Thomas J Papadimos

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Stoicism, the physician, and care of medical outliers
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Ohio, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    BMC Med Ethics 5:E8. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint A suspected case of delayed onset malignant hyperthermia with desflurane anesthesia
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Ohio, St Luke s Hospital Heart Center, Maumee, USA
    Anesth Analg 98:548-9, table of contents. 2004
  3. pmc The obligation of physicians to medical outliers: a Kantian and Hegelian synthesis
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Ohio, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    BMC Med Ethics 5:E3. 2004
  4. pmc The student and the ovum: the lack of autonomy and informed consent in trading genes for tuition
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Ohio, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 2:56. 2004
  5. pmc Early efficacy of CABG care delivery in a low procedure-volume community hospital: operative and midterm results
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Ohio, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    BMC Surg 5:10. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Is hospital procedure volume a reliable marker of quality for coronary artery bypass surgery? A comparison of risk and propensity adjusted operative and midterm outcomes
    Anoar Zacharias
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, St Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio 43608, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1961-9. 2005
  7. pmc Implementation of the "FASTHUG" concept decreases the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia in a surgical intensive care unit
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 2:3. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Intentional foreign object ingestions: need for endoscopy and surgery
    Poorvi P Dalal
    Department of Anesthesiology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Surg Res 184:145-9. 2013
  9. pmc Implementation of an antibiotic nomogram improves postoperative antibiotic utilization and safety in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toledo, College of Medicine, Toledo, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 1:2. 2007
  10. pmc Healthcare access as a right, not a privilege: a construct of Western thought
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Philos Ethics Humanit Med 2:2. 2007

Collaborators

  • James P Hofmann
  • Alan P Marco
  • Joan M Duggan
  • David C Evans
  • Steven M Steinberg
  • Charles H Cook
  • Stuart J Murray
  • Gregory A Filatoff
  • R H Habib
  • M Engoren
  • Ali M Hassan
  • Stanislaw P A Stawicki
  • Poorvi P Dalal
  • John J Leskovan
  • Sergio D Bergese
  • Scott M Pappada
  • Thomas A Schwann
  • Andrew B Casabianca
  • Thomas F Kindl
  • Samuel J Durham
  • Anoar Zacharias
  • John A Bach
  • Melissa L Whitmill
  • David E Lindsey
  • Carla F Justiniano
  • Emily A McGonagle
  • Daniel S Eiferman
  • Andrew J Otey
  • Thomas E Reilley
  • Alicia C Thomas
  • Edward J Levine
  • Ryan L McKimmie
  • Marilyn J Borst
  • Brent D Cameron
  • Paul M Rosman
  • William Olorunto
  • Raymond E Bourey
  • Haitham Elsamaloty
  • Roger S Cooley
  • John J Fath
  • Shashi B Bhatt
  • Jesse G Lopez
  • Samuel A Morgos
  • Robert L Booth
  • Aamir Shah
  • Christopher J Riordan

