Kevin K Chung

Summary

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evolution of burn resuscitation in operation Iraqi freedom
    Kevin K Chung
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Burn Care Res 27:606-11. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Continuous renal replacement therapy improves survival in severely burned military casualties with acute kidney injury
    Kevin K Chung
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX 78234, USA
    J Trauma 64:S179-85; discussion S185-7. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Resuscitation of severely burned military casualties: fluid begets more fluid
    Kevin K Chung
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 67:231-7; discussion 237. 2009
  4. pmc Continuous venovenous hemofiltration in severely burned patients with acute kidney injury: a cohort study
    Kevin K Chung
    Burn Center, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Crit Care 13:R62. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Renal replacement therapy in support of combat operations
    Kevin K Chung
    Critical Care, U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:S365-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Global evacuation of burn patients does not increase the incidence of venous thromboembolic complications
    Kevin K Chung
    Clinical Division, U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 65:19-24. 2008
  7. doi request reprint The Acute Kidney Injury Network (AKIN) criteria applied in burns
    Kevin K Chung
    Clinical Division, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Burn Care Res 33:483-90. 2012
  8. doi request reprint An experience in the management of the open abdomen in severely injured burn patients
    Mark O Hardin
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Burn Care Res 33:491-6. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Admission chest CT complements fiberoptic bronchoscopy in prediction of adverse outcomes in thermally injured patients
    John S Oh
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Burn Care Res 33:532-8. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Association of AKI with adverse outcomes in burned military casualties
    Ian J Stewart
    San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:199-206. 2012

Detail Information

Publications72

  1. ncbi request reprint Evolution of burn resuscitation in operation Iraqi freedom
    Kevin K Chung
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Burn Care Res 27:606-11. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Continuous renal replacement therapy improves survival in severely burned military casualties with acute kidney injury
    Kevin K Chung
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX 78234, USA
    J Trauma 64:S179-85; discussion S185-7. 2008
    ..We wondered whether early use of continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) changes outcomes in severely burned military casualties with predetermined criteria for acute kidney injury...
  3. doi request reprint Resuscitation of severely burned military casualties: fluid begets more fluid
    Kevin K Chung
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 67:231-7; discussion 237. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the relationship between the estimated fluid volumes calculated, either by the Modified Brooke or the Parkland formulas, and actual volumes received...
  4. pmc Continuous venovenous hemofiltration in severely burned patients with acute kidney injury: a cohort study
    Kevin K Chung
    Burn Center, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Crit Care 13:R62. 2009
    ..We aimed to determine the effect on mortality of early application of continuous venovenous hemofiltration (CVVH) in severely burned patients with AKI admitted to our burn intensive care unit (BICU)...
  5. doi request reprint Renal replacement therapy in support of combat operations
    Kevin K Chung
    Critical Care, U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:S365-9. 2008
    ..The history of wartime renal replacement therapy is reviewed along with the general epidemiology of battlefield acute kidney injury and renal replacement therapy...
  6. doi request reprint Global evacuation of burn patients does not increase the incidence of venous thromboembolic complications
    Kevin K Chung
    Clinical Division, U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 65:19-24. 2008
    ..We hypothesized global evacuation results in increased VTE rates...
  7. doi request reprint The Acute Kidney Injury Network (AKIN) criteria applied in burns
    Kevin K Chung
    Clinical Division, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Burn Care Res 33:483-90. 2012
    ..On the basis of our study, AKIN criteria may be more precise and are more predictive of death than the RIFLE criteria in this population. Prospective validation is needed...
  8. doi request reprint An experience in the management of the open abdomen in severely injured burn patients
    Mark O Hardin
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Burn Care Res 33:491-6. 2012
    ..Definitive abdominal closure with a planned ventral hernia was associated with no increased mortality and remains an option when "tension-free" fascial closure cannot be achieved...
  9. doi request reprint Admission chest CT complements fiberoptic bronchoscopy in prediction of adverse outcomes in thermally injured patients
    John S Oh
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Burn Care Res 33:532-8. 2012
    ..7-fold increase in the incidence of the composite endpoint. Admission CT assists in predicting future lung dysfunction in burn patients...
  10. doi request reprint Association of AKI with adverse outcomes in burned military casualties
    Ian J Stewart
    San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:199-206. 2012
    ..Although associated with increased morbidity and mortality, AKI has not been systematically examined in military personnel injured from combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan...
  11. doi request reprint Predictors of early acute lung injury at a combat support hospital: a prospective observational study
    Jason W Edens
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 69:S81-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether this strategy is associated with an increased incidence of ALI...
