B G Carr

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Unintentional firearm death across the urban-rural landscape in the United States
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1006-10. 2012
  2. doi request reprint A randomised controlled feasibility trial of alcohol consumption and the ability to appropriately use a firearm
    B G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, 929 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Inj Prev 15:409-12. 2009
  3. pmc A review of legislation restricting the intersection of firearms and alcohol in the U.S
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:674-9. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Does the trauma system protect against the weekend effect?
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 69:1042-7; discussion 1047-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Regionalization and emergency care: the institute of medicine reports and a federal government update
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:1351-3. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Regionalized care for time-critical conditions: lessons learned from existing networks
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:1354-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Weekend and night outcomes in a statewide trauma system
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Surg 146:810-7. 2011
  8. pmc Access to emergency care in the United States
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:261-9. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Practical implementation of therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Ground Ravdin, Philadelphia, PA19104, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 37:71-83. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Injury-adjusted mortality of patients transported by police following penetrating trauma
    Roger A Band
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:32-7. 2011

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Unintentional firearm death across the urban-rural landscape in the United States
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1006-10. 2012
    ..Many of these injuries are preventable, and unintentional firearm injuries, in particular, may be responsive to prevention efforts. We investigated the relationship between unintentional firearm death and urbanicity among adults...
  2. doi request reprint A randomised controlled feasibility trial of alcohol consumption and the ability to appropriately use a firearm
    B G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, 929 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Inj Prev 15:409-12. 2009
    ..To show the feasibility of using a controlled trial to investigate the effect of alcohol on firearm use...
  3. pmc A review of legislation restricting the intersection of firearms and alcohol in the U.S
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:674-9. 2010
    ..In the United States, injury is a leading cause of alcohol-related death, and alcohol use is the leading risk factor for injury. We reviewed state and federal legislation regulating the intersection of alcohol and firearms...
  4. doi request reprint Does the trauma system protect against the weekend effect?
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 69:1042-7; discussion 1047-8. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether the "weekend effect" exists for injured patients at our trauma center...
  5. doi request reprint Regionalization and emergency care: the institute of medicine reports and a federal government update
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:1351-3. 2010
    ..This article summarizes the content of these presentations. It should be noted that this summary is the perspective of the authors and does not represent the official policy of the U.S. government...
  6. doi request reprint Regionalized care for time-critical conditions: lessons learned from existing networks
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:1354-8. 2010
    ..A primary challenge remaining is for EM to help to integrate the existing and developing disease-based systems of care into a more comprehensive emergency care system...
  7. doi request reprint Weekend and night outcomes in a statewide trauma system
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Surg 146:810-7. 2011
    ..To evaluate whether mortality and clinical outcomes vary for injured patients in a mature trauma system on weeknights and weekends compared with weekdays...
  8. pmc Access to emergency care in the United States
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:261-9. 2009
    ..Rapid access to emergency services is essential for emergency care-sensitive conditions such as acute myocardial infarction, stroke, sepsis, and major trauma. We seek to determine US population access to an emergency department (ED)...
  9. doi request reprint Practical implementation of therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Ground Ravdin, Philadelphia, PA19104, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 37:71-83. 2009
    ..However, clearly delineated instructions for how to induce, maintain, and conclude TH have not been published in a codified format...
  10. doi request reprint Injury-adjusted mortality of patients transported by police following penetrating trauma
    Roger A Band
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:32-7. 2011
    ..More than a decade ago, the city of Philadelphia began allowing police transport of penetrating trauma patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of prehospital care times for trauma
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Surgery, The Trauma Center at Penn, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:198-206. 2006
    ..We sought to determine national averages for prehospital times based on a systematic review of published literature...
  12. doi request reprint Early goal-directed hemodynamic optimization combined with therapeutic hypothermia in comatose survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 80:418-24. 2009
    ..Due to the similarities between the post-cardiac arrest state and severe sepsis, it has been postulated that early goal-directed hemodyamic optimization (EGDHO) combined with TH would improve outcome of comatose cardiac arrest survivors...
  13. doi request reprint The time cost of prehospital intubation and intravenous access in trauma patients
    Brendan G Carr
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and the Center for Outcomes Research at the Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 12:327-32. 2008
    ..We sought to estimate the contribution of procedures to on-scene duration focusing on intubation and establishment of intravenous (IV) access...
