Benjamin Sun

Associate Professor

  • 2042 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
20002018
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Research Output 2000 2018

  • 2042 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
  • 88 Article
  • 4 Review article
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 2 Letter
2018
1 Citations

Defer Urgent Noninvasive Testing in Low-Risk Chest Pain Patients

Sun, B. C., Apr 1 2018, In : Annals of Emergency Medicine. 71, 4, p. 465-466 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Chest Pain

Development of a Patient Decision Aid for Syncope in the Emergency Department: The SynDA Tool

Probst, M. A., Hess, E. P., Breslin, M., Frosch, D. L., Sun, B. C., Langan, M. N. & Richardson, L. D., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Academic Emergency Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Support Techniques
Syncope
Hospital Emergency Service
Decision Making
Patient Care

In reply

Nishijima, D. K. & Sun, B. C., Jul 1 2018, In : Annals of Emergency Medicine. 72, 1, p. 108-109 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

In reply

Chang, A. M. & Sun, B. C., Mar 1 2018, In : Annals of Emergency Medicine. 71, 3, p. 416-418 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Opioid Analgesics
Physicians
2 Citations

Outcomes in syncope research: a systematic review and critical appraisal

Solbiati, M., Bozzano, V., Barbic, F., Casazza, G., Dipaola, F., Quinn, J. V., Reed, M. J., Sheldon, R. S., Shen, W. K., Sun, B. C., Thiruganasambandamoorthy, V., Furlan, R. & Costantino, G., Jan 18 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Internal and Emergency Medicine. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syncope
Hospital Emergency Service
Research
Stroke
Myocardial Infarction
1 Citations

Outcomes of Patients With Syncope and Suspected Dementia

Holden, T. R., Shah, M. N., Gibson, T. A., Weiss, R. E., Yagapen, A. N., Malveau, S. E., Adler, D. H., Bastani, A., Baugh, C. W., Caterino, J. M., Clark, C. L., Diercks, D. B., Hollander, J. E., Nicks, B. A., Nishijima, D. K., Stiffler, K. A., Storrow, A. B., Wilber, S. T. & Sun, B. C., Aug 1 2018, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 25, 8, p. 880-890 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syncope
Dementia
Hospital Emergency Service
Hospitalization
Patient Care Planning

Predictors of short-term outcomes after syncope: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Gibson, T. A., Weiss, R. E. & Sun, B. C., May 1 2018, In : Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 19, 3, p. 517-523 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Syncope
Meta-Analysis
Confidence Intervals
Hospital Emergency Service
Cardiac Arrhythmias
5 Citations

Prevalence of pulmonary embolism in patients with syncope

Costantino, G., Ruwald, M. H., Quinn, J., Camargo, C. A., Dalgaard, F., Gislason, G., Goto, T., Hasegawa, K., Kaul, P., Montano, N., Numé, A. K., Russo, A., Sheldon, R., Solbiati, M., Sun, B. & Casazza, G., Mar 1 2018, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 178, 3, p. 356-362 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syncope
Pulmonary Embolism
Hospital Emergency Service
Venous Thromboembolism
International Classification of Diseases

QTc prolongation as a marker of 30-day serious outcomes in older patients with syncope presenting to the Emergency Department

White, J. L., Chang, A. M., Hollander, J. E., Su, E., Weiss, R. E., Yagapen, A. N., Malveau, S. E., Adler, D. H., Bastani, A., Baugh, C. W., Caterino, J. M., Clark, C. L., Diercks, D. B., Nicks, B. A., Nishijima, D. K., Shah, M. N., Stiffler, K. A., Storrow, A. B., Wilber, S. T. & Sun, B. C., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Emergency Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syncope
Hospital Emergency Service
Electrocardiography
Bundle-Branch Block
Observational Studies

Variation in diagnostic testing for older patients with syncope in the emergency department

the Syncope Risk Stratification Study Group, Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Emergency Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syncope
Hospital Emergency Service
Costs and Cost Analysis
Routine Diagnostic Tests
Troponin

