Publications

  1. Manivannan V, Hyde RJ, Hankins DG, Bellolio MF, Fedko MG, Decker WW, Campbell RL. Epinephrine use and outcomes in anaphylaxis patients transported by emergency medical services. Am J Emerg Med. 2014 Sep; 32(9):1097-102. Epub 2014 May 20.
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  2. Manivannan V, Hess EP, Bellamkonda VR, Nestler DM, Bellolio MF, Hagan JB, Sunga KL, Decker WW, Li JT, Scanlan-Hanson LN, Vukov SC, Campbell RL. A multifaceted intervention for patients with anaphylaxis increases epinephrine use in adult emergency department. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2014 May-Jun; 2(3):294-299.e1. Epub 2014 Feb 16.
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  3. Lee S, Hess EP, Nestler DM, Bellamkonda Athmaram VR, Bellolio MF, Decker WW, Li JT, Hagan JB, Manivannan V, Vukov SC, Campbell RL. Antihypertensive medication use is associated with increased organ system involvement and hospitalization in emergency department patients with anaphylaxis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Apr; 131(4):1103-8. Epub 2013 Feb 27.
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  4. Shen WK, Traub SJ, Decker WW. Syncope management unit: evolution of the concept and practice implementation. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2013 Jan-Feb; 55(4):382-9.
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  5. Campbell RL, Hagan JB, Manivannan V, Decker WW, Kanthala AR, Bellolio MF, Smith VD, Li JT. Evaluation of national institute of allergy and infectious diseases/food allergy and anaphylaxis network criteria for the diagnosis of anaphylaxis in emergency department patients. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012 Mar; 129(3):748-52. Epub 2011 Nov 01.
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  6. Manivannan V, Decker WW, Bellolio MF, Stead LG, Li JT, Vedula A, Campbell RL. Prescriptions for self-injectable epinephrine in emergency department angioedema management. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2011 Jun; 106(6):489-93. Epub 2011 Mar 11.
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  7. Fesmire FM, Brown MD, Espinosa JA, Shih RD, Silvers SM, Wolf SJ, Decker WW, American College of Emergency Physicians. Critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with suspected pulmonary embolism. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Jun; 57(6):628-652.e75.
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  8. Campbell RL, Hagan JB, Li JT, Vukov SC, Kanthala AR, Smith VD, Manivannan V, Bellolio MF, Decker WW. Anaphylaxis in emergency department patients 50 or 65 years or older. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2011 May; 106(5):401-6.
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  9. Diercks DB, Mehrotra A, Nazarian DJ, Promes SB, Decker WW, Fesmire FM, American College of Emergency Physicians. Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute blunt abdominal trauma. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Apr; 57(4):387-404.
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  10. Stead LG, Suravaram S, Bellolio MF, Enduri S, Rabinstein A, Gilmore RM, Bhagra A, Manivannan V, Decker WW. An assessment of the incremental value of the ABCD2 score in the emergency department evaluation of transient ischemic attack. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Jan; 57(1):46-51. Epub 2010 Sep 19.
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  11. Stead LG, Gilmore RM, Bellolio MF, Jain A, Rabinstein AA, Decker WW, Agarwal D, Brown RD Jr. Cardioembolic but not other stroke subtypes predict mortality independent of stroke severity at presentation. Stroke Res Treat. 2011; 2011:281496. Epub 2011 Oct 10.
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  12. Serrano LA, Hess EP, Bellolio MF, Murad MH, Montori VM, Erwin PJ, Decker WW. Accuracy and quality of clinical decision rules for syncope in the emergency department: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2010 Oct; 56(4):362-373.e1.
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  13. Stead LG, Jain A, Bellolio MF, Odufuye A, Gilmore RM, Rabinstein A, Chandra R, Dhillon R, Manivannan V, Serrano LA, Yerragondu N, Palamari B, Jain M, Decker WW. Emergency Department hyperglycemia as a predictor of early mortality and worse functional outcome after intracerebral hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care. 2010 Aug; 13(1):67-74.
