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  • Kelker, Heather; Yoder, Kyle; Musey, Paul, Jr.; Harris, Madison; Johnson, Olivia; Sarmiento, Elisa; Vyas, Punit; Henderson, Brooke; Adams, Zachary; Welch, Julie (Springer, 2021)
    Background While COVID-19 has had far-reaching consequences on society and health care providers, there is a paucity of research exploring frontline emergency medicine (EM) provider wellness over the course of a pandemic. ...
  • Mohr, Nicholas M.; Wessman, Brian T.; Bassin, Benjamin; Elie-Turenne, Marie-Carmelle; Ellender, Timothy; Emlet, Lillian L.; Ginsberg, Zachary; Gunnerson, Kyle; Jones, Kevin M.; Kram, Bridgette; Marcolini, Evie; Rudy, Susanna (Wolters Kluwer, 2020-08-01)
    Objectives: Emergency department boarding is the practice of caring for admitted patients in the emergency department after hospital admission, and boarding has been a growing problem in the United States. Boarding of the ...
  • Mcquown, Colleen; Ahmed, Rami A.; Hughes, Patrick G.; Ortiz-Figueroa, Fabiana; Drost, Jennifer C.; Brown, Diane K.; Fosnight, Sue; Hazelett, Susan (Hindawi, 2020-07-25)
    The care of the older adult requires an interprofessional approach to solve complex medical and social problems, but this approach is difficult to teach in our educational silos. We developed an interprofessional educational ...
  • Kline, Jeffrey A.; Lin, Michelle P.; Hall, Cassandra L.; Puskarich, Michael A.; Dehon, Erin.; Kuehl, Damon R.; Wang, Ralph C.; Hess, Erik P.; Runyon, Michael S.; Wang, Hao; Courtney, D Mark. (SAGE, 2020-06-01)
    Objective: Lack of empathic communication between providers and patients may contribute to low value diagnostic testing in emergency care. Accordingly, we measured the perception of physician empathy and trust in patients ...
  • Wang, Alfred Z.; Ehrman, Robert; Bucca, Antonino; Croft, Alexander; Glober, Nancy; Holt, Daniel; Lardaro, Thomas; Musey, Paul; Peterson, Kelli; Trigonis, Russell; Hunter, Benton R. (Wiley, 2021)
    Background Patients with COVID‐19 can present to the emergency department (ED) at any point during the spectrum of illness, making it difficult to predict what level of care the patient will ultimately require. Admission ...
  • Turner, Joseph S.; Falvo, Lauren E.; Ahmed, Rami A.; Ellender, Timothy J.; Corson-Knowles, Dan; Bona, Anna M.; Sarmiento, Elisa J.; Cooper, Dylan D. (University of California, 2020-11)
    Introduction: The use of transparent plastic aerosol boxes as protective barriers during endotracheal intubation has been advocated during the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 pandemic. There is evidence ...
  • Motzkus, Christine; Pettit, Nicholas (Wiley, 2021-02)
  • Lardaro, Thomas; Wang, Alfred Z.; Bucca, Antonino; Croft, Alexander; Glober, Nancy; Holt, Daniel B.; Musey, Paul I., Jr.; Peterson, Kelli D.; Trigonis, Russell A.; Hunter, Benton R. (Wiley, 2021)
    Introduction The rate of bacterial coinfection with SARS‐CoV‐2 is poorly defined. The decision to administer antibiotics early in the course of SARS‐CoV‐2 infection depends on the likelihood of bacterial coinfection. ...
  • Kline, Jeffrey A.; Camargo, Carlos A.; Courtney, D. Mark; Kabrhel, Christopher; Nordenholz, Kristen E.; Aufderheide, Thomas; Baugh, Joshua J.; Beiser, David G.; Bennett, Christopher L.; Bledsoe, Joseph; Castillo, Edward; Chisolm-Straker, Makini; Goldberg, Elizabeth M.; House, Hans; House, Stacey; Jang, Timothy; Lim, Stephen C.; Madsen, Troy E.; McCarthy, Danielle M.; Meltzer, Andrew; Moore, Stephen; Newgard, Craig; Pagenhardt, Justine; Pettit, Katherine L.; Pulia, Michael S.; Puskarich, Michael A.; Southerland, Lauren T.; Sparks, Scott; Turner-Lawrence, Danielle; Vrablik, Marie; Wang, Alfred; Weekes, Anthony J.; Westafer, Lauren; Wilburn, John (PloS, 2021-03)
    Objectives Accurate and reliable criteria to rapidly estimate the probability of infection with the novel coronavirus-2 that causes the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV-2) and associated disease (COVID-19) ...
