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

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Bret Anthony Nicks, M.D.

Associate Dean,
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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

NPI Number

  • 1831173244
Bret Anthony Nicks, M.D.

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Bret Anthony Nicks, M.D.

Associate Dean, Office of Global Health (pka International Health Affairs)
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, 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.


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, 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.

Manthey DE, Nicks BA. Urologic stone disease In: Cline D, Stead LG, eds Abdominal emergencies. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical;2008: 154-160.

Manthey DE, Nicks BA. Penetrating trauma to the extremity. J Emerg Med. 2008;34(2):187-193.

Fitch MT, Manthey DE, McGinnis HD, Nicks BA, Pariyadath M. A skin abscess model for teaching incision and drainage procedures.. BMC Med Educ. 2008;8():article 38.

Manthey DE, Nicks B. Pneumothorax In: Adams JG, ed. Emergency medicine. Philadelphia: Saunders/Elsevier;2008: 487-495.

Nicks B, Manthey DE. Pleural effusion In: Adams JG, ed. Emergency medicine. Philadelphia: Saunders/Elsevier;2008: 497-503.

Fitch MT, Nicks BA, Pariyadath M, McGinnis HD, Manthey DE. Basic splinting techniques. N Engl J Med. 2008;359(26):e32.

Nicks BA, Manthey D, Fitch M. CMS community-acquired pneumonia core measures leads to unnecessary antibiotic administration by emergency physicians [abstract]. Ann Emerg Med. 2008;52(4 Suppl):S119.

Nicks B. A hybrid perspective [newsletter article]. Observation Medicine Section Newsl. 2008;17(1):.

Blumstein H, Nicks BA. Pneumonia core measures and blood cultures [letter]. Acad Emerg Med. 2007;14(3):288-289.

Glover WB, Nicks BA. Do CA-MRSA risk factors predict those patients with CA-MRSA abscesses who will fall outpatient management? [abstract]. Ann Emerg Med. 2007;50(3):S98-S99.

Nicks BA, Hill K, Chang M, Bozeman WP. Near-infrared spectroscopy during resuscitation of trauma patients predicts future development of multiple organ dysfunction [abstract]. Ann Emerg Surg. 2007;50(3 Suppl):S64.

Fitch MT, Manthey DE, McGinnis HD, Nicks BA, Pariyadath M. Abscess incision and drainage [video available]. N Engl J Med. 2007;357(19):e20.

Manthey DE, Nicks BA. Trauma management in the ED In: Mattu A, Goyal D, eds. Emergency medicine: avoiding the pitfalls and improving the outcomes. Malden (MA): Blackwell Publishing;2007: 55-62.

Nicks BA. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Community-Acquired Pneumonia core measure criteria incorrectly includes patients without pneumonia [abstract]. Ann Emerg Med. 2006;48(4 Suppl):S34.

Nicks BA. Community acquired MRSA [newsletter article]. ACEP News. 2006;25(9):15-16.

Tayal VS, Nicks BA, Norton HJ. Emergency ultrasound evaluation of symptomatic nontraumatic pleural effusions. Am J Emerg Med. 2006;24(7):782-786.

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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 Dean, Office of Global Health (pka International Health Affairs)
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

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