A Selection of Recent Resident Publications


Chan Y, Alagappan K, Rella J, Bentley S, Soto-Greene M, Martin M. Interpreter Services in Emergency Medicine. J Emerg Med. 2010; 38(2):133.

Curtis H, Kevin Chason K, Goldberg S, Maximillian Wallwitz M, Richardson L. Comparing video based learning to traditional lecture for instructing emergency medicine residents in the disaster medicine principles of triage, decontamination, and personal protective equipment. Acad Emerg Med. 2010; 17(8): S20. Abstract

Grudzen C, Cho E, Morrison M, Richardson L, Morrison S. Palliative Care Needs of Seriously Ill, Older Adults Presenting to the Emergency Department. Acad Emerg Med. 2010; 17(8):S112. Abstract

Hermann LK, Weingart SD, Yoon Y, et al. Comparison of Frequency of Inducible Myocardial Ischemia in Patients Presenting in the Emergency Department With Typical versus Atypical or Non-Anginal Chest Pain. Am J Cardiol. 2010; 105(11): 1561-1564.

Jacobson L, Nazarian D. Critical Issues in the Management of Adult Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia. ACEP Clinical Policy Review. ACEP News. In Press.

LaCalle E, Rabin E. Frequent Visitors to the Emergency Department: The Myths, The Data and Policy Implications. Ann Emerg Med 2010; 56(1): 42-48.

Manini A, MD, Kumar A, Nelson L Olsen D, Vlahov D, Hoffman R. Utility of serum lactate to predict drug overdose fatality. Clin Toxicology. Posted online on August 12, 2010.

Melnick E, Melnick J, and Nelson BP. Pelvic ultrasound in acute appendicitis. J Emerg Med. 2010;38(2):240-2

Nelson BP, Melnick E, Li J. Portable ultrasound for remote environments: Feasibility of field deployment (Part 1 of 2). J Emerg Med (in press: JEM-D-07-00924R3)

Nelson BP, Melnick E, Li J. Portable ultrasound for remote environments: Current indications (Part 2 of 2). J Emerg Med (in press: JEM-D-09-00677)

Richardson L, Rabin E, Oishi M. National Overview of Boarding in Emergency Departments (NOBEDS) Part 1: Boarding practices and use of strategies to reduce crowding and boarding in U.S. emergency departments. Acad Emerg Med. 2010; 17(8):S260. Abstract

Richardson L, Rabin E, Oishi M. National Overview of Boarding in Emergency Departments (NOBEDS) Part 2: Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients boarding in U.S. emergency departments. Acad Emerg Med. 2010; 17(8):S297. Abstract


Genes N, Lupow J. Hair Artifact in Chest X-Ray. Ann Emerg Med. 2009; 53:545, 573.

Genes N, Baumlin K. Electronic Medical Records: State of the Art or Digital Disaster? The Mount Sinai Experience. Emergency Physicians Monthly. 2009; 16(4): 15.

Genes N, Parekh S. Bringing Journal Club to the Bedside. J Emerg Med. 2009 Jan 24. [epub ahead of print; PMID 19168316]

Greene T, Cho E, Shearer P. Is there a doctor in the house? The experience of medical students as responders to out of hospital emergency medical situations. Ann Emerg Med. 2009: 54:S33. Abstract

Hexom B, Beattie, L. Preliminary Results of the Survivors of Torture Presenting to an Urban Emergency Department Prevalence Study. Ann Emerg Med. 2009, 54(3):S48. Abstract

Leung L, Wilson D, Manini AF. Fatal toxicity from symptomatic hyperlactemia: factors implicated with chronic NRTI use. Clin Toxicol (Phila) 2009; 47 (5): 441.

Hermann LK, Weingart S, Yoon Y, Shearer P, Henzlova M, Duvall WL .Typical angina is not predictive of the presence of inducible cardiac ischemia in emergency department chest pain patients. Ann Emerg Med. 2009: 54:S8

Jacobson L. Does Simulation-Based Deliberate Practice In Emergency Medicine Resident Training Improve Resident Management Of Chief Complaint Based Scenarios. Acad Emerg Med. 2010; 17(8): S36. Abstract

Nelson BP, Noble V, Choi J, Truong T, Levine A. Improved resident knowledge and adherence to care guidelines using an algorithm for ectopic pregnancy evaluation. Ann Emerg Med. 2009; 54(3):S34. Abstract

Nelson BP, Parekh S, Hermann L, Chow E, O'Rourke M, Razzouk L, Duvall L. Ultrasound lung comets and Brain Natriuretic Peptide in acute dyspnea. J Ultrasound Med. 2009; 28:S43 Abstract

Okuda Y, Godwin A, Westenbarger R, Shen B. “Sim Wars”: A New Edge to Academic Residency Competitions. Acad Emerg Med. 2009 16: S275-S276.

