J E Hollander

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Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An innovative strategy for conducting clinical research: the academic associate program
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:134-7. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification of emergency department patients with acute coronary syndromes using P-selectin
    J E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 34:95-105. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Standardized reporting guidelines for studies evaluating risk stratification of emergency department patients with potential acute coronary syndromes
    Judd E Hollander
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 44:589-98. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Laceration management
    J E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 34:356-67. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergency department observation of poisoned patients: how long is necessary?
    J E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 6:887-94. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of neural network feedback to physicians on admit/discharge decision for emergency department patients with chest pain
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 9104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 44:199-205. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Studies in emergency department data collection: shared versus split responsibility for patient enrollment
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:200-3. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Lack of utility of telemetry monitoring for identification of cardiac death and life-threatening ventricular dysrhythmias in low-risk patients with chest pain
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:71-6. 2004
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of written informed consent on detection of violence in the home
    J E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 8:974-9. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint An innovative strategy for conducting clinical research: the academic associate program
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:134-7. 2002
    ..Similar programs can be developed in a variety of outpatient and inpatient settings allowing the performance of high-quality clinical research in a time-efficient and cost-effective manner...
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification of emergency department patients with acute coronary syndromes using P-selectin
    J E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 34:95-105. 1999
    ..We compared the predictive properties of P-selectin to creatine kinase, MB fraction (CK-MB) for detecting acute myocardial infarction (AMI), acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and serious cardiac events upon emergency department (ED) arrival...
  3. ncbi request reprint Standardized reporting guidelines for studies evaluating risk stratification of emergency department patients with potential acute coronary syndromes
    Judd E Hollander
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 44:589-98. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Laceration management
    J E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 34:356-67. 1999
    ..We review the general principles of wound care and expand on the use of tissue adhesives for laceration repair...
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergency department observation of poisoned patients: how long is necessary?
    J E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 6:887-94. 1999
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of neural network feedback to physicians on admit/discharge decision for emergency department patients with chest pain
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 9104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 44:199-205. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that the use of "real-time" neural networks would decrease the admission rate for ED chest pain patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Studies in emergency department data collection: shared versus split responsibility for patient enrollment
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:200-3. 2004
    ..Prior studies have shown that this system captures >85% of eligible patients. Methods to obtain closer to 100% enrollment are desired...
  8. ncbi request reprint Lack of utility of telemetry monitoring for identification of cardiac death and life-threatening ventricular dysrhythmias in low-risk patients with chest pain
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:71-6. 2004
    ..We tested the hypothesis that monitoring admitted low-risk patients with chest pain for dysrhythmia is low yield (<1% detection of life-threatening dysrhythmias requiring treatment)...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of written informed consent on detection of violence in the home
    J E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 8:974-9. 2001
    ..Studies of programmatic interventions for victims of violence in the home may require the use of informed consent. The use of informed consent may result in ascertainment bias, with victims of violence being less likely to participate...
  11. ncbi request reprint Application of tissue adhesives: rapid attainment of proficiency. Stony Brook Octylcyanoacrylate Study Group
    J E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 5:1012-7. 1998
    ..To evaluate the 3-month cosmetic outcome following laceration repair with a new tissue adhesive, 2-octylcyanoacrylate, as a function of physician experience with this tissue adhesive...
  12. ncbi request reprint Standardized reporting guidelines for studies evaluating risk stratification of ED patients with potential acute coronary syndromes
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Ground Floor, Ravdin Building, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4293, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1331-40. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of recent cocaine use on the specificity of cardiac markers for diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction
    J E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Am Heart J 135:245-52. 1998
    ..02), respectively. Our data demonstrate that the specificity of myoglobin was altered by recent cocaine use. The specificity of CK-MB was affected less and the specificity of cardiac troponin I was not affected by recent cocaine use...
  14. ncbi request reprint Long-term evaluation of cosmetic appearance of repaired lacerations: validation of telephone assessment. The Stony Brook Wound Registry Study Group
    J E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 31:92-8. 1998
    ..Patients with lacerations are most concerned about the ultimate cosmetic appearance of their wound. We evaluated methods to assess the long-term cosmetic appearance by telephone survey...
