Carlos A Camargo Jr

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Age-related patterns in clinical presentations and gluten-related issues among children and adolescents with celiac disease
    Pornthep Tanpowpong
    Department of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Transl Gastroenterol 3:e9. 2012
  2. pmc Variable access to immediate bedside ultrasound in the emergency department
    Brad E Talley
    Denver Health Medical Center
    West J Emerg Med 12:96-9. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Auvi-Q versus EpiPen: preferences of adults, caregivers, and children
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 1:266-72.e1-3. 2013
  4. pmc National inventory of emergency departments in Singapore
    Leana S Wen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore, 169608, Singapore
    Int J Emerg Med 5:38. 2012
  5. pmc Continued rise in the use of mid-level providers in US emergency departments, 1993-2009
    David F M Brown
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 02114, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 5:21. 2012
  6. pmc Confirmatory spirometry for adults hospitalized with a diagnosis of asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Valentin Prieto Centurion
    University of Illinios at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 12:73. 2012
  7. pmc Patient preferences for emergency department-initiated tobacco interventions: a multicenter cross-sectional study of current smokers
    Esther K Choo
    Injury Prevention Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 55 Claverick Street, 2nd Floor, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 7:4. 2012
  8. pmc National survey of pediatric services available in US emergency departments
    Ashley F Sullivan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 326 Cambridge Street, Suite 410, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 6:13. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Safety climate and medical errors in 62 US emergency departments
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:555-563.e20. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Characteristics and capabilities of emergency departments in Abuja, Nigeria
    Leana S Wen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Emerg Med J 29:798-801. 2012

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  1. pmc Age-related patterns in clinical presentations and gluten-related issues among children and adolescents with celiac disease
    Pornthep Tanpowpong
    Department of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Transl Gastroenterol 3:e9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine age-related patterns in clinical characteristics and gluten-related issues among children with confirmed CD...
  2. pmc Variable access to immediate bedside ultrasound in the emergency department
    Brad E Talley
    Denver Health Medical Center
    West J Emerg Med 12:96-9. 2011
    ..We sought to evaluate differences in the availability of immediate bedside ultrasound based on basic ED characteristics and physician staffing...
  3. ncbi request reprint Auvi-Q versus EpiPen: preferences of adults, caregivers, and children
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 1:266-72.e1-3. 2013
    ..Auvi-Q is a novel epinephrine autoinjector (EAI) that provides audio and visual cues for patients at risk for life-threatening allergic reactions...
  4. pmc National inventory of emergency departments in Singapore
    Leana S Wen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore, 169608, Singapore
    Int J Emerg Med 5:38. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  5. pmc Continued rise in the use of mid-level providers in US emergency departments, 1993-2009
    David F M Brown
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 02114, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 5:21. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  6. pmc Confirmatory spirometry for adults hospitalized with a diagnosis of asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Valentin Prieto Centurion
    University of Illinios at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 12:73. 2012
    ..This study was designed to determine the feasibility of spirometry and to determine its utility to confirm the diagnosis in patients hospitalized with a physician diagnosis of asthma or COPD exacerbation...
  7. pmc Patient preferences for emergency department-initiated tobacco interventions: a multicenter cross-sectional study of current smokers
    Esther K Choo
    Injury Prevention Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 55 Claverick Street, 2nd Floor, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 7:4. 2012
    ..However, little is known about ED patient preferences for receiving smoking cessation interventions or correlates of interest in tobacco counseling...
  8. pmc National survey of pediatric services available in US emergency departments
    Ashley F Sullivan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 326 Cambridge Street, Suite 410, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 6:13. 2013
    ..In response, a 2001 joint policy statement recommended resources needed by EDs for effective pediatric emergency care delivery. We sought to update and enhance previous estimates of pediatric services available in US EDs...
  9. doi request reprint Safety climate and medical errors in 62 US emergency departments
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:555-563.e20. 2012
    ..We describe the incidence and types of medical errors in emergency departments (EDs) and assess the validity of a survey instrument that identifies systems factors contributing to errors in EDs...
