Schedule of Presentations
INDEX OF PRESENTERS
Selective Cervical Spine Radiography in Blunt Trauma: The National Emergency X-Radiography Utilization Study (NEXUS)
Management of Acute Asthma Among Adults Presenting to Canadian Versus US Emergency Departments
Hypotension and Oligemia Are Necessary for Cerebral HSP-72 Expression in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Characteristics and Prognosis of Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction Who Present With Atypical Symptoms
Emergency Department Visits for Asthma in an Urban African-American Community: Last Resort or First Stop?
Gender Differences Among Children Presenting to the Emergency Department With Acute Asthma
Do Changes in Asthma Severity Indices Correspond to Changes in Asthmatic Patients' Perceptions of Dyspnea?
Race/Ethnicity and Acute Asthma Among Children Presenting to the Emergency Department
Emergency Department Use of Anticholinergic Medications to Treat Adults With Acute Asthma
Exposure to S-Albuterol May Exacerbate the Asthmatic Condition
Emergency Department Evaluation of the Pediatric Trauma Patient by Ultrasonography
Clinical Judgment Is Not Predictive of Abnormal Head CT Results in Patients With Minor Head Injury
Utility of Abdominal Ultrasound for Detecting Intraabdominal Injury in Children With Blunt Trauma
Utility of Clinical Characteristics, Ultrasound, and Computed Tomography in Women With an Equivocal Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Prospective Validation Study of the "Ottawa Knee Rule" for the Use of Radiology in Acute Knee Injuries
Use of Head CT Scans in AIDS Patients With Headache
Undiagnosed HIV in an Inner-City Emergency Department
Comparison of Two Methods of Spinal Immobilization on Respiratory Effort in the Older Adult
Intranasal Lidocaine for Treatment of Migraine Headache
Are Opiate Overdose Deaths Related to Patient Release After Prehospital Naloxone?
Hypotension and Oligemia Are Necessary for the Induction of Apoptosis in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Lack of Changes in Diffusion-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging During Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Alcohol and the Adolescent Trauma Patient
Man vs. Machine: Comparison of Physician Knowledge of Drug Interactions With a Computerized Database in a University Hospital Emergency Department
Factors Affecting Patient Satisfaction With Emergency Department Express Care
Academic Emergency Medicine Staffing Nonacademic Emergency Department Sites: A National Survey
Survey of California Emergency Physicians After Proposition 187
Urban Versus Rural Firearm Homicides and Suicides in Youth
Relationship of Emergency Department Morbidity to Area Mortality During the 1995 Chicago Heat Disaster
Effects of Economic and Demographic Factors on the Costs of Health Care: Implications for Health Policy and Health Services Research
Out-of-Hospital Use of a Domestic Violence Screen for Assessing Patient Risk
Multicenter Emergency Department-Base Study of Risk Factors for Acute Injury From Domestic Violence Against Women
Efficacy of a Zero Hour Rule-Out for Acute Myocardial Infarction in Emergency Department Chest Pain Patients Using a Combination of Acute ECG Changes, Creatine Kinase MB, Myoglobin and Troponin I
Cardioversion of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation in the Emergency Department
Underutilization of β-Blockers in the Emergency Department in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction Undergoing Primary Angioplasty
Two-Hour ΔCK-MB Outperforms Two-Hour ΔTroponin I During the Emergency Department Evaluation of Chest Pain
Cardiac Troponin I Levels Within 8 Hours of Admission Assist With the In-Hospital Triage of "High Risk" Patients With Chest Pain
Cardioversion of Atrial Fibrillation in the Emergency Department: Prediction of Outcome
Monophasic Versus Biphasic Waveforms for Transthoracic Countershock in a Swine Model of Ventricular Fibrillation
Manual Versus Mechanical Compressions During EMS Medical CPR: Manual Compressions Are Associated With a Significantly Higher Rate of Survival to Hospital Admission
Home Antipyretics Use in Febrile Children Brought to the Emergency Department
Evaluation of Pediatric Dehydration by Clinical Assessment and by the Transcutaneous Carbon Dioxide Monitor
Consistent Pulse Oximetry in Children Despite Low Perfusion and High Transport Motion
Lidocaine Use During Intubation: Is It Used for ICP Prophylaxis?
Teaching Residents New Airway Management Techniques: Initial Emergency Department Experience With the Bullard Laryngoscope
Rocuronium for Rapid Sequence Intubation of Emergency Department Patients
Effects of Cervical Spine Immobilization Technique and Laryngoscope Blade Selection on an Unstable Cervical Spine Injury in a Cadaver Model of Intubation
Is Obesity a Predictor of a Difficult Intubation?
