Thomas Rea

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence of EMS-treated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the United States
    Thomas D Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, USA
    Resuscitation 63:17-24. 2004
  2. pmc Temperature and time stability of whole blood lactate: implications for feasibility of pre-hospital measurement
    Christopher W Seymour
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:169. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and prognosis among survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Thomas D Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 10:218-23. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Incidence of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Thomas D Rea
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1455-60. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Increasing use of cardiopulmonary resuscitation during out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation arrest: survival implications of guideline changes
    Thomas D Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Circulation 114:2760-5. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Performance of chest compressions by laypersons during the Public Access Defibrillation Trial
    Thomas D Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Resuscitation 81:293-6. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Epinephrine use by emergency medical technicians for presumed anaphylaxis
    Thomas D Rea
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Emergency Medical Services Division, Seattle, Washington 98104 4039, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:405-10. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and the risk of recurrent coronary events following acute myocardial infarction
    T D Rea
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Am J Cardiol 88:467-72. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Agonal respirations during cardiac arrest
    Thomas D Rea
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Emergency Medical Services Division, Seattle, Washington 98104 4039, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 11:188-91. 2005
  10. doi request reprint A population-based investigation of public access defibrillation: role of emergency medical services care
    Thomas D Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Resuscitation 81:163-7. 2010

Detail Information

Publications73

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence of EMS-treated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the United States
    Thomas D Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, USA
    Resuscitation 63:17-24. 2004
    ..The aim of the investigation was to determine a representative national incidence of emergency medical services (EMS)-treated all-rhythm and ventricular fibrillation (VF) SCA as well as survival...
  2. pmc Temperature and time stability of whole blood lactate: implications for feasibility of pre-hospital measurement
    Christopher W Seymour
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:169. 2011
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  3. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and prognosis among survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Thomas D Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 10:218-23. 2004
    ..We reviewed the topic of quality of life and prognosis of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors, focusing on more recent developments...
  4. ncbi request reprint Incidence of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Thomas D Rea
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1455-60. 2004
    ..The results provide insights regarding absolute and population-attributable risk in clinically defined subgroups, information that may aid strategies aimed at reducing mortality from CA...
  5. ncbi request reprint Increasing use of cardiopulmonary resuscitation during out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation arrest: survival implications of guideline changes
    Thomas D Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Circulation 114:2760-5. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that survival would be better with the new protocol...
  6. doi request reprint Performance of chest compressions by laypersons during the Public Access Defibrillation Trial
    Thomas D Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Resuscitation 81:293-6. 2010
    ..Increasing evidence indicates that health professionals often may not achieve guideline standards for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Little is known about layperson CPR performance...
  7. ncbi request reprint Epinephrine use by emergency medical technicians for presumed anaphylaxis
    Thomas D Rea
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Emergency Medical Services Division, Seattle, Washington 98104 4039, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:405-10. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether first-tier EMTs use epinephrine safely and appropriately for anaphylactic reactions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and the risk of recurrent coronary events following acute myocardial infarction
    T D Rea
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Am J Cardiol 88:467-72. 2001
    ..Thus, excess adiposity as measured by BMI was associated with an increased risk of recurrent coronary events following AMI, particularly among those who were obese...
  9. ncbi request reprint Agonal respirations during cardiac arrest
    Thomas D Rea
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Emergency Medical Services Division, Seattle, Washington 98104 4039, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 11:188-91. 2005
    ..This review examines the physiologic understanding and clinical implications of agonal respirations during cardiac arrest...
  10. doi request reprint A population-based investigation of public access defibrillation: role of emergency medical services care
    Thomas D Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Resuscitation 81:163-7. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the frequency, circumstances, and time trends of PAD AED and determine implications of PAD use for EMS providers...
  11. doi request reprint Predicting survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: role of the Utstein data elements
    Thomas D Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, 401 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:249-57. 2010
    ..The Utstein elements are designed to assess these links and provide the basis for comparing outcomes within and across communities. We assess whether these measures sufficiently predict survival and explain outcome differences...
  12. ncbi request reprint Statin use and the risk of incident dementia: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Thomas D Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98101, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:1047-51. 2005
    ..Statins (3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitors) reduce cardiovascular risk through mechanisms that might affect the development of dementia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Automated external defibrillators: to what extent does the algorithm delay CPR?
    Thomas D Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:132-41. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate outcomes of rhythm reanalyses immediately after shock, stacked shocks, and initial postshock pulse checks in relation to achieving a pulse and initiating CPR...
