2012 Publications

Armstrong GW, Kim JG, Linakis JG, Mello MJ, and Greenberg PB. Pediatric eye injuries presenting to United States emergency departments: 2001-2007. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. epub 2012 14 Jan.  10.1007/s00417-011-1917-0.

Baird J, Nirenberg T, Longabaugh R, and Mello MJ. The effect of group adapted motivational interviewing on traffic convictions and driving behaviors of court-adjudicated youth. Traffic Inj Prev. epub 2012 02 Nov.  10.1080/15389588.2012.734666.

Baruch JM. Dr. Douchebag: A Tale of the Emergency Department. The Hastings Center Report. 2012;42(1):9-10.

Beutel BG, Trehan SK, Shalvoy RM, and Mello MJ. The Ottawa Knee Rule: Examining Use in an Academic Emergency Department. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2012 Sep;XIII(4).

Canino G, Garro A, Alvarez MM, Colon-Semidey A, Esteban C, Fritz G, Koinis-Mitchell D, Kopel SJ, Ortega AN, Seifer R, and McQuaid EL. Factors associated with disparities in emergency department use among Latino children with asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2012 Apr;108(4):266-70.

Carey JL and Napoli AM. Tension pneumoperitoneum during routine colonoscopy. Am J Emerg Med. 2012 Jan;30(1):261 e1-2.

Chen AJ, Kim JG, Linakis JG, Mello MJ, and Greenberg PB. Eye injuries in the elderly from consumer products in the United States: 2001-2007. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. epub 2012 25 Apr.  10.1007/s00417-012-2004-x.

Choo EK. Springtime in the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Jul;19(7):883.

Choo EK, Fernandez R, Hayden EM, Schneider JI, Clyne B, Ginsburg S, and Gruppen LD. An agenda for increasing grant funding of emergency medicine education research. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Dec;19(12):1434-41.

Choo EK, McGregor AJ, Mello MJ, and Baird J. Gender, violence and brief interventions for alcohol in the emergency department. Drug Alcohol Depend. epub 2012 24 Jul.  10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2012.06.021.

Choo EK, Nicolaidis C, Newgard CD, Hall MK, Lowe RA, McConnell MK, and McConnell KJ. Association between emergency department resources and diagnosis of intimate partner violence. Eur J Emerg Med. 2012 Apr;19(2):83-8.

Choo EK, Ranney ML, Aggarwal N, and Boudreaux ED. A systematic review of emergency department technology-based behavioral health interventions. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Mar;19(3):318-28.

Choo EK, Ranney ML, Mello MJ, Clark MA, Charest T, Garro CF, Bertsch K, Larsen S, and Zlotnick C. High risk health behaviors and healthcare access among female adult entertainment club employees. Women Health. 2012 Oct;52(7):646-57.

Choo EK, Ranney ML, Wong Z, and Mello MJ. Attitudes toward technology-based health information among adult emergency department patients with drug or alcohol misuse. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2012 Dec;43(4):397-401.

Choo EK, Sullivan AF, LoVecchio F, Perret JN, Camargo CA, and Boudreaux ED. Patient preferences for emergency department-initiated tobacco interventions: a multicenter cross-sectional study of current smokers. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice. 2012;7(1):4.

Chun TH and Linakis JG. Interventions for adolescent alcohol use. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2012 Apr;24(2):238-42.

Clyne B. Multitasking in emergency medicine. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Feb;19(2):230-1.

Clyne B, Smith JL, and Napoli AM. Influence of Clinical Experience and Productivity on Emergency Medicine Faculty Teaching Scores. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2012 Dec;4(4):434-437.

Conners GP, Melzer SM, Betts JM, Chitkara MB, Jewell JA, Lye PS, Mirkinson LJ, Shaw KN, Ackerman AD, Chun TH, Dudley NC, Fein JA, Fuchs SM, Moore BR, Selbst SM, and Wright JL. Pediatric observation units. Pediatrics. 2012 Jul;130(1):172-9.

Corl K, Napoli AM, and Gardiner F. Bedside sonographic measurement of the inferior vena cava caval index is a poor predictor of fluid responsiveness in emergency department patients. Emerg Med Australas. 2012 Oct;24(5):534-9.

Daniel M. Bedside resource stewardship in disasters:  a provider's dilemma practicing in an ethical gap. The Journal of Clinical Ethics. 2012 Winter;24(4):331-5.

Daniel M, Rougas S, Zink D, and Taylor JS. Teaching oral presentations in pre-clinical skills courses. Med Educ. 2012 Nov;46(11):1104-5.

Daulaire S, Fine L, Salmon M, Cummings C, Liebmann O, Shah S, and Teismann N. Ultrasound assessment of optic disc edema in patients with headache. Am J Emerg Med. 2012 Oct;30(8):1654 e1-4.

Drewniak EI, Jay GD, Fleming BC, Zhang L, Warman ML, and Crisco JJ. Cyclic loading increases friction and changes cartilage surface integrity in lubricin-mutant mouse knees. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Feb;64(2):465-73.

Elsaid KA, Zhang L, Waller K, Tofte J, Teeple E, Fleming BC, and Jay GD. The impact of forced joint exercise on lubricin biosynthesis from articular cartilage following ACL transection and intra-articular lubricin's effect in exercised joints following ACL transection. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2012 Aug;20(8):940-8.

Garro AC, Jandasek B, Turcotte-Benedict F, Fleming JT, Rosen R, and McQuaid EL. Caregiver Expectations of Clinicians during the Asthma Diagnostic Process in Young Children: Thematic Analysis of Focus Groups. J Asthma. 2012 Sep;49(7):703-11.

Hahn SA, Lavonas EJ, Mace SE, Napoli AM, and Fesmire FM. Clinical policy: Critical issues in the initial evaluation and management of patients presenting to the emergency department in early pregnancy. Ann Emerg Med. 2012 Sep;60(3):381-90 e28.

Harrington M, Baird J, Lee C, Nirenberg T, Longabaugh R, Mello MJ, and Woolard R. Identifying subtypes of dual alcohol and marijuana users: a methodological approach using cluster analysis. Addict Behav. 2012 Jan;37(1):119-23.

Jay GD, Elsaid KA, Kelly KA, Anderson SC, Zhang L, Teeple E, Waller K, and Fleming BC. Prevention of cartilage degeneration and gait asymmetry by lubricin tribosupplementation in the rat following anterior cruciate ligament transection. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Apr;64(4):1162-71.

Kobayashi L, Dunbar-Viveiros JA, Devine J, Jones MS, Overly FL, Gosbee JW, and Jay GD. Pilot-phase findings from high-fidelity In Situ medical simulation investigation of emergency department procedural sedation. Simul Healthc. 2012 Apr;7(2):81-94.

Kobayashi L, Overly F, and Gosbee J. Emergency department procedural sedation simulation package (SLIPSTREAM Program scenarios A+B. MedEdPortal. epub 2012.

Kobayashi L, Sweeney LA, Cousins AC, Bertsch KS, Gardiner FG, Tomaselli NM, Boss RM, Gibbs FJ, and Jay GD. Web survey and embedded intervention on emergency department personnel perceptions of role in patient experience. Eur J Emerg Med. 2012 Apr;19(2):112-6.

Levine AC and Shetty P. Managing a front line field hospital in Libya: Description of case mix and lessons learned for future humanitarian emergencies. African Journal of Emergency Medcine. epub 2012 10 Feb.  10.1016/j.afjem.201201.005

McGregor AJ and Choo E. Gender-specific medicine: yesterday's neglect, tomorrow's opportunities. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Jul;19(7):861-5.

McQuaid EL, Garro A, Seifer R, Hammond SK, and Borrelli B. Integrating asthma education and smoking cessation for parents: Financial return on investment. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2012 Oct;47(10):950-955.

Mello MJ, Baird J, Nirenberg TD, Lee C, Woolard R, and Longabaugh R. DIAL: a randomised trial of a telephone brief intervention for alcohol. Inj Prev. epub 2012 26 May.  10.1136/injuryprev-2012-040334.

Mello MJ and Longabaugh R. A brief intervention by emergency department providers decreased 12 month alcohol use. Evid Based Med. epub 2012 06 Nov.  10.1136/eb-2012-101024.

Merchant RC, Waxman MJ, Maher JG, Clark MA, Celada MT, Liu T, Simmons EM, Beckwith CG, and Mayer KH. Patient and Clinician Ethical Perspectives on the 2006 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention HIV Testing Methods. Public Health Rep. 2012 May;127(3):318-29.

Napoli A and Choo EK. Gender and stress test use in an ED chest pain unit. Am J Emerg Med. 2012 Jul;30(6):890-5.

