K V Iserson
Affiliation: University of Arizona
- Challenges in international medicine: ethical dilemmas, unanticipated consequences, and accepting limitationsKenneth V Iserson
Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of Arizona, and REEME Project, Tucson, AZ, USA
Acad Emerg Med 19:683-92. 2012..It is hoped that this overview may help prepare those involved with international medicine for the challenges and dilemmas they may face and help frame their responses to these situations...
- Dental extractions using improvised equipmentKenneth V Iserson
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ Electronic address
Wilderness Environ Med 24:384-9. 2013..If they must do an extraction, clinicians should use the closest approximation available to the appropriate dental tools. When done correctly, a dental extraction can take some time and should not be rushed. ..
- Glove and mitten protection in extreme cold weather: an Antarctic studyKenneth V Iserson
Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
Int J Circumpolar Health 75:33564. 2016..Myths, misconceptions and a general lack of information surround the use of gloves and mittens in extreme cold environments...
- Orbital Compartment Syndrome: Alternative Tools to Perform a Lateral Canthotomy and CantholysisKenneth V Iserson
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ GPHC Emergency Medicine Residency, Georgetown, Guyana Dr Iserson Electronic address
Wilderness Environ Med 27:85-91. 2016..For the cantholysis, use the back of the blade to "strum" for the ligaments, reversing its direction only to cut the ligament when it is identified. ..
- Medical planning for extended remote expeditionsKenneth V Iserson
Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ Electronic address
Wilderness Environ Med 24:366-77. 2013..Planners using these guidelines may better be able to generate a strategy that optimizes the participants' health benefits, the expedition's productivity, and the expedition sponsor's cost savings...
- Vertical hospital evacuations: a new methodKenneth V Iserson
University of Arizona and the AZ 1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team, Tucson, AZ, USA
South Med J 106:37-42. 2013..This method also can be used in nonhealthcare facilities for less-than-fully ambulatory individuals...
- Nairobi fly (Paederus) dermatitis in South Sudan: a case reportKenneth V Iserson
Division of Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Juba, South Sudan
Wilderness Environ Med 23:251-4. 2012..Treatment includes rapidly washing the affected area, applying cold, wet compresses, and possibly treating with antibiotics, steroids, and antihistamines...
- The REEME project: a cooperative model for sharing international medical education materialsKenneth V Iserson
Department of Emergency Medicine and Arizona Bioethics Program, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
J Emerg Med 35:95-9. 2008..The REEME Project demonstrates the power of the Internet as a means to achieve international cooperation in medical education, and can serve as a model for similar projects in other specialties and languages...
- Triage in medicine, part I: Concept, history, and typesKenneth V Iserson
University of Arizona, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, POB 245057, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Ann Emerg Med 49:275-81. 2007..Part II identifies and examines the moral values and principles underlying the practice of triage...
- Has emergency medicine research benefited patients? An ethical questionKenneth V Iserson
Arizona Bioethics Program, The University of Arizona, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, P O Box 245057, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Sci Eng Ethics 13:289-95. 2007..Perhaps the greatest moral lapse has been the lack of attention to key populations within emergency medicine research, and the patients most needing acute intervention are the ones who suffer...
- Ethical principles--emergency medicineKenneth V Iserson
Department of Emergency Medicine and Arizona Bioethics Program, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1501 North Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Emerg Med Clin North Am 24:513-45. 2006..This article provides an overview of ethical considerations and guidelines for emergency clinicians...
- X-ray view box: on-site manufactureKenneth V Iserson
Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
Trop Doct 41:144-5. 2011..We designed and built an inexpensive radiographic view box using commonly available materials and local craftsmen. If they break, they can be easily repaired by hospital staff. This design can be replicated anywhere in the world...
- From creatures to corpsicles: man's search for immortalityKenneth V Iserson
University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson 85724, USA
HEC Forum 16:160-72. 2004
- The ethics of applying new medical technologiesKenneth V Iserson
Arizona Bioethics Program and the Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Semin Laparosc Surg 9:222-9. 2002..This is simply another reason why ethics education is vital for physicians-and other health practitioners and healthcare administrators...
