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“No zone” approach in penetrating neck trauma reduces unnecessary computed tomography angiography and negative explorations

Ibraheem, K., Khan, M., Rhee, P., Azim, A., O'Keeffe, T., Tang, A., Kulvatunyou, N. & Joseph, B. Jan 1 2018 In : Journal of Surgical Research. 221, p. 113-120 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Neck
Wounds and Injuries
Computed Tomography Angiography
Therapeutics
Physical Examination
2017
1 Citations
Trauma Centers
Health Personnel
Delivery of Health Care
Patient Satisfaction
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.)
Hemopneumothorax
Hemothorax
Trauma Centers
Catheters
Prospective Studies
1 Citations

Bicycle helmets work when it matters the most

Joseph, B., Azim, A., Haider, A. A., Kulvatunyou, N., O'Keeffe, T., Hassan, A., Gries, L., Tran, E., Latifi, R. & Rhee, P. Feb 1 2017 In : American Journal of Surgery. 213, 2, p. 413-417 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Head Protective Devices
Traumatic Brain Injury
Accidents
Intracranial Hemorrhages
Mortality

Big for Small; Validating Brain Injury Guidelines in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

Azim, A., Jehan, F. S., Rhee, P., O’Keeffe, T., Tang, A., Vercruysse, G., Kulvatunyou, N., Latifi, R. & Joseph, B. Jun 6 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Brain Injuries
Referral and Consultation
Guidelines
Pediatrics
Traumatic Brain Injury

Challenges in Acute Care Surgery Shootout at the O.K. Corral – History Revisited

Vercruysse, G. A., Bauman, Z. M., Roman, J., Rhee, P. M. & Moore, E. E. Jun 20 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Decompressive craniectomy vs. craniotomy only for intracranial hemorrhage evacuation: a propensity matched study

Jehan, F., Azim, A., Rhee, P., Khan, M., Gries, L., OʼKeeffe, T., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A. & Joseph, B. Jul 15 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Decompressive Craniectomy
Intracranial Hemorrhages
Craniotomy
Glasgow Coma Scale
Traumatic Brain Injury
1 Citations

Development of the Emergency Preservation and Resuscitation for Cardiac Arrest from Trauma (EPR-CAT) Clinical Trial

Tisherman, S. A., Alam, H. B., Rhee, P. M., Scalea, T. M., Drabek, T., Forsythe, R. M. & Kochanek, MCCM, P. M. May 22 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Heart Arrest
Resuscitation
Emergencies
Clinical Trials
Wounds and Injuries
7 Citations

Improving mortality in trauma laparotomy through the evolution of damage control resuscitation: Analysis of 1,030 consecutive trauma laparotomies

Joseph, B., Azim, A., Zangbar, B., Bauman, Z., O'Keeffe, T., Ibraheem, K., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A., Latifi, R. & Rhee, P. Feb 1 2017 In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 82, 2, p. 328-333 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Resuscitation
Laparotomy
Mortality
Wounds and Injuries
crystalloid solutions

More helmets fewer deaths: Motorcycle helmet legislation impacts traumatic brain injury-related mortality in young adults

Hassan, A., Jokar, T. O., Rhee, P., Ibraheem, K., Kulvatunyou, N., Anderson, K. T., Gries, L., Roward, Z. T. & Joseph, B. Jun 1 2017 In : American Surgeon. 83, 6, p. 541-546 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Motorcycles
Head Protective Devices
Legislation
Young Adult
Mortality

Redefining the association between old age and poor outcomes after trauma: The impact of frailty syndrome

Joseph, B., Orouji Jokar, T., Hassan, A., Azim, A., Mohler, M. J., Kulvatunyou, N., Siddiqi, S., Phelan, H., Fain, M. & Rhee, P. Mar 1 2017 In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 82, 3, p. 575-581 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Geriatrics
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Mortality

Remote Ischemic Conditioning Preserves Cognition and Motor Coordination in a Mouse Model of Traumatic Brain Injury

Sandweiss, A. J., Azim, A., Ibraheem, K., Largent-Milnes, T. M., Rhee, P., Vanderah, T. W. & Joseph, B. Jun 13 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cognition
Traumatic Brain Injury
Conditioning (Psychology)
Wounds and Injuries
Phosphopyruvate Hydratase
1 Citations

Survival benefits of remote ischemic conditioning in sepsis

Joseph, B., Khalil, M., Hashmi, A., Hecker, L., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A., Friese, R. S. & Rhee, P. Jun 1 2017 In : Journal of Surgical Research. 213, p. 131-137 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Lipopolysaccharides
Sepsis
Injections
Ischemic Postconditioning
Kaplan-Meier Estimate

The survival impact of plasma to red blood cell ratio in massively transfused non-trauma patients

