Alfred Sacchetti

Summary

Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Utility of UB-92 data for monitoring emergency department performance improvement
    A Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ, USA
    J Healthc Qual 23:26-8, 33. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Contribution of ED admissions to inpatient hospital revenue
    Alfred Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 20:30-1. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Pediatric Procedural Sedation in the Community Emergency Department: results from the ProSCED registry
    Alfred Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:218-22. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Can sick children tell time?: emergency department presentation patterns of critically ill children
    A Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 6:906-10. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint The potential for errors in children with special health care needs
    A Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 7:1330-3. 2000
  6. doi request reprint Total procedural requirements as indication for emergency department sedation
    Alfred Sacchetti
    Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 26:209-11. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint The paradox of the nested pediatric emergency department
    Alfred Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:1236-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Procedural sedation for children with special health care needs
    Alfred Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 19:231-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Should pediatric emergency care be decentralized?: an out-of-hospital destination model for critically ill children
    A Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 7:787-91. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Acceptance of family member presence during pediatric resuscitations in the emergency department: effects of personal experience
    A Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, New Jersey 08103, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 16:85-7. 2000

Collaborators

  • V A Moyer
  • Jill Baren
  • J Brennan
  • R Lichenstein
  • Nicole E Piela
  • Amanda Seymour
  • Kenneth Szwak
  • K Hogan
  • Ghazala Q Sharieff
  • Reginald Blaber
  • Steven Levi
  • Darius Sholevar
  • Heather Abebe
  • Dan Pavlik
  • L Aman
  • D Opiela
  • Sharon Mace
  • Lee Benjamin

