Abhinav Chandra

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint An observation unit may help improve an institution's Press Ganey satisfaction score
    Abhinav Chandra
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 10:104-6. 2011
  2. doi request reprint A multicenter analysis of the ED diagnosis of pneumonia
    Abhinav Chandra
    Department of Emergency Medicine Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:862-5. 2010
  3. doi request reprint An analysis of the Association of Society of Chest Pain Centers Accreditation to American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction guideline adherence
    Abhinav Chandra
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:17-25. 2009
  4. doi request reprint BNP-mediated vasodilatation for dialysis-dependent patient with acute heart failure syndrome in the emergency department
    Abhinav Chandra
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ren Fail 30:45-50. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Thrombolysis in myocardial infarction risk score in an observation unit setting
    Jean Chavez
    School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 12:137-40. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Utility of observation units for young emergency department chest pain patients
    Sora Ely
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Emerg Med 44:306-12. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Emergency physician high pretest probability for acute coronary syndrome correlates with adverse cardiovascular outcomes
    Abhinav Chandra
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:740-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The rapid impact on mortality rates of a dedicated care team including trauma and emergency physicians at an academic medical center
    Charles J Gerardo
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Emerg Med 40:586-91. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Stress cardiac MR imaging compared with stress echocardiography in the early evaluation of patients who present to the emergency department with intermediate-risk chest pain
    John F Heitner
    From the Duke Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Center J F H, I K, H W K, L M R V A, M P, R M J, R J K and Departments of Medicine J F H, I K, D R, H W K, L M R V A, M P, R M J, J G J, R J K, Emergency Medicine A C, and Radiology R M J, R J K, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3934, Durham, NC 27710
    Radiology 271:56-64. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Untreated hypercholesterolemia in an emergency department chest pain observation unit population
    Abhinav Chandra
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:699-702. 2002

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint An observation unit may help improve an institution's Press Ganey satisfaction score
    Abhinav Chandra
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 10:104-6. 2011
    ..The impact of an emergency department observation unit (EDOU) on patient satisfaction has not been reported to date. We hypothesize that an EDOU has a positive impact on patient satisfaction results as measured by PG surveys...
  2. doi request reprint A multicenter analysis of the ED diagnosis of pneumonia
    Abhinav Chandra
    Department of Emergency Medicine Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:862-5. 2010
    ....
  3. doi request reprint An analysis of the Association of Society of Chest Pain Centers Accreditation to American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction guideline adherence
    Abhinav Chandra
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:17-25. 2009
    ..The secondary objective is to describe the clinical outcomes and the association with accreditation...
  4. doi request reprint BNP-mediated vasodilatation for dialysis-dependent patient with acute heart failure syndrome in the emergency department
    Abhinav Chandra
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ren Fail 30:45-50. 2008
    ..Further trials are required to test this hypothesis...
  5. doi request reprint Thrombolysis in myocardial infarction risk score in an observation unit setting
    Jean Chavez
    School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 12:137-40. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that the TIMI risk score would be able to risk stratify patients in observation unit for acute coronary syndrome...
  6. doi request reprint Utility of observation units for young emergency department chest pain patients
    Sora Ely
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Emerg Med 44:306-12. 2013
    ..The utility of routine observation for cardiac testing in low-risk young adult patients has been questioned...
  7. doi request reprint Emergency physician high pretest probability for acute coronary syndrome correlates with adverse cardiovascular outcomes
    Abhinav Chandra
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:740-8. 2009
    ..The authors sought to evaluate the predictive value of unstructured physician estimate of risk for ACS in emergency department (ED) patients without obvious initial evidence of a cardiac event...
  8. doi request reprint The rapid impact on mortality rates of a dedicated care team including trauma and emergency physicians at an academic medical center
    Charles J Gerardo
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Emerg Med 40:586-91. 2011
    ..Whereas the presence of trauma teams has been associated with improved trauma patient outcomes, the specific components, including the role of emergency medicine (EM)-trained, board-certified emergency physicians, have not been defined...
