Jeffrey A Claridge

Summary

Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Regional collaboration across hospital systems to develop and implement trauma protocols saves lives within 2 years
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Department of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH Electronic address
    Surgery 154:875-82; discussion 882-4. 2013
  2. pmc Who is monitoring your infections: shouldn't you be?
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 1998, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 10:59-64. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Fever and leukocytosis in critically ill trauma patients: it is not the blood
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am Surg 75:405-10. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint The real predictors of disposition in patients with spinal cord injuries
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Rm H939 Hamann Bldg, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    J Trauma 60:178-86. 2006
  5. doi request reprint The "fever workup" and respiratory culture practice in critically ill trauma patients
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Critical Care and Burns, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    J Crit Care 25:493-500. 2010
  6. pmc Critical analysis of empiric antibiotic utilization: establishing benchmarks
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio OH 44109 1998, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 11:125-31. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Aerosolized ceftazidime prophylaxis against ventilator-associated pneumonia in high-risk trauma patients: results of a double-blind randomized study
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 8:83-90. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Trauma team activation can be tailored by prehospital criteria
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 1998, USA
    Am Surg 76:1401-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint In-house direct supervision by an attending is associated with differences in the care of patients with a blunt splenic injury
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Department of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    Surgery 150:718-26. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Trauma center variation in splenic artery embolization and spleen salvage: a multicenter analysis
    Aman Banerjee
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 1998, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:69-74; discussion 74-5. 2013

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Publications48

  1. doi request reprint Regional collaboration across hospital systems to develop and implement trauma protocols saves lives within 2 years
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Department of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH Electronic address
    Surgery 154:875-82; discussion 882-4. 2013
    ..The primary goal of this study was to evaluate the mortality of trauma patients seen across the region after 2 years of beginning NOTS...
  2. pmc Who is monitoring your infections: shouldn't you be?
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 1998, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 10:59-64. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Fever and leukocytosis in critically ill trauma patients: it is not the blood
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am Surg 75:405-10. 2009
    ..However, fever and leukocytosis were not associated with bacteremia, suggesting inefficiency and that other factors are more important after trauma...
  4. ncbi request reprint The real predictors of disposition in patients with spinal cord injuries
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Rm H939 Hamann Bldg, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    J Trauma 60:178-86. 2006
    ..Our hypothesis was that commercial insurance (CI) would be the greatest influence of hospital disposition...
  5. doi request reprint The "fever workup" and respiratory culture practice in critically ill trauma patients
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Critical Care and Burns, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    J Crit Care 25:493-500. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that FAL would be associated with a RCx, but would not be associated with a positive culture or treating a respiratory infection in critically injured patients during their first 14 intensive care unit (ICU) days...
  6. pmc Critical analysis of empiric antibiotic utilization: establishing benchmarks
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio OH 44109 1998, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 11:125-31. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Aerosolized ceftazidime prophylaxis against ventilator-associated pneumonia in high-risk trauma patients: results of a double-blind randomized study
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 8:83-90. 2007
    ..The primary objective of this study was to determine if prophylactic administration of aerosolized ceftazidime reduced the incidence of VAP in high-risk injured patients without altering the incidence of other infectious complications...
  8. ncbi request reprint Trauma team activation can be tailored by prehospital criteria
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 1998, USA
    Am Surg 76:1401-7. 2010
    ..The utilization of a third tiered activation system resulted in a decrease utilization of many resources without sacrificing patient care...
  9. doi request reprint In-house direct supervision by an attending is associated with differences in the care of patients with a blunt splenic injury
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Department of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    Surgery 150:718-26. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare direct and indirect resident supervision for the management of blunt spleen injuries and to evaluate differences in patient care...
