Dave Hostler

PhD

Dave Hostler

Dave Hostler

PhD

Dave Hostler

PhD

Research Topics

Burns; ergonomics of protective clothing; environmental physiology; firefighter health and safety; recovery; thermal stress; work physiology.

Contact Information

212 Kimball Tower

Buffalo NY, 14214

Phone: (716) 829-6795

Fax: (716) 829-2428

dhostler@buffalo.edu

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Selected Publications

  • ZJ Schlader, D Colburn, D Hostler. Heat strain is exacerbated on the second of consecutive days of fire suppression. Medicine & Science in Sport and Exercise xx(x):xxx-xxx, xxxx. (accepted)
  • D Colburn, J Suyama, SE Reis, D Hostler. Cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with gait changes among firefighters after a live burn training evolution. Safety and Heath @ Work xx(x):xxx-xxx, xxxx. (accepted)
  • B Clemency, K Tanaka, P May, J Innes, S Zagroba, J Blaszak, D Hostler, D Cooney, K McGee, H Lindstrom. Intravenous vs. intraosseous access and return of spontaneous circulation during out of hospital cardiac arrest. Am J Emerg Med xx(x):xxx-xxx, xxxx. (accepted)
  • AM Hughes, PD Patterson, MD Weaver, ME Gregory, SC Sonesh, DP Landsittel, D Krackhardt, D Hostler, EH Lazzara, JE Vena, E Salas, DM Yealy. Teammate Familiarity, Teamwork, and Risk of Workplace Injury in EMS Teams. J Emerg Nursing xx(x):xxx-xxx, xxxx. (accepted)
  • S White, D Hostler. The effect of firefighter protective garments, self-contained breathing apparatus, and exertion in the heat on postural sway. Ergonomics 2016 Nov 22:1-9. [Epub ahead of print]
  • D Hostler and DR Pendergast. Long-term diving-related lung damage: An editorial perspective. Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Journal 43:629-631, 2016.
  • D Hostler, SJ McEntire, JC Rittenberger. Emergency Incident Rehabilitation - Resource Document to the Position Statement of the National Association of EMS Physicians. Prehospital Emergency Care 20:300-306, 2016.
  • PD Patterson, KJ Smith, D Hostler, PhD Cost-Effectiveness of Workplace Wellness to Prevent Cardiovascular Events among U.S. Firefighters. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2016 Nov 21;16(1):229.
  • ZJ Schlader, JT Temple, D Hostler. Exercise in personal protective equipment in a hot, humid environment does not affect risk propensity. Temperature xx(x):xxx-xxx, xxxx. (accepted)
  • DS Rosalky, D Hostler, HE Webb. Work duration does not affect cortisol output in experienced firefighters performing live burn drills. Applied Ergonomics 58:583-91, 2017.
  • D Hostler, D Colburn, JC Rittenberger, SE Reis. The effect of two work-to-rest ratios on cardiovascular, thermal, and perceptual responses during fire suppression and recovery.Prehosp Emerg Care 2016 Apr 14:1-7. [Epub ahead of print]
  • J Suyama, SJ McEntire, JC Rittenberger, D Rosalky, SE Reis, D Hostler. Pilot Study Examining the Effects of Atropine on Performance during Uncompensable Heat Stress. Prehosp Emerg Care. 20:283-291, 2016.
  • PD Patterson, MD Weaver, DP Landsittel, D Krackhardt, D Hostler, JE Vena, AM Hughes, E Salas, DM Yealy. Teammate familiarity and risk of injury in Emergency Medical Services. Emerg Med J. 33(4):280-5, 2016.
  • RR Pryor, RN Roth, J Suyama, D Hostler. Exertional Heat Illness: Emerging Concepts and Advances in Prehospital Care. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 30:297-305, 2015.
  • S Al-Zaiti, JC Rittenberger, S E Reis, D Hostler. Electrocardiographic responses during fire suppression and recovery among experienced firefighters. J. Occup. Environ. Med. 57(9):938-42, 2015
  • SM McEntire, SE Reis, OE Suman, D Hostler. Effects of low dose aspirin therapy on thermoregulation in firefighters. Safety and Health at Work 6:256-262, 2015.
  • O Olafiranye, D Hostler, DG Winger, L Wang, SE Reis. Effect of aspirin on acute changes in peripheral arterial stiffness and endothelial function following exertional heat stress in firefighters: the factorial group results of Enhanced Firefighter Rehab Trial. Vasc Med. 20:230-6, 2015.
  • RR Pryor, J Suyama, FX Guyette, SE Reis, D Hostler. The effects of ice slurry ingestion before exertion in wildland firefighting gear. Prehosp Emerg Care 19:241-6, 2015.
