Riverside Community Hospital

Research

Abstracts

Le, N., Riscinti, M., Kendall, J. "142 Integrated Cloud-Based Ultrasound Middleware Increases Rates of Stored Images and Documentation." Academic Emergency Medicine. May 2021. Volume 29, Issue S1, Special Issue: 2022 Annual Meeting Supplement. Page S74. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/acem.14511

Le, N., Cousins, C., Lynch, T., Omer, T. "67 Common Lung Ultrasound Patterns in COVID-19: Correlation of Vital Signs and Inflammatory Markers." Annals of Emergency Medicine. August 2021. Volume 78, Issue 2, Supplement, Page S33. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annemergmed.2021.07.069

Stolz, L., Gaskin, K., Murphy, A., Conroy, K.R., Stears-Ellis, S., Javedani, P.P., Friedman, L., Adhikari, S. "363 Sonographic Appearance of Peripheral Nerves: Visualizing Success." Annals of Emergency Medicine. October 2016. Volume 68, Issue 4, Supplement, Page S139. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annemergmed.2016.08.380

Adhikari, S., E. Situ-LaCasse, J. Acuna, L. Friedman, E. Tay, J. Tsung, M. Blaivas. "340 Accuracy of Point-of-Care Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Scrotal Pathology in the Emergency Department." Annals of Emergency Medicine, Volume 70 , Issue 4 , S135. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annemergmed.2017.07.411

Presentations

Tovar Hirashima E. International Symposium of Surgical Emergencies and Trauma: POCUS in cardiac arrest. Cochabamba, Bolivia. June 2022

Tovar Hirashima E. Vituity's 2022 CME Spring Symposium CME Workshop: POCUS in cardiac arrest. Costa Mesa, CA. May 6, 2022

Friedman, Lucas. "Vituity's 2022 CME Spring Symposium CME Workshop: Basic Critical Care Ultrasound." Costa Mesa, CA. May 6, 2022.

Friedman, Lucas. "Vituity's 2022 CME Spring Symposium CME Workshop: Advanced Regional Anesthesia Ultrasound." Emeryville, CA. May 15, 2022.

Le N, Riscinti M, Kendall J. "Integrated Cloud-Based Ultrasound Middleware Increases Rates of Stored Images and Documentation." Abstract Presentation by Nhu-Nguyen Le at: Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), New Orleans, LA; May, 2022.

Le, Nhu-Nguyen. "Introduction to Nerve Blocks." Rocky Mountain Winter Conference. Steamboat, CO. March 2022.

Oberoi M K, Perera N C, Reynaga J, Yoo, B R, Miller, C C, Lockhart, W, Entezampour, M, Friedman, L. "Student Driven Ultrasound Curriculum in Medical School Education." Abstract Presentation by Lucas Friedman at American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) 2021 Annual Integrative Ultrasound Meeting, San Diego, CA. March 15th, 2022

Tovar Hirashima E. "POCUS and multimodal analgesia", XXXIII International Conference of Emergency Medicine Guadalajara, Mexico. March 2022

Tovar Hirashima E. "POCUS of Aorta". POCUS Workshop at: XXXIII International Conference of Emergency Medicine, Guadalajara, Mexico. March 2022

Tovar Hirashima E. "POCUS of RUSH Protocol". POCUS Workshop at: XXXIII International Conference of Emergency Medicine, Guadalajara, Mexico. March 2022

Tovar Hirashima E. "POCUS of Right Ventricle and IVC". POCUS Workshop at: XXXIII International Conference of Emergency Medicine, Guadalajara, Mexico. March 2022

Tovar Hirashima E. Aorta and eFAST, Sound & Surf Conference, San Diego CA, November 2021

Tovar Hirashima E. Sound & Surf Conference, San Diego CA, November 2021

Le N, Cousins C, Lynch T, Omer T. "Common Lung Ultrasound Patterns in COVID-19: Correlation of Vital Signs and Inflammatory Markers." Virtual Abstract Presentation by Nhu-Nguyen Le at: American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Research Forum, Special Edition: COVID; August 2021.

