Jim Christenson

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi A clinical prediction rule for early discharge of patients with chest pain
    Jim Christenson
    The Center for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 47:1-10. 2006
  2. ncbi Early discharge of patients with presumed opioid overdose: development of a clinical prediction rule
    J Christenson
    St Paul s Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine, the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 7:1110-8. 2000
  3. pmc Safety and efficiency of emergency department assessment of chest discomfort
    Jim Christenson
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, and Department of Emergency Medicine, Providence Health Care, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
    CMAJ 170:1803-7. 2004
  4. pmc The effect of time on CPR and automated external defibrillator skills in the Public Access Defibrillation Trial
    Jim Christenson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, 1081 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6Z 1Y6
    Resuscitation 74:52-62. 2007
  5. doi Safety and efficiency of a chest pain diagnostic algorithm with selective outpatient stress testing for emergency department patients with potential ischemic chest pain
    Frank Xavier Scheuermeyer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 59:256-264.e3. 2012
  6. doi Safety and efficiency of calcium channel blockers versus beta-blockers for rate control in patients with atrial fibrillation and no acute underlying medical illness
    Frank Xavier Scheuermeyer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 20:222-30. 2013
  7. doi There Are Sex Differences in the Demographics and Risk Profiles of Emergency Department (ED) Patients With Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter, but no Apparent Differences in ED Management or Outcomes
    Frank Xavier Scheuermeyer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 22:1067-75. 2015
  8. doi Emergency Department Patients With Atrial Fibrillation or Flutter and an Acute Underlying Medical Illness May Not Benefit From Attempts to Control Rate or Rhythm
    Frank X Scheuermeyer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 65:511-522.e2. 2015
  9. doi Missed opportunities for appropriate anticoagulation among emergency department patients with uncomplicated atrial fibrillation or flutter
    Frank X Scheuermeyer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 62:557-565.e2. 2013
  10. doi Safety of assessment of patients with potential ischemic chest pain in an emergency department waiting room: a prospective comparative cohort study
    Frank Xavier Scheuermeyer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 56:455-62. 2010