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Utility of UB-92 data for monitoring emergency department performance improvement
    A Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ, USA
    J Healthc Qual 23:26-8, 33. 2001
    ..6% of low-risk patients underwent both a urinalysis and a urine culture and sensitivity in the emergency department. In the 5-month follow-up period, the percentage of patients undergoing both tests decreased 18% to only 23%...
  2. ncbi request reprint Contribution of ED admissions to inpatient hospital revenue
    Alfred Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 20:30-1. 2002
    ..ED services represent a major source of inpatient hospital revenue. The recognition of the ED's potential in this area may be lost if income from patients admitted through the ED is credited to traditional hospital-based services...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pediatric Procedural Sedation in the Community Emergency Department: results from the ProSCED registry
    Alfred Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:218-22. 2007
    ..This report describes these same practice patterns and outcomes for community hospital-based general emergency physicians (EPs) in their treatment of pediatric patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Can sick children tell time?: emergency department presentation patterns of critically ill children
    A Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 6:906-10. 1999
    ..This study evaluated whether such a diurnal pattern also exists for critically ill children and the implications of such a presentation pattern on ED staffing...
  5. ncbi request reprint The potential for errors in children with special health care needs
    A Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 7:1330-3. 2000
    ..Coupled with the use of medical identification jewelry and an electronic transmission system, an EIF has the potential to eliminate management errors in the care of these patients...
  6. doi request reprint Total procedural requirements as indication for emergency department sedation
    Alfred Sacchetti
    Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 26:209-11. 2010
    ..The use of procedural sedation in children based on total procedural requirements is proposed with 2 illustrative cases as examples of this concept...
  7. ncbi request reprint The paradox of the nested pediatric emergency department
    Alfred Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:1236-9. 2005
    ..This study examined three staffing models for nPEDs and their impact on pediatric encounters...
  8. ncbi request reprint Procedural sedation for children with special health care needs
    Alfred Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 19:231-9. 2003
    ..This article examines the unique anatomic and physiologic implications of procedural sedation or analgesia management in children with special health care needs...
  9. ncbi request reprint Should pediatric emergency care be decentralized?: an out-of-hospital destination model for critically ill children
    A Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 7:787-91. 2000
    ..Application of this model to assess the impact of changes in different parameters of an emergency medical services for children (EMSC) system is described...
  10. ncbi request reprint Acceptance of family member presence during pediatric resuscitations in the emergency department: effects of personal experience
    A Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, New Jersey 08103, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 16:85-7. 2000
    ..Reluctance to adopt FMP may stem from preconceived notions on this practice. This study evaluates the effect of prior experience with FMP and on its acceptance by emergency department personnel (EDP)...
  11. doi request reprint Emergency medical services for children: the New Jersey model
    Alfred Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 28:310-2. 2012
    ..The New Jersey model leads to more accessible care and more rapid stabilization of children regardless of their mode of delivery to the ED...
  12. ncbi request reprint Procedural sedation in the community emergency department: initial results of the ProSCED registry
    Alfred Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:41-6. 2007
    ..Extrapolation of these practices into the community hospital setting is not well established. This report describes community hospital practices and outcomes in a multicenter PSA registry...
  13. ncbi request reprint Droperidol use in pediatric emergency department patients
    Kenneth Szwak
    Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 26:248-50. 2010
    ..Droperidol is a controversial drug with multiple clinical applications. This report examines the use of droperidol in pediatric emergency department (ED) patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sedation for pediatric CT scanning: is radiology becoming a drug-free zone?
    Alfred Sacchetti
    Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 21:295-7. 2005
    ..Cooperation for a diagnostic study is a frequent indication for pediatric procedural sedation. This study examines the continued need for sedation in the era of fast helical computerized tomography (CT) scanners...
  15. ncbi request reprint Family members do not disrupt care when present during invasive procedures
    Alfred Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, 1600 Haddon Avenue, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:477-9. 2005
    ..To determine whether family members (FMs) remaining with pediatric patients during invasive procedures interfere with delivery of care...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sedation in the emergency department
    Alfred Sacchetti
    Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ, USA
    Pediatr Ann 34:617-22. 2005
    ..Safe and effective management of these children has become a priority in properly staffed and equipped EDs throughout the country...
  17. ncbi request reprint Should pediatric emergency physicians be decentralized in the medical community?
    Alfred Sacchetti
    From the Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ Department of Emergency Medicine, Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI Department of Emergency Medicine, Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD Department of Emergency Medicine, K Hovnanian Children s Hospital, Neptune, NJ and Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 30:521-4. 2014
    ..However, the optimum role of these subspecialists is less well defined in the community hospital environment. This study examined the impact on the ED care of children after the introduction of 10 PEPs into a simulated medical community...
  18. doi request reprint Impact of ED management on hospital quality measures: the negative case of atrial fibrillation
    Nicole E Piela
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:822-4. 2013
    ..This study examines whether the quality care markers, hospital charges (HC) and length of stay (LOS), negatively reflect the practice of ED cardioversion...
  19. doi request reprint Remifentanil use in emergency department patients: initial experience
    Alfred Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, 1600 Haddon Avenue, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Emerg Med J 29:928-9. 2012
    ..This study examines the use of remifentanil, an ultra-short-acting opioid, in emergency department (ED) patients...
  20. doi request reprint Etomidate: not worth the risk in septic patients
    Alfred Sacchetti
    Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 080403 1503, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:14-6. 2008
  21. doi request reprint Pelvic examination is unnecessary in pregnant patients with a normal bedside ultrasound
    Amanda Seymour
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:213-6. 2010
    ..This study examines the necessity of a formal pelvic examination in patients with early pregnancy-related complaints and an intrauterine pregnancy on bedside ultrasound (US)...
  22. pmc The safety of single-physician procedural sedation in the emergency department
    K Hogan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, New Jersey, USA
    Emerg Med J 23:922-3. 2006
    ..Previous research has shown the safety of procedural sedation in the emergency department in university settings involving multiple emergency physicians...
  23. ncbi request reprint Primary cardiac arrhythmias in children
    A Sacchetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, New Jersey 08103, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 15:95-8. 1999
    ..Primary cardiac arrhythmias are much less common in children than adults. This study was performed to identify the characteristics of primary arrhythmias in pediatric patients in the Emergency Department (ED)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Emergency department procedural sedation formularies
    Alfred Sacchetti
    Am J Emerg Med 23:569-70. 2005
  25. ncbi request reprint Emergency physicians and the care of children
    Ghazala Q Sharieff
    Emergency Department, Children s Hospital and Health Center University of California, San Diego, CA 92011, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:890-3. 2005
    ..The care of children is an integral aspect of emergency medicine. This article reviews the many important contributions that emergency physicians have made in advancing the acute care of children...