Chad S Kessler

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A survey of handoff practices in emergency medicine
    Chad Kessler
    Jesse Brown VA Hospital, Chicago, IL University of Illinois Chicago, IL
    Am J Med Qual 29:408-14. 2014
  2. pmc In-training practice patterns of combined emergency medicine/internal medicine residents, 2003-2007
    Chad S Kessler
    The Jesse Brown VA Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    West J Emerg Med 12:530-6. 2011
  3. pmc Predicting patient patterns in veterans administration emergency departments
    Chad S Kessler
    Jesse Brown Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    West J Emerg Med 12:204-7. 2011
  4. pmc Targeted Needs Assessment of Off-service Residents in Emergency Medicine
    Chad S Kessler
    Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    West J Emerg Med 11:470-3. 2010
  5. pmc Non-traumatic urologic emergencies in men: a clinical review
    Chad S Kessler
    Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Chicago, IL
    West J Emerg Med 10:281-7. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Inadequate postgraduate training of skin and soft tissue infections in an era of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Chad S Kessler
    Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Investig Med 61:1026-9. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint An algorithm for transition of care in the emergency department
    Chad Kessler
    Durham Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:605-10. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint I'm clear, you're clear, we're all clear: improving consultation communication skills in undergraduate medical education
    Chad S Kessler
    Durham VA Medical Center, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Acad Med 88:753-8. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Transitions of care for the geriatric patient in the emergency department
    Chad Kessler
    Emergency Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Hospital, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 29:49-69. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Validity evidence for a new checklist evaluating consultations, the 5Cs model
    Chad S Kessler
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Acad Med 87:1408-12. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint A survey of handoff practices in emergency medicine
    Chad Kessler
    Jesse Brown VA Hospital, Chicago, IL University of Illinois Chicago, IL
    Am J Med Qual 29:408-14. 2014
    ..More than half (56.6%) of responding EM physicians reported that their ED did not use a standardized handoff. There also exists a dearth of formal handoff training and handoff proficiency assessments for EM residents. ..
  2. pmc In-training practice patterns of combined emergency medicine/internal medicine residents, 2003-2007
    Chad S Kessler
    The Jesse Brown VA Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    West J Emerg Med 12:530-6. 2011
    ..We further seek to characterize how these current residents perceive the EM/IM physician's niche...
  3. pmc Predicting patient patterns in veterans administration emergency departments
    Chad S Kessler
    Jesse Brown Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    West J Emerg Med 12:204-7. 2011
    ..This paper provides valuable insight into the make-up of a veteran's population and can guide staffing and resource allocation accordingly...
  4. pmc Targeted Needs Assessment of Off-service Residents in Emergency Medicine
    Chad S Kessler
    Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    West J Emerg Med 11:470-3. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the needs of internal medicine residents rotating through the emergency department (ED)...
  5. pmc Non-traumatic urologic emergencies in men: a clinical review
    Chad S Kessler
    Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Chicago, IL
    West J Emerg Med 10:281-7. 2009
    ..The goal of this paper is to arm EPs with information to recognize urological emergencies and intervene quickly to preserve tissue, fertility, and life...
  6. ncbi request reprint Inadequate postgraduate training of skin and soft tissue infections in an era of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Chad S Kessler
    Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Investig Med 61:1026-9. 2013
    ..The goal of this pilot study was to assess resident physicians' awareness and management of CA-MRSA SSTIs in the acute/ambulatory care setting...
  7. ncbi request reprint An algorithm for transition of care in the emergency department
    Chad Kessler
    Durham Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:605-10. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to present an algorithm for improving the safety and effectiveness of transitions of care (ToC) in the emergency department (ED)...
  8. ncbi request reprint I'm clear, you're clear, we're all clear: improving consultation communication skills in undergraduate medical education
    Chad S Kessler
    Durham VA Medical Center, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Acad Med 88:753-8. 2013
    ..They then combine the two to create a consultation model that may be more widely applied...
  9. ncbi request reprint Transitions of care for the geriatric patient in the emergency department
    Chad Kessler
    Emergency Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Hospital, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 29:49-69. 2013
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  10. ncbi request reprint Validity evidence for a new checklist evaluating consultations, the 5Cs model
    Chad S Kessler
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Acad Med 87:1408-12. 2012
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  11. ncbi request reprint A prospective, randomized, controlled study demonstrating a novel, effective model of transfer of care between physicians: the 5 Cs of consultation
    Chad S Kessler
    Departments of Emergency Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Hospital, and University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:968-74. 2012
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  12. ncbi request reprint Antiplatelet therapy for secondary prevention of acute coronary syndrome, transient ischemic attack, and noncardioembolic stroke in an era of cost containment
    Chad Kessler
    Departments of Internal Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Investig Med 60:792-800. 2012
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  13. ncbi request reprint Effective out-of-operating room airway management for physicians not traditionally trained in airway management
    Chad S Kessler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Investig Med 59:1263-7. 2011
    ..There is a dearth of literature about the safety and practicality of intubation performed by an internal medicine (IM) or any other nonanesthesia, nonemergency physician...