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  14. Stead LG, Jain A, Bellolio MF, Odufuye AO, Dhillon RK, Manivannan V, Gilmore RM, Rabinstein AA, Chandra R, Serrano LA, Yerragondu N, Palamari B, Decker WW. Effect of anticoagulant and antiplatelet therapy in patients with spontaneous intra-cerebral hemorrhage: Does medication use predict worse outcome? Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2010 May; 112(4):275-81. Epub 2009 Dec 29.
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  15. Howell JM, Eddy OL, Lukens TW, Thiessen ME, Weingart SD, Decker WW, American College of Emergency Physicians. Clinical policy: Critical issues in the evaluation and management of emergency department patients with suspected appendicitis. Ann Emerg Med. 2010 Jan; 55(1):71-116.
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  16. Stead LG, Gilmore RM, Bellolio MF, Vaidyanathan L, Weaver AL, Decker WW, Brown RD. Prolonged QTc as a predictor of mortality in acute ischemic stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2009 Nov-Dec; 18(6):469-74.
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  17. Manivannan V, Campbell RL, Bellolio MF, Stead LG, Li JT, Decker WW. Factors associated with repeated use of epinephrine for the treatment of anaphylaxis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2009 Nov; 103(5):395-400.
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  18. Nestler DM, Noheria A, Haro LH, Stead LG, Decker WW, Scanlan-Hanson LN, Lennon RJ, Lim CC, Holmes DR Jr, Rihal CS, Bell MR, Ting HH. Sustaining improvement in door-to-balloon time over 4 years: the Mayo clinic ST-elevation myocardial infarction protocol. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2009 Sep; 2(5):508-13.
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  19. Stead LG, Decker WW. The International Journal of Emergency Medicine: successes of the first year. Int J Emerg Med. 2009 Apr; 2(1):1-2. Epub 2009 Apr 15.
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  20. Manivannan V, Decker WW, Stead LG, Li JT, Campbell RL. Visual representation of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease and Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network criteria for anaphylaxis. Int J Emerg Med. 2009 Apr; 2(1):3-5. Epub 2009 Feb 25.
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  21. Stead LG, Vaidyanathan L, Kumar G, Bellolio MF, Brown RD Jr, Suravaram S, Enduri S, Gilmore RM, Decker WW. Statins in ischemic stroke: just low-density lipoprotein lowering or more? J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2009 Mar-Apr; 18(2):124-7.
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  22. Stead LG, Gilmore RM, Bellolio MF, Mishra S, Bhagra A, Vaidyanathan L, Decker WW, Brown RD Jr. Hyperglycemia as an independent predictor of worse outcome in non-diabetic patients presenting with acute ischemic stroke. Neurocrit Care. 2009; 10(2):181-6.
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  23. Stead LG, Bellolio MF, Suravaram S, Brown RD Jr, Bhagra A, Gilmore RM, Boie ET, Decker WW. Evaluation of transient ischemic attack in an emergency department observation unit. Neurocrit Care. 2009; 10(2):204-8. Epub 2008 Oct 11.
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  24. Campbell RL, Luke A, Weaver AL, St Sauver JL, Bergstralh EJ, Li JT, Manivannan V, Decker WW. Prescriptions for self-injectable epinephrine and follow-up referral in emergency department patients presenting with anaphylaxis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2008 Dec; 101(6):631-6.
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  25. Jain AR, Stead L, Decker W. Ultrasound in emergency medicine: a colorful future in black and white. Int J Emerg Med. 2008 Dec; 1(4):251-2. Epub 2008 Nov 21.
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  26. Decker WW, Campbell RL, Manivannan V, Luke A, St Sauver JL, Weaver A, Bellolio MF, Bergstralh EJ, Stead LG, Li JT. The etiology and incidence of anaphylaxis in Rochester, Minnesota: a report from the Rochester Epidemiology Project. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Dec; 122(6):1161-5. Epub 2008 Nov 06.
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  27. Stead LG, Vaidyanathan L, Bellolio MF, Kashyap R, Bhagra A, Gilmore RM, Decker WW, Enduri S, Suravaram S, Mishra S, Nash D, Wood HM, Yassa AS, Hoff AM, Brown RD. Knowledge of signs, treatment and need for urgent management in patients presenting with an acute ischaemic stroke or transient ischaemic attack: a prospective study. Emerg Med J. 2008 Nov; 25(11):735-9.