  10. doi request reprint Characteristics and capabilities of emergency departments in Abuja, Nigeria
    Leana S Wen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Emerg Med J 29:798-801. 2012
    ..Emergency departments (ED) are the basic unit of international emergency medicine, but often differ in fundamental features. This study sought to describe and characterise ED in the capital city of Nigeria, Abuja...
  11. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of vitamin D supplementation and risk of acute respiratory infection in Mongolia
    Carlos A Camargo
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e561-7. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that vitamin D supplementation of children with vitamin D deficiency would lower the risk of ARIs...
  12. pmc Multicenter analysis of quality indicators for children treated in the emergency department for asthma
    Marion R Sills
    Department Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e325-32. 2012
    ..To test the hypothesis that an association exists between process and outcome measures of the quality of acute asthma care provided to children in the emergency department...
  13. pmc The Breathe Easier through Weight Loss Lifestyle (BE WELL) Intervention: a randomized controlled trial
    Jun Ma
    Department of Health Services Research, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 10:16. 2010
    ..Due to methodological shortcomings of previous studies, however, well-controlled trials are needed to investigate the efficacy of weight loss strategies to improve asthma control in obese individuals...
  14. pmc Prospective study of inhaled corticosteroid use, cardiovascular mortality, and all-cause mortality in asthmatic women
    Carlos A Camargo
    Massachusetts General Hospital, 326 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chest 134:546-51. 2008
    ..Recent studies have suggested that ICS therapy also may decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease, and perhaps of all-cause mortality. We examined this hypothesis in a large, well-characterized cohort of asthmatic women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Assessing costs of aerosol therapy
    C A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Respir Care 45:756-63. 2000
    ..Taken together, such research could lead to increased beta agonist delivery via MDI/spacer and probable savings to the health care system...
  16. pmc Spirometric correlates of dyspnea improvement among emergency department patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 326 Cambridge Street, Suite 410, Boston MA 02114, USA
    Respir Care 53:892-6. 2008
    ..To examine whether change in slow vital capacity (SVC) correlates to dyspnea improvement during emergency department (ED) treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Regional differences in EpiPen prescriptions in the United States: the potential role of vitamin D
    Carlos A Camargo
    Center for D receptor Activation Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:131-6. 2007
    ..The epidemiology of anaphylaxis is uncertain, especially its geographic distribution...
  18. ncbi request reprint Association between common asthma therapies and recurrent asthma exacerbations in children enrolled in a state Medicaid plan
    Carlos A Camargo
    EMNet Coordinating Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:1054-61. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Maternal intake of vitamin D during pregnancy and risk of recurrent wheeze in children at 3 y of age
    Carlos A Camargo
    Center for D receptor Activation Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:788-95. 2007
    ..Vitamin D deficiency and asthma are common at higher latitudes. Although vitamin D has important immunologic effects, its relation with asthma is unknown...
  20. pmc A prospective multicenter study of written action plans among emergency department patients with acute asthma
    Carlos A Camargo
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Asthma 45:532-8. 2008
    ..The prevalence of written "action plans" (APs) among emergency department (ED) patients with acute asthma is unknown...
  21. doi request reprint Viral pathogens in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Intern Emerg Med 3:355-9. 2008
    ..A putative viral etiology was identified in 25% of AECOPD presenting for emergency care, of which approximately one-third were RSV-related...
  22. doi request reprint Assessment of emergency physician workforce needs in the United States, 2005
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:1317-20. 2008
    ..The objective was to estimate emergency physician (EP) workforce needs, taking into account the diversity of U.S. emergency departments (EDs) and various projections of EP supply and demand...
  23. doi request reprint A randomized placebo-controlled study of intravenous montelukast for the treatment of acute asthma
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:374-80. 2010
    ..Current treatments for acute asthma provide inadequate benefit for some patients. Intravenous montelukast may complement existent therapies...
  24. doi request reprint Vitamin D status of newborns in New Zealand
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 326 Cambridge Street, Suite 410, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Br J Nutr 104:1051-7. 2010
    ..Although the optimal timing and dosage of vitamin D supplementation require further study, our findings may assist future efforts to correct low levels of 25(OH)D among New Zealand mothers and their newborn children...
