Randall S Friese

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Abdominal ultrasound is an unreliable modality for the detection of hemoperitoneum in patients with pelvic fracture
    Randall S Friese
    Division of Burn, Trauma, Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9158, USA
    J Trauma 63:97-102. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Sleep and recovery from critical illness and injury: a review of theory, current practice, and future directions
    Randall S Friese
    Division of Burn, Trauma, and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:697-705. 2008
  3. pmc Good night, sleep tight: the time is ripe for critical care providers to wake up and focus on sleep
    Randall S Friese
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd Room E5 508, Dallas, Texas 75390 USA
    Crit Care 12:146. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy is sufficient to exclude occult diaphragm injury after penetrating abdominal trauma
    Randall S Friese
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burn, Trauma, Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 58:789-92. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Could Beta blockade improve outcome after injury by modulating inflammatory profiles?
    Randall S Friese
    Division of Burn, Trauma, Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:1061-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The use of leukoreduced red blood cell products is associated with fewer infectious complications in trauma patients
    Randall S Friese
    Division of Burn, Trauma, Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 196:56-61. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Serum B-type natriuretic peptide: a marker of fluid resuscitation after injury?
    Randall S Friese
    Division of Burn, Trauma, Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9158, USA
    J Trauma 62:1346-50; discussion 1350-1. 2007
  8. doi request reprint The conjoint effect of reduced crystalloid administration and decreased damage-control laparotomy use in the development of abdominal compartment syndrome
    Bellal Joseph
    From the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, and Burns, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:457-61. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Validating trauma-specific frailty index for geriatric trauma patients: a prospective analysis
    Bellal Joseph
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery, University of Arizona Medical Center, Tuscon, AZ Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 219:10-17.e1. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Repeat head computed tomography in anticoagulated traumatic brain injury patients: still warranted
    Bellal Joseph
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Am Surg 80:43-7. 2014

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. ncbi request reprint Abdominal ultrasound is an unreliable modality for the detection of hemoperitoneum in patients with pelvic fracture
    Randall S Friese
    Division of Burn, Trauma, Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9158, USA
    J Trauma 63:97-102. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the sensitivity and specificity of FAST for the detection of hemoperitoneum in patients with pelvic fracture and an increased risk for hemorrhage...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sleep and recovery from critical illness and injury: a review of theory, current practice, and future directions
    Randall S Friese
    Division of Burn, Trauma, and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:697-705. 2008
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  3. pmc Good night, sleep tight: the time is ripe for critical care providers to wake up and focus on sleep
    Randall S Friese
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd Room E5 508, Dallas, Texas 75390 USA
    Crit Care 12:146. 2008
    ..Bourne and coworkers recently conducted a small clinical trial that describes improved sleep efficiency with oral melatonin use in critically ill patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy is sufficient to exclude occult diaphragm injury after penetrating abdominal trauma
    Randall S Friese
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burn, Trauma, Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 58:789-92. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that laparoscopy alone is sufficient to exclude diaphragm injury after penetrating thoracoabdominal trauma...
  5. doi request reprint Could Beta blockade improve outcome after injury by modulating inflammatory profiles?
    Randall S Friese
    Division of Burn, Trauma, Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:1061-8. 2008
    ..In vitro evidence supports that BB modulates the postinjury inflammatory response. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of BB on inflammatory profiles in injured patients at increased risk for heart disease...
  6. ncbi request reprint The use of leukoreduced red blood cell products is associated with fewer infectious complications in trauma patients
    Randall S Friese
    Division of Burn, Trauma, Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 196:56-61. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of prestorage leukoreduction on infectious complications in injured patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Serum B-type natriuretic peptide: a marker of fluid resuscitation after injury?
    Randall S Friese
    Division of Burn, Trauma, Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9158, USA
    J Trauma 62:1346-50; discussion 1350-1. 2007
    ..However, the use of BNP as a marker of fluid overload during resuscitation from injury has not been previously described...
  8. doi request reprint The conjoint effect of reduced crystalloid administration and decreased damage-control laparotomy use in the development of abdominal compartment syndrome
    Bellal Joseph
    From the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, and Burns, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:457-61. 2014
    ..Recent years have seen changes in resuscitation patterns and a decline in the use of DCL. We hypothesized that reductions in both crystalloid resuscitation and the use of DCL is associated with a reduced rate of ACS in trauma patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Validating trauma-specific frailty index for geriatric trauma patients: a prospective analysis
    Bellal Joseph
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery, University of Arizona Medical Center, Tuscon, AZ Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 219:10-17.e1. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that TSFI can predict discharge disposition in geriatric trauma patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Repeat head computed tomography in anticoagulated traumatic brain injury patients: still warranted
    Bellal Joseph
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Am Surg 80:43-7. 2014
    ..05). Prehospital CAP therapy is high risk for progression of bleeding on repeat head CT. Routine repeat head CT remains an important component in this patient population and can provide useful information. ..
