Andrew J Kerwin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Urgent airway intervention: does outcome change with personnel performing the procedure?
    Susanne Tracy
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Florida, Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    J Trauma 61:1162-5. 2006
  2. doi request reprint The Eastern Association of the Surgery of Trauma approach to practice management guideline development using Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) methodology
    Andrew J Kerwin
    Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S283-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The use of 23.4% hypertonic saline for the management of elevated intracranial pressure in patients with severe traumatic brain injury: a pilot study
    Andrew J Kerwin
    Department of Surgery, University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    J Trauma 67:277-82. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Florida's trauma surgeons: a vanishing breed
    Andrew J Kerwin
    University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    Am Surg 76:193-6. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Best practice determination of timing of spinal fracture fixation as defined by analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank
    Andrew J Kerwin
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma Critical Care, University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    J Trauma 65:824-30; discussion 830-1. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The effect of early surgical treatment of traumatic spine injuries on patient mortality
    Andrew J Kerwin
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Health Science Center Jacksonville, University of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    J Trauma 63:1308-13. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The burden of noncompliance with seat belt use on a trauma center
    Andrew J Kerwin
    The University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma Critical Care, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    J Trauma 60:489-92; discussion 492-3. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of early spine fixation on non-neurologic outcome
    Andrew J Kerwin
    University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    J Trauma 58:15-21. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Adjuvant nutrition management of patients with liver failure, including transplant
    Andrew J Kerwin
    Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, 655 West 8th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 91:565-78. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Selective angiographic embolization of blunt splenic traumatic injuries in adults decreases failure rate of nonoperative management
    Indermeet S Bhullar
    Division of Acute Care Surgery I S B, Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1127-34. 2012

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Urgent airway intervention: does outcome change with personnel performing the procedure?
    Susanne Tracy
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Florida, Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    J Trauma 61:1162-5. 2006
    ....
  2. doi request reprint The Eastern Association of the Surgery of Trauma approach to practice management guideline development using Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) methodology
    Andrew J Kerwin
    Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S283-7. 2012
    ..The membership of EAST has determined that the GRADE methodology will be the system used in all future EAST PMGs. The purpose of this article was thus to describe the GRADE methodology...
  3. doi request reprint The use of 23.4% hypertonic saline for the management of elevated intracranial pressure in patients with severe traumatic brain injury: a pilot study
    Andrew J Kerwin
    Department of Surgery, University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    J Trauma 67:277-82. 2009
    ..We compared the safety and efficacy of 23.4% HTS to mannitol for acute management of elevated ICP after traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Florida's trauma surgeons: a vanishing breed
    Andrew J Kerwin
    University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    Am Surg 76:193-6. 2010
    ..Florida's trauma surgeons are a vanishing breed. Given the recruiting difficulties, the diminishing numbers of Florida's general surgeons will have to fill the gaps...
  5. doi request reprint Best practice determination of timing of spinal fracture fixation as defined by analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank
    Andrew J Kerwin
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma Critical Care, University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    J Trauma 65:824-30; discussion 830-1. 2008
    ..Using this breakpoint we then analyzed outcome for those treated early versus late, hypothesizing that the early group would experience better outcome as reflected by resource utilization and complications...
  6. doi request reprint The effect of early surgical treatment of traumatic spine injuries on patient mortality
    Andrew J Kerwin
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Health Science Center Jacksonville, University of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    J Trauma 63:1308-13. 2007
    ..We previously noted a trend toward higher mortality in patients undergoing early spinal fixation. This study was done to analyze whether the timing of spinal fixation had a significant effect on mortality...
  7. ncbi request reprint The burden of noncompliance with seat belt use on a trauma center
    Andrew J Kerwin
    The University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma Critical Care, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    J Trauma 60:489-92; discussion 492-3. 2006
    ..The impact of noncompliance on hospital resource consumption and hospital charges is less well known. This study was carried out to examine the economic burden of noncompliance with seat belt use...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of early spine fixation on non-neurologic outcome
    Andrew J Kerwin
    University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    J Trauma 58:15-21. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that compliance with an early spinal fracture fixation protocol (within 3 days of admission) would improve non-neurologic outcome in patients with spinal fractures...
  9. doi request reprint Adjuvant nutrition management of patients with liver failure, including transplant
    Andrew J Kerwin
    Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, 655 West 8th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 91:565-78. 2011
    ..Recommendations for use of both enteral and parenteral nutrition are given in patients with alcoholic hepatitis, cirrhosis, and acute liver failure and in patients undergoing surgery or liver transplant...
