1. Literature Evidence on Live Animal Versus Synthetic Models for Training and Assessing Trauma Resuscitation Procedures.

    Journal of special operations medicine : a peer... 16(2):44 (2016) PMID 27450602

    There are many models currently used for teaching and assessing performance of trauma-related airway, breathing, and hemorrhage procedures. Although many programs use live animal (live tissue [LT]) models, there is a congressional effort to transition to the use of nonanimal- based methods (i.e....
  2. Reliability and validity of a test designed to assess combat medics' readiness to perform life-saving procedures.

    Military Medicine 179(1):42 (2014) PMID 24402984

    Reducing preventable deaths because of uncontrolled hemorrhage, tension pneumothorax, and airway loss is a priority. As part of a research initiative comparing different training models, this study evaluated the reliability and validity of a test that assesses combat medic performance during a p...
  3. I-35W bridge collapse and response.

    Academic Emergency Medicine 20(9):933 (2013) PMID 23981176

  4. An Impedance Threshold Device Increases Blood Pressure in Hypotensive Patients

    The Journal of Emergency Medicine 41(5):549 (2011) PMID 20634018

    Background The impedance threshold device (ITD-7) augments the vacuum created in the thorax with each inspiration, thereby enhancing blood flow from the extrathoracic venous systems into the heart.
  5. An Impedance Threshold Device Increases Blood Pressure in Hypotensive Patients

    The Journal of Emergency Medicine 41(5):549 (2011) PMID 20634018

    Background The impedance threshold device (ITD-7) augments the vacuum created in the thorax with each inspiration, thereby enhancing blood flow from the extrathoracic venous systems into the heart.
  6. An Impedance Threshold Device Increases Blood Pressure in Hypotensive Patients

    The Journal of Emergency Medicine 41(5):549 (2011) PMID 20634018

    Background The impedance threshold device (ITD-7) augments the vacuum created in the thorax with each inspiration, thereby enhancing blood flow from the extrathoracic venous systems into the heart.
  7. Prehospital ultrasound diagnosis of traumatic pericardial effusion.

    Academic Emergency Medicine 16(4):364 (2009) PMID 19302366

  8. Bedside echocardiography in the management of a thoracic stab wound with early pericardial tamponade.

    Academic Emergency Medicine 15(12):1322 (2008) PMID 18976340

  9. Management of acute undifferentiated agitation in the emergency department: a randomized double-blind trial of droperidol, ziprasidone, and midazolam.

    Academic Emergency Medicine 12(12):1167 (2005) PMID 16282517

    To compare the efficacy of sedation, need for rescue sedation, rates of respiratory depression, and complications of droperidol, ziprasidone, and midazolam when used for the treatment of emergency department (ED) patients requiring sedation for acute undifferentiated agitation. A prospective, ra...
  10. Discontinuation of droperidol for the control of acutely agitated out-of-hospital patients.

    Prehospital Emergency Care 9(1):44 (2005) PMID 16036827

    To identify the effects of the removal of droperidol as a treatment option for sedation of agitated out-of-hospital patients. This was a retrospective review conducted January 1, 2001, through December 5, 2002, of patients with an out-of-hospital diagnosis of agitation who received either droper...
  11. Ultrasound for the air medical clinician.

    Air Medical Journal 23(2):20 (2004) PMID 15014392

  12. Ultrasound for the air medical clinician

    Air Medical Journal 23(2):20 (2004)

  13. A comparison of open peritoneal lavage with modified closed peritoneal lavage in blunt abdominal trauma

    The American Journal of Emergency Medicine 7(4):352 (1989)

    A randomized prospective study compared open peritoneal lavage using a peritoneal dialysis catheter with modified closed lavage using either the Lazarus-Nelson or Cook lavage catheter. The time required to perform the lavage, technical difficulties, complications, and accuracy were assessed...
  14. Emergency catheterization of the superior vena cava in pediatric patients

    The American Journal of Emergency Medicine 2(6):494 (1984)

    All emergency department attempts at superior vena caval catheterization at Hennepin County Medical Center from 1978 to 1982 in patients less than 13 years of age are reviewed. There were 60 attempts on 41 patients who had life-threatening conditions. Forty-one (68.3%) catheterization attem...
  15. MAST usage in cardiopulmonary resuscitation

    Annals of Emergency Medicine 13(9):833 (1984)

    The medical antishock trouser (MAST) has been advocated as potentially beneficial in the resuscitation of patients in cardiac arrest. Currently available data indicate that the MAST will increase the blood pressure generated by external cardiopulmonary resuscitation. In addition, there may ...