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Robert Rodriguez, MD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentEmergency Medicine
Address1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco CA 94110
Phone415-206-5875
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    Validation of a decision rule for selective chest radiography in blunt trauma
    CDC/NCIPC R01CE001589Sep 30, 2009 - Aug 31, 2013
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Rodriguez RM, Canseco K, Baumann BM, Mower WR, Langdorf MI, Medak AJ, Anglin DR, Hendey GW, Addo N, Nishijima D, Raja AS. Pneumothorax and Hemothorax in the Era of Frequent Chest Computed Tomography for the Evaluation of Adult Patients With Blunt Trauma. Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Oct 01. PMID: 30287121.
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    2. Yun BJ, Rodriguez RM, Prabhakar AM, Peak DA, Baymon DE, Raja AS. Utilization of chest CT for injured patients during visits to U.S. emergency departments: 2012-2015. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Aug 08. PMID: 30100335.
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    3. Rodriguez RM, Hawthorne N, Murphy SP, Theus M, Haase D, Chuku C, Wen J. Blunt Trauma Abdominal and Pelvic Computed Tomography Has Low Yield for Injuries in More Than One Anatomic Region. West J Emerg Med. 2018 Sep; 19(5):768-773. PMID: 30202486.
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    4. Rodriguez RM, Greenwood JC, Nuckton TJ, Darger B, Shofer FS, Troeger D, Jung SY, Speich KG, Valencia J, Kilgannon JH, Fernandez D, Baumann BM. Comparison of qSOFA with current emergency department tools for screening of patients with sepsis for critical illness. Emerg Med J. 2018 May 02. PMID: 29720475.
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    5. Graterol J, Beylin M, Whetstone WD, Matzoll A, Burke R, Talbott J, Rodriguez RM. Low Yield of Paired Head and Cervical Spine Computed Tomography in Blunt Trauma Evaluation. J Emerg Med. 2018 Apr 20. PMID: 29685476.
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    6. Gupta M, Mower WR, Rodriguez RM, Hendey GW. Validation of the Pediatric NEXUS II Head CT Decision Instrument for Selective Imaging of Pediatric Patients with Blunt Head Trauma. Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Apr 17. PMID: 29665151.
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    7. Komura S, Rodriguez RM, Peabody CR. Hemoptysis? Try Inhaled Tranexamic Acid. J Emerg Med. 2018 Mar 02. PMID: 29502864.
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    8. Brown C, Elmobdy K, Raja AS, Rodriguez RM. Scapular fractures in the Pan-scan Era. Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Jan 11. PMID: 29322585.
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    9. Murphy SP, Hawthorne N, Haase D, Chiku C, Wen J, Rodriguez RM. Low Yield of Clinically Significant Injury With Head-To-Pelvis Computed Tomography in Blunt Trauma Evaluation. J Emerg Med. 2017 Dec; 53(6):865-870. PMID: 29089154.
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    10. Murphy CE, Raja AS, Baumann BM, Medak AJ, Langdorf MI, Nishijima DK, Hendey GW, Mower WR, Rodriguez RM. Rib Fracture Diagnosis in the Panscan Era. Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Dec; 70(6):904-909. PMID: 28559032.
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    11. Torres J, Avalos N, Echols L, Mongelluzzo J, Rodriguez RM. Low yield of blood and wound cultures in patients with skin and soft-tissue infections. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Aug; 35(8):1159-1161. PMID: 28592371.
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    12. Rose CC, Rodriguez RM. Toward Precision Diagnostics. Acad Emerg Med. 2017 May; 24(5):644-646. PMID: 28145094.
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    13. Moore N, Patel B, Zuabi N, Langdorf MI, Rodriguez RM. Feasibility of Informed Consent for Computed Tomography in Acute Trauma Patients. Acad Emerg Med. 2017 May; 24(5):637-640. PMID: 28145602.
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    14. Mongelluzzo J, Tu B, Grimes B, Ziyeh S, Fortman J, Neilson J, Rodriguez RM. Correlation of Physical Exam Findings with Fever in Patients with Skin and Soft Tissue Infections. West J Emerg Med. 2017 Apr; 18(3):398-402. PMID: 28435490.
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    15. Wang RC, Rodriguez RM, Fahimi J, Hall MK, Shiboski S, Chi T, Smith-Bindman R. Derivation of decision rules to predict clinically important outcomes in acute flank pain patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Apr; 35(4):554-563. PMID: 28082160.
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    16. Rodriguez RM, Hendey GW, Mower WR. Selective chest imaging for blunt trauma patients: The national emergency X-ray utilization studies (NEXUS-chest algorithm). Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Jan; 35(1):164-170. PMID: 27838036.
