Don K Nakayama

Summary

Affiliation: Mercer University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi SESC Practice Committee survey: surgical practice in the duty-hour restriction era
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, The Mercer University School of Medicine and the Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 79:711-5. 2013
  2. ncbi The first pediatric operation performed under anesthesia
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, The Mercer University School of Medicine and the Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia 31201, USA
    Am Surg 79:344-6. 2013
  3. doi Asian Americans in leadership positions in academic surgery
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA, USA
    Ann Surg 255:583-8. 2012
  4. doi Quality improvement and patient care checklists in intrahospital transfers involving pediatric surgery patients
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine and Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:112-8. 2012
  5. ncbi Management of the surgical newborn: physiological foundations and practical considerations
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia, 777 Hemlock St, MSC 140, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    J Pediatr Urol 6:232-8. 2010
  6. doi Single payer health insurance in pediatric surgery: US impressions and Canadian experience
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia, 777 Hemlock Street, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 27:329-34. 2011
  7. doi Professionalism in Kurosawa's medical dramas
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia 31201, USA
    J Surg Educ 66:395-8. 2009
  8. ncbi Transition from chief residency to specialty training: issues and solutions
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 76:85-90. 2010
  9. ncbi The effect of ACGME duty hour restrictions on operative continuity of care
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia 31201, USA
    Am Surg 75:1234-7. 2009
  10. doi Pediatric surgery workforce: supply and demand
    Don K Nakayama
    Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:1677-82. 2009

