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    Prasanthi Govindarajan

    TitleAssociate Clinical Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentEmergency Medicine
    Address505 Parnassus Avenue
    San Francisco CA 94117
    Phone415-353-8213
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      RAP, UCSF2013 - 2014Teleconsultation for Acute Stroke Recognition by EMS: A feasibility Study
      Resource Allocation Program, UCSF2012 - 2013Enhancing Patient Recruitment in Clinical Trials Using Automated Screening Too
      American Heart/Stroke Association - Western States Affiliate Clinical Research Program-11CRP71900082011 - 13MeDs - Comparative Evaluation of Stroke Triage Tools for Emergency Medical Dispatchers
      University of California, San Francisco2010 - 11Resource Allocation Program
      National Institute of Health/NINDS2009 - 111R03NS066378
      Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality -K08 HS17965 2009 - 14Impact of Regionalization of Care in Acute Stroke
      University of California, San Francisco2008 - 9Hellman Award
      University of California San Diego2006 - 7Stroke Research Center
      Grant-In-Aid, American Heart Association Western States Affiliate2013 - 2015Teleconsultation by Emergency Medical Services for Acute Stroke Recognition: A Feasibility Study

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      Implementation Science, Patients with undifferentiated acute illness, prehospital agencies, Neurologic emergencies/Stroke, EMS utilization, Community education, Interdisciplinary research collaboration, Brief implementation science training courses