  15. ncbi request reprint The elder patient with suspected acute coronary syndromes in the emergency department
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:732-9. 2007
    ..To describe the evaluation and outcomes of elder patients with suspected acute coronary syndromes (ACS) presenting to the emergency department (ED)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of emergency department patients with potential coronary syndromes using initial absolute CK-MB vs. CK-MB relative index
    Otilia Capellan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4283, USA
    J Emerg Med 24:361-7. 2003
    ..The optimal test depends upon the relative importance of the sensitivity or specificity for clinical decision-making in an individual patient...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a clinical decision rule for young adult patients with chest pain
    Robert J Marsan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Ground Floor Ravdin Building, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4293, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:26-31. 2005
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients who present during off hours have higher risk profiles and are treated less aggressively, but their outcomes are not worse: a report from Can Rapid Risk Stratification of Unstable Angina Patients Suppress AD
    Charles V Pollack
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 8:29-33. 2009
    ..Although intensity of medical management was similar between groups, it was generally lower than current guidelines recommend, indicating potential for improvement in NSTEMI outcomes, regardless of time of presentation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Application of the TIMI risk score for unstable angina and non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome to an unselected emergency department chest pain population
    Charles V Pollack
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:13-8. 2006
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Combination of Goldman risk and initial cardiac troponin I for emergency department chest pain patient risk stratification
    A Limkakeng
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 8:696-702. 2001
    ..3 ng/mL) did not identify a subgroup of chest pain patients at <1% risk for death, AMI, or revascularization within 30 days...
  21. ncbi request reprint The impact of trauma activations on the care of emergency department patients with potential acute coronary syndromes
    Peter E Fishman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:347-53. 2006
    ..We seek to determine whether the presence of a concurrent trauma activation negatively affects processes of care and outcomes for patients with potential acute coronary syndromes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for infection in patients with traumatic lacerations
    J E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 8:716-20. 2001
    ..Most of our knowledge of laceration management comes from studies in animal models or patients with closure of sterile postoperative surgical incisions. Traumatic laceration management has not been well studied...
  23. ncbi request reprint Gender bias in cardiovascular testing persists after adjustment for presenting characteristics and cardiac risk
    Anna Marie Chang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:599-605. 2007
    ..The authors assessed whether different clinical characteristics at emergency department presentation account for this gender bias...
  24. ncbi request reprint Performance of a population-based cardiac risk stratification tool in Asian patients with chest pain
    Chadwick D Miller
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1089, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:423-30. 2005
    ..Their validity in single-race populations has not been tested. The authors sought to compare the performance of a risk stratification tool between a mixed-race U.S. patient population and an Asian patient population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Association of training level and short-term cosmetic appearance of repaired lacerations
    A J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York, Stony Brook 11794 8350, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 3:378-83. 1996
    ..To determine the association between emergency practitioner level of training and cosmetic appearance of primarily closed wounds as evaluated at the time of suture removal...
  26. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a new assay for cardiac troponin I vs creatine kinase-MB for the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction. Biochemical Markers for Acute Myocardial Ischemia (BAMI) Study Group
    G X Brogan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University Medical Center, State University of New York, Stony Brook 11794 8350, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 4:6-12. 1997
    ..To compare a new assay for cardiac troponin 1 (cTn-1) with an assay for creatine kinase-MB (CK-MB) for the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Is the initial diagnostic impression of "noncardiac chest pain" adequate to exclude cardiac disease?
    Chadwick D Miller
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1089, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 44:565-74. 2004
    ..In patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with an initial diagnostic impression of noncardiac chest pain, we determine the 30-day incidence of adverse cardiac events and characteristics associated with those events...
  28. doi request reprint Preferences for cardiac tests and procedures may partially explain sex but not race disparities
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5004, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:545-50. 2008
    ..There are known race and sex differences in emergent cardiac care. Many feel these differences reflect a bias from the physician. We hypothesized these differences may be the result of patient preferences...
  29. ncbi request reprint The influence of race and gender on time to initial electrocardiogram for patients with chest pain
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:867-72. 2006
    ..To determine whether race or gender affected time to initial electrocardiogram (ECG) for patients who presented to an emergency department with chest pain...
