Recent Faculty Publications

Updated September 2019



  • Sadler C, Arefieva CAL, Duchnick J, Bermudez R, Witucki P, Shishlov K. Hyperbaric medicine simulation education curriculum: CNS toxicity during Treatment Table 6 and intubated ICU patient with mucous plugging. Undersea Hyperb Med. 2019 Jun-Jul-Aug - Third Quarter;46(4):467-481.
  • Goebel M, Vaida F, Kahn C, Donofrio JJ. A Novel Algorithm for Improving the Diagnostic Accuracy of Prehospital ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2019 Sep 11:1-8.
  • Dameff C, Pfeffer MA, Longhurst CA. Cybersecurity implications for hospital quality. Health Serv Res. 2019 Oct;54(5):969-970.
  • Vilke G, Chan T, Bozeman WP, Childers R. Emergency Department Evaluation After Conducted Energy Weapon Use: Review of the Literature for the Clinician. J Emerg Med. 2019 Sep 6. pii: S0736-4679(19)30553-0.
  • Stellpflug SJ, Menton TR, Corry JJ, Schneir AB. There is more to the mechanism of unconsciousness from vascular neck restraint than simply carotid compression. Int J Neurosci. 2019 Sep 11:1-4.
  • Auerbach PS, Gupta D, Van Hoesen K, Zavala A. Dermatological Progression of a Probable Box Jellyfish Sting. Wilderness Environ Med. 2019 Sep;30(3):310-320.
  • Pillus D, Bruno E, Farcy D, Vilke GM, Childers R. Systematic Review: The Role of Thrombolysis in Intermediate-Risk Pulmonary Embolism. J Emerg Med. 2019 Aug 30. pii: S0736-4679(19)30475-5.
  • Wardi G, Brice J, Correia M, Liu D, Self M, Tainter C. Demystifying Lactate in the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med. 2019 Aug 29. pii: S0196-0644(19)30537-2.
  • Wardi G, Joel I, Villar J, Lava M, Gross E, Tolia V, Seethala RR, Owens RL, Sell RE, Montesi SB, Rahaghi FN, Bose S, Rai A, Stevenson EK, McSparron J, Tolia V, Beitler JR. Equipoise in Appropriate Initial Volume Resuscitation for Patients in Septic Shock With Heart Failure: Results of a Multicenter Clinician Survey. J Intensive Care Med. 2019 Aug 25:885066619871247.
  • Mathews BK, Fredrickson M, Sebasky M, Seymann G, Ramamoorthy S, Vilke G, Sloane C, Thorson E, El-Kareh R. Structured case reviews for organizational learning about diagnostic vulnerabilities: initial experiences from two medical centers. Diagnosis (Berl). 2019 Aug 24. pii: /j/dx.ahead-of-print/dx-2019-0032/dx-2019-0032.xml.
  • Sawe HR, Akomeah A, Mfinanga JA, Runyon MS, Noste E. Emergency medicine residency training in
  • Africa: overview of curriculum. BMC Medical Education. 2019;19:294.
  • Adler D, Abar B, Durham DD, Bastani A, Bernstein SL, Baugh CW, Bischof JJ, Coyne CJ, Grudzen CR, Henning DJ, Hudson MF, Klotz A, Lyman GH, Madsen TE, Pallin DJ, Reyes-Gibby CC, Rico JF, Ryan RJ, Shapiro NI, Swor R, Thomas CR Jr, Venkat A, Wilson J, Yeung SJ, Caterino JM. Validation of the Emergency Severity Index (Version 4) for the Triage of Adult Emergency Department Patients with Active Cancer. J Emerg Med. 2019 Jul 26. pii: S0736-4679(19)30418-4.
  • Tam D, Vazquez H, Tainter C. Calculated Decisions: PECARN Rule for Low-Risk Febrile Infants. Pediatr Emerg Med Pract. 2019 Jul 1;16(Suppl 7):CD6-CD7.
  • Goebel M, Dameff C, Tully J. Hacking 9-1-1: Infrastructure Vulnerabilities and Attack Vectors. J Med Internet Res. 2019 Jul 9;21(7):e14383.
  • Vilke GM, Mash DC, Pardo M, Bozeman W, Hall C, Sloane C, Wilson MP, Coyne CJ, Xie X, Castillo EM. EXCITATION study: Unexplained in-custody deaths: Evaluating biomarkers of stress and agitation. J Forensic Leg Med. 2019 Aug;66:100-106.
  • Correia MS, Sadler C. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Septic Internal Jugular Thrombophlebitis: Updates in the Etiology and Treatment of Lemierre's Syndrome. J Emerg Med. 2019 Jun;56(6):709-712.
  • Glober NK, Tainter CR, Abramson TM, Staats K, Gilbert G, Kim D. A simple decision rule predicts futile resuscitation of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2019 Sep;142:8-13.
  • Gleber R, Vilke GM, Castillo EM, Brennan J, Oyama L, Coyne CJ. Trends in emergency physician opioid prescribing practices during the United States opioid crisis. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 Jun 6. pii: S0735-6757(19)30388-2.
  • Li DR, Brennan JJ, Kreshak AA, Castillo EM, Vilke GM. Patients Who Leave the Emergency Department Without Being Seen and Their Follow-Up Behavior: A Retrospective Descriptive Analysis. J Emerg Med. 2019 Jul;57(1):106-113.
