Bharath Chakravarthy

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Guidelines for Field Triage of Injured Patients: In conjunction with the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention
    C Eric McCoy
    University of California Irvine, School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Irvine, California
    West J Emerg Med 14:69-76. 2013
  2. pmc Simulation in medical school education: review for emergency medicine
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    University of California, Irvine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Orange, California
    West J Emerg Med 12:461-6. 2011
  3. pmc Pedestrian injuries: emergency care considerations
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    Center for Trauma and Injury Prevention Research, Department of Emergency Medicine University of California, Irvine
    Cal J Emerg Med 8:15-21. 2007
  4. pmc Prescription drug monitoring programs and other interventions to combat prescription opioid abuse
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    University of California Irvine, School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Irvine, California
    West J Emerg Med 13:422-5. 2012
  5. doi request reprint National differences between ED and ambulatory visits for suicidal ideation and attempts and depression
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Trauma and Injury Prevention Research, School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA 92868 Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 32:443-7. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Psychiatric patient disposition agreement between the emergency physician and the psychiatry consultant
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Irvine School of Medicine, University of California, Orange, CA, USA
    Crisis 34:354-62. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Analysis of mental health substance abuse-related emergency department visits from 2002 to 2008
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Trauma and Injury Prevention Research, School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Subst Abus 34:292-7. 2013
  8. doi request reprint A geographic analysis of collisions involving child pedestrians in a large Southern California county
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    University of California Irvine, School of Medicine, Center for Trauma and Injury Prevention Research, 200 S Manchester Ave, Suite 710, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 13:193-8. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Pediatric pedestrian injuries: emergency care considerations
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    Center for Trauma and Injury Prevention Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:738-44. 2007
  10. doi request reprint The relationship of pedestrian injuries to socioeconomic characteristics in a large Southern California County
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, California, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:508-13. 2010

Collaborators

  • Federico E Vaca
  • Uzor C Ogbu
  • Tim A Bruckner
  • Alpesh Amin
  • Lonnie Snowden
  • Timothy Tyler Brown
  • Jie W Weiss
  • Darlene Bradley
  • Shahram Lotfipour
  • Craig L Anderson
  • Wirachin Hoonpongsimanont
  • Victor Cisneros
  • Samer Roumani
  • Michael Menchine
  • John R Marshall
  • Karla Lozano
  • Christopher A Kahn
  • Christopher E McCoy
  • Craig Harrison
  • Cristobal Barrios
  • C Eric McCoy
  • Brad Dykzeul
  • John Christian Fox
  • Jessica C Schoen
  • Michael Zhou
  • Kristin Alix
  • Dena Nasir
  • Wu Deng
  • Christopher Eric McCoy
  • Ghasem Imani
  • Kambria Nguyen
  • Carl Schultz
  • Erik Barton
  • J Christian Fox
  • Rockan Sayegh
  • James Howard
  • Teresa V Hoang
  • M Christy Carroll
  • Kathlynn M Dominguez
  • Armaan Ahmed Rowther
  • Megan M Boysen
  • Chase R Warren
  • Bhakti Harishchandra Patel
  • Thomas Aaron Grotsky
  • Suleman Syed Ahmed
  • Erin M Carr

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. pmc Guidelines for Field Triage of Injured Patients: In conjunction with the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention
    C Eric McCoy
    University of California Irvine, School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Irvine, California
    West J Emerg Med 14:69-76. 2013
    ..S., and the role emergency physicians have in impacting morbidity and mortality at the population level...
  2. pmc Simulation in medical school education: review for emergency medicine
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    University of California, Irvine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Orange, California
    West J Emerg Med 12:461-6. 2011
    ..As simulation becomes increasingly prevalent in medical school curricula, more studies are needed to assess whether simulation training improves patient-related outcomes...
  3. pmc Pedestrian injuries: emergency care considerations
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    Center for Trauma and Injury Prevention Research, Department of Emergency Medicine University of California, Irvine
    Cal J Emerg Med 8:15-21. 2007
    ..It requires particular attention by emergency medicine physicians, public health experts and policy makers...
  4. pmc Prescription drug monitoring programs and other interventions to combat prescription opioid abuse
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    University of California Irvine, School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Irvine, California
    West J Emerg Med 13:422-5. 2012
    ..We present findings from the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) with commentary on current recommendations and policies for curtailing the OPR epidemic.1...
  5. doi request reprint National differences between ED and ambulatory visits for suicidal ideation and attempts and depression
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Trauma and Injury Prevention Research, School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA 92868 Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 32:443-7. 2014
    ..Many suicidal and depressed patients are seen in emergency departments (EDs), whereas outpatient visits for depression remain high...
