David F Gaieski

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impact of time to antibiotics on survival in patients with severe sepsis or septic shock in whom early goal-directed therapy was initiated in the emergency department
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care, the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:1045-53. 2010
  2. pmc Accuracy of Handheld Point-of-Care Fingertip Lactate Measurement in the Emergency Department
    David F Gaieski
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    West J Emerg Med 14:58-62. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Benchmarking the incidence and mortality of severe sepsis in the United States
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 41:1167-74. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Algid malaria treated with early goal-directed therapy
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:263.e5-10. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergency neurologic life support: meningitis and encephalitis
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Center for Resuscitation Science, Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Neurocrit Care 17:S66-72. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Haemodynamic management strategies are not explicitly defined in the majority of therapeutic hypothermia implementation studies
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Center for Resuscitation Science, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Resuscitation 83:835-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint CPR and postarrest care: overview, documentation, and databases
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Chest 141:1082-9. 2012
  8. pmc Low-severity musculoskeletal complaints evaluated in the emergency department
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 34th and Spruce Streets, Ground Ravdin, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:1987-95. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Practical implementation of therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Ground Ravdin, Philadelphia, PA19104, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 37:71-83. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint History and current trends in sudden cardiac arrest and resuscitation in adults
    David F Gaieski
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Center for Resuscitation Science, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 38:44-53. 2010

Detail Information

Publications57

  1. doi request reprint Impact of time to antibiotics on survival in patients with severe sepsis or septic shock in whom early goal-directed therapy was initiated in the emergency department
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care, the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:1045-53. 2010
    ..To study the association between time to antibiotic administration and survival in patients with severe sepsis or septic shock in whom early goal-directed therapy was initiated in the emergency department...
  2. pmc Accuracy of Handheld Point-of-Care Fingertip Lactate Measurement in the Emergency Department
    David F Gaieski
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    West J Emerg Med 14:58-62. 2013
    ..These findings should be verified in a larger, more critically ill, ED population...
  3. doi request reprint Benchmarking the incidence and mortality of severe sepsis in the United States
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 41:1167-74. 2013
    ..Subsequent epidemiologic estimates were collected using administrative data, but ongoing discrepancies in the definition of severe sepsis produced large differences in estimates...
  4. doi request reprint Algid malaria treated with early goal-directed therapy
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:263.e5-10. 2013
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergency neurologic life support: meningitis and encephalitis
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Center for Resuscitation Science, Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Neurocrit Care 17:S66-72. 2012
    ..Early attention to the airway and maintaining normotension is crucial in treatment of these patients, as is rapid treatment with anti-infectives and, in some cases, corticosteroids...
  6. ncbi request reprint Haemodynamic management strategies are not explicitly defined in the majority of therapeutic hypothermia implementation studies
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Center for Resuscitation Science, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Resuscitation 83:835-9. 2012
    ..However, the optimal PCAS haemodynamic management strategy has not been defined and few objective data exist to guide clinicians...
  7. doi request reprint CPR and postarrest care: overview, documentation, and databases
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Chest 141:1082-9. 2012
    ..Documentation should be performed in a standardized fashion, using a consensus set of data elements known as the Utstein format, and can contribute to quality improvement, research, and billing efforts...
  8. pmc Low-severity musculoskeletal complaints evaluated in the emergency department
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 34th and Spruce Streets, Ground Ravdin, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:1987-95. 2008
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Practical implementation of therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Ground Ravdin, Philadelphia, PA19104, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 37:71-83. 2009
    ..However, clearly delineated instructions for how to induce, maintain, and conclude TH have not been published in a codified format...
  10. ncbi request reprint History and current trends in sudden cardiac arrest and resuscitation in adults
    David F Gaieski
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Center for Resuscitation Science, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 38:44-53. 2010
    ..Recent advances in cardiac arrest care include cardiocerebral resuscitation and the use of therapeutic hypothermia to treat comatose survivors of cardiac arrest...
  11. doi request reprint Early goal-directed hemodynamic optimization combined with therapeutic hypothermia in comatose survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 80:418-24. 2009
    ..Due to the similarities between the post-cardiac arrest state and severe sepsis, it has been postulated that early goal-directed hemodyamic optimization (EGDHO) combined with TH would improve outcome of comatose cardiac arrest survivors...
  12. pmc The epidemiology of acute respiratory distress syndrome in patients presenting to the emergency department with severe sepsis
    Mark E Mikkelsen
    Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, Department of Medicine, and Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Pulmonary and Allergy Associates, Morristown, New Jersey, and Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, New Jersey Department of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York and Department of Emergency Medicine, Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, and Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
    Shock 40:375-81. 2013
    ..To date, no study has directly examined the epidemiology of ARDS in severe sepsis from the earliest presentation to the health care system, the emergency department (ED)...
