University of Massachusetts School of Medicine

Disaster Medicine & Emergency Management Fellowship

Research and Publications by our faculty

2010 and earlier

 

Broach, J. McNamara, M. and Harrison, K. Ambulatory Care by Disaster Responders in the Tent Camps of Port-au-Prince Haiti, January 2010. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness 2010 Vol. 4, pp. 116-121.

 

Kapur GB, Pillow MT, Nemeth I.  Prehospital care algorithm for blast injuries due to bombing incidents.  Prehosp Disaster Med.  2010 Nov-Dec; 25(6): 595 - 600.

 

Broach J, Manuell M, Milsten A. Disaster Medicine and Emergency Preparedness Training for Health Care Institutions. AMA Virtual Mentor (online journal). September 2010, Volume 12, Number 9: 714-716.

 

Broach, J. One Responder’s Experience in Haiti Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness 2010 v. 4, p. 7.

 

Broach, J. Malaria Epidemics after Disasters, ACEP Disaster Medicine Section Newsletter. Feb. 2010

 

Weisberg, S.N., Fitch, J., Towner, D., Darling, C.E. Transporting Without Infusions: Effect on Door to Needle Time for ACS Patients. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2010;14:159-163.

 

Kue, R., Weisberg, S.N., Restuccia, M.C. Evaluation of an EMS-Based Social Services Referral Program for Elderly Adults. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2009; 13:273–279.

 

Cohen V, Jellinek SP, Likourezos A, Nemeth I, Paul T, Murphy D.  Variation in medication information for elderly patients during initial interventions by emergency department physicians. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2008 Jan 1; 65(1): 60 - 4.

 

Nguyen RB, Milsten AM, Cushman JT. Injury patterns and levels of care at a marathon. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 2008; 23(6): 519-525.

 

Milsten AM, Jaslow D, Yankee A. Mass-Gatherings. In Kuehl AE, Cone D, O’Conner R, Fowler eds. Prehospital Systems and Medical Oversight. 4th ed. Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing; 2008. Chapter 3. pp. 16-38. In press.

 

Eastman AL, Rinnert KJ, Nemeth IR, Fowler RL, Minei JP. Alternate Site Surge Capacity In Times Of Public Health Disaster Maintains Trauma Center And Emergency Department Integrity: Hurricane Katrina. The Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection and Critical Care 2007: Aug; 63(2): 253 - 7.

 

Milsten A, Ockene IS. College Fitness Center Emergency Readiness (Editorial). Preventive Cardiology. 2007; 10(3): 123-4.

 

Kennedy T.  Mass Gatherings.  In Disaster Medicine, 3rd Edition, (G Ciottone, Ed).  Mosby (2006).

 

Nemeth IR, Rinnert KJ, Swienton RE, Pepe PE. Catastrophic care: when hospitals are overwhelmed. European Hospital 2006; 15(1): 10 - 11.

 

Milsten AM:  Managing Volunteers and Donations. Chapter 35. In Ciottone G, Darling R, Anderson, Auf der Heidi E, Jacoby, Noji E eds. Disaster Medicine. 1st ed. Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier; 2006. In press.

 

Weisberg, S.N. “Public Health Issues after a Disaster” In: The Core Curriculum in Emergency Medicine (R.V. Aghababian, Ed). Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc., Sudbury, 2006, p 23-25.

 

Weisberg, S.N. “Disaster Triage”. In: The Core Curriculum in Emergency Medicine (R.V. Aghababian, Ed). Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc., Sudbury, 2006, p 26-28.

 

Weisberg, S.N. “Critical Incident Stress Debriefing”. In: The Core Curriculum in Emergency Medicine (R. V. Aghababian, Ed). Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc., Sudbury, 2006, p 29-30.

 

Murphy D, Cohen V, Likourezos A, Nemeth I, Paul T, and Levick N.  Assessment Of Medication History Accuracy For Emergency Department Elderly Patients.  Acad Emerg Med 2005 12(5 Supplement 1): 133 - 134.

 

Nemeth, I.  Mesh Networks. Section of Disaster Medicine News May 2005: 14(2) p 3.

