Robert O Carpenter
Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
- Work-hour restrictions as an ethical dilemma for residentsRobert O Carpenter
Department of General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 2730, USA
Am J Surg 191:527-32. 2006..We propose that the standardized work-hour limitations have created an ethical dilemma for residents...
- Work hours restrictions as an ethical dilemma for residents: a descriptive survey of violation types and frequencyRobert O Carpenter
Department of General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2730, USA
Curr Surg 63:448-55. 2006..In addition, almost half of those individuals admitted under-reporting their hours worked. The authors' goal was to further delineate the type and frequency of violations and under-reporting...
- Increased risk of adrenal insufficiency following etomidate exposure in critically injured patientsBryan A Cotton
Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1211 21st Ave S, 404 Medical Arts Bldg, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
Arch Surg 143:62-7; discussion 67. 2008..Timely diagnosis and treatment of adrenal insufficiency (AI) dramatically reduces mortality in trauma patients. We sought to identify risk factors and populations with a high risk of developing AI...
- Influence of broad-spectrum antibiotic prophylaxis on intracranial pressure monitor infections and subsequent infectious complications in head-injured patientsAddison K May
Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
Surg Infect (Larchmt) 7:409-17. 2006..In April 2002, a protocol change was instituted that substituted cefazolin for ceftriaxone as single-agent prophylaxis for ICP monitors...
- Missed opportunities: a descriptive assessment of teaching and attitudes regarding communication skills in a surgical residencyOlivia A Hutul
Department of General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232-2577, USA
Curr Surg 63:401-9. 2006..A need exists to facilitate the feedback process to resolve this discrepancy. The authors propose that an evaluation instrument regarding communication skills may strengthen the feedback process...
- Moral distress in the third year of medical school; a descriptive review of student case reflectionsKimberly D Lomis
Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Room D5203 MCN, Nashville, TN 37232 2577, USA
Am J Surg 197:107-12. 2009..To prompt our students to reflect on such experiences, students are required to submit a brief case description and are assigned to mentor groups to discuss cases...
- Beta-blocker exposure is associated with improved survival after severe traumatic brain injuryBryan A Cotton
Departments of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
J Trauma 62:26-33; discussion 33-5. 2007..Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is often associated with a hyperadrenergic state. We hypothesized that adrenergic blockade would confer improved survival among TBI patients...