Failure of Emergency Department Bimanual Pelvic Examination to Detect Adnexal Masses and Determine Uterine Size
Validation of a Clinical Prediction Model for the Emergency Department Diagnosis of Ectopic Pregnancy
Patient and Physician Perception of Abdominal Pain Severity and Need for Opioid Analgesia
Outcome of Sutured Mammalian Bites
A Normal SimpliRED D-dimer Assay Does Not Exclude the Diagnosis of Deep Vein Thrombosis or Pulmonary Embolus in Emergency Department Patients
Diabetic Ketoacidosis in the Emergency Department and Clinical Decision Unit
The 'Dwindles': Failure to Thrive in the Elderly
Rapid Serologic Testing for Helicobacter pylori in Emergency Department Patients With Abdominal Pain
Insulin Rescues Protein Synthesis and Induces Dephosphorylation of elF2α(P) in Selectively Vulnerable Hippocampal Neurons During Reperfusion
Survival After Hemorrhagic Shock is Improved With N-0861, an Adenosine Antagonist, Compared With Aminophylline
An Evaluation of Central Venous Oxygen Saturation/Lactic Acid Ratios and Survival in Shock
Modulation of Arachidonate-Induced Calcium Flux and Radicals Alters Ser-51(P)-elF2α in Neuroblastoma Cells
Cellular Signaling Is Increased After Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Human Dermal Fibroblasts
Hyperbaric Oxygen Decreases Endothelial Cell E-Selectin Protein Expression in an In Vitro Model of Ischemia/Reperfusion
Effect of Experience on Acceptance of Family Member Presence During Pediatric Resuscitation in the Emergency Department
Retrospective Descriptive Epidemiologic Study of Pediatric Victims of the Oklahoma City Terrorist Bombing, April 19, 1995
Emergency Physicians' Variability in Assessing and Treating Pediatric Febrile Patients
The Relationship of Metabolic Acidosis, Anion Gap, and Clinical Symptoms in Children With Dehydration
Prevalence of Abnormal Chest Radiographs in Febrile Children From 90 Days to 36 Months of Age
Prolonged, Induced Hypernatremia With Use of Hypertonic Saline to Treat Traumatic Intracranial Hypertension in Children
Evaluation of Pediatric Patients With Shaken Baby Syndrome: When Is a Skeletal Survey Indicated?
High-Risk Predictors of Seizures in Pediatric Patients With Shaken Baby Syndrome
The Use of Droperidol for the Treatment of Acute Peripheral Vertigo
Seizures in Emergency Department Patients: Multicenter Descriptive Study
The Sexual Assault Exam: Emergency Physician Practice Trends
Antibiotic Prescribing Patterns and Outcome in an Emergency Department
Retrospective Review of Emergency Department Patients With Nonvariceal Upper-Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage for Potential Outpatient Management
The 23-Hour Observation Admission Utilization for Sickle Cell Crisis
Evaluation of the Physician's Ability to Recognize the Presence or Absence of Anemia
Characteristics, Outcomes, and Survival of Patients With Leaking Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Stabilized With Military Anti-Shock Trousers(MAST)
Predicting Complications in Patients With Upper-Gastrointestinal Tract Bleeding
Telephone Contact of Emergency Room Patients: How Far Do We Go?
A Study of the Prevalence of Antibiotic-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in the Geriatric Population
Guidelines for Selection of a Thrombolytic Agent in Acute Myocardial Infarction: Potential Cost Savings Using a Selection Algorithm
A Method for Improved Ventilation in 2-Person CPR
Emergency Department Presentation of Chagas' Disease in Southern California
Thrombolytics and Stroke: What Do Emergency Medicine Residents Perceive?
Correlation of External Environmental Temperatures With Triage Temperature and Pulse Oximetry Measurements
Epiglottic View During Routine Pharyngeal Exam
Treatment of Patients With Abdominal Complaints by Emergency Physicians: A Prospective Observational Trial in the Emergency Department in The Netherlands
Has Improved Surgical Technology Altered Indications for Emergency Thoracotomy?
Use of Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Acute Congestive Heart Failure
A Continuous Quality Improvement Approach to IL372 Documentation Compliance in an Academic Emergency Department, and Its Impact on Dictation Costs, Billing Practices, and Average Patient Length of Stay
"Doctor, When You Graduate, Are You Going to Have Your Own Office?"-How Much Do Lay People Know About the Practice of Emergency Medicine?
