Brian Suffoletto

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Optimizing a Text Message Intervention to Reduce Heavy Drinking in Young Adults: Focus Group Findings
    Brian Suffoletto
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Emergency Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 4:e73. 2016
  2. pmc A text message alcohol intervention for young adult emergency department patients: a randomized clinical trial
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 64:664-72.e4. 2014
  3. pmc Mobile phone text messaging intervention to improve alertness and reduce sleepiness and fatigue during shiftwork among emergency medicine clinicians: study protocol for the SleepTrackTXT pilot randomized controlled trial
    Paul Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Iroquois Bldg, Suite 400A, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Trials 15:244. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Mobile phone text messaging to assess symptoms after mild traumatic brain injury and provide self-care support: a pilot study
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 28:302-12. 2013
  5. doi request reprint A sex risk reduction text-message program for young adult females discharged from the emergency department
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Adolesc Health 53:387-93. 2013
  6. pmc Mobile phone text message intervention to reduce binge drinking among young adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Iroquois Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Trials 14:93. 2013
  7. doi request reprint A mobile phone text message program to measure oral antibiotic use and provide feedback on adherence to patients discharged from the emergency department
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:949-58. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Near-infrared spectroscopy in post-cardiac arrest patients undergoing therapeutic hypothermia
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    Resuscitation 83:986-90. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Text-message-based drinking assessments and brief interventions for young adults discharged from the emergency department
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:552-60. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Body temperature changes are associated with outcomes following in-hospital cardiac arrest and return of spontaneous circulation
    Brian Suffoletto
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    Resuscitation 80:1365-70. 2009

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Optimizing a Text Message Intervention to Reduce Heavy Drinking in Young Adults: Focus Group Findings
    Brian Suffoletto
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Emergency Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 4:e73. 2016
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  2. pmc A text message alcohol intervention for young adult emergency department patients: a randomized clinical trial
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 64:664-72.e4. 2014
    ..We report 3-month outcome data of a randomized controlled trial testing a novel SMS-delivered intervention in hazardous-drinking young adults...
  3. pmc Mobile phone text messaging intervention to improve alertness and reduce sleepiness and fatigue during shiftwork among emergency medicine clinicians: study protocol for the SleepTrackTXT pilot randomized controlled trial
    Paul Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Iroquois Bldg, Suite 400A, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Trials 15:244. 2014
    ..Text message-based interventions are a potentially high-impact, low-cost platform for sleep and fatigue assessment and distributing information to workers at risk of negative safety outcomes related to sleep behaviors and fatigue...
  4. doi request reprint Mobile phone text messaging to assess symptoms after mild traumatic brain injury and provide self-care support: a pilot study
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 28:302-12. 2013
    ..Our secondary objective was to determine the feasibility of using text messaging to assess daily symptoms and provide support to patients with mTBI...
  5. doi request reprint A sex risk reduction text-message program for young adult females discharged from the emergency department
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Adolesc Health 53:387-93. 2013
    ..To pilot test a text message (SMS) sex risk reduction program among at-risk young adult female patients discharged from an emergency department (ED)...
  6. pmc Mobile phone text message intervention to reduce binge drinking among young adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Iroquois Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Trials 14:93. 2013
    ..Efficacy of SMS programs to reduce binge drinking remains unknown...
  7. doi request reprint A mobile phone text message program to measure oral antibiotic use and provide feedback on adherence to patients discharged from the emergency department
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:949-58. 2012
    ..Nonadherence to prescribed medications impairs therapeutic benefits. The authors measured the ability of an automated text messaging (short message service [SMS]) system to improve adherence to postdischarge antibiotic prescriptions...
  8. doi request reprint Near-infrared spectroscopy in post-cardiac arrest patients undergoing therapeutic hypothermia
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    Resuscitation 83:986-90. 2012
    ..To investigate the relationship between tissue oxygen saturation during a vascular occlusion test with systemic hemodynamics, central and peripheral skin temperature in patients resuscitated from cardiac arrest...
  9. doi request reprint Text-message-based drinking assessments and brief interventions for young adults discharged from the emergency department
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:552-60. 2012
    ..The feasibility of screening young adults in the ED, recruiting them for a TM-based interventional trial, collecting weekly drinking data through TM, and the variance in drinking outcomes remains unknown...
  10. doi request reprint Body temperature changes are associated with outcomes following in-hospital cardiac arrest and return of spontaneous circulation
    Brian Suffoletto
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    Resuscitation 80:1365-70. 2009
    ..We tested the hypothesis that adults who experience temperature lability in the first 24h have worse outcomes compared with those who maintain normothermia...
  11. doi request reprint Prediction of serious infection during prehospital emergency care
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 15:325-30. 2011
    ..Regionalization of emergency care for patients with serious infections has the potential to improve outcomes, but is not feasible without accurate identification of patients in the prehospital environment...
  12. pmc Prehospital dynamic tissue oxygen saturation response predicts in-hospital lifesaving interventions in trauma patients
    Francis X Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Iroquois Building, Suite 400A, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:930-5. 2012
    ..We hypothesize that prehospital tissue oximetric values and vascular occlusion test response can predict the need for in-hospital lifesaving interventions (LSI)...
  13. pmc An Interactive Text Message Intervention to Reduce Binge Drinking in Young Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial with 9-Month Outcomes
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0142877. 2015
    ..This randomized trial tested the efficacy of a 12-week interactive text message intervention to reduce binge drinking up to 6 months after intervention completion among young adults...
  14. doi request reprint Prehospital serum lactate as a predictor of outcomes in trauma patients: a retrospective observational study
    Francis Guyette
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 70:782-6. 2011
    ..Lactate is associated with morbidity and mortality; however, the value of prehospital lactate (pLA) is unknown. Our objective was to determine whether pLA improves identification of mortality and morbidity independent of vital signs...
  15. pmc A text message program as a booster to in-person brief interventions for mandated college students to prevent weekend binge drinking
    Brian Suffoletto
    a Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Coll Health 64:481-9. 2016
    ..To evaluate a text message (SMS) program as a booster to an in-person alcohol intervention with mandated college students...
  16. doi request reprint Predicting older adults who return to the hospital or die within 30 days of emergency department care using the ISAR tool: subjective versus objective risk factors
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
    Emerg Med J 33:4-9. 2016
    ..We compare prognostic accuracy of subjective versus objective risk factors...
  17. pmc Increasing CPR duration prior to first defibrillation does not improve return of spontaneous circulation or survival in a swine model of prolonged ventricular fibrillation
    Jon C Rittenberger
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Emergency Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Resuscitation 79:155-60. 2008
    ..In this porcine model of basic life support, our outcomes were rates of return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC), survival, and coronary perfusion pressure (CPP)...
  18. doi request reprint Emergency physician recognition of delirium
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Postgrad Med J 89:621-5. 2013
    ....
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Patterns of Change in Weekend Drinking Cognitions Among Non-Treatment-Seeking Young Adults During Exposure to a 12-Week Text Message Intervention
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 77:914-923. 2016
    ..g., drinking plans, commitment to a low consumption goal), and to examine how the latent classes differed in baseline characteristics and alcohol consumption outcomes...
  21. doi request reprint Factors contributing to emergency department care within 30 days of hospital discharge and potential ways to prevent it: differences in perspectives of patients, caregivers, and emergency physicians
    Brian Suffoletto
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Hosp Med 9:315-9. 2014
    ..Identifying needs in patients who utilize the emergency department (ED) soon after being discharged from inpatient care is essential for planning appropriate care-transition interventions...