Power Point Presentations

Covid19 Outpatient Treatment Options - January 26, 2022

Malpractice Risk, Fear and Defensive Medicine in the Emergency Department - 2019

Principles of Bioethics, Decision Making and Futility - MedStar Franklin Square - February 2018

Emergency Department Preparedness: Are we Ready for a Disaster? - February 2016

End-of-Life Decision Making: A Comparison of the Cruzan and Schiavo cases

Publications

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

 

1.        Mareiniss DP, Decreasing GME Training Stress to Foster Residents’ Professionalism, Acad Med 2004;79: 825-831; Selected for reprint in the Home Study Course of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, section 2, Clinical Competency Issues, 2005-2006 course.

2.        Mareiniss DP, Morgan H, Invited Review:  Regulators, Litigators and Morphine: Contradictory Legal Policies in the Regulation of Opioid Treatment of Chronic Noncancerous Pain, Spine Line 2004;5(5): 13-17.

3.        Mareiniss DP, A Comparison of Cruzan and Schiavo Cases: The Burden of Proof, Due Process, and Autonomy in the Persistently Vegetative Patient. J Legl Med  2005;26: 233-259.

4.        Chen CC, Schweinsberg PJ, Vashist S, Mareiniss DP, Lambie EJ, and Grant BD, RAB-10 is Required for Endocytic Recycling in Caenorhabditis elegans Intestine. Molecular Biology of the Cell 2006;17: 1286-1297.

5.        Mareiniss DP, Invited Commentary: Healthcare Professionals and the Reciprocal Duty to Treat During a Pandemic Disaster. The American Journal of Bioethics 2008;8(8): 39-41.

6.        Mareiniss DP, Hirshon JM, and Thibodeau BC, Disaster Planning: Potential Effects of an Influenza Pandemic on Community Healthcare Resources. American Journal of Disaster Medicine 2009;4(3): 163-171.

7.        Mareiniss DP, Hirshon JM, and Levy F, Invited Editorial and Lead Article. Planning for a pandemic: a view from the accident and emergency department. British Journal of Hospital Medicine 2010;71(2):64-65. 

8.        Hill P, Mareiniss D, Murphy P, Gardner H, Hsieh Y, Levy F and Kelen G, Significant Reduction of Laboratory Specimen Errors by Implementation of an Electronic Ordering System Paired With a Bar-Code Specimen Labeling Process. Ann Emerg Med. 2010;56(6):630-636.

9.        Howard J, Levy F, Mareiniss DP, Patch M, Craven CK, McCarthy M, Epstein-Peterson ZD, Wong V and Pronovost P, New Legal Protections for Reporting Patient Errors Under the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act: A Review of the Medical Literature and Analysis. J Patient Safety. 2010;6(3):147-152.

10.     Levy F, Mareiniss D, Iacovelli C, Howard J. The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005.  J Legl Med. 2010;31(4):397-422.

11.     Mareiniss DP, Levy F and Regan L.  ICU triage: The potential legal liability of withdrawing ICU care during a catastrophic event. American Journal of Disaster Medicine 2011;6(6):329-340. 

12.     Dugas A, Hsieh Y, Levin S, Pines J, Mareiniss D, Mohareb A, Gaydos C, Perl T, and Rothman R. Google Flu Trends: Correlation with Emergency Department Influenza Rates and Crowding Metrics. Clin Infect Dis 2012;54(4):463-9.

13.     Levy F, Mareiniss D, Iacovelli C. The Importance of a Proper Against Medical Advice (AMA) Discharge: How Signing Out AMA May Create Significant Liability Protection for Providers. J Emerg Med 2012;43(3): 516-520.

14.     Mareiniss D. Waxman et al.’s Article in NEJM Does Not Disprove Defensive Practices in the Emergency Department.  Am J Emerg Med 2015;33(8):1101.

15.     RG Wilkerson, H Kim, TA Windsor, DP Mareiniss, The Opioid Epidemic in the United States. Emerg Med Clin North Am 2016; 34(2):e1-e23 available on-line at http://www.emed.theclinics.com/article/S0733-8627(15)00108-X/references

16.     Mareiniss DP, Xu T, Pham J, Hsieh Y, Zhao J, Nguyen C, Nguyen M and Winters B. Predicting which patients will likely benefit from subglottic secretion drainage endotracheal tubes: a retrospective study. J Emerg Med 2016;50(3):385-393 available on-line January 21, 2016 at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0736467915012524   

17.     Mareiniss DP, Bright L. Case Report: tPA Bolus Treatment for a Peri-Arrest Patient with Massive Pulmonary Embolism. J Clin Case Rep 2016; 6:1-6.