The Effect of the Physician Assistant on Physician Performance in the Emergency Department
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Emergency Department Length of Stay and Patient Volume Relationships: Effect of the Physician Assistant on System Performance
Implementation of a Computerized Medical Record in the Emergency Department
Patient Satisfaction in a Large, Urban Emergency Department: The Role of Demographics, Visit Characteristics, and Quality of Care
Perceived Wait Time, Perceived Total Visit Duration, and Patient Satisfaction Before and After the Redesign of a Large, Urban Emergency Department
The Winnebago Factor: Comparison of Emergency Department Utilization of Visitors and Staff in a Wilderness Area National Park
Workforce Projections for Emergency Medicine in Puerto Rico: Will There Be a Demand or Oversupply?
The Effect of Emergency Service Performance Bonus Payments in Victoria
Ultrasound Interpretation of Hydronephrosis Is Improved by a Brief Educational Intervention
The Comparative Accuracy of Radiolucent Foreign Body Detection Using Ultrasonography
The Role of Abdominal Computed Tomography in Nontraumatic Abdominal Emergencies
Predictors of the Likelihood of Obtaining Chorionic Villi at Dilation and Evacuation in Patients With Symptoms Suggestive of Ectopic Pregnancy Who Have an Empty Uterus at Ultrasound Scanning
Bedside Abdominal Ultrasound Scanning to Detect Critically Enlarged Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms in Elderly Emergency Department Patients: A Preliminary Report
Limited Use of Chest Radiograph in the Evaluation of Isolated Nontraumatic Chest Pain: A Preliminary Report
Increased Test Use in the Emergency Department Evaluation of Suspected Urogenic Pain: Effect of Substitution of Computed Tomography for IVP
Early Identification of Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Prehospital Setting With Cardiac Troponin-T
The Value of Using Fire Engines as First-Response Vehicles
Implementation of Standing Field Treatment Protocols in Los Angeles
A Statewide Study of Prehospital EMS Physician Oversight: Jurisdictional EMS Medical Director Qualifications, Involvement and Emerging National Guidelines
EMS and Emergency Department Interactions: Problematic Areas Identified
Endotracheal Versus Intravenous Epinephrine and Atropine in Prehospital"Primary" and Postcountershock Asystole
Precision of Prehospital Diazepam Dosing for Children in Status Epilepticus
Emergency Department Treatments of In-Flight Medical Emergencies: Implications for an Enhanced Airline Medical Kit
Comparison of Prehospital Intravenous and Rectal Diazepam for the Treatment of Pediatric Seizures
Ambulance, Fire, and Police Dispatch Center Times Compared With the Atomic Clock
Improvement of a Permanent Policy of Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunization in a Public Urban Emergency Department
Seroprevalence of Syphilis in an Inner-City Emergency Department
A National Survey of Emergency Department HIV Counseling and Testing
10-Year Experience of Bacterial Meningitis at an Urban County Hospital
Factors Associated With Failure of Outpatient Treatment of Pyelonephritis
A Comparison of Child and Adolescent Gang and Nongang Homicides
Determinants of Time to Healing in Minor Motor Vehicle Collisions
Emergency Access to the Thoracic Central Venous Circulation Using Femoral Venipuncture During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Weapons Used in Gang-Related Homicides From 1979 to 1995
Incidence of Clinically Silent Cervical Spine Injuries in Trauma Patients With Normal Mental Status
Increased Mortality in Elderly Patients With Low Injury Severity: The Need for Increased Vigilance
The Ability of an Educational Module to Enhance the Interest and Understanding of Advance Directives in High School Students
The Fresh-Frozen Cadaver Free-Larynx Model for Cricothyrotomy Training
Critical Care Training in Emergency Medicine Residencies
Emergency Medicine Residency Experience With EMS: A National Survey
Motivations for a Career in Emergency Medicine: Profile of Attitudes of the 1996 Residency Applicant Pool
Use of an Internet Website by Emergency Medicine Residency Applicants
More Serious Injuries Occur in Rural Than in Urban Ambulance Accidents
Managing Violent Situations in the Prehospital Setting: How Do EMS Providers Rate Their Own Training?
