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hospital emergency service
Summary: Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
Articles from Journal RESEARCH
Articles from Journal RESEARCH1
Publications309 found, 100 shown here
- Early goal-directed therapy in the treatment of severe sepsis and septic shockE Rivers
Department of Emergency Medicine, Henry Ford Health Systems, Case Western Reserve University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
N Engl J Med 345:1368-77. 2001..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of early goal-directed therapy before admission to the intensive care unit...
- Older adults in the emergency department: a systematic review of patterns of use, adverse outcomes, and effectiveness of interventionsFaranak Aminzadeh
Regional Geriatric Assessment Program of Ottawa Carleton, Geriatric Outreach Team, Nepean, Ontario, Canada
Ann Emerg Med 39:238-47. 2002..We sought to synthesize the literature on patterns of use of emergency services among older adults, risk factors associated with adverse health outcomes, and effectiveness of intervention strategies targeting this population...
- Severe sepsis in community-acquired pneumonia: when does it happen, and do systemic inflammatory response syndrome criteria help predict course?Tony Dremsizov
606 Scaife Hall, The CRISMA Laboratory, Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3550 Terrace St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Chest 129:968-78. 2006....
- Increase in patient mortality at 10 days associated with emergency department overcrowdingDrew B Richardson
Emergency Department, Australian National University Medical School, Canberra Hospital Yamba Drive, Garran, ACT 2605, Australia
Med J Aust 184:213-6. 2006..To quantify any relationship between emergency department (ED) overcrowding and 10-day patient mortality...
- Ambient air pollution and cardiovascular emergency department visitsKristi Busico Metzger
Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
Epidemiology 15:46-56. 2004..This time-series study examined the relation between ambient air pollution and cardiovascular conditions using ambient air quality data and emergency department visit data in Atlanta, Georgia, from January 1, 1993, to August 31, 2000...
- National estimates of severe sepsis in United States emergency departmentsHenry E Wang
Departments of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Crit Care Med 35:1928-36. 2007..We sought to determine national estimates of the number, timing, ED length of stay, and case distribution of patients presenting to the ED with suspected severe sepsis...
- Emergency room utilization in Copenhagen: a comparison of immigrant groups and Danish-born residentsMarie Norredam
Department of Health Services Research, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen Denmark
Scand J Public Health 32:53-9. 2004..The aim of the study was to investigate whether utilization of the emergency room differed between immigrant groups and Danish-born residents in Copenhagen, Denmark...
- Pitfalls in the emergency department triage of frail elderly patients without specific complaintsOlivier T Rutschmann
Department of Medicine, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
Swiss Med Wkly 135:145-50. 2005..The aim of this study was to describe a population of elderly patients who present to the ED of a 1200-bed university hospital without specific complaint, and to assess how they were evaluated in the ED...
- Application of the TIMI risk score for unstable angina and non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome to an unselected emergency department chest pain populationCharles V Pollack
Department of Emergency Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Acad Emerg Med 13:13-8. 2006....
- Relation of out of hours activity by general practice and accident and emergency services with deprivation in Nottingham: longitudinal surveyR Carlisle
Division of General Practice, University of Nottingham, University Hospital
BMJ 316:520-3. 1998..High general practice and high accident and emergency activity occurred in the same areas rather than one service substituting for the other...
- Prediction of hospital utilization among elderly patients during the 6 months after an emergency department visitJ McCusker
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ann Emerg Med 36:438-45. 2000..In this study, we investigated whether the ISAR tool can also predict acute care hospital utilization in the same population...
- Acute bacterial gastroenteritis: a study of adult patients with positive stool cultures treated in the emergency departmentS S W Chan
Department of Accident and Emergency, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Emerg Med J 20:335-8. 2003....
- Detecting acute coronary syndrome in the emergency department with cardiac magnetic resonance imagingRaymond Y Kwong
Laboratory of Cardiac Energetics, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1061, USA
Circulation 107:531-7. 2003..Managing chest pain in the emergency department remains a challenge with current diagnostic strategies. We hypothesized that cardiac MRI could accurately identify patients with possible or probable acute coronary syndrome...
- A brief risk-stratification tool to predict repeat emergency department visits and hospitalizations in older patients discharged from the emergency departmentStephen W Meldon
Case Western Reserve University Department of Emergency Medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
Acad Emerg Med 10:224-32. 2003....
- Brief intervention for harm reduction with alcohol-positive older adolescents in a hospital emergency departmentP M Monti
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 67:989-94. 1999..Both conditions showed reduced alcohol consumption. The harm-reduction focus of the MI was evident in that MI reduced negative outcomes related to drinking, beyond what was produced by the precipitating event plus SC alone...
- Increasing rates of emergency department visits for elderly patients in the United States, 1993 to 2003David C Roberts
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC, USA
Ann Emerg Med 51:769-74. 2008..The first step toward addressing this issue is a better understanding of the nature of these visits...