Le, Nhu-Nguyen. "Lights, Sirens, and (Ultra)Sounds: Prehospital Ultrasound." Fellow Lightning Talk at Society of Clinical Ultrasound Fellowships (SCUF). Nashville, TN. September 2021.

Le, Nhu-Nguyen. "Cardiothoracic Ultrasound for Prehospital Providers." Rocky Mountain Trauma and Emergency Medicine Conference. Beaver Creek, CO. August 2021.

Le, Nhu-Nguyen. "Not so FAST: A Deep Dive into FAST Literature." Northeast Colorado Regional EMS/Trauma Advisory Council. Loveland, CO. August 2021

Tovar Hirashima E. "Prehospital POCUS". International Conference of Prehospital Emergencies and Update in the Management of the Critical Patient. Quito, Ecuador. May 2021

Tovar Hirashima, E. "POCUS for Pericardial Effusion". Latin-American Association for Cooperation in Emergency Medicine and Disasters. March 2021

Tovar Hirashima, E. Prehospital POCUS, Mexican Emergency Medicine Society, Jalisco Chapter. February 2021

Le N, Kobner S, Grassini M, Diller D. "Implementation of a Virtual Emergency Medicine Didactic Curriculum Targeting Resident Engagement." Virtual Abstract Presentation by Nhu-Nguyen Le at: Innovations in Medical Education Conference.; February 2021.

Friedman, Lucas. "Pediatric POCUS" [Powerpoint Presentation]. Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Emergency Medicine Residency, Colton, CA. April 21, 2021.

Friedman, Lucas. "Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks." University of California Irvine School of Medicine UltraFest, Irvine, CA. Feb. 8th, 2020

Friedman, Lucas. "Post-Fellowship Life PANEL: Where do we go from here?" Southwest Ultrasound Fellows Regional (SURF) Conference, Tucson, AZ (Remote/Virtual). Sep. 24th, 2020

Guldner GT, Keith J, An J, Zidovetzki S, Underwood M, Do N, Knight C, Magee E, Dunn-Dixon R, Patterson S, Kim S, Friedman L, Ng D. Resident Institutional Presence and Sepsis Mortality. Poster presented at the interdisciplinary multi-specialty Riverside Community Hospital Quality Improvement Symposium. May, 2019

Friedman, Lucas. "Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks." University of California Irvine School of Medicine Ultrafest, Irvine, CA. Jan. 26th, 2019

Friedman, Lucas. "Cardiac Ultrasound at Bedside: Pearls and Pitfalls." American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) Conference, Orlando, FL. April 10th, 2019

Friedman, Lucas. "Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia." Vituity Workshop at Palomar Medical Center, Escondido, CA, July 25th, 2019

Friedman, Lucas. "Must-Know Workflow for the Ultrasound Fellow: IT / Hardware / Software." Southwest Ultrasound Fellows Regional (SURF) Conference, Tucson, AZ. Sep. 27th, 2019

Friedman, Lucas. "POCUS for the Pediatric Limp" Drop the Mic! The ACEP New Speakers Competition. American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Scientific Assembly, Denver, CO. Oct. 27th, 2019

Tovar Hirashima E. Ocular Ultrasound, American College of Emergency Osteopathic Physicians, Spring Seminar, Coronado CA, 2018

Shihabuddin, Bashar, Lucas Friedman, Robert Letton, Jamie Laughy, Jeremiah Garrison, Colin West, Srikar Adhikari, and Kurt Denninghoff. "Decreasing Computed Tomography Use in Pediatric Blunt Abdominal Trauma: A Clinical Decision Rule." Abstract Presentation by Jeremiah Garrison at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Western Regional Meeting, Albuquerque, NM. February 3rd, 2018

Shihabuddin, Bashar, Lucas Friedman, Robert Letton, Jamie Laughy, Jeremiah Garrison, Colin West, Srikar Adhikari, and Kurt Denninghoff. "Decreasing Computed Tomography Use in Pediatric Blunt Abdominal Trauma: A Clinical Decision Rule." Poster Presentation by Bashar Shihabuddin at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Conference, Indianapolis, IN. May 17th, 2018

