Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Patient Preference and Risk Assessment in Opioid Prescribing Disparities: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical TrialJAMA Network Open.  4. 2021
2021 Towards a classification system for errors in trauma resuscitation: is it time? 2021
2021 Development of an emergency department-based intervention to expand access to medications for opioid use disorder in a medicaid nonexpansion setting: Protocol for engagement and community collaborationJMIR Research Protocols.  10. 2021
2021 Design and Implementation of a Curriculum for Emergency Medicine Residents to Address Medications and Treatment Referral for Opioid Use Disorder 2021
2020 Adapting two American Decision Aids for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury to the Canadian Context Using the Nominal Group Technique 2020
2020 Assessment of Shared Decision-making for Stroke Prevention in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: A Randomized Clinical TrialJAMA Internal Medicine.  180:1215-1224. 2020
2020 Stories to communicate individual risk for opioid prescriptions for back and kidney stone pain: Protocol for the life storried multicenter randomized clinical trialJMIR Research Protocols.  9. 2020
2020 Normalization of a conversation tool to promote shared decision making about anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation within a practical randomized trial of its effectiveness: A cross-sectional studyTrials.  21. 2020
2020 Head CT overuse in children with a mild traumatic brain injury within two Canadian emergency departments 2020
2020 What is the effect of a decision aid in potentially vulnerable parents? Insights from the head CT choice randomized trialHealth Expectations.  23:63-74. 2020
2019 Evaluation of emergency department derived delirium prediction models using a hospital-wide cohortJournal of Psychosomatic Research.  127. 2019
2019 Quality Is Not the only Part of the Emergency Department-Based Intensive Care Unit Value EquationJAMA Network Open.  2. 2019
2019 User-centred clinical decision support to implement emergency department-initiated buprenorphine for opioid use disorder: Protocol for the pragmatic group randomised EMBED trialBMJ Open.  9. 2019
2019 Developing a Conversation Aid to Support Shared Decision Making: Reflections on Designing Anticoagulation ChoiceMayo Clinic Proceedings.  94:686-696. 2019
2019 Increasing Trends in the Use of Hospital Observation Services for Older Medicare Advantage and Privately Insured Patients 2019
2019 Computerized clinical decision support system for emergency department–initiated buprenorphine for opioid use disorder: User-centered designJMIR Human Factors.  6. 2019
2018 Effect of the Head Computed Tomography Choice Decision Aid in Parents of Children With Minor Head Trauma: A Cluster Randomized TrialJAMA Network Open.  1:e182430. 2018
2018 Improving perceptions of empathy in patients undergoing low-yield computerized tomographic imaging in the emergency departmentPatient Education and Counseling.  101:717-722. 2018
2018 Access to primary care and computed tomography use in the emergency departmentBMC Health Services Research.  18. 2018
2018 Performance of Coronary Risk Scores Among Patients With Chest Pain in the Emergency DepartmentJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  71:606-616. 2018
2018 Shared Decision-Making as the Future of Emergency CardiologyCanadian Journal of Cardiology.  34:117-124. 2018
2018 Effectiveness of a Decision Aid in Potentially Vulnerable Patients: A Secondary Analysis of the Chest Pain Choice Multicenter Randomized TrialMedical Decision Making.  38:69-78. 2018
2018 Trends in opioid use in commercially insured and Medicare Advantage populations in 2007-16: Retrospective cohort studyBMJ.  362. 2018
2017 Improving trend in ventricular fibrillation/pulseless ventricular tachycardia out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Rochester, Minnesota: A 26-year observational study from 1991 to 2016Resuscitation.  120:31-37. 2017
2017 Patient centred diagnosis: sharing diagnostic decisions with patients in clinical practiceBMJ.  359:j4218. 2017
2017 Shared Decisionmaking in the Emergency Department: A Guiding Framework for CliniciansAnnals of Emergency Medicine.  70:688-695. 2017
2017 How Do We Balance the Long-Term Health of a Patient With the Short-Term Risk to the Physician?Journal of Emergency Medicine.  53:583-585. 2017
2017 Further Evaluation of Factors That May Predict Biphasic Reactions in Emergency Department Anaphylaxis PatientsJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.  5:1295-1301. 2017
2017 Tablet-based patient-centered decision support for minor head injury in the emergency department: Pilot studyJMIR mHealth and uHealth.  5. 2017
2017 Increased computed tomography utilization in the Emergency Department and Its Association with Hospital AdmissionWestern Journal of Emergency Medicine : Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health.  18:835-845. 2017
