J A Edlow

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Diagnosis of acute neurological emergencies in pregnant and post-partum women
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Lancet Neurol 12:175-85. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Emergency neurological life support: subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurocrit Care 17:S47-53. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Tick-borne diseases, part I: Lyme disease. Preface
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 22:xi-xiv. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Atypical presentations of acute cerebrovascular syndromes
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Lancet Neurol 10:550-60. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurocrit Care 2:99-109. 2005
  6. pmc Intracerebral haemorrhage - initial actions are critical
    J A Edlow
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Intern Emerg Med 2:36-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Tick paralysis
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 12:167-77. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Diagnosis and initial management of cerebellar infarction
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Lancet Neurol 7:951-64. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Preface: tick-borne diseases, part II
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, CC 2, One Deaconess Place, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 22:xiii-xv. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Tick paralysis
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, West Clinical Center 2, One Deaconess Road, West Campus CC 2, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 22:397-413, vii. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Diagnosis of acute neurological emergencies in pregnant and post-partum women
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Lancet Neurol 12:175-85. 2013
    ..Our ability to differentiate between the specific causes of acute neurological symptoms in pregnant and post-partum patients is likely to improve as we learn more about the pathogenesis of these disorders...
  2. ncbi request reprint Emergency neurological life support: subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurocrit Care 17:S47-53. 2012
    ..Because there are interventions that can be life-saving in the first hour of onset, SAH was chosen as an Emergency Neurological Life Support protocol...
  3. doi request reprint Tick-borne diseases, part I: Lyme disease. Preface
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 22:xi-xiv. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Atypical presentations of acute cerebrovascular syndromes
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Lancet Neurol 10:550-60. 2011
    ..Finally, clinicians should be aware that even with the most sophisticated neuroimaging tests, stroke might be missed in the early hours after the event...
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurocrit Care 2:99-109. 2005
    ..Other diagnostic issues are also discussed, such as use of magnetic resonance scanning and angiography for diagnosis, distinguishing the traumatic LP from true SAH, the concept of warning bleeds, and the LP-first diagnostic strategy...
  6. pmc Intracerebral haemorrhage - initial actions are critical
    J A Edlow
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Intern Emerg Med 2:36-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Tick paralysis
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 12:167-77. 2010
    ..Finally, prevention of tick paralysis, as with most tick-borne diseases, involves changing behavior to avoid tick exposure and performing frequent tick checks to remove them if they have already attached...
  8. doi request reprint Diagnosis and initial management of cerebellar infarction
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Lancet Neurol 7:951-64. 2008
    ..Here, we review the clinical presentation of cerebellar infarction, from diagnosis and misdiagnosis to patients' monitoring, treatment, and potential complications...
  9. doi request reprint Preface: tick-borne diseases, part II
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, CC 2, One Deaconess Place, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 22:xiii-xv. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Tick paralysis
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, West Clinical Center 2, One Deaconess Road, West Campus CC 2, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 22:397-413, vii. 2008
    ..Lastly, in an era of antibiotic toxicity, multidrug-resistant bacteria, antigen-switching viruses, and complex antibiotic regimens, the cure for tick paralysis-removing the tick-is as simple as it is gratifying...
  11. ncbi request reprint Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: update for emergency physicians
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Emerg Med 34:237-51. 2008
    ..Emergency physicians must be expert in the diagnosis and initial stabilization of patients with SAH. Treatment in a hospital with both neurosurgical and endovascular capability is becoming the norm...
  12. ncbi request reprint Does this patient have erythema migrans?
    Carrie D Tibbles
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, West Clinical Center 2, One Deaconess Road, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 297:2617-27. 2007
    ..Erythema migrans, while not pathognomonic, is the most common manifestation of early Lyme disease. Accurate diagnosis of this rash is essential to initiating appropriate antibiotic therapy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pitfalls in the diagnosis of cerebellar infarction
    Sean I Savitz
    Departments of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:63-8. 2007
    ..Cerebellar infarctions are an important cause of neurologic disease. Failure to recognize and rapidly diagnose cerebellar infarction may lead to serious morbidity and mortality due to hydrocephalus and brain stem infarction...
  14. ncbi request reprint The Tuscan Emergency Medicine Initiative
    Kevin M Ban
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 50:726-32. 2007
    ..We describe that effort and process, with an expectation of more than 625 physicians completing the program by June 2008...