  30. ncbi request reprint Irrigation in facial and scalp lacerations: does it alter outcome?
    J E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University Medical Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 31:73-7. 1998
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Coronary computed tomographic angiography for rapid discharge of low-risk patients with potential acute coronary syndromes
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 53:295-304. 2009
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint The incremental benefit of a shortness-of-breath biomarker panel in emergency department patients with dyspnea
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:488-94. 2009
    ..The objective was to determine the incremental benefit of a shortness-of-breath (SOB) point-of-care biomarker panel on the diagnostic accuracy of emergency department (ED) patients presenting with dyspnea...
  33. ncbi request reprint The role of cardiac risk factor burden in diagnosing acute coronary syndromes in the emergency department setting
    Jin H Han
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:145-52, 152.e1. 2007
    ..We seek to determine whether cardiac risk factor burden (defined as the number of conventional cardiac risk factors present) is useful for the diagnosis of acute coronary syndromes in the emergency department (ED) setting...
  34. ncbi request reprint Insurance status and the treatment of myocardial infarction at academic centers
    Brian C Hiestand
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University, 149 Means Hall, 1654 Upham Drive, Columbus, OH 43210 1270, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:343-8. 2004
    ..Numerous studies have documented treatment disparities in patients with acute coronary syndromes based on race and gender. Other causes for treatment disparities may exist...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effect of duration from symptom onset on the negative predictive value of a normal ECG for exclusion of acute myocardial infarction
    A J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University Medical Center, State University of New York, Stony Brook, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 29:575-9. 1997
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Assessment of airway visualization: validation of the percentage of glottic opening (POGO) scale
    R M Levitan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 5:919-23. 1998
    ..The objective of this study was to develop a reliable scale for the assessment of airway visualization during endotracheal intubation...
  37. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcomes of young adults who present to the emergency department with chest pain
    N J Walker
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 8:703-8. 2001
    ..It may be reasonable to expedite outpatient management and limit unnecessary admissions in these cohorts...
  38. ncbi request reprint Comparison of patient satisfaction and practitioner satisfaction with wound appearance after traumatic wound repair
    A J Singer
    University Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York, Stony Brook 11794 7400, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 4:133-7. 1997
    ..Existing cosmetic scales for wounds are based only on practitioners' evaluations. They have not been validated using the patient's assessment...
  39. ncbi request reprint Patient priorities with traumatic lacerations
    A J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 18:683-6. 2000
    ..Cosmetic outcome is particularly important to patients with facial lacerations. This information should be useful when designing outcome studies of laceration management...
  40. ncbi request reprint Devices for difficult airway management in academic emergency departments: results of a national survey
    R M Levitan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 33:694-8. 1999
    ..We also assessed the residency directors' experience in use of these devices...
  41. ncbi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial of a simple emergency department intervention to improve the rate of primary care follow-up for patients with acute asthma exacerbations
    J M Baren
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Pulmonary Division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 38:115-22. 2001
    ..We determined whether a simple emergency department intervention improves the likelihood of primary care provider (PCP) follow-up after ED discharge for an acute asthma exacerbation...
  42. pmc Pretest probability assessment derived from attribute matching
    Jeffrey A Kline
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 5:26. 2005
    ..This report compares a novel attribute-matching method to generate a PTP for acute coronary syndrome (ACS). We compare the new method with a validated logistic regression equation (LRE)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the standardized reporting guidelines ECG classification system: the presenting ECG predicts 30-day outcomes
    Rhonda S Forest
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 44:206-12. 2004
    ..We sought to determine whether the categories in the recommended 6-item ECG classification system predict rates of 30-day death, myocardial infarction, and revascularization...
  44. doi request reprint Postdischarge adverse events for 1-day hospital admissions in older adults admitted from the emergency department
    Jesse M Pines
    School of Public Health and Health Services, Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University, 2121 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:253-7. 2010
    ..We assess hospital readmission and death within 60 days in older adults admitted from the emergency department (ED) and discharged by an inpatient service within 24 hours...
