S Andrew Josephson

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Neurohospitalists: an emerging model for inpatient neurological care
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Ann Neurol 63:135-40. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Residency training: developing a program of quality and safety to train resident neurologists for the future
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Neurology 78:602-5. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Ventilator-associated pneumonia in a neurologic intensive care unit does not lead to increased mortality
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, Box 0114, 505 Parnassus Avenue M 798, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Neurocrit Care 12:155-8. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Improvement in intensive care unit outcomes in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage after initiation of neurointensivist co-management
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg 112:626-30. 2010
  5. doi request reprint An intervention to teach medical students ankle reflex examination skills
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0114, USA
    Neurologist 16:196-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Comparison of mechanical embolectomy and intraarterial thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke within the MCA: MERCI and Multi MERCI compared to PROACT II
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 94143 0114, USA
    Neurocrit Care 10:43-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Higher ABCD2 score predicts patients most likely to have true transient ischemic attack
    S Andrew Josephson
    Stroke Sciences Group, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 39:3096-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Neurolisteriosis presenting as cervical myelitis in an immunocompetent patient
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Neurology 66:1122-3. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic yield of electroencephalography in a general inpatient population
    John P Betjemann
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Neurodiagn J 53:207-16. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the decision to hospitalize patients after transient ischemic attack before publication of prediction rules
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 39:411-3. 2008

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. doi request reprint Neurohospitalists: an emerging model for inpatient neurological care
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Ann Neurol 63:135-40. 2008
    ..A neurohospitalist model of care is an emerging idea in neurology that would overcome many regulatory, educational, and economic challenges facing neurologists; further research is needed to gauge the effects of this innovative approach...
  2. doi request reprint Residency training: developing a program of quality and safety to train resident neurologists for the future
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Neurology 78:602-5. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Ventilator-associated pneumonia in a neurologic intensive care unit does not lead to increased mortality
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, Box 0114, 505 Parnassus Avenue M 798, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Neurocrit Care 12:155-8. 2010
    ..Neurologic disease is a risk factor for VAP development, but the relationship between VAP and outcomes in patients admitted to the ICU for neurologic reasons remains largely unknown...
  4. doi request reprint Improvement in intensive care unit outcomes in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage after initiation of neurointensivist co-management
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg 112:626-30. 2010
    ..No study to date has examined the role of neurointensivists specifically in subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) management. This study examined the use of a team-based neurointensivist co-management approach...
  5. doi request reprint An intervention to teach medical students ankle reflex examination skills
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0114, USA
    Neurologist 16:196-8. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Comparison of mechanical embolectomy and intraarterial thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke within the MCA: MERCI and Multi MERCI compared to PROACT II
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 94143 0114, USA
    Neurocrit Care 10:43-9. 2009
    ..Differences in trial design may account for this mortality difference...
  7. doi request reprint Higher ABCD2 score predicts patients most likely to have true transient ischemic attack
    S Andrew Josephson
    Stroke Sciences Group, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 39:3096-8. 2008
    ..We investigated this hypothesis in a cohort of patients with TIA identified in the emergency department whose records were reviewed by an expert neurologist...
  8. ncbi request reprint Neurolisteriosis presenting as cervical myelitis in an immunocompetent patient
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Neurology 66:1122-3. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic yield of electroencephalography in a general inpatient population
    John P Betjemann
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Neurodiagn J 53:207-16. 2013
    ..To determine the frequency and clinical predictors of seizures and markers of epileptiform activity in a noncritically ill general inpatient population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the decision to hospitalize patients after transient ischemic attack before publication of prediction rules
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 39:411-3. 2008
    ..We sought to identify factors associated with the decision to admit patients with TIA from the emergency department (ED) and to see whether those at highest risk of stroke were selected for admission...
  11. pmc CXCL13 plus interleukin 10 is highly specific for the diagnosis of CNS lymphoma
    James L Rubenstein
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Blood 121:4740-8. 2013
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  12. doi request reprint The safety of intravenous thrombolysis for ischemic stroke in patients with pre-existing cerebral aneurysms: a case series and review of the literature
    Nancy J Edwards
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 43:412-6. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the safety of intravenous tissue-type plasminogen activator administration in a cohort of patients with pre-existing aneurysms...
  13. doi request reprint The AWOL tool: derivation and validation of a delirium prediction rule
    Vanja C Douglas
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California
    J Hosp Med 8:493-9. 2013
    ..Risk factors for delirium are well-described, yet there is no widely used tool to predict the development of delirium upon admission in hospitalized medical patients...
