L J Baraff

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Survey of California emergency departments about practices for management of suicidal patients and resources available for their care
    Larry J Baraff
    Emergency Medicine Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:452-8, 458.e1-2. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Management of fever without source in infants and children
    L J Baraff
    Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles Emergency Medicine Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 36:602-14. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of a practice guideline on the process of emergency department care of falls in elder patients
    L J Baraff
    UCLA Emergency Medicine Center, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 6:1216-23. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of a practice guideline for emergency department care of falls in elder patients on subsequent falls and hospitalizations for injuries
    L J Baraff
    UCLA Emergency Medicine Center, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 6:1224-31. 1999
  5. pmc Implementation of clinical guidelines via a computer charting system: effect on the care of febrile children less than three years of age
    D L Schriger
    University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 7:186-95. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Pulse oximetry as a fifth vital sign in emergency geriatric assessment
    W R Mower
    UCLA Emergency Medicine Center and the Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 5:858-65. 1998
  7. doi request reprint Is the use of pan-computed tomography for blunt trauma justified? A prospective evaluation
    Areti Tillou
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Trauma 67:779-87. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Management of infants and young children with fever without source
    Larry J Baraff
    UCLA Emergency Medicine Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Pediatr Ann 37:673-9. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Pediatric emergency department suicidal patients: two-site evaluation of suicide ideators, single attempters, and repeat attempters
    Joan Rosenbaum Asarnow
    UCLA Department of Psychiatry, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:958-66. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence of herniation and intracranial shift on cranial tomography in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage and a normal neurologic examination
    Larry J Baraff
    University of California Los Angeles Emergency Medicine Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:423-8. 2010

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Survey of California emergency departments about practices for management of suicidal patients and resources available for their care
    Larry J Baraff
    Emergency Medicine Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:452-8, 458.e1-2. 2006
    ..To determine the resources available and current practices for the treatment of patients with suicidal ideation or attempts in California emergency departments (EDs)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Management of fever without source in infants and children
    L J Baraff
    Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles Emergency Medicine Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 36:602-14. 2000
    ..The widespread use of this vaccine will make the use of WBC counts and blood cultures and empiric antibiotic treatment of children with FWS who have received this vaccine obsolete...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of a practice guideline on the process of emergency department care of falls in elder patients
    L J Baraff
    UCLA Emergency Medicine Center, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 6:1216-23. 1999
    ..To determine the effect of a practice guideline on the process of ED care in a health maintenance organization...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of a practice guideline for emergency department care of falls in elder patients on subsequent falls and hospitalizations for injuries
    L J Baraff
    UCLA Emergency Medicine Center, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 6:1224-31. 1999
    ..To determine the effect of a practice guideline for the ED management of falls in community-dwelling elders on selected health outcomes...
  5. pmc Implementation of clinical guidelines via a computer charting system: effect on the care of febrile children less than three years of age
    D L Schriger
    University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 7:186-95. 2000
    ..They seek to determine whether this system has similar effects on the emergency department care of young children with febrile illness...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pulse oximetry as a fifth vital sign in emergency geriatric assessment
    W R Mower
    UCLA Emergency Medicine Center and the Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 5:858-65. 1998
    ..To determine the utility of pulse oximetry as a routine fifth vital sign in emergency geriatric assessment...
  7. doi request reprint Is the use of pan-computed tomography for blunt trauma justified? A prospective evaluation
    Areti Tillou
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Trauma 67:779-87. 2009
    ..This prospective observational study was undertaken to determine whether a more selective approach could be justified...
  8. ncbi request reprint Management of infants and young children with fever without source
    Larry J Baraff
    UCLA Emergency Medicine Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Pediatr Ann 37:673-9. 2008
    ..Therefore, the only laboratory tests necessary in this age group with FWS >39.0 degrees C are a urinalysis and urine culture for circumcised males <6 months of age and uncircumcised males and females <24 months of age...
