Richard F Edlich

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Vaccine information statements. Revolutionary but neglected educational advances in healthcare in the United States
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:91-114. 2005
  2. doi Trauma center car bumper stickers for many patients receiving trauma care
    Richard F Edlich
    Am J Emerg Med 26:371-2. 2008
  3. ncbi In memoriam: Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (July 8, 1926-August 24, 2004)
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:431-42. 2004
  4. ncbi Devastating injuries in healthcare workers: description of the crisis and legislative solution to the epidemic of back injury from patient lifting
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia Health System, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:225-41. 2005
  5. ncbi Strategies to reduce hyperthermia in ambulatory multiple sclerosis patients
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:467-79. 2004
  6. ncbi An organized approach to trauma care: legacy of R Adams Cowley
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:481-511. 2004
  7. ncbi Special considerations in the selection of the certified rehabilitation supplier
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:513-9. 2004
  8. ncbi Prevention of disabling back injuries in nurses by the use of mechanical patient lift systems
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:521-33. 2004
  9. ncbi In memoriam: Charles H. Ross, Jr., teacher, beloved friend, inspirational leader
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:1-8. 2005
  10. ncbi Massive soft tissue infections: necrotizing fasciitis and purpura fulminans
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:57-65. 2005

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  1. ncbi Vaccine information statements. Revolutionary but neglected educational advances in healthcare in the United States
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:91-114. 2005
    ..Our nation and practicing physicians must be awakened to the importance of the use of VISs to ensure that every vaccinated individual receives this statement at the time of vaccination...
  2. doi Trauma center car bumper stickers for many patients receiving trauma care
    Richard F Edlich
    Am J Emerg Med 26:371-2. 2008
  3. ncbi In memoriam: Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (July 8, 1926-August 24, 2004)
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:431-42. 2004
  4. ncbi Devastating injuries in healthcare workers: description of the crisis and legislative solution to the epidemic of back injury from patient lifting
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia Health System, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:225-41. 2005
    ..California and other states are preparing to (re)introduce legislation in January 2005. A national, industry-specific policy is essential to quell the outflow of nursing personnel to disability from manual patient lifting...
  5. ncbi Strategies to reduce hyperthermia in ambulatory multiple sclerosis patients
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:467-79. 2004
    ..However, if external urethral sphincterotomy fails to reduce residual urine and detrusor pressure, urinary diversion or bladder reconstruction may be necessary...
  6. ncbi An organized approach to trauma care: legacy of R Adams Cowley
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:481-511. 2004
    ..Federal authorities must devise national emergency medical and organized trauma programs to save the lives of injured Americans...
  7. ncbi Special considerations in the selection of the certified rehabilitation supplier
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:513-9. 2004
    ..They carefully make adjustments in the design of the wheelchair seating system so that the user is comfortable as well as safe in a passive standing position...
  8. ncbi Prevention of disabling back injuries in nurses by the use of mechanical patient lift systems
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:521-33. 2004
    ..This type of intervention assumes that lifting is a specialized skill to be performed only by expert professional patient movers who have been thoroughly trained in the latest lifting device techniques...
  9. ncbi In memoriam: Charles H. Ross, Jr., teacher, beloved friend, inspirational leader
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:1-8. 2005
  10. ncbi Massive soft tissue infections: necrotizing fasciitis and purpura fulminans
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:57-65. 2005
    ..The newest revolutionary advancement in the treatment of neonatal purpura fulminans is the use of activated protein C...
  11. ncbi Scientific basis for the selection of emergency medical examination gloves for emergency medical technicians, paramedics, firefighters, and emergency department personnel. An update
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:161-83. 2005
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  12. ncbi Treated wood preservatives linked to aquatic damage, human illness, and death--a societal problem
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:209-23. 2005
    ..A major reason that this wood product should be banned from residential roofing is that it does not provide a Class "A" fire-rated roof system, which markedly reduce the frequency of residential roof fires...
