Lewis J Kaplan

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pitfalls of implementing acute care surgery
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Trauma 62:1264-70; discussion 1270-1. 2007
  2. pmc Abdominal compartment syndrome: risk factors, diagnosis, and current therapy
    Gina M Luckianow
    Yale New Haven Hospital Surgical ICU, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Crit Care Res Pract 2012:908169. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Role of fibrinogen in massive injury
    A A Maung
    Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Minerva Anestesiol 80:89-95. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Ethical considerations in embedding a surgeon in a military or civilian tactical team
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 27:583-8. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Resuscitation from hemorrhagic shock: fluid selection and infusion strategy drives unmeasured ion genesis
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Trauma 61:90-7; discussion 97-8. 2006
  6. pmc To dose or not to dose: that is the (starch) question
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Crit Care 14:148. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint What price for general surgery?
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Trauma 59:391-4; discussion 394-5. 2005
  8. pmc Clinical review: Acid-base abnormalities in the intensive care unit -- part II
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Crit Care 9:198-203. 2005
  9. doi request reprint A physicochemical approach to acid-base balance in critically ill trauma patients minimizes errors and reduces inappropriate plasma volume expansion
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06518, USA
    J Trauma 66:1045-51. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Uncovering system errors using a rapid response team: cross-coverage caught in the crossfire
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Trauma 67:173-8; discussion 178-9. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Pitfalls of implementing acute care surgery
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Trauma 62:1264-70; discussion 1270-1. 2007
    ..Incorporating emergency general surgery into the current practice of the trauma and critical care surgeon carries sweeping implications for future practice and training...
  2. pmc Abdominal compartment syndrome: risk factors, diagnosis, and current therapy
    Gina M Luckianow
    Yale New Haven Hospital Surgical ICU, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Crit Care Res Pract 2012:908169. 2012
    ..At-risk patient populations should be routinely monitored and tiered interventions should be undertaken as a team approach to management...
  3. ncbi request reprint Role of fibrinogen in massive injury
    A A Maung
    Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Minerva Anestesiol 80:89-95. 2014
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Ethical considerations in embedding a surgeon in a military or civilian tactical team
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 27:583-8. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Resuscitation from hemorrhagic shock: fluid selection and infusion strategy drives unmeasured ion genesis
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Trauma 61:90-7; discussion 97-8. 2006
    ..This study compares unmeasured ion generation by different resuscitation fluids and strategies for hemorrhagic shock (HS)...
  6. pmc To dose or not to dose: that is the (starch) question
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Crit Care 14:148. 2010
    ..The role of starch in renal dysfunction, the importance of the definition of acute kidney injury and acute renal failure, and hyperoncoticity are reviewed...
  7. ncbi request reprint What price for general surgery?
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Trauma 59:391-4; discussion 394-5. 2005
    ..This study aims to determine the cost-benefit analysis of adding a full emergency general surgery (EGS) arm to a trauma/critical care (TCC) service with limited EGS activity in a Level I trauma center...
  8. pmc Clinical review: Acid-base abnormalities in the intensive care unit -- part II
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Crit Care 9:198-203. 2005
    ..Specific disorders relating to mortality prediction in the intensive care unit are examined in detail. Lactic acidosis, base excess, and a strong ion gap are highlighted as markers for increased risk of death...
  9. doi request reprint A physicochemical approach to acid-base balance in critically ill trauma patients minimizes errors and reduces inappropriate plasma volume expansion
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06518, USA
    J Trauma 66:1045-51. 2009
    ..This study assesses if a physicochemical (PC) approach to acid-base balance improves the accuracy of acid-base diagnosis, and reduces inappropriate fluid loading...
  10. doi request reprint Uncovering system errors using a rapid response team: cross-coverage caught in the crossfire
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Trauma 67:173-8; discussion 178-9. 2009
    ..We examine the proximate causes of a surgical RRT activation. We hypothesize that most RRTs would occur during cross-coverage hours and be preventable or potentially preventable...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of acid-base models for prediction of hospital mortality after trauma
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Critical Care, and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Shock 29:662-6. 2008
    ..Admission pH, HCO3-, and lactate were poor predictors of hospital mortality after trauma. An elevated SIG presaged mortality after injury and should be assessed on admission...
  12. ncbi request reprint Compared to conventional ventilation, airway pressure release ventilation may increase ventilator days in trauma patients
    Adrian A Maung
    Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:507-10. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that the APRV weaning process increases total ventilator days compared with those of spontaneous breathing trials-based weaning...
