Karen Brasel

Professor

  • 8672 Citations
  • 47 h-Index
19962019
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Research Output 1996 2019

2019

AAST Critical Care Committee clinical consensus: ECMO, nutrition

Zonies, D., Codner, P., Park, P., Martin, N. D., Lissauer, M., Evans, S., Cocanour, C. & Brasel, K., Mar 1 2019, In : Trauma Surgery and Acute Care Open. 4, 1, e000304.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Critical Care
Wounds and Injuries
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Research
Critical Illness
Endoscopy
Benchmarking

Dealing with the struggling learner

Crannell, W. C. & Brasel, K., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgery (United States).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Practice Guidelines
Identification (Psychology)

Detecting PTSD in a traumatically injured population: The diagnostic utility of the PTSD Checklist for DSM-5

Geier, T. J., Hunt, J. C., Nelson, L. D., Brasel, K. & deRoon-Cassini, T. A., Feb 1 2019, In : Depression and Anxiety. 36, 2, p. 170-178 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Checklist
Population
Trauma Centers
Wounds and Injuries
performance assessment
Focus Groups
online survey
interaction
Surgeons
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Hemostasis
Blood Platelets
Mortality
Confidence Intervals
Interventional Radiology
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effectiveness of a Question Prompt List Intervention for Older Patients Considering Major Surgery: A Multisite Randomized Clinical Trial

Schwarze, M. L., Buffington, A., Tucholka, J. L., Hanlon, B., Rathouz, P. J., Marka, N., Taylor, L. J., Zimmermann, C. J., Kata, A., Baggett, N. D., Fox, D. A., Schmick, A. E., Berlin, A., Glass, N. E., Mosenthal, A. C., Finlayson, E., Cooper, Z. & Brasel, K. J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : JAMA Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Randomized Controlled Trials
Patient Participation
Odds Ratio
Communication
Blood Vessels
3 Citations (Scopus)

Entrustable Professional Activities in General Surgery: Development and Implementation

Brasel, K., Klingensmith, M. E., Englander, R., Grambau, M., Buyske, J., Sarosi, G. & Minter, R., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Surgical Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Undergraduate Medical Education
Graduate Medical Education
Netherlands
surgery
Pediatrics

Evaluation and management of abdominal gunshot wounds: A Western Trauma Association critical decisions algorithm

Martin, M. J., Brown, C. V. R., Shatz, D. V., Alam, H., Brasel, K., Hauser, C. J., de Moya, M., Moore, E. E., Vercruysse, G. & Inaba, K., Nov 1 2019, In : The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 87, 5, p. 1220-1227 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gunshot Wounds
Wounds and Injuries

Factors influencing amount of guidance in the operating room during laparoscopic cases

Hoops, H. E., Haley, C., Cook, M. R., Lopez, O., Dewey, E., Brasel, K., Spight, D. & Kiraly, L. N., May 1 2019, In : American journal of surgery. 217, 5, p. 979-985 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Operating Rooms
Laparoscopy
Task Performance and Analysis
Communication
Efficiency

Implementation of a medical coding curriculum for surgery residents

Kelley, K. A., Hoops, H. E., Palmer, L., Cohen, N. & Brasel, K., Jan 1 2019, In : American journal of surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Coding
Curriculum
Education

Palliative Care and Geriatric Surgery

Ballou, J. H. & Brasel, K., Feb 1 2019, In : Clinics in Geriatric Medicine. 35, 1, p. 35-44 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Palliative Care
Geriatrics
Advance Care Planning
Health Priorities
Quality of Life

Prehospital resuscitation in adult patients following injury: A Western Trauma Association critical decisions algorithm

Sperry, J. L., Martin, M. J., Moore, E. E., Sava, J. A., Ciesla, D., Rizzo, A. G., Brown, C., Brasel, K., Kozar, R., Vercruysse, G. & Inaba, K., Nov 1 2019, In : The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 87, 5, p. 1228-1231 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resuscitation
Wounds and Injuries
3 Citations (Scopus)

Resident autonomy in the operating room: Does gender matter?

Hoops, H., Heston, A., Dewey, E., Spight, D., Brasel, K. & Kiraly, L., Feb 1 2019, In : American Journal of Surgery. 217, 2, p. 301-305 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Operating Rooms
Multivariate Analysis

Resilience and long-term outcomes after trauma: An opportunity for early intervention?

