Kathryn A Volz

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Identifying patients with cellulitis who are likely to require inpatient admission after a stay in an ED observation unit
    Kathryn A Volz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:360-4. 2013
  2. doi Should creatine kinase-MB index be eliminated in patients with indeterminate troponins in the ED?
    Kathryn A Volz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1574-6. 2012
  3. doi Creatine kinase-MB does not add additional benefit to a negative troponin in the evaluation of chest pain
    Kathryn A Volz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:188-90. 2012
  4. doi Effect of two different FDA-approved D-dimer assays on resource utilization in the emergency department
    Leon D Sanchez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:317-21. 2011
  5. doi Prevalence of bicycle helmet use by users of public bikeshare programs
    Christopher M Fischer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:228-31. 2012
  6. pmc Eliminating amylase testing from the evaluation of pancreatitis in the emergency department
    Kathryn A Volz
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston, MA
    West J Emerg Med 11:344-7. 2010

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi Identifying patients with cellulitis who are likely to require inpatient admission after a stay in an ED observation unit
    Kathryn A Volz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:360-4. 2013
    ..Because institutional regulations typically limit EDOU stays to 24 hours, patients lacking a clinical response within this period will often be subsequently admitted to the hospital for further treatment...
  2. doi Should creatine kinase-MB index be eliminated in patients with indeterminate troponins in the ED?
    Kathryn A Volz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1574-6. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to determine whether creatine kinase-MB (CK-MB) index (CK-MBi) is useful in the evaluation of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in patients with indeterminate troponin (Tn) in the emergency department (ED)...
  3. doi Creatine kinase-MB does not add additional benefit to a negative troponin in the evaluation of chest pain
    Kathryn A Volz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:188-90. 2012
    ....
  4. doi Effect of two different FDA-approved D-dimer assays on resource utilization in the emergency department
    Leon D Sanchez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:317-21. 2011
    ..Multiple assays now are approved to measure D-dimer levels. Studies have shown a newer assay, Tina-quant, to have similar diagnostic accuracy to the VIDAS assay...
  5. doi Prevalence of bicycle helmet use by users of public bikeshare programs
    Christopher M Fischer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:228-31. 2012
    ..We seek to describe the prevalence of helmet use among adult users of bikeshare programs and users of personal bicycles in 2 cities with recently introduced bikeshare programs (Boston, MA, and Washington, DC)...
  6. pmc Eliminating amylase testing from the evaluation of pancreatitis in the emergency department
    Kathryn A Volz
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston, MA
    West J Emerg Med 11:344-7. 2010
    ..Studies have shown lipase to be as sensitive and more specific than amylase in diagnosing pancreatitis and that amylase plus lipase does not improve accuracy over lipase alone...