Daniel P Davis

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) PRIMED cardiac arrest trial methods part 1: rationale and methodology for the impedance threshold device (ITD) protocol
    Tom P Aufderheide
    Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Resuscitation 78:179-85. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Electrical and mechanical recovery of cardiac function following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Daniel P Davis
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA, United States
    Resuscitation 84:25-30. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint The inadvertent administration of anticoagulants to ED patients ultimately diagnosed with thoracic aortic dissection
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:439-42. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Hospital bed surge capacity in the event of a mass-casualty incident
    Daniel P Davis
    UCSD Emergency Medicine, 200 West Arbor Drive 8676 San Diego, CA 92103 USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 20:169-76. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Central venous access by air medical personnel
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:204-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The safety and efficacy of prehospital needle and tube thoracostomy by aeromedical personnel
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UCSD, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:191-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of aeromedical response to patients with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury
    Daniel P Davis
    The UC San Diego Emergency Medicine, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:115-22. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Ventilation patterns in patients with severe traumatic brain injury following paramedic rapid sequence intubation
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Neurocrit Care 2:165-71. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of a regional cardiac arrest receiving system
    Daniel P Davis
    University of California San Diego, Department of Emergency Medicine, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, United States
    Resuscitation 74:44-51. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Head-injured patients who "talk and die": the San Diego perspective
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    J Trauma 62:277-81. 2007

Detail Information

Publications81

  1. pmc Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) PRIMED cardiac arrest trial methods part 1: rationale and methodology for the impedance threshold device (ITD) protocol
    Tom P Aufderheide
    Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Resuscitation 78:179-85. 2008
    ..Secondary aims are to compare functional status and depression at discharge and at 3 and 6 months post-discharge in survivors...
  2. doi request reprint Electrical and mechanical recovery of cardiac function following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Daniel P Davis
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA, United States
    Resuscitation 84:25-30. 2013
    ..Compression pauses may be particularly harmful following the electrical recovery but prior to the mechanical recovery from cardiopulmonary arrest...
  3. ncbi request reprint The inadvertent administration of anticoagulants to ED patients ultimately diagnosed with thoracic aortic dissection
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:439-42. 2005
    ..Aortic dissection (AD) may present similarly to acute coronary syndrome or pulmonary embolus; however, anticoagulation may be detrimental to patients with AD...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hospital bed surge capacity in the event of a mass-casualty incident
    Daniel P Davis
    UCSD Emergency Medicine, 200 West Arbor Drive 8676 San Diego, CA 92103 USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 20:169-76. 2005
    ..Traditional strategies to determine hospital bed surge capacity have relied on cross-sectional hospital census data, which underestimate the true surge capacity in the event of a mass-casualty incident...
  5. ncbi request reprint Central venous access by air medical personnel
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:204-6. 2007
    ..The success and complication rates for the procedure in the hands of flight air medical personnel must be considered in the decision to institute a central venous access procedure...
  6. ncbi request reprint The safety and efficacy of prehospital needle and tube thoracostomy by aeromedical personnel
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UCSD, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:191-7. 2005
    ..Aeromedical crews routinely use needle thoracostomy (NT) and tube thoracostomy (TT) to treat major trauma victims (MTVs) with potential tension pneumothorax; however, the efficacy of prehospital NT and TT is unclear...
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of aeromedical response to patients with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury
    Daniel P Davis
    The UC San Diego Emergency Medicine, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:115-22. 2005
    ..Here we explore the impact of aeromedical response in patients with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ventilation patterns in patients with severe traumatic brain injury following paramedic rapid sequence intubation
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Neurocrit Care 2:165-71. 2005
    ..This analysis explores ventilation patterns in a cohort of trial patients undergoing end-tidal CO2 (ETCO2) monitoring...
  9. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of a regional cardiac arrest receiving system
    Daniel P Davis
    University of California San Diego, Department of Emergency Medicine, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, United States
    Resuscitation 74:44-51. 2007
    ..The safety of bypassing non-designated facilities with such a regional system is not known...
