Affiliation: University of New Mexico
- Do medical students understand brain death? A survey studyIsaac Tawil
Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
J Surg Educ 69:320-5. 2012..The authors sought to evaluate current understanding of brain death and knowledge gaps among U.S. medical students at a single center...
- Rapid progression of traumatic bifrontal contusions to transtentorial herniation: A case reportTausif Rehman
MSC10 5615, Department of Neurosurgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Cases J 1:203. 2008....
- Posttraumatic cerebral infarction: incidence, outcome, and risk factorsIsaac Tawil
Division of Trauma Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
J Trauma 64:849-53. 2008..We suspected that recent advances in imaging modalities and treatment might affect incidence and outcome. We sought to define the incidence and mortality impact of PTCI. We also identified risk factors associated with PTCI...
- Development and validation of a tool for assessing understanding of brain deathIsaac Tawil
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Department of Surgery Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
Prog Transplant 19:272-6. 2009..No validated questionnaire for determining laypersons' understanding of brain death exists. Such a tool could be useful in clinical, educational, and research settings...
- Impact of positive pressure ventilation on thoracostomy tube removalIsaac Tawil
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico Health Science Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 0001, USA
J Trauma 68:818-21. 2010..We sought to evaluate the impact of positive-pressure ventilation (PPV) on recurrent pneumothoraces (PTX) after removal of thoracostomy tubes (TT)...
- HBOC-201 use in traumatic brain injury: case report and review of literatureJonathan Marinaro
Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 0001, USA
Transfusion 49:2054-9. 2009..The use of noninvasive cerebral oximetric devices to follow clinical progress in a patient infused with HBOC-201 is reported and the literature of hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers (HBOCs) in brain injury is reported...
- Ultrasonographic determination of pubic symphyseal widening in trauma: the FAST-PS studyMichael Bauman
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
J Emerg Med 40:528-33. 2011..However, it does not identify patients with retroperitoneal hemorrhage associated with significant pelvic trauma. A wide pubic symphysis (PS) is indicative of an open book pelvic fracture and a high risk of retroperitoneal bleeding...
- Resident guideline development to standardize intensive care unit care delivery: a competency-based educational methodJon Marinaro
Department of Emergency Medicine, The Center for Excellence in Surgical Education, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
J Surg Educ 65:109-11. 2008..It also requires the resident to advocate for quality patient care and optimal patient care systems. We plan to use outcome and qualitative data to validate this method...