Karyl J Burns
Affiliation: Hartford Hospital
- Evaluation of responses of an air medical helicopter program during a comprehensive emergency response drillKaryl J Burns
Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
Air Med J 26:139-43. 2007..This article reviews one program's participation in a drill, the evaluation methods used to assess the program's response, and the findings of the drill evaluation...
- Development and evaluation of the advanced trauma operative management courseLenworth M Jacobs
Department of Traumatology, University of Connecticut, Trauma Program at Hartford Hospital, 06102 5037, USA
J Trauma 55:471-9; discussion 479. 2003..The Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) course was developed as a model for teaching operative trauma techniques to surgical residents, fellows, and attending surgeons as the number of these cases decreases...
- A simulation education course for the initial management of blunt traumaRobert T Brautigam
Department of Surgery, Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour Street, P O Box 5037, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
Conn Med 73:267-71. 2009..The Simulation Education Course for Blunt Trauma is a worthwhile educational program. As with all educational efforts, attention must be given to course content, delivery, and evaluation...
- Terrorism preparedness: Web-based resource management and the TOPOFF 3 exerciseLenworth M Jacobs
Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and the Trauma Program, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
J Trauma 60:566-71; discussion 571-72. 2006..The State of Connecticut has taken a lead in preparedness and was selected as a site for the US Department of Homeland Security's Top Officials Three Exercise (TOPOFF 3), the largest and most extensive antiterrorism drill ever conducted...
- Follow-up survey of participants attending the Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) CourseLenworth M Jacobs
Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut, Trauma Program, Hartford Hospital, CT 06102 5037, USA
J Trauma 58:1140-3. 2005..The ATOM Course was developed to educate surgeons about the surgical management of penetrating injuries. Its goals are to improve knowledge, self-confidence, and technical competence...
- Terrorism: a public health threat with a trauma system responseLenworth M Jacobs
Department of Traumatology, University of Connecticut Trauma Program at hartford Hospital, 06102 5037, USA
J Trauma 55:1014-21. 2003..Funds have been granted to the states by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Health Resources and Services Administration to establish bioterrorism preparedness and response capabilities...
- A plan to improve end-of-life care for trauma victims and their familiesLenworth M Jacobs
Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, USA
J Trauma Nurs 12:73-6. 2005..This article describes a plan to develop, implement, and test a best practice model of end-of-life care for trauma victims and their families...
- Management of blunt hepatic trauma at a Connecticut Level I trauma centerMatthew A Scalora
Hartford Hospital, USA
Conn Med 71:529-32. 2007..It is the rare and most severely injured patient that will require operative management. As reported in the literature, mortality for these patients remains unchanged...
- Advanced Trauma Operative Management course: site and instructor selection and evaluationLenworth M Jacobs
Department of Traumatology, University of Connecticut, and Trauma Program, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
J Am Coll Surg 203:772-9. 2006
- Advanced Trauma Operative Management course introduced to surgeons in West AfricaLenworth M Jacobs
Department of Traumatology, University of Connecticut, School of Medicine, Hartford, CT, USA
Bull Am Coll Surg 90:8-14. 2005