Brian J Eastridge

Summary

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Utilizing a trauma systems approach to benchmark and improve combat casualty care
    Brian J Eastridge
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Trauma 69:S5-9. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Field triage score (FTS) in battlefield casualties: validation of a novel triage technique in a combat environment
    Brian J Eastridge
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Am J Surg 200:724-7; discussion 727. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Impact of joint theater trauma system initiatives on battlefield injury outcomes
    Brian J Eastridge
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Ft Sam Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 198:852-7. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Forward Surgical Teams provide comparable outcomes to combat support hospitals during support and stabilization operations on the battlefield
    Brian J Eastridge
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 66:S48-50. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Died of wounds on the battlefield: causation and implications for improving combat casualty care
    Brian J Eastridge
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Trauma 71:S4-8. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Hypotension begins at 110 mm Hg: redefining "hypotension" with data
    Brian J Eastridge
    U S Army Institute for Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Trauma 63:291-7; discussion 297-9. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Hypotension is 100 mm Hg on the battlefield
    Brian J Eastridge
    Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, US Army Institute for Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6315, USA
    Am J Surg 202:404-8. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Trauma system development in a theater of war: Experiences from Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom
    Brian J Eastridge
    Brooke Army Medical Center, Department of Surgery, US Army Institute for Surgical Research, San Antonio, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 61:1366-72; discussion 1372-3. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Admission physiology criteria after injury on the battlefield predict medical resource utilization and patient mortality
    Brian J Eastridge
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, TX 78234, USA
    J Trauma 61:820-3. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Economic impact of motorcycle helmets: from impact to discharge
    Brian J Eastridge
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 60:978-83; discussion 983-4. 2006