Nehra, D., Herrera-Escobar, J. P., Al Rafai, S. S., Havens, J., Askari, R., Nitzschke, S., Velmahos, G., Kasotakis, G., Brasel, K. J., Levy-Carrick, N., Salim, A. & Haider, A., Oct 1 2019, In : The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 87, 4, p. 782-789 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Injury Severity Score
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders

Screening and treating hospitalized trauma survivors for posttraumatic stress disorder and depression

deRoon-Cassini, T. A., Hunt, J. C., Geier, T. J., Warren, A. M., Ruggiero, K. J., Scott, K., George, J., Halling, M., Jurkovich, G., Fakhry, S. M., Zatzick, D. & Brasel, K., Aug 1 2019, In : The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 87, 2, p. 440-450 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Survivors
Depression
Wounds and Injuries
Quality of Life
1 Citation (Scopus)

Structure and function of a trauma intensive care unit: A report from the Trauma Intensive Care Unit Prevalence Project

TRIPP Study Group, May 1 2019, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 86, 5, p. 783-790 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intensive Care Units
Wounds and Injuries
Trauma Centers
Patient Care
Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

Surgical Palliative Care Education

Ballou, J. H. & Brasel, K., Jan 1 2019, In : Surgical Clinics of North America.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Palliative Care
Education
Undergraduate Medical Education
Graduate Medical Education
Terminal Care
2 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical palliative care training in general surgery residency: An educational needs assessment

Bonanno, A. M., Kiraly, L. N., Siegel, T. R., Brasel, K. & Cook, M. R., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Needs Assessment
Internship and Residency
Palliative Care
Curriculum
Outpatients
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Laparotomy
Ultrasonography
Wounds and Injuries
Sensitivity and Specificity
Hemorrhage
2 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of hypothermia on outcomes in massively transfused patients

Lester, E. L. W., Fox, E. E., Holcomb, J. B., Brasel, K., Bulger, E. M., Cohen, M. J., Cotton, B. A., Fabian, T. C., Kerby, J. D., O'Keefe, T., Rizoli, S. B., Scalea, T. M., Schreiber, M. & Inaba, K., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 86, 3, p. 458-463 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypothermia
Blood Volume
Mortality
Confidence Intervals
Temperature

The impact of in-hospital complications on the long-term functional outcome of trauma patients: A multicenter study

Lee, J. M., Herrera-Escobar, J., Apoj, M., Al Rafai, S. S., Han, K., Nehra, D., Salim, A., Brasel, K., Kasotakis, G., Velmahos, G., Haider, A. & Kaafarani, H. M. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Surgery (United States).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multicenter Studies
Wounds and Injuries
Injury Severity Score
Activities of Daily Living
Logistic Models
1 Citation (Scopus)

Trauma ICU Prevalence Project: The diversity of surgical critical care

Michetti, C. P., Fakhry, S. M., Brasel, K., Martin, N. D., Teicher, E. J. & Newcomb, A., Feb 1 2019, In : Trauma Surgery and Acute Care Open. 4, 1, e000288.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Critical Care
Intensive Care Units
Wounds and Injuries
Patient Acuity
Rib Fractures

Trauma Surgeon and Palliative Care Physician Attitudes Regarding Goals-of-Care Delineation for Injured Geriatric Patients

Cunningham, H. B., Scielzo, S. A., Nakonezny, P. A., Bruns, B. R., Brasel, K., Inaba, K., Brakenridge, S. C., Kerby, J. D., Joseph, B. A., Mohler, M. J., Cuschieri, J., Paulk, M. E., Ekeh, A. P., Madni, T. D., Taveras, L. R., Imran, J. B., Wolf, S. E. & Phelan, H. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Care Planning
Palliative Care
Geriatrics
Physicians
Wounds and Injuries

Western Trauma Association critical decisions in trauma: Preferred triage and initial management of the burned patient

Vercruysse, G. A., Alam, H. B., Martin, M. J., Brasel, K., Moore, E. E., Brown, C. V., Bettencourt, A., Schulz, J., Palmieri, T., Haith, L. & Inaba, K., Nov 1 2019, In : The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 87, 5, p. 1239-1243 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triage
Trauma Centers
Wounds and Injuries
Burn Units
Patient-Centered Care

Western Trauma Association critical decisions in trauma: Management of the open abdomen after damage control surgery

Western Trauma Association Critical Decisions in Trauma Committee, Nov 1 2019, In : The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 87, 5, p. 1232-1238 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abdomen
Wounds and Injuries

When rural is no longer rural: Demand for subspecialty trained surgeons increases with increasing population of a non-metropolitan area

Cook, M. R., Hughes, D., Deal, S. B., Sarap, M. D., Hughes, T. G., Deveney, K., Brasel, K. & Alseidi, A. A., Jan 1 2019, In : American journal of surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Population
Surgeons
Pressure
2018
6 Citations (Scopus)

