David Hostler

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of troponin-T elevation during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Christopher S Lai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:754-6. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Back strength and flexibility of EMS providers in practicing prehospital providers
    Matthew T Crill
    Heartland Rehabilitation, 3535 Fishinger Blvd Suite 120, Hilliard, Ohio, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 15:105-11. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Procedural experience with out-of-hospital endotracheal intubation
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:1718-21. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint A randomized, controlled comparison of cardiopulmonary resuscitation performed on the floor and on a moving ambulance stretcher
    John A Kim
    Affiliated Residency in Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:68-70. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Everyday hazmat risks. The top 10 hazardous chemical every provider needs to understand
    David Hostler
    University of Pittsburgh, USA
    JEMS 31:50-2, 54, 56-9. 2006
  6. doi request reprint High-dose diazepam facilitates core cooling during cold saline infusion in healthy volunteers
    David Hostler
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Emergency Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 34:582-6. 2009
  7. pmc Comparison of rehydration regimens for rehabilitation of firefighters performing heavy exercise in thermal protective clothing: a report from the fireground rehab evaluation (FIRE) trial
    David Hostler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:194-201. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The effect of hyperhydration on physiological and perceived strain during treadmill exercise in personal protective equipment
    David Hostler
    Emergency Responder Human Performance Lab, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 105:607-13. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Thrombin-antithrombin appearance in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    David Hostler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:9-13. 2007
  10. pmc Comparison of active cooling devices with passive cooling for rehabilitation of firefighters performing exercise in thermal protective clothing: a report from the Fireground Rehab Evaluation (FIRE) trial
    David Hostler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:300-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of troponin-T elevation during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Christopher S Lai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:754-6. 2004
    ..04 to 1.17). Elevated troponin levels did not reliably predict short-term outcome. Because troponin increases hours after the onset of ischemia, these data reveal that about 40% of OOHCA cases can undergo intervention before collapse...
  2. ncbi request reprint Back strength and flexibility of EMS providers in practicing prehospital providers
    Matthew T Crill
    Heartland Rehabilitation, 3535 Fishinger Blvd Suite 120, Hilliard, Ohio, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 15:105-11. 2005
    ..This group of professionals may be at risk for occupational injury and should be targeted for interventions to improve strength and flexibility...
  3. ncbi request reprint Procedural experience with out-of-hospital endotracheal intubation
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:1718-21. 2005
    ..Out-of-hospital rescuers likely need regular clinical experience to perform endotracheal intubation (ETI) in a safe and effective manner. We sought to determine the frequency of ETI performed by individual out-of-hospital rescuers...
  4. ncbi request reprint A randomized, controlled comparison of cardiopulmonary resuscitation performed on the floor and on a moving ambulance stretcher
    John A Kim
    Affiliated Residency in Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:68-70. 2006
    ..Recent studies have demonstrated that cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) of poor quality is associated with worsened outcomes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Everyday hazmat risks. The top 10 hazardous chemical every provider needs to understand
    David Hostler
    University of Pittsburgh, USA
    JEMS 31:50-2, 54, 56-9. 2006
  6. doi request reprint High-dose diazepam facilitates core cooling during cold saline infusion in healthy volunteers
    David Hostler
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Emergency Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 34:582-6. 2009
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  7. pmc Comparison of rehydration regimens for rehabilitation of firefighters performing heavy exercise in thermal protective clothing: a report from the fireground rehab evaluation (FIRE) trial
    David Hostler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:194-201. 2010
    ..Performing fire suppression activities results in cardiovascular stress, hyperthermia, and hypohydration. Fireground rehabilitation (rehab) is recommended to blunt the deleterious effects of these conditions...
  8. doi request reprint The effect of hyperhydration on physiological and perceived strain during treadmill exercise in personal protective equipment
    David Hostler
    Emergency Responder Human Performance Lab, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 105:607-13. 2009
    ..Intravenous hyperhydration did not reduce physiological stress, increase exercise, or influence perceptual strain time when compared to the euhydrated condition in moderately fit individuals...
  9. ncbi request reprint Thrombin-antithrombin appearance in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    David Hostler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:9-13. 2007
    ..We characterized the prevalence of thrombogenesis during OOHCA by measuring plasma levels of thrombin-antithrombin complexes (TAT)...
  10. pmc Comparison of active cooling devices with passive cooling for rehabilitation of firefighters performing exercise in thermal protective clothing: a report from the Fireground Rehab Evaluation (FIRE) trial
    David Hostler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:300-9. 2010
    ..However, TPC is associated with physiologic derangements that may have adverse cardiovascular consequences. These derangements should be treated during on-scene rehabilitation periods...