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    17. Tangherlini N, Villar J, Brown J, Rodriguez RM, Yeh C, Friedman BT, Wada P. The HOME Team: Evaluating the Effect of an EMS-based Outreach Team to Decrease the Frequency of 911 Use Among High Utilizers of EMS. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2016 Dec; 31(6):603-607. PMID: 27640612.
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    18. Raja AS, Mower WR, Nishijima DK, Hendey GW, Baumann BM, Medak AJ, Rodriguez RM. Prevalence and Diagnostic Performance of Isolated and Combined NEXUS Chest CT Decision Criteria. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Aug; 23(8):863-9. PMID: 27163732.
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    19. Langdorf MI, Anderson CL, Rodriguez RM. In reply. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 07; 68(1):134-5. PMID: 27343650.
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    20. Wang RC, Rodriguez RM, Shiboski S, Kang TL, Bailitz J. In reply. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Feb; 67(2):302-3. PMID: 26801386.
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    21. Carney D, Rodriguez RM. Achieving the Triple Aim Through Informed Consent for Computed Tomography. West J Emerg Med. 2015 Dec; 16(7):1030-2. PMID: 26759648; PMCID: PMC4703145.
    22. Rodriguez RM, Hendey GW. The Case for 1-Way Clinical Decision Rules in Emergency Medicine. Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Dec; 66(6):689. PMID: 26590749.
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    23. Rodriguez RM, Friedman B, Langdorf MI, Baumann BM, Nishijima DK, Hendey GW, Medak AJ, Raja AS, Mower WR. Pulmonary contusion in the pan-scan era. Injury. 2016 May; 47(5):1031-4. PMID: 26708426.
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    24. Raja AS, Lanning J, Gower A, Langdorf MI, Nishijima DK, Baumann BM, Hendey GW, Medak AJ, Mower WR, Rodriguez RM. Prevalence of Chest Injury With the Presence of NEXUS Chest Criteria: Data to Inform Shared Decisionmaking About Imaging Use. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Aug; 68(2):222-6. PMID: 26607334.
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    25. Finnerty NM, Rodriguez RM, Carpenter CR, Sun BC, Theyyunni N, Ohle R, Dodd KW, Schoenfeld EM, Elm KD, Kline JA, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N. Clinical Decision Rules for Diagnostic Imaging in the Emergency Department: A Research Agenda. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Dec; 22(12):1406-16. PMID: 26567885.
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    26. Rodriguez RM, Langdorf MI, Nishijima D, Baumann BM, Hendey GW, Medak AJ, Raja AS, Allen IE, Mower WR. Derivation and validation of two decision instruments for selective chest CT in blunt trauma: a multicenter prospective observational study (NEXUS Chest CT). PLoS Med. 2015 Oct; 12(10):e1001883. PMID: 26440607; PMCID: PMC4595216.
    27. Wang RC, Rodriguez RM, Moghadassi M, Noble V, Bailitz J, Mallin M, Corbo J, Kang TL, Chu P, Shiboski S, Smith-Bindman R. External Validation of the STONE Score, a Clinical Prediction Rule for Ureteral Stone: An Observational Multi-institutional Study. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Apr; 67(4):423-432.e2. PMID: 26440490; PMCID: PMC4808407.
    28. Fryling LR, Mazanec P, Rodriguez RM. Barriers to Homeless Persons Acquiring Health Insurance Through the Affordable Care Act. J Emerg Med. 2015 Nov; 49(5):755-62.e2. PMID: 26281811; PMCID: PMC4633336 [Available on 11/01/16].
    29. Langdorf MI, Medak AJ, Hendey GW, Nishijima DK, Mower WR, Raja AS, Baumann BM, Anglin DR, Anderson CL, Lotfipour S, Reed KE, Zuabi N, Khan NA, Bithell CA, Rowther AA, Villar J, Rodriguez RM. Prevalence and Clinical Import of Thoracic Injury Identified by Chest Computed Tomography but Not Chest Radiography in Blunt Trauma: Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study. Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Dec; 66(6):589-600. PMID: 26169926.
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    30. Itakura KS, Pillsbury MM, Rodriguez RM. Interruptions of Trauma Resuscitations for Radiographic Procedures. J Emerg Med. 2015 Aug; 49(2):231-5. PMID: 26004852.
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    31. Perez MR, Rodriguez RM, Baumann BM, Langdorf MI, Anglin D, Bradley RN, Medak AJ, Mower WR, Hendey GW, Nishijima DK, Raja AS. Sternal fracture in the age of pan-scan. Injury. 2015 Jul; 46(7):1324-7. PMID: 25817167.
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    32. Kievlan DR, Gukasyan M, Gesch J, Rodriguez RM. Clinical profile of injection drug users presenting to the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 May; 33(5):674-6. PMID: 25744147.
