Anthony G Charles
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- The employed surgeon: a changing professional paradigmAnthony G Charles
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 4008 Burnett, Womack Bldg, CB 7228, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
JAMA Surg 148:323-8. 2013..Surgeons are increasingly choosing hospital or large group employment as their practice environment. DESIGN American Medical Association Physician Masterfile data were analyzed for the years 2001 to 2009...
- The burden of surgical diseases on critical care services at a tertiary hospital in sub-Saharan AfricaJared Tomlinson
Department of Surgery, University of Rochester, USA
Trop Doct 43:27-9. 2013..Furthermore, improvements of critical care services will be central to future efforts to reduce surgical morbidity and mortality and improving outcomes in all critically ill patients...
- Increasing the number of trainees in general surgery residencies: is there capacity?Anthony G Charles
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Acad Med 86:599-604. 2011..S. surgical workforce. Given the likelihood of increasing shortages of general surgeons, the authors evaluated available expansion capacity of existing general surgery residency programs...
- Red blood cell transfusion within the first 24 hours of admission is associated with increased mortality in the pediatric trauma population: a retrospective cohort studyTaylor J Stone
Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
J Trauma Manag Outcomes 2:9. 2008..The object of this study was to evaluate the effect of red blood cell transfusion within the first 24 hours following admission on mortality in pediatric trauma patients treated at our institution...
- An observational study addressing the anatomic basis of mesosigmoidopexy as a rational treatment of non-gangrenous sigmoid volvulusJonathan C Samuel
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, 4050 Burnett Womack CB 7050, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Trop Doct 42:44-5. 2012..Mesosigmoidopexy should be considered as a rational alternative to resection and anastomosis when operating on non-gangrenous sigmoid volvulus...
- A noninvasive hemoglobin monitor in the pediatric intensive care unitMichael R Phillips
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, North Carolina Children s Hospital, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
J Surg Res 195:257-62. 2015..In this study, we define the degree of agreement between LabHb and SpHb using the Masimo Pronto SpHb Monitor and identify clinical and demographic conditions associated with decreased accuracy...
- The effect of incentive spirometry on postoperative pulmonary function following laparotomy: a randomized clinical trialAnna F Tyson
Department of Surgery, Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi2Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill
JAMA Surg 150:229-36. 2015..Furthermore, data are scarce regarding the prevention of postoperative atelectasis in sub-Saharan Africa...
- Addressing Malawi's surgical workforce crisis: a sustainable paradigm for training and collaboration in AfricaJaveria S Qureshi
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Surgery 153:272-81. 2013..There is an increasing burden of surgical diseases in Africa attributable to trauma (road traffic injuries), burns, and other noncommunicable diseases such as cancer, increasing the need for surgeons...
- Epidemiology of pediatric injury in Malawi: burden of disease and implications for preventionMichelle M Kiser
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27514 7228, USA
Int J Surg 10:611-7. 2012..The purpose of this study is to utilize a comprehensive database to describe the epidemiology of pediatric injuries at a tertiary hospital in Malawi...
- Pediatric surgical care in Lilongwe, Malawi: outcomes and opportunities for improvementClaire E Kendig
Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA UNC Project, Lilongwe, Malawi
J Trop Pediatr 60:352-7. 2014..One of the objectives of the Millennium Development Goals is to improve child health. We describe the burden of pediatric surgical disease at a tertiary hospital in Malawi...
- Development of a ratio of emergent to total hernia repairs as a surgical capacity metricJonathan C Samuel
NC Jaycee Burn Center, Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, 101 Manning Drive CB 7600, Chapel Hill, NC 27759, USA Electronic address
Int J Surg 12:906-11. 2014..We hypothesized that (a) the ratio of emergent to total hernia repairs (E/TH) would correlate with per capita health care expenditures for any given country, and (b) the E/TH is easy to obtain in resource-poor settings...
- Validating a verbal autopsy tool to assess pre-hospital trauma mortality burden in a resource-poor settingJaveria S Qureshi
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Trop Med Int Health 19:407-12. 2014..To present the validation of a verbal autopsy (VA) tool using inpatient deaths in order to ultimately assess the burden of adult pre-hospital trauma mortality in Lilongwe, Malawi...
- The role of the anatomy of the sigmoid colon in developing sigmoid volvulus: a case-control studyAdesola Akinkuotu
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Clin Anat 24:634-7. 2011..This is the first adequately controlled trial examining anatomy in sigmoid volvulus and provides strong evidence that refines prior hypotheses regarding the anatomic basis of sigmoid volvulus...
- Outcomes of pediatric patients with abdominal sepsis requiring surgery and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation using the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization databaseMichael R Phillips
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Am Surg 81:245-51. 2015..Acidemia predicts mortality and provides a potential target of examination for future studies. ..
- Repeat imaging in trauma transfers: a retrospective analysis of computed tomography scans repeated upon arrival to a Level I trauma centerDawn M Emick
Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1255-62. 2012....
- Head injury triage in a sub Saharan African urban populationJaveria S Qureshi
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7050, USA
Int J Surg 11:265-9. 2013..This study examines the epidemiology and outcomes of traumatic head injury presenting to a tertiary hospital in Malawi, in order to determine effective triage in a resource limited setting...
- Surgery and global public health: the UNC-Malawi surgical initiative as a model for sustainable collaborationJaveria S Qureshi
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 4001 Burnett Womack Bldg CB 7050, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7050, USA
World J Surg 35:17-21. 2011..We present the experiences of the University of North Carolina (UNC) Department of Surgery as part of the UNC Project in Malawi as an example of this innovative approach...
- Epidemiology of injuries at a tertiary care center in MalawiJonathan C Samuel
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
World J Surg 33:1836-41. 2009..Injury surveillance is an ongoing process required for primary, secondary, and tertiary injury prevention. In Malawi, hospital-based injury data are not available...
- Radiation combined with thermal injury induces immature myeloid cellsApril Elizabeth Mendoza
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, USA
Shock 38:532-42. 2012....