 

Kennedy T.  Electrical Injuries.  In Emergency Medicine (RV Aghababian, Ed).  Lippincott (2005).

 

Nemeth, I. Disaster Medicine Fellowships.  Section of Disaster Medicine News, July 2004: 13(3) p 5.

 

Milsten AM, Seaman KG, Liu P, Bissell R, Maguire B: Variables influencing medical usage rates, injury patterns, and levels of care for mass gatherings. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine 2003; 18(4): 334–346. Associated poster presentations and abstracts: Prehospital Emerge Care 2002; 6(1): 167. Presentation at NAEMSP’s January 2002 Conference; and Ann Emerg Med 2001; 38(4): S108. Presentation at ACEP’s SA 2002.

 

Milsten A, Maguire BJ, Bissell RA, Seaman KG: Mass-Gathering Medical Care: A Review of the Literature. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine 2003;17(3): 32-45.

 

Milsten A: Vasculitis. In Rosen P, Barking RM, Hayden SR, Schaider J, Wolfe R, eds. The 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult. Baltimore, Williams & Wilkins, in press. 1st through 3rd editions.

 

Milsten AM, Cushman, J. Disaster Planning. Critical Decisions in Emeg Med. Sternbach GL, issue editor. Nov 2003; 18(3): 10-19.

 

Kennedy T, Domestic and Socioeconomic Issues. In Clinical Practice Emergency, 3rd Edition.  (A Harwood-Nuss, Ed).  Lippincott-Raven (2000).

 

Milsten A: Hospital Response to Acute-Onset Disasters: A Review. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine 2000; 15(1): 32-45.

 

Jaslow D, Yancey A, Milsten A. Mass Gathering Medical Care: The Medical Director’s Checklist: A Product of the NAEMSP Standards & Clinical Practice Committee (a guide available thru NAEMSP).

 

Milsten AM, Broder JS. Acute Complications in Chronic Neurologic Disorders. Critical Decisions in Emeg Med. Robert RA, issue editor.  Nov 2001; 16(3): 9-18.

 

Jaslow D, Yancey A, Milsten A: Mass Gathering Medical Care. Prehospital Emergency Care 2000; 4(4): 359-360.  Oral Presentation at the NAEMSP’s January 2000 conference.

 

Kennedy T, Bomb Blast Injuries, Psychological and Pediatric Issues in Disaster Medicine.  In Emergency Medicine (RV Aghababian, Ed).  (1999).

 

Kennedy T, Aghababian RV, Gans L.  Triage:  Techniques and Applications in Decision-making.  Ann Emerg Med 28(2):136-144, Aug, 1996.

 

Gans L, Kennedy T.  Management of Unique Clinical Entities in Disaster Medicine.  Emerg Med Clin North Am 14(2):301-326, May, 1996.

 

 

2017

 

Milsten A, Tennyson J, Weisberg S. “Retrospective Analysis of Mosh-Pit Related Injuries”. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. Accepted for publication, Jan 2017.

 

Gautreau, M, Restuccia, M, Senser, K, Weisberg, S. "Familial Anaphylaxis After Silkworm Ingestion." Prehospital Emergency Care. 2017; 21:83-85

 

Broach J, Yong R, Manuell ME, Nichols C. "Use of Facial Recognition Software to Identify Disaster Victims With Facial Injuries." Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2017 Apr 10:1-5.

2016

 

Gleeson TP, Griswold MK, Broach J, Babu KM. "What is This Rash?." J Med Toxicol. 2016 Jun; 12(2):199-200.

 

Broach, J, Manuell, M. "Emergency Preparedness Training Preferences and Perceived Barriers to Training among Various Health Care Providers and Public Health Practitioners in Massachusetts." – Submitted/Under Review

 

Hart, A., Broach, J., Chai, P. Griswold, M., Orford, R., Komianos, T., Healy, M., Boyer, E. "Leveraging Technology for Enhanced Scene Management in Disaster Medicine."  – Submitted/Under Review

 

Weisberg, S.N., Tennyson, J., King, M., Leinbaugh, E. “Cardiac Emergencies” In: EMS Medicine. (D. Cooney, Ed). McGraw Hill Education, New York, 2016, p 264-271.