  13. ncbi request reprint When the ICU is the operating room
    Greta L Piper
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:871-5. 2013
    ..This study seeks to characterize a Level I trauma center's operative undertakings in the SICU versus OR for trauma and emergency general surgery patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Repositioning endotracheal tubes in the intensive care unit: depth changes poorly correlate with postrepositioning radiographic location
    Ming Li Wang
    Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8062, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:146-9. 2013
    ..Suboptimal positioning of endotracheal tubes (ETs) is often identified on routine chest radiographs prompting adjustment. The accuracy of ET adjustments based on tube measurement markings at the incisors has not been reported...
  15. ncbi request reprint Initial pH, base deficit, lactate, anion gap, strong ion difference, and strong ion gap predict outcome from major vascular injury
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency General Surgery, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:1120-4. 2004
    ..This study determines whether acid-base data obtained in the emergency department correlate with outcome from major vascular injury...
  16. ncbi request reprint Can acute care surgeons perform emergency colorectal procedures with good outcomes?
    Kevin M Schuster
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Trauma 71:94-100; discussion 100-1. 2011
    ..In the acute populations, the elderly may be at particular risk...
  17. doi request reprint Routine or protocol evaluation of trauma patients with suspected syncope is unnecessary
    Adrian A Maung
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Trauma 70:428-32. 2011
    ..Syncope is a commonly suspected cause of injury. Patients often undergo extensive testing without proven benefit. In this study, we investigated the utility of an inpatient syncope workup...
  18. doi request reprint Risk of venous thromboembolism after spinal cord injury: not all levels are the same
    Adrian A Maung
    Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and Surgical Emergencies, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Trauma 71:1241-5. 2011
    ..Previous studies have identified multiple risk factors including spinal cord injury (SCI). We hypothesized that the level of SCI also influences the likelihood of VTE...
  19. ncbi request reprint Trauma team oversight improves efficiency of care and augments clinical and economic outcomes
    Kimberly A Davis
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8062, USA
    J Trauma 65:1236-42; discussion 1242-4. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether trauma team oversight of patient management would positively affect efficiency of care as defined by improved patient throughput, with augmentation of both clinical and economic outcomes...
  20. doi request reprint Contrast-induced nephropathy in elderly trauma patients
    Edward A McGillicuddy
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8062, USA
    J Trauma 68:294-7. 2010
    ..Because elderly patients have decreased renal function secondary to aging and chronic disease, we sought to determine the rate of acute kidney injury (AKI) in elderly trauma patients exposed to IV contrast...
  21. doi request reprint Lessons learned from airway pressure release ventilation
    Adrian A Maung
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:624-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this article is to review a single institution's experience with airway pressure release ventilation (APRV) with respect to safety, complications, and efficacy at correcting hypercarbia and hypoxemia...
  22. doi request reprint Fluids, pH, ions and electrolytes
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 16:323-31. 2010
    ..Accordingly, a focused review of the properties of crystalloid and colloid fluids, their expected benefits, and potential deleterious side effects is appropriate and timely...
  23. ncbi request reprint The status of massive transfusion protocols in United States trauma centers: massive transfusion or massive confusion?
    Kevin M Schuster
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8062, USA
    Transfusion 50:1545-51. 2010
    ..Massive transfusion protocol (MTP) utilization and makeup is unknown...
  24. doi request reprint Development of a computed tomography-based scoring system for necrotizing soft-tissue infections
    Edward A McGillicuddy
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8062, USA
    J Trauma 70:894-9. 2011
    ..Our goal was the development of a CT-based scoring system to discriminate non-NSTI from NSTI...
  25. ncbi request reprint Using the Rothman index to predict early unplanned surgical intensive care unit readmissions
    Greta L Piper
    From the Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and Surgical Emergencies, Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 77:78-82. 2014
    ..Our objective was to determine whether the RI can be used to predict early surgical intensive care unit (SICU) readmissions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Routine nasogastric decompression in small bowel obstruction: is it really necessary?
    Annabelle L Fonseca
    Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8062, USA
    Am Surg 79:422-8. 2013
    ..Patients with NG decompression had a significantly increased risk of pneumonia and respiratory failure as well as increased time to resolution and hospital length of stay...
  27. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic heterogeneity optimizes antimicrobial prescription and enables resistant pathogen control in the intensive care unit
    Greta L Piper
    Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and Surgical Emergencies, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 13:194-202. 2012
    ..Whereas barrier precautions are important in limiting transmission of MDRO between patients, few tactics have been defined that reduce the genesis of MDRO...
  28. doi request reprint Simulation training in central venous catheter insertion: improved performance in clinical practice
    LEIGH V EVANS
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    Acad Med 85:1462-9. 2010
    ..To determine whether simulation training of ultrasound (US)-guided central venous catheter (CVC) insertion skills on a partial task trainer improves cannulation and insertion success rates in clinical practice...