  45. ncbi request reprint The Internet Tracking Registry of Acute Coronary Syndromes (i*trACS): a multicenter registry of patients with suspicion of acute coronary syndromes reported using the standardized reporting guidelines for emergency department chest pain studies
    Christopher J Lindsell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0769, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:666-77, 677.e1-9. 2006
    ..We describe the methods for data collection and the ED population enrolled in a multicenter registry of patients with chest pain...
  46. ncbi request reprint Emergency department patient preferences for boarding locations when hospitals are at full capacity
    Chad Garson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:9-12, 12.e1-3. 2008
    ..One alternative is to board admitted patients in inpatient hallways. We assess ED patient preferences for boarding location...
  47. ncbi request reprint Application of the TIMI risk score in ED patients with cocaine-associated chest pain
    Maureen Chase
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:1015-8. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to assess its ability to predict adverse cardiovascular outcomes in cocaine-associated chest pain...
  48. ncbi request reprint Does sex matter? Effect of screener sex in intimate partner violence screening
    Lauren B Gerlach
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:1047-50. 2007
    ..The sex of the individual performing screening affects the willingness of adult male and female ED patients to disclose incidents of intimate partner violence (IPV)...
  49. ncbi request reprint The impact of race on the acute management of chest pain
    Arvind Venkat
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1199-208. 2003
    ..African Americans with acute coronary syndromes receive cardiac catheterization less frequently than whites. The objective was to determine if such disparities extend to acute evaluation and non interventional treatment...
  50. doi request reprint Aspirin administration in ED patients who presented with undifferentiated chest pain: age, race, and sex effects
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5004, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:318-24. 2010
    ..The study aimed to determine whether aspirin therapy was differentially administered according to race, sex, or age in patients with undifferentiated chest pain who presented to an urban academic emergency department...
  51. doi request reprint Initial risk stratification and presenting characteristics of patients with evolving myocardial infarctions
    C D Miller
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1089, USA
    Emerg Med J 25:492-7. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Cocaine-associated chest pain: how common is myocardial infarction?
    J E Weber
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hurley Medical Center, Flint, MI 48503, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 7:873-7. 2000
    ..Previous prospective studies, which found approximately a 6% incidence of AMI, have been criticized for selection bias. This study sought to determine the rate of AMI in patients with cocaine-associated chest pain...
  53. ncbi request reprint Academic associate program: integrating clinical emergency medicine research with undergraduate education
    J E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York, Stony Brook 11794 7400, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 4:225-30. 1997
    ..Similarly, more nurses and ancillary staff have become involved in prospective clinical research. Much of this success is attributed to the novel use of resources through the academic associate program...
  54. ncbi request reprint Predictive properties of a qualitative urine acetaminophen screen in patients with self-poisoning
    J Perrone
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 37:769-72. 1999
    ..We compared a qualitative urine acetaminophen screen to the quantitative serum acetaminophen to test the hypothesis that a negative urine acetaminophen screen would be predictive of a negative serum acetaminophen level...
  55. ncbi request reprint Cardiac and hemodynamic assessment of patients with cocaine-associated chest pain syndromes
    B M Baumann
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19102, USA
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 38:283-90. 2000
    ..We studied the cardiac and hemodynamic profiles in emergency department chest pain patients following recent cocaine use...
  56. ncbi request reprint Evidence for and impact of selective reporting of trauma triage mechanism criteria
    J L Burstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, University Medical Center 11794 7400, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 3:1011-5. 1996
    ..To determine whether out-of-hospital care charts selectively report trauma triage criteria, and the impact of such documentation on triage guideline development...
  57. ncbi request reprint When do patients need admission to a telemetry bed?
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Emerg Med 33:53-60. 2007
    ..Finally, telemetry is not indicated for patients requiring minor blood transfusion, low risk chest pain patients with normal electrocardiography, and stable patients receiving anticoagulation for pulmonary embolism...
  58. pmc Diagnostic accuracy of the TIMI risk score in patients with chest pain in the emergency department: a meta-analysis
    Erik P Hess
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    CMAJ 182:1039-44. 2010
    ..We sought to expand the clinical application of the TIMI risk score by assessing its prognostic accuracy in patients in the emergency department with potential acute coronary syndromes...