Okuda Y, Bryson E, DeMaria Jr. S, Jacobson L, Shen B, Quinones J, Levine A. The Utility of Simulation in Medical Education: What is the Evidence? M Sinai J Med. 2009; 76:330-343

Rabin E, Koita J, Salaam O, Richardson L. Emergency Department Nursing Workloads and Their Contributors. Ann Emerg Med. 2009. 54(3)(suppl 1):S84. Abstract

Rhodes K, Bisagaier J, Becker N, Padowitz N, Vashi A, McNutt L. Emergency Care of Urban Women With Sexually Transmitted Infections: Time to Address Deficiencies. Sex Transm Dis. 2009; 36(1): 51-57.

Shah A, Vashi A, Jagoda, A “Status Epilepticus: An Emergency Medicine Perspective” Australiasian J Emerg Med. 2009; 21: 352-366

Shah A, Vashi A, Jagoda A. “Convulsive and Non-Convulsive Status Epilepticus: An Emergency Medicine Perspective.” Emergency Medicine Australasia. Accepted July 21, 2009.


Bentley S, Seethala R, Weingart S. Ultrasound-guided axillary vein approach to the subclavian vein for central venous access. Ann Emerg Med. 2008; 52(4) 475.

Dittmar P, Olmedo R. Cocaine Related Emergencies. Emerg Med Pract. 2008; 1-24.

Friedman BW, Kapoor A, Friedman MS, Hochberg ML, Rowe BH. The relative efficacy of merperidine for the treatment of acute migraine: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Ann Emerg Med. 2008;52(6):705-13.

Nelson BP, Patel VR, Norris MM, and Richardson BK The utility of cardiac sonography and capnography in predicting outcome in cardiac arrest. Int J Emerg Med. 2008;1(3):213-5

Okuda Y, Quinones J.The Use of simulation in the education of emergency care providers for cardiac emergencies. Int J Emerg Med. 2008; 73.

Wang E, Quinones J et al. Developing Technical Expertise in Emergency Medicine—The Role of Simulation in Procedural Skill Acquisition. Ann Emerg Med. 2008; 15: 1046.

Textbook Chapters


Bentley S, Duque D. Ultrasound guided lumbar puncture. 2008

Jacobson L. Patel V, Bentley S, Freedman J. Splinting, Long Arm, Posterior. 2009.

Harkin K, Cushman J. The Medical Student Survival Guide. Dallas: EMRA Publication, 2007.

Chiang J, Jagoda A, Ji L. Sleep aids, stimulants, and drug and alcohol use in residency.

Rosen's and Barkin's 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult. 4th Edition.
Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010.

Okuda Y, Jacobson L. "Glaucoma." Submitted.
Okuda Y, Jacobson L. "CRVO." Submitted.

Thomas S (editor). Emergency Department Analgesia. Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Parekh S, Jagoda A. Cluster headache.

Parekh S, Jagoda A. Migrane and undifferentiated headache.

Parekh S, Jagoda A. Postdural puncture headache.

Parekh S, Jagoda A. Tension type headache.

Evidence-Based Practice 2010 Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Study Guide. EB Medicine, 2009.

Bentley S, Rabin E. Do opiates affect the clinical evaluation of patients with acute abdominal pain?
Oishi M., Nassisi D. HIV in the ED Patient.

Shah K, Egan D, Quaas J (Eds). Essential Emergency Trauma. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams, Wilkens (in press, 2010).

Bentley S. "Traumatic Spondylolisthesis (Hangman’s fracture)"

Close M. "Osteomyelitis"

Constantine M "Thoracic fracture"

Constantine M. "Peritonsilar abscess"

Cho L. "C1 Fracture (Jefferson Burst Fracture)"

Eldridge M. "Tear drop fracture"

Galjour J "Epiglottitis"

Galjour J. "Brown-Sequard Syndrome"
Genes N "Lumbar fracture"
Jacobson L. "Dens/odontoid Injury"
Koita J. "Abscess – Subcutaneous"
Oishi M. "Facet Dislocation and Vertebral Subluxation"
Tainter C. "Cellulitis"
Trivedi S. "Foreign Body – Subcutaneous