  25. doi request reprint Cord-blood 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and risk of respiratory infection, wheezing, and asthma
    Carlos A Camargo
    Center for D receptor Activation Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, 326 Cambridge St, Suite 410, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 127:e180-7. 2011
    ..The relationship between cord-blood levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) and childhood wheezing is unknown. We hypothesized that cord-blood levels would be inversely associated with risk of respiratory infection, wheezing, and asthma...
  26. pmc Characterizing emergency departments to improve understanding of emergency care systems
    Anne P Steptoe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 326 Cambridge St, Suite 410, Boston, MA 02114 USA
    Int J Emerg Med 4:42. 2011
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Coeliac disease and gluten avoidance in New Zealand children
    Pornthep Tanpowpong
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Dis Child 97:12-6. 2012
    ..Our aims were: (1) to determine the prevalence of doctor-diagnosed CD and of gluten avoidance in New Zealand children; and (2) among children without CD, to identify independent predictors of gluten avoidance...
  28. ncbi request reprint Increasing diversity among the American College of Epidemiology membership
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:529-32. 2006
    ..Our objective is to describe the American College of Epidemiology (College) membership, including recent trends in member demographic profile and professional characteristics...
  29. ncbi request reprint Bronchiolitis in US emergency departments 1992 to 2000: epidemiology and practice variation
    Jonathan M Mansbach
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 21:242-7. 2005
    ..To describe the epidemiology of US emergency department (ED) visits for bronchiolitis, including the characteristics of children presenting to the ED and the variability in bronchiolitis care in the ED...
  30. pmc Quality of emergency care provided by physician assistants and nurse practitioners in acute asthma
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:485-91. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of care provided by physician assistants or nurse practitioners (ie, midlevel providers [MLPs]) in acute asthma, as compared with that provided by physicians...
  31. doi request reprint Race/Ethnicity differences in the inpatient management of acute asthma in the United States
    Divay Chandra
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Chest 135:1527-34. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present analysis was to reexamine this important issue in a large multicenter study...
  32. pmc Prospective multicenter study of bronchiolitis: predictors of an unscheduled visit after discharge from the emergency department
    Agatha Norwood
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:376-82. 2010
    ..There is little evidence about which children with bronchiolitis will have worsened disease after discharge from the emergency department (ED). The objective of this study was to determine predictors of post-ED unscheduled visits...
  33. ncbi request reprint Amino-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide for the diagnosis of acute heart failure in patients with previous obstructive airway disease
    Roderick H Tung
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:66-74. 2006
    ..We evaluate results from amino-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) testing with or without those of clinical judgment for the evaluation of dyspneic patients with previous chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma...
  34. doi request reprint Prospective multicenter study of bronchiolitis: predicting safe discharges from the emergency department
    Jonathan M Mansbach
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 121:680-8. 2008
    ..Bronchiolitis is the leading cause of hospitalization for infants. Our objective was to identify factors associated with safe discharge to home from the emergency department...
  35. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnicity and asthma among children presenting to the emergency department: differences in disease severity and management
    Edwin D Boudreaux
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cooper Hospital and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, New Jersey, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e615-21. 2003
    ..To investigate racial/ethnic differences in acute asthma among children who present to the emergency department (ED)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Prospective multicenter study of relapse following emergency department treatment of COPD exacerbation
    Sunghye Kim
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Clinics Building 397, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chest 125:473-81. 2004
    ..To determine the incidence and risk factors of relapse after an emergency department (ED) visit for COPD exacerbation...
  37. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Jamal S Rana
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2478-84. 2004
    ..Increasing evidence points toward a role of inflammation in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes. We wanted to determine the relation of COPD and asthma with the development of type 2 diabetes...
  38. pmc Risk stratification for hospitalization in acute asthma: the CHOP classification tree
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:803-8. 2010
    ..Simple risk stratification rules are limited in acute asthma. We developed and externally validated a classification tree for asthma hospitalization...
  39. pmc Season of birth and food allergy in children
    Milo F Vassallo
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 104:307-13. 2010
    ..Based on seasonal patterns of UV-B exposure (and consequent vitamin D status), we hypothesized that patients with food allergy are more often born in fall or winter...
  40. ncbi request reprint A conceptual model of emergency department crowding
    Brent R Asplin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Regions Hospital and HealthPartners Research Foundation, and University of Minnesota Medical School, St Paul and Minneapolis, MN 55101, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:173-80. 2003
    ..The goal of the conceptual model is to provide a practical framework on which an organized research, policy, and operations management agenda can be based to alleviate ED crowding...