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  28. Decker WW, Smars PA, Vaidyanathan L, Goyal DG, Boie ET, Stead LG, Packer DL, Meloy TD, Boggust AJ, Haro LH, Laudon DA, Lobl JK, Sadosty AT, Schears RM, Schiebel NE, Hodge DO, Shen WK. A prospective, randomized trial of an emergency department observation unit for acute onset atrial fibrillation. Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Oct; 52(4):322-8. Epub 2008 Mar 14.
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  29. Edlow JA, Panagos PD, Godwin SA, Thomas TL, Decker WW, American College of Emergency Physicians. Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute headache. Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Oct; 52(4):407-36.
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  30. Decker WW, Stead LG. Application of lean thinking in health care: a role in emergency departments globally. Int J Emerg Med. 2008 Sep; 1(3):161-2. Epub 2008 Aug 28.
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  31. Stead LG, Gilmore RM, Bellolio MF, Rabinstein AA, Decker WW. Percutaneous clot removal devices in acute ischemic stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Arch Neurol. 2008 Aug; 65(8):1024-30.
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  32. Stead LG, Decker WW. Clinical research 101: why should you care? Int J Emerg Med. 2008 Jun; 1(2):121-2. Epub 2008 Jun 07.
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  33. Johnson GG, Decker WW, Lobl JK, Laudon DA, Hess JJ, Lohse CM, Weaver AL, Goyal DG, Smars PA, Reeder GS. Risk stratification of patients in an emergency department chest pain unit: prognostic value of exercise treadmill testing using the Duke score. Int J Emerg Med. 2008 Jun; 1(2):91-5. Epub 2008 Jun 03.
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  34. Stead LG, Decker WW. Research and mentorship as cornerstones of advancing academic emergency medicine globally. Int J Emerg Med. 2008 Jun; 1(2):67-8. Epub 2008 Jun 12.
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  35. Decker WW, Stead LG. The International Journal of Emergency Medicine: a new journal for a new era. Int J Emerg Med. 2008 Apr; 1(1):1-2. Epub 2008 Mar 14.
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  36. Wolf SJ, Lavonas EJ, Sloan EP, Jagoda AS, American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Subcommittee (Writing Committee) on Critical Issues in the Management of Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with Carbon Monoxide Clinical policy: critical issues in the management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute carbon monoxide poisoning. J Emerg Nurs. 2008 Apr; 34(2):e19-32.
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  37. Wolf SJ, Heard K, Sloan EP, Jagoda AS, American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Subcommittee (Writing Committee) on Critical Issues in the Management of Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with Acetaminophen Overdose. Clinical policy: critical issues in the management of patients presenting to the emergency department with acetaminophen overdose. J Emerg Nurs. 2008 Apr; 34(2):e1-18.
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  38. Stead LG, Vaidyanathan L, Schears RM, Gilmore RM, Vedula KC, Behera SR, Bellolio MF, Gau GT, Decker WW. Electrocardiographic intervals in the healthy geriatric population--what are the "normals"? Am J Geriatr Cardiol. 2008 Mar-Apr; 17(2):87-91.
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  39. Lieberman P, Decker W, Camargo CA Jr, Oconnor R, Oppenheimer J, Simons FE. SAFE: a multidisciplinary approach to anaphylaxis education in the emergency department. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2007 Jun; 98(6):519-23.
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  40. Huff JS, Decker WW, Quinn JV, Perron AD, Napoli AM, Peeters S, Jagoda AS, American College of Emergency Physicians. Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with syncope. Ann Emerg Med. 2007 Apr; 49(4):431-44.
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  41. Smars PA, Decker WW, Shen WK. Syncope evaluation in the emergency department. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2007 Jan; 22(1):44-8.
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  42. Fesmire FM, Brady WJ, Hahn S, Decker WW, Diercks DB, Ghaemmaghami CA, Nazarian D, Jagoda AS, American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Subcommittee (Writing Committee) on Reperfusion Therapy in Emergency Department Patients with Clinical policy: indications for reperfusion therapy in emergency department patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction. American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Subcommittee (Writing Committee) on Reperfusion Therapy in Emergency Department Patients with Suspected Acute Myocardial Infarction. Ann Emerg Med. 2006 Oct; 48(4):358-83.
