J F Holmes

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Clinician judgment versus a decision rule for identifying children at risk of traumatic brain injury on computed tomography after blunt head trauma
    Michael J Palchak
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA 95817 2282, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 25:61-5. 2009
  2. doi Identifying children at very low risk of clinically important blunt abdominal injuries
    James F Holmes
    Department Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 62:107-116.e2. 2013
  3. doi Indications and performance of pelvic radiography in patients with blunt trauma
    James F Holmes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817 2282, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1129-33. 2012
  4. doi Rate of intra-abdominal injury after a normal abdominal computed tomographic scan in adults with blunt trauma
    James F Holmes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:574-9. 2012
  5. doi Abnormal end-tidal carbon dioxide levels on emergency department arrival in adult and pediatric intubated patients
    James Holmes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:210-6. 2012
  6. ncbi Performance of the pediatric glasgow coma scale in children with blunt head trauma
    James F Holmes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:814-9. 2005
  7. ncbi Do all patients with left costal margin injuries require radiographic evaluation for intraabdominal injury?
    James F Holmes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, School of Medicine, Davis, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:232-6. 2005
  8. ncbi Computed tomography versus plain radiography to screen for cervical spine injury: a meta-analysis
    James Frederick Holmes
    UC Davis School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Trauma 58:902-5. 2005
  9. ncbi Do children require hospitalization after immediate posttraumatic seizures?
    James F Holmes
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:706-10. 2004
  10. ncbi 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

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. doi Clinician judgment versus a decision rule for identifying children at risk of traumatic brain injury on computed tomography after blunt head trauma
    Michael J Palchak
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA 95817 2282, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 25:61-5. 2009
    ..To compare a decision rule with clinician judgment for identifying children at risk of traumatic brain injury (TBI) after blunt head trauma...
  2. doi Identifying children at very low risk of clinically important blunt abdominal injuries
    James F Holmes
    Department Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 62:107-116.e2. 2013
    ..We derive a prediction rule to identify children at very low risk for intra-abdominal injuries undergoing acute intervention and for whom computed tomography (CT) could be obviated...
  3. doi Indications and performance of pelvic radiography in patients with blunt trauma
    James F Holmes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817 2282, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1129-33. 2012
    ..The objectives of this study are to validate a set of clinical variables to identify patients with pelvic fractures and to determine the sensitivity of anteroposterior (AP) pelvic radiographs in patients with pelvic fractures...
  4. doi Rate of intra-abdominal injury after a normal abdominal computed tomographic scan in adults with blunt trauma
    James F Holmes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:574-9. 2012
    ..We hypothesize that the risk of subsequent IAI is so low that hospital admission and observation for possible IAI are unnecessary...
  5. doi Abnormal end-tidal carbon dioxide levels on emergency department arrival in adult and pediatric intubated patients
    James Holmes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:210-6. 2012
    ..The utility of prehospital intubation is controversial, as uncontrolled studies in trauma patients suggest adverse outcomes with prehospital intubation, perhaps secondary to inappropriate ventilation once intubation is accomplished...
  6. ncbi Performance of the pediatric glasgow coma scale in children with blunt head trauma
    James F Holmes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:814-9. 2005
    ..To compare the accuracy of a pediatric Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score in preverbal children with blunt head trauma with the standard GCS score in older children...
  7. ncbi Do all patients with left costal margin injuries require radiographic evaluation for intraabdominal injury?
    James F Holmes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, School of Medicine, Davis, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:232-6. 2005
    ..We determine whether all patients with pain or tenderness to the left lower ribs after blunt traumatic injury require abdominal computed tomography (CT) scanning for the detection of splenic injury...
  8. ncbi Computed tomography versus plain radiography to screen for cervical spine injury: a meta-analysis
    James Frederick Holmes
    UC Davis School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Trauma 58:902-5. 2005
    ..To compare the test performance of plain radiography and computed tomography (CT) in the detection of patients with cervical spine injuries following blunt traumatic events among those patients determined to require screening radiography...
  9. ncbi Do children require hospitalization after immediate posttraumatic seizures?
    James F Holmes
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:706-10. 2004
    ..We determine whether children with immediate posttraumatic seizures require hospitalization for observation of possible neurologic complications...
  10. ncbi 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)...
  11. ncbi Ten-year experience with an emergency medicine resident research project requirement
    James F Holmes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:575-9. 2006
    ..Controversy exists regarding the value and quality of required emergency medicine (EM) resident scholarly projects...
  12. ncbi Performance of abdominal ultrasonography in pediatric blunt trauma patients: a meta-analysis
    James F Holmes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1588-94. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to obtain the best estimates of the test performance of abdominal ultrasonography (US) for identifying children with intraabdominal injuries (IAIs)...
