Shahid Shafi

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Affiliation: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hypotension does not increase mortality in brain-injured patients more than it does in non-brain-injured Patients
    Shahid Shafi
    Division of Burn, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, 75390, USA
    J Trauma 59:830-4; discussion 834-5. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Intracranial pressure monitoring in brain-injured patients is associated with worsening of survival
    Shahid Shafi
    Division of Burns, Department of Surgery, Trauma Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:335-40. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Moving beyond personnel and process: a case for incorporating outcome measures in the trauma center designation process
    Shahid Shafi
    Division of Burn, Trauma, and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    Arch Surg 143:115-9; discussion 120. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Cost benefits of reduction in motor vehicle injuries with a nationwide speed limit of 65 miles per hour (mph)
    Shahid Shafi
    Division of Burns, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 65:1122-5. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Ethnic disparities in initial management of trauma patients in a nationwide sample of emergency department visits
    Shahid Shafi
    Division of Burns, Trauma, and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Mail Stop 9158, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    Arch Surg 143:1057-61; discussion 1061. 2008
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint A nationwide speed limit < or = 65 miles per hour will save thousands of lives
    Shahid Shafi
    Division of Burns, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Mail Stop 9158, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    Am J Surg 193:719-22. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Quality of Care Within a Trauma Center Is not Altered by Injury Type
    Shahid Shafi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 68:716-20. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Trauma quality improvement using risk-adjusted outcomes
    Shahid Shafi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:599-604; discussion 604-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Is hypothermia simply a marker of shock and injury severity or an independent risk factor for mortality in trauma patients? Analysis of a large national trauma registry
    Shahid Shafi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burn, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas 75390 9158, USA
    J Trauma 59:1081-5. 2005

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Publications54

  1. ncbi request reprint Hypotension does not increase mortality in brain-injured patients more than it does in non-brain-injured Patients
    Shahid Shafi
    Division of Burn, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, 75390, USA
    J Trauma 59:830-4; discussion 834-5. 2005
    ..It is unknown whether hypotension affects TBI patients more severely than it affects other types of patients. We hypothesized that hypotension does not increase mortality in TBI patients more than it does in non-TBI patients...
  2. doi request reprint Intracranial pressure monitoring in brain-injured patients is associated with worsening of survival
    Shahid Shafi
    Division of Burns, Department of Surgery, Trauma Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:335-40. 2008
    ..However, benefits of ICP monitoring have not been documented. We hypothesized that BTF criteria for ICP monitoring in blunt TBI do not identify patients who are likely to benefit from it...
  3. doi request reprint Moving beyond personnel and process: a case for incorporating outcome measures in the trauma center designation process
    Shahid Shafi
    Division of Burn, Trauma, and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    Arch Surg 143:115-9; discussion 120. 2008
    ..Similarly designated trauma centers do not achieve similar outcomes...
  4. doi request reprint Cost benefits of reduction in motor vehicle injuries with a nationwide speed limit of 65 miles per hour (mph)
    Shahid Shafi
    Division of Burns, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 65:1122-5. 2008
    ..Nationwide reduction of speed limits to 65 miles per hour (mph) has the potential to save 2,985 lives every year. We undertook the current study to measure potential cost savings of implementing this injury prevention strategy...
  5. doi request reprint Ethnic disparities in initial management of trauma patients in a nationwide sample of emergency department visits
    Shahid Shafi
    Division of Burns, Trauma, and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Mail Stop 9158, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    Arch Surg 143:1057-61; discussion 1061. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that initial assessment of injured patients in EDs is affected by patient ethnicity...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint A nationwide speed limit < or = 65 miles per hour will save thousands of lives
    Shahid Shafi
    Division of Burns, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Mail Stop 9158, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    Am J Surg 193:719-22. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to measure the impact of higher speed limits on traffic deaths several years after the repeal of the 55 miles per hour (mph) National Maximum Speed Limit (NMSL)...
  8. doi request reprint Quality of Care Within a Trauma Center Is not Altered by Injury Type
    Shahid Shafi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 68:716-20. 2010
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated variations in severity-adjusted mortality between trauma centers. However, it is not clear if outcomes vary by the type of injury being treated...