  11. pmc Increased survival after EMS witnessed cardiac arrest. Observations from the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) Epistry-Cardiac arrest
    David Hostler
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Emergency Medicine, Suite 400A, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Resuscitation 81:826-30. 2010
    ..We examined EMS witnessed OHCA from the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) to determine the effect of EMS witnessed vs. bystander witnessed and unwitnessed OHCA...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effect of a voice assist manikin (VAM) system on CPR quality among prehospital providers
    David Hostler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:53-60. 2005
    ..Previous studies have shown that a real-time, voice assist manikin (VAM) system may improve CPR performance...
  13. ncbi request reprint A comparison of CPR delivery with various compression-to-ventilation ratios during two-rescuer CPR
    David Hostler
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Emergency Medicine and the Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, 230 McKee Place, Suite 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Resuscitation 65:325-8. 2005
    ..We examined human performance of two-rescuer CPR using various C:V...
  14. ncbi request reprint First responder rehab. Good, better, best
    David Hostler
    Emergency Responder Human Perfomance Lab, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    JEMS 32:98-112; quiz 114. 2007
  15. ncbi request reprint Increased chest compression to ventilation ratio improves delivery of CPR
    David Hostler
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, United States
    Resuscitation 74:446-52. 2007
    ..We evaluated a protocol change from the recommended C:V ratio of 15:2-30:2 during CPR in our municipal emergency medical system...
  16. pmc Effect of real-time feedback during cardiopulmonary resuscitation outside hospital: prospective, cluster-randomised trial
    David Hostler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3600 Forbes Ave, Suite 400A, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    BMJ 342:d512. 2011
    ..To investigate whether real-time audio and visual feedback during cardiopulmonary resuscitation outside hospital increases the proportion of subjects who achieved prehospital return of spontaneous circulation...
  17. doi request reprint Cognitive function following treadmill exercise in thermal protective clothing
    Julia Morley
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Lab, University of Pittsburgh, 3600 Forbes Ave, Suite 400A, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:1733-40. 2012
    ..Fifty minutes of treadmill exercise in TPC resulted in near maximal physiologic strain but alterations in neurocognitive performance were not noted until an hour or more following exercise in TPC...
  18. doi request reprint Admission temperature and survival in patients admitted to burn centers
    David Hostler
    From the Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Lab, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Department of Surgery, UPMC Mercy Trauma and Burn Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Burn Care Res 34:498-506. 2013
    ..18). Hypothermia at hospital admission is independently associated with mortality in burn patients when controlling for clinical confounders. Future studies should address potential causes underlying this observation. ..
  19. pmc A comparison of cooling techniques in firefighters after a live burn evolution
    Deanna Colburn
    Center for Exercise and Health Fitness Research, Department of Health and Physical Activity, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 15:226-32. 2011
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  20. doi request reprint Estimating core temperature with external devices after exertional heat stress in thermal protective clothing
    Riana R Pryor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Suite 400A, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:136-41. 2012
    ..Multiple devices for estimating T(c) have been adopted by EMS providers, with little understanding of the agreement between these devices and T(c)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of vasopressin administered with epinephrine during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Clifton W Callaway
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1316-21. 2006
    ..Survival duration for subjects admitted to the hospital did not differ between groups. In conclusion, vasopressin administered with epinephrine does not increase the rate of return of spontaneous circulation...
  22. doi request reprint The effect of shift length on fatigue and cognitive performance in air medical providers
    Francis Xavier Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 17:23-8. 2013
    ..To employ a battery of previously validated surveys and neuropsychological tests to compare changes in fatigue and cognitive abilities of air medical providers after 12- and 24-hour shifts...
  23. ncbi request reprint IO versus IV access while wearing personal protective equipment in a HazMat scenario
    Joe Suyama
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Lab, University of Pittsburgh PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:467-72. 2007
    ..Determine the time difference obtaining intraosseous (IO) versus intravenous (IV) access while wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) in simulated HazMat scenarios...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physiological responses during graded treadmill exercise in chemical-resistant personal protective equipment
    William E Northington
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Lab, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:394-8. 2007
    ..The additional physiological burden imparted by the level C PPE during high-intensity work is unknown...
  25. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of out-of-hospital interventions on short- and long-term survival after cardiopulmonary arrest
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Resuscitation 67:69-74. 2005
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  26. pmc Prehospital dynamic tissue oxygen saturation response predicts in-hospital lifesaving interventions in trauma patients
    Francis X Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Iroquois Building, Suite 400A, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:930-5. 2012
    ..We hypothesize that prehospital tissue oximetric values and vascular occlusion test response can predict the need for in-hospital lifesaving interventions (LSI)...
  27. pmc Association between poor sleep, fatigue, and safety outcomes in emergency medical services providers
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:86-97. 2012
    ..To determine the association between poor sleep quality, fatigue, and self-reported safety outcomes among emergency medical services (EMS) workers...