  13. pmc Factors associated with nonadherence to early goal-directed therapy in the ED
    Mark E Mikkelsen
    Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Chest 138:551-8. 2010
    ..EGDT appears to be underused, even in centers with formalized protocols. The aim of our study was to identify factors associated with not initiating EGDT in the ED...
  14. ncbi request reprint Association of serum lactate and survival outcomes in patients undergoing therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest
    Roksolana Starodub
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 84:1078-82. 2013
    ..The relationship between serum lactate and CA outcomes requires further characterization, especially among patients treated with therapeutic hypothermia (TH) and aggressive post-arrest care...
  15. doi request reprint Emergency department factors associated with survival after sudden cardiac arrest
    Nicholas J Johnson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, United States
    Resuscitation 84:292-7. 2013
    ..However, little is known about the impact of emergency department (ED) and hospital characteristics on survival to hospital admission and ultimate outcome...
  16. doi request reprint Serum lactate is associated with mortality in severe sepsis independent of organ failure and shock
    Mark E Mikkelsen
    Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:1670-7. 2009
    ..e., refractory hypotension)...
  17. ncbi request reprint A prospective, multicenter derivation of a biomarker panel to assess risk of organ dysfunction, shock, and death in emergency department patients with suspected sepsis
    Nathan I Shapiro
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:96-104. 2009
    ..To define a biomarker panel to predict organ dysfunction, shock, and in-hospital mortality in emergency department (ED) patients with suspected sepsis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Higher mean arterial pressure with or without vasoactive agents is associated with increased survival and better neurological outcomes in comatose survivors of cardiac arrest
    Marie E Beylin
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Intensive Care Med 39:1981-8. 2013
    ..In this investigation, we examined the relationship between MAP, vasoactive agents, and survival or neurologic outcomes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Use of therapeutic hypothermia after in-hospital cardiac arrest
    Mark E Mikkelsen
    Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 41:1385-95. 2013
    ..We aimed to determine the use of therapeutic hypothermia for adult in-hospital cardiac arrest, whether use has increased over time, and to identify factors associated with its use...
  20. doi request reprint A national analysis of the relationship between hospital factors and post-cardiac arrest mortality
    Brendan G Carr
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Intensive Care Med 35:505-11. 2009
    ..We sought to generate national estimates for post-cardiac arrest mortality, to assess trends, and to identify hospital factors associated with survival...
  21. doi request reprint Prevalence of acute lung injury among medical patients in the emergency department
    Munish Goyal
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:E1011-8. 2012
    ..Acute lung injury (ALI) affects an estimated 190,000 persons per year in U.S. intensive care units (ICUs), but little is known about its prevalence in the emergency department (ED)...
  22. doi request reprint The utility of early lactate testing in undifferentiated pediatric systemic inflammatory response syndrome
    Halden F Scott
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:1276-80. 2012
    ..The hypothesis was that early hyperlactatemia (serum lactate ≥ 4.0 mmol/L) would be associated with increased risk of organ dysfunction...
  23. ncbi request reprint Emergency department lactate is associated with mortality in older adults admitted with and without infections
    Daniel A del Portal
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:260-8. 2010
    ..This study investigates whether serum lactate values measured in the ED are associated with mortality in older patients admitted to the hospital, both with and without infections...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pyrexia and neurologic outcomes after therapeutic hypothermia for cardiac arrest
    Marion Leary
    Center for Resuscitation Science and Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, United States
    Resuscitation 84:1056-61. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that rebound pyrexia is common after rewarming in post-arrest patients and is associated with poor neurologic outcomes...
  25. doi request reprint Effect of time of day on prehospital care and outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Sarah K Wallace
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Ground Ravdin, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Circulation 127:1591-6. 2013
    ..The relationship between time of day and OHCA outcomes in the prehospital setting is unknown. Any such association may have important implications for emergency medical services resource allocation...
  26. doi request reprint Neurologic prognostication and bispectral index monitoring after resuscitation from cardiac arrest
    Marion Leary
    Center for Resuscitation Science and Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 81:1133-7. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that BIS values within 24 h after resuscitation would correlate with neurologic outcomes at discharge...
  27. pmc Timing of neuroprognostication in postcardiac arrest therapeutic hypothermia*
    Sarah M Perman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:719-24. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate timing of prognostication in cardiac arrest survivors who received therapeutic hypothermia...
