Christopher R Carpenter

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Physician and nurse acceptance of technicians to screen for geriatric syndromes in the emergency department
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
    West J Emerg Med 12:489-95. 2011
  2. pmc Evolving prehospital, emergency department, and "inpatient" management models for geriatric emergencies
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63011, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 29:31-47. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Identification of fall risk factors in older adult emergency department patients
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:211-9. 2009
  4. pmc The Six-Item Screener and AD8 for the detection of cognitive impairment in geriatric emergency department patients
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 57:653-61. 2011
  5. pmc Emergency orthogeriatrics: concepts and therapeutic alternatives
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University in St Louis, Campus Box 8072, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 28:927-49. 2010
  6. pmc Four sensitive screening tools to detect cognitive dysfunction in geriatric emergency department patients: brief Alzheimer's Screen, Short Blessed Test, Ottawa 3DY, and the caregiver-completed AD8
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, MO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:374-84. 2011
  7. pmc Evidence-based diagnostics: adult septic arthritis
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, MO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:781-96. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Optimal older adult emergency care: introducing multidisciplinary geriatric emergency department guidelines from the American College of Emergency Physicians, American Geriatrics Society, Emergency Nurses Association, and Society for Academic Emergency Me
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Acad Emerg Med 21:806-9. 2014
  9. pmc Research priorities for high-quality geriatric emergency care: medication management, screening, and prevention and functional assessment
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, MO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:644-54. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Prehospital emergency services screening and referral to reduce falls in community-dwelling older adults: a systematic review
    Alexander Zozula
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Emerg Med J 33:345-50. 2016

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc Physician and nurse acceptance of technicians to screen for geriatric syndromes in the emergency department
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
    West J Emerg Med 12:489-95. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate emergency medicine physician and nurse acceptance of nonnurse, nonphysician screening for geriatric syndromes...
  2. pmc Evolving prehospital, emergency department, and "inpatient" management models for geriatric emergencies
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63011, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 29:31-47. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Identification of fall risk factors in older adult emergency department patients
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:211-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to identify independent risk factors associated with an increased 6-month fall risk in community-dwelling older adults discharged from the emergency department (ED)...
  4. pmc The Six-Item Screener and AD8 for the detection of cognitive impairment in geriatric emergency department patients
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 57:653-61. 2011
    ..We evaluate the diagnostic test characteristics of the Six-Item Screener and the AD8 to detect cognitive dysfunction in adults older than 65 years and using the emergency department (ED) for any reason...
  5. pmc Emergency orthogeriatrics: concepts and therapeutic alternatives
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University in St Louis, Campus Box 8072, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 28:927-49. 2010
    ..Recognizing the implications of aging physiology, acute care physicians should be aware of effective alternatives to analgesia, procedural sedation, and definitive imaging to promote early surgical management and postoperative recovery...
  6. pmc Four sensitive screening tools to detect cognitive dysfunction in geriatric emergency department patients: brief Alzheimer's Screen, Short Blessed Test, Ottawa 3DY, and the caregiver-completed AD8
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, MO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:374-84. 2011
    ..While multiple brief screening instruments have been derived, ED validation trials have not previously demonstrated tools that are appropriately sensitive for clinical use...
  7. pmc Evidence-based diagnostics: adult septic arthritis
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, MO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:781-96. 2011
    ..Septic arthritis in adults is a challenging diagnosis, but prompt differentiation of a bacterial etiology is crucial to minimize morbidity and mortality...
  8. doi request reprint Optimal older adult emergency care: introducing multidisciplinary geriatric emergency department guidelines from the American College of Emergency Physicians, American Geriatrics Society, Emergency Nurses Association, and Society for Academic Emergency Me
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Acad Emerg Med 21:806-9. 2014
    ....
  9. pmc Research priorities for high-quality geriatric emergency care: medication management, screening, and prevention and functional assessment
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, MO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:644-54. 2011
    ..Health care providers have recently begun to focus on the development of quality indicators (QIs) to define a minimal standard of care...