  59. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of symptoms during a normal or nonspecific electrocardiogram in emergency department patients with potential acute coronary syndrome
    Maureen Chase
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:1034-9. 2006
    ..The authors hypothesized that patients with a normal or nonspecific ECG during symptoms have a lower risk for ACS than do those who are asymptomatic...
  60. ncbi request reprint Incomplete data reporting in studies of emergency department patients with potential acute coronary syndromes using troponins
    Bradford Glavan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:943-8. 2003
    ..The authors assessed the need for such criteria by reviewing published studies to determine whether these core criteria currently are being reported...
  61. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and management of the patient who has cocaine-associated chest pain
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Ground Floor, Ravdin Building, 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Cardiol Clin 24:103-14. 2006
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Interrater reliability and accuracy of clinicians and trained research assistants performing prospective data collection in emergency department patients with potential acute coronary syndrome
    Carlos O Cruz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:1-7. 2009
    ..We hypothesize that they would be at least as accurate because they would not be distracted by clinical requirements...
  63. ncbi request reprint Impact of a negative evaluation for underlying coronary artery disease on one-year resource utilization for patients admitted with potential acute coronary syndromes
    Kyle J Shaver
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Ground Floor Ravdin Building, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4293, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1272-7. 2004
    ..Reduction in emergency department (ED) overcrowding is a major Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) initiative. One major source of ED overcrowding is patients waiting for telemetry beds...
  64. doi request reprint Predictive value of T-wave abnormalities at the time of emergency department presentation in patients with potential acute coronary syndromes
    Kathy B Lin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:537-43. 2008
    ..The authors determined the association between T-wave abnormalities on the presenting ECG and cardiovascular outcomes within 30 days of presentation in patients with potential acute coronary syndromes (ACSs)...
  65. doi request reprint Combining Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction risk score and clear-cut alternative diagnosis for chest pain risk stratification
    Caren F Campbell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Ground Ravdin, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:37-42. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that the presence of an alternative diagnosis in patients with a TIMI risk score less than 2 might identify a cohort of patients safe for ED discharge...
  66. doi request reprint Racial disparities in emergency department length of stay for admitted patients in the United States
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:403-10. 2009
    ..Specifically, the study estimated both the within- and among-hospital effects of black versus non-black race on LOS for admitted patients...
  67. ncbi request reprint The effect of emergency department crowding on patient satisfaction for admitted patients
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:825-31. 2008
    ..The objective was to study the association between factors related to emergency department (ED) crowding and patient satisfaction...
  68. ncbi request reprint Emergency physicians do not use more resources to evaluate obese patients with acute abdominal pain
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:925-30. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that emergency physicians would use more resources to evaluate acute abdominal pain in obese patients as compared with that in nonobese patients...
  69. doi request reprint The effect of ED crowding on education
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:217-20. 2010
    ..We studied if emergency department (ED) crowding affects the quality of resident and medical student education on individual patient encounters...
  70. doi request reprint Gender disparity in analgesic treatment of emergency department patients with acute abdominal pain
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:414-8. 2008
    ..The authors assessed whether a gender disparity exists in the administration of analgesia for acute abdominal pain...
  71. doi request reprint Diagnosis of heart failure
    Anna Marie Chang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Heart Fail Clin 5:25-35, vi. 2009
    ..Invasive and noninvasive impedance cardiography can be used to diagnose or even predict development of heart failure, but its role in clinical practice still needs to be better defined...
  72. doi request reprint One-year outcomes following coronary computerized tomographic angiography for evaluation of emergency department patients with potential acute coronary syndrome
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:693-8. 2009
    ..The long-term outcome of patients discharged from the ED with negative coronary CTA has not been well studied...
  73. doi request reprint 2007 focused update to the ACC/AHA guidelines for the management of patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: implications for emergency department practice
    Charles V Pollack
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:344-355.e1. 2008
    ....
  74. doi request reprint Observed behaviors of subjects during informed consent for an emergency department study
    Jill Baren
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Ground Floor Ravdin Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:9-14. 2010
    ..To determine emergency department patients' behaviors during informed consent for an intimate partner violence survey...
