David J Karras

Summary

Affiliation: Temple University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Utility of routine testing for patients with asymptomatic severe blood pressure elevation in the emergency department
    David J Karras
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:231-9. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and treatment of patients with severely elevated blood pressure in academic emergency departments: a multicenter study
    David J Karras
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 47:230-6. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic use for emergency department patients with acute diarrhea: Prescribing practices, patient expectations, and patient satisfaction
    David J Karras
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:835-42. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Lack of relationship between hypertension-associated symptoms and blood pressure in hypertensive ED patients
    David J Karras
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:106-10. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Elevated blood pressure in urban emergency department patients
    David J Karras
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:835-43. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Aspiration of gastric contents: association with prehospital intubation
    Jacob W Ufberg
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:379-82. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint A comparison of trauma intubations managed by anesthesiologists and emergency physicians
    Joseph S Bushra
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital and School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:66-70. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Emergency medicine research directors and research programs: characteristics and factors associated with productivity
    David J Karras
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:637-44. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint A new pepsin assay to detect pulmonary aspiration of gastric contents among newly intubated patients
    Jacob W Ufberg
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Temple University Hospital, 3401 N Broad Street, 10th Floor Jones Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 22:612-4. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Urine dipstick as a screening test for serum creatinine elevation in emergency department patients with severe hypertension
    David J Karras
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:27-34. 2002

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Utility of routine testing for patients with asymptomatic severe blood pressure elevation in the emergency department
    David J Karras
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:231-9. 2008
    ..This study determines the prevalence of unanticipated, clinically meaningful test abnormalities in ED patients with asymptomatic severely elevated blood pressure...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and treatment of patients with severely elevated blood pressure in academic emergency departments: a multicenter study
    David J Karras
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 47:230-6. 2006
    ..We examine factors associated with performance of recommended treatment of patients with severely elevated blood pressure...
  3. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic use for emergency department patients with acute diarrhea: Prescribing practices, patient expectations, and patient satisfaction
    David J Karras
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:835-42. 2003
    ..We evaluated factors emergency physicians consider in prescribing antibiotics to patients with diarrhea and examined patient expectations, physician-perceived patient expectations, and patient satisfaction...
  4. ncbi request reprint Lack of relationship between hypertension-associated symptoms and blood pressure in hypertensive ED patients
    David J Karras
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:106-10. 2005
    ..We conclude that symptoms putatively associated with hypertension are common among ED patients with elevated BP, and their prevalence appears unrelated to BP value...
  5. ncbi request reprint Elevated blood pressure in urban emergency department patients
    David J Karras
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:835-43. 2005
    ..The authors sought to characterize ED patients with elevated BP values, assess presenting symptoms, and determine the prevalence of elevated BP after discharge...
  6. ncbi request reprint Aspiration of gastric contents: association with prehospital intubation
    Jacob W Ufberg
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:379-82. 2005
    ..008; odds ratio, 3.5; 95% CI, 1.34-9.08). Patients endotracheally intubated in the PH setting are more likely to have aspirated gastric contents than those intubated in the ED...
  7. ncbi request reprint A comparison of trauma intubations managed by anesthesiologists and emergency physicians
    Joseph S Bushra
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital and School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:66-70. 2004
    ..Although airway management by emergency physicians has become standard for general emergency department (ED) patients, many believe that anesthesiologists should manage the airways of trauma victims...
  8. ncbi request reprint Emergency medicine research directors and research programs: characteristics and factors associated with productivity
    David J Karras
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:637-44. 2006
    ..Periodic surveys of research directors (RDs) in emergency medicine (EM) are useful to assess the specialty's development and evolution of the RD role...
  9. ncbi request reprint A new pepsin assay to detect pulmonary aspiration of gastric contents among newly intubated patients
    Jacob W Ufberg
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Temple University Hospital, 3401 N Broad Street, 10th Floor Jones Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 22:612-4. 2004
    ..Pepstatin halted pepsin activity in all positive samples, ensuring that positive results were due to pepsin. A pepsin-specific assay is extremely reliable for detecting gastric contents in humans...
  10. ncbi request reprint Urine dipstick as a screening test for serum creatinine elevation in emergency department patients with severe hypertension
    David J Karras
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:27-34. 2002
    ..Serum creatinine (SCr) measurement is routinely recommended to detect renal dysfunction. The authors assessed the utility of the urine dipstick test in screening for acute SCr elevation in this population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic use for emergency department patients with upper respiratory infections: prescribing practices, patient expectations, and patient satisfaction
    Samuel Ong
    Olive View University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Sylmar, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 50:213-20. 2007
    ..We evaluate the factors that physicians in the emergency department (ED) consider when prescribing antibiotics (eg, patient expectations) and the factors associated with patient satisfaction...
  12. ncbi request reprint Smallpox vaccination for emergency physicians: joint statement of the AAEM and the SAEM
    Gregory J Moran
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Division of Infectious Diseases, Olive View UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Emerg Med 24:351-2. 2003