John A Morris

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Surgical adverse events, risk management, and malpractice outcome: morbidity and mortality review is not enough
    John A Morris
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 243 Medical Center South, 2100 Pierce Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212 3755, USA
    Ann Surg 237:844-51; discussion 851-2. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Reduced heart rate variability: an indicator of cardiac uncoupling and diminished physiologic reserve in 1,425 trauma patients
    John A Morris
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Trauma 60:1165-73; discussion 1173-4. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Adrenal insufficiency, heart rate variability, and complex biologic systems: a study of 1,871 critically ill trauma patients
    John A Morris
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:885-92; discussion 892-3. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Volatility: a new vital sign identified using a novel bedside monitoring strategy
    Eric L Grogan
    VA Quality Scholars Program, Vanderbilt University Department of Surgery, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma 58:7-12; discussion 12-4. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Stress insulin resistance is a marker for mortality in traumatic brain injury
    Nathan T Mowery
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Trauma 66:145-51; discussion 151-3. 2009
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Acute care surgery program: mentoring fellows and patient outcomes
    Jose J Diaz
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Surg Res 160:202-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Personalized medicine: genetic variation and loss of physiologic complexity are associated with mortality in 644 trauma patients
    Patrick R Norris
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ann Surg 250:524-30. 2009

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Surgical adverse events, risk management, and malpractice outcome: morbidity and mortality review is not enough
    John A Morris
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 243 Medical Center South, 2100 Pierce Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212 3755, USA
    Ann Surg 237:844-51; discussion 851-2. 2003
    ..To review all admissions (age > 13) to three surgical patient care centers at a single academic medical center between January 1, 1995, and December 6, 1999, for significant surgical adverse events...
  3. ncbi request reprint Reduced heart rate variability: an indicator of cardiac uncoupling and diminished physiologic reserve in 1,425 trauma patients
    John A Morris
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Trauma 60:1165-73; discussion 1173-4. 2006
    ..We hypothesized: Deteriorating physiologic reserve correlates with reduced HRV and cardiac uncoupling...
  4. ncbi request reprint Adrenal insufficiency, heart rate variability, and complex biologic systems: a study of 1,871 critically ill trauma patients
    John A Morris
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:885-92; discussion 892-3. 2007
    ..We hypothesize decreased HRVi is associated with AI, and HRVi improves after treatment of AI, suggesting "recomplexification" (resumption of normal stress response to injury)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Volatility: a new vital sign identified using a novel bedside monitoring strategy
    Eric L Grogan
    VA Quality Scholars Program, Vanderbilt University Department of Surgery, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma 58:7-12; discussion 12-4. 2005
    ..We hypothesized: heart rate (HR) volatility predicts outcome better than measures of central tendency (mean and median)...
  6. doi request reprint Stress insulin resistance is a marker for mortality in traumatic brain injury
    Nathan T Mowery
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Trauma 66:145-51; discussion 151-3. 2009
    ..Both hyper- and hypoglycemia have been associated with poor outcome in traumatic brain injury (TBI). Neither the risks nor benefit of tight glucose control (goal range, 80-110 mg/dL) have been documented in the TBI population...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Acute care surgery program: mentoring fellows and patient outcomes
    Jose J Diaz
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Surg Res 160:202-7. 2010
    ..EGS patient outcomes and the mentoring of fellows on EGS service have not been previously studied. We hypothesize that EGS patient outcomes would not differ by provider on a service driven by evidence-based medicine (EBM) protocols...
  10. doi request reprint Personalized medicine: genetic variation and loss of physiologic complexity are associated with mortality in 644 trauma patients
    Patrick R Norris
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ann Surg 250:524-30. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that variability in ANS receptor proteins (genetics) and loss of complexity (physiology) are independently associated with mortality in critical illness...
  11. doi request reprint Colon anastomosis after damage control laparotomy: recommendations from 174 trauma colectomies
    Mickey M Ott
    From the Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Trauma 70:595-602. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that colonic anastomosis for trauma patients requiring an open abdomen (OA) would have a higher anastomotic leak (AL) rate when compared with patients having an immediate abdominal closure following trauma laparotomy...
