Lenworth Jacobs

Summary

Affiliation: Hartford Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of major blunt liver injury at Hartford Hospital: a ten-year review
    Lenworth Jacobs
    Hartford Hospital, USA
    Conn Med 77:159-63. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Creating a culture of patient safety in a primary-care physician group
    Lenworth Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, USA
    Conn Med 76:291-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Trauma death: views of the public and trauma professionals on death and dying from injuries
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour St, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    Arch Surg 143:730-5. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Advanced trauma operative management course: participant survey
    Lenworth Jacobs
    Trauma Program, Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    World J Surg 34:164-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Follow-up survey of participants attending the Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) Course
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut, Trauma Program, Hartford Hospital, CT 06102 5037, USA
    J Trauma 58:1140-3. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Nurse and physician preferences for end-of-life care for trauma patients
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    J Trauma 69:1567-73. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Bioterrorism preparedness--Part II. Smallpox vaccination in a hospital setting
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour Street, P O Box 5037, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    Conn Med 68:27-35. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Terrorism: a public health threat with a trauma system response
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology, University of Connecticut Trauma Program at hartford Hospital, 06102 5037, USA
    J Trauma 55:1014-21. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of the advanced trauma operative management course
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology, University of Connecticut, Trauma Program at Hartford Hospital, 06102 5037, USA
    J Trauma 55:471-9; discussion 479. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Terrorism preparedness: Web-based resource management and the TOPOFF 3 exercise
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and the Trauma Program, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    J Trauma 60:566-71; discussion 571-72. 2006

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of major blunt liver injury at Hartford Hospital: a ten-year review
    Lenworth Jacobs
    Hartford Hospital, USA
    Conn Med 77:159-63. 2013
    ..Those managed with an operation were more severely injured and had higher mortality, P < .05. Most patients requiring an operation were identified and operated upon in a timely manner...
  2. ncbi request reprint Creating a culture of patient safety in a primary-care physician group
    Lenworth Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, USA
    Conn Med 76:291-7. 2012
    ..Results showed fewer claims and substantial cost savings. A strong commitment to the implementation of a comprehensive risk-management program can create a culture of safety in an outpatient setting...
  3. doi request reprint Trauma death: views of the public and trauma professionals on death and dying from injuries
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour St, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    Arch Surg 143:730-5. 2008
    ..To determine the values and preferences of the general public and trauma professionals regarding end-of-life care due to injury so as to inform practice guidelines...
  4. doi request reprint Advanced trauma operative management course: participant survey
    Lenworth Jacobs
    Trauma Program, Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    World J Surg 34:164-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study was to query ATOM participants regarding their perceptions of the value and influence of the ATOM course on knowledge, confidence, and skill to repair penetrating injuries...
  5. ncbi request reprint Follow-up survey of participants attending the Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) Course
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut, Trauma Program, Hartford Hospital, CT 06102 5037, USA
    J Trauma 58:1140-3. 2005
    ..The ATOM Course was developed to educate surgeons about the surgical management of penetrating injuries. Its goals are to improve knowledge, self-confidence, and technical competence...
  6. doi request reprint Nurse and physician preferences for end-of-life care for trauma patients
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    J Trauma 69:1567-73. 2010
    ..The purpose of this project was to analyze survey information from nurses and physicians regarding preferences for end-of-life care in trauma that would inform best-practice guidelines...
  7. ncbi request reprint Bioterrorism preparedness--Part II. Smallpox vaccination in a hospital setting
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour Street, P O Box 5037, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    Conn Med 68:27-35. 2004
    ..There was no autoinoculation, transfer inoculation, vaccinia or any other significant complication. Survey results indicate that most vaccinees felt positive about the experience...
  8. ncbi request reprint Terrorism: a public health threat with a trauma system response
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology, University of Connecticut Trauma Program at hartford Hospital, 06102 5037, USA
    J Trauma 55:1014-21. 2003
    ..Funds have been granted to the states by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Health Resources and Services Administration to establish bioterrorism preparedness and response capabilities...
  9. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of the advanced trauma operative management course
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology, University of Connecticut, Trauma Program at Hartford Hospital, 06102 5037, USA
    J Trauma 55:471-9; discussion 479. 2003
    ..The Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) course was developed as a model for teaching operative trauma techniques to surgical residents, fellows, and attending surgeons as the number of these cases decreases...
  10. ncbi request reprint Terrorism preparedness: Web-based resource management and the TOPOFF 3 exercise
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and the Trauma Program, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    J Trauma 60:566-71; discussion 571-72. 2006
    ..The State of Connecticut has taken a lead in preparedness and was selected as a site for the US Department of Homeland Security's Top Officials Three Exercise (TOPOFF 3), the largest and most extensive antiterrorism drill ever conducted...
  11. ncbi request reprint Bioterrorism preparedness
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, USA
    Conn Med 67:95-101. 2003
    ..Highlighted are the development of a Web application to use for statewide preparedness and response, and the preparation for a smallpox vaccination program at Hartford Hospital...
  12. ncbi request reprint A plan to improve end-of-life care for trauma victims and their families
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 12:73-6. 2005
    ..This article describes a plan to develop, implement, and test a best practice model of end-of-life care for trauma victims and their families...
  13. ncbi request reprint Retrospective review of the costs of routine pelvic X-rays in a trauma setting
    James Feeney
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06105, USA
    Am Surg 77:337-41. 2011
    ..In patients who are hemodynamically normal and asymptomatic, forgoing routine PXR could result in an estimated savings from $77,011 to $331,080, depending on the method used to calculate costs...
  14. ncbi request reprint The evolution of trauma and emergency medicine
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford Hospital, USA
    Conn Med 68:297-302. 2004
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  15. doi request reprint Comparison of nitrile gloves and nitrile over Nomex gloves
    Deirdre Cronin Vorih
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    Air Med J 28:288-90, 302. 2009
    ..This study is a quantitative and qualitative analysis of this possible compromise to patient care...
  16. ncbi request reprint False-negative plain cervical spine x-rays in blunt trauma
    Anatole Besman
    Department of Surgery, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    Am Surg 69:1010-4. 2003
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  17. ncbi request reprint Advanced Trauma Operative Management course: site and instructor selection and evaluation
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology, University of Connecticut, and Trauma Program, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:772-9. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Advanced Trauma Operative Management course introduced to surgeons in West Africa
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology, University of Connecticut, School of Medicine, Hartford, CT, USA
    Bull Am Coll Surg 90:8-14. 2005
  19. pmc The Advanced Trauma Operative Management course in a Canadian residency program
    Jameel Ali
    Division of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    Can J Surg 51:185-9. 2008
    ..We present an assessment of the course in this Canadian general surgery residency program...
  20. ncbi request reprint The position of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma on the future of trauma surgery
    Michael F Rotondo
    Department of Surgery, East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    J Trauma 59:77-9. 2005