Adam J Singer

Summary

Affiliation: Stony Brook University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hair apposition for scalp lacerations
    Adam J Singer
    Ann Emerg Med 40:27-9. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Validation of the Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale in pediatric emergency department patients
    Gregory Garra
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:50-4. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The association between transfer of emergency department boarders to inpatient hallways and mortality: a 4-year experience
    Asa Viccellio
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8350, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:487-91. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Emergency department activation of an interventional cardiology team reduces door-to-balloon times in ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8500, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 50:538-44. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Self-inflicted injuries in adolescents presenting to a suburban emergency department
    Judy Specht
    Follow Up Program, Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    J Forensic Nurs 1:20-2. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Primary versus secondary closure of cutaneous abscesses in the emergency department: a randomized controlled trial
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:27-32. 2013
  7. doi request reprint A comparative study of the surgically relevant mechanical characteristics of the topical skin adhesives
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:1281-6. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Utilization of coronary computed tomography angiography for exclusion of coronary artery disease in ED patients with low- to intermediate-risk chest pain: a 1-year experience
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1706-11. 2012
  9. doi request reprint The cyanoacrylate topical skin adhesives
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY 11794 7400, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:490-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Warm lidocaine/tetracaine patch versus placebo before pediatric intravenous cannulation: a randomized controlled trial
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8350, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:41-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications107 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Hair apposition for scalp lacerations
    Adam J Singer
    Ann Emerg Med 40:27-9. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Validation of the Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale in pediatric emergency department patients
    Gregory Garra
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:50-4. 2010
    ..The hypothesis was that the pain severity ratings on the WBS would be highly correlated (Spearman's rho > 0.80) with those on a VAS...
  3. doi request reprint The association between transfer of emergency department boarders to inpatient hallways and mortality: a 4-year experience
    Asa Viccellio
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8350, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:487-91. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that transfer of admitted patients from the emergency department (ED) to inpatient hallways would be feasible and not create patient harm...
  4. ncbi request reprint Emergency department activation of an interventional cardiology team reduces door-to-balloon times in ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8500, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 50:538-44. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Self-inflicted injuries in adolescents presenting to a suburban emergency department
    Judy Specht
    Follow Up Program, Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    J Forensic Nurs 1:20-2. 2005
    ..The authors of this study conclude that anger or uncontrolled temper are responsible for a significant number of injuries in adolescents presenting to the ED. Measures to help adolescents control such reactions are warranted...
  6. doi request reprint Primary versus secondary closure of cutaneous abscesses in the emergency department: a randomized controlled trial
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:27-32. 2013
    ..The objective was to compare the healing rates of cutaneous abscesses following I&D after primary or secondary closure...
  7. doi request reprint A comparative study of the surgically relevant mechanical characteristics of the topical skin adhesives
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:1281-6. 2012
    ..The authors compared the mechanical characteristics of recently approved TSAs that are most likely to be of surgical relevance in the emergency department...
  8. doi request reprint Utilization of coronary computed tomography angiography for exclusion of coronary artery disease in ED patients with low- to intermediate-risk chest pain: a 1-year experience
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1706-11. 2012
    ..We describe our preliminary experience with coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) in emergency department (ED) patients with low- to intermediate-risk chest pain...
  9. doi request reprint The cyanoacrylate topical skin adhesives
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY 11794 7400, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:490-6. 2008
    ..As a result, new topical skin adhesives are expected to enter the market in the near future. This article will review the structure and function of cyanoacrylates as well as their advantages, indications, and usage...
  10. ncbi request reprint Warm lidocaine/tetracaine patch versus placebo before pediatric intravenous cannulation: a randomized controlled trial
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8350, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:41-7. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that application of the active patch would reduce the pain of IV cannulation by at least 15 mm...
  11. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a novel scar evaluation scale
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, NY 11794, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:1892-7. 2007
    ..The authors developed and validated a scar evaluation scale specifically aimed at measuring the long-term appearance of scars...
