Samir M Fakhry

Summary

Affiliation: Inova Fairfax Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Prehospital rapid sequence intubation for head trauma: conditions for a successful program
    Samir M Fakhry
    Trauma Services, Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    J Trauma 60:997-1001. 2006
  2. ncbi Surgical residents' knowledge of documentation and coding for professional services: an opportunity for a focused educational offering
    Samir M Fakhry
    Surgical Residency Training Program, Department of Surgery, Inova Fairfax Hospital, 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA 22042, USA
    Am J Surg 194:263-7. 2007
  3. pmc How low is too low? Cardiac risks with anemia
    Samir M Fakhry
    Trauma and Critical Care Services, Associate Chair for Research and Education, Department of Surgery, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    Crit Care 8:S11-4. 2004
  4. doi The utility of procalcitonin in critically ill trauma patients
    Joseph V Sakran
    Inova Regional Trauma Center, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:413-8; discussion 418. 2012
  5. ncbi Optimizing physician staffing and resource allocation: sine-wave variation in hourly trauma admission volume
    Khashayar Vaziri
    Trauma Services, Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, VA, USA
    J Trauma 62:610-4. 2007
  6. ncbi An evaluation of the use of guidelines in prehospital management of brain injury
    Dorraine D Watts
    Inova Research Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia 22042 3300, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:254-61. 2004
  7. ncbi Paramedic rapid sequence intubation for severe traumatic brain injury: perspectives from an expert panel
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8676, and Trauma Services, Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:1-8. 2007
  8. ncbi Current diagnostic approaches lack sensitivity in the diagnosis of perforated blunt small bowel injury: analysis from 275,557 trauma admissions from the EAST multi-institutional HVI trial
    Samir M Fakhry
    Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia 22042 3300, USA
    J Trauma 54:295-306. 2003
  9. ncbi Pregnancy is not a sufficient indicator for trauma team activation
    Wendy Greene
    Trauma Services, Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    J Trauma 63:550-4; discussion 554-5. 2007
  10. doi Right atrial rupture from blunt thoracic trauma in a 4-year-old child
    Jason Roland
    Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA 22042, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 25:188-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi Prehospital rapid sequence intubation for head trauma: conditions for a successful program
    Samir M Fakhry
    Trauma Services, Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    J Trauma 60:997-1001. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi Surgical residents' knowledge of documentation and coding for professional services: an opportunity for a focused educational offering
    Samir M Fakhry
    Surgical Residency Training Program, Department of Surgery, Inova Fairfax Hospital, 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA 22042, USA
    Am J Surg 194:263-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to survey surgical residents and attendings for their knowledge of documentation and coding and their opinions about its importance in their training and practice...
  3. pmc How low is too low? Cardiac risks with anemia
    Samir M Fakhry
    Trauma and Critical Care Services, Associate Chair for Research and Education, Department of Surgery, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    Crit Care 8:S11-4. 2004
    ....
  4. doi The utility of procalcitonin in critically ill trauma patients
    Joseph V Sakran
    Inova Regional Trauma Center, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:413-8; discussion 418. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi Optimizing physician staffing and resource allocation: sine-wave variation in hourly trauma admission volume
    Khashayar Vaziri
    Trauma Services, Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, VA, USA
    J Trauma 62:610-4. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between hourly admission volume, injury severity, resource utilization, and outcomes...
  6. ncbi An evaluation of the use of guidelines in prehospital management of brain injury
    Dorraine D Watts
    Inova Research Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia 22042 3300, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:254-61. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi Paramedic rapid sequence intubation for severe traumatic brain injury: perspectives from an expert panel
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8676, and Trauma Services, Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:1-8. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi Current diagnostic approaches lack sensitivity in the diagnosis of perforated blunt small bowel injury: analysis from 275,557 trauma admissions from the EAST multi-institutional HVI trial
    Samir M Fakhry
    Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia 22042 3300, USA
    J Trauma 54:295-306. 2003
    ..Blunt SBI is infrequent and its diagnosis may be difficult, especially in the face of confounding variables. The purpose of this study was to evaluate methods for making the diagnosis of blunt SBI...
