Jason S Haukoos

Summary

Affiliation: Denver Health Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Emergency department triage of patients infected with HIV
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:880-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Advanced statistics: missing data in clinical research--part 1: an introduction and conceptual framework
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:662-8. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Validation of 3 termination of resuscitation criteria for good neurologic survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Michael L Ruygrok
    University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:239-47. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of enhanced targeted rapid HIV screening using the Denver HIV risk score to nontargeted rapid HIV screening in the emergency department
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 61:353-61. 2013
  5. pmc Derivation and validation of the Denver Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) risk score for targeted HIV screening
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock Street, Mail Code 0108, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:838-46. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Use of kiosks and patient understanding of opt-out and opt-in consent for routine rapid human immunodeficiency virus screening in the emergency department
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, CO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:287-93. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Patient acceptance of rapid HIV testing practices in an urban emergency department: assessment of the 2006 CDC recommendations for HIV screening in health care settings
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:303-9, 309.e1. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Validation and refinement of a rule to predict emergency intervention in adult trauma patients
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:164-71. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Simplified Motor Score for the prediction of brain injury outcomes after trauma
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 50:18-24. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Design and implementation of a controlled clinical trial to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of routine opt-out rapid human immunodeficiency virus screening in the emergency department
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:800-8. 2009

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Publications78

  1. ncbi request reprint Emergency department triage of patients infected with HIV
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:880-8. 2002
    ..The goals of this project were to characterize the ED presentation of HIV-related conditions, to develop a clinical decision rule to triage HIV-infected patients, and to validate the rule in clinical practice...
  2. ncbi request reprint Advanced statistics: missing data in clinical research--part 1: an introduction and conceptual framework
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:662-8. 2007
    ..In part 2, the authors will describe in detail multiple imputation, a more sophisticated and valid method for handling missing data...
  3. doi request reprint Validation of 3 termination of resuscitation criteria for good neurologic survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Michael L Ruygrok
    University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:239-47. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of enhanced targeted rapid HIV screening using the Denver HIV risk score to nontargeted rapid HIV screening in the emergency department
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 61:353-61. 2013
    ..Our goal was to compare targeted rapid HIV screening using the Denver HIV Risk Score to nontargeted rapid HIV screening in an urban emergency department (ED) and urgent care...
  5. pmc Derivation and validation of the Denver Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) risk score for targeted HIV screening
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock Street, Mail Code 0108, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:838-46. 2012
    ..63, 1.47) (n = 24/2,431), 1.59% (95% CI: 1.02, 2.36) (n = 24/1,505), and 3.59% (95% CI: 2.73, 4.63) (n = 57/1,588), respectively. The risk score accurately categorizes patients into groups with increasing probabilities of HIV infection...
  6. doi request reprint Use of kiosks and patient understanding of opt-out and opt-in consent for routine rapid human immunodeficiency virus screening in the emergency department
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, CO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:287-93. 2012
    ..The objective was to evaluate patient acceptance and understanding of nontargeted opt-out and opt-in rapid human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) screening using computerized kiosks in the emergency department (ED)...
  7. doi request reprint Patient acceptance of rapid HIV testing practices in an urban emergency department: assessment of the 2006 CDC recommendations for HIV screening in health care settings
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:303-9, 309.e1. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate patients' acceptance of the CDC's revised recommendations in an urban emergency department (ED)...
  8. doi request reprint Validation and refinement of a rule to predict emergency intervention in adult trauma patients
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:164-71. 2011
    ..Our goal was to validate this rule in an adult trauma population and to compare it with the American College of Surgeons' major resuscitation criteria...
  9. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Simplified Motor Score for the prediction of brain injury outcomes after trauma
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 50:18-24. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to validate the Simplified Motor Score in a large heterogeneous trauma population...
  10. doi request reprint Design and implementation of a controlled clinical trial to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of routine opt-out rapid human immunodeficiency virus screening in the emergency department
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:800-8. 2009
    ..Such ED-based trials are rare, but serve to provide valid comparisons between testing approaches. Investigators should consider similar methodology when performing future ED-based health services research...
  11. pmc Operational methods of HIV testing in emergency departments: a systematic review
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:S96-103. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to provide a detailed account of the various models and operational constructs that have been described for performing HIV testing in EDs...
  12. doi request reprint HIV testing in emergency departments in the United States: a national survey
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:S10-6.e1-8. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to survey academic and community EDs throughout the United States to determine ED-based HIV testing practices...