Restraint Application in the Field: Inadequacy Affecting Both Patient and EMS Provider Safety
The Evaluation of On-Scene Traumatic Blood Loss Estimates by Prehospital and Emergency Workers
Emergency Medical Services Providers' Experience and Concerns With Occupational Safety
EMS Provider Reluctance to Perform Mouth-to-Mouth Resuscitation
Appropriateness of EMS Response in a Priority Dispatch System
Emergency Medical Technician Basic Registry Examination Pass Rates Among Urban Firefighters After Completing an Equivalency Course
The Utilization and Efficacy of Controlled Substance Administration by Paramedics
Device for Fast Field Intraosseus Infusion via the Adult Manubrium
Intracellular Electrolyte Levels in Emergency Department Migraineurs
Incidence of Coagulation Abnormalities in Severe Closed Head Injury Patients
Hemolysis Rates of Blood Samples Drawn via Intravenous Catheters Versus Venipuncture Tubes
Coagulation Studies in Pediatric Blunt Trauma Patients
A Prospective Study of the Accuracy and Reliability of Urine Dipsticks
Troponin-I, Myoglobin, CK-MB Isoforms and CK-MB Mass in the Early Diagnosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction
The Acidosis of Dehydration in Children: The Relationship Between Measurements by Venous Blood Gas and Serum Chemistry Analysis
The Sensitivity and Specificity of the WBC Count in Predicting Bacteremia in Children
Clinical Evaluation of the Alpha Dx Cardiac Marker Panel for Total CK Mass, CK-MB Mass, Cardiac Troponin I, and Myoglobin for Detection of Acute Myocardial Infarction
Is Troponin I Alone an Adequate Strategy for Ruling Out Acute Coronary Syndromes? A Formal Decision Analysis
Emergency Physician Treatment of Moderate Hypertension in Acute CVA
False-Negative Decisions Are the Cause of Poor Outcome in Patients With Suspected Appendicitis
It's a Ring Thing: Manual Versus Motorized Constricting Band Removal
Predictors of Pathologic Headache in the Emergency Department
Self-Neglect in the Elderly: Emergency Department Assessment and Crisis Intervention
Clinical Decision Analysis in the Diagnosis of Acute Renal Colic
The Effect of FDA Approval of Thrombolytic Therapy on the Management of Acute Stroke in the Emergency Department
Malnutrition in Geriatric Emergency Department Patients
Emergency Department Utilization by Seizure Patients
Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Acute Respiratory Failure
Resuscitation Preferences: Feasibility of Establishing Societal Consensus
The Use of Students to Assist With Clinical Research: Feasible in a Variety of Emergency Department Settings
Effect of Sample Size on Nonparametric ROC Curve Analysis
Biomedical Research Proposals Submitted to Local Institutional Review Boards: Discrepancies and Common Reasons for Rejection
Domestic Violence Community Resource Information in Emergency Department Bathrooms
Domestic Violence Awareness in a Medical School Class-2-Year Follow-Up
Domestic Violence in a University Emergency Department
Physician's Knowledge of and Attitudes Toward Domestic Violence Mandatory Reporting Laws
Acute PTSD Distinguishes Current Versus Past Exposure to Domestic Violence: A Prospective, Random Emergency Department Sample
Behavioral and Environmental Factors Associated With Acute Exacerbation of Asthma
The Diagnosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction-By What Criteria?
Mathematical Modeling of the Standard Electrocardiogram With Polynomial Abductive Network
The Prevalence and Heterogeneity of Chest Pain Evaluation Units: Are We Comparing Apples to Oranges?
Prediction of the Electrocardiogram Using Iterative Key Set and Target Factor Analysis
Inpatient Versus Emergency Department Observation Unit Management of Heart Failure
Predictors of Abnormal Chest Radiographs in Emergency Department Patients With Chest Pain
Intraaortic Balloon Counterpulsation Insertion for Emergency Department Patients Presenting in Cardiogenic Shock/Cardiopulmonary Arrest
Emergency Physician Assessment of the Probability of Acute Myocardial Infarction
Heart Rate Variability Analysis; A Valuable Adjunct in the Emergency Department Diagnosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction
Depressed Heart Rate Variability Is Predictive of Ventricular Arrhythmia in Emergency Department Chest Pain Patients
Factors Associated With Near-Fatal Asthma Both Social and Medical
A Survival Analysis of Tissue Necrosis Associated With Acute Compartment Syndrome
Does Ethanol Affect the Reliability of the Pelvis Exam in Blunt Multitrauma Patients?
ICD-10 Based ICISS as a Predictor of Trauma Patient Survival
Is Penetrating Trauma More Common on "Hot Summer Nights?"
Emergency Department Thoracotomy in the 1990s: Who is Doing What to Whom?
