Matthew D Weaver

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Medical necessity in emergency medical services transports
    Matthew D Weaver
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:250-5. 2012
  2. pmc Network analysis of team communication in a busy emergency department
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:109. 2013
  3. pmc Emergency healthcare worker sleep, fatigue, and alertness behavior survey (SFAB): development and content validation of a survey tool
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 73:399-411. 2014
  4. pmc Variation in emergency medical technician partner familiarity
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:1319-31. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Identification of adverse events in ground transport emergency medical services
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:139-46. 2012
  6. 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
  7. pmc An observational study of shift length, crew familiarity, and occupational injury and illness in emergency medical services workers
    Matthew D Weaver
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Occup Environ Med 72:798-804. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Variation in emergency department head computed tomography use for pediatric head trauma
    Jennifer R Marin
    The Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
    Acad Emerg Med 21:987-95. 2014
  9. pmc The longitudinal study of turnover and the cost of turnover in emergency medical services
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:209-21. 2010
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Medical necessity in emergency medical services transports
    Matthew D Weaver
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:250-5. 2012
    ..Our findings from a nationally representative sample highlight the opportunity for alternative patient delivery strategies for select patients seeking EMS services...
  2. pmc Network analysis of team communication in a busy emergency department
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:109. 2013
    ..We sought to use Social Network Analysis (SNA) to characterize communication between clinicians in the ED...
  3. pmc Emergency healthcare worker sleep, fatigue, and alertness behavior survey (SFAB): development and content validation of a survey tool
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 73:399-411. 2014
    ..Changing EMS worker behaviors and improving alertness during shift work is hampered by a lack of instruments that reliably and accurately measure multidimensional beliefs and habits that predict alertness behavior...
  4. pmc Variation in emergency medical technician partner familiarity
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:1319-31. 2011
    ..We standardized select measures by size of agency to account for a greater number of possible partnerships in larger agencies...
  5. doi request reprint Identification of adverse events in ground transport emergency medical services
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:139-46. 2012
    ..Overall physician agreement on presence of an AE per chart was fair (κ = 0.24; 95% CI = 0.19, 0.29). These findings should serve as a basis for refining and implementing an AE evaluation instrument...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc An observational study of shift length, crew familiarity, and occupational injury and illness in emergency medical services workers
    Matthew D Weaver
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Occup Environ Med 72:798-804. 2015
    ..We sought to examine the relationship between shift length and occupational injury while controlling for relevant shift work and teamwork factors...
  8. doi request reprint Variation in emergency department head computed tomography use for pediatric head trauma
    Jennifer R Marin
    The Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
    Acad Emerg Med 21:987-95. 2014
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  9. pmc The longitudinal study of turnover and the cost of turnover in emergency medical services
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:209-21. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined employee turnover and associated costs in emergency medical services (EMS)...
  10. 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...