  14. ncbi request reprint CPR during ischemia and reperfusion: a model for survival benefits
    Thomas D Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Emergency Medical Services Division of Public Health, Seattle and King County, 401 5th Avenue, Suite 1200, Seattle, WA 98104, United States
    Resuscitation 77:6-9. 2008
    ..We derive a conceptual framework that describes cell survival as it relates to the ischemic and reperfusion stages and CPR effects...
  15. doi request reprint CPR with chest compression alone or with rescue breathing
    Thomas D Rea
    Emergency Medical Services Division of Public Health for Seattle and King County, Seattle, Washington, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:423-33. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that the dispatcher instructions to bystanders to provide chest compression alone would result in improved survival as compared with instructions to provide chest compression plus rescue breathing...
  16. ncbi request reprint Emergency medical services and mortality from heart disease: a community study
    Thomas D Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:494-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the involvement and potential mortality benefit of out-of-hospital EMS care of cardiac arrest on community heart disease mortality...
  17. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in sudden cardiac arrest: a 25-year emergency medical services perspective
    Thomas D Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Circulation 107:2780-5. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that an evolving combination of beneficial and adverse factors may contribute to temporal patterns of survival...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and the risk of incident congestive heart failure: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Thomas D Rea
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, University of Washington, Metropolitan Park, East Tower, 1730 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:341-50. 2003
    ..Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) affects several of the pathways that may be important in the development of CHF. We hypothesized that HRT would be associated with a decreased risk of incident CHF...
  19. doi request reprint A link between emergency dispatch and public access AEDs: potential implications for early defibrillation
    Thomas Rea
    EMS Division of Public Health, Seattle and King County, Seattle, WA, United States
    Resuscitation 82:995-8. 2011
    ..One approach to increase involvement is to couple emergency dispatch with mapping technology to identify public access automated external defibrillators (AEDs) that are on-site or nearby...
  20. ncbi request reprint Smoking status and risk for recurrent coronary events after myocardial infarction
    Thomas D Rea
    University of Washington, Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Metropolitan Park, East Tower, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1360, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:494-500. 2002
    ..Questions remain about the importance of smoking and smoking cessation after incident myocardial infarction...
  21. ncbi request reprint Digoxin therapy and the risk of primary cardiac arrest in patients with congestive heart failure: effect of mild-moderate renal impairment
    Thomas D Rea
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, University of Washington, Department of Medicine, Metropolitan Park, 1730 Minor Avenue, East Tower, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:646-50. 2003
    ..The cardiac safety of digoxin therapy for congestive heart failure (CHF) is a source of concern, especially among those with renal impairment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Temporal patterns in long-term survival after resuscitation from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Thomas D Rea
    University of Washington, Seattle King County, Emergency Medical Services Division, Seattle, Wash 98104 4039, USA
    Circulation 108:1196-201. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that long-term survival would improve over time and that this temporal pattern would be most evident for cardiac causes of death...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dispatcher-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation and survival in cardiac arrest
    T D Rea
    Public Health, Seattle King County, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Circulation 104:2513-6. 2001
    ..However, little is known about the survival effectiveness of dispatcher-delivered telephone CPR instruction...
  24. doi request reprint Cerebral Performance Category and long-term prognosis following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Randi Phelps
    Division of Emergency Medical Services, Public Health Seattle and King County, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Crit Care Med 41:1252-7. 2013
    ..We sought to determine whether the Cerebral Performance Category (CPC) was associated with long-term outcome following resuscitation from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...
  25. doi request reprint Dispatcher-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation: risks for patients not in cardiac arrest
    Lindsay White
    Emergency Medical Services Division, Public Health Seattle King County, 401 Fifth Ave, Suite 1200, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Circulation 121:91-7. 2010
    ..We determined the frequency of dispatcher-assisted CPR for patients not in arrest and the frequency and severity of injury related to chest compressions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Defibrillation waveform and post-shock rhythm in out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest
    John Carpenter
    Emergency Medical Services Division, Public Health, Seattle, King County, 999 Third Avenue, Suite 700, Seattle, WA 98104 4039, USA
    Resuscitation 59:189-96. 2003
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Effect of prehospital induction of mild hypothermia on survival and neurological status among adults with cardiac arrest: a randomized clinical trial
    Francis Kim
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle
    JAMA 311:45-52. 2014
    ..Hospital cooling improves outcome after cardiac arrest, but prehospital cooling immediately after return of spontaneous circulation may result in better outcomes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Samuel O Clarke
    University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Public Health Seattle Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:941-7. 2005
    ..Socioeconomic status (SES) has been linked to heart disease, but its influence on outcome from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is not well understood...
