Yu Hsiang Hsieh

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Perceptions of an ideal point-of-care test for sexually transmitted infections--a qualitative study of focus group discussions with medical providers
    Yu Hsiang Hsieh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e14144. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint HIV seropositivity predicts longer duration of stay and rehospitalization among nonbacteremic febrile injection drug users with skin and soft tissue infections
    Yu Hsiang Hsieh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, 5801 Smith Avenue, Suite 3220, Davis Building, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:398-405. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Underreporting and underestimation of gonorrhea cases in the Taiwan National Gonorrhea Notifiable Disease System in the Tainan region: evaluation by a pilot physician-based sentinel surveillance on Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection
    Yu Hsiang Hsieh
    Department of Public Health, National Cheng Kung University Medical College, Tainan, Taiwan
    Int J Infect Dis 13:e413-9. 2009
  4. doi request reprint High-risk sexual behaviours and genital chlamydial infections in high school students in Southern Taiwan
    Y H Hsieh
    Department of Public Health, National Cheng Kung University Medical College, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Int J STD AIDS 21:253-9. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes and cost analysis of 3 operational models for rapid HIV testing services in an academic inner-city emergency department
    Yu Hsiang Hsieh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:S133-9. 2011
  6. pmc What qualities are most important to making a point of care test desirable for clinicians and others offering sexually transmitted infection testing?
    Yu Hsiang Hsieh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e19263. 2011
  7. doi request reprint National estimation of rates of HIV serology testing in US emergency departments 1993-2005: baseline prior to the 2006 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations
    Yu Hsiang Hsieh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    AIDS 22:2127-34. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Emergency medicine resident attitudes and perceptions of HIV testing before and after a focused training program and testing implementation
    Yu Hsiang Hsieh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1165-73. 2009
  9. pmc Antiviral prescriptions to U.S. ambulatory care visits with a diagnosis of influenza before and after high level of adamantane resistance 2005-06 season
    Yu Hsiang Hsieh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e8945. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors for patterns of failure after pancreaticoduodenectomy in ampullary cancer
    Hui Ping Hsu
    Department of Surgery, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, 138, Sheng Li Road, Tainan, 70428, Taiwan, ROC
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:50-60. 2007

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Publications67

  1. pmc Perceptions of an ideal point-of-care test for sexually transmitted infections--a qualitative study of focus group discussions with medical providers
    Yu Hsiang Hsieh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e14144. 2010
    ..Therefore, our objective was to explore the perceptions of the ideal types of STI POCT for use in health care settings...
  2. ncbi request reprint HIV seropositivity predicts longer duration of stay and rehospitalization among nonbacteremic febrile injection drug users with skin and soft tissue infections
    Yu Hsiang Hsieh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, 5801 Smith Avenue, Suite 3220, Davis Building, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:398-405. 2008
    ..Skin/soft tissue infections (SSTIs) are the leading cause of hospital admissions among injection drug users (IDUs)...
  3. doi request reprint Underreporting and underestimation of gonorrhea cases in the Taiwan National Gonorrhea Notifiable Disease System in the Tainan region: evaluation by a pilot physician-based sentinel surveillance on Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection
    Yu Hsiang Hsieh
    Department of Public Health, National Cheng Kung University Medical College, Tainan, Taiwan
    Int J Infect Dis 13:e413-9. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint High-risk sexual behaviours and genital chlamydial infections in high school students in Southern Taiwan
    Y H Hsieh
    Department of Public Health, National Cheng Kung University Medical College, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Int J STD AIDS 21:253-9. 2010
    ..14, 95% CI: 2.82 to 23.51). In conclusion, this adolescent population reported high prevalence of high-risk sexual behaviours and had a high prevalence of chlamydia supportive of a potential epidemic of STIs and HIV...
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes and cost analysis of 3 operational models for rapid HIV testing services in an academic inner-city emergency department
    Yu Hsiang Hsieh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:S133-9. 2011
    ..We compare the outcomes and costs of alternative staffing models for an emergency department (ED) rapid HIV testing program...
  6. pmc What qualities are most important to making a point of care test desirable for clinicians and others offering sexually transmitted infection testing?
    Yu Hsiang Hsieh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e19263. 2011
    ..To investigate the possible effects of different levels of attributes of a point-of-care test (POCT) on sexually transmitted infection (STI) professionals' decisions regarding an ideal POCT for STI(s)...