  12. doi request reprint Insulin resistance heralds positive cultures after severe injury
    Nathan T Mowery
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 10:503-9. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that measures of IR during tight glycemic control protocols are associated with infection and may be more predictive than the serum glucose concentration...
  13. doi request reprint Morbid obesity is not a risk factor for mortality in critically ill trauma patients
    Jose J Diaz
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Trauma 66:226-31. 2009
    ..Our aim was to which risk factors had the highest risk of death in the critically ill trauma patient...
  14. doi request reprint Genetic variation in the autonomic nervous system affects mortality: a study of 1,095 trauma patients
    John A Morris
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:663-8; discussion 668-70. 2009
    ..We have previously demonstrated an unappreciated link between the autonomic nervous system and mortality, heart rate variability, and physiologic complexity...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Triaging to a regional acute care surgery center: distance is critical
    Jose J Diaz
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Trauma 70:116-9. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that distance to a referral center and severity of illness (SOI) would be predictors of death...
  17. ncbi request reprint Heart rate multiscale entropy at three hours predicts hospital mortality in 3,154 trauma patients
    Patrick R Norris
    Division of Trauma, Burn, and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Shock 30:17-22. 2008
    ..2) Multiscale entropy is robust to variation in bedside data duration and density occurring in a working intensive care unit. (3) Complexity may be a new clinical biomarker of outcome...
  18. 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
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  19. ncbi request reprint Reduced heart rate multiscale entropy predicts death in critical illness: a study of physiologic complexity in 285 trauma patients
    Patrick R Norris
    Division of Trauma, Burn, and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Crit Care 23:399-405. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that heart rate multiscale entropy (MSE), a potential measurement of physiologic complexity, would predict death more robustly than HRVi...
  20. pmc Cardiac uncoupling and heart rate variability stratify ICU patients by mortality: a study of 2088 trauma patients
    Patrick R Norris
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1211 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Ann Surg 243:804-12; discussion 812-4. 2006
    ..We hypothesize that cardiac uncoupling over the entire ICU stay independently predicts mortality, reveals patterns of injury, and heralds complications...
  21. ncbi request reprint The open abdomen in trauma: do infectious complications affect primary abdominal closure?
    Todd R Vogel
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 7:433-41. 2006
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Cardiac uncoupling and heart rate variability are associated with intracranial hypertension and mortality: a study of 145 trauma patients with continuous monitoring
    Nathan Teague Mowery
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Trauma 65:621-7. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint The early work-up for isolated ligamentous injury of the cervical spine: does computed tomography scan have a role?
    Jose J Diaz
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Trauma 59:897-903; discussion 903-4. 2005
    ..Helical computed tomography (HCT) scan is the preferred modality for diagnosing fractures of the cervical spine in blunt trauma. We hypothesize that HCT can be used as a screening tool for isolated ligamentous injury (LI) in blunt trauma...
  24. ncbi request reprint Does regionalization of acute care surgery decrease mortality?
    Jose J Diaz
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Trauma 71:442-6. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that a matured regional EGS service would show decreasing mortality and length of stay (LOS) over time...
  25. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability predicts trauma patient outcome as early as 12 h: implications for military and civilian triage
    Patrick R Norris
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Surg Res 129:122-8. 2005
    ..We hypothesized a more precise definition of variability in integer heart rate improves predictive power earlier in ICU stay, without adjusting for covariates...
  26. doi request reprint Early loss of heart rate complexity predicts mortality regardless of mechanism, anatomic location, or severity of injury in 2178 trauma patients
    William P Riordan
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Surg Res 156:283-9. 2009
    ..However, this finding has not been validated across the diverse spectrum of traumatic injury, and underlying mechanisms of this relationship are poorly understood...
  27. pmc Reduced heart rate volatility: an early predictor of death in trauma patients
    Eric L Grogan
    VA Quality Scholars Program, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Ann Surg 240:547-54; discussion 554-6. 2004
    ..To determine if using dense data capture to measure heart rate volatility (standard deviation) measured in 5-minute intervals predicts death...
