Sam R Sharar

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Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the efficacy of virtual reality distraction analgesia during postburn physical therapy: preliminary results from 3 ongoing studies
    Sam R Sharar
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:S43-9. 2007
  2. pmc Applications of virtual reality for pain management in burn-injured patients
    Sam R Sharar
    Department of Anesthesiology, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 8:1667-74. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Virtual reality pain control during physical therapy range of motion exercises for a patient with multiple blunt force trauma injuries
    Hunter G Hoffman
    Human Interface Technology Laboratory and Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 12:47-9. 2009
  4. pmc A randomized, controlled trial of immersive virtual reality analgesia, during physical therapy for pediatric burns
    Yuko S Schmitt
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Burns 37:61-8. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint The analgesic effects of opioids and immersive virtual reality distraction: evidence from subjective and functional brain imaging assessments
    Hunter G Hoffman
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:1776-83, table of contents. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Water-friendly virtual reality pain control during wound care
    Hunter G Hoffman
    Human Interface Technology Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    J Clin Psychol 60:189-95. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Modulation of thermal pain-related brain activity with virtual reality: evidence from fMRI
    Hunter G Hoffman
    Human Interface Technology Lab, and Department of Radiology, Box 352142, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Neuroreport 15:1245-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Manipulating presence influences the magnitude of virtual reality analgesia
    Hunter G Hoffman
    Human Interface Technology Laboratory, 215 Fluke Hall, Box 352142, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Pain 111:162-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Virtual reality hypnosis pain control in the treatment of multiple fractures: a case series
    Aubriana M Teeley
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359612, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 54:184-94. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Virtual reality as an adjunctive non-pharmacologic analgesic for acute burn pain during medical procedures
    Hunter G Hoffman
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:183-91. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the efficacy of virtual reality distraction analgesia during postburn physical therapy: preliminary results from 3 ongoing studies
    Sam R Sharar
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:S43-9. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc Applications of virtual reality for pain management in burn-injured patients
    Sam R Sharar
    Department of Anesthesiology, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 8:1667-74. 2008
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Virtual reality pain control during physical therapy range of motion exercises for a patient with multiple blunt force trauma injuries
    Hunter G Hoffman
    Human Interface Technology Laboratory and Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 12:47-9. 2009
    ..The potential utility of VR analgesia for movement or exercise therapy for patients with blunt force trauma injuries should be explored in controlled studies...
  4. pmc A randomized, controlled trial of immersive virtual reality analgesia, during physical therapy for pediatric burns
    Yuko S Schmitt
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Burns 37:61-8. 2011
    ..The magnitude of the analgesic effect is clinically meaningful and is maintained with repeated use...
  5. ncbi request reprint The analgesic effects of opioids and immersive virtual reality distraction: evidence from subjective and functional brain imaging assessments
    Hunter G Hoffman
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:1776-83, table of contents. 2007
    ..We used subjective pain ratings and functional magnetic resonance imaging to measure pain and pain-related brain activity in subjects receiving opioid and/or VR distraction...
  6. ncbi request reprint Water-friendly virtual reality pain control during wound care
    Hunter G Hoffman
    Human Interface Technology Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    J Clin Psychol 60:189-95. 2004
    ..The water-friendly VR helmet dramatically increases the number of patients with severe burns that could potentially be treated with VR (see http://www.vrpain.com)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Modulation of thermal pain-related brain activity with virtual reality: evidence from fMRI
    Hunter G Hoffman
    Human Interface Technology Lab, and Department of Radiology, Box 352142, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Neuroreport 15:1245-8. 2004
    ..002, corrected). Results showed direct modulation of human brain pain responses by virtual reality distraction...
  8. ncbi request reprint Manipulating presence influences the magnitude of virtual reality analgesia
    Hunter G Hoffman
    Human Interface Technology Laboratory, 215 Fluke Hall, Box 352142, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Pain 111:162-8. 2004
    ..1 for High Tech VR vs. 0.7 for Low Tech VR, P < 0.001). Across groups, the amount of pain reduction was positively and significantly correlated with VR presence levels reported by subjects ( r = 0.48 for 'worst pain', P < 0.005)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Virtual reality hypnosis pain control in the treatment of multiple fractures: a case series
    Aubriana M Teeley
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359612, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 54:184-94. 2012
    ..The subjective pain reduction reported by patients was encouraging, and the results of this case series suggest the importance of further study of VRH with larger samples using randomized controlled trials...
  10. doi request reprint Virtual reality as an adjunctive non-pharmacologic analgesic for acute burn pain during medical procedures
    Hunter G Hoffman
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:183-91. 2011
    ..Excessive pain during medical procedures is a widespread problem but is especially problematic during daily wound care of patients with severe burn injuries...