  9. doi request reprint Trauma quality improvement using risk-adjusted outcomes
    Shahid Shafi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:599-604; discussion 604-6. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that significant variations in outcomes exist across similar level ACS-verified trauma centers despite availability of similar resources...
  10. ncbi request reprint Is hypothermia simply a marker of shock and injury severity or an independent risk factor for mortality in trauma patients? Analysis of a large national trauma registry
    Shahid Shafi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burn, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas 75390 9158, USA
    J Trauma 59:1081-5. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis that HT is associated with improved survival in trauma patients by analyzing a large, national trauma database...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of trauma systems on motor vehicle occupant mortality: A comparison between states with and without a formal system
    Shahid Shafi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burn, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas 75390 9158, USA
    J Trauma 61:1374-8; discussion 1378-9. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that a statewide TS independently reduces injury mortality, irrespective of other factors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Chronic consequences of acute injuries: worse survival after discharge
    Shahid Shafi
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 76051, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:699-703. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that survival rates in trauma patients who survive to discharge remain stable afterward...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities exist in trauma care
    Shahid Shafi
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 63:1138-42. 2007
    ..Ethnic disparities in access to health care have been documented in other diseases, but have not been studied in trauma care. We hypothesized that access to rehabilitation after TBI is influenced by race or ethnicity...
  14. doi request reprint Prehospital hypotension redefined
    Brandon Bruns
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma, and Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 65:1217-21. 2008
    ..However, Advanced Trauma Life Support recognizes this threshold as a late sign of shock. We undertook the current study to determine whether a higher PSBP threshold may identify patients at significant risk of death...
  15. doi request reprint Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services quality indicators do not correlate with risk-adjusted mortality at trauma centers
    Shahid Shafi
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 68:771-7. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that compliance with CMS quality indicators would correlate with risk-adjusted mortality rates in trauma patients...
  16. doi request reprint Moving from "optimal resources" to "optimal care" at trauma centers
    Shahid Shafi
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:870-7. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that improved compliance with trauma-specific clinical processes of care (POC) is associated with reduced in-hospital mortality...
  17. ncbi request reprint Hemoglobin drops within minutes of injuries and predicts need for an intervention to stop hemorrhage
    Brandon Bruns
    Division of Burns, Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Trauma 63:312-5. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that Hgb levels measured within minutes of arrival can identify trauma patients who are actively bleeding...
  18. ncbi request reprint A policy of dedicated follow-up improves the rate of removal of retrievable inferior Vena Cava Filters in trauma patients
    Terence O'Keeffe
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5063, USA
    Am Surg 77:103-8. 2011
    ..Similar policies should be adopted by all centers placing retrievable IVCFs to maximize retrieval rates...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of early use of external pelvic compression on transfusion requirements and mortality in pelvic fractures
    Vafa Ghaemmaghami
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burn, Trauma and Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Mail Stop 9158, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    Am J Surg 194:720-3; discussion 723. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that early use of external mechanical compression (EMC) reduces hemorrhage and mortality associated with pelvic fractures...
  20. doi request reprint Health care reform at trauma centers--mortality, complications, and length of stay
    Shahid Shafi
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 76051, USA
    J Trauma 69:1367-71. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that LOS is not primarily determined by unmodifiable factors, such as age and injury severity, but is primarily dependent on the development of potentially preventable complications...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Ethnic disparities in long-term functional outcomes after traumatic brain injury
    Kristan L Staudenmayer
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Trauma 63:1364-9. 2007
    ..The current study was undertaken to determine whether there are specific types of functional deficits that disproportionately affect ethnic minorities after TBI...
  23. doi request reprint The implications of alcohol intoxication and the Uniform Policy Provision Law on trauma centers; a national trauma data bank analysis of minimally injured patients
    Terence O'Keeffe
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    J Trauma 66:495-8. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that patients injured while under the influence of alcohol require more diagnostic tests, procedures, and hospital admissions, leading to higher hospital charges...
  24. doi request reprint More operations, more deaths? Relationship between operative intervention rates and risk-adjusted mortality at trauma centers
    Shahid Shafi
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 76051, USA
    J Trauma 69:70-7. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that centers with good outcomes undertake critical operative interventions aggressively, thereby avoiding complications and deaths...
  25. 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...
