Judd E Hollander

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint One-year outcomes following coronary computerized tomographic angiography for evaluation of emergency department patients with potential acute coronary syndrome
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:693-8. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography coronary angiography for rapid disposition of low-risk emergency department patients with chest pain syndromes
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:112-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationship between a clear-cut alternative noncardiac diagnosis and 30-day outcome in emergency department patients with chest pain
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:210-5. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Hospitals with and without percutaneous coronary intervention capability: considerations for treating acute coronary syndromes
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:595-606. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint The elder patient with suspected acute coronary syndromes in the emergency department
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:732-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of cardiac risk factor burden in diagnosing acute coronary syndromes in the emergency department setting
    Jin H Han
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:145-52, 152.e1. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Relation between thrombolysis in myocardial infarction risk score and one-year outcomes for patients presenting at the emergency department with potential acute coronary syndrome
    Benjamin M Weisenthal
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:441-4. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint The Internet Tracking Registry of Acute Coronary Syndromes (i*trACS): a multicenter registry of patients with suspicion of acute coronary syndromes reported using the standardized reporting guidelines for emergency department chest pain studies
    Christopher J Lindsell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0769, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:666-77, 677.e1-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Application of the TIMI risk score for unstable angina and non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome to an unselected emergency department chest pain population
    Charles V Pollack
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:13-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Performance of a population-based cardiac risk stratification tool in Asian patients with chest pain
    Chadwick D Miller
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1089, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:423-30. 2005

Detail Information

Publications107 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint One-year outcomes following coronary computerized tomographic angiography for evaluation of emergency department patients with potential acute coronary syndrome
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:693-8. 2009
    ..The long-term outcome of patients discharged from the ED with negative coronary CTA has not been well studied...
  2. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography coronary angiography for rapid disposition of low-risk emergency department patients with chest pain syndromes
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:112-6. 2007
    ..Therefore, the investigators' emergency department (ED) incorporated CT coronary angiography into the evaluation of low-risk patients with chest pain...
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationship between a clear-cut alternative noncardiac diagnosis and 30-day outcome in emergency department patients with chest pain
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:210-5. 2007
    ..Studies have not been able to identify a cohort of patients that are safe for immediate ED discharge; however, prior studies have not examined the utility of a clear-cut alternative noncardiac diagnosis...
  4. doi request reprint Hospitals with and without percutaneous coronary intervention capability: considerations for treating acute coronary syndromes
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:595-606. 2009
    ..Bivalirudin can be used in non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients who are managed invasively...
  5. ncbi request reprint The elder patient with suspected acute coronary syndromes in the emergency department
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:732-9. 2007
    ..To describe the evaluation and outcomes of elder patients with suspected acute coronary syndromes (ACS) presenting to the emergency department (ED)...
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of cardiac risk factor burden in diagnosing acute coronary syndromes in the emergency department setting
    Jin H Han
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:145-52, 152.e1. 2007
    ..We seek to determine whether cardiac risk factor burden (defined as the number of conventional cardiac risk factors present) is useful for the diagnosis of acute coronary syndromes in the emergency department (ED) setting...
  7. doi request reprint Relation between thrombolysis in myocardial infarction risk score and one-year outcomes for patients presenting at the emergency department with potential acute coronary syndrome
    Benjamin M Weisenthal
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:441-4. 2010
    ..001). In conclusion, in addition to risk stratifying ED patients with chest pain at the initial ED evaluation, the TIMI score can also predict the 1-year cardiovascular events in this patient population...
  8. ncbi request reprint The Internet Tracking Registry of Acute Coronary Syndromes (i*trACS): a multicenter registry of patients with suspicion of acute coronary syndromes reported using the standardized reporting guidelines for emergency department chest pain studies
    Christopher J Lindsell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0769, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:666-77, 677.e1-9. 2006
    ..We describe the methods for data collection and the ED population enrolled in a multicenter registry of patients with chest pain...
  9. ncbi request reprint Application of the TIMI risk score for unstable angina and non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome to an unselected emergency department chest pain population
    Charles V Pollack
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:13-8. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Performance of a population-based cardiac risk stratification tool in Asian patients with chest pain
    Chadwick D Miller
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1089, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:423-30. 2005
    ..Their validity in single-race populations has not been tested. The authors sought to compare the performance of a risk stratification tool between a mixed-race U.S. patient population and an Asian patient population...