  10. doi request reprint Trauma center variation in splenic artery embolization and spleen salvage: a multicenter analysis
    Aman Banerjee
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 1998, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:69-74; discussion 74-5. 2013
    ..This study aimed to evaluate if variation in management of blunt splenic injury (BSI) among Level I trauma centers is associated with different outcomes related to the use of splenic artery embolization (SAE)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Does enteral glutamine supplementation decrease infectious morbidity?
    Alison Saalwachter Schulman
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0709, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 7:29-35. 2006
    ..This study was designed to investigate the effects of supplemental enteral glutamine on the rate and outcomes of infection in critically ill surgical patients...
  12. doi request reprint Therapeutic anticoagulation in the trauma patient: is it safe?
    Joseph F Golob
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    Surgery 144:591-6; discussion 596-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine: (1) the incidence of complications using therapeutic anticoagulation in trauma patients, and (2) if any patient factors are associated with these complications...
  13. pmc Enhancing the fever workup utilizing a multi-technique modeling approach to diagnose infections more accurately
    Adam M A Fadlalla
    Department of Computer and Information Science, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 13:93-101. 2012
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Fever and leukocytosis in critically ill trauma patients: it's not the urine
    Joseph F Golob
    MetroHealth Medical Center Department of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 9:49-56. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint The futility of the clinical pulmonary infection score in trauma patients
    Martin A Croce
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Trauma 60:523-7; discussion 527-8. 2006
    ..In this study, we evaluated the potential use of CPIS as the sole means for diagnosis of VAP in critically injured patients...
  16. doi request reprint Moving beyond traditional measurement of mortality after injury: evaluation of risks for late death
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Department of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center Campus, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:788-94, 794-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate long-term mortality after trauma, and to determine risk factors and possible disparities related to mortality after hospital discharge...
  17. ncbi request reprint Does the addition of glutamine to enteral feeds affect patient mortality?
    Alison Saalwachter Schulman
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:2501-6. 2005
    ..The objective was to study in a prospective fashion the effects of adding glutamine to standard or immune-modulated (supplemented with omega-3 fatty acids, beta-carotene, and amino acids such as glutamine and arginine) tube feeds...
  18. ncbi request reprint Predictors of patients who will develop prolonged occult hypoperfusion following blunt trauma
    Andrew M Schulman
    Trauma Research Laboratory, University of Virginia Health System, Department of Surgery, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0709, USA
    J Trauma 57:795-800. 2004
    ..4 mmol/L persisting >12 hours from admission) represents a reversible risk factor for adverse outcomes following traumatic injury. We hypothesized that patients at increased risk for POH could be identified at the time of admission...
  19. doi request reprint Validation of Surgical Intensive Care-Infection Registry: a medical informatics system for intensive care unit research, quality of care improvement, and daily patient care
    Joseph F Golob
    Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44109 998, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:164-73. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to validate SIC-IR as a successful health information technology with an accurate clinical data repository...
  20. ncbi request reprint Transfusions result in pulmonary morbidity and death after a moderate degree of injury
    Martin A Croce
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    J Trauma 59:19-23; discussion 23-4. 2005
    ....
  21. doi request reprint The misapplication of the term spinal cord injury without radiographic abnormality (SCIWORA) in adults
    John J Como
    Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1261-6. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe characteristics of patients with both adult and pediatric cervical SCIWOCTET admitted to hospitals in our region...
  22. doi request reprint Isolated cervical spine fractures in the elderly: a deadly injury
    Joseph F Golob
    Department of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma 64:311-5. 2008
    ..However, little has been described with regard to outcomes for elderly patients with isolated cervical spine fractures (ICSF)...
  23. ncbi request reprint The morbidity of trauma nephrectomy
    Norma M Edwards
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Surgery, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Am Surg 75:1112-7. 2009
    ..The results from this study allow us to establish benchmarks to assess complication rates for patients who undergo TN, which can provide prognostic information and goals to improve patient outcomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Improved outcome of adult blunt splenic injury: a cohort analysis
    Ravi R Rajani
    Department of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Surgery 140:625-31; discussion 631-2. 2006
    ....