  11. ncbi request reprint Virtual reality helmet display quality influences the magnitude of virtual reality analgesia
    Hunter G Hoffman
    Human Interface Technology Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Pain 7:843-50. 2006
    ..These results highlight the importance of using an appropriately designed VR helmet to achieve effective VR analgesia (see )...
  12. doi request reprint Virtual reality pain control during burn wound debridement in the hydrotank
    Hunter G Hoffman
    Human Interface Technology Laboratory, Departments of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin J Pain 24:299-304. 2008
    ..We explored the adjunctive use of water-friendly, immersive virtual reality (VR) to distract patients from their pain during burn wound debridement in the hydrotherapy tank (hydrotank)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Using FMRI to study the neural correlates of virtual reality analgesia
    Hunter G Hoffman
    Virtual Reality Analgesia Research Center, Department of Radiology and Psychology, University of Washington Human Interface Technology Laboratory, Seattle, WA, USA
    CNS Spectr 11:45-51. 2006
    ..Together the clinical and laboratory studies provide converging evidence that VR distraction is a promising new non-pharmacologic pain control technique...
  14. ncbi request reprint A magnet-friendly virtual reality fiberoptic image delivery system
    Hunter G Hoffman
    Human Interface Technology Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 6:645-8. 2003
    ..vrpain.com)...
  15. pmc Virtual reality hypnosis for pain associated with recovery from physical trauma
    David R Patterson
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 58:288-300. 2010
    ....
  16. pmc Pre-hospital intubation factors and pneumonia in trauma patients
    Heather L Evans
    Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 12:339-44. 2011
    ..A subset of PH intubations with continuous quality assessment was re-examined to identify the intubation factors associated with VAP...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of a statewide quality improvement initiative in improving the management of pediatric splenic injuries in washington state
    Stephen M Bowman
    Departments of Health Services, University of Washington, Olympia, Washington, USA
    J Trauma 64:1478-83. 2008
    ..We evaluated pediatric splenic injury management before and after the implementation of a statewide quality improvement initiative...
  18. pmc Feasibility of articulated arm mounted Oculus Rift Virtual Reality goggles for adjunctive pain control during occupational therapy in pediatric burn patients
    Hunter G Hoffman
    1 Human Photonics Laboratory, Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
    Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw 17:397-401. 2014
    ..This is the first clinical data on PubMed to show the use of Oculus Rift for any medical application...
  19. pmc Harborview burns--1974 to 2009
    Loren H Engrav
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40086. 2012
    ....
  20. doi request reprint The association between obesity and difficult prehospital tracheal intubation
    Timothy J Holmberg
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Anesth Analg 112:1132-8. 2011
    ..In this study we determined factors associated with TI success, and determined TI difficulty as a function of body mass index (BMI) in a system of ALS providers experienced in TI, to guide future prehospital education efforts...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hypnosis delivered through immersive virtual reality for burn pain: A clinical case series
    David R Patterson
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 54:130-42. 2006
    ..The results support additional research on the utility and efficacy of hypnotic analgesia provided by virtual reality hypnosis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comparison of patient satisfaction and self-reports of pain in adult burn-injured patients
    Gretchen J Carrougher
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine and Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Rehabil 24:1-8. 2003
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Association of hospital trauma designation with admission patterns of injured children
    Monica S Vavilala
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
    J Trauma 57:119-24; discussion 124. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate whether formal adoption of a statewide trauma system was associated with hospital admission patterns of injured children...
  24. ncbi request reprint Microbubble-enhanced hemorrhage control using high intensity focused ultrasound
    Vesna Zderic
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Ultrasonics 45:113-20. 2006
    ..Our results suggest potential utility of UCA for increasing efficiency of HIFU-induced hemostasis of solid organ injuries...
  25. ncbi request reprint Virtual reality hypnosis: a case report
    David R Patterson
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98104, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 52:27-38. 2004
    ..Pain dropped similar levels on Day 42 with an audio-only version of the intervention and then returned to baseline without intervention on Day 43...
  26. ncbi request reprint Hospital characteristics associated with the management of pediatric splenic injuries
    Stephen M Bowman
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    JAMA 294:2611-7. 2005
    ..As asplenic children are at increased risk of overwhelming postsplenectomy infection, nonoperative management may be considered a quality of care indicator...
  27. doi request reprint Paramedic training for proficient prehospital endotracheal intubation
    Keir J Warner
    Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:103-8. 2010
    ..Multiple studies demonstrate variable endotracheal intubation (ETI) success by prehospital providers. Data describing how many ETI training experiences are required to achieve high success rates are sparse...
  28. ncbi request reprint Hemorrhage control in arteries using high-intensity focused ultrasound: a survival study
    Vesna Zderic
    Applied Physics Laboratory, Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, University of Washington, 1013 NE 40th Street, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Ultrasonics 44:46-53. 2006
    ..The results show that HIFU can produce effective and long-term (up to 60 days) hemostasis of punctured femoral arteries while preserving normal blood flow and vessel wall structure in the majority of vessels...