- Effect of increasing the intensity of implementing pneumonia guidelines: a randomized, controlled trialDonald M Yealy
University of Pittsburgh and the Veterans Affairs Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
Ann Intern Med 143:881-94. 2005..Despite the development of evidence-based pneumonia guidelines, limited data exist on the most effective means to implement guideline recommendations into clinical practice...
- Serum lactate as a predictor of mortality in emergency department patients with infectionNathan I Shapiro
Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Ann Emerg Med 45:524-8. 2005..We determine whether a serum venous lactate is associated with an increased risk of death in ED patients with infection...
- Emergency department use among the homeless and marginally housed: results from a community-based studyMargot B Kushel
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California at San Francisco San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, Calif 94143, USA
Am J Public Health 92:778-84. 2002..This study examined factors associated with emergency department use among homeless and marginally housed persons...
- Missed and delayed diagnoses in the emergency department: a study of closed malpractice claims from 4 liability insurersAllen Kachalia
Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Ann Emerg Med 49:196-205. 2007..Diagnostic errors in the emergency department (ED) are an important patient safety concern, but little is known about their cause. We identify types and causes of missed or delayed diagnoses in the ED...
- Coronary computed tomography angiography for early triage of patients with acute chest pain: the ROMICAT (Rule Out Myocardial Infarction using Computer Assisted Tomography) trialUdo Hoffmann
Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 53:1642-50. 2009..This study was designed to determine the usefulness of coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) in patients with acute chest pain...
- The diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice computed tomography coronary angiography compared with stress nuclear imaging in emergency department low-risk chest pain patientsMichael J Gallagher
Department of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
Ann Emerg Med 49:125-36. 2007..We compared the accuracy of multidetector computed tomography (CT) coronary angiography with stress nuclear imaging for the detection of an acute coronary syndrome or 30-day major adverse cardiac events in low-risk chest pain patients...
- Ambient biomass smoke and cardio-respiratory hospital admissions in Darwin, AustraliaFay H Johnston
Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
BMC Public Health 7:240. 2007..In addition we examined the differential impacts on Indigenous Australians, a high risk population subgroup...
- Attitudes of emergency department patients and visitors regarding emergency exception from informed consent in resuscitation research, community consultation, and public notificationKatie B McClure
Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Road, Mail Code UHN 53, Portland, OR 97201, USA
Acad Emerg Med 10:352-9. 2003..To assess public views on emergency exception to informed consent in resuscitation research, public awareness of such studies, and effective methods of community consultation and public notification...
- Surge capacity for healthcare systems: a conceptual frameworkAmy Kaji
Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California corrected, USA
Acad Emerg Med 13:1157-9. 2006....
- The association between hospital overcrowding and mortality among patients admitted via Western Australian emergency departmentsPeter C Sprivulis
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Western Australia, 2nd Floor R Block, Queen Elizabeth II, Medical Centre, Verdun Street, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia
Med J Aust 184:208-12. 2006..To examine the relationship between hospital and emergency department (ED) occupancy, as indicators of hospital overcrowding, and mortality after emergency admission...
- National study of emergency department visits for sepsis, 1992 to 2001Matthew C Strehlow
Stanford Kaiser Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Ann Emerg Med 48:326-31, 331.e1-3. 2006..Inpatient discharge records from 1979 to 2000 show that hospitalizations for sepsis are increasing. We examine the epidemiology of sepsis in US EDs and the hypothesis that sepsis visits are increasing...
- Systematic delays in antibiotic administration in the emergency department for adult patients admitted with pneumoniaJesse M Pines
Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Acad Emerg Med 13:939-45. 2006..The authors sought to determine the contribution of delays in care on time to antibiotics for patients admitted from the emergency department (ED) with pneumonia and to identify patients at risk for delayed antibiotics...
- The access-block effect: relationship between delay to reaching an inpatient bed and inpatient length of stayDrew B Richardson
Emergency Department, Canberra Hospital, Yamba Drive, Garran, ACT 2605, Australia
Med J Aust 177:492-5. 2002..To investigate the relationship between access block in the emergency department (ED) (defined as total time from arrival to transfer from the ED over eight hours) and inpatient length of stay (LOS)...
- The rationale for developing public health surveillance systems based on emergency department dataJ M Hirshon
Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
Acad Emerg Med 7:1428-32. 2000..This article describes current concepts and status of ED surveillance systems, their advantages and disadvantages, the rationale for their existence, and recommendations to allow their continued consideration and development...
- The burden of alcohol misuse on emergency in-patient hospital admissions among residents from a health board region in IrelandA O'Farrell
Department of Public Health, North Eastern Health Board, Navan, Co Meath, Ireland
Addiction 99:1279-85. 2004....
- Worldwide disaster medical response: an historical perspectiveSaqib I Dara
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Crit Care Med 33:S2-6. 2005..The objective of this article is to provide a brief review of significant milestones in the history of disaster medicine with emphasis on applicability to present and future structures for disaster medical response...
- Emergency department overcrowding: analysis of the factors of renege ratePhillip V Asaro
Emergency Medicine Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
Acad Emerg Med 14:157-62. 2007..The input-throughput-output conceptualization of ED patient flow is helpful in understanding and measuring the impact of various factors on this outcome...