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  43. Fesmire FM, Decker WW, Diercks DB, Ghaemmaghami CA, Nazarian D, Brady WJ, Hahn S, Jagoda AS, American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Subcommittee (Writing Committee) on Non-ST-Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes. Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes. Ann Emerg Med. 2006 Sep; 48(3):270-301.
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  44. Stead LG, Gilmore RM, Vedula KC, Weaver AL, Decker WW, Brown RD Jr. Impact of acute blood pressure variability on ischemic stroke outcome. Neurology. 2006 Jun 27; 66(12):1878-81.
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  45. Stead LG, Decker WW. Evidence-based emergency medicine/systematic review abstract. Rhythm versus rate control for atrial fibrillation and flutter. Ann Emerg Med. 2006 May; 47(5):496-8.
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  46. Haro LH, Hess EP, Decker WW. Arrhythmias in the office. Med Clin North Am. 2006 May; 90(3):417-38, vii.
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  47. Sampson HA, Munoz-Furlong A, Campbell RL, Adkinson NF Jr, Bock SA, Branum A, Brown SG, Camargo CA Jr, Cydulka R, Galli SJ, Gidudu J, Gruchalla RS, Harlor AD Jr, Hepner DL, Lewis LM, Lieberman PL, Metcalfe DD, O'Connor R, Muraro A, Rudman A, Schmitt C, Second symposium on the definition and management of anaphylaxis: summary report--second National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease/Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network symposium. Ann Emerg Med. 2006 Apr; 47(4):373-80.
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  48. Decker WW, Godwin SA, Hess EP, Lenamond CC, Jagoda AS, American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Subcommittee (Writing Committee) on Asymptomatic Hypertension in the ED. Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients with asymptomatic hypertension in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2006 Mar; 47(3):237-49.
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  49. Haro LH, Decker WW, Boie ET, Wright RS. Initial approach to the patient who has chest pain. Cardiol Clin. 2006 Feb; 24(1):1-17, v.
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  50. Sampson HA, Munoz-Furlong A, Campbell RL, Adkinson NF Jr, Bock SA, Branum A, Brown SG, Camargo CA Jr, Cydulka R, Galli SJ, Gidudu J, Gruchalla RS, Harlor AD Jr, Hepner DL, Lewis LM, Lieberman PL, Metcalfe DD, O'Connor R, Muraro A, Rudman A, Schmitt C, Second symposium on the definition and management of anaphylaxis: summary report--Second National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease/Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network symposium. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2006 Feb; 117(2):391-7.
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  51. Raghavan AV, Decker WW, Meloy TD. Management of atrial fibrillation in the emergency department. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2005 Nov; 23(4):1127-39.
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  52. Chen LY, Jahangir A, Decker WW, Smars PA, Wieling W, Hodge DO, Gersh BJ, Hammill SC, Shen WK. Score indices for predicting electrophysiologic outcomes in patients with unexplained syncope. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2005 Nov; 14(2):99-105.
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  53. Stead LG, Sadosty AT, Decker WW. Academic career development for emergency medicine residents: a road map. Acad Emerg Med. 2005 May; 12(5):412-6.
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  54. Elesber AA, Decker WW, Smars PA, Hodge DO, Shen WK, American College of Emergency Physicians. Impact of the application of the American College of Emergency Physicians recommendations for the admission of patients with syncope on a retrospectively studied population presenting to the emergency department. Am Heart J. 2005 May; 149(5):826-31.
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  55. Sampson HA, Munoz-Furlong A, Bock SA, Schmitt C, Bass R, Chowdhury BA, Decker WW, Furlong TJ, Galli SJ, Golden DB, Gruchalla RS, Harlor AD Jr, Hepner DL, Howarth M, Kaplan AP, Levy JH, Lewis LM, Lieberman PL, Metcalfe DD, Murphy R, Pollart SM, Pumphrey RS Symposium on the definition and management of anaphylaxis: summary report. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2005 Mar; 115(3):584-91.