 

Tennyson, J., Weisberg, S.N., Quale, M. “Extremity Injuries”. In: EMS Medicine. (D. Cooney, Ed) McGraw Hill Education, New York, 2016, p 398-407.

 

Dresser C, Allison J, Broach J, Smith M, Milsten A. "High Intensity Atlantic Hurricanes Produce Disparate Mortality in Low-Income Countries." Accepted and presented at NERDS conference (Caleb Dresser, Mar 2014). Accepted and presented at SAEM conference, Dallas TX (Dr. Milsten, May 2014). Disaster Med Public Health Preparedness. 2016;10:832-837).

 

Milsten A, ASPR TRACIE: "Mass Gathering Medicine Topic Collection". Topic Area Contributor. https://asprtracie.hhs.gov/technical-resources/85/Mass-Gatherings-Special-Events/0 (May 2016)

 

Tennyson, J, Ford-Webb, T, Weisberg, S, LeBlanc, D. "Endotracheal Tube Cuff Pressures in Patients Intubated Prior to Helicopter EMS Transport." Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2016; 17:721

2015

 

Rossano JW, Jones WE, Lerakis S, Millin MG, Nemeth I, Cassan P, Shook J, Kennedy S, Markenson D, Bradley RN.  The Use of Automated External Defibrillators in Infants: A Report From the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015 Jul; 31(7): 526-30

 

Kuo DC, Calderone C, Nemeth I.  Elevated lipase without pancreatitis in infectious colitis.  J Emerg Med. 2015 Jan; 48(1): 26-8.

 

Schwartz B, Nafziger S, Milsten A, Luk J, Yancey A 2nd. Mass Gathering Medical Care: Resource Document for the National Association of EMS Physicians Position Statement. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2015; 19(4):559-68. Epub 2015, Aug 13.

 

Carreiro S, Darnobid A, Rhyee S, Weisberg S. Danger behind the Door: Challenges of Field Rescue and Medical Management in a Hydrogen Sulfide Suicide Attempt. Emerg Med (Los Angel) 5:225. doi: 10.4172/2165-7548.1000225

2014

 

Broach, J, Krupa, R., Manuell, M. Bird, S. Regional Preparedness for Mass Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor Poisoning through Plans for Stockpiling and Inter-hospital Sharing of Pralidoxime. American Journal of Disaster Medicine, 2014; 9 (4)

 

Milsten A, Klein J, Liu Q, Vibhakar N, Linder L. Retrospective Analysis of Quality Improvement Throughput Measures at a High-Volume Community Emergency Department. J Healthc Qual. 2014 Sep-Oct;36(5):13-25. Epub 2013 Jun 3. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Milsten AM:  Managing Volunteers and Donations. Chapter 45. In Ciottone G, editor. Section editor, Jacoby J. “Disaster Medicine”. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier; (accepted for publication 2014).

 

Zuckerman, M., Weisberg, S.N., Boyer, E.W. Pitfalls of Intranasal Narcan.  Prehospital Emergency Care. 2014;18:550-554.

2012

 

Partridge R, Proano L, Marcozzi D, Garza A, Nemeth I, Brinsfield K, and Weinstein E (eds): Oxford American Handbook of Disaster Medicine. New York, NY, Oxford University Press, 2012.

 

Nemeth I: All-hazards approach.  In Partridge R, Proano L, Marcozzi D, Garza A, Nemeth I, Brinsfield K, and Weinstein E (eds): Oxford American Handbook of Disaster Medicine. New York, NY, Oxford University Press, 2012, pp. 10 - 19.

 

Nemeth I and Lairet J: Transportation of the Critical Care Patient.  In Farcy D, Chiu W, Flaxman A, and Marshall J (eds): Critical Care Emergency Medicine.  New York, NY, McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing, 2012, pp. 561 - 568.