- The association of sepsis syndrome and organ dysfunction with mortality in emergency department patients with suspected infectionNathan Shapiro
Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Ann Emerg Med 48:583-90, 590.e1. 2006....
- A randomized clinical trial of a brief motivational intervention for alcohol-positive adolescents treated in an emergency departmentAnthony Spirito
Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
J Pediatr 145:396-402. 2004..We conclude that brief interventions are recommended for adolescents who present to an ED with an alcohol-related event and report preexisting problematic alcohol use...
- Effects of temperature and air pollutants on cardiovascular and respiratory diseases for males and females older than 65 years of age in Tokyo, July and August 1980-1995F Ye
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
Environ Health Perspect 109:355-9. 2001..For angina and acute bronchitis, there were no differences for the expected daily numbers of emergency transports per million between males and females...
- Crisis in the emergency departmentArthur L Kellermann
Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, USA
N Engl J Med 355:1300-3. 2006
- Prospective evaluation of the risk of serious bacterial infection in children who present to the emergency department with hyperpyrexia (temperature of 106 degrees F or higher)Barbara W Trautner
Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Pediatrics 118:34-40. 2006..Previous studies of children with temperatures > or = 106 degrees F (hyperpyrexia) disagree as to whether hyperpyrexia confers a high risk of serious bacterial infection...
- Self-injury attendances in the accident and emergency department: Clinical database studyJudith Horrocks
Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Services, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Br J Psychiatry 183:34-9. 2003..Aims To provide epidemiological data on self-injury and compare hospital management of self-injury with that for self-poisoning...
- Rapid emergency department intervention for older people reduces risk of functional decline: results of a multicenter randomized trialJ McCusker
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St. Mary's Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Am Geriatr Soc 49:1272-81. 2001....
- Frequent users of Massachusetts emergency departments: a statewide analysisKathleen Kerwin Fuda
Massachusetts Division of Health Care Finance and Policy, Boston, MA
Ann Emerg Med 48:9-16. 2006..We describe the epidemiology of frequent users of emergency departments (EDs), using a statewide dataset derived from linked ED, observation stay, and inpatient hospital discharge databases...
- Return to the emergency department among elders: patterns and predictorsJ McCusker
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Acad Emerg Med 7:249-59. 2000....
- High prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in emergency department skin and soft tissue infectionsBradley W Frazee
Department of Emergency Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center Highland Campus, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
Ann Emerg Med 45:311-20. 2005....
- Associations between ambient air pollution and daily emergency department attendances for cardiovascular disease in the elderly (65+ years), Sydney, AustraliaBin Jalaludin
Centre for Research, Evidence Management and Surveillance, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, Liverpool Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:225-37. 2006..Our study adds to the growing evidence for the effects of ambient air pollution on CVD outcomes even at relatively low ambient concentrations...
- A comparison of antecedents to cardiac arrests, deaths and emergency intensive care admissions in Australia and New Zealand, and the United Kingdom--the ACADEMIA studyJuliane Kause
Clinical Fellow in Intensive Care Medicine, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth PO6 3LY, UK
Resuscitation 62:275-82. 2004..Future research, focusing upon the relationship between service provision and the pattern of primary events, is suggested...
- Syndrome and outbreak detection using chief-complaint data--experience of the Real-Time Outbreak and Disease Surveillance projectMichael M Wagner
Real Time Outbreak and Disease Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Suite 500, Cellomics Building, 500 Technology Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 53:28-31. 2004..Prospective evaluation revealed that a cluster of carbon monoxide exposures was detected by RODS within 4 hours of the presentation of the first case to an emergency department...
- Unprecedented heat-related deaths during the 2003 heat wave in Paris: consequences on emergency departmentsJean Francois Dhainaut
Professor, Emergency and Intensive Care Department, Cochin Port Royal University Hospital, AP HP, University Paris 5, France
Crit Care 8:1-2. 2004..Indeed, simple preventice measures before hospital admissions are only able to reduce mortality which mostly occurred at home and in nursing homes...
- Monitoring the impact of influenza by age: emergency department fever and respiratory complaint surveillance in New York CityDonald R Olson
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York, United States of America
PLoS Med 4:e247. 2007..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of emergency department (ED) chief complaint data for measuring influenza-attributable morbidity by age and by predominant circulating virus...
- Assessment of health care needs and utilization in a mixed public-private system: the case of the Athens areaEvelina Pappa
Faculty of Social Sciences, Hellenic Open University, Patras, Greece
BMC Health Serv Res 6:146. 2006....
- Emergency department overcrowding in Florida, New York, and TexasRobert W Derlet
Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento 95817, USA
South Med J 95:846-9. 2002..This study was done to determine the incidence, causes, and effects of overcrowding in emergency departments (EDs) in Florida, New York, and Texas...
- The epidemiology of the homeless population and its impact on an urban emergency departmentJ D'Amore
New York University Bellevue Department of Emergency Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Acad Emerg Med 8:1051-5. 2001..To characterize the homeless adult population of an urban emergency department (ED) and study the medical, psychiatric, and social factors that contribute to homelessness...