  10. ncbi request reprint Head-injured patients who "talk and die": the San Diego perspective
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    J Trauma 62:277-81. 2007
    ..This study uses a large, comprehensive database to explore risk factors for head-injured patients who deteriorate after their initial presentation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hyperventilation following aero-medical rapid sequence intubation may be a deliberate response to hypoxemia
    Daniel P Davis
    UCSD Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, 200 West Arbor Drive, Malicode 8676, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    Resuscitation 73:354-61. 2007
    ..Recent studies document a high incidence of hyperventilation by prehospital providers, with a potentially detrimental effect on outcome in traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of a novel, algorithm-based difficult airway curriculum for air medical crews using human patient simulators
    Daniel P Davis
    UC San Diego School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mercy Air Medical Services, CA 92103 8676, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:72-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this analysis was to evaluate the effectiveness of a simulator-based difficult airway curriculum in a large, aeromedical company...
  13. ncbi request reprint A follow-up analysis of factors associated with head-injury mortality after paramedic rapid sequence intubation
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Trauma, University of California San Diego, CA92103 8946, USA
    J Trauma 59:486-90. 2005
    ..Here we explore factors affecting outcome in the entire cohort of patients undergoing paramedic RSI to confirm previous findings. This also represents a synthesis of findings from previous analyses..
  14. ncbi request reprint Early ventilation in traumatic brain injury
    Daniel P Davis
    UC San Diego Department of Emergency Medicine, 200 West Arbor Drive, 8676, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, United States
    Resuscitation 76:333-40. 2008
    ..Finally, the limited data regarding the impact of hypoventilation and hypercapnia on outcome from TBI are discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Traumatic brain injury outcomes in pre- and post- menopausal females versus age-matched males
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8676, USA
    J Neurotrauma 23:140-8. 2006
    ..The identical pattern of improved outcomes in post-menopausal but not pre-menopausal females versus age-matched males was observed. These data suggest that endogenous female sex hormone production is not neuroprotective...
  16. ncbi request reprint Paramedic rapid sequence intubation for severe traumatic brain injury: perspectives from an expert panel
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8676, and Trauma Services, Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:1-8. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Predictors of intubation success and therapeutic value of paramedic airway management in a large, urban EMS system
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:356-62. 2006
    ..Endotracheal intubation (ETI) is commonly used by paramedics for definitive airway management. The predictors of success and therapeutic value with regard to oxygenation are not well studied...
  18. ncbi request reprint The impact of prehospital endotracheal intubation on outcome in moderate to severe traumatic brain injury
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 92103 8676, USA
    J Trauma 58:933-9. 2005
    ..Although early intubation to prevent the mortality that accompanies hypoxia is considered the standard of care for severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), the efficacy of this approach remains unproven...
  19. ncbi request reprint The positive predictive value of paramedic versus emergency physician interpretation of the prehospital 12-lead electrocardiogram
    Daniel P Davis
    UC San Diego, Department of Emergency Medicine, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:399-402. 2007
    ..Whether the ECG should undergo physician review prior to activation of a percutaneous intervention (PCI) team is unclear...
  20. doi request reprint Rate of decline in oxygen saturation at various pulse oximetry values with prehospital rapid sequence intubation
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8676, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 12:46-51. 2008
    ..Objective. To define the rate of SpO2 decline at various pulse oximetry values and identify a threshold below which active BVM should be performed during prehospital RSI...
  21. doi request reprint A structural model of perfusion and oxygenation in low-flow states
    Daniel P Davis
    UC San Diego Emergency Medicine, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    Resuscitation 82:1444-52. 2011
    ..The optimal ventilation strategy in these "low-flow" states remains unclear...
  22. pmc The need for standardized data reporting for prehospital airway management
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    Crit Care 15:133. 2011
    ..Only through these efforts can we elucidate the true benefits - or harm - of advanced airway management during critical resuscitation...
  23. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of a clinical decision guideline to diagnose spinal epidural abscess in patients who present to the emergency department with spine pain
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:765-70. 2011
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  24. doi request reprint The relationship between out-of-hospital airway management and outcome among trauma patients with Glasgow Coma Scale Scores of 8 or less
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UCSD Center for Resuscitation Science, San Diego, California 92103 8676, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 15:184-92. 2011
    ..However, multiple studies document an association between out-of-hospital intubation and increased mortality for severe traumatic brain injury...
  25. doi request reprint Latency and loss of pulse oximetry signal with the use of digital probes during prehospital rapid-sequence intubation
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 15:18-22. 2011
    ..However, loss of signal may be a frequent occurrence in patients with poor peripheral perfusion. In addition, a delay or latency period in the timeliness of pulse oximetry data may exist with probes placed on the fingers...
