Alexander L Eastman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The lifesaving potential of specialized on-scene medical support for urban tactical operations
    Jeffery C Metzger
    Emergency Medicine Section of EMS, Homeland Security and Disaster Medicine, and the Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8579, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:528-31. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Computed tomographic angiography for the diagnosis of blunt cervical vascular injury: is it ready for primetime?
    Alexander L Eastman
    Division of Burns, Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas 75390 8890, USA
    J Trauma 60:925-9; discussion 929. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Alternate site surge capacity in times of public health disaster maintains trauma center and emergency department integrity: Hurricane Katrina
    Alexander L Eastman
    Section of EMS, Disaster Management and Homeland Security and Division of Burns, Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8890, USA
    J Trauma 63:253-7. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Conductive electrical devices: a prospective, population-based study of the medical safety of law enforcement use
    Alexander L Eastman
    Division of Burns, Trauma and Critical Care, Emergency Medicine Section of EMS, Disaster Management and Homeland Security, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:1567-72. 2008
  5. doi request reprint CTA-based screening reduces time to diagnosis and stroke rate in blunt cervical vascular injury
    Alexander L Eastman
    The Division of Burns, Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 67:551-6; discussion 555-6. 2009
  6. doi request reprint A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled pilot trial of anticoagulation in low-risk traumatic brain injury: The Delayed Versus Early Enoxaparin Prophylaxis I (DEEP I) study
    Herb A Phelan
    Division of Burns Trauma Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Parkland Memorial Hospital, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1434-41. 2012
  7. doi request reprint A prospective evaluation of the use of routine repeat cranial CT scans in patients with intracranial hemorrhage and GCS score of 13 to 15
    Kareem R Abdelfattah
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma, and Critical Care, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9148, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:685-8. 2012
  8. pmc Prestorage leukoreduction abrogates the detrimental effect of aging on packed red cells transfused after trauma: a prospective cohort study
    Herb A Phelan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns Trauma Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, USA
    Am J Surg 203:198-204. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and long term follow-up after emergent cricothyroidotomy: is routine conversion to tracheostomy necessary?
    David B Graham
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, E5 508A, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    Am Surg 77:1707-11. 2011
  10. pmc Year in review 2010: Critical Care--Cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Jeffery C Metzger
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Mail Code 8579, Dallas, TX 75390 8579, USA
    Crit Care 15:239. 2011

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint The lifesaving potential of specialized on-scene medical support for urban tactical operations
    Jeffery C Metzger
    Emergency Medicine Section of EMS, Homeland Security and Disaster Medicine, and the Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8579, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:528-31. 2009
    ..Considering the rapid decline in the patient's condition, it was later deemed by quality assurance reviewers that the on-scene presence of these TEMS providers was lifesaving...
  2. ncbi request reprint Computed tomographic angiography for the diagnosis of blunt cervical vascular injury: is it ready for primetime?
    Alexander L Eastman
    Division of Burns, Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas 75390 8890, USA
    J Trauma 60:925-9; discussion 929. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Alternate site surge capacity in times of public health disaster maintains trauma center and emergency department integrity: Hurricane Katrina
    Alexander L Eastman
    Section of EMS, Disaster Management and Homeland Security and Division of Burns, Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8890, USA
    J Trauma 63:253-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe how alternate-site medical surge capacity absorbed large patient volumes while minimizing impact on routine TC/ED operations immediately after Hurricane Katrina...
  4. doi request reprint Conductive electrical devices: a prospective, population-based study of the medical safety of law enforcement use
    Alexander L Eastman
    Division of Burns, Trauma and Critical Care, Emergency Medicine Section of EMS, Disaster Management and Homeland Security, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:1567-72. 2008
    ..To examine police compliance with policies for the proper use of conductive electrical devices (CEDs) and, in turn, track any associated medical events following CED application...
  5. doi request reprint CTA-based screening reduces time to diagnosis and stroke rate in blunt cervical vascular injury
    Alexander L Eastman
    The Division of Burns, Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 67:551-6; discussion 555-6. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that the use of CTA-alone screening and diagnostic methods would reduce the time interval from admission to diagnosis and, hence, also reduce the stroke rates associated with these injuries...
  6. doi request reprint A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled pilot trial of anticoagulation in low-risk traumatic brain injury: The Delayed Versus Early Enoxaparin Prophylaxis I (DEEP I) study
    Herb A Phelan
    Division of Burns Trauma Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Parkland Memorial Hospital, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1434-41. 2012
    ..We present the results of the Delayed Versus Early Enoxaparin Prophylaxis I study, a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized pilot trial on the low-risk arm...
