David A Spain

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Requests for 692 transfers to an academic level I trauma center: implications of the emergency medical treatment and active labor act
    David A Spain
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Trauma 62:63-7; discussion 67-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Poor validity of residual volumes as a marker for risk of aspiration in critically ill patients
    Stephen A McClave
    Department of Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:324-30. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Early enteral nutrition after abdominal trauma: effects on septic morbidity and practicality
    Gary M Weissenfluh
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma Critical Care Surgery, Stanford University, California, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 21:479-84. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Education and training of the future trauma surgeon in acute care surgery: trauma, critical care, and emergency surgery
    David A Spain
    Department of Trauma Critical Care Surgery, Stanford University, 300 Pasteur Dr H3680, Stanford, CA 94305 5655, USA
    Am J Surg 190:212-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint When is the seriously ill patient ready to be fed?
    David A Spain
    Department of Trauma, Stanford University Medical Center, California 94305 5655, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 26:S62-5; discussion S65-8. 2002
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of emergency department death for patients presenting with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Matthew W Mell
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif 94305 5642, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:651-5. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Validation of a prehospital trauma triage tool: a 10-year perspective
    Mary Anne Purtill
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Trauma 65:1253-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint A county hospital surgical practice: a model for acute care surgery
    Adella M Garland
    Department of Surgery, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95125, USA
    Am J Surg 194:758-63; discussion 763-4. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Early outcomes of deliberate nonoperative management for blunt thoracic aortic injury in trauma
    Anthony D Caffarelli
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif 94305 5407, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:598-605. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Massive transfusion protocols: the role of aggressive resuscitation versus product ratio in mortality reduction
    Daniel J Riskin
    Department of Surgery, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:198-205. 2009

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Requests for 692 transfers to an academic level I trauma center: implications of the emergency medical treatment and active labor act
    David A Spain
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Trauma 62:63-7; discussion 67-8. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that EMTALA would burden a Level I TC by a selective referral of a poor payer mix of primarily nonoperative patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Poor validity of residual volumes as a marker for risk of aspiration in critically ill patients
    Stephen A McClave
    Department of Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:324-30. 2005
    ..Elevated residual volumes (RV), considered a marker for the risk of aspiration, are used to regulate the delivery of enteral tube feeding. We designed this prospective study to validate such use...
  3. ncbi request reprint Early enteral nutrition after abdominal trauma: effects on septic morbidity and practicality
    Gary M Weissenfluh
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma Critical Care Surgery, Stanford University, California, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 21:479-84. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Education and training of the future trauma surgeon in acute care surgery: trauma, critical care, and emergency surgery
    David A Spain
    Department of Trauma Critical Care Surgery, Stanford University, 300 Pasteur Dr H3680, Stanford, CA 94305 5655, USA
    Am J Surg 190:212-7. 2005
    ..Many forces have converged to place serious challenges and obstacles to the training of future trauma surgeons. In order for the field to flourish, the training of future trauma surgeons must be modified to compensate for these changes...
  5. ncbi request reprint When is the seriously ill patient ready to be fed?
    David A Spain
    Department of Trauma, Stanford University Medical Center, California 94305 5655, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 26:S62-5; discussion S65-8. 2002
    ..The goal is to identify critically ill patients who are likely to tolerate enteral nutrition and attempt to minimize complications...
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of emergency department death for patients presenting with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Matthew W Mell
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif 94305 5642, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:651-5. 2012
    ..The goals of this study were to determine the incidence and predictors of ED death for patients presenting to EDs with rAAAs...
  7. doi request reprint Validation of a prehospital trauma triage tool: a 10-year perspective
    Mary Anne Purtill
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Trauma 65:1253-7. 2008
    ..We hypothesized these criteria accurately identify major trauma victims (MTV) and further that communication could be simplified to expedite transport...