  13. doi Guardian availability in children evaluated in the emergency department for blunt head trauma
    James F Holmes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:15-20. 2009
    ..Enrolling children in research studies in the emergency department (ED) is typically dependent on the presence of a guardian to provide written informed consent...
  14. doi Validation of a prediction rule for the identification of children with intra-abdominal injuries after blunt torso trauma
    James F Holmes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817 2282, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:528-33. 2009
    ..We validate the accuracy of a previously derived clinical prediction rule for the identification of children with intra-abdominal injuries after blunt torso trauma...
  15. doi Clinical prediction rules for identifying adults at very low risk for intra-abdominal injuries after blunt trauma
    James F Holmes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817 2282, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:575-84. 2009
    ..We derive and validate clinical prediction rules to identify adult patients at very low risk for intra-abdominal injuries after blunt torso trauma...
  16. ncbi Performance of helical computed tomography without oral contrast for the detection of gastrointestinal injuries
    James F Holmes
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:120-8. 2004
    ..We describe the performance of helical abdominal computed tomography (CT) scan without oral contrast for the detection of blunt gastrointestinal injuries...
  17. ncbi Effects of delaying fluid resuscitation on an injury to the systemic arterial vasculature
    James F Holmes
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817 2282, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:267-74. 2002
    ..To determine the effects of delaying fluid on the rate of hemorrhage and hemodynamic parameters in an injury involving the arterial system...
  18. ncbi Prevalence and importance of pneumothoraces visualized on abdominal computed tomographic scan in children with blunt trauma
    J F Holmes
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Trauma 50:516-20. 2001
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  19. ncbi Isolated intraperitoneal fluid on abdominal computed tomography in children with blunt trauma
    J F Holmes
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 7:335-41. 2000
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  20. ncbi Identification of children with intra-abdominal injuries after blunt trauma
    James F Holmes
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817 2282, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 39:500-9. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the utility of laboratory testing after adjusting for physical examination findings in the identification of children with intra-abdominal injuries after blunt trauma...
  21. ncbi Epidemiology of thoracolumbar spine injury in blunt trauma
    J F Holmes
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Davis, 95817 2282, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 8:866-72. 2001
    ..To evaluate the prevalence, distribution, and demographics of thoracolumbar (TL) spine injuries following blunt trauma...
  22. ncbi Identification of intra-abdominal injuries in children hospitalized following blunt torso trauma
    J F Holmes
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 6:799-806. 1999
    ..To determine the utility of the ED physical examination and laboratory analysis in screening hospitalized pediatric blunt trauma patients for intra-abdominal injuries (IAIs)...
  23. ncbi Comparison of 2 cricothyrotomy techniques: standard method versus rapid 4-step technique
    J F Holmes
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 32:442-6. 1998
    ..To compare the success rate, complication rate and time required for the rapid 4-step technique versus the standard technique for cricothyrotomy...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. ncbi Failure of the Miller criteria to predict significant intracranial injury in patients with a Glasgow Coma Scale score of 14 after minor head trauma
    J F Holmes
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento 95817 2282, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 4:788-92. 1997
    ..To determine the utility of the Miller criteria (presence of headache, nausea, vomiting, and signs of depressed skull fracture) for predicting the need for CT in patients with minor head trauma and a Glasgow Coma Scale score (GCS) of 14...
  26. ncbi A clinical decision rule for identifying children with thoracic injuries after blunt torso trauma
    James F Holmes
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817 2282, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 39:492-9. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence of thoracic injuries in children sustaining blunt torso trauma and to develop a clinical prediction rule to identify children with these injuries...
  27. ncbi Emergency department ultrasonography in the evaluation of hypotensive and normotensive children with blunt abdominal trauma
    J F Holmes
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817-2282, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 36:968-73. 2001
    ..Ultrasonography has the best test performance in those children who are hypotensive and should be obtained early in the ED evaluation of these patients...
  28. ncbi Abdominal ultrasound examination in pregnant blunt trauma patients
    H Goodwin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California Davis Health System, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Trauma 50:689-93; discussion 694. 2001
    ..Occasional false negatives occur and a negative initial examination should not be used as conclusive evidence that intra-abdominal injury is not present. Ultrasound has the advantages of no radiation exposure...
  29. ncbi Test performance of the individual NEXUS low-risk clinical screening criteria for cervical spine injury
    E A Panacek
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California-Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA
    Ann Emerg Med 38:22-5. 2001
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  30. ncbi Prospective evaluation of criteria for obtaining thoracolumbar radiographs in trauma patients
    James F Holmes
    Division of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817 2282, USA
    J Emerg Med 24:1-7. 2003
    ..The use of high-risk clinical screening criteria identified virtually all blunt trauma patients with acute TL spine injuries. These criteria, however, have poor specificity and positive predictive value...
