Christine S Cocanour

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Standardized trauma resuscitation: female hearts respond better
    Bruce A McKinley
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 4 266, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Surg 137:578-83; discussion 583-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned from the evacuation of an urban teaching hospital
    Christine S Cocanour
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, 6431 Fannin, MSB 4 284, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Surg 137:1141-5. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Decreasing ventilator-associated pneumonia in a trauma ICU
    Christine S Cocanour
    University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 61:122-9; discussion 129-30. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Cost of a ventilator-associated pneumonia in a shock trauma intensive care unit
    Christine S Cocanour
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 6:65-72. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Fresh frozen plasma should be given earlier to patients requiring massive transfusion
    Ernest A Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 62:112-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Supranormal trauma resuscitation causes more cases of abdominal compartment syndrome
    Zsolt Balogh
    Department of Surgery, Intensive Care Unit, Memorial Hermann Hospital, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, USA
    Arch Surg 138:637-42; discussion 642-3. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Abdominal compartment syndrome: the cause or effect of postinjury multiple organ failure
    Zsolt Balogh
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Shock 20:483-92. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Vacuum-assisted wound closure achieves early fascial closure of open abdomens after severe trauma
    James W Suliburk
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    J Trauma 55:1155-60; discussion 1160-1. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Patients with impending abdominal compartment syndrome do not respond to early volume loading
    Zsolt Balogh
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 186:602-7; discussion 607-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Preload optimization using "starling curve" generation during shock resuscitation: can it be done?
    Alan B Marr
    University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Shock 21:300-5. 2004

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Standardized trauma resuscitation: female hearts respond better
    Bruce A McKinley
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 4 266, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Surg 137:578-83; discussion 583-4. 2002
    ..Women respond better to standardized shock resuscitation compared with similarly severely injured men...
  2. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned from the evacuation of an urban teaching hospital
    Christine S Cocanour
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, 6431 Fannin, MSB 4 284, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Surg 137:1141-5. 2002
    ..Valuable lessons can be learned from the emergent evacuation of a large urban teaching hospital because of flooding...
  3. ncbi request reprint Decreasing ventilator-associated pneumonia in a trauma ICU
    Christine S Cocanour
    University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 61:122-9; discussion 129-30. 2006
    ..3-32.7 infections per 1,000 ventilator days from January 2002 through October 2002) necessitating a performance improvement initiative designed to decrease the incidence of VAP...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cost of a ventilator-associated pneumonia in a shock trauma intensive care unit
    Christine S Cocanour
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 6:65-72. 2005
    ..As part of a successful performance improvement program in decreasing VAP from 10 VAPs/100 ICU admissions to 2.5 VAPs/100 ICU admissions, we examined the costs associated with VAP...
  5. ncbi request reprint Fresh frozen plasma should be given earlier to patients requiring massive transfusion
    Ernest A Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 62:112-9. 2007
    ..The hypothesis for this study is that our pre-intensive care unit (ICU) massive transfusion (MT) protocol does not adequately correct coagulopathy, and that early uncorrected coagulopathy is predictive of mortality...
  6. ncbi request reprint Supranormal trauma resuscitation causes more cases of abdominal compartment syndrome
    Zsolt Balogh
    Department of Surgery, Intensive Care Unit, Memorial Hermann Hospital, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, USA
    Arch Surg 138:637-42; discussion 642-3. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Abdominal compartment syndrome: the cause or effect of postinjury multiple organ failure
    Zsolt Balogh
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Shock 20:483-92. 2003
    ..This review summarizes our findings...
  8. ncbi request reprint Vacuum-assisted wound closure achieves early fascial closure of open abdomens after severe trauma
    James W Suliburk
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    J Trauma 55:1155-60; discussion 1160-1. 2003
    ..This study reviews the efficacy of vacuum-assisted wound closure (VAWC) to obtain primary fascial closure of open abdomens after severe trauma...
  9. ncbi request reprint Patients with impending abdominal compartment syndrome do not respond to early volume loading
    Zsolt Balogh
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 186:602-7; discussion 607-8. 2003
    ..We evaluated our prospective resuscitation database to determine how patients who developed ACS differ from non-ACS patients in response to early volume loading...
  10. ncbi request reprint Preload optimization using "starling curve" generation during shock resuscitation: can it be done?
    Alan B Marr
    University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Shock 21:300-5. 2004
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Gastric alkalinization after major trauma
    Christine S Cocanour
    Department of Surgery, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Trauma 64:681-7. 2008
    ..Therefore, we hypothesized that trauma patients have an alkaline gastric environment that may be because of bile reflux...
  12. ncbi request reprint A multidisciplinary clinical pathway decreases rib fracture-associated infectious morbidity and mortality in high-risk trauma patients
    S Rob Todd
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, 6550 Fannin Street, Smith Tower 1661, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 192:806-11. 2006
    ..The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the effect of this pathway on infectious morbidity and mortality...
  13. doi request reprint Necrotizing soft tissue infections in the intensive care unit
    Ho H Phan
    Department of Surgery, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:S460-8. 2010
    ..Soft tissue reconstruction should take into account both functional and cosmetic outcome...
  14. ncbi request reprint Normal versus supranormal oxygen delivery goals in shock resuscitation: the response is the same
    Bruce A McKinley
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    J Trauma 53:825-32. 2002
    ..Our hypothesis was that by decreasing the Do I endpoint, less crystalloid would be administered. We compare resuscitation responses to the protocol with goals of Do I > or = 600 versus 500 in two patient cohorts...
  15. ncbi request reprint Brief intervention by surgeons can influence students toward a career in surgery
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Surgery, University of Texas Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Surg Res 111:166-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of the current study was to determine whether exposing students to surgery through a brief intervention early in their medical education could influence perceptions toward surgery as a career choice...
  16. doi request reprint Challenges to the care of the critically ill: novel staffing paradigms
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:366-70; discussion 370-3. 2008
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Secondary abdominal compartment syndrome is an elusive early complication of traumatic shock resuscitation
    Zsolt Balogh
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, Suite 4 264, 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 184:538-43; discussion 543-4. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe major trauma victims who developed secondary ACS during standardized shock resuscitation...
  18. 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
  19. ncbi request reprint Both primary and secondary abdominal compartment syndrome can be predicted early and are harbingers of multiple organ failure
    Zsolt Balogh
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Hermann Hospital, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    J Trauma 54:848-59; discussion 859-61. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the epidemiology of primary and secondary ACS and develop early prediction models in a high-risk cohort who were treated in a similar fashion...
  20. doi request reprint Best strategies in recurrent or persistent Clostridium difficile infection
    Christine S Cocanour
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 12:235-9. 2011
    ..These developments have led to an increase in recurrent CDI, which is more difficult to treat. This review focuses on recurrent CDI and its treatment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Acute lower extremity compartment syndrome (ALECS) screening protocol in critically ill trauma patients
    Roman Kosir
    Department of Surgery, General and Teaching Hospital, Maribor, Slovenia
    J Trauma 63:268-75. 2007
    ..Acute lower extremity compartment syndrome (ALECS) is a devastating complication that often presents silently in critically injured patients; therefore, we developed a protocol to screen high-risk patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Rib fractures, pneumonia, and mortality
    Christine S Cocanour
    Crit Care Med 34:1828-9. 2006