A multicenter study of post-traumatic stress disorder after injury: Mechanism matters more than injury severity

Herrera-Escobar, J. P., Al Rafai, S. S., Seshadri, A. J., Weed, C., Apoj, M., Harlow, A., Brasel, K., Kasotakis, G., Kaafarani, H. M. A., Velmahos, G., Salim, A., Haider, A. H. & Nehra, D., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgery (United States).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Multicenter Studies
Wounds and Injuries
Logistic Models
Injury Severity Score
2 Citations (Scopus)

Association of pain after trauma with long-term functional and mental health outcomes

Herrera-Escobar, J. P., Apoj, M., Weed, C., Harlow, A. F., Al Rafai, S. S., Lilley, E., Kasotakis, G., Brasel, K., Kaafarani, H. M. A., Velmahos, G., Salim, A. & Haider, A. H., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 85, 4, p. 773-779 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Health
Pain
Wounds and Injuries
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Return to Work
4 Citations (Scopus)

Barriers to Goal-concordant Care for Older Patients with Acute Surgical Illness

Taylor, L. J., Johnson, S. K., Nabozny, M. J., Tucholka, J. L., Steffens, N. M., Kwekkeboom, K. L., Brasel, K., Campbell, T. C. & Schwarze, M. L., Apr 1 2018, In : Annals of Surgery. 267, 4, p. 677-682 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Care
Decision Support Techniques
Communication
Therapeutics
Patient Preference
1 Citation (Scopus)

Burn Surgeon and Palliative Care Physician Attitudes Regarding Goals of Care Delineation for Burned Geriatric Patients

Cunningham, H. B., Scielzo, S. A., Nakonezny, P. A., Bruns, B. R., Brasel, K., Inaba, K., Brakenridge, S. C., Kerby, J. D., Joseph, B. A., Mohler, M. J., Cuschieri, J., Paulk, M. E., Ekeh, A. P., Madni, T. D., Taveras, L. R., Imran, J. B., Wolf, S. E. & Phelan, H. A., Oct 23 2018, In : Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 39, 6, p. 1000-1005 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Care Planning
Palliative Care
Geriatrics
Physicians
Aptitude

Computerized Residency Interview Scheduling: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Categorical General Surgery Applicants

Hoops, H. E., Brasel, K., Stephens, C. Q., Anderson, E. M., LeBlanc, L. & Krishnaswami, S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Surgical Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internship and Residency
applicant
surgery
scheduling
Randomized Controlled Trials
4 Citations (Scopus)
Syndecan-1
Sepsis
Blood Platelets
Wounds and Injuries
Logistic Models
2 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation and management of abdominal stab wounds: A Western Trauma Association critical decisions algorithm

Martin, M. J., Brown, C. V. R., Shatz, D. V., Alam, H. B., Brasel, K., Hauser, C. J., De Moya, M., Moore, E. E., Rowell, S., Vercruysse, G. A., Baron, B. J. & Inaba, K., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 85, 5, p. 1007-1015 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stab Wounds
Wounds and Injuries
Trauma Centers
Expert Testimony
Observational Studies
1 Citation (Scopus)

External validation of a smartphone app model to predict the need for massive transfusion using five different definitions

Hodgman, E. I., Cripps, M. W., Mina, M. J., Bulger, E. M., Schreiber, M., Brasel, K., Cohen, M. J., Muskat, P., Myers, J. G., Alarcon, L. H., Rahbar, M. H., Holcomb, J. B., Cotton, B. A., Fox, E. E., Del Junco, D. J., Wade, C. E. & Phelan, H. A., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 84, 2, p. 397-402 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erythrocytes
Area Under Curve
Routine Diagnostic Tests
Resuscitation
Databases
2 Citations (Scopus)

Geriatric traumatic brain injury-What we know and what we don't

Stein, D. M., Kozar, R. A., Livingston, D. H., Luchette, F., Adams, S. D., Agrawal, V., Arbabi, S., Ballou, J., Barraco, R. D., Bernard, A. C., Biffl, W. L., Bosarge, P. L., Brasel, K., Cooper, Z., Efron, P. A., Fakhry, S. M., Hartline, C. A., Hwang, F., Joseph, B. A., Kurek, S. J. & 5 others, Moore, F. A., Mosenthal, A. C., Pathak, A. S., Truitt, M. S. & Yelon, J. A., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 85, 4, p. 788-798 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Geriatrics
Traumatic Brain Injury
3 Citations (Scopus)

Gun violence: A biopsychosocial disease

Hargarten, S. W., Lerner, E. B., Gorelick, M., Brasel, K., DeRoon-Cassini, T. & Kohlbeck, S., Jan 1 2018, In : Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 19, 6, p. 1024-1027 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Firearms
Violence
Public Health Practice

