William J Meurer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The accuracy of surrogate decision makers: informed consent in hypothetical acute stroke scenarios
    Jessica Bryant
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    BMC Emerg Med 13:18. 2013
  2. pmc Does preexisting antiplatelet treatment influence postthrombolysis intracranial hemorrhage in community-treated ischemic stroke patients? An observational study
    William J Meurer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:146-54. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Qualitative data collection and analysis methods: the INSTINCT trial
    William J Meurer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1064-71. 2007
  4. pmc Provider perceptions of barriers to the emergency use of tPA for acute ischemic stroke: a qualitative study
    William J Meurer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BMC Emerg Med 11:5. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Potentially inappropriate medication utilization in the emergency department visits by older adults: analysis from a nationally representative sample
    William J Meurer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of Michigan Medical School, and the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:231-7. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Radial artery pseudoaneurysm caused by occult retained glass from a hand laceration
    William J Meurer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5303, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 25:255-7. 2009
  7. pmc Lack of association between hyperglycaemia at arrival and clinical outcomes in acute stroke patients treated with tissue plasminogen activator
    William J Meurer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Stroke 5:163-6. 2010
  8. pmc Attitudes and beliefs of Michigan emergency physicians toward tissue plasminogen activator use in stroke: baseline survey results from the INcreasing Stroke Treatment through INteractive behavioral Change Tactic (INSTINCT) trial hospitals
    Phillip A Scott
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, PO Box 381, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 0381, USA
    Stroke 41:2026-32. 2010
  9. pmc Lack of association between pretreatment neurology consultation and subsequent protocol deviation in tissue plasminogen activator-treated patients with stroke
    William J Meurer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Stroke 41:2098-101. 2010
  10. pmc Use of BPPV processes in emergency department dizziness presentations: a population-based study
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5322, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 148:425-30. 2013

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Publications38

  1. doi request reprint The accuracy of surrogate decision makers: informed consent in hypothetical acute stroke scenarios
    Jessica Bryant
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    BMC Emerg Med 13:18. 2013
    ..Little is known about the agreement of stroke patients and surrogates in this time-sensitive decision-making process. We sought to determine patient and surrogate agreement in 4 hypothetical acute stroke scenarios...
  2. pmc Does preexisting antiplatelet treatment influence postthrombolysis intracranial hemorrhage in community-treated ischemic stroke patients? An observational study
    William J Meurer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:146-54. 2013
    ..The primary hypothesis was that antiplatelet use would not be associated with radiographic evidence of ICH after controlling for relevant confounders...
  3. ncbi request reprint Qualitative data collection and analysis methods: the INSTINCT trial
    William J Meurer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1064-71. 2007
    ..The qualitative findings subsequently direct the form of professional education efforts and system interventions at treatment sites...
  4. pmc Provider perceptions of barriers to the emergency use of tPA for acute ischemic stroke: a qualitative study
    William J Meurer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BMC Emerg Med 11:5. 2011
    ..Provider barriers to adhering with guidelines recommending tPA delivery in acute stroke are not well known. The main objective of this study was to describe barriers to thrombolytic use in acute stroke care...
  5. doi request reprint Potentially inappropriate medication utilization in the emergency department visits by older adults: analysis from a nationally representative sample
    William J Meurer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of Michigan Medical School, and the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:231-7. 2010
    ..The objectives were to determine the frequency of administration of potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) to older emergency department (ED) patients and to examine recent trends in the rates of PIM usage...
  6. doi request reprint Radial artery pseudoaneurysm caused by occult retained glass from a hand laceration
    William J Meurer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5303, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 25:255-7. 2009
    ..The existing evidence regarding the performance of clinical examination and various imaging modalities to identify foreign bodies is presented...
  7. pmc Lack of association between hyperglycaemia at arrival and clinical outcomes in acute stroke patients treated with tissue plasminogen activator
    William J Meurer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Stroke 5:163-6. 2010
    ..Hyperglycaemia is associated with adverse outcomes in some studies of acute ischaemic stroke...
  8. pmc Attitudes and beliefs of Michigan emergency physicians toward tissue plasminogen activator use in stroke: baseline survey results from the INcreasing Stroke Treatment through INteractive behavioral Change Tactic (INSTINCT) trial hospitals
    Phillip A Scott
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, PO Box 381, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 0381, USA
    Stroke 41:2026-32. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the baseline proportion of emergency physicians with favorable attitudes and beliefs toward intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) use in a cohort of randomly selected Michigan hospitals...