  28. ncbi request reprint Time to awakening and neurologic outcome in therapeutic hypothermia-treated cardiac arrest patients
    Anne V Grossestreuer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Resuscitation Science, University of Pennsylvania, United States
    Resuscitation 84:1741-6. 2013
    ..It is unclear how long it takes these patients to regain neurologic responsiveness post-arrest. We sought to determine the duration to post-arrest awakening and factors associated with times to such responsiveness...
  29. pmc Severe sepsis cohorts derived from claims-based strategies appear to be biased toward a more severely ill patient population
    Stacey Ann Whittaker
    School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 41:945-53. 2013
    ..We compared the sensitivity of two code abstraction methods in identifying severe sepsis cases using a severe sepsis registry...
  30. pmc Initial emergency department diagnosis and management of adult patients with severe sepsis and septic shock
    Sarah M Perman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 20:41. 2012
    ..This review begins with a brief summary of the pathophysiology of sepsis, and then addresses the fundamental clinical aspects of ED identification and resuscitation of the septic patient...
  31. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in biomarkers of acute inflammation during hospitalization for sepsis
    Adit A Ginde
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine and Department of Biostatistics and Informatics, Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, Colorado Department of Emergency Medicine, Cooper University Hospital and Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, New Jersey Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn and Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Departments of Emergency Medicine and Medicine, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, California Departments of Anesthesiology and Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Departments of Emergency Medicine, and Internal Medicine, Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Department of Emergency Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan and Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
    Shock 42:99-107. 2014
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Access to care for patients with time-sensitive conditions in Pennsylvania
    Rama A Salhi
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Ann Emerg Med 63:572-9. 2014
    ..We seek to describe existing clinical management strategies for time-sensitive conditions in Pennsylvania hospitals...
  33. ncbi request reprint Point-of-care testing at triage decreases time to lactate level in septic patients
    Munish Goyal
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Emerg Med 38:578-81. 2010
    ..Larger studies are needed to determine the ability of POC lactate measurement to aid in the risk stratification of septic patients...
  34. doi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest in clinical practice: review and compilation of recent experiences
    Emily Sagalyn
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:S223-6. 2009
    ..We sought to review findings from recent literature on the postresuscitation care of cardiac arrest patients using therapeutic hypothermia as part of nontrial treatment...
  35. doi request reprint Arriving by emergency medical services improves time to treatment endpoints for patients with severe sepsis or septic shock
    Roger A Band
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:934-40. 2011
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Initial clinical predictors of significant coronary lesions after resuscitation from cardiac arrest
    Mariana R Gonzalez
    1 Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Resuscitation Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag 2:73-7. 2012
    ..Normal initial troponin values and younger age did not exclude clinically relevant lesions postarrest. ..
  37. doi request reprint Point-of-care urine albumin:creatinine ratio is associated with outcome in emergency department patients with sepsis: a pilot study
    Byron C Drumheller
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:259-64. 2012
    ..The authors conducted a pilot study to determine if microalbuminuria, measured by the urine albumin:creatinine ratio (ACR), was associated with outcome in emergency department (ED) sepsis patients...
  38. pmc Multicenter study of central venous oxygen saturation (ScvO(2)) as a predictor of mortality in patients with sepsis
    Jennifer V Pope
    Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:40-46.e1. 2010
    ..Abnormal (both low and high) central venous saturation (ScvO(2)) is associated with increased mortality in emergency department (ED) patients with suspected sepsis...
  39. doi request reprint Experiences of sudden cardiac arrest survivors regarding prognostication and advance care planning
    Bonnie Lau
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Resuscitation 81:982-6. 2010
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint The frequency and timing of epileptiform activity on continuous electroencephalogram in comatose post-cardiac arrest syndrome patients treated with therapeutic hypothermia
    Ram Mani
    Department of Neurology, PENN Epilepsy Center, University of Pennsylvania, United States
    Resuscitation 83:840-7. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that onset most frequently occurs within the first 24 h post-arrest and is associated with poor neurologic outcome...
  41. ncbi request reprint Early goal-directed therapy in severe sepsis and septic shock revisited: concepts, controversies, and contemporary findings
    Ronny M Otero
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Chest 130:1579-95. 2006
    ..Although EGDT is faced with challenges, a coordinated approach to sepsis management is necessary to duplicate the progress in outcomes seen in patients with conditions such as acute myocardial infarction, stroke, and trauma...