  11. doi request reprint Non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients who present during off hours have higher risk profiles and are treated less aggressively, but their outcomes are not worse: a report from Can Rapid Risk Stratification of Unstable Angina Patients Suppress AD
    Charles V Pollack
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 8:29-33. 2009
    ..Although intensity of medical management was similar between groups, it was generally lower than current guidelines recommend, indicating potential for improvement in NSTEMI outcomes, regardless of time of presentation...
  12. ncbi request reprint The impact of trauma activations on the care of emergency department patients with potential acute coronary syndromes
    Peter E Fishman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:347-53. 2006
    ..We seek to determine whether the presence of a concurrent trauma activation negatively affects processes of care and outcomes for patients with potential acute coronary syndromes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lack of utility of telemetry monitoring for identification of cardiac death and life-threatening ventricular dysrhythmias in low-risk patients with chest pain
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:71-6. 2004
    ..We tested the hypothesis that monitoring admitted low-risk patients with chest pain for dysrhythmia is low yield (<1% detection of life-threatening dysrhythmias requiring treatment)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a clinical decision rule for young adult patients with chest pain
    Robert J Marsan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Ground Floor Ravdin Building, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4293, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:26-31. 2005
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  15. pmc Incremental value of objective cardiac testing in addition to physician impression and serial contemporary troponin measurements in women
    Deborah B Diercks
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:265-70. 2013
    ..It is uncertain whether all women derive benefit from this process. The study aim was to determine the incremental value of objective cardiac testing after serial cardiac markers and physician risk assessment...
  16. doi request reprint Coronary computed tomographic angiography for rapid discharge of low-risk patients with potential acute coronary syndromes
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 53:295-304. 2009
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Postdischarge adverse events for 1-day hospital admissions in older adults admitted from the emergency department
    Jesse M Pines
    School of Public Health and Health Services, Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University, 2121 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:253-7. 2010
    ..We assess hospital readmission and death within 60 days in older adults admitted from the emergency department (ED) and discharged by an inpatient service within 24 hours...
  18. ncbi request reprint ED crowding is associated with variable perceptions of care compromise
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1176-81. 2007
    ..The authors measured the association between emergency department (ED) crowding and patient and provider perceptions about whether patient care was compromised...
  19. ncbi request reprint Is the initial diagnostic impression of "noncardiac chest pain" adequate to exclude cardiac disease?
    Chadwick D Miller
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1089, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 44:565-74. 2004
    ..In patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with an initial diagnostic impression of noncardiac chest pain, we determine the 30-day incidence of adverse cardiac events and characteristics associated with those events...
  20. doi request reprint The impact of crowding on time until abdominal CT interpretation in emergency department patients with acute abdominal pain
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Postgrad Med 122:75-81. 2010
    ..We assessed the relationship between emergency department (ED) crowding and delays in care in patients presenting with abdominal pain who receive abdominal computed tomography (CT)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Standardized reporting guidelines for studies evaluating risk stratification of ED patients with potential acute coronary syndromes
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Ground Floor, Ravdin Building, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4293, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1331-40. 2004
  22. doi request reprint Gender disparity in analgesic treatment of emergency department patients with acute abdominal pain
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:414-8. 2008
    ..The authors assessed whether a gender disparity exists in the administration of analgesia for acute abdominal pain...
  23. ncbi request reprint Application of the TIMI risk score in ED patients with cocaine-associated chest pain
    Maureen Chase
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:1015-8. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to assess its ability to predict adverse cardiovascular outcomes in cocaine-associated chest pain...
  24. doi request reprint Preferences for cardiac tests and procedures may partially explain sex but not race disparities
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5004, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:545-50. 2008
    ..There are known race and sex differences in emergent cardiac care. Many feel these differences reflect a bias from the physician. We hypothesized these differences may be the result of patient preferences...
  25. ncbi request reprint Gender bias in cardiovascular testing persists after adjustment for presenting characteristics and cardiac risk
    Anna Marie Chang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:599-605. 2007
    ..The authors assessed whether different clinical characteristics at emergency department presentation account for this gender bias...