  • Sieker JW, Castillo EM, Vilke GM. Timing of fatal BASE jumping incidents: 1981-2018. J Forensic Leg Med. 2019 Jul;65:39-44.
  • Chalmers CE, Mullinax S, Brennan J, Vilke GM, Oliveto AH, Wilson MP. Screening Tools Validated in the Outpatient Pain Management Setting Poorly Predict Opioid Misuse in the Emergency Department: A Pilot Study. J Emerg Med. 2019 Jun;56(6):601-610.
  • Dyson K, Brown SP, May S, Smith K, Koster RW, Beesems SG, Kuisma M, Salo A, Finn J, Sterz F, Nürnberger A, Morrison LJ, Olasveengen TM, Callaway CW, Shin SD, Gräsner JT, Daya M, Ma MH, Herlitz J, Strömsöe A, Aufderheide TP, Masterson S, Wang H, Christenson J, Stiell I, Vilke GM, Idris A, Nishiyama C, Iwami T, Nichol G. International variation in survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A validation study of the Utstein template. Resuscitation. 2019 May;138:168-181.
  • Hawk KF, Glick RL, Jey AR, Gaylor S, Doucet J, Wilson MP, Rozel JS. Emergency Medicine Research Priorities for Early Intervention for Substance Use Disorders. West J Emerg Med. 2019 Mar;20(2):386-392.
  • Goebel M, Bledsoe J. Push Notifications Reduce Emergency Department Response Times to Prehospital ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. West J Emerg Med. 2019 Mar;20(2):212-218.
  • Koenig KL, Farah J, McDonald EC, Thihalolipavan S, Burns MJ. Pertussis: The Identify, Isolate, Inform Tool Applied to a Re-emerging Respiratory Illness. West J Emerg Med. 2019 Mar;20(2):191-197.
  • Minns AB, Kreshak A, Dunlay R, Castillo E, Clark RF, Killeen J, Tolia V. Prevalence of Benzodiazepine and Benzodiazepine-Receptor Agonist Use in a Geriatric Emergency Department Population. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 Jun;67(6):1309-1311.
  • Devries J, Rafie S, Ajayi TA, Kreshak A, Edmonds KP. Results of a Naloxone Screening Quality-Improvement Project in an Academic Emergency Department. J Emerg Med. 2019 Apr;56(4):378-385. 
  • O'Connell C, Myatt T, Clark RF, Coffey C, Nguyen BJ. Stingray Envenomation. J Emerg Med. 2019 Feb;56(2):230-231.
  • Castillo EM, Brennan JJ, Howard J, Hsia RY, Chalmers C, Chan TC, Ko KJ. Factors Associated with Geriatric Frequent Users of Emergency Departments. Ann Emerg Med. 2019 Aug;74(2):270-275.
  • Supat B, Brennan JJ, Vilke GM, Ishimine P, Hsia RY, Castillo EM. Characterizing pediatric high frequency users of California emergency departments. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 Sep;37(9):1699-1704. 
  • Dameff C, Clay B, Longhurst CA. Personal Health Records: More Promising in the Smartphone Era? JAMA. 2019 Jan 29;321(4):339-340. 
  • Khera R, Humbert A, Leroux B, Nichol G, Kudenchuk P, Scales D, Baker A, Austin M, Newgard CD, Radecki R, Vilke GM, Sawyer KN, Sopko G, Idris AH, Wang H, Chan PS, Kurz MC. Hospital Variation in the Utilization and Implementation of Targeted Temperature Management in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2018 Nov;11(11):e004829.
  • Dameff CJ, Selzer JA, Fisher J, Killeen JP, Tully JL. Clinical Cybersecurity Training Through Novel High-Fidelity Simulations. J Emerg Med. 2019 Feb;56(2):233-238. 
  • Correia MS, Whitehead E, Cantrell FL, Lasoff DR, Minns AB. A 10-year review of single medication double-dose ingestions in the nation's largest poison control system. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2019 Jan;57(1):31-35.
  • Clark RF, Coffey C, Myatt T, Nguyen BJ, O'Connell C. Reply. J Emerg Med. 2019 Feb;56(2):231-232.
  • Lutz M, Castillo EM, Vilke G. Physiological Effects of a Spit Sock. Am J Emerg Med. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Aghajan Y, Grover I, Gorsi H, Tumblin M, Crawford JR. Use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in pediatric neuro-oncology: a single institutional experience. J Neurooncol. 2019 Jan;141(1):151-158.
  • Rodriguez RM, Canseco K, Baumann BM, Mower WR, Langdorf MI, Medak AJ, Anglin DR, Hendey GW, Addo N, Nishijima D, Raja AS. Pneumothorax and Hemothorax in the Era of Frequent Chest Computed Tomography for the Evaluation of Adult Patients with Blunt Trauma. Ann Emerg Med. 2019 Jan;73(1):58-65
  • Meier A, Yang J, Liu J, Beitler JR, Tu XM, Owens RL, Sundararajan RL, Malhotra A, Sell RE. Female Physician Leadership During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Is Associated With Improved Patient Outcomes. Crit Care Med. 2019 Jan;47(1):e8-e13.