E J MacKenzie

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Validating the Functional Capacity Index as a measure of outcome following blunt multiple trauma
    E J MacKenzie
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Qual Life Res 11:797-808. 2002
  2. pmc Development and pilot implementation of a locally developed Trauma Registry: lessons learnt in a low-income country
    Amber Mehmood
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Emerg Med 13:4. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Health-care costs associated with amputation or reconstruction of a limb-threatening injury
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 482, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1685-92. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint A national evaluation of the effect of trauma-center care on mortality
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:366-78. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint National inventory of hospital trauma centers
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 289:1515-22. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term persistence of disability following severe lower-limb trauma. Results of a seven-year follow-up
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 554, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1801-9. 2005
  7. doi request reprint The value of trauma center care
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg, School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Trauma 69:1-10. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Using the SF-36 for characterizing outcome after multiple trauma involving head injury
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Trauma 52:527-34. 2002
  9. doi request reprint The impact of trauma-center care on functional outcomes following major lower-limb trauma
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 462, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:101-9. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of injuries: current trends and future challenges
    E J MacKenzie
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 22:112-9. 2000

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Publications74

  1. ncbi request reprint Validating the Functional Capacity Index as a measure of outcome following blunt multiple trauma
    E J MacKenzie
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Qual Life Res 11:797-808. 2002
    ....
  2. pmc Development and pilot implementation of a locally developed Trauma Registry: lessons learnt in a low-income country
    Amber Mehmood
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Emerg Med 13:4. 2013
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Health-care costs associated with amputation or reconstruction of a limb-threatening injury
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 482, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1685-92. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to compare two-year direct health-care costs and projected lifetime health-care costs associated with these two treatment pathways...
  4. ncbi request reprint A national evaluation of the effect of trauma-center care on mortality
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:366-78. 2006
    ..To address this gap, we examined differences in mortality between level 1 trauma centers and hospitals without a trauma center (non-trauma centers)...
  5. ncbi request reprint National inventory of hospital trauma centers
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 289:1515-22. 2003
    ..The last full accounting of the number and distribution of trauma centers identified 471 trauma centers in the United States in 1991...
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term persistence of disability following severe lower-limb trauma. Results of a seven-year follow-up
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 554, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1801-9. 2005
    ..The present study was designed to determine whether those outcomes improved after two years, and whether differences according to the type of treatment emerged...
  7. doi request reprint The value of trauma center care
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg, School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Trauma 69:1-10. 2010
    ..To address these concerns, we estimate 1-year and lifetime treatment costs and measure the cost-effectiveness of treatment at a Level I trauma center (TC) compared with a nontrauma center hospital (NTC)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Using the SF-36 for characterizing outcome after multiple trauma involving head injury
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Trauma 52:527-34. 2002
    ....
  9. doi request reprint The impact of trauma-center care on functional outcomes following major lower-limb trauma
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 462, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:101-9. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of injuries: current trends and future challenges
    E J MacKenzie
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 22:112-9. 2000
    ..By the year 2020, motor vehicle injuries are projected to increase in rank to third. (ABSTRACT TRUNCATED)..
  11. ncbi request reprint The National Study on Costs and Outcomes of Trauma
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 63:S54-67; discussion S81-6. 2007
    ..We also present a description of the study population to serve as a basis of future reports. We conclude with lessons learned and some recommendations for future research...
  12. ncbi request reprint Functional outcomes following trauma-related lower-extremity amputation
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 554, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1636-45. 2004
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  13. pmc Return to work following injury: the role of economic, social, and job-related factors
    E J MacKenzie
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 88:1630-7. 1998
    ..This study examined factors influencing return to work (RTW) following severe fracture to a lower extremity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Early predictors of long-term work disability after major limb trauma
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Trauma 61:688-94. 2006
    ..A better understanding of the factors influencing return to work (RTW) after major limb trauma is essential in reducing the high costs associated with these injuries...