  28. doi request reprint The effect of prolonged light intensity exercise in the heat on executive function
    Sarah M Parker
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Lab, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Wilderness Environ Med 24:203-10. 2013
    ..The goal of this study is to determine the effects of 90 minutes of light-intensity exercise in a hot environment on executive functioning capabilities of healthy individuals...
  29. ncbi request reprint Core temperature cooling in healthy volunteers after rapid intravenous infusion of cold and room temperature saline solution
    Tracy M Moore
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:153-9. 2008
    ..9% saline solution during 30 minutes to healthy subjects (aged 27 [standard deviation (SD) 4] years) will reduce core body temperature to the therapeutic range of 33 degrees C to 35 degrees C (91.4 degrees F to 95 degrees F)...
  30. pmc Emergency medical services intervals and survival in trauma: assessment of the "golden hour" in a North American prospective cohort
    Craig D Newgard
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:235-246.e4. 2010
    ..We evaluate the association between emergency medical services (EMS) intervals and mortality among trauma patients with field-based physiologic abnormality...
  31. doi request reprint Comparison of public safety provider injury rates
    Joe Suyama
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:451-5. 2009
    ..Objective. To determine the types and severity of injuries encountered by public safety personnel during routine work conditions within a single urban population...
  32. pmc A critical assessment of the out-of-hospital trauma triage guidelines for physiologic abnormality
    Craig D Newgard
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Trauma 68:452-62. 2010
    ..We assessed whether more restrictive physiologic criteria would improve the specificity of this triage step without missing high-risk patients...
  33. pmc Mild hypothermia alters midazolam pharmacokinetics in normal healthy volunteers
    David Hostler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Drug Metab Dispos 38:781-8. 2010
    ..Future studies in patients who receive lower levels and a longer duration of hypothermia are warranted...
  34. ncbi request reprint Quality of BLS decreases with increasing resuscitation complexity
    Jon C Rittenberger
    University of Pittsburgh Affiliated Residency in Emergency Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Resuscitation 68:365-9. 2006
    ..This study examines the effectiveness of artificial ventilation and chest compressions both with and without an AED...
  35. ncbi request reprint Does the type of out-of-hospital airway interfere with other cardiopulmonary resuscitation tasks?
    Benjamin N Abo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Resuscitation 72:234-9. 2007
    ..We compared the effects of TI versus esophageal tracheal combitube (ETC) insertion on the accomplishment of other interventions during simulated cardiopulmonary resuscitation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Current & future direction for the resuscitation of cardiac arrest patients
    Clifton W Callaway
    University of Pittsburgh, USA
    JEMS 29:suppl 14-22. 2004
  37. doi request reprint Mitigation and prevention of exertional heat stress in firefighters: a review of cooling strategies for structural firefighting and hazardous materials responders
    Serina J McEntire
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 17:241-60. 2013
    ..There is still considerable work to be done to determine the optimal cooling strategies for firefighters and hazardous materials operators during work...
  38. doi request reprint Near-infrared spectroscopy in post-cardiac arrest patients undergoing therapeutic hypothermia
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    Resuscitation 83:986-90. 2012
    ..To investigate the relationship between tissue oxygen saturation during a vascular occlusion test with systemic hemodynamics, central and peripheral skin temperature in patients resuscitated from cardiac arrest...
  39. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of basic emergency medical technicians to perform selected advanced life support interventions
    Francis X Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:518-21. 2006
    ..We sought to evaluate the feasibility of training EMT-B providers to provide additional cardiac resuscitation procedures using the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) and intraosseous (IO) access...
  40. doi request reprint Characterization of the atmosphere within vapor-resistant encapsulating personal protective equipment during treadmill exercise
    David Hostler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:379-83. 2009
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  41. pmc Work of CPR during two different compression to ventilation ratios with real-time feedback
    Amy E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Resuscitation 79:278-82. 2008
    ..The effect of the additional exertion required to deliver more chest compressions may present a considerable physical burden on the provider...
  42. ncbi request reprint Inter-rater reliability for witnessed collapse and presence of bystander CPR
    Jon C Rittenberger
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Resuscitation 70:410-5. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the inter-rater reliability for different methods of ascertaining and defining witnessed collapse and performance of bystander CPR...
  43. ncbi request reprint Validation of the OMNI Scale of Thermal Sensations
    Fredric L Goss
    Center for Exercise and Health Fitness Research, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 116:773-83. 2013
    ..Concurrent and construct validity were established for the OMNI Scale of Thermal Sensations in healthy adults performing treadmill walking while wearing fire fighter thermal protective clothing...