  29. ncbi request reprint Incidence of EMS-treated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Europe
    Christie Atwood
    School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Resuscitation 67:75-80. 2005
    ..The aim of the investigation was to determine a representative European incidence and survival from cardiac arrest in all-rhythms and in ventricular fibrillation treated by the emergency medical services (EMS)...
  30. ncbi request reprint The incidence and significance of emesis associated with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Reed W Simons
    School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States
    Resuscitation 74:427-31. 2007
    ..The goal of this investigation was to characterize the frequency, timing, and outcome association of emesis in persons suffering out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in order to understand the role and care-implications of emesis better...
  31. ncbi request reprint Time to first shock by emergency medical technicians with automated external defibrillators
    Aaron M Brillhart
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 6:373-7. 2002
    ..In order to achieve the earliest possible defibrillation, many emergency medical services (EMS) systems equip first-responding units with an automated external defibrillator (AED)...
  32. pmc Chronic health conditions and survival after out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest
    Heather T Carew
    Emergency Medical Services Division of Public Health, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Heart 93:728-31. 2007
    ..To investigate whether chronic clinical comorbidity, as collected from emergency medical services (EMS) reports, influences survival after out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation (VF) cardiac arrest...
  33. doi request reprint Procainamide and survival in ventricular fibrillation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    David T Markel
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:617-23. 2010
    ..The association between procainamide and survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest was investigated to better determine the drug's potential role in resuscitation...
  34. ncbi request reprint Intentions to use an automated external defibrillator during a cardiac emergency among a group of seniors trained in its operation
    Hendrika W Meischke
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Heart Lung 31:25-9. 2002
    ..We examined how beliefs, expectations, and actual performance are related to intentions to use an AED during a future heart emergency among a group of seniors...
  35. ncbi request reprint An emergency medical services program of alternate destination of patient care
    Rebecca A Schaefer
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 6:309-14. 2002
    ..The authors investigated whether emergency medical technicians could decrease ED use by patients with nonurgent concerns who use 911 by appropriately identifying and triaging them to alternate care destinations...
  36. ncbi request reprint Factors impeding dispatcher-assisted telephone cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Samantha R Hauff
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:731-7. 2003
    ..Most sudden cardiac arrest victims, however, do not receive bystander CPR. The study objective was to examine factors that may impede implementation of telephone CPR...
  37. ncbi request reprint The influence of emergency medical technician glucometry on paramedic involvement
    Jared Strote
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle 98195, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:318-21. 2005
    ..Rapid glucose testing is a valuable tool for emergency medical services (EMS) patient evaluation and treatment. In most EMS systems, paramedics, but not emergency medical technicians (EMTs), are authorized to use glucometry...
  38. pmc Red blood cell membrane alpha-linolenic acid and the risk of sudden cardiac arrest
    Rozenn N Lemaitre
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Metabolism 58:534-40. 2009
    ..The association was independent of red blood cell levels of long-chain n-3 fatty acids, trans-fatty acids, and linoleic acid. Higher membrane levels of alpha-linolenic acid are associated with higher risk of sudden cardiac arrest...
  39. pmc Genetic variation in angiotensin-converting enzyme-related pathways associated with sudden cardiac arrest risk
    Nona Sotoodehnia
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Heart Rhythm 6:1306-14. 2009
    ..Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE)-related pathways influence arrhythmias and sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) risk...
  40. pmc Endogenous red blood cell membrane fatty acids and sudden cardiac arrest
    Rozenn N Lemaitre
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Metabolism 59:1029-34. 2010
    ..Further work is needed to investigate if conditions that favor de novo fatty acid synthesis, such as high-carbohydrate/low-fat diets, might also increase the risk of SCA...
  41. ncbi request reprint The relationship between shocks and survival in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients initially found in PEA or asystole
    Al Hallstrom
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, 1107 NE 45th St, Suite 505, Seattle, WA 98105 4689, USA
    Resuscitation 74:418-26. 2007
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Prediction of critical illness during out-of-hospital emergency care
    Christopher W Seymour
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, PO Box 359762, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    JAMA 304:747-54. 2010
    ..Early identification of nontrauma patients in need of critical care services in the emergency setting may improve triage decisions and facilitate regionalization of critical care...
  43. doi request reprint The relationship between time to arrival of emergency medical services (EMS) and survival from out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest
    Laura S Gold
    University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, WA, USA
    Resuscitation 81:622-5. 2010
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Three-phase model of cardiac arrest: time-dependent benefit of bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Christina M Gilmore
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:497-9. 2006
    ..The findings suggest that the transition from the electrical to circulatory phase may occur at about 5 minutes, and the circulatory phase may extend to 15 minutes...