  29. doi request reprint Regional anesthesia for acute traumatic injuries in the emergency room
    Andreas Grabinsky
    Department of Anesthesiology, Harborview Medical Center, 359724, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 9:1677-90. 2009
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Spleen hemostasis using high-intensity ultrasound: survival and healing
    Misty L Noble
    Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle 98105, USA
    J Trauma 53:1115-20. 2002
    ..This current study investigated the long-term safety of HIFU in splenic hemostasis...
  31. doi request reprint Similar liability for trauma and nontrauma surgical anesthesia: a closed claims analysis
    Hernando Olivar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6540, USA
    Anesth Analg 115:1196-203. 2012
    ..We also used the American Society of Anesthesiologists' Closed Claims Project database to evaluate injury and liability profiles of trauma anesthesia malpractice claims compared to nontrauma surgical anesthesia claims...
  32. pmc Perioperative use of cuffed endotracheal tubes is advantageous in young pediatric burn patients
    David P Dorsey
    School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Burns 36:856-60. 2010
    ..Due to the frequent challenge of airway management in this population, strategies should emphasize cuffed endotracheal tube use that is associated with lower rates of airway manipulation...
  33. ncbi request reprint The illusion of presence in immersive virtual reality during an fMRI brain scan
    Hunter G Hoffman
    Human Interface Technology Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 6:127-31. 2003
    ..The present study demonstrated for the first time that subjects could experience a strong illusion of presence during an fMRI despite the constraints of the fMRI magnet bore (i.e., immobilized head and loud ambient noise)...
  34. ncbi request reprint High-intensity ultrasound treatment of blunt abdominal solid organ injury: an animal model
    Carol J Cornejo
    Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, Univeristy of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Trauma 57:152-6. 2004
    ..High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is effective in producing hemostasis in injuries from organ lacerations and punctures in animals but has not been evaluated in impact injuries...
  35. doi request reprint Prehospital management of the difficult airway: a prospective cohort study
    Keir J Warner
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Emerg Med 36:257-65. 2009
    ..Patient anatomy is a primary factor in failed ETI. Among the advanced procedures, cricothyroidotomy had the highest success rate and should not be delayed by other interventions...
  36. doi request reprint Timing of intubation and ventilator-associated pneumonia following injury
    Heather L Evans
    Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, 98104, USA
    Arch Surg 145:1041-6. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Optimizing control of pain from severe burns: a literature review
    David R Patterson
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center 325 Ninth Ave, Box 359740 Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 47:43-54. 2004
  38. doi request reprint The role of hospital profit status in pediatric spleen injury management
    Stephen M Bowman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202 3591, USA
    Med Care 46:331-8. 2008
    ..Evidence suggests that over 90% of pediatric splenic injuries can be successfully managed nonoperatively. Although pediatric hospitals have rapidly adopted nonoperative management, variability exists among other types of hospitals...
  39. ncbi request reprint Sedation and anesthesia for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in acute trauma patients outside the operating room
    Colin Paul King
    Int Anesthesiol Clin 40:53-68. 2002
  40. pmc Subdissociative dose ketamine produces a deficit in manipulation but not maintenance of the contents of working memory
    Rebekah A E Honey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Neuropsychopharmacology 28:2037-44. 2003
    ..The specificity of this ketamine effect suggests that the earliest effect of NMDA receptor blockade is in higher order control of executive function rather than in more basic maintenance processes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Impairment of specific episodic memory processes by sub-psychotic doses of ketamine: the effects of levels of processing at encoding and of the subsequent retrieval task
    Garry D Honey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke s Hospital, P O Box 255, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 2QQ, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 181:445-57. 2005
    ..The precise nature of the impact of the N-methyl-D-aspartate antagonist, ketamine, upon human episodic memory, has yet to be elucidated fully...
  42. doi request reprint Rural trauma: is trauma designation associated with better hospital outcomes?
    Stephen M Bowman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72202 3591, USA
    J Rural Health 24:263-8. 2008
    ..While trauma designation has been associated with lower risk of death in large urban settings, relatively little attention has been given to this issue in small rural hospitals...
  43. ncbi request reprint Use of virtual reality distraction to reduce claustrophobia symptoms during a mock magnetic resonance imaging brain scan: a case report
    Azucena Garcia-Palacios
    Departmento Psicologia Basica Clinica y Psicobiologia, Universitat Jaume I, Castellon, Spain
    Cyberpsychol Behav 10:485-8. 2007
    ..These results suggest that immersive VR may prove effective at temporarily reducing claustrophobia symptoms during MRI scans and music may prove less effective...