- Overcrowding in the nation's emergency departments: complex causes and disturbing effectsR W Derlet
Emergency Department, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Ann Emerg Med 35:63-8. 2000..Unless the problem is solved in the near future, the general public may no longer be able to rely on EDs for quality and timely emergency care, placing the people of this country at risk...
- Frequent overcrowding in U.S. emergency departmentsR Derlet
Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Acad Emerg Med 8:151-5. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: Episodic, but frequent, overcrowding is a significant problem in academic, county, and private hospital EDs in urban and rural settings. Its causes are complex and multifactorial...
- The dynamic interaction of quality and efficiency in the emergency department: Squaring the circle?Peter Nugus
University of New South Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Soc Sci Med 70:511-7. 2010..It moves the debate about quality versus efficiency to one that emphasizes interdependence...
- Emergency department physician activation of the catheterization laboratory and immediate transfer to an immediately available catheterization laboratory reduce door-to-balloon time in ST-elevation myocardial infarctionUmesh N Khot
Indiana Heart Physicians St Francis Heart Center, 5330 E Stop 11 Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46237, USA
Circulation 116:67-76. 2007..However, there are limited prospective data on specific measures to significantly reduce door-to-balloon time...
- WSARE: What's Strange About Recent Events?Weng Keen Wong
Department of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
J Urban Health 80:i66-75. 2003..The results indicate that our algorithm has significantly better detection times for common significance thresholds while having a slightly higher false positive rate...
- Early revisit, hospitalization, or death among older persons discharged from the EDP D Friedmann
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
Am J Emerg Med 19:125-9. 2001..Future research should examine whether addressing these issues among the elderly population will lessen ED return visits, hospitalization, and mortality...
- The minimum clinically significant difference in visual analogue scale pain score does not differ with severity of painA M Kelly
Department of Emergency Medicine, Western Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Emerg Med J 18:205-7. 2001..To determine whether minimum clinically significant difference in visual analogue scale (VAS) pain score varies according to the severity of pain reported...
- ED crowding is associated with variable perceptions of care compromiseJesse 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...
- The left-without-being-seen patients: what would keep them from leaving?Katherine W Arendt
Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
Ann Emerg Med 42:317-23. 2003..We determine which services, if any, an emergency department (ED) could provide to help a patient who left the ED without being seen by a physician wait longer to see a physician...
- Rapid two-stage emergency department intervention for seniors: impact on continuity of careJane McCusker
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Acad Emerg Med 10:233-43. 2003..In this study, the authors investigated the effects of the intervention on the process of care at, and during the month after, the ED visit...
- Reduction of hospital utilization in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a disease-specific self-management interventionJean Bourbeau
Montreal Chest Institute of the Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, and Respiratory Epidemiology Unit, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Arch Intern Med 163:585-91. 2003..We evaluated the effect of a continuum of self-management, specific to COPD, on the use of hospital services and health status among patients with moderate to severe disease...
- The effect of multidisciplinary case management on selected outcomes for frequent attenders at an emergency departmentGeorgina Ann Phillips
St Vincent s Health, Melbourne, Victoria
Med J Aust 184:602-6. 2006..To evaluate the effects of multidisciplinary case management (CM) on emergency department (ED) utilisation and psychosocial variables for frequent attenders at the ED...
- Outcome of emergency department patients with delayed admission to an intensive care unitMeera Parkhe
Department of Emergency Medicine, Box Hill Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Emerg Med (Fremantle) 14:50-7. 2002....
- Risk of admission within 4 weeks of discharge of elderly patients from the emergency department--the DEED study. Discharge of elderly from emergency departmentG A Caplan
Post Acute Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia
Age Ageing 27:697-702. 1998..to identify risk factors for admission for patients aged 75 years and older after discharge from the emergency department (DEED: discharge of elderly from emergency department)...
- Epidemiology of severe sepsis in the emergency department and difficulties in the initial assistanceEderlon Rezende
Hospital do Servidor Publico Estadual, Serviço de Terapia Intensiva, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
Clinics (Sao Paulo) 63:457-64. 2008..The aim of this study was to determine the occurrence rate, demographics, clinical characteristics, and outcomes of patients with severe sepsis admitted to the emergency department...
- Systematic review of the chronic care model in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease prevention and managementSandra G Adams
Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
Arch Intern Med 167:551-61. 2007....
- How reliable is emergency department triage?C M Fernandes
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Multicentre Operations Research Group
Ann Emerg Med 34:141-7. 1999..To measure interrater and intrarater agreement for an emergency department triage system...
- Emergency department fall-related presentations do not trigger fall risk assessment: a gap in care of high-risk outpatient fallersMeghan G Donaldson
Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, 5804 Fairview Ave, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3
Arch Gerontol Geriatr 41:311-7. 2005..We propose that future research use a prospective study design to assess whether or not guideline care is being delivered by a variety of health care providers after the patients leave the ED...