  45. ncbi request reprint Plasma phospholipid trans fatty acids, fatal ischemic heart disease, and sudden cardiac death in older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    Rozenn N Lemaitre
    University of Washington, Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Department of Medicine, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1360, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Circulation 114:209-15. 2006
    ..To extend these findings, we investigated the associations of plasma phospholipid trans fatty acids with fatal ischemic heart disease (IHD) and sudden cardiac death...
  46. ncbi request reprint Survival associated with two sets of diagnostic criteria for congestive heart failure
    Gina D Schellenbaum
    Department of Epidemiology, Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:628-35. 2004
    ..Compared with Cardiovascular Health Study central adjudication, Framingham criteria for CHF identified a larger group of participants with incident CHF, but all-cause mortality rates were similar across these diagnostic classifications...
  47. ncbi request reprint Time trends in the use of beta-blockers and other pharmacotherapies in older adults with congestive heart failure
    Nicholas L Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Am Heart J 148:710-7. 2004
    ..We describe beta-blocker and other medication temporal treatment trends of CHF in the Cardiovascular Health Study, a community-based cohort study of 5888 adults > or =65 years of age...
  48. ncbi request reprint Time to intubation and survival in prehospital cardiac arrest
    Bradley D Shy
    School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:394-9. 2004
    ..To examine the correlation between time to paramedic intubation and survival after prehospital cardiac arrest...
  49. ncbi request reprint Congestive heart failure incidence and prognosis: case identification using central adjudication versus hospital discharge diagnoses
    Gina D Schellenbaum
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98101, and Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:115-22. 2006
    ..We compared hospitalized congestive heart failure (CHF) incidence and prognosis estimates using hospital discharge diagnoses or central adjudication...
  50. ncbi request reprint Association of beta-blocker use with mortality among patients with congestive heart failure in the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS)
    Jeannie D Chan
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am Heart J 150:464-70. 2005
    ..This study assessed the association between beta-blocker therapy and mortality among community-dwelling older adults with CHF...
  51. ncbi request reprint Public access defibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a community-based study
    Linda L Culley
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Emergency Medical Services Division, 999 Third Ave, Suite 700, Seattle, WA 98104 4039, USA
    Circulation 109:1859-63. 2004
    ..We evaluated the frequency and outcome of non-EMS AED use in a community experience...
  52. pmc Type 2 diabetes mellitus and the risk of sudden cardiac arrest in the community
    David S Siscovick
    Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Washington, Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, 1730 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Rev Endocr Metab Disord 11:53-9. 2010
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Out-of-hospital care of critical drug overdoses involving cardiac arrest
    Valentine L Paredes
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:71-4. 2004
    ..This study investigates the involvement and potential mortality benefit of EMS for critical drug poisonings, characterized by cardiovascular collapse requiring cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Resuscitation of residents with do not resuscitate orders in long-term care facilities
    Linda J Becker
    Emergency Medical Services Division, Public Health of Seattle and King County, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:303-6. 2003
    ..In some instances, these responses are for residents who have expressed wishes not to be resuscitated by signing a do not resuscitate (DNR) order...
  55. ncbi request reprint Weight loss, muscle strength, and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in older adults with congestive heart failure or hypertension
    Gina D Schellenbaum
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1996-2000. 2005
    ..To determine whether angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor use may be associated with weight maintenance and sustained muscle strength (measured by grip strength) in older adults...
  56. ncbi request reprint Beta2-adrenergic receptor genetic variants and risk of sudden cardiac death
    Nona Sotoodehnia
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Circulation 113:1842-8. 2006
    ..Sympathetic activation influences the risk of ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death (SCD), mediated in part by the beta2-adrenergic receptor (B2AR). We investigated whether variation in the B2AR gene is associated with SCD risk...
  57. ncbi request reprint Manual chest compression vs use of an automated chest compression device during resuscitation following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a randomized trial
    Al Hallstrom
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    JAMA 295:2620-8. 2006
    ..Compared with manual chest compression, an automated load-distributing band (LDB) chest compression device produces greater blood flow to vital organs and may improve resuscitation outcomes...
  58. ncbi request reprint Genetic variants of coagulation factor XIII, postmenopausal estrogen therapy, and risk of nonfatal myocardial infarction
    Alexander P Reiner
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1360, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Blood 102:25-30. 2003
    ..03). If confirmed, these findings may permit a better assessment of the cardiovascular risks and benefits associated with postmenopausal estrogen therapy...
