168th St, PH5, Room 535, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Anesth Analg 115:88-94. 2012
    ..Unplanned tracheal intubation after surgery has been associated with high mortality. Few studies have examined the risk factors for this complication...
  17. pmc A retrospective cohort study of the association of anesthesia and hernia repair surgery with behavioral and developmental disorders in young children
    Charles DiMaggio
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 21:286-91. 2009
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  18. pmc Early childhood exposure to anesthesia and risk of developmental and behavioral disorders in a sibling birth cohort
    Charles DiMaggio
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University, 622 West 168 St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Anesth Analg 113:1143-51. 2011
    ..Using data from a sibling birth cohort, we assessed the association between exposure to anesthesia in the setting of surgery in patients younger than 3 years and the risk of developmental and behavioral disorders...
  19. pmc Pilot error in air carrier mishaps: longitudinal trends among 558 reports, 1983-2002
    Susan P Baker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 79:2-6. 2008
    ..This study aims to identify longitudinal trends in the prevalence and patterns of pilot error and other factors in U.S. air carrier mishaps...
  20. pmc Pediatric anesthesia and neurodevelopmental impairments: a Bayesian meta-analysis
    Charles DiMaggio
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 24:376-81. 2012
    ..The evidence, however, is considerably uncertain...
  21. doi request reprint Survival and functional outcomes after cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the intensive care unit
    Hayley B Gershengorn
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Crit Care 27:421.e9-17. 2012
    ..In this study, we evaluated survival rates, functional status, and predictors of good outcomes after in-ICU CPR...
  22. pmc Hearing deficit in a birth cohort of U.S. male commuter air carrier and air taxi pilots
    Yandong Qiang
    Department of International Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 79:1051-5. 2008
    ..Long-term exposure to multiple risk factors in aviation may place pilots at excess risk of developing hearing deficits. We examined the incidence and risk factors for hearing deficit in a birth cohort of male commuter and air taxi pilots...
  23. pmc Pilot age and error in air taxi crashes
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:647-51. 2009
    ..The correlation between pilot characteristics and error is less clear. This study aims to examine whether pilot age is associated with the prevalence and patterns of pilot error in air taxi crashes...
  24. doi request reprint Prevalence of malignant hyperthermia due to anesthesia in New York State, 2001-2005
    Joanne E Brady
    Department of Anesthesiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 622 West 168th Street, PH5 505, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Anesth Analg 109:1162-6. 2009
    ..MH prevalence in the United States is not well documented. In this study, we assessed the prevalence of MH in New York State hospitals...
  25. ncbi request reprint Likelihood of reroute during ambulance diversion periods in central Maryland
    Melissa L McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:408-15. 2007
    ..To determine the proportion of patients rerouted during ambulance diversion periods and factors associated with reroute...
  26. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of alcohol-related fatal general aviation crashes
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, Suite 6 100, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 37:143-8. 2005
    ..The effects of alcohol on piloting performance have been studied extensively. Information describing alcohol-related aviation crashes, however, is scant...
  27. pmc Crash rates of scheduled commuter and air carrier flights before and after a regulatory change
    Susan P Baker
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:381-5. 2009
    ..Published crash rates obscured changes related to aircraft size. This research was undertaken to determine whether the rule change affected crash rates of aircraft with 10-30 passenger seats...
  28. ncbi request reprint Age, flight experience, and risk of crash involvement in a cohort of professional pilots
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:874-80. 2003
    ..The lack of an association between pilot age and crash risk may reflect a strong "healthy worker effect" stemming from the rigorous medical standards and periodic physical examinations required for professional pilots...
  29. ncbi request reprint Pilot error in air carrier accidents: does age matter?
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 77:737-41. 2006
    ..This study aimed to examine age-related differences in the prevalence and patterns of pilot error in air carrier accidents...
  30. doi request reprint Alcohol in fatal crashes involving Mexican and Canadian drivers in the USA
    Susan P Baker
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Inj Prev 17:304-8. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence of alcohol involvement and impairment in fatal crashes in the USA involving Mexican and Canadian drivers...
  31. pmc Aviation-related injury morbidity and mortality: data from U.S. health information systems
    Susan P Baker
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:1001-5. 2009
    ..Objectives of this study were to explore the patterns of aviation-related injuries admitted to U.S. hospitals and relate them to aviation deaths in the same period...
