Publications

Peer reviewed publications – 2013

Kavita Babu, MD 
Neavyn MJ, Boyer EW, Bird SB, Babu KM. Sodium Acetate as a replacement for Sodium Bicarbonate in medical toxicology: A review. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2013 [Epub ahead of print].

Steven Bird, MD 
Neavyn MJ, Boyer EW, Bird SB, Babu KM. Sodium Acetate as a replacement for Sodium Bicarbonate in medical toxicology: A review. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2013 [Epub ahead of print].

Darling CE, Smith CS, Sun JE, Klaucke CG, Lerner J, Cyr J, Paige PB, Paige P, Bird SB. Cost reductions associated with a quality improvement initiate for patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, 2013;39:16-21.

Edwin Boudreaux, PhD 
Boudreaux ED, Miller I, Goldstein AB, Sullivan AF, Allen MH, Manton AP, Arias SA, Camargo CA, Jr. The Emergency Department Safety Assessment and Follow-up Evaluation (ED-SAFE): Methods and design considerations. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 2013, (in press).

Boudreaux ED, Abar B, Baumann, BM, Grissom, G. A randomized clinical trial of the Health Evaluation and Referral Assistant (HERA): Research methods. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 2013, (in press).

Betz ME, Miller M, Barber C, Miller I, Sullivan AF, Camargo CA, Boudreaux ED, on behalf of the ED-SAFE Investigators. Lethal means restriction for suicide prevention: Beliefs and behaviors of emergency department providers. Depression and Anxiety, 2013; 00:1-8.

Caterino J, Sullivan AF, Betz ME, Espinola JA, Miller I, Camargo CA, Boudreaux ED. Evaluating current patterns of assessment for self-harm in emergency departments, a multicenter study. Academic Emergency Medicine, 2013, (in press).

O'Hea EL, Cutillo AS, Dietzen L, Harralson T, Grissom Grant, Person S, Boudreaux ED. Randomized control trial to test a computerized psychosocial cancer assessment and referral program: Methods and research design. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 2013; 35:15-24.

Allen MH, Abar BW, McCormick M, Barnes DH, Haukoos J, Garmel GM, Boudreaux ED. Screening for suicidal ideation and attempts among emergency department medical patients: Instrument and results from the Psychiatric Emergency Research Collaboration (PERC-02). Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 2013; [Epub ahead of print]

Edward Boyer, MD 
Neavyn MJ, Boyer EW, Bird SB, Babu KM. Sodium Acetate as a replacement for Sodium Bicarbonate in medical toxicology: A review. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2013 [Epub ahead of print].

Burns JM, Marino A, Manno M, Rhyee S, Boyer EW. Status epilepticus in a child secondary to ingestion of skin-lightening cream. Pediatric Emergency Care, 2013; 29:662-664.

Chad Darling, MD 
Darling CE, Smith CS, Sun JE, Klaucke CG, Lerner J, Cyr J, Paige PB, Paige P, Bird SB. Cost reductions associated with a quality improvement initiate for patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, 2013;39:16-21.

Darling C, Saczynski JS, McManus DD, Lessard D, Spencer FA, Goldberg RJ. Delayed hospital presentation in acute decompenstated heart failure: Clinical and patient reported factors. Heart & Lung, 2013 [Epub ahead of print].

Joffe SW, Webster K, McMannus DD, Kiernan MS, Lessard D, Yarzebski J, Darling C, Gore JM, Goldberg RJ. Improved survival after heart failure: A community-based perspective. Journal of the American Heart Association; 2013:2(3):e000053.

John Haran, MD 
Beaudoin FL, Haran JP, Liebmann O. A comparison of ultrasound-guided three-in-one femoral nerve block versus parenteral opioids alone for analgesia in emergency department patients with hip fractures: A randomized controlled trial. Academic Emergency Medicine, 2013;20:584-591.

Haran JP, Beaudoin FL, Suner S, Lu S. C-reative protein as predictor of bacterial infection among patients with an influenza-like illness. American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2013;31:137-144.

Haran JP, Buglione-Corbett R, Lu S. Cytokine markers as predictors of type of repiratory infection in patients during the influenza season. American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2013;31:816-821.

Marie Mullen, MD 
Collins A, Coughlin D, Mullen M. Gallstone ileus. The Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2013;44(2):e277-8.