  14. ncbi request reprint Qualitative analysis of effective lecture strategies in emergency medicine
    Chad S Kessler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:482-9.e7. 2011
    ..We empirically identify those aspects that make an effective lecture according to both quantitative and qualitative assessments of the opinions of a select group of emergency medicine educators...
  15. ncbi request reprint The use of sodium polystyrene sulfonate in the inpatient management of hyperkalemia
    Chad Kessler
    Emergency Center, Jesse Brown Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:136-40. 2011
    ..Limited data exist on the precise dose of sodium polystyrene sulfonate (SPS) needed for specific potassium concentrations in the management of mild to moderate hyperkalemia in an inpatient hospital setting...
  16. ncbi request reprint An examination of economic outcomes associated with misdiagnosis or undertreatment of TIA
    Chad Kessler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois Chicago, 820 S Damen Ave, M C 111, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:S170-6. 2009
    ..Clinical data have shown that accelerated treatment of TIA during its acute phase is associated with an 80% reduction of secondary stroke risk for the following 3 months, the period of greatest risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Combined residency training in emergency medicine and internal medicine: an update on career outcomes and job satisfaction
    Chad S Kessler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Jesse Brown VA Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:894-9. 2009
    ..This study was designed to provide an update on the career outcomes and experiences of graduates of combined emergency medicine-internal medicine (EM-IM) residency programs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Off-service resident education in the emergency department: outline of a national standardized curriculum
    Chad S Kessler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois Chicago School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1325-30. 2009
    ..It is flexible enough to be applicable and implementable without being limited by resource availability or faculty strengths...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and treatment of severe asymptomatic hypertension
    Chad S Kessler
    University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am Fam Physician 81:470-6. 2010
    ..High blood pressure should be treated gradually. Appropriate, repeated follow-up over weeks to months is needed to reach desired blood pressure goals...
  20. ncbi request reprint The emergency department approach to syncope: evidence-based guidelines and prediction rules
    Chad Kessler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Hospital, 820 South Damen Avenue, MC 111, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 28:487-500. 2010
    ..This article reviews the current status of syncope from the emergency department perspective, focusing on the current evidence behind the various clinical decision rules derived during the past decade...
  21. ncbi request reprint Underreporting of blood and body fluid exposures among health care students and trainees in the acute care setting: a 2007 survey
    Chad S Kessler
    University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, Emergency Medicine, 820 S Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Infect Control 39:129-34. 2011
    ..It has been estimated that more than 8 million health care workers (HCWs) in the United States may be exposed to blood and body fluids via sharp and mucocutaneous exposures...
  22. ncbi request reprint The current state of core competency assessment in emergency medicine and a future research agenda: recommendations of the working group on assessment of observable learner performance
    Chad S Kessler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:1354-9. 2012
    ..The authors define an agenda for future assessment tool research and development that was arrived at by consensus during the conference...
  23. ncbi request reprint Assessing practice-based learning and improvement
    David H Salzman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:1403-10. 2012
    ..Based on these findings and consensus achieved at the conference, seven recommendations have been identified for future research...
  24. ncbi request reprint Assessing systems-based practice
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Francisco San Francisco General Hospital, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:1366-71. 2012
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  25. ncbi request reprint Professional E-mail Communication Among Health Care Providers: Proposing Evidence-Based Guidelines
    S Terez Malka
    Dr Malka is assistant professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina Dr Kessler is consulting associate, Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, and deputy chief of staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Dr Abraham is a resident physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Dr Emmet is medical librarian, Ruth Lilly Medical Library, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana Dr Wilbur is vice chair and professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas
    Acad Med 90:25-9. 2015
    ..In this article, the authors analyze a comprehensive literature search, explore several facets of e-mail use between physicians, and offer specific recommendations for professional e-mail use. ..
  26. ncbi request reprint Staffing of the ED by non-emergency medicine-trained personnel: the VA experience
    Sarah Unterman
    Section of Emergency Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:622-5. 2010
    ..This study examines the frequency of unscheduled return visits to the ED in an effort to compare the quality of emergency care given by physicians trained in IM and EM...
  27. ncbi request reprint State of affairs of emergency medicine in the Veterans Health Administration
    Chad Kessler
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois Chicago, Jesse Brown VA Hospital, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:947-51. 2010
    ..The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has reformed its emergency medical services...
  28. ncbi request reprint Hand-held echocardiogram does not aid in triaging chest pain patients from the emergency department
    Mayank Kansal
    Department of Cardiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Echocardiography 26:625-9. 2009
    ..We tested the hypothesis that an HHE performed and interpreted by a cardiology fellow could help risk-stratify patients presenting to the ED with chest pain...
  29. ncbi request reprint Infections and severe sepsis in solid-organ transplant patients admitted from a university-based ED
    Stephen Trzeciak
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 22:530-3. 2004
    ..7% of these patients had severe sepsis. The emergency physician must have a high index of suspicion for infections when evaluating organ transplant recipients...