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Selected Faculty and Fellow Publications

Isakov A, Jamison A, Miles W, Ribner B.  "Safe Management of Patients with Serious Communicable Diseases: Recent Experience with Ebola Virus." (Annals of Internal Medicine) / 9/23/14

Lairet J, Bebarta V, Mathis D, Warren W, Lawler C, Lairet K, Muncy T, Boudreau S, Pitotti R, Brock J, King J. Comparison of Intraosseous Infusion Rates of Blood Under High Pressure in an Adult Hypovolemic Swine Model in Three Different Limb Sites. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2012; 60(4), S75

Lerner EB, Courtney McKee C, Cady C, Cone D, Colella MR, Cooper A, Coule P, Lairet J, Liu JM, Pirrallo R, Sasser S, Schwartz R, Shepherd G, Swienton R. Developing a Functional “Gold Standard” for Mass-Casualty Triage. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2013; 17(1): 111

Lairet J, Bebarta V, Shaw J, Kuschnerait L, Lawler C, Boudreau S, Vargas T, King J. Comparison of intraosseous infusion rates of plasma under high pressure in an adult hypovolemic model in two different limb sites. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2013; 20(5)Supp 1: S13

Bebarta V, Ervin A, Lairet J, Blackbourne L. Prehospital life saving interventions in patients with cardiac arrest in a combat setting - a prospective multicenter study. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2013; 20(5)Supp 1: S209

Bebarta V, Ervin A, Lairet J, Blackbourne L. Pediatric prehospital lifesaving interventions in a combat setting - a prospective multicenter study. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2013; 20(5)Supp 1: S300

Lairet J, Bebarta V, Lairet K, Kacprowicz R, Lawler C, Pittoti R, Bush A, King J. A Comparison of Proximal Tibia, Distal Femur, and Proximal Humerus Infusion Rates Using the EZ-IO Intraosseous Device on an Adult Swine (Sus scrofa) Model. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2013; 17(2): 280-284

Minnick J, Bebarta  V, Stanton M, Lairet J, King J, Torres P, Aden J, Ramirez R. The Incidence of Fever in US Critical Care Air Transport Team Combat Trauma Patients Evacuated From the Theater Between March 2009 and March 2010. Journal of Emergency Nursing. 2013; In Press.

Lairet J, King J, Vojta L, Beninati W. Short term outcomes of US Air Force Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT) patients evacuated from a combat setting. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2013; In Press.

Pearson WS, Ovalle F, Faul M, Sasser SM. A Review of Traumatic Brain Injury Trauma Center Visits Meeting Physiologic Criteria from the American College of Surgeons- Committee on Trauma/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Field Triage Guidelines. Prehospital Emergency Care. (in press)

Dunlop A, Logue K, Vaidyanathan LIsakov A. Facilitators and Barriers for Effective Academic-Community Collaboration for Disaster Preparedness and Response. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (in press)

Sasson C, Iwashyna J, Chan P, Magid D, Root E. McNally B, Kellermann A, Hakoos J. Association between Neighborhood Race/Ethnicity and Income and Bystander CPR for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. The New England Journal of Medicine October 25, 2012.

Lairet J, Lairet K, Burns C, Bebarta V, Cestero R, Renz E, King B, Fernandez W, Gerhardt R, Butler F, DuBose J, Salinas J, Torres P, Minnick J, Blackbourne L. Prehospital interventions performed in a combat zone – a prospective multicenter study of 1,003 combat wounded. Journal of Trauma. 2012: 73(2): S32-S37

Bebarta VS, Pitotti R, Dixon P, Lairet J, Valtier S, Tanen DA. Hydroxocobalamin Versus Sodium Thiosulfate for the Treatment of Acute Cyanide Toxicity in a Swine (Sus Scrofa) Model. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2012: 59(6); 532-539.