Sean Rhyee, MD 
Burns JM, Marino A, Manno M, Rhyee S, Boyer EW. Status epilepticus in a child secondary to ingestion of skin-lightening cream. Pediatric Emergency Care, 2013; 29:662-664.

Rhyee SH, Bienia-Kenton L, Collins A. Allergies to analgesic medications in ED patients. American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2013;31:431-432.

Verma A, Vanquri VK, Golla V, Rhyee S, Trainor M, Abramov K. Acute kidney injury due to intravenous bleach injection. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2013;9:71-74.

Gregory Volturo, MD 
Moran GJ, Rothman RE, Volturo GA. Emergency management of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia: What is new since the 2007 Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Thoracic Society guidelines. American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2013;31:602-612.

Jeanine Ward, MD 
Ward J, Kapadia K, Brush E, Salhanick SD. Amatoxin poisoning: Case reports and review of current therapies. Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2013;44:116-121.

Peer reviewed publications – 2012

Kavita Babu, MD
 
Wolk BJ, Ganetsky M, Babu KM. Toxicity of energy drinks. Current Opinion in Pediatrics, 2012;24(2):243-251.

Rosenbaum CD, Carreiro SP, 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. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2012;8(1):15-32.

Steven Bird, MD 
Dunn C, Bird S, Gaspari R. Intralipid Fat Emulsion Increases Time to Apnea in a Rat Model of Parathion Poisoning. Academic Emergency Medicine, 19; 504-509, 2012.

David Blehar, MD 
Gaspari R, Blehar D, Briones J, Dayno M. Sonoelastographic characteristics of abscesses induration associated with therapy failure. Journal Ultrasound Medicine, 2012;31(9):1405-1411.

Blehar DJ, Resop D, Chin B, Dayno M, Gaspari R. Inferior vena cava displacement during respirophasic ultrasound imaging. Critical Ultrasound Journal, 2012;4(1):18.

Gaspari R, Dayno M, Briones J, Blehar D. Comparison of computerized tomography and ultrasound for diagnosing soft tissue abscesses. Critical Ultrasound Journal, 2012, 4(1):5

Edwin Boudreaux, PhD 
Tappe KA, Boudreaux ED, Bock B, O’Hea E, Baumann BM, Hollenberg SM, Becker B, Chapman GB. Smoking, cardiac symptoms, and an emergency care visit: a mixed methods exploration of cognitive and emotional reactions. Emergency Medicine International, 2012; 2012:Article ID 935139. doi:10.1155/2012/935139

Boudreaux ED, O’Hea E, Moon S, Tappe KA, Bock B, Baumann B, Chapman GB. Measuring cognitive and affective constructs in the context of an acute health event. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 2012 (Epub ahead of print)

Baumann BM, Mazzarelli A, Brunner J, Chansky ME, Thompson N, Boudreaux ED. Purchase and use patterns of heroin users at an inner-city emergency department. Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2012;42(1):93-99.

Ting SA, Sullivan AF, Boudreaux ED, Miller I, Camargo, CA Jr. Trends in US emergency department visits for attempted suicide and self-inflicted injury, 1993-2008. General Hospital Psychiatry, 2012 May 2 (Epub ahead of print)

Boudreaux ED, Sullivan AS, Abar B, Bernstein SL, Ginde AA, Camargo CA, Jr, on behalf of the MARC-33 investigators. Motivation rulers for smoking cessation: A prospective, observational examination of construct and predictive validity. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 2012;7:8. doi:10.1186/1940-0640-7-8 http://www.ascpjournal.org/content/7/1/8

Choo EK, Sullivan AF, LoVecchio F, Perret JN, Camargo CA, Boudreaux ED. Patient preferences for ED-initiated smoking interventions. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 2012;7:4. http://www.ascpjournal.org/content/7/1/4

Ting SA, Sullivan AF, Miller I, Espinola JA, Allen MH, Camargo CA, Boudreaux ED on behalf of the ED-SAFE investigators. Multicenter study of predictors of suicide screening in emergency departments. Academic Emergency Medicine, 2012;19(2):239-243. doi:10.1111/j.1553-2712.2011.01272.x

Choo E, Ranney M, Boudreaux ED. A systematic review of emergency department technology-based behavioral health interventions. Academic Emergency Medicine, 2012;19(3):318-328. doi:10.1111/j.1553-2712.2012.01299.x

Boudreaux ED, Bock B, OHea E. When an event sparks behavior change: An introduction to the Sentinel Event Method of dynamic model building and its application to emergency medicine. Academic Emergency Medicine, 2012;19(3)329-335. doi:10.1111/j.1553-2712.2012.01291.x

Edward Boyer, MD 
Boyer EW. Management of opioid analgesic overdose. The New England Journal of Medicine, 2012;367(2):146-155.