- Communication loads on clinical staff in the emergency departmentEnrico W Coiera
Centre for Health Informatics, University of New South Wales, NSW
Med J Aust 176:415-8. 2002..To measure communication loads on clinical staff in an acute clinical setting, and to describe the pattern of informal and formal communication events, Australia...
- Effects of a fast-track area on emergency department performanceMiquel Sanchez
Emergency Medicine Section, Emergency Area, Hospital Clinic, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
J Emerg Med 31:117-20. 2006..In conclusion, the opening of a FTA improved ED effectiveness, measured by decreased WT and LOS, without deterioration in the quality of care provided, measured by rates of mortality and revisits...
- Progress in pediatric asthma surveillance I: the application of health care use data in Alameda County, CaliforniaEric M Roberts
California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 3:A91. 2006..We explored the potential and limitations of health care use records from both public and private sources for asthma surveillance in a California county...
- Errors in a busy emergency departmentJames Fordyce
Department of Emergency Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
Ann Emerg Med 42:324-33. 2003..We describe errors occurring in a busy ED...
- Standardized reporting guidelines for studies evaluating risk stratification of emergency department patients with potential acute coronary syndromesJudd E Hollander
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Ann Emerg Med 44:589-98. 2004
- Analysis of emergency department utilization by elderly patients under National Health InsuranceJin An Huang
Department of Emergency Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
Kaohsiung J Med Sci 19:113-20. 2003..Older patients have distinct patterns of ED use, and use emergency services at a higher rate than younger patients. ED staff should be knowledgeable about the unique and complex presentations of older ED patients...
- Does the Manchester triage system detect the critically ill?M W Cooke
University of Birmingham
J Accid Emerg Med 16:179-81. 1999..No clinical outcome studies have yet been published to validate the system. Safety of triage systems is related to the ability to detect the critically ill, which has to be balanced with resource implications of overtriage...
- Responding to the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak: lessons learned in a Toronto emergency departmentCarolyn Farquharson
Emergency Department, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X5, Canada
J Emerg Nurs 29:222-8. 2003
- The Pediatric Risk of Hospital Admission score: a second-generation severity-of-illness score for pediatric emergency patientsJames M Chamberlain
Department of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine, 111 Michigan Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
Pediatrics 115:388-95. 2005..This study was performed to develop and validate a score in a larger sample of diverse hospitals...
- Limitations in validating emergency department triage scalesMichele Twomey
School of Public Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Emerg Med J 24:477-9. 2007..To examine whether current validation methods of emergency department triage scales actually assess the instrument's validity...
- Emergency medicine in the Netherlands, the necessity for changing the system: results from two questionnairesAnna A W Van Geloven
Academic Medical Centre, Department of Surgery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Eur J Emerg Med 10:318-22. 2003..To obtain information about patient, staff and organization characteristics of Emergency Departments in the Netherlands, and evaluate the changes between 1996 and 1999...
- Temporal dynamics of emergency department and hospital admissions of pediatric asthmaticsDaniel Kimes
NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA
Environ Res 94:7-17. 2004..The striking temporal patterns of pediatric asthma admissions within Maryland, as described here, provide valuable information in the search for causes...
- Survey of major chronic iIlnesses and hospital admissions via the emergency department in a randomized older population in Randwick, AustraliaDaniel K Y Chan
Department of Aged Care and Rehabilitation, Bankstown Hospital, Elridge Rd, NSW 2200, Australia
Emerg Med (Fremantle) 14:387-92. 2002....
- Strategies for reducing the door-to-balloon time in acute myocardial infarctionElizabeth H Bradley
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
N Engl J Med 355:2308-20. 2006..However, few hospitals meet this objective. We sought to identify hospital strategies that were significantly associated with a faster door-to-balloon time...
- Patient handover: time for a change?Annie Jenkin
Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Portland Square Building, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
Accid Emerg Nurs 15:141-7. 2007..Handover has major implications for subsequent patient care but there has been little investigation of the handover process between ambulance and emergency department staff...
- Acute health care service use among elderly home care clientsKatharine Paddock
Canadian Healthcare Association, Ottawa, ON
Home Health Care Serv Q 22:75-85. 2003..This study provides a profile of elderly home care clients who are at risk of using acute health care services, which may facilitate targeted efforts to prevent unplanned acute health care use...
- An evaluation of a system-change training model to improve emergency department response to battered womenJ C Campbell
Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
Acad Emerg Med 8:131-8. 2001....
- The relevance of continuity of care: a solution for the chaos in the emergency servicesA T Stein
Fundacao Faculdade Federal de Ciencias Medicas de Porto Alegre, Rua Sarmento Leite 250, 90 035 002 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
Fam Pract 19:207-10. 2002..Those patients who report having a primary care physician are less likely to utilize the emergency department for non-urgent consultations...
- Febrile adults presenting to the emergency department: outcomes and markers of serious illnessJ C Knott
Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Emerg Med J 21:170-4. 2004..To determine outcomes and markers of serious illness for febrile patients presenting to an adult emergency department...
