Caroline E Fife

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lymphedema in the morbidly obese patient: unique challenges in a unique population
    Caroline E Fife
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 54:44-56. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint A retrospective data analysis of antimicrobial dressing usage in 3,084 patients
    Caroline E Fife
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 56:28-42. 2010
  3. pmc A randomized controlled trial comparing two types of pneumatic compression for breast cancer-related lymphedema treatment in the home
    Caroline E Fife
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, Memorial Hermann Center for Wound Care and Lymphedema Management, 6431 Fannin, MSB 1 247, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:3279-86. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Dying to play video games: carbon monoxide poisoning from electrical generators used after hurricane Ike
    Caroline E Fife
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, 6431 Fannin St, MSB 1 247, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e1035-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Why is it so hard to do the right thing in wound care?
    Caroline E Fife
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 18:154-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint The safety of negative pressure wound therapy using vacuum-assisted closure in diabetic foot ulcers treated in the outpatient setting
    Caroline E Fife
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int Wound J 5:17-22. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint A patient-centered approach to treatment of morbid obesity and lower extremity complications: an overview and case studies
    Caroline E Fife
    University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 54:20-2, 24-32. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the outcome of lower-extremity diabetic ulcers treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy
    Caroline E Fife
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 15:322-31. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Wound center facility billing: A retrospective analysis of time, wound size, and acuity scoring for determining facility level of service
    Caroline E Fife
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 53:34-44. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk vs. benefit in hyperbaric medicine: a brief comment
    Caroline E Fife
    Memorial Hermann Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 75:995-6. 2004

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Lymphedema in the morbidly obese patient: unique challenges in a unique population
    Caroline E Fife
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 54:44-56. 2008
    ..Establishing clear criteria and patient participation guidelines before initiating a comprehensive localized lymphedema program will improve outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint A retrospective data analysis of antimicrobial dressing usage in 3,084 patients
    Caroline E Fife
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 56:28-42. 2010
    ..The practice pattern observed suggests that antimicrobial dressing usage generally is based on patient and wound assessment variables but prospective studies are needed to develop optimal guidelines of care...
  3. pmc A randomized controlled trial comparing two types of pneumatic compression for breast cancer-related lymphedema treatment in the home
    Caroline E Fife
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, Memorial Hermann Center for Wound Care and Lymphedema Management, 6431 Fannin, MSB 1 247, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:3279-86. 2012
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  4. doi request reprint Dying to play video games: carbon monoxide poisoning from electrical generators used after hurricane Ike
    Caroline E Fife
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, 6431 Fannin St, MSB 1 247, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e1035-8. 2009
    ..Although it is typically believed that generators were used to power air conditioning and refrigeration, this report demonstrates an unsuspected reason for their use...
  5. doi request reprint Why is it so hard to do the right thing in wound care?
    Caroline E Fife
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 18:154-8. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint The safety of negative pressure wound therapy using vacuum-assisted closure in diabetic foot ulcers treated in the outpatient setting
    Caroline E Fife
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int Wound J 5:17-22. 2008
    ..A.C. DFUs were available for analysis. There was either no statistical difference between the AEs of V.A.C. versus non V.A.C. patients or the V.A.C. exerted a protective effect. We conclude that the V.A.C. is safe in outpatient use...
  7. ncbi request reprint A patient-centered approach to treatment of morbid obesity and lower extremity complications: an overview and case studies
    Caroline E Fife
    University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 54:20-2, 24-32. 2008
    ..However, unless the underlying problem of morbid obesity is addressed, the problems for which these patients seek care will continue to recur...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the outcome of lower-extremity diabetic ulcers treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy
    Caroline E Fife
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 15:322-31. 2007
    ..Given the high cost of amputation and rehabilitation, these data suggest that hyperbaric oxygen treatment should be an important adjunctive therapy to heal lower-extremity lesions, especially those with a Wagner grade of 3 or higher...
  9. ncbi request reprint Wound center facility billing: A retrospective analysis of time, wound size, and acuity scoring for determining facility level of service
    Caroline E Fife
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 53:34-44. 2007
    ..Hospital-based outpatient wound centers should develop, review, and refine acuity score-based models on which to determine billed level of service...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk vs. benefit in hyperbaric medicine: a brief comment
    Caroline E Fife
    Memorial Hermann Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 75:995-6. 2004
  11. ncbi request reprint Healing dehisced surgical wounds with negative pressure wound therapy
    Caroline E Fife
    Texas Wound and Lymphedema Centers, Tomball, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 50:28-31. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint The predictive value of transcutaneous oxygen tension measurement in diabetic lower extremity ulcers treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy: a retrospective analysis of 1,144 patients
    Caroline E Fife
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and the Memorial Hermann Center for Hyperbaric Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 10:198-207. 2002
    ..A sea-level air TcPO2 < 15 mmHg combined with an in-chamber TcPO2 < 400 mmHg predicts failure of hyperbaric oxygen therapy with a reliability of 75.8% and a positive predictive value of 73.3%...
  13. pmc Assessment of lymphatic contractile function after manual lymphatic drainage using near-infrared fluorescence imaging
    I Chih Tan
    Center for Molecular Imaging, The Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:756-764.e1. 2011
    ..To investigate the feasibility of assessing the efficacy of manual lymphatic drainage (MLD), a method for lymphedema (LE) management, by using near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence imaging...
  14. pmc Near-infrared fluorescence imaging of lymphatics in head and neck lymphedema
    Erik A Maus
    Division of Cardiology and Hyperbaric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Head Neck 34:448-53. 2012
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  15. pmc Lymphatic abnormalities are associated with RASA1 gene mutations in mouse and man
    Patricia E Burrows
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:8621-6. 2013
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  16. doi request reprint Lipedema: a frequently misdiagnosed and misunderstood fatty deposition syndrome
    Caroline E Fife
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 23:81-92; quiz 93-4. 2010
    ..To enhance the learner's competence in caring for patients with lipedema through understanding the differential diagnoses, pathophysiology, and treatment/management options...
  17. pmc Human Lymphatic Architecture and Dynamic Transport Imaged Using Near-infrared Fluorescence
    John C Rasmussen
    Center for Molecular Imaging, The Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Transl Oncol 3:362-72. 2010
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  18. ncbi request reprint The effect of exercise and rest duration on the generation of venous gas bubbles at altitude
    Joseph P Dervay
    Medical Operations Branch, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 73:22-7. 2002
    ..The lifetimes of these micronuclei have been presumed to be from a few minutes to several weeks...