Emergency Medicine Residency

Kristopher R. Brickman, M.D. FACEP

biographical sketch

Kristopher R. Brickman, M.D. FACEP                           
Medical Director, Emergency Services, University of Toledo College of Medicine             

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING:

Ohio State University, Columbus OH,B.S. 1979 Biological Science
Wright State University, Dayton OH M.D.  1983 Medicine
Wright State University Affiliated Hospitals  Dayton         1983-84       Internal Medicine Intern
Wright State University Affiliated Hospitals  Dayton 1984-85 General Surgery Resident
St. Vincent Medical Center/TTH  Toledo,OH 1985-87 Emerg./Med Resident

MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Intraosseous infusion
Pediatric resuscitation
Pain management
Wound care/management
Disaster management


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS:

Gibbons MP, Sidani RS, Brickman KR, Moomey PR, and Lindstrom DA.   The evaluation of a tiered emergency department closure policy and its effectiveness in reducing EMS diversions in a moderately sized urban community  Journal of Emergency Medicine Volume 27, Issue 1, p.93‑96 (July 2004)

Sidani RS, Gibbons MP, Brickman KR, Moomey PR and Lindstrom DA.  Trauma diversion within atiered  emergency department closure policy  Annals of Emergency Medicine October 2004, Supplement · Volume 44 · Number 4 · pS102 to pS102  

Gibbons MP, Sidani RS, Gibbons GM, Brickman KR, Couture TJ, Lindstrom DA, Parquette BA  The implementation of a prehospital acute ST‑elevation myocardial infarction bypass protocol was accepted for poster presentation at the 14th Annual Midwest Regional SAEM Meeting to be held in Milwaukee, WI, on Friday, September 10, 2004.

Zaciewski TG, Gibbons MP, Sidani RS, Audino AN, Brickman KR.  The Use of Iontophoresis for             Initial Outpatient Pain Management of Acute Soft Tissue Injuries in the Emergency Department (abstract). Journal of Emergency Medicine 28:369, April 2005.

Klaus D, Brickman K, Lindstrom D, Orlow G, Stiff, Andrew.  The implementation and Evaluation of an Inspiratory Impedance Threshold Device (ResQPod) in a County-Wide Emergency Medicla System for Non-Traumatic Cardiac Resuscitations.   Journal of Emergency Medicine 33:323, October 2007

Wellock A, Adams Z, Brickman K.  The use of Iontophoresis in the pain management of soft tissue injuries in the Emergency Department:  A pilot study.  Control D#357153.  Journal of Emergency Medicine 33:330, October 2007

Einstein E, Brickman K.  Fluconazole as a prophylactic measure for Tinea Gladitorum in high school wrestlers.   Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 18:2, 184.  March 2008 

 

CURRENT RESEARCH:

Comparison of oxycodone and hydrocodone in treatment of acute traumatic injuries in the emergency department setting.  (Institutional Review Board approved; data collection in progress)

Evaluation of the use of iontophoresis with dexamethasone for management of acute soft tissue injuries in the emergency department.  (Institutional Review Board approved; data collection in progress)

The effect of liaison on patient satisfaction in the Emergency Department setting.

Implementation of a hypothermia protocol for cardiac arrest patients in an academic institution.

Implementation of a STEMI alert system in reducing door to balloon times in an academic medical center.

The assessment and utilization of a non-invasive impedance plethysmography device for monitoring hemodynamic response to trauma bay interventions in Level 1 and Level 2 trauma alert patients.

Hemodynamic effects for acute resuscitation for trauma with normal saline vs hypertonic saline solution.

Iontophoresis for acute low back injury in the Emergency Department setting.

The incidence of MRSA carrier state in asymptomatic patients presenting to the Emergency Department.

The implementation of a hypothermia protocol in the acute resuscitation phase of cardiac resuscitation.

The effect of an instructional video tape on the Emergency Department triage process for patients presenting to the Emergency Department.

How does repetitive histories of patient complaints effect customer satisfaction in the Emergency Department setting.

Emergency preparedness survey

 

MANUSCRIPTS SUBMITTED FOR PUBLICATION:

Iontophoresis for acute soft tissue injuries in the Emergency Department setting.  Brickman KR: Wellock A; Adam Z; Zaciewski T

Fluconazole as a prophylactic measure for Tinnea Gladitorium in high school wrestlers.  Brickman K, Einstein E; Sinha S; Ryno J; Guiness M

A new technique in the management of auricular hematomas in high school wrestlers.  Brickman K, Guiness M, Lee (?)

Management of auricular hematomas in high school wrestlers. 

Prophylactic fluconazole in prevention of fungal dermatophytosis in high school wrestlers. 

Last Updated: 6/26/15