David L Ciraulo
Affiliation: Maine Medical Center
- The surgeon and acts of civilian terrorism: blast injuriesDavid L Ciraulo
Department of Surgery, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME, USA
J Am Coll Surg 203:942-50. 2006
- An update on the surgeons scope and depth of practice to all hazards emergency responseDavid L Ciraulo
Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Disaster and Medical Special Operations Committee, DMSOC EAST, Maine Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Portland, ME 04102 3113, USA
J Trauma 60:1267-74. 2006..The marriage of initiatives among Departments of Public Health, the Department of Homeland Security, and existing trauma systems will provide a template for successful responses to terrorist acts...
- Trauma nurse specialists' performance of advanced skills positively impacts surgical residency time constraintsAaron S Kendrick
Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga Unit, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403, USA
Am Surg 72:224-7. 2006..By using the TNSs, work hours for surgery residents were saved while maintaining a safe and reliable work atmosphere for patients...
- Preliminary experience with airway pressure release ventilation in a trauma/surgical intensive care unitBenjamin W Dart
Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Critical Care, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403, USA
J Trauma 59:71-6. 2005..Airway pressure-release ventilation (APRV) is a pressure-limited, time-cycled mode of mechanical ventilation. The purpose of this study was to evaluate our initial experience with the use of APRV in acutely injured, ventilated patients...
- A survey assessment of the level of preparedness for domestic terrorism and mass casualty incidents among Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma membersDavid L Ciraulo
Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga Unit, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
J Trauma 56:1033-9; discussion 1039-41. 2004..The survey was distributed before the World Trade Center destruction on September 11, 2001...
- Contralateral rectus abdominis myofascial transposition flap closure of an anterior abdominal wall lateral duodenal cutaneous fistula after shotgun injury to the abdomenJohnathan M Mauldin
University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga Unit, Department of Surgery, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403, USA, and Department of Surgery, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, USA
J Trauma 60:1353-7. 2006
- A comparison of continuous renal replacement therapy to intermittent dialysis in the management of renal insufficiency in the acutely III surgical patientJimmy Waldrop
Department of Surgery, UT College of Medicine, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Am Surg 71:36-9. 2005..Prospective randomized controlled studies and larger sample sizes are needed to further evaluate these modalities...
- Disasters and mass casualties: I. General principles of response and managementChristopher T Born
Orthopaedic Surgery, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, USA
J Am Acad Orthop Surg 15:388-96. 2007..International medical surgical response teams are capable of providing medical, surgical, and intensive care services in austere environments anywhere in the world...