Francis X Guyette

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effect of shift length on fatigue and cognitive performance in air medical providers
    Francis Xavier Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 17:23-8. 2013
  2. pmc Prehospital dynamic tissue oxygen saturation response predicts in-hospital lifesaving interventions in trauma patients
    Francis X Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Iroquois Building, Suite 400A, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:930-5. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Prehospital serum lactate as a predictor of outcomes in trauma patients: a retrospective observational study
    Francis Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 70:782-6. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint King airway use by air medical providers
    Francis X Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15123, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:473-6. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Cognitive function following treadmill exercise in thermal protective clothing
    Julia Morley
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Lab, University of Pittsburgh, 3600 Forbes Ave, Suite 400A, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:1733-40. 2012
  6. pmc Association between a quantitative CT scan measure of brain edema and outcome after cardiac arrest
    Robert B Metter
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Resuscitation 82:1180-5. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Measuring adverse events in helicopter emergency medical services: establishing content validity
    P Daniel Patterson
    From the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Prehosp Emerg Care 18:35-45. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of video laryngoscopy and direct laryngoscopy in a critical care transport service
    Francis X Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 17:149-54. 2013
  9. pmc Association between poor sleep, fatigue, and safety outcomes in emergency medical services providers
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:86-97. 2012
  10. pmc An early, novel illness severity score to predict outcome after cardiac arrest
    Jon C Rittenberger
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Emergency Medicine, PA, USA
    Resuscitation 82:1399-404. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint The effect of shift length on fatigue and cognitive performance in air medical providers
    Francis Xavier Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 17:23-8. 2013
    ..To employ a battery of previously validated surveys and neuropsychological tests to compare changes in fatigue and cognitive abilities of air medical providers after 12- and 24-hour shifts...
  2. pmc Prehospital dynamic tissue oxygen saturation response predicts in-hospital lifesaving interventions in trauma patients
    Francis X Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Iroquois Building, Suite 400A, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:930-5. 2012
    ..We hypothesize that prehospital tissue oximetric values and vascular occlusion test response can predict the need for in-hospital lifesaving interventions (LSI)...
  3. doi request reprint Prehospital serum lactate as a predictor of outcomes in trauma patients: a retrospective observational study
    Francis Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 70:782-6. 2011
    ..Lactate is associated with morbidity and mortality; however, the value of prehospital lactate (pLA) is unknown. Our objective was to determine whether pLA improves identification of mortality and morbidity independent of vital signs...
  4. ncbi request reprint King airway use by air medical providers
    Francis X Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15123, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:473-6. 2007
    ..The King Laryngeal Tube Disposable (LTD) is a new superglottic alternate airway...
  5. doi request reprint Cognitive function following treadmill exercise in thermal protective clothing
    Julia Morley
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Lab, University of Pittsburgh, 3600 Forbes Ave, Suite 400A, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:1733-40. 2012
    ..Fifty minutes of treadmill exercise in TPC resulted in near maximal physiologic strain but alterations in neurocognitive performance were not noted until an hour or more following exercise in TPC...
  6. pmc Association between a quantitative CT scan measure of brain edema and outcome after cardiac arrest
    Robert B Metter
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Resuscitation 82:1180-5. 2011
    ..This study tested whether the gray matter attenuation to white matter attenuation ratio (GWR) was associated with survival and functional recovery...
  7. ncbi request reprint Measuring adverse events in helicopter emergency medical services: establishing content validity
    P Daniel Patterson
    From the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Prehosp Emerg Care 18:35-45. 2014
    ..We sought to create a valid framework for detecting adverse events (AEs) in the high-risk setting of helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS)...
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of video laryngoscopy and direct laryngoscopy in a critical care transport service
    Francis X Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 17:149-54. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that the total number of airway attempts would decrease when using a video laryngoscope versus use of direct laryngoscopy (DL)...
  9. pmc Association between poor sleep, fatigue, and safety outcomes in emergency medical services providers
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:86-97. 2012
    ..To determine the association between poor sleep quality, fatigue, and self-reported safety outcomes among emergency medical services (EMS) workers...
  10. pmc An early, novel illness severity score to predict outcome after cardiac arrest
    Jon C Rittenberger
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Emergency Medicine, PA, USA
    Resuscitation 82:1399-404. 2011
    ..We developed an early, novel post-arrest illness severity score to predict survival, good outcome and development of multiple organ failure (MOF) after cardiac arrest...
  11. doi request reprint The association between air ambulance distribution and trauma mortality
    Zachary J Rhinehart
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann Surg 257:1147-53. 2013
    ..To determine whether increasing distance between helicopter ambulance airbase and either home residence or referring facility is associated with an increased risk of injury-related mortality...
  12. pmc Variables associated with successful intubation attempts using video laryngoscopy: a preliminary report in a helicopter emergency medical service
    Jestin N Carlson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:293-8. 2012
    ..Until the application of video laryngoscopy, little information regarding prehospital intubation could be analyzed objectively by individuals other than the provider performing the ETI...