Napoli AM. Physiologic and clinical principles behind noninvasive resuscitation techniques and cardiac output monitoring. Cardiol Res Pract:  Special Issue on Hemodynamics. epub 2012 2011/08/24;2012.  10.1155/2012/531908.

Napoli AM, Arrighi JA, Siket MS, and Gibbs FJ. Physician discretion is safe and may lower stress test utilization in emergency department chest pain unit patients. Crit Pathw Cardiol. 2012 Mar;11(1):26-31.

Napoli AM, Fast LD, Gardiner F, Nevola M, and Machan JT. Increased granzyme levels in cytotoxic T lymphocytes are associated with disease severity in emergency department patients with severe sepsis. Shock. 2012 Mar;37(3):257-62.

Nestor E. I speak doctor. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Jan;19(1):114.

Park JH, Linakis JG, Skipper BJ, and Scott SM. Factors that Predict Frequency of Emergency Department Utilization in Children With Diabetes-Related Complaints. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Jul;28(7):614-9.

Pearlman DN, Jackson TL, Gjelsvik A, Viner-Brown S, and Garro A. The impact of the 2007-2009 US recession on the health of children with asthma: evidence from the national Child Asthma Call-Back Survey. Med Health R I. 2012 Dec;95(12):394-6.

Ranney ML, Choo EK, Wang Y, Baum A, Clark MA, and Mello MJ. Emergency department patients' preferences for technology-based behavioral interventions. Ann Emerg Med. 2012 Aug;60(2):218-227 e48.

Ranney ML, Madsen T, and Gjelsvik A. Predictors of being unsafe: participation in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2006 intimate partner violence module. J Interpers Violence. 2012 Jan;27(1):84-102.

Rosen LM, Liu T, and Merchant RC. Efficiency of International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Billing Code Searches to Identify Emergency Department Visits for Blood or Body Fluid Exposures through a Statewide Multicenter Database. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Jun;33(6):581-8.

Rosenbaum CD, Carreiro SP, and Babu KM. Here today, gone tomorrow...and back again? A review of herbal marijuana alternatives (K2, Spice), synthetic cathinones (bath salts), kratom, Salvia divinorum, methoxetamine, and piperazines. J Med Toxicol. 2012 Mar;8(1):15-32.

Schroeder ED, Jacquet G, Becker TK, Foran M, Goldberg E, Aschkenasy M, Bertsch K, and Levine AC. Global Emergency Medicine: A Review of the Literature From 2011. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Oct;19(10):1196-1203.

Seigel TA, Cocchi MN, Salciccioli J, Shapiro NI, Howell M, Tang A, and Donnino MW. Inadequacy of temperature and white blood cell count in predicting bacteremia in patients with suspected infection. J Emerg Med. 2012 Mar;42(3):254-9.

Szmydynger-Chodobska J, Strazielle N, Gandy JR, Keefe TH, Zink BJ, Ghersi-Egea JF, and Chodobski A. Posttraumatic invasion of monocytes across the blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2012 Jan;32(1):93-104.

Taylor JS, Daniel M, George PF, Warrier S, Dodd K, and Dollase RH. Warren Alpert Medical School's Doctoring program: a comprehensive, integrated clinical curriculum. Med Health R I. 2012 Oct;95(10):313-6.

Trillo AD, Merchant RC, Baird JR, Liu T, and Nirenberg TD. Sex differences in alcohol misuse and estimated blood alcohol concentrations among emergency department patients: implications for brief interventions. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Aug;19(8):924-33.

Tsze DS, Asnis LM, Merchant RC, Amanullah S, and Linakis JG. Increasing Computed Tomography Use for Patients With Appendicitis and Discrepancies in Pain Management Between Adults and Children: An Analysis of the NHAMCS. Ann Emerg Med. 2012 May;59(5):395-403.

Tsze DS, Steele DW, Machan JT, Akhlaghi F, and Linakis JG. Intranasal Ketamine for Procedural Sedation in Pediatric Laceration Repair: A Preliminary Report. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Aug;28(8):767-770.

Valente JH, Jay GD, Schmidt ST, Oh AK, Reinert SE, and Zabbo CP. Digital imaging analysis of scar aesthetics. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2012 Mar;25(3):119-23.

Van Ness-Otunnu R, Kobayashi L, Ford S, and Overly F. 28-day-old male with non-obstructing supracardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous connection and atrial septal defect presenting with pulmonary overcirculation. MedEdPortal. epub 2012.

Waller KA, Zhang LX, Fleming BC, and Jay GD. Preventing Friction-induced Chondrocyte Apoptosis: Comparison of Human Synovial Fluid and Hylan G-F 20. J Rheumatol. 2012 Jul;39(7):1473-80.

Warren OU, Sena V, Choo E, and Machan J. Emergency Physicians' and Nurses' Attitudes towards Alcohol-Intoxicated Patients. J Emerg Med. epub 2012 25 Apr.  10.1016/j.jemermed.2012.02.018.

Wilcox SR, Bittner EA, Elmer J, Seigel TA, Nguyen NT, Dhillon A, Eikermann M, and Schmidt U. Neuromuscular blocking agent administration for emergent tracheal intubation is associated with decreased prevalence of procedure-related complications*. Crit Care Med. 2012 Jun;40(6):1808-1813.

Wolk BJ, Ganetsky M, and Babu KM. Toxicity of energy drinks. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2012 Apr;24(2):243-51.

Woolard R, Baird J, Longabaugh R, Nirenberg T, Lee CS, Mello MJ, and Becker B. Project REDUCE: reducing alcohol and marijuana misusue: effects of a brief intervention in the emergency department. Addict Behav. epub 2012 23 Sep.

Yamamoto LG, Manzi S, Shaw KN, Ackerman AD, Chun TH, Conners GP, Dudley NC, Fein JA, Fuchs SM, Moore BR, Selbst SM, and Wright JL. Dispensing medications at the hospital upon discharge from an emergency department. Pediatrics. 2012 Feb;129(2):e562.

Zhao C, Sun YL, Jay GD, Moran SL, An KN, and Amadio PC. Surface modification counteracts adverse effects associated with immobilization after flexor tendon repair. J Orthop Res. 2012 Dec;30(12):1940-44.


2011 Publications

Aschkenasy M, Arnold K, Foran M, Lippert S, Schroeder ED, Bertsch K, and Levine AC. International emergency medicine: a review of the literature from 2010. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Aug;18(8):872-9.

Babu KM, Zuckerman MD, Cherkes JK, and Hack JB. First-onset seizure after use of 5-hour ENERGY. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Jun;27(6):539-40.

Beaudoin FL, Merchant RC, Lincoln J, Gardiner F, Liebmann O, and Cohn J. Bedside ultrasonography detects significant femoral vessel overlap: implications for central venous cannulation. CJEM. 2011 Jul;13(4):245-50.

Beaudoin FL and Valente JH. Delayed post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography perforation presenting as scrotal subcutaneous emphysema. J Emerg Med. 2011 Jan;40(1):e15-7.

Betz ME, Bernstein SL, Gutman DC, Tibbles CD, Joyce NR, Lipton RI, Schweigler LM, and Fisher J. Public health education for emergency medicine residents. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Oct;41(4 Suppl 3):S242-50.

Case SD, Case BG, Olfson M, Linakis JG, and Laska EM. Length of stay of pediatric mental health emergency department visits in the United States. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2011 Nov;50(11):1110-19.

Caspers C and Zink B. Organ preservation:  a new frontier in emergency medicine. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Jul;18(7):774-775.

Casserly B, Baram M, Walsh P, Sucov A, Ward NS, and Levy MM. Implementing a collaborative protocol in a sepsis intervention program: lessons learned. Lung. 2011 Feb;189(1):11-9.

Celada MT, Merchant RC, Waxman MJ, and Sherwin AM. An ethical evaluation of the 2006 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Recommendations for HIV testing in health care settings. Am J Bioeth. 2011 Apr;11(4):31-40.

Chai PR, Bastan W, Machan J, Hack JB, and Babu KM. Levamisole exposure and hematologic indices in cocaine users. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Nov;18(11):1141-7.

Chapman LL, Sullivan B, Pacheco AL, Draleau CP, and Becker BM. VeinViewer-assisted Intravenous catheter placement in a pediatric emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Sep;18(9):966-71.

Chodobski A, Zink BJ, and Szmydynger-Chodobska J. Blood-brain barrier pathophysiology in traumatic brain injury. Transl Stroke Res. 2011 Dec;2(4):492-516.

Choo EK, Newgard CD, Lowe RA, Hall MK, and McConnell KJ. Rural-urban disparities in emergency department intimate partner violence resources. West J Emerg Med. 2011 May;12(2):178-83.

