Roger J Lewis

Summary

Affiliation: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Monitoring a clinical trial conducted under the Food and Drug Administration regulations allowing a waiver of prospective informed consent: the diaspirin cross-linked hemoglobin traumatic hemorrhagic shock efficacy trial
    R J Lewis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90509, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 38:397-404. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact on patient outcomes after closure of an adjacent trauma center
    Arezou Yaghoubian
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Am Surg 74:930-4. 2008
  3. doi request reprint International resuscitation research, exception from informed consent, and the European Union Directive 2001/20/EC
    Roger J Lewis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Eur J Emerg Med 16:234-41. 2009
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Educational research: time to reach the bar, not lower it
    Roger J Lewis
    Departmrnt of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:247-8. 2005
  6. pmc Application of adaptive design and decision making to a phase II trial of a phosphodiesterase inhibitor for the treatment of intermittent claudication
    Roger J Lewis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Trials 12:134. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Diaspirin cross-linked hemoglobin infusion did not influence base deficit and lactic acid levels in two clinical trials of traumatic hemorrhagic shock patient resuscitation
    Edward P Sloan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Trauma 68:1158-71. 2010
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Reanalysis of prehospital intravenous fluid administration in patients with penetrating truncal injury and field hypotension
    Arezou Yaghoubian
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Am Surg 73:1027-30. 2007

Detail Information

Publications85

  1. ncbi request reprint Monitoring a clinical trial conducted under the Food and Drug Administration regulations allowing a waiver of prospective informed consent: the diaspirin cross-linked hemoglobin traumatic hemorrhagic shock efficacy trial
    R J Lewis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90509, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 38:397-404. 2001
    ..Although the DCLHb trial was unsuccessful in achieving its goals, the monitoring process worked well. Emergency research was facilitated by DMC oversight, and the interests of research subjects were protected by the actions of the DMC...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact on patient outcomes after closure of an adjacent trauma center
    Arezou Yaghoubian
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Am Surg 74:930-4. 2008
    ..However, the adjusted complication rate was unchanged, and the adjusted mortality rate actually improved...
  3. doi request reprint International resuscitation research, exception from informed consent, and the European Union Directive 2001/20/EC
    Roger J Lewis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Eur J Emerg Med 16:234-41. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess the knowledge and attitudes of healthcare workers, specifically emergency physicians, with regard to the EU Directive as it applies to resuscitation research and informed consent...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Educational research: time to reach the bar, not lower it
    Roger J Lewis
    Departmrnt of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:247-8. 2005
  6. pmc Application of adaptive design and decision making to a phase II trial of a phosphodiesterase inhibitor for the treatment of intermittent claudication
    Roger J Lewis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Trials 12:134. 2011
    ..We describe the design, oversight, and implementation of an adaptive, phase II, dose-finding trial evaluating K-134 for the treatment of stable, intermittent claudication...
  7. doi request reprint Diaspirin cross-linked hemoglobin infusion did not influence base deficit and lactic acid levels in two clinical trials of traumatic hemorrhagic shock patient resuscitation
    Edward P Sloan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Trauma 68:1158-71. 2010
    ..Diaspirin cross-linked hemoglobin (DCLHb) has demonstrated a pressor effect that could adversely affect traumatic hemorrhagic shock patients through diminished perfusion to vital organs, causing base deficit (BD) and lactate abnormalities...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Reanalysis of prehospital intravenous fluid administration in patients with penetrating truncal injury and field hypotension
    Arezou Yaghoubian
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Am Surg 73:1027-30. 2007
    ..Given the retrospective nature of this study, further investigation is needed to define the role of prehospital IVF resuscitation in these patients...
  11. pmc Cardiac function and the proinflammatory cytokine response after recovery from cardiac arrest in swine
    James T Niemann
    The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Interferon Cytokine Res 29:749-58. 2009
    ..TNF-alpha increases during recovery from cardiac arrest are associated with depression of left ventricle (LV) function. The effect of TNF-alpha can be attenuated by anti-TNF-alpha antibodies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Emergency medical services system changes reduce pediatric epinephrine dosing errors in the prehospital setting
    Amy H Kaji
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 W Carson St, Box 21, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1493-500. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Prospective validation of an out-of-hospital decision rule to identify seriously injured children involved in motor vehicle crashes
    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, mail code CR 114, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:679-87. 2005
    ..To prospectively validate a previously published out-of-hospital clinical decision rule to identify seriously injured children involved in motor vehicle crashes (MVCs)...
