Patrick J Offner
Affiliation: Lightning Data Center
- A retrospective analysis of geriatric trauma patients: venous lactate is a better predictor of mortality than traditional vital signsKristin M Salottolo
Trauma Research Department, St Anthony Hospital, Lakewood, CO 80228, USA
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 21:7. 2013..The purpose of this study is to determine whether lactate predicts mortality better than TVS...
- Injury severity and serum amyloid A correlate with plasma oxidation-reduction potential in multi-trauma patients: a retrospective analysisLeonard T Rael
Swedish Medical Center, Trauma Research, Englewood, CO, USA
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 17:57. 2009..The purpose of this study was to correlate the degree of oxidative stress, by measuring the oxidation-reduction potential (ORP) of plasma in the critically injured, with injury severity and serum amyloid A (SAA) levels...
- Implementation of a rapid response team decreases cardiac arrest outside of the intensive care unitPatrick J Offner
Saint Anthony Central Hospital, Trauma Service, Denver, CO 80204, USA
J Trauma 62:1223-7; discussion 1227-8. 2007..We hypothesized that early evaluation and intervention before deterioration would avoid progression to cardiac arrest in patients...
- Nonoperative management of acute epidural hematomas: a "no-brainer"Patrick J Offner
Saint Anthony Central Hospital, Trauma Service, 4231 W 16th Ave, Denver, CO 80204, USA
Am J Surg 192:801-5. 2006..It has become increasingly apparent, however, that many epidural hematomas will resolve with nonoperative management. The purpose of the current study was to review our experience with nonoperative management of acute epidural hematomas...
- Age of blood: does it make a difference?Patrick J Offner
Surgical Intensive Care, St Anthony Central Hospital, Denver, Colorado, USA
Crit Care 8:S24-6. 2004..Clinically, the age of blood has been associated with multiple organ failure, postoperative pneumonia, and wound infection. The relationship between age of blood and clinical adverse effects needs further study...
- Lung injury severity scoring in the era of lung protective mechanical ventilation: the PaO2/FIO2 ratioPatrick J Offner
Department of Surgery, St Anthony Central Hospital, Denver, CO 80204, USA
J Trauma 55:285-9. 2003..The purpose of this study was to determine whether measurement of lung injury severity based simply on oxygenation criteria (PaO(2)/FIO(2)) was as accurate as the Murray LIS currently used in multiple organ failure (MOF) scoring...
- General surgery residents improve efficiency but not outcome of trauma carePatrick J Offner
Trauma Service, Saint Anthony Central Hospital, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
J Trauma 55:14-9. 2003..The purpose of this study was to determine whether quality or efficiency of trauma care is influenced by general surgery residents...
- The role of temporary inferior vena cava filters in critically ill surgical patientsPatrick J Offner
Trauma Service, St Anthony Central Hospital, Denver, Colo 80204, USA
Arch Surg 138:591-4; discussion 594-5. 2003..Prophylactic temporary inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are safe and effective in critically ill patients at high risk for venous thromboembolism...
- Lung-sparing techniques are associated with improved outcome compared with anatomic resection for severe lung injuriesClay Cothren
Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 80204, USA
J Trauma 53:483-7. 2002..The purpose of this study was to compare the morbidity and mortality associated with nonanatomic and anatomic lung resection in the management of severe pulmonary injuries...
- The injured child is resistant to multiple organ failure: a different inflammatory response?Casey M Calkins
Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262, USA
J Trauma 53:1058-63. 2002..The purpose of this study was to describe the incidence, course, and severity of pediatric postinjury MOF. We hypothesized that the incidence and severity of postinjury MOF in children would be less when compared with adults...
- Increased rate of infection associated with transfusion of old blood after severe injuryPatrick J Offner
Trauma Service, St Anthony Central Hospital, 4231 W 16th Ave, Denver, CO 80204, USA
Arch Surg 137:711-6; discussion 716-7. 2002..We hypothesized that transfusion of old blood increases infection risk in severely injured patients...
- The Outreach Trauma Program: a model for survival of the academic trauma centerWalter L Biffl
Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, and University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
J Trauma 52:840-6. 2002....
- Acute hypoxemia in humans enhances the neutrophil inflammatory responseDouglas Y Tamura
Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, Colorado, USA
Shock 17:269-73. 2002..These results indicate that relevant acute hypoxemic events observed in the clinical setting enhance several PMN cytotoxic functions and suggest that a transient hypoxemic insult may promote hyperinflammation...
- The adrenal response after severe traumaPatrick J Offner
Trauma Service, St Anthony Central Hospital, 1641 West 16th Ave, Denver, CO 80204, USA
Am J Surg 184:649-53; discussion 653-4. 2002..The purpose of this study was to prospectively evaluate the cortisol response and determine the incidence of occult adrenal insufficiency after severe trauma...
- Evaluation of a new technique for bedside percutaneous tracheostomyClay Cothren
Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock, Denver, CO 80204, USA
Am J Surg 183:280-2. 2002..Recent modification of the technique to a single-step dilator prompted us to evaluate this in the critically injured patient...