Stolz, Lori, Josie Acuna , Elaine Situ-LaCasse, Lucas Friedman, Richard Amini, and Srikar Adhikari. "Evaluation of Gender Differences in Ultrasound Milestone Assessments During Emergency Medicine Residency Training." Abstract Presentation by Josie Acuna at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Conference, Indianapolis, IN. May 17th, 2018

Friedman, Lucas. "Aortic Ultrasound." Vituity Spring Symposium in Northern California, Oakland, CA. April 10th, 2018

Friedman, Lucas. "Aortic Ultrasound." Vituity Spring Symposium in Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. April 27th, 2018

Friedman, Lucas. "Point-of-Care Ultrasound for the Pediatric Limp." Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Conference, Indianapolis, IN. May 17th, 2018

Friedman, Lucas. "Contrast-enhanced-FAST." Future Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) Investigator's Meeting, Washington, D.C. February 14th, 2017

Friedman, Lucas. "Pediatric Limp: Utility of POCUS." American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) Convention, Orlando, FL. March 27th, 2017

Tovar Hirashima E. Rapid Ultrasound for Shock and Hypotension, at Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound Course, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore MD, 2016

Tovar Hirashima E. High Frequency Ultrasound Applications: DVT, Soft Tissue, Ocular, at Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound Course, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore MD, 2015

Manuscripts

Expert Panel on GYN and OB Imaging, Henrichsen TL, Maturen KE, Robbins JB, Akin EA, Ascher SM, Brook OR, Dassel M, Friedman L, Learman LA, Patlas MN, Sadowski EA, Saphier C, Wasnik AP, Glanc P. ACR Appropriateness Criteria Postmenopausal Acute Pelvic Pain. J Am Coll Radiol. 2021 May;18(5S):S119-S125. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2021.02.003. PMID: 33958106.

Panebianco, Nova L., Rachel Liu, Stephen Alerhand, Arthur K. Au, John Bailitz, Alan T. Chiem, Sara C. Damewood, Lucas Friedman, Michael Gottlieb, Penelope C. Lema, Resa E. Lewiss, Judy Lin, Maya Lin, E. Liang Liu, Mark A. Magee, Mathew J. Nelson, Dana Sajed, Elaine H. Situ-LaCasse, Lori A. Stoltz. Joint Recommendations and Resources for Clinical Ultrasound Education Amidst the COVIDÔÇÉ19 Era. AEM Education and Training 2020; 00: 1-5.

Lam SHF, Berant R, Chang TP, Friedman L, Gold DL, Kornblith AE, Lin-Martore M, Pade KH, Skaugset LM, Toney AG, Wang-Flores H. The P2Network-Advancing Pediatric Emergency Care With Point-of-Care Ultrasound. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2022 Feb 1;38(2):e1014-e1018. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000002369. PMID: 34787985.

Rayes R, Dong C, Tovar Hirashima E. Pediatric Firearm Injuries to the Extremity: Management in the Emergency Department. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice. 2022; In Press
Omer T, Cousins C, Lynch T, Le N, Sajed D, Mailhot T. Lung Ultrasound Findings in COVID-19: A Descriptive Retrospective Study. Cureus. 2022 Mar 21;14(3):e23375. doi: 10.7759/cureus.23375.

Romero Kupai, MD, Ashkan Morim, MD, Lucas Friedman, MD and Eva Tovar Hirashima, MD, MPH. Using Point-of-Care Ultrasound to Expedite Diagnosis of Necrotizing Fasciitis: A Case Report. Journal of Education and Teaching in Emergency Medicine (JETem). Issue 6:2. DOI: https://doi.org/10.21980/J85051

Khalil S, Tovar Hirashima E. Zoster meningitis in an immunocompetent host with a headache and atypical rash. Am J Emerg Med. 2021;45:682.e1-692.e5. DOI:10.1016/j.ajem.2020.12.020

Kim T Y, Kim E C, Agudelo A Z, Friedman, L. COVID-19 hospitalization rate in children across a private hospital network in the United States. Archives de Pediatrie, Volume 28, Issue 7, 2021, Pages 530-532, ISSN 0929-693X, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arcped.2021.07.004.

