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Bret Anthony Nicks, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Bret Anthony Nicks, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Wilderness Medicine, Emergency Ultrasound, Emergency Medicine, International Emergency Medicine

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Department: 336-716-0575

Email: bnicks@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • M.D., University of Washington, 2001
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, 2004

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine

NPI Number

  • 1831173244
Bret Anthony Nicks, M.D.

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Bret Anthony Nicks, M.D.

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

aging, cardiac function

Contact Information

Department: 336-716-0575

Email: bnicks@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Mahler SA, Riley RF, Russell GB, Hiestand BC, Hoekstra JW, Lefebvre CW, Nicks BA, Cline DM, Askew KL, Bringolf J, Elliott SB, Herrington DM, Burke GL, Miller CD. Adherence to an accelerated diagnostic protocol for chest pain: secondary analysis of the HEART Pathway randomized trial. Acad Emerg Med. 2016;23(1):70-77.

Nishijima DK, Laurie AL, Weiss RE, Yagapen AN, Malveau SE, Adler DH, Bastani A, Baugh CW, Caterino JM, Clark CL, Diercks DB, Hollander JE, Nicks BA, Shah MN, Stiffler KA, Storrow AB, Wilber ST, Sun BC. Reliability of clinical assessments in older adults with syncope or near syncope. Acad Emerg Med. 2016;():.

Stopyra JP, Miller CD, Hiestand BC, Lefebvre CW, Nicks BA, Cline DM, Askew KL, Riley RF, Russell GB, Burke GL, Herrington D, Hoekstra JW, Mahler SA. Chest pain risk stratification: a comparison of the 2-hour accelerated diagnostic protocol (ADAPT) and the HEART Pathway. Crit Pathw Cardiol. 2016;15(2):46-49.

Nicks BA, Gaillard JP. Approach to shock In: Tintinalli JE, Stapczynski JS, Ma OJ, Yealy DM, Meckler GD, Cline D, eds. Tintinalli's emergency medicine: a comprehensive study guide. 8th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Education;2016: 63-68.

Mahler SA, Riley RF, Hiestand BC, Russell GB, Hoekstra JW, Lefebvre CW, Nicks BA, Cline DM, Askew KL, Elliott SB, Herrington DM, Burke GL, Miller CD. The HEART pathway randomized trial: identifying emergency department patients with acute chest pain for early discharge. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015;8(2):195-203.

Nicks BA, Campons KM, Bozeman WP. Association of low non-invasive near-infrared spectroscopic measurements during initial trauma resuscitation with future development of multiple organ dysfunction. World J Emerg Med. 2015;6(2):105-110.

Tabiri S, Nicks BA, Dykstra R, Hiestand B, Hildreth A. Assessing trauma care capabilities of the health centers in Northern Ghana. World J Surg. 2015;39(10):2422-2427.

Winslow JE, Fernandez AR, Swanson D, Williams JG, Mitchell T, Nicks BA, Askew KL, Alson RL, Nelson DR [sic] [Nelson RD], Stopyra JP, Zalkin J, Kearns RD, March JA. North Carolina College of Emergency Physicians' guidance document on emergency medical services [invited commentary]. N C Med J. 2015;76(4):256-262.

Stopyra JP, Miller CD, Hiestand BC, Lefebvre CW, Nicks BA, Cline DM, Askew KL, Riley RF, Russell GB, Hoekstra JW, Mahler SA. Performance of the EDACS-accelerated diagnostic pathway in a cohort of US patients with acute chest pain. Crit Pathw Cardiol. 2015;14(4):134-138.

Nicks B, Henley J, Mfinanga J, Manthey D. Neurologic emergencies in resource-limited settings: a review of stroke care considerations. African J Emerg Med. 2015;5(1):37-44.

Nicks BA, Mahler S, Manthey D. Impact of a physician-in-triage process on resident education. West J Emerg Med. 2014;15(7):902-907.

Mahler SA, Hiestand BC, Nwanaji-Enwerem J, Goff DC, Burke GL, Douglas Case L, Nicks B, Miller CD. Reduction in observation unit length of stay with coronary computed tomography angiography depends on time of emergency department presentation. Acad Emerg Med. 2013;20(3):231-239.

Mahler SA, Burke GL, Goff DC Jr, Hiestand BC, Nicks BA, Hoekstra JW, Case LD, Miller CD. Avoidable utilization of the chest pain observation unit: evaluation of very-low-risk patients. Crit Pathw Cardiol. 2013;12(2):59-64.

Nicks BA, McGinnis HD, Borron SW, Megarbane B. Acute lactic acidosis. eMedicine. 2013;():A765159.

Fitch MT, Nicks BA, Pariyadath M, McGinnis HD, Manthey DE. Emergency pericardiocentesis [video available]. N Engl J Med. 2012;366(12):e17.

Nicks BA, Nelson D. Emergency department operations and management education in emergency medicine training. World J Emerg Med. 2012;3(2):98-101.

Nicks BA, Askew K. Hernias. eMedicine. 2012;():775630.

Nicks BA, Mehrotra A. Emergency medicine management IQ [newsletter article]. NCCEP EPIC. 2012;Spring():11-12.

Nicks BA, Sun BC. Innovations in observation medicine [newsletter article]. ACEP News. 2012;April():.

Nicks BA, Sun BC. Observation medicine and chest pain--hot topic discussion [newsletter article]. ACEP News. 2012;April():.