Lairet KF, Lairet JR, King B, Renz EM, Blackbourne LH. Prehospital Burn Management in a Combat Zone. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2012;16(2):273-276

Mader, TJ, Nathanson, BH, Millay S, Coute RA, Clapp M, McNally B. Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Outcomes Stratifed by Rhythm Analysis, Resuscitation, 2012 April 7.

Morris G, Greenspan A, Howell K, Gargano L, Mitchell J, Jones J, Potter M, Isakov A Woods C, Hughes J. Southeastern Center for Emerging Biologic Threats (SECEBT) Inaugural Tabletop Exercise: Foodborne Toxoplasmosis Outbreak Detected on College Campuses. Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science. March 2012, 10(1): 89-97.

Cudnik MT, Sasson C, Rea TD, Sayre MR, Zhang J, Bobrow BJ, Spaite DW,McNally B,Denninghoff K, Stolz U. Increasing Hospital Volume is not Associated with Improved Survival in Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest of Cardiac Etiology. Resuscitation. 2012 Jul;83(7):862-8. Epub 2012 Feb 19.

Sasser, SM,;Hunt RC, Faul M, Sugerman D, et al. Guidelines for Field Triage of Injured Patients: Recommendations of the National Expert Panel on Field Triage, 2011. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Ga. MMWR 2012;61(1): 1-20.

Gilchrist, S. et al. Siobhan Gilchrist, MPH, JD; Linda Schieb, MSPH; Qaiser Mukhtar, PhD; Amy Valderrama, PhD; Paula Yoon, ScD, MPH; Comilla Sasson, MD, MS; Bryan McNally, MD, MPH; Michael Schooley, MPH A Summary of Public Access Defibrillation Laws – United States, 2010, Preventing Chronic Disease, 2012;9:110-196;

Govindadjan P, Lin L, Landsman, A, McMullin, JT, McNally, B.,Crouch AJ, Sasson, C. Practice Variability among EMS Systems Participating in the Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (CARES). Resuscitation 2012 Jan;83(1):76-80. Epub 2011 Jun 30.

Gargano LM, Gallagher PF, Freeman AS, Morris JG Jr, Temporado Cookson S, Greenwald I, Lichtenberger P, Milhous W, Williams-Johnson M, Wolfe C,;Isakov A,Woods C, Hughes J. Academic consortia: untapped resources for preparedness, response, and recovery;examining the cholera outbreak in Haiti. Emerg Infect Dis [serial on the Internet]. 2011 Nov

Faul M, Wald MM, Sullivent EE,; Sasser SM,Kapil V, Lerner EB, Hunt RC. Large cost savings realized from the 2006 Field Triage Guidelines: reduction in overtriage to US trauma centers. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2011 Oct 18. [Epub ahead of print].

Magee M,; Isakov A,Paradise H, Sullivan P. Mobile phones and short message service texts to collect situational awareness data during simulated public health critical events. American Journal of Disaster Medicine. 2011; 6(6):379-386.

McNally B,Robb R, Mehta M,et al. Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (CARES), United States, 2005-2010 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, July 29, 2011 / 60(SS08);1-19.

Isakov A, Shartar S, Heilpern K. The State of EM’s Preparedness. Emerg Med 2011;43(9):16.

Dunlop A, Logue K, Beltran G, Isakov A. The Role of Academic Institutions in Community Disaster Response since September 11, 2001. Disaster Med Public Health Preparedness. 2011;5:1-9

Sasser SM, Ossmann E, Wald MM, Lerner EB, Hunt RC. Implementation Status of the 2006 Field Triage Decision Scheme, October 2009-April 2010. West J Emerg Med. July 2011.12(3): 275-283.

Lerner EB, Cone DC, Weinstein ES, Schwartz RB, Coule PL, Cronin M, Wedmore IS, Bulger EM, Mulligan DA, Swienton RE, Sasser SM, Sharh UA, Weireter LJ, Sanddal TL, Lariet J, Markenson D, Romig L, Lord G, Salomone J, O’Conner R, Hunt RC. Mass Casualty Triage: An evaluation of the science and refinement of a national guideline. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2011 Jun;5(2):129-137.