  13. ncbi Modern concepts of treatment and prevention of lightning injuries
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:185-96. 2005
    ..The best treatment of lightning injuries is prevention. The Lightning Safety Guidelines devised by the Lightning Safety Group should be instituted in the United States and other nations to prevent these devastating injuries...
  14. ncbi Advances in breast reconstruction after mastectomy
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:197-207. 2005
    ..Breast reconstruction after mastectomy should be undertaken by a plastic and reconstructive surgeon with considerable training and experience with these diversified procedures...
  15. doi Revolutionary advances in the management of traumatic wounds in the emergency department during the last 40 years: part II
    Richard F Edlich
    Distinguished Professor of Plastic Surgery, Biomedical Engineering, and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health Systems, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Emerg Med 38:201-7. 2010
    ..During the last four decades, our research team has devised advances in wound repair that are highlighted in Part II of this collective review...
  16. doi Revolutionary advances in the management of traumatic wounds in the emergency department during the last 40 years: part I
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health Systems, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Emerg Med 38:40-50. 2010
    ..This report provides an overview of advances in wound repair devised by our research team during the last four decades. This collective review is presented in two parts...
  17. ncbi An innovative advance to increase the use of the vaccine information statement
    Richard F Edlich
    Biomedical Engineering and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Emerg Med 33:81-9. 2007
    ..Despite the disinterest of the vast majority of the State Board of Medical Examiners, we would recommend that this updated VIS be implemented immediately to educate our society on the information in the VIS...
  18. doi Citizen's Petition to Food and Drug Administration to ban cornstarch powder on medical gloves: Maltese cross birefringence
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgery, Biomedical Engineering, and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:227-35. 2009
    ..In 2000, the Purchasing and Supply agency for the United Kingdom ceased to purchase any gloves lubricated with cornstarch...
  19. ncbi National health strategies to reduce sun exposure in Australia and the United States
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgical Research Program, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:215-24. 2004
    ..Consequently, the prevention of skin cancer in the United States is a personal rather than a societal responsibility...
  20. ncbi Modern concepts of treatment and prevention of electrical burns
    Richard F Edlich
    Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Plastic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:511-32. 2005
    ..Because the majority of burn injuries are due to occupational electrical injuries, the regional burn centers must work effectively with industry to prevent these potentially life-threatening accidents...
  21. ncbi Photoprotection by sunscreens with topical antioxidants and systemic antioxidants to reduce sun exposure
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgical Research Program, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:317-40. 2004
    ..The Skin Cancer Foundation, the only national and international nonprofit organization concerned exclusively with cancer of the skin, is playing a leadership role in eliminating skin cancer in our world...
  22. ncbi Avian Flu pandemic in the United States. The Sanitec Industry's solution
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 16:205-6. 2006
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  23. ncbi A Tribute to William B. Long, Jr., and William B. Long, III: A Celebration of Their Revolutionary Contributions to Trauma Care
    Richard F Edlich
    Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Plastic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia Health System, Virginia Director of Trauma Prevention, Research, and Education, Trauma Specialists, LLP, Legacy Emanual Hospital, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:439-66. 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi Reducing accidental injuries during surgery
    Richard F Edlich
    Biomedical Engineering and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 29:317-26. 2010
    ..On the basis of these extensive quantitative studies, the authors recommended that the double-glove hole indication system be used in all operative procedures to prevent the transmission of deadly bloodborne viral infections...
  25. ncbi Use of UV-protective windows and window films to aid in the prevention of skin cancer
    Richard F Edlich
    De Camp Burn and Wound Healing Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:415-30. 2004
    ....
  26. ncbi Update on the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program
    Richard F Edlich
    Distinguished Professor of Plastic Surgery, Biomedical Engineering and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Emerg Med 33:199-211. 2007
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  27. doi Dangers of cornstarch powder on medical gloves: seeking a solution
    Richard F Edlich
    Departments of Plastic Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 63:111-5. 2009
    ..These well-documented hazards of glove powder have caused the United Kingdom and Germany to ban cornstarch powder on medical gloves over 10 years ago...