- Support for emergency department screening for intimate partner violence depends on perceived riskMichael D Witting
Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 110 S Paca St, 6th Floor, Suite 200, Baltimore, 21201, USA
J Interpers Violence 21:585-96. 2006..These responses indicate greater support for IPV screening in the ED for high-risk than for low-risk cases, particularly among visitors...
- BRIEF REPORT: Factors affecting outpatient follow-up compliance of emergency department patientsDemetrios N Kyriacou
Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill, USA
J Gen Intern Med 20:938-42. 2005..Emergency department (ED) patients often fail to follow-up with referrals to outpatient clinics and physicians...
- Barriers to implementing protocol-based sepsis resuscitation in the emergency department--results of a national surveyDavid J Carlbom
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
Crit Care Med 35:2525-32. 2007..To identify barriers to implementation of a written protocol for early goal-directed therapy for severe sepsis in the busiest emergency departments in the United States...
- Characterization and prediction of emergency department use in chronic daily headache patientsFred G Freitag
The Diamond Headache Clinic, Chicago and the Department of Family Medicine, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL 60614, USA
Headache 45:891-8. 2005..To examine the characteristics of chronic daily headache sufferers who use emergency departments (EDs) and identify factors predictive of ED visits...
- Effects of the August 2003 blackout on the New York City healthcare delivery system: a lesson for disaster preparednessDavid J Prezant
Pulmonary Division, Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
Crit Care Med 33:S96-101. 2005....
- Adverse cardiac events in emergency department patients with chest pain six months after a negative inpatient evaluation for acute coronary syndromeAlex F Manini
University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
Acad Emerg Med 9:896-902. 2002....
- Ambient air pollution and respiratory emergency department visitsJennifer L Peel
Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Epidemiology 16:164-74. 2005..More refined assessment has been limited by study size and available air quality data...
- Substance abuse treatment and emergency department utilization among a cohort of HIV-infected persons with alcohol problemsAnita Palepu
St Paul s Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, 620B 1081 Burrand Street, V6Z1Y6 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
J Subst Abuse Treat 25:37-42. 2003..Substance abuse treatment may present an opportunity to impact health care utilization patterns of HIV-infected persons with a history of alcohol problems...
- Usual source of care and nonurgent emergency department useJoshua H Sarver
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Cleveland, OH, USA
Acad Emerg Med 9:916-23. 2002..To examine whether dissatisfaction with one's usual source of care (USC) and perceived access difficulties to one's USC were associated with nonurgent emergency department (ED) use...
- Emergency department overcrowding in the United States: an emerging threat to patient safety and public healthS Trzeciak
Department of Emergency Medicine, Section of Critical Care Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Camden, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Cooper Health System, Camden, USA
Emerg Med J 20:402-5. 2003..4) Potential solutions for ED overcrowding will require multidisciplinary system-wide support...
- A cross-national meta-analysis of alcohol and injury: data from the Emergency Room Collaborative Alcohol Analysis Project (ERCAAP)Cheryl J Cherpitel
Public Health Institute, Alcohol Research Group, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
Addiction 98:1277-86. 2003..To examine the relationship of acute alcohol consumption with an injury compared to a non-injury event in the emergency room across ERs in five countries...
- The effect of an out-of-hours reform on attendance at casualty wards. The Danish exampleP Vedsted
Research Unit and Department of General Practice, University of Aarhus, Denmark
Scand J Prim Health Care 19:95-8. 2001..We aimed to analyse the effect of this out-of-hours reform on the number of contacts with the casualty wards...
- A new model for emergency care of geriatric patientsJames G Adams
Acad Emerg Med 10:271-4. 2003
- Tailored Teen Alcohol and Violence Prevention in the ERMaureen Walton; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- PS06-003, Opt-out HIV Testing in Emergency Dept settingsJason Haukoos; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Alcohol and Injury: New Knowledge from ER StudiesCheryl Cherpitel; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- ED Screening and Interventions for Hazardous Alcohol UseBrigitte Baumann; Fiscal Year: 2004..The intent of this proposal is to join with 12 other participating EDs in a joint effort of SBIRT training and ED patient intervention. ..
- ALCOHOL AND INJURY IN EMERGENCY ROOMS IN POLANDCheryl Cherpitel; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Brief Intervention in the ER in PolandCheryl Cherpitel; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Decision Support Tool for Adult Sickle Cell Emergency Department PatientsPaula Tanabe; Fiscal Year: 2010..This knowledge will position the candidate to launch a research career as an investigator who will conduct projects aimed at scientifically evaluating mechanisms to improve the care of persons with SCD in the ED setting. ..
- Expired CO2/O2 Analysis to Diagnose Pulmonary EmbolismJEFFREY KLINE; Fiscal Year: 2008..This project will fund a clinical study designed to test the diagnostic accuracy of a hand- held breath device that detects the altered gas exchange physiology caused by PE in post-surgical and other patients at high risk for PE. ..