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      1. Chapman Smith SN, Govindarajan P, Padrick MM, Lippman JM, McMurry TL, Resler BL, Keenan K, Gunnell BS, Mehndiratta P, Chee CY, Cahill EA, Dietiker C, Cattell-Gordon DC, Smith WS, Perina DG, Solenski NJ, Worrall BB, Southerland AM. A low-cost, tablet-based option for prehospital neurologic assessment: The iTREAT Study. Neurology. 2016 Jul 5; 87(1):19-26. PMID: 27281534.
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      2. Hodell E, Hughes SD, Corry M, Kivlehan S, Resler B, Sheon N, Govindarajan P. Paramedic Perspectives on Barriers to Prehospital Acute Stroke Recognition. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2016 May-Jun; 20(3):415-24. PMID: 26855299.
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      3. Govindarajan P, Friedman BT, Delgadillo JQ, Ghilarducci D, Cook LJ, Grimes B, McCulloch CE, Johnston SC. Race and sex disparities in prehospital recognition of acute stroke. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Mar; 22(3):264-72. PMID: 25728356; PMCID: PMC4355063 [Available on 03/01/16].
      4. Tataris K, Kivlehan S, Govindarajan P. National trends in the utilization of emergency medical services for acute myocardial infarction and stroke. West J Emerg Med. 2014 Nov; 15(7):744-8. PMID: 25493113; PMCID: PMC4251214.
      5. Stephens CE, Sackett N, Govindarajan P, Lee SJ. Emergency department visits and hospitalizations by tube-fed nursing home residents with varying degrees of cognitive impairment: a national study. BMC Geriatr. 2014; 14:35. PMID: 24650076; PMCID: PMC3994482.
      6. Dickert NW, Govindarajan P, Harney D, Silbergleit R, Sugarman J, Weinfurt KP, Pentz RD. Community consultation for prehospital research: experiences of study coordinators and principal investigators. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2014 Apr-Jun; 18(2):274-81. PMID: 24401134; PMCID: PMC4247989.
      7. Dickert NW, Mah VA, Baren JM, Biros MH, Govindarajan P, Pancioli A, Silbergleit R, Wright DW, Pentz RD. Enrollment in research under exception from informed consent: the Patients' Experiences in Emergency Research (PEER) study. Resuscitation. 2013 Oct; 84(10):1416-21. PMID: 23603291; PMCID: PMC3770787.
      8. Polevoi SK, Jewel Shim J, McCulloch CE, Grimes B, Govindarajan P. Marked reduction in length of stay for patients with psychiatric emergencies after implementation of a comanagement model. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Apr; 20(4):338-43. PMID: 23701340; PMCID: PMC3671493.
      9. Govindarajan P, Dickert NW, Meeker M, De Souza N, Harney D, Hemphill CJ, Pentz R. Emergency research: using exception from informed consent, evaluation of community consultations. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Jan; 20(1):98-103. PMID: 23570483.
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      10. Kamel H, Fahimi J, Govindarajan P, Navi BB. Nationwide patterns of hospitalization after transient ischemic attack. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2013 Oct; 22(7):e142-5. PMID: 23149150.
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      11. Wilson MP, Vilke GM, Govindarajan P, Itagaki MW. Emergency Physicians Research Common Problems in Proportion to their Frequency. West J Emerg Med. 2012 Sep; 13(4):344-50. PMID: 23251714; PMCID: PMC3523811.
      12. Govindarajan P, Gonzales R, Maselli JH, Johnston SC, Fahimi J, Poisson S, Stein JC. Regional differences in emergency medical services use for patients with acute stroke (findings from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey Emergency Department Data File). J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2013 Nov; 22(8):e257-63. PMID: 22465209.
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      13. Freeman JD, Govindarajan P. Paediatric back pain and a limp. Emerg Med J. 2012 Jun; 29(6):523. PMID: 22389350.
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      14. Desouza NT, Govindarajan P. Radiographic evidence of osteomyelitis. West J Emerg Med. 2011 Nov; 12(4):528-9. PMID: 22224154; PMCID: PMC3236165.
      15. Govindarajan P, Desouza NT, Pierog J, Ghilarducci D, Johnston SC. Feasibility study to assess the use of the Cincinnati stroke scale by emergency medical dispatchers: a pilot study. Emerg Med J. 2012 Oct; 29(10):848-50. PMID: 21849337; PMCID: PMC4315162.
      16. Govindarajan P, Lin L, Landman A, McMullan JT, McNally BF, Crouch AJ, Sasson C. Practice variability among the EMS systems participating in Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (CARES). Resuscitation. 2012 Jan; 83(1):76-80. PMID: 21741432.
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      17. Govindarajan P, Ghilarducci D, McCulloch C, Pierog J, Bloom E, Johnston C. Comparative evaluation of stroke triage algorithms for emergency medical dispatchers (MeDS): prospective cohort study protocol. BMC Neurol. 2011; 11:14. PMID: 21272365; PMCID: PMC3042392.
      18. Govindarajan P, Larkin GL, Rhodes KV, Piazza G, Byczkowski TL, Edwards M, Baren JM. Patient-centered integrated networks of emergency care: consensus-based recommendations and future research priorities. Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Dec; 17(12):1322-9. PMID: 21122014.
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      19. Ramanujam P, Castillo E, Patel E, Vilke G, Wilson MP, Dunford JV. Prehospital transport time intervals for acute stroke patients. J Emerg Med. 2009 Jul; 37(1):40-5. PMID: 18722734.
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      20. Ramanujam P, Guluma KZ, Castillo EM, Chacon M, Jensen MB, Patel E, Linnick W, Dunford JV. Accuracy of stroke recognition by emergency medical dispatchers and paramedics--San Diego experience. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2008 Jul-Sep; 12(3):307-13. PMID: 18584497.
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      21. Ramanujam P, Lowenstein R. Hyperdense middle cerebral artery sign. J Emerg Med. 2007 Nov; 33(4):417-8. PMID: 17976789.
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      22. Ramanujam P, Aschkenasy M. Identifying the need for pre-hospital and emergency care in the developing world: a case study in Chennai, India. J Assoc Physicians India. 2007 Jul; 55:491-5. PMID: 17907498.
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      23. Davis DP, Ramanujam P. Central venous access by air medical personnel. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2007 Apr-Jun; 11(2):204-6. PMID: 17454808.
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      24. Davis DP, Fisher R, Aguilar S, Metz M, Ochs G, McCallum-Brown L, Ramanujam P, Buono C, Vilke GM, Chan TC, Dunford JV. The feasibility of a regional cardiac arrest receiving system. Resuscitation. 2007 Jul; 74(1):44-51. PMID: 17346870.
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      25. Ramanujam P, Rathlev NK. Blood cultures do not change management in hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia. Acad Emerg Med. 2006 Jul; 13(7):740-5. PMID: 16766742.
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      26. McCausland JB, Linden JA, Degutis LC, Ramanujam P, Sullivan LM, D'onofrio G. Nonoccupational postexposure HIV prevention: emergency physicians' current practices, attitudes, and beliefs. Ann Emerg Med. 2003 Nov; 42(5):651-6. PMID: 14581917.
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      27. Dart R, Ramanujam P, Dart L. Progesterone as a predictor of ectopic pregnancy when the ultrasound is indeterminate. Am J Emerg Med. 2002 Nov; 20(7):575-9. PMID: 12442232.
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