  7. doi request reprint A prospective evaluation of the use of routine repeat cranial CT scans in patients with intracranial hemorrhage and GCS score of 13 to 15
    Kareem R Abdelfattah
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma, and Critical Care, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9148, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:685-8. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Prestorage leukoreduction abrogates the detrimental effect of aging on packed red cells transfused after trauma: a prospective cohort study
    Herb A Phelan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns Trauma Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, USA
    Am J Surg 203:198-204. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively duplicate previous retrospective findings showing that prestorage leukoreduction blunts the detrimental effect of aging on banked packed red blood cells transfused after injury...
  9. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and long term follow-up after emergent cricothyroidotomy: is routine conversion to tracheostomy necessary?
    David B Graham
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, E5 508A, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    Am Surg 77:1707-11. 2011
    ..The need for cardiopulmonary resuscitation before or during CRIC portends poorly for neurologically intact survival. Simple decannulation is appropriate for CRIC patients when their need for airway protection has resolved...
  10. pmc Year in review 2010: Critical Care--Cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Jeffery C Metzger
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Mail Code 8579, Dallas, TX 75390 8579, USA
    Crit Care 15:239. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint TBI risk stratification at presentation: a prospective study of the incidence and timing of radiographic worsening in the Parkland Protocol
    Herb A Phelan
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas 75390 9158, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S122-7. 2012
    ..This prospective study characterizes the incidence and timing of radiographic progression of the TBI patterns in these categories...
  12. doi request reprint Does temporary chest wall closure with or without chest packing improve survival for trauma patients in shock after emergent thoracotomy?
    Jennifer L Lang
    Division of Burns Trauma Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9158, USA
    J Trauma 70:705-9. 2011
    ....
  13. pmc Year in review 2009: Critical Care--cardiac arrest, trauma and disasters
    Jeffery C Metzger
    Department of Surgery Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Mail Code 8579, Dallas, TX 75390 8579, USA
    Crit Care 14:242. 2010
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Ethical considerations in embedding a surgeon in a military or civilian tactical team
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 27:583-8. 2012
    ....
  15. doi request reprint An evaluation of multidetector computed tomography in detecting pancreatic injury: results of a multicenter AAST study
    Herb A Phelan
    UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9158, USA
    J Trauma 66:641-6; discussion 646-7. 2009
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Emergency tracheal intubation immediately following traumatic injury: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline
    Julie Mayglothling
    From the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center J M, T M D, J W, Richmond, Virginia Carolinas Medical Center M G, Charlotte, North Carolina University of Pennsylvania M C, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Kings County Medical Center E L and Mt Sinai Medical Center K H S, New York, New York University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center A L E, Dallas, Texas
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S333-40. 2012
    ..The goals of the work group were to develop evidence-based guidelines to (1) characterize patients in need of ETI and (2) delineate the most appropriate procedure for patients undergoing ETI...
  17. doi request reprint Pre-burn center management of the burned airway: do we know enough?
    Alexander L Eastman
    Division of Burns, Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, MC 9158, Dallas, Texas 75390 9158, USA
    J Burn Care Res 31:701-5. 2010
    ..Rationale for their initial intubation varies, but education is warranted in the prehospital community to reduce unnecessary intubation of the burn patient...
  18. pmc Year in review 2008: Critical Care--trauma
    Jeffery C Metzger
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Mail Code 8579, Dallas, TX 75390 8579, USA
    Crit Care 13:226. 2009
    ..Finally, an experimental model showed that both splenic apoptosis and lymphocytopenia may occur shortly after severe hemorrhage, thus increasing the threat of immunosuppression in those with severe blood loss...
  19. doi request reprint A survey of critical care training amongst surgical residents: will they be ready?
    Dawn S Hui
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma, and Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    J Surg Res 163:132-41. 2010
    ..No study has yet addressed the impact of these changes on resident SCC training. In our study, we investigated residents' experiences and perceptions of SCC education and practice...
  20. doi request reprint Comparison of Hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers to stored human red blood cells
    Alexander L Eastman
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burn, Trauma and Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    Crit Care Clin 25:303-10, Table of Contents. 2009
    ..In the mean time, we must further the development of alternative strategies for the "hemoglobin bridge" so desperately needed by many critically ill patients...