Zara Cooper

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Racial disparities in intensity of care at the end-of-life: are trauma patients the same as the rest?
    Zara Cooper
    Department of Surgery and the Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:857-74. 2012
  2. pmc Withdrawal of life-sustaining therapy in injured patients: variations between trauma centers and nontrauma centers
    Zara Cooper
    Division of Trauma, Burns, and Critical Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Trauma 66:1327-35. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Identifying survivors with traumatic craniocervical dissociation: a retrospective study
    Zara Cooper
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Medical Center, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Surg Res 160:3-8. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Resident education and management of end-of-life care: the resident's perspective
    Zara Cooper
    Center for Surgery and the Public Health, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Surg Educ 67:79-84. 2010
  5. pmc Patient-reported Limitations to Surgical Buy-in: A Qualitative Study of Patients Facing High-risk Surgery
    Michael J Nabozny
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Chicago, IL School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA Center for Surgery and Public Health, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital Boston, MA Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
    Ann Surg 265:97-102. 2017
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient-reported Limitations to Surgical Buy-in: A Qualitative Study of Patients Facing High-risk Surgery
    Michael J Nabozny
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Chicago, IL School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA Center for Surgery and Public Health, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital Boston, MA Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
    Ann Surg . 2016
  7. doi request reprint A Model for Better Leveraging the Point of Preoperative Assessment: Patients and Providers Look Beyond Operative Indications When Making Decisions
    Olivia Nelson
    From the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Anesthesiology, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York Department of Anesthesiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Center for Surgery and Public Health and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Ariadne Labs, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
    A A Case Rep 6:241-8. 2016
  8. pmc The Successful Aging After Elective Surgery Study: Cohort Description and Data Quality Procedures
    Eva M Schmitt
    Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Am Geriatr Soc 63:2463-2471. 2015
  9. pmc "And I think that we can fix it": mental models used in high-risk surgical decision making
    Jacqueline M Kruser
    Department of Medicine and School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin, Madison Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Department of Surgery, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison Department of Surgery and Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Ann Surg 261:678-84. 2015
  10. pmc Comparison of Frailty Measures as Predictors of Outcomes After Orthopedic Surgery
    Zara Cooper
    Division of Trauma Burns and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Am Geriatr Soc 64:2464-2471. 2016

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Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Racial disparities in intensity of care at the end-of-life: are trauma patients the same as the rest?
    Zara Cooper
    Department of Surgery and the Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:857-74. 2012
    ..Medicare data show Blacks and Hispanics use more health care resources in the last six months of life than Whites. We sought to determine if similar differences exist in trauma patients who died following moderate to severe injury...
  2. pmc Withdrawal of life-sustaining therapy in injured patients: variations between trauma centers and nontrauma centers
    Zara Cooper
    Division of Trauma, Burns, and Critical Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Trauma 66:1327-35. 2009
    ..We sought to identify patient and institutional variables predictive of a withdrawal of care order (WOCO) in trauma patients. We hypothesized that the frequency of WOCO would be higher at trauma centers...
  3. doi request reprint Identifying survivors with traumatic craniocervical dissociation: a retrospective study
    Zara Cooper
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Medical Center, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Surg Res 160:3-8. 2010
    ..Our aim was to identify survivors of CCD based on clinical presentation...
  4. doi request reprint Resident education and management of end-of-life care: the resident's perspective
    Zara Cooper
    Center for Surgery and the Public Health, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Surg Educ 67:79-84. 2010
    ..We surveyed surgical residents to learn their perspectives and training experience with discussing end-of-life care and WWLST with patients...
  5. pmc Patient-reported Limitations to Surgical Buy-in: A Qualitative Study of Patients Facing High-risk Surgery
    Michael J Nabozny
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Chicago, IL School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA Center for Surgery and Public Health, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital Boston, MA Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
    Ann Surg 265:97-102. 2017
    ..To characterize how patients buy-in to treatments beyond the operating room and what limits they would place on additional life-supporting treatments...
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient-reported Limitations to Surgical Buy-in: A Qualitative Study of Patients Facing High-risk Surgery
    Michael J Nabozny
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Chicago, IL School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA Center for Surgery and Public Health, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital Boston, MA Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
    Ann Surg . 2016
    ..To characterize how patients buy-in to treatments beyond the operating room and what limits they would place on additional life-supporting treatments...
  7. doi request reprint A Model for Better Leveraging the Point of Preoperative Assessment: Patients and Providers Look Beyond Operative Indications When Making Decisions
    Olivia Nelson
    From the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Anesthesiology, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York Department of Anesthesiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Center for Surgery and Public Health and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Ariadne Labs, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
    A A Case Rep 6:241-8. 2016
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  8. pmc The Successful Aging After Elective Surgery Study: Cohort Description and Data Quality Procedures
    Eva M Schmitt
    Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Am Geriatr Soc 63:2463-2471. 2015
    ..To describe baseline characteristics and quality assurance procedures of the Successful Aging after Elective Surgery (SAGES) study, which was designed to examine novel risk factors and long-term outcomes associated with delirium...