18.     Mareiniss DP.  A Brewing Storm: Our Overwhelmed Emergency Departments.  Am J Emerg Med 2016;35(2):368. available on-line November 3, 2016 at http://www.ajemjournal.com/article/S0735-6757(16)30804-X/abstract  

19.     Mareiniss DP. Emergency Medicine Burnout and Abuse – One Doctor’s Perspective. Am J Emerg Med 2017;36(4):720-721.

20.     Biddison ED, Faden R, Gwon H, Mareiniss D, Regenberg A, Shoch-Spana M, Schwartz J, Toner E. Too Many Patients… A Framework to Guide Statewide Allocation of Scarce Mechanical Ventilation During Disasters. Chest 2018;155(4):848-854.

 

21.      Mareiniss DP. The Impending Strom: COVID19, Pandemics and Our Overwhelmed Emergency Departments. Am J Emerg Med 2020; 38(6):1293-1294. published online March 23, 2020 – available at https://www.ajemjournal.com/article/S0735-6757(20)30175-3/fulltext

 

22.      Mareiniss, DP. Covid19 and the Power of the State During a Pandemic. Am J Emerg Med 2020 published online June 7, 2020 – available at https://www.ajemjournal.com/article/S0735-6757(20)30493-9/fulltext

 

23.      Mareiniss, DP. Doctors Could Face Significant Legal Liability if we Reallocate Ventilators.  J Emerg Med 2021; 60(5): e138-139.

 

24.      Mareiniss, DP. The Emperor Has No Clothes – Medical Journals and Experts Must Stand Up and Condemn the Federal Pandemic Response.  Am J Emerg Med – Published online October 27,2020.  Available at https://www.ajemjournal.com/article/S0735-6757(20)30953-0/fulltext

25.     Mareiniss, DP. Design and Implementation of a Temporary Emergency Department-Intensive Care Unit (ED-ICU) Patient Care Model During the COVID-19 Pandemic Surge.  JACEP Open 2020;1:1255-1260.

 

Book Chapters

 

1.        Mareiniss DP, Casarett D, Principles of Bioethics. IN: Walsh et al (Eds.), Palliative Medicine, 1st Ed., Elsevier, Philadelphia, September 2008.

2.        Mareiniss DP, Emergency Medicine. IN: Wecht CH (Eds.), Preparing and Winning Medical Negligence Cases, 3rd Ed., Juris Publishing, Huntington, New York, April 2009.

3.        Cynthia Major-Lewis, Dennis Barton, Triplett P and Mareiniss D. Chapter 10: Legal Issues in the Care of the Psychiatric Patient in the Emergency Department.  IN: Chanmugan et al (Eds.), 1st Ed., Cambridge University Press. 2013.

 

Letters

 

1.        Mareiniss DP, Correspondence, Bioethics, Science, and Politics. N Engl J Med 2004;351(3): 298-299.

2.        Mareiniss DP, Correspondence, Appropriate Use of Artificial Nutrition and Hydration. N Engl J Med 2006;354(12): 1320-1321.

3.        Mareiniss DP. Could Fear of Malpractice Contribute to ED Crowding?  Am J Emerg Med 2013;31:1612-1613. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0735675713004592  online September 13, 2013.

 

Posters

 

1.        Mareiniss DP. Poster Presentation, “The Medical Procedure Patent:  Intellectual Property’s Exception,” American College of Legal Medicine Annual Meeting.  Las Vegas, NV, February 2004

2.        Mareiniss DP. Poster Presentation, “Legal Policies Affecting the Treatment of Intractable Pain,” American College of Legal Medicine Annual Meeting.  Las Vegas, NV, March 2006

3.        Poster Presentation: Dugas A, Levin S, Mareiniss D, Hsieh Y, Pines J, Mohareb A, Gaydos C, Perl T and Rothman R. Google Flu Trends: Correlation with Emergency Department Influenza Rates and Crowding Metrics. SAEM Poster – June 1, 2011 – Boston

 

Abstracts

 

1.        Lambie E, Mareiniss DP, Parsons MR, Vesicle Accumulation in Gut Morphology Mutants (Gums), Worm Breeder’s Gazette 1994;13(2).

 

Amicus Brief

 

1.        Mareiniss DP, Mehlman M, Zaremski M, American College of Legal Medicine Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellees to the United States Supreme Court. 2005: Case on appeal from 9th Circuit: Oregon v. Ashcroft, 368 F3d 1118 (9th Cir. 2004).

 

Presentations

 

Local Presentations

 

1.        Case Presentation, “Meckel’s Diverticulum,” Chief’s Conference, Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.  Dallas, TX, October 2001.

