Elliott R Haut

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Practices to prevent venous thromboembolism: a brief review
    Brandyn D Lau
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 23:187-95. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Improved prophylaxis and decreased rates of preventable harm with the use of a mandatory computerized clinical decision support tool for prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in trauma
    Elliott R Haut
    The Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety Division of Acute Care Surgery, Departmen of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Surg 147:901-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Can increased incidence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) be used as a marker of quality of care in the absence of standardized screening? The potential effect of surveillance bias on reported DVT rates after trauma
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 63:1132-5; discussion 1135-7. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of posttraumatic deep vein thrombosis (DVT): hospital practice versus patient factors-an analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB)
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Trauma 66:994-9; discussion 999-1001. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Spine immobilization in penetrating trauma: more harm than good?
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 North Wolfe Street, 625 Osler, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Trauma 68:115-20; discussion 120-1. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Prehospital intravenous fluid administration is associated with higher mortality in trauma patients: a National Trauma Data Bank analysis
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ann Surg 253:371-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Duplex ultrasound screening for deep vein thrombosis in asymptomatic trauma patients: a survey of individual trauma surgeon opinions and current trauma center practices
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Trauma 70:27-33; discussion 33-4. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Successful percutaneous retrieval of a swan-ganz catheter entrapped in an inferior vena cava filter
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Trauma 62:1507-10. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Surgeon- and system-based influences on trauma mortality
    Elliott R Haut
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Osler Bldg, Room 625, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Surg 144:759-64. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Injured patients have lower mortality when treated by "full-time" trauma surgeons vs. surgeons who cover trauma "part-time"
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Trauma 61:272-8; discussion 278-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications81

  1. pmc Practices to prevent venous thromboembolism: a brief review
    Brandyn D Lau
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 23:187-95. 2014
    ..We reviewed key articles to assess the efficacy of different types of interventions to improve prescription of VTE prophylaxis for hospitalised patients...
  2. doi request reprint Improved prophylaxis and decreased rates of preventable harm with the use of a mandatory computerized clinical decision support tool for prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in trauma
    Elliott R Haut
    The Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety Division of Acute Care Surgery, Departmen of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Surg 147:901-7. 2012
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  3. ncbi request reprint Can increased incidence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) be used as a marker of quality of care in the absence of standardized screening? The potential effect of surveillance bias on reported DVT rates after trauma
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 63:1132-5; discussion 1135-7. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that as the number of screening duplex examinations in trauma patients increases, the rate of DVT identification will also increase...
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of posttraumatic deep vein thrombosis (DVT): hospital practice versus patient factors-an analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB)
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Trauma 66:994-9; discussion 999-1001. 2009
    ..We hypothesize that admission to trauma centers that use duplex ultrasound more frequently, independently predicts DVT reporting for individual patients, controlling for patient-level risk factors...
  5. ncbi request reprint Spine immobilization in penetrating trauma: more harm than good?
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 North Wolfe Street, 625 Osler, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Trauma 68:115-20; discussion 120-1. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that penetrating trauma patients who are spine immobilized before transport have higher mortality than nonimmobilized patients...
  6. doi request reprint Prehospital intravenous fluid administration is associated with higher mortality in trauma patients: a National Trauma Data Bank analysis
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ann Surg 253:371-7. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that trauma patients who received prehospital IV fluids have higher mortality than trauma patients who did not receive IV fluids in the prehospital setting...
  7. doi request reprint Duplex ultrasound screening for deep vein thrombosis in asymptomatic trauma patients: a survey of individual trauma surgeon opinions and current trauma center practices
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Trauma 70:27-33; discussion 33-4. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that trauma surgeons have varying opinions regarding duplex ultrasound screening for DVT in asymptomatic trauma patients, which result in varying practice patterns...
  8. ncbi request reprint Successful percutaneous retrieval of a swan-ganz catheter entrapped in an inferior vena cava filter
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Trauma 62:1507-10. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Surgeon- and system-based influences on trauma mortality
    Elliott R Haut
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Osler Bldg, Room 625, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Surg 144:759-64. 2009
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  10. ncbi request reprint Injured patients have lower mortality when treated by "full-time" trauma surgeons vs. surgeons who cover trauma "part-time"
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Trauma 61:272-8; discussion 278-9. 2006
    ..Studies examining the effect of trauma surgeon volume on patient outcomes have had disparate results. We hypothesize that "full-time" trauma surgeons would have lower patient mortality rates than surgeons covering trauma "part-time."..
