Highlights of recent faculty research.

Prehospital tourniquet use: An evaluation of community application and outcome

Barnard LM, Guan S, Zarmer L, Mills B, Blackwood J, Bulger E, Yang BY, Johnston P, Vavilala MS, Sayre MR, Rea TD, Murphy DL. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 Jun 1;90(6):1040-1047. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000003145. PMID: 34016927.

Out of hospital cardiac arrest: Past, present, and future

Rea T, Kudenchuk PJ, Sayre MR, Doll A, Eisenberg M. Resuscitation. 2021 Jun 21;165:101-109. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2021.06.010. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34166740 Review. 

Telecommunicator Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation-A Strategy Whose Time Has Come for the Other Pandemic

Chocron R, Lewis M, Rea T. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Jun 1;4(6):e217187. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.7187. PMID: 34076704. 

A multi-ethnic epigenome-wide association study of leukocyte DNA methylation and blood lipids

Jhun MA, Mendelson M, Wilson R, … Bartz TM, Brody JA, Montasser ME, … Kardia S, Psaty BM, Sotoodehnia N, … Fornage M, Irvin MR, Assimes TL. Nat Commun. 2021 Jun 28;12(1):3987. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-23899-y. PMID: 34183656.

Meta-analysis of epigenome-wide association studies of carotid intima-media thickness

Portilla-Fernández E, Hwang SJ, … Mishra PP, Brody JA, Joehanes R, … Sotoodehnia N, Bis JC, Thiery J, … Ikram MA, Psaty BM, Raitakari OT, Völzke H, Deary IJ, Wong A, Waldenberger M, O'Donnell CJ, Dehghan A. Eur J Epidemiol. 2021 Jun 6. doi: 10.1007/s10654-021-00759-z. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34091768.

Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services Management of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Goodloe JM, Topjian A, Hsu A, … Eisenberg MS, Rea TD, Kudenchuk PJ, … Sayre MR; Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee and Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation Adult Research Task Force of the American Heart Association in collaboration with the American College of Emergency Physicians; Resuscitation Academy; the National Association of EMS Physicians; the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians; the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians; the National Association of State EMS Officials; the International Association of Fire Chiefs; the American Academy of Pediatrics; Emergency Medical Services for Children; and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada; Supporting Organization: National Emergency Number Association. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2021 Jun 23:CIRCOUTCOMES120007666. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.120.007666. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34157848.  

Death by COVID-19: An Open Investigation

Rea T, Kudenchuk PJ. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 Jun 15;10(12):e021764. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.121.021764. Epub 2021 Jun 1. PMID: 34058857.

Cumulative burden of clinically significant aortic stenosis in community-dwelling older adults

Owens DS, Bartz TM, Buzkova P, Massera D, Biggs ML, Carlson SD, Psaty BM, Sotoodehnia N, Gottdiener JS, Kizer JR. Heart. 2021 Jun 2:heartjnl-2021-319025. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2021-319025. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34083406.

CPR compression strategy 30:2 is difficult to adhere to, but has better survival than continuous chest compressions when done correctly

Schmicker RH, Nichol G, Kudenchuk P, Christenson J, Vaillancourt C, Wang HE, Aufderheide TP, Idris AH, Daya MR. Resuscitation. 2021 Jun 5;165:31-37. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2021.05.027. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34098033.

A cohort study and meta-analysis of isolated diastolic hypertension: searching for a threshold to guide treatment

Jacobsen AP, Al Rifai M, Arps K, Whelton SP, Budoff MJ, Nasir K, Blaha MJ, Psaty BM, Blumenthal RS, Post WS, McEvoy JW. Eur Heart J. 2021 Jun 1;42(21):2119-2129. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehab111. PMID: 33677498.