R P Gonzalez

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Alabama
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Intra-abdominal injury as a result of high-pressure water injection
    Melissa W Costello
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile, Alabama, USA
    J Trauma 65:222-4; discussion 224. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Improved outcome of ventilator-associated pneumonia caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a trauma population
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of South Alabama Medical Center, 2451 Fillingim St, Mobile, AL 36617, USA
    Am J Surg 205:255-8; discussion 258. 2013
  3. doi request reprint EMS relocation in a rural area using a geographic information system can improve response time to motor vehicle crashes
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, Center for the Study of Rural Vehicular Trauma, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA
    J Trauma 71:1023-6. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Rural EMS en route IV insertion improves IV insertion success rates and EMS scene time
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, USA
    Am J Surg 201:344-7; discussion 347. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Clinical examination in complement with computed tomography scan: an effective method for identification of cervical spine injury
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, Center for the Study of Rural Vehicular Trauma, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama 36617 2293, USA
    J Trauma 67:1297-304. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Improving rural emergency medical service response time with global positioning system navigation
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, Center for the Study of Rural Vehicular Trauma, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama 36617, USA
    J Trauma 67:899-902. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Anatomic location of penetrating lower-extremity trauma predicts compartment syndrome development
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 36695, USA
    Am J Surg 197:371-5. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint On-scene intravenous line insertion adversely impacts prehospital time in rural vehicular trauma
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA
    Am Surg 74:1083-7. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Does increased emergency medical services prehospital time affect patient mortality in rural motor vehicle crashes? A statewide analysis
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, Center for Study of Rural Vehicular Trauma, University of South Alabama, 2451 Fillingim St, Mobile, AL 36617, USA
    Am J Surg 197:30-4. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Increased rural vehicular mortality rates: roadways with higher speed limits or excessive vehicular speed?
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, Center for the Study of Rural Vehicular Trauma, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA
    J Trauma 63:1360-3. 2007

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Intra-abdominal injury as a result of high-pressure water injection
    Melissa W Costello
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile, Alabama, USA
    J Trauma 65:222-4; discussion 224. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Improved outcome of ventilator-associated pneumonia caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a trauma population
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of South Alabama Medical Center, 2451 Fillingim St, Mobile, AL 36617, USA
    Am J Surg 205:255-8; discussion 258. 2013
    ..The treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) secondary to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) remains controversial...
  3. doi request reprint EMS relocation in a rural area using a geographic information system can improve response time to motor vehicle crashes
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, Center for the Study of Rural Vehicular Trauma, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA
    J Trauma 71:1023-6. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Rural EMS en route IV insertion improves IV insertion success rates and EMS scene time
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, USA
    Am J Surg 201:344-7; discussion 347. 2011
    ..Emergency medical service (EMS) personnel are trained to insert intravenous (IV) lines at trauma scenes if the time for insertion does not prolong scene time. However, EMS providers continue to insert IV lines on scene...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical examination in complement with computed tomography scan: an effective method for identification of cervical spine injury
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, Center for the Study of Rural Vehicular Trauma, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama 36617 2293, USA
    J Trauma 67:1297-304. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to prospectively evaluate a protocol that assesses the efficacy and sensitivity of clinical examination in complement with computed tomographic (CT) scan in screening for cervical spine (c-spine) injury...
  6. doi request reprint Improving rural emergency medical service response time with global positioning system navigation
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, Center for the Study of Rural Vehicular Trauma, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama 36617, USA
    J Trauma 67:899-902. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of a global positioning system (GPS) on rural EMS response time...
  7. doi request reprint Anatomic location of penetrating lower-extremity trauma predicts compartment syndrome development
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 36695, USA
    Am J Surg 197:371-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether the anatomic location of the penetrating lower-extremity injuries can predict development of compartment syndrome...
  8. ncbi request reprint On-scene intravenous line insertion adversely impacts prehospital time in rural vehicular trauma
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA
    Am Surg 74:1083-7. 2008
    ..This incurs greater EMS time on-scene and prehospital time that may be associated with increased vehicular fatality rates in rural settings...
