Samir M Fakhry

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A mixed methods descriptive investigation of readiness to change in rural hospitals participating in a tele-critical care intervention
    Jane Zapka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina MUSC, 135 Cannon Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:33. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Intensive care unit bounce back in trauma patients: an analysis of unplanned returns to the intensive care unit
    Samir M Fakhry
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29245, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:1528-33. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Proportional costs in trauma and acute care surgery patients: dominant role of intensive care unit costs
    Samir M Fakhry
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29424, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:607-14; discussion 614-6. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Peri-operative oxygen and the risk of surgical infection
    Samir M Fakhry
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425 6130, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 13:228-33. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Survey of national usage of trauma response charge codes: an opportunity for enhanced trauma center revenue
    Samir M Fakhry
    Department of Surgery, National Foundation for Trauma Care Trauma Center Association of America, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
    J Trauma 67:1352-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Ventilator-associated pneumonia rates at major trauma centers compared with a national benchmark: a multi-institutional study of the AAST
    Christopher P Michetti
    Department of Surgery, Inova Regional Trauma Center, Falls Church, Virginia 22042, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1165-73. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Population-based study of the risk of in-hospital death after traumatic brain injury: the role of sepsis
    Anbesaw Wolde Selassie
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Trauma 71:1226-34. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Trauma center finances and length of stay: identifying a profitability inflection point
    Samir M Fakhry
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:817-21, 821-3. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of heparin or enoxaparin prophylaxis in blunt trauma patients with a head abbreviated injury severity score >2
    Christian T Minshall
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    J Trauma 71:396-9; discussion 399-400. 2011
  10. pmc How low is too low? Cardiac risks with anemia
    Samir M Fakhry
    Trauma and Critical Care Services, Associate Chair for Research and Education, Department of Surgery, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    Crit Care 8:S11-4. 2004

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Publications13

  1. pmc A mixed methods descriptive investigation of readiness to change in rural hospitals participating in a tele-critical care intervention
    Jane Zapka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina MUSC, 135 Cannon Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:33. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Intensive care unit bounce back in trauma patients: an analysis of unplanned returns to the intensive care unit
    Samir M Fakhry
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29245, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:1528-33. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to review ICU BB and define ICU discharge variables that may be predictive of BB...
  3. doi request reprint Proportional costs in trauma and acute care surgery patients: dominant role of intensive care unit costs
    Samir M Fakhry
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29424, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:607-14; discussion 614-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify proportionate patient cost categories in trauma and acute care surgery (TACS) patients and determine subgroups in which the largest opportunities for cost savings might exist...
  4. doi request reprint Peri-operative oxygen and the risk of surgical infection
    Samir M Fakhry
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425 6130, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 13:228-33. 2012
    ..Laboratory observations that high concentrations of oxygen in tissues enhance bacterial killing and improve wound healing have prompted the study of peri-operative oxygenation as a means of reducing SSI...
  5. doi request reprint Survey of national usage of trauma response charge codes: an opportunity for enhanced trauma center revenue
    Samir M Fakhry
    Department of Surgery, National Foundation for Trauma Care Trauma Center Association of America, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
    J Trauma 67:1352-8. 2009
    ..Potential over- and underutilization of these enhanced reimbursements was assessed...
  6. doi request reprint Ventilator-associated pneumonia rates at major trauma centers compared with a national benchmark: a multi-institutional study of the AAST
    Christopher P Michetti
    Department of Surgery, Inova Regional Trauma Center, Falls Church, Virginia 22042, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1165-73. 2012
    ..This multi-institutional study was undertaken to elucidate VAP rates at major trauma centers...
  7. doi request reprint Population-based study of the risk of in-hospital death after traumatic brain injury: the role of sepsis
    Anbesaw Wolde Selassie
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Trauma 71:1226-34. 2011
    ..We provide findings on the risk factors of in-hospital death and demonstrate the risk associated with sepsis occurring in the hospital environment...
  8. doi request reprint Trauma center finances and length of stay: identifying a profitability inflection point
    Samir M Fakhry
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:817-21, 821-3. 2010
    ..Many variables contribute to these results. The objective of this study was to determine the relationship of adult trauma patient hospital length of stay (LOS) to trauma center profitability...
  9. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of heparin or enoxaparin prophylaxis in blunt trauma patients with a head abbreviated injury severity score >2
    Christian T Minshall
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    J Trauma 71:396-9; discussion 399-400. 2011
    ..We reviewed our institutions experience with low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) and unfractionated heparin (UFH) in TBI...
  10. pmc How low is too low? Cardiac risks with anemia
    Samir M Fakhry
    Trauma and Critical Care Services, Associate Chair for Research and Education, Department of Surgery, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    Crit Care 8:S11-4. 2004
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Level I trauma center internal campaign to increase safe driving by staff
    Thomas Jerome Melton
    College of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 19:221-6. 2012
    ..No direct causal effect can be proven, but the campaign appears to have increased employee seat belt use...
  12. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of and resource consumption by high-cost patients in the intensive care unit
    John M Welton
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, College of Nursing, USA
    Am J Crit Care 11:467-73. 2002
    ..Care of patients in an intensive care unit is among the most costly in hospitals. Little is known about high-cost patients within the intensive care unit or their outcomes of care...
  13. doi request reprint Incidence of pulmonary fat embolism at autopsy: an undiagnosed epidemic
    Evert Austin Eriksson
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Trauma 71:312-5. 2011
    ..To determine the incidence, time course, and severity of pulmonary fat embolism (PFE) and cerebral fat embolism (CFE) in trauma and nontrauma patients at the time of autopsy...