  44. doi request reprint The relationship between shift work, sleep, and cognition in career emergency physicians
    Mari S Machi
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Lab, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:85-91. 2012
    ..We measured changes in cognition and sleep disturbance in attending emergency physicians (EPs) before and after day and overnight shifts...
  45. pmc A trial of an impedance threshold device in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Tom P Aufderheide
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    N Engl J Med 365:798-806. 2011
    ..Previous studies have suggested that the use of an ITD during CPR may improve survival rates after cardiac arrest...
  46. pmc Sleep quality and fatigue among prehospital providers
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pernnsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:187-93. 2010
    ..Fatigue is common among medical professionals and has been linked to poor performance and medical error. Objective. To characterize sleep quality and its association with severe fatigue in emergency medical services (EMS) providers...
  47. ncbi request reprint Rescue shock outcomes during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Bruce M Lo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Resuscitation 75:469-75. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe rescue shock outcomes in a single system using a specific defibrillation protocol...
  48. doi request reprint Effect of fatigue and hypohydration on gait characteristics during treadmill exercise in the heat while wearing firefighter thermal protective clothing
    Pui W Kong
    Emergency Responder Human Performance Lab, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Iroquois Building Suite 400A, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Gait Posture 31:284-8. 2010
    ..Future studies are needed to confirm the potential relationship between fatigue and gait variability and to investigate the possible influence of individual variation...
  49. ncbi request reprint First responder in personal protective equipment with unknown illness during a disaster drill
    Joe Suyama
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:103-6. 2006
  50. doi request reprint Management of prehospital seizure patients by paramedics
    Christian Martin-Gill
    University of Pittsburgh Affiliated Residency in Emergency Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:179-84. 2009
    ..Seizure patients are frequently encountered in the prehospital environment and have the potential to need advanced interventions, though the utility of advanced life support (ALS) interventions in many of these patients has not been proven...
  51. ncbi request reprint Defining the learning curve for paramedic student endotracheal intubation
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:156-62. 2005
    ..While the National Standard Paramedic Curriculum recommends that paramedic students (PSs) perform at least five live ETIs, these training opportunities are limited...
  52. ncbi request reprint Vasopressin administered with epinephrine is associated with a return of a pulse in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Francis X Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Resuscitation 63:277-82. 2004
    ..This study examined local experience with the combination of epinephrine and vasopressin administration...
  53. pmc The availability and use of out-of-hospital physiologic information to identify high-risk injured children in a multisite, population-based cohort
    Craig D Newgard
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:420-31. 2009
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  54. ncbi request reprint The relationship between physical activity and thermal protective clothing on functional balance in firefighters
    Pui W Kong
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 83:546-52. 2012
    ..This result was most prominent in the group reporting no physical training...
  55. ncbi request reprint An algorithmic approach to prehospital airway management
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:145-55. 2005
    ..The algorithm may be valuable as a tool for ensuring patient safety and reducing errors as well as for training rescuers in airway management...
  56. ncbi request reprint Pulseless electrical activity: sign of life, or terminal rhythm?
    David Hostler
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Emergency Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:286-90. 2003
  57. doi request reprint A comparison of three cervical immobilization devices
    David Hostler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:256-60. 2009
    ..We compared the stabilization properties of a novel rigid, cervical immobilization collar (XCollar) with those of one-piece and two-piece rigid collars commonly used in the prehospital setting...
  58. ncbi request reprint A descriptive analysis of Emergency Medical Service Systems participating in the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) network
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:369-82. 2007
    ..The Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) is a United States-Canada research network that organized EMS agencies from 11 different systems to perform controlled trials in cardiac arrest and life-threatening trauma resuscitation...
  59. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal vaccination: an opportunity for emergency medical services
    David Hostler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:125-35. 2003
    ..The efficacy, availability, and use recommendations for the vaccine are described within this report. Finally, the benefits and possible implementation strategies for EMS delivery are detailed...
  60. ncbi request reprint Comparison of times to intubate a simulated trauma patient in two positions
    Mark Pinchalk
    Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS Training Division, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:252-7. 2003
    ..A recent study has shown that misplaced endotracheal tubes occur significantly more often in trauma patients than in medical patients...
  61. ncbi request reprint Program accreditation effect on paramedic credentialing examination success rate
    Philip Dickison
    National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, Columbus, Ohio 43229, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:224-8. 2006
    ..This study examined if there is a relationship between completion of an accredited paramedic education program and achieving a passing score on the National Registry Paramedic Certification Examination...
  62. ncbi request reprint The aging heart
    Lindsey Simpson
    Emewrgency Medical Care Program, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    JEMS 31:48-57; quiz 58. 2006
  63. ncbi request reprint Analysis of pesticide residues on museum objects repatriated to the Hupa tribe of California
    Peter T Palmer
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California 94132, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:1083-8. 2003
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