Teixeira, P. G., Inaba, K., Karamanos, E., Rhee, P., Shulman, I., Skiada, D., Chouliaras, K. & Demetriades, D. Jun 1 2017 In : European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery. 43, 3, p. 393-398 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Erythrocytes
Survival
Mortality
Logistic Models
Wounds and Injuries
2016
2 Citations

A model of recurrent concussion that leads to long-term motor deficits, CTE-like tauopathy and exacerbation of an ALS phenotype

Thomsen, G. M., Ma, A. M., Ko, A., Harada, M. Y., Wyss, L., Haro, P. S., Vit, J. P., Shelest, O., Rhee, P., Svendsen, C. N. & Ley, E. J. Dec 1 2016 In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 81, 6, p. 1070-1078 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Tauopathies
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Phenotype
Traumatic Brain Injury
Wounds and Injuries
5 Citations

Antibiotics for appendicitis! Not so fast

Khalil, M., Rhee, P., Orouji Jokar, T., Kuvatunyou, N., O’Keeffe, T., Tang, A., Hassan, A., Gries, L., Latifi, R. & Joseph, B. Mar 8 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Appendicitis
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Abscess
Inpatients
Databases

Assessing the efficacy of prothrombin complex concentrate in multiply injured patients with high-energy pelvic and extremity fractures

Joseph, B., Khalil, M., Harrison, C., Swartz, T., Kulvatunyou, N., Haider, A. A., Jokar, T. O., Burk, D., Mahmoud, A., Latifi, R. & Rhee, P. Dec 1 2016 In : Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 30, 12, p. 653-658 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Extremities
prothrombin complex concentrates
International Normalized Ratio
Therapeutics
Lower Extremity
3 Citations

Early feeds not force feeds: enteral nutrition in traumatic brain injury

Azim, A., Haider, A. A., Rhee, P., Verma, K., Windell, E., Orouji Jokar, T., Kulvatunyou, N., Meer, M., Latifi, R. & Joseph, B. Apr 26 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Enteral Nutrition
Traumatic Brain Injury
Retrospective Studies
Guidelines
7 Citations

Early surgical intervention and its impact on patients presenting with necrotizing soft tissue infections: A single academic center experience

Hadeed, G., Smith, J., O'Keeffe, T., Kulvatunyou, N., Wynne, J., Joseph, B., Friese, R., Wachtel, T., Rhee, P., El-Menyar, A. & Latifi, R. Jan 1 2016 In : Journal of Emergencies, Trauma and Shock. 9, 1, p. 22-27 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Soft Tissue Infections
Length of Stay
Intensive Care Units
Early Diagnosis
Mortality
6 Citations
San Francisco
Emergencies
Geriatrics
Length of Stay
Odds Ratio
3 Citations

Emergency general surgery specific frailty index: A validation study

Jokar, T. O., Ibraheem, K., Rhee, P., Kulavatunyou, N., Haider, A., Phelan, H., Fain, M., Mohler, M. J. & Joseph, B. May 27 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Validation Studies
Emergencies
ROC Curve
Geriatrics
Wound Infection
2 Citations

Gunshot wounds: A review of ballistics, bullets, weapons and myths

Rhee, P., Moore, E. E. E., Joseph, B., Tang, A., Pandit, V. & Vercruysse, G. Mar 15 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

3 Citations

Identifying potential utility of REBOA: An autopsy study

Joseph, B., Ibraheem, K., Haider, A. A., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A., O’Keeffe, T., Bauman, Z. M., Green, D. J. J., Latifi, R. & Rhee, P. May 18 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Balloon Occlusion
Aorta
Autopsy
Wounds and Injuries
Thoracotomy
2 Citations

Injury prevention programs against distracted driving: Are they effective?

Joseph, B., Zangbar, B., Bains, S., Kulvatunyou, N., Khalil, M., Mahmoud, D., Friese, R. S., O'Keeffe, T., Pandit, V. & Rhee, P. Jun 8 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Traffic Injury Prevention. p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Distracted Driving
incidence
Health care
health care
2 Citations

Injury prevention programs against distracted driving among students

Joseph, B., Haider, A., Hassan, A., Kulvatunyou, N., Bains, S., Tang, A., Zangbar, B., OʼKeeffe, T., Vercruysse, G., Gries, L. & Rhee, P. Mar 7 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Students
Wounds and Injuries
Distracted Driving
Observation
Text Messaging

Levetiracetam Prophylaxis for Post-traumatic Brain Injury Seizures is Ineffective: A Propensity Score Analysis

Zangbar, B., Khalil, M., Gruessner, A., Joseph, B., Friese, R., Kulvatunyou, N., Wynne, J., Latifi, R., Rhee, P. & O’Keeffe, T. Jun 15 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : World Journal of Surgery. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

etiracetam
Propensity Score
Seizures
Traumatic Brain Injury
Anticonvulsants
6 Citations

Metoprolol improves survival in severe traumatic brain injury independent of heart rate control

Zangbar, B., Khalil, M., Rhee, P., Joseph, B., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A., Friese, R. S. & O'Keeffe, T. Feb 1 2016 In : The Journal of surgical research. 200, 2, p. 586-592 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Metoprolol
Heart Rate
Survival
Traumatic Brain Injury
Intensive Care Units
4 Citations

Outcome comparison between open and endovascular management of axillosubclavian arterial injuries Presented at the 2015 Vascular Annual Meeting of the Society for Vascular Surgery, Chicago, Ill, June 17-20, 2015.