Kobner S, Grassini M, Le N, Riddell J. The Challenging Case Conference: A Gamified Approach to Clinical Reasoning in the Video Conference Era. West J Emerg Med. 2020 Dec 23;22(1):136-138. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2020.12.49133.

Friedman J, Calderon-Villareal A, Bojorquez I, Vera Hernandez C, Schriger D, Tovar Hirashima E, Excess Out-Of-Hospital Mortality and Declining Oxygen Saturation: The Sentinel Role of EMS Data in the COVID-19 Crisis in Tijuana, Mexico. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2020; 76(4): 413-426. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annemergmed.2020.07.035

Acuna, Josie. Elaine H Situ-LaCasse, Asad E Patanwala, Lori A Stolz, Richard Amini, Lucas Friedman, Srikar Adhikari. Identification of gender differences in ultrasound milestone assessments during emergency medicine residency training: a pilot study. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 2019:10 141-145. http://doi.org/10.2147/AMEP.S196140

Stolz, Lori A., Josie G. Acuna, Kevin Gaskin, Amanda M. Murphy, Lucas Friedman, Summer Stears-Ellis, Parisa Javedani, Uwe Stolz, Srikar Adhikari. Echogenicity and ultrasound visibility of peripheral nerves of the upper extremity. Medical Ultrasonography, Feb. 2018:0, 1-6 Online first. DOI: 10.11152/mu-1240

Situ-LaCasse, Elaine, Ryan Grieger, Stephen J. Crabbe, Anna Waterbrook, Lucas Friedman, Srikar Adhikari. Utility of Point-of-care Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in the Evaluation of Emergency Department Musculoskeletal Pathology. World Journal of Emergency Medicine, 9(3):136-140. DOI: 10.5847/wjem.j.1920-8642.2018.03.009.

Stolz Lori A, Richard Amini, Elaine Situ-LaCasse, Josie Acuna, Steven C. Irving, Lucas Friedman, Albert B. Fiorello , Nicholas Stea, Heinrich Fan, Srikar Adhikari. (November 15, 2018) Multimodular Ultrasound Orientation: Residents' Confidence and Skill in Performing Point-of-care Ultrasound . Cureus 10(11): e3597. DOI 10.7759/cureus.3597

Correia M, Darocki M, Hirashima ET, Changing Management Guidelines in Thyrotoxic Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis. Journal of Emergency Medicine 2018 Aug;55(2):252-256. DOI: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2018.04.063

Friedman, Lucas, Situ-Lacasse E, Acuna J, et al. (December 17, 2018) Point-of-care Head and Neck Sonography for Clinical Problem-solving: Impact of One-day Training Sessions on Medical Student Education. Cureus 10(12): e3740. DOI 10.7759/cureus.3740

Oberoi M K, Perera N C, Reynaga J, Yoo, B R, Miller, C C, Lockhart, W, Entezampour, M, Friedman, L. Students Teaching Students: Student-Led Ultrasound Curriculum in Medical School Education. Cureus 13(11): e19332. DOI 10.7759/cureus.19332

J Jamplis R P, Friedman L, Adhikari S (December 17, 2017) Point of Care Ultrasound Diagnosis of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Cureus 9(12): e1956. DOI 10.7759/cureus.1956

Hasegawa K, Sullivan AF, Hirashima ET, Gaeta TJ, Fee C, Turner SJ, Massaro S, Camargo CA Jr, on behalf of the MARC-36 Investigators. A multicenter observational study of US adults with acute asthma: Who are the frequent utilizers in the emergency department? J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2014 Nov-Dec;2(6):733-40. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaip.2014.06.012

Tovar Hirashima E., Kimberly, H. Trauma in Pregnancy. Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine 2014;28 (6): 12-18

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