2017 Patient-Centered Decision Support: Formative Usability Evaluation of Integrated Clinical Decision Support With a Patient Decision Aid for Minor Head Injury in the Emergency DepartmentJournal of Medical Internet Research.  19. 2017
2017 Trends, characteristics, and incidence of anaphylaxis in 2001-2010: A population-based studyJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.  139:182-188.e2. 2017
2016 Rate of recurrent anaphylaxis and associated risk factors among Olmsted County, Minnesota, residents: A population-based study 2016
2016 Epinephrine Autoinjector Prescribing Trends: An Outpatient Population-Based Study in Olmsted County, MinnesotaJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.  4:1182-1186.e1. 2016
2016 PCI Choice Decision Aid for Stable Coronary Artery Disease: A Randomized TrialCirculation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.  9:767-776. 2016
2016 Pilot Study of Kano “Attractive Quality” Techniques to Identify Change in Emergency Department Patient ExperienceAnnals of Emergency Medicine.  68:553-561. 2016
2016 A Comparison of Chest Compression Quality Delivered During On-Scene and Ground Transport Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.Western Journal of Emergency Medicine : Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health.  17:634-639. 2016
2016 Clinical judgment is not passé when it comes to identifying patients with acute myocardial infarctionEvidence Based Medicine.  21:117. 2016
2016 Incidence of adverse events in paediatric procedural sedation in the emergency department: A systematic review and meta-analysisBMJ Open.  6. 2016
2016 Comparison of management and outcomes of ED patients with acute decompensated heart failure between the Canadian and United States’ settings 2016
2016 Shared decision making in patients with low risk chest pain: Prospective randomized pragmatic trialBMJ.  355. 2016
2015 Part 7: Adult advanced cardiovascular life support: 2015 American Heart Association guidelines update for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiovascular careCirculation.  132:S444-S464. 2015
2015 Predicting risk of endocarditis using a clinical tool (PREDICT): Scoring system to guide use of echocardiography in the management of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremiaClinical Infectious Diseases.  61:18-28. 2015
2015 Recurrent ventricular fibrillation: Experience with first responders prior to advanced life support interventionsResuscitation.  88:138-142. 2015
2015 Accuracy of 'my gut feeling:' comparing system 1 to system 2 decision-making for acuity prediction, disposition and diagnosis in an academic emergency departmentWestern Journal of Emergency Medicine : Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health.  16:653-657. 2015
2015 Back to the Bedside: Developing a Bedside Aid for Concussion and Brain Injury Decisions in the Emergency Department.eGEMs.  3:1136. 2015
2015 Epinephrine in anaphylaxis: Higher risk of cardiovascular complications and overdose after administration of intravenous bolus epinephrine compared with intramuscular epinephrineJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.  3:76-80. 2015
2015 Lost in translation: Physician understanding and communication of risk to patients with possible acute coronary syndrome is unacceptable and in dire need of resuscitationAnnals of Emergency Medicine.  66:23-24. 2015
2015 Success of elective cholecystectomy treatment plans after emergency department visitJournal of Surgical Research.  193:95-101. 2015
2015 Time of Onset and Predictors of Biphasic Anaphylactic Reactions: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysisJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.  3:408-416.e2. 2015
2015 Validation of a decision rule for selective TSH screening in atrial fibrillationWestern Journal of Emergency Medicine : Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health.  16:195-202. 2015
2014 Genders of patients and clinicians and their effect on shared decision making: A participant-level meta-analysisBMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making.  14. 2014
2014 Effectiveness of the head CT choice decision aid in parents of children with minor head trauma: Study protocol for a multicenter randomized trialTrials.  15. 2014
2014 Effectiveness of the chest pain choice decision aid in emergency department patients with low-risk chest pain: Study protocol for a multicenter randomized trialTrials.  15. 2014
2014 Trends in computed tomography utilization rates: A longitudinal practice-based studyJournal of Patient Safety.  10:52-58. 2014
2014 Peering into the black box: A meta-analysis of how clinicians use decision aids during clinical encountersImplementation Science.  9. 2014
2014 Electronic medical records and physician stress in primary care: Results from the MEMO StudyJournal of the American Medical Informatics Association.  21. 2014
2014 Shared decision making in atrial fibrillation where we are and where we should be goingCirculation.  129:704-710. 2014
2014 An observational study of emergency department utilization among enrollees of Minnesota Health Care Programs: Financial and non-financial barriers have different associationsBMC Health Services Research.  14. 2014