  9. pmc Lack of association between pretreatment neurology consultation and subsequent protocol deviation in tissue plasminogen activator-treated patients with stroke
    William J Meurer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Stroke 41:2098-101. 2010
    ..We evaluated the hypothesis that consultation with neurology would be associated with fewer protocol deviations in tissue plasminogen activator-treated patients with stroke...
  10. pmc Use of BPPV processes in emergency department dizziness presentations: a population-based study
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5322, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 148:425-30. 2013
    ..We aimed to describe the use of these processes in emergency departments (EDs), assess for trends in use over time, and determine provider level variability in use...
  11. pmc Antihypertensive treatment prolongs tissue plasminogen activator door-to-treatment time: secondary analysis of the INSTINCT trial
    Lesli E Skolarus
    Department of Biostatics, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, 1500 East Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    Stroke 43:3392-4. 2012
    ..Identifying modifiable tissue plasminogen activator treatment delays may improve stroke outcomes. We hypothesized that prethrombolytic antihypertensive treatment (AHT) may prolong door-to-treatment time (DTT)...
  12. doi request reprint Persistent ischemic stroke disparities despite declining incidence in Mexican Americans
    Lewis B Morgenstern
    Stroke Program, Department of Neurology, Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management and Research, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management and Research, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI Department of Epidemiology, Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management and Research, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI
    Ann Neurol 74:778-85. 2013
    ..To determine trends in ischemic stroke incidence among Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic whites...
  13. pmc Computed tomography findings for intracerebral hemorrhage have little incremental impact on post-stroke mortality prediction model performance
    Darin B Zahuranec
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 34:86-92. 2012
    ..We investigated the incremental impact of ICH CT findings on mortality prediction model performance...
  14. doi request reprint A multilevel intervention to increase community hospital use of alteplase for acute stroke (INSTINCT): a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Phillip A Scott
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Lancet Neurol 12:139-48. 2013
    ..Several types of barrier frequently prevent its use. We assessed whether a standardised, barrier-assessment, multicomponent intervention could increase alteplase use in community hospitals in Michigan, USA...
  15. pmc Safety of intravenous thrombolytic use in four emergency departments without acute stroke teams
    Phillip A Scott
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:1062-71. 2010
    ..The objective was to evaluate safety of intravenous (IV) tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) delivered without dedicated thrombolytic stroke teams...
  16. pmc Observational study of telephone consults by stroke experts supporting community tissue plasminogen activator delivery
    Jennifer J Majersik
    Department of Neurology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:E1027-34. 2012
    ..The authors describe the frequency, characteristics, and effect of community phone consultations to a 24/7 stroke "hotline" staffed by stroke physicians at an academic stroke center using such a model...
  17. doi request reprint Time to brain imaging in acute stroke is improving: secondary analysis of the INSTINCT trial
    Kori Sauser
    From the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program K S, J F B, Department of Emergency Medicine K S, P A S, W J M, HSR and D Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System K S, J F B, D A L, Department of Neurology J F B, D A L, W J M, and Department of Internal Medicine D A L, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    Stroke 45:287-9. 2014
    ..Second, we examined the variation in DIT accounted for by patient-level and hospital-level factors...
  18. doi request reprint Combined approach to lysis utilizing eptifibatide and recombinant tissue plasminogen activator in acute ischemic stroke-enhanced regimen stroke trial
    Arthur M Pancioli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Stroke 44:2381-7. 2013
    ..The Combined Approach to Lysis Utilizing Eptifibatide and rt-PA in Acute Ischemic Stroke-Enhanced Regimen (CLEAR-ER) trial sought to determine the safety of a higher-dose regimen and to establish evidence for a phase III trial...
  19. pmc Age- and ethnic-specific sex differences in stroke risk
    Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Gend Med 9:121-8. 2012
    ..Compared with non-Hispanic whites (NHWs), Mexican Americans (MAs) are at higher risk of stroke; however, age- and sex-specific stroke incidence data are currently not available for this population...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of testing and treatment on emergency department length of stay using a national database
    Keith E Kocher
    Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:525-34. 2012
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  21. doi request reprint Emergency physician perspectives on child passenger safety: a national survey of attitudes and practices
    Michelle L Macy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:131-7. 2012
    ..To understand attitudes and self-reported practices of pediatric and general emergency physicians regarding child passenger safety...
