Steven K Howard

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Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The risks and implications of excessive daytime sleepiness in resident physicians
    Steven K Howard
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, and the Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Acad Med 77:1019-25. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Fatigue in anesthesia: implications and strategies for patient and provider safety
    Steven K Howard
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, Anesthesia Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94304, USA
    Anesthesiology 97:1281-94. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Simulation study of rested versus sleep-deprived anesthesiologists
    Steven K Howard
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, VA Palo Alto Health Care System and Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94304, USA
    Anesthesiology 98:1345-55; discussion 5A. 2003
  4. pmc Continuous adductor canal blocks are superior to continuous femoral nerve blocks in promoting early ambulation after TKA
    Seshadri C Mudumbai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 472:1377-83. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Patient safety: fatigue among clinicians and the safety of patients
    David M Gaba
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:1249-55. 2002
  6. doi request reprint External validation of simulation-based assessments with other performance measures of third-year anesthesiology residents
    Seshadri C Mudumbai
    Anesthesia Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Simul Healthc 7:73-80. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint An in vitro study to evaluate the utility of the "air test" to infer perineural catheter tip location
    Jack M Kan
    Department of Anesthesia, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA
    J Ultrasound Med 32:529-33. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of long-and short-axis imaging for in-plane ultrasound-guided femoral perineural catheter insertion
    Edward R Mariano
    Department of Anesthesia, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 32:149-56. 2013
  9. pmc Trainee fatigue: are new limits on work hours enough?
    Steven K Howard
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, VA Palo Alto Health Care System and Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif 94304, USA
    CMAJ 170:975-6. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Use of medical simulation to explore equipment failures and human-machine interactions in anesthesia machine pipeline supply crossover
    Seshadri C Mudumbai
    Anesthesia Service, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Anesth Analg 110:1292-6. 2010

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint The risks and implications of excessive daytime sleepiness in resident physicians
    Steven K Howard
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, and the Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Acad Med 77:1019-25. 2002
    ..To assess the levels of physiologic and subjective sleepiness in residents in three conditions: (1) during a normal (baseline) work schedule, (2) after an in-hospital 24-hour on-call period, and (3) following a period of extended sleep...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fatigue in anesthesia: implications and strategies for patient and provider safety
    Steven K Howard
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, Anesthesia Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94304, USA
    Anesthesiology 97:1281-94. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Simulation study of rested versus sleep-deprived anesthesiologists
    Steven K Howard
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, VA Palo Alto Health Care System and Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94304, USA
    Anesthesiology 98:1345-55; discussion 5A. 2003
    ..The authors used a realistic simulation environment to study the effects of sleep deprivation on psychomotor and clinical performance, subjective and objective sleepiness, and mood...
  4. pmc Continuous adductor canal blocks are superior to continuous femoral nerve blocks in promoting early ambulation after TKA
    Seshadri C Mudumbai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 472:1377-83. 2014
    ..A promising alternative is adductor canal CPNB that delivers a primarily sensory blockade; however, the differential effects of these two techniques on functional outcomes after TKA are not well established...
  5. ncbi request reprint Patient safety: fatigue among clinicians and the safety of patients
    David M Gaba
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:1249-55. 2002
  6. doi request reprint External validation of simulation-based assessments with other performance measures of third-year anesthesiology residents
    Seshadri C Mudumbai
    Anesthesia Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Simul Healthc 7:73-80. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that technical and nontechnical performance in the simulated environment is related to other various criterion measures, providing evidence to support the validity of the scores from the performance-based assessment...
  7. ncbi request reprint An in vitro study to evaluate the utility of the "air test" to infer perineural catheter tip location
    Jack M Kan
    Department of Anesthesia, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA
    J Ultrasound Med 32:529-33. 2013
    ..The air test improved the expert clinician's assessment of catheter tip position compared to chance, but there was no difference when compared to direct visualization of the catheter without air injection...
  8. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of long-and short-axis imaging for in-plane ultrasound-guided femoral perineural catheter insertion
    Edward R Mariano
    Department of Anesthesia, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 32:149-56. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that a long-axis in-plane technique for femoral perineural catheter insertion results in faster onset of sensory anesthesia compared to a short-axis in-plane technique...
  9. pmc Trainee fatigue: are new limits on work hours enough?
    Steven K Howard
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, VA Palo Alto Health Care System and Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif 94304, USA
    CMAJ 170:975-6. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Use of medical simulation to explore equipment failures and human-machine interactions in anesthesia machine pipeline supply crossover
    Seshadri C Mudumbai
    Anesthesia Service, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Anesth Analg 110:1292-6. 2010
    ..We present the use of an equipment malfunction simulation scenario, oxygen (O(2))/nitrous oxide (N(2)O) pipeline crossover, to probe residents' knowledge and their use of anesthetic equipment in a rapidly escalating crisis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinicians' recognition of the Ohmeda Modulus II plus and Ohmeda Excel 210 SE anesthesia machine system mode and function
    Yasser A Sowb
    Patient Simulation Center of Innovation PSCI and Anesthesiology Service, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Simul Healthc 1:26-31. 2006
    ..In this paper, we examined anesthesiologists' responses to the anesthesia machine (AM) in the "off" position during a simulated emergent cesarean section scenario...
  12. ncbi request reprint Improving alertness and performance in emergency department physicians and nurses: the use of planned naps
    Rebecca Smith-Coggins
    Department of Surgery Emergency Medicine, Stanford University, 701 Welch Rd, Suite C, Palo Alto, CA 94304 1713, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:596-604, 604.e1-3. 2006
    ..We examine whether a 40-minute nap opportunity at 3 AM can improve cognitive and psychomotor performance in physicians and nurses working 12-hour night shifts...
  13. doi request reprint Implementing emergency manuals: can cognitive aids help translate best practices for patient care during acute events?
    Sara N Goldhaber-Fiebert
    From the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California
    Anesth Analg 117:1149-61. 2013
    ..Finally, we discuss cultural readiness for change, present a system example of successful integration, and highlight the importance of further research on the implementation of emergency manuals. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint Preliminary study of ergonomic behavior during simulated ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia using a head-mounted display
    Ankeet D Udani
    Department of Anesthesia, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 31:1277-80. 2012
    ..Head-mounted display technology may offer potential advantages during ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Use of cognitive aids in a simulated anesthetic crisis
    T Kyle Harrison
    Patient Simulation Center of Innovation at VA Palo Alto Health Care System and the Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94304, USA
    Anesth Analg 103:551-6. 2006
    ..We were able to show a strong correlation between the use of a cognitive aid and the correct treatment of MH...
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of a fully simulated intensive care unit environment for critical event management training for internal medicine residents
    Geoffrey K Lighthall
    Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University Medical Center, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:2437-43. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Using the rapid response system to provide better oversight of patient care processes
    Michelle S Moore
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:695-8, 645. 2007
    ..The cross-disciplinary nature of patient care and medical emergency teams allows for identification of systemwide problems that might otherwise be perceived as isolated events...
  18. doi request reprint Adaptive coordination in cardiac anaesthesia: a study of situational changes in coordination patterns using a new observation system
    T Manser
    Center for Organizational and Occupational Sciences, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
    Ergonomics 51:1153-78. 2008
    ..Using a new observation system, it describes patterns employed by health care professionals in response to changing task demands in an acute patient care setting...
  19. ncbi request reprint Re: The impact of sleep deprivation on product quality and procedure effectiveness in a laparoscopic physical simulator
    Michael D Nevarez
    Am J Surg 192:139. 2006