Jon Mark Hirshon
Affiliation: University of Maryland
- Variability in institutional review board assessment of minimal-risk researchJon Mark Hirshon
Division of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, The Charles McC Mathias, Jr, National Study Center for Trauma and EMS, University of Baltimore, 701 West Pratt Street, Room 548, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Acad Emerg Med 9:1417-20. 2002..To examine variability in responses from institutional review boards (IRBs) to submission of a proposed minimal-risk survey...
- Elevated ambient air zinc increases pediatric asthma morbidityJon Mark Hirshon
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Environ Health Perspect 116:826-31. 2008..However, information is limited concerning associations between ambient air zinc levels and health care utilization for asthma, especially among children...
- Clostridium difficile infection in outpatients, Maryland and Connecticut, USA, 2002-2007Jon Mark Hirshon
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 17:1946-9. 2011..Of 1,091 outpatients with diarrhea, we found 43 (3.9%) who were positive for C. difficile toxin. Only 7 had no recognized risk factors, and 3 had neither risk factors nor co-infection with another enteric pathogen...
- Emergency medicine and the health of the public: the critical role of emergency departments in US public healthJon Mark Hirshon
Department of Emergency Medicine and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, The Charles McC Mathias, Jr National Study Center for Trauma and EMS, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Emerg Med Clin North Am 24:815-9. 2006..This article gives a brief introduction to the important relationship between emergency medicine and public health...
- Research using emergency department-related data sets: current status and future directionsJon Mark Hirshon
Department of Emergency Medicine, and Charles McC Mathias Jr National Study Center for Trauma and EMS, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Acad Emerg Med 16:1103-9. 2009....
- Looking beyond urban/rural differences: emergency department utilization by asthmatic childrenJon Mark Hirshon
Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD, USA
J Asthma 43:301-6. 2006..Children from rural counties, for the most part, had fewer ED asthma visits than children from urban and suburban counties...
- Support for emergency department screening for intimate partner violence depends on perceived riskMichael D Witting
Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 110 S Paca St, 6th Floor, Suite 200, Baltimore, 21201, USA
J Interpers Violence 21:585-96. 2006..These responses indicate greater support for IPV screening in the ED for high-risk than for low-risk cases, particularly among visitors...
- Public health in the emergency department: surveillance, screening, and intervention--funding and sustainabilityRobert Woolard
Department of Emergency Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX, USA
Acad Emerg Med 16:1138-42. 2009..Recommendations for actions by EM summarize the findings of workshop...
- Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli infection in Baltimore, Maryland, and New Haven, ConnecticutJames P Nataro
Center for Vaccine Development, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Clin Infect Dis 43:402-7. 2006..Diarrhea remains a common complaint among US patients who seek medical attention...
- Respiratory hygiene in the emergency departmentRichard E Rothman
Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Ann Emerg Med 48:570-82. 2006..This brief synopsis should help clinicians and administrators understand, develop, and implement appropriate policies and procedures to address respiratory hygiene in the ED...
- Placing emergency care on the global agendaRenee Hsia
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
Ann Emerg Med 56:142-9. 2010..These analyses could be used to emphasize the public health and clinical importance of emergency care within health systems as policymakers determine health and budgeting priorities in resource-limited settings...
- Venous thromboembolic disease in the HIV-infected patientJasmine Malek
Department of Emergency Medicine, Washington Hospital Center Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC 20010, USA
Am J Emerg Med 29:278-82. 2011..There is increasing evidence that infection with HIV may be associated with a hypercoagulable state. This study examines the association of HIV infection with the incidence of both pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis...
- Computer access and Internet use by urban and suburban emergency department customersMichael C Bond
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
J Emerg Med 43:159-65. 2012..Patients are increasingly using the Internet (43% in 2000 vs. 70% in 2006) to obtain health information, but is there a difference in the ability of urban and suburban emergency department (ED) customers to access the Internet? Study..
- Serious mental illness and acute hospital readmission in diabetic patientsJennifer S Albrecht
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Am J Med Qual 27:503-8. 2012..However, among patients ≥35 years, SMI was not significantly associated with 30-day hospital readmission (OR = 1.11; 95% CI = 0.86, 1.42). SMI may not be associated with increased odds of 30-day hospital readmission in this population...
