Ula Hwang

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Acute pain management in older adults in the emergency department
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 29:151-64. 2013
  2. pmc A research agenda to assure equity during periods of emergency department crowding
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1318-23. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Factors associated with delays to emergency care for bowel obstruction
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Surg 202:1-7. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Measures of crowding in the emergency department: a systematic review
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine UH, New York, NY
    Acad Emerg Med 18:527-38. 2011
  5. pmc The quality of emergency department pain care for older adult patients
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2122-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Emergency department patient volume and troponin laboratory turnaround time
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:501-7. 2010
  7. pmc Emergency department crowding and decreased quality of pain care
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:1248-55. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Predictors of patient length of stay in 9 emergency departments
    Jennifer L Wiler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1860-4. 2012
  9. doi request reprint The effect of emergency department crowding on clinically oriented outcomes
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1-10. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Quality indicators for geriatric emergency care
    Kevin M Terrell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:441-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Acute pain management in older adults in the emergency department
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 29:151-64. 2013
    ..This article describes current knowledge regarding the assessment and treatment of acute pain in older adults...
  2. pmc A research agenda to assure equity during periods of emergency department crowding
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1318-23. 2011
    ..A research agenda is proposed to understand mechanisms that may threaten equity during periods of crowding and design and test potential interventions that may ensure the equitable aspect of quality of care...
  3. doi request reprint Factors associated with delays to emergency care for bowel obstruction
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Surg 202:1-7. 2011
    ..Our objective was to determine factors associated with delays to first treatment for emergency department (ED) patients diagnosed with small-bowel obstruction (SBO)...
  4. doi request reprint Measures of crowding in the emergency department: a systematic review
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine UH, New York, NY
    Acad Emerg Med 18:527-38. 2011
    ..The objective was to conduct a systematic review of crowding measures and compare them in conceptual foundation and validity...
  5. pmc The quality of emergency department pain care for older adult patients
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2122-8. 2010
    ..To determine whether there are differences in emergency department (ED) pain assessment and treatment for older and younger adults...
  6. doi request reprint Emergency department patient volume and troponin laboratory turnaround time
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:501-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine how ED patient volume itself is associated with laboratory TAT...
  7. pmc Emergency department crowding and decreased quality of pain care
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:1248-55. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the association of emergency department (ED) crowding factors with the quality of pain care...
  8. doi request reprint Predictors of patient length of stay in 9 emergency departments
    Jennifer L Wiler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1860-4. 2012
    ..Prolonged emergency department (ED) length of stay (LOS) is linked to adverse outcomes, decreased patient satisfaction, and ED crowding. This multicenter study identified factors associated with increased LOS...
  9. doi request reprint The effect of emergency department crowding on clinically oriented outcomes
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1-10. 2009
    ..The effect of emergency department (ED) crowding on these domains of quality has not been comprehensively evaluated...
  10. doi request reprint Quality indicators for geriatric emergency care
    Kevin M Terrell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:441-9. 2009
    ..The project objective was to develop ED-specific quality indicators for older patients to help practitioners identify quality gaps and focus quality improvement efforts...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effect of emergency department crowding on the management of pain in older adults with hip fracture
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:270-5. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effect of emergency department (ED) crowding on assessment and treatment of pain in older adults...
  12. pmc Characteristics of emergency department patients who receive a palliative care consultation
    Corita R Grudzen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:396-9. 2012
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  13. doi request reprint Variations in crowding and ambulance diversion in nine emergency departments
    Daniel A Handel
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:941-6. 2011
    ..The primary study aim was to examine the variations in crowding when an emergency department (ED) initiates ambulance diversion...
  14. pmc Disparities in use of computed tomography for patients presenting with headache
    Ben Harris
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:333-6. 2009
    ..It is not known whether patient characteristics influence this decision. This study sought to identify patient demographic factors associated with CT evaluation for adult patients with headache...
  15. doi request reprint Characteristics of frequent geriatric users of an urban emergency department
    Ania Wajnberg
    Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors Program, Department of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Emerg Med 43:376-81. 2012
    ..Characteristics of older adults that frequently use the ED have not been well studied, and prior studies have shown that lack of access to primary care may influence ED utilization...
  16. ncbi request reprint The geriatric emergency department
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, and Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1873-6. 2007
    ..The use of Geriatric Emergency Department Interventions, structural and process of care modifications addressing the special care needs of older patients, may help to address these challenges...
  17. doi request reprint What affects time to care in emergency room appendicitis patients?
    Nina A Bickell
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Med Care 46:417-22. 2008
    ..Emergency departments (EDs) provide a safety net for seriously ill individuals. Little is known about factors that affect time to diagnosis and treatment of patients with time-sensitive conditions within the ED...
  18. pmc Resident perceptions of palliative care training in the emergency department
    Nicholas Meo
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Care, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:548-55. 2011
    ..To characterize the level of formal training and perceived educational needs in palliative care of emergency medicine (EM) residents...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reasons for using the emergency department: results of the EMPATH Study
    Deborah Fish Ragin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:1158-66. 2005
    ..Emergency Medicine Patients' Access To Healthcare (EMPATH) was a cross-sectional, observational study conducted to identify the principal reasons why patients seek care in hospital emergency departments (EDs) in the United States...