  22. pmc Does intracerebral haemorrhage mimic benign dizziness presentations? A population based study
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Emerg Med J 29:43-6. 2012
    ..A population based stroke database was used to assess the frequency with which ICH might mimic a benign dizziness presentation...
  23. pmc Nystagmus assessments documented by emergency physicians in acute dizziness presentations: a target for decision support?
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:619-26. 2011
    ..The authors sought to describe nystagmus documentation in routine ED care to determine if nystagmus assessments might be an important target in decision support efforts...
  24. doi request reprint Stroke awareness among inpatient nursing staff at an academic medical center
    Eric E Adelman
    From the Stroke Program E E A, W J M, K E M, L B M, L E S, Department of Emergency Medicine W J M, L B M, and Department of Nursing D K N, M J K, K E M, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Stroke 45:271-3. 2014
    ..Because 10% of strokes occur in hospitalized patients, we sought to evaluate stroke knowledge and predictors of stroke knowledge among inpatient and emergency department nursing staff...
  25. doi request reprint Short-term functional decline of older adults admitted for suspected sepsis
    William J Meurer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 3300, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 29:936-42. 2011
    ..We investigated the degree of functional decline and loss of independence among older adults presenting to the emergency department (ED) with serious infection and to estimate 90-day case fatality...
  26. pmc Emergency department documentation templates: variability in template selection and association with physical examination and test ordering in dizziness presentations
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:65. 2011
    ..We aimed to describe the selection of templates in ED dizziness presentations and to investigate the association between items on templates and process utilization...
  27. doi request reprint Empirical hospital and professional charges for patient care associated with out of hospital cardiac arrest before and after implementation of therapeutic hypothermia for comatose survivors
    Michael J Paulsen
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Resuscitation 83:1265-70. 2012
    ..The objectives of this study are to characterize the total hospital and professional charges for patients with out of hospital cardiac arrest both with and without therapeutic hypothermia treatment...
  28. pmc The impact of emergency physician turnover on planning for prospective clinical trials
    William J Meurer
    University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Emergency Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Neurology, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    West J Emerg Med 14:16-22. 2013
    ..We sought to determine the incidence and factors associated with EP workforce changes...
  29. doi request reprint Utility of an automated notification system for recruitment of research subjects
    Eden Cardozo
    School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Emerg Med J 27:786-7. 2010
    ..Experience with a novel method of notifying investigators about research subjects in a university-based emergency department (ED) is reported...
  30. doi request reprint Carpooling and booster seats: a national survey of parents
    Michelle L Macy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Pediatrics 129:290-8. 2012
    ..Booster seat use among school-aged children has been consistently lower than national goals. In this study, we sought to explore associations between parental experiences with booster seats and carpooling...
  31. doi request reprint Dizziness presentations in U.S. emergency departments, 1995-2004
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:744-50. 2008
    ..The objectives were to describe presentation characteristics and health care utilization information pertaining to dizziness presentations in U.S. emergency departments (EDs) from 1995 through 2004...
  32. doi request reprint National trends in use of computed tomography in the emergency department
    Keith E Kocher
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:452-62.e3. 2011
    ..The role of computed tomography (CT) in acute illnesses has increased substantially in recent years; however, little is known about how CT use in the emergency department (ED) has changed over time...
  33. doi request reprint Risk factors associated with peripherally inserted central venous catheter-related large vein thrombosis in neurological intensive care patients
    Thomas J Wilson
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Room 3552 TC, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5338, USA
    Intensive Care Med 38:272-8. 2012
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  34. pmc Resource utilization and outcome at a university versus a community teaching hospital in tPA treated stroke patients: a retrospective cohort study
    Angela F Caveney
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Commonwealth Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:44. 2010
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  35. pmc An overview of the adaptive designs accelerating promising trials into treatments (ADAPT-IT) project
    William J Meurer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:451-7. 2012
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  36. doi request reprint Real-time identification of serious infection in geriatric patients using clinical information system surveillance
    William J Meurer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 5303, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:40-5. 2009
    ..To develop and characterize an automated syndromic surveillance mechanism for early identification of older emergency department (ED) patients with possible life-threatening infection...
  37. pmc The food environment in an urban Mexican American community
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Place 16:598-605. 2010
    ..The impact of greater access to convenience stores on Mexican American residents' diets requires exploration...
  38. doi request reprint NIH Roundtable on Emergency Trauma Research
    Charles B Cairns
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina, 170 Manning Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:538-50. 2010
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