- Faculty & Staff
C. Crawford Mechem
Department of Emergency Medicine
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Fax: 215 662 3953
B.S. (Biology (with honors))
Stanford University, 1981.
Stanford University , 1982.
Jefferson Medical College, 1988.
Transitional Internship , Valley Med Ctr; U of CA, SF Sch of Medicine; Fresno-Central San Joaquin Valley Med.Ed. Pro, 1988-1989.
Resident in Emergency Medicine , Valley Med Ctr; UofC, SF Med. Sch; Fresno-Central San Joaquin Val. Med.Ed Pgrm., Fresno, CA., 1989-1992.
Diplomate, American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1994.
Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians, 1996.
Selected PublicationsMechem CC : Seizure with Prehospital Refusal of Care Emergency Medicine Pearls. Baren J, Alpern E (eds.). Hanley and Belfus, Philadelphia, PA 2003.
Mechem CC : Environmental Emergencies Word on the Street. Limmer D, O’Keefe MF, Dickinson ET (eds.). Brady-Prentice Hall. Upper Saddle River, 2003.
Dickinson ET, Schultz D, Mechem CC : Base station physician refusals of paramedic drug intervention requests Prsented at the annual meeting of the National Association of EMS Physicians, Tucson, AZ January 2002.
Mechem CC : A Patient Exposed to a Hazardous Material Paramedic Case Studies. Dickinson ET, Stern A (eds.). Prentice Hall - Brady Health, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2003.
Mechem CC, Datner EM : Interpersonal Violence: Don’t Women Ever Assault Women? Editorial for: Emergency Medicine News Hoffman L (eds.). New York, NY: Lippincott-Raven, 19: 4, 40, January 2002.
Mechem CC, Hare S, Hvisdas R, Berg DM, Halper R, Cola LA: Emergency Medical Planning for the 2000 Republican National Convention Prehospital Emergency Care 5: 344-352, 2001.
Halpern SD, Mechem CC: Declining rate of substance abuse throughout the month The American Journal of Medicine 110: 347-351, 2001.
Mechem CC, Barger J, Shofer FS, Dickinson ET: Short-Term Outcome of Seizure Patients Who Refuse Transport after Prehospital Stabilization Academic Emergency Medicine 9: 231-236, 2001.
Mechem CC, Shofer FS, Reinhard S, Datner EM: Violence Between Women in an Urban Emergency Department Patient Population Academic Emergency Medicine 8: 30-35, 2001.