  26. ncbi request reprint Paramedic-administered neuromuscular blockade improves prehospital intubation success in severely head-injured patients
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California 92103 8676, USA
    J Trauma 55:713-9. 2003
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint The Combitube as a salvage airway device for paramedic rapid sequence intubation
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:697-704. 2003
    ..Here we describe our experience with the Combitube (esophageal-tracheal twin-lumen airway device) as a salvage airway device for paramedic rapid sequence intubation...
  28. doi request reprint Prehospital airway and ventilation management: a trauma score and injury severity score-based analysis
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Trauma 69:294-301. 2010
    ..However, recent evidence suggests that the procedure may be associated with increased mortality, possibly reflecting inadequate training, suboptimal patient selection, or inappropriate ventilation...
  29. doi request reprint Both hypoxemia and extreme hyperoxemia may be detrimental in patients with severe traumatic brain injury
    Daniel P Davis
    Univeristy of California San Diego, Department of Emergency Medicine, San Diego, California, USA
    J Neurotrauma 26:2217-23. 2009
    ..We conclude that both hypoxemia and extreme hyperoxemia are associated with increased mortality and a decrease in good outcomes among TBI patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint The use of quantitative end-tidal capnometry to avoid inadvertent severe hyperventilation in patients with head injury after paramedic rapid sequence intubation
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    J Trauma 56:808-14. 2004
    ..This study aimed to determine whether field end-tidal carbon dioxide CO2 (ETCO2) monitoring decreases inadvertent severe hyperventilation after paramedic rapid sequence intubation...
  31. doi request reprint Cardiocerebral resuscitation: a broader perspective
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:158-60. 2009
    ..This may mandate a paradigm shift away from advanced cardiac life support and basic life support, which emphasize standardization of content and format rather than institution- or agency-specific protocols and training...
  32. pmc Should invasive airway management be done in the field?
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego, Calif
    CMAJ 178:1171-3. 2008
  33. doi request reprint Air medical response to traumatic brain injury: a computer learning algorithm analysis
    Daniel P Davis
    Divisions of Trauma, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Trauma 64:889-97. 2008
    ..Learning algorithms, such as artificial neural networks (ANN), support vector machines (SVM), and decision trees, can identify relationships between data set variables but are not empirically useful for hypothesis testing...
  34. doi request reprint Prehospital intubation of brain-injured patients
    Daniel P Davis
    UCSD Emergency Medicine, San Diego, California 92103 8676, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 14:142-8. 2008
    ..The article reviews the evidence for and against early intubation for brain-injured patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint The predictive value of field versus arrival Glasgow Coma Scale score and TRISS calculations in moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8676, USA
    J Trauma 60:985-90. 2006
    ..This study explores the predictive value of field GCS (fGCS) and arrival GCS (aGCS) as well as TRISS calculations using field (fTRISS) and arrival (aTRISS) data in patients with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  36. doi request reprint Minimizing pre- and post-defibrillation pauses increases the likelihood of return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC)
    Rebecca E Sell
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    Resuscitation 81:822-5. 2010
    ..The optimal intervals for shock delivery following cessation of compressions (pre-shock interval) and resumption of compressions following a shock (post-shock interval) remain unclear...
  37. ncbi request reprint The impact of hypoxia and hyperventilation on outcome after paramedic rapid sequence intubation of severely head-injured patients
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California 92103 8676, USA
    J Trauma 57:1-8; discussion 8-10. 2004
    ..An increase in mortality has been documented in association with paramedic rapid sequence intubation (RSI) of severely head-injured patients. This analysis explores the impact of hypoxia and hyperventilation on outcome...
  38. ncbi request reprint The three-phase model of cardiac arrest as applied to ventricular fibrillation in a large, urban emergency medical services system
    Gary M Vilke
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California at San Diego, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    Resuscitation 64:341-6. 2005
    ..Recent evidence suggests a period of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) prior to defibrillation attempts may improve outcomes in patients with moderate time since collapse (4-10 min)...