  41. doi request reprint Multicenter study of cigarette smoking among patients presenting to the emergency department with acute asthma
    Sundip N Patel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Cooper University Hospital, Camden 08103, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 103:121-7. 2009
    ..Many studies have focused on smoking and chronic asthma severity. However, research on the relationship between smoking and acute asthma severity in an acute care setting is sparse...
  42. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and asthma severity among adults presenting to the emergency department
    Carey Conley Thomson
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chest 124:795-802. 2003
    ..Among adults presenting to the emergency department (ED) with acute asthma, we sought to determine the prevalence of obesity, and the relation of body mass index (BMI) to asthma severity in this high-risk population...
  43. pmc Prospective study of dietary patterns and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among US women
    Raphaelle Varraso
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:488-95. 2007
    ..Although many foods and nutrients are associated with lung function or symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the relation between overall diet and newly diagnosed COPD is not known...
  44. ncbi request reprint Combination of D-dimer and amino-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic Peptide testing for the evaluation of dyspneic patients with and without acute pulmonary embolism
    Stacy E F Melanson
    Department of Pathology, Division of Clinical Laboratories, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:1326-9. 2006
    ..However, clinicians frequently order unnecessary supplemental testing in patients with low concentrations of D-dimer. Elevations in natriuretic peptides have also been described in the setting of pulmonary embolism...
  45. ncbi request reprint Surrogate markers for adverse outcomes in normotensive patients with pulmonary embolism
    Jeffrey A Kline
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:2773-80. 2006
    ..Although echocardiography has proven utility in risk stratifying normotensive patients with pulmonary embolism, echocardiography is not always available...
  46. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in emergency department patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Rita K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:1173-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if acute presentation, management, and outcomes differ among men and women seeking care in the emergency department (ED) for exacerbation of COPD...
  47. ncbi request reprint A multicenter study of depression among emergency department patients
    Anita Kumar
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1284-9. 2004
    ..The authors sought to determine the 12-month prevalence of depression among emergency department (ED) patients using a single-question screen...
  48. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of intravenous montelukast in acute asthma
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:528-33. 2003
    ..We conclude that intravenous montelukast in addition to standard therapy causes rapid benefit and is well tolerated in adults with acute asthma...
  49. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and admission patterns of patients presenting with syncope to U.S. emergency departments, 1992-2000
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1029-34. 2004
    ..To describe the characteristics and admission patterns of patients with syncope presenting to U.S. emergency departments (EDs)...
  50. doi request reprint Acute exacerbations of COPD: delay in presentation and the risk of hospitalization
    Divay Chandra
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    COPD 6:95-103. 2009
    ..Early presentation should be emphasized to patients and caregivers to advance efforts to decrease the morbidity, mortality, and costs of AECOPD treatment...
  51. ncbi request reprint Direct medical costs of acute pancreatitis hospitalizations in the United States
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Pancreas 35:302-7. 2007
    ..To determine the direct medical costs of hospitalizations for acute pancreatitis in the United States and analyze the demographic characteristics of hospitalized patients...
  52. pmc Development and validation of a risk-adjustment tool in acute asthma
    Chu Lin Tsai
    EMNet Coordinating Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1701-17. 2009
    ..To develop and prospectively validate a risk-adjustment tool in acute asthma...
  53. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and acute asthma severity among children presenting to the emergency department
    Adit A Ginde
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:480-8. 2010
    ..The results of this study support a positive association between obesity and asthma, and suggest that asthma exacerbations among obese children are very similar to those experienced by other children...
  54. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and response to asthma therapy: fluticasone propionate/salmeterol versus montelukast
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Asthma 47:76-82. 2010
    ..Compared to subjects with normal BMI, the onset to peak FEV(1) may require longer treatment exposure in the very obese. Treatment responses to FP/salmeterol were consistently greater compared to MON and persisted at higher BMI...
