Nathan T Mowery

Summary

Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Emergency department length of stay is an independent predictor of hospital mortality in trauma activation patients
    Nathan T Mowery
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Trauma 70:1317-25. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Severe hypoglycemia while on intensive insulin therapy is not an independent predictor of death after trauma
    Nathan T Mowery
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Trauma 68:342-7. 2010
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint Failure to achieve euglycemia despite aggressive insulin control signals abnormal physiologic response to trauma
    Nathan T Mowery
    Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Crit Care 26:295-302. 2011
  5. doi 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
  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. ncbi request reprint Glucose metabolism, not obesity, predicts mortality in critically ill surgical patients
    Nathan T Mowery
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Am Surg 76:1377-83. 2010
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Duration of time on intensive insulin therapy predicts severe hypoglycemia in the surgically critically ill population
    Nathan T Mowery
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest University Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27101, USA
    World J Surg 36:270-7. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Intensive insulin therapy in practice: can we do it?
    Lesly A Dossett
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 33:14-20. 2009

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Emergency department length of stay is an independent predictor of hospital mortality in trauma activation patients
    Nathan T Mowery
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Trauma 70:1317-25. 2011
    ..Our hypothesis is that increased ED length of stay (LOS) leads to increased hospital mortality in patients not undergoing immediate surgical intervention...
  2. doi request reprint Severe hypoglycemia while on intensive insulin therapy is not an independent predictor of death after trauma
    Nathan T Mowery
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Trauma 68:342-7. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that severe hypoglycemia (SH; <or=40 mg/dL) was not an independent predictor of mortality in the trauma population...
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint Failure to achieve euglycemia despite aggressive insulin control signals abnormal physiologic response to trauma
    Nathan T Mowery
    Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Crit Care 26:295-302. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that a failure to normalize a patient's glucose on an automated euglycemia protocol signals an adverse response after trauma and that this response can identify patients with an increased mortality...
  5. doi 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...
  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. ncbi request reprint Glucose metabolism, not obesity, predicts mortality in critically ill surgical patients
    Nathan T Mowery
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Am Surg 76:1377-83. 2010
    ..Obesity is not an independent risk factor for mortality in the surgical critical care population. Insulin resistance and subsequent hyperglycemia are increased in obesity and are independent predictors of mortality...
  8. 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."..
  9. doi request reprint Duration of time on intensive insulin therapy predicts severe hypoglycemia in the surgically critically ill population
    Nathan T Mowery
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest University Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27101, USA
    World J Surg 36:270-7. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the incidence, independent predictors, and effect on outcome of severe hypoglycemia (≤ 40 mg/dl) in a surgical population...
  10. doi request reprint Intensive insulin therapy in practice: can we do it?
    Lesly A Dossett
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 33:14-20. 2009
    ..The authors' objective was to quantify adherence to an IIT protocol in a practice setting, and to describe how adherence impacts overall blood glucose (BG) control...
  11. ncbi request reprint Blood glucose variability is associated with mortality in the surgical intensive care unit
    Lesly A Dossett
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am Surg 74:679-85; discussion 685. 2008
    ..Further studies should focus on the demographic, clinical, and genetic factors responsible for this observation and identify strategies to minimize BG variability...
  12. ncbi request reprint A computerized insulin infusion titration protocol improves glucose control with less hypoglycemia compared to a manual titration protocol in a trauma intensive care unit
    Marcus J Dortch
    Department of Pharmaceutical Services, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 32:18-27. 2008
    ..Unfortunately, implementation of such protocols has proved challenging. This study evaluated the degree of glucose control using manual paper-based vs computer-based insulin protocols in a trauma intensive care unit...
  13. doi request reprint An innovative approach to predict the development of adult respiratory distress syndrome in patients with blunt trauma
    Robert D Becher
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1229-35. 2012
    ..In this study, we test the hypothesis that a novel method that objectively measures percent PC can be used to identify patients at risk to develop ARDS after injury...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint Stapled versus hand-sewn anastomoses in emergency general surgery: a retrospective review of outcomes in a unique patient population
    Jason P Farrah
    Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:1187-92; discussion 1192-4. 2013
    ..The purpose of the current study was to compare outcomes of hand-sewn (HS) versus stapled (ST) bowel anastomoses in EGS patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Surgical intensive care unit mobility is increased after institution of a computerized mobility order set and intensive care unit mobility protocol: a prospective cohort analysis
    Amy N Hildreth
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Am Surg 76:818-22. 2010
    ..Further studies should focus on measurement of the effect of mobility interventions on patient outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint A critical assessment of outcomes in emergency versus nonemergency general surgery using the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database
    Robert D Becher
    Acute Care Surgery Service, Department of General Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am Surg 77:951-9. 2011
    ..This data suggests that there is a need for improvement in both methods and systems of care for the emergent population...
  18. 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?..
  19. doi request reprint Guidelines for management of small bowel obstruction
    Jose J Diaz
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma 64:1651-64. 2008
  20. doi request reprint Measuring anatomic severity of disease in emergency general surgery
    Shahid Shafi
    From the Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement S S, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas and Department of Trauma Service C V R B, University Medical Center Brackenridge, Austin, Texas Department of Surgery M A, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia Department of Surgery D C, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida Department of Surgery M J C, University of California, San Francisco and Department of Surgery K I, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California Departments of Surgery Trauma Critical Care and Preventive Medicine M L C, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois and Department of General Surgery P R M, N T M, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:884-7. 2014
    ..The purpose of this project was to develop a uniform grading system for measuring anatomic severity of disease in this patient population...