Todd B Brown
Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
- Relationship between knowledge of cardiopulmonary resuscitation guidelines and performanceTodd B Brown
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
Resuscitation 69:253-61. 2006..We explore relationships between knowledge of CPR guidelines and performance (compression rate, compression depth, compression to ventilation ratio, and ventilation volume)...
- Instructions to "put the phone down" do not improve the quality of bystander initiated dispatcher-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitationTodd B Brown
Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States
Resuscitation 76:249-55. 2008..The quality of early bystander CPR appears important in maximizing survival. This trial tests whether explicit instructions to "put the phone down" improve the quality of bystander initiated dispatch-assisted CPR...
- Instructions to "push as hard as you can" improve average chest compression depth in dispatcher-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitationMuzna Mirza
Health Informatics Program, School of Health Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Resuscitation 79:97-102. 2008..We evaluate the effect of simplification of chest compression instructions on compression depth in dispatcher-assisted CPR protocol...
- Assessment of risk tolerance for adverse events in emergency department chest pain patients: a pilot studyTodd B Brown
Department of Emergency Medicine, Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield, California, USA
J Emerg Med 39:247-52. 2010..The literature gives little guidance on patient preferences for decision-making when the negative outcomes are unlikely but potentially severe...
- A trial of an impedance threshold device in out-of-hospital cardiac arrestTom P Aufderheide
Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
N Engl J Med 365:798-806. 2011..Previous studies have suggested that the use of an ITD during CPR may improve survival rates after cardiac arrest...
- The availability and use of out-of-hospital physiologic information to identify high-risk injured children in a multisite, population-based cohortCraig D Newgard
Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 13:420-31. 2009....
- Emergency medical services intervals and survival in trauma: assessment of the "golden hour" in a North American prospective cohortCraig D Newgard
Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
Ann Emerg Med 55:235-246.e4. 2010..We evaluate the association between emergency medical services (EMS) intervals and mortality among trauma patients with field-based physiologic abnormality...