R A De Lorenzo
Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
- San Antonio Military Medical Center integration: a case study in organizational leadership designRobert A De Lorenzo
Department of Clinical Investigations, MCHE CI, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6200, USA
Mil Med 173:203-9. 2008..As part of this case study, the proposed future organizational design is examined. Real and potential barriers to change are also indentified and possible solutions are explored...
- ED use of military beneficiariesRobert A De Lorenzo
Department of Clinical Investigations, Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft Sam Houston, TX 78234 6200, USA
Am J Emerg Med 27:1104-8. 2009..Although the military network of hospitals shares many features with the civilian sector, this "system within a system" has universal health insurance coverage and provides an opportunity for comparison...
- Medic for the millennium: the U.S. Army 91W health care specialistR A De Lorenzo
Department of Emergency Medicine, MCHE EM, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6200, USA
Mil Med 166:685-8. 2001..By coupling skills in emergency care, evacuation, medical force protection, and primary care with certification in emergency medical technology, the 91W initiative will fill the needs of the Army now and into the new millennium...
- Financing hospital disaster preparednessRobert A De Lorenzo
Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Prehosp Disaster Med 22:436-9. 2007..Ultimately, the costs of preparedness will be borne by the public in the form of taxes, higher healthcare costs, or through the acceptance of greater risk...
- Effectiveness of an adult-learning, self-directed model compared with traditional lecture-based teaching methods in out-of-hospital trainingRobert A De Lorenzo
Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6200, USA
Acad Emerg Med 11:33-7. 2004..Until recently, the U.S. Army Combat Medic School used a traditional teaching model with heavy emphasis on large group lectures. Skills were taught separately with minimal links to didactics...
- U.S. Army air ambulance operations in El Paso, Texas: a descriptive study and system reviewR T Gerhardt
Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, Texas 78234, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 4:136-43. 2000..To analyze a high-volume military air ambulance unit and review the U.S. Army air medical transport system and Military Assistance to Safety and Traffic (MAST) program...
- U.S. Army MEDEVAC in the new millennium: a medical perspectiveR T Gerhardt
Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX 78234, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 72:659-64. 2001..If instituted, these changes would facilitate the emergence of a true air medical transport capability comparable with the civilian community standard...
- Informed consent and ethical issues in military medical researchJohn McManus
U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6513, USA
Acad Emerg Med 12:1120-6. 2005..S. military...
- Out-of-hospital combat casualty care in the current war in IraqRobert T Gerhardt
San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
Ann Emerg Med 53:169-74. 2009..The setting was a forward base in central Iraq, with units engaged in urban combat operations...
- Registry of emergency airways arriving at combat hospitalsBruce D Adams
Department of Clinical Investigation, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas, USA
J Trauma 64:1548-54. 2008..S. civilian settings. We attempted to identify the incidence of successful prehospital endotracheal intubations in the modern combat environment...
- Panel synopsis: pre-hospital combat health support 2010: what should our azimuth be?Robert T Gerhardt
J Trauma 62:S15-6. 2007
- How shall we train?Robert A De Lorenzo
Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6200, USA
Mil Med 170:824-30. 2005..An optimal training environment benefits from all strategies used, in combination or separately...
- Effect of a focused and directed continuing education program on prehospital skill maintenance in key resuscitation areasRobert A De Lorenzo
Department of Emergency Medicine, Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
J Emerg Med 33:293-7. 2007..A focused and directed continuing education program that emphasizes skill practice in key resuscitation areas can improve skills performance...
- Accreditation status of U.S. military graduate medical education programsRobert A De Lorenzo
Department of Clinical Investigations, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
Mil Med 173:635-40. 2008..To date, however, objective data on military GME quality remains sparse...
- EMS systems: foundations for the futureR E O'Connor
Department of Emergency Medicine, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE 19718, USA
Acad Emerg Med 6:46-53. 1999..This paper was developed by the SAEM EMS Task Force and provides a discussion of these new concepts as well as recommendations for the specialty of emergency medicine to foster the continued development of all of the potentials of EMS...
- Takayasu arteritis presenting as a recurrent respiratory tract infection: a diagnosis facilitated by bedside echocardiography and increased erythrocyte sedimentation rateRobert T Gerhardt
Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center/San Antonio Uniformed Services, Health Education Consortium, San Antonio, TX, USA
Mil Med 167:170-1. 2002..It also serves to remind clinicians to maintain a high index of suspicion for unusual disease processes in patients who fail to respond to empiric therapy for recurrent subacute illnesses...
- Recommendations from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Taskforce on women in academic emergency medicineGloria J Kuhn
Department of Emergency Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
Acad Emerg Med 15:762-7. 2008..This article contains those recommendations and cites the relevant literature addressing this topic...
- Should residents deploy?Robert A De Lorenzo
Mil Med 172:ix-x. 2007
- Future trends in military graduate medical educationRobert A De Lorenzo
Mil Med 171:v-viii. 2006..The flexible and resourceful military physician can still count on an exciting and productive academic career...
- Physician roles in aeromedical evacuation: current practices in USAF operationsWilliam W Hurd
Division of Aerospace Medicine, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45409 2793, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 77:631-8. 2006..Important medical aspects unique to AE include the effects of flight physiology on medical conditions, oxygen limitations, and distinctive medication and supplies requirements...
- When it's hot, it's hotRobert A De Lorenzo
Ann Emerg Med 45:653-4. 2005
- Emergency medicine research on the front linesRobert A De Lorenzo
Ann Emerg Med 44:128-30. 2004
- Emergency physicians in the military: a sequelChris A Strode
Ann Emerg Med 43:669-70; author reply 672-3. 2004