  28. pmc Specific polymorphic variation in the mitochondrial genome and increased in-hospital mortality after severe trauma
    Jeffrey A Canter
    Center for Human Genetics Research, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Ann Surg 246:406-11; discussion 411-4. 2007
    ..To determine whether specific genetic variations in the mtDNA that impact energy production and free-radical generation are potential new risk factors for in-hospital mortality after severe trauma...
  29. ncbi request reprint Are adrenal injuries predictive of adrenal insufficiency in patients sustaining blunt trauma?
    Eric T Castaldo
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Am Surg 74:262-6. 2008
    ..Adrenal insufficiency should be considered with increasing injury severity and age in the intensive care setting after blunt trauma...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cervical spine evaluation in urban trauma centers: lowering institutional costs and complications through helical CT scan
    Eric L Grogan
    Departments of Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 200:160-5. 2005
    ..We hypothesize that institutional costs associated with missed injuries make helical CT scan the least costly approach...
  31. ncbi request reprint Bedside laparotomy for trauma: are there risks?
    Jose J Diaz
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 5:15-20. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that patients undergoing bedside laparotomy (BSL) and managed with the abdomen left open would have an unacceptably high mortality or intra-abdominal complications...
  32. ncbi request reprint Role of reduced heart rate volatility in predicting death in trauma patients
    John A Morris
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Adv Surg 39:77-96. 2005
  33. doi request reprint Core temperature variation is associated with heart rate variability independent of cardiac index: a study of 278 trauma patients
    Nathan T Mowery
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Crit Care 26:534.e9-534.e17. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine if temperature extremes are associated with reduced heart rate variability (HRV) and "cardiac uncoupling."..
  34. 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
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Complications after 344 damage-control open celiotomies
    Richard S Miller
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Trauma 59:1365-71; discussion 1371-4. 2005
    ..We reviewed our experience with the open abdomen and hypothesized that the known high wound complication rates were related to the timing and method of wound closure...
  36. doi request reprint Systems initiatives reduce healthcare-associated infections: a study of 22,928 device days in a single trauma unit
    Richard S Miller
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma 68:23-31. 2010
    ..We hypothesized a system-based initiative to reduce nosocomial infection would lower the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), urinary tract infection (UTI), and bloodstream infection (BSI)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Creating an emergency general surgery service enhances the productivity of trauma surgeons, general surgeons and the hospital
    Mary T Austin
    Department of Surgery, the Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Trauma 58:906-10. 2005
    ..The objective of this report was to evaluate the impact of this new service on CCTS, general surgeons (GS) and the hospital...
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Validation of stroke work and ventricular arterial coupling as markers of cardiovascular performance during resuscitation
    R Shayn Martin
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Trauma 60:930-4; discussion 934-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the capabilities of a completely automated data management system by further evaluating SWI-based resuscitation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance despite tight glucose control is associated with mortality in critically ill surgical patients
    Nathan T Mowery
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 24:242-51. 2009
    ..The hyperglycemic state following trauma and surgery is related partially to insulin resistance (IR). The objective is to determine if critically ill surgical patients vary in their extent of IR and is IR associated with mortality...
  41. ncbi request reprint The impact of aviation-based teamwork training on the attitudes of health-care professionals
    Eric L Grogan
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 9485, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:843-8. 2004
    ..This study evaluates participant reactions and attitudes to CRM training...
  42. ncbi request reprint Protocol for bedside laparotomy in trauma and emergency general surgery: a low return to the operating room
    Jose J Diaz
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Am Surg 71:986-91. 2005
    ..3 per cent. Primary fascial closure of the abdomen had a significantly reduced hospital stay. BSL allowed trauma OR charges of dollar 5,300 per cases with 2.12 hours per cases savings...
  43. ncbi request reprint Repair of giant abdominal hernias: does the type of prosthesis matter?
    Jose J Diaz
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Am Surg 70:396-401; discussion 401-2. 2004
    ..2) There was a trend toward a higher wound infection in the GT (44.4%) versus NG (24.3%), but it did not reach statistical significance...