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  1. ncbi SESC Practice Committee survey: surgical practice in the duty-hour restriction era
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, The Mercer University School of Medicine and the Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 79:711-5. 2013
    ..Most new trainees receive direct assistance from their practice partners, continuing their training beyond residency. ..
  2. ncbi The first pediatric operation performed under anesthesia
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, The Mercer University School of Medicine and the Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia 31201, USA
    Am Surg 79:344-6. 2013
    ..After the Ether Dome demonstration in 1846, ether anesthesia for children was rapidly adopted in Boston and London...
  3. doi Asian Americans in leadership positions in academic surgery
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA, USA
    Ann Surg 255:583-8. 2012
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  4. doi Quality improvement and patient care checklists in intrahospital transfers involving pediatric surgery patients
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine and Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:112-8. 2012
    ..Intrahospital transfers are necessary but hazardous aspects of pediatric surgical care. Plan-Do-Study-Act processes identify risks during hospitalization and improve care systems and patient safety...
  5. ncbi Management of the surgical newborn: physiological foundations and practical considerations
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia, 777 Hemlock St, MSC 140, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    J Pediatr Urol 6:232-8. 2010
    ..Classical physiological studies of the last century describe the physiological basis of these adaptive tasks, and support practical considerations that we follow in clinical practice...
  6. doi Single payer health insurance in pediatric surgery: US impressions and Canadian experience
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia, 777 Hemlock Street, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 27:329-34. 2011
    ..Some advocate single payer national health insurance, present in Canada, as a solution to problems in US health care...
  7. doi Professionalism in Kurosawa's medical dramas
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia 31201, USA
    J Surg Educ 66:395-8. 2009
    ..Because his main characters are doctors and patients, the films have a connection to today's medical community trying to define a modern concept of professionalism and what it means to be a physician...
  8. ncbi Transition from chief residency to specialty training: issues and solutions
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 76:85-90. 2010
    ..Program directors acknowledge that year-end scheduling transitions create administrative and patient care problems. Advancing the start of the training year in mid-June for all general surgery levels is a potential solution...
  9. ncbi The effect of ACGME duty hour restrictions on operative continuity of care
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia 31201, USA
    Am Surg 75:1234-7. 2009
    ..036). Duty hour restrictions interfere with operative continuity of care. Reoperations should be exempted from duty hour restrictions...
  10. doi Pediatric surgery workforce: supply and demand
    Don K Nakayama
    Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:1677-82. 2009
    ..Recent studies report a shortage of pediatric surgeons in the United States. We surveyed members of the American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA) to estimate current workforce and demand and to provide data for workforce planning...
  11. ncbi Clinical and financial characteristics of pediatric surgery practices
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:1304-8. 2009
    ..Pediatric surgical practices face many challenges. We wanted to define the clinical practice and financial support among different types of practices as follows: academic, private practice, and employed...
  12. ncbi Industry support of graduate medical education in surgery
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 75:395-400. 2009
    ..Industry activities are widespread in surgical residencies, with approval of many program directors...
  13. ncbi Pediatric surgery workforce: population and economic issues
    Don K Nakayama
    Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1426-31; discussion 1432. 2008
    ..Our goal was to update information regarding the demand and supply of pediatric surgeons...
  14. ncbi Professionalism behind barbed wire: health care in World War II Japanese-American concentration camps
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 103:358-63. 2011
    ..Their extraordinary service to their community reflected their professional devotion to their patients and the values of their Japanese homeland...
  15. ncbi Three-year results of mandated work hour restrictions: attending and resident perspectives and effects in a community hospital
    Danny M Vaughn
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 74:542-6; discussion 546-7. 2008
    ..This reflects a continuing dissatisfaction with providing patient care and educating residents under a set of requirements that solely addresses resident sleepiness and fatigue...
  16. ncbi The effect of the 16-hour intern workday restriction on surgical residents' in-hospital activities
    Bradley M Dennis
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, The Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia
    J Surg Educ 70:800-5. 2013
    ..To observe the effects of the 2011 Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education 16-hour intern workday restrictions on surgical residents' clinical and educational activities...
  17. ncbi After-hours complications: evaluation of the predictive accuracy of resident sign-out
    Vincent C Scoglietti
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia 31201, USA
    Am Surg 76:682-6. 2010
    ..Instruction on proper transfer of care and illustrations of potential points of breakdown should be given for all levels of training...
  18. doi Professional values, value conflicts, and assessments of the duty-hour restrictions after six years: a multi-institutional study of surgical faculty and residents
    James E Coverdill
    Department of Sociology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Am J Surg 201:16-23. 2011
    ..the aim of this study was to explore professional values, value conflicts, and assessments of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's duty-hour restrictions...
  19. doi Distribution and expression of Kirre, an IgSF molecule, during postnatal development of rat cerebellum
    Lingwei Kong
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine and Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA, USA
    Neurosci Lett 543:22-6. 2013
    ..These results suggest that rKirre may play a potential role in postnatal developing rat cerebellum...
  20. ncbi How medical alumni now see their junior clerkships in surgery
    Jason R Chapman
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 77:1161-8. 2011
    ..Undergraduate surgical education should emphasize common surgical conditions, surgical decision-making, and simple procedures relevant to a nonsurgical practice...
  21. ncbi Employment and satisfaction trends among general surgery residents from a community hospital
    Amy E Cyr-Taro
    Department of Surgery, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, North Carolina 28402, USA
    J Surg Educ 65:43-9. 2008
    ..Physician satisfaction is an important and timely issue in health care. A paucity of literature addresses this question among general surgeons...
  22. ncbi Pediatric trauma experience in a combat support hospital in eastern Afghanistan over 10 months, 2010 to 2011
    Kenneth L Wilson
    Department of Surgery, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 79:257-60. 2013
    ..6%), 13 were transferred to other hospitals (31.7%), and 20 were discharged to home (48.8%; two not noted). Broad experience in operative trauma care, pediatric resuscitation, and critical care is a priority for military surgeons...
  23. ncbi Using a Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle to introduce a new or service line
    Don K Nakayama
    Department of Surgery at Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA, USA
    AORN J 92:335-43. 2010
    ..The PDSA cycle led to improvements in team performance, communication, and patient transfer and decreased the number of problems associated with instruments, supplies, equipment, and surgeon tardiness...
  24. doi Interleukin-lβ induces migration of rat arterial smooth muscle cells through a mechanism involving increased matrix metalloproteinase-2 activity
    Zhongbiao Wang
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine and Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia 31207, USA
    J Surg Res 169:328-36. 2011
    ..We investigated whether IL-lβ stimulated migration and MMP-2 production in VSMC, and, if so, whether migration correlated with MMP-2 activity...