Garth H Utter

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Positive predictive value of the AHRQ accidental puncture or laceration patient safety indicator
    Garth H Utter
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817
    Ann Surg 250:1041-5. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Detection of postoperative respiratory failure: how predictive is the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Patient Safety Indicator?
    Garth H Utter
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:347-354.e1-29. 2010
  3. doi request reprint How valid is the ICD-9-CM based AHRQ patient safety indicator for postoperative venous thromboembolism?
    Richard H White
    Division of General Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Med Care 47:1237-43. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Cases of iatrogenic pneumothorax can be identified from ICD-9-CM coded data
    Banafsheh Sadeghi
    University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:218-24. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Positive predictive value of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Patient Safety Indicator for central line-related bloodstream infection ("selected infections due to medical care")
    Patricia A Zrelak
    University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA Battelle Memorial Institute in Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Healthc Qual 33:29-36. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Variation in academic medical centers' coding practices for postoperative respiratory complications: implications for the AHRQ postoperative respiratory failure Patient Safety Indicator
    Garth H Utter
    Department of Surgery, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Med Care 50:792-800. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Using the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality patient safety indicators for targeting nursing quality improvement
    Patricia A Zrelak
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis, UC Davis Medical Center, 2103 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 27:99-108. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Designing an abstraction instrument: lessons from efforts to validate the AHRQ patient safety indicators
    Garth H Utter
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 37:20-8. 2011
  9. pmc Distinct roles of trauma and transfusion in induction of immune modulation after injury
    Rachael P Jackman
    From the Blood Systems Research Institute, San Francisco, California the Departments of Surgery and Political Science, University of California, Davis, California the Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California and the Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California
    Transfusion 52:2533-50. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Validity of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator for Postoperative Physiologic and Metabolic Derangement Based on a National Sample of Medical Records
    Patricia A Zrelak
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, OH Department of Surgery, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA
    Med Care 51:806-11. 2013

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Positive predictive value of the AHRQ accidental puncture or laceration patient safety indicator
    Garth H Utter
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817
    Ann Surg 250:1041-5. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the positive predictive value (PPV) of this indicator...
  2. doi request reprint Detection of postoperative respiratory failure: how predictive is the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Patient Safety Indicator?
    Garth H Utter
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:347-354.e1-29. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the positive predictive value (PPV) of this indicator...
  3. doi request reprint How valid is the ICD-9-CM based AHRQ patient safety indicator for postoperative venous thromboembolism?
    Richard H White
    Division of General Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Med Care 47:1237-43. 2009
    ..However, few studies have evaluated the accuracy of these ICD-9-CM codes across multiple hospitals...
  4. doi request reprint Cases of iatrogenic pneumothorax can be identified from ICD-9-CM coded data
    Banafsheh Sadeghi
    University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:218-24. 2010
    ..At least 1725 hospital-acquired pneumothoraxes could have been prevented in 2004 through universal use of ultrasound guidance during internal jugular cannulation...
  5. doi request reprint Positive predictive value of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Patient Safety Indicator for central line-related bloodstream infection ("selected infections due to medical care")
    Patricia A Zrelak
    University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA Battelle Memorial Institute in Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Healthc Qual 33:29-36. 2011
    ..PSI 7 has a low positive predictive value compared with other PSIs recently studied. Present on admission diagnoses and improved coding for infections related to central venous catheters (implemented October 2007) may improve validity...
  6. doi request reprint Variation in academic medical centers' coding practices for postoperative respiratory complications: implications for the AHRQ postoperative respiratory failure Patient Safety Indicator
    Garth H Utter
    Department of Surgery, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Med Care 50:792-800. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether hospitals vary in the use of 518.81 versus 518.5 and whether such variation correlates with coder beliefs...
  7. doi request reprint Using the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality patient safety indicators for targeting nursing quality improvement
    Patricia A Zrelak
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis, UC Davis Medical Center, 2103 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 27:99-108. 2012
    ..In this paper, we describe how the AHRQ PSI may be used to identify nursing-specific opportunities to improve care based on data from the national AHRQ PSI validation pilot project...
  8. ncbi request reprint Designing an abstraction instrument: lessons from efforts to validate the AHRQ patient safety indicators
    Garth H Utter
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 37:20-8. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc Distinct roles of trauma and transfusion in induction of immune modulation after injury
    Rachael P Jackman
    From the Blood Systems Research Institute, San Francisco, California the Departments of Surgery and Political Science, University of California, Davis, California the Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California and the Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California
    Transfusion 52:2533-50. 2012
    ..Trauma and transfusion can both alter immunity, and while transfusions are common among traumatically injured patients, few studies have examined their combined effects on immunity...
  10. doi request reprint Validity of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator for Postoperative Physiologic and Metabolic Derangement Based on a National Sample of Medical Records
    Patricia A Zrelak
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, OH Department of Surgery, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA
    Med Care 51:806-11. 2013
    ..We sought to evaluate the indicator's criterion validity...
  11. doi request reprint Anemia in the setting of traumatic brain injury: the arguments for and against liberal transfusion
    Garth H Utter
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Neurotrauma 28:155-65. 2011
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Interhospital transfer occurs more slowly for elderly acute trauma patients
    Garth H Utter
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Emerg Med 35:415-20. 2008
    ..We conclude that interhospital transfer of elderly acutely injured trauma patients takes longer than for younger patients. Providers may be less aggressive in treating elderly trauma patients...
  13. doi request reprint Methamphetamine use is associated with increased hospital resource consumption among minimally injured trauma patients
    Jason A London
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Trauma 66:485-90. 2009
    ..We hypothesize that minimally injured (MI) patients testing positive for MA consume more resources than patients testing negative for MA...
  14. doi request reprint Transfusion practices for acute traumatic brain injury: a survey of physicians at US trauma centers
    Matthew J Sena
    Department of Surgery, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Intensive Care Med 35:480-8. 2009
    ..To determine whether physician specialty influences transfusion threshold in patients with acute severe traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  15. doi request reprint Lack of Insurance is Associated With Increased Risk for Hernia Complications
    Jason A London
    Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Ann Surg 250:331-7. 2009
    ..We sought to determine whether lack of insurance is associated with an increased likelihood of presenting to a hospital with a complicated hernia, and whether insurance status might be associated with clinical outcomes...