Past Research Studies

Procedural Sedation of Critically Ill Patients in the ED (published in 2005)

Monitoring Procedural Sedation with End Tidal Carbon Dioxide and Bispectral Analysis

Randomized clinical trial of propofol versus methohexital for procedural sedation during fracture and dislocation reduction in the emergency department (published 2003)

Bispectral electroencephalographic analysis of patients undergoing procedural sedation in the emergency department (published 2003)

Serial Bispectral index scores in patients undergoing observation for sedative overdose in the emergency department (published 2006)

Patient Recall of Emergency Department Intubation and BIS Monitoring

Assessment of the onset and persistence of amnesia during procedural sedation with propofol (published 2005)

Sumitriptan for the Treatment of Benign Undifferentiated Headaches in the Emergency Department (published 2007)

The utility of the bispectral index in procedural sedation with propofol in the emergency department
(published 2005)

BIS Analysis of Head Injured Patients (published 2004)

e vs Deep Procedural Sedation

Analgesia due to route of MS administere
d in the Emergency Department

Demographic Assessment of Pai
n in the Emergency Department

Comparison of the Efficacy and Safety of Tramadol HCl/Acetaminophen Versus Hydrocodone  Bitartrate/Acetaminophen Versus Placebo in Subjects wit
h Acute Musculoskeletal Pain

Management of acute undifferentiated agitation in the emergency department: A randomized double-blind trial of droperidol, ziprasidone, a
nd midazolam (published 2005)

Longitudinal Pain Studies

The prevalence of injury of any type in an urban emergency department population (published 2009)

Digital Imaging in EMS

Emergency Department Management of Acute Undifferentiated Agitation: Utilit
y of Intramuscular Olanzapine

End-tidal carbon dioxide monitoring during procedural sedation (published 2002)

Complications of Peripheral Intravenous Placement in Emergency Department Patients Discharged to Home

BMI IV Study

Oral versus intravenous opioid dosing for the initial treatment of acute musculoskeletal pain in the emergency department (published 2008)

Randomized Clinical Trial of Etomidate Versus Propofol for Procedural Sedation in the Emergency Department (published 2007)

Use of Rapid Dissolving Oral Risperdal for the Management of Acute, Undifferentiated Agitatio
n in the Emergency Department

Do All Blunt Traum
a Patients need Pelvic X-Ray?

Acupressure for the Treatment of Benign Headaches in t
he Emergency Department

Efficacy Study of a Facemas
k Device to Treat Hypotension

Screening for Depression in Adolescent
and Young Adult ED Patients

Young Adult Depression Study

Trauma/Pain Screening

Splandaid Bandage

Randomized clinical trial of nebulized fentanyl citrate versus iv fentanyl citrate in children presenting to the emergency department with acute pain (published 2007)

Quantified Changes in End-tidal Carbon Dioxide During Procedural Sedation Are Associated with Specific Clinical Si
gns of Respiratory Depression

MRSA Pneumonia in Hospitalized Patients

Cardiac Biomarkers Study

Time Series Stab Room Study

Olanzapine versus droperidol for the treatment of primary headache in the emergency department
(published 2008)

The effect of the assignment of a pre-sedation target level on procedural sedation using propofol (published 2007)

Randomized double-blind placebo controlled crossover study of acetaminophen, ibuprofen, acetaminophen/hydrocodone, and placebo for the relief of pain from a standard painful stimulus (published 2009)

Randomized Clinical Trial of Propofol with and without Alfentanil for deep procedural sedation in the Emergency Department (published 2009)

Hypotension Capnography Study

Head Injury Screening

Oral Oxycodone

Capnography Study

The relationship between chronic illness, chronic pain, and socioeconomic factors in the ED (published 2011)

Bell's Palsy Biomarkers

IV morphine versus Oral Oxycod
one - in pediatric and adults

Propofol versus Alfen
tanil for Counscious Sedation

The association of a decreased level of awareness and blood alcohol concentration with both agitation and sedation in intoxicated patients in the ED (published 2007)

The Health Literacy of Adults Presenting to an Urban Emergency Department (published 2011)

Stress Biom
arkers in procedural sedation

Alfentanil for procedural sedation in the emergency department (pu
blished 2011)

Randomized clinical trial of propofol versus ketamine for procedural sedation in the emergency department (pub
lished 2010)

The need for dental care among adults presenting to an urban ED (published 2012)

IDNet surveillance studies – MRSA, c diff

Shock resuscitation

Airway intubation – randomized controlled trial with the CMAC device

Health literacy and after visit summary discharge instructions

Carbon monoxide

Self-reported pain score correlation with stress, anxiety, and satisfaction

Overdose monitoring

Ketofol sedation