  15. doi request reprint Complete heart block complicating the head impulse test
    Edward Ullman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Neurol 67:1272-4. 2010
    ..Distinguishing between these two causes is critical because the treatments differ completely. One bedside test to help make this distinction clinically is the head impulse test (HIT), sometimes called the head thrust test...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid xanthochromia in newborns is related to maternal labor before delivery
    Lise E Nigrovic
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e1212-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this work was to investigate whether xanthochromia in newborns is related to maternal labor before delivery...
  17. ncbi request reprint How sensitive is the synovial fluid white blood cell count in diagnosing septic arthritis?
    Daniel C McGillicuddy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:749-52. 2007
    ..How accurate is the standard synovial fluid white blood cell (WBC) cutoff of 50,000 WBC/mm3 to rule out septic arthritis?..
  18. ncbi request reprint Emergency department presentations of transverse myelitis: two case reports
    Heather S Hammerstedt
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:256-9. 2005
    ..In this article, we recount 2 cases of transverse myelitis to demonstrate its presentation, diagnosis, and management in the ED...
  19. ncbi request reprint Guillain-Barré syndrome in the emergency department
    Daniel C McGillicuddy
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 47:390-3. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Xanthochromia
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 126:413-5. 2002
    ..This recommendation is based on measuring xanthochromia by spectrophotometry. Our hypothesis was that very few hospital laboratories in the United States use this method...
  21. ncbi request reprint Erythema migrans
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Clin North Am 86:239-60. 2002
    ..Clinicians should be aware that 15% of patients may be coinfected with a second tick-borne pathogen, which could alter the usual clinical manifestations and the response to treatment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Barriers to the use of outpatient enoxaparin therapy in patients with deep venous thrombosis
    Nathan I Shapiro
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:30-4. 2005
    ..To establish a clinical pathway for outpatient enoxaparin therapy in deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and then characterize its implementation and barriers to use...
  23. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing traumatic lumbar puncture from true subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Kaushal H Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Emerg Med 23:67-74. 2002
    ..A few of the most essential methods for distinguishing traumatic LP from true SAH include: the "three tube test," opening pressure, and inspection for visual xanthochromia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage in the emergency department
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1 Deaconess Road CC 205, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 21:73-87. 2003
    ..In addition, the CSF should be carefully analyzed, including measuring the opening pressure. In patients whose CT scans and CSF analyses are normal, further testing is rarely indicated...
  25. ncbi request reprint Lyme disease and related tick-borne illnesses
    J A Edlow
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 33:680-93. 1999
    ..Unrecognized and untreated Lyme disease can cause late arthritic and neurologic syndromes that are more difficult to treat and that may not respond to antibiotics. Other tick-borne illnesses can be fatal if not treated...
  26. ncbi request reprint National study on emergency department visits for transient ischemic attack, 1992-2001
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:666-72. 2006
    ..To describe the epidemiology of U.S. emergency department (ED) visits for transient ischemic attack (TIA) and to measure rates of antiplatelet medication use, neuroimaging, and hospitalization during a ten-year time period...
  27. doi request reprint Emergency department consultations for patients with neurological emergencies
    C K Hansen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Eur J Neurol 18:1317-22. 2011
    ..Appropriate assessment and neurological consultation is essential to good patient outcomes because many of these conditions depend on the rapid initiation of proper therapy...
  28. ncbi request reprint Incidence of traumatic lumbar puncture
    Kaushal H Shah
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:151-4. 2003
    ..To determine the incidence of traumatic lumbar puncture (LP)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Transient ischemic attack: review for the emergency physician
    Kaushal H Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:592-604. 2004
    ..transient ischemic attack? (3) Once diagnosed, what diagnostic evaluation should be done (and when)? (4) What treatment should be instituted (and when)? (5) What is the correct disposition? and (6) What are the current medical guidelines?..
  30. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis
    Jason A Tracy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Harvard Medical School, West Clinical Center 2, One Deaconess Road, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 22:775-96, x. 2004
    ..The technique and findings of the limited lower extremity ultrasound and the data to support its use in the emergency department are discussed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Does the presence of crystal arthritis rule out septic arthritis?
    Kaushal Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Emerg Med 32:23-6. 2007
    ..Septic arthritis and acute crystal-induced arthritis can occur simultaneously; there were 4 cases (1.5%) of concomitant disease in our study population. The presence of crystals cannot exclude septic arthritis with certainty...
