J R Hoffman

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The roulette wheel: an aid to informed decision making
    Jerome R Hoffman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e137. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The boy who cried unicorn: a parable
    Jerome R Hoffman
    Los Angeles Emergency Medicine Center, University of California, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:93. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Stroke thrombolysis: we need new data, not more reviews
    Jerome R Hoffman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, UCLA Emergency Medicine Center, 924 Westwood Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Lancet Neurol 4:204-5. 2005
  4. doi request reprint A graphic reanalysis of the NINDS Trial
    Jerome R Hoffman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:329-36, 336.e1-35. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Developing a decision instrument to guide computed tomographic imaging of blunt head injury patients
    William R Mower
    UCLA Emergency Medicine Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Trauma 59:954-9. 2005
  6. pmc Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policies and Practices in Peer-reviewed Biomedical Journals
    Richelle J Cooper
    Emergency Medicine Center, Los Angeles School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1248-52. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Developing a clinical decision instrument to rule out intracranial injuries in patients with minor head trauma: methodology of the NEXUS II investigation
    William R Mower
    UCLA Emergency Medicine Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:505-14. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Curricular reform of the 4th year of medical school: the colleges model
    Stuart J Slavin
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Teach Learn Med 15:186-93. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Developing quality indicators for the appropriateness of resuscitation in prehospital atraumatic cardiac arrest
    Corita R Grudzen
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:434-42. 2007
  10. pmc A test of knowledge about prostate cancer screening. Online pilot evaluation among Southern California Physicians
    Douglas S Bell
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:310-4. 2006

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. pmc The roulette wheel: an aid to informed decision making
    Jerome R Hoffman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e137. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The boy who cried unicorn: a parable
    Jerome R Hoffman
    Los Angeles Emergency Medicine Center, University of California, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:93. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Stroke thrombolysis: we need new data, not more reviews
    Jerome R Hoffman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, UCLA Emergency Medicine Center, 924 Westwood Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Lancet Neurol 4:204-5. 2005
  4. doi request reprint A graphic reanalysis of the NINDS Trial
    Jerome R Hoffman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:329-36, 336.e1-35. 2009
    ..The initial report of the National Institute of Neurologic Diseases and Stroke (NINDS) trials of tissue plasminogen activator in acute ischemic stroke is an example of this phenomenon...
  5. ncbi request reprint Developing a decision instrument to guide computed tomographic imaging of blunt head injury patients
    William R Mower
    UCLA Emergency Medicine Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Trauma 59:954-9. 2005
    ..Clinical characteristics may be able reliably identify patients who do not have intracranial injuries and consequently, do no require imaging...
  6. pmc Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policies and Practices in Peer-reviewed Biomedical Journals
    Richelle J Cooper
    Emergency Medicine Center, Los Angeles School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1248-52. 2006
    ..We undertook this investigation to characterize conflict of interest (COI) policies of biomedical journals with respect to authors, peer-reviewers, and editors, and to ascertain what information about COI disclosures is publicly available...
  7. ncbi request reprint Developing a clinical decision instrument to rule out intracranial injuries in patients with minor head trauma: methodology of the NEXUS II investigation
    William R Mower
    UCLA Emergency Medicine Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:505-14. 2002
    ..NEXUS II should be able to definitively answer questions about the validity and reliability of clinical criteria as a preliminary screen for blunt head trauma...
  8. ncbi request reprint Curricular reform of the 4th year of medical school: the colleges model
    Stuart J Slavin
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Teach Learn Med 15:186-93. 2003
    ..Medical education has struggled to keep up with these changes, with only limited success. The 4th year of medical school offers a tremendous opportunity for curricular innovation, but little change has occurred in the past 30 years...
  9. ncbi request reprint Developing quality indicators for the appropriateness of resuscitation in prehospital atraumatic cardiac arrest
    Corita R Grudzen
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:434-42. 2007
    ..We sought to develop a set of straightforward clinical indicators that paramedics could use to better match resuscitation attempts to those most likely to benefit...