  11. ncbi request reprint Benchmarking trauma centers on mortality alone does not reflect quality of care: implications for pay-for-performance
    Zain G Hashmi
    From the Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research Z G H, E B S, E R H, A H H, and Division of Acute Care Surgery, Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Critical Care E R H, A H H, Department of Surgery, Department of Emergency Medicine ERH, and Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine A L, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Department of Health Policy and Management R C, A H H, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland and Department of Surgery S N Z, E C C, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:1184-91. 2014
    ..Our objective was to determine whether the results would be similar to the current standard method of mortality-based benchmarking if trauma centers were profiled on complications...
  12. doi request reprint Minority trauma patients tend to cluster at trauma centers with worse-than-expected mortality: can this phenomenon help explain racial disparities in trauma outcomes?
    Adil H Haider
    Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC
    Ann Surg 258:572-9; discussion 579-81. 2013
    ..To determine whether minority trauma patients are more commonly treated at trauma centers (TCs) with worse observed-to-expected (O/E) survival...
  13. ncbi request reprint Race and insurance status as risk factors for trauma mortality
    Adil H Haider
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe St, Blalock 688, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Surg 143:945-9. 2008
    ..To determine the effect of race and insurance status on trauma mortality...
  14. pmc Predictors of sepsis in moderately severely injured patients: an analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank
    Mehreen Kisat
    Center for Surgery Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21212, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 14:62-8. 2013
    ..However, socio-demographic and clinical characteristics that may predict sepsis in injured patients are not well known. The objective of this study was to identify risk factors that may be associated with post-traumatic sepsis...
  15. doi request reprint Surveillance bias and deep vein thrombosis in the national trauma data bank: the more we look, the more we find
    Charles A Pierce
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 64:932-6; discussion 936-7. 2008
    ..We hypothesize that trauma centers with higher rates of duplex ultrasound detect more DVTs and subsequently report higher DVT rates to the National Trauma Data Bank...
  16. doi request reprint An assessment of the impact of pregnancy on trauma mortality
    Preeti R John
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Surgery 149:94-8. 2011
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic and mechanical strategies for preventing venous thromboembolism after bariatric surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Daniel J Brotman
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:675-86. 2013
    ....
  18. pmc State-by-state variation in emergency versus elective colon resections: room for improvement
    Augustine C Obirieze
    Outcomes Research Center, Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:1286-91. 2013
    ..This study seeks to investigate potential state-by-state variations in the incidence of emergent versus elective colon resections...
  19. ncbi request reprint Females have fewer complications and lower mortality following trauma than similarly injured males: a risk adjusted analysis of adults in the National Trauma Data Bank
    Adil H Haider
    Trauma Outcomes Research Group Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Surgery 146:308-15. 2009
    ..Studies of sexual dimorphism in trauma outcomes suggest that women have a survival advantage compared to equivalently injured men. It is unknown if this gender disparity is mediated by potentially life-threatening complications...
  20. doi request reprint Racial disparities in motorcycle-related mortality: an analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank
    Joseph G Crompton
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Surg 200:191-6. 2010
    ..The primary objective of this study was to determine if race is associated with MCC mortality...
  21. pmc Reliability adjustment: a necessity for trauma center ranking and benchmarking
    Zain G Hashmi
    Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:166-72. 2013
    ..This study explores the effect of reliability adjustment (RA), a statistical technique developed to eliminate bias introduced by low volume on risk-adjusted trauma center benchmarking...
  22. pmc Influence of the National Trauma Data Bank on the study of trauma outcomes: is it time to set research best practices to further enhance its impact?
    Adil H Haider
    Center for Surgery Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21212, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:756-68. 2012
    ..Our objective was to determine if there are substantial variations in the methodology and quality of risk-adjusted analyses and therefore, whether development of best practices for risk-adjusted analyses is warranted...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evidence of hormonal basis for improved survival among females with trauma-associated shock: an analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank
    Adil H Haider
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Trauma 69:537-40. 2010
    ..Basic science research suggests that sex hormones affect survival after traumatic shock. This study sought to determine the independent effect of gender on mortality among trauma patients in different hormone-related age groups...
  24. doi request reprint Pedestrians struck by motor vehicles further worsen race- and insurance-based disparities in trauma outcomes: the case for inner-city pedestrian injury prevention programs
    Rubie Sue Maybury
    Department of Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Surgery 148:202-8. 2010
    ..Whether insurance status and differential survival contribute to this disparity is unknown...