- Toothache Pain: Sources of Care and Self-RemediesLeonard Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2005..The instrument will be pretested on poor White, Black, Hispanic subjects (both individuals who sought relief from dentists and those who did not) who have experienced toothache pain during the preceding six months. ..
- DIET AND CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASECarlos Camargo; Fiscal Year: 2002..The proposed study is cost-effective, as it makes use of an existing cohort, and it will provide information that could have direct clinical application to reduce risk of COPD. ..
- Building a New Model for Diagnosis of ED Dizzy PatientsDavid Newman Toker; Fiscal Year: 2007..This research project and the research paradigms derived from it will form the nucleus of a career devoted to research in medical decision-making, causes of diagnostic errors, and methods to preventthem. ..
- Surrogate markers for Severe Pulmonary EmbolismJEFFREY KLINE; Fiscal Year: 2005..This study will determine if criteria that are widely and immediately available in most hospitals can be used to risk-stratify severity of PE and to clarify the role of nonmalignant thrombophilias on the prognosis of PE. ..
- Prospective Study of Diet, Physical Activity, BMI and Risk of Pulmonary EmbolismCarlos Camargo; Fiscal Year: 2008..We believe that quantifying these modifiable risk factors will lead to public health interventions that decrease the incidence of pulmonary embolism in the elderly population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Developing Metrics for Measuring Hospital Response Capability for Mass Casualty IMelissa McCarthy; Fiscal Year: 2008..This conference grant is viewed as a first step in the development of a method to measure hospital response capability for MCIs in a reliable and valid way. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Clinical Decision Rule to Identify Children with Intra-Abdominal InjuriesJames Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable]..
- Brief Intervention to Reduce STDs in ER Drug UsersEdward Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2008..An effective, brief intervention for safe sex behaviors to reduce STDs and HIV among drug users in ED and UCC settings may provide a sustainable intervention opportunity for drug users who are otherwise difficult to access. ..
- Pretest Probability Assessment for Pulmonary EmbolismJEFFREY KLINE; Fiscal Year: 2005..In phase III, we will test the validity of the PE PREtest Consult TM and determine if the use of the PE PREtest ConsultTM will decrease unnecessary testing for PE. ..
- Prospective Study of Dietary Factors, BMI, and Risk of Asthma in ChildrenCarlos Camargo; Fiscal Year: 2008..The proposed study is cost-effective, as it makes use of an existing cohort, and it will provide information that could have direct clinical application to reduce risk of asthma. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- OPTIMAL PREHOSPITAL CARE OF CHILDHOOD CARDIAC ARRESTIan Stiell; Fiscal Year: 2004..The PIs propose to conduct a large feasibility review in five urban areas and to conduct four study planning workshops. ..
- Patient Visits to Physician Offices and/or Emergency Rooms for Dental ProblemsLeonard Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007..These issues will grow in importance with the aging of the population, as elderly individuals, in general, are more likely to visit a physician than a dentist. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF THE BRIEF NEGOTIATED INTERVIEWEdward Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- ED NASD Alcohol Education ProjectEdward Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- NASD Academic ED Collaborative - UC San DiegoTheodore Chan; Fiscal Year: 2004..UCSD ED investigators will be responsible for following up on difficult to reach) patients. Local data and survey results will be submitted to the R-25 and R-21 sites for analysis. ..
- Improving Trauma Outcomes:A Patient Centered ApproachEllen Mackenzie; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable]..
- The Computer Assisted Brief Intervention for Tobacco (CABIT)Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2007..g., JCAHO) and to facilitate financial reimbursement of tobacco counseling covered by Medicare and other third party providers. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Tobacco Treatment Initiated in the Emergency DepartmentEdwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2007..The research plan includes preparing and submitting an R01 in Year 2. ..
- IMPROVING THE EVIDENCE FOR UNSTABLE ANGINA GUIDELINESDavid Katz; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- OUTCOMES FOLLOWING LIMB RECONSTRUCTION VS AMPUTATIONEllen Mackenzie; Fiscal Year: 2003..In addition, they propose to extend analysis of the 2-year data to address several important clinical and methodological issues. ..
- Intimate Partner Violence and Mental Health SymptomsDebra Houry; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Multicenter Pilot Studies for ED Tobacco InterventionsEdwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PREVENTIVE ONCOLOGY ACADEMIC AWARDDavid Katz; Fiscal Year: 2002..Katz will fulfill the intent of the POAA in providing an opportunity for individuals already proficient in epidemiology to make the transition to a fully independent investigator and teacher in cancer etiology, prevention, and control. ..
- 'Costs & Effectiveness of Trauma Care in the Elderly'Ellen Mackenzie; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- EMERGENCY PHYSICIAN BRIEF INTERVENTIONS FOR ALCOHOLGAIL D ONOFRIO; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- NASD Yale New Haven Hospital Emergency Department 2004GAIL D ONOFRIO; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- The Mental Health Assessment and Dynamic Referral for Oncology (MHADRO)Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Safety and Efficacy of Patient Controlled Analgesia in the Emergency DepartmentPolly Bijur; Fiscal Year: 2009..It represents a novel approach to managing pain in this busy and demanding setting. ..