Hemorrhagic risk and blood components

Brasel, K., Jan 1 2018, Fischer's Mastery of Surgery, Seventh Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP), Vol. 1. p. 103-109 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Management of colorectal injuries: A Western Trauma Association critical decisions algorithm

Biffl, W. L., Moore, E. E., Feliciano, D. V., Albrecht, R. M., Croce, M. A., Karmy-Jones, R., Namias, N., Rowell, S., Schreiber, M., Shatz, D. V. & Brasel, K., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 85, 5, p. 1016-1020 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
3 Citations (Scopus)
Mortality
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Wounds and Injuries
Injury Severity Score
1 Citation (Scopus)

PGY-specific benchmarks improve resident performance on Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery tasks

Hoops, H. E., Haley, C., Kiraly, L. N., An, E., Brasel, K. & Spight, D., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Benchmarking
Laparoscopy
Task Performance and Analysis
Efficiency
8 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors for the development of acute respiratory distress syndrome following hemorrhage

PROPPR Study Group, Jan 1 2018, In : Shock. 50, 3, p. 258-264 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Hemorrhage
Abbreviated Injury Scale
Blood Platelets
Intensive Care Units
1 Citation (Scopus)

Rural surgeons’ perspectives on necessity of post-residency training are stable across generations

Hughes, D., Cook, M. R., Deal, S. B., Hughes, T. G., Sarap, M., Brasel, K. & Alseidi, A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internship and Residency
Surgeons
Logistic Models
Interviews
Surveys and Questionnaires
3 Citations (Scopus)

Six-month follow-up of the injured trauma survivor screen: Clinical implications and future directions

Hunt, J. C., Chesney, S. A., Brasel, K. & Deroon-Cassini, T. A., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 85, 2, p. 263-270 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survivors
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Wounds and Injuries
Trauma Centers
Depression
9 Citations (Scopus)

The hyperfibrinolytic phenotype is the most lethal and resource intense presentation of fibrinolysis in massive transfusion patients

Taylor, J. R., Fox, E. E., Holcomb, J. B., Rizoli, S., Inaba, K., Schreiber, M., Brasel, K., Scalea, T. M., Wade, C. E., Bulger, E. & Cotton, B. A., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 84, 1, p. 25-30 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibrinolysis
Phenotype
Thrombelastography
Mortality
Blood Platelets
2 Citations (Scopus)

Training for a Career in Rural and Nonmetropolitan Surgery—A Practical Needs Assessment

Deal, S. B., Cook, M. R., Hughes, D., Sarap, M., Hughes, T. G., Brasel, K. & Alseidi, A. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Surgical Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Needs Assessment
surgery
career
Internship and Residency
Curriculum
3 Citations (Scopus)

Western Trauma Association Critical Decisions in Trauma: Management of renal trauma

Brown, C. V. R., Alam, H. B., Brasel, K., Hauser, C. J., De Moya, M., Martin, M., Moore, E. E., Rowell, S., Vercruysse, G. & Inaba, K., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 85, 5, p. 1021-1025 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kidney
Wounds and Injuries
3 Citations (Scopus)

What They May Not Tell You and You May Not Know to Ask: What is Expected of Surgeons in Their First Year of Independent Practice

Hoops, H. E., Burt, M. R., Deveney, K. & Brasel, K., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Surgical Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Focus Groups
Group
lack
teamwork
grounded theory
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of prognosis calculators for geriatric trauma: A P.A.L.LI.A.T.E. consortium study

Madni, T. D. D., Ekeh, A. P., Brakenridge, S. C. C., Brasel, K., Joseph, B., Inaba, K., Bruns, B. R., Kerby, J. D., Cuschieri, J., Mohler, J. J., Nakonezny, P. A., Clark, A., Imran, J., Wolf, S. E., Paulk, E. E., Rhodes, R. L. & Phelan, H. A., Apr 18 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geriatrics
Wounds and Injuries
Injury Severity Score
Area Under Curve
Mortality
32 Citations (Scopus)

A framework to improve surgeon communication in high-stakes surgical decisions best case/worst case

Taylor, L. J., Nabozny, M. J., Steffens, N. M., Tucholka, J. L., Brasel, K., Johnson, S. K., Zelenski, A., Rathouz, P. J., Zhao, Q., Kwekkeboom, K. L., Campbell, T. C. & Schwarze, M. L., Jun 1 2017, In : JAMA Surgery. 152, 6, p. 531-538 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication
Decision Making
Inpatients
Therapeutics
Surgeons