  10. doi request reprint Prehospital emergency services screening and referral to reduce falls in community-dwelling older adults: a systematic review
    Alexander Zozula
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Emerg Med J 33:345-50. 2016
    ..Prehospital emergency services may be uniquely suited to screen and refer subsets of high-risk older adults to fall prevention programmes. This systematic review assesses the effectiveness of such screening and referral programmes...
  11. pmc Does numeracy correlate with measures of health literacy in the emergency department?
    Richard T Griffey
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO Washington University Institute for Public Health, St Louis, MO
    Acad Emerg Med 21:147-53. 2014
    ..The objective was to quantify the correlation between general numeracy and health literacy in an emergency department (ED) setting...
  12. doi request reprint Risk stratification of the potentially septic patient in the emergency department: the Mortality in the Emergency Department Sepsis (MEDS) score
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Emerg Med 37:319-27. 2009
    ..Recently, a brief prognostic tool has been derived and subsequently validated in heterogeneous ED populations...
  13. pmc Brain natriuretic peptide in the evaluation of emergency department dyspnea: is there a role?
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Emerg Med 42:197-205. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint The Six-Item Screener to detect cognitive impairment in older emergency department patients
    Scott T Wilber
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Summa Health System, Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine Akron, Ohio, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:613-6. 2008
    ..To prevent errors, emergency physicians (EPs) should use brief, sensitive tests to evaluate older patient's mental status. Prior studies have shown that the Six-Item Screener (SIS) meets these criteria...
  15. pmc Do Subjective Measures Improve the Ability to Identify Limited Health Literacy in a Clinical Setting?
    MELODY S GOODMAN
    From the Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO MSG the Division of Emergency Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO RTG, CRC the Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO MB and the Department of Communication and Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT KAK
    J Am Board Fam Med 28:584-94. 2015
    ..We assessed whether the addition of SILS items or the BHLS to patient demographics readily available in ambulatory clinical settings reaching underserved patients improves the ability to identify limited health literacy...
  16. pmc Systematic review of falls in older adults with cancer
    Tanya M Wildes
    Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, St Louis, MO, USA Electronic address
    J Geriatr Oncol 6:70-83. 2015
    ..Older adults frequently experience falls, at great cost to themselves and society. Older adults with cancer may be at greater risk for falls and have unique risk factors...
  17. pmc Feasibility and diagnostic accuracy of brief health literacy and numeracy screening instruments in an urban emergency department
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Acad Emerg Med 21:137-46. 2014
    ..A secondary objective was to evaluate the feasibility of these instruments as measured by administration time, time on task, and interruptions during test administration...
  18. pmc High yield research opportunities in geriatric emergency medicine: prehospital care, delirium, adverse drug events, and falls
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:775-83. 2011
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  19. pmc The impact of teach-back on comprehension of discharge instructions and satisfaction among emergency patients with limited health literacy: A randomized, controlled study
    Richard T Griffey
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Commun Healthc 8:10-21. 2015
    ..We examined whether teach-back improves: comprehension and perceived comprehension of discharge instructions and satisfaction among patients with limited health literacy (LHL) in the ED...
  20. pmc Spontaneous Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Describing the Diagnostic Accuracy of History, Physical Examination, Imaging, and Lumbar Puncture With an Exploration of Test Thresholds
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Acad Emerg Med 23:963-1003. 2016
    ..Spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is a rare, but serious etiology of headache. The diagnosis of SAH is especially challenging in alert, neurologically intact patients, as missed or delayed diagnosis can be catastrophic...
  21. doi request reprint Risk factors and screening instruments to predict adverse outcomes for undifferentiated older emergency department patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Christopher R Carpenter
    The Department of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Acad Emerg Med 22:1-21. 2015
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  22. pmc Predicting geriatric falls following an episode of emergency department care: a systematic review
    Christopher R Carpenter
    The Division of Emergency Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Acad Emerg Med 21:1069-82. 2014
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  23. doi request reprint Optimal older adult emergency care: introducing multidisciplinary geriatric emergency department guidelines from the American College of Emergency Physicians, American Geriatrics Society, Emergency Nurses Association, and Society for Academic Emergency Me
    Christopher R Carpenter
    School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:1360-3. 2014
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  24. doi request reprint Best Evidence in Emergency Medicine (BEEM) rater scores correlate with publications' future citations
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri
    Acad Emerg Med 20:1004-12. 2013
    ..BEEM therefore is designed to help make EPs aware of studies most likely to confirm or change current clinical practice...