  26. doi request reprint The effect of physician risk tolerance and the presence of an observation unit on decision making for ED patients with chest pain
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:771-9. 2010
    ..We also studied if the opening of an ED-based observation unit affected the relationship between risk scales and admission decisions...
  27. doi request reprint Predictors of 30-day cardiovascular events in patients with prior percutaneous coronary intervention or coronary artery bypass grafting
    Emily C Esposito
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:613-8. 2011
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Discordant cardiac biomarkers: frequency and outcomes in emergency department patients with chest pain
    Alan B Storrow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:660-5. 2006
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  29. pmc Pretest probability assessment derived from attribute matching
    Jeffrey A Kline
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 5:26. 2005
    ..This report compares a novel attribute-matching method to generate a PTP for acute coronary syndrome (ACS). We compare the new method with a validated logistic regression equation (LRE)...
  30. doi request reprint The association between emergency department crowding and analgesia administration in acute abdominal pain patients
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:603-8. 2009
    ..The authors assessed the effect of emergency department (ED) crowding on the nontreatment and delay in treatment for analgesia in patients who had acute abdominal pain...
  31. ncbi request reprint The impact of B-type natriuretic peptide in addition to troponin I, creatine kinase-MB, and myoglobin on the risk stratification of emergency department chest pain patients with potential acute coronary syndrome
    Aaron M Brown
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:153-63. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint The influence of race and gender on time to initial electrocardiogram for patients with chest pain
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:867-72. 2006
    ..To determine whether race or gender affected time to initial electrocardiogram (ECG) for patients who presented to an emergency department with chest pain...
  33. doi request reprint The association between emergency department crowding and adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients with chest pain
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:617-25. 2009
    ..The authors examined whether ED crowding was associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients with chest pain syndromes (chest pain or related complaints of possible cardiac origin)...
  34. doi request reprint The incremental benefit of a shortness-of-breath biomarker panel in emergency department patients with dyspnea
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:488-94. 2009
    ..The objective was to determine the incremental benefit of a shortness-of-breath (SOB) point-of-care biomarker panel on the diagnostic accuracy of emergency department (ED) patients presenting with dyspnea...
  35. doi request reprint Relationship between renal dysfunction and outcomes in emergency department patients with potential acute coronary syndromes
    Anna Marie Chang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Emerg Med J 30:101-5. 2013
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of symptoms during a normal or nonspecific electrocardiogram in emergency department patients with potential acute coronary syndrome
    Maureen Chase
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:1034-9. 2006
    ..The authors hypothesized that patients with a normal or nonspecific ECG during symptoms have a lower risk for ACS than do those who are asymptomatic...
  37. doi request reprint Combining Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction risk score and clear-cut alternative diagnosis for chest pain risk stratification
    Caren F Campbell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Ground Ravdin, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:37-42. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that the presence of an alternative diagnosis in patients with a TIMI risk score less than 2 might identify a cohort of patients safe for ED discharge...
  38. ncbi request reprint The impact of emergency department crowding measures on time to antibiotics for patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 50:510-6. 2007
    ..We seek to determine the impact of emergency department (ED) crowding on delays in antibiotic administration for patients with community-acquired pneumonia...
  39. doi request reprint Diagnosis of heart failure
    Anna Marie Chang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Heart Fail Clin 5:25-35, vi. 2009
    ..Invasive and noninvasive impedance cardiography can be used to diagnose or even predict development of heart failure, but its role in clinical practice still needs to be better defined...
  40. ncbi request reprint Standardized reporting guidelines for studies evaluating risk stratification of emergency department patients with potential acute coronary syndromes
    Judd E Hollander
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 44:589-98. 2004
  41. pmc ED administration of thienopyridines in non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: results from the NCDR
    Deborah B Diercks
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:1005-11. 2013
    ..Our aim was to determine whether ED administration of a thienopyridine was associated with clinical outcomes among patients with NSTEMI...
  42. doi request reprint CT angiography for safe discharge of patients with possible acute coronary syndromes
    Harold I Litt
    Department of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    N Engl J Med 366:1393-403. 2012
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Sex bias in cardiovascular testing: the contribution of patient preference
    Bryn E Mumma
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 57:551-560.e4. 2011
    ..Women with potential acute coronary syndromes are less likely to receive cardiac catheterization or revascularization than men. We hypothesize that this may be due to different diagnostic test preferences of female and male patients...