Zuckerman MD, Boyer EW. HIV and club drugs in emerging adulthood. Current Opinion in Pediatrics, 2012;24(2):219-224.

Weibrecht K, Rhyee S, Manuell ME, Longo C, Boyer EW, Brush E. Sulfur mustard exposure presenting to a community emergency department. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 2012;59(1):70-74.

Boyer EW, Fletcher RR, Fay RJ, Smelson D, Ziedonis D, Picard RW. Preliminary efforts directed toward the detection of craving of illicit substances: The iHeal Project. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2012; 8(1):5-9.

Rosenbaum CD, Boyle KL, Boyer EW. Nasopharyngeal necrosis after chronic opioid (oxycodone/acetaminophen) insufflation. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2012;8(2):240-241.

Chad Darling, MD 
Goldberg RJ, Lamusta J, Darling C, Dewolf M, Saczynski JS, Lessard D, Ward J, Gore JM. Community trends in the use and characteristics of persons with acute myocardial infarction who are transported by emergency medical services. Heart Lung 2012. Epub Mar 20.

Coles AH, Fisher, KA, Darling C, McManus D, Maitas O, Yarzebski J, Gore JM, Lessard D, Goldberg RJ. Recent Trends in Post-Discharge Mortality Among Patients With An Initial Acute Myocardial Infarction. American Journal of Cardiology, 2012 July 2 (Epub ahead of print)

Romolo Gaspari, MD 
Gaspari R, Paydarfar D. Respiratory recovery following organophosphate poisoning in a rat model is suppressed by isolated hypoxia at the point of apnea. Toxicology, 2012 Aug 18. (Epub ahead of print)

Dunn C, Bird SB, Gaspari R. Intralipid Fat Emulsion decreases respiratory failure in a rat model of parathion exposure. Academic Emergency Medicine, 19(5). May 2012. p504-9.

Gaspari R, Blehar D, Briones J, Dayno M. Sonoelastographic characteristics of abscesses induration associated with therapy failure. Journal Ultrasound Medicine, 2012;31(9):1405-1411.

Blehar DJ, Resop D, Chin B, Dayno M, Gaspari R. Inferior vena cava displacement during respirophasic ultrasound imaging. Critical Ultrasound Journal, 2012;4(1):18.

Gaspari R, Dayno M, Briones J, Blehar D. Comparison of computerized tomography and ultrasound for diagnosing soft tissue abscesses. Critical Ultrasound Journal 2012, 4(1):5

John Haran, MD 
Haran JP, Gardiner F, and Suner S. Correlation of C-reactive protein to severity of symptoms in acute influenza A infection. Journal of Emergencies, Trauma, and Shock, 2012; 5:149-152.

Mary Elise Manuell, MD 
Weibrecht K, Rhyee S, Manuell ME, Longo C, Boyer EW, Brush E. Sulfur mustard exposure presenting to a community emergency department. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2012;59(1):70-74.

Marie Mullen, MD 
Zhao H, Heard S, Mullen M, Crawford S, Goldberg R, Frendl G, Lilly C, An evaluation of the diagnostic accuracy of the 1991 American College of Chest Physicians/Society of Critical Care Medicine and the 2001 Society of Critical Care Medicine/European Society of Intensive Care Medicine/American College of Chest Physicians/American Thoracic Society/Surgical Infection Society sepsis definition*, Critical Care Medicine. 40(6):1700-1706, June 2012.

Sean Rhyee, MD 
Verma A, Vanguri VK, Golla V, Rhyee S, Trainor M, Abramov K. Acute kidney injury due to intravenous bleach injection. Journal of Medical Toxicology. 2012 Sept 8 (Epub ahead of print)

Weibrecht K, Rhyee S, Manuell ME, Longo C, Boyer EW, Brush E. Sulfur mustard exposure presenting to a community emergency department. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2012;59(1):70-74.