  55. ncbi request reprint Prospective multicenter study of acute asthma in younger versus older adults presenting to the emergency department
    Aleena Banerji
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:48-55. 2006
    ..To describe acute asthma in younger versus older adults presenting to the emergency department (ED)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Patient factors and medication guideline adherence among older women with asthma
    R Graham Barr
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1761-8. 2002
    ..Asthma guidelines are well established but often followed poorly. Determinants of adherence among older persons may differ from younger persons and have not been well characterized...
  57. ncbi request reprint Research opportunities in the management of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Howard A Smithline
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:742-50. 2005
    ..Finally, the utility of education of both health care providers and patients and how it may be applied to the acute setting need to be addressed...
  58. pmc Maternal antioxidant intake in pregnancy and wheezing illnesses in children at 2 y of age
    Augusto A Litonjua
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:903-11. 2006
    ..Low intakes of dietary antioxidants may contribute to increases in asthma and allergy...
  59. 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint Multicenter study of emergency department visits for food allergies
    Sunday Clark
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:347-52. 2004
    ..Although anaphylaxis guidelines suggest treatment with epinephrine, teaching about self-injectable epinephrine, and referral to an allergist, current ED management remains uncertain...
  61. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking patterns and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus among younger women
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1329-36. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship between alcohol consumption and the incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus among relatively young and middle-aged women...
  62. doi request reprint The short-form chronic respiratory disease questionnaire was a valid, reliable, and responsive quality-of-life instrument in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Chu Lin Tsai
    EMNet Coordinating Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:489-97. 2008
    ..To assess the psychometric properties of the short-form chronic respiratory disease questionnaire (SF-CRQ) as a quality-of-life (QOL) instrument in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations...
  63. ncbi request reprint Acute asthma among adults presenting to the emergency department: the role of race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status
    Edwin D Boudreaux
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cooper Hospital, One Cooper Plaza, Camden, NJ 08103 1489, USA
    Chest 124:803-12. 2003
    ..To investigate racial/ethnic differences in acute asthma among adults presenting to the emergency department (ED), and to determine whether observed differences are attributable to socioeconomic status (SES)...
  64. pmc Salmeterol use and risk of hospitalization among emergency department patients with acute asthma
    Michael M Liao
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 104:478-84. 2010
    ..The safety of inhaled long-acting beta2-agonists (LABAs) in the treatment of chronic asthma remains controversial and has not been evaluated in emergency department (ED) patients with acute asthma...
  65. pmc Factors associated with delayed use or nonuse of systemic corticosteroids in emergency department patients with acute asthma
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 103:318-24. 2009
    ..Little is known about factors associated with systemic corticosteroid (SC) use in emergency department (ED) patients with acute asthma...
  66. doi request reprint Point-of-care glucose and hemoglobin A1c in emergency department patients without known diabetes: implications for opportunistic screening
    Adit A Ginde
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:1241-7. 2008
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Predictors of initiation of alcohol use among US adolescents: findings from a prospective cohort study
    Laurie B Fisher
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:959-66. 2007
    ..To identify precursors of adolescent alcohol initiation and binge drinking...
  68. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking among asthmatic adults presenting to 64 emergency departments
    Robert A Silverman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY 11040, USA
    Chest 123:1472-9. 2003
    ..The present study determined the prevalence of cigarette smoking among adults presenting to the ED with acute asthma and identified the factors associated with current smoking status...
  69. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with hospital admission among emergency department patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:6-14. 2007
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint A survey of the use of noninvasive ventilation in academic emergency departments in the United States
    Dean R Hess
    Respiratory Care Services, Ellison 401, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Respir Care 54:1306-12. 2009
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Multicenter study of emergency department visits for insect sting allergies
    Sunday Clark
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:643-9. 2005
    ..An earlier study of food-related anaphylaxis in the emergency department (ED) suggested low concordance with national guidelines for anaphylaxis management...
  72. ncbi request reprint National study of Emergency Department visits for burn injuries, 1993 to 2004
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Burn Care Res 28:681-90. 2007
    ..Collaboration between burn specialists and Emergency Department personnel should focus on the care of these types of injuries...
  73. ncbi request reprint Circadian-rhythm differences among emergency department patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, and Massachusetts General Hospital, 326 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chronobiol Int 24:699-713. 2007
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  74. pmc The State Children's Health Insurance Program: a multicenter trial of outreach through the emergency department
    James A Gordon
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Clinics 115, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:250-3. 2005
    ..We evaluated emergency department (ED)-based outreach for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)...