Sugerman D, Nadeau K, Lafond K, Cameron W, Soetebier K, Jhung M, Isakov A, Greenwald I, Neil K, Schrag S, Fry A. A Survey of Emergency Department 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Surge Preparedness—Atlanta, Georgia, July–October 2009 Clin Infect Dis. (2011) 52(suppl 1): S177-S182

Sasson, C, Keirns, C. Smith, D, Sayre, M, Macy, M, Meurer, W, McNally, B, Kellermann, A, Iwashyna, T., Examining the contextual effects of neighborhood on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and the provision of bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Resuscitation. 2011 Jun;82(6):674-9. Epub 2011 Mar 31.

McNally B, Crouch A, Perez B et al. Report for the Joint Commission Special Journal for OHCA. CARES – A Public Health Surveillance Registry for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest  http://www.jointcommission.org/assets/1/6/Sudden_Cardiac_Arrest-final_2.pdf

Govindadjan P, Lin L, Landsman, A, McMullin, JT, McNally, B.Crouch AJ, Sasson, C. Practice Variability among EMS Systems Participating in the Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (CARES). Resuscitation 2012 Jan;83(1):76-80. Epub 2011 Jun 30. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21741432

Magee M, Isakov A, Paradise H, Sullivan P. Mobile phones and short message service texts to collect situational awareness data during simulated public health critical events. American Journal of Disaster Medicine. 2011; 6(6):379-386. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22338318

McNally B, Robb R, Mehta M, et al. Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (CARES), United States, 2005-2010 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, July 29, 2011 / 60(SS08);1-19. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss6008a1.htm?s_cid=ss6008a1_x

Gargano LM, Gallagher PF, Freeman AS, Morris JG Jr, Temporado Cookson S, Greenwald I, Lichtenberger P, Milhous W, Williams-Johnson M, Wolfe C, Isakov A, Woods C, Hughes J. Academic consortia: untapped resources for preparedness, response, and recovery—examining the cholera outbreak in Haiti. Emerg Infect Dis [serial on the Internet]. 2011 Nov http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid1711.110727

Morris G, Greenspan A, Howell K, Gargano L, Mitchell J, Jones J, Potter M, Isakov A, Woods C, Hughes J. Southeastern Center for Emerging Biologic Threats (SECEBT) Inaugural Tabletop Exercise: Foodborne Toxoplasmosis Outbreak Detected on College Campuses. Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science. March 2012, 10(1): 89-97. http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/bsp.2011.0040

Isakov A, Shartar S, Heilpern K. The State of EM’s Preparedness. Emerg Med 2011;43(9):16. http://www.emedmag.com/PDF/043090006.pdf

Dunlop A, Logue K, Beltran G, Isakov A. The Role of Academic Institutions in Community Disaster Response since September 11, 2001. Disaster Med Public Health Preparedness. 2011;5:1-9  http://www.dmphp.org/cgi/content/abstract/5/3/218

Sugerman D, Nadeau K, Lafond K, Cameron W, Soetebier K, Jhung M,Isakov A, Greenwald I, Neil K, Schrag S, Fry A. A Survey of Emergency Department 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Surge Preparedness—Atlanta, Georgia, July–October 2009 Clin Infect Dis. (2011) 52(suppl 1): S177-S182  http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/52/suppl_1/S177.abstract

Sasson, C, Keirns, C. Smith, D, Sayre, M, Macy, M, Meurer, W, McNally, B, Kellermann, A, Iwashyna, T., Examining the contextual effects of neighborhood on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and the provision of bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Resuscitation. 2011 Jun;82(6):674-9. Epub 2011 Mar 31.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21458136

Mould-Millman C, Lynch C, Sasser SIsakov A. “362 Emergency Medical Technicians in Accra, Ghana: A Basic Trauma Knowledge Assessment”, Ann Emerg Med. 2011; 58(4) Supplement: S300.  http://www.annemergmed.com/article/S0196-0644(11)01094-8/fulltext