  7. doi request reprint National estimation of rates of HIV serology testing in US emergency departments 1993-2005: baseline prior to the 2006 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations
    Yu Hsiang Hsieh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    AIDS 22:2127-34. 2008
    ..We analyzed a nationally representative ED database to assess HIV testing rates and characterize patients who received HIV testing, prior to the release of the 2006 guidelines...
  8. doi request reprint Emergency medicine resident attitudes and perceptions of HIV testing before and after a focused training program and testing implementation
    Yu Hsiang Hsieh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1165-73. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Antiviral prescriptions to U.S. ambulatory care visits with a diagnosis of influenza before and after high level of adamantane resistance 2005-06 season
    Yu Hsiang Hsieh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e8945. 2010
    ..We also determined providers' adherence to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2006 interim treatment guidelines for influenza after the dissemination of guidelines...
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors for patterns of failure after pancreaticoduodenectomy in ampullary cancer
    Hui Ping Hsu
    Department of Surgery, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, 138, Sheng Li Road, Tainan, 70428, Taiwan, ROC
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:50-60. 2007
    ..The current study tried to find the predictors for recurrence to be used as determinative for postoperative adjuvant therapy...
  11. doi request reprint Rising annual costs of dizziness presentations to U.S. emergency departments
    Ali S Saber Tehrani
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:689-96. 2013
    ..Little is known about the aggregate costs of ED evaluations for these patients. The authors sought to estimate the annual national costs associated with ED visits for dizziness...
  12. pmc Comparative analysis of two broad-range PCR assays for pathogen detection in positive-blood-culture bottles: PCR-high-resolution melting analysis versus PCR-mass spectrometry
    Kevin Jeng
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:3287-92. 2012
    ....
  13. pmc Use of quantitative broad-based polymerase chain reaction for detection and identification of common bacterial pathogens in cerebrospinal fluid
    Richard Rothman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:741-7. 2010
    ..Conventional laboratory diagnosis of bacterial meningitis based on microscopy followed by culture is time-consuming and has only moderate sensitivity...
  14. pmc Rapid identification of bacterial pathogens in positive blood culture bottles by use of a broad-based PCR assay coupled with high-resolution melt analysis
    Helen Won
    Johns Hopkins University Department of Emergency Medicine, 5801 Smith Avenue, Suite 3220, Davis Building, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3410-3. 2010
    ..With a reference library of 60 clinically relevant bacterial species, 52 positive blood culture samples were tested. Our assay identified 46/52 samples at the species level, with 100% concordance to culture findings...
  15. pmc Trichomonas vaginalis infection in men who submit self-collected penile swabs after internet recruitment
    Charlotte A Gaydos
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 89:504-8. 2013
    ..Submission of self-collected penile samples collected at home could remove barriers that men face in getting tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...
  16. doi request reprint Factors associated with no or delayed linkage to care in newly diagnosed human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1-infected patients identified by emergency department-based rapid HIV screening programs in two urban EDs
    Richard E Rothman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:497-503. 2012
    ....
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections in women in detention in Baltimore, Maryland
    Justin Hardick
    The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:64-70. 2003
    ..In conjunction with a program to expand syphilis and HIV infection services, women were also offered screening for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) during intake at the Baltimore Women's Detention Center...
  19. pmc Comparison of self-obtained penile-meatal swabs to urine for the detection of C. trachomatis, N. gonorrhoeae and T. vaginalis
    Laura Dize
    Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, 855 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2196, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 89:305-7. 2013
    ..Self-obtained penile-meatal swabs and urine specimens have been used for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT), Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) and Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) for outreach screening in men...
  20. doi request reprint Is inadequate human immunodeficiency virus care associated with increased ED and hospital utilization? A prospective study in human immunodeficiency virus-positive ED patients
    T Rinda Soong
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1466-73. 2012
    ..Findings on their ED and inpatient care utilization patterns will provide information on service provision for those who have suboptimal access to HIV-related care...
  21. pmc Identification of bacterial pathogens in ascitic fluids from patients with suspected spontaneous bacterial peritonitis by use of broad-range PCR (16S PCR) coupled with high-resolution melt analysis
    Justin Hardick
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:2428-32. 2012
    ..Both the broad-range 16S PCR and HRMA analysis provide useful diagnostic adjunctive assays for clinicians in detecting and identifying pathogens responsible for SBP...