  14. doi request reprint Diagnostic yield of electroencephalography in a general inpatient population
    John P Betjemann
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, CA 94110, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:326-31. 2013
    ..To determine the frequency and clinical predictors of seizures and markers of epileptiform activity in a non-critically ill general inpatient population...
  15. doi request reprint Ischemic stroke of the pyramidal decussation causing quadriplegia and anarthria
    Emilia G Wilkins
    Department of Neurology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0114, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:620.e1-2. 2012
    ..Although rare, infarction of the pyramidal decussation should be considered in the differential diagnosis when patients present with atraumatic pure motor quadriplegia...
  16. doi request reprint Utility of MRI in spinal arteriovenous fistula
    Shahed Toossi
    Departments of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurology 79:25-30. 2012
    ..The diagnostic accuracy of MRI for detecting SAVF is unknown. Our objective was to determine the sensitivity and specificity of MRI in the diagnosis SAVF and characterize its radiographic features...
  17. pmc Is the NIHSS certification process too lenient?
    Nancy K Hills
    Stroke Sciences Group, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:426-32. 2009
    ..We examined the range of possible total NIHSS scores from answers given in certification tests by over 7,000 individual raters who were certified...
  18. doi request reprint A systematic approach to the diagnosis of suspected central nervous system lymphoma
    Brian J Scott
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    JAMA Neurol 70:311-9. 2013
    ..A combined stepwise systematic approach outlined here may facilitate an expeditious, comprehensive presurgical evaluation for cases of suspected CNS lymphoma...
  19. doi request reprint Effect of a neurohospitalist service on outcomes at an academic medical center
    Vanja C Douglas
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Neurology 79:988-94. 2012
    ..To study the effect of a neurohospitalist service on length of stay, cost, patient satisfaction, and education at an academic medical center...
  20. doi request reprint Cerebral vasculopathy after 4-bromo-2,5-dimethoxyphenethylamine ingestion
    Josiah B Ambrose
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, M798, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurologist 16:199-202. 2010
    ..Neurologic consequences of 2C-B usage are currently unknown...
  21. doi request reprint Neurovascular complications of cocaine use at a tertiary stroke center
    Shahed Toossi
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 19:273-8. 2010
    ..We describe a large cohort of patients with cocaine-related stroke to define the pathophysiology and manifestations of cocaine-related neurovascular disease...
  22. doi request reprint Substantial radiation exposure for patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Amy A Gelfand
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0114, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 20:131-3. 2011
    ..Using Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation VII cancer risk estimates, the average lifetime attributable risk from SAH management was approximately 1 in 125. Methods for decreasing radiation exposure are needed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Continuous bleeding from a basilar terminus aneurysm imaged with CT angiography and conventional angiography
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Neurocrit Care 1:103-6. 2004
    ..Continued bleeding from an intracranial aneurysm is a rare event that can be recognized using computed tomography angiography and likely indicates a poor prognosis...
  24. doi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy for refractory status epilepticus: a case series
    Hooman Kamel
    Department of Neurology, University of California, 505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0114, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurocrit Care 12:204-10. 2010
    ..Case reports suggest that electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may stop seizures in patients with refractory status epilepticus, and we sought to examine its effectiveness in a series of patients...
  25. doi request reprint Organ donation after cardiac death in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Shahed Toossi
    Department of Neurology, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    Ann Neurol 71:154-6. 2012
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of organ donation in a patient with rapidly progressive ventilator-dependent ALS...
  26. doi request reprint Neuropyschological profile of reversible cognitive impairment in a patient with a dural arteriovenous fistula
    Caroline A Racine
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Neurocase 14:231-8. 2008
    ..Patients with dural arteriovenous fistulas (dAVFs) may present with cognitive impairment secondary to venous hypertension or ischemia...
  27. doi request reprint T-cell lymphoproliferative disorder following mycophenolate treatment for myasthenia gravis
    Dena B Dubal
    Department of Neurology, University of California at San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0114, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Muscle Nerve 39:849-50. 2009
    ..The lesions resolved following cessation of the treatment. This case highlights a serious complication of a commonly used drug...
  28. doi request reprint Presentation of reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome in patients on calcineurin inhibitors
    Molly M Burnett
    Department of Neurology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 112:886-91. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the clinical spectrum and outcomes in a large series of RPLS patients, and to compare the presentation of patients taking calcineurin inhibitors (CNIs) to that of other RPLS patients...