  13. doi request reprint Research priorities for human immunodeficiency virus and sexually transmitted infections surveillance, screening, and intervention in emergency departments: consensus-based recommendations
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1096-102. 2009
    ..These priorities have the potential to improve future clinical and health services research and extramural funding in this important public health sector...
  14. doi request reprint Derivation and reliability of an instrument to estimate medical benefit of emergency treatment
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:404-11. 2010
    ..The objectives of this study were to develop a decision algorithm to be used in estimating benefit of emergency treatment (EBET) and to assess its reliability when applied to patients making unscheduled ED visits...
  15. pmc Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in denver, colorado: epidemiology and outcomes
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:391-8. 2010
    ..The objectives of this study were to describe the incidence of OOHCA in Denver, Colorado, and to define the prevalence of survival with good neurologic function in the context of this particular EMS system...
  16. doi request reprint Routine opt-out rapid HIV screening and detection of HIV infection in emergency department patients
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    JAMA 304:284-92. 2010
    ..1% or greater. The utility of this approach in EDs remains unknown...
  17. ncbi request reprint Development and implementation of a model to improve identification of patients infected with HIV using diagnostic rapid testing in the emergency department
    Jason S Haukoos
    Departments of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1149-57. 2007
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Prediction rules for estimating neurologic outcome following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock Street, Mail Code 0108, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Resuscitation 63:145-55. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a prediction model for meaningful survival following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest using variables available during resuscitation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Advanced statistics: bootstrapping confidence intervals for statistics with "difficult" distributions
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock Street, Mail Code 0108, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:360-5. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint The effect of financial incentives on adherence with outpatient human immunodeficiency virus testing referrals from the emergency department
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, CO 80204, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:617-21. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of a financial incentive on the proportion of referred ED patients who completed outpatient HIV counseling and testing...
  21. pmc The trade-offs in field trauma triage: a multiregion assessment of accuracy metrics and volume shifts associated with different triage strategies
    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
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:1298-306; discussion 1306. 2013
    ..Impact metrics included specificity and number of undertriaged and overtriaged patients compared with current triage practices...
  22. doi request reprint Validation of rules to predict emergent surgical intervention in pediatric trauma patients
    Dowin H Boatright
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:1094-102, 1102.e1-6. 2013
    ..Our goal was to validate this rule and to compare it with the American College of Surgeons' Major Resuscitation Criteria (MRC)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Recognition of undiagnosed HIV infection: an evaluation of missed opportunities in a predominantly urban minority population
    Albert M Kuo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Santa Clara, California, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:239-46. 2005
    ..This study documented missed opportunities and delays in diagnosis of patients with unrecognized HIV infection. Clinicians must maintain a high index of suspicion for HIV infection in all patients...
  24. doi request reprint Prediction of postinjury multiple-organ failure in the emergency department: development of the Denver Emergency Department Trauma Organ Failure score
    Jody A Vogel
    From the Departments of Emergency Medicine J A V, M M L, E H, N S, R L B, J S H and Surgery E E M C G, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver and University of Colorado School of Medicine J A V, R L B, E E M, J S H and Department of Epidemiology J S H, Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, Colorado
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:140-5. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to derive and internally validate an instrument to predict the development of MOF in adult trauma patients using clinical and laboratory data available in the emergency department...
  25. ncbi request reprint How well do paramedics predict admission to the hospital? A prospective study
    Saul D Levine
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Emerg Med 31:1-5. 2006
    ..In our EMS system, the prehospital diversion policies should not be based solely on paramedic determination...
  26. pmc Evaluating the use of existing data sources, probabilistic linkage, and multiple imputation to build population-based injury databases across phases of trauma care
    Craig Newgard
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:469-80. 2012
    ..The objective was to evaluate the process of using existing data sources, probabilistic linkage, and multiple imputation to create large population-based injury databases matched to outcomes...
  27. pmc Variation in prehospital use and uptake of the national Field Triage Decision Scheme
    Andy S Barnett
    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 17:135-48. 2013
    ..However, little is known about the uptake, modification, or variation in field application of triage criteria between trauma systems...
  28. ncbi request reprint Is the ACLS score a valid prediction rule for survival after cardiac arrest?
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:621-6. 2003
    ..However, the ACLS Score has not been validated in other emergency medical services systems...
