David T Harrington
Affiliation: Brown Medical School
- Transfer times to definitive care facilities are too long: a consequence of an immature trauma systemDavid T Harrington
Rhode Island Hospital Brown Medical, School Department of Surgery, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
Ann Surg 241:961-6; discussion 966-8. 2005..The purpose of this study was to review our experience with interfacility transfers to identify problems that could be addressed in the development of a statewide trauma system...
- A time-cost analysis of teaching a laparoscopic entero-enterostomyDavid T Harrington
Department of Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
J Surg Educ 64:342-5. 2007..To estimate the cost of traditional training we have recorded the time and interventions necessary for our senior residents to do a laparoscopic entero-enterostomy...
- What Shape is Your Resident in? Using a Radar Plot to Guide a Milestone Clinical Competency DiscussionDavid T Harrington
Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island Electronic address
J Surg Educ 72:e294-8. 2015..We evaluated whether the use of a radar plot (RP) would be helpful in sorting data and providing a graphic representation of each resident's progress...
- Factors associated with survival following blunt chest trauma in older patients: results from a large regional trauma cooperativeDavid T Harrington
Department of Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Arch Surg 145:432-7. 2010..We hypothesized that patient factors, injury patterns, and therapeutic interventions influence outcomes among older patients incurring traumatic chest injuries...
- The evolution of trauma care at a level I trauma centerWalter L Biffl
Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Am Coll Surg 200:922-9. 2005....
- Lessons learned from a nightclub fire: institutional disaster preparednessEric J Mahoney
Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Rhode Island Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
J Trauma 58:487-91. 2005..In this report, we describe the events, the surgical response at our trauma center, and the lessons learned in institutional disaster preparedness...
- Isolated brain injury as a cause of hypotension in the blunt trauma patientEric J Mahoney
Department of Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, 02903, USA
J Trauma 55:1065-9. 2003..Emerging evidence suggests that, contrary to standard teaching, isolated brain injury may be associated with hypotension. This study sought to determine the frequency of isolated brain injury-induced hypotension in blunt trauma victims...
- Impact of socioethnic factors on outcomes following traumatic brain injuryDaithi S Heffernan
Division Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
J Trauma 70:527-34. 2011..We therefore sought to determine the independent effect on outcome after TBI from race, insurance status, intoxication on presentation, and median income...
- Teaching leadership in trauma resuscitation: Immediate feedback from a real-time, competency-based evaluation tool shows long-term improvement in resident performanceShea C Gregg
From the Bridgeport Hospital, Yale New Haven Health System S C G, Bridgeport, Connecticut and Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University D H, M D C, A H S, S N L, D T H, J T M, C A A, and W G C, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island
J Trauma Acute Care Surg 81:729-34. 2016..Limited data exist on how to develop resident leadership and communication skills during actual trauma resuscitations...
- Leukocyte-depleted blood transfusion is associated with decreased survival in resected early-stage lung cancerThomas Ng
Department of Surgery, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:815-9. 2012..Our institution has been using LD red cells since 2001. We sought to determine whether LD blood has an effect on survival after resection of early-stage lung cancer...
- The station nightclub fireDavid T Harrington
Brown Medical School Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
J Burn Care Rehabil 26:141-3. 2005
- Halo vest immobilization in the elderly: a death sentence?Sarah Majercik
Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Rhode Island Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
J Trauma 59:350-6; discussion 356-8. 2005..The purpose of this study was to compare the outcomes of elderly and younger CSF patients as related to treatment (HVI, surgery, or hard collar)...
- Selective clinical management of anterior abdominal stab woundsVassiliki Tsikitis
Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Rhode Island Hospital Brown Medical School, 593 Eddy Street, APC 443, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Am J Surg 188:807-12. 2004..We implemented a protocol of serial clinical assessments to determine the need for laparotomy. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the approach is safe and effective...
- Legal prosecution of alcohol-impaired drivers admitted to a level I trauma center in Rhode IslandWalter L Biffl
Department of Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, 02903, USA
J Trauma 56:24-9. 2004..The purpose of this study was to measure the rate of legal prosecution among impaired drivers admitted to a trauma center after MVCs, and to determine the recidivism rate among these individuals...
- The reflective statement: a new tool to assess resident learningSean F Monaghan
Rhode Island Hospital Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
J Surg Res 178:618-22. 2012..For the last 3 y, we have asked the residents to reflect on the previous week and describe "the best thing" they learned. We hypothesize that this statement could be used to assess the weaknesses or strengths of our curriculum...
- Management of the most severely injured spleen: a multicenter study of the Research Consortium of New England Centers for Trauma (ReCONECT)George C Velmahos
Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02030, USA
Arch Surg 145:456-60. 2010..To determine the rate and predictors of failure of nonoperative management (NOM) in grade IV and V blunt splenic injuries (BSI)...
- American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program as a quality-measurement tool for advanced cancer patientsRoberto J Vidri
Department of Surgery, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
Ann Palliat Med 4:200-6. 2015..ACS-NSQIP is a population-based database that by design only captures outcomes data for the first 30-day following an operation. We considered the suitability of these data as a tool for decision-making in the advanced cancer patient...
- Implementation of a tertiary trauma survey decreases missed injuriesWalter L Biffl
Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Rhode Island Hospital Brown Medical School, 593 Eddy Street, APC 110, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Trauma 54:38-43; discussion 43-4. 2003..We hypothesized that implementation of a routine tertiary trauma survey (TS) would reduce the incidence of MIs in a Level I trauma center...
- Teaching palliative care and end-of-life issues: a core curriculum for surgical residentsDaniel D Klaristenfeld
Department of Surgery, Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital, APC Room 437, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
Ann Surg Oncol 14:1801-6. 2007..Programs designed for nonsurgical specialties often do not meet the unique needs of surgeons. With 80-hour workweek limitations on in-hospital teaching, new methods are needed to efficiently teach surgical residents about these problems...
- The multiply injured trauma patient: resuscitation, rehabilitation, recoveryShea C Gregg
Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, The Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, USA
Med Health R I 93:112, 115-6. 2010..In addition to the doctors and nurses providing many aspects of the acute and chronic medical care, the rehabilitation component is delivered by several skilled specialists focused on maximizing functional outcomes...
- Presurgical psychiatric evaluations of candidates for bariatric surgery, part 1: reliability and reasons for and frequency of exclusionMark Zimmerman
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 68:1557-62. 2007....
- Pregnancy outcomes after bariatric surgery: maternal, fetal, and infant implicationsAdam Abodeely
Department of Surgery, Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:464-71. 2008..Additionally, there does not appear to be any increased risk regarding fetal or infant outcome...
- Stress-only or stress/rest myocardial perfusion imaging in patients undergoing evaluation for bariatric surgeryAnthony S Gemignani
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
J Nucl Cardiol 18:886-92. 2011..The incidence of clinically significant abnormalities on stress MPI performed for this indication, however, has not been established...
- Gastric bypassG Dean Roye
Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
Med Health R I 87:36-7. 2004