Emergency Medicine

Recent publications from the Department of Emergency Medicine

The listings below represent a selection of publications within the past year.  Our residents, fellows and faculty have published much more – visit individual faculty pages to learn more about their scholarship and academic interests. Please click title to see abstract.


Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitation Science

Alterations in Mitochondrial Function in Blood Cells Obtained from Patients with Sepsis Presenting to an Emergency Department

Jang DH, Orloski CJ, Owiredu S, Shofer FS, Greenwood JC, Eckmann DM.

Shock. 2018 Jun 13. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000001208. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 29905672


Association of race and socioeconomic status with automatic external defibrillator training prevalence in the United States

Owen DD, McGovern SK, Murray A, Leary M, Del Rios M, Merchant RM, Abella BS, Dutwin D, Blewer AL.

Resuscitation. 2018 Jun;127:100-104. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2018.03.037. Epub 2018 Apr 7. PMID: 29631005


Oxygen delivery after cardiac arrest: Adding fuel to the fire?

Teran F, Abella BS.

Resuscitation. 2018 Jul;128:A5-A6. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2018.05.016. Epub 2018 May 18. No abstract available. PMID: 29782879

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training Disparities in the United States

Blewer AL, Ibrahim SA, Leary M, Dutwin D, McNally B, Anderson ML, Morrison LJ, Aufderheide TP, Daya M, Idris AH, Callaway CW, Kudenchuk PJ, Vilke GM, Abella BS.

J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 May 17;6(5). pii: e006124. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.117.006124. PMID: 28515114

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Emergency Care Health Services Research

Opioid Prescribing Limits for Acute Pain - Striking the Right Balance

Lowenstein M, Grande D, Delgado MK.

N Engl J Med. 2018 Aug 9;379(6):504-506. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1803661. No abstract available. PMID: 30089064

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National Variation in Opioid Prescribing and Risk of Prolonged Use for Opioid-Naive Patients Treated in the Emergency Department for Ankle Sprains

Delgado MK, Huang Y, Meisel Z, Hennessy S, Yokell M, Polsky D, Perrone J.

Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Oct;72(4):389-400.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2018.06.003. Epub 2018 Jul 24. PMID: 30054152

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Comparative Effectiveness of Initial Treatment at Trauma Center vs Neurosurgery-Capable Non-Trauma Center for Severe, Isolated Head Injury

Kaufman EJ, Ertefaie A, Small DS, Holena DN, Delgado MK.

J Am Coll Surg. 2018 May;226(5):741-751.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2018.01.055. Epub 2018 Mar 1. PMID: 29501610


Going Beyond Zip Code: Can a Person's Address Help Us Improve Their Acute Care?

Blutinger EJ, Meisel ZF, South EC.

Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Jun;25(6):702-704. doi: 10.1111/acem.13412. Epub 2018 Apr 20. No abstract available. PMID: 29575272

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What Factors Affect Physicians' Decisions to Prescribe Opioids in Emergency Departments?

Sinnenberg LE, Wanner KJ, Perrone J, Barg FK, Rhodes KV, Meisel ZF.

MDM Policy Pract. 2017 Jan 1;2(1):2381468316681006. doi: 10.1177/2381468316681006. eCollection 2017 Jan-Jun. PMID: 30288413

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Emergency Bedside Ultrasound

Emergency Department Patient Perceptions of Transvaginal Ultrasound for Complications of First-Trimester Pregnancy

Panebianco N, Shofer F, O'Conor K, Wihbey T, Mulugeta L, Baston CM, Suzuki E, Alghamdi A, Dean A.

J Ultrasound Med. 2018 Aug;37(8):1965-1975. doi: 10.1002/jum.14546. Epub 2018 Jan 30. PMID: 29380893

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Ultrasound evaluation of the airway in the ED: a feasibility study

Hall EA, Showaihi I, Shofer FS, Panebianco NL, Dean AJ.

Crit Ultrasound J. 2018 Jan 18;10(1):3. doi: 10.1186/s13089-018-0083-6. PMID: 29349680


Evaluation of Noncommercial Ultrasound Gels for Use in Resource-Limited Settings

Vinograd AM, Fasina A, Dean AJ, Shofer F, Panebianco NL, Lewiss RE, Gupta S, Rao AKR, Henwood PC.

J Ultrasound Med. 2018 Jul 24. doi: 10.1002/jum.14697. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30043460

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