Okuda Y and Nelson BP (Eds). Emergency Medicine Oral Board Review Illustrated.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Berrios J. "Variceal Bleed"
Berrios J. "Symptomatic Bradycardia"
Berrios J. "Asthma Exacerbation"
Berrios J. "Steven–Johnson Syndrome
Berrios J. "Guillain-Barre Syndrome"

Chiang J. "Hernia with Obstruction"

Chiang J. "Aspirin Overdose"

Chiang J. "Henoch-Schönlein Purpura"
Chiang J. "Snake Bite"

Chiang J. "Retinal Vascular Occlusion"

Chow E. "Carotid Artery Dissection"

Chow E. "Volvulus"

Close M. "Enteroinvasive Diarrhea"

Close M. "Pneumocystis Pneumonia"

Close M. "Isoniazid Overdose"

Close M. "Elder Abuse"

Close M. "Gout"

Constantine M. "Ischemic Stroke"
Constantine M. "Pelvic Fracture"

Constantine M. "Pyelonephritis"
Constantine M. "Thyroid storm"
Constantine M. "Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome"

Fasina A. "Congenital Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis"

Fasina A. "Pericardial Tamponade"
Fasina A. "Hemorrhagic Stroke"
Fasina A. "Tension Pneumothorax"
Genes N. "Diabetic Ketoacidosis"
Genes N. "Inferior Wall Myocardial Infarction"
Genes N. "Ovarian Torsion"
Genes N. "Opioid Overdose"
Genes N. "Traveler’s Diarrhea"
Hexom B. "Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever"
Hexom B. "Sickle Cell Disease"
Hexom B. "Acute Chest"
Hexom B. "Bacterial Meningitis"
Hexom B. "Pericarditis"
Hexom B. "Hypoglycemia"
Huang A. "Boerhaave Syndrome"
Huang A. "Epidural Abscess"
Huang A. "Necrotizing Fasciitis"
Huang A. "Hyperkalemia"
Jacobson L. "Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma"
Jacobson L "Acetaminophen Toxicity"
Jacobson L
"Adrenal Insufficiency"
Jacobson L "Airway Foreign Bodies"
Jacobson L "Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome"
Jacobson L "Lateral Wall MI"
Jacobson L "Dens Fractures"
Kapoor R. "High Altitude Cerebral Edema"
Kapoor R. "Digitalis Overdose"
Kapoor R. "Congestive Heart Failure"
Kapoor R. "Renal Colic"
Kohli S. "Status Epilepticus"
Kohli S. "Fournier Gangrene"
Kohli S. "Intussusception"
Kohli S. "HIV – Fever"
Melnick E. "Diverticulitis"
Melnick E. "Ventricular Tachycardia"
Melnick E. "Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis"
Melnick E. "Testicular Torsion"

Parekh R. "Tricyclic Antidepressant Overdose"
Parekh R. "Transplant – Fever"
Parekh R. "Splenic Injury"

Seethala R. "Pertussis"
Seethala R. "Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm"
Seethala R. "Carbon Monoxide Poisoning"
Seethala R. "Facial Fracture"
Seethala R. "Thermal Burn 30%"
Shen B. "Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis"
Shen B. "Kawasaki Syndrome"
Shen B. "Cauda Equina"
Shen B. "Sudden Infant Death Syndrome"
Shen B. "Septic Joint"

Singer D. "Anterior Cord Syndrome"
Spencer N
. "Small Bowel Obstruction"
Spencer N. "Cocaine Chest Pain"
Spencer N. "Febrile Seizure"
Spencer N. "Pulmonary Embolism"
Spencer N. "Anaphylaxis"

Tainter K. "Central Cord Syndrome"

Trevedi, S. "Cat bite"
Trivedi S. "Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura"
Trevedi, S. "Tubo-ovarian Abscess"

Trevedi, S. "Cholecystitis"

Trevedi, S. "Ludwig’s Angina"

Truong, T. "Eclampsia"

Truong, T. "Heatstroke"

Truong, T. Iron Overdose"

Truong, T. "Pericardial Tamponade"
Truong, T. "Tension Pneumothorax"
Vashi A "Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis"
Vashi A "Inhalation Anthrax"
Vashi A "Cold Water Immersion"

Vashi A. "Hypertensive Emergency"
Vashi A. "Congenital Coarctation"

Zahn L. "Retropharyngeal Abscess"

Zhong X. "Superventricular Tachycardia"
Zhong X. "Bacterial Pneumonia"
Zhong X. "Neck Trauma"

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Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai
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