  25. ncbi request reprint Postoperative venous thromboembolism rates vary significantly after different types of major abdominal operations
    Debraj Mukherjee
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Blalock 610, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:2015-22. 2008
    ..Venous thrombolism (VTE) is a significant cause of morbidity for surgical patients. Comparative risk across major procedures is unknown...
  26. ncbi request reprint Developing best practices to study trauma outcomes in large databases: an evidence-based approach to determine the best mortality risk adjustment model
    Adil H Haider
    From the Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research A H H, Z G H, E R H, E B S, D T E, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Department of Health Policy and Management A H H, E J M, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland and Department of Surgery S N Z, E E C, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:1061-9. 2014
    ..Our objectives were to identify the best possible mortality risk adjustment model (RAM) and to define the minimum number of covariates required to adequately predict trauma mortality in the NTDB...
  27. ncbi request reprint Association between intentional injury and long-term survival after trauma
    Adil H Haider
    Department of Surgery, Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    Ann Surg 259:985-92. 2014
    ..To determine the risk-adjusted mortality of intentionally injured patients within 7 to 9 years postinjury, compared with unintentionally injured patients...
  28. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism after trauma: when do children become adults?
    Kyle J Van Arendonk
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    JAMA Surg 148:1123-30. 2013
    ..While the risk of VTE after trauma is generally lower for children than for adults, the precise age at which the risk of VTE increases is not clear...
  29. ncbi request reprint Regional variations in cost of trauma care in the United States: who is paying more?
    Augustine C Obirieze
    Department of Surgery, Outcomes Research Center, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:516-22. 2012
    ..This study investigates similar potential regional differences in the cost of adult trauma care using an all-payer, nationally representative sample...
  30. doi request reprint Association between helmets and facial injury after a motorcycle collision: an analysis of more than 40 000 patients from the National Trauma Data Bank
    Joseph G Crompton
    Department of Surgery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Arch Surg 147:674-6. 2012
    ..40; 95% CI, 0.37-0.43) and a lower prevalence of specific types of facial injury compared with their nonhelmeted counterparts...
  31. pmc Predictors of positive head CT scan and neurosurgical procedures after minor head trauma
    Mehreen Kisat
    Center for Surgery Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21212, USA
    J Surg Res 173:31-7. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to determine patient and injury characteristics that predict a positive head CT scan or need for a neurosurgical procedure (NSP) among patients with blunt head injury and a normal GCS...
  32. pmc Racial, ethnic, and insurance status disparities in use of posthospitalization care after trauma
    Brian R Englum
    Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:699-708. 2011
    ..Disadvantaged populations, like racial or ethnic minorities and the uninsured, make up substantial percentages of trauma patients, but their use of posthospitalization facilities is unknown...
  33. doi request reprint Motorcycle helmets associated with lower risk of cervical spine injury: debunking the myth
    Joseph G Crompton
    Department of Surgery, University of California Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:295-300. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the impact of motorcycle helmets on the likelihood of developing a cervical spine injury after a motorcycle collision...
  34. doi request reprint Redefining hypotension in the elderly: normotension is not reassuring
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Howard Hopkins Surgical Outcomes Research Center, Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Arch Surg 146:865-9. 2011
    ..Recent debate concerns the most appropriate definition of hypotension. Some have advocated raising the systolic blood pressure (BP) threshold to 110 mm Hg while others favor 80 mm Hg...
  35. doi request reprint Infection and venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing colorectal surgery: what is the relationship?
    M Francesca Monn
    1Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 2Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 3Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 4Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality Care, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 5Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland
    Dis Colon Rectum 57:497-505. 2014
    ..We recently identified this association in the postoperative setting; however, the temporal relationship between infection and venous thromboembolism is not well defined..
  36. doi request reprint Increased risk of pneumonia among ventilated patients with traumatic brain injury: every day counts!
    Xuan Hui
    Department of Surgery, Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Surg Res 184:438-43. 2013
    ..Patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) frequently require mechanical ventilation (MV). The objective of this study was to examine the association between time spent on MV and the development of pneumonia among patients with TBI...
  37. doi request reprint Critical care nurse practitioners improve compliance with clinical practice guidelines in "semiclosed" surgical intensive care unit
    Vicente H Gracias
    Department of Surgery, Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 23:338-44. 2008
    ..CPG compliance was significantly higher (P < .05) on the "semiclosed"/ACNP team for all 3 CPGs examined in the study...