Variations in prescription drug monitoring program use by prescriber specialty

Sun, B. C., Lupulescu-Mann, N., Charlesworth, C. J., Kim, H., Hartung, D. M., Deyo, R. A. & John McConnell, K., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 94, p. 35-40 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prescription Drugs
Drug Monitoring
Opioid Analgesics
Physicians
Emergencies
2017
21 Citations

2017 ACC/AHA/HRS guideline for the evaluation and management of patients with syncope: A report of the American college of cardiology/American Heart Association task force on clinical practice guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society

Shen, W. K., Sheldon, R. S., Benditt, D. G., Cohen, M. I., Forman, D. E., Goldberger, Z. D., Grubb, B. P., Hamdan, M. H., Krahn, A. D., Link, M. S., Olshansky, B., Raj, S. R., Sandhu, R. K., Sorajja, D., Sun, B. C. & Yancy, C. W., Aug 1 2017, In : Circulation. 136, 5, p. e60-e122

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Citations

2017 ACC/AHA/HRS guideline for the evaluation and management of patients with syncope: Executive summary: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society

Shen, W. K., Sheldon, R. S., Benditt, D. G., Cohen, M. I., Forman, D. E., Goldberger, Z. D., Grubb, B. P., Hamdan, M. H., Krahn, A. D., Link, M. S., Olshansky, B., Raj, S. R., Sandhu, R. K., Sorajja, D., Sun, B. C. & Yancy, C. W., Aug 1 2017, In : Heart Rhythm. 14, 8, p. e218-e254

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations

2017 ACC/AHA/HRS guideline for the evaluation and management of patients with syncope: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society

Shen, W. K., Sheldon, R. S., Benditt, D. G., Cohen, M. I., Forman, D. E., Goldberger, Z. D., Grubb, B. P., Hamdan, M. H., Krahn, A. D., Link, M. S., Olshansky, B., Raj, S. R., Sandhu, R. K., Sorajja, D., Sun, B. C. & Yancy, C. W., Aug 1 2017, In : Heart Rhythm. 14, 8, p. e155-e217

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations

2017 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline for the Evaluation and Management of Patients With Syncope: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society

Shen, W. K., Sheldon, R. S., Benditt, D. G., Cohen, M. I., Forman, D. E., Goldberger, Z. D., Grubb, B. P., Hamdan, M. H., Krahn, A. D., Link, M. S., Olshansky, B., Raj, S. R., Sandhu, R. K., Sorajja, D., Sun, B. C. & Yancy, C. W., Aug 1 2017, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 70, 5, p. 620-663 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vasovagal Syncope
Orthostatic Hypotension
Syncope
Advisory Committees
Dehydration
13 Citations

2017 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline for the Evaluation and Management of Patients With Syncope: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society

Shen, W. K., Sheldon, R. S., Benditt, D. G., Cohen, M. I., Forman, D. E., Goldberger, Z. D., Grubb, B. P., Hamdan, M. H., Krahn, A. D., Link, M. S., Olshansky, B., Raj, S. R., Sandhu, R. K., Sorajja, D., Sun, B. C. & Yancy, C. W., Aug 1 2017, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 70, 5, p. e39-e110

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vasovagal Syncope
Orthostatic Hypotension
Syncope
Advisory Committees
Dehydration
14 Citations

2017 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline for the Evaluation and Management of Patients With Syncope: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society

Shen, W. K., Sheldon, R. S., Benditt, D. G., Cohen, M. I., Forman, D. E., Goldberger, Z. D., Grubb, B. P., Hamdan, M. H., Krahn, A. D., Link, M. S., Olshansky, B., Raj, S. R., Sandhu, R. K., Sorajja, D., Sun, B. C. & Yancy, C. W., Aug 1 2017, In : Circulation. 136, 5, p. e25-e59

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Citations

Associations of Emergency Department Length of Stay With Publicly Reported Quality-of-care Measures

Chang, A. M., Lin, A., Fu, R., McConnell, K. J. & Sun, B., Feb 1 2017, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 24, 2, p. 246-250 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality of Health Care
Hospital Emergency Service
Length of Stay
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.)
American Hospital Association

Cardiac testing after emergency department evaluation for chest pain time for a paradigm shift?

