S Rob Todd

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Critical concepts in abdominal injury
    S Rob Todd
    Division of General Surgery, The University of Texas at Houston, 6431 Fannin Street, Suite 4 162, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Crit Care Clin 20:119-34. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Hextend attenuates hypercoagulability after severe liver injury in swine
    S Rob Todd
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 59:589-93; discussion 593-4. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Computer protocol facilitates evidence-based care of sepsis in the surgical intensive care unit
    Bruce A McKinley
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 70:1153-66; discussion 1166-7. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Identification of cardiac dysfunction in sepsis with B-type natriuretic peptide
    Krista L Turner
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, 6550 Fannin St, Smith Tower 1661, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:139-46; discussion 146-7. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The epidemiology of sepsis in general surgery patients
    Laura J Moore
    From the Methodist Hospital Research Institute Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 70:672-80. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Central venous pressure versus pulmonary artery catheter-directed shock resuscitation
    Bruce A McKinley
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital and The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Shock 32:463-70. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Lactated Ringer's is superior to normal saline in the resuscitation of uncontrolled hemorrhagic shock
    S Rob Todd
    Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Trauma 62:636-9. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Surgical intern survival skills curriculum as an intern: does it help?
    S Rob Todd
    Department of Surgery, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Am J Surg 202:713-8; discussion 718-9. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Sepsis in general surgery: the 2005-2007 national surgical quality improvement program perspective
    Laura J Moore
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, 6550 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Surg 145:695-700. 2010
  10. pmc Local variations in the epidemiology, microbiology, and outcome of necrotizing soft-tissue infections: a multicenter study
    Lillian S Kao
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 202:139-45. 2011

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Critical concepts in abdominal injury
    S Rob Todd
    Division of General Surgery, The University of Texas at Houston, 6431 Fannin Street, Suite 4 162, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Crit Care Clin 20:119-34. 2004
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  2. ncbi request reprint Hextend attenuates hypercoagulability after severe liver injury in swine
    S Rob Todd
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 59:589-93; discussion 593-4. 2005
    ..A resuscitation regimen that modulates this coagulopathy may prove beneficial. We sought to evaluate the effects of lactated Ringer's (LR) solution and Hextend on the resuscitation of uncontrolled hemorrhagic shock...
  3. doi request reprint Computer protocol facilitates evidence-based care of sepsis in the surgical intensive care unit
    Bruce A McKinley
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 70:1153-66; discussion 1166-7. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Identification of cardiac dysfunction in sepsis with B-type natriuretic peptide
    Krista L Turner
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, 6550 Fannin St, Smith Tower 1661, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:139-46; discussion 146-7. 2011
    ..More recently, BNP elevation has been demonstrated with septic shock and is predictive of death. How BNP levels relate to cardiac function in sepsis remains to be established...
  5. doi request reprint The epidemiology of sepsis in general surgery patients
    Laura J Moore
    From the Methodist Hospital Research Institute Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 70:672-80. 2011
    ..Our purpose is to describe its current epidemiology in a general surgery (GS) intensive care unit (ICU) where patients are routinely screened and aggressively treated for sepsis by an established protocol...
  6. doi request reprint Central venous pressure versus pulmonary artery catheter-directed shock resuscitation
    Bruce A McKinley
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital and The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Shock 32:463-70. 2009
    ..Computerized decision support provides a technique to implement complex protocol care processes and analyze patient response...
  7. ncbi request reprint Lactated Ringer's is superior to normal saline in the resuscitation of uncontrolled hemorrhagic shock
    S Rob Todd
    Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Trauma 62:636-9. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that, aside from hyperchloremic acidosis, NS resuscitation would be similar to that of LR in a swine model of uncontrolled hemorrhage...
  8. doi request reprint Surgical intern survival skills curriculum as an intern: does it help?
    S Rob Todd
    Department of Surgery, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Am J Surg 202:713-8; discussion 718-9. 2011
    ..We implemented a surgical intern survival skills curriculum to alleviate this through a series of lectures and interactive sessions. The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate its effectiveness...
  9. doi request reprint Sepsis in general surgery: the 2005-2007 national surgical quality improvement program perspective
    Laura J Moore
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, 6550 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Surg 145:695-700. 2010
    ..To document the incidence, mortality rate, and risk factors for sepsis and septic shock compared with pulmonary embolism and myocardial infarction in the general-surgery population...
  10. pmc Local variations in the epidemiology, microbiology, and outcome of necrotizing soft-tissue infections: a multicenter study
    Lillian S Kao
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 202:139-45. 2011
    ..Necrotizing soft-tissue infections (NSTIs) are rare and highly lethal...