  14. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of a clinical practice guideline for diagnosis of appendicitis in children
    Genevieve Santillanes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, LAC USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:886-93. 2012
    ..The guideline incorporated risk stratification, staged imaging, and early surgical involvement in high-risk cases...
  15. pmc The proinflammatory cytokine response following resuscitation in the swine model depends on the method of ventricular fibrillation induction
    James T Niemann
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:939-44. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the magnitude of the tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) response in two different swine models of ventricular fibrillation (VF) arrest...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Total bilirubin is a useful predictor of persisting common bile duct stone in gallstone pancreatitis
    Tony Chan
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 74:977-80. 2008
    ..In gallstone pancreatitis, a serum total bilirubin level 4 mg/dL or greater on hospital Day 2 predicts persisting CBD stones with enough specificity to serve as a practical guideline for ERCP while minimizing unnecessary procedures...
  18. ncbi request reprint Seat position and the risk of serious thoracoabdominal injury in lateral motor vehicle crashes
    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, mail code CR 114, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 37:668-74. 2005
    ..However, due to limitations in previous studies, the true association between seat position, side of lateral impact, and thoracoabdominal injury is unclear...
  19. pmc The importance of "shrinkage" in subgroup analyses
    Ari M Lipsky
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:544-552.e3. 2010
    ..More accurate answers, however, may be expected when the rest of the data are considered in the analysis of each subgroup, provided there are 3 or more subgroups...
  20. 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...
  21. pmc Predictors of the isolated hepatitis B core antibody pattern in HIV-infected and -uninfected men in the multicenter AIDS cohort study
    Mallory D Witt
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, orrance, CA 90509, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 56:606-12. 2013
    ..The significance of hepatitis B core antibody (anti-HBc) without hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) or hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs) is unclear...
  22. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular function after monophasic and biphasic waveform defibrillation: the impact of cardiopulmonary resuscitation time on contractile indices
    James T Niemann
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:9-15. 2003
    ..To the best of the authors' knowledge, the effect of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) duration and total ischemia time on LV function after countershock, controlling for waveform type, has not been evaluated...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of child age and body size on serious injury from passenger air-bag presence in motor vehicle crashes
    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
    Pediatrics 115:1579-85. 2005
    ..However, the age or body size required to allow a child to be seated safely in front of a passenger air bag is unknown...
  24. doi request reprint Summary of NIH Medical-Surgical Emergency Research Roundtable held on April 30 to May 1, 2009
    Amy H Kaji
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 W Carson Street, Box 21, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:522-37. 2010
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Milrinone facilitates resuscitation from cardiac arrest and attenuates postresuscitation myocardial dysfunction
    James T Niemann
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine and the David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Circulation 108:3031-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the use of milrinone, a selective phosphodiesterase III inhibitor, as treatment for LV dysfunction after resuscitation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Current hospital disaster preparedness
    Amy H Kaji
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, and Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    JAMA 298:2188-90. 2007
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prehospital hypotension is a predictor of the need for an emergent, therapeutic operation in trauma patients with normal systolic blood pressure in the emergency department
    Ari M Lipsky
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    J Trauma 61:1228-33. 2006
    ..To determine whether prehospital hypotension predicts the need for an emergent, therapeutic operation in trauma patients who present to the emergency department (ED) with normal systolic blood pressure (SBP)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Assessing hospital disaster preparedness: a comparison of an on-site survey, directly observed drill performance, and video analysis of teamwork
    Amy H Kaji
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:195-201, 201.e1-12. 2008
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Paramedic self-efficacy and skill retention in pediatric airway management
    Scott T Youngquist
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:1295-303. 2008
    ..The objectives were to determine the effect of pediatric airway management training on paramedic self-efficacy and skill performance and to determine which of several retraining methods is superior...
  31. doi request reprint Decreased bile duct injury rate during laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the era of the 80-hour resident workweek
    Arezou Yaghoubian
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Arch Surg 143:847-51; discussion 851. 2008
    ..However, to our knowledge, the effect of the 80-hour resident workweek on operative outcomes after laparoscopic cholecystectomy has not been well studied...
