Selected resident publications. Please contact to submit updates.


  1. Chua-Tuan JL, Cao D, Iwanicki JL, Hoyt CO. Cardiac sodium channel blockade after an intentional ingestion of lacosamide, cyclobenzaprine, and levetiracetam: Case report. Clin Toxicol. 2015; 53(6): 565-568.

  2. Vogel JA, Newgard CD, Holmes JF, Diercks DB, Arens AM, Boatright DH, Bueso A, Gaona SD, Gee KZ, Nelson A, Voros JJ, Moore EE, Colwell CB, Haukoos JH. Validation of the Denver Emergency Department Trauma Organ Failure Score to predict post-injury multiple organ failure. J Am Coll Surg 2015 (Epub Ahead of Print).

  3. Tunson J, Boatright D, Oberfoell S, Bakes K, Angerhofer C, Lowenstein S, Zane R, King R, Druck J. Increasing resident diversity in an Emergency Medicine Residency Program: A pilot intervention with three principal strategies. Acad Med 2015 (Epub Ahead of Print). 

  4. Capp R, Sun B, Boatright D, Gross C. The impact of emergency department observation units on United States emergency department admission rates. J Hosp Med 2015;10(11): 738-42.



  1. Easter JS, Bakes K, Dhaliwal J, Miller M, Hopkins E, Haukoos JS. Validation and comparison of PECARN, CATCH, and CHALICE rules for children with minor head injury: a prospective cohort study. Ann Emerg Med. 2014; 64(2): 145-52.

  2. Meason B, Paterson R. Chikungunya, climate change, and human rights. Health Hum Rights. 2014; 16(1):105-12.

  3. Otten D, Liao MM, Wolken R, Douglas IS, Mishra R, Kao A, Barrett W, Drasler E, Byyny RL, Haukoos JS.  Comparison of bag-valve-mask hand-sealing techniques in a simulated model.  Ann Emerg Med. 2014; 63(1):6-12e3.



  1. Keyes LE, Paterson R, Boatright D, Browne V, Leadbetter G, Hackett P. Optic nerve sheath and acute mountain sickness. Wilderness Environ Med. 2013; 24(2): 105-111.

  2. Boatright D, Byyny RL, Hopkins E, Bakes K, Hissett J, Tunson J, Easter JS, Sasson C, Vogel JA, Bensard D, Haukoos J. Validation of rules to predict emergent surgical intervention in pediatric trauma patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2013; 216(6). (Epub ahead of print).   

  3. Boatright DH, Abbott J. Not your typical frequent flyer: overcoming mythology in caring for sickle cell disease patients. Am J Bioethics 2013; 13(4): 18-20.

  4. Tak E, Ridyard D, Badulak A, Giebler A, Shebeka U, Werner T, Clambey E, Moldoven R, Zimmerman MA, Eltzschig HK, Grenz A. Protective role for netrin-1 during diabetic nephropathy. J Mol Med. 2013; 91(9): 1071-1080.



  1. Mascolo M, Trent S, Collwell C, Mehler PS. What the emergency department needs to know when caring for your patients with eating disorders. Int J Eat Disord. 2012; 45(8): 977-981.

  2. Drake B, Paterson R, Tabin G, Butler FK, Cushing T. Wilderness medical society practice guidelines for treatment of eye injuries and illnesses in the wilderness. Wilderness Environ Med. 2012; 23(4): 325-336.

  3. Easter BD, Fischer C, Fisher J. The use of mechanical ventilation in the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2012; 30: 1183-1188.

  4. Easter B, Buchanan JA. A female with rash and fever: Concomitant dermal and pulmonary varicella. Ann Emerg Med. 2012; 60(2): 146.

  5. Kies MS, Boatright DH, Li GJ, Blumenschein G, El-Naggar AK, Gunn GB, Lewin JS, Steinhaus GD, Sturgis EM. Phase II trial of induction chemotherapy followed by surgery for squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue in young adults. Head and Neck. 2012; 34(9): 1255-1262.

  6. Grenz A, Bauerle JD, Dalton JH, Ridyard D, Badulak A, et al. Equilibrative nucleoside transporter 1 (ENT 1) regulates postischemic blood flow during acute kidney injury in mice. J Clin Invest. 2012; 122(2): 693-710.

  7. Mills LD, Mills TJ, Macht M, Levitan R, De Wulf A, Afronso NS. Post-traumatic stress disorder in an emergency department population one year after hurricane Katrina. J Emerg Med. 2012; 43(1):76-82.

  8. Wadman MC, Clark TR, Kupas DF, Macht M, McLaughlin S, Mize T, Casaletto J, Meuelleman RL. Rural clinical experiences for emergency medicine residents: A curriculum template. Acad Emerg Med. 2012; 19(11): 1287-1293.

  9. Laselle BT, Byyny RL, Haukoos JS, Krzyzaniak SM, Brooks J, Dalton TR, Gravitz CS, Kendall JL. False-negative FAST examination: Associations with injury characteristics and patient outcomes. Ann Emerg Med. 2012; 60(3): 326-334.

  10. Sande M, Thompson D, Monte AA. Fomepizole for severe disulfiram-ethonal reactions. Am J Emerg Med. 2012; 30(1): 262.e3.

  11. Abbate LM, Jordan JM. Weight change in osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 2012; 20(4): 268-270.


  1. Bakes KM, Faragher J, Markovchick VJ, Donahoe K, Haukoos JS. The Denver Seizure Score: anion gap metabolic acidosis predicts generalized seizure. Am J Emerg Med. 2011; 29(9): 1097-1102.

  2. Kendall JL, Kestler A, Whitaker K, Kendall JK, Adkisson M, Moore EE, Haukoos JS. Blunt abdominal trauma patients are at very low risk for intra-abdominal injury after emergency department observation. West J Emerg Med. 2011; 12(4): 496-504.

