David Pickham, RN, PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Nursing
DepartmentPhysiological Nursing
Address2 Koret Way, Nursing
San Francisco CA 94143
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    University of Newcastle, Australia Bachelor of Nursing2000School of Nursing and Midwifery
    George Brown City College, CanadaCertificate - Emergency Nursing 2003Health Sciences
    University of Newcastle, AustraliaMaster of Nursing (Advanced Practice)2005School of Nursing and Midwifery
    Georgetown University Molecular Genetics in Research, Health and Society2008NIH/NINR Summer Genetics Institute
    University of California, San FranciscoPh.D. (Minor, Education)2010Physiological Nursing

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    1. Truong C, Schroeder LF, Gaur R, Anikst VE, Komo I, Watters C, McCalley E, Kulik C, Pickham D, Lee NJ, Banaei N. Clostridium difficile rates in asymptomatic and symptomatic hospitalized patients using nucleic acid testing. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017 Jan 03. PMID: 28087170.
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    2. Kane M, Weinacker A, Arthofer R, Seay-Morrison T, Elfman W, Ramirez M, Ahuja N, Pickham D, Hereford J, Welton M. A Multidisciplinary Initiative to Increase Inpatient Discharges Before Noon. J Nurs Adm. 2016 Dec; 46(12):630-635. PMID: 27851703.
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    3. Pickham D, Hsu D, Soofi M, Goldberg JM, Saini D, Hadley D, Perez M, Froelicher VF. Optimizing QT Interval Measurement for the Preparticipation Screening of Young Athletes. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 Sep; 48(9):1745-50. PMID: 27116644.
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    4. Zègre-Hemsey JK, Pickham D, Pelter MM. Electrocardiographic indicators of acute coronary syndrome are more common in patients with ambulance transport compared to those who self-transport to the emergency department journal of electrocardiology. J Electrocardiol. 2016 Nov - Dec; 49(6):944-950. PMID: 27614946.
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    5. Lee A, Pickham D. Basic Cardiac Electrophysiology and Common Drug-induced Arrhythmias. Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2016 Sep; 28(3):357-71. PMID: 27484663.
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    6. Pickham D, Ballew B, Ebong K, Shinn J, Lough ME, Mayer B. Evaluating optimal patient-turning procedures for reducing hospital-acquired pressure ulcers (LS-HAPU): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2016; 17(1):190. PMID: 27053145.
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    7. Dunn TP, Pickham D, Aggarwal S, Saini D, Kumar N, Wheeler MT, Perez M, Ashley E, Froelicher VF. Limitations of Current AHA Guidelines and Proposal of New Guidelines for the Preparticipation Examination of Athletes. Clin J Sport Med. 2015 Nov; 25(6):472-7. PMID: 25915146.
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    8. Kane M, Chui K, Rimicci J, Callagy P, Hereford J, Shen S, Norris R, Pickham D. Lean Manufacturing Improves Emergency Department Throughput and Patient Satisfaction. J Nurs Adm. 2015 Sep; 45(9):429-34. PMID: 26252725.
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    9. Jenkins P, Johnston LJ, Pickham D, Chang B, Rizk N, Tierney DK. Intensive Care Utilization for Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Nov; 21(11):2023-7. PMID: 26238809.
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    10. Aldaz G, Shluzas LA, Pickham D, Eris O, Sadler J, Joshi S, Leifer L. Hands-free image capture, data tagging and transfer using Google Glass: a pilot study for improved wound care management. PLoS One. 2015; 10(4):e0121179. PMID: 25902061; PMCID: PMC4406552.
    11. Pickham D, Chan G, Carey M. Pre-participation screening for athletes and the role of advanced practice providers. J Electrocardiol. 2015 May-Jun; 48(3):339-44. PMID: 25791248.
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    12. Dunn T, Abdelfattah R, Aggarwal S, Pickham D, Hadley D, Froelicher V. Are the QRS duration and ST depression cut-points from the Seattle criteria too conservative? J Electrocardiol. 2015 May-Jun; 48(3):395-8. PMID: 25796099.
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    13. Pickham D, Zarafshar S, Sani D, Kumar N, Froelicher V. Comparison of three ECG criteria for athlete pre-participation screening. J Electrocardiol. 2014 Nov-Dec; 47(6):769-74. PMID: 25155389.
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    14. Palesh O, Aldridge-Gerry A, Bugos K, Pickham D, Chen JJ, Greco R, Swetter SM. Health behaviors and needs of melanoma survivors. Support Care Cancer. 2014 Nov; 22(11):2973-80. PMID: 24879390.
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    15. Pickham D, Flowers E, Drew BJ. Hyperglycemia is associated with corrected QT prolongation and mortality in acutely ill patients. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2014 May-Jun; 29(3):264-70. PMID: 23364575; PMCID: PMC4140190.
    16. Pickham D, Hickey K, Doering L, Chen B, Castillo C, Drew BJ. Electrocardiographic abnormalities in the first year after heart transplantation. J Electrocardiol. 2014 Mar-Apr; 47(2):135-9. PMID: 24119878; PMCID: PMC3951586.
    17. Pickham D. Understanding and documenting QT intervals. Crit Care Nurse. 2013 Aug; 33(4):73-5. PMID: 23908172.
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    18. Pickham D, Hasanien AA. Measurement and rate correction of the QT interval. AACN Adv Crit Care. 2013 Jan-Mar; 24(1):90-6. PMID: 23343817.
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    19. Pickham D, Mortara D, Drew BJ. Time dependent history improves QT interval estimation in atrial fibrillation. J Electrocardiol. 2012 Nov-Dec; 45(6):556-60. PMID: 23040546.
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    20. Pickham D, Shinn JA, Chan GK, Funk M, Drew BJ. Quasi-experimental study to improve nurses' QT-interval monitoring: results of QTIP study. Am J Crit Care. 2012 May; 21(3):195-200; quiz 201. PMID: 22549576.
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    21. Carter EV, Hickey KT, Pickham DM, Doering LV, Chen B, Harris PR, Drew BJ. Feasibility and compliance with daily home electrocardiogram monitoring of the QT interval in heart transplant recipients. Heart Lung. 2012 Jul-Aug; 41(4):368-73. PMID: 22459508; PMCID: PMC3387335.
    22. Doering LV, Hickey K, Pickham D, Chen B, Drew BJ. Remote noninvasive allograft rejection monitoring for heart transplant recipients: study protocol for the novel evaluation with home electrocardiogram and remote transmission (NEW HEART) study. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2012; 12:14. PMID: 22386040; PMCID: PMC3323456.
    23. Pickham D, Helfenbein E, Shinn JA, Chan G, Funk M, Weinacker A, Liu JN, Drew BJ. High prevalence of corrected QT interval prolongation in acutely ill patients is associated with mortality: results of the QT in Practice (QTIP) Study. Crit Care Med. 2012 Feb; 40(2):394-9. PMID: 22001585.
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    24. Pickham D, Sickler K. Woman with risks for torsades de pointes dying within hours of leaving the emergency department. J Emerg Nurs. 2013 Jan; 39(1):53-6. PMID: 22137882.
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    25. Pickham D, Helfenbein E, Shinn JA, Chan G, Funk M, Drew BJ. How many patients need QT interval monitoring in critical care units? Preliminary report of the QT in Practice study. J Electrocardiol. 2010 Nov-Dec; 43(6):572-6. PMID: 21040827.
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    26. Pickham D, Drew BJ. QT/QTc interval monitoring in the emergency department. J Emerg Nurs. 2008 Oct; 34(5):428-34. PMID: 18804716.
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