  75. doi request reprint The impact of crowding on time until abdominal CT interpretation in emergency department patients with acute abdominal pain
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Postgrad Med 122:75-81. 2010
    ..We assessed the relationship between emergency department (ED) crowding and delays in care in patients presenting with abdominal pain who receive abdominal computed tomography (CT)...
  76. ncbi request reprint Pay for performance for antibiotic timing in pneumonia: caveat emptor
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:531-5. 2006
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Antiplatelet therapy in acute coronary syndromes: the emergency physician's perspective
    Charles V Pollack
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Emerg Med 35:5-13. 2008
    ..For patients presenting to the emergency department with ACS, the benefits and risks of initiating clopidogrel or GP IIb/IIIa inhibitor therapy need to be considered on an individual basis...
  78. ncbi request reprint Prospective validation of the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction Risk Score in the emergency department chest pain population
    Maureen Chase
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:252-9. 2006
    ..To validate the use of the TIMI risk score in the ED, we prospectively assess its potential utility in a broad ED chest pain patient population...
  79. ncbi request reprint Defining the outcomes of risk stratification studies of ED patients with chest pain: the marginal value of adding revascularization to the composite end point
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:848-51. 2005
    ..We assessed whether adding revascularization to a strictly defined composite end point of death, acute myocardial infarction (AMI), and unstable angina (UA) impacts the likelihood of patients attaining the composite end point...
  80. ncbi request reprint Universal screening for interpersonal violence: inability to prove universal screening improves provision of services
    Elizabeth M Datner
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Eur J Emerg Med 11:35-8. 2004
    ..Universal screening for interpersonal violence is recommended despite a lack of confirmed efficacy. We hypothesized that the detection of violence via universal screening would result in high intervention rates for victims...
  81. ncbi request reprint Impact of stress testing on 30-day cardiovascular outcomes for low-risk patients with chest pain admitted to floor telemetry beds
    Grace Wu Chan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 21:282-7. 2003
    ..This suggests that patients with chest pain who are admitted to non-intensive-care telemetry (or observation unit) beds might not need stress testing before hospital release...
  82. ncbi request reprint The impact of a concurrent trauma alert evaluation on time to head computed tomography in patients with suspected stroke
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:349-52. 2006
    ..Emergency department (ED) overcrowding threatens quality of care by delaying the time to diagnosis and treatment of patients with time-sensitive diseases, such as acute stroke...
  83. ncbi request reprint Improving resource utilization in a teaching hospital: development of a nonteaching service for chest pain admissions
    Jennifer S Myers
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Acad Med 81:432-5. 2006
    ..The authors hypothesized that a nonteaching service designed to identify and admit low-risk chest pain patients should reduce those pressures...
  84. ncbi request reprint Head-elevated laryngoscopy position: improving laryngeal exposure during laryngoscopy by increasing head elevation
    Richard M Levitan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:322-30. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effect of increasing head elevation and neck flexion on the quality of laryngeal view during laryngoscopy...
  85. ncbi request reprint A neural network aid for the early diagnosis of cardiac ischemia in patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain
    William G Baxt
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:575-83. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to use the same registry to determine whether a network could be trained accurately to identify the larger subset of patients who have cardiac ischemia...
  86. ncbi request reprint Bimanual laryngoscopy: a videographic study of external laryngeal manipulation by novice intubators
    Richard M Levitan
    Departments of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:30-7. 2002
    ..We perform a videographic analysis of external laryngeal manipulation (ELM) by novice intubators using a direct laryngoscopic imaging system and a validated means of assessing laryngeal view (percentage of glottic opening [POGO] score)...
  87. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography coronary angiography for rapid disposition of low-risk emergency department patients with chest pain syndromes
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:112-6. 2007
    ..Therefore, the investigators' emergency department (ED) incorporated CT coronary angiography into the evaluation of low-risk patients with chest pain...
  88. ncbi request reprint Research fundamentals: selection and development of clinical outcome measures
    A J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York, Stony Brook, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 7:397-401. 2000
    ..This paper describes the attributes of clinical outcomes and illustrates how to develop novel outcomes, using as an example the authors' experience in developing a wound cosmesis outcome measure...
