Robert M Rodriguez

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Derivation of a decision instrument for selective chest radiography in blunt trauma
    Robert M Rodriguez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Trauma 71:549-53. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Provider perceptions concerning use of chest x-ray studies in adult blunt trauma assessments
    Georgina Calderon
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Emerg Med 43:568-74. 2012
  3. doi request reprint NEXUS chest: validation of a decision instrument for selective chest imaging in blunt trauma
    Robert M Rodriguez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital
    JAMA Surg 148:940-6. 2013
  4. pmc What is the clinical significance of chest CT when the chest x-ray result is normal in patients with blunt trauma?
    Bory Kea
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:1268-73. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint A prospective study on esophageal Doppler hemodynamic assessment in the ED
    Robert M Rodriguez
    University of California San Francisco, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:658-63. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Fear of discovery among Latino immigrants presenting to the emergency department
    Cynthia Z Maldonado
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:155-61. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of emergency medicine residents' malpractice fear and defensive medicine
    Robert M Rodriguez
    Department of Emergency Services, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:569-73. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Accuracy of the initial diagnosis among patients with an acutely altered mental status
    Karl A Sporer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Emerg Med J 30:243-6. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of targeted human immunodeficiency virus screening in an urban emergency department
    David W Dowdy
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:745-53. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Food, shelter and safety needs motivating homeless persons' visits to an urban emergency department
    Robert M Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 53:598-602. 2009

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Derivation of a decision instrument for selective chest radiography in blunt trauma
    Robert M Rodriguez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Trauma 71:549-53. 2011
    ..To derive a decision instrument (DI) that identifies patients who have virtually no risk of significant intrathoracic injury (SITI) visible on chest radiography and, therefore, no need for chest imaging...
  2. doi request reprint Provider perceptions concerning use of chest x-ray studies in adult blunt trauma assessments
    Georgina Calderon
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Emerg Med 43:568-74. 2012
    ..Although they infrequently lead to management changing diagnoses, chest x-rays (CXRs) are the most commonly ordered imaging study in blunt trauma evaluation...
  3. doi request reprint NEXUS chest: validation of a decision instrument for selective chest imaging in blunt trauma
    Robert M Rodriguez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital
    JAMA Surg 148:940-6. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that NEXUS Chest would have high sensitivity (>98%) for the prediction of TICI and TICI with major clinical significance...
  4. pmc What is the clinical significance of chest CT when the chest x-ray result is normal in patients with blunt trauma?
    Bory Kea
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:1268-73. 2013
    ..Computed tomography (CT) has been shown to detect more injuries than plain radiography in patients with blunt trauma, but it is unclear whether these injuries are clinically significant...
  5. ncbi request reprint A prospective study on esophageal Doppler hemodynamic assessment in the ED
    Robert M Rodriguez
    University of California San Francisco, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:658-63. 2006
    ..Physician assessments of hemodynamic variables were moderately accurate. We conclude that EDP hemodynamic profiles change assessments and increase confidence in assessments but may not alter treatment...
  6. doi request reprint Fear of discovery among Latino immigrants presenting to the emergency department
    Cynthia Z Maldonado
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:155-61. 2013
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  7. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of emergency medicine residents' malpractice fear and defensive medicine
    Robert M Rodriguez
    Department of Emergency Services, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:569-73. 2007
    ..To determine the baseline level and evolution of defensive medicine and malpractice concern (MC) of emergency medicine (EM) residents...
  8. doi request reprint Accuracy of the initial diagnosis among patients with an acutely altered mental status
    Karl A Sporer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Emerg Med J 30:243-6. 2013
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of targeted human immunodeficiency virus screening in an urban emergency department
    David W Dowdy
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:745-53. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of ED-based targeted HIV screening as implemented in actual practice...
  10. doi request reprint Food, shelter and safety needs motivating homeless persons' visits to an urban emergency department
    Robert M Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 53:598-602. 2009
    ..We determine whether homeless persons present to the emergency department (ED) for food, shelter, and safety and whether the availability of alternative sites for provision of these needs might decrease their ED presentations...
  11. doi request reprint A prospective study of primary surrogate decision makers' knowledge of intensive care
    Robert M Rodriguez
    Department of Emergency Services, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:1633-6. 2008
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  12. doi request reprint Electrocardiographic criteria for detecting acute myocardial infarction in patients with left bundle branch block: a meta-analysis
    Jeffrey A Tabas
    Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Services, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:329-336.e1. 2008
    ..To clarify the utility of the Sgarbossa ECG algorithm, we perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of these trials...
  13. ncbi request reprint The ability of emergency medical dispatch codes of medical complaints to predict ALS prehospital interventions
    Karl A Sporer
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:192-8. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the sensitivity, specificity, and positive and negative predictive values of selected MPDS dispatch codes to predict the need for ALS medication or procedures...
  14. ncbi request reprint A pilot study to derive clinical variables for selective chest radiography in blunt trauma patients
    Robert M Rodriguez
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 47:415-8. 2006
    ..The goal of this pilot study was to determine whether clinical criteria can identify blunt trauma patients with significant acute intrathoracic injury on chest radiograph...
  15. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of cytokine levels and white blood cell counts in the diagnosis of necrotizing fasciitis
    Robert M Rodriguez
    Department of Emergency Services, San Francisco General Hospital, CA 94110, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:58-61. 2006
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint A case series of patients with black tar heroin-associated necrotizing fasciitis
    Seamus Lonergan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, California 94602, USA
    J Emerg Med 26:47-50. 2004
    ..Tests and traditional teaching regarding the "classic" findings of NF should be amended to reflect differences seen in the setting of injection drug use with black tar heroin...
  17. ncbi request reprint EMS activation in a cohort of critically ill patients
    Molly A Phelps
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Highland General Hospital, Oakland, California 94602, USA
    J Emerg Med 22:127-31. 2002
    ..Patient education about warning sign recognition for serious illnesses and about the potential benefits derived from EMS should be improved...