  44. pmc TIMI risk score: does it work equally well in both males and females?
    Marianna Karounos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4293, USA
    Emerg Med J 24:471-4. 2007
    ..We hypothesised that it might have different prognostic abilities in male and female patients...
  45. doi request reprint Derivation of a clinical prediction rule for evaluating patients with abdominal pain and diarrhea
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:450-3. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to develop a simple prediction rule to reliably identify abdominal pain patients with diarrhea who may require surgical intervention...
  46. ncbi request reprint Does sex matter? Effect of screener sex in intimate partner violence screening
    Lauren B Gerlach
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:1047-50. 2007
    ..The sex of the individual performing screening affects the willingness of adult male and female ED patients to disclose incidents of intimate partner violence (IPV)...
  47. ncbi request reprint The impact of a concurrent trauma alert evaluation on time to head computed tomography in patients with suspected stroke
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:349-52. 2006
    ..Emergency department (ED) overcrowding threatens quality of care by delaying the time to diagnosis and treatment of patients with time-sensitive diseases, such as acute stroke...
  48. ncbi request reprint Prospective validation of the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction Risk Score in the emergency department chest pain population
    Maureen Chase
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:252-9. 2006
    ..To validate the use of the TIMI risk score in the ED, we prospectively assess its potential utility in a broad ED chest pain patient population...
  49. ncbi request reprint Impact of a negative evaluation for underlying coronary artery disease on one-year resource utilization for patients admitted with potential acute coronary syndromes
    Kyle J Shaver
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Ground Floor Ravdin Building, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4293, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1272-7. 2004
    ..Reduction in emergency department (ED) overcrowding is a major Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) initiative. One major source of ED overcrowding is patients waiting for telemetry beds...
  50. doi request reprint The effect of ED crowding on education
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:217-20. 2010
    ..We studied if emergency department (ED) crowding affects the quality of resident and medical student education on individual patient encounters...
  51. ncbi request reprint Defining the outcomes of risk stratification studies of ED patients with chest pain: the marginal value of adding revascularization to the composite end point
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:848-51. 2005
    ..We assessed whether adding revascularization to a strictly defined composite end point of death, acute myocardial infarction (AMI), and unstable angina (UA) impacts the likelihood of patients attaining the composite end point...
  52. doi request reprint Implications of 25% to 50% coronary stenosis with cardiac computed tomographic angiography in ED patients
    Chadwick D Miller
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:597-605. 2012
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Does coronary artery calcium scoring add to the predictive value of coronary computed tomography angiography for adverse cardiovascular events in low-risk chest pain patients?
    Anna Marie Chang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1065-71. 2011
    ....
  54. doi request reprint The association between physician risk tolerance and imaging use in abdominal pain
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:552-7. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the impact of 3 validated scales of physician risk behavior on imaging use in emergency department (ED) patients with abdominal pain...
  55. ncbi request reprint Insurance status and the treatment of myocardial infarction at academic centers
    Brian C Hiestand
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University, 149 Means Hall, 1654 Upham Drive, Columbus, OH 43210 1270, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:343-8. 2004
    ..Numerous studies have documented treatment disparities in patients with acute coronary syndromes based on race and gender. Other causes for treatment disparities may exist...
  56. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the standardized reporting guidelines ECG classification system: the presenting ECG predicts 30-day outcomes
    Rhonda S Forest
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 44:206-12. 2004
    ..We sought to determine whether the categories in the recommended 6-item ECG classification system predict rates of 30-day death, myocardial infarction, and revascularization...
  57. doi request reprint Actual financial comparison of four strategies to evaluate patients with potential acute coronary syndromes
    Anna Marie Chang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:649-55. 2008
    ..The authors hypothesized that an immediate CTA strategy would be as effective but less costly than alternative strategies for evaluation of patients with potential acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  58. doi request reprint 2007 focused update to the ACC/AHA guidelines for the management of patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: implications for emergency department practice
    Charles V Pollack
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:344-355.e1. 2008
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Racial disparities in emergency department length of stay for admitted patients in the United States
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:403-10. 2009
    ..Specifically, the study estimated both the within- and among-hospital effects of black versus non-black race on LOS for admitted patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint Improving resource utilization in a teaching hospital: development of a nonteaching service for chest pain admissions
    Jennifer S Myers
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Acad Med 81:432-5. 2006
    ..The authors hypothesized that a nonteaching service designed to identify and admit low-risk chest pain patients should reduce those pressures...