  12. ncbi request reprint Curcumin reduces burn progression in rats
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1125-9. 2007
    ..The authors hypothesized that treatment of burns with curcumin would reduce the conversion of the ischemic zone to full necrosis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Bronchodilator therapy in acute decompensated heart failure patients without a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University and Medical Center, HSC L4 080, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8350, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:25-34. 2008
    ..We evaluated the association between inhaled bronchodilators and outcomes in acute decompensated heart failure patients without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Management of local burn wounds in the ED
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, HSC L3 058, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8350, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:666-71. 2007
    ..Most burns are minor, and their care focuses on local wound management. The current article will present a typical case and then review the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of minor burns in the ED...
  15. ncbi request reprint The presence of B-type natriuretic peptide in burns and the responsiveness of fibroblasts to BNP: proof of principle
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:503-7. 2007
    ..It is unclear if BNP plays any role in cutaneous wound healing...
  16. ncbi request reprint Optical coherence tomography: a noninvasive method to assess wound reepithelialization
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:387-91. 2007
    ..Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a novel, high-resolution method using light reflection to obtain noninvasive cross sectional imaging of biological tissues...
  17. ncbi request reprint Development of a porcine incisional wound model and novel scarring scales
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 14:492-7. 2006
    ..The new clinical and histomorphologic outcomes were highly reliable yet poorly correlated. In general, incisional wounds healed with less apparent scarring than excisional wounds...
  18. ncbi request reprint The effect of a commercially available burn-cooling blanket on core body temperatures in volunteers
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:686-90. 2006
    ..Cooling of burns is one of the oldest therapies, yet there are concerns that excessive cooling may result in hypothermia...
  19. doi request reprint Triage pain scores and the desire for and use of analgesics
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 1794 8350, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:689-95. 2008
    ..We determine how often patients in pain desire and receive analgesics in the emergency department (ED). We hypothesize that many ED patients in pain do not desire analgesics and that most who want them receive them...
  20. doi request reprint Apoptosis and necrosis in the ischemic zone adjacent to third degree burns
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:549-54. 2008
    ..Burns are characterized by a central zone of necrosis surrounded by a zone of potentially reversible ischemia. The authors explored the contribution of necrosis and apoptosis to cell death in the zone of ischemia...
  21. doi request reprint The association between length of emergency department boarding and mortality
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1324-9. 2011
    ..The authors expected that prolonged ED boarding of admitted patients would be associated with higher mortality rates and longer hospital lengths of stay (LOS)...
  22. doi request reprint Evaluation of a novel wound closure device: a multicenter randomized controlled trial
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1060-4. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that the rate of complete wound edge apposition would be equivalent for the two closure devices...
  23. doi request reprint Controlled mild hypothermia prolongs survival in a rat model of large scald burns
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:287-91. 2011
    ..In contrast, controlled mild hypothermia improves outcomes after cardiac arrest and traumatic brain injury. The authors hypothesized that controlled mild hypothermia would prolong survival in a rat model of large scald burns...
  24. doi request reprint Primary closure of cutaneous abscesses: a systematic review
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, HSC L4 080, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8350, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 29:361-6. 2011
    ..Primary closure after incision and drainage is an alternative mode of therapy practiced in some parts of the world. The current study reviews the experience with primary closure of abscesses...
  25. doi request reprint Patterns of use of topical skin adhesives in the emergency department
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:670-2. 2010
    ..The objective was to determine patterns of use of topical skin adhesives (TSA) for laceration repair. The authors hypothesized that TSA use would be more common in children and facial lacerations...
  26. doi request reprint The association between hypothermia, prehospital cooling, and mortality in burn victims
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:456-9. 2010
    ..The study also examined the potential causative role of prehospital cooling in hypothermic burn patients...
  27. doi request reprint Rapid Emergency Department Heart Failure Outpatients Trial (REDHOT II): a randomized controlled trial of the effect of serial B-type natriuretic peptide testing on patient management
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 2:287-93. 2009
    ..B-type natriuretic peptide is useful to diagnose heart failure. We determined whether the use of serial B-type natriuretic peptide measurements to guide treatment improves the outcome in patients with acute heart failure...
  28. doi request reprint The incremental benefit of a shortness-of-breath biomarker panel in emergency department patients with dyspnea
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:488-94. 2009
    ..The objective was to determine the incremental benefit of a shortness-of-breath (SOB) point-of-care biomarker panel on the diagnostic accuracy of emergency department (ED) patients presenting with dyspnea...
