Publications

Sophia Dyer, MD, FACEP

Medical Director, Boston EMS, BPD, BFD
Director, Boston EMS RTQI

Kue R. and K. Sophia Dyer. Tourniquet Use in a Civilian Emergency Medical Services Setting: A Descriptive Analysis of the Boston EMS Experience. National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting. January 2014

 Kue R. and K. Sophia Dyer. The impact of heat waves on transport volumes in an urban emergency medical services system: a retrospective review. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 2013;28:1-6.

 Biddinger P.D., Baggish A., Harrington L., d’Hemecourt P., Hooley J., Jones J., Kue R., Troyanos C. and Dyer K.S. Be prepared – The Boston marathon and mass-casualty events. New England Journal of Medicine, 2013;368:1958-1960.

Freeman K, Feldman JA, Mitchell P, Donovan J, Dyer KS, Eliseo L, White LF, Temin ES. Effects of Presentation and Electrocardiogram on Time to Treatment of Hyperkalemia. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2008:15:239-249.

Robinette DA, Shelton B, Dyer KS. Special Considerations in Hazardous Materials Burns. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2008. Available electronically.

Sethuraman K, Dyer KS. Anesthetic-Agent Attack. Disaster Medicine. Ciottone G (ed). Elsevier, 2006.

Dyer S, Traub S. Toxins Section A. Staphylococcal Enterotoxin Type B. Medical Response to Terrorism: Preparedness and Clinical Practice. Keye DC (ed) Lippincott Williams &Wilkins. 2005.

Keane MF, Brinsfield KH, Dyer KS, Roy S, White D. A laboratory comparison of emergency percutaneous and surgical cricothyrotomy by prehospital personnel. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2004;8:424-426.

Dyer KS. Hazardous Materials. Advanced Disaster Medical Response Manual for Providers. Briggs S (ed). Harvard Medical International Trauma and Disaster. Boston, MA. 2003.

McKenna VB, Gunn JE, Auerbach J, Brinsfield KH, Dyer KS, Barry MA. Local Collaborations: Development and Implementation of Boston’s Bioterrorism Surveillance System. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 2003;9:384-393.


Lori L. Harrington, MD

Associate Medical Director, Boston EMS, BPD, BFD 

Biddinger P.D., Baggish A., Harrington L., d’Hemecourt P., Hooley J., Jones J., Kue R., Troyanos C. and Dyer K.S. Be prepared – The Boston marathon and mass-casualty events. New England Journal of Medicine, 2013;368:1958-1960.

Temin E, Harrington L, et al. Success Rates in out-of-hospital intubation. Amercan College of Emergency Physicians Research Forum October 2008.

Temin E, Harrington L, et al. Success Rates in out-of-hospital intubation. Annals of Emergency Medicine. Vol 52. Sept 2008. S153.

Temin E, Harrington L, et al. Success Rates in out-of-hospital intubation. Society of Academic Emergency Medicine New England Regional Meeting. May 2008.

Harrington LL, et al. Out-of-Hospital Placement of Adult Intraosseous Access Using the EZ-IO Device. Amercan College of Emergency Physicians Research Forum October 2007.

Harrington LL, et al. Out-of-Hospital Placement of Adult Intraosseous Access Using the EZ-IO Device. Annals of Emergency Medicine. Vol 50; 3. Sept 2007. S258.

Harrington L, Schneider J, Joint and Limb Pain in the Elderly. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. Vol 24;2. May 2006. 389-412.


Ricky C. Kue, MD, MP

Associate Medical Director, Boston EMS, BPD, BF

 Kue R.  “Cruise Ship, Airline and Resort Medicine” in EMS Medicine: Physician Practice and Medical Oversight.  Derek Cooney (Ed.), McGraw-Hill Publishing. Currently in Press.

 Kue R. and K. Sophia Dyer.  Tourniquet Use in a Civilian Emergency Medical Services Setting: A Descriptive Analysis of the Boston EMS Experience.  National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting.  January 2014

 Kue R. and K. Sophia Dyer.  The impact of heat waves on transport volumes in an urban emergency medical services system: a retrospective review.  Prehospital and Disaster Medicine.  2013;28:1-6.

 Biddinger P.D., Baggish A., Harrington L., d’Hemecourt P., Hooley J., Jones J., Kue R., Troyanos C. and Dyer K.S.  Be prepared – The Boston marathon and mass-casualty events.  New England Journal of Medicine, 2013;368:1958-1960.

Kue R, et al. Adverse clinical events during intra-hospital transport using a specialized transport team: a preliminary report. American Journal of Critical Care, submitted September 2009 and currently under revision

Kue R. "Geriatric Emergencies" in Outdoor Emergency Care: Comprehensive Prehospital Care for Nonurban Settings, 5th edition. David H. Johe and the National Ski Patrol (Authors), Jones and Bartlett Publishing, Boston, MA. Currently in press

Kue R, Kelen G. "Blast-induced Traumatic Brain Injury and Polytrauma" in Principles and Practices of Hospitalist Medicine. Sylvia McKean (Ed.), McGraw-Hill Publishing, Burr Ridge, IL. Currently in press

Kue R, et al. Evaluation of an EMS-based social services referral program for elderly adults. Prehospital Emergency Care 2009;13:273-9

Kue R, et al. Providing student health services at sea: A survey of chief complaints onboard a maritime academy training ship. Journal of American College Health 2009;57:457-64

Berman D, Bradshaw-McNulty K, Kue R, Ness C. How is pain measured and reported during patient transport of critically ill patients? 20th Annual Symposium for the Association of Critical Care Nurses. March 2009.

Kue R, et al. Perimortem cesarean section in the hospital EMS setting: a case report. Air Medical Journal 2008;27:46-7

Kue R, et al. Linking the elderly to community social support services utilizing an EMS-based follow-up program. National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting. January 2008

Kue R, Renzi F. Retrobulbar hemorrhage resulting from syncopal seizures after a dental procedure. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 2007;25:228-9

Kue R, Restuccia M. Out of hospital rapid sequence intubation by resident flight physicians: how are we doing? National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting. January 2007

Kue R. "Heavy Metals" in The Core Curriculum of Emergency Medicine. Aghababian R. (Ed.), Jones and Bartlett Publishing, Sudbury, MA (2005)

Sohrabi A, Holland C, Kue R, et al. Proinflammatory cytokine expression of IL-1b and TNF-a by human osteoblast-like MG-63 cells upon exposure to silicon nitride in vitro." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research 2000;50:43-9

Kue R, et al. Enhanced proliferation and osteocalcin production by human osteoblast-like MG63 cells on silicon nitride ceramic discs. Biomaterials 1999;20:1195-1201


Mazen El-Sayed, MD

Boston EMS Fellow

El-Sayed M, Milsten A. Oxford American Handbook of Disaster Medicine. Subway Disasters. In Press

Kazzi A, Sheeks P, El-Sayed M, “Peritonsillar Abscess.” The Online Emergency Medicine Textbook. 2005.