Douglas S Smink

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Utilization of a cognitive task analysis for laparoscopic appendectomy to identify differentiated intraoperative teaching objectives
    Douglas S Smink
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Surg 203:540-5. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Utilization of laparoscopic and open inguinal hernia repair: a population-based analysis
    Douglas S Smink
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:745-8. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of race, insurance status, and hospital volume on perforated appendicitis in children
    Douglas S Smink
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 115:920-5. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of hospital volume of pediatric appendectomies on the misdiagnosis of appendicitis in children
    Douglas S Smink
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 113:18-23. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Master surgeons' operative teaching philosophies: a qualitative analysis of parallels to learning theory
    Luise I M Pernar
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Surg Educ 69:493-8. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of acute appendicitis in children using a clinical practice guideline
    Douglas S Smink
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:458-63; discussion 458-63. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint CT for suspected appendicitis in children: an analysis of diagnostic errors
    George A Taylor
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 36:331-7. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Simulation-based trial of surgical-crisis checklists
    Alexander F Arriaga
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    N Engl J Med 368:246-53. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Residents can successfully teach basic surgical skills in the simulation center
    Luise I M Pernar
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Surg Educ 69:617-22. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Management of biliary tract disease during pregnancy: a decision analysis
    Eric B Jelin
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:54-60. 2008

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Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Utilization of a cognitive task analysis for laparoscopic appendectomy to identify differentiated intraoperative teaching objectives
    Douglas S Smink
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Surg 203:540-5. 2012
    ..Cognitive task analysis (CTA) enables experts to articulate operative steps and cognitive decisions in complex procedures such as laparoscopic appendectomy, which can then be used to identify central teaching points...
  2. doi request reprint Utilization of laparoscopic and open inguinal hernia repair: a population-based analysis
    Douglas S Smink
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:745-8. 2009
    ..Little is known, however, about the frequency with which laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair is performed and the determinants of its utilization...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of race, insurance status, and hospital volume on perforated appendicitis in children
    Douglas S Smink
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 115:920-5. 2005
    ..We sought to investigate the association of perforated appendicitis in children with minority race, insurance status, and hospital volume...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of hospital volume of pediatric appendectomies on the misdiagnosis of appendicitis in children
    Douglas S Smink
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 113:18-23. 2004
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  5. doi request reprint Master surgeons' operative teaching philosophies: a qualitative analysis of parallels to learning theory
    Luise I M Pernar
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Surg Educ 69:493-8. 2012
    ..The goal of this work was to gain an understanding of how master surgeons approach teaching uncommon and highly complex operations and to determine the educational constructs that frame their teaching philosophies and approaches...
  6. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of acute appendicitis in children using a clinical practice guideline
    Douglas S Smink
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:458-63; discussion 458-63. 2004
    ..The authors sought to determine surgical outcomes and diagnostic accuracy in the CPG period...
  7. ncbi request reprint CT for suspected appendicitis in children: an analysis of diagnostic errors
    George A Taylor
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 36:331-7. 2006
    ..Although others have reported the frequency of diagnostic errors, we were unable to find any studies that addressed the specific situations in which diagnostic errors occurred in children with suspected appendicitis...
  8. doi request reprint Simulation-based trial of surgical-crisis checklists
    Alexander F Arriaga
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    N Engl J Med 368:246-53. 2013
    ..Successful management is difficult and complex. We sought to evaluate a tool to improve adherence to evidence-based best practices during such events...
  9. doi request reprint Residents can successfully teach basic surgical skills in the simulation center
    Luise I M Pernar
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Surg Educ 69:617-22. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether senior surgical residents can effectively teach basic surgical skills to provide an alternative to faculty-led instruction...
  10. ncbi request reprint Management of biliary tract disease during pregnancy: a decision analysis
    Eric B Jelin
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:54-60. 2008
    ..Although laparoscopic cholecystectomy can be performed safely during pregnancy, the timing and indications for this surgical intervention have not been firmly established...
  11. doi request reprint Feasibility and impact of a case-based palliative care workshop for general surgery residents
    Luise I M Pernar
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:231-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this project was to design a feasible and effective palliative care intervention for general surgery residency training...
  12. doi request reprint Interest in and perceived barriers to flexible-track residencies in general surgery: a national survey of residents and program directors
    Sarah K Abbett
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Surg Educ 68:365-71. 2011
    ..Despite this new policy, the level of interest in flexible scheduling remains undefined. We sought to determine why residents and program directors (PDs) are interested in flexible tracks and to understand implementation barriers...
  13. doi request reprint How to recruit, retain, and reap the rewards of working with PhD/EdD educators in surgery
    Laura Torbeck
    Department of Surgery, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Surg Educ 70:212-6. 2013
    ..Professional educators typically assist chairpersons and program directors by positively impacting the education, research, and service missions...
  14. doi request reprint Clinical images. Classic presentation of a type II obturator hernia
    Bryan M Burt
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Surg 199:e75-6. 2010
    ..Images are presented with treatment choices and a brief discussion on different types of obturator hernias...