  15. ncbi request reprint Correlation between the measures of impairment, according to the modified system of the American Medical Association, and function
    M L McCarthy
    The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 80:1034-42. 1998
    ..Until the diagnostic and functional approaches for the measurement of musculoskeletal impairment are refined, we recommend use of the anatomical approach when evaluating impairment after a fracture of the lower extremity...
  16. doi request reprint Self-management improves outcomes in persons with limb loss
    Stephen T Wegener
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:373-80. 2009
    ..A priori hypothesis was that an SM intervention will be more effective than standard support group activities in improving outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Use and perceived need of physical therapy following severe lower-extremity trauma
    Renan C Castillo
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1722-8. 2005
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  18. ncbi request reprint Compliance with prehospital triage protocols for major trauma patients
    M H Ma
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Trauma 46:168-75. 1999
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the level of compliance with triage criteria in an established trauma system...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predicting ambulatory function following lower extremity trauma using the functional capacity index
    M L McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 33:821-31. 2001
    ..More empirical data are needed to inform the process. These data suggest that until the FCI can more accurately predict long-term ambulatory function following different lower extremity injuries, it should not be used for this purpose...
  20. ncbi request reprint The Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory: an evaluation of its reliability and validity for children with traumatic brain injury
    Melissa L McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1901-9. 2005
    ..0 (PedsQL), and to compare it with that of the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF) among children with traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Injury prevention activities in U.S. trauma centres: are we doing enough?
    Eileen M McDonald
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Injury 38:538-47. 2007
    ..Despite the requirement for and endorsement of injury prevention efforts among U.S. trauma centres, little is known about the breadth and depth of their current activities...
  22. pmc Determinants of patient satisfaction after severe lower-extremity injuries
    Robert V O'Toole
    Department of Orthopaedics, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene Street, T3R62, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1206-11. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of chronic pain seven years following limb threatening lower extremity trauma
    Renan C Castillo
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pain 124:321-9. 2006
    ..It is possible that for patients within these high risk categories, early referral to pain management and/or psychologic intervention may reduce the likelihood or severity of chronic pain...
  24. ncbi request reprint Phantom pain, residual limb pain, and back pain in amputees: results of a national survey
    Patti L Ephraim
    Limb Loss Research and Statistics Program, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1910-9. 2005
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  25. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of limb loss and congenital limb deficiency: a review of the literature
    Patti L Ephraim
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:747-61. 2003
    ..To examine the state of research on population-based studies of the incidence of limb amputation and birth prevalence of limb deficiency...
  26. ncbi request reprint Environmental barriers experienced by amputees: the Craig Hospital Inventory of Environmental Factors-Short Form
    Patti L Ephraim
    Limb Loss Research and Statistics Program, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:328-33. 2006
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Evidence of beneficial effect of physical therapy after lower-extremity trauma
    Renan C Castillo
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1873-9. 2008
    ..To examine the effect of physical therapy (PT) use on a range of measures of physical impairment in a cohort of patients with lower-extremity trauma...
  28. ncbi request reprint Review of evidence regarding trauma system effectiveness resulting from panel studies
    E J MacKenzie
    Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Trauma 47:S34-41. 1999
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Health care utilization and needs after pediatric traumatic brain injury
    Beth S Slomine
    Department of Neuropsychology, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e663-74. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to document the health care use and needs of children after a TBI and to identify factors that are associated with unmet or unrecognized health care needs during the first year after injury...
  30. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life during the first year after traumatic brain injury
    Melissa L McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:252-60. 2006
    ..To document health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of children with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to examine the relationship between TBI severity and HRQOL during the first year after injury...
  31. ncbi request reprint Impact of smoking on fracture healing and risk of complications in limb-threatening open tibia fractures
    Renan C Castillo
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 19:151-7. 2005
    ..The present study is the first to prospectively examine time to union, as well as major complications of the fracture healing process, while adjusting for potential confounders...
  32. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and mental health service utilization among persons with limb loss: results of a national survey
    Beth D Darnall
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:650-8. 2005
    ..To describe the prevalence of depressive symptoms, risk factors, and mental health service utilization in a national limb-loss sample...