McNally B, Crouch A, Perez B et al. Report for the Joint Commission Special Journal for OHCA. CARES – A Public Health Surveillance Registry for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest  http://www.jointcommission.org/assets/1/6/Sudden_Cardiac_Arrest-final_2.pdf

Robert W. Neumar, Charles W. Otto, Mark S. Link, Steven L. Kronick, Michael Shuster, Clifton W. Callaway, Peter Kudenchuk, Joseph P. Oranto, Bryan McNally, Scott Silvers, Rod S. Passman, Roger d. White, erik P. Hess, Wanchun Tang, Daniel Davis, Elizabeth Sinz and Lorie J. Morrison. Adult Advanced Cardiac Life Support American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care: October 18, 2010 Circulation 2010: 122; S729-S767 http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/122/18_suppl_3/S729.full.pdf+html

Sasson, C, Keirns, C. Smith, D, Sayre, M, Macy, M, Meurer, W. McNally, B, Kellermann, A, Iwashyna, T.  “Small Area Variations in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Does Neighborhood Matter?” Annals of Internal Medicine. 2010 July; Volume 153 (1): 1-5 http://www.annals.org/content/early/2010/06/01/0003-4819-153-1-201007060-00255.full

Sasson, C, Forman, J, Krass, D, Macy, M, Kellermann, A, McNally, B. “A Qualitative Study to Understand Operational Barriers to Implementation of National Guidelines for Prehospital Termination of Unsuccessful Resuscitation Efforts.” Prehosp Emerg Care. 2010 Apr 6;14(2):250-8  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20144019

Kellermann A, Isakov A, Parker R, Foldy S. "Web-based Self-Triage of Influenza-Like Illness During the 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic", Ann Emerg Med. 2010 Sep;56(3):288-294.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20605260

Sasson, C, Forman, J, Krass, D, Macy, M, Kellermann, A, McNally, B. “A Qualitative Study to Identify Barriers to Local Implementation of Prehospital Termination of Resuscitation Protocol.” Circulation: Cardiovasc Quality Outcomes. 2009; 2:361-368  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20031862

Vaidyanathan L, Liedl CP, Russi CS, Hankins DG. Ventilator Tidal Volume settings during Air Transport in mechanically ventilated patients. SAEM Annual Meeting, New Orleans, May 2009. Acad Emerg Med 2009; 16 (4 supp 1): S197.

Isakov A. “Airmedical EMS: Right Patient, Right Place, Right Time”, CMAJ. 2009 Oct 27;181(9):579-84.

Buehler J, Whitney E, Smith D, Prietula M, Stanton S, Isakov A "Case Studies of the Uses of Syndromic Surveillance", Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science 2009; 7(2):165-177. http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/bsp.2009.0013

Ivan C. Rokos, MD, William J. French, MD, William J. Koenig, MD, Samuel J. Stratton, MD, Beverly Nighswonger, RN, Brian Strunk, MD, Jackie Jewell, RN, Bruce Haynes, MD, Paul S. Philips, MD, Jon Hokanson, MD, Stephen Smith, MD, Jay Westwater, MD, Robert Swor, DO, Aaron Berman, MD, B. Hadley Wilson, MD, Akinyele O. Aluko, MD, Brian W. Gross, MD, Paul S. Rostykus, MD, Angelo Salvucci, MD, Vishva Dev, MD, Bryan McNally, MD, Stephen V. Manoukian, MD, Spencer B. King III, MD . Integration of Pre-Hospital Electrocardiograms and ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction ReceivingCenter (SRC) Networks: Impact on Door-to-Balloon Times Across 10 Independent Regions J Am Coll Cardiol Intv, 2009; 2:339-346  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1936879809000703

McNally B, Stokes A, Crouch A, Kellermann A. “CARES – Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival”, Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2009; 54 (5): 674-683  http://www.annemergmed.com/article/S0196-0644(09)00280-7/abstract

