Nicole A Stassen

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Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in combination with helical computed tomography provides a safe and efficient method of cervical spine clearance in the obtunded trauma patient
    Nicole A Stassen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box SURG, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Trauma 60:171-7. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Helicopters improve survival in seriously injured patients requiring interfacility transfer for definitive care
    Joshua B Brown
    Strong Regional Trauma Center, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York 14642 8410, USA
    J Trauma 70:310-4. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with venous thromboembolism in isolated blunt chest trauma
    Steven A Kahn
    Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Am Surg 79:502-5. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The National Trauma Triage Protocol: can this tool predict which patients with trauma will benefit from helicopter transport?
    Joshua B Brown
    Division of Trauma and General Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:319-25. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Trauma center designation correlates with functional independence after severe but not moderate traumatic brain injury
    Joshua B Brown
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York 14642 8410, USA
    J Trauma 69:263-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Impact of a graduated driver's license law on crashes involving young drivers in New York State
    Julius D Cheng
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York 14642, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:457-61. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Mechanism of injury and special consideration criteria still matter: an evaluation of the National Trauma Triage Protocol
    Joshua B Brown
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York 14642 8410, USA
    J Trauma 70:38-44; discussion 44-5. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Helicopters and the civilian trauma system: national utilization patterns demonstrate improved outcomes after traumatic injury
    Joshua B Brown
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York 14642 8410, USA
    J Trauma 69:1030-4; discussion 1034-6. 2010
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Prehospital spinal immobilization does not appear to be beneficial and may complicate care following gunshot injury to the torso
    Joshua B Brown
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York 14642 8410, USA
    J Trauma 67:774-8. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in combination with helical computed tomography provides a safe and efficient method of cervical spine clearance in the obtunded trauma patient
    Nicole A Stassen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box SURG, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Trauma 60:171-7. 2006
    ..In 2002, our institution implemented a new c-spine clearance guideline utilizing c-spine computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). This study evaluates the safety and efficacy of this guideline...
  2. doi request reprint Helicopters improve survival in seriously injured patients requiring interfacility transfer for definitive care
    Joshua B Brown
    Strong Regional Trauma Center, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York 14642 8410, USA
    J Trauma 70:310-4. 2011
    ..The benefits of HT over ground transport (GT) in this setting are unclear. By using a national sample, the objective of this study was to assess whether HT impacted outcomes following interfacility transfer of trauma patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with venous thromboembolism in isolated blunt chest trauma
    Steven A Kahn
    Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Am Surg 79:502-5. 2013
    ..05; OR, 6.3), and age older than 65 years (P < 0.05; OR, 1.03). Patients with the risk factors mentioned are at risk for VTE despite only having thoracic injury and might benefit from more aggressive surveillance and prophylaxis...
  4. doi request reprint The National Trauma Triage Protocol: can this tool predict which patients with trauma will benefit from helicopter transport?
    Joshua B Brown
    Division of Trauma and General Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:319-25. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the role of the National Trauma Triage Protocol (NTTP) in selecting patients that would benefit from HT...
  5. doi request reprint Trauma center designation correlates with functional independence after severe but not moderate traumatic brain injury
    Joshua B Brown
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York 14642 8410, USA
    J Trauma 69:263-9. 2010
    ..The objective was to determine whether trauma center designation influenced functional outcomes after moderate and severe TBI...
  6. doi request reprint Impact of a graduated driver's license law on crashes involving young drivers in New York State
    Julius D Cheng
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York 14642, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:457-61. 2012
    ..The New York State GDL law increased supervision of young driver and limited both time-of-day driven and number of passengers. This review examines the impact of a GDL enacted in New York in September 2003...
  7. doi request reprint Mechanism of injury and special consideration criteria still matter: an evaluation of the National Trauma Triage Protocol
    Joshua B Brown
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York 14642 8410, USA
    J Trauma 70:38-44; discussion 44-5. 2011
    ..The study objective was to analyze whether trauma center need (TCN) was accurately predicted solely by the PHY and ANA criteria using national data...
  8. doi request reprint Helicopters and the civilian trauma system: national utilization patterns demonstrate improved outcomes after traumatic injury
    Joshua B Brown
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York 14642 8410, USA
    J Trauma 69:1030-4; discussion 1034-6. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to compare patient outcomes after transport from the scene of injury by HT and ground transport using a national patient sample...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prehospital spinal immobilization does not appear to be beneficial and may complicate care following gunshot injury to the torso
    Joshua B Brown
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York 14642 8410, USA
    J Trauma 67:774-8. 2009
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the potential benefit of PHSI after torso GSW versus the potential to interfere with other critical aspects of care...