Cunningham R and Mello MJ. Clearing the smoke: behavioral interventions in the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Jun;18(6):635-6.

Foran M, Levine A, Lippert S, Chan J, Aschkenasy M, Arnold K, and Rosborough S. International emergency medicine: a review of the literature from 2009. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Jan;18(1):86-92.

Gaines SA. Taken. Acad Med. 2011 Apr;86(4):459.

Ganetsky M, Babu KM, Salhanick SD, Brown RS, and Boyer EW. Dabigatran: review of pharmacology and management of bleeding complications of this novel oral anticoagulant. J Med Toxicol. 2011 Dec;7(4):281-7.

Garro AC, Asnis L, Merchant RC, and McQuaid EL. Frequency of prescription of inhaled corticosteroids to children with asthma in U.S. emergency departments. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Jul;18(7):767-70.

Garro AC, Rutman MS, Simonsen K, Jaeger JL, Chapin K, and Lockhart G. Prevalence of Lyme meningitis in children with aseptic meningitis in a Lyme Disease-endemic region. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011 Nov;30(11):990-2.

Hack JB, Deguzman JM, Brewer KL, Meggs WJ, and O'Rourke D. A localizing circumferential compression device increases survival after coral snake envenomation to the torso of an animal model. J Emerg Med. 2011 Jul;41(1):102-7.

Harada SY, Goto RS, and Nathanson AT. Analysis of lifeguard-recorded data at Hanauma Bay, Hawaii. Wilderness Environ Med. 2011 Mar;22(1):72-6.

Hohlweg-Majert B, Metzger MC, Kummer T, and Schulze D. Morphometric analysis - Cone beam computed tomography to predict bone quality and quantity. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2011 Jul;39(5):330-4.

Hudepohl NJ, Lindsell CJ, Hart KW, Ruffner AH, Trott AT, Fichtenbaum CJ, and Lyons MS. Effect of an emergency department HIV testing program on the proportion of emergency department patients who have been tested. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Jul;58(1 Suppl 1):S140-4.

Jenkins J, Babu K, Hsu-Hung E, Robinson-Bostom L, and Kroumpouzos G. ANCA-positive necrotizing vasculitis and thrombotic vasculopathy induced by levamisole-adulterated cocaine: a distinctive clinicopathologic presentation. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Jul;65(1):e14-6.

Kobayashi L, Boss RM, 3rd, Gibbs FJ, Goldlust E, Hennedy MM, Monti JE, and Siegel NA. Color-coding and human factors engineering to improve patient safety characteristics of paper-based emergency department clinical documentation. HERD. 2011 Summer;4(4):79-88.

Kohn MD, Sun YL, Zhao C, Thoreson AR, Jay GD, An KN, and Amadio PC. Human synoviocyte lubricin and bovine synovial fluid lubricin equally improve gliding resistance in a canine model in vitro. Biomed Mater Eng. 2011 1 Jan;21(5):281-9.

Kohrs RT, Zhao C, Sun YL, Jay GD, Zhang L, Warman ML, An KN, and Amadio PC. Tendon fascicle gliding in wild type, heterozygous, and lubricin knockout mice. J Orthop Res. 2011 Mar;29(3):384-9.

Leytin V and Beaudoin FL. Reducing hip fractures in the elderly. Clin Interv Aging. 2011;661-5.

McGregor AJ, Madsen T, Napoli A, Weinstock B, and Machan JT. Evidence that gender effects on time-to-ECG may be attributable to differences in atypical presentations. Emergency Medicine: Open Access. epub 2011 13 Dec;1(2):5 pages.  10:4172/egm.1000102.

Merchant RC. Sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines, 2010. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Jul;58(1):67-8.

Merchant RC, Clark MA, Langan TJ, 4th, Mayer KH, Seage GR, 3rd, and DeGruttola VG. Can computer-based feedback improve emergency department patient uptake of rapid HIV screening? Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Jul;58(1 Suppl 1):S114-9 e1-2.

Merritt C, Feit LR, and Valente JH. A neonate with high-outflow congestive heart failure and pulmonary hypertension due to an intracranial arteriovenous malformation. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Jul;27(7):645-8.

Milzman D and Napoli AM. Examining the affect of norepinephrine on cardiac preload and reduced preload dependency in septic shock. Crit Care Med. 2011 Apr;39(4):888-9.

Napoli A and Choo EK. Gender and stress test use in an ED chest pain unit. Am J Emerg Med. epub 2011 13 Sep.  10.1016/j.ajem.2011.06.009.

Napoli AM. Physiologic and Clinical Principles behind Noninvasive Resuscitation Techniques and Cardiac Output Monitoring. Cardiol Res Pract. epub 2011 24 Aug;2012:531908.  10.1155/2012/531908.

Napoli AM, Corl K, Gardiner F, and Forcada A. Prognostic value of noninvasive measures of contractility in emergency department patients with severe sepsis and septic shock undergoing early goal-directed therapy. J Crit Care. 2011 Feb;26(1):47-53.

Napoli AM, Fischer CM, Pines JM, Soe-lin H, Goyal M, and Milzman D. Absolute lymphocyte count in the emergency department predicts a low CD4 count in admitted HIV-positive patients. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Apr;18(4):385-9.

Napoli AM, Machan JT, Corl K, and Forcada A. Interrater reliability and parallel forms reliability of two noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring devices in clinically stable emergency department patients. Eur J Emerg Med. epub 2011 20 Oct.  10.1097/MEJ.0b013e32834d3e34.

Nestor E. The only rule I've got. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Nov;18(11):1228.

Pringle K, Shah SP, Umulisa I, Mark Munyaneza RB, Dushimiyimana JM, Stegmann K, Musavuli J, Ngabitsinze P, Stulac S, and Levine AC. Comparing the accuracy of the three popular clinical dehydration scales in children with diarrhea. Int J Emerg Med. epub 2011 9 Sep;4(-):e58.  10.1186/1865-1380-4-58.

Ranney ML and Mello MJ. A comparison of female and male adolescent victims of violence seen in the emergency department. J Emerg Med. 2011 Dec;41(6):701-6.

Ranney ML, Rennert-May E, Spitzer R, Chitai MA, Mamlin SE, and Mabeya H. A novel ED-based sexual assault centre in western Kenya: description of patients and analysis of treatment patterns. Emerg Med J. 2011 Nov;28(11):927-31.

Ranney ML, Whiteside L, Walton MA, Chermack ST, Zimmerman MA, and Cunningham RM. Sex differences in characteristics of adolescents presenting to the emergency department with acute assault-related injury. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Oct;18(10):1027-35.

Reuvers J, Thoreson AR, Zhao C, Zhang L, Jay GD, An KN, Warman ML, and Amadio PC. The mechanical properties of tail tendon fascicles from lubricin knockout, wild type and heterozygous mice. J Struct Biol. 2011 Oct;176(1):41-5.

Rohrig S, Seibel A, Zechner PM, Steigerwald M, Kummer T, Groesdonk HV, Armbruster W, and Breitkreutz R. [Thoracoabdominal sonography (E-FAST plus) -AI training module 5 in anaesthesiologist: performed focussed sonography]. Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther. 2011 Nov;46(11-12):772-81.

Safdar B, McGregor AJ, McKee SA, Ali A, Radulescu R, Himelfarb NT, Klein MR, and Mazure CM. Inclusion of gender in emergency medicine research. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Feb;18(2):e1-4.

Seidman CJ, Linakis JG, Mello MJ, and Greenberg PB. Aerosol container-related eye injuries in the United States: 1997-2009. Am J Ophthalmol. 2011 Jun;151(6):1041-1046 e1.

Shaw KA, Babu KM, and Hack JB. Methadone, another cause of opioid-associated hearing loss: a case report. J Emerg Med. 2011 Dec;41(6):635-9.

Siket MS and Merchant RC. Psychogenic seizures: A review and description of pitfalls in their acute diagnosis and management in the emergency department. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2011 Feb;29(1):73-81.

Sippel S, Muruganandan K, Levine A, and Shah S. Review article: Use of ultrasound in the developing world. Int J Emerg Med. 2011 Dec 7;4(1):72.

Sullivan C, Murano T, Comes J, Smith JL, and Katz ED. Emergency medicine directors' perceptions on professionalism: a Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors survey. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Oct;18 Suppl 2S97-103.

Szmydynger-Chodobska J, Zink BJ, and Chodobski A. Multiple sites of vasopressin synthesis in the injured brain. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2011 Jan;31(1):47-51.

Teeple E, Elsaid KA, Jay GD, Zhang L, Badger GJ, Akelman M, Bliss TF, and Fleming BC. Effects of supplemental intra-articular lubricin and hyaluronic acid on the progression of posttraumatic arthritis in the anterior cruciate ligament-deficient rat knee. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Jan;39(1):164-72.