  39. ncbi request reprint The ability of paramedics to predict aspiration in patients undergoing prehospital rapid sequence intubation
    Tyler F Vadeboncoeur
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, California 92103 8676, USA
    J Emerg Med 30:131-6. 2006
    ..The vast majority of aspiration events seem to occur before the arrival of prehospital personnel. Alteration in consciousness from TBI may carry a higher risk of aspiration than with other causes, such as alcohol intoxication...
  40. pmc Increased survival after EMS witnessed cardiac arrest. Observations from the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) Epistry-Cardiac arrest
    David Hostler
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Emergency Medicine, Suite 400A, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Resuscitation 81:826-30. 2010
    ..We examined EMS witnessed OHCA from the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) to determine the effect of EMS witnessed vs. bystander witnessed and unwitnessed OHCA...
  41. ncbi request reprint Incidence of transient hypoxia and pulse rate reactivity during paramedic rapid sequence intubation
    James V Dunford
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:721-8. 2003
    ..We determine the incidence of desaturation and pulse rate reactivity during paramedic rapid sequence intubation of patients with severe head injuries (Glasgow Coma Scale score <or=8)...
  42. ncbi request reprint The association between field Glasgow Coma Scale score and outcome in patients undergoing paramedic rapid sequence intubation
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego UCSD, San Diego, California 92103 8676, USA
    J Emerg Med 29:391-7. 2005
    ..Other factors should be considered to screen TBI patients for prehospital RSI...
  43. ncbi request reprint The effect of paramedic rapid sequence intubation on outcome in patients with severe traumatic brain injury
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    J Trauma 54:444-53. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effect of paramedic rapid sequence intubation (RSI) on outcome in patients with severe traumatic brain injury...
  44. ncbi request reprint Paramedic self-reported medication errors
    Gary M Vilke
    San Diego County Division of Emergency Medical Services, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego Children s Hospital, California 92103, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:80-4. 2007
    ..Continuing quality improvement (CQI) reviews reflect that medication administration errors occur in the prehospital setting. These include errors involving dose, medication, route, concentration, and treatment...
  45. ncbi request reprint The clinical presentation and impact of diagnostic delays on emergency department patients with spinal epidural abscess
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8676, USA
    J Emerg Med 26:285-91. 2004
    ..The ESR may be a useful screening test before magnetic resonance imaging in selected patients...
  46. pmc Receiving hospital characteristics associated with survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Clifton W Callaway
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Resuscitation 81:524-9. 2010
    ..This study examined whether survival to hospital discharge was related to receiving hospital characteristics, including bed number, capability of performing cardiac catheterization and hospital volume of OOHCA cases...
  47. pmc Emergency medical services intervals and survival in trauma: assessment of the "golden hour" in a North American prospective cohort
    Craig D Newgard
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:235-246.e4. 2010
    ..We evaluate the association between emergency medical services (EMS) intervals and mortality among trauma patients with field-based physiologic abnormality...
  48. ncbi request reprint Early ventilation and outcome in patients with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury
    Daniel P Davis
    UC San Diego, Department of Emergency Medicine, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:1202-8. 2006
    ..This analysis explores the impact of early ventilation on outcome in moderate to severe traumatic brain injury...
  49. ncbi request reprint The sensitivity and specificity of transcricothyroid ultrasonography to confirm endotracheal tube placement in a cadaver model
    Gene Ma
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8676, USA
    J Emerg Med 32:405-7. 2007
    ..This pilot study suggests that dynamic transcricothyroid US is a potentially accurate method of confirming ET placement during the intubation process. Further investigation in live humans is warranted to validate these data...
  50. pmc The availability and use of out-of-hospital physiologic information to identify high-risk injured children in a multisite, population-based cohort
    Craig D Newgard
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:420-31. 2009
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  51. ncbi request reprint The use of etomidate for prehospital rapid-sequence intubation
    Sean Deitch
    UCSD Emergency Medicine, San Diego, California 92103 8676, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:380-3. 2003
    ..These data suggest that the use of etomidate as part of a prehospital RSI protocol is associated with hemodynamic stability and a low incidence of hypotension...
  52. ncbi request reprint Adult foreign body airway obstruction in the prehospital setting
    Arash Soroudi
    County of San Diego, Division of Emergency Medical Services, and Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:25-9. 2007
    ..Although the treatment of foreign body airway obstruction in adults has been well studied, few data exist on the characterization of prehospital experiences...
