Elsie Rizk, PharmD

Assistant Research Professor of Surgery, Academic Institute
Assistant Research Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Specification, validation, and adherence of quality indicators to optimize the safe use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for knee osteoarthritis pain in the primary care setting
Swan, JT, Rizk, E, Duong, PY, Alghamdi, BM, Kaur, N, Nagaraj, S, Brown, AE, Flores, E, Spence, N & Tajchman, S 2023, , BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, vol. 24, no. 1, 761, pp. 761. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-023-06904-x

Quality indicators for osteoarthritis pain management in the primary care setting
Rizk, E, Tajchman, S, Fink, E, Aryal, DK, Iso, T, Flores, E, Brown, AE, Chokshi, SP, Desai, SN, Dewan, AK, Kazzaz, SA, Guevara, M, Nagaraj, S, Robben, CP, Vittone, V & Swan, JT 2023, , BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, vol. 24, no. 1, 538, pp. 538. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-023-06637-x

Incidence of Midline Catheter Complications among Hospitalized Patients
Tran, AT, Rizk, E, Aryal, DK, Soto, FJ & Swan, JT 2023, , Journal of Infusion Nursing, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 28-35. https://doi.org/10.1097/NAN.0000000000000490

Hospitalization and survival of solid organ transplant recipients with coronavirus disease 2019: A propensity matched cohort study
Swan, JT, Rizk, E, Jones, SL, Nwana, N, Nicolas, JC, Tran, AT, Xu, J, Nisar, T, Menser, T, Yi, SG, Moore, LW, Huang, HJ, Ghobrial, RM, Gaber, AO & Knight, RJ 2022, , PLoS ONE, vol. 17, no. 12, e0278781, pp. e0278781. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0278781, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0278781

Wound characteristics and infiltration with immune globulin for rabies postexposure prophylaxis in the emergency department
Iso, T, Yuan, F, Rizk, E, Tran, AT, Saldana, RB, Boyareddigari, PR, Nguyen, NAA, Espino, D & Swan, JT 2022, , American Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol. 62, pp. 55-61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2022.09.046

Alteplase for the treatment of midline catheter occlusions: A retrospective, single-cohort descriptive study
Rizk, E, Tran, AT, Soto, F, Putney, DR, Fuentes, A & Swan, JT 2022, , British Journal of Nursing, vol. 31, no. 14, pp. S6-S16. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2022.31.14.S6

Implementation of Clinical Decision Support on Emergency Department Delivery of Human Rabies Immune Globulin
Yuan, F, Iso, T, Rizk, E, Saldana, RB, Tran, AT, Nguyen, NAA, Boyareddigari, PR, Espino, D & Swan, JT 2022, , JAMA Network Open, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. E2216631. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.16631

Real-World Data on Liposomal Bupivacaine and Inpatient Hospital Costs After Colorectal Surgery
Tran, AT, Rizk, E, Haas, EM, Naufal, G, Zhong, L & Swan, JT 2022, , Journal of Surgical Research, vol. 272, pp. 175-183. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2021.12.002

Avoidable emergency department visits for rabies vaccination
Iso, T, Yuan, F, Rizk, E, Tran, AT, Saldana, RB, Boyareddigari, PR, Nguyen, NAA, Espino, D, Benoit, JS & Swan, JT 2022, , American Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol. 54, pp. 242-248. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2022.02.007

Optimization of Opioid Discharge Prescriptions Following Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
Rizk, E, Yuan, F, Zheng, F, Fink, E, Kaur, N, Tran, AT, Iso, T, Mohyuddin, NG, Thekdi, AA, Jackson, GL, Wanat, MA, Thornton, JD & Swan, JT 2023, , Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States), vol. 169, no. 1, pp. 176-184. https://doi.org/10.1177/01945998221121626

Viable Hemostasis Obtained With Prothrombin Complex Concentrate in Patients Who Refuse Standard Allogeneic Blood Transfusion and Undergo Complex Cardiac Surgery: A Case Series
Iso, T, Rizk, E, Harris, JE, Salazar, E, Heyne, K, Herrera, E, Varisco, J & Swan, JT 2020, , A&A practice, vol. 14, no. 9, pp. e01276. https://doi.org/10.1213/XAA.0000000000001276

Impact of Chlorhexidine Bathing on Antimicrobial Utilization in Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Bui, LN, Swan, JT, Perez, KK, Johnson, ML, Chen, H, Colavecchia, AC, Rizk, E & Graviss, EA 2020, , Journal of Surgical Research, vol. 250, pp. 161-171. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2019.12.049

Adherence to guideline recommendations for human rabies immune globulin patient selection, dosing, timing, and anatomical site of administration in rabies postexposure prophylaxis
Hwang, GS, Rizk, E, Bui, LN, Iso, T, Sartain, EI, Tran, AT & Swan, JT 2020, , Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 51-60. https://doi.org/10.1080/21645515.2019.1632680

Value of pharmacy services in an outpatient, preoperative, anesthesia clinic
Haddad, N, Paranjpe, R, Rizk, E, Basit, SA, McNamara, C, Okoro, E, Gilmore, J, Liebl, M & Swan, JT 2020, , Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, vol. 60, no. 6, pp. e264-e278. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.japh.2020.03.014

Prioritization of quality indicators for opioid stewardship
Rizk, E, Swan, JT & Fink, E 2019, , American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, vol. 76, no. 19, pp. 1458-1459. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajhp/zxz163

Comparison of antifactor Xa and activated partial thromboplastin time monitoring for heparin dosing in vascular surgery patients: A single-center retrospective study
Rizk, E, Wilson, AD, Murillo, MU & Putney, DR 2018, , Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 151-155. https://doi.org/10.1097/FTD.0000000000000463