Sun, B. C. & Redberg, R. F., Aug 1 2017, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 177, 8, p. 1183-1184 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Chest Pain
Hospital Emergency Service
2 Citations
Medicaid
Hospital Emergency Service
Inpatients
Mental Health
Delivery of Health Care
1 Citations

Does Prescription Opioid Shopping Increase Overdose Rates in Medicaid Beneficiaries?

Sun, B. C., Lupulescu-Mann, N., Charlesworth, C. J., Kim, H., Hartung, D. M., Deyo, R. A. & McConnell, K. J., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Emergency Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicaid
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Propensity Score
Controlled Substances
3 Citations

ECG Predictors of Cardiac Arrhythmias in Older Adults With Syncope

Nishijima, D. K., Lin, A. L., Weiss, R. E., Yagapen, A. N., Malveau, S. E., Adler, D. H., Bastani, A., Baugh, C. W., Caterino, J. M., Clark, C. L., Diercks, D. B., Hollander, J. E., Nicks, B. A., Shah, M. N., Stiffler, K. A., Storrow, A. B., Wilber, S. T. & Sun, B. C., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Emergency Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syncope
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Electrocardiography
Hospital Emergency Service
Confidence Intervals
2 Citations

Effect of Automated Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Queries on Emergency Department Opioid Prescribing

Sun, B. C., Charlesworth, C. J., Lupulescu-Mann, N., Young, J. I., Kim, H., Hartung, D. M., Deyo, R. A. & McConnell, K. J., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Emergency Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prescription Drugs
Drug Monitoring
Opioid Analgesics
Hospital Emergency Service
Confidence Intervals
1 Citations

Emergency department attending physician variation in opioid prescribing in low acuity back pain

Hoppe, J. A., McStay, C., Sun, B. C. & Capp, R., Oct 1 2017, In : Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 18, 6, p. 1135-1142 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Low Back Pain
Opioid Analgesics
Hospital Emergency Service
Physicians
Back Pain
1 Citations

Estimating the cost of care for emergency department syncope patients: Comparison of three models

Probst, M. A., McConnell, J. K., Weiss, R. E., Laurie, A. L., Yagapen, A. N., Lin, M. P., Caterino, J. M., Shah, M. N. & Sun, B. C., Feb 1 2017, In : Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 18, 2, p. 253-257 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Costs
Syncope
Hospital Emergency Service
Medicare
Costs and Cost Analysis
1 Citations

High-sensitivity cardiac troponin i as a gatekeeper for coronary computed tomography angiography and stress testing in patients with acute chest pain

Ferencik, M., Mayrhofer, T., Lu, M. T., Woodard, P. K., Truong, Q. A., Peacock, W. F., Bamberg, F., Sun, B. C., Fleg, J. L., Nagurney, J. T., Udelson, J. E., Koenig, W., Januzzi, J. L. & Hoffmann, U., Nov 1 2017, In : Clinical Chemistry. 63, 11, p. 1724-1733 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Troponin
Angiography
Acute Pain
Chest Pain
Tomography
6 Citations

Hospital Strategies for Reducing Emergency Department Crowding: A Mixed-Methods Study

Chang, A. M., Cohen, D. J., Lin, A., Augustine, J., Handel, D. A., Howell, E., Kim, H., Pines, J. M., Schuur, J. D., McConnell, K. J. & Sun, B. C., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Emergency Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crowding
Hospital Emergency Service
Length of Stay
Hospital Departments
Rural Hospitals
5 Citations

Impact of Hospital “Best Practice” Mandates on Prescription Opioid Dispensing After an Emergency Department Visit

Sun, B. C., Lupulescu-Mann, N., Charlesworth, C. J., Kim, H., Hartung, D. M., Deyo, R. A. & John McConnell, K., Aug 1 2017, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 24, 8, p. 905-913 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Practice Guidelines
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Hospital Emergency Service
Confidence Intervals
2 Citations

Minimizing Attrition for Multisite Emergency Care Research

Nicks, B. A., Shah, M. N., Adler, D. H., Bastani, A., Baugh, C. W., Caterino, J. M., Clark, C. L., Diercks, D. B., Hollander, J. E., Malveau, S. E., Nishijima, D. K., Stiffler, K. A., Storrow, A. B., Wilber, S. T., Yagapen, A. N. & Sun, B. C., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Academic Emergency Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergency Medical Services
Patient Identification Systems
Research
Patient Selection
Hospital Emergency Service
1 Citations

