Samuel J Stratton
Affiliation: University of California
- Characteristics of medical surge capacity demand for sudden-impact disastersSamuel J Stratton
University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Public Health and Disasters, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Acad Emerg Med 13:1193-7. 2006..To describe the characteristics of the demand for medical care during sudden-impact disasters, focusing on local U.S. communities and the initial phases of sudden-impact disasters...
- Improving hospital surge capacity: a new concept for emergency credentialing of volunteersCarl H Schultz
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA, USA
Ann Emerg Med 49:602-9. 2007..This process is accurate, inexpensive, efficient, sustainable, and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations compliant and permits the immediate credentialing of large numbers of medical volunteers...
- Apparent life-threatening events in infants: high risk in the out-of-hospital environmentSamuel J Stratton
Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
Ann Emerg Med 43:711-7. 2004..The purpose of this study is to define the prevalence and significance of apparent life-threatening events among infants in the out-of-hospital setting...
- Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Evaluation in Los Angeles: CARE-LAMarc Eckstein
Department of Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Ann Emerg Med 45:504-9. 2005..We determine survival for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in Los Angeles using the Utstein method and compare these data with that reported for other urban and suburban areas...
- Termination of resuscitative efforts for out-of-hospital cardiac arrestsMarc Eckstein
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Acad Emerg Med 12:65-70. 2005..To determine the rate of termination of resuscitative efforts for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients and whether variability exists among different base hospitals providing online medical control (OLMC)...
- Out-of-hospital unwitnessed cardiopulmonary collapse and no-bystander CPR: a practical addition to resuscitation termination guidelinesSamuel J Stratton
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, California, USA
J Emerg Med 35:175-9. 2008..9%-7.7%), and for unwitnessed collapse, bystander CPR 1.3% (95% CI 0.2%-6.9%). With confirmation by further studies, unwitnessed collapse and lack of bystander CPR may be a practical addition to resuscitation termination guidelines...
- A graduate curriculum in emergency public healthSteven J Rottman
University of California Los Angeles, Center for Public Health and Disasters, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
Prehosp Disaster Med 25:213-6. 2010..The curriculum is presented as one model that can be used to meet the educational needs of professionals who will assume the responsibility for planning for and responding to the public health impacts of mass-populations disasters...
- The Indian Ocean tsunami event: a obvious necessity for research and evaluationSamuel J Stratton
Prehosp Disaster Med 20:141-2. 2005
- Is the ACLS score a valid prediction rule for survival after cardiac arrest?Jason S Haukoos
Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
Acad Emerg Med 10:621-6. 2003..However, the ACLS Score has not been validated in other emergency medical services systems...
- Endotracheal drug administration during out-of-hospital resuscitation: where are the survivors?James T Niemann
Department of Emergency Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Box 21, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
Resuscitation 53:153-7. 2002..The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of intravenous (IV) and ET drug therapy on outcome from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest secondary to all cardiac arrest rhythms...
- Reconsideration of proximate Utstein-style end pointsSamuel J Stratton
Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
Crit Care Med 30:S137-9. 2002..Furthermore, because in-hospital care is not standardized and uncontrolled variables exist, the primary Utstein end point of SHD should be reconsidered when evaluating cardiac arrest interventions...