Carol R Schermer

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Affiliation: University of New Mexico
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Trauma patient willingness to participate in alcohol screening and intervention
    Carol R Schermer
    Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuberque 87131, USA
    J Trauma 54:701-6. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Intoxicated motor vehicle passengers: an overlooked at-risk population
    C R Schermer
    Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, USA
    Arch Surg 136:1244-8. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Blood culturing practices in a trauma intensive care unit: does concurrent antibiotic use make a difference?
    Carol R Schermer
    Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    J Trauma 52:463-8. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint National survey of trauma surgeons' use of alcohol screening and brief intervention
    Carol R Schermer
    Department of Surgery, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 817131, USA
    J Trauma 55:849-56. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of alcohol screening and brief intervention
    Carol R Schermer
    Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Trauma 59:S119-23; discussion S124-33. 2005
  6. pmc Adverse clinical outcomes associated with elevated blood alcohol levels at the time of burn injury
    Geoffrey M Silver
    Department of Surgery, Burn Shock Trauma Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:784-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Trauma center brief interventions for alcohol disorders decrease subsequent driving under the influence arrests
    Carol R Schermer
    Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Trauma 60:29-34. 2006
  8. pmc Implications of alcohol intoxication at the time of burn and smoke inhalation injury: an epidemiologic and clinical analysis
    Christopher S Davis
    Department of Surgery, Burn and Shock Trauma Institute, Loyola University Chicago, Health Sciences Campus, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Burn Care Res 34:120-6. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Who has life-sustaining therapy withdrawn after injury?
    Libby S Watch
    Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    J Trauma 59:1320-6; discussion 1326-7. 2005
  10. pmc Implications of formal alcohol screening in burn patients
    Joslyn M Albright
    Department of Surgery, Burn and Shock Trauma Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Burn Care Res 30:62-9. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Trauma patient willingness to participate in alcohol screening and intervention
    Carol R Schermer
    Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuberque 87131, USA
    J Trauma 54:701-6. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Intoxicated motor vehicle passengers: an overlooked at-risk population
    C R Schermer
    Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, USA
    Arch Surg 136:1244-8. 2001
    ..Intoxicated motor vehicle passengers are similar to intoxicated drivers in recurrent health care encounters and risk of death for 5 years after injury. Intoxicated passengers have a greater risk of death than population controls...
  3. ncbi request reprint Blood culturing practices in a trauma intensive care unit: does concurrent antibiotic use make a difference?
    Carol R Schermer
    Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    J Trauma 52:463-8. 2002
    ..The hypotheses of the study were that concurrent antimicrobial administration affects blood culture yield, prophylactic administration alters the culture result, and repetitive culturing is unnecessary...
  4. ncbi request reprint National survey of trauma surgeons' use of alcohol screening and brief intervention
    Carol R Schermer
    Department of Surgery, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 817131, USA
    J Trauma 55:849-56. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of alcohol screening and brief intervention
    Carol R Schermer
    Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Trauma 59:S119-23; discussion S124-33. 2005
    ..This article reports the extent to which trauma surgeons support SBI programs and the feasibility of implementing these programs in trauma centers...
  6. pmc Adverse clinical outcomes associated with elevated blood alcohol levels at the time of burn injury
    Geoffrey M Silver
    Department of Surgery, Burn Shock Trauma Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:784-9. 2008
    ..Despite matched baseline injury characteristics, elevated BAC was associated with poorer short term and extended clinical outcomes, illustrating the impact of alcohol intoxication on physiologic derangement after burn injury...
  7. ncbi request reprint Trauma center brief interventions for alcohol disorders decrease subsequent driving under the influence arrests
    Carol R Schermer
    Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Trauma 60:29-34. 2006
    ..The hypothesis of this study was that injured patients receiving BI would have a lower risk of DUI arrest within 3 years of discharge than those receiving standard care (SC)...
  8. pmc Implications of alcohol intoxication at the time of burn and smoke inhalation injury: an epidemiologic and clinical analysis
    Christopher S Davis
    Department of Surgery, Burn and Shock Trauma Institute, Loyola University Chicago, Health Sciences Campus, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Burn Care Res 34:120-6. 2013
    ..Our findings affirm the effect of alcohol intoxication at the time of burn and smoke inhalation injury, placing renewed emphasis on injury prevention and alcohol abuse education...
  9. ncbi request reprint Who has life-sustaining therapy withdrawn after injury?
    Libby S Watch
    Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    J Trauma 59:1320-6; discussion 1326-7. 2005
    ....
  10. pmc Implications of formal alcohol screening in burn patients
    Joslyn M Albright
    Department of Surgery, Burn and Shock Trauma Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Burn Care Res 30:62-9. 2009
    ..In addition, 3) we would expect burn patients to respond to brief interventions for alcohol use disorders similar to trauma and primary care patients...
  11. doi request reprint A clustering of injury behaviors
    Carol R Schermer
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    J Trauma 65:1000-4. 2008
    ..A number of other behaviors are also associated with injury risk. We hypothesized that risky drinking would be associated with other high risk behaviors, thereby delineating a need for behavioral interventions in addition to alcohol...
  12. ncbi request reprint Nonoperative management of blunt splenic injuries: factors influencing success in age >55 years
    Roxie M Albrecht
    Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA
    Am Surg 68:227-30; discussion 230-1. 2002
    ..The physicians caring for elderly patients with high-grade splenic injuries and free fluid in the pelvis must use clinical judgment regarding the need and timing of operative management...
  13. ncbi request reprint Retrospective evaluation of anemia and transfusion in traumatic brain injury
    Andrew P Carlson
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 0001, USA
    J Trauma 61:567-71. 2006
    ..There is little empirical evidence to support this practice. The current study addresses transfusion requirements in TBI in terms of neurologic outcome...
  14. ncbi request reprint Readiness to change alcohol use after trauma
    Timothy R Apodaca
    Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico, Albequerque, 87131, USA
    J Trauma 54:990-4. 2003
    ..This study examined whether patients hospitalized after an alcohol-related injury are motivated to change alcohol use, thus making them potential candidates for brief motivational interventions...
  15. ncbi request reprint What defines a distracting injury in cervical spine assessment?
    David S Heffernan
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    J Trauma 59:1396-9. 2005
    ..Distracting injury was given as the indication for more than 30% of all x-ray studies ordered. The hypothesis of this study was that upper and lower torso injuries would have different effects on clinical cervical spine assessment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Institutional variations in the management of patients with acute appendicitis
    Jennefer A Kieran
    University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:523-8. 2003
    ..The use of clinical examination and laparoscopy as diagnostic modalities instead of CT scanning resulted in a more cost-effective approach...
  17. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and injury prevention
    Carol R Schermer
    Department of Surgery Trauma and Critical Care, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Trauma 60:447-51. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Addressing substance abuse in health care settings
    William R Miller
    University of Mexico Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions CASAA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:292-302. 2006
    ..Compton; and (7) Interventions for Heavy Drinking in Health Care settings: Barriers and Strategies, by Mark L. Willenbring...
  19. ncbi request reprint Clinician vs mathematical statistical models: which is better at predicting an abnormal chest radiograph finding in injured patients?
    Elizabeth Dillard
    Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60157, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:823-30. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if statistical models for prediction of chest injuries would outperform the clinician's (MD) ability to identify injured patients at risk for a thoracic injury diagnosed by chest radiograph (CXR)...