- Improved outcome after early fixation of acetabular fracturesB R Plaisier
Department of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
Injury 31:81-4. 2000..Patients with early repair of acetabular fractures had significantly less organ dysfunction and exhibited improved functional outcome...
- The relationship between facial fractures and death from neurologic injuryB R Plaisier
MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 58:708-12; discussion 712-3. 2000..The purpose of this study was to review patients who failed to survive blunt trauma and to determine whether there is a relationship between specific facial fracture patterns and death...
- Thoracic lavage in accidental hypothermia with cardiac arrest--report of a case and review of the literatureBrian R Plaisier
Trauma Program, Bronson Methodist Hospital, 601 John Street, Mailbox 67, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, USA
Resuscitation 66:99-104. 2005..Thoracic lavage (TL) provides satisfactory heat transfer and may be performed by a variety of physicians. This paper presents the physiological rationale, technique, and role for TL in accidental hypothermia with cardiac arrest...