  61. ncbi request reprint The risk for acute coronary syndrome associated with atrial fibrillation among ED patients with chest pain syndromes
    Aaron M Brown
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:523-8. 2007
    ..We sought to determine if atrial fibrillation is associated with an increased risk for an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) among emergency department (ED) patients with chest pain syndromes...
  62. doi request reprint Trends in boarding of admitted patients in US Emergency Departments 2003-2005
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Emerg Med 39:506-11. 2010
    ..Boarding of admitted patients in the Emergency Department (ED) is common and is associated with poor patient outcomes...
  63. doi request reprint Aspirin administration in ED patients who presented with undifferentiated chest pain: age, race, and sex effects
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5004, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:318-24. 2010
    ..The study aimed to determine whether aspirin therapy was differentially administered according to race, sex, or age in patients with undifferentiated chest pain who presented to an urban academic emergency department...
  64. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of emergency department patients with potential coronary syndromes using initial absolute CK-MB vs. CK-MB relative index
    Otilia Capellan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4283, USA
    J Emerg Med 24:361-7. 2003
    ..The optimal test depends upon the relative importance of the sensitivity or specificity for clinical decision-making in an individual patient...
  65. pmc International variations in the clinical, diagnostic, and treatment characteristics of emergency department patients with acute heart failure syndromes
    Sean P Collins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 12:1253-60. 2010
    ..We examine differences in the presentation and management of emergency department (ED) patients with dyspnoea from acute heart failure syndromes (AHFS) between the USA, Western Europe, and Eastern Europe...
  66. doi request reprint Lack of association between left bundle-branch block and acute myocardial infarction in symptomatic ED patients
    Anna Marie Chang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:916-21. 2009
    ..Our null hypothesis was that in ED patients with potential AMI, the presence of a new or presumed new LBBB would not predict an increased likelihood of AMI...
  67. ncbi request reprint The effect of emergency department crowding on patient satisfaction for admitted patients
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:825-31. 2008
    ..The objective was to study the association between factors related to emergency department (ED) crowding and patient satisfaction...
  68. doi request reprint Rapid Emergency Department Heart Failure Outpatients Trial (REDHOT II): a randomized controlled trial of the effect of serial B-type natriuretic peptide testing on patient management
    Adam J Singer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 2:287-93. 2009
    ..B-type natriuretic peptide is useful to diagnose heart failure. We determined whether the use of serial B-type natriuretic peptide measurements to guide treatment improves the outcome in patients with acute heart failure...
  69. ncbi request reprint The impact of race on the acute management of chest pain
    Arvind Venkat
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1199-208. 2003
    ..African Americans with acute coronary syndromes receive cardiac catheterization less frequently than whites. The objective was to determine if such disparities extend to acute evaluation and non interventional treatment...
  70. ncbi request reprint Emergency department patient preferences for boarding locations when hospitals are at full capacity
    Chad Garson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:9-12, 12.e1-3. 2008
    ..One alternative is to board admitted patients in inpatient hallways. We assess ED patient preferences for boarding location...
  71. ncbi request reprint When do patients need admission to a telemetry bed?
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Emerg Med 33:53-60. 2007
    ..Finally, telemetry is not indicated for patients requiring minor blood transfusion, low risk chest pain patients with normal electrocardiography, and stable patients receiving anticoagulation for pulmonary embolism...
  72. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and management of the patient who has cocaine-associated chest pain
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Ground Floor, Ravdin Building, 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Cardiol Clin 24:103-14. 2006
    ....
  73. doi request reprint Predictive value of T-wave abnormalities at the time of emergency department presentation in patients with potential acute coronary syndromes
    Kathy B Lin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:537-43. 2008
    ..The authors determined the association between T-wave abnormalities on the presenting ECG and cardiovascular outcomes within 30 days of presentation in patients with potential acute coronary syndromes (ACSs)...
  74. doi request reprint Interrater reliability and accuracy of clinicians and trained research assistants performing prospective data collection in emergency department patients with potential acute coronary syndrome
    Carlos O Cruz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:1-7. 2009
    ..We hypothesize that they would be at least as accurate because they would not be distracted by clinical requirements...
