Research

Kaiser Emergency Medicine
Faculty Scholarly Activities

I. Peer Review

 Case Reports/Images

• Kei J. Image Diagnosis: Pericardial Cyst. The Permanente Journal. Fall 2013;17(4):e149.

• Le MV, Swap C. Image Diagnosis: A 16 Year Old with Chest Pain after Blunt Trauma. The Permanente Journal. Fall 2013;17(4):e147-e148.

• Mebust D. Proptosis, Diplopia, and an Ocular Bruit in a Patient With Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Journal of Medical Cases, Vol 4(3). March 2013.

• Mebust D. Mixed Cryoglobulinemia. Case Report. The Permanente Journal. 2013 Summer; 17(3):e112-113.

• Mebust D. Headache and an isolated oculomotor nerve palsy. The Permanente Journal. 2013 Summer;17(3):e120.

• Kei J, Dohrenwend P. Dealing with a Ventilation Complication After Successful Cricothyrotomy. Journal of Emerg Med. 2012. E-pub. PMID: 23200764

• Silver MA, Kohler SK. Evolution of a Round Pneumonia. WJEM. 2013. In-press.

• Silver MA. Takayasu’s Arteritis- An Unusual Cause of Stroke in a Young Patient. WJEM. 2012. E-pub. PMID: 23359834 <http://escholarship.org/uc/item/72z4s563.pdf>

• Silver MA, Thomas C, Montgomery E. One in a Million: A Case of Arm and Leg Pain and Deformity. WJEM. 2012. E-pub. PMID: 23358461
< http://www.escholarship.org/uc/item/5717766j>

• Krauss WC. Image Diagnosis. Foot Pain and Fever. The Permanente Journal. Summer 2012. 16(3):66. PMID: 23012604

• Le MV. Image Diagnosis: Ramsay Hunt Syndrome. The Permanente Journal. Fall 2012; 16(4). PMID: 23251118

b. Abstracts Published

• Silver MA, Krauss W, McFarland C. The “EBM Smartphrase”: A Novel Use of the Electronic Health Record, Smartphones and QR Codes to Teach Evidence Based Medicine at the Bedside. Academic Emergency Medicine. April 2012, Vol. 19(4); S400.

 

c. Original Research

• Kohler SK, Chen RH, Kagan A, Helvey DW, Buccigrossi D. The use of a fully integrated EMR to minimize cumulative lifetime radiation exposure from CT scanning to detect urinary tract calculi. Emergency Radiology. 2013. E-pub. PMID: 23361445

• Dohrenwend PB, Le MV, Bush JA, Thomas CF. The Impact on Emergency Department Visits for Respiratory Illness During the Southern California Wildfires. WJEM. 2013. E-pub. DOI: 10.5811/westjem.2012.10.6917. http://escholarship.org/uc/item/62n1t0v8

• Krauss W, Shah S, Shah S, Thomas S. Fentanyl Analgesia in the Out-of-hospital Setting: Variables Associated with Hypotension and Hypoxemia. Journal of Emergency Medicine; Volume 40, Issue No. 2, February 2011. PMID: 19327928

• Kei, J. & Richards, J. R. The Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus on Inanimate Objects in an Urban Emergency Department. The Journal of emergency medicine. 41, 124–127 (2011). PMID: 19111424

• Swap CJ, Gatha N, Brown D, et al. Acute Cerebral Ischemia Evaluation in the Emergency Department: Does Magnetic Resonance Imaging Change Disposition? Acad Emerg Med. 2008 May; 15(S1):S195.

• Lee CP, Hoffman U, Moselewski F, Nichols J, Brown D, Swap CJ, Parry B, Zolnick E, Grimes K, Nagurney J. Emergency Physician Estimates of the Probability of Acute Coronary Syndrome. Acad Emerg Med. 2008 May; 15(S1):S135.

• Nagurney J, Moselewski F, Nichols J, Brown D, Marill K, Peak D, Harris N, Swap CJ, Worrell S, Halpern E, Hoffmann U. Impact of Multi-Detector Computerized Axial Tomography Scan of the Coronary Arteries on the Decision to Admit Emergency Department Patients with Chest Pain and Inconclusive Emergency Department Evaluations for Acute Coronary Syndrome. Acad Emerg Med. 2007; 14 (S1):S123

• Taylor RA, Oliva I, Van Tonder R, Elefteriades J, Dziura J, Moore CL. Point-of-care focused cardiac ultrasound for the assessment of thoracic aortic dimensions, dilation, and aneurysmal disease. Acad Emerg Med. 2012. Feb;19(2):244-7. PMID: 22288871

d. In-progress
• Silver MA. Swap CJ, Vinson D, et al. Acute Pulmonary Embolism in the KP Emergency Department Setting: A Retrospective Study.

• Silver MA. Case Report: Splenic Volvulus.

• Meyer MD, Silver MA, Krauss WC. Simulation as a Tool to Maintain Cricothyrotomy Skills in Practicing Emergency Physicians – How often is enough?

• Kohler SK, Buccigrossi D. RUQ ultrasound vs. CT for detection of biliary tract pathology: A Retrospective Chart Review.

