Richard A Falcone

Summary

Affiliation: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A multicenter prospective analysis of pediatric trauma activation criteria routinely used in addition to the six criteria of the American College of Surgeons
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:377-84; discussion 384. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Multidisciplinary pediatric trauma team training using high-fidelity trauma simulation
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1065-71. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Disparities in child abuse mortality are not explained by injury severity
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1031-6; discussion 1036-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of infant injuries and alarming health disparities
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:172-6; discussion 176-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Increased heritability of certain types of anorectal malformations
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:124-7; discussion 127-8. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Despite overall low pediatric head injury mortality, disparities exist between races
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1858-64. 2008
  7. pmc Development, implementation and evaluation of a unique African-American faith-based approach to increase automobile restraint use
    Richard A Falcone
    Trauma Services, Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1335-41. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Pediatric trauma nurse practitioners increase bedside nurses' satisfaction with pediatric trauma patient care
    Kaaren Fanta Shebesta
    Trauma Services, Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, MLC 3019, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 13:66-9. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Severity of head computed tomography scan findings fail to explain racial differences in mortality following child abuse
    Colin A Martin
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Am J Surg 199:210-5. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Socioeconomic disparities in infant mortality after nonaccidental trauma: a multicenter study
    Erika L Rangel
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Trauma 69:20-5. 2010