Nicks BA, Manthey DM [sic] [Manthey DE]. The impact of psychiatric patient boarding in emergency departments. Emerg Med Int. 2012;2012():360308.

Nicks BA. Syncope In: Cline DM, Ma OJ, Cydulka RK, Meckler GD, Handel DA, Thomas SH, eds. Tintinalli's emergency medicine: just the facts. 3rd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill;2012: 85-87.

Olugbenga-Bello AI, Sunday OK, Nicks BA, Olawale OA, Adefisoye AO. First aid knowledge and application among commercial inter-city drivers in Nigeria. African J Emerg Med. 2012;2():108-113.

Nicks BA, Sawe HR, Juma AM, Reynolds TA. The state of emergency medicine in the United Republic of Tanzania. African J Emerg Med. 2012;2():97-102.

Nicks BA, Manthey DE. Pleural effusion In: Adams JG, Barton ED, Collings J, DeBlieux PMC, Gisondi MA, Nadel ES, eds. Emergency medicine: clinical essentials. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier/Saunders;2012: 431-437.

Manthey DE, Nicks BA. Pneumothorax In: Adams JG, Barton ED, Collings J, DeBlieux PMC, Gisondi MA, Nadel ES, eds. Emergency medicine: clinical essentials. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier/Saunders;2012: 423-430.

Nicks BA, Manthey DE. Male genital problems In: Tintinalli JE, Stapczynski JS, Ma OJ, Cline DM, Cydulka RK, Meckler GD, eds. Tintinalli's emergency medicine: a comprehensive study guide. 7th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill;2011: 645-651.

Manthey DE, Nicks BA. Urologic stone disease In: Tintinalli JE, Stapczynski JS, Ma OJ, Cline DM, Cydulka RK, Meckler GD, eds. Tintinalli's emergency medicine: a comprehensive study guide. 7th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill;2011: 651-657.

Nicks B. Observation topics: best provider staffing models [newsletter article]. Observation Medicine Section Newsl. 2011;April():.

Nicks B. Section chair remarks [newsletter article]. Observation Medicine Section Newsl. 2011;April():.

Nicks BA, Slapper D. Travel medicine and vaccination. eMedicine. 2011;():A811510.

Nicks B. Best provider staffing models [newsletter article]. Observation Medicine Section Newsl. 2011;April():.

Nicks B, Reynolds T, Bullard MJ. Improving quality and access to emergency care in Tanzania: lessons learned [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 2011 Global Health Conference: Advancing health equity in the 21st Century; 2011 Nov 13-15; Montreal (Canada). 2011;():05.004.

Nicks B, Wallis L, Bullard MJ. African Federation of Emergency Medicine: developing access to emergency medicine [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 2011 Global Health Conference: Advancing health equity in the 21st Century; 2011 Nov 13-15; Montreal (Canada). 2011;():68.001.

Nicks B. Abstracts: international research abstracts [editorial]. African J Emerg Med. 2011;1(4):156-159.

Nicks BA, Askew K. Pediatric cervical injuries [multimedia software]. PEMSoft. 2011;(version 6.0):.

Askew K, Nicks BA. Pediatric spinal trauma [multimedia software]. PEMSoft. 2011;(version 6.0):.

Boggild AK, Nicks BA, Yen L, Van Voorhis W, McMullen R, Buckner FS, Liles WC. Delusional parasitosis: six-year experience with 23 consecutive cases at an academic medical center. Int J Infect Dis. 2010;14(4):e317-e321.

Fitch MT, O'Neill J, Nicks B. Unstable atrial tachycardia: a case for high-fidelity simulation in emergency medicine [simulation]. MedEdPORTAL. 2010;():ID7748.

Chandra A, Nicks B, Maniago E, Nouh A, Limkakeng A. A multicenter analysis of the ED diagnosis of pneumonia. Am J Emerg Med. 2010;28(8):862-865.

Nicks BA, Ayello EA, Woo K, Nitzki-George D, Sibbald RG. Acute wound management: revisiting the approach to assessment, irrigation, and closure considerations. Int J Emerg Med. 2010;3(4):399-407.

Askew K, Nicks B. Cervical spine injuries [multimedia software]. PEMSoft. 2010;():.

Askew K, Nicks B. Spinal injuries [multimedia software]. PEMSoft. 2010;():.

Nicks BA, Manthey DE, Fitch MT. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) community-acquired pneumonia core measures lead to unnecessary antibiotic administration by emergency physicians. Acad Emerg Med. 2009;16(2):184-187.

Nicks BA, Fitch MT, Manthey DE. A case of intrauterine molar pregnancy with coexistent ectopic pregnancy. J Emerg Med. 2009;36(3):246-249.

Nicks BA, Slapper D. Travel medicine and vaccination. eMedicine. 2009;():A811510.

Nicks BA, Fitch MT. How can I best diagnose and treat acute rhinosinusitis in adult patients? [newsletter article]. Pract Summ Acute Care. 2009;4(3):17-24.

Nicks BA, Askew K. Hernias. eMedicine. 2009;():A775630.

Nicks BA, McGinnis HD, Borron SW, Megarbane B. Lactic acidosis. eMedicine. 2009;():A768159.

Nicks BA. Abdominal aortic aneurysm In: Cline D, Stead LG, eds. Abdominal emergencies. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical;2008: 108-115.

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Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests

Wilderness Medicine, Emergency Ultrasound, Emergency Medicine, International Emergency Medicine
Bret Anthony Nicks, M.D.

Bret Anthony Nicks, M.D.

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

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