  59. ncbi request reprint Disaster events and the risk of sudden cardiac death: a Washington State investigation
    Laura S Gold
    University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:313-7. 2007
    ..Psychological distress following disaster events may increase the risk of sudden cardiac death. In 2001, the Nisqually earthquake and the 11 September terrorist attacks profoundly affected Washington state residents...
  60. ncbi request reprint Withholding resuscitation: a new approach to prehospital end-of-life decisions
    Sylvia Feder
    King County Medic One and Kent Fire Department, Kent, Washington, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:634-40. 2006
    ..Emergency medical services (EMS) personnel often are not permitted to honor requests to withhold resuscitation at the end of life, particularly if there is no written do-not-resuscitate (DNR) order...
  61. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of automated external defibrillators at cardiac arrest high-risk sites
    Holly A Bartimus
    School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:280-3. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if AEDs were present at high-risk locations for cardiac arrest in King County, Washington...
  62. ncbi request reprint Web-based training for EMT continuing education
    John M Jerin
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Emergency Medical Services Division, Washington 98104, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:333-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether web-based continuing education (CE) could be developed at a low cost and provide a high level of satisfaction and acceptance among EMTs...
  63. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes following pediatric out-of-hospital cardiac arrest*
    Erica A Michiels
    1University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 2Department of Emergency Medicine, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI 3Department of Pediatrics, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA 4Paris Cardiovascular Research Center, Paris Descartes University, Paris, France
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:755-60. 2013
    ..We sought to evaluate the arrest circumstances and long-term survival of pediatric patients who experienced an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and survived to hospital discharge...
  64. ncbi request reprint The effect of pulse oximetry on emergency medical technician decision making
    Nathan T Van Dyk
    School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:417-9. 2004
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Does the emperor of CPR wear clothes?
    Mickey S Eisenberg
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:339-40. 2004
  66. ncbi request reprint Diabetes, glucose level, and risk of sudden cardiac death
    Xavier Jouven
    Service de cardiologie, Universite Paris 5, Faculté René Descartes, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, 20 rue Leblanc, 75015 Paris, France
    Eur Heart J 26:2142-7. 2005
    ..The prevalence of diabetes mellitus in industrialized countries is rapidly increasing, and diabetes is suspected to carry a particular high risk for sudden cardiac death (SCD)...
  67. pmc The Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Epistry-Trauma: design, development, and implementation of a North American epidemiologic prehospital trauma registry
    Craig D Newgard
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3098, United States
    Resuscitation 78:170-8. 2008
    ..This data registry samples patients from 264 EMS agencies transporting to 287 acute care hospitals in both the United States and Canada...
  68. doi request reprint Rationale, development and implementation of the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Epistry-Cardiac Arrest
    Laurie J Morrison
    Prehospital and Transport Medicine Research Program, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Suite C753, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    Resuscitation 78:161-9. 2008
    ..To describe the development, design and consequent scientific implications of the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) population-based registry; ROC Epistry-Cardiac Arrest...
  69. ncbi request reprint Energy doses for treatment of out-of-hospital pediatric ventricular fibrillation
    Joseph W Rossano
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Resuscitation 70:80-9. 2006
    ..To investigate the energy dose used to treat out-of-hospital pediatric ventricular fibrillation and the survival rates of these patients...
  70. ncbi request reprint Increasing first responder CPR during resuscitation of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest using automated external defibrillators
    Sachita Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Mass General, Harvard University, Neville House, Boston SS, MA 02115, USA
    Resuscitation 71:29-33. 2006
    ..We assessed whether training and/or AED reconfiguration was associated with an increase in the proportion of time during which CPR was performed between first and second stacks of shocks...
  71. doi request reprint A new piece in the unfinished ventricular fibrillation analysis puzzle
    Fred W Chapman
    Crit Care Med 36:2210-2. 2008
  72. ncbi request reprint Cardiac arrest: survivors or still victims?
    Peter J Kudenchuk
    Circulation 118:328-30. 2008
  73. ncbi request reprint Mental stress-induced ischemia and all-cause mortality in patients with coronary artery disease
    Gina D Schellenbaum
    Circulation 106:e183-4; author reply e183-4. 2002

Research Grants7

  1. Home Automatic external Defibrillator Training
    Thomas Rea; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Alternatively, if nominal video-based approaches achieve comparable outcomes, training efforts can be streamlined at considerable cost savings with fewer impediments for distribution and dissemination. ..
  2. Human genetic variation and ventricular fibrillation resuscitation outcomes
    Thomas D Rea; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Analyses will incorporate standard and novel approaches of genetic association to assess if and how genetic variation influences resuscitation outcome. ..