Anthony G Charles

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The employed surgeon: a changing professional paradigm
    Anthony 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
  2. pmc The burden of surgical diseases on critical care services at a tertiary hospital in sub-Saharan Africa
    Jared Tomlinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester, USA
    Trop Doct 43:27-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint 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
  4. pmc Red blood cell transfusion within the first 24 hours of admission is associated with increased mortality in the pediatric trauma population: a retrospective cohort study
    Taylor 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
  5. pmc An observational study addressing the anatomic basis of mesosigmoidopexy as a rational treatment of non-gangrenous sigmoid volvulus
    Jonathan 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
  6. doi request reprint A noninvasive hemoglobin monitor in the pediatric intensive care unit
    Michael 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
  7. doi request reprint The effect of incentive spirometry on postoperative pulmonary function following laparotomy: a randomized clinical trial
    Anna 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
  8. doi request reprint Addressing Malawi's surgical workforce crisis: a sustainable paradigm for training and collaboration in Africa
    Javeria S Qureshi
    Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Surgery 153:272-81. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Epidemiology of pediatric injury in Malawi: burden of disease and implications for prevention
    Michelle M Kiser
    Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27514 7228, USA
    Int J Surg 10:611-7. 2012
  10. pmc Pediatric surgical care in Lilongwe, Malawi: outcomes and opportunities for improvement
    Claire 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

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Publications19

  1. doi request reprint The employed surgeon: a changing professional paradigm
    Anthony 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...
  2. pmc The burden of surgical diseases on critical care services at a tertiary hospital in sub-Saharan Africa
    Jared 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...
  3. doi request reprint 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...
  4. pmc Red blood cell transfusion within the first 24 hours of admission is associated with increased mortality in the pediatric trauma population: a retrospective cohort study
    Taylor 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...
  5. pmc An observational study addressing the anatomic basis of mesosigmoidopexy as a rational treatment of non-gangrenous sigmoid volvulus
    Jonathan 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...
  6. doi request reprint A noninvasive hemoglobin monitor in the pediatric intensive care unit
    Michael 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...
  7. doi request reprint The effect of incentive spirometry on postoperative pulmonary function following laparotomy: a randomized clinical trial
    Anna 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...
  8. doi request reprint Addressing Malawi's surgical workforce crisis: a sustainable paradigm for training and collaboration in Africa
    Javeria 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...
  9. doi request reprint Epidemiology of pediatric injury in Malawi: burden of disease and implications for prevention
    Michelle 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...
  10. pmc Pediatric surgical care in Lilongwe, Malawi: outcomes and opportunities for improvement
    Claire 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...
  11. pmc Development of a ratio of emergent to total hernia repairs as a surgical capacity metric
    Jonathan 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...
  12. doi request reprint Validating a verbal autopsy tool to assess pre-hospital trauma mortality burden in a resource-poor setting
    Javeria 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...
  13. pmc The role of the anatomy of the sigmoid colon in developing sigmoid volvulus: a case-control study
    Adesola 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of pediatric patients with abdominal sepsis requiring surgery and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation using the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization database
    Michael 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. ..
  15. doi request reprint Repeat imaging in trauma transfers: a retrospective analysis of computed tomography scans repeated upon arrival to a Level I trauma center
    Dawn 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
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  16. doi request reprint Head injury triage in a sub Saharan African urban population
    Javeria 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...
  17. pmc Surgery and global public health: the UNC-Malawi surgical initiative as a model for sustainable collaboration
    Javeria 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...
  18. pmc Epidemiology of injuries at a tertiary care center in Malawi
    Jonathan 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...
  19. pmc Radiation combined with thermal injury induces immature myeloid cells
    April Elizabeth Mendoza
    Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, USA
    Shock 38:532-42. 2012
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