Karen Brasel

Professor

  • 10431 Citations
  • 50 h-Index
19962020

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Research Output

2009

Surgical Education in the Internet Era1

Pugh, C. M., Watson, A., Bell, R. H., Brasel, K. J., Jackson, G. P., Weber, S. M. & Kao, L. S., Oct 1 2009, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 156, 2, p. 177-182 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Surrogate decision making for a pregnant patient refusing emergency Caesarian section

Bradley, C., Derse, A. & Brasel, K., Nov 1 2009, In : Surgery. 146, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

The Random Dialing Survey as a Tool for Community Consultation for Research Involving the Emergency Medicine Exception From Informed Consent

Bulger, E. M., Schmidt, T. A., Cook, A. J., Brasel, K. J., Griffiths, D. E., Kudenchuk, P. J., Davis, D., Bardarson, B., Idris, A. H. & Aufderheide, T. P., Mar 2009, In : Annals of emergency medicine. 53, 3, p. 341-350.e2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

The use of intensive insulin therapy and pentastarch resuscitation in patients with severe sepsis

Chaudhury, P., Barkun, J., Marshall, J., Napolitano, L., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K. J., Brown, C. J., Cogbill, T. H., Cutter, C. S., Dixon, E., Fitzgerald, G. W. N., Henteleff, H. J. A., Kirkpatrick, A. W., Latosinsky, S., MacLean, A., Mastracci, T. M., McLeod, R. S., Morris, A., Neumayer, L. A., Smith, S. & 2 others, Temple, L. R. & McKenzie, M. E., Dec 1 2009, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 52, 6, p. 512-514 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2008

Advanced trauma life support, 8th edition, the evidence for change

Kortbeek, J. B., Al Turki, S. A., Ali, J., Antoine, J. A., Bouillon, B., Brasel, K., Brenneman, F., Brink, P. R., Brohi, K., Burris, D., Burton, R. A., Chapleau, W., Cioffi, W., Collet E Silva, F. D. S., Cooper, A., Cortes, J. A., Eskesen, V., Fildes, J., Gautam, S., Gruen, R. L. & 37 others, Gross, R., Hansen, K. S., Henny, W., Hollands, M. J., Hunt, R. C., Jover Navalon, J. M., Kaufmann, C. R., Knudson, P., Koestner, A., Kosir, R., Larsen, C. F., Livaudais, W., Luchette, F., Mao, P., McVicker, J. H., Meredith, J. W., Mock, C., Mori, N. D., Morrow, C., Parks, S. N., Pereira, P. M., Pogetti, R. S., Ravn, J., Rhee, P., Salomone, J. P., Schipper, I. B., Schoettker, P., Schreiber, M. A., Smith, R. S., Svendsen, L. B., Taha, W., Van Wijngaarden-Stephens, M., Varga, E., Voiglio, E. J., Williams, D., Winchell, R. J. & Winter, R., Jun 1 2008, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 64, 6, p. 1638-1650 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

280 Scopus citations

Can we safely discharge patients from the intensive care unit after hours?

Brasel, K., Aug 2008, In : Critical care medicine. 36, 8, p. 2443-2444 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

4 Scopus citations

Core competencies in palliative care for surgeons: Interpersonal and communication skills

Bradley, C. T. & Brasel, K. J., Jan 2008, In : American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 24, 6, p. 499-507 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

29 Scopus citations

Deleterious effect of cirrhosis on outcomes after motor vehicle crashes using the nationwide inpatient sample

Bajaj, J. S., Ananthakrishnan, A. N., McGinley, E. L., Hoffmann, R. G. & Brasel, K. J., Jul 1 2008, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 103, 7, p. 1674-1681 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Hypertonic Resuscitation: Design and Implementation of a Prehospital Intervention Trial

Brasel, K. J., Bulger, E., Cook, A. J., Morrison, L. J., Newgard, C. D., Tisherman, S. A., Kerby, J. D., Coimbra, R., Hata, J. S. & Hoyt, D. B., Feb 1 2008, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 206, 2, p. 220-232 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations

Management of maxillofacial injuries with severe oronasal hemorrhage: a multicenter perspective.