  32. ncbi request reprint Mortality in epilepsy: driving fatalities vs other causes of death in patients with epilepsy
    Soham G Sheth
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Neurology 63:1002-7. 2004
    ..They compared individual risks for fatal crashes due to seizures and other causes of mortality in patients with epilepsy...
  33. ncbi request reprint Age-related vision problems in commuter and air taxi pilots: a study of 3019 pilots, 1987-1997
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:706-11. 2007
    ..This paper examines the incidence of age-related vision problems in a birth cohort of commuter air carrier and air taxi pilots...
  34. ncbi request reprint Driving-while-intoxicated history as a risk marker for general aviation pilots
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, Suite 6 100, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 37:179-84. 2005
    ..The results of this study support DWI history as a valid risk marker for general aviation pilots. The safety benefit of background checking for DWI history needs to be further evaluated...
  35. ncbi request reprint Drinking history and risk of fatal injury: comparison among specific injury causes
    Li Hui Chen
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 37:245-51. 2005
    ..04; 95% CI=1.64, 9.93) than for males (OR=1.45; 95% CI=1.20, 1.74). The authors conclude that drinking history is associated with a significantly increased risk of all types of fatal injury...
  36. doi request reprint Long-term differences in language and cognitive function after childhood exposure to anesthesia
    Caleb Ing
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 W 168th St, BHN 4 440, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e476-85. 2012
    ..We examined the association between exposure to anesthesia in children under age 3 and outcomes in language, cognitive function, motor skills, and behavior at age 10...
  37. pmc The epidemiology of upper airway injury in patients undergoing major surgical procedures
    May Hua
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Anesth Analg 114:148-51. 2012
    ..Airway injury is a potentially serious and costly adverse event of anesthesia care. The epidemiologic characteristics of airway injury have not been well documented...
  38. pmc Mandatory ethics consultation policy
    Megan E Romano
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 84:581-5. 2009
    ..To describe ethics consultations at a single institution that has a mandatory ethics consultation policy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Patients who leave without being seen: their characteristics and history of emergency department use
    Ru Ding
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:686-93. 2006
    ..We identify patient characteristics associated with uncompleted visits to the emergency department (ED)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and cardiovascular disease in a birth cohort of commuter air carrier and air taxi pilots
    Yandong Qiang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:247-52. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association of body mass index (BMI) with cardiovascular disease in commercial pilots...
  41. ncbi request reprint Pilot age and geographic region of commuter and air taxi crashes: a case-control study
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 82:111-5. 2011
    ..Previous studies of major airline and general aviation crashes have identified a host of risk factors. We examined risk factors related to crashes involving commuter air carrier and air taxi flights...
  42. ncbi request reprint Exploratory spatial analysis of pilot fatality rates in general aviation crashes using geographic information systems
    Jurek G Grabowski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:398-405. 2002
    ..This study demonstrates that geographic information systems are a valuable tool for injury prevention and aviation safety research...
  43. pmc Prevalence of alcohol and other drugs in fatally injured drivers
    Joanne E Brady
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Addiction 108:104-14. 2013
    ..This study aims to examine the prevalence of alcohol and/or other drugs (AOD) in a large sample of fatally injured drivers...
  44. pmc Intraoperative reported adverse events in children
    Athina Kakavouli
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 19:732-9. 2009
    ..No study, so far, has characterized AE in children who receive anesthesia in the operating rooms (ORA) and NORA when anesthesia care is provided by the same team in a consistent manner...
  45. pmc Effectiveness of a safe routes to school program in preventing school-aged pedestrian injury
    Charles DiMaggio
    Columbia University Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology, 622 West 168 St, Room PH5 531, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Pediatrics 131:290-6. 2013
    ..We analyzed motor vehicle crash data to assess the effectiveness of SRTS interventions in reducing school-aged pedestrian injury in New York City...
  46. ncbi request reprint Inpatient disposition classification for the creation of hospital surge capacity: a multiphase study
    Gabor D Kelen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Lancet 368:1984-90. 2006
    ..We sought to develop a disposition classification system that categorises inpatients according to suitability for immediate discharge on the basis of risk tolerance for a subsequent consequential medical event...
  47. ncbi request reprint Self-rated changes in cognition and piloting skills: a comparison of younger and older airline pilots
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Hygiene, The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 73:466-71. 2002
    ..The relationship of chronological age to self-rated changes in cognition has been studied extensively. However, the relationship of these changes to age-related changes in piloting skills is not well understood...