  29. doi request reprint Validation of a porcine comb burn model
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8350, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:285-8. 2009
    ..A brass comb burn model that creates 3 full-thickness burns separated by 3 interspaces of unburned skin representing the zone of ischemia has been described in rats. We evaluated this model in pigs...
  30. doi request reprint In vivo study of wound bursting strength and compliance of topical skin adhesives
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:1290-4. 2008
    ..In this study the authors compared the WBS and flexibility of multiple TSAs immediately and up to 2 days after closure...
  31. doi request reprint Current management of acute cutaneous wounds
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:1037-46. 2008
  32. ncbi request reprint Laser-assisted anesthesia reduces the pain of venous cannulation in children and adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8350, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:623-8. 2006
    ..The hypothesis was that laser-assisted anesthesia would reduce the pain of IV cannulation in emergency department (ED) patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Histologic effects of laser-assisted topical anesthesia in a porcine model
    Daniel D Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University and Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:1148-52. 2005
    ..The authors assessed the cutaneous histomorphologic effects of the laser device and the ability of the laser-treated skin to resist infection in a porcine model...
  34. ncbi request reprint Single-layer versus double-layer closure of facial lacerations: a randomized controlled trial
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:363-8; discussion 369-70. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the cosmetic outcome of facial lacerations closed with a single or double layer of sutures...
  35. ncbi request reprint A review of the literature on octylcyanoacrylate tissue adhesive
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook Health Sciences Center, L3 058, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8350, USA
    Am J Surg 187:238-48. 2004
    ..We reviewed animal and human studies that evaluated its use for a variety of surgical indications and specialties. We also performed a meta-analysis of all clinical trials using octylcyanoacrylate...
  36. ncbi request reprint Octylcyanoacrylate for the treatment of small, superficial, partial-thickness burns: a pilot study
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:900-4. 2005
    ..Octylcyanoacrylate (OCA) is a tissue adhesive used to close wounds and to treat minor abrasions...
  37. ncbi request reprint A call for expanding the role of the emergency physician in the care of patients with asthma
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:295-8. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Point-of-care testing reduces length of stay in emergency department chest pain patients
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:587-91. 2005
    ..We determine the effect of cardiac troponin I point-of-care testing on emergency department (ED) length of stay in chest pain patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Laser-assisted anesthesia prior to intravenous cannulation in volunteers: a randomized, controlled trial
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8350M, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:804-7. 2005
    ..A single pulse of an erbium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Er:YAG) laser irradiation can remove an area of the stratum corneum, leading to enhanced uptake of topical agents, such as lidocaine, while leaving the rest of the epidermis intact...
  40. ncbi request reprint A porcine epistaxis model: hemostatic effects of octylcyanoacrylate
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York 11794 7400, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:553-7. 2004
    ..To develop a standardized porcine epistaxis model and evaluate the hemostatic effects of octyl-cyanoacrylate (OCA)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Telemetry monitoring during transport of low-risk chest pain patients from the emergency department: is it necessary?
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8350, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:965-9. 2005
    ..Low-risk emergency department (ED) patients with chest pain (CP) are often transported by nurses to monitored beds on telemetry monitoring, diverting valuable resources from the ED and delaying transport...
  42. ncbi request reprint Pediatric first aid knowledge among parents
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:808-11. 2004
    ..The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has published simple guidelines for the first aid management of ill or injured children. We determined knowledge of these first aid practices in parents...
  43. doi request reprint Curcumin reduces injury progression in a rat comb burn model
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    J Burn Care Res 32:135-42. 2011
    ..The effects of purified curcumin appear to be bimodal, suggesting more than one mechanism of action. The effects of curcumin do not appear to be mediated by iron chelation...
  44. doi request reprint Associations between routine coronary computed tomographic angiography and reduced unnecessary hospital admissions, length of stay, recidivism rates, and invasive coronary angiography in the emergency department triage of chest pain
    Michael Poon
    Department of Radiology, Stony Brook Medicine, State University of New York Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:543-52. 2013
    ..This study was designed to assess the effects on resource utilization of routine coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA) in triaging chest pain patients in the emergency department (ED)...
  45. pmc Incremental value of objective cardiac testing in addition to physician impression and serial contemporary troponin measurements in women
    Deborah B Diercks
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:265-70. 2013
    ..It is uncertain whether all women derive benefit from this process. The study aim was to determine the incremental value of objective cardiac testing after serial cardiac markers and physician risk assessment...
