Heather F Pidcoke

Summary

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Patterns of exogenous insulin requirement reflect insulin sensitivity changes in trauma
    Heather F Pidcoke
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3400 Rawley E Chambers Ave, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6315, USA
    Am J Surg 194:798-803; discussion 803. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Anemia causes hypoglycemia in intensive care unit patients due to error in single-channel glucometers: methods of reducing patient risk
    Heather F Pidcoke
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:471-6. 2010
  3. pmc Glycemic control in the burn intensive care unit: focus on the role of anemia in glucose measurement
    Elizabeth A Mann
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 3:1319-29. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint The impact of intensive insulin protocols and restrictive blood transfusion strategies on glucose measurement in American Burn Association (ABA) verified burn centers
    Elizabeth A Mann
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:718-23. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Error rates resulting from anemia can be corrected in multiple commonly used point-of-care glucometers
    Elizabeth A Mann
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:15-20; discussion 20-1. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Ten-year analysis of transfusion in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom: increased plasma and platelet use correlates with improved survival
    Heather F Pidcoke
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S445-52. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Primary hemostatic capacity of whole blood: a comprehensive analysis of pathogen reduction and refrigeration effects over time
    Heather F Pidcoke
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    Transfusion 53:137S-149S. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Insulin and the burned patient
    Heather F Pidcoke
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:S524-30. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of glucometers should not be assumed
    Elizabeth A Mann
    Am J Crit Care 16:531-2; author reply 532. 2007

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Patterns of exogenous insulin requirement reflect insulin sensitivity changes in trauma
    Heather F Pidcoke
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3400 Rawley E Chambers Ave, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6315, USA
    Am J Surg 194:798-803; discussion 803. 2007
    ..We investigated patterns of blood glucose and exogenous insulin requirement in the intensive care unit, and questioned whether they reflect fluctuations in insulin activity...
  2. doi request reprint Anemia causes hypoglycemia in intensive care unit patients due to error in single-channel glucometers: methods of reducing patient risk
    Heather F Pidcoke
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:471-6. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that point-of-care glucometer error due to anemia is prevalent, can be corrected mathematically, and correction uncovers occult hypoglycemia during intensive insulin therapy...
  3. pmc Glycemic control in the burn intensive care unit: focus on the role of anemia in glucose measurement
    Elizabeth A Mann
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 3:1319-29. 2009
    ..Such efforts will further the endeavor for achieving adequate glycemic control in order to assess the efficacy of target ranges and use of IIT...
  4. ncbi request reprint The impact of intensive insulin protocols and restrictive blood transfusion strategies on glucose measurement in American Burn Association (ABA) verified burn centers
    Elizabeth A Mann
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:718-23. 2008
    ..The combination of a higher prevalence of hypoglycemia in the presence of near universal anemia is concerning, particularly given the pervasiveness of glucometer use among burn centers...
  5. doi request reprint Error rates resulting from anemia can be corrected in multiple commonly used point-of-care glucometers
    Elizabeth A Mann
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 64:15-20; discussion 20-1. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze error rates of three additional POC glucometer brands and determine mathematical correction formulas for each...
  6. doi request reprint Ten-year analysis of transfusion in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom: increased plasma and platelet use correlates with improved survival
    Heather F Pidcoke
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S445-52. 2012
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  7. ncbi request reprint Primary hemostatic capacity of whole blood: a comprehensive analysis of pathogen reduction and refrigeration effects over time
    Heather F Pidcoke
    US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
    Transfusion 53:137S-149S. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that refrigeration preserves WB function and that a pathogen reduction technology (PRT) based on riboflavin and ultraviolet light has no deleterious effect over 21 days of storage...
  8. ncbi request reprint Insulin and the burned patient
    Heather F Pidcoke
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:S524-30. 2007
    ..In this article, we review the actions of insulin in terms of glycemic control and muscle metabolism, biochemical and clinical effects of insulin treatment in the severely burned, and the vagaries of glucose control...
  9. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of glucometers should not be assumed
    Elizabeth A Mann
    Am J Crit Care 16:531-2; author reply 532. 2007