Turner Osler

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Publications

  1. pmc Impact of date stamping on patient safety measurement in patients undergoing CABG: experience with the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators
    Laurent G Glance
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:176. 2008
  2. doi Comparison of hospital mortality rates after burn injury in New York State: a risk-adjusted population-based observational study
    Turner Osler
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Colchester, Vermont 05446, USA
    J Trauma 71:1040-7. 2011
  3. doi A trauma mortality prediction model based on the anatomic injury scale
    Turner Osler
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    Ann Surg 247:1041-8. 2008
  4. ncbi The increasing use of vena cava filters in adult trauma victims: data from the American College of Surgeons National Trauma Data Bank
    Steven R Shackford
    Departments of Surgery and Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    J Trauma 63:764-9. 2007
  5. doi Has TRISS become an anachronism? A comparison of mortality between the National Trauma Data Bank and Major Trauma Outcome Study databases
    Frederick B Rogers
    Trauma Center, Lancaster General Health, Lancaster, PA 17602, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:326-31; discussion 331. 2012
  6. ncbi A comparison of the Injury Severity Score and the Trauma Mortality Prediction Model
    Alan Cook
    From the Baylor University Medical Center A C, J W Department of Surgery, Trauma Division, Dallas, Texas Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health S B, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, Maryland University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology D H, Amherst, Massachusetts University of Rochester School of Medicine L G, Department of Anesthesiology, Rochester, New York University of Illinois at Chicago L F, School of Public Health, Chicago, Illinois University of Vermont College of Medicine T O, Department of Surgery, Burlington, Vermont
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:47-52; discussion 52-3. 2014
  7. doi Complications of Hartmann takedown in a decade of preferred primary anastomosis
    Ari Garber
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, USA
    Am J Surg 207:60-4. 2014
  8. doi Simplified estimates of the probability of death after burn injuries: extending and updating the baux score
    Turner Osler
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Colchester, Vermont, USA
    J Trauma 68:690-7. 2010
  9. doi The high yield of 1-year colonoscopy after resection: is it the handoff?
    Neil Hyman
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:648-52. 2010
  10. doi Anastomotic leaks after bowel resection: what does peer review teach us about the relationship to postoperative mortality?
    Neil H Hyman
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:48-52. 2009

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  1. pmc Impact of date stamping on patient safety measurement in patients undergoing CABG: experience with the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators
    Laurent G Glance
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:176. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to examine whether the AHRQ PSIs accurately measure hospital complication rates, using the data with present-on-admission (POA) codes to distinguish between complications and pre-existing conditions..
  2. doi Comparison of hospital mortality rates after burn injury in New York State: a risk-adjusted population-based observational study
    Turner Osler
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Colchester, Vermont 05446, USA
    J Trauma 71:1040-7. 2011
    ..Hospitals can be compared on this metric using administrative data because information required for calculating statistically adjusted risk of mortality is routinely collected on hospital admission...
  3. doi A trauma mortality prediction model based on the anatomic injury scale
    Turner Osler
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    Ann Surg 247:1041-8. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi The increasing use of vena cava filters in adult trauma victims: data from the American College of Surgeons National Trauma Data Bank
    Steven R Shackford
    Departments of Surgery and Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    J Trauma 63:764-9. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the frequency of VCF insertion and patterns of use in trauma patients using a large database...
  5. doi Has TRISS become an anachronism? A comparison of mortality between the National Trauma Data Bank and Major Trauma Outcome Study databases
    Frederick B Rogers
    Trauma Center, Lancaster General Health, Lancaster, PA 17602, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:326-31; discussion 331. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that the improvements in trauma care during the past 20 years would lead to improved survival in a large database, thus making the TRISS biased...
  6. ncbi A comparison of the Injury Severity Score and the Trauma Mortality Prediction Model
    Alan Cook
    From the Baylor University Medical Center A C, J W Department of Surgery, Trauma Division, Dallas, Texas Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health S B, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, Maryland University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology D H, Amherst, Massachusetts University of Rochester School of Medicine L G, Department of Anesthesiology, Rochester, New York University of Illinois at Chicago L F, School of Public Health, Chicago, Illinois University of Vermont College of Medicine T O, Department of Surgery, Burlington, Vermont
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:47-52; discussion 52-3. 2014
    ..ICD-9) lexicons and may better quantify injury severity compared with ISS. We compared the performance of TMPM with ISS and other measures of injury severity in a single cohort of patients...
  7. doi Complications of Hartmann takedown in a decade of preferred primary anastomosis
    Ari Garber
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, USA
    Am J Surg 207:60-4. 2014
    ..As such, the Hartmann procedure is now often restricted to patients who are unstable or otherwise poor candidates for primary anastomosis. We sought to define the complication rate of Hartmann takedown in a contemporary setting...
  8. doi Simplified estimates of the probability of death after burn injuries: extending and updating the baux score
    Turner Osler
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Colchester, Vermont, USA
    J Trauma 68:690-7. 2010
    ..Additionally, this score does not include the effects of inhalation injury...
  9. doi The high yield of 1-year colonoscopy after resection: is it the handoff?