  32. ncbi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor-alpha is associated with early postresuscitation myocardial dysfunction
    James T Niemann
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Research and Education Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:1753-8. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the reliability of the Johns Hopkins/Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality hospital disaster drill evaluation tool
    Amy H Kaji
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:204-10, 210.e1-8. 2008
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint The 80-hour resident workweek does not adversely affect patient outcomes or resident education
    Christian De Virgilio
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Curr Surg 63:435-9; discussion 440. 2006
    ..To determine whether the 80-hour resident workweek adversely affects patient outcomes or resident education...
  35. ncbi request reprint A prospective, population-based study of the epidemiology and outcome of out-of-hospital pediatric cardiopulmonary arrest
    Kelly D Young
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Pediatrics 114:157-64. 2004
    ..This study reports the epidemiologic features, survival rates, and neurologic outcomes of the largest population-based series of pediatric out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary arrest patients with prospectively collected data...
  36. doi request reprint Peripheral vascular surgery using targeted beta blockade reduces perioperative cardiac event rate
    Christian De Virgilio
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:14-20. 2009
    ..Recent studies suggest that preoperative cardiac stress testing is unnecessary in low to intermediate cardiac risk patients undergoing operations, and that targeted beta blockade is cardiac protective...
  37. ncbi request reprint Decisionmaking in hospital earthquake evacuation: does distance from the epicenter matter?
    Carl H Schultz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 50:320-6. 2007
    ..The following study examines the impact of epicenter distance and ground motion on hospital evacuation and closure for those structures near the epicenter of the 1994 Northridge Earthquake and the implications for patient evacuation...
  38. pmc Response-adaptive decision-theoretic trial design: operating characteristics and ethics
    Ari M Lipsky
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Stat Med 32:3752-65. 2013
    ..Controlling types I and II error rates largely negates the benefit of including competing needs in favor of the goal of parameter estimation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Use of admission serum lactate and sodium levels to predict mortality in necrotizing soft-tissue infections
    Arezou Yaghoubian
    Department of Surgery, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, CA, USA
    Arch Surg 142:840-6; discussion 844-6. 2007
    ..Simple admission laboratory values can be used to classify patients with necrotizing soft-tissue infection (NSTI) into high and low mortality risk groups...
  40. pmc Asymptomatic sexually transmitted infections in HIV-infected men who have sex with men: prevalence, incidence, predictors, and screening strategies
    Gunter Rieg
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90502, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:947-54. 2008
    ..Our data support current Center for Disease Control and Prevention STI guidelines that recommend routine screening at increased frequency for HIV-infected MSM...
  41. doi request reprint Evaluating emergency care research networks: what are the right metrics?
    Jill M Baren
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1010-3. 2009
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  42. ncbi request reprint Can the National Kidney Foundation guidelines for first-time arteriovenous fistula creation be met in underserved end-stage renal disease patients?
    Arezou Yaghoubian
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
    Ann Vasc Surg 22:5-10. 2008
    ..In an underserved population, NKF guidelines for native AVF for first-time access can be superseded with an excellent 1-year patency, despite late presentation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Screen savers as an adjunct to medical education on patient safety
    Clinton Coil
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 37:524-8. 2011
    ..The effectiveness of screen savers for educating medical students about patient safety was investigated...
  44. pmc Is there an association between PEPFAR funding and improvement in national health indicators in Africa? A retrospective study
    Herbert C Duber
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:21. 2010
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint The lack of consistent diaspirin cross-linked hemoglobin infusion blood pressure effects in the US and EU traumatic hemorrhagic shock clinical trials
    Edward P Sloan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Shock 33:123-33. 2010
    ..As such, no clinically demonstrable DCLHb pressor effect could be directly related to the adverse mortality outcome observed in the US study...
  46. doi request reprint Detection of undiagnosed diabetes and prediabetic states in high-risk emergency department patients
    Michelle A Charfen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:394-402. 2009
    ....
  47. 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint Tissue adhesive skills study: the physician learning curve
    Michelle Lin
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital Emergency Services, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:219-23. 2004
    ..To compare 2 educational approaches (structured group session vs. individual instruction) of learning application techniques of 2-octylcyanoacrylate (OCA) on wounds repaired in the emergency department...