- Monitoring of stool microbiota in subjects with diarrhea indicates distortions in compositionVolker Mai
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Rm 934 B MSTF, 10 S Pine St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
J Clin Microbiol 44:4550-2. 2006..Compared with healthy controls, the microbiota profiles in diarrhea cases more frequently exhibited decreased diversity and strong bands indicating the overgrowth of selected bacteria or bacterial groups...
- Update on public health surveillance in emergency departmentsShawn M Varney
Department of Emergency Medicine, 59 MDW MCED, Lackland AFB, TX 78236 5500, USA
Emerg Med Clin North Am 24:1035-52. 2006..This chapter discusses the opportunities and obstacles related to public health surveillance systems based on ED data...
- To-Go medications for decreasing ED return visitsBryan D Hayes
Department of Pharmacy Services, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Am J Emerg Med 30:2011-4. 2012..The primary objective was to determine if providing patients with a complete course of antibiotics for select conditions would decrease the rate of return to the emergency department (ED) within 7 days of the initial visit...
- Trauma readiness training for military deployment: a comparison between a U.S. trauma center and an Air Force Theater Hospital in Balad, IraqMcCunn Maureen
Division of Trauma Anesthesiology and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Mil Med 176:769-76. 2011..Training at selected U.S. trauma centers may prepare military staff to care for war injuries, particularly those who do not practice in high-volume Level 1 trauma centers...
- Emergency medicine tools to manage smallpox (vaccinia) vaccination complications: clinical practice guideline and policies and proceduresCraig D Thorne
Occupational and Environmental Health Program, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Ann Emerg Med 42:665-80. 2003....
- Defining and measuring successful emergency care networks: a research agendaSeth W Glickman
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Acad Emerg Med 17:1297-305. 2010..These knowledge gaps must be filled to improve the quality and efficiency of emergency care and to fulfill the IOM's vision of regionalized, coordinated, and accountable emergency care systems...
- Referral of medically uninsured emergency department patients to primary careMelissa Lee McCarthy
Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Acad Emerg Med 9:639-42. 2002..To examine the impact primary care referral has on subsequent emergency department (ED) utilization...
- Young Egyptians' perceptions, attitudes and knowledge of injuriesHannah R Day
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Inj Prev 16:348-51. 2010..The results of these focus groups indicate that young, educated Egyptians are interested in injury prevention programmes despite low confidence in the preventability of injuries...
- Marked elevation of cerebrospinal fluid white blood cell count: an unusual case of Streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis, differential diagnosis, and a brief review of current epidemiology and treatment recommendationsJay Menaker
Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201-1734, USA
J Emerg Med 29:37-41. 2005..Although this is typically thought to be caused by abscesses or malignancy, meningitis alone may cause such an elevation. In addition, a brief review of the current epidemiology and treatment regimens for meningitis is discussed...
- Disaster planning: potential effects of an influenza pandemic on community healthcare resourcesDarren P Mareiniss
University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Am J Disaster Med 4:163-71. 2009..Proper planning at the community level is critical for being truly prepared for such a public health emergency...
- Clinical utility of multiple stool ova and parasite examinations in low-prevalence patient populationsJon P Furuno
Clin Infect Dis 43:795-6. 2006
- Perceptions of help resources for victims of intimate partner violenceScott D Krugman
University of Maryland, USA
J Interpers Violence 19:766-77. 2004..Understanding the differences between health care providers' and community members' perceptions of resources for victims of IPV may improve the effectiveness of referral to IPV resources...
- Drowning and near-drowning in children and adolescents: a succinct review for emergency physicians and nursesAmy E Burford
Emergency Physician, Riverside Regional Medical Center, Newport News, VA, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 21:610-6; quiz 617-9. 2005
- The negative binomial process and arrests for drug useJon Mark Hirshon
Am J Public Health 93:858; author reply 858-9. 2003
- Diarrhea in Baltimore: Surveillance & Pathogen DetectionJon Mark Hirshon; Fiscal Year: 2006..Through this work, we expect to not only better define the causes of diarrheal illnesses in the Baltimore Metropolitan area, but to identify other pathogens that contribute to foodborne illnesses. ..
- GEOGRAPHIC VARIABILITY IN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT USE FOR PEDIATRIC ASTHMAJon Mark Hirshon; Fiscal Year: 2007b>Jon Mark Hirshon, M.D., M.P.H., Board Certified in both Emergency Medicine and Preventive Medicine, seeks a Doctorate in Epidemiology in order to acquire advanced skills in linking, manipulating and analyzing large databases...