  29. doi request reprint Fluid and electrolyte management for the surgical patient
    Greta L Piper
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 92:189-205, vii. 2012
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Pulseless electrical activity, focused abdominal sonography for trauma, and cardiac contractile activity as predictors of survival after trauma
    Kevin M Schuster
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Trauma 67:1154-7. 2009
    ..The pericardial view of the focused abdominal sonography for trauma (p-FAST) can differentiate between patients with and without organized cardiac activity and may assist in the decision to terminate ongoing resuscitation...
  31. doi request reprint Abdominal compartment syndrome
    Linda Maerz
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:S212-5. 2008
    ..Diagnostic modalities and therapeutic interventions will be addressed as a means of reducing the frequency of acute kidney injury and acute renal failure in the critically ill...
  32. ncbi request reprint Ethical imperatives in staffing and managing a trauma intensive care unit
    Shawn Terry
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, York Hospital, York, Pennsylvania, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:S24-8. 2007
    ..The roles of residents, fellows, and midlevel practitioners in supporting the goal of the intensivist and the critical care team is similarly explored. A recommendation for an ethical organizational and management structure is presented...
  33. ncbi request reprint Abdominal compartment syndrome: clinical aspects and monitoring
    Felix Lui
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, 330 Cedar Street, BB 310, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Crit Care Clin 23:415-33. 2007
    ..Future challenges include altering resuscitation strategies to reduce ascites formation, earlier diagnosis of organ dysfunction, and intra-organ monitoring techniques...
  34. ncbi request reprint Normative postpartum intraabdominal pressure: potential implications in the diagnosis of abdominal compartment syndrome
    Sonya S Abdel-Razeq
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:149.e1-4. 2010
    ..We sought to establish normative values of intraabdominal pressure (IAP) in postpartum women with and without arterial hypertension...
  35. doi request reprint Initiating safe oral feeding in critically ill intensive care and step-down unit patients based on passing a 3-ounce (90 milliliters) water swallow challenge
    Steven B Leder
    Department of Surgery, Section of Otolaryngology, Yale University School of Medicine, and Speech and Swallow Center, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8041, USA
    J Trauma 70:1203-7. 2011
    ..This study investigated the success of recommending specific oral diets to ICU and SDU patients based on passing a 3-oz water swallow challenge...
  36. ncbi request reprint Mechanical ventilation after injury
    Adrian A Maung
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 29:128-37. 2014
    ..We also explore the special considerations in patients with traumatic brain injury, thermal injury, blast injury or bronchopleural fistula. ..
  37. ncbi request reprint Oxygen debt criteria quantify the effectiveness of early partial resuscitation after hypovolemic hemorrhagic shock
    John H Siegel
    Department of Surgery, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, 07101 1709, USA
    J Trauma 54:862-80; discussion 880. 2003
    ..The effectiveness of partial resuscitation after hypovolemic hemorrhagic shock with deferment of full resuscitation is critical to successful hypotensive resuscitation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Endotracheal intubation: the role of sterility
    Nora Cheung
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06518, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 8:545-52. 2007
    ..Intensive care units employ infection control and reduction schemes to reduce pneumonia rates...
  39. doi request reprint Airway pressure release ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Adrian A Maung
    Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, Yale University School of Medicine, 330 Cedar Street, BB310, PO Box 208062, New Haven, CT 06520 8062, USA
    Crit Care Clin 27:501-9. 2011
    ..Further studies, however, are required to directly compare APRV to ARDSnet protocol ventilation, specifically in patients with ALI/ARDS, and to determine whether managing ALI/ARDS with APRV will also achieve mortality reduction...
  40. ncbi request reprint When are new graduate nurses competent in the intensive care unit?
    Myra V Reddish
    Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 30:199-205. 2007
    ..Educational and performance goals and challenges may be described for each stage to track a nurse's progress through a critical care nursing development program without the traditional prerequisite period of general ward service...
  41. ncbi request reprint Immune effects of resuscitation with HBOC-201, a hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier, in swine with moderately severe hemorrhagic shock from controlled hemorrhage
    Feng Dong
    Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD 20910 7500, USA
    Shock 25:50-5. 2006
    ..01). In comparison with Hextend, HBOC-201 had no significant adverse or beneficial effects on immune function in this model of moderately severe HS in swine, suggesting that it may be safe as a resuscitation fluid in HS patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Another nail in albumin's coffin
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Chest 131:1276-7. 2007
  43. ncbi request reprint Critically reappraising the literature-driven practice of analgesia administration for acute abdominal pain in the emergency room prior to surgical evaluation
    Steven A Nissman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Surg 185:291-6. 2003
    ..Classic teaching is that narcotic analgesia in the setting of an acute abdomen can alter physical examination findings and should therefore be withheld until after a surgeon's examination...
  44. ncbi request reprint It's all in the charge
    Lewis J Kaplan
    Crit Care Med 33:680-1. 2005