  75. doi request reprint Optic nerve sheath diameter correlates with the presence and severity of acute mountain sickness: evidence for increased intracranial pressure
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Himalayan Rescue Association, Pheriche Clinic, Spring Season 2006, Nepal
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 106:1207-11. 2009
    ..84, P < 0.001). Optic nerve sheath diameter, a proxy for intracranial pressure, is associated with the presence and severity of AMS...
  76. ncbi request reprint Utility of amino-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide testing for prediction of 1-year mortality in patients with dyspnea treated in the emergency department
    James L Januzzi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:315-20. 2006
    ..Amino-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) is useful for diagnosis and triage of patients with dyspnea, but its role for predicting outcomes in such patients remains undefined...
  77. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of moderate alcohol consumption and risk of hypertension in young women
    Ravi Thadhani
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:569-74. 2002
    ..However, the effect of moderate alcohol consumption; the specific effects of wine, beer, and liquor; and the pattern of drinking in relation to risk of hypertension among young women are unclear...
  78. ncbi request reprint Observational study of intravenous versus oral corticosteroids for acute asthma: an example of confounding by severity
    Sunday Clark
    EMNet Coordinating Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 326 Cambridge Street, Suite 410, Boston, MA 02114 2696, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:439-45. 2005
    ..Double-blind, randomized trials have clearly demonstrated that IV and oral corticosteroids have comparable efficacy...
  79. pmc Multicenter study of repeat epinephrine treatments for food-related anaphylaxis
    Susan A Rudders
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e711-8. 2010
    ..We sought to establish the frequency of receiving >1 dose of epinephrine in children who present to the emergency department (ED) with food-related anaphylaxis...
  80. ncbi request reprint Emergency department management of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the elderly: the Multicenter Airway Research Collaboration
    Rita K Cydulka
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:908-16. 2003
    ..To determine adherence of emergency department (ED) management of acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to current treatment guidelines...
  81. ncbi request reprint Comparison of long-term mortality across the spectrum of acute coronary syndromes
    Larry A Allen
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 151:1065-71. 2006
    ..Data are sparse regarding comparative long-term mortality across the spectrum of patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  82. ncbi request reprint ICD-9-CM coding of emergency department visits for food and insect sting allergy
    Sunday Clark
    EMNet Coordinating Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:696-700. 2006
    ..Little is known about the role of International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) codes for identification of specific allergic reactions in the emergency department (ED)...
  83. pmc Insurance and quality of care for adults with acute asthma
    Timothy G Ferris
    Institute for Health Policy, Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Partners HealthCare System and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:905-13. 2002
    ..We sought to determine whether type of patient insurance is related to quality of care and subsequent outcomes for patients who arrive in the emergency department (ED) for acute asthma...
  84. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic treatment of acute respiratory infections in acute care settings
    Ralph Gonzales
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:288-94. 2006
    ..To examine the patterns of antibiotic use for acute respiratory tract infections (ARIs) in acute care settings...
  85. ncbi request reprint A prospective multicenter study of factors associated with hospital admission among adults with acute asthma
    Ellen J Weber
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Am J Med 113:371-8. 2002
    ..We sought to determine patient characteristics associated with hospital admission after emergency treatment for asthma, and whether disposition guidelines are followed...
  86. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of IV beta-agonists in treating patients with acute asthma in the emergency department: a meta-analysis
    Andrew H Travers
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta, 1G1 50 WMC, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2B7 Canada
    Chest 122:1200-7. 2002
    ..To determine the benefit of IV beta(2)-agonists for severe acute asthma treated in the emergency department (ED)...
  87. ncbi request reprint Initial oxygen saturation as a predictor of admission in children presenting to the emergency department with acute asthma
    Laine Keahey
    Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Winnipeg Children s Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 40:300-7. 2002
    ..Study objective: The objective of the current study was to examine whether initial room air SaO (2) in children presenting to the ED with acute asthma is a reliable predictor of hospital admission...
