Jon Mark Hirshon

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Including emergency and acute care as a global health priority
    Nicholas Risko
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, 655 W, Baltimore Street, Baltimore MD 21201, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 4:75. 2011
  2. ncbi Variability in institutional review board assessment of minimal-risk research
    Jon 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
  3. pmc Clostridium difficile infection in outpatients, Maryland and Connecticut, USA, 2002-2007
    Jon Mark Hirshon
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1946-9. 2011
  4. ncbi Emergency medicine and the health of the public: the critical role of emergency departments in US public health
    Jon 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
  5. pmc Elevated ambient air zinc increases pediatric asthma morbidity
    Jon Mark Hirshon
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:826-31. 2008
  6. pmc Research using emergency department-related data sets: current status and future directions
    Jon 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
  7. ncbi Looking beyond urban/rural differences: emergency department utilization by asthmatic children
    Jon Mark Hirshon
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD, USA
    J Asthma 43:301-6. 2006
  8. doi Public health in the emergency department: surveillance, screening, and intervention--funding and sustainability
    Robert Woolard
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1138-42. 2009
  9. ncbi Support for emergency department screening for intimate partner violence depends on perceived risk
    Michael 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
  10. pmc Serious mental illness and acute hospital readmission in diabetic patients
    Jennifer 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

Research Grants

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Publications29

  1. pmc Including emergency and acute care as a global health priority
    Nicholas Risko
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, 655 W, Baltimore Street, Baltimore MD 21201, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 4:75. 2011
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  2. ncbi Variability in institutional review board assessment of minimal-risk research
    Jon 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...
  3. pmc Clostridium difficile infection in outpatients, Maryland and Connecticut, USA, 2002-2007
    Jon 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...
  4. ncbi Emergency medicine and the health of the public: the critical role of emergency departments in US public health
    Jon 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...
  5. pmc Elevated ambient air zinc increases pediatric asthma morbidity
    Jon 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...
  6. pmc Research using emergency department-related data sets: current status and future directions
    Jon 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
    ....
  7. ncbi Looking beyond urban/rural differences: emergency department utilization by asthmatic children
    Jon 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...
  8. doi Public health in the emergency department: surveillance, screening, and intervention--funding and sustainability
    Robert 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...
  9. ncbi Support for emergency department screening for intimate partner violence depends on perceived risk
    Michael 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...
  10. pmc Serious mental illness and acute hospital readmission in diabetic patients
    Jennifer 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...
  11. doi Placing emergency care on the global agenda
    Renee 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...
  12. doi Venous thromboembolic disease in the HIV-infected patient
    Jasmine 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...
  13. ncbi Respiratory hygiene in the emergency department
    Richard 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...
  14. ncbi Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli infection in Baltimore, Maryland, and New Haven, Connecticut
    James 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...
  15. doi Computer access and Internet use by urban and suburban emergency department customers
    Michael 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..
  16. pmc Monitoring of stool microbiota in subjects with diarrhea indicates distortions in composition
    Volker 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...
  17. ncbi Update on public health surveillance in emergency departments
    Shawn 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...
  18. doi To-Go medications for decreasing ED return visits
    Bryan 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...
  19. ncbi Trauma readiness training for military deployment: a comparison between a U.S. trauma center and an Air Force Theater Hospital in Balad, Iraq
    McCunn 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...
  20. ncbi Emergency medicine tools to manage smallpox (vaccinia) vaccination complications: clinical practice guideline and policies and procedures
    Craig D Thorne
    Occupational and Environmental Health Program, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:665-80. 2003
    ....
  21. doi Defining and measuring successful emergency care networks: a research agenda
    Seth 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...
  22. ncbi Referral of medically uninsured emergency department patients to primary care
    Melissa 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...
  23. pmc Young Egyptians' perceptions, attitudes and knowledge of injuries
    Hannah 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...
  24. ncbi 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 recommendations
    Jay 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...
  25. pmc Disaster planning: potential effects of an influenza pandemic on community healthcare resources
    Darren 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...
  26. ncbi Clinical utility of multiple stool ova and parasite examinations in low-prevalence patient populations
    Jon P Furuno
    Clin Infect Dis 43:795-6. 2006
  27. ncbi Perceptions of help resources for victims of intimate partner violence
    Scott 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...
  28. ncbi Drowning and near-drowning in children and adolescents: a succinct review for emergency physicians and nurses
    Amy E Burford
    Emergency Physician, Riverside Regional Medical Center, Newport News, VA, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 21:610-6; quiz 617-9. 2005
  29. pmc The negative binomial process and arrests for drug use
    Jon Mark Hirshon
    Am J Public Health 93:858; author reply 858-9. 2003

Research Grants2

  1. Diarrhea in Baltimore: Surveillance & Pathogen Detection
    Jon 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. ..
  2. GEOGRAPHIC VARIABILITY IN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT USE FOR PEDIATRIC ASTHMA
    Jon Mark Hirshon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    b>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...