Bryan A Cotton

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Damage control hematology: the impact of a trauma exsanguination protocol on survival and blood product utilization
    Bryan A Cotton
    Departments of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma 64:1177-82; discussion 1182-3. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Predefined massive transfusion protocols are associated with a reduction in organ failure and postinjury complications
    Bryan A Cotton
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Trauma 66:41-8; discussion 48-9. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Increased risk of adrenal insufficiency following etomidate exposure in critically injured patients
    Bryan 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Respiratory complications and mortality risk associated with thoracic spine injury
    Bryan A Cotton
    Department of Surgery, Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 59:1400-7; discussion 1407-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The cellular, metabolic, and systemic consequences of aggressive fluid resuscitation strategies
    Bryan A Cotton
    Department of General Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Shock 26:115-21. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Beta-blocker exposure is associated with improved survival after severe traumatic brain injury
    Bryan A Cotton
    Departments of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Trauma 62:26-33; discussion 33-5. 2007
  7. doi request reprint The impact of missing trauma data on predicting massive transfusion
    Amber W Trickey
    Department of Surgery, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:S68-74. 2013
  8. pmc Application of the Berlin definition in PROMMTT patients: the impact of resuscitation on the incidence of hypoxemia
    Bryce R H Robinson
    Division of Trauma Critical Care, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:S61-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Admission rapid thrombelastography predicts development of pulmonary embolism in trauma patients
    Bryan A Cotton
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1470-5; discussion 1475-7. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Cryoprecipitate use in the PROMMTT study
    John B Holcomb
    Center for Translational Injury Research, Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:S31-9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications71

  1. doi request reprint Damage control hematology: the impact of a trauma exsanguination protocol on survival and blood product utilization
    Bryan A Cotton
    Departments of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma 64:1177-82; discussion 1182-3. 2008
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Predefined massive transfusion protocols are associated with a reduction in organ failure and postinjury complications
    Bryan A Cotton
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Trauma 66:41-8; discussion 48-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether MT protocols are associated with increased organ failure and complications...
  3. doi request reprint Increased risk of adrenal insufficiency following etomidate exposure in critically injured patients
    Bryan 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Respiratory complications and mortality risk associated with thoracic spine injury
    Bryan A Cotton
    Department of Surgery, Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 59:1400-7; discussion 1407-9. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether high-thoracic (HT) SCI was associated with a similar increased risk of respiratory complications and death...
  5. ncbi request reprint The cellular, metabolic, and systemic consequences of aggressive fluid resuscitation strategies
    Bryan A Cotton
    Department of General Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Shock 26:115-21. 2006
    ..Future resuscitation research is likely to focus on improvements in fluid composition and adjuncts to administration of large volume of fluid...
  6. ncbi request reprint Beta-blocker exposure is associated with improved survival after severe traumatic brain injury
    Bryan 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...
  7. doi request reprint The impact of missing trauma data on predicting massive transfusion
    Amber W Trickey
    Department of Surgery, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:S68-74. 2013
    ..Three blood transfusion prediction models were evaluated using an observational trauma data set with valid missing data...
  8. pmc Application of the Berlin definition in PROMMTT patients: the impact of resuscitation on the incidence of hypoxemia
    Bryce R H Robinson
    Division of Trauma Critical Care, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:S61-7. 2013
    ..Acute lung injury following trauma resuscitation remains a concern despite recent advances. With the use of the PROMMTT study population, the risk of hypoxemia and potential modifiable risk factors are studied...
  9. doi request reprint Admission rapid thrombelastography predicts development of pulmonary embolism in trauma patients
    Bryan A Cotton
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1470-5; discussion 1475-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify whether admission rapid-thrombelastography (r-TEG) could identify patients at risk of developing pulmonary embolism (PE) during their hospital stay...
  10. doi request reprint Cryoprecipitate use in the PROMMTT study
    John B Holcomb
    Center for Translational Injury Research, Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:S31-9. 2013
    ..Our objectives were to identify patterns and predictors of cryoprecipitate use and determine whether transfusing cryoprecipitate was associated with improved survival...
  11. pmc Clinical and mechanistic drivers of acute traumatic coagulopathy
    Mitchell Jay Cohen
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:S40-7. 2013
    ..The PRospective Observational Multicenter Major Trauma Transfusion (PROMMTT) study provided a unique opportunity to characterize coagulation and the effects of resuscitation on ATC after severe trauma...
