Angela M Mills

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Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Analgesia for older adults with abdominal or back pain in emergency department
    Angela M Mills
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
    West J Emerg Med 12:43-50. 2011
  2. pmc Inter-rater reliability of historical data collected by non-medical research assistants and physicians in patients with acute abdominal pain
    Angela M Mills
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Emergency Medicine
    West J Emerg Med 10:30-6. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Effect of insurance status on patients admitted for acute diverticulitis
    A M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Colorectal Dis 15:613-20. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Diagnostic characteristics of S100A8/A9 in a multicenter study of patients with acute right lower quadrant abdominal pain
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:48-55. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Are blood cultures necessary in adults with cellulitis?
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:548-9. 2005
  6. doi request reprint The association between emergency department crowding and analgesia administration in acute abdominal pain patients
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:603-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The impact of crowding on time until abdominal CT interpretation in emergency department patients with acute abdominal pain
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Postgrad Med 122:75-81. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Racial disparity in analgesic treatment for ED patients with abdominal or back pain
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 29:752-6. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Abdominal pain: a survey of clinically important outcomes for future research
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    CJEM 12:485-90. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Effect of household children on adult ED smokers' motivation to quit
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:757-62. 2008

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc Analgesia for older adults with abdominal or back pain in emergency department
    Angela M Mills
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
    West J Emerg Med 12:43-50. 2011
    ..To determine the association between age and analgesia for emergency department (ED) patients with abdominal or back pain...
  2. pmc Inter-rater reliability of historical data collected by non-medical research assistants and physicians in patients with acute abdominal pain
    Angela M Mills
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Emergency Medicine
    West J Emerg Med 10:30-6. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that non-medical research assistants (RAs) could obtain historical information from patients with acute abdominal pain as accurately as physicians...
  3. doi request reprint Effect of insurance status on patients admitted for acute diverticulitis
    A M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Colorectal Dis 15:613-20. 2013
    ..The study aimed to evaluate the relationship between insurance status and the management and outcome of acute diverticulitis in a nationally representative sample...
  4. doi request reprint Diagnostic characteristics of S100A8/A9 in a multicenter study of patients with acute right lower quadrant abdominal pain
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:48-55. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Are blood cultures necessary in adults with cellulitis?
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:548-9. 2005
  6. doi request reprint The association between emergency department crowding and analgesia administration in acute abdominal pain patients
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:603-8. 2009
    ..The authors assessed the effect of emergency department (ED) crowding on the nontreatment and delay in treatment for analgesia in patients who had acute abdominal pain...
  7. doi request reprint The impact of crowding on time until abdominal CT interpretation in emergency department patients with acute abdominal pain
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Postgrad Med 122:75-81. 2010
    ..We assessed the relationship between emergency department (ED) crowding and delays in care in patients presenting with abdominal pain who receive abdominal computed tomography (CT)...
  8. doi request reprint Racial disparity in analgesic treatment for ED patients with abdominal or back pain
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 29:752-6. 2011
    ..Research on how race affects access to analgesia in the emergency department (ED) has yielded conflicting results. We assessed whether patient race affects analgesia administration for patients presenting with back or abdominal pain...
  9. ncbi request reprint Abdominal pain: a survey of clinically important outcomes for future research
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    CJEM 12:485-90. 2010
    ..We aimed to use the consensus opinion of a group of expert emergency physicians to derive a set of emergency diagnoses for acute abdominal pain that might be used as clinically significant outcomes for future research...
  10. doi request reprint Effect of household children on adult ED smokers' motivation to quit
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:757-62. 2008
    ..We hypothesized adult parenting smokers in the emergency department (ED) have a higher interest in quitting and may be more amenable to tobacco cessation counseling than smokers without children...
  11. doi request reprint The effect of emergency department crowding on analgesia in patients with back pain in two hospitals
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:276-83. 2010
    ..The authors assessed the association between measures of emergency department (ED) crowding and treatment with analgesia and delays to analgesia in ED patients with back pain...
  12. pmc Clinical predictors of urgent findings on abdominopelvic CT in emergency department patients with Crohn's disease
    Caroline Kerner
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:1179-85. 2013
    ..Patients with Crohn's disease (CD) are frequently exposed to diagnostic radiation in emergency departments (EDs). We aimed to examine clinical predictors of urgent abdominopelvic computed tomography (APCT) findings in this population...
  13. doi request reprint Gender disparity in analgesic treatment of emergency department patients with acute abdominal pain
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:414-8. 2008
    ..The authors assessed whether a gender disparity exists in the administration of analgesia for acute abdominal pain...
  14. doi request reprint Derivation of a clinical prediction rule for evaluating patients with abdominal pain and diarrhea
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:450-3. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to develop a simple prediction rule to reliably identify abdominal pain patients with diarrhea who may require surgical intervention...
  15. doi request reprint Transfer status: a risk factor for mortality in patients with necrotizing fasciitis
    Daniel N Holena
    Department of Surgery, Division of Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care, and Emergency Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Surgery 150:363-70. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that mortality would be higher in patients undergoing surgical debridement for necrotizing fasciitis after IT compared to Emergency Department (ED) admission...
