Sunday Clark

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of a national fatal asthma registry: more evidence of IRB variation in evaluation of a standard protocol
    Sunday Clark
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Asthma 43:19-23. 2006
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergency treatment and prevention of insect-sting anaphylaxis
    Sunday Clark
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 6:279-83. 2006
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Retrospective study of drug-induced anaphylaxis treated in the emergency department or hospital: patient characteristics, management, and 1-year follow-up
    Aleena Banerji
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2:46-51. 2014

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of a national fatal asthma registry: more evidence of IRB variation in evaluation of a standard protocol
    Sunday Clark
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Asthma 43:19-23. 2006
    ..The project was revived in 2004 when a standard protocol was submitted to Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) in four different states...
  3. 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)...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergency treatment and prevention of insect-sting anaphylaxis
    Sunday Clark
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 6:279-83. 2006
    ..This review examines current research on insect-sting anaphylaxis in the emergency department (ED), and provides suggestions on how to improve ED treatment and prevention...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Retrospective study of drug-induced anaphylaxis treated in the emergency department or hospital: patient characteristics, management, and 1-year follow-up
    Aleena Banerji
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2:46-51. 2014
    ..Drugs are a common cause of anaphylaxis, which is potentially life threatening...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. pmc Age-related differences in the clinical presentation of food-induced anaphylaxis
    Susan A Rudders
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Pediatr 158:326-8. 2011
    ..We describe age-related patterns in the clinical presentation of children with anaphylaxis, which may facilitate the early recognition and treatment of this potentially life-threatening condition...
  16. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of emergency department interventions to improve primary care follow-up for patients with acute asthma
    Jill M Baren
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St, Ground Floor Silverstein Bldg, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Chest 129:257-65. 2006
    ..Our objective was to compare the effect of two interventions on primary care follow-up after ED treatment for asthma exacerbations...
  17. 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...
  18. 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)...
  19. 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...
  20. 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
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  21. pmc Nasopharyngeal lactate dehydrogenase concentrations predict bronchiolitis severity in a prospective multicenter emergency department study
    Jonathan M Mansbach
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:767-9. 2012
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  22. doi request reprint Repeat epinephrine treatments for food-related allergic reactions that present to the emergency department
    Aleena Banerji
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 31:308-16. 2010
    ..Among ED patients with food-related anaphylaxis treated with epinephrine, 17% were given >1 dose. This study supports the recommendation that patients at risk for food-related anaphylaxis should carry 2 doses of epinephrine...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. pmc Validation of self-reported chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among patients in the ED
    Michael S Radeos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, New York Hospital Queens, Flushing, NY, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:191-6. 2009
    ..To determine whether the self-reported diagnosis of adults who present to the emergency department (ED) with an acute exacerbation of either asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is validated by medical record review...
  26. 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...
  27. doi request reprint Favorable trends in the frequency of U.S. emergency department visits for food allergy, 2001-2009
    Sunday Clark
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 34:439-45. 2013
    ..These results also suggest that the frequency of ED visits for food allergy was stable or decreased from 2001 to 2009, despite reports suggesting an ongoing rise in the prevalence of food allergy. ..
  28. pmc Factors associated with frequency of emergency department visits for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:799-804. 2007
    ..Little is known about the factors associated with frequency of emergency department visits (FEDV) in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients with recurrent exacerbations...
  29. 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)...
  30. pmc Multiple epinephrine doses for stinging insect hypersensitivity reactions treated in the emergency department
    Susan A Rudders
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 105:85-93. 2010
    ..Data are sparse on epinephrine treatment for stinging insect hypersensitivity (SIH) reactions...
  31. doi request reprint Prospective multicenter bronchiolitis study: predicting intensive care unit admissions
    Dorothy Damore
    Department of Emergency Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medial Center, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:887-94. 2008
    ..The authors sought to identify predictors of intensive care unit (ICU) admission among children hospitalized with bronchiolitis for > or =24 hours...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. pmc Predictors of hospital admission for food-related allergic reactions that present to the emergency department
    Aleena Banerji
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 106:42-8. 2011
    ..guidelines do not provide specific hospitalization criteria for patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with food-related allergic reactions...