  25. doi request reprint Adult scaphoid fracture
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Acad Emerg Med 21:101-21. 2014
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  26. pmc Incorporating evidence-based medicine into resident education: a CORD survey of faculty and resident expectations
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:S54-61. 2010
    ..The authors hypothesized that among a representative sample of emergency medicine (EM) residency programs, a wide variability in EBM resident training priorities, faculty expertise expectations, and curricula exists...
  27. pmc Development of geriatric competencies for emergency medicine residents using an expert consensus process
    Teresita M Hogan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Resurrection Medical Center, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:316-24. 2010
    ..Older patients can have complex clinical presentations and be resource-intensive. Evidence indicates that emergency physicians fail to provide consistent high-quality care for elder ED patients, resulting in poor clinical outcomes...
  28. doi request reprint Post-transient ischemic attack early stroke stratification: the ABCD(2) prognostic aid
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Emerg Med 36:194-8; discussion 198-200. 2009
    ..Three prognostic decision aids have been derived and validated to empower emergency physicians to stratify TIA patients for 2-day stroke risk based upon information readily available at the bedside...
  29. doi request reprint Differentiating low-risk and no-risk PE patients: the PERC score
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Emerg Med 36:317-22. 2009
    ..The Pulmonary Embolism Rule-out Criteria (PERC) score, a decision aid to reliably distinguish low-risk from very low-risk PE patients, has been derived and validated...
  30. pmc Diagnostic Accuracy of Central Venous Catheter Confirmation by Bedside Ultrasound Versus Chest Radiography in Critically Ill Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Enyo A Ablordeppey
    1Department of Anesthesiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 2Department of Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 3Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI 4Bernard Becker Medical Library, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Crit Care Med . 2016
    ..We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to examine the accuracy of bedside ultrasound for confirmation of central venous catheter position and exclusion of pneumothorax compared with chest radiography...
  31. doi request reprint Overtesting and the Downstream Consequences of Overtreatment: Implications of "Preventing Overdiagnosis" for Emergency Medicine
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Acad Emerg Med 22:1484-92. 2015
    ..This article reviews the relevance of this reductionist paradigm to EM, provides a first-hand synopsis of the first "Preventing Overdiagnosis" conference, and assesses barriers to moving the concept of less test ordering to reality. ..
  32. pmc Using publication metrics to highlight academic productivity and research impact
    Christopher R Carpenter
    The Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Acad Emerg Med 21:1160-72. 2014
    ..The authors also highlight practical applications of measuring and reporting academic productivity and impact to emphasize and promote individual investigators, grant applications, or department output. ..
  33. pmc Effect of cognitive dysfunction on the relationship between age and health literacy
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 95:218-25. 2014
    ..Age is generally an inverse predictor of health literacy. However, the role of cognitive dysfunction among older adults in this relationship is not understood...
  34. pmc A compilation of strategies for implementing clinical innovations in health and mental health
    Byron J Powell
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 69:123-57. 2012
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  35. pmc Consensus conference follow-up: inter-rater reliability assessment of the Best Evidence in Emergency Medicine (BEEM) rater scale, a medical literature rating tool for emergency physicians
    Andrew Worster
    Department of Emergency Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1193-200. 2011
    ..Therefore, only those studies identified by BEEM raters as having the highest clinical relevance are selected for the subsequent critical appraisal process and, if found methodologically sound, are promoted as the best evidence in EM...
  36. pmc Thrombolytic therapy for acute ischemic stroke beyond three hours
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Emerg Med 40:82-92. 2011
    ..One recent trial demonstrated significant improvement when the therapeutic window was extended to 4.5h...