  • Goss FL, Robertson RJ, Deldin A, Gibbs BB, Hostler D. Observation of OMNI scale of perceived exertion during fire suppression training. Perceptual & Motor Skills 119:183-190, 2014.
  • Hostler D. Burning breath. Assessing & treating smoke inhalation & airway burns in firefighters & civilian fire victims. Journal of Emergency Medical Services. 39(10):52-7, 2014 Oct.
  • Al-Zaiti  SS, Hostler D, Kozik TM, Pelter MM, Carey MG. Repolarization abnormalities in young athletes. Am J Crit Care. 23:345-6, 2014.
  • Franco V, Callaway C, Salcido D, McEntire S, Roth R, Hostler D. Characterization of Electrocardiogram Changes Throughout a Marathon. Eur. J. Applied Physiol. 114:1725-35, 2014.
  • Hostler D, Suyama, J, Guyette, FX, Moore, CG, Pryor, RR, Khorana, P, McEntire, SJ, Comer, D, Reis, SE. A randomized controlled trial of aspirin and exertional heat stress activation of platelets in firefighters during exertion in thermal protective clothing. Prehospital Emergency Care. 18:359-367, 2014.
  • Hostler D, Franco, V, Martin-Gill, C, Roth, RN. Recognition and treatment of exertional heat illness at a marathon race.  Prehospital Emergency Care. 18:456-459, 2014.
  • Weaver MD, Rittenberger, JC, Patterson, PD, McEntire, SJ, Corcos, AC, Ziembicki, JA, Hostler, D.Risk factors for hypothermia in EMS-treated burn patients. Prehospital Emergency Care. 18:335-341, 2014.
  • Goss FL, Robertson RJ, Gallagher, Jr. M, Haile L, Morley J, Suyama J, Hostler D. Validation of OMNI Scales of Thermal Stress. Perceptual & Motor Skills. 116:773-783, 2013.
  • Patterson PD, J Suyama J, S Reis S, M Weaver M, D Hostler. What does it cost to prevent on-duty firefighter cardiac events? A content valid method for calculating costs. Advances in Preventive Medicine. 2013;2013:972724. doi: 10.1155/2013/972724.
  • Hostler D, Weaver MD, Ziembicki JA, Kowger HL, McEntire SJ, Rittenberger JC, Callaway CW, Patterson PD and Corcos AC. Admission temperature and survival in patients admitted to burn centers. Journal of Burn Care and Research. 34:498-506, 2013.
  • Hostler D, Schillo G, Lawery M, Rittenberger JC. Identification and treatment of heat stroke in the prehospital setting. Wilderness & Environmental Medicine 24:175-177, 2013.
  • Kong PW, Suyama J, Hostler D. A review of risk factors of accidental slips, trips, and falls among firefighters. Safety Science 60:203-209, 2013.
  • McEntire SJ, Suyama J, Hostler D. Mitigation and prevention of exertional heat stress in firefighters: a review of cooling strategies for structural firefighting and hazardous materials responders. Prehospital Emergency Care 17:241-260, 2013.
  • Guyette FX, Morley JL, Weaver MD, Patterson PD, Hostler D. The effect of shift length on cognitive fatigue and performance in air medical providers.  Prehospital Emergency Care 17:23-8, 2013.
  • Pryor RR, Colburn D, Crill MT, Hostler D, Suyama, J. Fitness characteristics of a suburban Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 26(3):752-7, 2012.
  • Patterson PD, Weaver MD, Frank R, Martin-Gill C, Guyette FX, Suffoletto B, Fairbanks RJ, Hubble M, Wang H, Hostler D.  Association between poor sleep, fatigue, and safety outcomes in Emergency Medical Services providers. Prehospital Emergency Care 16(1):86-97, 2012.
  • Morley J, Beauchamp G, Suyama J, Guyette FX, Reis SE, Callaway CW, Hostler D. Cognitive function following treadmill exercise in thermal protective clothing. European Journal of Applied Physiology112(5):1733-40, 2012.
  • Bourlai T,Pryor RR, Suyama J, Reis SE, Hostler D. Use of thermal imagery for body core temperature estimation during pre-cooling, exertion, and recovery in wildland firefighter protective clothing. Prehospital Emergency Care 16:390-9, 2012.
  • Kong PW, Cham R, Suyama  J, Hostler D. The relationship between physical activity and thermal protective clothing on functional balance in firefighters. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 83:546-52, 2012.
  • Gallagher M, Robertson RJ, Goss FL, Nagle-Stilley EF, Schafer MA, Suyama J, Hostler D. Development of a Perceptual Hyperthermia Index to Evaluate Heat Strain during Treadmill Exercise. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 112:2025-34, 2011.
  • Colburn D, Suyama J, Reis SE, Morley JL, Goss FL, Chen Y, Moore CG, Hostler D. A comparison of cooling techniques in firefighters after a live burn evolution. Prehospital Emergency Care 15(2): 226-232, 2011.