Cogbill, T. H., Cothren, C. C., Ahearn, M. K., Cullinane, D. C., Kaups, K. L., Scalea, T. M., Maggio, L., Brasel, K. J., Harrison, P. B., Patel, N. Y., Moore, E. E., Jurkovich, G. J. & Ross, S. E., Nov 2008, In : The Journal of trauma. 65, 5, p. 994-999 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Management of maxillofacial injuries with severe oronasal hemorrhage: A multicenter perspective

Cogbill, T. H., Cothren, C. C., Ahearn, M. K., Cullinane, D. C., Kaups, K. L., Scalea, T. M., Maggio, L., Brasel, K. J., Harrison, P. B., Patel, N. Y., Moore, E. E., Jurkovich, G. J. & Ross, S. E., Nov 1 2008, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 65, 5, p. 994-999 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Preinjury beta blockers are associated with increased mortality in geriatric trauma patients

Neideen, T., Lam, M. & Brasel, K. J., Nov 1 2008, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 65, 5, p. 1016-1020 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations
2007

Canadian association of general surgeons and American college of surgeons evidence based reviews in surgery. 21. the risk of surgical site infection is reduced with perioperative oxygen

Brasel, K., McRitchie, D., Dellinger, P., Barkun, J. S. T., Brasel, K., Cogbill, T., Cutter, S., Fitzgerald, G. W. N., Henteleff, H. J. A., Kirkpatrick, A. W., Latosinsky, S., Macleon, A., MacRae, H. M., Mastracci, T. M., McLeod, R. S., Neumayer, L. A., Smith, S., Taylor, M. C. & McKenzie, M. E., Jun 2007, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 50, 3, p. 214-216 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

19 Scopus citations

Community-acquired MRSA as a pathogen

Brasel, K. & Weigelt, J. A., Jan 1 2007, MRSA. CRC Press, p. 43-54 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Discussion

Weigelt, J. A., Velanovich, Low, D. E., Brasel, K. J., Pruitt, B. A. & McCarthy, W. J., May 1 2007, In : Archives of Surgery. 142, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Factors influencing discharge location after hospitalization resulting from a traumatic fall among older persons

Lim, H. J., Hoffmann, R. & Brasel, K., Oct 1 2007, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 63, 4, p. 902-907 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Heart rate: Is it truly a vital sign?

Brasel, K. J., Guse, C., Gentilello, L. M. & Nirula, R., Apr 1 2007, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 62, 4, p. 812-817 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

89 Scopus citations

Length of stay: An appropriate quality measure?

Brasel, K. J., Lim, H. J., Nirula, R. & Weigelt, J. A., May 1 2007, In : Archives of Surgery. 142, 5, p. 461-465 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

82 Scopus citations

Multiple subfailures characterize blunt aortic injury

Stemper, B. D., Yoganandan, N., Pintar, F. A. & Brasel, K. J., May 1 2007, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 62, 5, p. 1171-1174 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Needlesticks and Surgical Residents: Who Is Most at Risk?

Brasel, K. J., Mol, C., Kolker, A. & Weigelt, J. A., Nov 1 2007, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 64, 6, p. 395-398 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

16 Scopus citations

Outcomes from a national multispecialty palliative care curriculum development project

Weissman, D. E., Ambuel, B., Von Gunten, C. F., Block, S., Warm, E., Hallenbeck, J., Milch, R., Brasel, K. & Mullan, P. B., Apr 2007, In : Journal of palliative medicine. 10, 2, p. 408-419 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Practice patterns and outcomes of retrievable vena cava filters in trauma patients: An AAST multicenter study

Karmy-Jones, R., Jurkovich, G. J., Velmahos, G. C., Burdick, T., Spaniolas, K., Todd, S. R., McNally, M., Jacoby, R. C., Link, D., Janczyk, R. J., Ivascu, F. A., McCann, M., Obeid, F., Hoff, W. S., McQuay, N., Tieu, B. H., Schreiber, M. A., Nirula, R., Brasel, K., Dunn, J. A. & 23 others, Gambrell, D., Huckfeldt, R., Harper, J., Schaffer, K. B., Tominaga, G. T., Vinces, F. Y., Sperling, D., Hoyt, D., Coimbra, R., Rosengart, M. R., Forsythe, R., Cothren, C., Moore, E. E., Haut, E. R., Hayanga, A. J., Hird, L., White, C., Grossman, J., Nagy, K., Livaudais, W., Wood, R., Zengerink, I. & Kortbeek, J. B., Jan 2007, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 62, 1, p. 17-24 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