  22. 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...
  23. pmc Will patients "opt in" to perform their own rapid HIV test in the emergency department?
    Charlotte A Gaydos
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:S74-8. 2011
    ..We evaluate the feasibility and accuracy of existing point-of-care HIV tests performed by an untrained patient compared with the routinely used HIV point-of-care test offered to patients in 2 urban emergency departments (EDs)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pandemic influenza and major disease outbreak preparedness in US emergency departments: a survey of medical directors and department chairs
    Melinda J Morton
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 4:199-206. 2009
    ..Preparedness assessed using a novel score of 15 critical preparedness indicators. Data analysis consisted of summary statistics, chi2, and ANOVA...
  25. doi request reprint Disconnect between charted vestibular diagnoses and emergency department management decisions: a 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
    Acad Emerg Med 16:970-7. 2009
    ..We sought to determine if emergency physicians (EPs) apply best practices to diagnose and treat these common vestibular disorders...
  26. 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...
  27. doi request reprint 2009 US emergency department HIV testing practices
    Richard E Rothman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:S3-9.e1-4. 2011
    ..We characterize HIV testing practices and programs in US emergency departments (EDs) in 2009...
  28. pmc Reverse transcription-PCR-electrospray ionization mass spectrometry for rapid detection of biothreat and common respiratory pathogens
    Kevin Jeng
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:3300-7. 2013
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Burden of disease and health status among Hurricane Katrina-displaced persons in shelters: a population-based cluster sample
    P Gregg Greenough
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:426-32. 2008
    ..For agencies charged with providing health care to at-risk displaced populations, knowing the prevalence of acute and chronic disease is critical to direct resources and prevent morbidity and mortality...
  30. ncbi request reprint Imprecision in patient reports of dizziness symptom quality: a cross-sectional study conducted in an acute care setting
    David E Newman-Toker
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Pathology Bldg 2 210, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:1329-40. 2007
    ..To quantify precision in patient reports of different attributes of dizziness...
  31. pmc Trichomonas vaginalis infection in women who submit self-obtained vaginal samples after internet recruitment
    Charlotte A Gaydos
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:828-32. 2011
    ..Submission of self-obtained vaginal samples (SOVs) collected at home could remove barriers that women face in getting tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Internet recruitment of SOVs is highly acceptable...
  32. doi request reprint Derivation of a clinical prediction rule to predict hospitalization for influenza in EDs
    Kuan Fu Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung University and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung, Taiwan
    Am J Emerg Med 31:529-34. 2013
    ....
  33. pmc A broad range assay for rapid detection and etiologic characterization of bacterial meningitis: performance testing in samples from sub-Sahara
    Helen Won
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 74:22-7. 2012
    ..8% (82/83) and pathogen-specific probes identified 96.4% (80/83) of the positives. This broad-based PCR algorithm successfully detected and provided species level information for multiple bacterial meningitis agents in clinical samples...
  34. doi request reprint High prevalence of mutations in quinolone-resistance-determining regions and mtrR loci in polyclonal Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates at a tertiary hospital in Southern Taiwan
    Po Lin Chen
    Department of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Medical College, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 109:120-7. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to survey the prevalence of molecular mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance among 45 clinical isolates of N. gonorrhoeae collected at a university hospital in Southern Taiwan during 1999-2004...
  35. doi request reprint Public health and clinical impact of increasing emergency department-based HIV testing: perspectives from the 2007 conference of the National Emergency Department HIV Testing Consortium
    Aleksandar Kecojevic
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:S151-9.e1. 2011
    ..We codify those domains of public health and clinical care most affected by implementing HIV testing in EDs, as determined by expert opinion...
  36. doi request reprint HINTS outperforms ABCD2 to screen for stroke in acute continuous vertigo and dizziness
    David E Newman-Toker
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    Acad Emerg Med 20:986-96. 2013
    ....
  37. pmc Rapid PCR-based diagnosis of septic arthritis by early Gram-type classification and pathogen identification
    Samuel Yang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 5801 Smith Avenue, Davis Building, Suite 3220, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1386-90. 2008
    ..This assay may be a useful diagnostic adjunct for clinicians, particularly those practicing in the acute care setting where rapid pathogen detection and identification would assist in disposition and treatment decisions...