Gregory Volturo, MD 
Chow AW, Benninger MS, Brook I, Brozak JL, Goldstein EJ, Hicks LA, Pankey GA, Seleznick M, Volturo G, Walder ER, File TM: ISDA Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Bacterial Rhinosinusitis in Children and Adults; Clinical Infectious Disease; 2012, 54 (8): e72–112

Jeanine Ward, MD 
Bala S, Petrasek J, Mundkur S, Catalano D, Levin I, Ward J, Alao H, Kodys K, Szabo G. Circulating microRNAs in exosomes indicate hepatocyte injury and inflammation in alcoholic, drug-induced, and inflammatory liver diseases. Hepatology. 2012 June 9 (Epub ahead of print)

Goldberg RJ, Lamusta J, Darling C, Dewolf M, Saczynski JS, Lessard D, Ward J, Gore JM. Community trends in the use and characteristics of persons with acute myocardial infarction who are transported by emergency medical services. Heart Lung 2012. Epub Mar 20.

Ward J, Kapadia K, Brush E, Salhanick S. 2011. Amatoxin poisoning: case reports and review of current therapies. The Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2012 May 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Ward J, Bala, S Petrasek J, Szabo G. 2011. Plasma MicroRNA profiles distinguish lethal injury in acetaminophen toxicity: a research study. World Journal of Gastroenterology, 2012;18(22):2798-2804.

Peer reviewed publications – 2011

David Blehar, MD 

Gaspari RJ, Resop D, Mendoza M, Kang T, Blehar D. A randomized controlled trial of incision and drainage versus ultrasonographically guided needle aspiration for skin abscesses and the effect of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 2011;57(5)483-491.

Edwin D. Boudreaux, PhD 
Moore JO, Boyer EW, Safren S, Robbins GK, Boudreaux ED, Rosen R, Barton B, Moss F. Designing interventions to overcome poor numeracy and improve medication adherence in chronic illness, including HIV/AIDS. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2011; 7(2):133-138.

Boudreaux ED, Niro K, Sullivan A, Rosenbaum C, Allen M, Camargo C. Current practices for mental health follow-up after psychiatric emergency department/psychiatric emergency service visits: A national survey of academic emergency departments. General Hospital Psychiatry, 2011; 33(6):631-633.

Boudreaux ED, O’Hea EL, Grissom G, Lord S, Houseman J, Grana G. Initial testing of the Mental Health Assessment and Dynamic Referral for Oncology (MHADRO). Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 2011; 29(1): 83-102.

Ozhathil D, Abar B, Baumann BM, Camargo CA, Ziedonis D, Boudreaux ED. The effect of removing cost as a barrier to treatment initiation with an outpatient tobacco dependence clinic among emergency department patients. Academic Emergency Medicine, Epub 2011 (Apr); PubMed PMID: 21518096.

Edward Boyer, MD 
Ward J, Szabo G, McManus D, Boyer E. Advanced molecular biologic techniques in toxicologic disease. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2011;7(4):288-294.

Ward J, Rosenbaum C, Hernon C, McCurdy CR, Boyer EW. Herbal medicines for the management of opioid addiction: safe and effective alternatives to conventional pharmacotherapy? CNS Drugs, 2011(Dec);25(12):999-1007.

Ganetsky M, Babu KM, Salhanick SD, Brown RS, Boyer EW. Dabigatran: review of pharmacology and management of bleeding complications of this novel oral anticoagulant. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2011(Dec);7(4):281-287.

Ward J, Rhyee S, Plansky J, Boyer E. Methoxetamine: a novel ketamine analog and growing health-care concern. Clinical Toxicology, 2011;49(9):874-875. Epub 2011 Oct 7.

Levine M, Brooks DE, Truitt CA, Wolk BJ, Boyer EW, Ruha AM. Toxicology in the ICU: Part 1: general overview and approach to treatment. Chest. 2011;140(3):795-806.

Adkins JE, Boyer EW, McCurdy CR. Mitragyna speciosa, a psychoactive tree from Southwest Asia with opioid activity. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, 2011;11(9):1165-1175.