 

Nemeth I, Weinstein E, Long C, and Brinsfield K: Federal Medical Response to Disasters.  In Hauda WE, DeAtley C, Bogucki S (eds): Special Operations Medical Support.  Dubuque, IA, Kendall/Hunt Publishing, 2009, pp. 67 - 76.

 

Gluckman, W and Nemeth, I.  Communications-New Technologies.  Community Medical Disaster Planning and Evaluation Guide.  American College of Emergency Physicians.  Dallas, Texas: In Press.

 

Fried, G., Pittman, A., Milsten, A. Abell, T, Mills, J. Don’t sit there…or there or there: An analysis of ball park protection and foul ball injury risks. International Journal of Sport Management. Volume 13, #4. Oct 2012. 423-443.

 

Fried G, Milsten A. Concert Patron Safety. Journal of Crowd Safety and Security Management. Volume 2.1, p74-85. Peer reviewed online journal (http://www.iccmss.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/journal/journal-vol2issue2-Oct2012.pdf).

 

Wielaard A, Milsten A. Vulnerable Patients. In Partridge RA, Proano L, Marcozzi D, eds. Oxford American Handbook of Disaster Medicine. 1st ed. Oxford University Press, New York. Chapter 39, pp 337-344. In press, May 2012.

 

Milsten A. Automobile Disasters. In Partridge RA, Proano L, Marcozzi D, eds. Oxford American Handbook of Disaster Medicine. 1st ed. Oxford University Press, New York. Chapter 71, pp 601-606. In press, May 2012

 

El Sayed M, Milsten A. Subway Disasters. In Partridge RA, Proano L, Marcozzi D, eds. Oxford American Handbook of Disaster Medicine. 1st ed. Oxford University Press, New York. Chapter 75, pp 628-633. In press, May 2012.

 

Broach J, Milsten A. State-Level Disaster Response. In Partridge RA, Proano L, Marcozzi D, eds. Oxford American Handbook of Disaster Medicine. 1st ed. Oxford University Press, New York. Chapter 9, pp 62-68. In press, May 2012.

 

Gray M, Milsten A. Local-Level Disaster Response. In Partridge RA, Proano L, Marcozzi D, eds. Oxford American Handbook of Disaster Medicine. 1st ed. Oxford University Press, New York. Chapter 8, pp 53-61. In press, May 2012.

 

Hayward A, Milsten A. Medical Staff Disaster Response. In Partridge RA, Proano L, Marcozzi D, eds. Oxford American Handbook of Disaster Medicine. 1st ed. Oxford University Press, New York. Chapter 19, pp 146-151. In press, May 2012.

 

Milsten A. Wildfires. In Sweinton RE, Subarea I, eds. Basic Disaster Life Support v.3.0. 3rd edition. American Medical Association, USA. Chapter 10, section 12. In press, 2012.

2011

 

Leming, M., Milsten, A. Radiation Illness. In: Lin M and Fraser G, eds. Dynamed Premiere. www.ebscosoft.com/dynamed, September 2011.

 

Hayward, A., Milsten, A. Risk Communication. In: Lin M and Fraser G, eds. Dynamed Premiere. www.ebscosoft.com/dynamed, September 2011.

 

Wexler, B., Milsten, A. Blast Injuries. In: Lin M and Fraser G, eds. Dynamed Premiere. www.ebscosoft.com/dynamed, September 2011.

 

Hayward, A., Milsten, A. Basic Disaster Perspectives. In: Lin M and Fraser G, eds. Dynamed Premiere. www.ebscosoft.com/dynamed, September 2011.

 

Weisberg, S.N. “Public Health Issues after a Disaster” In: The Core Curriculum in Emergency Medicine 2nd Edition (R.V. Aghababian, Ed) Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc., Sudbury, 2011, p 21-23.

 

Weisberg, S.N. “Disaster Triage” In: The Core Curriculum in Emergency Medicine 2nd Edition (R.V. Aghababian, Ed) Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc., Sudbury, 2011, p 24-26.

 

Weisberg, S.N. “Critical Incident Stress Debriefing” In: The Core Curriculum in Emergency Medicine 2nd Edition (R.V. Aghababian, Ed) Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc., Sudbury, 2011, p 27-28.