  25. doi request reprint A novel prospective approach to evaluate trauma recidivism: the concept of the past trauma history
    Andrew M McCoy
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Burns, Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:116-21. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence and burden of trauma recidivism at a regional Level 1 trauma center by incorporating the concept of the past trauma history (PTHx) into the general trauma history...
  26. doi request reprint Continued rationale of why hospital mortality is not an appropriate measure of trauma outcomes
    Katherine B Kelly
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Surg 203:366-9; discussion 369. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that standardized withdrawal of care (WOC) practices and an aggressive long-term acute care facility (LTAC) discharge protocol could change hospital mortality and national ranking among trauma centers...
  27. doi request reprint Computed tomography alone may clear the cervical spine in obtunded blunt trauma patients: a prospective evaluation of a revised protocol
    John J Como
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Burns, Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    J Trauma 70:345-9; discussion 349-51. 2011
    ..Use of MRI in OBTPs is costly, time-consuming, and potentially dangerous. Our study evaluated the safety of a protocol to discontinue the cervical collar in OBTPs based on CT scan alone...
  28. doi request reprint The effects of splenic artery embolization on nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury: a 16-year experience
    Ashraf A Sabe
    Department of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma 67:565-72; discussion 571-2. 2009
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Is magnetic resonance imaging essential in clearing the cervical spine in obtunded patients with blunt trauma?
    John J Como
    Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    J Trauma 63:544-9. 2007
    ..Our hypothesis was that MR imaging of the CS (MR-CS) does not contribute relevant information and is not necessary in this patient population...
  30. ncbi request reprint "Awake" laparoscopy for the evaluation of equivocal penetrating abdominal wounds
    Jordan A Weinberg
    Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Injury 38:60-4. 2007
    ..We hypothesised that, in appropriate patients, diagnostic "awake" laparoscopy (AL) could be performed under local anaesthesia in the emergency department (ED), allowing for expedited discharge and potential cost savings...
  31. pmc Bacterial species-specific hospital mortality rate for intra-abdominal infections
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 15:194-9. 2014
    ..The C statistic was 0.89. Conclusions: In addition to age and intrinsic patient factors, the presence of specific bacterial organisms independently predicts death in patients with non-appendiceal IAI. ..
  32. pmc Anterior abdominal stab injury: a comparison of self-inflicted and intentional third-party stabbings
    Aman Banerjee
    Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center Campus, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Am J Surg 205:274-8; discussion 279. 2013
    ..There is minimal literature comparing self-inflicted (SI) with non-self-inflicted (NSI) anterior abdominal stab wounds (AASW)...
  33. pmc Trauma recidivists: surprisingly better outcomes than initially injured trauma patients
    Shanteria D Dixon
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Surg 207:427-31; discussion 431. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if there was a difference in hospital outcomes between trauma recidivists (RCID) and nonrecidivists (NRCID)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Trends in maxillofacial trauma: a comparison of two cohorts of patients at a single institution 20 years apart
    Alan Y Martinez
    Former Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH Electronic address
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 72:750-4. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare and characterize 2 cohorts of patients with maxillofacial fractures within the same institution over 2 6-year time frames 20 years apart...
  35. ncbi request reprint Does prior transfusion worsen outcomes from infection in surgical patients?
    Michael G Hughes
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Infectious Disease Laboratory, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 4:335-43. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effect of transfusion on outcomes among infected surgical patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Young versus old: factors affecting mortality after blunt traumatic injury
    Andrew M Schulman
    Trauma Research Laboratory, University of Virginia Health System, Department of Surgery, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0709, USA
    Am Surg 68:942-7; discussion 947-8. 2002
    ..With less physiologic reserve older patients may not have been able to adequately compensate for POH; this emphasizes the importance of rapidly correcting serum lactic acid as an endpoint in resuscitation in this population...