Moore JO, Boyer EW, Safren S, Robbins GK, Boudreaux ED, Rosen R, Barton B, Moss F. Designing interventions to overcome poor numeracy and improve medication adherence in chronic illness, including HIV/AIDS. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2011;7(2):133-138.

Chad Darling, MD 
Park D, McManus D, Darling C, Goldberg JH, Gore JM, Lessard D, Goldberg RJ. Recent trends in the characteristics and prognosis of patients hospitalized with acute heart failure. Clinical Epidemiology, 2011;(3):295-303.

Eric Dickson, MD 
Blomkalns AL, Stoll LL, Shaheen W, Romig-Martin SA, Dickson EW, Weintraub NL, Denning GM. Low level bacterial endotoxin activates two distinct signaling pathways in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells. Journal of Inflammation, 2011;8:4.

Romolo Gaspari, MD 
Gaspari RJ, Resop D, Mendoza M, Kang T, Blehar D. A randomized controlled trial of incision and drainage versus ultrasonographically guided needle aspiration for skin abscesses and the effect of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 2011;57(5)483-491.

Gaspari RJ, Paydarfar D. Dichlorvos-induced central apnea: effects of selective brainstem exposure in the rat. Neurotoxicology, 2011;32(2):206-214.

Mary-Elise Manuell, MD 
Manuell M, Cukor J. Mother Nature versus human nature: public compliance with evacuation and quarantine. Disasters, 2011; 35 (2): 417-442.

Manuell ME, Co MD, Ellison RT 3rd. Pandemic influenza: implications for preparation and delivery of critical care services. Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, 2011;26(6):347-367.

Weibrecht K, Longo C, Brush E, Manuell ME, Rhyee S, Boyer EW. Sulfur Mustard Exposure Presenting to a Community Emergency Department. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 2011 (doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2011.07.023)

Michelle Mendoza, MD 
Gaspari RJ, Resop D, Mendoza M, Kang T, Blehar D. A randomized controlled trial of incision and drainage versus ultrasonographically guided needle aspiration for skin abscesses and the effect of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 2011;57(5)483-491.

Marie Mullen, MD 
Ehrman R, Wira C, Lomax A, Hayward A, Marcelin J, Ellis T, Przyklenk K, Volturo G, Mullen M. Etomidate use in severe sepsis and septic shock patients does not contribute to mortality. Internal Emergency Medicine, 2011;6(3):253-257.

Sean Rhyee, MD 
Ward J, Rhyee S, Plansky J, Boyer E. Methoxetamine: a novel ketamine analog and growing health-care concern. Clinical Toxicology, 2011;49(9):874-875. Epub 2011 Oct 7.

Weibrecht KW, Rhyee SH. Acute respiratory distress associate with inhaled hydrocarbon. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 2011;54(12):911-914.

Heard KJ, Green JL, James LP, Judge BS, Zolot L, Rhyee S, Dart RC. Acetaminophen-cysteine adducts during therapeutic dosing and following overdose. BMC Gastroenterology, 2011;11:20.

Alhelail MA, Hoppe JA, Rhyee SH, Heard KJ. Clinical course of repeated supratherapeutic ingestion of acetaminophen. Clinical Toxicology, 2011;49(2):108-112.

Gregory Volturo, MD 
Ehrman R, Wira C, Lomax A, Hayward A, Marcelin J, Ellis T, Przyklenk K, Volturo G, Mullen M. Etomidate use in severe sepsis and septic shock patients does not contribute to mortality. Internal Emergency Medicine, 2011;6(3):253-257.

Jeanine Ward, MD
Ward J, Rosenbaum C, Hernon C, McCurdy CR, Boyer EW. Herbal medicines for the management of opioid addiction: safe and effective alternatives to conventional pharmacotherapy? CNS Drugs, 2001(Dec);25(12):999-1007.

Ward J, Rhyee S, Plansky J, Boyer E. Methoxetamine: a novel ketamine analog and growing health-care concern. Clinical Toxicology, 2011;49(9):874-875. Epub 2011 Oct 7.

Ward J, Szabo G, McManus D, Boyer E. Advanced molecular biologic techniques in toxicologic disease. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2011;7(4):288-294.