  28. doi Revolutionary advances in enhancing patient comfort on patients transported on a backboard
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22903 3363, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 29:181-6. 2011
    ..Because the patient lying on a backboard is subjected to high skin interface pressures, it is imperative to improve patient comfort and prevent pressure ulcer formation...
  29. ncbi Creating another barrier to the transmission of bloodborne operative infections with a new glove gauntlet
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgical Research Program, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 13:97-101. 2003
    ....
  30. ncbi Scientific basis for the selection of surgical staples and tissue adhesives for closure of skin wounds
    Richard F Edlich
    Biomedical Engineering and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 29:327-37. 2010
    ....
  31. ncbi Modern concepts of treatment and prevention of chemical injuries
    Richard F Edlich
    Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Plastic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:303-18. 2005
    ..Second, those exposed to hazmats must be treated at the scene of contamination as well as in the hospital and rehabilitation setting...
  32. ncbi A revolutionary advance in skin closure compared to current methods
    Angela Pineros-Fernandez
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 1351, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 16:19-27. 2006
    ..009) lower incidence of infection. The Insorb staple is a revolutionary advance in subcuticular skin stapling...
  33. ncbi Postexposure prophylaxis for deadly bloodborne viral infections
    Richard F Edlich
    Biomedical Engineering and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 29:293-315. 2010
    ..Prevention should be a major consideration in postexposure prophylaxis with the use of the double-glove hole indication system by all operating room personnel...
  34. ncbi Wound closure sutures and needles: a new perspective
    Richard F Edlich
    Biomedical Engineering and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 29:339-61. 2010
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  35. ncbi Bacterial diseases of the skin
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:499-510. 2005
    ....
  36. ncbi An injury prevention program to prevent gymnastic injuries in children and teenagers
    Richard F Edlich
    Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Plastic Surgery, Biomedical Engineering, and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 29:13-5. 2010
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  37. ncbi Pressure ulcer prevention
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgical Research Program, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:285-304. 2004
    ..The occupational physical strain sustained by nursing personnel in rotating their patients has led to occupational back pain in nurses, a major source of morbidity in the healthcare environment...
  38. ncbi A case report: femoral fracture in a multiple sclerosis patient with vitamin d deficiency--a preventable injury
    Richard F Edlich
    Biomedical Engineering and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 29:3-5. 2010
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  39. ncbi Breast cancer and ovarian cancer genetics: an update
    Richard F Edlich
    Biomedical Engineering and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Trauma Specialists LLP, Legacy Verify Level I Shock Trauma Center for Pediatrics and Adults, Legacy Emanuel Hospital, Portland, OR, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 27:245-56. 2008
    ..Further research must be undertaken to explore the risk management of patients with inherited cancer predisposition and to incorporate these preferences into clinical care...
  40. ncbi Residual urinary volume and urinary tract infection, a life threatening illness: a case report
    Richard F Edlich
    Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Plastic Surgery, Biomedical Engineering and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 29:181-4. 2010
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  41. ncbi Syneture stainless STEEL suture. A collective review of its performance in surgical wound closure
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 16:101-10. 2006
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  42. ncbi Need for informed consent for dentists who use mercury amalgam restorative material as well as technical considerations in removal of dental amalgam restorations
    Richard F Edlich
    Biomechanical Engineering and Emergency Medicine, DeCamp Burn and Wound Healing Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 26:305-22. 2007
    ..S. population. The authors of this paper recommend that federal and state legislation be passed throughout our country to ensure that consent forms are given to patients receiving silver-mercury amalgam restorative material...