Isolated Sternal Fractures in Blunt Trauma
The Cervical Spine in Gunshot Wounds to the Neck: A 13-Year Experience
Effect of Heliox on Performance of Percutaneous Transtracheal Ventilation Using an 18-Gauge Needle
Rapid Sequence Induction Intubation of Trauma Patients in the Prehospital Versus Hospital Setting
Comparison of Melcker Cricothyrotomy Versus Standard Technique in Human Cadaver Model
Does Handedness Influence Laryngoscopy Skills of Inexperienced Practitioners?
Does the Syringe Esophageal Detector Device Accurately Detect an Esophageal Intubation After Gastric Distention From Air Insufflation?
The Incidence of Succinylcholine-Induced Hyperkalemia at an Urban Teaching Hospital
Use of a Toomey Syringe to Detect Esophageal Intubation
Complications of Endotracheal Intubation in Alcohol-Intoxicated Patients
Experience With Etomidate in Emergency Department Invasive Airway Management
Esophageal Tracheal Combitube Placement in Prehospital Trauma Patients May Be Facilitated by Rapid Sequence Induction
Effectiveness of Rapid Sequence Intubation Using Protocols
Pain Management for Pediatric Lumbar Puncture in an Emergency Care Setting
The Clinical Utility of EMLA Cream in a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Setting
Propofol Use in the Elderly Emergency Department Patient
The Use of Analgesia by Provider: Do Physician Assistants and Physicians Provide Equal Relief?
Patients Who Are Dissatisfied With ED Pain Management: Not Who We Expect
Changes in the Clinical Meaning of the Visual Analog Scale With Treatment of Pain
Comparison of Pre-Treatment Viscous Lidocaine to Placebo for the Reduction of Discomfort Associated With Nasogastric Intubation
Clinical and Epidemiological Characteristics of a Jimsonweed Epidemic
The Effect of Multidose Activated Charcoal on Ethanol Elimination
Potential Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions in Older Adult Patients Presenting With Syncope
Effect of Prenatal Cocaine Exposure on Early Postnatal Respiratory Responses in Rats
Pharmaceuticals Purchased In Mexico, Reliability of Package Claim of Stated Amount: An Investigation Using USP Methods and Standards
The Treatment of Sickle Cell Anemia Acute Painful Crisis: A Comparison of Morphine and Meperidine
Nausea and Vomiting Associated With the Use of Parenteral Opioids
Prevalence of Recent Substance Abuse in Patients With Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum
Nebulized Naloxone for Reversal of Narcotic Intoxication: Results of a Pilot Trial
Routine Drug and Alcohol Testing of Drivers Admitted to the Hospital for Injuries Sustained During Motor Vehicle Collisions: Is This Practice Cost-Effective?
Nalmefene Compared With Naloxone for Field Treatment of EMS Patients With Suspected Narcotic Overdose
A Computerized Health Information System for Patients Waiting in the Emergency Department
Where Does the Time Go? Time Analysis of Emergency Department Staff
Barriers to Advance Directives in the Emergency Department Population
Reducing Emergency Department Radiology Turn-Around Times: Computed Radiography and Radiologist Location
The Impact of Patient Location, Crowding, and Length of Stay on Press Ganey Emergency Department Patient Satisfaction Scores
Rapid Emergency Department Access to Information: Electronic Versus Printed Sources
Effects of Change in Patient Volume on Hospital Technical Efficiency and Cost of Health Care
Characteristics of Successful Long-Term Survivors in Emergency Medicine
A Four-Year Time Study Analysis of Emergency Department Patient Care Efficiency
ATLS: Necessary or Not? The Emergency Medicine Perspective
Does the Rate of Patient Work-Ups and Level of Acuity Vary for PGY-1 Residents of Different Specialties in an Academic Emergency Department?
Do Emergency Department Patients Know Their Physician's Level of Training?
Institutional "Accidents": Is Emergency Department Documentation Adequate for Assessment of Elder Abuse?
An Evaluation of the Reliability of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support Written Evaluation
Hospital Emergency Codes: Do Emergency Medicine Residents Know Them?
A Comparison of Emergency Faculty Evaluations and National Inservice Examination Scores Using a Relative Versus Fixed Reference Scale to Score Performance
Thoracic Impedance Monitoring of Cardiac Output in the Emergency Department Improves Heart Failure Resuscitation
Effect of Prenatal Nicotine Exposure on Early Postnatal Respiratory Responses in Rats
NFκB Translocation During Cardiac Ischemia Is Partially Dependent Upon Mitochondria
Cigarette Smoke Acutely Impairs Tissue Mitochondrial Electron Flow
Splanchnic Blood Flow in a Dog Hemorrhagic Shock Model
Free Fatty Acid Binding Protein to Risk Stratify Patients for Myocardial Ischemia Evaluation