  12. doi request reprint Simple derivation of the initial fluid rate for the resuscitation of severely burned adult combat casualties: in silico validation of the rule of 10
    Kevin K Chung
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 69:S49-54. 2010
    ..To simplify this process, we devised the "rule of 10" to derive the initial fluid rate...
  13. doi request reprint Prone positioning improves oxygenation in adult burn patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Diane F Hale
    Department of Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1634-9. 2012
    ..PP also significantly complicates burn care by making skin protection and wound care more difficult. We hypothesize that PP improves oxygenation and can be performed safely in burn patients with ARDS...
  14. doi request reprint Joint Theater Trauma System implementation of burn resuscitation guidelines improves outcomes in severely burned military casualties
    Jody L Ennis
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    J Trauma 64:S146-51; discussion S151-2. 2008
    ..To help standardize care, burn resuscitation guidelines (BRG) were devised along with a burn flow sheet (BFS) and disseminated via the new operational Joint Theater Trauma System to assist deployed providers...
  15. doi request reprint Pneumatosis intestinalis in patients with severe thermal injury
    Todd F M Huzar
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 3611, USA
    J Burn Care Res 32:e37-44. 2011
    ..Because of the association of bowel ischemia with PI, exploratory laparotomy should be strongly considered in patients with burn injury with radiographic evidence of PI...
  16. doi request reprint Guidelines for the prevention of infections associated with combat-related injuries: 2011 update: endorsed by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Surgical Infection Society
    Duane R Hospenthal
    Infectious Disease Service, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 71:S210-34. 2011
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after cardiac arrest in an adult burn center
    Jonathan C Wilton
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, United States
    Burns 39:1541-6. 2013
    ..Our objective was to determine the incidence, causes and outcomes following cardiac arrest (CA) and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within this population...
  18. doi request reprint Acute respiratory distress syndrome in wartime military burns: application of the Berlin criteria
    Slava M Belenkiy
    From the San Antonio Military Medical Center S M B, A R B, J W C, C R S, and J L H and US Army Institute of Surgical Research S M B, J K A, J B L, E M R, A I B, L C C, K K C, and N T L, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences J W C, E M R, and K K C, Bethesda, Maryland
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:821-7. 2014
    ..The objective of this article was to report ARDS prevalence and its associated in-hospital mortality in military burn patients...
  19. doi request reprint Thoracic injuries in US combat casualties: a 10-year review of Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom
    Katherine M Ivey
    Department of General Surgery, San Antonio Military Medical Center Department of General Surgery, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S514-9. 2012
    ..We reviewed the injury patterns, procedures, blood products, and mortality of US soldiers sustaining a thoracic injury during Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF)...
  20. doi request reprint Long range transport of war-related burn casualties
    Evan M Renz
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    J Trauma 64:S136-44; discussion S144-5. 2008
    ..This study characterizes the military burn casualties transported by each team and reports associated outcomes...
  21. doi request reprint Association of rhabdomyolysis with renal outcomes and mortality in burn patients
    Ian J Stewart
    Department of Medicine, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Burn Care Res 34:318-25. 2013
    ....
  22. doi request reprint High risk but not always lethal: the effect of cirrhosis on thermally injured adults
    Christopher J Burns
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Burn Care Res 34:115-9. 2013
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Serum vancomycin levels resulting from continuous or intermittent infusion in critically ill burn patients with or without continuous renal replacement therapy
    Kevin S Akers
    Infectious Disease Service, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Burn Care Res 33:e254-62. 2012
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of multidrug-resistant organisms recovered at a military burn center
    Edward F Keen
    San Antonio Military Medical Center, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Burns 36:819-25. 2010
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Abdominal complications after severe burns
    Katharine W Markell
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:940-7; discussion 947-9. 2009
    ..We sought to define incidence, outcomes, and associated factors, such as excessive resuscitation volume and treatment issues...
  26. ncbi request reprint Computerized decision support system improves fluid resuscitation following severe burns: an original study
    Jose Salinas
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 39:2031-8. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to analyze the efficacy of a computerized open-loop decision support system for burn resuscitation compared to historical controls...
  27. ncbi request reprint Outcomes with the use of recombinant human erythropoietin in critically ill burn patients
    Jonathan B Lundy
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    Am Surg 76:951-6. 2010
    ..0 vs. 22.2%; P = 0.43) was found. Thromboembolic complications were similar in all three groups. No effect was seen for rhEPO treatment on mortality or blood transfusion requirements in the severely burned...