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint A multicenter prospective analysis of pediatric trauma activation criteria routinely used in addition to the six criteria of the American College of Surgeons
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:377-84; discussion 384. 2012
    ..The purpose of this prospective multicenter study was to evaluate the ACS-6 as well as commonly used activation criteria to evaluate overtriage and undertriage rates for pediatric trauma team activation...
  2. doi request reprint Multidisciplinary pediatric trauma team training using high-fidelity trauma simulation
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1065-71. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the impact of a comprehensive effort to improve trauma care through multidisciplinary education and the use of simulation training to reinforce training and evaluate performance...
  3. ncbi request reprint Disparities in child abuse mortality are not explained by injury severity
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1031-6; discussion 1036-7. 2007
    ..Little is known about the etiology of this disparity. This study examines the importance of injury severity and initial presentation in explaining the observed disparity...
  4. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of infant injuries and alarming health disparities
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:172-6; discussion 176-7. 2007
    ..Given the substantial disparity of infant injury-related mortality between African Americans (AA) and whites in our region, we sought to better understand the epidemiology of infant injury-related mortality rates...
  5. ncbi request reprint Increased heritability of certain types of anorectal malformations
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:124-7; discussion 127-8. 2007
    ..Various lines of evidence point to genetic causes for the diverse spectrum of anorectal malformations (ARMs); we therefore studied patterns of heritability in a large case series...
  6. doi request reprint Despite overall low pediatric head injury mortality, disparities exist between races
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1858-64. 2008
    ..To continually improve quality of care, it is important for centers caring for children with head injury to evaluate their overall outcome and that among diverse patient groups...
  7. pmc Development, implementation and evaluation of a unique African-American faith-based approach to increase automobile restraint use
    Richard A Falcone
    Trauma Services, Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1335-41. 2006
    ..This study describes the development and implementation of a community participatory faith-based youth injury prevention program...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pediatric trauma nurse practitioners increase bedside nurses' satisfaction with pediatric trauma patient care
    Kaaren Fanta Shebesta
    Trauma Services, Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, MLC 3019, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 13:66-9. 2006
    ..Our Level I Pediatric Trauma Center employs pediatric nurse practitioners (PNP) to manage inpatients. We hypothesized that the involvement of a PNP would lead to increased nursing staff satisfaction with patient care...
  9. doi request reprint Severity of head computed tomography scan findings fail to explain racial differences in mortality following child abuse
    Colin A Martin
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Am J Surg 199:210-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if differential findings on initial head computed tomography (CT) scan could explain observed differential outcome by race...
  10. doi request reprint Socioeconomic disparities in infant mortality after nonaccidental trauma: a multicenter study
    Erika L Rangel
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Trauma 69:20-5. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the impact of socioeconomic status and race on outcomes for abused infants using multiinstitutional data...
  11. doi request reprint Alarming trends in the improper use of motor vehicle restraints in children: implications for public policy and the development of race-based strategies for improving compliance
    Shawn J Rangel
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:200-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize patterns of restraint use among children hospitalized after motor vehicle collision and to examine the effects of race and socioeconomic status on compliance...
  12. doi request reprint Unnecessary imaging, not hospital distance, or transportation mode impacts delays in the transfer of injured children
    Kaveer Chatoorgoon
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 26:481-6. 2010
    ..Timely transfer of injured children to pediatric trauma centers (PTCs) that can address their unique needs is important. This study was designed to understand the characteristics of transferred injured children...
  13. doi request reprint Role of computed tomography and clinical findings in pediatric blunt intestinal injury: a multicenter study
    Kaveer Chatoorgoon
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 28:1338-42. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of clinical findings as well as original and repeated CT imaging in the ultimate decision to operate for BII...
  14. doi request reprint Assessment of factors associated with the delayed transfer of pediatric trauma patients: an emergency physician survey
    Marianne Beaudin
    Trauma Services and Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 28:758-63. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify, among emergency department (ED) physicians, the potential barriers impacting the appropriate and timely transfer of injured children to pediatric trauma centers...
  15. doi request reprint The utility of routine pouchogram before ileostomy reversal in children and adolescents following ileal pouch anal anastomosis
    Taiwo A Lawal
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Colorectal Center for Children, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:1222-5. 2011
    ..Its benefits have been questioned, and there are no data to support the routine use in children...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of safety education on classmates of injured children: a prospective clinical trial
    Becky S Cook
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue ML 3019, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 13:96-101. 2006
    ..This unique program results not only in immediate but also in long-term retention of injury prevention information...
  17. doi request reprint Use of a mild traumatic brain injury guideline to reduce inpatient hospital imaging and charges
    Jillian Goldberg
    Division of General and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:1777-83. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of a mild TBI guideline in reducing hospital charges and repeated imaging of pediatric patients...
  18. doi request reprint Eliminating disparity in evaluation for abuse in infants with head injury: use of a screening guideline
    Erika L Rangel
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:1229-34; discussion 1234-5. 2009
    ..The goal was to determine if this guideline decreased disparities in the screening of African American (AA) and uninsured children...
  19. doi request reprint Effect of an educational intervention on nursing staff knowledge, confidence, and practice in the care of children with mild traumatic brain injury
    Rebecca S Cook
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Neurosci Nurs 45:108-18. 2013
    ..This study compared pediatric trauma core nurses' knowledge, degree of confidence, and perceived change in practice following mTBI education...
  20. doi request reprint Inappropriate use of infant seating devices increases risks of injury
    Marianne Beaudin
    Division of Pediatric General Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1071-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of our study was to investigate the epidemiology and resulting injuries following falls sustained by infants seated in a variety of seating devices...
  21. doi request reprint Transanal rectosigmoid resection for severe intractable idiopathic constipation
    Marc A Levitt
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:1285-90; discussion 1290-1. 2009
    ..Idiopathic constipation is a source of significant morbidity in children. A subset of patients is refractory to medical therapy and requires surgical intervention. We present a novel surgical technique for the management of these patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pediatric trauma nurse practitioners provide excellent care with superior patient satisfaction for injured children
    Kaaren Fanta
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:277-81. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that a PNP can provide injured children a level of care commensurate with a resident (RES)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Mild traumatic brain injury in children: just another bump on the head?
    Rebecca S Cook
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue ML 3019, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 13:58-65. 2006
    ..Clinicians must have a thorough understanding and working knowledge of pediatric MTBI to aid clinical decisions and optimize patient outcomes...
  24. doi request reprint Cloacal exstrophy--pull-through or permanent stoma? A review of 53 patients
    Marc A Levitt
    Colorectal Center for Children, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:164-8; discussion 168-70. 2008
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  25. ncbi request reprint Family perception: quality of life following a child's traumatic injury
    Lynn H Schweer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 13:6-14; quiz 15-6. 2006
    ..This study demonstrates the long-term impact of injury and validates the need for earlier intervention and anticipatory guidance for the child and family...
  26. doi request reprint Impact of simulation-based extracorporeal membrane oxygenation training in the simulation laboratory and clinical environment
    Kimberly S Burton
    ECMO Department, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Simul Healthc 6:284-91. 2011
    ..Our objective was to assess whether simulation would improve technical and nontechnical skills in dealing with ECMO circuit emergencies and allow transfer of skills from the simulated setting to clinical environment...
  27. ncbi request reprint A case report of severe tracheal obstruction requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
    Romeo C Ignacio
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:E1-4. 2006
    ..The patient was placed on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for temporary pulmonary support, and the foreign body was removed using a rigid bronchoscope. The patient had a full recovery and suffered no neurologic sequelae...
  28. ncbi request reprint The effect of a right-sided aortic arch on outcome in children with esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula
    Steven R Allen
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:479-83. 2006
    ..During repair of an esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula (EA/TEF), a right-sided aortic arch (RAA) presents a technical challenge. We reviewed our experience with EA/TEF focusing on the impact of RAA...
  29. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder in the pediatric trauma patient
    Amy T Makley
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Semin Pediatr Surg 19:292-9. 2010
    ..In addition to the characterization of pediatric PTSD, this review addresses current screening tools and treatment strategies used in childhood stress disorders...
  30. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of an acquired abdominal wall defect in a neonate using acellular human dermis
    Lauren P Archer
    Division of Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, and Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:163e-166e. 2006
  31. doi request reprint The transanal approach with laparoscopy or laparotomy for the treatment of rectal strictures in Crohn's disease
    Taiwo A Lawal
    Colorectal Center for Children, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 20:791-5. 2010
    ..We present an option for the surgical treatment of these strictures using a transanal resection of the rectum with the addition of laparoscopy or laparotomy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Gaucher disease: progressive mesenteric and mediastinal lymphadenopathy despite enzyme therapy
    T Andrew Burrow
    Division of Human Genetics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Pediatr 150:202-6. 2007
    ..These complications are unique, indicating poorly accessible, differentially responsive compartments in patients with Gaucher's disease who are receiving enzyme therapy...
  33. doi request reprint Pediatric traumatic brain injury: an update of research to understand and improve outcomes
    Colin Martin
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 20:294-9. 2008
    ..Traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of death in the pediatric population. The purpose of this review is to highlight recent contributions in evaluation, management, and predictors of outcome in pediatric traumatic brain injury...
  34. ncbi request reprint Diffuse pancreatic adenocarcinoma identified in an adult with annular pancreas
    Kfir Ben-David
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:565-8. 2004
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