  44. ncbi request reprint Influence of broad-spectrum antibiotic prophylaxis on intracranial pressure monitor infections and subsequent infectious complications in head-injured patients
    Addison 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint Occipital condyle fractures: clinical presentation and imaging findings in 76 patients
    Joseph M Aulino
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Neuroradiology and Musculoskeletal Imaging Sections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, MCN, 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN, 37232 2675, USA
    Emerg Radiol 11:342-7. 2005
    ..Neurosurgery 41: 368-376, 1997) is useful, but suffers from the lack of a defined distinction between undisplaced (Type I, stable) and displaced (Type 2A, unstable) fracture fragments...
  46. ncbi request reprint A simple non-physiological artifact filter for invasive arterial blood pressure monitoring: a study of 1852 trauma ICU patients
    Hanqing Cao
    Medical Centre, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:1417-20. 2006
    ..Therefore, we concluded that our strategy of removing non-physiological artifact was simple, fast and useful for an accurate assessment of BP measures in trauma patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Acute care surgery: a functioning program and fellowship training
    Jose J Diaz
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Surgery 141:310-6. 2007
  48. doi request reprint Safety of bedside percutaneous tracheostomy in the critically ill: evaluation of more than 3,000 procedures
    Bradley M Dennis
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:858-65; discussion 865-7. 2013
    ..My colleagues and I hypothesized that our 10-year percutaneous dilational tracheostomy experience would demonstrate that the technique is safe with low complication rates, even in obese patient populations...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Are five-view plain films of the cervical spine unreliable? A prospective evaluation in blunt trauma patients with altered mental status
    Jose J Diaz
    Department of Surgery, Trauma Paatient Care Center, Banderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Trauma 55:658-63; discussion 663-4. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Early one-stage closure in patients with abdominal compartment syndrome: fascial replacement with human acellular dermis and bipedicle flaps
    Jeffrey S Guy
    Division of Trauma, Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 3755, USA
    Am Surg 69:1025-8; discussion 1028-9. 2003
    ..Once closed, patients were able to be discharged from the hospital early and without need for specialized wound care. Further investigation on the usefulness of this technique is required...
  53. ncbi request reprint Post hoc mortality analysis of the efficacy trial of diaspirin cross-linked hemoglobin in the treatment of severe traumatic hemorrhagic shock
    Edward P Sloan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    J Trauma 52:887-95. 2002
    ..The efficacy trial of diaspirin cross-linked hemoglobin (DCLHb) in traumatic hemorrhagic shock demonstrated an unexpected mortality imbalance, prompting a three-step review to better understand the cause of this finding...
  54. pmc Androgen receptors are required for full masculinization of the ventromedial hypothalamus (VMH) in rats
    Brittany N Dugger
    Neuroscience Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Horm Behav 51:195-201. 2007
    ..ARs may regulate aromatase expression or activity to affect estrogen receptor activation, or may act independently of estrogen receptors to influence VMH morphology...
  55. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism in neuronal number of the posterodorsal medial amygdala is independent of circulating androgens and regional volume in adult rats
    John A Morris
    Neuroscience Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 1101, USA
    J Comp Neurol 506:851-9. 2008
    ..These results suggest that the sex difference in neuronal number in the rat MePD may be "organized" by androgens prior to adulthood, whereas regional volume, neuronal size, and glial numbers can be altered by androgens in adulthood...
  56. ncbi request reprint Practice guidelines in mental health and addiction services: contributions from the American College of Mental Health Administration
    Gail W Stuart
    College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 30:21-33. 2002
    ....
  57. pmc Androgen-sensitivity of somata and dendrites of spinal nucleus of the bulbocavernosus (SNB) motoneurons in male C57BL6J mice
    Damian G Zuloaga
    Department of Psychology and Program in Neuroscience, 108 Giltner Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1101, USA
    Horm Behav 51:207-12. 2007
    ..This pattern of AR labeling is consistent with the possibility that androgens also act directly on SNB motoneurons in mice to regulate soma size in mice...
  58. ncbi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial of furosemide with or without albumin in hypoproteinemic patients with acute lung injury
    Greg S Martin
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:1681-7. 2005
    ..Albumin with furosemide benefits lung physiology in hypoproteinemic patients with acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome, but the independent pharmacologic effects of these drugs are unknown...