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    33. Hall MK, Raven MC, Hall J, Yeh C, Allen E, Rodriguez RM, Tangherlini NL, Sporer KA, Brown JF. EMS-STARS: Emergency Medical Services "Superuser" Transport Associations: An Adult Retrospective Study. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2015 January-March; 19(1):61-67. PMID: 25093273.
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    34. Rodriguez RM, Baumann BM, Raja AS, Langdorf MI, Anglin D, Bradley RN, Medak AJ, Mower WR, Hendey GW. Diagnostic yields, charges, and radiation dose of chest imaging in blunt trauma evaluations. Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Jun; 21(6):644-50. PMID: 25039548.
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    35. Rodriguez RM, Henderson TM, Ritchie AM, Langdorf MI, Raja AS, Silverman E, Schlang J, Sloane B, Ronan CE, Anderson CL, Baumann BM. Patient preferences and acceptable risk for computed tomography in trauma. Injury. 2014 Sep; 45(9):1345-9. PMID: 24742979.
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    36. Chung-Esaki H, Rodriguez RM, Alter H, Cisse B. Validation of a prediction rule for endocarditis in febrile injection drug users. Am J Emerg Med. 2014 May; 32(5):412-6. PMID: 24560394.
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    37. Johnston WF, Rodriguez RM, Suarez D, Fortman J. Study of medical students' malpractice fear and defensive medicine: a "hidden curriculum?". West J Emerg Med. 2014 May; 15(3):293-8. PMID: 24868307; PMCID: PMC4025526.
    38. Rodriguez RM, Anglin D, Langdorf MI, Baumann BM, Hendey GW, Bradley RN, Medak AJ, Raja AS, Juhn P, Fortman J, Mulkerin W, Mower WR. NEXUS chest: validation of a decision instrument for selective chest imaging in blunt trauma. JAMA Surg. 2013 Oct; 148(10):940-6. PMID: 23925583.
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    39. Lin M, Brooks TN, Miller AC, Sharp JL, Hai le T, Nguyen T, Kievlan DR, Rodriguez RM, Dieckmann RA. English-based Pediatric Emergency Medicine Software Improves Physician Test Performance on Common Pediatric Emergencies: A Multicenter Study in Vietnam. West J Emerg Med. 2013 Sep; 14(5):471-6. PMID: 24106545; PMCID: PMC3789911.
    40. Kea B, Gamarallage R, Vairamuthu H, Fortman J, Lunney K, Hendey GW, Rodriguez RM. What is the clinical significance of chest CT when the chest x-ray result is normal in patients with blunt trauma? Am J Emerg Med. 2013 Aug; 31(8):1268-73. PMID: 23796979; PMCID: PMC3735807.
    41. Maldonado CZ, Rodriguez RM, Torres JR, Flores YS, Lovato LM. Fear of discovery among Latino immigrants presenting to the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Feb; 20(2):155-61. PMID: 23406074.
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    42. Sporer KA, Solares M, Durant EJ, Wang W, Wu AH, Rodriguez RM. Accuracy of the initial diagnosis among patients with an acutely altered mental status. Emerg Med J. 2013 Mar; 30(3):243-6. PMID: 22362650.
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    43. Calderon G, Perez D, Fortman J, Kea B, Rodriguez RM. Provider perceptions concerning use of chest x-ray studies in adult blunt trauma assessments. J Emerg Med. 2012 Oct; 43(4):568-74. PMID: 22056110.
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    44. Dopazo C, Rodriguez R, Llado L, Calatayud D, Castells L, Ramos E, Molina V, García R, Fabregat J, Charco R. Successful conversion from twice-daily to once-daily tacrolimus in liver transplantation: observational multicenter study. Clin Transplant. 2012 Jan-Feb; 26(1):E32-7. PMID: 21958123.
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    45. Rodriguez RM, Hendey GW, Mower W, Kea B, Fortman J, Merchant G, Hoffman JR. Derivation of a decision instrument for selective chest radiography in blunt trauma. J Trauma. 2011 Sep; 71(3):549-53. PMID: 21045745.
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    46. Dowdy DW, Rodriguez RM, Hare CB, Kaplan B. Cost-effectiveness of targeted human immunodeficiency virus screening in an urban emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Jul; 18(7):745-53. PMID: 21762236.
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    47. Rodriguez R, Nakamura R, Palmer JM, Parker P, Shayani S, Nademanee A, Snyder D, Pullarkat V, Kogut N, Rosenthal J, Smith E, Karanes C, O'Donnell M, Krishnan AY, Senitzer D, Forman SJ. A phase II pilot study of tacrolimus/sirolimus GVHD prophylaxis for sibling donor hematopoietic stem cell transplantation using 3 conditioning regimens. Blood. 2010 Feb 04; 115(5):1098-105. PMID: 19965688; PMCID: PMC2817636.