2.        Invited Lecturer, “Legal Policies Affecting the Treatment of Intractable Pain,” Presbyterian Hospital / The Texas Back Institute Weekly Neuroscience Conference.  Plano, TX, February 2005.

3.        Lecture, “A Comparison of Cruzan and Schiavo Cases:  The Burden of Proof, Due Process, and Autonomy in the Persistently Vegetative Patient,” Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano, Medical Staff Ethics Program.  Plano, TX, May 8, 2007.

4.        Lecture, “Metadata, E-discovery and Ethical Considerations,” Dechert LLP Monthly Patent Group Conference.   Austin, TX, October 2007.

5.        Lecture, “Health Care Disasters: Planning for the Next Pandemic,” Grand Rounds, Department of Internal Medicine, UTMB – Brackenridge Hospital.  Austin, Texas, November 21, 2008.

6.        Lifeline Paramedic, EMT and Nurse Airway Course, Instructor for intubation skills station, Johns Hopkins Hospital, November 1, 2011. 

7.        Short Lecture, “Venomous Snakes,” Department of Anesthesiology weakly conference, Shock Trauma.  Baltimore, MD, February, 2011.

8.        Evidence Based Medicine, “Treatment of Idiopathic Menorrhagia in the ED,” Department of Emergency Medicine weakly EBM lecture, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Baltimore, MD, September 30, 2011.

9.        Core Curriculum Lecture, “Heat Illness and Injury,” Department of Emergency Medicine weekly conference, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Baltimore, MD, February 24, 2012.

10.     “Fear of Malpractice Suits and its Effect on Clinical Practice in the Emergency Department,” Panel Discussion on Malpractice, Symposium – Emerging Financial Issues in Healthcare – sponsored by Johns Hopkins Center for Medicine & Law and University of Baltimore School of Law.  Baltimore, MD, March 8, 2012. 

11.     M&M Presentation – Digoxin Toxicity, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Mount Castle Auditorium, Baltimore, MD, October 5, 2012.

12.     Chairman’s Hour – Serotonin Syndrome, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Mt. Washington Conference Center, Baltimore, MD, December 14, 2012.

13.     Core Lecture – Thyroid and Parathyroid Emergencies, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Mount Castle Auditorium, Baltimore, MD, February 15, 2013.

14.     Hemodynamic Support: Vasopressors and Inotropes, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Intern Orientation, Baltimore, MD, July 8, 2013.

15.     Case Conference – Massive and Sub-massive Pulmonary Emboli – 4th Year Critical Care Case Presentation, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Mt. Washington Conference Center, Baltimore, MD, December 6, 2013.

16.     Critical Care Morbidity & Mortality – Case presentation – The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, March 3, 2014.

17.     Research Presentation – Identifying Patients Who Will Benefit From Intubation with SSD ETT.  The Johns Hopkins Hospital – Baltimore, MD, May 30, 2014.

18.     Grand Rounds, University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine – “Malpractice, Fear and Defensive Medicine in the Emergency Department.”  Shock Trauma Auditorium – UMMC – Baltimore, MD, March 16, 2016. 

19.     Principles of Bioethics, Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center – Baltimore MD, June 6, 2016 – Patient Care Advisory Committee Informational Lecture.

20.     Principle Theory, Autonomy and Proxy Decision Making –Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center – Baltimore MD, October 7, 2016 – Patient Care Advisory Committee Lecture.

21.     Principles of Bioethics, Decision Making and Futility – Baltimore MD, December 9, 2016 – Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Conference.

22.     Grand Rounds – Principles of Bioethics, Decision Making and Futility – Baltimore MD, February 16, 2017 – Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center.

23.     Respiratory Therapist Educational Lecture – Emergency Airways – Baltimore MD, October 25, 2017- Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center.

24.     Principles of Bioethics, Decision Making and Futility – Baltimore MD, February 9, 2018– Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Noon Conference.

25.     EM Contracts – Basics and Some Pitfalls – Einstein Medical Center – Senior Seminar – Philadelphia, PA, August 29, 2018.

 

26.     Chest x-ray Interpretation – Basic Concepts – Einstein Medical Center – Resident Conference – Philadelphia, PA, November 28, 2018.

27.     Hemodynamic Support: Vasopressors and Inotropes.  Senior Resident Seminar – Conference.  Philadelphia, PA, January 23, 2019.

28.     Malpractice, Fear and Defensive Medicine in the Emergency Department – Einstein Medical Center – Resident Conference.  Philadelphia, PA, March 20, 2019.

29.     Working with Advanced Practice Clinicians – Einstein Medical Center – Resident Conference. Philadelphia, PA, May 15, 2019. 