  38. doi request reprint Lessons from the Johns Hopkins Multi-Disciplinary Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prevention Collaborative
    Michael B Streiff
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMJ 344:e3935. 2012
    ..Risk-appropriate prophylaxis can prevent most VTE events, but only a small fraction of patients at risk receive this treatment...
  39. pmc Association between helicopter vs ground emergency medical services and survival for adults with major trauma
    Samuel M Galvagno
    Division of Trauma Anesthesiology, Program in Trauma, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, S8B05, 22 South Greene St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    JAMA 307:1602-10. 2012
    ..Because helicopter services are a limited and expensive resource, a methodologically rigorous investigation of its effectiveness compared with ground emergency medical services is warranted...
  40. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of injury predicts case fatality and functional outcomes in pediatric trauma patients: the case for its use in trauma outcomes studies
    Adil H Haider
    Center for Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:1557-63. 2011
    ..The objective is to determine the independent effect of MOI on case fatality and functional outcomes in pediatric trauma patients...
  41. pmc Association between hospitals caring for a disproportionately high percentage of minority trauma patients and increased mortality: a nationwide analysis of 434 hospitals
    Adil H Haider
    Center for Surgery Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Halsted 610, Baltimore, MD 21212, USA
    Arch Surg 147:63-70. 2012
    ..To determine whether there is an increased odds of mortality among trauma patients treated at hospitals with higher proportions of minority patients (ie, black and Hispanic patients combined)...
  42. doi request reprint Global surgical package reimbursement and the acute care surgeon: a threat to optimal care
    Eric B Schneider
    From the Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Trauma 70:583-9. 2011
    ..However, the differential effort required for the care of emergency surgical patients is poorly defined. This study sought to characterize costs and outcomes of elective versus emergent right hemicolectomy...
  43. doi request reprint Treatment outcomes of injured children at adult level 1 trauma centers: are there benefits from added specialized care?
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Surg 201:445-9. 2011
    ..The authors hypothesized that no mortality difference should exist between children seen at ATC (adult trauma centers) versus ATC with added qualifications in pediatrics (ATC-AQ)...
  44. doi request reprint Interhospital transfer and adverse outcomes after general surgery: implications for pay for performance
    Donald J Lucas
    Department of Surgery, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
    J Am Coll Surg 218:393-400. 2014
    ..Interhospital transfer is frequent, and transferred patients can have worse outcomes than direct admissions. We sought to define the incidence of interhospital transfer in general surgery and evaluate its association with surgical outcomes...
  45. ncbi request reprint Hazards of benchmarking complications with the National Trauma Data Bank: numerators in search of denominators
    Shahrzad Kardooni
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 64:273-7; discussion 277-9. 2008
    ..We examined the suitability of the National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB) as a reference for benchmarking trauma center complication rates...
  46. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of prophylactic inferior vena cava filters in trauma patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland2Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland3Depar
    JAMA Surg 149:194-202. 2014
    ..Experts are divided on the role of prophylactic inferior vena cava (IVC) filters to prevent PE...
  47. doi request reprint The occurrence of potential patient safety events among trauma patients: are they random?
    David C Chang
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ann Surg 247:327-34. 2008
    ..The Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs) from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality are validated measures of quality of care. The pattern of PSIs among adult trauma patients is unknown...
  48. ncbi request reprint Patterns and outcomes among penetrating trauma recidivists: it only gets worse
    Benjamin S Brooke
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 61:16-9; discussion 20. 2006
    ..Trauma recidivism accounts for a significant proportion of visits to urban trauma centers. The current study was designed to characterize injury patterns among individual recidivists and analyze their impact on mortality...
  49. ncbi request reprint Does relative value unit-based compensation shortchange the acute care surgeon?
    Diane A Schwartz
    From the Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:84-92; discussion 92-4. 2014
    ..It is unknown how well RVU reflects the effort of acute care surgeons. Our objective was to determine if RVUs adequately reflect increased surgeon effort required to treat emergent versus elective patients receiving similar procedures...
  50. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary team approach in the management of tracheostomy patients
    Vinciya Pandian
    Percutaneous Tracheostomy Service, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 147:684-91. 2012
    ..To examine whether the implementation of a multidisciplinary percutaneous tracheostomy team decreases complications, improves efficiency in patient care, and reduces length of stay and cost in patients undergoing percutaneous tracheostomy...
  51. ncbi request reprint Alarming surge in nonsurvivable urban trauma and the case for violence prevention
    David T Efron
    Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Trauma, and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Surg 141:800-3; discussion 803-5. 2006
    ..A growing proportion of urban trauma mortality is characterized by devastating and likely nonsurvivable injuries...
