G D Kelen

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Inpatient disposition classification for the creation of hospital surge capacity: a multiphase study
    Gabor D Kelen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Lancet 368:1984-90. 2006
  2. 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
  3. pmc Healthcare worker competencies for disaster training
    Edbert B Hsu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Med Educ 6:19. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of an emergency department (ED) managed acute care unit on ED overcrowding and emergency medical services diversion
    G D Kelen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 8:1095-100. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Public health initiatives in the emergency department: not so good for the public health?
    G D Kelen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:194-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The science of surge
    Gabor D Kelen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:1089-94. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The prognostic significance of troponin I and troponin T
    G B Green
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 5:758-67. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of troponin T and creatine kinase-MB subunit levels for risk stratification of emergency department patients with possible myocardial ischemia
    G B Green
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 31:19-29. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Myoglobin for early risk stratification of emergency department patients with possible myocardial ischemia
    G B Green
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 2080, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 7:625-36. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of alcohol-related emergency department visits
    G Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 2080, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 5:788-95. 1998

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Inpatient disposition classification for the creation of hospital surge capacity: a multiphase study
    Gabor D Kelen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Lancet 368:1984-90. 2006
    ..We sought to develop a disposition classification system that categorises inpatients according to suitability for immediate discharge on the basis of risk tolerance for a subsequent consequential medical event...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc Healthcare worker competencies for disaster training
    Edbert B Hsu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Med Educ 6:19. 2006
    ..We describe the application of systematic evidence-based consensus building methods to derive educational competencies and objectives in criteria-based preparedness and response relevant to all hospital healthcare workers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of an emergency department (ED) managed acute care unit on ED overcrowding and emergency medical services diversion
    G D Kelen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 8:1095-100. 2001
    ..To determine the impact of an inpatient, emergency department (ED)-managed acute care unit (ACU) on ED overcrowding and use of ambulance diversion...
  5. ncbi request reprint Public health initiatives in the emergency department: not so good for the public health?
    G D Kelen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:194-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The science of surge
    Gabor D Kelen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:1089-94. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The prognostic significance of troponin I and troponin T
    G B Green
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 5:758-67. 1998
    ..To determine and compare the prognostic abilities of early, single-sample measurements of cardiac troponin I (cTn-I), cardiac troponin T (cTn-T), and creatine kinase-MB (CK-MB) among ED patients with possible myocardial ischemia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of troponin T and creatine kinase-MB subunit levels for risk stratification of emergency department patients with possible myocardial ischemia
    G B Green
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 31:19-29. 1998
    ..To evaluate and compare the utility of measurement of troponin T and the creatine kinase MB subunit (CK-MB) for risk stratification of ED patients with possible myocardial ischemia...
  9. ncbi request reprint Myoglobin for early risk stratification of emergency department patients with possible myocardial ischemia
    G B Green
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 2080, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 7:625-36. 2000
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  10. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of alcohol-related emergency department visits
    G Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 2080, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 5:788-95. 1998
    ..To examine the population and geographic patterns, patient characteristics, and clinical presentations and outcomes of alcohol-related ED visits at a national level...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Emergency department-based HIV screening and counseling: experience with rapid and standard serologic testing
    G D Kelen
    Department of Emergency Medicine and the Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 33:147-55. 1999
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  13. ncbi request reprint Compliance with prehospital triage protocols for major trauma patients
    M H Ma
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Trauma 46:168-75. 1999
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the level of compliance with triage criteria in an established trauma system...
  14. ncbi request reprint Impact of ambulance diversion policies in urban, suburban, and rural areas of Central Maryland
    J J Scheulen
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Department of Emergency Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 8:36-40. 2001
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  15. ncbi request reprint CK-MB isoforms for early risk stratification of emergency department patients
    G B Green
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 300:57-73. 2000
    ..Further, for the prediction of MI, isoforms had superior diagnostic sensitivity and equivalent specificity. This investigation supports the emergency department use of early, single sample CK-MB isoform testing...
  16. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues of cardiopulmonary resuscitation: current practice among emergency physicians
    C A Marco
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 4:898-904. 1997
    ..To determine current practice and attitudes among emergency physicians (EPs) regarding the initiation and termination of CPR...
  17. ncbi request reprint Loss of glove integrity during emergency department procedures
    K N Hansen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 31:65-72. 1998
    ..We sought to assess the loss of integrity of the latex-glove barrier during use in the ED setting...
  18. ncbi request reprint Unsuspected gonorrhea and chlamydia in patients of an urban adult emergency department: a critical population for STD control intervention
    S D Mehta
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 28:33-9. 2001
    ..Many of these infections were clinically unsuspected. These data demonstrate that the ED is a high-risk setting and may be an appropriate site for routine GC and CT screening in 18- to 31-year-old patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint A decision guideline for emergency department utilization of noncontrast head computed tomography in HIV-infected patients
    R E Rothman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 2070, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 6:1010-9. 1999
    ..To determine which neurologic signs or symptoms are predictive of new focal lesions on head CT in HIV-infected patients...