  14. doi request reprint Outcomes related to the number and anatomic placement of gunshot wounds
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 64:197-202; discussion 202-3. 2008
    ..Firearm wounding patterns have changed, and patients more commonly present with multiple gunshot wounds (GSWs). We hypothesized that multiple GSW are associated with increased mortality risk and increased hospital length of stay (LOS)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Intensivist bedside ultrasound (INBU) for volume assessment in the intensive care unit: a pilot study
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, and Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of MedicinePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    J Trauma 63:495-500; discussion 500-2. 2007
    ..The use of intensivist bedside ultrasound (INBU) to rapidly assess volume status in the surgical intensive care unit (SICU) was hypothesized to be feasible and as accurate as invasive measures...
  16. doi request reprint A national analysis of the relationship between hospital factors and post-cardiac arrest mortality
    Brendan G Carr
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Intensive Care Med 35:505-11. 2009
    ..We sought to generate national estimates for post-cardiac arrest mortality, to assess trends, and to identify hospital factors associated with survival...
  17. ncbi request reprint Directed bedside transthoracic echocardiography: preferred cardiac window for left ventricular ejection fraction estimation in critically ill patients
    Dustin G Mark
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:894-900. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the preferred cardiac window for left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) estimation by EP sonographers in a critically ill patient population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Emergency department length of stay: a major risk factor for pneumonia in intubated blunt trauma patients
    Brendan G Carr
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Trauma 63:9-12. 2007
    ..Nationwide, hospital crowding has resulted in prolonged ED length of stay (LOS). We sought to study the association between prolonged ED LOS and rates of pneumonia...
  19. pmc Cardiac catheterization is underutilized after in-hospital cardiac arrest
    Raina M Merchant
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Resuscitation 79:398-403. 2008
    ..We sought to evaluate rates of early catheterization after in-hospital ventricular fibrillation (VF) arrest and the association with survival...
  20. doi request reprint Inter-hospital variability in post-cardiac arrest mortality
    Brendan G Carr
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine UPENN SOM, USA
    Resuscitation 80:30-4. 2009
    ..We examined hospital-level variation in mortality of patients admitted to United States intensive care units (ICUs) with a diagnosis of cardiac arrest...
  21. ncbi request reprint Time, distance, and access to emergency care in the United States
    Brendan G Carr
    Emergency Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    LDI Issue Brief 14:1-4. 2009
    ..This Issue Brief describes the first national study of population access to emergency care, taking into account the locations of emergency departments (EDs), people, and transportation...
  22. doi request reprint Improving patient outcomes from acute cardiovascular events through regionalized systems of care
    J Matthew Edwards
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 38:54-62. 2010
    ..Evidence suggests that regionalized systems of care for acute cardiovascular events may increase compliance with existing life-saving guidelines and improve patient outcomes...
  23. doi request reprint ACCESS: acute cerebrovascular care in emergency stroke systems
    Karen C Albright
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Neurol 67:1210-8. 2010
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  24. doi request reprint Variation in pediatric and adolescent firearm mortality rates in rural and urban US counties
    Michael L Nance
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Surgery, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4227, USA
    Pediatrics 125:1112-8. 2010
    ..We examined whether firearm mortality rates among children varied across US counties along a rural-urban continuum...
  25. doi request reprint Access to pediatric trauma care: alignment of providers and health systems
    Brendan G Carr
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 22:326-31. 2010
    ..We seek to describe in this review the current state of pediatric trauma care and suggest next steps required to ensure the efficient delivery of pediatric trauma care...
  26. doi request reprint Access to pediatric trauma care in the United States
    Michael L Nance
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:512-8. 2009
    ..To catalog trauma center resources and estimate access to age-specific trauma care for children younger than 15 years in the United States...
  27. doi request reprint Cervical spine injury in young children: a National Trauma Data Bank review
    Alison Polk-Williams
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1718-21. 2008
    ..Blunt cervical spine injury (CSI) is rare in the pediatric population. The objective of this study was to better characterize the incidence and type of CSI in young children (age <3 years) using a large, trauma center-based data set...