  12. pmc Resuscitate early with plasma and platelets or balance blood products gradually: findings from the PROMMTT study
    Deborah J Del Junco
    Center for Translational Injury Research, Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:S24-30. 2013
    ..To differentiate the association of in-hospital mortality with early plasma or platelet transfusion from that with delayed but gradually balanced ratios, we developed a separate analytic approach...
  13. pmc Purposeful variable selection and stratification to impute missing Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma data in trauma research
    Paul A Fuchs
    Center for Translational Injury Research, Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:S75-81. 2013
    ..Owing to variability in patients' injuries and trauma care, these data are unlikely to be missing completely at random, raising concern for validity when analyses exclude patients with missing values...
  14. doi request reprint Admission rapid thrombelastography can replace conventional coagulation tests in the emergency department: experience with 1974 consecutive trauma patients
    John B Holcomb
    Center for Translational Injury Research, Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Surg 256:476-86. 2012
    ..We have previously shown that admission r-TEG results are available faster than CCTs and predict pulmonary embolism. We hypothesized that r-TEGs more reliably predict blood component transfusion than CCTs...
  15. doi request reprint Hyperfibrinolysis at admission is an uncommon but highly lethal event associated with shock and prehospital fluid administration
    Bryan A Cotton
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:365-70; discussion 370. 2012
    ..To further strengthen this hypothesis, we created an in vitro hemodilution model to improve our mechanistic understanding of the early HF...
  16. doi request reprint Impact of closure at the first take back: complication burden and potential overutilization of damage control laparotomy
    Quinton M Hatch
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 71:1503-11. 2011
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Pentobarbital coma for refractory intra-cranial hypertension after severe traumatic brain injury: mortality predictions and one-year outcomes in 55 patients
    Gary T Marshall
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and General Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Trauma 69:275-83. 2010
    ..This is a retrospective cohort study of severe TBI patients receiving PBC at Level I Trauma Center and tertiary university hospital...
  18. doi request reprint Room for (performance) improvement: provider-related factors associated with poor outcomes in massive transfusion
    Bryan A Cotton
    Department of Surgery, Center for Translational Injury Research, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 67:1004-12. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the incidence and impact of MT protocol noncompliance and to intervene in provider-related events associated with poor compliance and outcomes...
  19. pmc Genetic variation in complement component 2 of the classical complement pathway is associated with increased mortality and infection: a study of 627 patients with trauma
    John A Morris
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma 66:1265-70; discussion 1270-2. 2009
    ..Consequently, genetic variation in C2 may stratify patient risk and illuminate underlying mechanisms for therapeutic intervention...
  20. doi request reprint Exsanguination protocol improves survival after major hepatic trauma
    Victor Zaydfudim
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, D 4314 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232 2730, USA
    Injury 41:30-4. 2010
    ..We hypothesised that utilisation of our institution's TEP at the initiation of hospital resuscitation would improve survival in patients with significant hepatic trauma...
  21. pmc Prehospital intravenous fluid is associated with increased survival in trauma patients
    David A Hampton
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:S9-15. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that receiving any prehospital IVF is associated with increased survival in trauma patients compared with receiving no prehospital IVF...
  22. pmc Do not resuscitate status, not age, affects outcomes after injury: An evaluation of 15,227 consecutive trauma patients
    Sasha D Adams
    From the Center for Translational Injury Research B A C, C E W, J M P, J B H and Department of Surgery S D A, B A C, C E W, R A K, B S G, J R D, P R A, J B H, University of Texas Health Science Center and Memorial Hermann Healthcare System E D, Houston, Texas
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:1327-30. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that the increased likelihood of DNR status in older patients alters age-adjusted mortality rates in trauma...
  23. pmc Massive transfusion protocols for patients with substantial hemorrhage
    Pampee P Young
    Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1161 21st Ave South, C2217A MCN, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Transfus Med Rev 25:293-303. 2011
    ..However, the use of MTPs remains controversial. This review describes published experiences with MTPs and illustrates the potential value of several MTPs currently utilized by academic transfusion services...
  24. doi request reprint Use of scene vital signs improves TRISS predicted survival in intubated trauma patients
    Igor V Voskresensky
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Surg Res 154:105-11. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of scene vital signs on predicting survival in intubated trauma patients...
  25. doi request reprint Postoperative neuromuscular blocker use is associated with higher primary fascial closure rates after damage control laparotomy
    Chadi T Abouassaly
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma 69:557-61. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether exposure to NMBA is associated a higher likelihood of primary fascial closure...