Neural networks as a tool to predict syncope risk in the Emergency Department

Costantino, G., Falavigna, G., Solbiati, M., Casagranda, I., Sun, B. C., Grossman, S. A., Quinn, J. V., Reed, M. J., Ungar, A., Montano, N., Furlan, R. & Ippoliti, R., Nov 1 2017, In : Europace. 19, 11, p. 1891-1895 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syncope
Hospital Emergency Service
Hospitalization
Chromosome Pairing
Nervous System Trauma
2016
3 Citations

Association of early stress testing with outcomes for emergency department evaluation of suspected acute coronary syndrome

Sun, B. C., Laurie, A., Fu, R., Ferencik, M., Shapiro, M., Lindsell, C. J., Diercks, D., Hoekstra, J. W., Hollander, J. E., Douglas Kirk, J., Frank Peacock, W., Brian Gibler, W., Anantharaman, V. & Pollack, C. V., Jun 1 2016, In : Critical Pathways in Cardiology. 15, 2, p. 60-68 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

omega-Chloroacetophenone
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Hospital Emergency Service
Confidence Intervals
Propensity Score
9 Citations

Comparison of the HEART and TIMI risk scores for suspected acute coronary syndrome in the emergency department

Sun, B. C., Laurie, A., Fu, R., Ferencik, M., Shapiro, M., Lindsell, C. J., Diercks, D., Hoekstra, J. W., Hollander, J. E., Kirk, J. D., Peacock, W. F., Anantharaman, V. & Pollack, C. V., 2016, In : Critical Pathways in Cardiology. 15, 1, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Coronary Syndrome
Hospital Emergency Service
Myocardial Infarction
Confidence Intervals
Internet
16 Citations
Health Care Surveys
Opioid Analgesics
Hospital Emergency Service
Pain
Prescriptions
3 Citations

Reliability of Clinical Assessments in Older Adults With Syncope or Near Syncope

Nishijima, D. K., Laurie, A. L., Weiss, R. E., Yagapen, A. N., Malveau, S. E., Adler, D. H., Bastani, A., Baugh, C. W., Caterino, J. M., Clark, C. L., Diercks, D. B., Hollander, J. E., Nicks, B. A., Shah, M. N., Stiffler, K. A., Storrow, A. B., Wilber, S. T., Sun, B. C. & Hess, E. P., Sep 1 2016, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 23, 9, p. 1014-1021 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syncope
Physical Examination
Electrocardiography
Hospital Emergency Service
Seizures
36 Citations

Syncope clinical management in the emergency department: A consensus from the first international workshop on syncope risk stratification in the emergency department

Costantino, G. , Sun, B. C. , Barbic, F. , Bossi, I. , Casazza, G. , Dipaola, F. , McDermott, D. , Quinn, J. , Reed, M. J. , Sheldon, R. S. , Solbiati, M. , Thiruganasambandamoorthy, V. , Beach, D. , Bodemer, N. , Brignole, M. , Casagranda, I. , Del Rosso, A. , Duca, P. , Falavigna, G. , Grossman, S. A. & 15 others Ippoliti, R., Krahn, A. D., Montano, N., Morillo, C. A., Olshansky, B., Raj, S. R., Ruwald, M. H., Sarasin, F. P., Shen, W. K., Stiell, I., Ungar, A., Gert Van Dijk, J., Van Dijk, N., Wieling, W. & Furlan, R., May 14 2016, In : European Heart Journal. 37, 19, p. 1493-1498 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2015
1 Citations

Association among Emergency Department Volume Changes, Length of Stay, and Leaving Before Treatment Complete

Handel, D. A., Sun, B., Augustine, J. J., Shufflebarger, C. M. & Fu, R., 2015, In : Hospital Topics. 93, 3, p. 53-59 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Emergency Service
Length of Stay
Benchmarking
Therapeutics
15 Citations

Clinical decision rules for diagnostic imaging in the emergency department: A research agenda