  33. ncbi request reprint Use and satisfaction with prosthetic devices among persons with trauma-related amputations: a long-term outcome study
    T R Dillingham
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 80:563-71. 2001
    ..Phantom pain and residual limb skin problems are also common afflictions in this population...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pediatric trauma care: an overview of pediatric trauma systems and their practices in 18 US states
    Maria Segui-Gomez
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 38:1162-9. 2003
    ..The authors also investigated the impact of sociodemographic, injury, and geographic characteristics on those hospitalization patterns...
  35. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the incidence of limb loss secondary to peripheral vascular disease: a population-based study
    Timothy R Dillingham
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1252-7. 2002
    ..To evaluate racial differences in limb loss caused by peripheral vascular disease in a diverse, statewide population...
  36. doi request reprint Surgeons and their patients disagree regarding cosmetic and overall outcomes after surgery for high-energy lower extremity trauma
    Robert V O'Toole
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 23:716-23. 2009
    ..To determine whether surgeons' and patients' perceptions of outcomes after high-energy lower-extremity trauma are similar and to identify factors associated with disagreement...
  37. pmc The relationship between time to surgical debridement and incidence of infection after open high-energy lower extremity trauma
    Andrew N Pollak
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene Street, Suite T3R54, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:7-15. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the relationship between the timing of the initial treatment of open fractures and the development of subsequent infection as well as to assess contributing factors...
  38. ncbi request reprint A new "TRISS-like" probability of survival model for intubated trauma patients
    Edward G Davis
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Trauma 55:53-61. 2003
    ..We present a newly developed "TRISS-like" probability-of-survival model for intubated blunt- and penetrating-injured patient assessment...
  39. ncbi request reprint Gait symmetry and walking speed analysis following lower-extremity trauma
    Kristin R Archer
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Room 545, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Phys Ther 86:1630-40. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify clinical measures associated with impaired walking speed and gait asymmetry in patients with lower-extremity reconstruction...
  40. doi request reprint Undertriage of elderly trauma patients to state-designated trauma centers
    David C Chang
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Surg 143:776-81; discussion 782. 2008
    ..To determine whether age bias is a factor in triage errors...
  41. ncbi request reprint Limb amputation and limb deficiency: epidemiology and recent trends in the United States
    Timothy R Dillingham
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    South Med J 95:875-83. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide a comprehensive perspective on the epidemiology and time trends in the incidence of limb amputations and limb deficiency in the United States...
  42. ncbi request reprint Understanding and using the new estimates on the economic impact of motor vehicle crashes
    Maria Segui-Gomez
    Center for Injury Research Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:430-2. 2002
  43. doi request reprint Patient activation and adherence to physical therapy in persons undergoing spine surgery
    Richard L Skolasky
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E784-91. 2008
    ..Prospective longitudinal study...
  44. ncbi request reprint Children's health status instruments: their potential application in the emergency department
    Melissa L McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:337-44. 2002
    ..To provide an overview of child health status instruments and their potential application by emergency medicine researchers...
  45. ncbi request reprint Physical disability after severe lower-extremity injury
    Kristin R Archer
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1153-5. 2006
    ..To investigate the use of a combined measure of decreased walking speed and gait deviation to identify high physical disability in patients with lower-limb salvage...
  46. pmc Evaluation of the effect of intensity of care on mortality after traumatic brain injury
    Hilaire J Thompson
    University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, WA, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:282-90. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of age on intensity of care provided to traumatically brain-injured adults and to determine the influence of intensity of care on mortality at discharge and 12 months postinjury, controlling for injury severity...
  47. ncbi request reprint Knee dislocations with vascular injury: outcomes in the Lower Extremity Assessment Project (LEAP) Study
    Brendan M Patterson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Trauma 63:855-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to report the clinical and functional results of a cohort of patients with knee dislocations associated with vascular injury...
  48. ncbi request reprint An analysis of outcomes of reconstruction or amputation after leg-threatening injuries
    Michael J Bosse
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:1924-31. 2002
    ..Limb salvage for severe trauma has replaced amputation as the primary treatment in many trauma centers. However, long-term outcomes after limb reconstruction or amputation have not been fully evaluated...