  10. pmc A test of knowledge about prostate cancer screening. Online pilot evaluation among Southern California Physicians
    Douglas S Bell
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:310-4. 2006
    ..Although the benefits of prostate cancer screening are uncertain and guidelines recommend that physicians share the screening decision with their patients, most U.S. men over age 50 are routinely screened, often without counseling...
  11. pmc Predictors of 30-day serious events in older patients with syncope
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:769-778.e1-5. 2009
    ..We identify predictors of 30-day serious events after syncope in older adults...
  12. doi request reprint Is the use of pan-computed tomography for blunt trauma justified? A prospective evaluation
    Areti Tillou
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Trauma 67:779-87. 2009
    ..This prospective observational study was undertaken to determine whether a more selective approach could be justified...
  13. ncbi request reprint Impact of patient acuity on preference for information and autonomy in decision making
    M A Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 6:781-5. 1999
    ..To test the hypotheses that ED patients' desires for medical information and for autonomy in decision making are inversely related to increasing acuity of illness, increasing age, and lower level of formal education...
  14. ncbi request reprint Older age predicts short-term, serious events after syncope
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Medicine, West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:907-12. 2007
    ..To assess the relationship between age and 14-day serious events after an emergency department (ED) visit for syncope...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and prognosis of traumatic intraventricular hemorrhage in patients with blunt head trauma
    Clare Atzema
    Emergency Medicine Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Trauma 60:1010-7; discussion 1017. 2006
    ..Most studies of traumatic intraventricular hemorrhage (tIVH) contain fewer than 25 subjects and are retrospective in design, providing minimal information about the entity and its clinical significance...
  16. ncbi request reprint External validation of the San Francisco Syncope Rule
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Medicine, West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:420-7, 427.e1-4. 2007
    ..We externally validate the ability of the San Francisco Syncope Rule to accurately identify syncope patients who will experience a 7-day serious clinical event...
  17. doi request reprint Paramedic and emergency medical technicians views on opportunities and challenges when forgoing and halting resuscitation in the field
    Corita R Grudzen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:532-8. 2009
    ..The objective was to assess paramedic and emergency medical technicians (EMT) perspectives and decision-making after a policy change that allows forgoing or halting resuscitation in prehospital atraumatic cardiac arrest...
  18. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of blunt head injury victims undergoing ED cranial computed tomographic scanning
    James F Holmes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:167-73. 2006
    ..We sought to describe the epidemiology of emergency department (ED) patients with blunt head injury undergoing cranial computed tomography (CT) scanning for the evaluation of possible traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Performance of a decision rule to predict need for computed tomography among children with blunt head trauma
    Jennifer A Oman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e238-46. 2006
    ..To assess the ability of the NEXUS II head trauma decision instrument to identify patients with clinically important intracranial injury (ICI) from among children with blunt head trauma...
  20. ncbi request reprint Defining "therapeutically inconsequential" head computed tomographic findings in patients with blunt head trauma
    Clare Atzema
    Emergency Medicine Center, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 44:47-56. 2004
    ..quot; We estimate the prevalence of these findings and determine how frequently affected patients had "important neurosurgical outcomes," defined as either a directed intervention or a poor Glasgow Outcome Scale score...
  21. doi request reprint Can patients with brain herniation on cranial computed tomography have a normal neurologic exam?
    Marc A Probst
    University of California, Los Angeles Emergency Medicine Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:145-50. 2009
    ..The authors sought to determine if some patients with brain herniation or significant brain shift diagnosed by cranial computed tomography (CT) might have a normal neurologic examination...