- Nonstandard advance directives: a pseudoethical dilemmaK V Iserson
Arizona Bioethics Program, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson 85724, USA
J Trauma 44:139-42. 1998..The patient gives her perspective on why she wore the directive and on the surgeons' actions...
- Fight or flight: the ethics of emergency physician disaster responseKenneth V Iserson
Department of Emergency Medicine, and the Arizona Bioethics Program of the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Ann Emerg Med 51:345-53. 2008..Preparations for the next pandemic or disaster should include policies that encourage emergency physicians, who are inevitably among those at highest risk, to "stay and fight."..
- Ethical dilemmas in hematologic/oncologic emergenciesK V Iserson
Arizona Bioethics Program, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson
Emerg Med Clin North Am 11:531-43. 1993..This article describes those values, basic ethical systems, a rapid ethical decision-making model, and specific ethical dilemmas faced by emergency physicians who treat patients with hematologic and oncologic emergencies...
- Terrorism and the ethics of emergency medical careN Pesik
Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Ann Emerg Med 37:642-6. 2001..It is for this reason that emergency care providers, personnel, hospital administrators, religious leaders, and medical ethics committees need to engage in bioethical decision making before an acute bioterrorist event...
- Teaching without harming the living: performing minimally invasive procedures on the newly deadKenneth V Iserson
Arizona Bioethics Program, University of Arizona College of Medicine, USA
J Health Care Law Policy 8:216-31. 2005
- Ethical resource distribution after biological, chemical, or radiological terrorismKenneth V Iserson
Program in Bioethics, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
Camb Q Healthc Ethics 12:455-65. 2003
- J.-F.-B. Charrière: the man behind the "French" gaugeK V Iserson
Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson 85724
J Emerg Med 5:545-8. 1987..In addition to the development of the French gauge, Charrière made significant advances in ether administration, urologic, and other surgical instruments, and the development of the modern syringe...
- Politely refuse the pen and note pad: gifts from industry to physicians harm patientsKenneth V Iserson
Arizona Bioethics Program, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 84:1077-84. 2007
- The three faces of "yes": consent for emergency department proceduresKenneth V Iserson
University of Arizona, USA
Am J Bioeth 7:42-5; discussion W3-4. 2007
- Bioethics and graduate medical education: the great matchKenneth V Iserson
Program in Bioethics, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, USA
Camb Q Healthc Ethics 12:61-5. 2003
- Who's buying lunch: are gifts to surgeons from industry bad for patients?David C Grant
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Thorac Surg Clin 15:533-42. 2005....
- Patient and surrogate autonomy: good idea--in theoryKenneth V Iserson
Acad Emerg Med 9:866. 2002
- Triage in medicine, part II: Underlying values and principlesJohn C Moskop
Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University and the University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina, Greenville, NC, USA
Ann Emerg Med 49:282-7. 2007..We conclude with an analysis of three principles of distributive justice that have been proposed to guide triage decisions...
- Is informed consent required for the administration of intravenous contrast and similar clinical procedures?Kenneth V Iserson
Ann Emerg Med 49:231-3. 2007
- "Do not attempt resuscitation" (DNAR) in the out-of-hospital settingRaquel M Schears
Ann Emerg Med 44:68-70. 2004
- Single fascia iliaca compartment block for post-hip fracture pain reliefDaniel Godoy Monzon
Servicio de Ortopedia y Traumatologia, Instituto Carlos E Ottolenghi, Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina
J Emerg Med 32:257-62. 2007..This rapid, effective, and safe method of achieving excellent pain control in ED patients with hip fractures can be performed using standard ED equipment...
- Prehospital advance directives--a better wayKenneth V Iserson
J Emerg Med 23:419-20. 2002
- Spectator sport: observing a pediatric resuscitationKenneth V Iserson
Acad Emerg Med 14:826-7. 2007
- Emergency medicine in MéxicoCarlos Garcia-Rosas
Mexican Board of Emergency Medicine, Rio Churubusco 230 Edif, A 6 Col del Carmen Coyoacan, Mexico City, México DF 04120
J Emerg Med 31:441-5. 2006..This article discusses the current condition of and prospects for Emergency Medicine in México within the context of its medical system, and outlines objectives and guidelines for future developments...