Tsze DS and Valente JH. Pediatric stroke: a review. Emerg Med Int. epub 2011 19 Jan;2011:10 pages.  10.1155/2011/734506.

Voskoboynik B, Babu K, and Hack JB. Cevimeline (Evoxac (R)) overdose. J Med Toxicol. 2011 Mar;7(1):57-9.

Ward JA, Zuckerman M, Adams CA, and Napoli A. Amphetamine use in Rhode Island Hospital trauma patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2011 Jun;29(5):569-71.

Waxman MJ, Merchant RC, Celada MT, and Clark MA. Perspectives on the ethical concerns and justifications of the 2006 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention HIV testing recommendations. BMC Med Ethics. 2011 Dec 16;12(1):24.

Waxman MJ, Popick RS, Merchant RC, Rothman RE, Shahan JB, and Almond G. Ethical, financial, and legal considerations to implementing emergency department HIV screening: a report from the 2007 conference of the National Emergency Department HIV Testing Consortium. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Jul;58(1 Suppl 1):S33-43.

Zink BJ. The Biology of Emergency Medicine: what have 30 years meant for Rosen's original concepts? Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Mar;18(3):301-4.


2010 Publications

Andrus SS, Wolfson AB. Postpartum preeclampsia occurring after resolution of antepartum preeclampsia. J Emerg Med 2010;38:168-70.

Arellano N, Mello MJ, Clark MA. The role of motorcycle taxi drivers in the pre-hospital care of road traffic injury victims in rural Dominican Republic. Inj Prev 2010;16:272-4.

Bakhos LL, Lockhart GR, Myers R, Linakis JG. Emergency department visits for concussion in young child athletes. Pediatrics 2010;126:e550-6.

Beaudoin FL, Nagdev A, Merchant RC, Becker BM. Ultrasound-guided femoral nerve blocks in elderly patients with hip fractures. Am J Emerg Med 2010;28:76-81.

Boutis K, Constantine E, Schuh S, Pecaric M, Stephens D, Narayanan UG. Pediatric emergency physician opinions on ankle radiograph clinical decision rules. Acad Emerg Med 2010;17:709-17.

Carr BG, Mello MJ. Emergency medicine and injury research: challenges and opportunities. Inj Prev 2010;16:70.

Choo EK, Nicolaidis C, Jenkinson RH, Cox JM, McConnell KJ. Failure of intimate partner violence screening among patients with substance use disorders. Acad Emerg Med 2010;17:886-9.

Choo EK, Spiro DM, Lowe RA, Newgard CD, Hall MK, McConnell KJ. Rural-urban disparities in child abuse management resources in the emergency department. J Rural Health 2010;26:361-5.

Chun TH, Spirito A, Hernandez L, et al. The significance of marijuana use among alcohol-using adolescent emergency department patients. Acad Emerg Med 2010;17:63-71.

Coles JM, Zhang L, Blum JJ, et al. Loss of cartilage structure, stiffness, and frictional properties in mice lacking PRG4. Arthritis Rheum 2010;62:1666-74.

Constantine E. Hypertension. In: Ludwig Fa, ed. Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2010.

Cunningham RM, Harrison SR, McKay MP, et al. National survey of emergency department alcohol screening and intervention practices. Ann Emerg Med 2010;55:556-62.

Daniel M. A mother in Haiti. Ann Intern Med 2010;153:546.

Dufort E, Waxman M, Partridge R, Proano L. Global health medical education in Rhode Island: a review and look to the future. Med Health R I 2010;93:83-5.

Fairlie AM, Chun TH, Hernandez L, et al. Alcohol use history differentiates adolescents treated in the emergency department after an alcohol-related incident. Pediatr Emerg Care 2010;26:417-23.

Gaines SA. Ignorance. Academic Emergency Medicine 2010;17:1151.

Hack JB, Deguzman JM, Brewer KL, Meggs WJ, O'Rourke D. A Localizing Circumferential Compression Device Increases Survival after Coral Snake Envenomation to the Torso of an Animal Model. J Emerg Med 2010.

Hack JB, Orogbemi B, Deguzman JM, Brewer KL, Meggs WJ, O'Rourke D. A localizing circumferential compression device delayed death after artificial eastern diamondback rattlesnake envenomation to the torso of an animal model in a pilot study. J Med Toxicol 2010;6:207-11.

Hernandez L, Eaton CA, Fairlie AM, Chun TH, Spirito A. Ethnic group differences in substance use, depression, peer relationships, and parenting among adolescents receiving brief alcohol counseling. J Ethn Subst Abuse 2010;9:14-27.

Jay GD, Fleming BC, Watkins BA, et al. Prevention of cartilage degeneration and restoration of chondroprotection by lubricin tribosupplementation in the rat following anterior cruciate ligament transection. Arthritis Rheum 2010;62:2382-91.

Kim T, Nunes AP, Mello MJ, Greenberg PB. Incidence of sports-related eye injuries in the United States: 2001-2009. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2010.

Kobayashi L. Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency In: The 5 Minute Emergency Medicine Consult. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2010.

Kobayashi L, Boss GR, Gibbs F, et al. Use of a color-coded chart binder system to improve patient safety characteristics of Emergency Department 2010.

Kobayashi L, Dunbar-Viveiros JA, Sheahan BA, et al. In situ simulation comparing in-hospital first responder sudden cardiac arrest resuscitation using semiautomated defibrillators and automated external defibrillators. Simul Healthc 2010;5:82-90.

Kobayashi L, Lindquist DG, Jenouri IM, et al. Comparison of sudden cardiac arrest resuscitation performance data obtained from in-hospital incident chart review and in situ high-fidelity medical simulation. Resuscitation 2010;81:463-71.

Larkin GL, Mello MJ. Commentary: doctors without boundaries: the ethics of teacher-student relationships in academic medicine. Acad Med 2010;85:752-5.

Lee CS, Baird J, Longabaugh R, Nirenberg TD, Mello MJ, Woolard R. Change plan as an active ingredient of brief motivational interventions for reducing negative consequences of drinking in hazardous drinking emergency-department patients. J Stud Alcohol Drugs 2010;71:726-33.

Levine AC. Saving lives. Ann Emerg Med 2010;56:69-70.

Levine AC, Adusumilli J, Landrigan CP. Effects of reducing or eliminating resident work shifts over 16 hours: a systematic review. Sleep 2010;33:1043-53.

Levine AC, Shah SP, Umulisa I, et al. Ultrasound assessment of severe dehydration in children with diarrhea and vomiting. Acad Emerg Med 2010;17:1035-41.

Marsh RH, Levine AC, Noble VE, Brown DF, Nadel ES. Blunt cardiac rupture. J Emerg Med 2010;39:337-40.

McGregor AJ. In This Case: Addressing Gender Related Post Surgical Residual Pain. Advancing Women's Health 2010.

McGregor AJ, Kopp M. Acute Herpes Zoster Infection. Emergency Medicine News 2010;32.

Meggs WJ, Wiley CN, Brewer KL, Hack JB. Efficacy of North American crotalid antivenom against the African viper Bitis gabonica (Gaboon viper). J Med Toxicol 2010;6:12-4.

Merchant RC, DePalo DM, Liu T, Rich JD, Stein MD. Developing a system to predict laboratory-confirmed chlamydial and/or gonococcal urethritis in adult male emergency department patients. Postgrad Med 2010;122:52-60.

Merchant RC, Freelove SM, Langan TJt, et al. The relationship of reported HIV risk and history of HIV testing among emergency department patients. Postgrad Med 2010;122:61-74.

Merchant RC, Waxman MJ. HIV screening in health care settings: some progress, even more questions. JAMA 2010;304:348-9.

Nagdev AD, Merchant RC, Tirado-Gonzalez A, Sisson CA, Murphy MC. Emergency department bedside ultrasonographic measurement of the caval index for noninvasive determination of low central venous pressure. Ann Emerg Med 2010;55:290-5.

Napoli AM, Machan JT, Corl K, Forcada A. The use of impedance cardiography in predicting mortality in emergency department patients with severe sepsis and septic shock. Acad Emerg Med 2010;17:452-5.

Napoli AM, Machan JT, Forcada A, Corl K, Gardiner F. Tissue oxygenation does not predict central venous oxygenation in emergency department patients with severe sepsis and septic shock. Acad Emerg Med 2010;17:349-52.

Newgard CD, Fleischman R, Choo E, Ma OJ, Hedges JR, McConnell KJ. Validation of length of hospital stay as a surrogate measure for injury severity and resource use among injury survivors. Acad Emerg Med 2010;17:142-50.