  46. doi request reprint Reepithelialization of mid-dermal porcine burns after rapid enzymatic debridement with DebraseĀ®
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    J Burn Care Res 32:647-53. 2011
    ..0 vs 25.0% (P = .02); day 9, 80.0 vs 40.0% (P = .02); and day 11, 100.0 vs 92.0% (P = .45). Treatment of mid-dermal porcine burns with a single topical application of DebraseĀ® results in earlier wound reepithelialization...
  47. ncbi request reprint Semapimod reduces the depth of injury resulting in enhanced re-epithelialization of partial-thickness burns in swine
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8350, USA
    J Burn Care Res 27:40-9. 2006
    ..However, this affect does not appear to be mediated by reduced local TNF-alpha, IL-1, or IL-6 protein levels...
  48. doi request reprint Healing of mid-dermal burns in a diabetic porcine model
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    J Burn Care Res 30:880-6. 2009
    ..It is unclear whether the delay in healing is due to the thinner skin or the metabolic consequences of diabetes or their combination...
  49. doi request reprint Rapid and selective enzymatic debridement of porcine comb burns with bromelain-derived Debrase: acute-phase preservation of noninjured tissue and zone of stasis
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine and the Division of Laboratory Animal Research, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    J Burn Care Res 31:304-9. 2010
    ..At 48 hours, SSD treatment resulted in superficial tissue damage and partial preservation of the unburned interspaces...
  50. doi request reprint Heat or cold packs for neck and back strain: a randomized controlled trial of efficacy
    Gregory Garra
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:484-9. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the analgesic efficacy of heat and cold in relieving pain from back and neck strains. The authors hypothesized that pain relief would not differ between hot and cold packs...
  51. ncbi request reprint Determinants of poor outcome after laceration and surgical incision repair
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital and Medical Center, State University of New York, Stony Brook 11794 7400, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:429-35; discussion 436-7. 2002
    ..Type of closure device and use of deep sutures had no effect on infection rates or cosmetic appearance...
  52. ncbi request reprint Fibronectin peptides that bind PDGF-BB enhance survival of cells and tissue under stress
    Fubao Lin
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 134:1119-27. 2014
    ..As the peptide P12 is active in either soluble form or tethered to a substrate, it will have multifactorial uses as a bioactive peptide by itself or in tissue engineering...
  53. doi request reprint Immediate burn excision fails to reduce injury progression
    Lauren K Macri
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794, USA
    J Burn Care Res 34:e153-60. 2013
    ..001). There was no significant difference in both surface area and depth of scar resulting from excised and nonexcised comb burns. Immediate burn excision neither prevented nor limited burn injury progression...
  54. doi request reprint Physical fitness cannot be used to predict the likelihood of acute coronary syndromes in ED patients with chest pain
    Taku Taira
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8191, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:57-60. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that the likelihood of ACS would be lower in physically fit patients and higher in patients with exercise-induced CP...
  55. ncbi request reprint A novel TGF-beta antagonist speeds reepithelialization and reduces scarring of partial thickness porcine burns
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine and the Division of Laboratory Animal Research, Stony Brook University, New York, USA
    J Burn Care Res 30:329-34. 2009
    ..002) at 28 days. Treatment of partial thickness porcine burns with the TGF-beta antagonist speeds reepithelialization and reduces scar formation and wound contraction in partial thickness porcine burns...
  56. doi request reprint Predictors of sustaining burn injury: does the use of common prevention strategies matter?
    Breena R Taira
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, New York 11794 8350, USA
    J Burn Care Res 32:20-5. 2011
    ..When holding demographic characteristics constant, utilization of most burn prevention strategies is not protective of sustaining burn injury. Those with lower levels of education and income remain more susceptible to burn injury...
  57. doi request reprint Does pressure matter in creating burns in a porcine model?
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    J Burn Care Res 31:646-51. 2010
    ..001), respectively. There is a direct association between the pressure of burn device application and depth of injury. Future studies should standardize and specify the amount of pressure applied using the burn infliction device...
  58. doi request reprint The effects of rapid enzymatic debridement of deep partial-thickness burns with Debrase on wound reepithelialization in swine
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, HSC L4 080, 8350 SUNY, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8350, USA
    J Burn Care Res 31:795-802. 2010
    ..Rapid enzymatic debridement of deep partial-thickness burns with Debrase results in earlier reepithelialization and cellular proliferation in swine, when compared with carrier and topical antibiotic dressings alone...