  11. doi request reprint Improving survival rates after civilian gunshot wounds to the brain
    Bellal Joseph
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, and Burns, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 218:58-65. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that aggressive management can increase survival and the rate of organ donation in patients with gunshot wounds to the brain...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prothrombin complex concentrate use in coagulopathy of lethal brain injuries increases organ donation
    Bellal Joseph
    Division of Trauma, Burns, Critical Care, and Emergency Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Am Surg 80:335-8. 2014
    ..Although various methodologies exist for the treatment of coagulopathy to facilitate organ donation, PCC provides a rapid and cost-effective therapy for reversal of coagulopathy in patients with lethal traumatic brain injuries. ..
  13. doi request reprint The acute care surgery model: managing traumatic brain injury without an inpatient neurosurgical consultation
    Bellal Joseph
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:102-5; discussion 105. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that ACS safely manage mild TBI with intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) on head computed tomographic (CT) scan without neurosurgical consultation (NC)...
  14. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes in traumatic brain injury patients on preinjury clopidogrel: a prospective analysis
    Bellal Joseph
    From the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, and Burns, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:817-20. 2014
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate clinical outcomes and the requirement of a repeat head computed tomography (RHCT) in patients on preinjury clopidogrel therapy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predicting hospital discharge disposition in geriatric trauma patients: is frailty the answer?
    Bellal Joseph
    From the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:196-200. 2014
    ..However, FI has never been applied as a prognostic measure after trauma. The aim of our study was to identify hospital admission factors predicting discharge disposition in geriatric trauma patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Levothyroxine therapy before brain death declaration increases the number of solid organ donations
    Bellal Joseph
    From the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, and Burns, Department of Surgery, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:1301-5. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of early LT (before the declaration of brain death) on the number of solid organs procured per donor...
  17. ncbi request reprint A three-year prospective study of repeat head computed tomography in patients with traumatic brain injury
    Bellal Joseph
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, and Burns, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 219:45-51. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that in examinable patients without neurologic deterioration, RHCT scan does not lead to neurosurgical intervention (craniotomy/craniectomy)...
  18. ncbi request reprint The BIG (brain injury guidelines) project: defining the management of traumatic brain injury by acute care surgeons
    Bellal Joseph
    From the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, and Burns, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:965-9. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to define guidelines-based on each patient's history, physical examination, and initial head CT findings-regarding which patients require a period of observation, RHCT, or neurosurgical consultation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Shock index predicts mortality in geriatric trauma patients: an analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank
    Viraj Pandit
    From the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, and Burns, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:1111-5. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the utility of SI in predicting outcomes. We hypothesized that SI predicts mortality in geriatric trauma patients...
  20. doi request reprint Rehabilitation after trauma; does age matter?
    Bellal Joseph
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85727, USA
    J Surg Res 184:541-5. 2013
    ..Variability exits in the ability to predict overall recovery after trauma and inpatient rehabilitation. The aim of this study was to identify factors predicting functional improvement in trauma patients undergoing inpatient rehabilitation...
  21. doi request reprint Pediatric all-terrain vehicle trauma: the epidemic continues unabated
    Nathan Blecker
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 28:443-7. 2012
    ..This study examines the epidemiology of ATV injuries in Arizona with emphasis on pediatric injuries and compares ATV injuries to those associated with motorcycle (MCC) and motor vehicle crashes (MVC)...
  22. pmc Prestorage leukoreduction ameliorates the effects of aging on banked blood
    Herb A Phelan
    Division of Burns Trauma Critical Care, Department of Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9158, USA
    J Trauma 69:330-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this retrospective cohort study was to describe the effect of prestorage leukoreduction (PS-LR) on the detrimental clinical effects of increasing age on blood products used in trauma patients...
  23. doi request reprint Fatal gunshot wound to the head: the impact of aggressive management
    Bellal Joseph
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, and Burns, University of Arizona, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Room No 5411, PO Box 245063, Tucson, AZ 85727, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 207:89-94. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of aggressive management on organ donation in patient with fatal GSWs to the head...
  24. 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...
  25. doi request reprint Low-dose aspirin therapy is not a reason for repeating head computed tomographic scans in traumatic brain injury: a prospective study
    Bellal Joseph
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, and Burns, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona Electronic address
    J Surg Res 186:287-91. 2014
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the utility of repeat head computed tomography (RHCT) and outcomes in patients on low-dose aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid; ASA) therapy...