  32. ncbi request reprint Utility of lumbar puncture in the afebrile vs. febrile elderly patient with altered mental status: a pilot study
    Kaushal Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Emerg Med 32:15-8. 2007
    ..We would advocate not relying solely on the presence or absence of fever to determine management in the elderly...
  33. ncbi request reprint Emergency department management of pulmonary embolism
    J A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 19:995-1011. 2001
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  34. doi request reprint Post-partum pituitary apoplexy: a case report
    H L Schrupp Berg
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1 Deaconess Road, Boston, MA, 02215, USA
    Intern Emerg Med 2:311-4. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint Rectus sheath hematoma
    J A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 34:671-5. 1999
    ..Prompt consideration of this uncommon cause of abdominal pain may prevent more expensive and invasive diagnostic tests and, in some cases, unnecessary hospitalization and laparotomy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Headache in United States emergency departments: demographics, work-up and frequency of pathological diagnoses
    J N Goldstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Cephalalgia 26:684-90. 2006
    ..3, CI 1.2, 9.3). In conclusion, clinicians should ensure that appropriate work-ups are performed regardless of presentation time or insurance status, and be vigilant in the evaluation of older patients...
  37. doi request reprint Short-term prognosis of stroke among patients diagnosed in the emergency department with a transient ischemic attack
    Kaushal H Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:316-23. 2008
    ..We perform an evidence-based emergency medicine shortcut review of the short-term outcome of stroke among patients diagnosed in the ED with a transient ischemic attack...
  38. ncbi request reprint Myasthenia gravis: lessons for the emergency physician
    Peter B Smulowitz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Eur J Emerg Med 12:324-6. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of third nerve palsy in the emergency department
    Michael M Woodruff
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Emerg Med 35:239-46. 2008
    ..In this article, we review the existing literature on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of third nerve palsy presenting to the Emergency Department...
  40. ncbi request reprint Predicting difficult and traumatic lumbar punctures
    Kaushal H Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital of Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:608-11. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to determine if visual and tactile inspection of the spine is useful in the prediction of a difficult or traumatic lumbar puncture (LP)...
  41. ncbi request reprint MDCT angiography of acute chest pain: evaluation of ECG-gated and nongated techniques
    Vassilios D Raptopoulos
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:S346-56. 2006
    ..The objective of our study was to compare MDCT angiography protocols used in patients with acute chest pain caused by vascular, nonvascular, and cardiac abnormalities...
  42. ncbi request reprint Benign exertional headache
    Jason Imperato
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:98-103. 2003
    ..Consideration of this uncommon cause of headache might facilitate an accurate diagnosis of those patients with headache caused by strenuous exercise...
  43. doi request reprint Favorable response to analgesics does not predict a benign etiology of headache
    Jennifer V Pope
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Headache 48:944-50. 2008
    ..A favorable response to analgesics may be observed with both classes of HAs and therefore is not a good predictor of who needs further evaluation...
  44. doi request reprint Angiographic detection of carotid and vertebral arterial injury in the high-energy blunt trauma patient
    Daniel A Hoit
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 21:259-66. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the incidence, features, and risk factors of arterial injury using selective cerebral angiography in a high-risk trauma patient subset...
  45. doi request reprint Clinical prediction rules to stratify short-term risk of stroke among patients diagnosed in the emergency department with a transient ischemic attack
    Kaushal H Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 53:662-73. 2009
    ..transient ischemic attack patients assessed in the emergency department have a low enough risk of acute stroke (1% to 2%) to be discharged home and which have a sufficiently high risk so that hospitalization is the safest disposition?..
  46. pmc Spectrum of dizziness visits to US emergency departments: cross-sectional analysis from a nationally representative sample
    David E Newman-Toker
    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:765-75. 2008
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  47. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage: are we doing better?
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Stroke 38:1129-31. 2007
  48. ncbi request reprint Clinical policy: critical issues in the diagnosis and management of the adult psychiatric patient in the emergency department
    Thomas W Lukens
    Ann Emerg Med 47:79-99. 2006
  49. doi request reprint Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute headache
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Ann Emerg Med 52:407-36. 2008
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint What do we really know about neurological misdiagnosis in the emergency department?
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:253-4; author reply 255. 2008
  51. ncbi request reprint Overreliance on symptom quality in diagnosing dizziness: results of a multicenter survey of emergency physicians
    Victoria A Stanton
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Pathology Bldg 2 210, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:1319-28. 2007
    ..To assess emergency physicians' diagnostic approach to the patient with dizziness, using a multicenter quantitative survey...