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Stoicism, the physician, and care of medical outliers
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Ohio, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    BMC Med Ethics 5:E8. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint A suspected case of delayed onset malignant hyperthermia with desflurane anesthesia
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Ohio, St Luke s Hospital Heart Center, Maumee, USA
    Anesth Analg 98:548-9, table of contents. 2004
    ..The unintended underdosing of this patient with dantrolene and the prompt reversal of symptoms may be an attribute of the genetic expression of a weak triggering volatile anesthetic such as desflurane...
  3. pmc The obligation of physicians to medical outliers: a Kantian and Hegelian synthesis
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Ohio, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    BMC Med Ethics 5:E3. 2004
    ..In fact, some providers may try to avoid caring for them altogether, or at least try to limit their institutional or practice exposure to them...
  4. pmc The student and the ovum: the lack of autonomy and informed consent in trading genes for tuition
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Ohio, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 2:56. 2004
    ....
  5. pmc Early efficacy of CABG care delivery in a low procedure-volume community hospital: operative and midterm results
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Ohio, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    BMC Surg 5:10. 2005
    ..The latter confounds procedure-volume effects substantially, and it is suggested that high surgeon-volume (>125 per year) rather than hospital-volume may be a more appropriate indicator of CABG quality...
  6. ncbi request reprint Is hospital procedure volume a reliable marker of quality for coronary artery bypass surgery? A comparison of risk and propensity adjusted operative and midterm outcomes
    Anoar Zacharias
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, St Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio 43608, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1961-9. 2005
    ....
  7. pmc Implementation of the "FASTHUG" concept decreases the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia in a surgical intensive care unit
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 2:3. 2008
    ..We report implementation of a performance improvement project that dramatically reduced our VAP rate that had exceeded the 90th percentile nationally...
  8. doi request reprint Intentional foreign object ingestions: need for endoscopy and surgery
    Poorvi P Dalal
    Department of Anesthesiology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Surg Res 184:145-9. 2013
    ..This study was undertaken in order to better define clinical patterns of IIFO among prisoners. We sought to determine factors associated with the need for endoscopic and surgical therapy for IIFO...
  9. pmc Implementation of an antibiotic nomogram improves postoperative antibiotic utilization and safety in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toledo, College of Medicine, Toledo, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 1:2. 2007
    ..A vancomycin dosing nomogram was derived from the local patient population in the attempt to improve patient safety by convincing clinicians to use an evidence-based approach to vancomycin prescription...
  10. pmc Healthcare access as a right, not a privilege: a construct of Western thought
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Philos Ethics Humanit Med 2:2. 2007
    ....
  11. pmc Intensivist supervision of resident-placed central venous catheters decreases the incidence of catheter-related blood stream infections
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 2:11. 2008
    ..6%) vs. 1/51 (1.9%), p < .01. Interventions to reduce CRBSI in our SICU needed emphasis on adequate supervision of trainees in CVC placement, in addition to use of MSB, to effect lower CRBSI rates...
  12. ncbi request reprint Anion gap as a predictor of trauma outcomes in the older trauma population: correlations with injury severity and mortality
    John J Leskovan
    St Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio, USA
    Am Surg 79:1203-6. 2013
    ..Higher AG values (i.e., greater than 16) may be associated with worse clinical outcomes. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint A struggle with obligation: ethical reflections on a transplantation program
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Anesthesiology Service, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, USA
    Hosp Top 80:19-23. 2002
  14. pmc Pulmonary bullet embolism - a safe treatment strategy of a potentially fatal injury: a case report
    Ali M Hassan
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toledo, College of Medicine, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 3:12. 2009
    ..Vascular embolization of a projectile discharged from a weapon is a rare event. In this report a hunter's errant gunshot struck a farmer in the left chest...
  15. pmc An extrapolation of Foucault's Technologies of the Self to effect positive transformation in the intensivist as teacher and mentor
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, The Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA
    Philos Ethics Humanit Med 8:7. 2013
    ..To this end, we argue that Foucault's Technologies of the Self is critical background reading when endeavoring to effect the positive transformation of faculty into effective teachers and mentors. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Radial artery thrombosis, palmar arch systolic blood velocities, and chronic regional pain syndrome 1 following transradial cardiac catheterization
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 57:537-40. 2002
    ..Rarely, chronic regional pain syndrome 1 (reflex sympathetic dystrophy) may occur...
  17. doi request reprint Neural network-based real-time prediction of glucose in patients with insulin-dependent diabetes
    Scott M Pappada
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio 43606 3390, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 13:135-41. 2011
    ..This article outlines a feed-forward neural network model (NNM) utilized for real-time prediction of glucose...
  18. doi request reprint Inverse correlation between level of professional education and rate of handwashing compliance in a teaching hospital
    Joan M Duggan
    Department of Medicine, University of Toledo Health Sciences Campus, Toledo, Ohio, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:534-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate educational level as a contributing factor in handwashing compliance...
  19. ncbi request reprint Transesophageal echocardiographic diagnosis of a liver laceration accompanied by hemodynamic instability
    James P Hofmann
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio 43614 2598, USA
    Anesth Analg 98:611-3. 2004
    ..We report the diagnosis of a liver laceration in a trauma patient by novel use of the transesophageal echocardiographic imaging modality...
  20. pmc Foucault's "fearless speech" and the transformation and mentoring of medical students
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toledo, College of Medicine, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Philos Ethics Humanit Med 3:12. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative identification of both a paradoxical embolism and its probable etiologic site
    Andrew B Casabianca
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    J Clin Anesth 18:46-9. 2006
    ..This case presents the use of transesophageal echocardiography beyond its monitoring function in helping diagnose the cause of arterial ischemia...
  22. ncbi request reprint Bilateral bronchial intubation through a tracheostomy incision after innominate artery laceration
    Gregory A Filatoff
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    J Clin Anesth 19:234-6. 2007
    ..The innominate artery was lacerated during tracheostomy. We describe a unique approach toward ventilation in this case in which two separate endotracheal tubes were connected through a Carlens tube adaptor...
  23. ncbi request reprint A primary high-grade pleomorphic pericardial liposarcoma presenting as syncope and angina
    Thomas F Kindl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Anesth Analg 102:1363-4. 2006
  24. ncbi request reprint Potential surgical site misidentification
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Anesth Analg 100:300. 2005