  9. ncbi Pregnancy is not a sufficient indicator for trauma team activation
    Wendy Greene
    Trauma Services, Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    J Trauma 63:550-4; discussion 554-5. 2007
    ..This study compares outcomes of pregnant patients presenting with PSC versus other physiologic, mechanistic, or anatomic (OPMA) activation criteria...
  10. doi Right atrial rupture from blunt thoracic trauma in a 4-year-old child
    Jason Roland
    Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA 22042, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 25:188-9. 2009
    ..In this report, we present a 4-year-old child who survived 10 hours of pericardial tamponade secondary to blunt right atrial rupture...
  11. doi Trauma center finances and length of stay: identifying a profitability inflection point
    Samir M Fakhry
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:817-21, 821-3. 2010
    ..Many variables contribute to these results. The objective of this study was to determine the relationship of adult trauma patient hospital length of stay (LOS) to trauma center profitability...
  12. ncbi Management of brain-injured patients by an evidence-based medicine protocol improves outcomes and decreases hospital charges
    Samir M Fakhry
    Trauma Services, Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA 22042 3300, USA
    J Trauma 56:492-9; discussion 499-500. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether management of TBI patients according to a protocol based on the Brain Trauma Foundation (BTF) guidelines would reduce mortality, length of stay, charges, and disability...
  13. doi Intensive care unit bounce back in trauma patients: an analysis of unplanned returns to the intensive care unit
    Samir M Fakhry
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29245, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:1528-33. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to review ICU BB and define ICU discharge variables that may be predictive of BB...
  14. ncbi Contemporary analysis of thoracic aortic injury: importance of screening based on crash characteristics
    Christopher P Michetti
    Inova Regional Trauma Center and the Honda Inova Fairfax Hospital CIREN Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia 22042, USA
    J Trauma 63:18-24; discussion 24-5. 2007
    ..To use motor vehicle crash (MVC) characteristics to determine risk of thoracic aortic injury (TAI) and provide updated mortality data...
  15. doi Safety and efficacy of heparin or enoxaparin prophylaxis in blunt trauma patients with a head abbreviated injury severity score >2
    Christian T Minshall
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    J Trauma 71:396-9; discussion 399-400. 2011
    ..We reviewed our institutions experience with low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) and unfractionated heparin (UFH) in TBI...
  16. doi Injury and side impact air bag deployment in near and far sided motor vehicle crashes, United States, 2000-2005
    Greg Stadter
    Inova Fairfax Hospital CIREN Center, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    J Trauma 65:1333-8; discussion 1338-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to delineate side impact airbag (SIAB) deployment rates, injury rates, and analyze crash factors associated with SIAB deployment and occupant injury...
  17. doi Ventilator-associated pneumonia rates at major trauma centers compared with a national benchmark: a multi-institutional study of the AAST
    Christopher P Michetti
    Department of Surgery, Inova Regional Trauma Center, Falls Church, Virginia 22042, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1165-73. 2012
    ..This multi-institutional study was undertaken to elucidate VAP rates at major trauma centers...
  18. doi Proportional costs in trauma and acute care surgery patients: dominant role of intensive care unit costs
    Samir M Fakhry
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29424, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:607-14; discussion 614-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify proportionate patient cost categories in trauma and acute care surgery (TACS) patients and determine subgroups in which the largest opportunities for cost savings might exist...
  19. ncbi Estimated height, weight, and body mass index: implications for research and patient safety
    Kimberly M Hendershot
    Trauma Services, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA 22042, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:887-93. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the accuracy of self-reported height and weight and HCP estimations of height, weight, and body mass index (BMI) classification when compared with measured height, weight, and calculated BMI...
  20. doi Physical examination is a poor screening test for abdominal-pelvic injury in adult blunt trauma patients
    Christopher P Michetti
    Inova Fairfax Hospital, Inova Regional Trauma Center, Falls Church, Virginia 22042, USA
    J Surg Res 159:456-61. 2010
    ..To determine if physical examination can reliably detect or exclude abdominal or pelvic injury in adult trauma activation patients...