  59. pmc Endothelial necrosis at 1 hour postburn predicts progression of tissue injury
    Douglas Hirth
    Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8165, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 21:563-70. 2013
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Histopathologic staining of low temperature cutaneous burns: comparing biomarkers of epithelial and vascular injury reveals utility of HMGB1 and hematoxylin phloxine saffron
    Douglas A Hirth
    School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 20:918-27. 2012
    ..HPS stain offers specific advantages in histopathologic burn analysis. Inexpensive and rapid to produce, HPS allows users to analyze eosinophilic components more precisely than standard hematoxylin and eosin...
  61. doi request reprint Lack of agreement between gross visual and histological assessment of burn reepithelialization in a porcine burn model
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8350, USA
    J Burn Care Res 33:286-90. 2012
    ..Care should be used when determining burn reepithelialization based on gross visual assessments alone...
  62. ncbi request reprint The effects of a high-potency topical steroid on cutaneous healing of burns in pigs
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:977-82. 2002
    ..The authors hypothesized that adding topical steroids to a standard antimicrobial agent would reduce the progression of burns and accelerate reepithelialization without increasing infection rates...
  63. ncbi request reprint Comparison of valdecoxib and an oxycodone-acetaminophen combination for acute musculoskeletal pain in the emergency department: a randomized controlled trial
    Stephanie J Lovell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, HSC L3 058, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8350, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1278-82. 2004
    ..Oral opioids are potent analgesics that are used to treat acute pain in the emergency department (ED). However, they are associated with adverse events such as sedation that may delay safe patient discharge...
  64. pmc Spatiotemporal progression of cell death in the zone of ischemia surrounding burns
    Steven T Lanier
    Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 19:622-32. 2011
    ....
  65. doi request reprint The current management of skin tears
    Xiaoti Xu
    Stony Brook University Department of Surgery, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:729-33. 2009
    ..The current article reviews the etiology, risk factors, classification, and therapeutic options for treating skin tears. We also review preventive measures to help reduce the incidence of skin tears...
  66. doi request reprint The effects of brain natriuretic peptide on scar formation in incisional rat wounds
    Breena R Taira
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:945-8. 2008
    ..Although TGF-beta is known to play a role in scar formation in the myocardium, little is known about the effects of BNP on cutaneous wound healing...
  67. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a new liquid occlusive dressing for excisional wounds
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 11:181-7. 2003
    ..The liquid occlusive dressing is an effective microbial barrier and hemostatic agent resulting in fewer foreign body reactions than hydrocolloid-treated wounds or controls...
  68. doi request reprint Pretreatment of patients requiring oral contrast abdominal computed tomography with antiemetics: a randomized controlled trial of efficacy
    Gregory Garra
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY 11784 8350, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 53:528-33. 2009
    ..Ingestion of diatrizoate meglumine before abdominal computed tomography (CT) is time consuming. We hypothesized that pretreatment with metoclopramide or ondansetron would result in faster ingestion of diatrizoate meglumine than placebo...
  69. doi request reprint Validation of a vertical progression porcine burn model
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    J Burn Care Res 32:638-46. 2011
    ....
  70. doi request reprint Observation option for acute otitis media in the emergency department
    Thomas Fischer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 25:575-8. 2009
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate the efficacy of the observation option for the treatment of acute otitis media (AOM) in the emergency department (ED)...
  71. doi request reprint Rates of compliance with first aid recommendations in burn patients
    Breena R Taira
    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Surgery, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    J Burn Care Res 31:121-4. 2010
    ..There is no difference in the rates of first aid implementation in those who did and did not contact EMS. The initial call to EMS might be used to instruct lay persons in appropriate burn first aid while awaiting the ambulance...
  72. ncbi request reprint Closure of lacerations and incisions with octylcyanoacrylate: a multicenter randomized controlled trial
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY
    Surgery 131:270-6. 2002
    ..Octylcyanoacrylate tissue adhesive (OCA) was recently approved for use in the United States. We compared the cosmetic appearance of lacerations and incisions repaired with OCA versus standard wound closure methods (SWC)...
