Marc Eckstein

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Improved trauma system multicasualty incident response: comparison of two train crash disasters
    H Gill Cryer
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1711, USA
    J Trauma 68:783-9. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The Los Angeles public access defibrillator (PAD) program: ten years after
    Marc Eckstein
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, USA
    Resuscitation 83:1411-2. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Focus on smoke inhalation--the most common cause of acute cyanide poisoning
    Marc Eckstein
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 21:s49-55. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Managing the pregnant trauma patient
    Marc Eckstein
    Los Angeles Fire Department, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    JEMS 30:110-27; quiz 130-1. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Termination of resuscitative efforts for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests
    Marc Eckstein
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:65-70. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Prehospital 12-lead speeds care
    Marc Eckstein
    Los Angeles Fire Department, USA
    JEMS 30:38, 40-1. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Specialty center boom: is transport to the closest ED a thing of the past?
    Marc Eckstein
    Los Angeles Fire Department and Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    JEMS 32:42-3. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Impact of paramedic transport with prehospital 12-lead electrocardiography on door-to-balloon times for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Marc Eckstein
    Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:203-6. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Implementation of specialty centers for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Marc Eckstein
    Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:215-22. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of emergency department crowding on paramedic ambulance availability
    Marc Eckstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:100-5. 2004

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Publications39

  1. doi request reprint Improved trauma system multicasualty incident response: comparison of two train crash disasters
    H Gill Cryer
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1711, USA
    J Trauma 68:783-9. 2010
    ..To determine whether our trauma system MCI response improved, we analyzed the distribution of patients from the scene to TCs and CHs in the two MCIs...
  2. doi request reprint The Los Angeles public access defibrillator (PAD) program: ten years after
    Marc Eckstein
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, USA
    Resuscitation 83:1411-2. 2012
    ..This study sought to determine the usage of and survival rate from a large, urban PAD program in the first 10 years since its implementation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Focus on smoke inhalation--the most common cause of acute cyanide poisoning
    Marc Eckstein
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 21:s49-55. 2006
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  4. ncbi request reprint Managing the pregnant trauma patient
    Marc Eckstein
    Los Angeles Fire Department, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    JEMS 30:110-27; quiz 130-1. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Termination of resuscitative efforts for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests
    Marc Eckstein
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:65-70. 2005
    ..To determine the rate of termination of resuscitative efforts for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients and whether variability exists among different base hospitals providing online medical control (OLMC)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prehospital 12-lead speeds care
    Marc Eckstein
    Los Angeles Fire Department, USA
    JEMS 30:38, 40-1. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Specialty center boom: is transport to the closest ED a thing of the past?
    Marc Eckstein
    Los Angeles Fire Department and Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    JEMS 32:42-3. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Impact of paramedic transport with prehospital 12-lead electrocardiography on door-to-balloon times for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Marc Eckstein
    Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:203-6. 2009
    ..To determine the impact of prehospital 12-lead electrocardiograms (ECGs) on door-to-balloon times for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients prior to the establishment of formally designated STEMI receiving centers...
  9. doi request reprint Implementation of specialty centers for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Marc Eckstein
    Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:215-22. 2009
    ..Early percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) has been shown to be superior to fibrinolytic therapy and is associated with reduced morbidity and mortality for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)...
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of emergency department crowding on paramedic ambulance availability
    Marc Eckstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:100-5. 2004
    ..We determine the effect of emergency department (ED) crowding on paramedic ambulance availability...
  11. doi request reprint EMS and managed care: the Los Angeles experience
    Marc Eckstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:245-9. 2010
    ..As past medical records and close follow-up are unavailable at the non-MCO facility, unnecessary workups and/or admissions may result...
  12. doi request reprint End-tidal CO2 as a predictor of survival in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Marc Eckstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 26:148-50. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate initial end-tidal CO2 (EtCO2) as a predictor of survival in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Evaluation in Los Angeles: CARE-LA
    Marc Eckstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:504-9. 2005
    ..We determine survival for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in Los Angeles using the Utstein method and compare these data with that reported for other urban and suburban areas...
  14. doi request reprint Methodology of the Field Administration of Stroke Therapy - Magnesium (FAST-MAG) phase 3 trial: Part 2 - prehospital study methods
    Jeffrey L Saver
    Comprehensive Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Stroke 9:220-5. 2014
    ..Prehospital start of clinical trial interventions would enable delivery of neuroprotective agents, such as magnesium sulfate, to stroke patients in the hyperacute period when they are potentially most effective...
  15. pmc Dispatcher recognition of stroke using the National Academy Medical Priority Dispatch System
    Brian H Buck
    University of California at Los Angeles Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Stroke 40:2027-30. 2009
    ..1 of the National Academy Medical Priority Dispatch System)...
  16. doi request reprint Radiologic evaluation of alternative sites for needle decompression of tension pneumothorax
    Kenji Inaba
    Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, University of Southern California, USC LAC Medical Center, 1200 N State St, Inpatient Tower C Room C5L100, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Arch Surg 147:813-8. 2012
    ..To compare the distance to be traversed during needle thoracostomy decompression performed at the second intercostal space (ICS) in the midclavicular line (MCL) with the fifth ICS in the anterior axillary line (AAL)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in bystander CPR in Los Angeles, California