Ward JA, Zuckerman M, Adams CA, Napoli A. Amphetamine use in Rhode Island Hospital trauma patients. American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2011;29(5):569-571.

Peer reviewed publications - 2010

Steven B. Bird, MD 
Gresham C, Rosenbaum C, Gaspari R, Bird SB. Kinetics and efficacy of an organophosphorus hydrolase in a rodent model of methyl-parathion poisoning. Academic Emergency Medicine 2010 (Jul); 17(7): 736-740.

Bird SB, Dawson A, Ollis D. Enzymes and bioscavengers for prophylaxis and treatment of organophosphate poisoning. Frontiers in Bioscience, 2010; S2: 209-220.

Rosenbaum CR, Church R, Bird SB. Timing and frequency of physostigmine redosing for antimuscarinic toxicity. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2010 (Dec); 6(4): 386-392.

Rosenbaum CR, Bird SB. Non-muscarinic therapeutic targets for acute organophosphorus poisoning. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2010 (Dec); 6 (4): 408-412.

Weibrecht K, Dayno M, Darling C, Bird SB. Liver aminotransferases are elevated with rhabdomyolysis in the absence of liver injury. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2010 (Sep); 6(3): 294-300.

David Blehar, MD
Moon C, Blehar D, Shear M, Uyehara P, Arnold J. Gaspari R, Cukor, J. Incidence of posterior vessel wall puncture during ultrasound-guided catheter placement in a simulated model. Academic Emergency Medicine, 2010; 17 (10): 1138-1141.

Edwin D. Boudreaux, PhD 
NIH Emergency Medicine Roundtable (Boudreaux, ED). NIH Roundtable on opportunities to advance research on neurologic and psychiatric emergencies. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2010 (Nov); 56(5): 551-564

Academic ED SBIRT Research Collaborative (Boudreaux ED). The impact of screening, brief intervention and referral for treatment in emergency department patients' alcohol use: a 3-, 6- and 12-month follow-up. Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 2010 (Nov-Dec); 45(6): 514-519.

Boudreaux ED, Moon S, Baumann B, Camargo C, O’Hea E, Ziedonis D. Intentions to quit smoking: Causal attribution, perceived illness severity, and event-related fear during an acute health event. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 2010; 40: 350-355.

Baumann BM, Mazzarelli A, Brunner J, Chansky ME, Thompson N, Boudreaux ED. Purchase and use patterns of heroin users at an inner city emergency department. Journal of Emergency Medicine, Epub 2010 (Aug 26); PubMed PMID: 20800411.

Bernstein SL, Boudreaux ED, for the ACEP Smoking Cessation Study Group. Effect of an ED-based tobacco control intervention on patient satisfaction scores. Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2010 (May); 38(4): 35-40.

Edward W. Boyer, MD 
Boyer EW, Smelson D, Fletcher R, Ziedonis D, Picard RW. Wireless technologies, ubiquitous computing and mobile health: Application to drug abuse treatment and compliance with HIV therapies. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2010 (Jun); 6: 212-216.

Gener B, Burns JM, Griffin S, Boyer EW. Administration of ondansetron is associated with lethal outcome. Pediatrics, 2010 (Jun); 125 (6): 1514-1517.

Boyer EW, Fay RJ, Cook A, Buckosh M, Hibberd PL, Case P. Conducting drug abuse investigators in natural environments: Potential directions for medical toxicology research. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2010 (Mar); 6(1): 56-62.

Boyer EW, McCance-Katz EF, Marcus S. Methadone and buprenorphine toxicity in children. American Journal on Addictions, 2010 (Jan-Feb); 19 (1): 89-95.

Richard Church, MD 
Rosenbaum CR, Church R, Bird SB. Timing and frequency of physostigmine redosing for antimuscarinic toxicity. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2010 (Dec); 6(4): 386-392.

Chad Darling, MD
Weisberg S. Fitch J, Towner D, Darling CE. Transporting without infusions: Effect on door to needle time for ACS patients. Prehospital Emergency Care, 2010 (Apr); 14(2): 159-163.

Weibrecht K, Dayno M, Darling C, Bird SB. Liver aminotransferases are elevated with rhabdomyolysis in the absence of liver injury. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2010 (Sep); 6(3): 294-300.