  29. ncbi request reprint Out-of-hospital and emergency department utilization by adult homeless patients
    David A Pearson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 50:646-52. 2007
    ..The objectives of this study are to describe emergency medical services and hospital utilization by homeless patients and to estimate their benefit of ED care...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an emergency department referral system for outpatient HIV testing
    Clinton J Coil
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Box 21, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:52-5. 2004
    ..Providing appropriate counseling, testing, and follow-up in the ED is difficult. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a referral-based outpatient HIV testing system for patients referred from the ED...
  31. doi request reprint Safety of prehospital intravenous fentanyl for adult trauma patients
    Gina C Soriya
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Anthony Hospital, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:755-9. 2012
    ..Our objective was to study the hemodynamic effect of prehospital intravenous fentanyl in initially normotensive adult trauma patients...
  32. pmc Payer status, race/ethnicity, and acceptance of free routine opt-out rapid HIV screening among emergency department patients
    Jeffrey Sankoff
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:877-83. 2012
    ..We estimated associations between payer status, race/ethnicity, and acceptance of nontargeted opt-out rapid HIV screening in the emergency department (ED)...
  33. pmc Study designs and evaluation models for emergency department public health research
    Kerry B Broderick
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1124-31. 2009
    ..Public health investigators are poised to make substantial contributions to this important area of research, but this will only be accomplished by employing sound research methodology in the context of rigorous program evaluation...
  34. pmc A multisite assessment of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma field triage decision scheme for identifying seriously injured children and adults
    Craig D Newgard
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:709-21. 2011
    ..We estimate the diagnostic value of the Field Triage Decision Scheme for identifying major trauma patients (Injury Severity Score [ISS] ≥ 16) in a large and diverse multisite cohort...
  35. pmc Nomenclature and definitions for emergency department human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing: report from the 2007 conference of the National Emergency Department HIV Testing Consortium
    Michael S Lyons
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:168-77. 2009
    ..These definitions are designed to facilitate discussion, increase comparability of future reports, and potentially accelerate wider implementation of ED HIV testing...
  36. ncbi request reprint Advanced statistics: missing data in clinical research--part 2: multiple imputation
    Craig D Newgard
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:669-78. 2007
    ....
  37. doi request reprint From 9-1-1 call to death: Evaluating traumatic deaths in seven regions for early recognition of high-risk patients
    Dylan Dean
    From the Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine D D, B W, C D N, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon Division of Emergency Medicine N W, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Department of Emergency Medicine N K, University of California at Davis, Sacramento Department of Emergency Medicine N E W, Stanford University, Palo Alto and Department of Emergency Medicine R Y H, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California Department of Emergency Medicine J S H, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver and Department of Epidemiology J S H, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado and Intermountain Injury Control Research Center N C M, Department of Pediatrics, and Division of Emergency Medicine E D B, Department of Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:846-53. 2014
    ..This study aimed to characterize initial clinical presentations of patients served by emergency medical services (EMS) who die following injury, with particular attention to patients with occult ("talk-and-die") presentations...
  38. pmc Females of childbearing age have a survival benefit after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    M Austin Johnson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Resuscitation 84:639-44. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that younger females (aged 12-49 years) would be independently associated with increased survival after OHCA when compared to other age and sex groups...
  39. pmc Association of neighborhood characteristics with bystander-initiated CPR
    Comilla Sasson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:1607-15. 2012
    ..For persons who have an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, the probability of receiving bystander-initiated cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) may be influenced by neighborhood characteristics...
  40. doi request reprint Identifying high-risk geographic areas for cardiac arrest using three methods for cluster analysis
    Comilla Sasson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:139-46. 2012
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary embolism risk assessment screening tools: the interrater reliability of their criteria
    Kristen E Nordenholz
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:285-90. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the interrater agreement of attending and third-year resident emergency medicine physicians in the specific elements of the Canadian and the Charlotte risk stratification tools and their clinical application...
  42. doi request reprint Assessment of the pulmonary embolism rule-out criteria rule for evaluation of suspected pulmonary embolism in the emergency department
    Stephen J Wolf
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:181-5. 2008
    ..The pulmonary embolism rule-out criteria (PERC) rule was derived to prevent unnecessary diagnostic testing in this patient population. The objective of this study was to assess the PERC rule's performance in an external population...
  43. pmc Programmatic cost evaluation of nontargeted opt-out rapid HIV screening in the emergency department
    Jason S Haukoos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, United States of America Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado, United States of America Department of Epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, Colorado, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e81565. 2013
    ..Our goal was to compare programmatic costs of nontargeted opt-out rapid HIV screening with physician-directed diagnostic rapid HIV testing in an urban emergency department (ED) as part of the Denver ED HIV Opt-Out Trial...