  28. doi request reprint Longitudinal characterization of Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticus complex, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonizing and infecting combat casualties
    Rebekah A Sensenig
    Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:183-5. 2012
    ..The same is true for serial infecting isolates recovered during hospitalization...
  29. doi request reprint Risk factors for hypotension in urgently intubated burn patients
    Christopher J Dennis
    Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX, United States
    Burns 38:1181-5. 2012
    ..When urgently intubating patient in the burn intensive care unit (BICU), various induction agents, including propofol, are utilized that may induce hemodynamic instability...
  30. doi request reprint Differential expression of the immunoinflammatory response in trauma patients: burn vs. non-burn
    James E Mace
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Burns 38:599-606. 2012
    ..Although previous studies evaluated cytokine levels after trauma, differences between patients with burn and non-burn trauma have not been assessed systematically...
  31. doi request reprint Extracorporeal gas exchange and spontaneous breathing for the treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome: an alternative to mechanical ventilation?*
    Thomas Langer
    1Comprehensive Intensive Care Research Task Area, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX 2Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medico Chirurgica e dei Trapianti, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy 3National Research Council, National Academies, Washington, DC 4School of Medicine, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy 5Department of Surgery, San Antonio Military Medical Center, San Antonio, TX 6Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 7Dipartimento di Anestesia, Rianimazione Intensiva e Sub intensiva e Terapia del Dolore, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Crit Care Med 42:e211-20. 2014
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Comparison of traditional burn wound mapping with a computerized program
    James F Williams
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Burn Care Res 34:e29-35. 2013
    ..WF may be additionally beneficial in that it can track daily progress until complete wound closure, and can automatically calculate burn size, thus decreasing the chances of mathematical errors...
  33. pmc Comparison of PCR/electron spray ionization-time-of-flight-mass spectrometry versus traditional clinical microbiology for active surveillance of organisms contaminating high-use surfaces in a burn intensive care unit, an orthopedic ward and healthcare wor
    Heather C Yun
    San Antonio Military Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 12:252. 2012
    ..Understanding nosocomial pathogen transmission is restricted by culture limitations. Novel platforms, such as PCR-based electron spray ionization-time-of-flight-mass spectrometry (ESI-TOF-MS), may be useful as investigational tools...
  34. doi request reprint Executive summary: Guidelines for the prevention of infections associated with combat-related injuries: 2011 update: endorsed by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Surgical Infection Society
    Duane R Hospenthal
    San Antonio Military Medical Center, US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 71:S202-9. 2011
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Lower interbreath interval complexity is associated with extubation failure in mechanically ventilated patients during spontaneous breathing trials
    Christopher E White
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, 3400 Rawley E Chambers Avenue, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    J Trauma 68:1310-6. 2010
    ..To determine whether lower complexity of interbreath interval as measured with nonlinear analysis techniques will identify patients who fail to separate from mechanical ventilation after 30-minute spontaneous breathing trials (SBTs)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Longterm outcomes after combat casualty emergency department thoracotomy
    Jason W Edens
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:188-97. 2009
    ..The incidence, survival, and blood product use after emergency department thoracotomy (EDT) in combat casualties is unknown...
  37. doi request reprint Clostridium difficile infections in patients with severe burns
    Scott J Crabtree
    San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    Burns 37:42-8. 2011
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Incidence and bacteriology of burn infections at a military burn center
    Edward F Keen
    San Antonio Military Medical Center, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Burns 36:461-8. 2010
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Dysnatremias and survival in adult burn patients: a retrospective analysis
    Ian J Stewart
    San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Am J Nephrol 37:59-64. 2013
    ..Dysnatremias have been evaluated in many populations and have been found to be significantly associated with mortality. However, this relationship has not been well described in the burn population...
  40. doi request reprint Clinical utility of fungal screening assays in adults with severe burns
    Dana M Blyth
    Brooke Army Medical Center San Antonio Military Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam, Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Burns 39:413-9. 2013
    ..Few studies have evaluated the performance of fungal screening assays outside of the hematologic malignancy and hematopoietic stem cell transplant populations...
  41. ncbi request reprint High-frequency percussive ventilation for intercontinental aeromedical evacuation
    David J Barillo
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 6:369-78. 2011
    ..HFPV is safe and efficacious for transcontinental flight when used by an experienced medical transport team...
  42. pmc Fungal wound infection (not colonization) is independently associated with mortality in burn patients
    Edward E Horvath
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Ann Surg 245:978-85. 2007
    ..To analyze the occurrence of fungal wound infection (FWI) after thermal injury and its relationship to mortality...
