Timothy F Platts-Mills

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Emergency medical services use by the elderly: analysis of a statewide database
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:329-33. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Pain treatment for older adults during prehospital emergency care: variations by patient gender and pain severity
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Pain 14:966-74. 2013
  3. pmc Older US emergency department patients are less likely to receive pain medication than younger patients: results from a national survey
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:199-206. 2012
  4. pmc Motor vehicle collision-related emergency department visits by older adults in the United States
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:821-7. 2012
  5. pmc Pain and interference of pain with function and mood in elderly adults involved in a motor vehicle collision: a pilot study
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7594, USA
    Exp Aging Res 38:330-43. 2012
  6. pmc Nursing home revenue source and information availability during the emergency department evaluation of nursing home residents
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7594, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:332-6. 2012
  7. pmc More educated emergency department patients are less likely to receive opioids for acute pain
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7010, USA
    Pain 153:967-73. 2012
  8. pmc Using emergency department-based inception cohorts to determine genetic characteristics associated with long term patient outcomes after motor vehicle collision: methodology of the CRASH study
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Emerg Med 11:14. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Accuracy of the Emergency Severity Index triage instrument for identifying elder emergency department patients receiving an immediate life-saving intervention
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:238-43. 2010
  10. doi request reprint A comparison of GlideScope video laryngoscopy versus direct laryngoscopy intubation in the emergency department
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Francisco, Fresno, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:866-71. 2009

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Emergency medical services use by the elderly: analysis of a statewide database
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:329-33. 2010
    ..To test the hypothesis that EMS use for emergency department (ED) transports increases across the life span and to estimate changes in the EMS volume in North Carolina (NC) during the next 20 years due to the aging of the population...
  2. doi request reprint Pain treatment for older adults during prehospital emergency care: variations by patient gender and pain severity
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Pain 14:966-74. 2013
    ..Further research is needed to assess the generalizability of this interaction between age, gender, and pain severity on pain treatment...
  3. pmc Older US emergency department patients are less likely to receive pain medication than younger patients: results from a national survey
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:199-206. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine whether older adults presenting to the emergency department (ED) with pain are less likely to receive pain medication than younger adults...
  4. pmc Motor vehicle collision-related emergency department visits by older adults in the United States
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:821-7. 2012
    ..The authors sought to determine these characteristics using information from two nationally representative data sets...
  5. pmc Pain and interference of pain with function and mood in elderly adults involved in a motor vehicle collision: a pilot study
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7594, USA
    Exp Aging Res 38:330-43. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Nursing home revenue source and information availability during the emergency department evaluation of nursing home residents
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7594, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:332-6. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that the quantity of information available in the ED differs based on the funding source of the resident's nursing home...
  7. pmc More educated emergency department patients are less likely to receive opioids for acute pain
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7010, USA
    Pain 153:967-73. 2012
    ..01). In this sample of post-MVC ED patients, more educated patients were less likely to receive opioids. Further study is needed to assess the generalizability of these findings and to determine the reason for the difference...
  8. pmc Using emergency department-based inception cohorts to determine genetic characteristics associated with long term patient outcomes after motor vehicle collision: methodology of the CRASH study
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Emerg Med 11:14. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Accuracy of the Emergency Severity Index triage instrument for identifying elder emergency department patients receiving an immediate life-saving intervention
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:238-43. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint A comparison of GlideScope video laryngoscopy versus direct laryngoscopy intubation in the emergency department
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Francisco, Fresno, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:866-71. 2009
    ..The first-attempt success rate of intubation was compared using GlideScope video laryngoscopy and direct laryngoscopy in an emergency department (ED)...
  11. doi request reprint Predicting hospital admission and returns to the emergency department for elderly patients
    Michael A LaMantia
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Center for Aging and Health, The Institute on Aging, and the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:252-9. 2010
    ..This study sought to identify variables found among elderly ED patients that could predict either hospital admission or return to the ED...
  12. doi request reprint Side effects from oral opioids in older adults during the first week of treatment for acute musculoskeletal pain
    Katherine M Hunold
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Acad Emerg Med 20:872-9. 2013
    ..The authors sought to describe the frequency of short-term side effects experienced by older adults initiating treatment with opioid-containing analgesics for acute musculoskeletal pain...