II. Non Peer-Review
a. Chapters

i. Pace C, Van Tonder R. Tuberculosis. In: Lewiss RE, Saul T, Shah KH, eds. Essential Emergency Imaging. 1st ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2012:245-25

ii. Swap CJ, Bohan S. The LLSA Literature Review: Clinical Policy: Critical Issues in the Evaluation and Management of Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with Acute Heart Failure Syndromes. Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine. 2008.

iii. Swap CJ, Bohan S. The LLSA Literature Review: Abscess Incision and Drainage. Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine. 2008.

iv. Silver MA, Gelabert L. Emedicine: Saphenous Vein Cutdown. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/80393-overview. Updated December 2011.
v. Tassone H, Silver MA. Emedicine: Posterior Tibial Nerve Block. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/83135-overview. Updated September, 2011
vi. Tassone H, Silver MA. Emedicine: Sural Nerve Block. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/83199-overview.Updated September 2011.
vii. Tassone H, Silver MA. Emedicine: Superficial Peroneal Nerve Block. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/83218-overview. Updated September 2011.
viii. Academic Life in EM Blog. Contributor. Tricks of the Trade:

http://academiclifeinem.blogspot.com/2012/06/trick-of-trade-punch-out-foreign-body.html
http://academiclifeinem.blogspot.com/2012_07_01_archive.html

III. National/Regional Presentations
Silver

i. Silver MA, Krauss W, McFarland C. The “EBM Smartphrase”: A Novel Use of the Electronic Health Record, Smartphones and QR Codes to Teach Evidence Based Medicine at the Bedside. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. 2012 CORD. 2012 SAEM.
ii. Silver MA. There’s an App for That. Technologies to Connect, Store, Manage, Share and Present. Kaiser Permanente SCAL GME. Annual Faculty Development Meeting.

Krauss

i. Foreign Body Ingestion in a Depressed Patient (photograph). Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) 2011 Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts
ii. Computed Tomography Without Oral Contrast for Abdominal Pain. Western Regional SAEM. March 2013. National SAEM Conference.

Meyer

i. “Using FMEA and RCA of Simulation Events to Create a Risk Analysis Tool and Simulation Curricula to Prevent “Never” Events”. May 2012: National Patient Safety Foundation Congress: Washington, DC
ii. “Using a Risk Analysis Model to Demonstrate Objective Value of Simulation Programs”. April 2012: Kaiser Permanente National Quality Conference: Anaheim, CA
iii. “Using a Risk Analysis Tool to Generate Standardized Simulation Curricula and Objective Measurement Tools”. January 2012: International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare: San Diego, CA
iv. “Developing Comprehensive Standardized Curricula and Measurement Tools to Reduce Medical Errors”. January 2011: International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare: New Orleans, LA
v. “Engaging Learners in Professional Status: Expanding Simulation Beyond Academia”. October 2010: Simulation Technology in Healthcare Professions Education. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
vi. “Simulation-Based Education: Not Just for the Monster That Comes Once a Year”. August 2010: San Diego Association for Healthcare Risk Management.
vii. “Identifying Toxidromes Utilizing High Fidelity Simulation”. April 2010: Kaiser Permanente National Emergency Medicine Conference.
viii. “Where to Begin: Implementing and Maintaining Your Simulation Program”. April 2010: Studiocode Simulation Symposium, Sydney, Australia
ix. Workshop: Designing Immersive Simulation Content by Utilizing Adverse Outcomes and Root Cause Analysis Data. January 2010: International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare: Phoenix, AZ.
x. “Where to Begin: Implementing and Maintaining Your Simulation Program”. August 2009: BETA Healthcare Group: Pasadena, CA.

Swap

i. Risk of Intracerebral hemorrhage on repeat head CT scan in anticoagulated patients. Oct 2012: ACEP.

 

IV. Editorial Reviews
a. Swap

i. Manuscript TPJ-12-067 – Temporal arteritis: Improving patient evaluation with a new protocol. The Permanente Journal
ii. The Evaluation of Renal Function Tests by Age and Sex to Determine Emergency Department Patients’ Eligibility for Cardiac CT http://ees.elsevier.com/jem/viewLetter.asp?id=227900&lsid={CCD3400A-E4D3-4557-9730-2C003DD0E7E3}. Journal of Emergency Medicine.
iii. Syncopal wide complex tachycardia for leg cramps http://ees.elsevier.com/jem/viewLetter.asp?id=223563&lsid={DF73B223-9B6D-4124-A733-8F475ED025F1}
iv. Systemic thromboembolism in a 38-year-old woman with contraceptive use. Journal of Emergency Medicine.http://ees.elsevier.com/jem/viewLetter.asp?id=202806&lsid={628C4E2B-2719-48FA-B7E2-D6D8F4B0F294}. Journal of Emergency Medicine.
v. Acute myocardial infarction probably induced by hyperoxia http://ees.elsevier.com/jem/viewLetter.asp?id=196507&lsid={A708CD4F-9766-4AC7-986F-69983280F3E3}. Journal of Emergency Medicine.

b. Silver

i. Manuscript TPJ-12-143 – Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Call for Personalized intervention.” The Permanente Journal.
ii. Manuscript TPJ-12-143. Revision 1 – Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Call for Personalized intervention.” The Permanente Journal.

c. Mebust

i. Manuscript TPJ-12-090.R1 – Neighborhood Level Hot Spot Maps to Inform Delivery of Primary Care and Allocation of Social Resources. The Permanente Journal.
ii. Manuscript TPJ-12-081.R1 entitled “Populations, Policy and Stigma: A Novel Health Index. The Permanente Journal.

d. Kei

i. Manuscript TPJ-13-124 – Using Simulation to address hierarchy-related errors in medical practice. The Permanente Journal.