P Daniel Patterson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Measuring teamwork and conflict among emergency medical technician personnel
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pennsylvania, Inc, Pennsylvania, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:98-108. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Mobile phone text messaging intervention to improve alertness and reduce sleepiness and fatigue during shiftwork among emergency medicine clinicians: study protocol for the SleepTrackTXT pilot randomized controlled trial
    Paul Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Iroquois Bldg, Suite 400A, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Trials 15:244. 2014
  3. pmc Network analysis of team communication in a busy emergency department
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:109. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Identification of adverse events in ground transport emergency medical services
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:139-46. 2012
  5. pmc The longitudinal study of turnover and the cost of turnover in emergency medical services
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:209-21. 2010
  6. pmc Variation in emergency medical services workplace safety culture
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pennsylvania, Inc, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:448-60. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Case reports and case series in prehospital emergency care research
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Center for Emergency Medicine of Western PA Inc, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Iroquois Bldg, Suite 400A, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Emerg Med J 27:807-9. 2010
  8. pmc Variation in emergency medical technician partner familiarity
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:1319-31. 2011
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint The emergency medical services safety attitudes questionnaire
    P Daniel Patterson
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:109-15. 2010

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Measuring teamwork and conflict among emergency medical technician personnel
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pennsylvania, Inc, Pennsylvania, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:98-108. 2012
    ..We sought to develop a reliable and valid tool for measuring teamwork among emergency medical technician (EMT) partnerships...
  2. ncbi request reprint Mobile phone text messaging intervention to improve alertness and reduce sleepiness and fatigue during shiftwork among emergency medicine clinicians: study protocol for the SleepTrackTXT pilot randomized controlled trial
    Paul Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Iroquois Bldg, Suite 400A, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Trials 15:244. 2014
    ..Text message-based interventions are a potentially high-impact, low-cost platform for sleep and fatigue assessment and distributing information to workers at risk of negative safety outcomes related to sleep behaviors and fatigue...
  3. pmc Network analysis of team communication in a busy emergency department
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:109. 2013
    ..We sought to use Social Network Analysis (SNA) to characterize communication between clinicians in the ED...
  4. doi request reprint Identification of adverse events in ground transport emergency medical services
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:139-46. 2012
    ..Overall physician agreement on presence of an AE per chart was fair (κ = 0.24; 95% CI = 0.19, 0.29). These findings should serve as a basis for refining and implementing an AE evaluation instrument...
  5. pmc The longitudinal study of turnover and the cost of turnover in emergency medical services
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:209-21. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined employee turnover and associated costs in emergency medical services (EMS)...
  6. pmc Variation in emergency medical services workplace safety culture
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pennsylvania, Inc, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:448-60. 2010
    ..Workplace attitude, beliefs, and culture may impact the safety of patient care. This study characterized perceptions of safety culture in a nationwide sample of emergency medical services (EMS) agencies...
  7. doi request reprint Case reports and case series in prehospital emergency care research
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Center for Emergency Medicine of Western PA Inc, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Iroquois Bldg, Suite 400A, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Emerg Med J 27:807-9. 2010
    ..Also described is the use of case reports and case series study designs in prehospital emergency research and the quality of published literature from 2000 to mid-2008...
  8. pmc Variation in emergency medical technician partner familiarity
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:1319-31. 2011
    ..We standardized select measures by size of agency to account for a greater number of possible partnerships in larger agencies...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint The emergency medical services safety attitudes questionnaire
    P Daniel Patterson
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:109-15. 2010
    ..Variation in safety culture scores across EMS agencies within a single geographic area, as well as variation across respondent characteristics, warrants further investigation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characterizing job satisfaction and intent to leave among nationally registered emergency medical technicians: an analysis of the 2005 LEADS survey
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Allied Health 38:e84-91. 2009
    ..In future and replicated research, one will need to consider different person and organizational variables in predicting different measures of job satisfaction among EMS personnel...
  12. doi request reprint Workforce priorities: three steps to determine what they are & move forward
    Daniel Patterson
    University of Pittsburgh
    JEMS 34:52-9. 2009
    ..5,6,9) The recent inclusion of a special rural EMS session at the National Conference of State Legislatures 2007 annual meeting suggests that concern among local politicians has reached a tipping point, which may prompt action...
  13. ncbi request reprint Service integration and workforce trends in emergency medical services
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
    N C Med J 68:262-5. 2007
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Measuring adverse events in helicopter emergency medical services: establishing content validity
    P Daniel Patterson
    From the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Prehosp Emerg Care 18:35-45. 2014
    ..We sought to create a valid framework for detecting adverse events (AEs) in the high-risk setting of helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS)...
  16. 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...
  17. 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. ..
  18. doi request reprint Medical necessity in emergency medical services transports
    Matthew D Weaver
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:250-5. 2012
    ..Our findings from a nationally representative sample highlight the opportunity for alternative patient delivery strategies for select patients seeking EMS services...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint The emergency medical services safety champions
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Iroquois Bldg, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Med Qual 28:286-91. 2013
    ..The authors describe the successful EMS Champs Fellowship program, supported by the Jewish Healthcare Foundation, designed to train EMS leaders to improve safety for patients and providers. ..
  22. doi request reprint Paramedic determinations of medical necessity: a meta-analysis
    Lawrence H Brown
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:516-27. 2009
    ..Objective. This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluated studies reporting U.S. paramedics' ability to determine medical necessity of ambulance transport...
  23. ncbi request reprint Use of ED diagnosis to determine medical necessity of EMS transports
    P Daniel Patterson
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:488-93. 2006
    ..To examine interrater agreement for classifying emergency medical services transports as medically unnecessary using emergency department diagnosis as the sole determining factor...
  24. ncbi request reprint Management and financing of emergency medical services
    Todd Hatley
    Integral Performance Solutions, NC, USA
    N C Med J 68:259-61. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint Medically unnecessary emergency medical services (EMS) transports among children ages 0 to 17 years
    P Daniel Patterson
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Martin Luther King Jr, Blvd, CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:527-36. 2006
    ..Estimate the prevalence of medically unnecessary Emergency Medical Services (EMS) transports among children...
  26. ncbi request reprint Expected annual emergency miles per ambulance: an indicator for measuring availability of Emergency Medical Services resources
    P Daniel Patterson
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 22:102-11. 2006
    ..To ensure equitable access to prehospital care, as recommended by the Rural and Frontier Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agenda for the Future, policymakers will need a uniform measure of EMS infrastructure...
  27. ncbi request reprint Emergency Medical Services and the federal government's evolving role: what rural and frontier Emergency Medical Services advocates should know
    P Daniel Patterson
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 22:97-101. 2006