  44. doi request reprint Emergent pediatric thoracotomy following traumatic arrest
    Joshua S Easter
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Resuscitation 83:1521-4. 2012
    ..The procedure has been studied extensively in adults, but its role in pediatric traumatic cardiac arrest remains unclear. We aimed to determine the prevalence of survival following emergent resuscitative thoracotomy in children...
  45. doi request reprint Risk factors for drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae and antibiotic prescribing practices in outpatient community-acquired pneumonia
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine, The Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:703-6. 2012
    ..pneumoniae (DRSP). The objectives of this study were to assess the prevalence of these risk factors and antibiotic prescribing practices in cases of outpatient CAP treated in the acute care setting...
  46. doi request reprint False-negative FAST examination: associations with injury characteristics and patient outcomes
    Brooks T Laselle
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:326-34.e3. 2012
    ..The objectives of this study are to estimate associations between false-negative FAST results and patient characteristics, specific abdominal organ injuries, and patient outcomes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Derivation of a clinical decision rule to exclude thoracic aortic imaging in patients with blunt chest trauma after motor vehicle collisions
    Todd C Ungar
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    J Trauma 61:1150-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to define a group of patients with blunt chest trauma after motor vehicle collision (MVC) that do not require aortic imaging based on information available in the emergency department...
  48. ncbi request reprint Paramedic response time: does it affect patient survival?
    Peter T Pons
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, CO 80204, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:594-600. 2005
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Impact of the Final Rule on the rate of clinical cardiac arrest research in the United States
    Katherine M Hiller
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:1091-8. 2005
    ..It is unclear, however, how this change has impacted the performance of this research...
  50. doi request reprint Validation of the Simplified Motor Score in the out-of-hospital setting for the prediction of outcomes after traumatic brain injury
    David O Thompson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:417-25. 2011
    ..Our goal is to validate the SMS in the out-of-hospital setting, with the hypothesis that it is equivalent to the GCS score for discriminating brain injury outcomes...
  51. doi request reprint Potential barriers associated with increased prevalence of perforated appendicitis in Colorado's pediatric Medicaid population
    Stacy A Trent
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, MC 0108, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:469-72. 2013
    ..We sought to identify barriers and delays in care associated with the increased prevalence of perforated appendicitis among Colorado's pediatric Medicaid population...
  52. doi request reprint The changing landscape of america's health care system and the value of emergency medicine
    Comilla Sasson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:1204-11. 2012
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Mortality in Emergency Department Sepsis (MEDS) score in patients with the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS)
    Jeffrey D Sankoff
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:421-6. 2008
    ..To prospectively and externally validate the Mortality in Emergency Department Sepsis (MEDS) score as a predictor of 28-day mortality in patients who present to the emergency department with a systemic inflammatory response syndrome...
  54. ncbi request reprint Surge capacity: a proposed conceptual framework
    Carl J Bonnett
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:297-306. 2007
    ..This framework will cover the types of events that can cause a surge of patients, the general ways in which healthcare facilities respond to these events, and the categories of people who would make up the population of affected victims...
  55. doi request reprint The Denver Seizure Score: anion gap metabolic acidosis predicts generalized seizure
    Katherine M Bakes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 29:1097-102. 2011
    ..Our objective was to assess the association between AG metabolic acidosis and generalized seizure and to derive a simple score to predict seizure...
  56. doi request reprint Public health in the emergency department: surveillance, screening, and intervention--funding and sustainability
    Robert Woolard
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1138-42. 2009
    ..Recommendations for actions by EM summarize the findings of workshop...
  57. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of out-of-hospital advanced airway management in an urban setting
    Christopher B Colwell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock Street, Mail Code 0108, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:417-22. 2005
    ..To determine the success and complication rates associated with endotracheal intubation in an urban emergency medical services (EMS) system...
  58. doi request reprint Comparison of bag-valve-mask hand-sealing techniques in a simulated model
    David Otten
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
    Ann Emerg Med 63:6-12.e3. 2014
    ..Rescuers continue to use both traditional 1- or 2-handed mask-face sealing techniques, as well as a newer modified 2-handed technique. We compare the efficacy of 1-handed, 2-handed, and modified 2-handed bag-valve-mask technique...
  59. pmc Variability of ICU use in adult patients with minor traumatic intracranial hemorrhage
    Daniel K Nishijima
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 61:509-517.e4. 2013
    ..In addition, we evaluate the association between ICU admission and key independent variables...