  9. doi request reprint Does increased emergency medical services prehospital time affect patient mortality in rural motor vehicle crashes? A statewide analysis
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, Center for Study of Rural Vehicular Trauma, University of South Alabama, 2451 Fillingim St, Mobile, AL 36617, USA
    Am J Surg 197:30-4. 2009
    ..By linking and analyzing Alabama's statewide prehospital data, emergency medical services (EMS) prehospital time was assessed for rural and urban vehicular crashes...
  10. doi request reprint Increased rural vehicular mortality rates: roadways with higher speed limits or excessive vehicular speed?
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, Center for the Study of Rural Vehicular Trauma, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA
    J Trauma 63:1360-3. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether higher roadway speed limits and excessive vehicular speed were contributing factors to increased rural vehicular mortality rates in the State of Alabama...
  11. ncbi request reprint Is fecal diversion necessary for nondestructive penetrating extraperitoneal rectal injuries?
    Richard P Gonzalez
    University of South Alabama, Department of Surgery, Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care Mobile, AL 36617 2293, USA
    J Trauma 61:815-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess whether nondestructive penetrating extraperitoneal rectal injuries can be managed successfully without diversion of the fecal stream...
  12. ncbi request reprint Increased mortality in rural vehicular trauma: identifying contributing factors through data linkage
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, Center for the Study of Rural Vehicular Trauma, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama 36617 2293, USA
    J Trauma 61:404-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to identify prehospital causes of the higher rural fatality rates by linking, analyzing, and comparing prehospital data for rural and urban vehicular crashes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Surgical options in colorectal injuries
    R P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of South Alabama, Mobile 36617 2293, USA
    Scand J Surg 91:87-91. 2002
    ..Colostomy is increasingly reserved for rectal injuries and destructive colon injuries with extenuating circumstances such as hemodynamic instability and significant associated injuries...
  14. ncbi request reprint Complementary roles of diagnostic peritoneal lavage and computed tomography in the evaluation of blunt abdominal trauma
    R P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, University of South Alabama, College of Medicine, Mobile, Alabama 36617 2293, USA
    J Trauma 51:1128-34; discussion 1134-6. 2001
    ..To assess in randomized prospective format sensitivity, laparotomy rate, and cost-effectiveness of using diagnostic peritoneal lavage (DPL) in a complementary role with computed tomography (CT) in the evaluation of blunt abdominal trauma...
  15. ncbi request reprint Penetrating zone II neck injury: does dynamic computed tomographic scan contribute to the diagnostic sensitivity of physical examination for surgically significant injury? A prospective blinded study
    Richard P Gonzalez
    University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA
    J Trauma 54:61-4; discussion 64-5. 2003
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Screening for abdominal injury prior to emergent extra-abdominal trauma surgery: a prospective study
    Richard P Gonzalez
    University of South Alabama, Department of Surgery, 2451 Fillingim St, Mobile AL 36695, USA
    J Trauma 57:739-41. 2004
    ..To prospectively evaluate the necessity of abdominal screening with computed tomography (CT) in awake and alert blunt trauma patients that require emergent extra-abdominal trauma surgery...
  17. ncbi request reprint Abdominal stab wounds: diagnostic peritoneal lavage criteria for emergency room discharge
    R P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile 36617 2293, USA
    J Trauma 51:939-43. 2001
    ..To prospectively evaluate a method for management of abdominal stab wounds that allows for immediate emergency room discharge...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint The utility of clinical examination in screening for pelvic fractures in blunt trauma
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile 36617, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 194:121-5. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate in a prospective manner the sensitivity of clinical examination as a screening modality for pelvic fractures in awake and alert blunt trauma patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic inferior vena cava filter insertion for trauma: intensive care unit versus operating room
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA
    Am Surg 72:213-6. 2006
    ..Prophylactic IVCF insertion in an STICU is cost-effective and can be performed with similar success and complication rates to IVCF insertion in an OR...
  21. ncbi request reprint Thoracic damage-control operation: principles, techniques, and definitive repair
    Herb A Phelan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma Critical Care, University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile, AL 36617, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:933-41. 2006