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Publications21

  1. ncbi A clinical prediction rule for early discharge of patients with chest pain
    Jim Christenson
    The Center for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 47:1-10. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi Early discharge of patients with presumed opioid overdose: development of a clinical prediction rule
    J Christenson
    St Paul s Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine, the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 7:1110-8. 2000
    ..To develop a clinical prediction rule to identify patients who can be safely discharged one hour after the administration of naloxone for presumed opioid overdose...
  3. pmc Safety and efficiency of emergency department assessment of chest discomfort
    Jim Christenson
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, and Department of Emergency Medicine, Providence Health Care, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
    CMAJ 170:1803-7. 2004
    ....
  4. pmc The effect of time on CPR and automated external defibrillator skills in the Public Access Defibrillation Trial
    Jim Christenson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, 1081 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6Z 1Y6
    Resuscitation 74:52-62. 2007
    ..The Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) trial was a multi-center randomized controlled trial evaluating survival after CPR-only versus CPR+AED delivered by onsite non-medical volunteer responders in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...
  5. doi Safety and efficiency of a chest pain diagnostic algorithm with selective outpatient stress testing for emergency department patients with potential ischemic chest pain
    Frank Xavier Scheuermeyer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 59:256-264.e3. 2012
    ..We seek to optimize the use of hospital resources by implementing a chest pain diagnostic algorithm...
  6. doi Safety and efficiency of calcium channel blockers versus beta-blockers for rate control in patients with atrial fibrillation and no acute underlying medical illness
    Frank Xavier Scheuermeyer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 20:222-30. 2013
    ..The objective was to determine whether BBs or CCBs would have a lower hospital admission rate and to measure 30-day safety outcomes including stroke, death, and emergency department (ED) revisits...
  7. doi There Are Sex Differences in the Demographics and Risk Profiles of Emergency Department (ED) Patients With Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter, but no Apparent Differences in ED Management or Outcomes
    Frank Xavier Scheuermeyer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 22:1067-75. 2015
    ..This has not been investigated in ED patients...
  8. doi Emergency Department Patients With Atrial Fibrillation or Flutter and an Acute Underlying Medical Illness May Not Benefit From Attempts to Control Rate or Rhythm
    Frank X Scheuermeyer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 65:511-522.e2. 2015
    ..We seek to describe the ED treatment and outcomes of these complex patients with atrial fibrillation or flutter...
  9. doi Missed opportunities for appropriate anticoagulation among emergency department patients with uncomplicated atrial fibrillation or flutter
    Frank X Scheuermeyer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 62:557-565.e2. 2013
    ..Emergency physicians have a unique opportunity to provide appropriate anticoagulation for such patients, and we wished to investigate whether this was accomplished...
  10. doi Safety of assessment of patients with potential ischemic chest pain in an emergency department waiting room: a prospective comparative cohort study
    Frank Xavier Scheuermeyer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 56:455-62. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the safety of waiting room chest pain evaluation...
  11. pmc Chest compression fraction determines survival in patients with out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation
    Jim Christenson
    MSc, Emergency and Health Services Commission of British Columbia, 302 2955 Virtual Way, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5M 4X6
    Circulation 120:1241-7. 2009
    ....
  12. ncbi Prevalence of and risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infection in a Canadian emergency department
    Robert Stenstrom
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    CJEM 11:430-8. 2009
    ..We sought to estimate the period prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) skin and soft tissue infection (SSTI) and evaluate risk factors for MRSA SSTI in an emergency department (ED) population...
  13. doi Thirty-day and 1-year outcomes of emergency department patients with atrial fibrillation and no acute underlying medical cause
    Frank Xavier Scheuermeyer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 60:755-765.e2. 2012
    ..Our objective is to describe ED treatment approach, conversion success rates, ED adverse events, and 30-day and 1-year outcomes for a cohort of ED patients with atrial fibrillation and no acute underlying medical cause...
  14. ncbi Do co-intoxicants increase adverse event rates in the first 24 hours in patients resuscitated from acute opioid overdose?
    Seyed Mostafa Mirakbari
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 41:947-53. 2003
    ..Our objective was to determine the impact of co-intoxication with alcohol, cocaine, or CNS depressant drugs on short-term adverse event rates in patients resuscitated from acute opioid overdose...
  15. doi Comparing the prognosis of those with initial shockable and non-shockable rhythms with increasing durations of CPR: Informing minimum durations of resuscitation
    Brian Grunau
    UBC Department of Emergency Medicine, Vancouver, B C, Canada St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, B C, Canada Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Vancouver, B C, Canada UBC School of Population and Public Health, Vancouver, B C, Canada Electronic address
    Resuscitation 101:50-6. 2016
    ..We assessed the relationship of elapsed duration since commencement of resuscitation and outcomes, highlighting differences between initial shockable and non-shockable rhythms...
  16. doi Safety and efficiency of outpatient versus emergency department-based coronary CT angiography for evaluation of patients with potential ischemic chest pain
    Frank X Scheuermeyer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount St Joseph s Hospital and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 9:534-7. 2015
    ....
  17. doi Speed and accuracy of text-messaging emergency department electrocardiograms from a small community hospital to a provincial referral center
    Frank Xavier Scheuermeyer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 22:105-13. 2016
    ..We investigate whether text messaging by use of short message service (SMS) of EKGs from a small hospital to consultants at a large hospital is rapid and accurate...
  18. ncbi A prospective randomized controlled trial comparing circumferential casting and splinting in displaced Colles fractures
    Eric Grafstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
    CJEM 12:192-200. 2010
    ..Our secondary objective was to assess longterm functional outcomes associated with immobilization with fibreglass splinting versus standard CC in patients maintaining initial nonoperative reductions...
  19. doi Chest compression rates and survival following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Ahamed H Idris
    1Departments of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 2Clinical Trials Center, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 3Departments of Emergency Medicine, Surgery, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 4Department of Emergency Medicine, Queen s University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 5Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 6Department of Emergency Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 7Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA 8Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 9Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 10Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 11Seattle Fire Department, Seattle, WA 12Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 13National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 14Department of Emergency Medicine and Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa
    Crit Care Med 43:840-8. 2015
    ..However, the relationship between compression rate and survival is still undetermined...
  20. pmc The Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Epistry-Trauma: design, development, and implementation of a North American epidemiologic prehospital trauma registry
    Craig D Newgard
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3098, United States
    Resuscitation 78:170-8. 2008
    ..This data registry samples patients from 264 EMS agencies transporting to 287 acute care hospitals in both the United States and Canada...
  21. pmc Rationale, development and implementation of the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Epistry-Cardiac Arrest
    Laurie J Morrison
    Prehospital and Transport Medicine Research Program, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Suite C753, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    Resuscitation 78:161-9. 2008
    ..To describe the development, design and consequent scientific implications of the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) population-based registry; ROC Epistry-Cardiac Arrest...