  42. ncbi request reprint Initial lactate and lactate change in post-cardiac arrest: a multicenter validation study*
    Michael W Donnino
    1Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 2Department of Medicine, Division of Critical Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 3Research Center for Emergency Medicine, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark 4Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 5Department of Emergency Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, VA 6Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 7Department of Anesthesia Critical Care, Division of Critical Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
    Crit Care Med 42:1804-11. 2014
    ..This association has not been validated in a prospective multicenter study. The objective of the current study was to determine the association between percent lactate change and outcomes in post-cardiac arrest patients...
  43. doi request reprint The association of body mass index with time to target temperature and outcomes following post-arrest targeted temperature management
    Marion Leary
    Center for Resuscitation Science, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, United States Electronic address
    Resuscitation 85:244-7. 2014
    ..It is unclear to what extent body mass index (BMI) is associated with the time to reach target temperature and subsequent clinical outcomes...
  44. doi request reprint A structured educational intervention to improve targeted temperature management utilization after cardiac arrest
    Audrey L Blewer
    Center for Resuscitation Science and Department of Emergency Medicine, Section of Pulmonary Allergy and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Crit Care 28:259-64. 2013
    ..Little is known about barriers to TTM implementation and methods to increase adoption. We hypothesized that a structured educational intervention might increase TTM use...
  45. doi request reprint Sepsis: the inflammatory foundation of pathophysiology and therapy
    Joan Li
    The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 39:99-112. 2011
    ..It also examines the significance of current proposed treatment strategies, including early goal-directed therapy, from a pathophysiological and inflammatory perspective...
  46. doi request reprint Injury-adjusted mortality of patients transported by police following penetrating trauma
    Roger A Band
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:32-7. 2011
    ..More than a decade ago, the city of Philadelphia began allowing police transport of penetrating trauma patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Discordance between serum creatinine and creatinine clearance for identification of ED patients with abdominal pain at risk for contrast-induced nephropathy
    Roger A Band
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:268-72. 2007
    ..5 mg/dL (the most commonly accepted Cr cutoff for the administration of intravenous contrast). This study was conducted in a population of emergency department patients with acute abdominal pain being considered for CT scan...
  48. pmc A review of emergency cardiopulmonary bypass for severe poisoning by cardiotoxic drugs
    Nicholas J Johnson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Med Toxicol 9:54-60. 2013
    ..This article will review current ECPB techniques and explore its growing role in the treatment of severely hemodynamically compromised poisoned patients...
  49. doi request reprint Inter-hospital communications and transport: turning one-way funnels into two-way networks
    Ivan C Rokos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Geffen School of Medicine, Sylmar, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:1279-85. 2010
    ..Priority research areas were determined by informal consensus of the breakout group. A subsequent iterative writing process was undertaken to complete this article. A number of broad research questions are presented...
  50. pmc Continuous neuromuscular blockade is associated with decreased mortality in post-cardiac arrest patients
    Justin D Salciccioli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, United States
    Resuscitation 84:1728-33. 2013
    ..Our objective was to determine whether neuromuscular blockade is associated with improved outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...
  51. doi request reprint Salmonella meningitis in an immunocompetent adult
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
    J Emerg Med 40:267-70. 2011
    ..This case highlights the need for an unbiased clinical assessment, aggressive management of critical illness, and point-for-point correspondence between clinical data and assigned diagnosis...
  52. ncbi request reprint Images in emergency medicine. Synypnea
    Munish Goyal
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:469. 2005
  53. doi request reprint A 52-year-old man with malaise and a petechial rash
    Roger A Band
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Emerg Med 41:39-42. 2011
    ..OPSI has a mortality rate estimated to be up to 70%. The risk of sepsis is estimated to be 30-60 times greater after splenectomy, and C. canimorsus is one of the organisms that can cause catastrophic OPSI...
  54. ncbi request reprint Pushing the body's limits. Medical emergencies associated with endurance athletics
    Daniel K Vining
    Department of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    JEMS 32:44-51, 53. 2007
  55. ncbi request reprint Utility of flexion and extension radiographs of the cervical spine in the acute evaluation of blunt trauma
    Erik K Insko
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Trauma 53:426-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate the usefulness of flexion and extension radiographs of the cervical spine for the acute evaluation of ligamentous injury in cases of awake blunt trauma...
  56. ncbi request reprint Serum lactate as a predictor of mortality in emergency department patients with infection: does the lactate level tell the whole story?
    David F Gaieski
    Ann Emerg Med 46:561-2; author reply 562. 2005
  57. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Mortality in Emergency Department Sepsis (MEDS) score in patients with the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS)
    Jeffrey D Sankoff
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:421-6. 2008
    ..To prospectively and externally validate the Mortality in Emergency Department Sepsis (MEDS) score as a predictor of 28-day mortality in patients who present to the emergency department with a systemic inflammatory response syndrome...