  89. ncbi request reprint Drug screening versus history in detection of substance use in ED psychiatric patients
    J Perrone
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 19:49-51. 2001
    ..Although self-reporting of substance use is not reliable, reliance on drug screening alone is also flawed. Optimal identification of drug use in emergency department psychiatric patients requires both history and drug screening...
  90. ncbi request reprint Comparison of types of research articles published in emergency medicine and non-emergency medicine journals
    A J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York, Stony Brook 11794 7400, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 4:1153-8. 1997
    ..As the specialty of emergency medicine (EM) matures, its journals should be publishing research of a quality similar to that which appears in other premier journals...
  91. pmc The effect of post-injury depression on return to pre-injury function: a prospective cohort study
    T S Richmond
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Psychol Med 39:1709-20. 2009
    ..Little is known about the effect of psychiatric co-morbid disorders that emerge after minor injury on functional recovery. This study examined the effect of post-injury depression on return to pre-injury levels of function...
  92. ncbi request reprint Use of the intubating laryngeal mask airway by medical and nonmedical personnel
    R M Levitan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 18:12-6. 2000
    ..The ILMA should be further studied to determine if it may permit endotracheal intubation by first responders, paramedical personnel, and other medical staff with limited or no laryngoscopy skills...
  93. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification of emergency department patients with chest pain: the need for standardized reporting guidelines
    Judd E Hollander
    Ann Emerg Med 43:68-70. 2004
  94. ncbi request reprint The impact of emergency department crowding measures on time to antibiotics for patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 50:510-6. 2007
    ..We seek to determine the impact of emergency department (ED) crowding on delays in antibiotic administration for patients with community-acquired pneumonia...
  95. ncbi request reprint Can electrocardiographic criteria predict adverse cardiac events and positive cardiac markers?
    Andra L Blomkalns
    University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH45267 0769, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:205-10. 2003
    ..The authors hypothesized that specific ECG findings, other than those previously identified in higher-risk populations, would be predictive of cardiac outcomes and positive cardiac markers...
  96. ncbi request reprint How obesity affects the cut-points for B-type natriuretic peptide in the diagnosis of acute heart failure. Results from the Breathing Not Properly Multinational Study
    Lori B Daniels
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am Heart J 151:999-1005. 2006
    ..We evaluated differential cut-points for BNP in diagnosing acute HF across body mass index levels to determine whether alternative cut-points can improve diagnosis...
  97. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels and ethnic disparities in perceived severity of heart failure: results from the Rapid Emergency Department Heart Failure Outpatient Trial (REDHOT) multicenter study of BNP levels and emergency department decision ma
    Lori B Daniels
    University of California at San Diego, California, USA
    J Card Fail 12:281-5. 2006
    ..Whether ethnicity plays a role in this discrepancy is unknown...
  98. ncbi request reprint Congestive heart failure patients with chest pain: incidence and predictors of acute coronary syndrome
    Nadine A Lettman
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:903-9. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the incidence, clinical characteristics, and hospital course of CHF patients who present to the ED with and without concurrent ACS...
  99. ncbi request reprint Rapid measurement of B-type natriuretic peptide in the emergency diagnosis of heart failure
    Alan S Maisel
    University of California, San Diego, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Diego 92161, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:161-7. 2002
    ..B-type natriuretic peptide is released from the cardiac ventricles in response to increased wall tension...
  100. ncbi request reprint Predictors of elevated B-type natriuretic peptide concentrations in dyspneic patients without heart failure: an analysis from the breathing not properly multinational study
    Cathrine W Knudsen
    University of California, San Diego, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:573-80. 2005
    ..The objective of the current study was to identify independent predictors of elevated BNP concentrations in the absence of congestive heart failure...
  101. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide and echocardiographic determination of ejection fraction in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure in patients with acute dyspnea
    Philippe Gabriel Steg
    Cardiology, Hopital Bichat Claude Bernard, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75877 Paris Cedex 18, France
    Chest 128:21-9. 2005
    ..Echocardiography and B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) are diagnostic tests for congestive heart failure (CHF), but an emergency diagnosis can be difficult...