  49. ncbi request reprint Discharge destination after dysvascular lower-limb amputations
    Timothy R Dillingham
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 53226, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1662-8. 2003
    ..To examine postacute care rehabilitation services use after dysvascular amputation...
  50. ncbi request reprint Renal injury and operative management in the United States: results of a population-based study
    Hunter Wessells
    Department of Urology, Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, 98104, USA
    J Trauma 54:423-30. 2003
    ..To evaluate the extent to which nonoperative renal trauma management has been adopted, we determined the incidence of renal injury and the rate of operative management across the United States...
  51. doi request reprint Variation in the rates of do not resuscitate orders after major trauma and the impact of intensive care unit environment
    Avery B Nathens
    Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Trauma 64:81-8; discussion 88-91. 2008
    ..We postulated that these differences in perceptions or practice might lead to significant variation in the use of do not resuscitate (DNR) orders and sought to identify institutional characteristics associated with their use...
  52. doi request reprint Estimating the prevalence of limb loss in the United States: 2005 to 2050
    Kathryn Ziegler-Graham
    Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, St Olaf College, Northfield, MN, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:422-9. 2008
    ..To estimate the current prevalence of limb loss in the United States and project the future prevalence to the year 2050...
  53. doi request reprint Prevalence of pain in patients 1 year after major trauma
    Frederick P Rivara
    Departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Box 359960, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Arch Surg 143:282-7; discussion 288. 2008
    ..To describe the prevalence of pain in a large cohort of trauma patients 1 year after injury and to examine personal, injury, and treatment factors that predict the presence of chronic pain in these patients...
  54. doi request reprint Outcomes of trauma patients after transfer to a level I trauma center
    Frederick P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Trauma 64:1594-9. 2008
    ..We sought to compare the survival of injured patients after transfer to a trauma center with survival from a comparable time after injury among patients who had been admitted to the trauma center directly from the scene of injury...
  55. ncbi request reprint A resource-based assessment of trauma care in the United States
    Avery B Nathens
    Division of Trauma and General Surgery, Harborview Medical Center and Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, 98104 2499, USA
    J Trauma 56:173-8; discussion 178. 2004
    ..The resources needed and those available to support trauma care for a given region are currently unknown. Resource use and availability were evaluated for injured subjects across a large sample of the United States...
  56. pmc Ability of lower-extremity injury severity scores to predict functional outcome after limb salvage
    Thuan V Ly
    Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1738-43. 2008
    ..This study was performed to evaluate the clinical utility of the five commonly used lower-extremity injury severity scoring systems as predictors of final functional outcome...
  57. ncbi request reprint The insensate foot following severe lower extremity trauma: an indication for amputation?
    Michael J Bosse
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Medical Education Building, Suite 503, P O Box 32861, Charlotte, NC 28232 2861, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2601-8. 2005
    ..The present study was designed to determine the long-term outcomes following the treatment of severe lower extremity injuries in patients who had had absent plantar sensation at the time of the initial presentation...
  58. ncbi request reprint Use and satisfaction with prosthetic limb devices and related services
    Liliana E Pezzin
    Health Policy Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:723-9. 2004
    ..To examine the use and satisfaction with prosthetic limb devices and satisfaction with prosthetist services in a large and diverse sample of persons with limb loss...
  59. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the decision to amputate or reconstruct after high-energy lower extremity trauma
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Trauma 52:641-9. 2002
    ..Factors thought to influence the decision for limb salvage include injury severity, physiologic reserve of the patient, and characteristics of the patient and their support system...
  60. ncbi request reprint Injury hospitalizations: using the nationwide inpatient sample
    Arlene I Greenspan
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30334, USA
    J Trauma 61:1234-43. 2006
    ..The utility of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) for providing national estimates of hospitalized injuries will be discussed...
  61. ncbi request reprint Access to trauma centers in the United States
    Charles C Branas
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 6021, USA
    JAMA 293:2626-33. 2005
    ..Previous studies have reported that the number and distribution of trauma centers are uneven across states, suggesting large differences in access to trauma center care...