  9. doi request reprint Pediatric emergency department suicidal patients: two-site evaluation of suicide ideators, single attempters, and repeat attempters
    Joan Rosenbaum Asarnow
    UCLA Department of Psychiatry, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:958-66. 2008
    ..In one of the largest clinical studies of youth ED patients presenting with suicidality, we examine ideators, single attempters, and repeat attempters with the aim of clarifying optimal strategies for ED management and risk assessment...
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence of herniation and intracranial shift on cranial tomography in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage and a normal neurologic examination
    Larry J Baraff
    University of California Los Angeles Emergency Medicine Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:423-8. 2010
    ..The authors sought to define the safety of this option by having senior neuroradiologists rereview all cranial CTs in a group of such patients for evidence of brain herniation or midline shift...
  11. ncbi request reprint Emergency department management of suicidal adolescents
    Sarah P Kennedy
    Emergency Medicine Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:452-60. 2004
    ..A mental health evaluation is recommended before ED discharge whenever feasible...
  12. ncbi request reprint Implementation of clinical guidelines using a computer charting system. Effect on the initial care of health care workers exposed to body fluids
    D L Schriger
    UCLA Emergency Medicine Center, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, USA
    JAMA 278:1585-90. 1997
    ..Few empirical data exist about the effect of computer-based systems for application of clinical guidelines on quality of care...
  13. doi request reprint On-call specialists and higher level of care transfers in California emergency departments
    Michael D Menchine
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:329-36. 2008
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  14. doi request reprint Can patients with brain herniation on cranial computed tomography have a normal neurologic exam?
    Marc A Probst
    University of California, Los Angeles Emergency Medicine Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:145-50. 2009
    ..The authors sought to determine if some patients with brain herniation or significant brain shift diagnosed by cranial computed tomography (CT) might have a normal neurologic examination...
  15. doi request reprint Pediatric emergencies associated with fever
    Ilene Claudius
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Southern California and Children s Hospital, 1200 State Street 1011, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 28:67-84, vii-viii. 2010
    ..Fever rarely represents life-threatening pathology; however, a handful of less common serious causes of pediatric fever exist with the potential for morbidity and mortality...
  16. ncbi request reprint Caller satisfaction with after-hours telephone advice: nurse advice service versus on-call pediatricians
    Thomas J Lee
    Emergency Medicine Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Pediatrics 110:865-72. 2002
    ..To compare caller satisfaction with after-hours medical advice provided by a for-profit nurse advice service with advice provided by on-call pediatricians...
  17. ncbi request reprint Parental compliance with after hours telephone triage advice: nurse advice service versus on-call pediatricians
    Thomas J Lee
    Emergency Medicine Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 90024, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 42:613-9. 2003
    ..5% v. 29.6%; 95% CI of difference, 8.9%-34.2%). Overall agreement between the caller reported and physician or nurse advice was 84.5% for emergent/ urgent, 42.7% for office care, and 93.7% for self-care...
  18. ncbi request reprint Does telephone triage delay significant medical treatment?: Advice nurse service vs on-call pediatricians
    Thomas J Lee
    Emergency Medicine Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:635-41. 2003
    ..Advice nurse call centers are used to ensure access to medical advice, thereby potentially reducing the costs of health services...
  19. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneous effect of an Emergency Department Expert Charting System
    Kelly Buller-Close
    University of California Los Angeles Emergency Medicine Center, 90024, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:644-52. 2003
    ..Each module of this electronic medical record provides real-time advice based on clinical guidelines embedded in the software...
  20. doi request reprint Sensitivity of noncontrast cranial computed tomography for the emergency department diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Richard L Byyny
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:697-703. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the sensitivity of noncontrast cranial CT in detecting all spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhages and those caused by aneurysm or arteriovenous malformation...
  21. ncbi request reprint A mental health crisis in emergency care
    Larry J Baraff
    UCLA s David Geffen School of Medicine, USA
    Behav Healthc 26:39-40. 2006