  52. doi request reprint Preinjury statin use is associated with improved in-hospital survival in elderly trauma patients
    David T Efron
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 64:66-73; discussion 73-4. 2008
    ..Victims of severe traumatic injury share similar inflammatory cascades to those seen in septic patients. We hypothesized that elderly (aged >/=65 years) trauma patients might derive a similar outcome benefit from preinjury statin use...
  53. ncbi request reprint Mortality in adolescent girls vs boys following traumatic shock: an analysis of the National Pediatric Trauma Registry
    Adil H Haider
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Blalock 688, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Surg 142:875-80; discussion 879-80. 2007
    ..Female sex imparts a survival benefit after traumatic injury in children...
  54. doi request reprint Multiple imputation in trauma disparity research
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Surg Res 165:e37-41. 2011
    ..Missing data has remained a major disparity in trauma outcomes research due to missing race and insurance data. Multiple imputation (M.IMP) has been recommended as a solution to deal with this major drawback...
  55. ncbi request reprint US emergency department visits for fireworks injuries, 2006-2010
    Joseph K Canner
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
    J Surg Res 190:305-11. 2014
    ..Most literature regarding fireworks injuries are from outside the United States, whereas US-based reports focus primarily on children and are based on datasets which cannot provide accurate estimates for subgroups of the US population...
  56. ncbi request reprint Influencing medical student education via a voluntary shadowing program for trauma and acute care surgery
    D Alex Stroh
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    JAMA Surg 148:968-70. 2013
    ..A voluntary overnight shadowing program improves medical students' perceptions of trauma surgery and increases their reported likelihood to apply into a surgical residency. ..
  57. doi request reprint Increased complications after appendectomy in patients with cerebral palsy: are special needs patients at risk for disparities in outcomes?
    Nitasha Dhiman
    Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Surgery 154:479-85. 2013
    ..This study aims to classify whether there are relevant disparities in postoperative outcomes in CP versus non-CP patients after open or laparoscopic appendectomy...
  58. pmc Change in use of allogeneic red blood cell transfusions among surgical patients
    Julius Cuong Pham
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:352-9. 2008
    ..It is unclear if this new evidence has translated into decreased RBC use among surgical patients. The purpose of this study is to measure the change in use of RBCs during the last decade...
  59. doi request reprint Are sequential compression devices commonly associated with in-hospital falls? A myth-busters review using the patient safety net database
    Matthew M Boelig
    Department of Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvannia, USA
    J Patient Saf 7:77-9. 2011
    ..There is limited information regarding the association between the use of SCDs and patient falls. In this study, we analyze if SCD use is a common risk factor for in-hospital falls...
  60. ncbi request reprint Laterality of deep venous thrombosis among trauma patients: are we screening our patients adequately?
    Eric S Weiss
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma Surgery and Critical Care, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Surg Res 141:68-71. 2007
    ..Therefore, we hypothesize that location of DVT correlates with side of lower extremity injury...
  61. doi request reprint Motorcycle helmets save lives, but not limbs: a National Trauma Data Bank analysis of functional outcomes after motorcycle crash
    Joseph G Crompton
    Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Surg Res 158:1-5. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the difference between helmeted and non-helmeted motorcyclists in the odds of developing a functional deficit at discharge in three domains: speech, locomotion, and feeding...
  62. ncbi request reprint Benchmarking of trauma care worldwide: the potential value of an International Trauma Data Bank (ITDB)
    Adil H Haider
    Department of Surgery, Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Sheikh Zayed Tower 1800 Orleans Street, Suite 6107, Baltimore, MD, 21287 4688, USA
    World J Surg 38:1882-91. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether global trauma data could be combined to perform international outcomes benchmarking...
  63. doi request reprint Helicopter emergency medical services for adults with major trauma
    Samuel M Galvagno
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD009228. 2013
    ..Although helicopters are presently an integral part of trauma systems in most developed nations, previous reviews and studies to date have raised questions about which groups of traumatically injured patients derive the greatest benefit...
  64. ncbi request reprint Beating the weekend trend: increased mortality in older adult traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients admitted on weekends
    Eric B Schneider
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Surg Res 177:295-300. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether differences in mortality outcomes existed for older adults with substantial head trauma admitted on a weekday versus over the weekend...
  65. ncbi request reprint Multiple, simultaneous trauma patients: Are they worse off?