    Neil Hyman
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:648-52. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine the diagnostic yield of colonoscopy 1 year after colorectal cancer (CRC) resection based on whether the index colonoscopy was performed by the operating surgeon...
  10. doi Anastomotic leaks after bowel resection: what does peer review teach us about the relationship to postoperative mortality?
    Neil H Hyman
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:48-52. 2009
    ..But it is uncertain exactly which patient populations are at risk of death from the leak. We sought to assess the impact of surgeon volume on leak rate and to better understand the relationship of a leak to postoperative mortality...
  11. ncbi A fresh set of survival risk ratios derived from incidents in the National Trauma Data Bank from which the ICISS may be calculated
    J Wayne Meredith
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest Univeresity School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Trauma 55:924-32. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare a new set of SRRs derived from the National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB) with SRRs derived years ago from the North Carolina Hospital Discharge Database (NCHDD)...
  12. doi Fait accompli: suicide in a rural trauma setting
    Armin Kiankhooy
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma Critical Care, University of Vermont College of Medicine Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    J Trauma 67:366-71. 2009
    ..We have characterized all adult suicide deaths seen at a rural Level I trauma center and identified predictors of a successful suicide. We hypothesized that rural adult trauma patients exhibit a high rate of suicide recidivism...
  13. ncbi A needs assessment for regionalization of trauma care in a rural state
    Frederick B Rogers
    Department of Surgery Division of Trauma, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Am Surg 71:690-3. 2005
    ..Rural trauma system design should focus on discovery, as that is where the majority of deaths occur. Suicide is a significant problem in this rural state that should be aggressively targeted with prevention programs...
  14. doi Fate of the rectal stump after subtotal colectomy for ulcerative colitis in the era of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis
    Semeret Munie
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:408-11. 2013
    ..The need and timing for completion proctectomy in this setting are uncertain...
  15. doi Complication-associated mortality following trauma: a population-based observational study
    Turner Osler
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Colchester, VT 05446, USA
    Arch Surg 147:152-8. 2012
    ..Complications are common in the care of trauma patients and contribute to morbidity, mortality, and cost. However, no comprehensive list of surgical complications is widely accepted...
  16. doi "Never be wrong": the morbidity of negative and delayed laparotomies after blunt trauma
    Bruce Alan Crookes
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    J Trauma 69:1386-91; discussion 1391-2. 2010
    ..No previous work has exclusively examined blunt abdominal trauma patients, used a control group, or determined the complication burden incurred by a NEGLAP...
  17. ncbi Implementation of resident work hour restrictions is associated with a reduction in mortality and provider-related complications on the surgical service: a concurrent analysis of 14,610 patients
    Alicia R Privette
    Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Ann Surg 250:316-21. 2009
    ....
  18. doi Transanal endoscopic microsurgery is more effective than traditional transanal excision for resection of rectal masses
    Jesse S Moore
    Department of Surgery, Fletcher Allen Health Care University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 05403, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1026-30; discussion 1030-1. 2008
    ..Transanal endoscopic microsurgery, developed by Buess in the 1980s, has become increasingly popular in recent years. No large studies have compared the effectiveness of transanal endoscopic microsurgery with traditional transanal excision...
  19. doi Postoperative fluid collections after colon resection: the utility of clinical assessment
    Hagop Sarkissian
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Am J Surg 206:551-4. 2013
    ..Computed tomography (CT) scans often identify postoperative fluid collections of uncertain clinical relevance...
  20. doi Sexual abuse: a strong predictor of outcomes after colectomy for slow-transit constipation
    Sean O'Brien
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1844-7. 2009
    ..This study was designed to determine the impact of a history of sexual abuse on the outcomes of ileorectal anastomosis for slow-transit constipation...
  21. doi A comparison of the quality of life of ulcerative colitis patients after IPAA vs ileostomy
    Kevin Kuruvilla
    University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:1131-7. 2012
    ..Total proctocolectomy with IPAA is frequently considered the procedure of choice for surgical patients with ulcerative colitis, presumably owing to an expectation of improved quality of life in comparison with an ileostomy...
  22. ncbi Use of vena cava filters in pediatric trauma patients: data from the National Trauma Data Bank
    Alan Cook
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    J Trauma 59:1114-20. 2005
    ..Placement of vena cava filters (VCFs) in high-risk adult trauma patients is a well-described intervention for prophylaxis against pulmonary embolism (PE). Few data exist regarding the use of VCFs in pediatric trauma...
  23. doi Diminishing surgical site infections after colorectal surgery with surgical care improvement project: is it time to move on?
    Michael Larochelle
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:394-400. 2011
    ..Surgical site infections are a major source of expense and morbidity after colon resection...
  24. doi Outcomes after fistulotomy: results of a prospective, multicenter regional study
    Neil Hyman
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:2022-7. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine the outcomes and healing rate after fistula surgery across a broad spectrum of colorectal practices...
  25. pmc Anastomotic leaks after intestinal anastomosis: it's later than you think
    Neil Hyman
    Dept of Surgery, Fletcher 464, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 89 Beaumont Ave, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Ann Surg 245:254-8. 2007
    ..We sought to use a prospective database to define the true incidence and presentation of anastomotic leakage after intestinal anastomosis...