Sasson, C. Hegg, AJ. Macy, M. Park, A. Kellermann, A. McNally, B.  “Prehospital Termination of Resuscitation in Cases of Refractory Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest.” JAMA 2008; 300(12):1432-1438  http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/300/12/1432.short

Yancey AH, Fuhri PD, Pillay Y, Greenwald I (October, 2008).  World Cup 2010 Planning: An Integration of Public Health and Medical Systems, Public Health Vol. 122/Issue 10: 1020-1029  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18313091

Dunlop A, Isakov A, Compton M, White M, Nassery H, Frank E, Glanz K, “Medical Outreach Following a Remote Disaster: Lessons Learned From Hurricane Katrina”, American Journal of Disaster Medicine. 2007; 2(3):121-132. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18274045

Bellolio MF, Vaidyanathan L, Irvin AJ, Gilmore RM, Decker WW, Stead LG.  Can the Emergency Department Vitals Predict the Risk of Subsequent Cerebrovascular Events Following an Acute Ischemic Stroke? American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), New Orleans, LA. October 2006. Ann Emerg Med October 2006; 48: S4 19-20.  http://www.annemergmed.com/article/S0196-0644(06)01515-0/abstract

Bhagra A, Vaidyanathan L, Gilmore RM, DeJesus RO, Bellolio MF, Decker WW, Kashyap R, Stead LG. Insular involvement in acute middle cerebral artery stroke patients presenting to the Emergency Department as a window to stroke severity, stroke subtype, functional outcome and survival. American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), New Orleans, LA. October 2006. Ann Emerg Med October 2006; 48: S4 21.  http://www.annemergmed.com/article/S0196-0644(06)01519-8/abstract

Bhagra A, Dejesus RO, Vaidyanathan L, Gilmore RM, Bellolio MF Decker WW, Kashyap R, Stead, LG.  Does Emergency Department Serum Troponin compare with the Cerebral Infarct Volume on Diffusion Weighted MRI in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke. American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), New Orleans, LA. October 2006. Ann Emerg Med October 2006; 48: S4 120.  http://www.annemergmed.com/article/S0196-0644(06)01868-3/abstract

Vaidyanathan L, Kashyap R, Bhagra A, Gilmore RM, Bellolio MF, Decker WW, Stead, LG.  Real Time Documentation of Reasons for Delay to ED presentation After Acute Ischemic Stroke. American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), New Orleans, LA. October 2006. Ann Emerg Med October 2006; 48: S4 117-118.  http://www.annemergmed.com/article/S0196-0644(06)01862-2/abstract

Bhagra A, Vaidyanathan L, Kumar G, Varadachari C, Schears RM, Decker WW, Stead LG. Serum BNP predicts survival and hospital length of stay after ED presentation for CHF. Heart Failure Society of America, Seattle, WA. September 2006. J Cardiac Failure 2006; 12: S6 108.

Isakov A. “Souls on Board – Helicopter EMS and Safety”, Ann Emerg Med. 2006; 47:357-360. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16546621

Houry D, White M, Corneal K, Kellermann A. Phony motorcycle helmet use in Georgia. American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2005; 23: 409-10.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15915432

Roppolo LP, Pepe PE, Gay M, Patterson B, Cimon N, Yancey AH, Clawson JJ.  Modified Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Instruction Protocols for Emergency Medical Dispatchers: Rationale and Recommendations, Resuscitation 2005 Vol. 65: 203-210 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15866402

Yancey AH, Martinez R, Kellermann AK. Injury Prevention and EMS:  The "Accidents Aren't" Program, Prehospital Emergency Care Vol. 4/No. 4: 204-209.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11962568

Jaslow D., Yancey A.H.. (2000). "Mass Gathering Medical Care". position paper for the National Association of EMS Physicians Standards and Clinical Practice Committee published in Prehospital Emergency Care, Vol. 4/No. 4: 359-360. http://www.naemsp.org/pdf/massgathering.pdf