  6. doi request reprint Psychiatric patient disposition agreement between the emergency physician and the psychiatry consultant
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Irvine School of Medicine, University of California, Orange, CA, USA
    Crisis 34:354-62. 2013
    ..Mental illness is prevalent, disabling, and costly. Emergency department (ED) visits for mental health-related reasons are on the increase...
  7. doi request reprint Analysis of mental health substance abuse-related emergency department visits from 2002 to 2008
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Trauma and Injury Prevention Research, School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Subst Abus 34:292-7. 2013
    ..Mental health substance abuse (MHSA)-related visits in the emergency department (ED) are a growing concern...
  8. doi request reprint A geographic analysis of collisions involving child pedestrians in a large Southern California county
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    University of California Irvine, School of Medicine, Center for Trauma and Injury Prevention Research, 200 S Manchester Ave, Suite 710, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 13:193-8. 2012
    ..The goal of this study is to explore the relationship between child pedestrian injuries and socioeconomic characteristics of neighborhoods in the context of local traffic volume...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pediatric pedestrian injuries: emergency care considerations
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    Center for Trauma and Injury Prevention Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:738-44. 2007
    ..From recent data, pedestrian injuries and deaths are increasing in the United States and the World, and they require particular attention by emergency care providers and policy makers...
  10. doi request reprint The relationship of pedestrian injuries to socioeconomic characteristics in a large Southern California County
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, California, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:508-13. 2010
    ..The goal of this study is to explore the relationship between pedestrian injuries and socioeconomic characteristics...
  11. pmc Assessment of alcohol use patterns among spanish-speaking patients
    Shahram Lotfipour
    Center for Trauma and Injury Prevention Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Subst Abus 34:155-61. 2013
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  12. doi request reprint A retrospective analysis of ethnic and gender differences in alcohol consumption among emergency department patients: a cross-sectional study
    Shahram Lotfipour
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Irvine Health Affairs, Irvine, 333 The City Blvd West, Suit 640, Orange, CA, 92868, USA
    BMC Emerg Med 15:24. 2015
    ..This study examines the intra- and inter-ethnic differences in alcohol consumption among a population of patients seen in the emergency department...
  13. pmc Assessment of readiness to change and relationship to AUDIT score in a trauma population utilizing computerized alcohol screening and brief intervention
    Shahram Lotfipour
    Center for Trauma and Injury Prevention Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Orange, California 92868, USA
    Subst Abus 33:378-86. 2012
    ..Bilingual computerized technology for trauma patients is feasible, acceptable, and an innovative approach to alcohol screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment in a tertiary care university...
  14. pmc Increased detection of alcohol consumption and at-risk drinking with computerized alcohol screening
    Shahram Lotfipour
    Center for Trauma and Injury Prevention Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Emerg Med 44:861-6. 2013
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  15. pmc Readiness to change and reasons for intended reduction of alcohol consumption in emergency department versus trauma population
    Craig Harrison
    Center for Trauma and Injury Prevention Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California
    West J Emerg Med 15:337-44. 2014
    ..The secondary objective was to determine the association between reason to cut back on alcohol and education level...
  16. pmc Fatality and injury severity of older adult motor vehicle collisions in orange county, california, 1998-2007
    Shahram Lotfipour
    University of California, Irvine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Orange, California
    West J Emerg Med 14:63-8. 2013
    ..The decrease in collision fatalities was greater in the 25-64-year-old group compared to the older adult population. This disparity highlights the need for further injury prevention efforts for older drivers...
  17. doi request reprint Patient Motivators for Emergency Department Utilization: A Pilot Cross-Sectional Survey of Uninsured Admitted Patients at a University Teaching Hospital
    Karla Lozano
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Irvine Health, Orange, California
    J Emerg Med 49:203-10.e3. 2015
    ..It is currently unclear what the effects of Medicaid expansion and a decreased number of uninsured patients will have on ED usage...
  18. pmc Depression, suicidal ideation, and suicidal attempt presenting to the emergency department: differences between these cohorts
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    University of California Irvine, School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Irvine, California
    West J Emerg Med 15:211-6. 2014
    ..Our objective was to assess individual determinants associated with ED disposition of patients in depressed patients presenting to the ED...
  19. pmc An Analysis of Distance from Collision Site to Pedestrian Residence in Pedestrian versus Automobile Collisions Presenting to a Level 1 Trauma Center
    Craig L Anderson
    Department of Emergency Medicine and the Center for Trauma and Injury Prevention Research, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine Irvine, California
    Ann Adv Automot Med 56:31-6. 2012
    ..8 km, p=.001). Twenty-two percent were injured within the same census tract as their home, 22% on the boundary of their home census tract, and 55% in a different census tract...