  60. doi request reprint Derivation of a clinical risk score for traumatic orbital fracture
    Kabir Yadav
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1313-8. 2012
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Traumatic intracranial injury in intoxicated patients with minor head trauma
    Joshua S Easter
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
    Acad Emerg Med 20:753-60. 2013
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Decreased antibiotic utilization after implementation of a guideline for inpatient cellulitis and cutaneous abscess
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1072-9. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that implementation of an institutional guideline to standardize and streamline the evaluation and treatment of inpatient cellulitis and abscess would decrease antibiotic and health care resource utilization...
  63. pmc Blunt abdominal trauma patients are at very low risk for intra-abdominal injury after emergency department observation
    John L Kendall
    Denver Health Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver, Colorado
    West J Emerg Med 12:496-504. 2011
    ....
  64. doi request reprint Pilot study to determine the feasibility of training Army National Guard medics to perform focused cardiac ultrasonography
    Brandon H Backlund
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:118-23. 2010
    ..To assess the ability of Army National Guard combat medics to perform a limited bedside echocardiography (BE) to determine cardiac activity after a brief training module...
  65. ncbi request reprint Advanced modeling strategies in emergency medicine research: is the pendulum swinging?
    Jason S Haukoos
    Ann Emerg Med 52:365-7. 2008
  66. ncbi request reprint Identification of admission values predictive of complicated acute alcoholic pancreatitis
    Christine Dauphine
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Arch Surg 139:978-82. 2004
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint HIV testing in the emergency department: pretest counseling or pretest education?
    Morgan Silverman
    Ann Emerg Med 49:380; author reply 380-1. 2007
  68. ncbi request reprint Uncovering HIV infection in the emergency department: a broader perspective
    Richard E Rothman
    Acad Emerg Med 14:653-7. 2007
  69. ncbi request reprint Carcinoembryonic antigen and albumin predict survival in patients with advanced colon and rectal cancer
    Matthew R Dixon
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Harbor University of California Los Angeles, USA
    Arch Surg 138:962-6. 2003
    ..Patients with stage IV colon or rectal cancer at initial diagnosis have characteristics that will predict subsequent survival time...
  70. ncbi request reprint Postprocedural microembolic events following carotid surgery and carotid angioplasty and stenting
    Maureen M Tedesco
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:244-50. 2007
    ..We compared the incidence and distribution of cerebral microembolic events after carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS) with distal protection to standard open carotid endarterectomy (CEA) using DW-MRI...
  71. doi request reprint Public health, prevention, and emergency medicine: a critical juxtaposition
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center Bronx, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:190-3. 2008
  72. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for developing postprocedural microemboli following carotid interventions
    Maureen M Tedesco
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, CA 94305, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 14:561-7. 2007
    ..To determine risk factors predictive of microemboli found on diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) following carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS) with distal protection and carotid endarterectomy (CEA)...
  73. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of three scoring systems predicting non sentinel node metastasis in breast cancer patients with a positive sentinel node biopsy
    Christine E Dauphine
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1014-9. 2007
    ..Scoring systems have been published to aid in the prediction of nonsentinel node metastasis. Our purpose was to assess the validity of these scoring systems in our patient population...
  74. ncbi request reprint Long-term thrombotic recurrence after nonoperative management of Paget-Schroetter syndrome
    Jason T Lee
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, Calif 94305, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:1236-43. 2006
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  75. doi request reprint Productivity and career paths of previous recipients of Society for Academic Emergency Medicine research grant awards
    Kelly D Young
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:560-6. 2008
    ..The objective was to assess productivity of previous recipients of Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) grant awards...
  76. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the successful management of intra-abdominal abscesses with antibiotics and the need for percutaneous drainage
    Ravin R Kumar
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Box 25, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:183-9. 2006
    ..This retrospective study evaluated the use of antibiotic therapy and percutaneous image-guided drainage in adult patients with intra-abdominal abscesses...
  77. ncbi request reprint The effect of older blood on mortality, need for ICU care, and the length of ICU stay after major trauma
    Zuri Murrell
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 W Carson St, Box 15, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Am Surg 71:781-5. 2005
    ..87-1.64). The quantity of aged blood is an independent risk factor for length of ICU care. This may be a proxy indicator for multiple organ failure. Further research is required to define which patients may benefit from newer blood...
  78. ncbi request reprint An assessment of the severity of recurrent appendicitis
    Matthew R Dixon
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 186:718-22; discussion 722. 2003
    ..This study examines the clinical characteristics of patients who developed recurrent appendicitis after previous nonoperative management of perforated appendicitis...

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