  26. ncbi request reprint Acute adrenal insufficiency may affect outcome in the trauma patient
    Oscar D Guillamondegui
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Am Surg 75:287-90. 2009
    ....
  27. pmc The prospective, observational, multicenter, major trauma transfusion (PROMMTT) study: comparative effectiveness of a time-varying treatment with competing risks
    John B Holcomb
    Center for Translational Injury Research, Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 6410 Fannin, Ste 1100, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:127-36. 2013
    ..To relate in-hospital mortality to early transfusion of plasma and/or platelets and to time-varying plasma:red blood cell (RBC) and platelet:RBC ratios...
  28. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for development of delirium in burn intensive care unit patients
    Vivek Agarwal
    Vanderbilt School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Burn Care Res 31:706-15. 2010
    ..Exposure to benzodiazepines was an independent risk factor for delirium, whereas opiates and methadone reduced the risk of developing delirium, possibly through reduction of pain in these patients...
  29. doi request reprint Emergency department blood transfusion predicts early massive transfusion and early blood component requirement
    Timothy C Nunez
    Department of Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    Transfusion 50:1914-20. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the ability of uncrossmatched transfusions in the emergency department (ED) to predict early (< 6 hr) massive transfusion (MT) of red blood cells (RBCs) and blood components...
  30. doi request reprint Prevalence and implications of preinjury warfarin use: an analysis of the National Trauma Databank
    Lesly A Dossett
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Arch Surg 146:565-70. 2011
    ..To describe the prevalence of preinjury warfarin use in a large national sample of trauma patients and to define the relationship between preinjury warfarin use and mortality...
  31. pmc Creation, implementation, and maturation of a massive transfusion protocol for the exsanguinating trauma patient
    Timothy C Nunez
    Department of Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 68:1498-505. 2010
    ..Once implemented, this process may lead to improved clinical outcomes and decreased overall blood utilization with extremely small wastage of vital blood products...
  32. doi request reprint Rapid thrombelastography delivers real-time results that predict transfusion within 1 hour of admission
    Bryan A Cotton
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 71:407-14; discussion 414-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate the timeliness of r-TEG results, their correlation with CCTs, and the ability of r-TEG to predict early blood transfusion...
  33. doi request reprint Damage control resuscitation is associated with a reduction in resuscitation volumes and improvement in survival in 390 damage control laparotomy patients
    Bryan A Cotton
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg 254:598-605. 2011
    ..To determine whether implementation of damage control resuscitation (DCR) in patients undergoing damage control laparotomy (DCL) translates into improved survival...
  34. doi request reprint Donor conversion and organ yield in traumatic brain injury patients: missed opportunities and missed organs
    Clinton D Kemp
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma 64:1573-80. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to define donation patterns and lost donor opportunities in severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients...
  35. doi request reprint Hyperkalemia following massive transfusion in trauma
    Brigham K Au
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Surg Res 157:284-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of the current study was to determine whether critically injured patients receiving massive transfusions are at an increased risk of hyperkalemia...
  36. doi request reprint Early prediction of massive transfusion in trauma: simple as ABC (assessment of blood consumption)?
    Timothy C Nunez
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma 66:346-52. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to validate previously described MT scoring systems and compare these to a simplified nonlaboratory dependent scoring system (Assessment of Blood Consumption [ABC] score)...
  37. doi request reprint Optimizing outcomes in damage control resuscitation: identifying blood product ratios associated with improved survival
    Oliver L Gunter
    Department of General Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma 65:527-34. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether suggested blood product ratios yield superior survival rates...
  38. doi request reprint Chasing 100%: the use of hypertonic saline to improve early, primary fascial closure after damage control laparotomy
    John A Harvin
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:426-30; discussion 431-2. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that hypertonic saline (HTS), which attenuates resuscitation-induced intestinal edema in animals, would improve early primary fascial closure (EPFC) rates...
  39. doi request reprint The impact of beta-blocker therapy on anemia after traumatic brain injury
    Nina E Glass
    Department of Surgery, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Transfusion 52:2155-60. 2012
    ..Animal studies suggest that postinjury anemia is exacerbated by a persistent hyperadrenergic state. This study aims to determine if beta-blocker (BB) exposure affects anemia after TBI...
  40. doi request reprint Unique pattern of complications in elderly trauma patients at a Level I trauma center
    Sasha D Adams
    Department of Surgery, Center for Translational Injury Research, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:112-8. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that elderly patients would have different complication patterns than their younger counterparts...