  29. doi request reprint A case of paraneoplastic myelopathy associated with the neuromyelitis optica antibody
    Sabine Mueller
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Neurol 4:284-8. 2008
    ..Fifteen months before presentation the patient had experienced a similar episode of myelopathy in the setting of recurrence of her breast cancer, from which she recovered completely following treatment with steroids...
  30. doi request reprint Bypass for the prevention of ischemic stroke
    Ana Rodríguez-Hernández
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    World Neurosurg 76:S72-9. 2011
    ..Clinical indications and efficacy are controversial, and this review examines current practices...
  31. doi request reprint Should there be pediatric neurohospitalists?
    Kendall B Nash
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurology 80:957-62. 2013
    ..This perspective explores the concept of a pediatric neurohospitalist model of care, including the potential impact on quality of care, hospitalization costs, and education...
  32. doi request reprint Application of the ABCD2 score to identify cerebrovascular causes of dizziness in the emergency department
    Babak B Navi
    Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Stroke 43:1484-9. 2012
    ..We evaluated whether this score would also identify cerebrovascular events among emergency department patients with dizziness...
  33. ncbi request reprint A new first-year course designed and taught by a senior medical student
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California at San Francisco, CA, USA
    Acad Med 77:1207-11. 2002
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  34. doi request reprint Intermittent atrial fibrillation may account for a large proportion of otherwise cryptogenic stroke: a study of 30-day cardiac event monitors
    Lucas Elijovich
    Department of Neurology, Division of Stroke and Neurocritical Care, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 18:185-9. 2009
    ..Thirty-day cardiac event monitors (30-DEM) may increase the rate of AF detection compared with standard investigations that include a combination of electrocardiography, cardiac telemetry, and short-term Holter monitoring...
  35. doi request reprint Cerebrovascular complications of methamphetamine abuse
    Emily L Ho
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, 1001 Potrero Ave, SFGH 4M62, Box 0870, San Francisco, CA 94143 0870, USA
    Neurocrit Care 10:295-305. 2009
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  36. ncbi request reprint NIH Stroke Scale reliability in ratings from a large sample of clinicians
    S Andrew Josephson
    Stroke Sciences Group, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 22:389-95. 2006
    ..To investigate the reliability of the NIHSS in a representative sample of raters, we examined the results of the most frequently used certification examination...
  37. ncbi request reprint National Stroke Association guidelines for the management of transient ischemic attacks
    S Claiborne Johnston
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Ann Neurol 60:301-13. 2006
    ..Management varies widely, and most published guidelines have not been updated in several years. We sought to create comprehensive, unbiased, evidence-based guidelines for the management of patients with transient ischemic attacks...
  38. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic utility of brain biopsy procedures in patients with rapidly deteriorating neurological conditions or dementia
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:72-5. 2007
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  39. doi request reprint Comparison of computed tomography angiography and transesophageal echocardiography for evaluating aortic arch disease
    Nobl Barazangi
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 20:436-42. 2011
    ....
  40. doi request reprint An update on neurocritical care for the patient with kidney disease
    Karen G Hirsch
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 20:39-44. 2013
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  41. ncbi request reprint Protein biomarker identification in the CSF of patients with CNS lymphoma
    Sushmita Roy
    PPD Biomarker Discovery Sciences, LLC, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:96-105. 2008
    ..Elucidation of the CSF proteome may yield insights into the pathogenesis of CNS disease. We tested the hypothesis that individual CSF proteins distinguish CNS lymphoma from benign focal brain lesions...
  42. doi request reprint Urinary tract infections complicating stroke: mechanisms, consequences, and possible solutions
    Sharon N Poisson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Stroke 41:e180-4. 2010
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Incidence of contrast nephropathy from cerebral CT angiography and CT perfusion imaging
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Neurology 64:1805-6. 2005
    ..37%), the administration of IV contrast medium possibly contributed to renal failure. Two patients (0.19%) received temporary hemodialysis during hospitalization. The incidence of contrast nephropathy in neurovascular patients is low...
  44. pmc Subcortical lacunes are associated with executive dysfunction in cognitively normal elderly
    Catherine L Carey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 150 W Washington, 2nd Floor San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Stroke 39:397-402. 2008
    ..We therefore hypothesized that MRI markers of SIVD would be selectively associated with worse executive functioning...
  45. ncbi request reprint Complex visual hallucinations as post-ictal cortical release phenomena
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Neurocase 12:107-10. 2006
    ..The sequential occurrence of these two distinct types of hallucinations in these patients emphasizes the observation that hallucinations associated with seizures can result from both irritative and cortical release mechanisms...