  10. doi request reprint Selective angiographic embolization of blunt splenic traumatic injuries in adults decreases failure rate of nonoperative management
    Indermeet S Bhullar
    Division of Acute Care Surgery I S B, Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1127-34. 2012
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Definitive establishment of airway control is critical for optimal outcome in lower cervical spinal cord injury
    Victor J Hassid
    Department of Surgery, University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    J Trauma 65:1328-32. 2008
    ..This study sought to determine the incidence and effect of catastrophic airway loss (CLA) and to define the need for elective intubation with subsequent tracheostomy to prevent potentially fatal outcomes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pediatric trauma patients are more likely to be discharged from the emergency department after arrival by helicopter emergency medical services
    Meredith Knofsky
    University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:917-20. 2013
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Inhaled epoprostenol improves oxygenation in severe hypoxemia
    Maryam Bita Tabrizi
    Department of Surgery, University of Florida Health Sciences Center, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:503-6. 2012
    ..We evaluated the benefits of inhaled epoprostenol as a less expensive alternative to nitric oxide in ventilated surgical intensive care patients with severe hypoxemia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Radiographic clearance of blunt cervical spine injury: plain radiograph or computed tomography scan?
    Margaret M Griffen
    Department of Surgery, University of Florida, Jacksonville, 32209, USA
    J Trauma 55:222-6; discussion 226-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the roles of cervical spine radiographs (CSR) and computed tomography of the cervical spine (CTC) in the exclusion of cervical spine injury for adult blunt trauma patients...
  15. doi request reprint Risk stratification for the development of a subsequent pneumonia after a nondiagnostic bronchoalveolar lavage
    Irfan Qureshi
    Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Surgery 150:703-10. 2011
    ..We evaluated if the absence of pathogens on final results represented a lavage aspect of the BAL as a therapeutic procedure to eliminate organisms...
  16. doi request reprint Unregulated proliferation of trauma centers undermines cost efficiency of population-based injury control
    Joseph J Tepas
    From the Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:576-9; discussion 579-81. 2014
    ..We evaluated the impact on coverage and regional cost of trauma care produced by the activation of a Level II center with no preceding needs analysis in an established trauma region with a Level I center...
  17. doi request reprint At first blush: absence of computed tomography contrast extravasation in Grade IV or V adult blunt splenic trauma should not preclude angioembolization
    Indermeet Singh Bhullar
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:105-11; discussion 111-2. 2013
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Congenital anomalies presenting as acute orthopedic trauma
    Victor J Hassid
    Department of Surgery, University of Florida, HSC Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    J Trauma 64:1145. 2008
  19. ncbi request reprint More harm than good: antiseizure prophylaxis after traumatic brain injury does not decrease seizure rates but may inhibit functional recovery
    Indermeet S Bhullar
    From the Division of Acute Care Surgery I S B, J P, A K, E F, Division of Pharmacy D J, and Division of Pediatrics J J T, University of Florida College of Medicine D J, J P, E F, Jacksonville, Florida
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:54-60; discussion 60-1. 2014
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Age does not affect outcomes of nonoperative management of blunt splenic trauma
    Indermeet S Bhullar
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:958-64. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of age on the outcomes of nonoperative management (NOM) of blunt splenic trauma (BST)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Maternal death caused by midgut volvulus after bariatric surgery
    Paul V Loar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1748-9. 2005
    ..A 31-year-old woman with a history of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery presented at 25 6/7 weeks' gestation with complaints of abdominal pain. Maternal death followed midgut volvulus, perforation, and septic shock...
  22. ncbi request reprint Macro vs micro level surgical quality improvement: a regional collaborative demonstrates the case for a national NSQIP initiative
    Joseph J Tepas
    Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 218:599-604. 2014
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Evaluation and management of small-bowel obstruction: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline
    Adrian A Maung
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S362-9. 2012
    ..This updated systematic literature review was developed by the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma to provide up-to-date evidence-based recommendations for SBO...
  24. ncbi request reprint Mixed flora: indication for therapy or early warning sign?
    Irfan Qureshi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    Am Surg 76:846-9. 2010
    ..These data demonstrate that in the absence of diagnostic threshold of an identifiable pathogenic organism, therapy for pneumonia should not be instituted or continued...
  25. ncbi request reprint Use of presumptive antibiotics following tube thoracostomy for traumatic hemopneumothorax in the prevention of empyema and pneumonia--a multi-center trial
    Robert A Maxwell
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Chattanooga Unit, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37403, USA
    J Trauma 57:742-8; discussion 748-9. 2004
    ..To determine whether presumptive antibiotics reduce the risk of empyema or pneumonia following tube thoracostomy for traumatic hemopneumothorax...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Maxillofacial injuries and life-threatening hemorrhage: treatment with transcatheter arterial embolization
    Raymond P Bynoe
    Department of Surgery, University of South Carlina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina 29203, USA
    J Trauma 55:74-9. 2003
    ..A retrospective study was undertaken to evaluate the treatment of patients with life-threatening hemorrhage secondary to facial fractures, and to develop a treatment algorithm...