Branco, B. C., Boutrous, M. L., DuBose, J. J., Leake, S. S., Charlton-Ouw, K., Rhee, P., Mills, J. L. & Azizzadeh, A. Mar 1 2016 In : Journal of Vascular Surgery. 63, 3, p. 702-709 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Blood Vessels
Wounds and Injuries
Hospital Mortality
Stents
Demography

Outcomes in Trauma Patients with Isolated Epidural Hemorrhage: A Single-Institution Retrospective Cohort Study

Zangbar, B., Serack, B., Rhee, P., Joseph, B., Pandit, V., Friese, R. S., Haider, A. A. & Tang, A. L. Dec 1 2016 In : The American surgeon. 82, 12, p. 1209-1214 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies
Hemorrhage
Wounds and Injuries
Length of Stay
1 Citations

Ratio-based Resuscitation in Trauma Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury: Is There a Similar Effect?

Jokar, T. O. R., Khalil, M., Rhee, P., Kulvatunyou, N., Pandit, V., O'Keeffe, T., Tang, A. & Joseph, B. Mar 1 2016 In : The American surgeon. 82, 3, p. 271-277 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Resuscitation
Wounds and Injuries
Traumatic Brain Injury
Blood Transfusion
Survival

Reply: Seasonal Variation in Emergency General Surgery: Why is February Underrepresented?

Joseph, B., Rhee, P. & Zangbar, B. Jan 7 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgery.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Response for letter to the editor “Rethinking bicycle helmets as a preventive tool: a 4 year review of bicycle injuries”

Joseph, B., Pandit, V., Zangbar, B. & Rhee, P. Apr 8 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery. p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

4 Citations

Revitalizing Vital Signs: The Role of Delta Shock Index

Joseph, B., Haider, A., Ibraheem, K., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A., Azim, A., O’Keeffe, T., Gries, L., Vercruysse, G. & Rhee, P. Mar 28 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Shock (Augusta, Ga.).

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Vital Signs
Shock
Mortality
Hospital Emergency Service
Wounds and Injuries
7 Citations

Seasonal variation in emergency general surgery

Zangbar, B., Rhee, P., Pandit, V., Hsu, C. H., Khalil, M., Okeefe, T., Neumayer, L. & Joseph, B. 2016 In : Annals of Surgery. 263, 1, p. 76-81 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Emergencies
Diverticulitis
Appendicitis
Acute Cholecystitis
Cholecystitis
3 Citations

Stress among surgical attending physicians and trainees: A quantitative assessment during trauma activation and emergency surgeries

Joseph, B., Parvaneh, S., Swartz, T., Haider, A. A., Hassan, A., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A., Latifi, R., Najafi, B. & Rhee, P. Oct 1 2016 In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 81, 4, p. 723-728 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Emergencies
Physicians
Wounds and Injuries
Surgeons
Heart Rate
2 Citations

Substituting systolic blood pressure with shock index in the National Trauma Triage Protocol

Haider, A. A., Azim, A., Rhee, P., Kulvatunyou, N., Ibraheem, K., Tang, A., O'Keeffe, T., Iftikhar, H., Vercruysse, G. & Joseph, B. Dec 1 2016 In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 81, 6, p. 1136-1141 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Triage
Shock
Blood Pressure
Wounds and Injuries
Trauma Centers
1 Citations

The impact of frailty on failure-to-rescue in geriatric trauma patients: A prospective study

Joseph, B., Phelan, H., Hassan, A., Orouji Jokar, T., O'Keeffe, T., Azim, A., Gries, L., Kulvatunyou, N., Latifi, R. & Rhee, P. Dec 1 2016 In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 81, 6, p. 1150-1155 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Geriatrics
Prospective Studies
Wounds and Injuries
Regression Analysis
Frail Elderly
3 Citations

The impact of patient protection and Affordable Care Act on trauma care: A step in the right direction

Joseph, B., Haider, A. A., Azim, A., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A., O'Keeffe, T., Latifi, R., Green, D. J., Friese, R. S. & Rhee, P. Sep 1 2016 In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 81, 3, p. 427-434 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Wounds and Injuries
Direction compound
Trauma Centers
Insurance Coverage
7 Citations