    48. Rodriguez RM, Fortman J, Chee C, Ng V, Poon D. Food, shelter and safety needs motivating homeless persons' visits to an urban emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2009 May; 53(5):598-602. PMID: 18838193.
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    49. Rodriguez RM, Dean K, Backster A, Aiken L, McClung C. Focusing on a "serious" review of systems in the emergency department. J Emerg Med. 2010 Nov; 39(5):539-43. PMID: 18486407.
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    50. Rodriguez RM, Navarrete E, Schwaber J, McKleroy W, Clouse A, Kerrigan SF, Fortman J. A prospective study of primary surrogate decision makers' knowledge of intensive care. Crit Care Med. 2008 May; 36(5):1633-6. PMID: 18434916.
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    51. Tabas JA, Rodriguez RM, Seligman HK, Goldschlager NF. Electrocardiographic criteria for detecting acute myocardial infarction in patients with left bundle branch block: a meta-analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Oct; 52(4):329-336.e1. PMID: 18342992.
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    52. Rodriguez RM, Taylor O, Shah S, Urstein S. A Prospective, Randomized Trial in the Emergency Department of Suggestive Audio-Therapy under Deep Sedation for Smoking Cessation. West J Emerg Med. 2007 Aug; 8(3):79-83. PMID: 19561688; PMCID: PMC2672214.
    53. Rodriguez RM, Anglin D, Hankin A, Hayden SR, Phelps M, McCollough L, Hendey GW. A longitudinal study of emergency medicine residents' malpractice fear and defensive medicine. Acad Emerg Med. 2007 Jun; 14(6):569-73. PMID: 17446194.
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    54. Sporer KA, Youngblood GM, Rodriguez RM. The ability of emergency medical dispatch codes of medical complaints to predict ALS prehospital interventions. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2007 Apr-Jun; 11(2):192-8. PMID: 17454806.
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    55. Rodriguez RM, Lum-Lung M, Dixon K, Nothmann A. A prospective study on esophageal Doppler hemodynamic assessment in the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2006 Oct; 24(6):658-63. PMID: 16984833.
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    56. Rodriguez RM, Abdullah R, Miller R, Barry L, Lungstras-Bufler K, Bufler P, Dinarello CA, Abraham E. A pilot study of cytokine levels and white blood cell counts in the diagnosis of necrotizing fasciitis. Am J Emerg Med. 2006 Jan; 24(1):58-61. PMID: 16338511.
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    57. Rodriguez RM, Hendey GW, Marek G, Dery RA, Bjoring A. A pilot study to derive clinical variables for selective chest radiography in blunt trauma patients. Ann Emerg Med. 2006 May; 47(5):415-8. PMID: 16631976.
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    58. Rodriguez RM, Reeves J, Houston S, McClung C. The effect of anthrax bioterrorism on emergency department presentation. Cal J Emerg Med. 2005 Apr; 6(2):27-32. PMID: 20847852; PMCID: PMC2906971.
    59. Lungstras-Bufler K, Bufler P, Abdullah R, Rutherford C, Endres S, Abraham E, Dinarello CA, Rodriguez RM. High cytokine levels at admission are associated with fatal outcome in patients with necrotizing fasciitis. Eur Cytokine Netw. 2004 Apr-Jun; 15(2):135-8. PMID: 15319173.
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    60. Phelps MA, Rodriguez RM. Novel approaches to sepsis in the emergency department. Cal J Emerg Med. 2004 Jan; 5(1):9-14. PMID: 20847856; PMCID: PMC2906975.
    61. Lonergan S, Rodriguez RM, Schaulis M, Navaran P. A case series of patients with black tar heroin-associated necrotizing fasciitis. J Emerg Med. 2004 Jan; 26(1):47-50. PMID: 14751477.
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    62. Rodriguez RM. The Future of CaJEM. Cal J Emerg Med. 2002 Jul-Sep; 3(3):36-37. PMID: 28512527.
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    63. Phelps MA, Rodriguez RM, Passanante M, Dresden G, Kriza K. EMS activation in a cohort of critically ill patients. J Emerg Med. 2002 Feb; 22(2):127-31. PMID: 11858915.
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    64. Rodriguez RM, Kreider WJ, Baraff LJ. Need and desire for preventive care measures in emergency department patients. Ann Emerg Med. 1995 Nov; 26(5):615-20. PMID: 7486372.
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    65. Rodriguez RM, Baraff LJ. Emergency department immunization of the elderly with pneumococcal and influenza vaccines. Ann Emerg Med. 1993 Nov; 22(11):1729-32. PMID: 8214864.
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