  38. pmc Characteristics and predictors of women who obtain rescreening for sexually transmitted infections using the www.iwantthekit.org screening programme
    Charlotte A Gaydos
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 24:736-44. 2013
    ..8% had a positive. At current test, 13.2% were infected. Previous trichomoniasis was associated with current trichomoniasis (p<0.05). The iwantthekit may offer rescreening opportunities for previously infected women...
  39. doi request reprint A comprehensive approach to achieving near 100% compliance with the Joint Commission Core Measures for pneumonia antibiotic timing
    Peter M Hill
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 29:989-98. 2011
    ..Published approaches to date for adhering to the pneumonia antibiotic timing (PN5c) Core Measure have shown moderate to limited success in reaching high levels of compliance...
  40. ncbi request reprint Sheltering patterns and utilization following the 2007 southern California wildfires
    Thomas D Kirsch
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 4:113-9. 2009
    ..The data were also used to determine the risk factors associated with needing sheltering. There is a lower than expected reliance on public shelters, and displaced persons move frequently...
  41. ncbi request reprint Predictors of recurrence after pancreaticoduodenectomy in ampullary cancer: comparison between non-, early and late recurrence
    Hui Ping Hsu
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 106:432-43. 2007
    ..Ampullary cancer is one of the periampullary cancers with a better prognosis, but relapse still occurs early in some patients. We sought to find predictors of recurrence to facilitate decisions about postoperative therapy...
  42. doi request reprint Point-of-care tests for sexually transmissible infections: what do 'end users' want?
    Anne M Rompalo
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Sex Health 10:541-5. 2013
    ..Clinicians and developers identify sensitivity as an important quality in a point-of-care test (POCT) for sexually transmissible infections (STIs). Little information exists regarding what patients want for STI POCTs...
  43. pmc Performance of the gen-probe transcription-mediated [corrected] amplification research assay compared to that of a multitarget real-time PCR for Mycoplasma genitalium detection
    Justin Hardick
    John Hopkins University Department of Infectious Diseases, Ross Building, Room 1147, 720 Rutland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:1236-40. 2006
    ..941 (95% confidence interval, 0.907 and 0.976). Both assays demonstrated accuracy in the detection of MG from urine samples from male patients and self-collected vaginal swabs from female patients...
  44. doi request reprint Poor provider adherence to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention treatment guidelines in US emergency department visits with a diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease
    Ting Yu Shih
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:299-305. 2011
    ..We aimed to estimate national rates of provider adherence to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) treatment guidelines for PID among patient visits, with a diagnosis of acute PID in US ED settings...
  45. pmc Google Flu Trends: correlation with emergency department influenza rates and crowding metrics
    Andrea Freyer Dugas
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:463-9. 2012
    ..This study assesses the temporal correlation of city GFT data to cases of influenza and standard crowding indices from an inner-city emergency department (ED)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Pandemic influenza and major disease outbreak preparedness in US emergency departments: a selected survey of emergency health professionals
    Melinda J Morton
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 6:187-95. 2011
    ..METHODS, DESIGN, and..
  47. doi request reprint Quantitative video-oculography to help diagnose stroke in acute vertigo and dizziness: toward an ECG for the eyes
    David E Newman-Toker
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Meyer 8 154, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Stroke 44:1158-61. 2013
    ..This approach is conceptually similar to ECG to diagnose acute cardiac ischemia...
  48. pmc Monitoring seasonal influenza A evolution: rapid 2009 pandemic H1N1 surveillance with an reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction/electro-spray ionization mass spectrometry assay
    Kevin Jeng
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Virol 54:332-6. 2012
    ....
  49. 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
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Faith-based organizations and sustainable sheltering operations in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina: implications for informal network utilization
    Anjali T Pant
    Johns Hopkins Department of Emergency Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:48-54; discussion 55-6. 2008
    ..In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, a significant number of faith-based organizations (FBOs) that were not a part of the formal National Response Plan (NRP) initiated and sustained sheltering operations...
  51. ncbi request reprint Delayed gastric emptying after pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Yan Shen Shan
    Department of Surgery, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 103:767-72. 2004
    ..Pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy is associated with a high incidence of delayed gastric emptying. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence and risk factors for delayed gastric emptying after this procedure...
