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Emergency Medicine Research


Emergency Medicine Research

  • Vukorpa M and Hysell M, "Rate of Aspiration Pneumonia in stroke patients after implementation of Yale Stroke Scale protocol", Ongoing.
  • Freeman B, Sanders A and Trigger C, "Vitamin D and the effects on mood disorders", Ongoing.
  • Fazzari M, Longobardi J and McCarthy J, "The correlation between post graduate year number, EM shift length, and wellness in Michigan Emergency Medicine Residents", Ongoing.
  • Curioso-Hughes C, Pzednowek T, Proffitt T, Mancini M and Philpott S, "Procalcitonin at Zero and 24 hours as a prognostic factor in patients with Pneumonia", Ongoing.
  • Arnits E, Hamel J and Nolan R, "Does Narcotic Screening Tool Embedded in an EHR Assist in Evaluating Narcotic Risk Factors in the Emergency Department", Ongoing.
  • Profitt T, Nolan R and Philpott S, "Improving Cost Capture in the Emergency Department through Proper Coding Awareness", Ongoing.
  • Standiford L, O'Daniel M, Trigger C and Contardo C, "A Cohort Study Evaluating the Efficacy of PO Magnesium in the Treatment of Adolescent Acute Traumatic Brain Injury", Ongoing.
  • Profitt T, Roe B and Long J, "A Comparative Analysis of Emergency Department Point of Care Ultrasound Use on Patient Satisfaction Levels" Ongoing.
  • Massa M, Beri A and Kellar J, "CK-MB versus Troponin-I Elevation in Tokatsubo's and Myocarditis", Ongoing.
  • Grinvalds L, Wheeler C and Mancini M, "IV Acetaminophen versus IV Ketorolac - A Randomized, Double-Blinded Comparative Efficacy Trial of IV Acetaminophen versus IV Ketorolac for Emergency Department Treatment of Generalized Headaches", Ongoing.
  • Roe B, Scheel T and Hamel J, "The Effect of Recorded Phone Conversations among Providers in an Emergency Department"; Ongoing.
  • Finch J and Philpott S, "Prognostic Factors Indicating the Potential for Complications and Poor Outcomes due to Fluid Administration in the Setting of Sepsis: A Prospective Observational Study"; Ongoing.
  • Johnson J, Whitworth K and Schrader M, "The Efficacy of using Tranexamic Acid Topically in the Treatment of Epistaxis"; Ongoing.
  • Spiewak A and Nolan R, "The Effects of Simulation on DKA management"; Ongoing.
  • Stillman K and Kellar J, "Are Emergency Medicine Residents Provided Adequate Training in Patient-Centered Communication?: A Resident Survey", Completed Jan 2018 and published Spartan Medical Research Journal 2018 Jun.
  • Gendel G and Nolan R, “The Pregnant Patient in the Emergency Department: An observational investigation of predictive values of reported symptoms and lab measures in predicting urinary tract infection”; Completed Jan 2018.
  • Herring J and Trigger C, “An Analysis of Injuries in Athletes Seeking Medical Treatment During Four Years of a Half Ironman Triathlon”; Completed Jan 2018.
  • Dougherty K and Kellar J, “Evaluation of Incoming Emergency Medicine Residents’ ability to perform level one milestone tasks as outlined in The Emergency Medicine Milestone Project”; Completed Jan 2018.
  • Collier R, Schrader M and Trigger C, “Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism in the Emergency Department and the Clinical Impact of Increasing the D-dimer Cut Off Value, A Retrospective Chart Review”; Completed Jan 2018.
  • Collier B and Hysell M, “Incidence of Pulmonary Embolisms in Patients with positive D-Dimer and Chest X-ray evidence of Pneumonia who underwent subsequent CT angiography: A Retrospective Study”; Completed Jan 2018 and published J Emerg Med Critical Care 2018 Jul .
  • Clark K and Nolan R, “Does implementing a Potential Admit order in the Emergency Department decrease the patient’s length of stay in the Emergency Department prior to admission”; Completed Jan 2018.
  • Hoffman K and Mancini M, “Physician Understanding of the Costs of Delivering Care”; Completed Feb 2016 and published J Am Osteopath Assoc 2017 Jun.
  • Graff N and Nolan R, “Earlier IV Fluid and Antibiotic Administration with an ED Electronic Sepsis Screening Tool”; Completed Feb 2016 and published Journal of Health Science 2016 Apr.
  • Gutfraynd A, Laack J and Trigger C, “Telemedicine in the ED:  Comparing Follow-up Frequency for Wounds after discharge from the ED, a randomized controlled trial”; Completed Jul 2016.
  • Miller L, Shmelkova J and Trigger C, “Utility of D-dimer measurement in initial assessment of syncope patients presenting to ED”; Completed Jul 2016.
  • Meyering S, Stringer R and Hysell M, “Parenteral Acetaminophen for Treatment of Generalized Headache Presentations in the Emergency Department”; Completed Dec 2016 and published West J Emerg Med 2017 Apr.
  • Achramowicz E and Mancini M, “Emergency Department Patient Satisfaction Scores of a Newly Established Emergency Medicine Residency Program”; Completed Dec 2015.
  • Milligan C and Mancini M, “Steroids in the Prehospital Management of Acute Asthma and COPD Exacerbations (SPAACE)”; Completed Dec 2015.
  • Nydza R and Mancini M, “The Effect of an ED Pain Protocol on Length of Hospitalization for a Defined Sickle Cell Crisis”; Completed Dec 2015.
  • Krauss J and Trigger C, “Oral and Forehead Skin Temperatures Compared to Rectal Temperatures in Suspected Exertional Heat Illness”; Completed Dec 2015.
  • McCarthy J, Shook J and Trigger C, “Ultrasound Assisted Landmarks for Lumbar Puncture in the Emergency Department”; Completed Dec 2015.
  • Spinks B and Hysell M, “Criteria Predictive of Spontaneous Resolution of Hypertension >185/110 in ER Patients”; Completed Dec 2015.
  • Culley S and Trigger C, “Shoulder Dislocation Reduction -A Survey of Techniques and Sedation”; Completed Dec 2014.
  • Hamill J and Philpott S, “SANE Patient Satisfaction Survey”; Completed Dec 2014.
  • Netten J and Nolan R, “Determining the Clinical Relevance of Pelvic Exams in the Evaluation of Abdominal Pain in the Emergency Department”; Completed Dec 2014.
  • Taylor B and Mancini M, “Discrepancy between clinician and research assistant in TIMI score calculation (TRIAGED CPU)”; Completed Dec 2014 and published West J Emerg Med 2015 Jan.
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