  • Wang, Alfred; Saltarelli, Nicholas; Cooper, Dylan; Amatya, Yogendra; House, Darlene R. (Association of American Medical Colleges, 2020-07-15)
    Introduction High-fidelity medical simulation is widely used in emergency medicine training because it mirrors the fast-paced environment of the emergency department (ED). However, simulation is not common in emergency ...
  • Kline, Jeffrey A.; Pettit, Katherine L.; Kabrhel, Christopher; Courtney, D. Mark; Nordenholz, Kristen E.; Camargo, Carlos A. (Wiley, 2020-11-12)
    This paper summarizes the methodology for the registry of suspected COVID‐19 in emergency care (RECOVER), a large clinical registry of patients from 155 United States (US) emergency departments (EDs) in 27 states tested ...
  • Pang, Peter S.; Fermann, Gregory J.; Hunter, Benton R.; Levy, Phillip D.; Lane, Kathleen A.; Li, Xiaochun; Cole, Mette; Collins, Sean P. (American Heart Association, 2019-07-10)
    Background Identifying low-risk acute heart failure (AHF) patients safe for discharge from the emergency department (ED) is a major unmet need. Methods A prospective, observational, multi-center pilot study targeting ...
  • Hickam, Grace; Santen, Sally A.; Cico, Stephen John; Manthey, David; Wolff, Margaret; Moll, Joel; Lambert, Alexandra; Jordan, Jaime; Haas, Mary R. C. (Wiley, 2020-09-08)
    Weekly didactic conference in emergency medicine education has traditionally united residents and faculty for learning and fostered community within the residency program. The global pandemic Coronavirus Disease-19 (COVID-19) ...
  • Wipprecht, Steven; Wagner, Jake; Bona, Anna; Falvo, Lauren; Ahmed, Rami A. (Cureus, 2020-05-21)
    Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a progressive disease that causes high patient mortality. With limited hemodynamic reserve, many PH patients require maintenance IV infusion medications to maintain their activities of daily ...
  • Barach, Paul; Ahmed, Rami A.; Nadel, Eric S.; Hafferty, Frederic; Philibert, Ingrid (Elsevier, 2020-10-23)
    The practice of medicine carries inherent risks, especially during outbreaks of highly contagious diseases like Ebola, H1N1, tuberculosis, and COVID-19. Exposure risks remain and extend to medical students and resident/fellows ...
  • Hunter, Benton R.; Dbeibo, Lana; Weaver, Christopher; Beeler, Cole; Saysana, Michele; Zimmerman, Michelle; Weaver, Lindsay (Cambridge University Press, 2020-08-03)
    Healthcare employees were tested for antibodies against SARS-CoV-2. Among 734 employees, the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies was 1.6%. Employees with heavy COVID-19 exposure had similar antibody prevalence as those ...
  • Turner, Joseph; Litzau, Megan; Mugele, Josh; Pettit, Katie; Sarmiento, Elisa J.; Humbert, Aloysius (Cureus, Inc., 2020-04-07)
    Background Chief resident selection occurs by numerous methods. Chief residents also fulfill multiple roles, requiring a broad skill set. However, there is little literature on which qualities various stakeholders value ...
  • Glober, Nancy K.; Hern, Gene; McBride, Owen; Mercer, Mary P. (eScholarship Publishing, University of California, 2020-04-16)
    Introduction: Opioids contributed to over 300,000 deaths in the United States in the past 10 years. Most research on drug use occurs in clinics or hospitals; few studies have evaluated the impact of opioid use on emergency ...
  • Stehman, Christine R.; Clark, Ryan L.; Purpura, Andrea; Kellogg, Adam R. (eScholarship Publishing, University of California, 2020-04-13)
    Medicine recognizes burnout as a threat to quality patient care and physician quality of life. This issue exists throughout medicine but is notably prevalent in emergency medicine (EM). Because the concept of "wellness" ...

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