  43. ncbi Scientific basis for the selection of skin closure techniques
    Richard F Edlich
    Biomedical Engineering and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 29:363-72. 2010
    ..A monofilament absorbable synthetic MAXON™ attached to a reverse cutting edge SURGALLOY™ stainless steel needle is ideally suited for continuous dermal skin suture closure...
  44. ncbi Scientific basis for the selection of vascular closure techniques
    Richard F Edlich
    Biomedical Engineering and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 29:373-8. 2010
    ..This absorbable coating of the VASCUFIL™ monofilament sutures markedly reduces its drag forces in vascular tissue. The surgeon can practice using these sutures in femoral arteriotomies in animals...
  45. ncbi Nursing home fractures: a challenge and a solution
    Richard F Edlich
    Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Plastic Surgery, Biomedical Engineering and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charllotesville, VA 22903, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 29:7-11. 2010
    ..Only a combination of calcium and vitamin D therapy has been shown to increase the bone mineral density as well as a reduction in the nonvertebral fractures...
  46. doi A case report of a severe musculoskeletal injury in a wheelchair user caused by an incorrect wheelchair ramp design
    Richard F Edlich
    Distinguished Professor Plastic Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, USA
    J Emerg Med 38:150-4. 2010
    ..The ADA specifies guidelines for safe ramps for patients with disabilities. It is important to ensure that hospital ramps comply with these guidelines...
  47. ncbi Use of treated woods in roof assembly
    Richard F Edlich
    Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Plastic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia Health System, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:369-74. 2005
    ..UL) and National Fire Protection Association Class A fire-rated roof system...
  48. ncbi Reliability and performance of innovative surgical double-glove hole puncture indication systems
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgical Research Program, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 13:69-83. 2003
    ..On the basis of this extensive experimental evaluation, both the non-latex and latex double-glove hole puncture indication systems should be used in all operative procedures by all operating room personnel...
  49. ncbi Reducing workers' compensation costs for latex allergy and litigation against glove manufacturing companies
    Richard F Edlich
    Biomedical Engineering and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 28:265-8. 2009
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  50. ncbi Revolutionary advances in sun-protective clothing--an essential step in eliminating skin cancer in our world
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:95-106. 2004
    ..Both of these certification processes confirm the UPF, UV-A and UV-B transmittance, and percentage blocking UV-A and UV-B. The certification process is reviewed on an annual basis...
  51. ncbi An overview of revolutionary advances in emergency medical care in the United States
    Richard F Edlich
    De Camp Burn and Wound Healing Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:375-400. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi CAPROSYN*, another major advance in synthetic monofilament absorbable suture
    Angela Pineros-Fernandez
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 1351, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:359-68. 2004
    ....
  53. ncbi Scientific basis for selection of emergency medical examination gloves for emergency medical technicians, paramedics, firefighters, and emergency department personnel
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgery Research Program, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:51-66. 2004
    ..In September 2003, the emergency medical examination glove must meet the new design and performance requirements of emergency medical examination gloves discussed..
  54. ncbi Modern concepts of the diagnosis and treatment of psoriasis
    Richard F Edlich
    Biomedical Engineering and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 28:235-40. 2009
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  55. ncbi A tribute to Dr. Robert C. Allen, an inspirational teacher, humanitarian, and friend (Nov. 18, 1950-Mar. 24, 2005)
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health Systems, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 16:261-4. 2006
    ....
  56. ncbi Resistance of double-glove hole puncture indication systems to surgical needle puncture
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgical Research Program, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 13:85-90. 2003
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  57. ncbi Ease of donning of new powder-free non-latex and latex double-glove hole puncture indication systems
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgical Research Program, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 13:91-6. 2003
    ....
  58. ncbi Revolutionary advances in medical waste management. The Sanitec system
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 16:9-18. 2006
    ..The Sanitec system is the right choice for healthcare and medical waste professionals around the world...