Eric Dickson, MD 
Folk GE, Dickson EW, Lynch RG, Thrift DL. An unusual timing of blood coagulation in deer mice (Peromyscus leucopus). Biological Rhythm Research, 2010 (Feb); 41(1): 1–6.

Buresh CT, Folk GE, Dickson EW, Thrift DL. Comparing Hypothermia in the Human and the Black Bear (Ursus americanus). Biological Rhythm Research, 2010 (Aug); 41(4): 247-257.

Romolo Gaspari, MD 
Gresham C, Rosenbaum C, Gaspari R, Bird SB. Kinetics and efficacy of an organophosphorus hydrolase in a rodent model of methyl-parathion poisoning. Academic Emergency Medicine 2010 (Jul); 17(7): 736-740.

Moon C, Blehar D, Shear M, Uyehara P, Arnold J. Gaspari R, Cukor, J. Incidence of posterior vessel wall puncture during ultrasound-guided catheter placement in a simulated model. Academic Emergency Medicine, 2010; 17 (10): 1138-1141.

Moak J, Gaspari R, Lindsell C. Motivations, job performance, and job satisfaction among current and former ultrasound fellows. Academic Emergency Medicine, 2010 (Jun); 17(6): 644-648.

Virginia Mangolds, NP 
Cohen J, Goedecke E, Cyrkler JE, Mangolds VB, Bateman J, Przyklenk K, Mullen MT. Early glycemic control in critically ill emergency department patients: Pilot trial. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2010; 11(1): 20-23.

Marie Mullen, MD 
Cohen J, Goedecke E, Cyrkler JE, Mangolds VB, Bateman J, Przyklenk K, Mullen MT. Early glycemic control in critically ill emergency department patients: Pilot trial. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2010; 11(1): 20-23.

Sean Rhyee, MD 
Rhyee SH, Pedapati EV, Thompson J. Prolonged delirium following quetiapine overdose. Pediatric Emergency Care 2010; 26(10): 754-756.

Rhyee SH, Hoppe J, Heard K. Multiple aminotransferase peaks following acute acetaminophen overdose in three patients. Pharmacotherapy 2010; 30(10): 1084-1088.

Toxicology Investigator Network Authorship Group. A multi-center comparison of the safety of oral versus intravenous acetylcysteine for treatment of acetaminophen overdose. Clinical Toxicology 2010; 48(5): 424-430. (Member of authorship group)

Stacy Weisberg, MD 
Weisberg S. Fitch J, Towner D, Darling CE. Transporting without infusions: Effect on door to needle time for ACS patients. Prehospital Emergency Care, 2010 (Apr); 14(2): 159-163.

Peer reviewed publications - 2009

David Blehar, MD 

Gaspari R, Blehar D, Mendoza M, Montoya A, Moon C, Polan D. Use of ultrasound elastography for skin and subcutaneous abscesses. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 2009 (Jul); 28(7): 855-860.

Gaspari R, Dickman E, Blehar D. Learning curve of bedside ultrasound of the gallbladder. Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2009 (Jul); 37(1): 51-56.

Blehar D, Dickman E, Gaspari R. Identification of congestive heart failure via measurement of respiratory variation of inferior vena cava diameter. American Journal Emergency Medicine, 2009 (Jan); 27(1): 71-75.

Edwin D. Boudreaux, PhD 
Boudreaux ED, Cydulka R, Bock B, Borrelli B, Bernstein, S. Conceptual models of health behavior: Research in emergency care settings. Academic Emergency Medicine, 2009 (Nov); 16: 1120–1123.

Boudreaux ED, Allen M, Claassen C, Currier G, Bertman L, Glick R, Park J, Feifel D, on behalf of the PERC. The Psychiatric Emergency Research Collaboration – 01 (PERC-01): Methods and results. General Hospital Psychiatry, 2009 (Nov-Dec); 31: 515-522.

Patel SN, Tsai CL, Boudreaux ED, Kilgannon JH, Sullivan AF, Blumenthal D, Camargo C. Multicenter study of cigarette smoking among patients presenting to the emergency department with acute asthma. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 2009 (Aug); 103: 121-127.

Bernstein SL, Boudreaux ED, Cabral L, Cydulka RK, Schwegman D, Larkin GL, Adams AL, McCullough LB, Rhodes KV. Efficacy of a brief intervention to improve emergency physicians' smoking cessation counseling skills, knowledge, and attitudes. Substance Abuse, 2009 (Apr-Jun); 30 (2): 158–181.