  20. pmc Alcohol and other psychoactive drugs in trauma patients aged 10-14 years
    G Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 2080, USA
    Inj Prev 5:94-7. 1999
    ..To examine the prevalence of alcohol and/or other psychoactive drugs, such as marijuana and cocaine (AODs), involved in preteen trauma patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint A clinical trial to improve high blood pressure care in young urban black men: recruitment, follow-up, and outcomes
    M N Hill
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2110, USA
    Am J Hypertens 12:548-54. 1999
    ..High rates of participation are attainable in this population; however, culturally acceptable ways of delivering HBP care are needed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Critical assessment of statewide hospital pharmaceutical surge capabilities for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive incidents
    Edbert B Hsu
    The Johns Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:214-8. 2007
    ..The development of pharmaceutical surge capacity for immediate use before support from the (US) Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) becomes available is integral to strengthening the preparedness of local healthcare networks...
  23. ncbi request reprint Emergency department utilization in the United States and Ontario, Canada
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:582-4. 2007
    ..This study aimed to compare ED visit rates in the United States and Ontario, Canada, according to demographic and clinical characteristics...
  24. ncbi request reprint National study on the quality of emergency department care in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction and pneumonia
    Julius Cuong Pham
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:856-63. 2007
    ..To measure the quality of emergency department (ED) care for patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and pneumonia (PNA) and to estimate the number of preventable deaths in these patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Likelihood of reroute during ambulance diversion periods in central Maryland
    Melissa L McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:408-15. 2007
    ..To determine the proportion of patients rerouted during ambulance diversion periods and factors associated with reroute...
  26. doi request reprint The challenge of predicting demand for emergency department services
    Melissa L McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:337-46. 2008
    ..The objective was to develop methodology for predicting demand for emergency department (ED) services by characterizing ED arrivals...
  27. doi request reprint Lifeboat ethics: considerations in the discharge of inpatients for the creation of hospital surge capacity
    Chadd K Kraus
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Suite 6 100, 1830 E Monument St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 1:51-6. 2007
  28. pmc The effect of viral suppression on cross-sectional incidence testing in the johns hopkins hospital emergency department
    Oliver Laeyendecker
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:211-5. 2008
    ..To determine the effect of viral suppression on cross-sectional incidence testing...
  29. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Emergency department crowding as an ethical issue
    Gabor D Kelen
    Acad Emerg Med 14:751-4. 2007
  30. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence and emergency department screening: computerized screening versus usual care
    Deborah E Trautman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:526-34. 2007
    ..To compare a computer-based method of screening for intimate partner violence (intimate partner violence) with usual care in an emergency department (ED) setting...
  31. ncbi request reprint Community pneumonia practice standard mandates: can't see the forest for the trees
    Gabor D Kelen
    Acad Emerg Med 13:986-8. 2006
  32. ncbi request reprint Preventive care in the emergency department: should emergency departments conduct routine HIV screening? a systematic review
    Richard E Rothman
    Johns Hopkins University, Department of Emergency Medicine RER, KSK, GDK, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:278-85. 2003
    ..To perform a systematic review of the emergency medicine literature to assess the appropriateness of offering routine HIV screening to patients in the emergency department (ED)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Detection of bacteremia in emergency department patients at risk for infective endocarditis using universal 16S rRNA primers in a decontaminated polymerase chain reaction assay
    Richard E Rothman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Bethesda, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:1677-81. 2002
    ..This assay provides a promising diagnostic for rapid identification of bacteremia, particularly valuable in acute care settings...
  34. ncbi request reprint Research priorities for surge capacity
    Richard E Rothman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, 5801 Smith Avenue, David Building Suite 3220, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:1160-8. 2006
    ..Five working groups were formed to consider the above areas and to devise sample research questions that were refined further by the entire group of participants...
  35. ncbi request reprint The measurement of daily surge and its relevance to disaster preparedness
    Melissa L McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:1138-41. 2006
    ..A better understanding of daily ED surge capacity and influencing factors will improve our ability to simulate the potential impact that different types of catastrophic events may have on the surge capacity of hospital EDs nationwide...
  36. ncbi request reprint Are regional hospital pharmacies prepared for public health emergencies?
    Edbert B Hsu
    Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response and the Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21209, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 4:237-43. 2006
    ..In this project, we characterized the level of hospital pharmaceutical response preparedness in a major metropolitan region...
  37. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood characteristics and emergency department utilization
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, Suite 6 100, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:853-9. 2003
    ..This study assessed the relations between neighborhood demographic and socioeconomic characteristics and emergency department (ED) utilization...
  38. ncbi request reprint Narrowing in on JCAHO recommendations for community-acquired pneumonia
    Richard E Rothman
    Acad Emerg Med 13:983-5. 2006
  39. ncbi request reprint Research ethics
    Judy B Shahan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1830 East Monument Street, Suite 6 100, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 24:657-69. 2006
    ..Circumstances more specific to emergency medicine are examined in detail to provide meaningful guidance to practicing emergency medicine researchers...
  40. doi request reprint Role of tactical EMS in support of public safety and the public health response to a hostile mass casualty incident
    Nelson Tang
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 1:S55-6. 2007
  41. ncbi request reprint The national trend in quality of emergency department pain management for long bone fractures
    Tamara S Ritsema
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:163-9. 2007
    ..Despite national attention, there is little evidence that the quality of emergency department (ED) pain management is improving...
  42. ncbi request reprint Patients who leave without being seen: their characteristics and history of emergency department use
    Ru Ding
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:686-93. 2006
    ..We identify patient characteristics associated with uncompleted visits to the emergency department (ED)...
  43. pmc Quantitative multiprobe PCR assay for simultaneous detection and identification to species level of bacterial pathogens
    Samuel Yang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:3449-54. 2002
    ..This assay has broad potential in the clinical arena for rapid and specific diagnosis of infectious diseases...