H T Stelfox

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Safety of patients isolated for infection control
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    JAMA 290:1899-905. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint The relation of patient satisfaction with complaints against physicians and malpractice lawsuits
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Am J Med 118:1126-33. 2005
  3. pmc The "To Err is Human" report and the patient safety literature
    H T Stelfox
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:174-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Respiratory mechanics and ventilator waveforms in the patient with acute lung injury
    Luca M Bigatello
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Respir Care 50:235-45; discussion 244-5. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Outcome of patients undergoing prolonged mechanical ventilation after critical illness
    Luca M Bigatello
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:2491-7. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Tracheostomy tube malposition in patients admitted to a respiratory acute care unit following prolonged ventilation
    Ulrich Schmidt
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chest 134:288-94. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender bias in cardiovascular advertisements
    Sofia B Ahmed
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 10:531-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography for early and safe discontinuation of cervical spine immobilization in obtunded multiply injured patients
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Trauma 63:630-6. 2007
  9. pmc Determinants of tracheostomy decannulation: an international survey
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, EG23A, 1403 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N 2T9
    Crit Care 12:R26. 2008

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Safety of patients isolated for infection control
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    JAMA 290:1899-905. 2003
    ..Hospital infection control policies that use patient isolation prevent nosocomial transmission of infectious diseases, but may inadvertently lead to patient neglect and errors...
  2. ncbi request reprint The relation of patient satisfaction with complaints against physicians and malpractice lawsuits
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Am J Med 118:1126-33. 2005
    ..We sought to examine associations among patients' satisfaction survey ratings of physicians' performance and complaints from patients, risk management episodes, and rates of malpractice lawsuits...
  3. pmc The "To Err is Human" report and the patient safety literature
    H T Stelfox
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:174-8. 2006
    ..We evaluated the effects of the IOM report on patient safety publications and research awards...
  4. ncbi request reprint Respiratory mechanics and ventilator waveforms in the patient with acute lung injury
    Luca M Bigatello
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Respir Care 50:235-45; discussion 244-5. 2005
    ..High-resolution lung imaging and bedside recording of physiologic variables are important tools for clinicians who want to deliver specialized care to improve the outcome of critically ill patients in acute respiratory failure...
  5. ncbi request reprint Outcome of patients undergoing prolonged mechanical ventilation after critical illness
    Luca M Bigatello
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:2491-7. 2007
    ..To examine the longitudinal outcome of a cohort of mechanically ventilated patients admitted to an acute care respiratory unit after critical illness...
  6. doi request reprint Tracheostomy tube malposition in patients admitted to a respiratory acute care unit following prolonged ventilation
    Ulrich Schmidt
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chest 134:288-94. 2008
    ..We determined the incidence of tracheostomy tube malposition, identified the associated risk factors, and examined the effect of malposition on clinical outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender bias in cardiovascular advertisements
    Sofia B Ahmed
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 10:531-8. 2004
    ..Women with cardiovascular disease are treated less aggressively than men. The reasons for this disparity are unclear. Pharmaceutical advertisements may influence physician practices and patient care...
  8. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography for early and safe discontinuation of cervical spine immobilization in obtunded multiply injured patients
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Trauma 63:630-6. 2007
    ..We examined the effect of two different c-spine evaluation protocols on c-spine immobilization and clinical outcomes...
  9. pmc Determinants of tracheostomy decannulation: an international survey
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, EG23A, 1403 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N 2T9
    Crit Care 12:R26. 2008
    ..Although tracheostomy is probably the most common surgical procedure performed on critically ill patients, it is unknown when a tracheostomy tube can be safely removed...