O’Hea EL, Moon S, Grothe K, Boudreaux ED, Bodenlos J, Wallston K, Brantley PJ. The interaction of locus of control, self-efficacy, and outcome expectancy in predicting HbA1c in medically underserved individuals with Type 2 diabetes. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 2009 (Feb); 32 (1): 106-117.

Boudreaux ED, Bedek KL, Gilles D, Baumann BM, Hollenberg S, Lord SA, Grissom G. The Dynamic Assessment and Referral System for Substance Abuse (DARSSA): Development, functionality, and end-user satisfaction. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2009 (Jan); 99: 37-46.

Edward Boyer, MD 
Monte AA, Mandel T, Wilford BB, Tennyson J, Boyer EW. Diversion of buprenorphine/naloxone co formulated tables in a region with high prescribing prevalence. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 2009; 28: 226-231.

Church RJ, Boyer EW. Case files of the medical toxicology fellowship at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts: Stumbling through a blue haze. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2009; 5: 40-45.

Richard Church, MD
Church RJ
, Boyer EW. Case files of the medical toxicology fellowship at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts: Stumbling through a blue haze. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2009; 5: 40-45.

Chad Darling, MD 
Saczynski JS, Darling CE, Spencer FA, Lessard D, Gore JM, Goldberg RJ. Clinical Features, Treatment Practices, and Hospital and Long-term Outcomes of Older Patients Hospitalized with Decompensate Heart Failure: The Worcester Heart Failure Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2009 (Sep); 57(9): 1587-1594.

Goldberg RJ, Darling CE, Joseph B, Saczynski JS, Chinali M, Lessard D, Pezzella S, Spencer FA. Epidemiology of Decompensated Heart Failure in a Single Community in the Northeastern USA. American Journal of Cardiology, 2009 (Aug); 104(3): 377-382.

Darling CE, Volturo GA, Michelson AD, Przyklenk K. Platelet reactivity and the identification of acute coronary syndromes in the emergency department. Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis, 2009; 28: 31-37.

Eric Dickson, MD 
Dickson EW, Singh S, Cheung DS, Wyatt CC, Nugent AS. Application of Lean Manufacturing Techniques in the Emergency Department. Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2009 (Aug); 37(2): 177-182.

Chatterjee TK, Stoll LL, Denning GM, Harrelson A, Blomkalns AL, Idelman G, Rothenberg FG, Neltner B, Romig-Martin SA, Dickson EW, Rudich S, Weintraub NL. Proinflammatory phenotype of perivascular adipocytes: influence of high-fat feeding. Circulation Research, 2009 (Feb); 104(4): 541-549.

Dickson EW, Anguelov Z, Bott P, Nugent A, Walz D. Use of Lean in the Emergency Department: A Case Series of Four Hospitals. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 2009 (Oct); 54(4): 504-510.

Romolo Gaspari, MD 
Akhtar S, Theodoro D, Gaspari R, Tayal V, Sierzenski P, LaMantia J, Stahmer S, Raio C. Resident training in emergency ultrasound: Consensus recommendations from the 2008 Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors Conference. Academic Emergency Medicine, 2009 (Dec): S32-S36.

Blehar D, Dickman E, Gaspari R. Identification of congestive heart failure via respiratory variation of inferior vena cava diameter. American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2009 (Jan); 27(1): 71-75.

Gaspari RJ, Paydarfar D. Respiratory failure induced by acute organophosphate poisoning: Effects of vagotomy. Journal Neurotoxicity Research, 2009; 30(2): 298-304.

Gaspari R, Blehar D, Mendoza M, Montoya A, Moon C, Polan D. Use of ultrasound elastography for skin and subcutaneous abscesses. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 2009 (Jul); 28(7): 855-860.

Gaspari RJ, Blehar D, Dickman E. Learning curve of bedside in the detection of gallstones. Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2009 (Jul); 37(1): 51-56.

Stacy Weisberg, MD 
Kue R, Weisberg SN, Restuccia MC. Evaluation of an EMS-based social services referral program for elderly adults. Prehospital Emergency Care, 2009; 13: 273–279.