  49. ncbi request reprint Statistical methods for prehospital care research
    Craig D Newgard
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 6:S9-17. 2002
  50. ncbi request reprint Use of out-of-hospital variables to predict severity of injury in pediatric patients involved in motor vehicle crashes
    Craig D Newgard
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 39:481-91. 2002
    ..We sought to create a clinical decision rule, on the basis of variables available to out-of-hospital personnel, that could be used to accurately predict severe injury in pediatric patients involved in motor vehicle crashes as occupants...
  51. doi request reprint The Pediatric Assessment Triangle: accuracy of its application by nurses in the triage of children
    Timothy Horeczko
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 39:182-9. 2013
    ..Although intuitive, its performance characteristics have yet to be quantified. The purpose of this research is to determine quantitatively its accuracy, reliability, and validity as applied by nurses at triage...
  52. doi request reprint An adaptive, phase II, dose-finding clinical trial design to evaluate L-carnitine in the treatment of septic shock based on efficacy and predictive probability of subsequent phase III success
    Roger J Lewis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 41:1674-8. 2013
    ..We describe an innovative phase II clinical trial design for evaluating the addition of L-carnitine to the treatment of vasopressor-dependent septic shock...
  53. ncbi request reprint Pediatric preparedness of US emergency departments: a 2003 survey
    Marianne Gausche-Hill
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 W Carson St, Box 21, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Pediatrics 120:1229-37. 2007
    ..Our goal was to assess the degree of pediatric preparedness of emergency departments in the United States...
  54. ncbi request reprint Current status of research on the federal guidelines for performing research using an exception from informed consent
    Terri A Schmidt
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:1022-6. 2005
    ..However, further study of the experiences of subjects, researchers, and the regulatory process is warranted...
  55. ncbi request reprint Gallstone pancreatitis: a benign disease in Hispanics
    Arezou Yaghoubian
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Am Surg 73:1071-4. 2007
    ..The majority of Hispanic patients with gallstone pancreatitis have a benign disease process, presenting at a younger age, with less severe disease that infrequently requires intensive care unit admission...
  56. ncbi request reprint Apparent life-threatening events in infants: high risk in the out-of-hospital environment
    Samuel J Stratton
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:711-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to define the prevalence and significance of apparent life-threatening events among infants in the out-of-hospital setting...
  57. pmc An overview of the adaptive designs accelerating promising trials into treatments (ADAPT-IT) project
    William J Meurer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:451-7. 2012
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Diagnostic characteristics of S100A8/A9 in a multicenter study of patients with acute right lower quadrant abdominal pain
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:48-55. 2012
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Transthoracic impedance does not decrease with rapidly repeated countershocks in a swine cardiac arrest model
    James T Niemann
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Box 21, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Resuscitation 56:91-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate changes in transthoracic impedance with repeated defibrillation shocks in an animal model of cardiac arrest due to ventricular fibrillation (VF)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Endotracheal drug administration during out-of-hospital resuscitation: where are the survivors?
    James T Niemann
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Box 21, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Resuscitation 53:153-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of intravenous (IV) and ET drug therapy on outcome from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest secondary to all cardiac arrest rhythms...
  61. doi request reprint Are antibiotics necessary for pediatric epididymitis?
    Genevieve Santillanes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, LAC USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:174-8. 2011
    ..To determine the percentage of cases of epididymitis in pediatric patients that is of bacterial cause and to identify factors that predict a positive urine culture...
  62. ncbi request reprint Hospital disaster preparedness in Los Angeles County
    Amy H Kaji
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Box 21, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:1198-203. 2006
    ..There are no standardized measures of hospital disaster preparedness or hospital "surge capacity."..
  63. ncbi request reprint Bayesian decision-theoretic group sequential clinical trial design based on a quadratic loss function: a frequentist evaluation
    Roger J Lewis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Clin Trials 4:5-14. 2007
    ..For the frequentist, they have well-characterized type I and II error rates and in some cases lead to a reduction in the mean sample size...