  21. ncbi Incidence of hollow viscus injury in blunt trauma: an analysis from 275,557 trauma admissions from the East multi-institutional trial
    Dorraine D Watts
    Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia 22042 3300, USA
    J Trauma 54:289-94. 2003
    ..This study defines the prevalence of blunt HVI, in addition to the associated morbidity and mortality rates for this diagnosis on the basis of a series of over 275,000 trauma admissions...
  22. ncbi Survival following combined intrapericardial inferior vena cava and thoracic aortic injury caused by blunt trauma
    Hani M Seoudi
    Inova Regional Trauma Center and the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    J Trauma 65:218-21. 2008
  23. doi Incidence of pulmonary fat embolism at autopsy: an undiagnosed epidemic
    Evert Austin Eriksson
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Trauma 71:312-5. 2011
    ..To determine the incidence, time course, and severity of pulmonary fat embolism (PFE) and cerebral fat embolism (CFE) in trauma and nontrauma patients at the time of autopsy...
  24. ncbi Splenic injury due to colonoscopy: analysis of the world literature, a new case report, and recommendations for management
    Christopher P Michetti
    Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia 22042, USA
    Am Surg 76:1198-204. 2010
    ..Selection criteria for operative management may be extrapolated from management guidelines for traumatic splenic injury, although nonoperative failure rates are higher for splenic injury due to colonoscopy than for trauma...
  25. doi Survey of national usage of trauma response charge codes: an opportunity for enhanced trauma center revenue
    Samir M Fakhry
    Department of Surgery, National Foundation for Trauma Care Trauma Center Association of America, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
    J Trauma 67:1352-8. 2009
    ..Potential over- and underutilization of these enhanced reimbursements was assessed...
  26. doi Peri-operative oxygen and the risk of surgical infection
    Samir M Fakhry
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425 6130, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 13:228-33. 2012
    ..Laboratory observations that high concentrations of oxygen in tissues enhance bacterial killing and improve wound healing have prompted the study of peri-operative oxygenation as a means of reducing SSI...
  27. ncbi The resident experience on trauma: declining surgical opportunities and career incentives? Analysis of data from a large multi-institutional study
    Samir M Fakhry
    Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia 22042, USA
    J Trauma 54:1-7; discussion 7-8. 2003
    ..Data from a large multicenter study were analyzed to estimate surgical resident exposure to trauma laparotomy, diagnostic peritoneal lavage (DPL), and focused abdominal sonography for trauma (U/S)...
  28. ncbi Blunt ureteropelvic junction disruption
    Khashayar Vaziri
    Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:707. 2006
  29. ncbi Aggressive driving: a preliminary analysis of a serious threat to motorists in a large metropolitan area
    Samir M Fakhry
    Trauma Services, Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia 22042 3300, USA
    J Trauma 52:217-23; discussion 223-4. 2002
    ..quot; Few objective data exist on the incidence of aggressive driving. The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of selected aggressive driving behaviors and to establish a baseline for future interventions and research...
  30. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: the preferred method of elective feeding tube placement in trauma patients
    Kevin M Dwyer
    Department of Trauma Services, Inova Regional Trauma Center, Falls Church, Virginia 22042 3300, USA
    J Trauma 52:26-32. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether gastric feeding tubes placed by the percutaneous endoscopic route resulted in fewer and less severe complications than open surgical gastrostomy (SG)...
  31. ncbi Outcomes of and resource consumption by high-cost patients in the intensive care unit
    John M Welton
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, College of Nursing, USA
    Am J Crit Care 11:467-73. 2002
    ..Care of patients in an intensive care unit is among the most costly in hospitals. Little is known about high-cost patients within the intensive care unit or their outcomes of care...
  32. ncbi A survey of EAST member practices in blunt splenic injury: a description of current trends and opportunities for improvement
    Paola Fata
    J Trauma 59:836-41; discussion 841-2. 2005
    ..The appropriate role of computed tomography (CT) after initial diagnosis, activity restriction and follow-up are continuing controversies...