  11. doi request reprint Ground level falls are associated with significant mortality in elderly patients
    Konstantinos Spaniolas
    Division of Acute Care and Trauma surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Trauma 69:821-5. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that in elderly patients, a GLF may represent a high-risk group for injury and concurrent comorbidities that warrant trauma service evaluation and should be triaged appropriately...
  12. ncbi request reprint The incidence and clinical significance of pneumomediastinum found on computed tomography scan in blunt trauma patients
    Daniela Molena
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am Surg 75:1081-3. 2009
    ..In this study, PM seen on CT was found to have little clinical significance other than as a marker for severe blunt trauma. No patients with airway or esophageal injuries were seen in any of the PM patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint The aging road warrior: national trend toward older riders impacts outcome after motorcycle injury
    Joshua B Brown
    Department of Surgery, Strong Regional Trauma Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York 14642 8410, USA
    Am Surg 76:279-86. 2010
    ..Motorcycle safety education and training initiatives should be expanded to specifically target older motorcyclists...
  14. doi request reprint Nonoperative management of blunt hepatic injury: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline
    Nicole A Stassen
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S288-93. 2012
    ..Since that time, a large volume of literature on these topics has been published requiring a reevaluation of the previous Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma guideline...
  15. doi request reprint Does the need for noncardiac surgery during ventricular assist device therapy impact clinical outcome?
    Joshua B Brown
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 14642 8410, USA
    Surgery 146:627-33; discussion 633-4. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to identify VAD patients requiring NCS (+NCS) and compare outcomes with those not requiring NCS (-NCS)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based improvement of the National Trauma Triage Protocol: The Glasgow Coma Scale versus Glasgow Coma Scale motor subscale
    Joshua B Brown
    From the Division of General Surgery and Trauma J B B, R M F, A B P, T R B, J L S, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Division of Acute Care Surgery N A S, M L G, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 77:95-102. 2014
    ..This study evaluated performance of the NTTP if GCSm is substituted for the current GCS score ≤ 13 criterion...
  17. ncbi request reprint Isolated gastric injury after blunt abdominal trauma
    Mark L Gestring
    Division of Trauma, Burns and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York 14642 8410, USA
    J Trauma 61:1021. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic antibiotics adversely affect nosocomial pneumonia in trauma patients
    J Jason Hoth
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kentucky 40292, USA
    J Trauma 55:249-54. 2003
    ..This retrospective study was conducted to assess the effect that prolonged prophylactic antibiotic use has on the development of nosocomial pneumonia and antibiotic use complications...
  19. ncbi request reprint Abdominal seat belt marks in the era of focused abdominal sonography for trauma
    Nicole A Stassen
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville and University of Louisville Hospitals, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Arch Surg 137:718-22; discussion 722-3. 2002
    ..Focused abdominal sonography for trauma (FAST) is an unreliable method for assessing intra-abdominal injury in patients with seat belt marks...
  20. ncbi request reprint Laryngotracheal injuries: does injury mechanism matter?
    Nicole A Stassen
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Am Surg 70:522-5. 2004
    ..A high level of suspicion must be maintained when evaluating all potential laryngotracheal injury patients irrespective of the mechanism of injury...
  21. ncbi request reprint Thoracotomy for blunt trauma: traditional indications may not apply
    Jason J Hoth
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Am Surg 69:1108-11. 2003
    ..Since the majority of such patients have multicavitary injuries that require prior operation and are commonly coagulopathic, caution should be exercised when deciding whether to proceed with thoracotomy based solely on chest tube output...
  22. ncbi request reprint Reevaluation of diagnostic procedures for transmediastinal gunshot wounds
    Nicole A Stassen
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, and the University of Louisville Hospital, Kentucky 40292, USA
    J Trauma 53:635-8; discussion 638. 2002
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  23. ncbi request reprint Examination of the role of abdominal computed tomography in the evaluation of victims of trauma with increased aspartate aminotransferase in the era of focused abdominal sonography for trauma
    Nicole A Stassen
    Department of Surgery and the Price Institute of Surgical Research, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Surgery 132:642-6; discussion 646-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish the admission aspartate aminotransferase (AST) level below which patients do not need an abdominal CT for injury evaluation and treatment...