  41. ncbi request reprint How we die: the impact of nonneurologic organ dysfunction after severe traumatic brain injury
    Clinton D Kemp
    Department of Surgery Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Am Surg 74:866-72. 2008
    ..These findings demonstrate the impact of the extracranial manifestations of severe TBI on overall mortality and highlight potential areas for future intervention and research...
  42. doi request reprint Secondary abdominal compartment syndrome after severe extremity injury: are early, aggressive fluid resuscitation strategies to blame?
    Michael C Madigan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma 64:280-5. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that poor resuscitation techniques, including early and excessive crystalloid administration, places patients with extremity injuries at risk for developing secondary ACS...
  43. doi request reprint Better hemostatic profiles of never-frozen liquid plasma compared with thawed fresh frozen plasma
    Nena Matijevic
    Center for Translational Injury Research, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:84-90; discussion 90-1. 2013
    ..We characterized changes in LQP hemostatic potential during 26 days of cold storage...
  44. doi request reprint Comparison of massive blood transfusion predictive models in the rural setting
    Nicole J Krumrei
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:211-5. 2012
    ..Our purpose was to validate these MT predictive models in our rural Level I trauma center patient population, using all major trauma victims, regardless of blood product requirements...
  45. ncbi request reprint Beta-blocker exposure in patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and cardiac uncoupling
    William P Riordan
    Departments of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Trauma 63:503-10; discussion 510-1. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the effect of betaB exposure on the mortality risk of patients with severe TBI and early cardiac uncoupling...
  46. doi request reprint Correlation of conventional thrombelastography and rapid thrombelastography in trauma
    Tim H Lee
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code L 611, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Am J Surg 205:521-7; discussion 527. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the correlation of rapid thrombelastographic values with conventional thrombelastographic values in trauma patients...
  47. pmc Defining when to initiate massive transfusion: a validation study of individual massive transfusion triggers in PROMMTT patients
    Rachael A Callcut
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:59-65, 67-8; discussion 66-7. 2013
    ..Early predictors of massive transfusion (MT) would prevent undertriage of patients likely to require MT. This study validates triggers using the Prospective Observational Multicenter Major Trauma Transfusion (PROMMTT) study...
  48. doi request reprint Hemostatically distinct FFPs equally improve abnormal TEG variables in an in vitro dilutional coagulopathy model
    Vadim Kostousov
    Department of Surgery, and Center for Translational Injury Research, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Thromb Res 130:429-34. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that smaller volumes of plasma with higher hemostatic potential (FFP-H) would be needed to restore normal thrombelastogram (TEG) values compared to plasma with lower hemostatic potential (FFP-L)...
  49. doi request reprint Trauma patients at risk for massive transfusion: the role of scoring systems and the impact of early identification on patient outcomes
    Sundeep Burman
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Expert Rev Hematol 5:211-8. 2012
    ..Activating these protocols early and with an organized team approach is critical to achieving their full benefit...
  50. pmc Antioxidants and micronutrient supplementation in trauma patients
    Leslie Reddell
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 15:181-7. 2012
    ..This study reviews important nutrients responsible for oxidant-antioxidant balance in trauma patients requiring admission to the ICU and rationale for repletion of antioxidants using pharmaconutrition...
  51. pmc Implementation, reliability testing, and compliance monitoring of the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit in trauma patients
    Stacie L Soja
    Department of Pharmacy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Intensive Care Med 34:1263-8. 2008
    ..To implement delirium monitoring, test reliability, and monitor compliance of performing the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU) in trauma patients...
  52. doi request reprint Guidelines for prehospital fluid resuscitation in the injured patient
    Bryan A Cotton
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 67:389-402. 2009
    ..for access? (3) if access is achieved, should intravenous fluids be administered? (4) if fluids are to be administered, which solution is preferred? and (5) if fluids are to be administered, what volume and rate should be infused?..
  53. doi request reprint Impact of high-dose antioxidants on outcomes in acutely injured patients
    Bryan R Collier
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 32:384-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of high-dose antioxidant administration on the mortality rate of acutely injured patients...
  54. pmc Transfusion therapy in hemorrhagic shock
    Timothy C Nunez
    Department of Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 15:536-41. 2009
    ..This review will focus on this resuscitation strategy of transfusing blood products (red cells, plasma, and platelets) early and often in the exsanguinating patient...