- Missed Opportunities for Diagnosis of Child MaltreatmentELISABETH GUENTHER SKOKAN; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- HIV RISK IN OLDER ABUSED WOMEN RECEIVING EMERGENCY CAREMary Sormanti; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Acute Pain ControlPolly Bijur; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Enhancing EP-Performed Alcohol Interventions in the EDGAIL D ONOFRIO; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- The Dynamic Assessment and Referral System for Substance Abuse (DARSSA)Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2006..g., Medicare). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Strategies to Help Adult ER Patients Quit SmokingSteven Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2006..If patients with a smoking-related diagnosis for the ER visit are more likely to quit than those with nonsmoking-related ICD9, then this supports the construct of the teachable moment. ..
- Impact of Gait Analysis on Surgical OutcomesTishya Wren; Fiscal Year: 2009..The results will determine whether the use of gait analysis testing improves clinical outcomes in children who have walking problems due to cerebral palsy. ..
- HOME NURSE INTERVENTION FOR IUDE INFANTS--3 YR FOLLOW UPArlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2002..Data will be of significant use to researchers, health care providers, insurers and policy makers. ..
- Reducing Fragmentation Across Sites of Geriatric CareEric Coleman; Fiscal Year: 2003..Our third aim is to initiate a randomized controlled trial of this intervention. The results of this research will improve our ability to quantify care fragmentation and subsequently measure the effectiveness of a targeted intervention. ..
- A RCT to Reduce Cardiopulmonary RehospitalizationsBrian Jack; Fiscal Year: 2009..We will evaluate the intervention in a stratified analysis to examine the effect of the intervention by literacy status. ..
- Violence Against Home Health and Hospice WorkersCarri Casteel; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Ethical Issues for Emergency Nurses during Resuscitation of Injured PatientsMINDY ZEITZER; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- GENETIC STUDIES OF DEPRESSIVE DISORDERSMyrna Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2003..Understanding the etiology of PD will eventually facilitate the development of more effective treatment and preventive intervention. ..
- Promoting Self-Care with Telehomecare: Impact on OutcomeKathryn Bowles; Fiscal Year: 2008..Findings will help guide optimal use of telehomecare in promoting self-care in the growing population of chronically ill elders whose conditions are characterized by high morbidity, complex therapies and poor quality and cost outcomes. ..
- Predictors of Skin Cancer in Commercial Airline PilotsJoyce Nicholas; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Youth Support Team Intervention for Suicidal AdolescentsCheryl King; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Translational Research on Extinction and PTSDBarbara Rothbaum; Fiscal Year: 2005..Currently, no such interventions with proven efficacy exist. ..
- Brief Intervention to Reduce Alcohol Use in ED patientsWilliam Fernandez; Fiscal Year: 2004..e. routine care). ..
- Community Partnership for Asthma PreventionTyra Bryant Stephens; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Cardiac MDCT for Early Triage of Patients with ACSUdo Hoffmann; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- IMPACT OF INTIMATE ASSAULT ARREST ON BATTERED WOMENS SAFETY AND SERVICE NEEDSMELISSA DICHTER; Fiscal Year: 2007..Validated [unreadable] measures of risk will be used in combination with women's own perceptions of need. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Fractures, Heart Disease, and Stroke on Aromatase InhibitorsNancy L Keating; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Validating a child acute stress measure in English and SpanishNancy Kassam Adams; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Improving Asthma Communication in Minority FamiliesArlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Local Therapy of Breast Cancer in Community PopulationsNancy Keating; Fiscal Year: 2007..Moreover, the work will provide insight into different techniques for the analysis of observational data. ..
- Children of Depressed Mothers: a STAR*D Ancillary StudyMyrna Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2005..will moderate the effect. If it is shown that successfully treating maternal depression is associated with diminished risk in offspring, the finding would have wide ranging public health implications. ..
- Endotoxin, Obesity, and Asthma in NYC Head StartJudith Jacobson; Fiscal Year: 2005..We will also conduct environmental sampling within the Head Start centers twice a year. Our goal is to identify risk factors that interventions can target to lighten the burden of asthma on school-age children. ..
- GENETICS OF EARLY-ONSET MAJOR DEPRESSIONMyrna Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Evaluation of the 'Rewarding Results' ProgramGary Young; Fiscal Year: 2005..s. ..
- Evaluation of an Abusive Head Trauma Prevention ProgramWendy Lane; Fiscal Year: 2004..In addition rates of risk factors including poverty, teenage pregnancy, late prenatal care, low birth weight, and single parenthood among cases and controls will be compared. ..
- LONGITUDINAL METHODS IN CANCER RESEARCHTherese Stukel; Fiscal Year: 2002..The methods we propose will circumvent many of the above technical difficulties and would not require either special software or high performance computer workstations. ..
- National Alcohol Screening DayKerry Broderick; Fiscal Year: 2004..All patients will be followed and re-assessed at 3 and 6 months using a second centrally managed interactive telephone interview. Data analysis will be performed at the data coordinating center. ..