    Peter C Benson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Keck USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:401-6. 2009
    ..While previous studies have shown that African Americans are less likely to receive BCPR than Caucasians even after adjusting for variables such as socioeconomic status, BCPR rates in Latinos have not been reported...
  18. doi request reprint Emergency medical services transport decisions in posttraumatic circulatory arrest: are national practices congruent?
    Jeremy Brywczynski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 4700, USA
    J Trauma 69:1154-9; discussion 1160. 2010
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Resuscitation center designation: recommendations for emergency medical services practices
    C Crawford Mechem
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:51-61. 2010
    ..Potential barriers to the establishment of such centers are discussed and strategies to overcome them are proposed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Facilitating EMS turnaround intervals at hospitals in the face of receiving facility overcrowding
    Marc Eckstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:267-75. 2005
    ..Federal and state health officials should also play an active role in monitoring progress and compliance...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pulseless electrical activity: a diagnostic challenge for EMS
    Peter Benson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, USC, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:231-5. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Helicopter transport of pediatric trauma patients in an urban emergency medical services system: a critical analysis
    Marc Eckstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Trauma 53:340-4. 2002
    ..Helicopter transport of pediatric trauma patients in an urban Emergency Medical Services system remains controversial...
  23. doi request reprint Methodology of the Field Administration of Stroke Therapy - Magnesium (FAST-MAG) phase 3 trial: Part 1 - rationale and general methods
    Jeffrey L Saver
    Comprehensive Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Stroke 9:215-9. 2014
    ..Magnesium is neuroprotective in experimental stroke models and has been shown to be safe with signals of potential efficacy when started early after onset of human cerebral ischemia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physician-investigator phone elicitation of consent in the field: a novel method to obtain explicit informed consent for prehospital clinical research
    Jeffrey L Saver
    Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:182-5. 2006
    ..To describe and report the feasibility of a novel field telephonic strategy to elicit explicit informed consent in prehospital trials for conditions in which patients retain decision-making capacity...
  25. ncbi request reprint Paramedic knowledge, attitudes, and training in end-of-life care
    Susan C Stone
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 24:529-34. 2009
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Rationale for establishing regional ST-elevation myocardial infarction receiving center (SRC) networks
    Ivan C Rokos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Olive View University of California Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 91342, USA
    Am Heart J 152:661-7. 2006
    ..Regional coordination of SRC networks is needed to ensure quality monitoring and to delineate the ideal reperfusion strategy for a given community based on available resources and expertise...
  27. doi request reprint Optimal positioning for emergent needle thoracostomy: a cadaver-based study
    Kenji Inaba
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033 4525, USA
    J Trauma 71:1099-103; discussion 1103. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate placement in the fifth intercostal space, midaxillary line, where tube thoracostomy is routinely performed. We hypothesized that this would result in a higher successful placement rate...
  28. ncbi request reprint Ability of paramedics to treat patients with congestive heart failure via standing field treatment protocols
    Marc Eckstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 20:23-5. 2002
    ..Further training and quality improvement efforts need to be directed towards improving paramedic performance with this challenging group of patients, with consideration given to requiring OLMD for patients presenting with rales...
  29. ncbi request reprint Enhancing public health preparedness for a terrorist attack involving cyanide
    Marc Eckstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Emerg Med 35:59-65. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Primum non nocere--first do no harm: an imperative for emergency medical services
    Marc Eckstein
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:444-6. 2004
    ..To do otherwise is in direct conflict with the mission of EMS, and minimizes the value of the lives of the people in the communities who depend on us. First do no harm... is anyone listening?..
  31. ncbi request reprint Helicopter scene transport of trauma patients with nonlife-threatening injuries: a meta-analysis
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, and Saint Johns Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Trauma 60:1257-65; discussion 1265-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the percentage of patients transported by helicopter who have nonlife-threatening injuries...
  32. ncbi request reprint Disaster on the rails: training, teamwork & unified command lead to success at California multiple-train MCI
    A J Heightman
    JEMS
    JEMS 30:46-67. 2005
  33. doi request reprint Evidence-based performance measures for emergency medical services systems: a model for expanded EMS benchmarking
    J Brent Myers
    Section of EMF Homeland Security and Disaster Medicine, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 8579, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 12:141-51. 2008
    ..It is hoped that utilization of this model will serve to improve EMS system design and deployment strategies while enhancing the benchmarking and sharing of best practices among EMS systems...
  34. ncbi request reprint Prehospital neuroprotective therapy for acute stroke: results of the Field Administration of Stroke Therapy-Magnesium (FAST-MAG) pilot trial
    Jeffrey L Saver
    UCLA Stroke Center, Geffen School of Medicine of the University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Stroke 35:e106-8. 2004
    ..To demonstrate that paramedic initiation of intravenous magnesium sulfate (Mg) in the field in focal stroke patients is feasible, safe, and yields significant time-savings compared with in-hospital initiation of neuroprotective therapy...
  35. ncbi request reprint The value of prehospital Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) to predict the need for patient hospitalization
    Marc Eckstein
    J Trauma 54:628; author reply 628-9. 2003
  36. ncbi request reprint Hydrogen cyanide in fire smoke: an underappreciated threat
    Donald W Walsh
    Chicago Fire Department s Bureau of Operation s EMS Division, USA
    Emerg Med Serv 33:160-3. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint The Los Angeles Motor Scale (LAMS): a new measure to characterize stroke severity in the field
    Jennifer N Llanes
    UCLA Stroke Center, 90095, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:46-50. 2004
    ..To develop and retrospectively analyze an instrument that rapidly characterizes pretreatment stroke severity for use in prehospital acute stroke clinical trials...
  38. ncbi request reprint The misplaced endotracheal tube?
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    JEMS 29:36-8; discussion 38-50. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint Out-of-hospital pediatric airway management
    Marc Eckstein
    Ann Emerg Med 44:181-2; author reply 182-3. 2004