Deborah A Kuhls
Affiliation: University of Nevada
- Beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate supplementation in critically ill trauma patientsDeborah A Kuhls
Department of Surgery, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada 89102, USA
J Trauma 62:125-31; discussion 131-2. 2007..We hypothesized that nitrogen balance would be improved and muscle proteolysis decreased with HMB and HMB/ARG/GLN supplementation...
- Predictors of mortality in adult trauma patients: the physiologic trauma score is equivalent to the Trauma and Injury Severity ScoreDeborah A Kuhls
Department of Surgery, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, USA
J Am Coll Surg 194:695-704. 2002..We sought to determine if a Physiologic Trauma Score, using the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) score in combination with other commonly used indices, could accurately predict mortality in trauma...
- Multidisciplinary trauma intensive care unit checklist: impact on infection ratesCharleston Chua
Department of Surgery, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
J Trauma Nurs 17:163-6. 2010..The purpose of this study was to implement a multidisciplinary daily quality checklist in a trauma intensive care setting to determine adherence to infection prevention protocols as well as the impact on infection and complications...