  43. ncbi request reprint Impact of Acinetobacter infection on the mortality of burn patients
    Michael C Albrecht
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:546-50. 2006
    ..Although Acb can be associated with multidrug resistance, its impact on mortality in burn patients has not been fully elucidated...
  44. doi request reprint Description of Streptococcus pneumoniae infections in burn patients
    Jessie S Glasser
    Infectious Disease Service, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Burns 36:528-32. 2010
    ..Although Streptococcus pneumoniae infections are common in the community and can cause nosocomial infections, the incidence and risk factors for pneumococcal infections in burn patients is unclear...
  45. doi request reprint Citation classics in the burn literature during the past 55 years
    Jason J Nam
    From the Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia Burn Center, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Washington, District of Columbia United States Army Trauma Training Center, Miami, Florida Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio and Department of Epidemiology, University of Texas School of Public Health, San Antonio
    J Burn Care Res 35:176-85. 2014
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Anaphylactoid reaction during first hemofiltration
with a PUREMA polysulfone membrane
    Kelly D Heegard
    San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    Int J Artif Organs 36:363-6. 2013
    ..This rare, but potentially fatal reaction has not previously been reported with a PUREMA filter and this case should raise awareness of hypersensitivity reactions with this widely used method of renal replacement therapy...
  47. doi request reprint Frequency and relevance of acute peritraumatic pulmonary thrombus diagnosed by computed tomographic imaging in combat casualties
    Jonathan B Lundy
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas 78236, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:S215-20. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to define the frequency of APPT diagnosed by computed tomographic (CT) imaging in wartime casualties. An additional objective was to identify factors, which may be associated with this radiographic finding..
  48. doi request reprint Advanced technologies in trauma critical care management
    Jeremy W Cannon
    Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, San Antonio Military Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX 78234, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 92:903-23, viii. 2012
    ..It also discusses how to evaluate the safety and efficacy of future advances in trauma critical care...
  49. doi request reprint Correlation of American Burn Association sepsis criteria with the presence of bacteremia in burned patients admitted to the intensive care unit
    Brian K Hogan
    The San Antonio Military Medical Center SAMMC, Texas 78234, USA
    J Burn Care Res 33:371-8. 2012
    ..638 (95% confidence interval 0.573-0.704; P < .001). Among severe burn patients, the ABA trigger for sepsis did not correlate strongly with bacteremia in this retrospective chart review...
  50. doi request reprint Guidelines for the prevention of infection after combat-related injuries
    Duane R Hospenthal
    Brooke Army Medical Center, US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:S211-20. 2008
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Prevention of infections associated with combat-related extremity injuries
    Clinton K Murray
    Infectious Disease Service, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 71:S235-57. 2011
    ..This evidence-based medicine review was produced to support the Guidelines for the Prevention of Infections Associated With Combat-Related Injuries: 2011 Update contained in this supplement of Journal of Trauma...
  52. doi request reprint Prevention and management of infections associated with burns in the combat casualty
    Laurie C D'Avignon
    San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:S277-86. 2008
    ..Areas of emphasis include antimicrobial prophylaxis, debridement of devitalized tissue, topical antimicrobial therapy, and optimal time to wound coverage...
  53. doi request reprint Burn resuscitation
    Ricardo Alvarado
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Burns 35:4-14. 2009
    ..The aim of this review was to outline the evolution of burn resuscitation, while closely analyzing current worldwide guidelines, adjuncts to resuscitation, as well as addressing future goals...
  54. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and impact of late defecation in the critically ill, thermally injured adult patient
    Scott T Trexler
    From the Department of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas and US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
    J Burn Care Res 35:e224-9. 2014
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Checklists change communication about key elements of patient care
    Michelle Newkirk
    Department of Medicine, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S75-82. 2012
    ..Checklists are criticized because it is difficult to establish a causal link between them and their effect on outcomes. We investigated how checklists used during ICU rounds affect communication...
  56. doi request reprint Determination of resting energy expenditure after severe burn
    Beth A Shields
    Department of Nutritional Medicine at San Antonio Military Medical Center, the United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Burn Care Res 34:e22-8. 2013
    ..Of the equations available, the Milner and Carlson equations are the most satisfactory in predicting resting energy expenditure in severely burned adults when indirect calorimetry is unavailable...
  57. pmc Saksenaea erythrospora infection following combat trauma
    Duane R Hospenthal
    Infectious Disease Service, Department of Medicine, San Antonio Military Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3707-9. 2011
    ..We report a fatal case of S. erythrospora invasive burn wound infection in a 26-year-old male injured during combat operations in Iraq...
