Department of Emergency Medicine published research: November/December 2020


The following scholarly manuscripts were recently published by Department of Emergency Medicine faculty and staff:


Alagoz O, Sethi AK, Patterson BW, Churpek M, Safdar N. Effect of Timing of and Adherence to Social Distancing Measures on COVID-19 Burden in the United States: A Simulation Modeling Approach. Annals of Internal Medicine. October 27, 2020.

Aging Research Group

Cayenne N, Jacobsohn G, Jones CMC, DuGoff E, Cochran A, Caprio T, Cushman J, Green R, Kind A, Lohmeier M, Mi R, Shah M. Association Between Social Isolation and Outpatient Follow-Up in Older Adults Following Emergency Department Discharge. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. November 18, 2020.

Carpenter C, Hammouda N, Linton E, Doering M, Ohuabunwa U, Ko KJ, Hung W, Shah M, Lindquist L, Biese K, Wei D, Hoy L, Nerbonne L, Hwang U, Dresden S, GEAR Network. Delirium Prevention, Detection, and Treatment in Emergency Medicine Settings: A Geriatric Emergency Care Applied Research (GEAR) Network Scoping Review and Consensus Statement. Acad Emerg Med. November 1, 2020.

Jacobs E, Schwei R, Hetzel S, Mahoney J, Sebastian K, DeYoung K, Frumer J, Madlof J, Simpson A, Zambrano-Morales E, Kim K. Evaluation of Peer-to-Peer Support and Health Care Utilization Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults. JAMA Network Open. 2020;3(12):e2030090.

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Paul M, Pulia M, Pulcini C. Antibiotic stewardship in the emergency department: not to be overlooked. Clinical Microbiology and Infection. November 27, 2020.

Pulia M, Wolf I, Schwei R, Chen D, Lepak A, Schulz L, Safdar N. Antibiotic Prescribing Patterns for COVID-19 in Two Emergency Departments with Rapid Procalcitonin. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. November 19, 2020.

Stefan MS, Spitzer KA, Zulfiqar S, Heineman BD, Hogan TP, Westafer LM, Pulia MS, Pinto-Plata VM, Lindenauer PK. Uncertainty as a critical determinant of antibiotic
prescribing in patients with an asthma exacerbation: a qualitative study. Journal of Asthma. November 19, 2020.


Lum M, Sheehy L, Lai J, Tillman D, Damewood S, Schmidt J. Integration of Lung Point-of-care Ultrasound into Clinical Decision Making for Medical Students in Simulated Cases. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. December 14, 2020.

Collins E, Stahl C, Schnapp B, Westergaard M, Greenberg J, Jung S, Rosser A, Minter R, Hamedani A, Kraut A. Changing Medical Education When Change Is Hard: Implementing an Interdepartmental Entrustable Professional Activity. AEM Education and Training. November 23, 2020.

Trauma/Critical Care

Ward MA, Kuttab HI, Lykins JL, Wroblewski K, Hughes MD, Keast EP, Kopec JA, Rourke EM, Purakal J. The Effect of Body Mass Index and Weight-Adjusted Fluid Dosing on Mortality in Sepsis. Journal of Intensive Care. November 20, 2020.

Kuttab HI, Flanagan E, Damewood SC, Cathers AD, Steuerwald MT. Prehospital Echocardiogram Use in Identifying Massive Pulmonary Embolism in Unidentified Respiratory Failure. Air Medical Journal. November 1, 2020.

Kulshrestha S, Dligach D, Joyce C, Baker MS, Gonzalex R, O'Rourke AP, Glazer JM, Stey A, Kruser JM, Churpek MM, Afshar M. Prediction of severe chest injury using natural language processing from the electronic health record. Injury. October 25, 2020.

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