  48. ncbi request reprint Geographic patterns of pilot fatality rates in commuter and air taxi crashes
    Jurek G Grabowski
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 73:1014-20. 2002
    ..Geographic information systems are widely used in studies of diseases. However, their value for aviation safety research has not been adequately explored...
  49. ncbi request reprint Helicopter crashes related to oil and gas operations in the Gulf of Mexico
    Susan P Baker
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 82:885-9. 2011
    ..The hazards inherent in flight operations in the Gulf of Mexico prompted investigation of the number and circumstances of crashes related to oil and gas operations in the region...
  50. doi request reprint Three-year outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries who survive intensive care
    Hannah Wunsch
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University, 622 W 168th St, PH 527D, New York, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA 303:849-56. 2010
    ..Although hospital mortality has decreased over time in the United States for patients who receive intensive care, little is known about subsequent outcomes for those discharged alive...
  51. pmc What is a cohort effect? Comparison of three statistical methods for modeling cohort effects in obesity prevalence in the United States, 1971-2006
    Katherine M Keyes
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Soc Sci Med 70:1100-8. 2010
    ..As such, the absence or presence of cohort effects depends on the conceptual definition and therefore statistical method used...
  52. doi request reprint Substance use and misuse in the aftermath of terrorism. A Bayesian meta-analysis
    Charles DiMaggio
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Addiction 104:894-904. 2009
    ..To conduct a comprehensive analysis of the conflicting evidence on substance use and misuse following mass traumas such as terrorist incidents...
  53. ncbi request reprint Ground crew injuries and fatalities in U.S. commercial aviation, 1983-2004
    Jurek G Grabowski
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 76:1007-11. 2005
    ..The objective of this paper was to examine airport ground crew injuries and fatalities involving aircraft of commuter air carriers and major airlines...
  54. ncbi request reprint Human factors in aviation crashes involving older pilots
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 73:134-8. 2002
    ..Experimental studies using flight simulators indicate that due to decreased working memory capacity, older pilots are outperformed by their younger counterparts in communication tasks and flight summary scores...
  55. pmc Validity of police-reported alcohol involvement in fatal motor carrier crashes in the United States between 1982 and 2005
    Melissa L McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21209, USA
    J Safety Res 40:227-32. 2009
    ..To examine the validity of police-reported alcohol data for drivers involved in fatal motor carrier crashes...
  56. pmc Birth cohort effects and gender differences in alcohol epidemiology: a review and synthesis
    Katherine M Keyes
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:2101-12. 2011
    ..First, we conduct a cross-national review of the literature on birth cohort differences in alcohol consumption, disorder, and mortality. Second, we determine the consistency of evidence for birth cohort effects on gender differences...
  57. ncbi request reprint Emergency department utilization in the United States and Ontario, Canada
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:582-4. 2007
    ..This study aimed to compare ED visit rates in the United States and Ontario, Canada, according to demographic and clinical characteristics...
  58. doi request reprint Impact of nonphysician staffing on outcomes in a medical ICU
    Hayley B Gershengorn
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Chest 139:1347-53. 2011
    ..In our study, we compare outcomes of nonphysician provider-based teams to those of medical house staff-based teams in the MICU...
  59. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic patterns of injuries treated in ambulatory care settings
    Marian E Betz
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:544-51. 2005
    ..We seek to assess the incidences and characteristics of acute injuries treated at EDs and other ambulatory care settings...
  60. ncbi request reprint Crash risk in general aviation
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    JAMA 297:1596-8. 2007
  61. pmc Pilot alcohol violations reported in U.S. newspapers, 1990-2006
    Chadd K Kraus
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, 5801 Smith Avenue, Davis Building, Suite 3220, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 77:1288-90. 2006
    ..Such incidents often generate widespread news coverage. This study examines the frequency and characteristics of alcohol violation incidents involving airline pilots reported in U.S. newspapers...
  62. ncbi request reprint Injury and illness aboard an Antarctic cruise ship
    Gregory H Bledsoe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5801 Smith Ave, Davis Building, Suite 3220, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Wilderness Environ Med 18:36-40. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the incidence and patterns of injury and illness among passengers aboard a cruise ship in Antarctica...
  63. ncbi request reprint Age-60 Rule: the end is in sight
    Anna Cornell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The John Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5801 Smith Ave, Davis Bldg, Ste 3220, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:624-6. 2007
    ..In this article, we provide a brief review of the ICAO's amendment to the age limit and discuss the various implications of this new international standard...