2014 Derivation and validation of a simple calculator to predict home discharge after surgeryJournal of The American College of Surgeons.  218:226-236. 2014
2014 Development and validation of the emergency department assessment of chest pain score and 2h accelerated diagnostic protocolEmergency Medicine Australasia.  26:34-44. 2014
2014 A Multifaceted Intervention for Patients With Anaphylaxis Increases Epinephrine Use in Adult Emergency DepartmentJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.  2:294-299.e1. 2014
2014 Compassion fatigue is similar in emergency medicine residents compared to other medical and surgical specialtiesWestern Journal of Emergency Medicine : Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health.  15:629-635. 2014
2014 Derivation of a risk scale and quantification of risk factors for serious adverse events in adult emergency department syncope patients 2014
2014 Impact of sociodemographic patient characteristics on the efficacy of decision aids a patient-level meta-analysis of 7 randomized trialsCirculation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.  7:360-367. 2014
2014 Implementation of shared decision making in cardiovascular care past, present, and futureCirculation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.  7:797-803. 2014
2014 Predictors of Biphasic Reactions in the Emergency Department for Patients With AnaphylaxisJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.  2:281-287. 2014
2013 What is an acceptable risk of major adverse cardiac event in chest pain patients soon after discharge from the Emergency Department? A clinical surveyInternational Journal of Cardiology.  166:752-754. 2013
2013 Antihypertensive medication use is associated with increased organ system involvement and hospitalization in emergency department patients with anaphylaxisJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.  131:1103-1108. 2013
2013 Outcomes in Canadian Emergency Department syncope patients-are we doing a good job?Journal of Emergency Medicine.  44:321-328. 2013
2012 Shared Decision Making in Patients with Stable Coronary Artery Disease: PCI ChoicePLoS ONE.  7. 2012
2012 A risk prediction index for amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis in adults with congenital heart diseaseJournal of Thyroid Research.  2012. 2012
2012 Transforming the Emergency Department Observation Unit. A Look Into the FutureCardiology Clinics.  30:501-521. 2012
2012 Evaluation of patients with possible cardiac chest pain: A way out of the jungleJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  59:2099-2100. 2012
2012 Decision Aid for Chest Pain in ED Engages Patients 2012
2012 The chest pain choice decision aid: A randomized trialCirculation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.  5:251-259. 2012
2012 Automated external defibrillationCritical Care Clinics.  28:143-153. 2012
2012 What is the role of chest compression depth during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest resuscitation?Critical Care Medicine.  40:1192-1198. 2012
2012 Defining abnormal electrocardiography in adult emergency department syncope patients: The Ottawa Electrocardiographic Criteria 2012
2012 Development of a clinical prediction rule for 30-day cardiac events in emergency department patients with chest pain and possible acute coronary syndromeAnnals of Emergency Medicine.  59. 2012
2011 Increasing AED use by lay responders: Implementation challenges and opportunities for knowledge translationResuscitation.  82:967-968. 2011
2011 Performance of a rectilinear biphasic waveform in defibrillation of presenting and recurrent ventricular fibrillation: A prospective multicenter studyResuscitation.  82:685-689. 2011
2011 Epidemiology of suspected wrist joint infection versus inflammationJournal of Hand Surgery (American Volume).  36:469-474. 2011
2010 Part 8: Adult advanced cardiovascular life support: 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular CareCirculation.  122. 2010
2010 Part 6: Defibrillation: 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations.Circulation.  122:S325-S337. 2010
2010 Diagnostic accuracy of the TIMI risk score in patients with chest pain in the emergency department: A meta-analysisCMAJ.  182:1039-1044. 2010
2010 The Chest Pain Choice trial: A pilot randomized trial of a decision aid for patients with chest pain in the emergency departmentTrials.  11. 2010
2010 Optimizing survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: Clinical reviewJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  21:590-595. 2010
2010 Survival After Application of Automatic External Defibrillators Before Arrival of the Emergency Medical System. Evaluation in the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Population of 21 MillionJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  55:1713-1720. 2010
2010 Accuracy and quality of clinical decision rules for syncope in the emergency department: A systematic review and meta-analysisAnnals of Emergency Medicine.  56. 2010
