Michael D. Zwank, MD
Research Investigator
About

HealthPartners Medical Group title: Emergency medicine physician at Regions Hospital.

Education: MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health; internship in internal medicine, Boston University Medical Center-University Hospital; residency in emergency medicine, Boston Medical Center.

Affiliation
positions
  • Research Investigator, Critical Care Research Center
  • Publications
    selected publications
    Journal Article
  • Pneumothorax complications during placement of peripheral internal jugular intravenous catheters
    Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2021
  • Provider-in-triage prediction of hospital admission after brief patient interaction
    American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2021
  • Severity of diagnosis among patients with chest pain presenting to the emergency department after calling a nurse line
    American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2021
  • An analysis of changes in emergency department visits after a state declaration during the time of COVID-19
    Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2020
  • Elimination of routine screening laboratory tests for psychiatric admission: a quality improvement initiative
    Psychiatric Services. 2020
  • Serum SNTF, a surrogate marker of axonal injury, is prognostic for lasting brain dysfunction in mild TBI treated in the emergency department
    Frontiers in Neurology. 2020
  • Emergency medicine physicians' ability to predict hospital admission at the time of triage
    American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2019
  • Erratum: This article corrects: "Systemwide clinical ultrasound program development: an expert consensus model"
    Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2018
  • Periurethral abscess complicating urethral diverticulum
    Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2018
  • Placement of a cervical collar increases the optic nerve sheath diameter in healthy adults
    American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2018
  • Systemwide clinical ultrasound program development: an expert consensus model
    Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2018
  • Hospital medicine point of care ultrasound credentialing: an example protocol
    Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2017
  • Refining the wild wild west of point-of-care ultrasound at an academic community hospital
    Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2017
  • Post-splinting x-rays of nondisplaced hand, wrist, ankle, and foot fractures are unnecessary
    American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2016
  • Does computed tomographic scan affect diagnosis and management of patients with suspected renal colic?
    American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2014
  • Emergency department patient knowledge and physician communication regarding CT scans
    Emergency Medicine Journal. 2014
  • Hydroxocobalamin hinders hemodialysis
    American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 2013
  • Laboratory-confirmed gonorrhea and/or chlamydia rates in clinically diagnosed pelvic inflammatory disease and cervicitis
    American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2012
  • Middle turbinectomy as a complication of nasopharyngeal airway placement
    American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2009
  • Chapter
  • Chapter
    Atlas of clinical emergency medicine. 2015
  • Abstract
  • Establishment of an innovative credentialing policy and procedure in hospital medicine: point of care ultrasound [abstract]
    Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2017
  • Impact of EMR discharge notifications on rates of patient follow-up and treatment of hypertension: a retrospective cohort [abstract]
    Academic Emergency Medicine. 2016
  • Patterns of use of cervical spine decision rules installed in EHR imaging order [abstract]
    Academic Emergency Medicine. 2016
  • Post-splinting x-rays of non-displaced hand, wrist, ankle, and foot fractures are unnecessary [abstract]
    Academic Emergency Medicine. 2016
  • Anterior shoulder dislocation reduction in the emergency department: is there a best technique [abstract]?
    Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2015
  • Early discharge with next day stress testing in low risk chest pain patients presenting to the emergency department is feasible [abstract]
    Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2015
  • Innovative utilization of the EPIC electronic medical record for integrating evidence-based medicine and improving patient care [abstract]
    Academic Emergency Medicine. 2015
  • Treatment of accidental hypothermia at a level I trauma center: a retrospective cohort [abstract]
    Academic Emergency Medicine. 2015
  • Can a low-risk chest pain protocol reduce admission rates among patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain? A quality project [abstract]
    Academic Emergency Medicine. 2013
  • Does CT scan affect diagnosis and management of patients with suspected renal colic [abstract]?
    Academic Emergency Medicine. 2013
  • Hydroxocobalamin hinders hemodialysis [abstract]
    Clinical Toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.). 2012
  • Agreement between physician and CT scan in high energy mechanism stable trauma patients [abstract]
    Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2011
  • Bedside ultrasound for the hypotensive patient [abstract]
    Academic Emergency Medicine. 2011
  • Correlation between internal jugular vein dimensions and congestive heart failure [abstract]
    Academic Emergency Medicine. 2011
  • Emergency department patient knowledge and physician communication regarding computed tomography (CT) scans [abstract]
    Academic Emergency Medicine. 2011
  • Laboratory confirmed gonorrhea and/or chlamydia rates in clinically diagnosed PID and cervicitis [abstract]
    Academic Emergency Medicine. 2011
  • Laboratory screening of depressed or suicidal patients is unnecessary [abstract]
    Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2011
  • presentations
    Presentation
  • 22 y/o whose hemodialysis was delayed [presentation]
  • Best new literature for the rural emergency medicine provider [presentation], Comprehensive Advanced Life Support (CALS) 4th Hospital Conference
  • Can a low risk chest pain protocol reduce admission rates among patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain [presentation]?
  • Cost effectiveness and socioeconomic impact of ultrasound at the bedside [presentation]
  • Default versus open text narcotic prescription writing in the emergency department electronic medical record [presentation]
  • Effect of repeat abdominal CT on diagnosis and disposition in emergency department patients [presentation]
  • Electronic medical record workflow affects bedside ultrasound ordering and documentation compliance [presentation]
  • Impact of EMR discharge notifications on patient follow-up and treatment for hypertension: a retrospective cohort [presentation]
  • Influential papers in emergency medicine [presentation]
  • Patient satisfaction surveys: rising importance, limited reliability [presentation]
  • Placement of a cervical collar increases the optic nerve sheath diameter in healthy adults [presentation]
  • Placement of a cervical collar increases the optic nerve sheath diameter in healthy adults [presentation]
  • Ultrasound evaluation for jugular venous distention in patients with dyspnea [presentation]
  • Ultrasound in acute respiratory illness in children [presentation]
  • Variability in quantity and quality of point-of-care ultrasounds performed by core faculty at a teaching hospital [presentation]
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