D Hostler

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pulseless electrical activity: sign of life, or terminal rhythm?
    David Hostler
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Emergency Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:286-90. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint First responder rehab. Good, better, best
    David Hostler
    Emergency Responder Human Perfomance Lab, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    JEMS 32:98-112; quiz 114. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Program accreditation effect on paramedic credentialing examination success rate
    Philip Dickison
    National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, Columbus, Ohio 43229, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:224-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Everyday hazmat risks. The top 10 hazardous chemical every provider needs to understand
    David Hostler
    University of Pittsburgh, USA
    JEMS 31:50-2, 54, 56-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Inter-rater reliability for witnessed collapse and presence of bystander CPR
    Jon C Rittenberger
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Resuscitation 70:410-5. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of basic emergency medical technicians to perform selected advanced life support interventions
    Francis X Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:518-21. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Does the type of out-of-hospital airway interfere with other cardiopulmonary resuscitation tasks?
    Benjamin N Abo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Resuscitation 72:234-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of vasopressin administered with epinephrine during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Clifton W Callaway
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1316-21. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Thrombin-antithrombin appearance in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    David Hostler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:9-13. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Increased chest compression to ventilation ratio improves delivery of CPR
    David Hostler
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, United States
    Resuscitation 74:446-52. 2007

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Pulseless electrical activity: sign of life, or terminal rhythm?
    David Hostler
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Emergency Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:286-90. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint First responder rehab. Good, better, best
    David Hostler
    Emergency Responder Human Perfomance Lab, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    JEMS 32:98-112; quiz 114. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Program accreditation effect on paramedic credentialing examination success rate
    Philip Dickison
    National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, Columbus, Ohio 43229, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:224-8. 2006
    ..This study examined if there is a relationship between completion of an accredited paramedic education program and achieving a passing score on the National Registry Paramedic Certification Examination...
  4. ncbi request reprint Everyday hazmat risks. The top 10 hazardous chemical every provider needs to understand
    David Hostler
    University of Pittsburgh, USA
    JEMS 31:50-2, 54, 56-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Inter-rater reliability for witnessed collapse and presence of bystander CPR
    Jon C Rittenberger
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Resuscitation 70:410-5. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the inter-rater reliability for different methods of ascertaining and defining witnessed collapse and performance of bystander CPR...
  6. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of basic emergency medical technicians to perform selected advanced life support interventions
    Francis X Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:518-21. 2006
    ..We sought to evaluate the feasibility of training EMT-B providers to provide additional cardiac resuscitation procedures using the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) and intraosseous (IO) access...
  7. ncbi request reprint Does the type of out-of-hospital airway interfere with other cardiopulmonary resuscitation tasks?
    Benjamin N Abo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Resuscitation 72:234-9. 2007
    ..We compared the effects of TI versus esophageal tracheal combitube (ETC) insertion on the accomplishment of other interventions during simulated cardiopulmonary resuscitation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of vasopressin administered with epinephrine during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Clifton W Callaway
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1316-21. 2006
    ..Survival duration for subjects admitted to the hospital did not differ between groups. In conclusion, vasopressin administered with epinephrine does not increase the rate of return of spontaneous circulation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Thrombin-antithrombin appearance in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    David Hostler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:9-13. 2007
    ..We characterized the prevalence of thrombogenesis during OOHCA by measuring plasma levels of thrombin-antithrombin complexes (TAT)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Increased chest compression to ventilation ratio improves delivery of CPR
    David Hostler
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, United States
    Resuscitation 74:446-52. 2007
    ..We evaluated a protocol change from the recommended C:V ratio of 15:2-30:2 during CPR in our municipal emergency medical system...
  11. ncbi request reprint Rescue shock outcomes during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Bruce M Lo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Resuscitation 75:469-75. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe rescue shock outcomes in a single system using a specific defibrillation protocol...
  12. ncbi request reprint Physiological responses during graded treadmill exercise in chemical-resistant personal protective equipment
    William E Northington
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Lab, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:394-8. 2007
    ..The additional physiological burden imparted by the level C PPE during high-intensity work is unknown...
  13. ncbi request reprint IO versus IV access while wearing personal protective equipment in a HazMat scenario
    Joe Suyama
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Responder Human Performance Lab, University of Pittsburgh PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:467-72. 2007
    ..Determine the time difference obtaining intraosseous (IO) versus intravenous (IV) access while wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) in simulated HazMat scenarios...
