Felicia N Williams

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Affiliation: East Carolina University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The leading causes of death after burn injury in a single pediatric burn center
    Felicia N Williams
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    Crit Care 13:R183. 2009
  2. pmc The effect of ketoconazole on post-burn inflammation, hypermetabolism and clinical outcomes
    Marc G Jeschke
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35465. 2012
  3. pmc Long-term propranolol use in severely burned pediatric patients: a randomized controlled study
    David N Herndon
    Shriners Hospitals for Children Galveston, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
    Ann Surg 256:402-11. 2012
  4. pmc Long-term persistance of the pathophysiologic response to severe burn injury
    Marc G Jeschke
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e21245. 2011
  5. pmc Burn size and survival probability in paediatric patients in modern burn care: a prospective observational cohort study
    Robert Kraft
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Galveston, TX, USA
    Lancet 379:1013-21. 2012
  6. pmc What, how, and how much should patients with burns be fed?
    Felicia N Williams
    Department of Surgery, Shriners Hospital for Children and University of Texas Medical Branch, 815 Market Street, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 91:609-29. 2011
  7. pmc Impact of anesthesia, analgesia, and euthanasia technique on the inflammatory cytokine profile in a rodent model of severe burn injury
    Ahmed M Al-Mousawi
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Shock 34:261-8. 2010
  8. pmc Is there a difference in clinical outcomes, inflammation, and hypermetabolism between scald and flame burn?
    Robert Kraft
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 12:e275-81. 2011
  9. pmc Changes in cardiac physiology after severe burn injury
    Felicia N Williams
    Shriners Burn Hospital for Children, The University of Texas, Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    J Burn Care Res 32:269-74. 2011
  10. pmc Mild obesity is protective after severe burn injury
    Marc G Jeschke
    Ross Tilley Burn Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, and Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Shriners Hospitals for Children, and Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Sealy Center for Molecular Medicine and the Institute for Translational Science, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Department of Surgery, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Il Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX and Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Shriners Hospital for Children, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Ann Surg 258:1119-29. 2013

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Publications17

  1. pmc The leading causes of death after burn injury in a single pediatric burn center
    Felicia N Williams
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    Crit Care 13:R183. 2009
    ..Despite these advances, death still occurs. Our aim was to determine the predominant causes of death in burned pediatric patients in order to develop new treatment avenues and future trajectories associated with increased survival...
  2. pmc The effect of ketoconazole on post-burn inflammation, hypermetabolism and clinical outcomes
    Marc G Jeschke
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35465. 2012
    ..Ketoconazole, an anti-fungal agent, inhibits cortisol synthesis. We, therefore, studied the effect of ketoconazole on post-burn cortisol levels and the hyper-catabolic response in a prospective randomized trial (block randomization 2:1)...
  3. pmc Long-term propranolol use in severely burned pediatric patients: a randomized controlled study
    David N Herndon
    Shriners Hospitals for Children Galveston, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
    Ann Surg 256:402-11. 2012
    ..To determine the safety and efficacy of propranolol given for 1 year on cardiac function, resting energy expenditure, and body composition in a prospective, randomized, single-center, controlled study in pediatric patients with large burns...
  4. pmc Long-term persistance of the pathophysiologic response to severe burn injury
    Marc G Jeschke
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e21245. 2011
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  5. pmc Burn size and survival probability in paediatric patients in modern burn care: a prospective observational cohort study
    Robert Kraft
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Galveston, TX, USA
    Lancet 379:1013-21. 2012
    ..This study was designed to identify the burn size associated with significant increases in morbidity and mortality in paediatric patients...
  6. pmc What, how, and how much should patients with burns be fed?
    Felicia N Williams
    Department of Surgery, Shriners Hospital for Children and University of Texas Medical Branch, 815 Market Street, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 91:609-29. 2011
    ..This review focuses on the more recent advances in therapeutic strategies to attenuate the hypermetabolic response and its postburn-associated insulin resistance...
  7. pmc Impact of anesthesia, analgesia, and euthanasia technique on the inflammatory cytokine profile in a rodent model of severe burn injury
    Ahmed M Al-Mousawi
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Shock 34:261-8. 2010
    ..Standardization across all experiments that are compared and awareness of these findings are essential for those investigating the pathophysiology of inflammation in animal models...
  8. pmc Is there a difference in clinical outcomes, inflammation, and hypermetabolism between scald and flame burn?
    Robert Kraft
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 12:e275-81. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether there is a difference in degree of inflammation, hypermetabolism, endocrine and acute-phase response, and clinical outcome between pediatric patients with scald and flame burns...
  9. pmc Changes in cardiac physiology after severe burn injury
    Felicia N Williams
    Shriners Burn Hospital for Children, The University of Texas, Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    J Burn Care Res 32:269-74. 2011
    ..Ejection fraction was within normal limits for 2 years. Cardiac stress persists for at least 2 years postburn, and the authors suggest that attenuation of these detrimental responses may improve long-term morbidity...
  10. pmc Mild obesity is protective after severe burn injury
    Marc G Jeschke
    Ross Tilley Burn Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, and Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Shriners Hospitals for Children, and Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Sealy Center for Molecular Medicine and the Institute for Translational Science, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Department of Surgery, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Il Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX and Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Shriners Hospital for Children, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Ann Surg 258:1119-29. 2013
    ..To assess the impact of obesity on morbidity and mortality in severely burned patients...
  11. pmc Nutrition in burns: Galveston contributions
    Noe A Rodriguez
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch and Shriners Hospitals for Children Galveston, Galveston, Texas 77550, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 35:704-14. 2011
    ..Here, the authors provide nutrition recommendations gained from prospective trials, retrospective analyses, and expert opinions based on the authors' practices in Galveston, Texas, and Vienna, Austria...
  12. pmc The use of exenatide in severely burned pediatric patients
    Gabriel A Mecott
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    Crit Care 14:R153. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that exenatide would decrease plasma glucose levels post-burn to levels similar to those achieved with IIT, and reduce the amount of exogenous insulin administered...
  13. pmc Glucose control in severely thermally injured pediatric patients: what glucose range should be the target?
    Marc G Jeschke
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Galveston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg 252:521-7; discussion 527-8. 2010
    ..To determine which glucose levels are associated with improved morbidity and mortality in thermally injured patients...
  14. pmc Propranolol decreases cardiac work in a dose-dependent manner in severely burned children
    Felicia N Williams
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Galveston, TX, USA
    Surgery 149:231-9. 2011
    ..Four-hundred six patients with burns >30% total body surface area were enrolled and randomized to receive standard care (controls; n = 235) or standard care plus propranolol (n = 171)...
  15. pmc Effects of exercise training on resting energy expenditure and lean mass during pediatric burn rehabilitation
    Ahmed M Al-Mousawi
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77550, USA
    J Burn Care Res 31:400-8. 2010
    ..Therefore, the use of exercise conditioning as a safe and effective component of pediatric burn rehabilitation is advocated...
  16. pmc The hypermetabolic response to burn injury and interventions to modify this response
    Felicia N Williams
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    Clin Plast Surg 36:583-96. 2009
    ....
  17. pmc Insulin increases resistance to burn wound infection-associated sepsis
    Gerd G Gauglitz
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:202-8. 2010
    ..This study was designed to determine the ability of insulin to improve outcome following a Pseudomonas aeruginosa wound infection in a rodent model of severe burn injury...