Adel A Al-Marshad

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OBJECTIVES The objective was to investigate the association between statin therapy and mortality in emergency department (ED) patients with suspected infection. METHODS A secondary analysis of a prospective, observational cohort study was conducted at an urban, academic ED with approximately 50,000 annual visits. Data were collected between December 2003(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine the willingness of patients to participate in a resuscitation study that requires exception from informed consent and to determine if willingness to participate is associated with demographic and other characteristics. METHODS Adult patients in an emergency department and in a geriatric outpatient clinic were surveyed. Patients were(More)
BACKGROUND Telemetry monitoring in patients with low-risk chest pain is highly utilized, despite the lack of quality data to support its use. STUDY OBJECTIVES To review the medical literature on the utility of telemetry monitoring in patients with low-risk chest pain and to offer evidence-based recommendations to emergency physicians. METHODS A PubMed(More)
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