  14. ncbi request reprint First responder in personal protective equipment with unknown illness during a disaster drill
    Joe Suyama
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:103-6. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Quality of BLS decreases with increasing resuscitation complexity
    Jon C Rittenberger
    University of Pittsburgh Affiliated Residency in Emergency Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Resuscitation 68:365-9. 2006
    ..This study examines the effectiveness of artificial ventilation and chest compressions both with and without an AED...
  16. ncbi request reprint Vasopressin administered with epinephrine is associated with a return of a pulse in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Francis X Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Resuscitation 63:277-82. 2004
    ..This study examined local experience with the combination of epinephrine and vasopressin administration...
  17. ncbi request reprint Current & future direction for the resuscitation of cardiac arrest patients
    Clifton W Callaway
    University of Pittsburgh, USA
    JEMS 29:suppl 14-22. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison of times to intubate a simulated trauma patient in two positions
    Mark Pinchalk
    Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS Training Division, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:252-7. 2003
    ..A recent study has shown that misplaced endotracheal tubes occur significantly more often in trauma patients than in medical patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint A comparison of CPR delivery with various compression-to-ventilation ratios during two-rescuer CPR
    David Hostler
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Emergency Medicine and the Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, 230 McKee Place, Suite 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Resuscitation 65:325-8. 2005
    ..We examined human performance of two-rescuer CPR using various C:V...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effect of a voice assist manikin (VAM) system on CPR quality among prehospital providers
    David Hostler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:53-60. 2005
    ..Previous studies have shown that a real-time, voice assist manikin (VAM) system may improve CPR performance...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Defining the learning curve for paramedic student endotracheal intubation
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:156-62. 2005
    ..While the National Standard Paramedic Curriculum recommends that paramedic students (PSs) perform at least five live ETIs, these training opportunities are limited...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of out-of-hospital interventions on short- and long-term survival after cardiopulmonary arrest
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Resuscitation 67:69-74. 2005
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  25. ncbi request reprint Core temperature cooling in healthy volunteers after rapid intravenous infusion of cold and room temperature saline solution
    Tracy M Moore
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:153-9. 2008
    ..9% saline solution during 30 minutes to healthy subjects (aged 27 [standard deviation (SD) 4] years) will reduce core body temperature to the therapeutic range of 33 degrees C to 35 degrees C (91.4 degrees F to 95 degrees F)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Analysis of pesticide residues on museum objects repatriated to the Hupa tribe of California
    Peter T Palmer
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California 94132, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:1083-8. 2003
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  27. ncbi request reprint A descriptive analysis of Emergency Medical Service Systems participating in the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) network
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:369-82. 2007
    ..The Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) is a United States-Canada research network that organized EMS agencies from 11 different systems to perform controlled trials in cardiac arrest and life-threatening trauma resuscitation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of troponin-T elevation during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Christopher S Lai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:754-6. 2004
    ..04 to 1.17). Elevated troponin levels did not reliably predict short-term outcome. Because troponin increases hours after the onset of ischemia, these data reveal that about 40% of OOHCA cases can undergo intervention before collapse...
  29. ncbi request reprint The aging heart
    Lindsey Simpson
    Emewrgency Medical Care Program, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    JEMS 31:48-57; quiz 58. 2006
  30. ncbi request reprint A randomized, controlled comparison of cardiopulmonary resuscitation performed on the floor and on a moving ambulance stretcher
    John A Kim
    Affiliated Residency in Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:68-70. 2006
    ..Recent studies have demonstrated that cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) of poor quality is associated with worsened outcomes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Back strength and flexibility of EMS providers in practicing prehospital providers
    Matthew T Crill
    Heartland Rehabilitation, 3535 Fishinger Blvd Suite 120, Hilliard, Ohio, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 15:105-11. 2005
    ..This group of professionals may be at risk for occupational injury and should be targeted for interventions to improve strength and flexibility...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal vaccination: an opportunity for emergency medical services
    David Hostler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:125-35. 2003
    ..The efficacy, availability, and use recommendations for the vaccine are described within this report. Finally, the benefits and possible implementation strategies for EMS delivery are detailed...