  73. doi request reprint Does "off-hours" admission affect burn patient outcome?
    Breena R Taira
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, HSC L4, 080, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8350, United States
    Burns 35:1092-6. 2009
    ..As severe burn is equally emergent we hypothesized that this disparity in outcomes would exist for burn patients as well...
  74. doi request reprint Introduction of a stat laboratory reduces emergency department length of stay
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:324-8. 2008
    ..Laboratory turnaround time (TAT) is a major determinant of ED LOS. The authors determined the impact of a Stat laboratory (Stat lab) on ED LOS. The authors hypothesized that a Stat lab would reduce ED LOS for admitted patients by 1 hour...
  75. ncbi request reprint Comparison of emergency department patient classification by point-of-care and central laboratory methods for cardiac troponin I
    Jay L Bock
    Department of Pathology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 7300, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 130:132-5. 2008
    ..Rapid whole blood testing for cardiac troponin I gave generally reliable patient classifications compared with plasma testing in the central laboratory, but besides missing small elevations, produced some apparent false-positives...
  76. doi request reprint Rosiglitazone, a PPAR-gamma ligand, reduces burn progression in rats
    Breena R Taira
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Biomedical Engineering, Stony Brook University, New York 11794 8191, USA
    J Burn Care Res 30:499-504. 2009
    ..001), and 43/60 (72%) versus 54/60 (90%) (P = .02), respectively. Treatment with oral rosiglitazone reduces the percentage of unburned skin interspaces that progress to full necrosis in a rat comb burn model...
  77. doi request reprint Burns in the emergency department: a national perspective
    Breena R Taira
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8350, USA
    J Emerg Med 39:1-5. 2010
    ..Burns are a common cause of injury presenting to the Emergency Department (ED). Several reports state that admission for and mortality from burn injury are declining. Total visits to the ED, however, have increased...
  78. ncbi request reprint National trends in emergency department antibiotic prescribing for children with acute otitis media, 1996 2005
    Thomas Fischer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1172-5. 2007
    ..The authors hypothesized that the rates of prescribing antibiotics would decline over time...
  79. doi request reprint The effect of adding a second helicopter on trauma-related mortality in a county-based trauma system
    Joshua Schiller
    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Surgery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8350, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:437-43. 2009
    ..Despite conflicting evidence regarding its efficacy, helicopter transportation of trauma victims is widespread. We determined the effect of adding a second helicopter to a countywide emergency medicine system on trauma-related mortality...
  80. ncbi request reprint Parents and practitioners are poor judges of young children's pain severity
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital and Medical Center, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:609-12. 2002
    ..The authors correlated patient, parental, and practitioner pain assessments for young children with acute pain...
  81. doi request reprint The impact of communication barriers on diagnostic confidence and ancillary testing in the emergency department
    Gregory Garra
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8350, USA
    J Emerg Med 38:681-5. 2010
    ..The prevalence and degree to which these barriers affect diagnosis, testing, and treatment are unknown...
  82. doi request reprint An in-vivo study of the wound-bursting strengths of octyl-cyanoacrylate, butyl-cyanoacrylate, and surgical tape in rats
    Breena R Taira
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8350, USA
    J Emerg Med 38:546-51. 2010
    ..Several non-invasive wound-closure devices are available. Clinical studies of low-tension lacerations suggest similar clinical outcomes with these devices...
  83. ncbi request reprint Comparison of topical anesthetics and lubricants prior to urethral catheterization in males: a randomized controlled trial
    John Siderias
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University and Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:703-6. 2004
    ..Although male urethral catheterization in the emergency department (ED) is both common and painful, few studies have evaluated the use of topical anesthesia prior to catheterization...
  84. ncbi request reprint Comparison of ibuprofen, cyclobenzaprine or both in patients with acute cervical strain: a randomized controlled trial
    S Mustafah Khwaja
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8350, United States of America
    CJEM 12:39-44. 2010
    ..We compared pain severity and time to resumption of activities in patients with cervical strains treated with a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), a centrally acting muscle relaxant or both...
  85. ncbi request reprint Mandated pain scales improve frequency of ED analgesic administration
    Bret P Nelson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 22:582-5. 2004
    ..001). We conclude that use of a pain scale at triage significantly increases use of analgesia, and shortens the time till its administration. Patients undergoing diagnostic workups were less likely to receive analgesia...
