- A randomized, crossover comparison of injected buffered lidocaine, lidocaine cream, and no analgesia for peripheral intravenous cannula insertionCandace McNaughton
Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
Ann Emerg Med 54:214-20. 2009..We compare pain and anxiety associated with peripheral intravenous (IV) cannula insertion after pretreatment with no local anesthesia, 4% lidocaine cream, or subcutaneously injected, buffered 1% lidocaine...
- Low numeracy is associated with increased odds of 30-day emergency department or hospital recidivism for patients with acute heart failureCandace D McNaughton
Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
Circ Heart Fail 6:40-6. 2013..More than 25% of Medicare patients hospitalized for heart failure are readmitted within 30 days. The contributions of numeracy and health literacy to recidivism for patients with acute heart failure (AHF) are not known...
- ED crowding and the use of nontraditional bedsCandace McNaughton
Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
Am J Emerg Med 30:1474-80. 2012..In an effort to compensate for crowding, many emergency departments (EDs) evaluate and treat patients in nontraditional settings such as gurneys in hallways and conference rooms. The impact of this practice on ED evaluation time is unknown...
- Short, subjective measures of numeracy and general health literacy in an adult emergency departmentCandace McNaughton
Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
Acad Emerg Med 18:1148-55. 2011..The objective was to evaluate the reliability and validity of brief subjective measures of numeracy and general health literacy in the adult emergency department (ED) setting...