Affiliation: Naval Medical Center
- Prevention of infections associated with combat-related eye, maxillofacial, and neck injuriesKyle Petersen
Undersea and Operational Medicine, Naval Medical Research Center, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA
J Trauma 71:S264-9. 2011..This evidence-based medicine review was produced to support the Guidelines for the Prevention of Infections associated with Combat-related Injuries: 2011 Update contained in this supplement of Journal of Trauma...
- Prevention and management of infections associated with combat-related head and neck injuriesKyle Petersen
Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
J Trauma 64:S265-76. 2008..Further studies are needed in combat-related injuries to the head and neck in military personnel to provide the highest evidence-based medicine recommendations...
- Prophylaxis and treatment of infections associated with penetrating traumatic injuryKyle Petersen
Naval Medical Research Center, Undersea Medicine Department, 503 Robert Grant Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 9:81-96. 2011..We review infections of the CNS, thorax, abdomen and extremities following penetrating trauma injury, as well as the data supporting a reasonable antimicrobial approach...
- Diversity and clinical impact of Acinetobacter baumannii colonization and infection at a military medical centerKyle Petersen
Division of Infectious Diseases, Naval Medical Research Center, 503 Robert Grant Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20889, USA
J Clin Microbiol 49:159-66. 2011..Two carbapenem-resistant genotypes were epidemic, one of which appeared to belong to a novel international clone...
- Oxygen breathing accelerates decompression from saturation at 40 msw in 70-kg swineKyle Petersen
Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 81:639-45. 2010..We hypothesized that depth, timing, and duration of oxygen breathing during decompression from saturation play a role to mitigate decompression outcomes...
- Prevention of infections associated with combat-related thoracic and abdominal cavity injuriesGregory J Martin
Infectious Diseases Department, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda, 8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA
J Trauma 71:S270-81. 2011..This evidence-based medicine review was produced to support the Guidelines for the Prevention of Infections Associated With Combat-Related Injuries: 2011 Update contained in this supplement of Journal of Trauma...
- Acinetobacter baumannii skin and soft-tissue infection associated with war traumaPeter J Sebeny
National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Clin Infect Dis 47:444-9. 2008..Acinetobacter baumannii is usually associated with nosocomial pneumonia or bacteremia. Reports of A. baumannii skin and soft-tissue infection (SSTI) are uncommon...
- Trauma-related infections in battlefield casualties from IraqKyle Petersen
Infectious Diseases Division and Department of Surgery, National Naval Medical Center, 8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA
Ann Surg 245:803-11. 2007..To describe risks for, and microbiology and antimicrobial resistance patterns of, war trauma associated infections from Operation Iraqi Freedom...
- An outbreak of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticus complex infection in the US military health care system associated with military operations in IraqPaul Scott
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20850, USA
Clin Infect Dis 44:1577-84. 2007..We investigated an outbreak of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticus complex infection among US service members injured in Iraq...
- A case of Salmonella enterica serotype typhi in a patient without a history of international travelDavid K Byers
Department of Internal Medicine, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA
J Travel Med 16:223-5. 2009..History of overseas travel in family members should be investigated when evaluating suspected cases...
- The majority of US combat casualty soft-tissue wounds are not infected or colonized upon arrival or during treatment at a continental US military medical facilityForest R Sheppard
Department of Surgery, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, USA
Am J Surg 200:489-95. 2010..This study was designed to determine the microbial flora and bacterial quantification of present-day war wounds in US troops from Iraq and Afghanistan upon arrival at the National Naval Medical Center (NNMC)...
- Blood transfusion is associated with infection and increased resource utilization in combat casualtiesJames R Dunne
The National Naval Medical Center, Department of General Surgery, 8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889 5600, USA
Am Surg 72:619-25; discussion 625-6. 2006..Therefore, consideration should be given to the use of alternative blood substitutes and recombinant human erythropoietin in the treatment and management of combat casualties...
- Let us keep the medical literature free of perjorative language and political biasMichael Zapor
Clin Infect Dis 47:587; author reply 587-8. 2008
- Guidelines for the prevention of infection after combat-related injuriesDuane R Hospenthal
Brooke Army Medical Center, US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
J Trauma 64:S211-20. 2008....