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  56. Sadosty AT, Stead LG, Boie ET, Goyal DG, Weaver AL, Decker WW. Evaluation of the educational utility of patient follow-up. Acad Emerg Med. 2004 Jun; 11(6):715-9.
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  57. ACEP Clinical Policies Committee, Clinical Policies Subcommittee on Seizures. Clinical policy: Critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with seizures. Ann Emerg Med. 2004 May; 43(5):605-25.
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  58. ACEP Clinical Policies Committee, Clinical Policies Subcommittee on Acute Blunt Abdominal Trauma. Clinical policy: Critical issues in the evaluation of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute blunt abdominal trauma. Ann Emerg Med. 2004 Feb; 43(2):278-90.
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  59. Prina LD, Decker WW, Weaver AL, High WA, Smars PA, Locke GR, Reeder GS. Outcome of patients with a final diagnosis of chest pain of undetermined origin admitted under the suspicion of acute coronary syndrome: A report from the Rochester Epidemiology Project. Ann Emerg Med. 2004 Jan; 43(1):59-67.
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  60. American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Committee, American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Subcommittee on Pediatric Fever. Clinical policy for children younger than three years presenting to the emergency department with fever. Ann Emerg Med. 2003 Oct; 42(4):530-45.
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  61. Anand N, Stead LG, Meloy TD, Sadosty AT, Decker WW. Administrative Emergency Medicine: A Curriculum for Teaching Leadership, Management Skills to Resident. Ann Beh Sci and Med Ed. 2003 Fall; 9(2):126-8.
  62. American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Clinical Policies Committee, ACEP Clinical Policies Subcommittee on Suspected Lower-Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis. Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting with suspected lower-extremity deep venous thrombosis. Ann Emerg Med. 2003 Jul; 42(1):124-35.
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  63. Palm KH, Decker WW. Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2003 May; 21(2):331-52, viii.
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  64. Decker WW, Prina LD, Smars PA, Boggust AJ, Zinsmeister AR, Kopecky SL. Continuous 12-lead electrocardiographic monitoring in an emergency department chest pain unit: An assessment of potential clinical effect. Ann Emerg Med. 2003 Mar; 41(3):342-51.
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  65. American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Committee, Clinical Policies Committee Subcommittee on Suspected Pulmonary Embolism. Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting with suspected pulmonary embolism. Ann Emerg Med. 2003 Feb; 41(2):257-70.
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  66. ACEP Clinical Policies Committee and Clinical Policies Subcommittee on Early Pregnancy. American College of Emergency Physicians. Clinical policy: critical issues in the initial evaluation and management of patients presenting to the emergency department in early pregnancy. Ann Emerg Med. 2003 Jan; 41(1):123-33.
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  67. American College of Emergency Physicians. Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of patients presenting to the emergency department with acute headache. Ann Emerg Med. 2002 Jan; 39(1):108-22.
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  68. American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Committee. Clinical policy: critical issues for the initial evaluation and management of patients presenting with a chief complaint of nontraumatic acute abdominal pain. Ann Emerg Med. 2000 Oct; 36:406-415.
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  69. American College of Emergency Medicine Clinical Policies Committee. Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting with suspected acute myocardial infarction or unstable angina. American College of Emergency Physicians. Ann Emerg Med. 2000; 35:521-44.
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  70. Klocke DL, Decker WW, Stepanek J. Altitude-related illnesses. Mayo Clin Proc. 1998 Oct; 73(10):988-92; quiz 992-3.
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  71. Decker WW, Bogdan GM, Garcia RA, Wollen P, Dart RC. Heat and motion stability of polyvalent Crotalidae antivenin, ovine Fab. Toxicon. 1998 Feb; 36(2):377-82.
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  72. Kottke TE, Stanton MS, Bailey KR, Decker WW, Hammill SC. Stima basata sulla popolazione del numero di potenziali candidati ad impianto di cardioverter-defibrillatore. Tekne Newsletter. 1993 Dic-1994 Apr; 34-41.
  73. Kottke TE, Stanton MS, Bailey KR, Decker WW, Hammill SC. A population-based estimate of candidacy rates for the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator. Am J Cardiol. 1993 Jan 1; 71(1):77-81.
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