Nilson D, Partridge R, Suner S, Jay G. Non-invasive carboxyhemoglobin monitoring: screening emergency medical services patients for carbon monoxide exposure. Prehosp Disaster Med 2010;25:253-6.

Panagos PD, Merchant RC, Alunday RL. Psychogenic seizures: a focused clinical review for the emergency medicine practitioner. Postgrad Med 2010;122:34-8.

Park MJ, Baldwin K, Weiss-Laxer N, et al. Composite playground safety measure to correlate the rate of supracondylar humerus fractures with safety: an ecologic study. J Pediatr Orthop 2010;30:101-5.

Pressley JC, Mello MJ. Global injury surveillance: opportunities and challenges. Inj Prev 2010.

Ranney M, Chai P, Mello MJ, Baird J, Clark M. Correlates of helmet use among newly licensed motorcyclists: a survey. Accid Anal Prev 2010;42:2057-62.

Ranney M, Rennert-May E, Spitzer R, Mabeya H. A Novel ED-based Sexual Assault Center in Western Kenya: Description of Patients and Analysis of Treatment Patterns. EMJ 2010.

Schuur JD, Chu G, Sucov A. Effect of oral contrast for abdominal computed tomography on emergency department length of stay. Emerg Radiol 2010;17:267-73.

Sivitz AB, Lam SH, Ramirez-Schrempp D, Valente JH, Nagdev AD. Effect of bedside ultrasound on management of pediatric soft-tissue infection. J Emerg Med 2010;39:637-43.

Szmydynger-Chodobska J, Fox LM, Lynch KM, Zink BJ, Chodobski A. Vasopressin amplifies the production of proinflammatory mediators in traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma 2010;27:1449-61.

Szmydynger-Chodobska J, Zink BJ, Chodobski A. Multiple sites of vasopressin synthesis in the injured brain. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 2010.

Teeple E, Elsaid KA, Jay GD, et al. Effects of Supplemental Intra-articular Lubricin and Hyaluronic Acid on the Progression of Posttraumatic Arthritis in the Anterior Cruciate Ligament-Deficient Rat Knee. Am J Sports Med 2010.

Voskoboynik B, Babu K, Hack JB. Cevimeline (Evoxac (R)) Overdose. J Med Toxicol 2010.

Wei L, Fleming BC, Sun X, et al. Comparison of differential biomarkers of osteoarthritis with and without posttraumatic injury in the Hartley guinea pig model. J Orthop Res 2010;28:900-6.

Youmans Q, Merchant RC, Baird JR, Langan TJt, Nirenberg T. Prevalence of alcohol, tobacco and drug misuse among Rhode Island hospital emergency department patients. Med Health R I 2010;93:44-7.

Zhao C, Sun YL, Kirk RL, et al. Effects of a lubricin-containing compound on the results of flexor tendon repair in a canine model in vivo. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2010;92:1453-61.

Zink BJ, Szmydynger-Chodobska J, Chodobski A. Emerging concepts in the pathophysiology of traumatic brain injury. Psychiatr Clin North Am 2010;33:741-56. 


2009 Publications

Brantley E, Cohn J, Babu K. Case Files of the Program in Medical Toxicology at Brown University: Amantadine Withdrawal and the Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome. J Med Toxicol. 2009 Jun;5(2):92-8.

Boyd JS, Clyne B, Reinert SE, Zink BJ. Emergency Medicine Career Choice: A Profile of Factors and Influences from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Graduation Questionnaires. Acad Emerg Med. 2009 Mar 26.

Greve M, Zink B: Pathophysiology of Traumatic Brain Injury: Mt Sinai J Med. 2009 April;76 (2):97-104

Garro AC, Rutman M, Simonsen K, Jaeger J, Chapin K, Lockhart G: Prospective Validation of a Clinical Prediction Model for Lyme Meningitis in Children. Pediatrics 2009 May;123(5):e829-34

Woolard R, Baird J, Mello MJ, Harrington M, Nirenberg T, Becker B, Stein L, Longabaugh R: Injury Prevention for Alcohol and Marijuana Users. Journal of Emergencies, Trauma and Shock. 2009, 2(1), 23-28

McMurdy J, Jay G, Suner S, Crawford G. Photonics-based In Vivo total hemoglobin monitoring and clinical relevance. J Biophotonics. 2009 May;2(5):277-87.

Taguchi M, Sun YL, Zhao C, Zobitz ME, Cha CJ, Jay GD, An KN, Amadio PC. Lubricin surface modification improves tendon gliding after tendon repair in a canine model in vitro. J Orthop Res. 2009 Feb;27(2):257-63.

Mello MJ, Meyers R, Christian J, Palmisciano L, Linakis JL: Injuries in Youth Football: National Emergency Department Visits during 2001-2005 for Young and Adolescent Players. Academic Emergency Medicine.2009; 16:243-248

Merchant RC, Lau TC, Liu T, Mayer KH, Becker BM: Adult sexual assault evaluations at Rhode Island emergency departments, 1995-2001. Journal of Urban Health. 2009; 86 (1): 43-53

Merchant RC, Nettleton JE, Mayer KH, Becker BM: Blood or body fluid exposures and HIV PEP utilization among first responders. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2009;13:6-13

Merchant RC, Clark MA, Seage GR III, Mayer KH, DeGruttola VG, Becker BM: Emergency department patient perceptions and preference on opt-in, rapid HIV screening program components. AIDS Care, Volume 21, Issue 4 April 2009, pages 490 – 500

Lyons MS, Lindsell CJ, Haukoos JS, Brown J, Calderon Y, Couture E, Merchant RC, White DAE, Rothman RE on behalf of the National Emergency Department HIV Testing Consortium: Nomenclature and definitions for emergency department human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing: report from the 2007 conference of the National Emergency Department HIV Testing Consortium. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2009; 16(2):168-77

Merchant RC, Clark MA, Mayer KH, Seage III GR, DeGruttola VG, Becker BM: Video as an effective method of delivering pretest information for rapid human immunodeficiency virus testing. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2009;16:124-35

Nestor E. The Intimate Science. Academic Emergency Medicine. Volume 16, Issue 2, February 2009, Pages: 190-190

Overly FL, Sudikoff SN, Duffy S, Anderson A, Kobayashi L. Three Scenarios to Teach Difficult Discussions in Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Sudden Infant Death, Child Abuse With Domestic Violence, and Medication Error. Simul Healthc. 2009 Summer;4(2):114-130.

Edlow JA, Panagos PD, Godwin SA, Thomas TL, Decker WW. Clinical policy: Critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute headache. J Emerg Nurs. 2009 Jun;35(3):e43-71.

Ranney ML, Odero W, Mello MJ, Waxman M, Fife RS. Injuries from interpersonal violence presenting to a rural health center in Western Kenya: characteristics and correlates. Inj Prev. 2009 Feb;15(1):36-40.

Sisson C, Nagdev A, Tirado A, Murphy M, Suner S. Ultrasound Diagnosis of Traumatic Partial Triceps Tendon Tear in the Emergency Department. J Emerg Med. 2009 Feb 5.

Suner S, McMurdy J: Masimo Rad-57 Pulse CO-Oximeter for noninvasive carboxyhemoglobin measurement. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2009 Mar;6(2):125-30

Suner S, Sucov A, Valente J, Partridge R, Jay G. SpCO Screening at Triage Continues to Identify Occult CO Toxicity. J Emerg Med. 2009 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Ersoy G, Yanturali S, Suner S, Karakus NE, Aksay E, Atilla R. Turkish patient relatives' attitudes towards family-witnessed resuscitation and affecting sociodemographic factors. Eur J Emerg Med. 2009 Mar 23. 


2008 Publications

Nilsen P, Baird J, Mello MJ, Nirenberg T, Woolard R, Bendtsen P, Longabaugh R. A systematic review of emergency care brief alcohol interventions for injury patients. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2008 Sep;35(2):184-201.

Beaudoin FL, Valente JH. Delayed Post-Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Perforation Presenting as Scrotal Subcutaneous Emphysema. J Emerg Med. 2008 Sep 29.

Bock BC, Becker BM, Borrelli BC. Smoking Behavior and Risk Perception Among the Parents of Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 2008 Jan; 10(1):47-54

Bock BC, Becker BM, Niaura RS, Partridge R, Fava JL, Trask P. Smoking cessation among patients in an emergency chest pain observation unit: outcomes of the Chest Pain Smoking Study (CPSS). Nicotine Tob Res. 2008 Oct;10 (10):1523-31.

Chang DP, Abu-Lail NI, Guilak F, Jay, GD, Zauscher S: Conformational Mechanics, Adsorption, and Normal Force Interactions of Lubricin and Hyaluronic Acid on Model Surfaces. Langmuir 2008; 24(4):1183-1193.