  9. ncbi request reprint Stress cardiac MR imaging compared with stress echocardiography in the early evaluation of patients who present to the emergency department with intermediate-risk chest pain
    John F Heitner
    From the Duke Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Center J F H, I K, H W K, L M R V A, M P, R M J, R J K and Departments of Medicine J F H, I K, D R, H W K, L M R V A, M P, R M J, J G J, R J K, Emergency Medicine A C, and Radiology R M J, R J K, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3934, Durham, NC 27710
    Radiology 271:56-64. 2014
    ..To compare the utility and efficacy of stress cardiac magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and stress echocardiography in an emergency setting in patients with acute chest pain (CP) and intermediate risk of coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Untreated hypercholesterolemia in an emergency department chest pain observation unit population
    Abhinav Chandra
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:699-702. 2002
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Impact of renal dysfunction on acute coronary syndrome evaluation in observation unit patients
    Alexander T Limkakeng
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC Box 3096, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:658-62. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to document the prevalence of renal dysfunction and assess the association between renal impairment and abnormal cardiac evaluation in observation unit (OU) patients...
  12. doi request reprint Cardiac evaluation for structural abnormalities may not be required in patients presenting with syncope and a normal ECG result in an observation unit setting
    Kenton L Anderson
    Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:478-84.e1. 2012
    ..The primary aim of this study is to determine the utility of structural analysis of the heart in syncope patients who are being managed in an observation unit and have a normal ECG result...
  13. pmc Unsuspected pulmonary embolism in observation unit patients
    Alexander T Limkakeng
    Duke University Medical Center, Division of Emergency Medicine, Durham, NC
    West J Emerg Med 10:130-4. 2009
    ..The role of observation units in the diagnosis of PE has not been studied. We hypothesized that there was a small but significant rate of unsuspected PE in our observation unit population...
  14. doi request reprint Left ventricular dysfunction screening in hypertensive patients with N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide and electrocardiogram
    Alexander T Limkakeng
    Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:214-7. 2012
    ..Our objective was to determine the diagnostic accuracies of electrocardiogram (ECG) and N-terminal Pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (pro-BNP) for left ventricular hypertrophy individually and in combination in hypertensive ED patients...
  15. doi request reprint Challenges in enrollment of minority, pediatric, and geriatric patients in emergency and acute care clinical research
    Seth W Glickman
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:775-780.e3. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to assess how emergency clinical care and research processes, informed consent, and patient demographic factors (age, sex, and ethnicity/race) affect enrollment and consent in clinical research in the ED...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prospective multicenter study of quantitative pretest probability assessment to exclude acute coronary syndrome for patients evaluated in emergency department chest pain units
    Alice M Mitchell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC 28323 2861, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 47:447. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Is the initial diagnostic impression of "noncardiac chest pain" adequate to exclude cardiac disease?
    Chadwick D Miller
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1089, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 44:565-74. 2004
    ..In patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with an initial diagnostic impression of noncardiac chest pain, we determine the 30-day incidence of adverse cardiac events and characteristics associated with those events...
  18. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease in patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Am J Med 119:248-54. 2006
    ..We examined the treatment and outcomes of patients with both non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes and moderate to severe chronic kidney disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint The relationship of intraocular pressure to intracranial pressure
    Matthew K Lashutka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:585-91. 2004
    ..In this investigation, we hypothesize that an increase in intracranial pressure can be detected by an increase in intraocular pressure using noninvasive existing technology, the handheld tonometer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Can electrocardiographic criteria predict adverse cardiac events and positive cardiac markers?
    Andra L Blomkalns
    University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH45267 0769, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:205-10. 2003
    ..The authors hypothesized that specific ECG findings, other than those previously identified in higher-risk populations, would be predictive of cardiac outcomes and positive cardiac markers...