  • Hostler D, Everson-Stewart S, Rea TD, Stiell IG, Callaway CW, Kudenchuk PJ, Sears GK, Emerson SS, Nichol G and the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Investigators. A prospective cluster-randomized trial of real-time CPR feedback during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest resuscitation. BMJ  342:d512, 2011.
  • Stiell IG, Nichol G, Leroux BG, Rea TD, Ornato JP, Powell J, Christenson J, Callaway CW, Kudenchuk PJ, Aufderheide TP, Idris AH, Daya MR, Wang HE, Morrison LJ, Davis D, Andrusiek D, Stephens S, Cheskes S, Schmicker RH, Fowler R, Vaillancourt C, Hostler D, Zive D, Pirrallo RG, Vilke G, Sopko G, Weisfeldt M and the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) Investigators. Early versus Later Rhythm Analysis in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. New England Journal of Medicine. 365:787-797, 2011.
  • Aufderheide TP, Nichol G, Rea TD, Brown SP, Leroux BG, Pepe PE, Kudenchuk PJ, Christenson J, Daya MR, Dorian P, Callaway CW, Idris AH, Andrusiek D, Stephens SW, Hostler D, Davis DP, Dunford JV, Pirrallo RG, Stiell IG, Clement CM, Craig A, Van Ottingham L, Schmidt TA, Wang HE, Weisfeldt ML, Ornato JP, Sopko G and the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) Investigators.  A Trial of an Impedance Threshold Device in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. New England Journal of Medicine. 365:798-806, 2011.
  • Hostler D, Bednez JC, Kerin S, Reis SE, Kong PW, Morley J, Gallagher M, Suyama J. Comparison of rehydration regimens for rehabilitation of firefighters performing heavy exercise in thermal protective clothing:  A report from the Fireground Rehab Evaluation (FIRE) trial. Prehospital Emergency Care14(2):194-201, 2010.
  • Kong PW, Beauchamp G, Suyama J, Hostler D. Effect of fatigue and hypohydration on gait characteristics during treadmill exercise in the heat while wearing firefighter thermal protective clothing. Gait & Posture 31:284-288, 2010.
  • Hostler D, Reis SE, Bednez JC, Kerin S, Suyama J. Comparison of active cooling devices to passive cooling for rehabilitation of firefighters performing exercise in thermal protective clothing:  A report from the Fireground Rehab Evaluation (FIRE) trial. Prehospital Emergency Care 14(3): 300-309, 2010.
  • Patterson PD, Suffoletto BP, Kupas DF, Weaver MD, Hostler D. Sleep quality and fatigue among prehospital providers.  Prehospital Emergency Care. 14(2):187-193, 2010.
  • Hostler D, Thomas EG, Emerson SS, Christenson J, Stiell IG, Rittenberger JC, Gorman KR, Bigham BL, Callaway CW, Vilke GM, Beaudoin T, Cheskes S, Craig A, Davis DP, Reed A, Idris A, Nichol G and the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Investigators. Increased survival after EMS witnessed cardiac arrest. Observations from the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) Epistry - Cardiac Arrest.Resuscitation 81:826-830, 2010.
  • Hostler D, Gardner K, Pinchalk M, Northington WE, Suyama J. Characterization of atmosphere within vapor resistant encapsulating personal protective during treadmill exercise. Prehospital Emergency Care 13:379-383, 2009.
  • Hostler D, Gallagher M, Goss FL, Seitz JR, Reis SE, Robertson RJ, Northington WE, Suyama J. The Effect of Hyperhydration on CV Function, Thermoregulation, and Perceptual Responses During Treadmill Exercise in Personal Protective Equipment.  European Journal of Applied Physiology 105(4):607-613, 2009.
  • Hostler D, Northington WE, Callaway CW. High dose diazepam facilitates core cooling in healthy volunteers. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 34(4):582-586, 2009.
  • Suyama J, Rittenberger JC, Patterson  PD, Hostler D. Comparison of public safety provider injury rates. Prehospital Emergency Care 13(4):451-455, 2009.
  • Moore T, Callaway CW, Hostler D. Core temperature cooling in healthy volunteers after rapid intravenous infusion of cold and room temperature saline. Annals of Emergency Medicine 51: 153-159, 2008.
  • Northington WE, Suyama J, Goss FC, Randall C, Gallagher M, Hostler D. Physiologic responses during high intensity exercise in chemical resistant personal protective equipment. Prehospital Emergency Care 11:394-398, 2007.