C A Soderstrom
Affiliation: University of Maryland
- Epidemic increases in cocaine and opiate use by trauma center patients: documentation with a large clinical toxicology databaseC A Soderstrom
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S Greene St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
J Trauma 51:557-64. 2001..We assessed substance use trends in a large cohort of patients admitted to a regional Level I adult trauma center between July 1984 and June 2000...
- A controlled trial of brief intervention versus brief advice for at-risk drinking trauma center patientsCarl A Soderstrom
National Center for Trauma and EMS, Department of Epidemiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
J Trauma 62:1102-11; discussion 1111-2. 2007..There is evidence that in trauma patients unaddressed alcohol use problems result in recurrent injury requiring readmission to a trauma center and/or death...
- Alcohol/drug abuse, driving convictions, and risk-taking dispositions among trauma center patientsC A Soderstrom
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore 21201, USA
Accid Anal Prev 33:771-82. 2001..The complex inter-relationships between PSUDs, risk-taking dispositions, and being convicted of driving dangerously require additional study so that intervention programs and injury prevention initiatives can be targeted effectively...
- Psychoactive substance use disorders among seriously injured trauma center patientsC A Soderstrom
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore 21201 1595, USA
JAMA 277:1769-74. 1997..To assess the prevalence of psychoactive substance use disorders (PSUDs) among a large, unselected group of seriously injured trauma center patients, using a standardized diagnostic interview and criteria...
- Alcohol use in relation to driving records among injured bicyclistsG Li
Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 2080, USA
Accid Anal Prev 32:583-7. 2000..01) and to have DWI/DUI convictions (30% vs 3%, P < 0.01). Despite the modest sample size, this study provides compelling evidence of the pervasive nature of risky drinking between bicycling and driving activities...
- A longitudinal study of former trauma center patients: the association between toxicology status and subsequent injury mortalityP C Dischinger
Charles McC Mathias National Study Center for Trauma and EMS, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
J Trauma 51:877-84; discussion 884-6. 2001..The purpose of this study was to determine whether patients admitted to a trauma center with positive toxicology findings (TOX+) have a higher subsequent injury mortality than those without such findings (TOX-)...
- Use of alcohol as a risk factor for bicycling injuryG Li
Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument St, Suite 6 100, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
JAMA 285:893-6. 2001..Bicycling is one of the leading causes of recreational injuries. Elevated blood alcohol concentrations (BACs) are found in about one third of fatally injured bicyclists aged 15 years or older...
- School suspensions, injury-prone behaviors, and injury historyGabriel E Ryb
National Study Center for Trauma and EMS, University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
J Trauma 65:1106-11; discussion 1111-3. 2008..To investigate the association of history of school suspension (HSS) to risky behaviors and injury history...
- Alcohol use and testing among older trauma victims in MarylandJanet S Selway
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
J Trauma 65:442-6. 2008..Few studies have examined alcohol use in the older trauma population. The purpose of the present study was to examine blood alcohol level testing and results among older trauma patients...
- Sociodemographic characteristics associated with substance use status in a trauma inpatient populationSilvia S Martins
Department of Mental Health, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Addict Dis 26:53-62. 2007..1%) were also more likely male, unmarried, and older. These findings highlight the need for screening for substance use disorders in trauma settings and referral of patients to substance abuse treatment programs...
- Risk of psychoactive substance dependence among substance users in a trauma inpatient populationSilvia S Martins
Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Addict Dis 26:71-7. 2007....
- Longitudinal study of suicide after traumatic injuryGabriel E Ryb
National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Systems, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
J Trauma 61:799-804. 2006..The aim of this study is to establish whether patients discharged from a trauma center experience an increased suicide rate and whether this can be explained by defined demographic, injury, or alcohol abuse risk factors...
- Suicides, homicides, and unintentional injury deaths after trauma center discharge: cocaine use as a risk factorGabriel E Ryb
National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Systems, 110 South Paca Street, 4th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
J Trauma 67:490-6; discussion 497. 2009..To study whether trauma center patients with positive toxicology findings for cocaine-positive (COC+) are at a higher risk for suicide, homicide, and unintentional injury death after discharge than cocaine-negative (COC+) trauma patients...
- Social, behavioral and driving characteristics of injured pedestrians: a comparison with other unintentional trauma patientsGabriel E Ryb
National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Systems, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 701 West Pratt Street, Fifth Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Accid Anal Prev 39:313-8. 2007..Unemployment, not having a driver's license, black race, and a BAC>200 mg/dl were strongly linked to being an injured pedestrian...
- Crash culpability relative to age and sex for injured drivers using alcohol, marijuana or cocaineCarl A Soderstrom
National Study Center for Trauma and EMS, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 49:327-41. 2005..Further, it is estimated that 80% or more of those drivers had blood alcohol concentrations (BAC) of 80 mg/dl or greater. (NHTSA, 2005)...
- The emergency care setting for screening and intervention for alcohol use problems among injured and high-risk drivers: a reviewPatricia L Dill
Mississippi State University, Social Science Research Center, Mississippi State, Mississippi, USA
Traffic Inj Prev 5:278-91. 2004..Long-term studies that assess records-based outcomes in addition to alcohol-consumption levels are needed...
- Epidemiology of alcohol and other drug use among motor vehicle crash victims admitted to a trauma centerJ Michael Walsh
The Walsh Group, PA, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Traffic Inj Prev 5:254-60. 2004..Point of collection (POC) test results correlated well with laboratory results and provide important information to initiate rapid intervention/treatment for substance use problems among injured patients...
- Session 2: substance-abuse interventions-setting the stage for discussionCarl A Soderstrom
Medical Advisory Board, Driver Safety Research, Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration, Glen Burnie, MD 21062, USA
J Trauma 59:S77-9; discussion S94-100. 2005