2010 Derivation of a clinical decision rule for chest radiography in emergency department patients with chest pain and possible acute coronary syndrome 2010
2010 External validation of the San Francisco syncope rule in the Canadian settingAnnals of Emergency Medicine.  55:464-472. 2010
2010 Sex differences in clinical presentation, management and outcome in emergency department patients with chest pain 2010
2009 Ventricular fibrillation in Rochester, Minnesota: Experience over 18 yearsResuscitation.  80:1253-1258. 2009
2008 A high peak current 150-J fixed-energy defibrillation protocol treats recurrent ventricular fibrillation (VF) as effectively as initial VFResuscitation.  79:28-33. 2008
2008 Septic thrombophlebitis with acute osteomyelitis in adolescent children: a report of two cases and review of the literature.International Journal of Emergency Medicine.  1:155-159. 2008
2008 A study to derive a clinical decision rule for triage of emergency department patients with chest pain: Design and methodologyBMC Emergency Medicine.  8. 2008
2008 Increased prevalence of sustained return of spontaneous circulation following transition to biphasic waveform defibrillationResuscitation.  77:39-45. 2008
2008 Diagnostic accuracy of clinical prediction rules to exclude acute coronary syndrome in the emergency department setting: A systematic review 2008
2007 Assessment of a three-phase model of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in patients with ventricular fibrillationResuscitation.  73:229-235. 2007
2007 Epidemiology, trends, and outcome of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest of non-cardiac originResuscitation.  72:200-206. 2007
2006 Arrhythmias in the officeMedical Clinics of North America.  90:417-438. 2006
2006 Clinical policy: Critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients with asymptomatic hypertension in the emergency departmentAnnals of Emergency Medicine.  47:237-249. 2006
2006 Defibrillator and dispatch center clock synchronization is essential for time-sensitive treatment of cardiac arrest [4]Resuscitation.  68:435-436. 2006
2005 Ventricular fibrillation is not provoked by chest compression during post-shock organized rhythms in out-of-hospital cardiac arrestResuscitation.  66:7-11. 2005
2005 Images in emergency medicineAnnals of Emergency Medicine.  46. 2005
2005 Images in emergency medicineAnnals of Emergency Medicine.  46. 2005
2005 Images in emergency medicineAnnals of Emergency Medicine.  46. 2005
2005 Images in emergency medicineAnnals of Emergency Medicine.  46. 2005
2005 Survival of a neurologically intact patient with subarachnoid hemorrhage and cardiopulmonary arrestMayo Clinic Proceedings.  80:1073-1076. 2005
2004 Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in patients with cardiac amyloidosis: Presenting rhythms, management and outcomes in four patientsResuscitation.  60:105-111. 2004
2004 Recurrent ventricular fibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest after defibrillation by police and firefighters: implications for automated external defibrillator users.Critical Care Medicine.  32. 2004


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2017 Bringing the patient voice into emergency care.  46-56. 2017

Principal Investigator On

  • EMBED: Pragmatic Trial of User-Centered Clinical Decision Support to Implement EMergency Department-Initiated BuprenorphinE for Opioid Use Disorder  awarded by Yale University
  • Embed: Pragmatic Trial Of User-Centered Clinical Decision Support To Implement Emergency Department-Initiated Buprenorphine For Opioid Use Disorder  awarded by Yale University
  • Emergency Medical Service for Children Network Development  awarded by University of California, Davis
  • Facilitating HIV/AIDS and HIV Testing Literacy for Emergency Department Patients  awarded by RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL - NEW
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Brain Injury Treatment Trial (HOBIT)  awarded by Oregon Health & Science University
  • Implementation of a Shared Decision Making Intervention in Practice: The Chest Pain Choice Pathway  awarded by PATIENT CENTERED OUTCOMES RESEARCH INSTITUTE
  • Initiating Medication Assisted Treatment of Opioid Addiction in the Emergency Department: The ED MAT Protocol  awarded by Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
  • Opioid Use Disorder Information Exchange  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gilead Sciences ^
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gilead Sciences ^
  • The Life STORRIED Study: Life Stories For Opioid Risk Reduction In The Emergency Department (ED)  awarded by University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Using Short Stay Units (SSU) Instead of Routine Admission to Improve Patient Centered Health Outcomes for Acute Heart Failure (AHF) Patients  awarded by Indiana University
  • Education And Training

  • Mayo Clinic, Residency
  • Mayo Clinic, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • University of Ottawa, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2002
  • Full Name

  • Erik Hess
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  • 205-934-9155