Karl A Sporer

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Can emergency medical dispatch codes predict prehospital interventions for common 9-1-1 call types?
    Karl A Sporer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 12:470-8. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Do medications affect vital signs in the prehospital treatment of acute decompensated heart failure?
    Karl A Sporer
    Albert Einstein School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:41-5. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Prescription naloxone: a novel approach to heroin overdose prevention
    Karl A Sporer
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine, and the Treatment Research Center, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:172-7. 2007
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint How many emergency dispatches occurred per cardiac arrest?
    Nicholas J Johnson
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, USA
    Resuscitation 81:1499-504. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Women are less likely than men to receive prehospital analgesia for isolated extremity injuries
    Glen E Michael
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:901-6. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Does emergency medical dispatch priority predict delphi process-derived levels of prehospital intervention?
    Karl A Sporer
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine, and Department of Emergency Services, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 25:309-17. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Which emergency medical dispatch codes predict high prehospital nontransport rates in an urban community?
    Evan M Hodell
    From the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine EMH, San Francisco, California, USA the Department of Emergency Medicine JFB, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA and Alameda County EMS Agency KAS, Oakland, California, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 18:28-34. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Validation of low-acuity emergency medical services dispatch codes
    Glen E Michael
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:429-33. 2005
  10. pmc Organizational issues in the implementation of a hospital-based syringe exchange program
    Carmen L Masson
    Department of Psychiatry, San Francisco General Hospital Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:901-15. 2010

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Can emergency medical dispatch codes predict prehospital interventions for common 9-1-1 call types?
    Karl A Sporer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 12:470-8. 2008
    ..This study evaluates the ability of EMD and non-EMD codes (calls not processed by EMD) to predict prehospital use of medications and procedures...
  2. ncbi request reprint Do medications affect vital signs in the prehospital treatment of acute decompensated heart failure?
    Karl A Sporer
    Albert Einstein School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:41-5. 2006
    ..Vital sign changes have been proposed as clinical endpoints in the evaluation of prehospital treatment for this condition...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prescription naloxone: a novel approach to heroin overdose prevention
    Karl A Sporer
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine, and the Treatment Research Center, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:172-7. 2007
    ..Program implementation considerations, legal ramifications, and research needs for prescription naloxone are discussed...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint How many emergency dispatches occurred per cardiac arrest?
    Nicholas J Johnson
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, USA
    Resuscitation 81:1499-504. 2010
    ..Calls are assigned an MPDS determinant, which includes a number (1-32) representing chief complaint and priority (Alpha through Echo) representing acuity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Women are less likely than men to receive prehospital analgesia for isolated extremity injuries
    Glen E Michael
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:901-6. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the effect of socioeconomic factors, such as ethnicity, income, age, and sex, on the administration of analgesia for isolated extremity injuries in the prehospital setting...
  7. ncbi request reprint Does emergency medical dispatch priority predict delphi process-derived levels of prehospital intervention?
    Karl A Sporer
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine, and Department of Emergency Services, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 25:309-17. 2010
    ..This study evaluates whether the assigned priority predicts a Delphi process-derived level of prehospital intervention in each emergency medical dispatch category...
  8. ncbi request reprint Which emergency medical dispatch codes predict high prehospital nontransport rates in an urban community?
    Evan M Hodell
    From the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine EMH, San Francisco, California, USA the Department of Emergency Medicine JFB, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA and Alameda County EMS Agency KAS, Oakland, California, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 18:28-34. 2014
    ..There are five major priority classes used to dispatch 9-1-1 calls in the San Francisco System; Alpha codes are the lowest priority (lowest expected acuity) and Echo are the highest priority...
  9. ncbi request reprint Validation of low-acuity emergency medical services dispatch codes
    Glen E Michael
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:429-33. 2005
    ..Computer-aided dispatch systems are used to assess the severity of a 9-1-1 caller's complaint and then assign an appropriate level of emergency medical services (EMS) response...
  10. pmc Organizational issues in the implementation of a hospital-based syringe exchange program
    Carmen L Masson
    Department of Psychiatry, San Francisco General Hospital Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:901-15. 2010
    ..Based on these experiences, this paper provides guidance on how to integrate an SEP into a traditional health care institution...
  11. doi request reprint How well do emergency medical dispatch codes predict prehospital medication administration in a diverse urban community?
    Karl A Sporer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Emerg Med 44:413-422.e3. 2013
    ..MPDS is a computer-based EMD system that uses callers' responses to scripted questions to categorize cases into groups and subgroups, based on complaint and perceived acuity...
  12. ncbi 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
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  13. pmc Strategies for preventing heroin overdose
    Karl A Sporer
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    BMJ 326:442-4. 2003
  14. ncbi request reprint Gamma-hydroxybutyrate serum levels and clinical syndrome after severe overdose
    Karl A Sporer
    Department of Emergency Services, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:3-8. 2003
    ..We discuss a prospective case series of patients who present with a severe gamma-hydroxybutyrate intoxication with confirmatory serum and urine gamma-hydroxybutyrate levels...
  15. ncbi request reprint Buprenorphine: a primer for emergency physicians
    Karl A Sporer
    Department of Emergency Services, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:580-4. 2004
    ..Patients with significant symptoms related to buprenorphine should be admitted to the hospital for observation because symptoms will persist for 12 to 24 hours...
  16. pmc Detailed analysis of prehospital interventions in medical priority dispatch system determinants
    Karl A Sporer
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Emergency Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital
    West J Emerg Med 12:19-29. 2011
    ..Dispatchers use a series of scripted questions to assign determinants to calls based on chief complaint and acuity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Patterns of ecstasy-associated hyponatremia in California
    Jonathan Rosenson
    Alameda County Medical Center Highland General Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:164-71, 171.e1. 2007
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  18. doi request reprint Resuscitation center designation: recommendations for emergency medical services practices
    C Crawford Mechem
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:51-61. 2010
    ..Potential barriers to the establishment of such centers are discussed and strategies to overcome them are proposed...