  9. pmc "And I think that we can fix it": mental models used in high-risk surgical decision making
    Jacqueline M Kruser
    Department of Medicine and School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin, Madison Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Department of Surgery, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison Department of Surgery and Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Ann Surg 261:678-84. 2015
    ..To examine how surgeons use the "fix-it" model to communicate with patients before high-risk operations...
  10. pmc Comparison of Frailty Measures as Predictors of Outcomes After Orthopedic Surgery
    Zara Cooper
    Division of Trauma Burns and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Am Geriatr Soc 64:2464-2471. 2016
    ..To apply the Frailty Phenotype (FP) and Frailty Index (FI) before major elective orthopedic surgery to categorize frailty status and assess associations with postoperative outcomes...
  11. pmc Emergency Major Abdominal Surgical Procedures in Older Adults: A Systematic Review of Mortality and Functional Outcomes
    Zara Cooper
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Am Geriatr Soc 63:2563-2571. 2015
    ..To systematically review the current literature on mortality and functional outcomes after emergency major abdominal surgery in older adults...
  12. doi request reprint Integrating Geriatric Consults into Routine Care of Older Trauma Patients: One-Year Experience of a Level I Trauma Center
    Olubode A Olufajo
    Division of Trauma, Burn and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Center for Surgery and Public Health, Harvard Medical School and Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 222:1029-35. 2016
    ..Although involvement of geriatricians in the care of older trauma patients is associated with changes in processes of care and improved outcomes, few geriatrician consultations were ordered on our service...
  13. doi request reprint Leveraging the Preoperative Clinic to Engage Older Patients in Shared Decision Making About Complex Surgery: An Illustrative Case
    Sushila Murthy
    From the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Department of Anesthesia, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    A A Case Rep 7:30-2. 2016
    ....
  14. pmc Trajectory of Functional Recovery After Postoperative Delirium in Elective Surgery
    Tammy T Hshieh
    Division of Aging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Department of Neurology, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
    Ann Surg . 2016
    ..To describe functional recovery after elective surgery and to determine whether improvements differ among individuals who develop delirium...
  15. pmc Effect of Delirium and Other Major Complications on Outcomes After Elective Surgery in Older Adults
    Lauren J Gleason
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts2Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts
    JAMA Surg 150:1134-40. 2015
    ..Major postoperative complications and delirium contribute independently to adverse outcomes and high resource use in patients who undergo major surgery; however, their interrelationship is not well examined...
  16. doi request reprint An Agenda for Improving Perioperative Code Status Discussion
    Thomas R Hickey
    From the Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Burns, and Surgical Critical Care, and the Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Ariadne Labs, Boston, Massachusetts Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and Harvard Medical School, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    A A Case Rep 6:411-5. 2016
    ..We provide a brief background in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, do-not-resuscitate, and CSD before proposing an agenda for improving perioperative CSD. ..
  17. pmc Predictors of Mortality Up to 1 Year After Emergency Major Abdominal Surgery in Older Adults
    Zara Cooper
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Am Geriatr Soc 63:2572-2579. 2015
    ..To identify factors associated with mortality in older adults 30, 180, and 365 days after emergency major abdominal surgery...
  18. doi request reprint Racial disparities in emergency general surgery: Do differences in outcomes persist among universally insured military patients?
    Cheryl K Zogg
    From the Center for Surgery and Public Health, Harvard Medical School and Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Department of Surgery C Z, W J, M A C, J W S, A A S, SRL, J S W, Z C, A s, S L N, L L N, A H H, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Surgery A A S, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ Division of General Internal Medicine S R L, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Division of Trauma Z C, A s, S L N, A H H, Burns, Critical Care Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Surgery L L N, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Health Policy and Management L A H, George Washington University, Washington
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 80:764-75; discussion 775-7. 2016
    ..It also considered longer-term outcomes of EGS care...
  19. pmc It's big surgery: preoperative expressions of risk, responsibility, and commitment to treatment after high-risk operations
    Kristen E Pecanac
    School of Nursing Department of Medicine Department of Surgery Division of Vascular Surgery, and Department of Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Burns, and Surgical Critical Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA and Department of Surgery and Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Surg 259:458-63. 2014
    ..To identify the processes, surgeons use to establish patient buy-in to postoperative treatments...
  20. ncbi request reprint Utilization of arterial blood gas measurements in a large tertiary care hospital
    Stacy E F Melanson
    The Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 127:604-9. 2007
    ..Implementation of practice guidelines may prove useful in controlling test utilization and in decreasing costs...