  58. pmc Fenoldopam use in a burn intensive care unit: a retrospective study
    John W Simmons
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, 3400 Rawley E, Chambers Avenue, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 78234, USA
    BMC Anesthesiol 10:9. 2010
    ..There is no data on low-dose fenoldopam in the burn population. The purpose of our study was to describe our use of low-dose fenoldopam (0.03-0.09 mug/kg/min) infusion in critically ill burn patients with AKI...
  59. doi request reprint High-frequency percussive ventilation and low tidal volume ventilation in burns: a randomized controlled trial
    Kevin K Chung
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:1970-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to prospectively compare the two ventilator modalities in a burn intensive care unit setting...
  60. doi request reprint Infection prevention and control in deployed military medical treatment facilities
    Duane R Hospenthal
    Infectious Disease Service, San Antonio Military Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    J Trauma 71:S290-8. 2011
    ..This review was produced to support the Guidelines for the Prevention of Infections Associated With Combat-Related Injuries: 2011 Update contained in this supplement of Journal of Trauma...
  61. pmc Phases-of-illness paradigm: better communication, better outcomes
    Jeremy C Pamplin
    Brooke Army Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Dr, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6200, USA
    Crit Care 15:309. 2011
    ..In so doing, this paradigm may reduce communication errors, complications, and costs while improving resource utilization and trainee education. Additional research applications are feasible...
  62. doi request reprint Daily profiles of fibrinogen metabolism for 5 days following hemorrhage and lactated ringer's resuscitation in pigs
    Wenjun Z Martini
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Ft Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    Shock 37:605-10. 2012
    ..The increase in fibrinogen appeared primarily due to a sustained increase in fibrinogen synthesis...
  63. doi request reprint Comparison of airway pressure release ventilation to conventional mechanical ventilation in the early management of smoke inhalation injury in swine
    Andriy I Batchinsky
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Pulmonary Critical Care Service, Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 39:2314-21. 2011
    ..We compared the effects of airway pressure release ventilation and conventional mechanical ventilation on oxygenation in a porcine model of acute respiratory distress syndrome induced by wood smoke inhalation...
  64. doi request reprint Military return to duty and civilian return to work factors following burns with focus on the hand and literature review
    Ted T Chapman
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:756-62. 2008
    ..There is a need for a consensus data set and corresponding statistical approach used to evaluate RTW and duty outcomes after burn injury...
  65. ncbi request reprint Airway humidification during high-frequency percussive ventilation
    Patrick F Allan
    Pulmonary Service, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany
    Respir Care 54:350-8. 2009
    ..We were concerned about the risk of inadequate humidification during high-frequency percussive ventilation (HFPV)...
  66. ncbi request reprint Use of a high-flow oxygen delivery system in a critically ill patient with dementia
    Tatjana P Calvano
    Internal Medicine Department, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam, Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Respir Care 53:1739-43. 2008
    ..Oxygen via high-flow cannula may enhance quality of life by reducing hypoxemia in patients who are unable to tolerate a mask but need a high oxygen concentration...
  67. pmc Once-daily amikacin dosing in burn patients treated with continuous venovenous hemofiltration
    Kevin S Akers
    Infectious Disease Service, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:4639-42. 2011
    ..The low pharmacodynamic target attainment appears to be primarily due to higher amikacin MICs rather than more rapid clearance of amikacin related to CVVH therapy...
  68. doi request reprint Invasive Vibrio cholerae infection following burn injury
    Jason A Regules
    Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:551-4. 2008
    ..cholerae, in a soldier that sustained burn injury in Iraq. Multiple factors, to include burn injury and water exposure, likely contributed to this presentation. A brief discussion of the pertinent literature is included...
  69. doi request reprint Enhanced albumin synthesis in severely burned adults
    Wenjun Z Martini
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Ft Sam, Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Shock 34:364-8. 2010
    ..6 ± 0.2 mg · kg-1 · h-1) was enhanced compared with controls (2.2 ± 0.2 mg · kg-1 · h-1; P < 0.05). Despite the decrease in albumin concentration, albumin synthesis was enhanced in severely burned patients during the flow phase...
  70. doi request reprint Progressive reduction in central blood volume is not detected by sublingual capnography
    Kevin K Chung
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    Shock 37:586-91. 2012
    ..1 ± 1.0 vs. 48.6 ± 1.5 mm Hg, P = 0.624). In a model of progressive central hypovolemia in humans, we did not detect metabolic derangements in the sublingual mucosa as measured by SLCO2...
  71. ncbi request reprint Robotic telepresence: past, present, and future
    Kevin K Chung
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 21:593-6. 2007
  72. ncbi request reprint Burns
    Reg Richard
    Burns 34:295-6. 2008