  64. ncbi request reprint Suicide by aircraft: a comparative analysis
    Corey B Bills
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, 1830 E Monument St, Ste 6 100, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 76:715-9. 2005
    ..Suicide is the 11 th leading cause of death in the United States. The objective of this study is to document the characteristics of aviation-related suicides and suicide attempts...
  65. doi request reprint Dexmedetomidine in the care of critically ill patients from 2001 to 2007: an observational cohort study
    Hannah Wunsch
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Anesthesiology 113:386-94. 2010
    ..We sought to examine patient and hospital variation in dexmedetomidine use and adoption patterns of dexmedetomidine over time...
  66. pmc A multiphase method for estimating cohort effects in age-period contingency table data
    Katherine M Keyes
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:779-85. 2010
    ..As an example of application, we analyze homicide mortality data for males in the United States from 1935 through 2004...
  67. doi request reprint Anesthesia and neurodevelopment in children: time for an answer?
    Lena S Sun
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Anesthesiology 109:757-61. 2008
  68. pmc Marijuana use and motor vehicle crashes
    Mu Chen Li
    Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 34:65-72. 2012
    ..The results of this meta-analysis suggest that marijuana use by drivers is associated with a significantly increased risk of being involved in motor vehicle crashes...
  69. pmc Epidemiologic approaches to injury and violence
    Susan P Baker
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 34:1-3. 2012
    ....
  70. doi request reprint Preventing fatalities in building bombings: what can we learn from the Oklahoma City bombing?
    Mary T Glenshaw
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 1:27-31; discussion 31-3. 2007
    ..This study assesses factors associated with fatality risk among individuals exposed to the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing...
  71. ncbi request reprint Injury prevention and control
    Marian Betz
    Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, One Deaconess Road, West Clinical Center 2, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 25:901-14, xi. 2007
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Fragility versus excessive crash involvement as determinants of high death rates per vehicle-mile of travel among older drivers
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, Suite 6 100, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 35:227-35. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that measures to improve the protection of older vehicle occupants in crashes should be vigorously pursued...
  73. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood characteristics and emergency department utilization
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, Suite 6 100, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:853-9. 2003
    ..This study assessed the relations between neighborhood demographic and socioeconomic characteristics and emergency department (ED) utilization...
  74. ncbi request reprint Trends in Arkansas motorcycle trauma after helmet law repeal
    Gregory H Bledsoe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    South Med J 98:436-40. 2005
    ..This study aimed to assess the impact of the 1997 Arkansas helmet law repeal on motorcycle registrations, crash and fatality risks, and alcohol involvement in motorcycle crashes...
  75. pmc The social norms of birth cohorts and adolescent marijuana use in the United States, 1976-2007
    Katherine M Keyes
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Addiction 106:1790-800. 2011
    ..The present study investigated societal-level disapproval of marijuana use defined by birth cohort or by time-period...
  76. ncbi request reprint Correlating homicide and suicide
    Corey B Bills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:837-45. 2005
    ..The primary objective of this study was to examine the correlation between homicide and suicide rates in a large cross-sectional sample of UN member states...

Research Grants21

  1. PILOT AGING AND AVIATION SAFETY
    Guohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  2. PILOT AGING AND AVIATION SAFETY
    Guohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results of this project can provide valuable empirical data for understanding the relationship between pilot aging and safety performance and for reassessing the "age-60 rule." ..
  3. Alcohol in Aviation and Motor Carriers
    Guohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings from the proposed research could provide much-needed scientific evidence for informing important policy decisions relevant to transportation safety and protection of the traveling public. ..
  4. Alcohol in Aviation and Motor Carriers
    Guohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings from theproposed research couldprovide much-neededscientific evidence for informing important policy decisions relevant to transportation safety andprotection of the traveling public. ..
  5. ALCOHOL AND GENERAL AVIATION
    Guohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Information on DWI history will be ascertained through the state motor vehicle agencies. Results of this project can be used to help develop and evaluate intervention programs for prevention and control of alcohol intoxicated flying. ..
  6. Alcohol in Aviation and Motor Carriers
    Guohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings from theproposed research couldprovide much-neededscientific evidence for informing important policy decisions relevant to transportation safety andprotection of the traveling public. ..