  16. ncbi request reprint Discordance between serum creatinine and creatinine clearance for identification of ED patients with abdominal pain at risk for contrast-induced nephropathy
    Roger A Band
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:268-72. 2007
    ..5 mg/dL (the most commonly accepted Cr cutoff for the administration of intravenous contrast). This study was conducted in a population of emergency department patients with acute abdominal pain being considered for CT scan...
  17. doi request reprint The association between physician risk tolerance and imaging use in abdominal pain
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:552-7. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the impact of 3 validated scales of physician risk behavior on imaging use in emergency department (ED) patients with abdominal pain...
  18. ncbi request reprint Emergency physicians do not use more resources to evaluate obese patients with acute abdominal pain
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:925-30. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that emergency physicians would use more resources to evaluate acute abdominal pain in obese patients as compared with that in nonobese patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint The impact of a concurrent trauma alert evaluation on time to head computed tomography in patients with suspected stroke
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:349-52. 2006
    ..Emergency department (ED) overcrowding threatens quality of care by delaying the time to diagnosis and treatment of patients with time-sensitive diseases, such as acute stroke...
  20. doi request reprint Emergency ultrasound usage among recent emergency medicine residency graduates of a convenience sample of 14 residencies
    Anthony J Dean
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Emerg Med 38:214-20, quiz 220-1. 2010
    ..Emergency Medicine (EM) residency graduates are trained to perform Emergency Medicine bedside ultrasound (EMBU). However, the degree to which they use this skill in their practice after graduation is unknown...
  21. doi request reprint Patient perceptions of computed tomographic imaging and their understanding of radiation risk and exposure
    Brigitte M Baumann
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UMDNJ RWJMS, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:1-7.e2. 2011
    ..We describe patient perceptions of computed tomography (CT) and their understanding of radiation exposure and risk...
  22. doi request reprint Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in necrotizing soft tissue infections
    Paul R Massey
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Surg Res 177:146-51. 2012
    ..Despite this, the efficacy of HBO remains unclear. We hypothesized that HBO would have no effect on mortality or amputation rates...
  23. doi request reprint Imaging and laboratory testing in acute abdominal pain
    Nova L Panebianco
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Ground Ravdin, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 29:175-93, vii. 2011
    ..It focuses on the contributions that laboratory testing and imaging make in the emergency management of abdominal complaints...
  24. ncbi request reprint Resident exposure to critical patients in a pediatric emergency department
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:774-8. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that nonpediatric and pediatric residents are exposed to a very low percentage of critically ill patients in a high-volume children's hospital emergency department (ED)...
  25. pmc Use of abdominopelvic computed tomography in emergency departments and rates of urgent diagnoses in Crohn's disease
    Caroline Kerner
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 10:52-7. 2012
    ..We proposed that trends would be similar for patients with Crohn's disease (CD)...
  26. doi request reprint Poor sensitivity of a modified Alvarado score in adults with suspected appendicitis
    Andrew C Meltzer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 62:126-31. 2013
    ..We hypothesize that a low modified Alvarado score will have a sufficiently high sensitivity to rule out acute appendicitis...
  27. pmc Overuse of computed tomography pulmonary angiography in the evaluation of patients with suspected pulmonary embolism in the emergency department
    Amanda Crichlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:1219-26. 2012
    ..Clinical decision rules have been developed and validated for the evaluation of patients presenting with suspected pulmonary embolism (PE) to the emergency department (ED)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Is screening radiography necessary to detect retained foreign bodies in adequately explored superficial glass-caused wounds?
    Lauren N Weinberger
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:666-7. 2008
  29. doi request reprint Abdominal pain in special populations
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 29:449-58, x. 2011
    ..The unique characteristics of abdominal pain in these two populations and, more specifically, which diseases to consider and how to use appropriate testing to detect life-threatening conditions, are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effect of an emergency department dedicated midtrack area on patient flow
    Olanrewaju A Soremekun
    The Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Acad Emerg Med 21:434-9. 2014
    ..The effect of a dedicated area in the ED focused on these patients has not been well studied...
  31. doi request reprint Gastrointestinal bleeding
    Ritu Kumar
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Ground Ravdin, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 29:239-52, viii. 2011
    ..Because gastrointestinal bleeding carries a 10% overall mortality rate, emergency physicians must perform timely diagnosis, aggressive resuscitation, risk stratification, and early consultation for these patients...
  32. doi request reprint Clinical decision support for imaging in the era of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
    Hanna M Zafar
    University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 9:907-18.e5. 2012
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia for treatment of intractable intracranial hypertension after liver transplantation
    Daniel N Holena
    Department of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Am J Crit Care 21:72-5. 2012
    ..Normalization of intracranial pressure was rapid. Findings on neurological examination improved and the patient was discharged from the hospital with no neurological impairment...
  34. doi request reprint Evaluation of a novel wound closure device: a multicenter randomized controlled trial
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1060-4. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that the rate of complete wound edge apposition would be equivalent for the two closure devices...
  35. ncbi request reprint Is it necessary to admit low-risk patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome to inpatient telemetry beds?
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:440-4. 2005
  36. doi request reprint Preliminary experience with the smooth muscle troponin-like protein, calponin, as a novel biomarker for diagnosing acute aortic dissection
    Toru Suzuki
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Eur Heart J 29:1439-45. 2008
    ..The early diagnosis of acute aortic dissection (AD) remains challenging. We sought to determine the utility of the troponin-like protein of smooth muscle, calponin, as a diagnostic biomarker of acute AD...