Prasanthi Govindarajan, MD

TitleAssociate Clinical Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentEmergency Medicine
Address533 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94143
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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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    Beyond Regionalization: Integrated Networks of Emergency Care
    NIH/NINDS R13NS070390Jun 1, 2010 - May 31, 2011
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Impact of Regionalization of Care in Acute Stroke Patients
    AHRQ K08HS017965Apr 1, 2009 - Mar 31, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Manella H, Sivasankar S, Perry JJ, Pfeil S, Senyak J, Shachter R, Govindarajan P. A Web-based Decision Tool to Estimate Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Risk in Emergency Department Patients. Cureus. 2018 Jan 21; 10(1):e2096. PMID: 29568717.
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    2. Hatcher S, Chen C, Govindarajan P. Prehospital Systolic Hypertension and Outcomes in Patients with Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Cureus. 2017 Jan 26; 9(1):e998. PMID: 28280651.
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    3. Whitesides LW, Baren JM, Biros MH, Fleischman RJ, Govindarajan P, Jones EB, Pancioli AM, Pentz RD, Scicluna VM, Wright DW, Dickert NW. Impact of individual clinical outcomes on trial participants' perspectives on enrollment in emergency research without consent. Clin Trials. 2017 Apr; 14(2):180-186. PMID: 28359192.
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    4. 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 05; 87(1):19-26. PMID: 27281534; PMCID: PMC4932237 [Available on 07/05/17].
    5. 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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    6. Dickert NW, Scicluna VM, Baren JM, Biros MH, Fleischman RJ, Govindarajan P, Jones EB, Pancioli AM, Wright DW, Pentz RD. Patients' perspectives of enrollment in research without consent: the patients' experiences in emergency research-progesterone for the treatment of traumatic brain injury study. Crit Care Med. 2015 Mar; 43(3):603-12. PMID: 25574795.
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    7. 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.
    8. Tataris KL, Mercer MP, Govindarajan P. Prehospital aspirin administration for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in the USA: an EMS quality assessment using the NEMSIS 2011 database. Emerg Med J. 2015 Nov; 32(11):876-81. PMID: 25678574.
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    9. 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.
    10. 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 Mar 20; 14:35. PMID: 24650076; PMCID: PMC3994482.
    11. 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.
    12. 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.
    13. 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.
    14. 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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    15. 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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    16. 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.
    17. 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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    18. Freeman JD, Govindarajan P. Paediatric back pain and a limp. Emerg Med J. 2012 Jun; 29(6):523. PMID: 22389350.
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    19. Desouza NT, Govindarajan P. Radiographic evidence of osteomyelitis. West J Emerg Med. 2011 Nov; 12(4):528-9. PMID: 22224154; PMCID: PMC3236165.
    20. 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.
    21. 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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    22. 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 Jan 27; 11:14. PMID: 21272365; PMCID: PMC3042392.
    23. 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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    24. 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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    25. 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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    26. Ramanujam P, Lowenstein R. Hyperdense middle cerebral artery sign. J Emerg Med. 2007 Nov; 33(4):417-8. PMID: 17976789.
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    27. 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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    28. 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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    29. 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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    30. 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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    31. 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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    32. 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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