  8. ncbi request reprint A county hospital surgical practice: a model for acute care surgery
    Adella M Garland
    Department of Surgery, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95125, USA
    Am J Surg 194:758-63; discussion 763-4. 2007
    ..The acute care surgery (ACS) model, which integrates trauma, critical care, and emergency surgery, has been proposed as a future model of trauma practice...
  9. doi request reprint Early outcomes of deliberate nonoperative management for blunt thoracic aortic injury in trauma
    Anthony D Caffarelli
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif 94305 5407, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:598-605. 2010
    ..This study reviews our experience with deliberate, nonoperative management for blunt thoracic aortic injury...
  10. doi request reprint Massive transfusion protocols: the role of aggressive resuscitation versus product ratio in mortality reduction
    Daniel J Riskin
    Department of Surgery, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:198-205. 2009
    ..Our purpose was to evaluate mortality and blood product use in the context of a newly initiated massive transfusion protocol (MTP)...
  11. pmc Characteristics of pediatric trauma transfers to a level i trauma center: implications for developing a regionalized pediatric trauma system in california
    Colleen D Acosta
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:1364-73. 2010
    ..This may result in delays in obtaining optimal care for injured children...
  12. doi request reprint Commitment to COT verification improves patient outcomes and financial performance
    Paul M Maggio
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Trauma 67:190-4; discussion 194-5. 2009
    ..Subsequently, our trauma center had two successful verifications. We examined the longitudinal effects of these efforts on volume, patient outcomes and finances...
  13. doi request reprint Payer status is associated with the use of prophylactic inferior vena cava filter in high-risk trauma patients
    Danielle M Pickham
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, CA, USA
    Surgery 152:232-7. 2012
    ..This lack of clarity creates the potential for variability and disparities in care. We hypothesized there would be differential use of prophylactic IVC filters for patients at high risk for PE on the basis of insurance status...
  14. ncbi request reprint CT angiography effectively evaluates extremity vascular trauma
    Peter D Peng
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Am Surg 74:103-7. 2008
    ..This study supports CTA as an effective alternative to conventional arteriography in assessing extremity vascular trauma...
  15. doi request reprint Logistics of transfusion support for patients with massive hemorrhage
    Lawrence T Goodnough
    Department of Pathology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 26:208-14. 2013
    ..The review summarizes practical approaches for transfusion support of patients with massive hemorrhage...
  16. doi request reprint Responsible development and application of surgical innovations: a position statement of the Society of University Surgeons
    Walter L Biffl
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:1204-9. 2008
  17. doi request reprint Insulin increases the release of proinflammatory mediators
    Susan I Brundage
    Division of Trauma, Emergency and Critical Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Trauma 65:367-72. 2008
    ..Our hypothesis was that insulin would directly abrogate the inflammatory cascade...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dramatic shift in the primary management of traumatic thoracic aortic rupture
    Darren R Lebl
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, Calif 94305 5655, USA
    Arch Surg 141:177-80. 2006
    ..Previously published studies have established the safety and efficacy of treating TAI with endovascular stents. Our hypothesis was that stents are supplanting operative repair as the primary therapy for TAI...
  19. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for delirium tremens in trauma patients
    James K Lukan
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville Hospital, Kentucky 40292, USA
    J Trauma 53:901-6. 2002
    ..The development of delirium tremens (DT) is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. This study identifies characteristics in trauma patients that are predictive of DT...
  20. ncbi request reprint Society of University Surgeons position statement on the volume-outcome relationship for surgical procedures
    David H Berger
    Department of Surgery, Houston, VA Medical Center and the Michael E DeBakey, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texax 77030, USA
    Surgery 134:34-40. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint Pediatric blunt abdominal injury: age is irrelevant and delayed operation is not detrimental
    Monika Tataria
    Lucille Packard Children s Hospital, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Trauma 63:608-14. 2007
    ..Additionally, we asked whether attempted nonoperative management, when failed, put children at higher risk for mortality or morbidities such as increased blood product transfusions or lengths of stays...