  13. pmc Shared decision-making in the selection of outpatient analgesics for older individuals in the emergency department
    Cameron G Isaacs
    School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:793-8. 2013
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Obese patients with abdominal pain presenting to the emergency department do not require more time or resources for evaluation than nonobese patients
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Francisco, Fresno, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:778-81. 2005
    ..The authors describe the evaluation of obese and nonobese adult patients with abdominal pain presenting to an emergency department (ED). The hypothesis was that more ED and hospital resources are used to evaluate and treat obese patients...
  15. doi request reprint Acute pain management in older adults in the emergency department
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 29:151-64. 2013
    ..This article describes current knowledge regarding the assessment and treatment of acute pain in older adults...
  16. pmc Non-publication of large randomized clinical trials: cross sectional analysis
    Christopher W Jones
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, OneCooper Plaza, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    BMJ 347:f6104. 2013
    ..To estimate the frequency with which results of large randomized clinical trials registered with ClinicalTrials.gov are not available to the public...
  17. doi request reprint Computer-facilitated review of electronic medical records reliably identifies emergency department interventions in older adults
    Kevin J Biese
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:621-8. 2013
    ....
  18. pmc Randomized trials in emergency medicine journals, 2008 to 2011
    Christopher W Jones
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Christiana Care Hospital, Newark, DE 19718, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:231-5. 2013
    ..Randomized, controlled trials are a key component of research activity and an essential tool for improving care. We investigated the characteristics of randomized trials recently published in emergency medicine journals...
  19. pmc Challenges of antibiotic prescribing for assisted living residents: perspectives of providers, staff, residents, and family members
    Christine E Kistler
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:565-70. 2013
    ..To better understand the antibiotic prescribing process in assisted living (AL) communities given the growing rate of antibiotic resistance...
  20. pmc Evolving prehospital, emergency department, and "inpatient" management models for geriatric emergencies
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63011, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 29:31-47. 2013
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Epidemiology of burn injuries presenting to North Carolina emergency departments in 2006-2007
    Elisha P DeKoning
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 170 Manning Drive, CB 7594, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7594, USA
    Burns 35:776-82. 2009
    ....
  22. doi request reprint A prospective, multi-year analysis of illness and injury during summer travel to arid environments
    Joseph E Tonna
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Wilderness Environ Med 20:107-12. 2009
    ..We created a database of every illness and injury during 6 field seasons in the Gobi Desert in order to optimize expedition medical and safety planning...
  23. doi request reprint Teleradiology interpretations of emergency department computed tomography scans
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Francisco Fresno, Fresno, California, USA
    J Emerg Med 38:188-95. 2010
    ..Teleradiologist interpretation of radiographic studies during after-hours Emergency Department (ED) care has the potential to influence patient management...
  24. doi request reprint Quality of registration for clinical trials published in emergency medicine journals
    Christopher W Jones
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Christiana Care Hospital, Newark, DE, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:458-64.e1. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to characterize the registration of clinical trials published in emergency medicine journals...
  25. doi request reprint Delay in spinal cord injury diagnosis due to sedation: a case report
    Greg Gawor
    Residency Program, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7594, USA
    J Emerg Med 43:e413-8. 2012
    ..The most common causes of traumatic spinal cord injury are motor vehicle collisions, falls, gunshot wounds, and sports accidents...
  26. ncbi request reprint An experimental study of warming intravenous fluid in a cold environment
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, University Medical Center, Fresno, California 93702, USA
    Wilderness Environ Med 18:177-85. 2007
    ..The most effective method to accomplish this goal in a cold prehospital, wilderness, or combat setting is unknown. We evaluated various methods of warming intravenous fluids for a bolus infusion in a cold remote environment...
  27. ncbi request reprint Improvised cricothyrotomy provides reliable airway access in an unembalmed human cadaver model
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Fresno, Fresno, CA 94143, USA
    Wilderness Environ Med 17:81-6. 2006
    ..We evaluated an improvised cricothyrotomy device in an experimental, unembalmed human cadaver model...
  28. ncbi request reprint The oral certification examination
    Timothy F Platts-Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University Medical Center, Fresno, CA 93702 2907, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 47:278-82. 2006