  75. pmc Diagnostic accuracy of the TIMI risk score in patients with chest pain in the emergency department: a meta-analysis
    Erik P Hess
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    CMAJ 182:1039-44. 2010
    ..We sought to expand the clinical application of the TIMI risk score by assessing its prognostic accuracy in patients in the emergency department with potential acute coronary syndromes...
  76. ncbi request reprint Incomplete data reporting in studies of emergency department patients with potential acute coronary syndromes using troponins
    Bradford Glavan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:943-8. 2003
    ..The authors assessed the need for such criteria by reviewing published studies to determine whether these core criteria currently are being reported...
  77. ncbi request reprint Emergency physicians do not use more resources to evaluate obese patients with acute abdominal pain
    Esther H Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:925-30. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that emergency physicians would use more resources to evaluate acute abdominal pain in obese patients as compared with that in nonobese patients...
  78. ncbi request reprint Cognitive therapy for the prevention of suicide attempts: a randomized controlled trial
    Gregory K Brown
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    JAMA 294:563-70. 2005
    ..Suicide attempts constitute a major risk factor for completed suicide, yet few interventions specifically designed to prevent suicide attempts have been evaluated...
  79. doi request reprint Observed behaviors of subjects during informed consent for an emergency department study
    Jill Baren
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Ground Floor Ravdin Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:9-14. 2010
    ..To determine emergency department patients' behaviors during informed consent for an intimate partner violence survey...
  80. ncbi request reprint Impact of stress testing on 30-day cardiovascular outcomes for low-risk patients with chest pain admitted to floor telemetry beds
    Grace Wu Chan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 21:282-7. 2003
    ..This suggests that patients with chest pain who are admitted to non-intensive-care telemetry (or observation unit) beds might not need stress testing before hospital release...
  81. ncbi request reprint Pay for performance for antibiotic timing in pneumonia: caveat emptor
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:531-5. 2006
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Universal screening for interpersonal violence: inability to prove universal screening improves provision of services
    Elizabeth M Datner
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Eur J Emerg Med 11:35-8. 2004
    ..Universal screening for interpersonal violence is recommended despite a lack of confirmed efficacy. We hypothesized that the detection of violence via universal screening would result in high intervention rates for victims...
  83. ncbi request reprint Head-elevated laryngoscopy position: improving laryngeal exposure during laryngoscopy by increasing head elevation
    Richard M Levitan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:322-30. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effect of increasing head elevation and neck flexion on the quality of laryngeal view during laryngoscopy...
  84. ncbi request reprint Bimanual laryngoscopy: a videographic study of external laryngeal manipulation by novice intubators
    Richard M Levitan
    Departments of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:30-7. 2002
    ..We perform a videographic analysis of external laryngeal manipulation (ELM) by novice intubators using a direct laryngoscopic imaging system and a validated means of assessing laryngeal view (percentage of glottic opening [POGO] score)...
  85. doi request reprint Antiplatelet therapy in acute coronary syndromes: the emergency physician's perspective
    Charles V Pollack
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Emerg Med 35:5-13. 2008
    ..For patients presenting to the emergency department with ACS, the benefits and risks of initiating clopidogrel or GP IIb/IIIa inhibitor therapy need to be considered on an individual basis...
  86. ncbi request reprint An innovative strategy for conducting clinical research: the academic associate program
    Judd E Hollander
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:134-7. 2002
    ..Similar programs can be developed in a variety of outpatient and inpatient settings allowing the performance of high-quality clinical research in a time-efficient and cost-effective manner...
  87. ncbi request reprint A neural network aid for the early diagnosis of cardiac ischemia in patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain
    William G Baxt
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:575-83. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to use the same registry to determine whether a network could be trained accurately to identify the larger subset of patients who have cardiac ischemia...
  88. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels and ethnic disparities in perceived severity of heart failure: results from the Rapid Emergency Department Heart Failure Outpatient Trial (REDHOT) multicenter study of BNP levels and emergency department decision ma
    Lori B Daniels
    University of California at San Diego, California, USA
    J Card Fail 12:281-5. 2006
    ..Whether ethnicity plays a role in this discrepancy is unknown...