  26. ncbi request reprint Children are safer in states with strict firearm laws: a National Inpatient Sample study
    Arash Safavi
    From the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, and Burns, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:146-50; discussion 150-1. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that strict firearm control laws impact the incidence of pediatric firearm injury...
  27. doi request reprint Prothrombin complex concentrate: an effective therapy in reversing the coagulopathy of traumatic brain injury
    Bellal Joseph
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:248-53. 2013
    ..However, its use and effectiveness compared with recombinant factor VII (rFVIIa) in TBI has not been established. The purpose of this study was to compare PCC and rFVIIa for the correction of TBI coagulopathy...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prothrombin complex concentrate versus fresh-frozen plasma for reversal of coagulopathy of trauma: is there a difference?
    Bellal Joseph
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns, and Emergency Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Room 5411, P O Box 245063, Tucson, AZ, 85724, US
    World J Surg 38:1875-81. 2014
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine the time to correction of coagulopathy and blood product requirement in patients who received PCC+FFP compared with patients who received FFP alone...
  29. ncbi request reprint Unveiling posttraumatic stress disorder in trauma surgeons: a national survey
    Bellal Joseph
    From the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, and Burns, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 77:148-54; discussion 154. 2014
    ..The impact trauma surgeons endure in managing critical trauma cases is unknown. The aim of our study was to assess the incidence of PTSD among trauma surgeons and identify risk factors associated with the development of PTSD...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of alcohol in traumatic brain injury: is it really protective?
    Viraj Pandit
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery and Burns, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Surg Res 190:634-9. 2014
    ..Studies have proposed a neuroprotective role for alcohol (ETOH) in traumatic brain injury (TBI). We hypothesized that ETOH intoxication is associated with mortality in patients with severe TBI...
  31. doi request reprint Improving communication in level 1 trauma centers: replacing pagers with smartphones
    Bellal Joseph
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85727, USA
    Telemed J E Health 19:150-4. 2013
    ..Wireless devices such as smartphones are ideal in acute trauma settings as they can transfer patient information quickly in a coordinate manner to all the team members responsible for patient care...
  32. doi request reprint Predictors of mortality in geriatric trauma patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ammar Hashmi
    From the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns, and Emergency Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:894-901. 2014
    ..This study aimed to examine mortality rates in severe and extremely severe injured individuals 65 years or older and to identify the predictors of mortality based on available evidence in the literature...
  33. ncbi request reprint Morbid obesity predisposes trauma patients to worse outcomes: a National Trauma Data Bank analysis
    Michael Ditillo
    From the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns and Emergency Surgery V P, P R, H A, S H, R S F, B J, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona and Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns and Emergency Surgery M D, B B, K D, Department of Surgery, Yale New Haven Medical Center, New Haven, Connecticut
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:176-9. 2014
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate outcomes in morbidly obese patients after blunt trauma. We hypothesized that morbidly obese patients have adverse outcomes as compared with nonobese patients after blunt traumatic injury...
  34. ncbi request reprint Factor IX complex for the correction of traumatic coagulopathy
    Bellal Joseph
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85727 5063, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:828-34. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe our experience in the use of factor IX complex in coagulopathic trauma patients...
  35. doi request reprint Male gender is associated with excessive IL-6 expression following severe injury
    Jason L Sperry
    Division of Trauma and General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 64:572-8; discussion 578-9. 2008
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Incidence and pattern of cervical spine injury in blunt assault: it is not how they are hit, but how they fall
    Narong Kulvatunyou
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85727, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:271-5. 2012
    ..In blunt assault to the head or face, IE is low; hence, the reported incidence of CSI is low. The goal of our study was to identify the incidence, pattern, and outcome of CSI in blunt assaulted patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Leukoreduction before red blood cell transfusion has no impact on mortality in trauma patients
    Herb A Phelan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma Critical Care, University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile, Alabama, USA
    J Surg Res 138:32-6. 2007
    ..Many institutions now mandate leukoreduction (LR) of transfusion products, which increases costs by approximately $30/unit. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of LR on mortality and LOS in trauma patients...
  38. doi request reprint Validation of a novel method to interrupt sleep in the mouse
    Christopher M Sinton
    Department of Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75390 8874, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 184:71-8. 2009
    ..The changes in sleep both during and after SI showed some differences from those previously observed in the rat using the same SI parameters. In conclusion, the mouse may provide a useful alternative model for studying the effects of SI...
  39. ncbi request reprint Smartphone surgery: how technology can transform practice
    Bardiya Zangbar
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Acute Care Surgery, and Burns, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    Telemed J E Health 20:590-2. 2014
    ..In this article, we describe our initial teletrauma experience and the effect of smartphone implementation in patient care and medical education at the University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson...