  64. ncbi request reprint A bedside ultrasound curriculum for medical students: prospective evaluation of skill acquisition
    Madonna Fernández-Frackelton
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Teach Learn Med 19:14-9. 2007
    ..We conducted a study to evaluate the efficacy of an introductory ultrasound (US) curriculum for medical students rotating through our emergency department...
  65. ncbi request reprint Significantly improved American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination scores associated with weekly assigned reading and preparatory examinations
    Christian De Virgilio
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance 90509, USA
    Arch Surg 138:1195-7. 2003
    ..Weekly reading assignments combined with weekly examinations can significantly improve American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) scores among a group of residents already scoring above the national average...
  66. 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
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Steering wheel deformity and serious thoracic or abdominal injury among drivers and passengers involved in motor vehicle crashes
    Craig D Newgard
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97201 3098, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:43-50. 2005
    ..We assess the relationship between steering wheel deformity and serious thoracic or abdominal injury among drivers and front seat passengers involved in motor vehicle crashes, while adjusting for important crash factors...
  68. ncbi request reprint Endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair with general versus local anesthesia: a comparison of cardiopulmonary morbidity and mortality rates
    Christian De Virgilio
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    J Vasc Surg 36:988-91. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the cardiopulmonary morbidity and mortality rates after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm (EAAA) repair with local anesthesia (LA) with intravenous sedation versus general anesthesia (GA)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Is all ventricular fibrillation the same? A comparison of ischemically induced with electrically induced ventricular fibrillation in a porcine cardiac arrest and resuscitation model
    James T Niemann
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:1356-61. 2007
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Manual vs device-assisted CPR: reconciling apparently contradictory results
    Roger J Lewis
    JAMA 295:2661-4. 2006
  71. pmc Institutional variability in a minimal risk, population-based study: recognizing policy barriers to health services research
    Craig D Newgard
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1247-58. 2005
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Prehospital care of the multiply injured patient: the challenge of figuring out what works
    Roger J Lewis
    JAMA 291:1382-4. 2004
  73. ncbi request reprint Tools for the measurement of outcome after minor head injury in children: summary from the Ambulatory Pediatric Association/EMSC Outcomes Research Conference
    Susan Fuchs
    Department of Pediatrics, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:368-75. 2003
    ..Benefits and/or limitations in their applicability for use in pediatric emergency medicine and pediatric minor head injury research are highlighted...
  74. ncbi request reprint Implications of hospital evacuation after the Northridge, California, earthquake
    Carl H Schultz
    University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine, Irvine, and the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, Orange 92668, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:1349-55. 2003
    ..The experience in California may have implications for hospital strategies for responding to any major disaster, including an act of terrorism...
  75. ncbi request reprint Bayesian modeling and real-world problems
    Roger J Lewis
    Acad Emerg Med 10:780-2. 2003
  76. ncbi request reprint ECG competency-by whom, for whom?
    Marcus L Martin
    Acad Emerg Med 9:348. 2002
  77. ncbi request reprint Should this study change my practice?
    David C Cone
    Section of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:417-22. 2003
  78. ncbi request reprint The paradox of human subjects protection in research: some thoughts on and experiences with the Federalwide Assurance Program
    Craig D Newgard
    Acad Emerg Med 9:1426-9. 2002
  79. ncbi request reprint Placing the Bayesian network approach to patient diagnosis in perspective
    Ari M Lipsky
    Ann Emerg Med 45:291-4. 2005
  80. ncbi request reprint Improving the quality of care for patients with pneumonia in very small hospitals
    Laurie Anne Chu
    Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality, 14000 Quail Springs Pkwy, Suite 400, Oklahoma City, OK 73134, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:326-32. 2003
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Academic Emergency Medicine and the "Tragedy of the Commons" defined
    Roger J Lewis
    Acad Emerg Med 11:423-7. 2004
  82. ncbi request reprint Some thoughts regarding gender issues in the mentoring of future academicians
    Roger J Lewis
    Acad Emerg Med 10:59-61. 2003
  83. ncbi request reprint Statement of endorsement. Pediatric care in the emergency department
    Roger J Lewis
    Pediatrics 113:420. 2004
  84. ncbi request reprint The Society for Academic Emergency Medicine position on pediatric care in the emergency department
    Roger J Lewis
    Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Lansing, MI 48906, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1299. 2003