  22. ncbi request reprint Low diagnostic yield of electrocardiogram testing in younger patients with syncope
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Medicine, West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:240-6, 246.e1. 2008
    ..For ECG testing, we assess the diagnostic yield (frequency that ECG identified the reason for syncope) and predictive accuracy for 14-day cardiac events after an episode of syncope as a function of age...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a modified prediction instrument to identify significant pediatric intracranial injury after blunt head trauma
    Benjamin C Sun
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:325-32, 332.e1. 2007
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  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of intoxication among blunt trauma patients selected for head computed tomography scanning
    Mark E Bracken
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:45-51. 2007
    ..We examine the prevalence and types of intracranial injuries sustained by intoxicated blunt trauma patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Variability in computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in patients with cervical spine injuries
    James F Holmes
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento 95817, USA
    J Trauma 53:524-9; discussion 530. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the performance of adjunctive radiologic imaging in patients with cervical spine injury...
  26. ncbi request reprint An innovative program to augment community preceptors' practice and teaching skills
    Michael S Wilkes
    School of Medicine, University of California Davis, 1 Shield Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Acad Med 81:332-41. 2006
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  27. doi request reprint The LA story: what happened after a new policy allowing paramedics to forgo resuscitation attempts in prehospital cardiac arrest
    Corita R Grudzen
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Resuscitation 81:685-90. 2010
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  28. ncbi request reprint Injuries missed by limited computed tomographic imaging of patients with cervical spine injuries
    Tyler W Barrett
    University of California, Los Angeles Emergency Medicine Center, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 47:129-33. 2006
    ..We seek to evaluate this recommendation by examining how frequently patients with these index cervical spine injuries have additional secondary injuries that are missed on plain radiography...
  29. ncbi request reprint Intracranial pathology in elders with blunt head trauma
    Niels K Rathlev
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:302-7. 2006
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  30. ncbi request reprint Interrater reliability of criteria used in assessing blunt head injury patients for intracranial injuries
    Judd E Hollander
    Departments of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Ravdin Building Ground Floor, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:830-5. 2003
    ..To determine the interrater reliability of potential predictor variables that may be used to construct a clinical decision rule for emergency computed tomography of the head in blunt head injury victims...
  31. ncbi request reprint Towards more empathic medical students: a medical student hospitalization experience
    Michael Wilkes
    Center for Educational Development and Research, UCLA School of Medicine, 95616, USA
    Med Educ 36:528-33. 2002
    ..We attempted to assess how a standardized hospitalization, for medical students just about to start their clinical rotations, was experienced by student participants...
  32. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord injury without radiographic abnormality: results of the National Emergency X-Radiography Utilization Study in blunt cervical trauma
    Gregory W Hendey
    University of California San Francisco Fresno, CA 93702, USA
    J Trauma 53:1-4. 2002
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  33. ncbi request reprint Validity of a decision rule to reduce cervical spine radiography in elderly patients with blunt trauma
    Michael Touger
    Departments of Emergency Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:287-93. 2002
    ..We examine the performance of this instrument in the elderly and explore some of the common features of geriatric cervical spine injury (CSI)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Alteplase for stroke. Why were these authors of the commentaries chosen?
    Jerome R Hoffman
    BMJ 324:1581; author reply 1581. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Approaches to treatment of community-acquired pneumonia in the emergency department and the appropriate role of fluoroquinolones
    David L Schriger
    J Emerg Med 33:197; discussion 197. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint Tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) for acute ischaemic stroke: why so much has been made of so little
    Jerome R Hoffman
    Med J Aust 179:333-4. 2003
  37. ncbi request reprint National Emergency X-radiography Utilization Study: doing what's right for your patients
    Jerome R Hoffman
    Emerg Med Australas 17:406-7. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired bacterial meningitis
    Malkeet Gupta
    N Engl J Med 354:1429-32; author reply 1429-32. 2006
  39. ncbi request reprint Thrombolysis for stroke: policy should be based on science, and not on politics, money or fear of malpractice
    Jerome R Hoffman
    Emerg Med Australas 18:215-8. 2006