  86. ncbi request reprint Development of a porcine excisional wound model
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8350, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1029-33. 2003
    ..To develop a porcine model for cutaneous tangential excisional wounds...
  87. ncbi request reprint Routine versus selective abdominal computed tomography scan in the evaluation of right lower quadrant pain: a randomized controlled trial
    Christopher C Lee
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:117-22. 2007
    ..The authors hypothesized that selective use of abdominal CT would reduce imaging without increasing the rates of negative appendectomy and perforated appendicitis...
  88. ncbi request reprint Measurement of exhaled nitric oxide in the emergency department in patients with asthma
    Ani Aydin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, First Avenue and 27th Street, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 26:899-904, vii. 2008
    ..This article reviews the pathophysiology of NO in asthma, evidence for the use of exhaled NO in acute asthma exacerbations, and the potential utility of devices available to emergency physicians for measuring exhaled NO...
  89. ncbi request reprint Digital versus local anesthesia for finger lacerations: a randomized controlled trial
    Stuart Chale
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital and Medical Center, HSC L3 058, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8500, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:1046-50. 2006
    ..To compare the pain of needle insertion, anesthesia, and suturing in finger lacerations after local anesthesia with prior topical anesthesia with that experienced after digital anesthesia...
  90. doi request reprint A comparison of the palatability of flavored oral contrasts
    Rajiv Arya
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8350, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:847-50. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the taste of computed tomography (CT) oral contrast diluted with various flavored drinks...
  91. ncbi request reprint Reaction toward a new treatment paradigm for acute otitis media
    Thomas F X Fischer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 21:170-2. 2005
    ..We determined whether parents and pediatricians were aware of and comfortable with a policy of selective use of antibiotics for AOM...
  92. ncbi request reprint Comparison of nasal tampons for the treatment of epistaxis in the emergency department: a randomized controlled trial
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:134-9. 2005
    ..Nasal tampons are commonly used to stop bleeding, yet their insertion is painful. We compare the pain of insertion and removal of 2 commonly used nasal tampons...
  93. ncbi request reprint Insertion of IVs by residents: does it save time?
    Adam J Singer
    Am J Emerg Med 20:385-7. 2002
  94. ncbi request reprint National trends in ED lacerations between 1992 and 2002
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, NY 11794 8350, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:183-8. 2006
    ..However, this number includes wounds other than lacerations. We estimated the number and characteristics of lacerations treated in the United States between 1992 and 2002...
  95. ncbi request reprint A porcine burn model
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital and Medical Center, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Methods Mol Med 78:107-19. 2003
  96. doi request reprint The effects of an institutional care map on the admission rates and medical costs in women with acute pyelonephritis
    Kyuseok Kim
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Acad Emerg Med 15:319-23. 2008
    ..The authors evaluated the effect of a predetermined, written protocol for the management of APN on the admission rates and medical costs in adult women with APN...
  97. ncbi request reprint Persistent wound infection delays epidermal maturation and increases scarring in thermal burns
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Dermatology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook 11794, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 10:372-7. 2002
    ..001. We conclude that our scale is reliable and that persistence of infection 14 days after thermal injury is associated with delayed epidermal maturation and deep scarring...
  98. pmc The effect of direct communication between emergency physicians and interventional cardiologists on door to balloon times in STEMI
    Min Ji Kwak
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 23:706-10. 2008
    ..In conclusion, mandating emergency physicians to directly notify interventional cardiologists of all STEMI patients reduces DTBT...
  99. ncbi request reprint An innovative strategy for conducting clinical research: the academic associate program
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:134-7. 2002
    ..Similar programs can be developed in a variety of outpatient and inpatient settings allowing the performance of high-quality clinical research in a time-efficient and cost-effective manner...
  100. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a new high-viscosity octylcyanoacrylate tissue adhesive for laceration repair: a randomized, clinical trial
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY11794 7400, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1134-7. 2003
    ..Their low viscosity may result in inadvertent migration. The authors compared the tendency of the adhesive to migrate after laceration closure with a high- or low-viscosity octylcyanoacrylate (OCA)...
  101. ncbi request reprint Medical lessons from terror attacks in Israel
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8350, USA
    J Emerg Med 32:87-92. 2007
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