Affiliation: University of Hawaii
- Impact of education on smoking cessation counseling by surgical residentsSusan Steinemann
Department of Surgery, University of Hawaii, John A Burns School of Medicine, 1356 Lusitana St, 6th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
Am J Surg 189:44-6. 2005..Surgeons infrequently provide smoking cessation counseling for patients, in part because they lack training to do so. We investigated the efficacy of 2 methods of teaching smoking cessation counseling to surgical residents...
- Use of a personal digital assistant to monitor surgery student work and sleep hoursSusan Steinemann
Department of Surgery, University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, 1356 Lusitana St, Sixth Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
Am J Surg 191:272-5. 2006..We developed a personal digital assistant (PDA)-based program to assess compliance with our medical student work hours policy, and to correlate work hours with sleep and performance...
- Breast cancer worry among women awaiting mammography: is it unfounded? Does prior counseling help?Susan K Steinemann
University of Hawai i at Manoa, John A Burns School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
Hawaii Med J 70:149-50. 2011..It was concluded that most women awaiting mammography are not unduly anxious. Additionally, the findings showed a correlation between a woman's concern about developing cancer with known risk factors and rural residence...
- Student-written simulation scenarios: a novel cognitive assessment method in a trauma curriculumSusan K Steinemann
University of Hawai i, John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, USA
Hawaii Med J 70:172-5. 2011..Global cognitive and psychomotor assessment in simulation based curricula is complex. We describe assessment of novices' cognitive skills in a trauma curriculum using a simulation aligned facilitated discovery method...
- In situ, multidisciplinary, simulation-based teamwork training improves early trauma careSusan Steinemann
University of Hawaii, Department of Surgery, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
J Surg Educ 68:472-7. 2011..Evaluate the impact of a team training curriculum for residents and multidisciplinary trauma team members on team communication, coordination and clinical efficacy of trauma resuscitation...
- Assessing teamwork in the trauma bay: introduction of a modified "NOTECHS" scale for traumaSusan Steinemann
University of Hawaii, Department of Surgery, Honolulu, HI, USA
Am J Surg 203:69-75. 2012..In this study, T-NOTECHS was evaluated for reliability and correlation with clinical performance...
- Volume of lymphatic metastases does not independently influence prognosis in colorectal cancerJan H Wong
Department of Surgery, University of Hawaii School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
J Clin Oncol 20:1506-11. 2002..To evaluate the prognostic relevance of the volume of nodal metastatic disease in colorectal cancer patients...
- A prospective randomized trial using blood volume analysis in addition to pulmonary artery catheter, compared with pulmonary artery catheter alone, to guide shock resuscitation in critically ill surgical patientsMihae Yu
Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Critical Care, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii
Shock 35:220-8. 2011..03). Blood volume measurements allowed the physicians to promptly treat physiologic disturbances in both red blood cell volume and plasma volume, resulting in improved survival...
- Marriage of professional and technical tasks: a strategy to improve obtaining informed consentSusan Steinemann
Department of Surgery, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, 1356 Lusitana St, Sixth Floor Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
Am J Surg 191:696-700. 2006..Education in obtaining informed consent, combined with technical training using a stepwise approach, may improve resident knowledge of, confidence in, and frequency of obtaining consent for bedside procedures...