  52. ncbi request reprint Temporal arteritis and Chlamydia pneumoniae: failure to detect the organism by polymerase chain reaction in ninety cases and ninety controls
    Michael J Regan
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:1056-60. 2002
    ..To examine the reported correlation between the presence of Chlamydia pneumoniae in temporal artery biopsy specimens and the diagnosis of temporal arteritis (TA)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Communicable respiratory threats in the ED: tuberculosis, influenza, SARS, and other aerosolized infections
    Richard E Rothman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 24:989-1017. 2006
    ..Emphasis is on the ED's role as a public health prevention arena, with attention to education and disease prevention, early identification of disease in patients at risk, and reduction of illnesses...
  54. doi request reprint Computed tomography scan utilization in emergency departments: a multi-state analysis
    Thomas D Kirsch
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Emerg Med 41:302-9. 2011
    ..Increased utilization of computed tomography (CT) in emergency departments (EDs) has become a concern due to its expense and the potential risks associated with radiation exposure...
  55. pmc Use of tablet-based kiosks in the emergency department to guide patient HIV self-testing with a point-of-care oral fluid test
    Charlotte A Gaydos
    Div Infectious Disease, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 24:716-21. 2013
    ..More research will be required to ascertain barriers to increased engagement for self-testing...
  56. pmc Emergency Physicians' Adherence to Center for Disease Control and Prevention Guidance During the 2009 Influenza A H1N1 Pandemic
    Yu Hsiang Hsieh
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    West J Emerg Med 14:191-9. 2013
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Revitalizing a vital sign: improving detection of tachypnea at primary triage
    William Bianchi
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 61:37-43. 2013
    ..both compared to a criterion standard measurement...
  58. doi request reprint National survey of Laboratory Response Network sentinel laboratory preparedness
    Brian T Kalish
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 3:S17-23. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to broadly describe preparedness of the first tier of the hospital LRN, the sentinel laboratories, with a specific focus on training, personnel, and communications...
  59. doi request reprint Significant reduction of laboratory specimen labeling errors by implementation of an electronic ordering system paired with a bar-code specimen labeling process
    Peter M Hill
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:630-6. 2010
    ..We measure the rate of emergency department (ED) specimen processing error reduction after implementation of an electronic physician order entry system paired with a bar-coded specimen labeling process...
  60. doi request reprint Hospital-based shootings in the United States: 2000 to 2011
    Gabor D Kelen
    Johns Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response, Johns Hopkins Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:790-798.e1. 2012
    ..Gunfire in hospitals is of particular concern; however, information about such workplace violence is limited. Therefore, we characterize US hospital-based shootings from 2000 to 2011...
  61. pmc Rapid identification of biothreat and other clinically relevant bacterial species by use of universal PCR coupled with high-resolution melting analysis
    Samuel Yang
    Johns Hopkins University, Department of Emergency Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2252-5. 2009
    ....
  62. doi request reprint A nationwide seven-year trend of hip fractures in the elderly population of Taiwan
    Chung Jung Shao
    Department of Orthopedics, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Bone 44:125-9. 2009
    ..9 times higher than that of aged 65 to 69 years in females and 7.9 times in males. Development and implementation of public health strategies for hip fractures should more focus on these subgroups in Taiwan's rapidly aging society...
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi request reprint The significance of CD44 expression in gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors
    Chao Han Lai
    Department of Surgery, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:1071-6. 2005
    ..In this study, the feasibility of using CD44 as a prognostic marker in gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumor is evaluated...
  65. ncbi request reprint Impaired emptying of the retained distal stomach causes delayed gastric emptying after pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Yan Shen Shan
    Department of Surgery, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, 138, Sheng Li Road, Tainan, 70428, Taiwan
    World J Surg 31:1606-15. 2007
    ..Delayed gastric emptying (DGE) is the major morbidity after pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy (PPPD). Gastroscintigraphy was used to characterize food distribution in the proximal and distal stomach during emptying...
  66. doi request reprint Epidemiological characteristics of human stampedes
    Yu Hsiang Hsieh
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Department of Emergency Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 3:217-23. 2009
    ..This study analyzed human stampede events from 1980 to 2007 to identify epidemiological characteristics associated with increased mortality...
  67. doi request reprint Prevalence of Unmet Health Care needs and description of health care-seeking behavior among displaced people after the 2007 California wildfires
    J Lee Jenkins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 3:S24-8. 2009
    ..These data can be used to increase the accuracy, and therefore capacity, of the medical response...