  40. doi request reprint A prospective evaluation of platelet function in patients on antiplatelet therapy with traumatic intracranial hemorrhage
    Bellal Joseph
    From the Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, Critical Care, and Burns, Department of Surgery, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:990-4. 2013
    ..We hypothesized (null) that platelet transfusion in this cohort of patients does not improve platelet function...
  41. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use increases diagnostic testing, procedures, charges, and the risk of hospital admission: a population-based study of injured patients in the emergency department
    Terence O'Keeffe
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns and Emergency Surgery, University of Arizona, 1501 North Campbell Avenue, Room 5411D, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Am J Surg 206:16-22. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that alcohol use increases the hospital charges when caring for these injured patients...
  42. doi request reprint A prospective cohort study of 200 acute care gallbladder surgeries: the same disease but a different approach
    Narong Kulvatunyou
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85727 5063, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1039-45. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that, because preoperative signs and diagnostic tests are not sensitive enough to diagnose AC, coupled with the potential health care burden of non-AC gallbladder, surgery may be offered sooner...
  43. ncbi request reprint Sleep disruptions and nocturnal nursing interactions in the intensive care unit
    Angela Le
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Surg Res 177:310-4. 2012
    ..For this study, we assessed the quantity and type of NNIs in different ICU types: medical, surgical, cardiothoracic, pediatric, and neonatal. We hypothesized that the number and type of NNIs vary among different ICU types...
  44. doi request reprint Two-year experience of using pigtail catheters to treat traumatic pneumothorax: a changing trend
    Narong Kulvatunyou
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85727, USA
    J Trauma 71:1104-7; discussion 1107. 2011
    ..Pigtail catheters (PCs) are smaller and less invasive; they have worked well in patients with nontraumatic pneumothorax (PTX). The purpose of this study was to review our early experience of PC use in trauma patients...
  45. doi request reprint Dissecting delays in trauma care using corporate lean six sigma methodology
    Jennifer K Parks
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma and Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 65:1098-104; discussion 1104-5. 2008
    ..We applied corporate Lean Six Sigma methodology to reduce overcrowding by quantifying patient dwell times in trauma resuscitation units (TRU) and to identify opportunities for reducing them...
  46. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of death associated with hypotension is not altered by the presence of brain injury in pediatric trauma patients
    Mark A Gunst
    Division of Burns, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    Am J Surg 194:741-4; discussion 744-5. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that systemic hypotension increases mortality in pediatric patients with TBI more than it does in pediatric patients with extracranial injuries only...
  47. ncbi request reprint Quantity and quality of sleep in the surgical intensive care unit: are our patients sleeping?
    Randall S Friese
    Division of Burn, Trauma, Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 63:1210-4. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the quantity and quality of sleep as well as sleep architecture, as defined by polysomnography (PSG), in patients cared for in the surgical ICU...
  48. 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
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Significant variations in mortality occur at similarly designated trauma centers
    Shahid Shafi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma, and Surgical Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    Arch Surg 144:64-8. 2009
    ..Mortality rates vary across designated trauma centers (TC), even after controlling for injury severity...
  50. ncbi request reprint Waiting for the patient to "sober up": Effect of alcohol intoxication on glasgow coma scale score of brain injured patients
    Jason L Sperry
    Division of Burns, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas 75390 9158, USA
    J Trauma 61:1305-11. 2006
    ..Alcohol intoxication may limit the ability of the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) to accurately assess severity of TBI. We hypothesized that alcohol intoxication significantly depresses GCS scores of TBI patients...
  51. doi request reprint Selective nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline
    Nicole A Stassen
    Practice Management Guideline Committee, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S294-300. 2012
    ..Since that time, a large volume of literature on these topics has been published requiring a reevaluation of the current EAST guideline...
  52. doi request reprint Sleep deprivation after septic insult increases mortality independent of age
    Randall S Friese
    Division of Trauma Critical Care and Emergency Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5063, USA
    J Trauma 66:50-4. 2009
    ..The aging process is known to reduce the restorative phases of sleep. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of age on mortality with sleep deprivation during recovery from septic insult...
  53. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary artery catheter use is associated with reduced mortality in severely injured patients: a National Trauma Data Bank analysis of 53,312 patients
    Randall S Friese
    Parkland Memorial Hospital, Division of Burn, Trauma, Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:1597-601. 2006
    ..To evaluate the association between pulmonary artery catheter (PAC) use and mortality in a large cohort of injured patients. We hypothesized that PAC use is associated with improved survival in critically injured trauma patients...
  54. ncbi 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint Initial experiences and outcomes of telepresence in the management of trauma and emergency surgical patients
    Rifat Latifi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency Surgery, University of Arizona, Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Am J Surg 198:905-10. 2009
    ..Teletrauma programs allow rural patients access to advanced trauma and emergency medical services that are often limited to urban areas...