Corl K, Mello MJ, Baird J, Jagminas L, Siclari M, Kazim A. Variations in laboratory testing during medical clearance of psychiatric patients in the emergency department.. Med Health R I. 2008 Nov;91(11):339-41.

Teeple E, Elsaid KA, Fleming BC, Jay GD, Aslani K, Crisco JJ, Mechrefe AP: Coefficients of friction, lubricin and cartilage damage in the anterior cruciate ligament-deficient guinea pig knee. J Orthop Res 2008; 26:231-237

Colesa J, Bluma J, Jay G, et al: In situ friction measurement on murine cartilage by atomic force microscopy. Journal of Biomechanics. 41 (2008) 541–548

Taguchi M, Sun YL, Zhao C, Zobitz ME, Jay GD, Ann, KN, Amadio, PC: Lubricin surface modification improves extrasynovial tendon gliding in a canine model in vitro. J Bone Joint Surgery 2008; 90:128-135.

Elsaid KA, Fleming BC, Oksendahl HL, Fadale PD, Hulstyn MJ, Shalvoy R, Machan J, Jay GD. Decreased lubricin concentrations and markers of joint inflammation in synovial fluids from patients with anterior cruciate ligament injury. Arthritis Rheum. 2008; 58(6): 1707-1715.

Zappone B, Greene GW, Oroudjev E, Jay, GD, Israelachvili JN: Molecular aspects of the boundary lubrication by human lubricin: Effect of disulphide bonds and enzymatic digestion. Langmuir 2008; 24(4):1495-1508.

McMurdy JW, Jay GD, Suner S, Crawford G. Noninvasive optical, electrical, and acoustic methods of total hemoglobin determination. Clin Chem. 2008 Feb;54(2):264-72.

Kobayashi L, Patterson MD, Overly FL, Shapiro MJ, Williams KA, Jay GD. Educational and research implications of portable human patient simulation in acute care medicine. Acad Emerg Med. 2008 Nov;15(11):1166-74.

Kobayashi L, Overly FL, Fairbanks RJ, Patterson M, Kaji AH, Bruno EC, Kirchhoff MA, Strother CG, Sucov A, Wears RL. Advanced medical simulation applications for emergency medicine microsystems evaluation and training. Acad Emerg Med. 2008 Nov;15 (11): 1058-70.

McAteer K, Proano L, Partridge R: Medical Intervention For Displaced Hurricane Katrina Victims Airlifted to Rhode Island. Med Health R I. 2008 Jan;91(1):22-4

Mello M, Longabaugh R, Baird J, Nirenberg T, Woolard R: DIAL: A Telephone Brief Intervention For High-Risk Alcohol Use With Injured Emergency Department Patients. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 2008, 51:755-764

Merchant RC, Gee EM, Bock BC, Becker BM, Clark MA. Negative opinions about cancer screening and contraceptive measures by female emergency department patients. J Prim Prev. 2008 Nov;29(6):517-33.

Merchant RC, Kelly ET, Mayer KH, Becker BM, Duffy SJ, and Pugatch DL; Compliance in Rhode Island Emergency Departments with American Academy of Pediatrics Recommendations for Adolescent Sexual Assaults; Pediatrics. 2008;121:e1660-e1667

Merchant RC, Phillips BZ, DeLong AK, Mayer KH, Becker BM: Disparities in the provision of sexually transmitted disease and pregnancy testing and prophylaxis for sexually assaulted women in Rhode Island emergency departments. Accepted for publication Journal of Women's Health 2008;17(4):619-629.

Merchant RC, Nettleton JE, Mayer KH, Becker BM. HIV post-exposure prophylaxis among police and corrections officers. Occup Med (Lond). 2008 Oct;58(7):502-5.

Merchant RC, Chee KJ, Liu T, Mayer KH: Incidence of visits for health care worker blood or body fluid exposures and HIV post-exposure prophylaxis provision at Rhode Island emergency departments. JAIDS. 2008; 47(3):358–68.

Merchant RC, Mayer KH, Becker BM, DeLong AK, Hogan JW. Predictors of the initiation of HIV post-exposure prophylaxis in Rhode Island emergency departments. AIDS Patient Care and STDs. 2008; 22(1): 41-52.

Merchant RC, Kelly ET, Mayer KH, Becker BM, Duffy SJ. Trends of visits to Rhode Island emergency departments for pediatric sexual exposures, 1995-2001. Medicine and Health Rhode Island. 2008; 91(1):15-9.

Merchant RC, Seage GR, Mayer KH, Clark MA, DeGruttola VG, Becker BM. Emergency department patient acceptance of opt-in, universal, rapid HIV screening. Public Health Rep. 2008 Nov-Dec;123 Suppl 3:27-40.

Nagdev A, Murphy M, Sisson C: The Lack of Lung Sliding does not always indicate a Pneumothorax. Resuscitation. May 2008; 77(2):270

Nathanson AT, Fischer EG, Mello MJ, Baird J. "Injury and Illness in the Newport to Bermuda Race 1998 – 2006." Wilderness & Environmental Medicine. 2008, 19:129-132

Dharmar M, Marcin JP, Romano PS, Andrada ER, Overly F, Valente JH, Harvey DJ, Cole SL, Kuppermann N. Quality of care of children in the emergency department: association with hospital setting and physician training. J Pediatr. 2008 Dec;153(6):783-9. Chee KJ, Nilson D,

Partridge R, Hughes A, Suner S, Sucov A, Jay G. Finding needles in a haystack: a case series of carbon monoxide poisoning detected using new technology in the emergency department. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2008 Jun;46(5):461-9.

Edlow JA, Panagos PD, Godwin SA, Thomas TL, Decker WW; Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute headache. American College of Emergency Physicians. Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Oct;52(4):407-36.

Panagos PD. The approach to optimizing stroke care. Am J Emerg Med. 2008 Sep;26(7):808-16. Review.

Ranney ML, Mello MJ, Baird J. Helmet use among 510 injured motorcyclists in a state with limited helmet laws. Med Health R I. 2008 Apr;91(4):100-2.

Rutman MS, Becker BM, Shenassa, E; Comparing Three Screens for Depression in the Pediatric Emergency Department; Academic Emergency Medicine 2008 Jan15(1)17-22

Nigrovic L, Malley R, Macias C, Kanegaye J, Moro-Sutherland D, Schremmer R, Schwab S, Agrawal D, Mansour K, Bennett J, Katsogridakis Y, Mohseni M, Bulloch B, Steele D, Kaplan R, Herman M, Bandyopadhyay S, Dayan P, Truong U, Wang V, Bonsu B, Chapman J, Kuppermann N: Bacterial Meningitis in Children in the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Era. Academic Emergency Medicine 15 (6) June 2008, 522-528

Shapiro MJ, Gardner R, Godwin SA, Jay GD, Lindquist DG, Salisbury ML, Salas E. Defining team performance for simulation-based training: methodology, metrics, and opportunities for emergency medicine. Acad Emerg Med. 2008 Nov;15 (11):1088-97.

Fernandez R, Kozlowski SW, Shapiro MJ, Salas E. Toward a definition of teamwork in emergency medicine. Acad Emerg Med. 2008 Nov;15(11):1104-12.

Suner S, Jay G: Carbon Monoxide Has Direct Toxicity on the Myocardium Distinct from Effects of Hypoxia in an Ex Vivo Rat Heart Model. Academic Emergency Medicine 15 (1), 59–65

Suner S, Partridge R, Sucov A, Valente J, Chee K, Hughes A, Jay G: Non-invasive Pulse CO-oximetry Screening in the Emergency Department Identifies Occult Carbon Monoxide Toxicity. J Emerg Med 2008 May;34(4):441-50.

Corl K, Hoffman J, Sutton E: Non-traumatic Orbital Hemorrhage. J Emerg Medicine, 03/2008 


2007 Publications

Lee C, Longabaugh R, Baird J, Abrantes A, Borrelli B, Stein L, Woolard R, Nirenberg T, Mello M, Becker B, Carty K, Clifford P, Minugh P, Gogineni A: (2007) Do patient intervention ratings predict alcohol-related consequences? Addictive Behaviors 32: 3136–3141.

Baird J, Longabaugh R, Lee C, Nirenberg T, Woolard R, Mello M, Becker B, Carty K, Minugh P, Stein L, Clifford P, Gogineni A: (2007) Treatment completion in a brief motivational intervention in the Emergency Department: The effect of multiple interventions and therapists' behavior. Alcohol Clinical and Experimental Research 2007,31: 71–75S.