  88. ncbi request reprint Variation in institutional review board responses to a standard, observational, pediatric research protocol
    Jonathan Mansbach
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:377-80. 2007
    ..Multicenter studies are becoming more common, and variability in local institutional review board (IRB) assessments can be problematic...
  89. ncbi request reprint Clinical gestalt and the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism: does experience matter?
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Clinics Building 115, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chest 127:1627-30. 2005
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint The N-terminal Pro-BNP investigation of dyspnea in the emergency department (PRIDE) study
    James L Januzzi
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:948-54. 2005
    ..NT-proBNP measurement is a valuable addition to standard clinical assessment for the identification and exclusion of acute CHF in the emergency department setting...
  91. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of sudden-onset asthma exacerbations in children
    Hanan A Sedik
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:439-44. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that a similar pattern would be evident in children presenting to the emergency department (ED) with an asthma exacerbation...
  92. ncbi request reprint Ten-year study of causes of moderate to severe angioedema seen by an inpatient allergy/immunology consult service
    Aleena Banerji
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 29:88-92. 2008
    ..In particular, combinations of ACEI, ASA/NSAID, or direct mast cell degranulators may lead to life-threatening angioedema requiring intubation...
  93. doi request reprint Increased US emergency department visits for skin and soft tissue infections, and changes in antibiotic choices, during the emergence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Daniel J Pallin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:291-8. 2008
    ....
  94. ncbi request reprint The National Emergency Department Safety Study: study rationale and design
    Ashley F Sullivan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1182-9. 2007
    ..NEDSS is the first comprehensive national study of the frequency and types of medical errors in EDs. This article describes the methods used to develop and implement the study...
  95. pmc Comparison of Canadian versus American emergency department visits for acute asthma
    Brian H Rowe
    Department of Emergency Medicine and School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    Can Respir J 14:331-7. 2007
    ..Acute asthma is a common emergency department (ED) presentation in both Canada and the United States...
  96. ncbi request reprint Vaccination practices in U.S. emergency departments, 1992-2000
    Daniel J Pallin
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Vaccine 23:1048-52. 2005
    ..Reasons for this disconnect between burden of disease and preventive practices are discussed...
  97. ncbi request reprint Diphenhydramine versus nonsedating antihistamines for acute allergic reactions: a literature review
    Aleena Banerji
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:418-26. 2007
    ..Although comparative ED-based trials are not available, newer antihistamines are an option for management of acute allergic reactions when sedation is a concern...
  98. ncbi request reprint Risk of recurrent emergency department visits or hospitalizations in children with asthma receiving nebulized budesonide inhalation suspension compared with other asthma medications
    Trent McLaughlin
    NDCHealth, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1319-28. 2007
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  99. pmc Factors associated with antimicrobial resistance and mortality in pneumococcal bacteremia
    Mark I Neuman
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Emerg Med 32:349-57. 2007
    ..7). Harboring an antibiotic non-susceptible strain (OR 1.4) and male sex (OR 1.4) were associated with increased risk of mortality, whereas black race (OR 0.6) and evidence of focal infection (OR 0.6) were associated with decreased risk...
  100. ncbi request reprint Emergency management of food allergy: systems perspective
    Sunday Clark
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 5:293-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this review is to examine current research on food-related allergic reactions in the emergency department, and to provide suggestions for how to improve emergency department management...
  101. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of anaphylaxis
    Sunday Clark
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 326 Cambridge Street, Suite 410, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 27:145-63, v. 2007
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Research Grants7

  1. DIET AND CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
    Carlos Camargo; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The proposed study is cost-effective, as it makes use of an existing cohort, and it will provide information that could have direct clinical application to reduce risk of COPD. ..
  2. DIET AND CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
    Carlos Camargo; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The proposed study is cost-effective, as it makes use of an existing cohort, and it will provide information that could have direct clinical application to reduce risk of COPD. ..
  3. DIET AND CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
    Carlos Camargo; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The proposed study is cost-effective, as it makes use of an existing cohort, and it will provide information that could have direct clinical application to reduce risk of COPD. ..
  4. Prospective Study of Dietary Factors, BMI, and Risk of Asthma in Children
    Carlos Camargo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed study is cost-effective, as it makes use of an existing cohort, and it will provide information that could have direct clinical application to reduce risk of asthma. ..