  62. ncbi request reprint Emergency Medical Services Outcomes Project (EMSOP) IV: pain measurement in out-of-hospital outcomes research
    Ronald F Maio
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:172-9. 2002
    ..Future research in out-of-hospital care should be conducted to determine the utility and feasibility of these measures, as well as the effectiveness of interventions for pain relief...
  63. ncbi request reprint Analysis of surgeon-controlled variables in the treatment of limb-threatening type-III open tibial diaphyseal fractures
    Lawrence X Webb
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1070, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:923-8. 2007
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Preface: the role of the epidemiologist in injury prevention and control--an unmet challenge
    Stephen B Thacker
    Epidemiology Program Office, MS C08, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 25:1-2. 2003
  65. ncbi request reprint Management of severe head injury: institutional variations in care and effect on outcome
    Eileen M Bulger
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Crit Care Med 30:1870-6. 2002
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint The use of the NEO-five factor inventory to assess personality in trauma patients: a two-year prospective study
    Adil H Haider
    New York Medical College formerly of the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, New York, New York, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 16:660-7. 2002
    ..To assess the usefulness and validity of a brief personality assessment for orthopaedic trauma patients...
  67. ncbi request reprint Measuring the public health impact of injuries
    Maria Segui-Gomez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Navarra, Navarra, Spain
    Epidemiol Rev 25:3-19. 2003
  68. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress associated with severe lower-limb injury
    Melissa L McCarthy
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1689-97. 2003
    ..Little is known about the psychological morbidity associated with limb-threatening injuries. It was hypothesized that a substantial proportion of patients who sustain a severe lower-limb injury will report serious psychological distress...
  69. ncbi request reprint Towards improving the outcomes of injured children
    Frederick P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Trauma 63:S155-6. 2007
  70. ncbi request reprint Establishing the scope and methodological approach to out-of-hospital outcomes and effectiveness research
    Samuel M Keim
    Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona, 1501 North Campbell, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1067-73. 2004
    ..Illustrations of the specific applications of outcomes research and implications to existing methodologies are given, as well as suggestions for improved interdisciplinary research...
  71. ncbi request reprint A nationwide US study of post-traumatic stress after hospitalization for physical injury
    Douglas F Zatzick
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Psychol Med 37:1469-80. 2007
    ..Injured survivors of individual and mass trauma are at risk for developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Few investigations have assessed PTSD after injury in large samples across diverse acute care hospital settings...
  72. ncbi request reprint Risk adjustment and outcome measures for out-of-hospital respiratory distress
    Samuel M Keim
    Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona, 1501 North Campbell, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1074-81. 2004
    ..Furthermore, using mortality as an outcome measure is also recommended. Future research is needed to alleviate the paucity of validated tools for out-of-hospital outcomes research...
  73. pmc The impact of an intensivist-model ICU on trauma-related mortality
    Avery B Nathens
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington and Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Ann Surg 244:545-54. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effect of an intensivist-model of critical care delivery on the risk of death following injury...
  74. ncbi request reprint The delivery of critical care services in US trauma centers: is the standard being met?
    Avery B Nathens
    Division of Trauma and General Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Trauma 60:773-83; disucssion 783-4. 2006
    ..We set out to evaluate how critical care is delivered in Level I and II trauma centers and the extent to which these centers implement evidence-based patient care practices known to improve outcome...

Research Grants20

  1. 'Costs & Effectiveness of Trauma Care in the Elderly'
    Ellen Mackenzie; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  2. OUTCOMES FOLLOWING LIMB RECONSTRUCTION VS AMPUTATION
    Ellen Mackenzie; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, they propose to extend analysis of the 2-year data to address several important clinical and methodological issues. ..
  3. Improving Trauma Outcomes:A Patient Centered Approach
    Ellen Mackenzie; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. AMPUTATION VS RECONSTRUCTION FOLLOWING LIMB INJURY
    Ellen Mackenzie; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..These data will be used to address the study's aims and to develop an initial set of guidelines for treating massive lower extremity trauma...