  35. 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...
  36. 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)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Food-induced anaphylaxis and repeated epinephrine treatments
    Eyal Oren
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 99:429-32. 2007
    ..Research on the use of more than 1 dose of epinephrine in the treatment of food-induced anaphylaxis is limited...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. pmc Food security, health, and medication expenditures of emergency department patients
    Ashley F Sullivan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Emerg Med 38:524-8. 2010
    ..In the United States, 35 million people live in food-insecure households. Although food insecurity and hunger are undesirable in their own right, they also are potential precursors to nutritional, health, and developmental problems...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. doi request reprint Mood disorder screening among adult emergency department patients: a multicenter study of prevalence, associations and interest in treatment
    Edwin D Boudreaux
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:4-13. 2008
    ..Planning for emergency department (ED)-initiated interventions for mood disorders requires confirmation of prevalence data, identification of predictors, and an assessment of patient interest in such interventions...
  44. 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
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint National study of the relation of primary care shortages to emergency department utilization
    Ilana B Richman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:279-82. 2007
    ..Emergency department (ED) visit volumes are increasing nationwide...
  46. ncbi request reprint Mortality after an emergency department visit for exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Sunghye Kim
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    COPD 3:75-81. 2006
    ..To describe the mortality after emergency department (ED) visits for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbation...
  47. ncbi request reprint Predicting smoking stage of change among emergency department patients and visitors
    Edwin D Boudreaux
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Cooper Hospital, Camden, NJ, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:39-47. 2006
    ..The authors hypothesized that several variables would be associated with stage of change, including nicotine dependence, self-efficacy, presence of a smoking-related illness, and anticipated cessation-related health improvement...
  48. pmc Prospective multicenter study of children with bronchiolitis requiring mechanical ventilation
    Jonathan M Mansbach
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e492-500. 2012
    ..To identify factors associated with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and/or intubation for children with bronchiolitis...
  49. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels among Boston trainee doctors in winter
    Amanda S Growdon
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood AvCe, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Nutrients 4:197-207. 2012
    ..The use of traditional risk factors appears insufficient to identify low vitamin D in indoor workers at northern latitudes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Interest in smoking cessation among emergency department patients
    Edwin D Boudreaux
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Cooper University Hospital, Newark, NJ 08103, USA
    Health Psychol 24:220-4. 2005
    ..Because many underinsured Americans use the ED as a source of regular health care, the public health implications of increasing screening, counseling, and referral for smokers are substantial...
  51. ncbi request reprint A multicenter study of complementary and alternative medicine usage among ED patients
    Sunghye Kim
    Director, EMNet Coordinating Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, 326 Cambridge Street, Suite 410, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:377-80. 2005
    ..To estimate the prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) usage among emergency department (ED) patients...
  52. pmc Language barriers among patients in Boston emergency departments: use of medical interpreters after passage of interpreter legislation
    Adit A Ginde
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:527-30. 2009
    ..Since 2001, Massachusetts state law dictates that emergency department (ED) patients with limited English proficiency have the right to a professional interpreter...
  53. 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...
  54. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with longer emergency department length of stay for children with bronchiolitis : a prospective multicenter study
    Jonathan M Mansbach
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 25:636-41. 2009
    ..Emergency department (ED) length of stay (LOS) is a quality of care measure and, when prolonged, contributes to ED crowding. Bronchiolitis, a common seasonal illness of infants, provides an opportunity to examine factors affecting ED LOS...
  55. ncbi request reprint Asthma exacerbations in North American adults: who are the "frequent fliers" in the emergency department?
    Sharon K Griswold
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Chest 127:1579-86. 2005
    ..To characterize adult asthma patients according to frequency of emergency department (ED) visits in the past year...
  56. doi request reprint Multicenter study of patients with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor-induced angioedema who present to the emergency department
    Aleena Banerji
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:327-32. 2008
    ..Current management of the condition and clinical outcomes also are not known...
  57. 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...
  58. ncbi request reprint A prospective multicenter study of patient factors associated with hospital admission from the emergency department among children with acute asthma
    Charles V Pollack
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, 800 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:934-40. 2002
    ..Recent studies show that objective measures such as peak flow rates are strongly associated with asthma admission among adults...
