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John David Purakal, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Education and Training

  • Emergency Medicine Resident, Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, 2014 - 2017
  • M.D., Wayne State University, School of Medicine, 2014
  • M.S., Wayne State University, School of Medicine, 2008
  • B.S., Michigan State University, 2007

Publications

Gregorowicz, Alex J., Patrick G. Costello, David A. Gajdosik, John Purakal, Natasha N. Pettit, Samantha Bastow, and Michael A. Ward. “Effect of IV Push Antibiotic Administration on Antibiotic Therapy Delays in Sepsis.” Crit Care Med, June 11, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000004430.

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Wilson, Suprat Saely, Gregory M. Kwiatkowski, Scott R. Millis, John D. Purakal, Arushi P. Mahajan, and Phillip D. Levy. “Use of nitroglycerin by bolus prevents intensive care unit admission in patients with acute hypertensive heart failure.” The American Journal of Emergency Medicine 35, no. 1 (January 2017): 126–31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2016.10.038.

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Levy, Phillip D., James J. Mahn, Joseph Miller, Alicia Shelby, Aaron Brody, Russell Davidson, Michael J. Burla, et al. “Blood pressure treatment and outcomes in hypertensive patients without acute target organ damage: a retrospective cohort.” Am J Emerg Med 33, no. 9 (September 2015): 1219–24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2015.05.036.

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Wolf, Sarah, Ramanjit Kaur, William Patrick McKeown, Helen Chan, Allen Dang, Trevor Kuston, Waihin Leung, John Purakal, Brian J. O’Neil, and Phillip Levy. “Noise versus signal: the clinical implications of an increasingly sensitive troponin assay for patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome.” Crit Pathw Cardiol 13, no. 3 (September 2014): 89–95. https://doi.org/10.1097/HPC.0000000000000020.

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Purakal, J. D., J. Williams-Johnson, E. W. Williams, S. Pemba, J. Kambona, R. Welch, J. Flack, and P. Levy. “Differences and similarities in explanatory models of hypertension in the United States of america, Tanzania and Jamaica.” West Indian Med J 63, no. 3 (June 2014): 238–46. https://doi.org/10.7727/wimj.2013.302.

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