  26. doi Impact of Schwartz enhanced visualization solution on staging colorectal cancer and clinicopathological features associated with lymph node count
    Brandon Chapman
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 56:1028-35. 2013
    ..Stage-specific survival for colon cancer improves when more lymph nodes are reported in the surgical specimen. This has led to a minimum standard of identifying 12 lymph nodes as a quality indicator...
  27. doi Implementing a fast-track protocol for patients undergoing bowel resection: not so fast
    Vanessa Hui
    Department of Surgery Fletcher 465, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Am J Surg 206:152-8. 2013
    ..Multimodality fast-track protocols have been shown to enhance recovery after bowel resection. However, it remains unclear which of the components impact outcomes and whether processes actually occur as intended...
  28. ncbi Do proton pump inhibitors increase the incidence of nosocomial pneumonia and related infectious complications when compared with histamine-2 receptor antagonists in critically ill trauma patients?
    Stephanie Mallow
    Department of Pharmacotherapy, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    Curr Surg 61:452-8. 2004
    ..The study purpose was to characterize differences in nosocomial pneumonia and related infections in trauma patients administered either histamine2-receptor antagonists (H2RA) or PPI...
  29. doi Travel distance as factor in follow-up visit compliance in postlaparoscopic adjustable gastric banding population
    Walter F DeNino
    Department of Surgery, Fletcher Allen Healthcare, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:597-600. 2010
    ....
  30. ncbi Credentialing for laparoscopic bowel operation: there is no substitute for knowing the outcomes
    Neil Hyman
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:576-80. 2007
    ..To determine the validity of this practice, we assessed the relationship of surgical volume and training to provider-related complications after laparoscopic bowel resection...
  31. ncbi Understanding variation in the management of rectal cancer: the potential of a surgeon-initiated database
    Neil Hyman
    Department of Surgery, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Fletcher 301, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 111 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Am J Surg 194:559-62. 2007
    ..Administrative databases oversimplify the relationship of factors such as volume or training on surgical outcomes...
  32. doi Predictors of excessive CT scan use in a surgical cohort of patients with Crohn's disease
    Whitney Young
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
    Postgrad Med 125:94-9. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to characterize and define this potentially vulnerable cohort using a relatively homogeneous surgical population...
  33. ncbi A comparison of the abilities of nine scoring algorithms in predicting mortality
    J Wayne Meredith
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Trauma 53:621-8; discussion 628-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the abilities of nine Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS)- and (ICD-9)-based scoring algorithms in predicting mortality...
  34. ncbi Transanal endoscopic microsurgery: a prospective evaluation of functional results
    Peter A Cataldo
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:1366-71. 2005
    ..Transanal endoscopic microsurgery is gaining popularity because of its ability to access the upper rectum and its precise excision techniques. However, the functional consequences have not been extensively studied...
  35. ncbi Charges and reimbursement at a rural level I trauma center: a disparity between effort and reward among professionals
    Frederick B Rogers
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, 111 Colchester Avenue, FL 466, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    J Trauma 54:9-14; discussion 14-5. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that trauma surgeons would receive less reimbursement than their subspecialty colleagues despite a greater commitment of time and effort in taking care of the multiply-injured patient...
  36. ncbi Abnormal vital signs are common after bowel resection and do not predict anastomotic leak
    Larson Erb
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
    J Am Coll Surg 218:1195-9. 2014
    ..We aimed to profile the postoperative courses of patients who undergo intestinal anastomosis and determine how reliably abnormal vital signs predict anastomotic leaks...
  37. ncbi Localizing colorectal cancer by colonoscopy
    Nicole Piscatelli
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Arch Surg 140:932-5. 2005
    ..Colonoscopic localization of colorectal carcinoma is frequently inaccurate and unreliable...
  38. ncbi Urgent subtotal colectomy for severe inflammatory bowel disease
    Neil H Hyman
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:70-3. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the safety of subtotal colectomy and outcomes after this procedure in the modern era of immunosuppressive agents and primary pelvic pouch surgery...
  39. ncbi Pressure-induced cellular senescence: a mechanism linking venous hypertension to venous ulcers
    Andrew C Stanley
    The Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 05405 0680, USA
    J Surg Res 124:112-7. 2005
    ....
  40. doi The Vermont model for rural HIV care delivery: eleven years of outcome data comparing urban and rural clinics
    Christopher Grace
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    J Rural Health 26:113-9. 2010
    ..Provision of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) care in rural areas has encountered unique barriers...
  41. ncbi Fecal incontinence severity index after fistulotomy: a predictor of quality of life
    Megan Cavanaugh
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 45:349-53. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to use the Fecal Incontinence Severity Index to assess fecal incontinence after fistulotomy and to correlate the Fecal Incontinence Severity Index score with quality-of-life measures...
  42. ncbi Improving the TRISS methodology by restructuring age categories and adding comorbidities
    Eric Bergeron
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Trauma 56:760-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to show that improving the stratification for age and adding an adjustment for comorbidity significantly increases the predictive accuracy of the TRISS model...