  53. pmc Survival increases with CPR by Emergency Medical Services before defibrillation of out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia: observations from the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium
    Steven M Bradley
    University of Washington Harborview Center for Prehospital Emergency Care, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Resuscitation 81:155-62. 2010
    ..We examined the effect of the duration of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) prior to first defibrillation on survival in patients with out-of-hospital VF/VT...
  54. pmc A critical assessment of the out-of-hospital trauma triage guidelines for physiologic abnormality
    Craig D Newgard
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Trauma 68:452-62. 2010
    ..We assessed whether more restrictive physiologic criteria would improve the specificity of this triage step without missing high-risk patients...
  55. ncbi request reprint The association between operator confidence and accuracy of ultrasonography performed by novice emergency physicians
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8676, USA
    J Emerg Med 29:259-64. 2005
    ..001). It is concluded that a significant association exists between operator confidence and the accuracy of ED ultrasound. High confidence values are associated with clinically useful test performance characteristics...
  56. doi request reprint Emergency physician-initiated extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Joseph M Bellezzo
    Emergency Department, Sharp Memorial Hospital, 7901 Frost Street, San Diego, CA 92123, United States
    Resuscitation 83:966-70. 2012
    ..Initiation of ECPR by emergency physicians with meaningful long-term patient survival has not been demonstrated...
  57. pmc A geospatial assessment of transport distance and survival to discharge in out of hospital cardiac arrest patients: Implications for resuscitation centers
    Michael T Cudnik
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA
    Resuscitation 81:518-23. 2010
    ..We sought to assess the survival of OOHCA patients by transport distance and hospital proximity...
  58. pmc A trial of an impedance threshold device in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Tom P Aufderheide
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    N Engl J Med 365:798-806. 2011
    ..Previous studies have suggested that the use of an ITD during CPR may improve survival rates after cardiac arrest...
  59. pmc The Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Epistry-Trauma: design, development, and implementation of a North American epidemiologic prehospital trauma registry
    Craig D Newgard
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3098, United States
    Resuscitation 78:170-8. 2008
    ..This data registry samples patients from 264 EMS agencies transporting to 287 acute care hospitals in both the United States and Canada...
  60. ncbi request reprint Drug-assisted intubation in the prehospital setting (resource document to NAEMSP position statement)
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:261-71. 2006
  61. ncbi request reprint Can urine dipstick be used as a surrogate for serum creatinine in emergency department patients who undergo contrast studies?
    Daniel Firestone
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California, USA
    J Emerg Med 33:119-22. 2007
    ..5 mg/dL). However, combining Udip results with risk factor screening may allow a rapid method for predicting which patients may safely undergo contrast CT scanning in the ED, but this needs prospective evaluation...
  62. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive capnometry for continuous monitoring of mental status: a tale of 2 patients
    Daniel P Davis
    UCSD Emergency Medicine, Mercy Air Medical Services, UCSD Neuroanesthesia Laboratory, San Diego UCSD Resuscitation Research Group, CA 92103 8676, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:752-4. 2006
  63. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and monitoring of hemorrhagic shock during the initial resuscitation of multiple trauma patients: a review
    Michael Wilson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Emerg Med 24:413-22. 2003
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  64. ncbi request reprint Paramedic self-reported medication errors
    Gary M Vilke
    San Diego County Division of Emergency Medical Services, San Diego, CA, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:457-62. 2006
    ..Continuing quality improvement (CQI) reviews reflect that medication administration errors occur in the prehospital setting. These include errors involving dose, medication, route, concentration, and treatment...
  65. ncbi request reprint Quantitative capnometry as a critical resuscitation tool
    Daniel P Davis
    Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 12:40-2. 2005
    ..Ultimately the ability of capnometry to guide ventilation and even chest compressions may be its most important contribution to the care of critically ill and injured patients...
  66. doi request reprint Evaluating the use and timing of opioids for the treatment of migraine headaches in the emergency department
    Stephen V Tornabene
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Oakland, Oakland, California, USA
    J Emerg Med 36:333-7. 2009
    ..Administration of opioids for migraine headache may result in longer ED stays when compared with non-opioid migraine treatments. Judicious use of opioids as a treatment for migraine headaches is recommended...
