Robert T Gerhardt

Summary

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint An experimental predeployment training program improves self-reported patient treatment confidence and preparedness of Army combat medics
    Robert T Gerhardt
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 12:359-65. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Analysis of remote trauma transfers in South Central Texas with comparison with current US combat operations: results of the RemTORN-I study
    Robert T Gerhardt
    US Army Medical Department Center and School, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:S164-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Remote damage control resuscitation and the Solstrand Conference: defining the need, the language, and a way forward
    Robert T Gerhardt
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    Transfusion 53:9S-16S. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and predictive values of thirst, angiotensin II, and vasopressin during trauma resuscitation
    Robert T Gerhardt
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:317-23. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The effect of systemic antibiotic prophylaxis and wound irrigation on penetrating combat wounds in a return-to-duty population
    Robert T Gerhardt
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:500-4. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Derivation of a clinical guideline for the assessment of nonspecific abdominal pain: the Guideline for Abdominal Pain in the ED Setting (GAPEDS) Phase 1 Study
    Robert T Gerhardt
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:709-17. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Satellite and mobile wireless transmission of focused assessment with sonography in trauma
    Christofer A Strode
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6200, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1411-4. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Out-of-hospital combat casualty care in the current war in Iraq
    Robert 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
  9. doi request reprint Analysis of life-saving interventions performed by out-of-hospital combat medical personnel
    Robert T Gerhardt
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, The Department of Emergency, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam, Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 71:S109-13. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Impact of critical care-trained flight paramedics on casualty survival during helicopter evacuation in the current war in Afghanistan
    Robert L Mabry
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S32-7. 2012

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint An experimental predeployment training program improves self-reported patient treatment confidence and preparedness of Army combat medics
    Robert T Gerhardt
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 12:359-65. 2008
    ..To develop and assess impact of a focused review of International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) and combat casualty care with hands-on procedure training for U.S. Army medics deploying to Iraq...
  2. doi request reprint Analysis of remote trauma transfers in South Central Texas with comparison with current US combat operations: results of the RemTORN-I study
    Robert T Gerhardt
    US Army Medical Department Center and School, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:S164-8. 2013
    ..Texas Trauma Service Area-P is composed of 25 counties, 15 rural Level IV trauma centers (no acute care surgery), and two Level I trauma centers...
  3. doi request reprint Remote damage control resuscitation and the Solstrand Conference: defining the need, the language, and a way forward
    Robert T Gerhardt
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    Transfusion 53:9S-16S. 2013
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  4. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and predictive values of thirst, angiotensin II, and vasopressin during trauma resuscitation
    Robert T Gerhardt
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:317-23. 2010
    ..Thirst perception involves neurochemical signals attributed to acute elevation of arginine vasopressin (AVP) and angiotensin II (AT2) levels, and may accompany acute hemorrhage...
  5. doi request reprint The effect of systemic antibiotic prophylaxis and wound irrigation on penetrating combat wounds in a return-to-duty population
    Robert T Gerhardt
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:500-4. 2009
    ..Systemic antibiotic prophylaxis (SAP) for combat wounds is controversial. Current military practice favors its use, despite scant supporting evidence...
  6. ncbi request reprint Derivation of a clinical guideline for the assessment of nonspecific abdominal pain: the Guideline for Abdominal Pain in the ED Setting (GAPEDS) Phase 1 Study
    Robert T Gerhardt
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:709-17. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Satellite and mobile wireless transmission of focused assessment with sonography in trauma
    Christofer A Strode
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6200, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1411-4. 2003
    ..This study evaluates vest-mounted microwave, satellite, and LifeLink communications technology for image clarity and diagnostic accuracy during remote transmission of FAST examinations...
  8. doi request reprint Out-of-hospital combat casualty care in the current war in Iraq
    Robert 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...
  9. doi request reprint Analysis of life-saving interventions performed by out-of-hospital combat medical personnel
    Robert T Gerhardt
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, The Department of Emergency, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam, Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 71:S109-13. 2011
    ..To analyze casualties from the Camp Eagle Study, focusing on life-saving interventions (LSI) and potentially survivable deaths...
  10. doi request reprint Impact of critical care-trained flight paramedics on casualty survival during helicopter evacuation in the current war in Afghanistan
    Robert L Mabry
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S32-7. 2012
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  11. ncbi request reprint An association between Emergency Medicine residencies and improved trauma patient outcome
    Shawn F Taylor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Emerg Med 29:123-7. 2005
    ..94 days, SD +/- 8.74 vs. 6.35 days, SD +/- 11.22, respectively, p < 0.0001) than EMRP- hospitals. The presence of Emergency Medicine residency programs at ACS Level I Trauma Centers is associated with improved trauma patient outcomes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Use of respiratory impedance in prehospital care of hypotensive patients associated with hemorrhage and trauma: a case series
    Victor A Convertino
    Tactical Combat Casualty Care Research Program, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S54-9. 2012
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  13. ncbi request reprint Panel synopsis: pre-hospital combat health support 2010: what should our azimuth be?
    Robert T Gerhardt
    J Trauma 62:S15-6. 2007
  14. doi request reprint Postdischarge secobarbital after ED migraine treatment decreases pain and improves resolution
    Robert T Gerhardt
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 29:86-90. 2011
    ..The objective of the study was to determine whether the addition of postdischarge oral secobarbital to standard emergency department (ED) migraine headache therapy improves pain relief and headache resolution compared with placebo...
  15. doi request reprint Promoting early diagnosis of hemodynamic instability during simulated hemorrhage with the use of a real-time decision-assist algorithm
    Gary W Muniz
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:S184-9. 2013
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  16. ncbi request reprint Vented versus unvented chest seals for treatment of pneumothorax and prevention of tension pneumothorax in a swine model
    Bijan S Kheirabadi
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:150-6. 2013
    ..Since no supporting data exist, we compared the efficacy of a preferred unvented with that of a vented CS in a novel swine model of pneumothorax (PTx)...
  17. doi request reprint Prehospital medical documentation in the Joint Theater Trauma Registry: a retrospective study
    Sean P Therien
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 71:S103-8. 2011
    ..The Joint Theater Trauma Registry (JTTR) was developed to standardize a system of data collection for combat casualty care; however, the degree of population and granularity of prehospital data were unknown...
  18. doi request reprint Use of advanced machine-learning techniques for noninvasive monitoring of hemorrhage
    Victor A Convertino
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Tactical Combat Casualty Care Research Program, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    J Trauma 71:S25-32. 2011
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Wireless and satellite transmission of prehospital focused abdominal sonography for trauma
    Christofer A Strode
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6200, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:375-9. 2003
    ..This study evaluated the feasibility of focused abdominal sonography for trauma (FAST) examinations in a field environment with real-time images sent wireless to an antenna and over satellite...
  20. ncbi request reprint Takayasu arteritis presenting as a recurrent respiratory tract infection: a diagnosis facilitated by bedside echocardiography and increased erythrocyte sedimentation rate
    Robert 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Nontraumatic acute abdominal pain: unenhanced helical CT compared with three-view acute abdominal series
    Andrew B MacKersie
    Department of Radiology, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, Tex, USA
    Radiology 237:114-22. 2005
    ..To prospectively evaluate and compare the diagnostic accuracy of unenhanced helical computed tomography (CT) for patients with nontraumatic acute abdominal pain with that of traditional abdominal radiography...