BENJAMIN WOLKIN FRIEDMAN

Summary

Affiliation: Montefiore Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A randomized controlled trial of a comprehensive migraine intervention prior to discharge from an emergency department
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:1151-7. 2012
  2. pmc Metoclopramide for acute migraine: a dose-finding randomized clinical trial
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 57:475-82.e1. 2011
  3. pmc Diagnostic testing and treatment of low back pain in United States emergency departments: a national perspective
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E1406-11. 2010
  4. pmc Treating headache recurrence after emergency department discharge: a randomized controlled trial of naproxen versus sumatriptan
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:7-17. 2010
  5. pmc Standardizing emergency department-based migraine research: an analysis of commonly used clinical trial outcome measures
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:72-9. 2010
  6. pmc Diagnosis and management of the primary headache disorders in the emergency department setting
    BENJAMIN WOLKIN FRIEDMAN
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 27:71-87, viii. 2009
  7. doi request reprint A randomized trial of diphenhydramine as prophylaxis against metoclopramide-induced akathisia in nauseated emergency department patients
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 53:379-85. 2009
  8. pmc A randomized placebo-controlled trial of single-dose IM corticosteroid for radicular low back pain
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E624-9. 2008
  9. pmc The relative efficacy of meperidine for the treatment of acute migraine: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:705-13. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Recurrence of primary headache disorders after emergency department discharge: frequency and predictors of poor pain and functional outcomes
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:696-704. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Morbidity after discharge from an ED with migraine
    Benjamin Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc A randomized controlled trial of a comprehensive migraine intervention prior to discharge from an emergency department
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:1151-7. 2012
    ..The objective was to determine if a comprehensive migraine intervention, delivered just prior to ED discharge, could improve migraine impact scores 1‚ÄÉmonth after the ED visit...
  2. pmc Metoclopramide for acute migraine: a dose-finding randomized clinical trial
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 57:475-82.e1. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to compare the efficacy and safety of 3 different doses of intravenous metoclopramide for the treatment of acute migraine...
  3. pmc Diagnostic testing and treatment of low back pain in United States emergency departments: a national perspective
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E1406-11. 2010
    ..This study is an analysis of the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS), a large sample representative of all emergency department (ED) visits throughout the United States...
  4. pmc Treating headache recurrence after emergency department discharge: a randomized controlled trial of naproxen versus sumatriptan
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:7-17. 2010
    ..It is uncertain which medication primary headache patients should be given on discharge from an ED. The aim of this study is to compare the efficacy of oral sumatriptan with naproxen for treatment of post-ED recurrent primary headache...
  5. pmc Standardizing emergency department-based migraine research: an analysis of commonly used clinical trial outcome measures
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:72-9. 2010
    ..The second part of the analysis assessed how sensitive to true efficacy each outcome measure was by calculating sample size requirements based on results observed in previously conducted clinical trials...
  6. pmc Diagnosis and management of the primary headache disorders in the emergency department setting
    BENJAMIN WOLKIN FRIEDMAN
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 27:71-87, viii. 2009
    ..This article reviews the diagnostic criteria and management strategies for the primary headache disorders...
  7. doi request reprint A randomized trial of diphenhydramine as prophylaxis against metoclopramide-induced akathisia in nauseated emergency department patients
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 53:379-85. 2009
    ..The goal of this investigation is to determine whether concomitant administration of diphenhydramine 25 mg decreased the rate of development of akathisia after administration of 10 mg or 20 mg of intravenous metoclopramide...
  8. pmc A randomized placebo-controlled trial of single-dose IM corticosteroid for radicular low back pain
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E624-9. 2008
    ..A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of patients with radicular low back pain who present to an emergency department (ED) within 1 week of pain onset...
  9. pmc The relative efficacy of meperidine for the treatment of acute migraine: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:705-13. 2008
    ..We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the relative efficacy and adverse effect profile of opioids compared with nonopioid active comparators for the treatment of acute migraine...
  10. doi request reprint Recurrence of primary headache disorders after emergency department discharge: frequency and predictors of poor pain and functional outcomes
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:696-704. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of prochlorperazine versus metoclopramide for treatment of acute migraine
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:399-406. 2008
    ..We compare prochlorperazine 10 mg intravenously versus metoclopramide 20 mg intravenously for the emergency department (ED) treatment of acute migraine...
  12. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of IV dexamethasone for acute migraine in the emergency department
    B W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Neurology 69:2038-44. 2007
    ..It is not yet clear if corticosteroids are useful for the treatment of migraine. We determined the efficacy of 10 mg of IV dexamethasone as adjuvant therapy for patients presenting to an emergency department (ED) with acute migraine...
  13. ncbi request reprint Applying the International Classification of Headache Disorders to the emergency department: an assessment of reproducibility and the frequency with which a unique diagnosis can be assigned to every acute headache presentation
    Benjamin W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:409-19, 419.e1-9. 2007
    ..2 questions: Can a structured interview and adherence to the ICHD allow ED headache patients to be classified in a reproducible manner? With the ICHD, how often can one specific diagnosis be assigned to each ED headache presentation?..
  14. ncbi request reprint A trial of metoclopramide vs sumatriptan for the emergency department treatment of migraines
    B W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 E 210 St, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Neurology 64:463-8. 2005
    ..To compare the efficacy of 20 mg of IV metoclopramide, given up to four times over 2 hours as needed for persistent headache, with 6 mg of subcutaneous sumatriptan for the emergency department treatment of migraine headaches...
  15. ncbi request reprint Treatment of primary headache in the emergency department
    BENJAMIN WOLKIN FRIEDMAN
    Headache 44:728-30; author reply 730. 2004

Research Grants2

  1. Morbidity after discharge from an ED with migraine
    Benjamin Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Friedman will apply for independent funding to use this ED-based research network to develop and validate comprehensive headache guidelines to optimize ED diagnosis and treatment of acute migraines and other primary headache disorders. ..