    Angela Shoher
    Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 61:611-5. 2006
    ..We hypothesize that trauma patients presenting in clusters of two or more patients within a short time period have worse outcomes...
  66. doi request reprint Mechanism of injury predicts patient mortality and impairment after blunt trauma
    Adil H Haider
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Surg Res 153:138-42. 2009
    ..This study analyzed the independent relationship between MOI and mortality and functional outcomes following blunt trauma among adults...
  67. pmc Association of unconscious race and social class bias with vignette-based clinical assessments by medical students
    Adil H Haider
    Center for Surgery Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Halsted 610, Baltimore, MD 21212, USA
    JAMA 306:942-51. 2011
    ..The presence of unconscious race and social class bias and its association with clinical assessments or decision making among medical students is unknown...
  68. doi request reprint Transition to a semiclosed surgical intensive care unit (SICU) leads to improved resident job satisfaction: a prospective, longitudinal analysis
    Meredith S Tinti
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08816, USA
    J Surg Educ 66:25-30. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that surgical residents would have improved job satisfaction with the transition from a mandatory consultation SICU to a semiclosed SICU model...
  69. pmc Predictors of short-term mortality in patients undergoing percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy
    Vinciya Pandian
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Crit Care 27:420.e9-15. 2012
    ..The purpose of the study was to identify the predictors of short-term mortality in patients undergoing percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy (PDT)...
  70. ncbi request reprint Black children experience worse clinical and functional outcomes after traumatic brain injury: an analysis of the National Pediatric Trauma Registry
    Adil H Haider
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, and St Barnabas Hospital Bronx, NY, USA
    J Trauma 62:1259-62; discussion 1262-3. 2007
    ..This study aims to identify race-based clinical and functional outcome differences among pediatric TBI patients in a national database...
  71. doi request reprint Association of allogeneic red-blood cell transfusion with surgeon case-volume
    Julius Cuong Pham
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Surg Res 173:135-44. 2012
    ..Surgeon case-volume predicts a variety of patient outcomes. We hypothesize that surgeon case-volume predicts RBC transfusion across different surgical procedures...
  72. doi request reprint Evaluation of surveillance bias and the validity of the venous thromboembolism quality measure
    Karl Y Bilimoria
    Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center, Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    JAMA 310:1482-9. 2013
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneal gunshot wound hernia: an unusual cause of early postoperative small bowel obstruction after laparotomy for trauma
    Avedis Meneshian
    Division of Trauma Surgery and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Trauma 64:213-4. 2008
  74. doi request reprint Presumptive antibiotic use in tube thoracostomy for traumatic hemopneumothorax: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline
    Forrest O Moore
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S341-4. 2012
    ..The Practice Management Guidelines Committee of EAST has updated the 1998 guidelines to reflect current literature and practice...
  75. pmc Patterns of non-administration of ordered doses of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis: implications for novel intervention strategies
    Kenneth M Shermock
    Department of Pharmacy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e66311. 2013
    ..Intervention strategies that target all patients have been effective, but prohibitively resource-intensive. We aimed to identify efficient intervention strategies based on patterns of non-administration of ordered VTE prophylaxis...
  76. doi request reprint The Eastern Association of the Surgery of Trauma approach to practice management guideline development using Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) methodology
    Andrew J Kerwin
    Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S283-7. 2012
    ..The membership of EAST has determined that the GRADE methodology will be the system used in all future EAST PMGs. The purpose of this article was thus to describe the GRADE methodology...
  77. ncbi request reprint Video-assisted thoracic surgery removal of foreign bodies after penetrating chest trauma
    Christopher G Williams
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:848-52. 2006
  78. ncbi request reprint Improved nurse job satisfaction and job retention with the transition from a "mandatory consultation" model to a "semiclosed" surgical intensive care unit: a 1-year prospective evaluation
    Elliott R Haut
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:387-95. 2006
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Management of penetrating colon and rectal injuries in the pediatric patient
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:1526-32. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that a similar management approach was appropriate for the pediatric population...
  80. pmc Training in trauma surgery: quantitative and qualitative aspects of a new paradigm for fellowship
    Patrick M Reilly
    Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care Department of Surgery University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Surg 238:596-603; discussion 603-4. 2003
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Practice patterns and outcomes of retrievable vena cava filters in trauma patients: an AAST multicenter study
    Riyad Karmy-Jones
    Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Trauma 62:17-24; discussion 24-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe practice patterns and outcomes of posttraumatic retrievable inferior vena caval filters (R-IVCF)...