Trauma center variation in the management of pediatric patients with blunt abdominal solid organ injury: A national trauma data bank analysis

Safavi, A., Skarsgard, E. D., Rhee, P., Zangbar, B., Kulvatunyou, N., Tang, A., O'Keeffe, T., Friese, R. S. & Joseph, B. Mar 1 2016 In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 51, 3, p. 499-502 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Trauma Centers
Databases
Pediatrics
Wounds and Injuries
Kidney
2015
11 Citations
Laryngoscopy
Intubation
Emergencies
Wounds and Injuries
Trauma Centers
5 Citations

Adverse effects of admission blood alcohol on long-term cognitive function in patients with traumatic brain injury

Joseph, B., Khalil, M., Pandit, V., Kulvatunyou, N., Zangbar, B., O'Keeffe, T., Asif, A., Tang, A., Green, D. J., Gries, L., Friese, R. S. & Rhee, P. Feb 1 2015 In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 78, 2, p. 403-408 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cognition
Alcohols
Traumatic Brain Injury
Wounds and Injuries
Blood Alcohol Content
6 Citations

A multi-institution prospective observational study of small bowel obstruction: Clinical and computerized tomography predictors of which patients may require early surgery

Kulvatunyou, N., Pandit, V., Moutamn, S., Inaba, K., Chouliaras, K., Demoya, M., Naraghi, L., Kalb, B., Arif, H., Sravanthi, R., Joseph, B., Gries, L., Tang, A. L. & Rhee, P. Sep 5 2015 In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 79, 3, p. 393-398 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Observational Studies
Tomography
Prospective Studies
Adhesives
Odds Ratio
6 Citations

An acute care surgery dilemma: Emergent laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients on aspirin therapy

Joseph, B., Rawashdeh, B., Aziz, H., Kulvatunyou, N., Pandit, V., Jehangir, Q., O'Keeffe, T., Tang, A., Green, D. J., Friese, R. S. & Rhee, P. Apr 1 2015 In : American Journal of Surgery. 209, 4, p. 689-694 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Aspirin
Therapeutics
Cholecystectomy
Anemia
1 Citations

Analyzing the effects of alcohol on adolescent trauma using the National Trauma Data Bank

Aziz, H., Siordia, J. A., Rhee, P., Pandit, V., O'Keeffe, T., Kulvatunyou, N. & Joseph, B. Sep 5 2015 In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 79, 3, p. 463-467 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Alcohols
Databases
Wounds and Injuries
Mortality
Population
30 Citations

An evidence-based approach to patient selection for emergency department thoracotomy: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

Seamon, M. J., Haut, E. R., Van Arendonk, K., Barbosa, R. R., Chiu, W. C., Dente, C. J., Fox, N., Jawa, R. S., Khwaja, K., Lee, J. K., Magnotti, L. J., Mayglothling, J. A., McDonald, A. A., Rowell, S., To, K. B., Falck-Ytter, Y. & Rhee, P. Jul 3 2015 In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 79, 1, p. 159-173 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Practice Management
Thoracotomy
Practice Guidelines
Patient Selection
Hospital Emergency Service
2 Citations
Traumatic Brain Injury
Nervous System
Head
Glasgow Coma Scale
Trauma Centers

Beauty parlor stroke syndrome: A rare entity in a Trauma patient

Zangbar, B., Pandit, V., Rhee, P., Haider, A. A., Khalil, M. & Joseph, B. Mar 1 2015 In : American Surgeon. 81, 3, p. E120-E122

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Blunt bilateral diaphragmatic rupture-A right side can be easily missed

Michailidou, M., Kulvatunyou, N., Joseph, B., Gries, L., Friese, R. S., Green, D., O'Keeffe, T., Tang, A. L., Vercruysse, G. & Rhee, P. Dec 1 2015 In : Trauma Case Reports. 1, 9-12, p. 84-87 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Rupture
Incidence
Wounds and Injuries
16 Citations

Certified acute care surgery programs improve outcomes in patients undergoing emergency surgery: A nationwide analysis

Khalil, M., Pandit, V., Rhee, P., Kulvatunyou, N., Orouji, T., Tang, A., O'Keeffe, T., Gries, L., Vercruysse, G., Friese, R. S. & Joseph, B. Jul 3 2015 In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 79, 1, p. 60-64 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Emergencies
Trauma Centers
Length of Stay
Mortality
Appendectomy
1 Citations

Changing paradigms in the management of 2184 patients with traumatic brain injury

Joseph, B., Haider, A. A., Pandit, V., Tang, A., Kulvatunyou, N., O'Keeffe, T. & Rhee, P. Sep 1 2015 In : Annals of Surgery. 262, 3, p. 440-446 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Traumatic Brain Injury
Wounds and Injuries
Intracranial Hemorrhages
Trauma Centers
Length of Stay