  59. ncbi Management and prevention of tetanus
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgical Research Program, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 13:139-54. 2003
    ..Because there is essentially no immunity to tetanus toxoid, the only effective way to control tetanus is by prophylactic immunization...
  60. ncbi Maryland State Police Aviation Division. A model emergency medical system for our nation
    Richard F Edlich
    De Camp Burn and Wound Healing Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:401-14. 2004
    ..quot; This federal legislation should include new criteria to initiate the dispatch of a helicopter to the scene of an accident or injury...
  61. doi Management of femoral fracture in a patient with essential thrombocythemia treated with plateletpheresis and intramedullary rod fixation, followed by hydroxyurea: a case report
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgery, Biomedical Engineering, and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health Systems, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:636.e1-3. 2008
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  62. ncbi Recommendations for postexposure prophylaxis of operating room personnel and patients exposed to bloodborne diseases
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgery Research Program, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 13:103-16. 2003
    ..When developing a postexposure prophylaxis regimen, it is helpful to contact the National Clinicians' Postexposure Prophylaxis Hotline (1-888-448-4911)...
  63. ncbi Scientific basis for the selection of absorbent underpads that remain securely attached to underlying bed or chair
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 16:29-40. 2006
    ..Inc., (HDIS), Olivette, Missouri...
  64. ncbi Better trauma care. How Maryland does it
    John R Wish
    Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:79-89. 2005
    ..It is our belief that the model emergency medical system in Maryland, if replicated throughout our nation, would save the lives of the critically injured...
  65. ncbi The need for an organized approach for Government Medical Insurance Programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:573-9. 2005
    ..This insurance discount would be an added incentive for the faculty member to do automatic payments through their bank...
  66. ncbi Government and private insurance medical programs as well as MDVIP, an update
    Richard F Edlich
    Research Program, Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottsville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:243-50. 2004
    ..Legislatures are well aware of this crisis in medical care that must be corrected immediately...
  67. ncbi Reducing accidental injuries during surgery
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgery Research Program, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 13:1-10. 2003
    ..The blunt-point surgical needle elicited the greatest needle penetration force in all of the single and double-glove systems...
  68. ncbi Revolutionary advances in adaptive seating systems for the elderly and persons with disabilities that assist sit-to-stand transfers
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgery Research Program, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virgnia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 13:31-9. 2003
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  69. doi My revolutionary adventures in the development of modern emergency medical systems in our country
    Richard F Edlich
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Biomedical Engineering and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Emerg Med 34:359-65. 2008
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  70. ncbi A tribute to a gifted scholar, Anne Hudson, who has made revolutionary advances in healthcare and patient safety in our nation
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 16:207-22. 2006
    ..abstract truncated)..
  71. ncbi Saving President Reagan's life. The need for an organized emergency medical system in the United States to save lives of all casualties
    Richard F Edlich
    De Camp Burn and Wound Healing Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:369-74. 2004
    ..Edlich, Britt, and Wish will now be coordinating a medical narrative report that describes the development of emergency medical systems in the United States as well as modern trauma care in our nation...
  72. ncbi Functional electrical stimulation in tetraplegic patients to restore hand function
    Gregory G Degnan
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Virginia Health Systems, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0376, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 12:175-88. 2002
    ..One major limitation is that the key muscles to be stimulated may have lower motor neuron damage, but this obstacle has been successfully overcome using surgical modifications of the biomechanics of the hand...
  73. ncbi Functional electrical stimulation cycle ergometer exercise for spinal cord injured patients
    Robert P Wilder
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0376, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 12:161-74. 2002
    ..On the basis of this collective review, it is recommended that all patients with SCI have the benefits of this potentially life-sustaining clinical modality...
  74. ncbi Technological advances in powered wheelchairs
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:107-30. 2004
    ..This program is essential so that the physically immobilized patient can achieve the undisputed physical benefits of passive standing...