  20. doi request reprint Moving Beyond Screening: How Emergency Departments Can Help Extinguish the HIV/AIDS Epidemic
    Michael Menchine
    Keck School of Medicine of USC, Department of Emergency Medicine, Los Angeles, California USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, Los Angeles, California
    West J Emerg Med 17:135-8. 2016
    ..Cost-effective models and a renewed commitment from ED providers are needed to enhance ED-based HIV containment strategies. ..
  21. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a 40-minute Ophthalmologic Examination Teaching Session on Medical Student Learning
    Wirachin Hoonpongsimanont
    University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Emergency Department, Irvine, California
    West J Emerg Med 16:721-6. 2015
    ..Our study assesses the effectiveness of a 40-minute hands-on teaching session on ophthalmologic examination for medical students using only two instructors and low-cost equipment...
  22. doi request reprint Distracted Driving, A Major Preventable Cause of Motor Vehicle Collisions: "Just Hang Up and Drive"
    Christopher A Kahn
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Emergency Medicine, San Diego, California
    West J Emerg Med 16:1033-6. 2015
    ..Emergency physicians frequently see the devastating effects of distracted driving on a daily basis and should take a more active role on sharing the information with patients, administrators, legislators, friends and family. ..
  23. doi request reprint Increasing off-service resident productivity while on their emergency department rotation using shift cards
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Irvine School of Medicine, University of California, Orange, California
    J Emerg Med 48:499-505. 2015
    ..Differences in productivity between off-service residents rotating in the emergency department (ED) and their emergency medicine (EM) resident counterparts have never been directly quantified...
  24. doi request reprint Comparison of the visual function index to the Snellen Visual Acuity Test in predicting older adult self-restricted driving
    Shahram Lotfipour
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, California, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:503-7. 2010
    ..The VF-14 was originally designed to assess vision in cataract patients; however, in this study, a modified version (mVF-14) was evaluated as a tool for predicting self-restricted driving in older drivers...
  25. pmc Vital signs: fatalities and binge drinking among high school students: a critical issue to emergency departments and trauma centers
    Shahram Lotfipour
    University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Irvine, California
    West J Emerg Med 14:271-4. 2013
    ..00%) blood alcohol concentration (BAC). We present findings from the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report with commentary on current recommendations and policies for reducing drinking and driving among adolescents...
  26. doi request reprint Emergency Mental Health Services for Children After the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001
    Tim A Bruckner
    Program in Public Health and Department of Planning, Policy, and Design, University of California, Irvine, 300 Social Ecology I, Irvine, CA, 92697 7075, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 43:44-51. 2016
    ..7 % increase of children's emergency mental health visits statistically attributable to 9/11. Non-Hispanic white more than African American children account for this acute rise in emergency services. ..
  27. doi request reprint Growing Trend of Alternative Tobacco Use Among the Nation's Youth: A New Generation of Addicts
    John R Marshall
    University of California, Irvine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Orange, California
    West J Emerg Med 17:139-42. 2016
    ..1 In the following article, we present findings from the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report with commentary on the state of this growing epidemic and barriers to effective screening methods. ..
  28. pmc Polysubstance abuse: alcohol, opioids and benzodiazepines require coordinated engagement by society, patients, and physicians
    Uzor C Ogbu
    University of California, Irvine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Orange, California
    West J Emerg Med 16:76-9. 2015
    ..We present a summary of the findings from the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) with commentary on strategies to combat prescription drug and alcohol abuse...
  29. pmc Emergency medical services public health implications and interim guidance for the Ebola virus in the United States
    Christopher E McCoy
    University of California, Irvine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Orange, California
    West J Emerg Med 15:723-7. 2014
    ....
  30. pmc Increasing suicide rates among middle-age persons and interventions to manage patients with psychiatric complaints
    Bharath Chakravarthy
    University of California Irvine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Orange, California
    West J Emerg Med 15:11-3. 2014
    ..We present findings from the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) with commentary on current resources and barriers to psychiatric care. ..
  31. doi request reprint Voluntary psychiatric emergencies in Los Angeles County after funding of California's Mental Health Services Act
    Tim A Bruckner
    Department of Planning, Policy, and Design, University of California, Irvine, 202 Social Ecology I, Irvine, CA 92697 7075, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:808-14. 2012
    ..Los Angeles County, the most populous county in California, was examined...
  32. pmc Vertebrobasilar artery occlusion
    Jessica C Schoen
    University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA
    West J Emerg Med 12:233-9. 2011
    ..Recanalization of the occluded vessel significantly improves morbidity and mortality. Here we present a review of the literature and a case of a patient with altered mental status caused by vertebrobasilar artery occlusion...