  37. doi request reprint Mortality for intra-abdominal infection is associated with intrinsic risk factors rather than the source of infection
    Tazo Inui
    Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Surgery 146:654-61; discussion 661-2. 2009
    ..Nosocomial IAIs (NIAIs) have been associated with higher mortality than community-acquired IAIs (CIAIs). We hypothesized that intrinsic risk factors were a better predictor of mortality than the type of infection...
  38. doi request reprint Follow-up disparities after trauma: a real problem for outcomes research
    William H Leukhardt
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Room H939, Hamann Bldg, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    Am J Surg 199:348-52; discussion 353. 2010
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Preoperative findings predict conversion from laparoscopic to open cholecystectomy
    Jeremy M Lipman
    Department of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Surgery 142:556-63; discussion 563-5. 2007
    ..We evaluated objective preoperative variables to create an accurate, accessible risk score to predict conversion...
  40. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of infection after splenectomy for trauma should be based on lack of platelets rather than white blood cell count
    Aman Banerjee
    1 Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center Campus, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 15:221-6. 2014
    ..However, patients who do not develop infection after TS have statistically significantly higher absolute platelet counts and rates of change in their daily platelet counts than those who develop infection. ..
  41. doi request reprint The Surgical Intensive Care-infection Registry: a research registry with daily clinical support capabilities
    Adam M A Fadlalla
    Department of Computer and Information Science, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Med Qual 24:29-34. 2009
    ..SIC-IR provides accurate data for STICU infection research and enables the users to easily undertake quality-of-care improvement initiatives...
  42. ncbi request reprint Antithrombotic therapy and endovascular stents are effective treatment for blunt carotid injuries: results from longterm followup
    Norma M Edwards
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:1007-13; discussion 1014-5. 2007
    ..This is the first study to assess longterm efficacy of various therapeutic approaches...
  43. ncbi request reprint The effect of bacterial contamination on neointimal hyperplasia in vascular grafts
    Norma M Edwards
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Am Surg 72:1168-74; discussion 1174-5. 2006
    ..aeruginosa than common Gram-positive organisms. Increased NH from subclinical infection may be a significant factor contributing to late graft failures...
  44. ncbi request reprint Blood transfusions correlate with infections in trauma patients in a dose-dependent manner
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville 22908 0709, USA
    Am Surg 68:566-72. 2002
    ..Although transfusions are frequently indicated, they should be administered appropriately and with no more pRBCs than absolutely necessary...
  45. ncbi request reprint Improved resuscitation minimizes respiratory dysfunction and blunts interleukin-6 and nuclear factor-kappa B activation after traumatic hemorrhage
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Trauma Research Laboratory, University of Virginia Health System, Department of Surgery, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Crit Care Med 30:1815-9. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that modifying resuscitation would alter hemorrhagic shock-induced respiratory dysfunction and correlate with nuclear factor-kappa B and cytokine expression...
  46. ncbi request reprint Comparing resident measurements to attending surgeon self-perceptions of surgical educators
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, 1640 Stoney Creek Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22902, USA
    Am J Surg 185:323-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the initiation and utility of evaluating attending surgeons as educators by resident trainees. Additionally, we were interested in comparing resident measurements to attending self-perceptions...
  47. ncbi request reprint History and development of evidence-based medicine
    Jeffrey A Claridge
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Avenue, Suite G228, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    World J Surg 29:547-53. 2005
    ..However, we must be careful with an overabundance of "unfiltered" data. As history, as clearly shown us, evidence and data do not immediately translate into evidence based practice...
  48. ncbi request reprint Is there an upper limit of intracranial pressure in patients with severe head injury if cerebral perfusion pressure is maintained?
    Jeffrey S Young
    University of Virginia Trauma Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville 22906 0709, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 15:E2. 2003
    ..Aggressive CPP therapy should be performed and maintained even though apparently lethal ICP levels may be present. Further study is needed to support these encouraging results...