  13. doi request reprint Identification of adverse events in ground transport emergency medical services
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:139-46. 2012
    ..Overall physician agreement on presence of an AE per chart was fair (κ = 0.24; 95% CI = 0.19, 0.29). These findings should serve as a basis for refining and implementing an AE evaluation instrument...
  14. pmc Frequency and timing of nonconvulsive status epilepticus in comatose post-cardiac arrest subjects treated with hypothermia
    Jon C Rittenberger
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Neurocrit Care 16:114-22. 2012
    ..However, nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) may cause persistent coma. The frequency and timing of NCSE after cardiac arrest is unknown...
  15. pmc Association between clinical examination and outcome after cardiac arrest
    Jon C Rittenberger
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Emergency Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Resuscitation 81:1128-32. 2010
    ..We measured the association between clinical examination findings at hospital arrival, 24, and 72 h after cardiac arrest in a modern intensive care unit setting...
  16. doi request reprint Simulated rescue airway use by laypersons with scripted telephonic instruction
    Gillian Beauchamp
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Resuscitation 80:925-9. 2009
    ..The King LT-D is a supraglottic airway with the potential for use by trained first responders in settings where access to advanced life support interventions by a physician or Emergency Medical Services may be delayed...
  17. doi request reprint Prediction of serious infection during prehospital emergency care
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 15:325-30. 2011
    ..Regionalization of emergency care for patients with serious infections has the potential to improve outcomes, but is not feasible without accurate identification of patients in the prehospital environment...
  18. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of a rapid checklist to identify delirium in older patients transported by EMS
    Adam Frisch
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 17:230-4. 2013
    ..Early recognition of delirium in the prehospital setting has the potential to improve outcomes, but is not feasible without valid assessment tools...
  19. doi request reprint Estimating core temperature with external devices after exertional heat stress in thermal protective clothing
    Riana R Pryor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Suite 400A, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:136-41. 2012
    ..Multiple devices for estimating T(c) have been adopted by EMS providers, with little understanding of the agreement between these devices and T(c)...
  20. pmc Outcomes of a hospital-wide plan to improve care of comatose survivors of cardiac arrest
    Jon C Rittenberger
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, United States
    Resuscitation 79:198-204. 2008
    ..We implemented a series of process interventions designed to increase TH use and improve outcomes in patients successfully resuscitated from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) or in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA)...
  21. pmc Effect of crew size on objective measures of resuscitation for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Christian Martin-Gill
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:229-34. 2010
    ..Increased numbers of providers may improve the performance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), but this has not been studied as part of a comprehensive resuscitation scenario...
  22. doi request reprint Prehospital pediatric King LT-D use: a pilot study
    Seth C Ritter
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 15:401-4. 2011
    ..To determine whether prehospital providers can successfully place a pediatric King laryngeal tube (LT-D) and ventilate a Laerdal SimBaby pediatric simulator during a respiratory arrest simulation...
  23. pmc Regional impact of cardiac arrest center criteria on out-of-hospital transportation practices
    Christian Martin-Gill
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 15:381-7. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that a majority of patients are already transported to hospitals that meet proposed CAC criteria...
  24. ncbi request reprint Renal dysfunction is common following resuscitation from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Joseph Yanta
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, United States
    Resuscitation 84:1371-4. 2013
    ..The incidence of renal dysfunction in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is not well described. Renal dysfunction has been associated with worse outcomes in critical illness...
  25. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of basic emergency medical technicians to perform selected advanced life support interventions
    Francis X Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:518-21. 2006
    ..We sought to evaluate the feasibility of training EMT-B providers to provide additional cardiac resuscitation procedures using the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) and intraosseous (IO) access...
  26. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of laryngeal mask airway use by prehospital personnel in simulated pediatric respiratory arrest
    Francis X Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:245-9. 2007
    ..Although the LMA has been used successfully for pediatric resuscitation in the hospital setting, there is no data describing its use in the prehospital setting...
  27. pmc Outcomes of medical emergencies on commercial airline flights
    Drew C Peterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    N Engl J Med 368:2075-83. 2013
    ..Worldwide, 2.75 billion passengers fly on commercial airlines annually. When in-flight medical emergencies occur, access to care is limited. We describe in-flight medical emergencies and the outcomes of these events...
  28. ncbi request reprint Alternate airways in the prehospital setting (resource document to NAEMSP position statement)
    Francis X Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:56-61. 2007
  29. pmc In-flight automated external defibrillator use and consultation patterns
    Aaron Michael Brown
    University of Pittsburgh Affiliated Residency in Emergency Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15216, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:235-9. 2010
    ..Limited information exists about the in-flight use and outcomes associated with automated external defibrillators (AEDs) on commercial airlines...
  30. ncbi request reprint Vasopressin administered with epinephrine is associated with a return of a pulse in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Francis X Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Resuscitation 63:277-82. 2004
    ..This study examined local experience with the combination of epinephrine and vasopressin administration...