  22. doi request reprint Emergency innovation: implications for the trauma surgeon
    Jennifer L Pretz
    Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    J Trauma 67:1443-7. 2009
    ..We explore the intersection between two areas of independent bioethics, surgical innovation and emergency research; the point we refer to as emergency innovation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Abdominal seat belt marks in the era of focused abdominal sonography for trauma
    Nicole A Stassen
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville and University of Louisville Hospitals, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Arch Surg 137:718-22; discussion 722-3. 2002
    ..Focused abdominal sonography for trauma (FAST) is an unreliable method for assessing intra-abdominal injury in patients with seat belt marks...
  24. ncbi request reprint Reevaluation of diagnostic procedures for transmediastinal gunshot wounds
    Nicole A Stassen
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, and the University of Louisville Hospital, Kentucky 40292, USA
    J Trauma 53:635-8; discussion 638. 2002
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  25. ncbi request reprint Immune-enhancing enteral diet selectively augments ileal blood flow in the rat
    Diane Rhoden
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Surg Res 106:25-30. 2002
    ..This suggests that a mechanism for the protective effect of IED might be the preferential augmentation of gut blood flow to gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT) or mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT)...
  26. ncbi request reprint A novel approach to the problem of intestinal fistulization arising in patients managed with open peritoneal cavities
    Stephen Girard
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, KY 40292, USA
    Am J Surg 184:166-7. 2002
    ..Furthermore, we believe this technique may be a useful option for treating intestinal fistulae arising in patients managed with open abdominal wounds...
  27. ncbi request reprint Do facial fractures protect the brain or are they a marker for severe head injury?
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Am Surg 68:477-81. 2002
    ..Thus patients with facial fractures should be treated with the same caution as patients with significant blunt head trauma...
  28. ncbi request reprint Femoral vessel injuries
    Eddy H Carrillo
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 82:49-65. 2002
    ..Clearly, the most crucial components for a successful outcome are a thorough evaluation, early operation, and a flawless vascular repair...
  29. pmc Intraperitoneal resuscitation improves intestinal blood flow following hemorrhagic shock
    El Rasheid Zakaria
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Ann Surg 237:704-11; discussion 711-3. 2003
    ..To study the effects of peritoneal resuscitation from hemorrhagic shock...
  30. ncbi request reprint Venous air embolism and pressure infusion devices
    Matthew L Mendenhall
    Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    J Trauma 63:246. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Recruitment strategies for a fall prevention program: if we build it, will they really come?
    Jamie R Shandro
    Stanford University Medical Center, CA, USA
    J Trauma 63:142-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this observational study was to evaluate recruitment strategies for a fall prevention program...
  32. ncbi request reprint Endovascular management of a gunshot wound to the thoracic aorta
    Tony D Fang
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Trauma 60:204-8. 2006
  33. ncbi request reprint Perioperative risk assessment in elderly and high-risk patients
    J David Richardson
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:133-46. 2004
  34. ncbi request reprint A comparison of alcohol-positive and alcohol-negative trauma patients
    Richard D Blondell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:380-3. 2002
    ..This information is useful for planning interventions and referrals for treatment...
  35. ncbi request reprint Ventilator-associated pneumonia and surgical patients
    David A Spain
    Chest 121:1390-1. 2002
  36. ncbi request reprint North American Summit on Aspiration in the Critically Ill Patient: consensus statement
    Stephen A McClave
    Department of Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kentucky 40202, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 26:S80-5. 2002
    ..Management strategies for treating aspiration pneumonia are based on degree of diagnostic certainty, time of onset, and host factors...
  37. ncbi request reprint Immune-enhancing enteral diet increases blood flow and proinflammatory cytokines in the rat ileum
    Paul J Matheson
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Louisville, 800 Zorn Avenue, Research Building 19, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Surg Res 110:360-70. 2003
    ..We hypothesize that a mechanism for the gut protective effect of IED is augmentation of blood flow to the gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT) in the terminal ileum...