  3. Haukoos JS, Byyny RL, Erickson C, Paulson S, Hopkins E, Sasson C, Bender B, Gravitz CS, Vogel JA, Colwell CB, Moore EE. Validation and refinement of a rule to predict emergency intervention in adult trauma patients. Ann Emerg Med. 2011; 58(2): 164-171.

  4. Ruygrok M, Combs B, Campbell J, Mahrer M. Heart failure, aneurysms and telangiectases, oh my! American Journal of Medicine 2011; 124(7): 605-607.

  5. Easter J, Easter B. Pediatric intubation in United States emergency departments. Ann Emerg Med. 2011; 58(4): S322-S323.

  6. Grenz A, Dalton JH, Bauerle JD, Badulak A, et al. Partial netrin-1 deficiency aggravates acute kidney injury. PLoS One. 2011; 6(5): e14812.

  7. Vogel J, Heard KJ, Carlson C, Lange C, Mitchel G. Dental pain as a risk factor for accidental acetaminophen overdose: a case-control study. Am J Emerg Med. 2011; 29(9): 1125-1129.

  8. Zieske M, Abbott J. Ethics seminar: The hospice patient in the ED: An ethical approach to understanding barriers and improving care. Acad Emerg Med. 2011; 18(11): 1201-1207.

  9. Druck J, Houghland J, Anderson B. Teaching how to teach: a novel teaching rotation. Med Educ. 2011; 45(5): 525-526.



  1. Cleveland NJ, Yaron M, Ginde AA. The effect of removal of point-of-care fecal occult blood testing on performance of digital rectal examinations in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2010; 56(2): 135-141. 

  2. Haukoos JS, Witt G, Gravitz C, Dean J, Jackson D, Candlin T, Vellman P, Riccio J, Heard K, Kazutomi T, Luyten D, Pineda G, Gunter J, Biltoft J, Colwell C. Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Denver, Colorado: Epidemiology and outcomes. Acad Emerg Med. 2010; 17(4): 391-398.

  3. Houghland JE, Druck J. Effective clinical teaching by residents in emergency medicine. Ann Emerg Med. 2010; 55(5): 434-439.

  4. Heard K, Krier S, Cleveland NR. Knowledge of treatment group does not bias assessment of time to seizure in an animal model of cocaine poisoning. Acad Emerg Med. 2010; 17(7): E75-E77.

  5. Windish R, Ungar T, Backlund B, Haukoos JS, Kendall J. Use of sterile saline as a conduction agent for ultrasound visualization of central venous structures. Emerg Med Australas. 2010; 22: 232-235.

  6. Houghland J, Hoppe J, Zosel A, Heard K. Recent prescription opioid history of patients prescribed opioids in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2010; 56(3): S10-S10.



  1. Heard K, Cleveland NR, Krier S. The effect of olanzapine pretreatment on acute cocaine toxicity in mice. Clin Toxicol. 2009; 47(6): 542-544.

  2. Kendall J, Faragher JF, Hewitt GW, Haukoos JS. Assessment of bedside abdominal ultrasound for the detection of solid organ injury following blunt trauma. West J Emerg Med. 2009; 10: 1-5.

  3. Ruygrok ML, Byyny RL, Haukoos JS. Validation of 3 termination of resuscitation criteria for good neurologic survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Ann Emerg Med. 2009; 54(5): 662.

  4. Pepper T, Mckee G, Gibbs V, Joseph P, Haushalter A, Warkentin J, Haas DW, Sterling TR. Normal chest radiographs in sputum culture-positive pulmonary tuberculosis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2009; 13(1): 148-149.


  1. Heard K, Krier S, Zahniser NR. Administration of ziprasidone for 10 days increases cocaine toxicity in mice. Human Exper Tox. 2008; 27(6): 499-503.

  2. Sankoff JD, Goyal M, Gaieski DF, Deitch K, Davis CB, Sabel AL, Haukoos JS. Validation of the Mortality in Emergency Department Sepsis (MEDS) score in patients with the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS). Crit Care Med. 2008; 36(2): 421-426. 

  3. Tanabe P, Gisondi MA, Medendorp S, et al. Should you close your waiting room? Addressing ED overcrowding through education and staff-based participatory research. J Emerg Nurs. 2008; 34: 285-289.

  4. Wolf SJ, McCubbin TR, Noordenholdz K, Naviaux NW, Haukoos JS. Assessment of the Pulmonary Embolism Rule-Out Criteria (PERC) Rule for evaluation of suspected pulmonary embolism in the emergency department. Am J Emerg Med. 2008; 26: 181-185.


  1. Cleveland NR, Krier S, Heard K. Zipradisone, diazepam, or the combination for prevention of cocaine toxicity in a mouse model. Acad Emerg Med. 2007; 14: 691-694. 

  2. Pearson DA, Bruggman AR, Haukoos JS. Prehospital and emergency department utilization by homeless patients. Ann Emerg Med. 2007; 50: 646-652.

  3. Nordenholz KE, Zieske M, Dyer DS, Hanson JA, Heard K. Radiologic diagnoses of patients who received imaging for venous thromboembolism despite negative D-dimer tests. Am J Emerg Med. 2007; 25(9): 1040-1046.


  1. Cleveland NJ, Dewitt CD, Heard K. Ziprasidone pretreatment attenuates the lethal effects of cocaine in a mouse model. Ac Emerg Med. 2005; 12: 385-388. 

  2. McVaney KE, Macht M, Colwell CB, Pons PT. Treatment of suspected cardiac ischemia with aspirin by paramedics in an urban emergency medical services system. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2005; 9: 282-284. 

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