J R Richards
Affiliation: University of California
Richards J, Singh G, Parikh A, Venugopal S. Acute coronary syndrome after cannabis use: Correlation with quantitative toxicology testing. Am J Emerg Med. 2019;37:1007.e1-1007.e4 pubmed publisher
van der Linden M, Van Loon M, Gaakeer M, Richards J, Derlet R, van der Linden N. A different crowd, a different crowding level? The predefined thresholds of crowding scales may not be optimal for all emergency departments. Int Emerg Nurs. 2018;41:25-30 pubmed publisher
..Determining a cut-off level at which a specific ED can be identified as crowded is important, because the predefined mNEDOCS categories may not be optimal for all EDs. ..
Richards J, Albertson T, Derlet R, Lange R, Olson K, Horowitz B. Treatment of toxicity from amphetamines, related derivatives, and analogues: a systematic clinical review. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015;150:1-13 pubmed publisher
..Future randomized prospective trials are needed to evaluate new agents and further define treatment of these patients. ..
Richards J, Gaylor K, Pilgrim A. Comparison of traditional otoscope to iPhone otoscope in the pediatric ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2015;33:1089-92 pubmed publisher
..CellScope Oto was preferred by physicians, patients, and parents. Use of the CSO changed final diagnosis a significant number of times, including clinically relevant changes to/from AOM. ..
Richards J, Brofeldt B. Patterns of tooth wear associated with methamphetamine use. J Periodontol. 2000;71:1371-4 pubmed
..005). Patients who use MAP have distinct patterns of wear based on route of administration. This difference may be explained anatomically. ..
Richards J, Rockford R. Low-dose ketamine analgesia: patient and physician experience in the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2013;31:390-4 pubmed publisher
..Most were satisfied with LDK for this purpose and would use it again. Whites were least satisfied with the use of LDK for analgesia. Physicians believed that ketamine is underused. ..
Richards J. Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome: A disorder of the HPA axis and sympathetic nervous system?. Med Hypotheses. 2017;103:90-95 pubmed publisher
..Overuse of cannabis may also lead to dysfunction of the endocannabinoid system, which is essential for allostasis of the autonomic nervous system after stress. ..
Richards J, Harms B, Kelly A, Turnipseed S. Methamphetamine use and heart failure: Prevalence, risk factors, and predictors. Am J Emerg Med. 2018;36:1423-1428 pubmed publisher
..This subgroup also has greater biventricular dysfunction, dimensions, and higher pulmonary arterial pressures. ..
Richards J, Smith N, Moulin A. Unintentional Cannabis Ingestion in Children: A Systematic Review. J Pediatr. 2017;190:142-152 pubmed publisher
..Clinicians should consider cannabis toxicity in any child with sudden onset of lethargy or ataxia. ..