  67. ncbi request reprint Pathway and gene ontology based analysis of gene expression in a rat model of cerebral ischemic tolerance
    Zheng Feng
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Brain Res 1177:103-23. 2007
    ..Our data suggest that the tolerant brain responds to subsequent ischemic stress by partially downregulating inflammatory and upregulating protein synthesis and energy metabolism pathways...
  68. ncbi request reprint Prehospital rapid-sequence intubation--what does the evidence show? Proceedings from the 2004 National Association of EMS Physicians annual meeting
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:366-77. 2004
  69. ncbi request reprint The UCSD Research Associate Program: a recipe for successfully integrating undergraduates with emergency medicine research
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Emerg Med 28:89-93. 2005
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  70. ncbi request reprint Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging versus computed tomography in the diagnosis of acute ischemic stroke
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Emerg Med 31:269-77. 2006
    ..NCCT in the evaluation of acute ischemic stroke. Data from studies meeting our screening criteria are combined to produce overall values for each...
  71. ncbi request reprint A descriptive analysis of Emergency Medical Service Systems participating in the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) network
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:369-82. 2007
    ..The Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) is a United States-Canada research network that organized EMS agencies from 11 different systems to perform controlled trials in cardiac arrest and life-threatening trauma resuscitation...
  72. ncbi request reprint Acute cerebellar ataxia in a toddler: case report and literature review
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical Center, University of California San Diego, 200 West Arbor Drive 8676, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    J Emerg Med 24:281-4. 2003
    ..The emergency approach should be focused on excluding more significant illnesses, such as meningitis or an intracranial mass lesion. Here we present a case of a young girl with ACA and review the relevant literature...
  73. doi request reprint Rationale, development and implementation of the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Epistry-Cardiac Arrest
    Laurie J Morrison
    Prehospital and Transport Medicine Research Program, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Suite C753, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    Resuscitation 78:161-9. 2008
    ..To describe the development, design and consequent scientific implications of the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) population-based registry; ROC Epistry-Cardiac Arrest...
  74. ncbi request reprint Air medical transport of severely head-injured patients undergoing paramedic rapid sequence intubation
    Jennifer C Poste
    Air Med J 23:36-40. 2004
    ..This analysis explores the impact of air medical transport of trial patients on outcome...
  75. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned during the San Diego paramedic RSI Trial
    Mel Ochs
    J Emerg Med 24:343-4. 2003
  76. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of nebulized albuterol/ipratropium bromide versus albuterol alone in the prehospital treatment of suspected reactive airways disease
    Daniel P Davis
    The Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8676, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:386-90. 2005
    ..Ipratropium bromide has demonstrated efficacy when added to albuterol for the treatment of reactive airways disease (RAD). Its prehospital use has not been explored...
  77. ncbi request reprint Combination of isoflurane and caspase inhibition reduces cerebral injury in rats subjected to focal cerebral ischemia
    Satoki Inoue
    Department of Anesthesiology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of California, San Diego 92161, USA
    Anesthesiology 101:75-81. 2004
    ..The current study was conducted to determine whether isoflurane-mediated neuroprotection can be made more durable with the administration of z-VAD-fmk, a nonspecific caspase inhibitor...
  78. ncbi request reprint Auto launch/early activation: a survey of AAMS members and literature review
    John R Wish
    Air Med J 24:83-8. 2005
    ..Helicopters offer expedited transport to trauma centers and can deliver advanced practice personnel to the scene of injury, but many systems do not dispatch air medical crews until after assessment by ground providers...
  79. ncbi request reprint Toomey syringe aspiration may be inaccurate in detecting esophageal intubation after gastric insufflation
    Gordon S Chew
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego, Medical Center, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Emerg Med 23:337-40. 2002
    ..001). In the thawed fresh frozen cadaveric model, the Toomey syringe was unreliable in detecting an esophageal intubation after gastric distention insufflation...
  80. ncbi request reprint Access to trauma centers
    Daniel P Davis
    JAMA 294:1759-60; author reply 1760. 2005
  81. ncbi request reprint Stingray envenomation: a retrospective review of clinical presentation and treatment in 119 cases
    Richard F Clark
    Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California, USA
    J Emerg Med 33:33-7. 2007
    ..Although stingray barbs can be radio-opaque, radiography in our series failed to detect barbs or other foreign bodies in stung extremities, although no barbs or other stinger material were found on inspection of wounds...