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Utilizing a trauma systems approach to benchmark and improve combat casualty care
    Brian J Eastridge
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Trauma 69:S5-9. 2010
    ..S. civilian trauma system models. The purpose of this analysis was to develop battlefield injury outcome benchmark metrics and to evaluate the impact of JTTS-driven performance improvement interventions...
  2. doi request reprint Field triage score (FTS) in battlefield casualties: validation of a novel triage technique in a combat environment
    Brian J Eastridge
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Am J Surg 200:724-7; discussion 727. 2010
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to validate the predictive utility of the FTS in the battlefield trauma environment...
  3. doi request reprint Impact of joint theater trauma system initiatives on battlefield injury outcomes
    Brian J Eastridge
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Ft Sam Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 198:852-7. 2009
    ..The US military forces developed and implemented the Joint Theater Trauma System (JTTS) and Joint Theater Trauma Registry (JTTR) using US civilian trauma system models with the intent of improving outcomes after battlefield injury...
  4. doi request reprint Forward Surgical Teams provide comparable outcomes to combat support hospitals during support and stabilization operations on the battlefield
    Brian J Eastridge
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 66:S48-50. 2009
    ..This study was intended to assess the effect of FST capability on the outcome of seriously injured casualties in comparison to the CSH...
  5. doi request reprint Died of wounds on the battlefield: causation and implications for improving combat casualty care
    Brian J Eastridge
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Trauma 71:S4-8. 2011
    ..The current analysis was undertaken to develop a comprehensive perspective of deaths that occurred after casualties reached a medical treatment facility...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hypotension begins at 110 mm Hg: redefining "hypotension" with data
    Brian J Eastridge
    U S Army Institute for Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Trauma 63:291-7; discussion 297-9. 2007
    ..However, few data exist to support the rigid adherence to this arbitrary cutoff. We hypothesized that the physiologic hypoperfusion and mortality outcomes classically associated with hypotension were manifest at higher SBPs...
  7. doi request reprint Hypotension is 100 mm Hg on the battlefield
    Brian J Eastridge
    Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, US Army Institute for Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6315, USA
    Am J Surg 202:404-8. 2011
    ..In this analysis, we sought to determine the relationship between SBP, hypoperfusion, and mortality in the combat casualty...
  8. ncbi request reprint Trauma system development in a theater of war: Experiences from Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom
    Brian J Eastridge
    Brooke Army Medical Center, Department of Surgery, US Army Institute for Surgical Research, San Antonio, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 61:1366-72; discussion 1372-3. 2006
    ..Operation Iraqi Freedom represents the first protracted, large-scale, armed conflict since the advent of civilian trauma systems in which to evaluate a similar paradigm on the battlefield...
  9. ncbi request reprint Admission physiology criteria after injury on the battlefield predict medical resource utilization and patient mortality
    Brian J Eastridge
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, TX 78234, USA
    J Trauma 61:820-3. 2006
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  10. ncbi request reprint Economic impact of motorcycle helmets: from impact to discharge
    Brian J Eastridge
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 60:978-83; discussion 983-4. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to expand the economic analysis of motorcycle helmet utilization to the point of injury by including motorcycle crash patients who do not require hospital admission...
  11. doi request reprint Evaluation of military trauma system practices related to complications after injury
    Keith Palm
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S465-71. 2012
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  12. doi request reprint Evaluation of military trauma system practices related to damage-control resuscitation
    Keith Palm
    From the US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S459-64. 2012
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Death on the battlefield (2001-2011): implications for the future of combat casualty care
    Brian J Eastridge
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S431-7. 2012
    ..The impetus to produce this analysis was to develop a comprehensive perspective of battlefield death, concentrating on deaths that occurred in the pre-medical treatment facility (pre-MTF) environment...
  14. 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
    ....
  15. doi request reprint US Army two-surgeon teams operating in remote Afghanistan--an evaluation of split-based Forward Surgical Team operations
    Shawn C Nessen
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 66:S37-47. 2009
    ..The effectiveness of these 10-person teams is unknown and outcome data has not been previously reported in the literature. This article evaluates the effectiveness of one split FST during a 14-month period in remote Afghanistan...
  16. doi request reprint Impact of improved combat casualty care on combat wounded undergoing exploratory laparotomy and massive transfusion
    John W Simmons
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 71:S82-6. 2011
    ..The objective was to evaluate the evolution and impact of improved combat casualty care at different time periods of combat operations...
  17. doi 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...
  18. doi request reprint Performance improvement evaluation of forward aeromedical evacuation platforms in Operation Enduring Freedom
    Amy Apodaca
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:S157-63. 2013
    ..The objective of this investigation was to characterize the nature of injuries in patients transported by three evacuation platforms. In addition, it aimed to compare observed versus predicted mortality among these provider groups...
  19. doi request reprint Interpreting comparative died of wounds rates as a quality benchmark of combat casualty care
    Shimul Patel
    US Army Institute for Surgical Research, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S60-3. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize injury severity and other factors related to variations in the DOW rate...
  20. doi request reprint Impact of extremity amputation on combat wounded undergoing exploratory laparotomy
    Christopher E White
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 66:S86-92. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association of TA on blood/blood product usage, emergency department (ED) and operating room (OR) times, and mortality in those undergoing exploratory laparotomy after combat injury...
  21. ncbi request reprint US Army split forward surgical team management of mass casualty events in Afghanistan: surgeon performed triage results in excellent outcomes
    Shawn C Nessen
    Department of Surgery, US Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 4:321-9. 2009
    ..This article evaluates the effectiveness of one split FST managing 43 MASCAL situations in two separate locations for more than a 14-month period in Afghanistan...
  22. doi request reprint Impact of policy change on US Army combat transfusion practices
    John W Simmons
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 69:S75-80. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether the CPG was associated with a change in the transfusion practices in combat-wounded patients...
  23. doi request reprint Combat injury coding: a review and reconfiguration
    Mary M Lawnick
    From Department of Surgery, SimQuest Solutions Inc M M L, H R C, E J K, Annapolis and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences H R C, Bestheda, Maryland Medical College of Wisconsin T G, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Naval Health Research Center M R G, E D, R R V, V W, J D, San Diego, California University of Texas B J E US Army Institute of Surgical Research M A S, L H B University of Texas Health Science Center J H and Brooke Army Medical Center J R F, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas Applied Research Associates L A Y, Albuquerque, New Mexico Mayo Clinic D H J, Rochester, Minnesota and Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC S F
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:573-81. 2013
    ..Existing injury coding systems do not adequately describe (they actually exclude) combat injuries such as the devastating multi-mechanistic injuries resulting from attacks with improvised explosive devices (IEDs)...
  24. doi request reprint Compartment syndrome performance improvement project is associated with increased combat casualty survival
    John F Kragh
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:259-63. 2013
    ..The program included educational alerts, classroom training, video instruction, and a research publication. We compared casualty data before and after the program implementation to determine whether the education altered outcomes...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Hemorrhage control research on today's battlefield: lessons applied
    John G McManus
    Brooke Army Medical Center, USA
    J Trauma 62:S14. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Combat trauma training for current casualty care
    John G McManus
    Brooke Army Medical Center, USA
    J Trauma 62:S13. 2007
  28. doi request reprint Improvements in the hemodynamic stability of combat casualties during en route care
    Amy N Apodaca
    Joint Trauma System, US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas 78234, USA
    Shock 40:5-10. 2013
    ..The ideal prehospital triage should endeavor to match patient need with clinical capability...
  29. 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...
  30. pmc Admission hypo- or hyperthermia and survival after trauma in civilian and military environments
    Charles E Wade
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 4:35. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  31. doi request reprint The epidemiology of vascular injury in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
    JOSEPH M WHITE
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Ann Surg 253:1184-9. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to characterize the epidemiology of vascular injury in the wars of Iraq and Afghanistan, including categorization of anatomic patterns, mechanism, and management of casualties...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Radiologic diagnosis of explosion casualties
    Brian J Eastridge
    US Army Institute for Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 3:301-5. 2008
    ..With this caveat, the appropriate utilization of radiology resources has the potential to impact in-hospital diagnosis and triage and is an essential element in optimizing the management of the explosive-injured patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Early predictors of transfusion and mortality after injury: a review of the data-based literature
    Brian J Eastridge
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burn, Trauma, and Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    J Trauma 60:S20-5. 2006
  35. ncbi request reprint Butt binder
    Brian J Eastridge
    Brooke Army Medical Center, U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, USA
    J Trauma 62:S32. 2007
  36. 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
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint The importance of fracture pattern in guiding therapeutic decision-making in patients with hemorrhagic shock and pelvic ring disruptions
    Brian J Eastridge
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75390, USA
    J Trauma 53:446-50; discussion 450-1. 2002
    ....
  38. pmc Tracheostomy timing and the duration of weaning in patients with acute respiratory failure
    Jackie H Boynton
    Department of Respiratory Care, Parkland Health and Hospital Systems, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Crit Care 8:R261-7. 2004
    ..We tested the hypothesis that tracheostomy, when performed prior to active weaning, does not influence the duration of weaning or of MV in comparison with a more selective use of tracheostomy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of sleep deprivation on the performance of simulated laparoscopic surgical skill
    Brian J Eastridge
    Southwestern Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery and the Division of Burns, Trauma, and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    Am J Surg 186:169-74. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that "call-associated" acute sleep deprivation has no effect on technical dexterity as measured on a minimally invasive surgery trainer, virtual reality (MIST VR) surgical simulator...
  40. ncbi request reprint Things that go boom: injuries from explosives
    Brian J Eastridge
    Brooke Army Medical Center, US Army Institute of Surgical Research and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
    J Trauma 62:S38. 2007