  75. ncbi Prevention of residential roof fires by use of a class "A" fire rated roof system
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:131-64. 2004
    ..Other fire safety precautions that should also be considered mandatory are to include smoke alarms, escape plans, and retrofit fire sprinklers...
  76. ncbi You are my teachers
    Richard F Edlich
    Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Plastic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia Health System, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:415-34. 2005
    ..Andrew J. Gear, Plastic Surgical Resident, University of Minnesota Medical School...
  77. ncbi Breast cancer and ovarian cancer genetics
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:533-45. 2005
    ..On the basis of this study as well as one nonrandomized study, it can be concluded that clinical examination as well as mammography are essential in detecting breast cancer...
  78. ncbi Excisional biopsy of skin tumors
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgery Research Program, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:201-14. 2004
    ..This goal can be achieved by developing a disposable stapler for subcuticular closure of the skin...
  79. ncbi Experimental studies in swine for measurement of suture extrusion
    David B Drake
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:251-9. 2004
    ..Asymmetrical knot construction for dermal wound closure becomes an obvious invitation for suture extrusion...
  80. ncbi In memoriam: a tribute to dr. Owen H. Wangensteen, the greatest teacher of surgery during the 20th century (1898-1981)
    Richard F Edlich
    University of Virginia Health Systems, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Surg Res 138:241-53. 2007
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  81. ncbi Cold injuries
    William B Long
    Trauma Specialists LLP, Legacy Emanuel Hospital, Portland, Oregon 97227, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:67-78. 2005
    ..The freezing of the corneas has been reported to occur in individuals who keep their eyes open in high wind-chill situations without protective goggles (e.g., snowmobilers, cross-country skiers)...
  82. ncbi Verified level 1 pediatric trauma centers
    Richard F Edlich
    Intern Emerg Med 1:300-1. 2006
  83. ncbi The Sit & Stand chair. A revolutionary advance in adaptive seating systems
    Michael H Galumbeck
    Galumbeck Consultants, Abingdon, Maryland 21009, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:535-43. 2004
    ..On the basis of this extensive product and performance evaluation, we recommend the SIT & STAND chair for the elderly as well as persons with disability to safely achieve a sit-to-stand position...
  84. ncbi A tribute to Richard F. Edlich, M.D., Ph.D., editor-in-chief. Journal of long-term effects of medical implants
    William C Lineaweaver
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 12:ix-xii. 2002
  85. ncbi Cholelithiasis and cholecystitis
    Bruce D Schirmer
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health System Charlottesville VA 22908, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:329-38. 2005
    ..It is important to remember that gallstones can lead to a variety of other complications including choledocholithiasis, gallstone ileus, and acute gallstone pancreatitis...
  86. ncbi Double-glove hole puncture indication systems that interrupt the transmission of bloodborne infections between operating room personnel and patients
    Richard F Edlich
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 13:xi-xiii. 2003
  87. ncbi Ultraviolet eye radiation: the problem and solutions
    James E Sheedy
    College of Optometry, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:67-71. 2004
    ..Some clear spectacles or contact lenses also provide good levels of UV protection. When selecting sunglasses, it is always helpful to consult your eye care specialist...
  88. ncbi Modern concepts of the diagnosis and treatment of purpura fulminans
    Richard F Edlich
    Legacy Verified Level I Shock Trauma Center, Legacy Emanuel Hospital, Portland, OR, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 27:191-6. 2008
    ..The mortality rate has decreased with better treatment of secondary infections, supportive care, and new treatments, but it remains a disabling condition often requiring major amputations...
  89. ncbi Richard F. Edlich, MD, PhD: recipient of Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Minnesota Medical Alumni Society
    Lynn Solem
    Burn Center Director Emeritus, Regions Burn Center, St Paul, Minnesota 55901, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:401-14. 2005
    ..His academic journey that involves his beloved 2000 students is outlined in this report...
  90. ncbi Modern concepts of functional electrical stimulation
    Richard F Edlich
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 12:xiii-xiv. 2002