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Elissa M. Schechter-Perkins, MD, MPH

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentEmergency Medicine
Address771 Albany St
Boston MA 02118
Phone(614) 414-4996
Email
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-6553-1281
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TitleActive Staff Hospital Privileges
InstitutionBoston Medical Center
DepartmentEmergency Medicine

 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Infectious Diseases in the Emergency Department, Hepatitis C Virus screening in the Emergency Department, HIV Screening in the Emergency Department, Influenza Virus Testing in the Emergency Department, Abscess Management in the Emergency Department

 Publications
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  1. Mari-Lynn Drainoni, Elisa Koppelman, Patricia Mitchell, Monica Malowney, Gina Sang Lee, Mahima Mangla, and Elissa Schechter-Perkins. Why do patients refuse HIV testing in the emergency department? Perspectives from a qualitative study. Journal Of HIV/AIDS & Social Services. 2016.
  2. Schechter-Perkins EM, Jenkins D, White LF, Mitchell PM. Treatment of Cases of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis in Emergency Department Patients. Sex Transm Dis. 2015 Jul; 42(7):353-7. PMID: 26222746.
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  3. Roseman DA, Schechter-Perkins EM, Bhatia JS. Peritoneal dialysis and potassium: pains and gains in ED-the authors' reply. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Jul; 33(7):980. PMID: 25940133.
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  4. Roseman DA, Schechter-Perkins EM, Bhatia JS. Treatment of life-threatening hyperkalemia with peritoneal dialysis in the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Mar; 33(3):473.e3-5. PMID: 25241357.
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  5. Pare JR, Schechter-Perkins EM. Temperate pyomyositis: a pain in the belly. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Feb; 33(2):306.e3-4. PMID: 25171794.
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  6. Schechter-Perkins EM, Koppelman E, Mitchell PM, Morgan JR, Kutzen R, Drainoni ML. Characteristics of patients who accept and decline ED rapid HIV testing. Am J Emerg Med. 2014 Sep; 32(9):1109-12. PMID: 24993683.
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  7. Pare JR, Guo Y, Schechter-Perkins EM. The evaluation of acute vision loss: central serous chorioretinopathy. Am J Emerg Med. 2014 Apr; 32(4):396.e3-4. PMID: 24342864.
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  8. Schechter-Perkins EM, Rubin-Smith JE, Mitchell PM. Implementation of a rapid HIV testing programme favourably impacts provider opinions on emergency department HIV testing. Emerg Med J. 2014 Sep; 31(9):736-40. PMID: 23850884.
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  9. Schechter-Perkins EM, Forget NP, Mallon WK. A survey of the beliefs regarding international emergency medicine among fourth-year medical students planning on matching in emergency medicine. Int J Emerg Med. 2013; 6(1):18. PMID: 23787034.
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  10. Calner PA, Salinas ML, Steck A, Schechter-Perkins E. Haemophilus influenzae Sepsis and Placental Abruption in an Unvaccinated Immigrant. West J Emerg Med. 2012 Feb; 13(1):133-5. PMID: 22461948.
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  11. Weir SK, Berg G, Fram J, Schechter-Perkins EM, Mitchell PM, Sulis C, Gupta K. Discordance in colonizing strains of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from different body sites. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Dec; 32(12):1225-7. PMID: 22080665.
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  12. Kecojevic A, Lindsell CJ, Lyons MS, Holtgrave D, Torres G, Heffelfinger J, Brown J, Couture E, Jung J, Connell S, Rothman RE. Public health and clinical impact of increasing emergency department-based HIV testing: perspectives from the 2007 conference of the National Emergency Department HIV Testing Consortium. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Jul; 58(1 Suppl 1):S151-9.e1. PMID: 21684395.
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  13. Haukoos JS, White DA, Lyons MS, Hopkins E, Calderon Y, Kalish B, Rothman RE. Operational methods of HIV testing in emergency departments: a systematic review. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Jul; 58(1 Suppl 1):S96-103. PMID: 21684417.
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  14. Schechter-Perkins EM, Mitchell PM, Murray KA, Rubin-Smith JE, Weir S, Gupta K. Prevalence and predictors of nasal and extranasal staphylococcal colonization in patients presenting to the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 May; 57(5):492-9. PMID: 21239081.
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  15. Abu-Fadel MS, Sparling JM, Zacharias SJ, Aston CE, Saucedo JF, Schechter E, Hennebry TA. Fluoroscopy vs. traditional guided femoral arterial access and the use of closure devices: a randomized controlled trial. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2009 Oct 1; 74(4):533-9. PMID: 19626694.
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  16. Lyons MS, Lindsell CJ, Haukoos JS, Almond G, Brown J, Calderon Y, Couture E, Merchant RC, White DA, Rothman RE. Nomenclature and definitions for emergency department human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing: report from the 2007 conference of the National Emergency Department HIV Testing Consortium. Acad Emerg Med. 2009 Feb; 16(2):168-77. PMID: 19076107.
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  17. Schechter E, Lazar J, Nix ME, Mallon WK, Moore CL. Identification of subcutaneous myiasis using bedside emergency physician performed ultrasound. J Emerg Med. 2011 Jan; 40(1):e1-3. PMID: 18947960.
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  18. Hoffman RS, Kirrane BM, Marcus SM. A descriptive study of an outbreak of clenbuterol-containing heroin. Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Nov; 52(5):548-53. PMID: 18501476.
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  19. Schechter E, Hoffman RS, Stajic M, McGee MP, Cuevas S, Tarabar A. Pulmonary edema and respiratory failure associated with clenbuterol exposure. Am J Emerg Med. 2007 Jul; 25(6):735.e1-3. PMID: 17606110.
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