30.     Emergency Airways – Einstein Medical Center – Resident Conference. Philadelphia, PA, June 12, 2019.

31.     Chest x-ray Interpretation – Basic Concepts – Einstein Medical Center – Intern Orientation. Philadelphia, PA, July 8, 2019. 

32.     Anorectal Disorders - Einstein Medical Center - Resident Conference - Core Curriculum. Philadelphia, PA, September 18, 2019.

33.     ICU Triage - Ventilator Allocation Protocol. Einstein Health Network Ventilator Allocation Committee, Philadelphia, PA, April 2020.

34.     Legal Issues in Emergency Medicine and Public Health.  Resident Conference.  Philadelphia, PA, June 10, 2020.

35.      Noninvasive Helmet Based Ventilation.  ED Incident Command Team - COVID -19.  Philadelphia, PA, November 12, 2020.

36.      Noninvasive Helmet Based Ventilation.  MICU and Step-Down Unit - Attending Physicians and Critical Care Fellows.  Philadelphia, PA, December 4, 2020.

37.      Hemodynamic Support: Vasopressors & Inotropes – Emergency Medicine Resident Conference.  Philadelphia, PA, June 16, 2021. 

National Presentations

 

1.        ATLS Lecture “Spinal Trauma,” University of Arizona School of Medicine.  Tucson, AZ, June 2004.

2.        ATLS Lecture “Shock in the Trauma Patient,” University of Arizona School of Medicine.  Tucson, AZ, June & July 2004.

3.        Lecture, “Biomedical Information and Modern Patent Law:  Incentive or Impediment?,” American College of Legal Medicine Annual Meeting.  Las Vegas, NV, March 2006.

4.        Presentation with M Greenberger, “Pandemic Influenza and its Potential Effects on the Howard County Health Care System,” Howard County Pandemic Flu Summit.  Columbia, MD, May 16, 2006.

5.        Lecture/Panel Discussion, The Perfect Storm:  Preparation, Response and Recovery, “Health Care Disaster Preparedness: Local and National Disasters” American Bar Association Annual Meeting.  Honolulu, HI, August 6, 2006.

6.        Lecture/Panel Discussion, Emergency Management in the Courts:  Continuity of Operations in the Wake of a Crisis, “Health Care Disasters and the Courts: Planning for the Next Pandemic,” Conference of Chief Justices Midyear Meeting.  New Orleans, LA, February 6, 2007.

7.        Lecture/Panel Discussion, Case Studies in Agriculture and Health, “Case Study of Pandemic Flu:  An Assessment of the Potential Effects of an Influenza Pandemic on Local Communities,” American Military University Symposium on Homeland Security – The Ripple Effect, National Press Club.  Washington, D.C., February 7, 2007.

8.        Designated Expert, Pandemic Influenza, “Is Anyone or Everyone in Charge?  Responding to Regional Catastrophic Health Events,” Mid-Atlantic Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Disease Research, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.  Bethesda, MD, February 27, 2007.

9.        Lecture, “A Comparison of Cruzan and Schiavo Cases:  The Burden of Proof, Due Process, and Autonomy in the Persistently Vegetative Patient.”  American College of Legal Medicine Annual Meeting.  Orlando, FL, March 2, 2007.

10.     Lecture/Panel Discussion, “Health Care Disasters and the Courts: Planning for the Next Pandemic” Council of Chief Judges of State Courts of Appeal Annual Educational Conference.  New Orleans, LA, October 17, 2007.

11.     Program Chair, American College of Legal Medicine Annual Meeting – “Standards of Excellence in Legal Medicine.”  Houston, TX, February 29 - March 2, 2008.

12.     Moderator/Panel Member, “Disaster Medicine and Terrorism,” American College of Legal Medicine Annual Meeting.  Houston, TX, March 1, 2008.

13.     Lecture, “Basic Concepts in Patent Law and Biotechnology,” American College of Legal Medicine Mid Year Meeting.  Chicago, Il, September 28, 2008.

14.     Lecture, “Planning for the Next Pandemic,” American College of Legal Medicine Annual Meeting.  Las Vegas, NV, February 28, 2009.

15.     Moderator, “ACLM Then and Now” Cyril Wecht, MD, JD, Luncheon.  Orlando, FL, March 6, 2010.

16.     Lecture, “Crisis Standards of Care and Potential Legal Issues,” Department of Homeland Security, 4th Annual Science and Technology University Network Summit.  Washington, DC, March 12, 2010.

17.     Expert panelist, JHU-DHS Expert Panel on Influenza Surveillance and Response, Mount Washington Campus of JHU, November 4, 2011.

18.     Lecture, “Fear of Malpractice and Defensive Medicine in the Emergency Department,” American College of Legal Medicine Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV, February 28, 2015.

 

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