  59. ncbi request reprint Multicenter study of clinical features of sudden-onset versus slower-onset asthma exacerbations requiring hospitalization
    Venktesh R Ramnath
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, 326 Cambridge Street, Suite 410, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Respir Care 52:1013-20. 2007
    ..Asthma exacerbations differ in their speed of symptom onset...
  60. doi request reprint Case reports and case series in prehospital emergency care research
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Center for Emergency Medicine of Western PA Inc, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Iroquois Bldg, Suite 400A, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Emerg Med J 27:807-9. 2010
    ..Also described is the use of case reports and case series study designs in prehospital emergency research and the quality of published literature from 2000 to mid-2008...
  61. doi request reprint Prospective multicenter study of the viral etiology of bronchiolitis in the emergency department
    Jonathan M Mansbach
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:111-8. 2008
    ..To determine the viral etiology of bronchiolitis and clinical characteristics of children age < 2 years presenting to the emergency department (ED) with bronchiolitis...
  62. 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...
  63. ncbi request reprint A profile of US emergency departments in 2001
    Ashley F Sullivan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:694-701. 2006
    ..quot; We seek to determine the number, distribution, and characteristics of US EDs, with a long-term goal of improving access to emergency care...
  64. pmc Bipolar disorder screening among adult patients in an urban emergency department setting
    Edwin D Boudreaux
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, NJ, USA
    Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 8:348-51. 2006
    ..3%. Further prospective research on bipolar disorders among ED patients is needed to further define the scope of the problem and to inform the development of appropriate screening, assessment, and intervention programs...
  65. 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...
  66. pmc Positive association between altitude and suicide in 2584 U.S. counties
    BARRY BRENNER
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    High Alt Med Biol 12:31-5. 2011
    Brenner, Barry, David Cheng, Sunday Clark, and Carlos A. Camargo, Jr. Positive association between altitude and suicide in 2584 U.S.counties. High Alt. Med. Biol. 12: 31-35 2011.-Suicide is an important public health problem worldwide...
  67. 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...
  68. 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...
  69. ncbi request reprint Sex differences among children 2-13 years of age presenting at the emergency department with acute asthma
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego, California 92111, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 37:523-9. 2004
    ..These data suggest that asthma is not inherently more severe in boys with asthma compared to girls, and that the increased rate of hospitalizations in boys under age 13 is due to differences in prevalence, not severity...
  70. doi request reprint Demographic disparities in numeracy among emergency department patients: evidence from two multicenter studies
    Adit A Ginde
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 72:350-6. 2008
    ..To estimate the prevalence and demographic disparities in limited numeracy among emergency department (ED) patients...
  71. 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...
  72. ncbi request reprint Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke among children presenting to the emergency department with acute asthma: a multicenter study
    Perla A Vargas
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72202 3591, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:646-55. 2007
    ..The frequency of ETS exposure suggests that the ED may be an appropriate venue to engage caregivers of children with asthma in asthma education and smoking cessation efforts...
  73. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the presentation and course of asthma hospitalizations
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Chest 129:50-5. 2006
    ..To distinguish between differences in prevalence, asthma severity, and treatment to explain sex-related differences in hospitalized asthma patients...
  74. 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...
  75. ncbi request reprint National study of US emergency department visits for acute allergic reactions, 1993 to 2004
    Theodore J Gaeta
    New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 98:360-5. 2007
    ..The clinical epidemiology of acute allergic reactions in the emergency department (ED) is uncertain...
  76. 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...
  77. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of compliance with palivizumab recommendations in a multicenter study of young children presenting to the emergency department with bronchiolitis
    Jonathan Mansbach
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:362-7. 2007
    ..Our objective was to investigate compliance with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendations for palivizumab prophylaxis among children who present to the emergency department (ED) with bronchiolitis...
  78. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired pneumonia in North American emergency departments: drug resistance and treatment success with clarithromycin
    Brian H Rowe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 14:607-15. 2007
    ..Limited information on antibiotic resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae (SP) exists for patients discharged from emergency departments with community-acquired pneumonia...