  26. doi request reprint Predictors of early versus late timing of pulmonary embolus after traumatic injury
    Scott C Brakenridge
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Am J Surg 201:209-15. 2011
    ..To identify risk factors predictive of pulmonary embolus (PE) timing after a traumatic injury...
  27. ncbi request reprint Economic impact of motorcycle helmets: from impact to discharge
    Brian J Eastridge
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 60:978-83; discussion 983-4. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to expand the economic analysis of motorcycle helmet utilization to the point of injury by including motorcycle crash patients who do not require hospital admission...
  28. doi request reprint Racial disparities in long-term functional outcome after traumatic brain injury
    Shahid Shafi
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9158, USA
    J Trauma 63:1263-8; discussion 1268-70. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that access to acute rehabilitation and long-term functional outcomes among traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients are influenced by patient race and ethnicity...
  29. ncbi request reprint Use of a pediatric cohort to examine gender and sex hormone influences on outcome after trauma
    Herb A Phelan
    Department of Surgery, University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile, Alabama 36617, USA
    J Trauma 63:1127-31. 2007
    ..The pediatric population is a better model to determine the impact of gender and sex hormones on outcome after trauma...
  30. ncbi request reprint Long-term fetal outcomes in pregnant trauma patients
    Jason L Sperry
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Mail Stop 9158, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    Am J Surg 192:715-21. 2006
    ..Less is known about the delayed effects of trauma on pregnancy outcome once the patient has been discharged from the hospital with a viable fetus...
  31. ncbi request reprint Does caring for trauma patients lead to psychological stress in surgeons?
    Ann Marie Warren
    Division of Trauma, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75246, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:179-84. 2013
    ..Secondary traumatic stress (STS) characterizes those who exhibit PTSD symptoms related to indirect exposure to a stressor. We hypothesized that caring for trauma patients is associated with symptoms of PTSD/STS...
  32. doi request reprint Insuring the uninsured: potential impact of Health Care Reform Act of 2010 on trauma centers
    Shahid Shafi
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 76051, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1303-7. 2012
    ..The study hypothesis was that compensation for the care of uninsured trauma patients at Medicare or Medicaid rates will lead to continuing losses for trauma centers...
  33. doi request reprint Barriers to compliance with evidence-based care in trauma
    Nadine Rayan
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 76051, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:585-92; discussion 592-3. 2012
    ..We have preciously demonstrated that trauma patients receive less than two-thirds of the care recommended by evidence-based medicine. The purpose of this study was to identify patients least likely to receive optimal care...
  34. 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...
  35. pmc Effect of alcohol on Glasgow Coma Scale in head-injured patients
    Lance Stuke
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    Ann Surg 245:651-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that the presence of blood alcohol has a clinically significant impact on GCS in TBI patients...
  36. doi request reprint Pregnancy outcomes after orthopedic trauma
    Lisa K Cannada
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 69:694-8; discussion 698. 2010
    ..This study was performed to determine the effects of orthopedic trauma on pregnancy outcomes in pregnant trauma patients...
  37. doi request reprint Financial triage in transfer of trauma patients: a myth or a reality?
    Jennifer Parks
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    Am J Surg 198:e35-8. 2009
    ..It has been alleged that smaller hospitals transfer out uninsured trauma patients (wallet biopsy), putting the financial burden on major trauma centers...
  38. doi request reprint An acute care surgery model provides safe and timely care for both trauma and emergency general surgery patients
    Kazuhide Matsushima
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Acute Care and Critical Care Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17036 0850, USA
    J Surg Res 166:e143-7. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that trauma and EGS can be successfully integrated in an academic institution...
  39. ncbi request reprint Pre-hospital endotracheal intubation and positive pressure ventilation is associated with hypotension and decreased survival in hypovolemic trauma patients: an analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank
    Shahid Shafi
    Division of Burns, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    J Trauma 59:1140-5; discussion 1145-7. 2005
    ..An alternative hypothesis is that positive pressure ventilation increases mortality because positive pressure ventilation causes hypotension in severely injured hypovolemic patients...
  40. doi request reprint Trauma operative skills in the era of nonoperative management: the trauma exposure course (TEC)
    Mark Gunst
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma, and Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9158, USA
    J Trauma 67:1091-6. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that a structured skills curriculum using fresh cadavers would improve participants' self-confidence in surgical exposure of human anatomic structures for trauma...