  31. ncbi A decision rule for identifying children at low risk for brain injuries after blunt head trauma
    Michael J Palchak
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, 2315 Stockton Boulevard, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:492-506. 2003
    ..Routine use of CT, however, has disadvantages. Therefore, we sought to derive a decision rule for identifying children at low risk for traumatic brain injuries...
  32. ncbi Coagulation testing in pediatric blunt trauma patients
    J F Holmes
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817 2282, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 17:324-8. 2001
    ..To determine the prevalence of abnormal coagulation studies and to identify variables associated with markedly elevated coagulation studies in children with blunt trauma...
  33. ncbi Pediatric head trauma: changes in use of computed tomography in emergency departments in the United States over time
    Charles D Blackwell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:320-4. 2007
    ..We sought to describe the use of computed tomography (CT) over time in the treatment of children with acute closed head trauma in US EDs...
  34. ncbi Distracting injuries in patients with vertebral injuries
    Cindy H Chang
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Emerg Med 28:147-52. 2005
    ..Other types of distracting injuries did not contribute to the sensitivity of the clinical screening criteria in the detection of patients with vertebral injuries...
  35. ncbi 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...
  36. doi Identification of children at very low risk of clinically-important brain injuries after head trauma: a prospective cohort study
    Nathan Kuppermann
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA, USA
    Lancet 374:1160-70. 2009
    ..CT imaging of head-injured children has risks of radiation-induced malignancy. Our aim was to identify children at very low risk of clinically-important traumatic brain injuries (ciTBI) for whom CT might be unnecessary...
  37. doi The efficacy of factor VIIa in emergency department patients with warfarin use and traumatic intracranial hemorrhage
    Daniel K Nishijima
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:244-51. 2010
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  38. doi Is hospital admission and observation required after a normal abdominal computed tomography scan in children with blunt abdominal trauma?
    Smita Awasthi
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California Davis, School of Medicine, Davis, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:895-9. 2008
    ....
  39. ncbi Association between the "seat belt sign" and intra-abdominal injury in children with blunt torso trauma
    Peter E Sokolove
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:808-13. 2005
    ..To determine the association between an abdominal "seat belt sign" (SBS) and intra-abdominal injury (IAI) in children presenting to the emergency department (ED) after blunt trauma...
  40. ncbi Appearance of solid organ injury with contrast-enhanced sonography in blunt abdominal trauma: preliminary experience
    John P McGahan
    Department of Radiology, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, 4860 Y St, Ste 3100, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:658-66. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the detection rate of injury and characterize imaging findings of contrast-enhanced sonography and non-contrast-enhanced sonography in the setting of confirmed solid organ injury...
  41. ncbi Performance of abdominal ultrasonography in blunt trauma patients with out-of-hospital or emergency department hypotension
    James F Holmes
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817 2282, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:354-61. 2004
    ..We determine the test performance of abdominal ultrasonography for detecting hemoperitoneum in blunt trauma patients with out-of-hospital or emergency department (ED) hypotension...
  42. ncbi Does an isolated history of loss of consciousness or amnesia predict brain injuries in children after blunt head trauma?
    Michael J Palchak
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Davis, California 95817 2282, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e507-13. 2004
    ..A history of loss of consciousness (LOC) is frequently used as an indication for cranial computed tomography (CT) in the emergency department (ED) evaluation of children with blunt head trauma...
  43. ncbi 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...
  44. ncbi Is definitive abdominal evaluation required in blunt trauma victims undergoing urgent extra-abdominal surgery?
    Bobbie Ann Schauer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:707-11. 2005
    ..To evaluate the utility of routine abdominal computed tomographic (CT) scanning for abdominal evaluation of blunt trauma patients before urgent extra-abdominal surgery...
  45. ncbi Utility of supine oblique radiographs in detecting cervical spine injury
    Steven R Offerman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Davis, California 95817, USA
    J Emerg Med 30:189-95. 2006
    ..Routinely including oblique radiographs in patients undergoing radiographic screening of the cervical spine is not warranted...
  46. ncbi Altered mental status and ataxia secondary to acute Kava ingestion
    Juan Perez
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Emerg Med 28:49-51. 2005
    ..We present a case of acute Kava overdose resulting in altered mental status and ataxia similar to that seen with ethanol intoxication...
  47. doi Images in emergency medicine. Profunda femoral artery pseudoaneurysm after a stab wound
    James F Holmes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:330, 342. 2008
  48. ncbi Enhanced diagnosis of narrow complex tachycardias with increased electrocardiograph speed
    Andrew J Accardi
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817 2282, USA
    J Emerg Med 22:123-6. 2002
    ..It appears that the simple technique of increasing the EKG paper speed, and thus effectively spacing out the rhythm, enhances the diagnostic ability of the observer...
  49. doi Productivity and career paths of previous recipients of Society for Academic Emergency Medicine research grant awards
    Kelly D Young
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:560-6. 2008
    ..The objective was to assess productivity of previous recipients of Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) grant awards...

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