Bernstein E, Bernstein J, Feldman J, Fernandez W, Hagan M, Mitchell P, Safi C, Woolard R, Mello M, Baird J, Lee C, Bazargan-Hejazi S, Broderick K, Laperrier KA, Kellermann A, Wald MM, Taylor RE, Walton K, Grant-Ervin M, Rollinson D, Edwards D, Chan T, Davis D, Buchanan Marshall J, Aseltine R, James A, Schilling E, Abu-Hasaballah K, Baumann BM, Boudreaux ED, Maio RF, Cunningham RM, Murrell T, Doezema D, Anglin D, Eliassen A, Martin M, Pines J, Buchanan L, Turner J, D'Onofrio G, Degutis LC, Owens P. An evidence based alcohol screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) curriculum for emergency department (ED) providers improves skills and utilization. Subst Abus. 2007;28(4): 79-92.

Baird J, Longabaugh R, Lee CS, Nirenberg TD, Woolard R, Mello MJ, Becker B, Carty K, Allison Minugh P, Stein L, Clifford PR, Gogineni A. Treatment completion in a brief motivational intervention in the emergency department: the effect of multiple interventions and therapists' behavior. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2007 Oct;31 (10 Suppl): 71s-75s.

Bock B, Becker B, Partridge R, Niaura RS: (2007) Are Emergency Chest Pain Patients Ready to Quit Smoking? Preventive Cardiology 2007;10: 76–82.

DePue JD, McCabe B, Kazura A, Becker B, Papandonatos GD, Chun T, Emmons K: (2007) Assessment of parents' smoking behaviors at a pediatric emergency department. Nicotine Tobacco Research Jan 9 2007 (1): 33-41.

Constantine E, Steele DW, Eberson C, Boutis K, Amanullah S, Linakis JG: (2007) The use of local anesthetic techniques for closed forearm fracture reduction in children: A survey of academic emergency departments. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2007: 23(4), 209-211.

Bond G, Garro A, Gilbert D: (2007) Dyskinesias Associated with Atomoxetine in Combination with other Psychoactive Drugs. Clinical Toxicology 2007; 45(2): 182-5.

Zappone B, Marina R, Greene GW, Jay G, Israelachvili JN: (2007) Adsorption, lubrication and wear of lubricin on model surfaces: Polymer brush-like behavior of a glycoprotein. J Biophys. Mar 1 2007 92(5): 1693-708.

Rucevic M, Fast L, Jay G, Trespalcios F, Sucov A, Siryaporn E, Lim Y: (2007) Altered Levels and Molecular Forms of Granzyme K in Plasma From Septic Patients. SHOCK, 27(5): 488-493.

Jay GD, Racht J, McMurdy J, Mathews Z, Hughes A, Suner S, Crawford G. Point-of-care noninvasive hemoglobin determination using fiber optic reflectance spectroscopy. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2007;2007:2932-5.

Jay G, Torres J, Rhee D, Helminen H, Hytinnen M, Cha C, Elsaid K, Kim K, Cui Y, Warman M: (2007) The association between friction and wear in diarthrodial joints lacking lubricin. Arthritis Rheum 56(11): 3662-9.

Plante T, Harris D, Savitt J, Akhlaghi F, Monti J, Jay GD. Carboxyhemoglobin monitored by bedside continuous CO-oximetry. J Trauma. 2007 Nov;63(5):1187-90.

Crisco J, Blume J, Teeple E, Fleming B, Jay G: (2007) Assuming exponential decay by incorporating viscous damping improves the prediction of the coefficient of friction in pendulum tests of whole Articular joints. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine. Volume 221, Number 3.

Woltman S, Jay G, Crawford G: (2007) Liquid-cystal materials find a new order in biomedical applications. Nature Materials 6:929-938.

Elsaid K, Jay G, Chichester CO: (2007) Reduced expression and proteolytic susceptibility of lubricin/superficial zone protein may explain early elevation in the coefficient of friction in the joints of rate with antigen-induced arthritis. Arthritis Rheumatism 56(1): 108-116.

Jay G, Torres J, Warman M, Laxer R, Laderer M, Breuer K: (2007) The Role of Lubricin in the Mechanical Behavior of Synovial Fluid. PNAS (2007) April 10, 2007; 104 (15).

Kobayashi L, Shapiro M, Gutman D, Jay G: (2007) Multiple encounter simulation scenario (MESS) for clinical skills and patient safety training of personnel working in high-acuity multi-patient medical environments. Academic Emergency Medicine 14(12):1141-8.

PETMAN Committee (Tomizuka M, Akeel HA, Atkeson C, Brosseau L, Frund Z, Jan D, Jayaraman S, Kobayashi L, Newman D, Sanderson A, Schaudies RP), National Academies: (2007) "Soldier protective clothing and equipment: feasibility of chemical testing using a fully articulated robotic mannequin." Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2007: 21-47.

Kobayashi L, Shapiro M, Williams K, Morey J, Counihan T: (2007) "U.S. Army Reserve Component Medical Training Simulation Scenarios" package. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM). Simulation Interest Group (SIG). Emergency Medicine Simulation Resources Online- Simulation Case Library, 2006. MedEdPortal, 2007

Linakis JG, Mello MJ, Machan J, Amanullah S, Palmisciano LM. Emergency department visits for pediatric trampoline-related injuries: an update. Acad Emerg Med. 2007 Jun;14(6): 539-44.

Mello M with The Academic ED SBIRT Research Collaborative: (2007) An Evidence Based Alcohol SBIRT Curriculum for ED Providers Improves Skills and Utilization. Substance Abuse 2007, 28: 3.

Mello M: (2007) Dangerous liaisons: Alcohol's role in injury occurrence. Digest of Addiction Theory and Application. 2007 26(8): 8.

Mello M, Baird J, with the Academic ED SBIRT Research Collaborative: (2007) The Impact of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral for Treatment on Emergency Department Patients' Alcohol Use. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2007, 50: 699-710.

Mello, MJ, Getz M, Lapidus G, Moss J, Soulos P: Innovations in Injury Prevention Education. Journal of Trauma 2007; 63: S7-9.

Bernstein S, Bernstein E, Irvin C, Mello M, Kapur A, Becker B, Sattin R, Cohen V, D'Onofrio G: (2007) Public Health Considerations in Knowledge Translation in the ED. Academic Emergency Medicine 2007 14: 1036-1041.

Ajudua S. Mello M: (2007) Shedding the Light on Laser Pointer Eye Injuries – Don't be left in the Dark. Pediatric Emergency Care 2007, 23(9); 669-672.

Schears R, Watters A, Schmidt T, Marco C, Larkin G, Marshall J, Mason J, McBeth B, Mello M: (2007) The Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Position on Ethical Relationships with Biomedical Industry. Academic Emergency Medicine 2007 Feb; 14(2): 179-81.

Merchant RC Gee E, Clark M, Mayer K, Seage G, DeGruttola V: (2007) Comparison of patient comprehension of rapid HIV pre-test fundamentals by information delivery format in an emergency department setting. BMC Public Health 2007; 7:238.

Merchant R, Gee E, Bock B, Becker B, Clark MA: (2007) Correlates of Women's Cancer Screening and Contraceptive Knowledge among female emergency department patients. BMC Women's Health 2007, 7(1):7 May 2007

Merchant R, Katzen J, Mayer K, Becker B: (2007) Emergency Department Evaluations of Blood or Body Fluid Exposures after CPR. Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine 2007; 22(4):330-334.

Merchant R, Zabbo, CP, Mayer, KM, Becker B: (2007) Factors Associated with Delay to ED Presentation, Antibiotic Usage, and Admission for Human Bite Injuries. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2007;9(6):441-8.

Merchant R, Vuittonet CL, Clark MA, Gee EM, Bock BC, and Becker B: (2007) Implications of Question Format in ED Preventive Health Knowledge Surveys. Academic Emergency Medicine 2007 14 (6): 549-557

Merchant R, Casadei K, Gee EM, Bock BC, Becker B, Clark MA: (2007) Patients' emergency contraception comprehension, usage, and view of the emergency department role for emergency contraception. Journal of Emergency Medicine 2007;33(4): 367-375.

Rothman RE Merchant R: (2007) Update on emerging infections from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Revised recommendations for HIV testing of adults, adolescents, and pregnant women in health-care settings. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2007; 49(5): 575-9.

Merchant, RC, McGregor, AJ, Gee, EM, Bock, BC, Becker B, Clark MA. Women's preventive health service preferences in the Rhode Island Hospital Emergency Department. Med Health RI. 2007 Aug;90(8):235-7.

Plante T, Harris D, Savitt J, Akhlaghi F, Monti J, Jay G: (2007) Carboxyhemoglobin monitored by bedside continuous co-oximetry. J Trauma 63(5):1187-1190.

Huff J, Decker W, Quinn J, Perron A, Napoli A, Peeters S, Jagoda A: (2007) Clinical Policy: Critical Issues in the Evaluation and Management of Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with Syncope. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2007 49 (4): 431-444.