  41. ncbi request reprint Systemic hypotension is a late marker of shock after trauma: a validation study of Advanced Trauma Life Support principles in a large national sample
    Jennifer K Parks
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    Am J Surg 192:727-31. 2006
    ..Systolic blood pressure is used extensively to triage trauma patients as stable or unstable, contrary to Advanced Trauma Life Support recommendations. We hypothesized that systemic hypotension is a late marker of shock...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. doi request reprint Protection against head injuries should not be optional: a case for mandatory installation of side-curtain air bags
    Lance E Stuke
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 200:496-9. 2010
    ..More than 9,000 vehicle occupants die each year in side-impact vehicle collisions, primarily from head injuries. The authors hypothesized that side-curtain air bags significantly improve head and neck safety in side-impact crash testing...
  45. doi request reprint The Trauma Quality Improvement Program: pilot study and initial demonstration of feasibility
    Mark R Hemmila
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5033, USA
    J Trauma 68:253-62. 2010
    ..This study details the feasibility and acceptance of TQIP among the participating centers...
  46. pmc Spatial analysis of injury-related deaths in Dallas County using a geographic information system
    Adil Abdalla
    Department of Surgery Abdalla, Gunst, Ghaemmaghami, Barber, Gentilello, Shafi and the Department of Pathology Gruszecki, Urban, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX and the Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, TX Shafi
    Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 25:208-13. 2012
    ..GIS mapping was able to depict high-risk geographic "hot spots" for IRDs. In conclusion, GIS spatial analysis identified geographic clusters of IRDs, which were restricted to only one of 26 cities in the county...
  47. doi request reprint Peripherally inserted central catheters may lower the incidence of catheter-related blood stream infections in patients in surgical intensive care units
    Mark Gunst
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burn Trauma Critical Care, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 12:279-82. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that PICC use reduces the rate of CR-BSI compared with use of antiseptic CVCs in these patients...
  48. pmc Postinjury employment as a surrogate for functional outcomes: a quality indicator for trauma systems
    Jennifer K Parks
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma, Surgical Critical Care Parks, Gentilello and the Department of Neurology Diaz Arrastia, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas and the Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas Shafi
    Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 23:355-8. 2010
    ..Once validated in other studies, postinjury employment may be used as an indicator to monitor functional outcomes in trauma registries...
  49. pmc Changing epidemiology of trauma deaths leads to a bimodal distribution
    Mark Gunst
    Departments of Surgery Gunst, Ghaemmaghami, Frankel and Pathology Gruszecki, Urban, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas and the Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas Shafi
    Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 23:349-54. 2010
    ..Further reductions in mortality will likely come from prevention of intentional injuries and injuries associated with alcohol intoxication...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in rehabilitation placement and outcome after TBI
    Carlos Marquez de la Plata
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 22:113-21. 2007
    ..To determine whether race/ethnicity and proficiency with the English language influence access to rehabilitation services, and ultimately outcome after traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  52. doi request reprint Damage control in complex penetrating tracheal injury and silicone T-tube
    Barbra S Miller
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma and Critical Care, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA
    J Trauma 64:E18-20. 2008
  53. doi request reprint Ranking of trauma center performance: the bare essentials
    Avery B Nathens
    St Michael s Hospital, Division of Trauma and the Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Trauma 65:628-35. 2008
    ..We set out to identify the patient and injury-related factors that most affect case-mix across centers and thus are most likely to alter assessments of hospital performance...
  54. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of the abbreviated injury score and the injury severity score in comparison to the Glasgow Coma Scale in predicting outcome after traumatic brain injury
    Brandon P Foreman
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA
    J Trauma 62:946-50. 2007
    ..We aimed to analyze the usefulness of the head abbreviated injury score (AIS), the injury severity score (ISS), and the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) as measures of injury severity and predictors of outcome after traumatic brain injury (TBI)...

Research Grants2

  1. From NSQIP to TQIP - Trauma Quality Improvement Project
    Shahid Shafi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research application is submitted in collaboration with the ACSCOT, and is a product of its TQIP quality improvement task force. ..