  11. doi request reprint Robotic telepresence: a helpful adjunct that is viewed favorably by critically ill surgical patients
    Joseph F Sucher
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 202:843-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess how surgical intensive care unit (SICU) patients and their families would perceive robotic telepresence. We hypothesized that they would view such technology positively...
  12. doi request reprint How accurate are self-reported resident duty hours?
    S Rob Todd
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Educ 67:103-7. 2010
    ..quot; This study was conducted to compare the accuracy of self-reports against the electronic system...
  13. ncbi request reprint Resuscitation with lactated ringer's does not increase inflammatory response in a Swine model of uncontrolled hemorrhagic shock
    Jennifer M Watters
    Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Shock 22:283-7. 2004
    ..01) and shams (P < 0.05) but were not different from one another (P= 0.83). LR and NS resuscitation have equivalent effects on indices of inflammation in the lungs in our model of uncontrolled hemorrhagic shock...
  14. doi request reprint The identification of thyroid dysfunction in surgical sepsis
    S Rob Todd
    Department of Surgery, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1457-60. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that the relatively decreased levels of free thyroxine (T4), decreased levels of triiodothyronine (T3), and increased thyrotropin-stimulating hormone levels would be associated with mortality...
  15. doi request reprint A multidisciplinary protocol improves electrolyte replacement and its effectiveness
    S Rob Todd
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, 6550 Fannin Street, Smith Tower 1661, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 198:911-5. 2009
    ..We implemented a multidisciplinary electrolyte replacement protocol in a tertiary referral center surgical intensive care unit. The purpose of this study was to evaluate its efficacy...
  16. doi request reprint Nonsurgical airway management training for surgeons
    Elliott Silverman
    Department of Surgery, MITIE The Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation and Education, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Surg Educ 65:101-8. 2008
    ..Time intervals needed for review to maintain competence will also be studied. Improvements to the proficiency criteria and simulations are underway...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint The impact of diabetes on outcome in traumatically injured patients: an analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank
    Lillian S Kao
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 5656 Kelley St, Suite 30S 62008, Houston, TX 77026, USA
    Am J Surg 192:710-4. 2006
    ..Studies on stress hyperglycemia in trauma patients have largely ignored diabetes, a potential confounder. The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between diabetes and outcome in trauma patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Nutrition support in adult trauma patients
    S Rob Todd
    Acute Care Surgery, The Methodist Hospital Houston Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 6550 Fannin Street, Smith Tower 1661, TX 77030, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 21:421-9. 2006
    ..Evidence-based recommendations for clinical practice are presented when available...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint How accurate is the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Resident survey? Comparison between ACGME and in-house GME survey
    Bridget N Fahy
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Educ 67:387-92. 2010
    ..The purpose of the current study was to compare the responses obtained on the ACGME survey with our in-house GME survey...
  22. doi request reprint Computerized clinical decision support: a technology to implement and validate evidence based guidelines
    Joseph F Sucher
    Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Houston Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:520-37. 2008
    ..CONCLUSION:: CCDS to implement and refine EBG derived computerized protocols offers a method to decrease variability, test interventions, and validate improved quality of care...
  23. doi request reprint Just say no to intensive care unit starvation: a nutrition education program for surgery residents
    Shawn Spear
    The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 28:387-91. 2013
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to assess its effectiveness. We hypothesized that our nutrition education program would improve our residents' knowledge of ICU nutrition...
  24. doi request reprint Validation of a screening tool for the early identification of sepsis
    Laura J Moore
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 66:1539-46; discussion 1546-7. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that aggressive screening for sepsis would improve early recognition of sepsis and decrease sepsis-related mortality by insuring early appropriate interventions...
  25. doi request reprint Alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone in critically injured trauma patients
    S Rob Todd
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 66:465-9. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that alpha-MSH levels would be decreased in critically injured patients and that this would correlate with poor outcome...
  26. ncbi request reprint Early predictors of prolonged mechanical ventilation in major torso trauma patients who require resuscitation
    Steven C Agle
    Department of Surgery, Eastern Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
    Am J Surg 192:822-7. 2006
    ..The study purpose was to identify early predictors of prolonged mechanical ventilation in major torso trauma patients...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Fluid resuscitation increases inflammatory gene transcription after traumatic injury
    Jennifer M Watters
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Trauma 61:300-8; discussion 308-9. 2006
    ..This study aimed to examine effects of resuscitation with lactated Ringer's (LR) and Hextend (HEX) on the inflammatory response after uncontrolled hemorrhagic shock (UHS)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Hospital factors associated with splenectomy for splenic injury: a national perspective
    S Rob Todd
    The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Houston, Texas USA
    J Trauma 57:1065-71. 2004
    ..Using the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project's National Inpatient Sample (HCUP-NIS), we assessed the patterns of care for splenic trauma. We hypothesized that the processes of care in urban and rural hospitals would differ...