  89. ncbi request reprint Impact of the history of congestive heart failure on the utility of B-type natriuretic peptide in the emergency diagnosis of heart failure: results from the Breathing Not Properly Multinational Study
    Adam Strunk
    University of California, San Diego, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, Calif 92161, USA
    Am J Med 119:69.e1-11. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that taking into account the history of congestive heart failure along with other clinical variables would be helpful in this range of B-type natriuretic peptide levels...
  90. ncbi request reprint Congestive heart failure patients with chest pain: incidence and predictors of acute coronary syndrome
    Nadine A Lettman
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:903-9. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the incidence, clinical characteristics, and hospital course of CHF patients who present to the ED with and without concurrent ACS...
  91. ncbi request reprint Rapid measurement of B-type natriuretic peptide in the emergency diagnosis of heart failure
    Alan S Maisel
    University of California, San Diego, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Diego 92161, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:161-7. 2002
    ..B-type natriuretic peptide is released from the cardiac ventricles in response to increased wall tension...
  92. ncbi request reprint Can electrocardiographic criteria predict adverse cardiac events and positive cardiac markers?
    Andra L Blomkalns
    University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH45267 0769, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:205-10. 2003
    ..The authors hypothesized that specific ECG findings, other than those previously identified in higher-risk populations, would be predictive of cardiac outcomes and positive cardiac markers...
  93. ncbi request reprint How obesity affects the cut-points for B-type natriuretic peptide in the diagnosis of acute heart failure. Results from the Breathing Not Properly Multinational Study
    Lori B Daniels
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am Heart J 151:999-1005. 2006
    ..We evaluated differential cut-points for BNP in diagnosing acute HF across body mass index levels to determine whether alternative cut-points can improve diagnosis...
  94. ncbi request reprint Door-to-ECG time in patients with chest pain presenting to the ED
    Deborah B Diercks
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, 95817, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:1-7. 2006
    ..To describe time to electrocardiogram (ECG) acquisition, identify factors associated with timely acquisition, and evaluate the influence of time to ECG on adverse clinical outcomes...
  95. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients in the emergency department with possible heart failure and previous stable angina pectoris and/or healed myocardial infarction
    James McCord
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1370-3. 2005
    ..However, in patients who did not have heart failure, there was a relation between BNP levels and previous stable angina pectoris and/or healed myocardial infarction but no significant independent relation in multiple regression analysis...
  96. ncbi request reprint Relationship between obesity and B-type natriuretic peptide levels
    James McCord
    Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Mich, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2247-52. 2004
    ..The relationships among B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels, body mass index (BMI), and congestive heart failure (CHF) as an emergency diagnosis are unknown...
  97. ncbi request reprint The effect of diabetes on B-type natriuretic peptide concentrations in patients with acute dyspnea: an analysis from the Breathing Not Properly Multinational Study
    Alan H B Wu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hartford Hospital, Connecticut, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2398-404. 2004
    ..We determined the effect of diabetes on B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) concentrations in patients presenting to the emergency department with dyspnea...
  98. ncbi request reprint Primary results of the Rapid Emergency Department Heart Failure Outpatient Trial (REDHOT). A multicenter study of B-type natriuretic peptide levels, emergency department decision making, and outcomes in patients presenting with shortness of breath
    Alan Maisel
    University of California San Diego, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1328-33. 2004
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint The financial burden of emergency department congestion and hospital crowding for chest pain patients awaiting admission
    Matthew D Bayley
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, The Wharton School
    Ann Emerg Med 45:110-7. 2005
    ..We determined the additional cost of an extended emergency department (ED) length of stay for chest pain patients awaiting non-ICU, monitored (telemetry) beds...
  100. ncbi request reprint Predictors of elevated B-type natriuretic peptide concentrations in dyspneic patients without heart failure: an analysis from the breathing not properly multinational study
    Cathrine W Knudsen
    University of California, San Diego, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:573-80. 2005
    ..The objective of the current study was to identify independent predictors of elevated BNP concentrations in the absence of congestive heart failure...
  101. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide and echocardiographic determination of ejection fraction in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure in patients with acute dyspnea
    Philippe Gabriel Steg
    Cardiology, Hopital Bichat Claude Bernard, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75877 Paris Cedex 18, France
    Chest 128:21-9. 2005
    ..Echocardiography and B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) are diagnostic tests for congestive heart failure (CHF), but an emergency diagnosis can be difficult...