Albert Einstein College of Medicine Jacobi/Montefiore Residency Program

Publications (2010)


AlagappanK, McGowan J, DeClaro D, Munjal K, Naderi S, Houdek L, O’Donnel M, Silverman R.Antibody titers to Tetanus, Varicella, Rubella and Rubeolla in an HIV InfectedOutpatient Population.  Accepted to: Vaccine and ISV Annual GlobalConference, Vienna, Austria, July 2010.

BenvenutoR, Munjal K, Kaufman B, Isaacs D, Silverman R, Prezant D. Burn BedAvailability.  Abstract.  Presented by Benvenuto at: Society forAcademic Emergency Medicine, June 2010.

BhallaR, Yongue BG, Currie BP, Greenberg MA, Myrie-Weir J, Defino M, Esses D, MenegusMA, McAllen SJ, Monrad ES, Galhotra S, Kalkut G.  Improvingprimary percutaneous coronary intervention performance in an urban minoritypopulation using a quality improvement approach.  Am J Med Qual. 2010 Sep-Oct;25(5):370-7.

BijurPE, Chang AK, Esses D, Gallagher EJ. Identifying theMinimum Clinically Significant Difference in Acute Pain in the Elderly. Ann Emerg Med. 2010 Mar 17.

Elavunkal J, Bright L,Stone MB.Emergency Ultrasound Identification of Loculated Pericardial Effusion: The Importance of MultipleCardiac Views. Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Feb 10. [Epub ahead ofprint]

MunjalK, Kaufman B, Silverman R, Schoenstein L, Braun J, Freese J, Isaacs D. PrezantD. Effect of Time of Day on EMS-To-Intervention Times in an Urban STEMI RegionalCare Network. Presented by Schoenstein at: New York – American College ofEmergency Physicians (NY-ACEP) Research Forum, July 2010.  Accepted asAbstract: Prehospital Emerency Care, October 2010.

Friedman BW, Chilstrom M, Bijur PE, Gallagher EJ. Diagnostic testing and treatment of low back pain in United States emergency departments: a national perspective. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Nov 15;35(24):E1406-11.

FriedmanM, Kaufman B, Freese J, Munjal K, Braun J, Silverman R. Rates of Emergent PCIin Patients with LBBB Transported to PCI Hospitals.  Presented by Friedmanat: Society for Chest Pain Centers, April 2010. Presented by Friedman at: NewYork – American College of Emergency Physicians (NY-ACEP) Research Forum, July2010.  Abstract: Critical Pathways to Cardiology, September 2010.

FriedmanBW. Review:phenothiazines relieve acute migraine headaches in the ED and are better thanother active agents for some outcomes.  Ann Intern Med. 2010 Apr 20;152(8):JC4-11.

 FriedmanBW, Bijur PE, Lipton RB. Standardizingemergency department-based migraine research: an analysis of commonly usedclinical trial outcome measures.  Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Jan;17(1):72-9.

FriedmanBW, Solorzano C, Esses D, Xia S, Hochberg M, Dua N, Heins A, Sasso P, Bijur PE,Lipton RB, Gallagher EJ. Treating headacherecurrence after emergency department discharge: a randomized controlled trialof naproxen versus sumatriptan.  Ann Emerg Med. 2010 Jul;56(1):7-17.

MunjalK, Silverman R, Freese J, Kaufman B, Isaacs D, Braun J, Prezant D. Utilizationof EMS in a Large Urban Area: Description of Call Types and Temporal Trends.Prehospital Emergency Care 2010,14(S1); 22. Abstract.  SubmittedManuscript to Prehospital Emergency Care, June 2010.


LiSF, Cole M, Forest R, Chilstrom M, Reinersman E, Jones MP, Zinzuwadia S, KingS, Yadav K.  Are 2 smaller intravenous catheters as good as 1 largerintravenous catheter?  Am J Emerg Med 2010; 28:724-7.

LiSF, Grant K, Bhoj T, Lent G, Freeman-Garrick J, Greenwald P, Haber M, Singh M,Prodany K, Sanchez L, Dickman E, Spencer J, Perera T, Cowan E.  Residentexperience of abuse and harassment in Emergency Medicine: ten yearslater.  JEmerg Med May2010; 38:248-52.

SánchezJP, Kaltwassar S, McClellan M, Burton WB, Blank A, Calderon Y. Educationalvideo tool to increase syphilis knowledge among black and Hispanic malepatients.  J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2010 Feb;21(1):371-85.


SánchezJP, Guilliames C, Sánchez NF, Calderon Y, Burton WB. Video tool topromote knowledge of syphilis among black and Hispanic men recruited fromclinical and non-clinical settings.  J Community Health. 2010 Jun;35(3):220-8.


TougerM, Birnbaum A, Wang J, Chou K, Pearson D, Bijur P. Performance of the RAD-57pulse Co-oximeter compared with standard laboratory carboxyhemoglobinmeasurement. AnnEmerg Med.2010 Oct;56(4):382-8.

Via MA, Gallagher EJ, Mechanick JI. Bone physiology and therapeutics in chronic critical illness. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010 Nov;1211:85-94. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2010.05807.x. Review.