M A Kohn

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What white blood cell count should prompt antibiotic treatment in a febrile child? Tutorial on the importance of disease likelihood to the interpretation of diagnostic tests
    M A Kohn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Med Decis Making 21:479-89. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Beta-human chorionic gonadotropin levels and the likelihood of ectopic pregnancy in emergency department patients with abdominal pain or vaginal bleeding
    Michael A Kohn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:119-26. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Trauma team activation criteria as predictors of patient disposition from the emergency department
    Michael A Kohn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0560, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between patient ethnicity or race and fracture analgesia
    Eloisa F Fuentes
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:910-5. 2002
  5. pmc Ascites improves upon [corrected] serum sodium plus [corrected] model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) for predicting mortality in patients with advanced liver disease
    M Somsouk
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 30:741-8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The effects of executive and behavioral dysfunction on the course of ALS
    R K Olney
    ALS Treatment and Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurology 65:1774-7. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Heightened pain perception in illicit substance-using patients in the ED: implications for management
    Martha L Neighbor
    University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 29:50-6. 2011
  8. pmc Promoting smoking cessation in pregnancy with Video Doctor plus provider cueing: a randomized trial
    Janice Y Tsoh
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:515-23. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Trends in opioid prescribing by race/ethnicity for patients seeking care in US emergency departments
    Mark J Pletcher
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    JAMA 299:70-8. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Changing opioid use for right lower quadrant abdominal pain in the emergency department
    Martha L Neighbor
    University of California, San Francisco, Lafayette, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:1216-20. 2005

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint What white blood cell count should prompt antibiotic treatment in a febrile child? Tutorial on the importance of disease likelihood to the interpretation of diagnostic tests
    M A Kohn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Med Decis Making 21:479-89. 2001
    ..This tutorial demonstrates how the value of a diagnostic test depends on the ability to vary the cutpoint, using as an example the white blood cell count in febrile children at risk for bacteremia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Beta-human chorionic gonadotropin levels and the likelihood of ectopic pregnancy in emergency department patients with abdominal pain or vaginal bleeding
    Michael A Kohn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:119-26. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Trauma team activation criteria as predictors of patient disposition from the emergency department
    Michael A Kohn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0560, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1-9. 2004
    ..Some of these criteria result in a large number of unnecessary team activations while identifying only a few additional patients who require immediate operative intervention...
  4. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between patient ethnicity or race and fracture analgesia
    Eloisa F Fuentes
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:910-5. 2002
    ..The authors sought to determine, in a third city, whether nonwhite patients with long-bone fractures were less likely to receive analgesics than white patients with similar injuries...
  5. pmc Ascites improves upon [corrected] serum sodium plus [corrected] model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) for predicting mortality in patients with advanced liver disease
    M Somsouk
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 30:741-8. 2009
    ..The clinical impact of ascites has historically been well recognized; however, its value is unclear in the context of current prognostic models...
  6. ncbi request reprint The effects of executive and behavioral dysfunction on the course of ALS
    R K Olney
    ALS Treatment and Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurology 65:1774-7. 2005
    ..To determine whether patients with ALS-frontotemporal lobar dementia (FTLD) have a shorter survival and are less compliant with recommended treatments than those with ALS who have normal executive and behavioral function (classic ALS)...
  7. doi request reprint Heightened pain perception in illicit substance-using patients in the ED: implications for management
    Martha L Neighbor
    University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 29:50-6. 2011
    ..Substance users are commonly perceived to overstate their pain. Few data exist comparing pain intensity, perception, and related psychiatric comorbidities in the emergency department (ED) population...
  8. pmc Promoting smoking cessation in pregnancy with Video Doctor plus provider cueing: a randomized trial
    Janice Y Tsoh
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:515-23. 2010
    ..This study examined the use of a Video Doctor plus provider cueing to promote provider advice and smoking cessation outcomes in pregnancy...
  9. doi request reprint Trends in opioid prescribing by race/ethnicity for patients seeking care in US emergency departments
    Mark J Pletcher
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    JAMA 299:70-8. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Changing opioid use for right lower quadrant abdominal pain in the emergency department
    Martha L Neighbor
    University of California, San Francisco, Lafayette, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:1216-20. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting emergency department opioid administration to severely injured patients
    Martha L Neighbor
    Department of Medicine, University of San Francisco, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1290-6. 2004
    ..The authors sought to identify factors associated with failure to receive ED opioid administration in patients with acute trauma who subsequently required hospitalization...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of acute myocardial infarction and other serious diagnoses in patients presenting to an urban emergency department with chest pain
    Michael A Kohn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0560, USA
    J Emerg Med 29:383-90. 2005
    ..An equal number of patients will have a serious pulmonary cause as the etiology of their pain. Pulmonary embolism and aortic dissection are important but extremely rare causes of a chest pain presentation to the ED...
  13. pmc Cueing prenatal providers effects on discussions of intimate partner violence
    Sophia H Calderón
    Division of Behavioral Sciences, Professionalism, and Ethics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:134-7. 2008
    ..The Health in Pregnancy (HIP) computer program was designed to improve prenatal providers' counseling about behavioral risks...
  14. ncbi request reprint Presenting complaint among patients with myocardial infarction who present to an urban, public hospital emergency department
    Malkeet Gupta
    University of California Berkeley, University of California San Francisco Joint Medical Program, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:180-6. 2002
    ..We determine the frequency of patients presenting without a primary complaint of chest pain who are admitted with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and identify factors associated with an increased risk of a presentation without chest pain...
  15. doi request reprint Emergency physician ultrasonography for evaluating patients at risk for ectopic pregnancy: a meta-analysis
    JOHN C STEIN
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:674-83. 2010
    ..We present a meta-analysis of the use of emergency physician ultrasonography in the evaluation of patients at risk of ectopic pregnancy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Derivation of the San Francisco Syncope Rule to predict patients with short-term serious outcomes
    James V Quinn
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94304, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:224-32. 2004
    ..We derive a decision rule that would predict patients at risk for short-term serious outcomes and help guide admission decisions...
  17. ncbi request reprint The San Francisco Syncope Rule vs physician judgment and decision making
    James V Quinn
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:782-6. 2005
    ..To compare a clinical decision rule (San Francisco Syncope Rule [SFSR]) and physician decision making when predicting serious outcomes in patients with syncope...
  18. ncbi request reprint Death after emergency department visits for syncope: how common and can it be predicted?
    James Quinn
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:585-90. 2008
    ..Syncope is a common condition that is usually benign but occasionally associated with death. This study evaluates the incidence of death after an emergency department (ED) visit for syncope and whether these deaths can be predicted...