Napoli A, Jagoda A: (2007) Clinical policies: Their history, future, medical legal implications and growing importance to physicians. Journal of Emergency Medicine 2007; Vol 33(4): 425-432.

Nathanson A, Tam-Sing K, Dao L, Bird S, Reinert S: (2007) Competitive Surfing Injuries: A Prospective Study of Injuries Among Competitive Surfers. American Journal of Sports Medicine 2007 Jan; 35(1): 113-7.

Overly F, Sudikoff S, Shapiro M: (2007) High fidelity medical simulation as an assessment tool for pediatric residents' airway management skills. Pediatric Emergency Care Jan; 23(1): 11-5.

Panagos P, Lutsep H: (2007) Treating and Preventing Stroke: (2007) Are you Prepared?. Emergency Medicine August 2007; 39(8):36-45.

Partridge R, Proano L, Skarbek-Borowski G, Bouslough D, Cohen S: (2007) Emergency medical training for health promoters in Central and South America. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2007;22(6):425-431.

Nigrovic L, Kuppermann N, Macias C, Cannavino C, Moro-Sutherland D, Schremmer R, Schwab S, Agrawal D, Mansour K, Bennett J, Katsogridakis Y, Mohseni M, Bulloch B, Steele D, Kaplan R, Herman M, Bandyopadhyay S, Dayan P, Truong U, Wang V, Bonsu B, Chapman J, Kanegaye J, Malley R, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics: (2007) Clinical prediction rule for identifying children with cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis at very low risk of bacterial meningitis. JAMA 2007 Jan 3; 297 (1): 52-60.

Suner S, McMurdy J, Jay G, Crawford G: (2007) Digital imaging, spectroscopy and liquid crystals in a hand-held, non-invasive device to determine hemoglobin concentration. Journal of the Society for Image Display May/June 2007 Vol. 23, No. 05.

Suner S, Crawford D, McMurdy J, Jay G: (2007) Non-invasive determination of hemoglobin by digital photography of Palpebral Conjunctiva. J Emerg Med 33(2): 105-111.

Waxman M, et al: (2007) Initial Outcomes of an Emergency Department Rapid HIV Testing Program in Western Kenya. AIDS Patient Care and STDs December 2007, 21(12): 981-986. doi:10.1089/apc.2007.0075.

Zink B, Hammoud MM, Middleton E, Moroney D, Schigelone A: (2007) A Comprehensive Medical Student Career Development Program Improves Medical Student Satisfaction with Career Planning. Teaching and Learning in Medicine Volume 19. Number 1. 


2006 Publications 

Skarbek-Borowska S, Amanullah S, Mello MJ, Linakis JG. Emergency department visits for sledding injuries in children in the United States in 2001/2002. Acad Emerg Med. 2006 Feb;13(2):181-5.

Skarbek-Borowska S, Becker BM, Lovgren K, Bates A, Minugh PA; (2006) Brief Focal Ultrasound With Topical Anesthetic Decreases the Pain of Intravenous Placement in Children. Pediatric Emergency Care, 22(5): 339-345.

Chawla N, Olshaker JS; (2006) Diagnosis and management of Dizziness and Vertigo. Medical Clinics of North America, 90(2): 291-304.

Biffl WL, Egglin T, Benedetto B, Gibbs F, Cioffi WG; (2006) Sixteen-Slice Computed Tomographig Angiography is a Reliable Noninvasive Screening Test for Clinically Significant Blunt Cerebrovascular Injuries. The Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection, and Critical Care, 60: 745-752.

McMurdy JW, Jay GD, Suner S, Trespalacios FM, Crawford GP; (2006) Diffuse Reflections Spectra of the Palpebral Conjunctiva and its utility as a Noninvasive Indicator of Total Hemoglobin. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 11(1).

Sun Y, Berger EJ, Zhao C, Jay GD, An KN, Amadio P; (2006) Mapping lubricin in canine musculoskeletal tissues. J Orthop Res 24(9): 1861-1868.

McMurdy JW, Crawford GP, and Jay GD; (2006) Monolithic microspectrometer using tunable ferroelectric liquid crystals. Applied Physics Letters 89:081105.

Rayner J, Meng, Trespalacios, Machan J, Potluri V, Brown G, Quattrucci LM, Jay GD; (2006) Continuous non-invasive measurement of pulsus paradoxus complements medical decision making of acute asthma severity. Chest 130: 754-765.

Sun Y, Berger EJ, Zhao C, Jay GD, An KN, Amadio PC. Expression and mapping of lubricin in canine flexor tendon. J Orthop Res. 2006 Sep;24(9):1861-8.

Kobayashi L, Jay G, Shapiro MJ; (2006) Portable Advanced Medical Simulation for New Emergency Department Testing and Orientation. Academic Emergency Medicine, 13(6): 691-5.

Kobayashi L, Suner S, Shapiro MJ, Jay G, Sullivan F, Overly F, Williams K, et al; (2006) Multipatient Disaster Scenario Design Using Mixed Medical Simulation for the Evaluation of Civilian Prehospital Medical Response: A "Dirty Bomb" Case Study. Simulation in Healthcare: The Journal of the Society for medical Simulation, 1(2): 72-78.

Linakis JG, Amanullah S, Mello MJ. Emergency department visits for injury in school-aged children in the United States: a comparison of nonfatal injuries occurring within and outside of the school environment. Acad Emerg Med. 2006 May;13(5):567-70.

Merchant RC, Damergis JA, Gee EM, Bock BC, Becker BM, Clark MA; (2006) Contraceptive usage, knowledge, and correlates of usage among female emergency department patients; Contraception; (76) pp.201-207.

Merchant RC, McGregor AJ, Gee EM, Bock BC, Becker BM, Clark MA; (2006) What do Women Want: Preventive Health Preferences in the Emergency Department. Academic Emergency Medicine Volume 13, Number 5_suppl_1 112.

Merchant RC, Keshavarz R; (2006) Patterns in the Offering of Hepatitis B Prophylaxis by US Emergency Department Physicians. Infectious Control Hospital Epidemiology, 27(7): 764-6.

Merchant RC, Schwartzapfel BL; (2006) Demographic, Geographic, and Temporal Patterns of Ambulance Runs for Suspected Opiate Overdose in Rhode Island, 1997-2002. Substance Use and Misuse, 41(9): 1209-26.

Merchant RC; (2006) Update on emerging infections: news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Antiretroviral postexposure prophylaxis after sexual, injection-drug use, or other nonoccupational exposure to HIV in the United States. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2006; 47(5): 492-5.

Ranney ML, Gee EM, Merchant RC; (2006) Nonprescription Availability of Emergency Contraception in the United States: Current Status, Controversies, and Impact on Emergency Medicine Practice. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 47(5): 461-471.

Vetere N, Monti J, Gutman D; (2006) A Case Report of Emphysematous Pyelonephritis Secondary to Ureteral Obstruction in a Non-Diabetic Patient. American Journal of Emergency Medicine (Vol. 24, Issue 6, Pages 749-750.

Napoli AM, Mason-Plunkett J, Valente JH, Sucov A; Full recovery of two simultaneous cases of hydrogen sulfide toxicity. Hospital Physician 2006; 42(6):47-50.

Nestor E. (2006) The Obligation of Narrative. Can J Emer Med.

Partridge R, King K, Proano L. (2006) Medical Support for Emergency Relief Workers After Typhoon Sudai in Yap, Micronesia. Prehospital Disaster Medcine, 21(3): 215-9

Ranney M, Partridge R, Jay GD, Eastman Rozzoli D, Pandey P. (2006) Rabies antibody seroconversion rates among travelers in Nepal. J Travel Med 13 (6): 329-333, 2006.

Mansell A, Walders N, Wamboldt M, Carter R, Steele D, Devin J, Monica T, Miller A, Wamboldt F; (2006) Effect of body mass index on response to methacholine bronchial provocation in healthy and asthmatic adolescents. Pediatric Pulmonology May 41(5): 434-40

Valente JH; (2006) Review of the Book Pediatric Resuscitation: A Practical Approach by Roback MG and Teach DJ. ACEP 2005. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2006; 48(1): 112-113.

Gogineni A, King S, Jackson K, Kramer J, Bucholz K, Chan G, Woolard RH, et al; (2006) Female Offspring of Alcoholic Individuals: Recent Findings on Alcoholism and Psychopathology Risks. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research, 30(2): 377-87.

Zink B, Stern S, McBeth B, Wang X, Mertz M; (2006) Effects of Ethanol on Limited Resuscitation in a Model of Traumatic Brain Injury and Hemorrhagic Shock. J Neurosurgery 105 (6): 884-893.