  55. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for development of delirium in surgical and trauma intensive care unit patients
    Pratik Pandharipande
    Department of Anesthesia Critical Care Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma 65:34-41. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the prevalence of and risk factors for delirium in surgical and trauma ICU patients...
  56. doi request reprint Prehospital intravenous fluid administration is associated with higher mortality in trauma patients: a National Trauma Data Bank analysis
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ann Surg 253:371-7. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that trauma patients who received prehospital IV fluids have higher mortality than trauma patients who did not receive IV fluids in the prehospital setting...
  57. pmc All bleeding stops: how we can help
    William P Riordan
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1211 21stAvenue South, 404 Medical Arts Building, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Crit Care 14:146. 2010
    ..Many of the recommendations are appropriately broad enough to promote the use of clinical judgment in the application of the guidelines...
  58. doi request reprint Emergency airway management in critically injured patients: a survey of U.S. aero-medical transport programs
    Dorsha N James
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Resuscitation 80:650-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate current practice patterns of airway management in trauma among U.S. aero-medical service (AMS) programs...
  59. ncbi request reprint Straight for the jugular: managing blunt & penetrating neck trauma in the field
    Todd M Burda
    Vanderbilt Life Flight, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    JEMS 32:40-6, 49. 2007
  60. doi request reprint Unwarranted national variation in the use of prophylactic inferior vena cava filters after trauma: an analysis of the National Trauma Databank
    Lesly A Dossett
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Trauma 70:1066-70; discussion 1070-1. 2011
    ..S. trauma centers would practice according to Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma guidelines and that any variation in practice patterns would be due to variations in the number of high-risk patients treated...
  61. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of routine radiographs after emergent open cavity operations
    Lesly A Dossett
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Surgery 144:317-21. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that the institutional costs resulting from a RSS would make routine intraoperative radiography (IOR) more cost-effective than surgical counts in preventing RSS after emergent open cavity cases...
  62. ncbi request reprint Penetrating trauma in children
    Bryan A Cotton
    From the Department of Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Semin Pediatr Surg 13:87-97. 2004
    ..Management approaches have been adopted in large part from the more robust adult experience. However, application of these strategies to similar life-threatening injuries in the pediatric population appears appropriate...
  63. ncbi request reprint Use of goniometry to predict inadequate flexion-extension roentgenograms: a preliminary study
    Bryan A Cotton
    Department of Surgery, Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Trauma 59:396-401. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the utility of goniometry to predict a patient's ability to achieve sufficient ROM to obtain adequate FER...
  64. ncbi request reprint The utility of clinical and laboratory data for predicting intraabdominal injury among children
    Bryan A Cotton
    University of Missouri Hospitals and Clinics, Division of General Surgery and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Columbia, Missouri, USA
    J Trauma 56:1068-74; discussion 1074-5. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the utility of clinical and laboratory data for predicting the risk for IAI...
  65. ncbi request reprint Long-term cognitive, emotional, and functional outcomes in trauma intensive care unit survivors without intracranial hemorrhage
    James C Jackson
    Division of Allergy Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville TN, USA
    J Trauma 62:80-8. 2007
    ....
  66. pmc Treatments for reversing warfarin anticoagulation in patients with acute intracranial hemorrhage: a structured literature review
    Brett F Bechtel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 4:40. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  67. ncbi request reprint Necrotizing chest wall infection after blunt trauma: case report and review of the literature
    Julian E Losanoff
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Columbia, 65212, USA
    J Trauma 53:787-9. 2002
  68. ncbi request reprint Motoric subtypes of delirium in mechanically ventilated surgical and trauma intensive care unit patients
    Pratik Pandharipande
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine corrected Department of Anesthesia Critical Care Medicine, 1121 21st Ave So, Nashville MAB 526, TN corrected 37212, USA
    Intensive Care Med 33:1726-31. 2007
    ..Their use, however, has not been reported in surgical and trauma patients. The objective of this study was to identify the prevalence of the motoric subtypes of delirium in surgical and trauma ICU patients...
  69. ncbi request reprint Increased levels of serum S100B protein in critically ill patients without brain injury: Shock 26(1):20-24, 2006
    Bryan A Cotton
    Shock 27:338; author reply 339. 2007
  70. ncbi request reprint The utility of clinical and laboratory data for predicting intraabdominal injury among children
    Bryan A Cotton
    J Trauma 58:1306-7. 2005
  71. doi request reprint Re: Increased levels of serum S100B protein in critically ill patients without brain injury
    Bryan A Cotton
    Shock 30:222; author reply 222-3. 2008