Finnerty, N. M., Rodriguez, R. M., Carpenter, C. R., Sun, B. C., Theyyunni, N., Ohle, R., Dodd, K. W., Schoenfeld, E. M., Elm, K. D., Kline, J. A., Holmes, J. F. & Kuppermann, N., Dec 1 2015, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 22, 12, p. 1406-1416 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diagnostic Imaging
Hospital Emergency Service
Consensus
Research
Emergency Medicine
4 Citations

Consensus development for healthcare professionals

Kea, B. & Sun, B. C. A., Apr 1 2015, In : Internal and Emergency Medicine. 10, 3, p. 373-383 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Consensus
Delivery of Health Care
Consensus Development Conferences
National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.) Health and Medicine Division
Expert Testimony
6 Citations

Emergency department crowding and outcomes after emergency department discharge

Gabayan, G. Z., Derose, S. F., Chiu, V. Y., Yiu, S. C., Sarkisian, C. A., Jones, J. P. & Sun, B. C., Nov 1 2015, In : Annals of Emergency Medicine. 66, 5, p. 483-492.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Emergency Service
Length of Stay
Confidence Intervals
Inpatients
Cohort Studies
21 Citations

Emergency department visits for nontraumatic dental problems: A mixed-methods study

Sun, B. C., Chi, D. L., Schwarz, E., Milgrom, P., Yagapen, A., Malveau, S., Chen, Z., Chan, B., Danner, S., Owen, E., Morton, V. & Lowe, R. A., May 1 2015, In : American Journal of Public Health. 105, 5, p. 947-955 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Emergency Service
Tooth
Medicaid
Confidence Intervals
Insurance
3 Citations

Emergency physicians' perceptions and decision-making processes regarding patients presenting with palpitations

Probst, M. A., Kanzaria, H. K., Hoffman, J. R., Mower, W. R., Moheimani, R. S., Sun, B. C. & Quigley, D. D., Aug 1 2015, In : Journal of Emergency Medicine. 49, 2, p. 236-243 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Making
Emergencies
Physicians
Hospital Emergency Service
Software
8 Citations

Intravenous Sodium Valproate for Acute Pediatric Headache

Sheridan, D., Sun, B., O'Brien, P. & Hansen, M., Oct 1 2015, In : Journal of Emergency Medicine. 49, 4, p. 541-545 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Valproic Acid
Headache
Pediatrics
Population
Hospital Emergency Service
8 Citations

National Cost Savings from Observation Unit Management of Syncope

Baugh, C. W., Liang, L. J., Probst, M. A. & Sun, B. C., Aug 1 2015, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 22, 8, p. 934-941 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cost Savings
Syncope
Observation
Inpatients
Length of Stay
19 Citations

National trends in resource utilization associated with ED visits for syncope

Probst, M. A., Kanzaria, H. K., Gbedemah, M., Richardson, L. D. & Sun, B. C., Aug 1 2015, In : American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 33, 8, p. 998-1001 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syncope
Hospital Emergency Service
Health Care Surveys
Guidelines
Research
11 Citations

Predictors of admission after emergency department discharge in older adults

Gabayan, G. Z., Sarkisian, C. A., Liang, L. J. & Sun, B. C., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 63, 1, p. 39-45 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Emergency Service
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Medicare
Inpatients
4 Citations

The impact of emergency department observation units on United States emergency department admission rates

Capp, R., Sun, B., Boatright, D. & Gross, C., Nov 1 2015, In : Journal of Hospital Medicine. 10, 11, p. 738-742 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Emergency Service
Observation
Ambulatory Care
Cross-Sectional Studies
2014
8 Citations

Analysis of emergency department visits for palpitations (from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey)

Probst, M. A., Mower, W. R., Kanzaria, H. K., Hoffman, J. R., Buch, E. F. & Sun, B. C., May 15 2014, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 113, 10, p. 1685-1690 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Care Surveys
Hospital Emergency Service
Confidence Intervals
Medicare
Insurance
3 Citations
Physicians' Practice Patterns
Non-Narcotic Analgesics
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Hospital Emergency Service
22 Citations
Telemetry
Ambulatory Electrocardiography
Syncope
Echocardiography
Hospital Emergency Service