Douglas F Kupas

Summary

Affiliation: Geisinger Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Glasgow Coma Scale Motor Component ("Patient Does Not Follow Commands") Performs Similarly to Total Glasgow Coma Scale in Predicting Severe Injury in Trauma Patients
    Douglas F Kupas
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 68:744-750.e3. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Effect of airway-securing method on prehospital endotracheal tube dislodgment
    Douglas F Kupas
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 2005, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:26-30. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Out-of-hospital chest escharotomy: a case series and procedure review
    Douglas F Kupas
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 2005, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:349-54. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Structured inspection of medications carried and stored by emergency medical services agencies identifies practices that may lead to medication errors
    Douglas F Kupas
    From the Department of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 2005, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:67-75. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Multivariate predictors of failed prehospital endotracheal intubation
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:717-24. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Procedural experience with out-of-hospital endotracheal intubation
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:1718-21. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Preliminary experience with a prospective, multi-centered evaluation of out-of-hospital endotracheal intubation
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Resuscitation 58:49-58. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint An algorithmic approach to prehospital airway management
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:145-55. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Experience with an anonymous web-based state EMS safety incident reporting system
    John M Gallagher
    Department of EmergencyMedicine, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 2005, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:36-42. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Rural clinical experiences for emergency medicine residents: a curriculum template
    Michael C Wadman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, NE, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:1287-93. 2012

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Glasgow Coma Scale Motor Component ("Patient Does Not Follow Commands") Performs Similarly to Total Glasgow Coma Scale in Predicting Severe Injury in Trauma Patients
    Douglas F Kupas
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 68:744-750.e3. 2016
    ..We compare total GCS score to this binary assessment for predicting trauma outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of airway-securing method on prehospital endotracheal tube dislodgment
    Douglas F Kupas
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 2005, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:26-30. 2010
    ..We compared the effectiveness of common airway-securing techniques in preventing endotracheal tube (ETT) dislodgment in the prehospital setting...
  3. doi request reprint Out-of-hospital chest escharotomy: a case series and procedure review
    Douglas F Kupas
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 2005, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:349-54. 2010
    ..The procedures of chest and neck escharotomies are reviewed, and the logistics of performing escharotomy in the prehospital setting are described...
  4. doi request reprint Structured inspection of medications carried and stored by emergency medical services agencies identifies practices that may lead to medication errors
    Douglas F Kupas
    From the Department of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 2005, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:67-75. 2012
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  5. ncbi request reprint Multivariate predictors of failed prehospital endotracheal intubation
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:717-24. 2003
    ..This study sought to use multivariate logistic regression to identify a set of factors associated with failed adult out-of-hospital ETI...
  6. ncbi request reprint Procedural experience with out-of-hospital endotracheal intubation
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:1718-21. 2005
    ..Out-of-hospital rescuers likely need regular clinical experience to perform endotracheal intubation (ETI) in a safe and effective manner. We sought to determine the frequency of ETI performed by individual out-of-hospital rescuers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Preliminary experience with a prospective, multi-centered evaluation of out-of-hospital endotracheal intubation
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Resuscitation 58:49-58. 2003
    ..We sought to evaluate the feasibility of performing a prospective, multi-centered evaluation of out-of-hospital endotracheal intubation (ETI) using a standardized data collection tool...
  8. ncbi request reprint An algorithmic approach to prehospital airway management
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:145-55. 2005
    ..The algorithm may be valuable as a tool for ensuring patient safety and reducing errors as well as for training rescuers in airway management...
  9. doi request reprint Experience with an anonymous web-based state EMS safety incident reporting system
    John M Gallagher
    Department of EmergencyMedicine, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 2005, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:36-42. 2012
    ..The leaders, administrators, and policymakers of these systems must have an understanding of situations that present potential for harm to patients or providers...
  10. doi request reprint Rural clinical experiences for emergency medicine residents: a curriculum template
    Michael C Wadman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, NE, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:1287-93. 2012
    ..To provide a template for the development and implementation of a rural EM clinical experience, Kern's six-step approach was followed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Recommended guidelines for uniform reporting of data from out-of-hospital airway management: position statement of the National Association of EMS Physicians
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:58-72. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of rural and urban ambulance crashes in Pennsylvania
    Adam M Ray
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA 15215, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:416-20. 2007
    ..To describe and compare the characteristics of, and associated injuries caused by, ambulance crashes that occur in rural versus urban areas...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparison of crashes involving ambulances with those of similar-sized vehicles
    Adam F Ray
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:412-5. 2005
    ..To describe the characteristics and associated occupant injuries of motor vehicle collisions (MVCs) involving ambulances as compared with MVCs involving similar-sized vehicles...
  14. pmc Sleep quality and fatigue among prehospital providers
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pernnsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:187-93. 2010
    ..Fatigue is common among medical professionals and has been linked to poor performance and medical error. Objective. To characterize sleep quality and its association with severe fatigue in emergency medical services (EMS) providers...
  15. doi request reprint Expert witness qualifications and ethical guidelines for emergency medical services litigation: resource document for the National Association of EMS Physicians position statement
    W Ann Winnie Maggiore
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 15:426-31. 2011
    ..This resource document reviews the current issues in expert witness testimony in cases involving EMS as these issues relate to the unique qualifications of the expert witness, the standard of care, and the ethical expectations...
  16. doi request reprint Considering the clinical context of medical education
    Linda M Famiglio
    Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA 17822 1334, USA
    Acad Med 88:1202-5. 2013
    ....
  17. doi request reprint A novel method for continuous environmental surveillance for carbon monoxide exposure to protect emergency medical service providers and patients
    Brian L Risavi
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UPMC Hamot, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Emerg Med 44:637-40. 2013
    ..Its elusive characteristics and non-specific symptoms make detection difficult without monitoring devices. Consequently, both patients and EMS providers are at increased risk of harm from such exposures...
  18. ncbi request reprint Patient restraint in emergency medical services systems
    Douglas F Kupas
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 2005, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 6:340-5. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint Role of rapid sequence induction for intubation in the prehospital setting: helpful or harmful?
    Bradley D Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 8:571-7. 2002
    ..If these principles are strictly adhered to, rapid sequence induction for intubation may be safely used as an advanced airway management technique in the prehospital setting...
  20. doi request reprint Comparison of bougie-assisted intubation with traditional endotracheal intubation in a simulated difficult airway
    Matthew J Messa
    Department of Emergency Medicine Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 15:30-3. 2011
    ..To compare the success and ease of bougie-assisted intubation (BAI) with those of traditional endotracheal intubation (ETI) in a simulated difficult airway (20.4 seconds for BAI vs. 16.7 seconds for ETI, p = 0.102)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Automated external defibrillators appropriately recognize ventricular fibrillation in electromagnetic fields
    Brett T Stolzenberg
    Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 6:65-6. 2002
    ..This study evaluated the performance of several AEDs when exposed to high EMFs...