196 Scopus citations

Quality-of-life assessment in palliative care

Brasel, K. J., Jun 1 2007, In : American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 24, 3, p. 231-235 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Significance of contrast extravasation in patients with pelvic fracture

Brasel, K. J., Pham, K., Yang, H., Christensen, R. & Weigelt, J. A., May 1 2007, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 62, 5, p. 1149-1152 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

51 Scopus citations

Surgical critical care

Brasel, K., Jan 1 2007, In : American journal of surgery. 193, 1, p. 127-129 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Understanding Statistical Tests

Neideen, T. & Brasel, K., Mar 1 2007, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 64, 2, p. 93-96 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2006

A PGY1 Curriculum-Meeting a Need for Changing Times

Weigelt, J. A., Simpson, D. E., Anderson, R. C., Brasel, K. J. & Redlich, P. N., Nov 1 2006, In : Current Surgery. 63, 6, p. 410-417 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Correlation of SF-12 and SF-36 in a Trauma Population1 1 Presented at the 1st Annual Academic, Surgical Congress, San Diego, CA, February 8-11, 2006.

Kiely, J. M., Brasel, K. J., Guse, C. E. & Weigelt, J. A., May 15 2006, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 132, 2, p. 214-218 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Determining and Interpreting the Accuracy of a Test

Nirula, R. & Brasel, K., May 1 2006, In : Current Surgery. 63, 3, p. 190-193 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Do trauma centers improve functional outcomes: A National Trauma Databank analysis?

Nirula, R. & Brasel, K., Aug 1 2006, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 61, 2, p. 268-271 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Editorial comment

Brasel, K., Jan 1 2006, In : Current Surgery. 63, 2, p. 141-142 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Effective retention of primary survey skills by medical students after participation in an expanded Trauma Evaluation and Management course

Li, M. S., Brasel, K. J., Schultz, D., Falimirski, M. E., Stafford, R. E., Somberg, L. B. & Weigelt, J. A., Feb 1 2006, In : American journal of surgery. 191, 2, p. 276-280 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Excess mortality caused by medical injury

Meurer, L. N., Yang, H., Guse, C. E., Russo, C., Brasel, K. J. & Layde, P. M., Sep 2006, In : Annals of family medicine. 4, 5, p. 410-416 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Predicting quality of life six months after traumatic injury

Kiely, J. M., Brasel, K. J., Weidner, K. L., Guse, C. E. & Weigelt, J. A., Oct 1 2006, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 61, 4, p. 791-797 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Scopus citations

Retrievable vena cava filters for preventing pulmonary embolism in trauma patients: A cautionary tale

Antevil, J. L., Sise, M. J., Sack, D. I., Sasadeusz, K. J., Swanson, S. M., Rivera, L., Lome, B. R., Weingarten, K. E., Kaminski, S. S., Brasel, K. J. & Sing, R. F., Jan 1 2006, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 60, 1, p. 35-40 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

80 Scopus citations

Rib fractures: Relationship with pneumonia and mortality

Brasel, K. J., Guse, C. E., Layde, P. & Weigelt, J. A., Jun 1 2006, In : Critical care medicine. 34, 6, p. 1642-1646 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

91 Scopus citations

The Surgical Learning and Instructional Portfolio (SLIP) as a Self-Assessment Educational Tool Demonstrating Practice-Based Learning

Webb, T. P., Aprahamian, C., Weigelt, J. A. & Brasel, K. J., Nov 1 2006, In : Current Surgery. 63, 6, p. 444-447 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Whole body imaging in blunt multisystem trauma patients without obvious signs of injury: Results of a prospective study

Salim, A., Sangthong, B., Martin, M., Brown, C., Plurad, D., Demetriades, D., Tyburski, J. G., Hughes, T., Marshall, J. S., Brasel, K. J., Jamison, R. L. & Grube, B. J., May 1 2006, In : Archives of Surgery. 141, 5, p. 468-475 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

250 Scopus citations
2005

Crohn's disease presenting as necrotizing fasciitis: A case report

Kiely, J. M., Brasel, K. J., Graewin, S. J., Nowak, D. M., Christians, K. K. & Nirula, R., Dec 1 2005, In : American Surgeon. 71, 10, p. 870-871 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Predicting significant torso trauma

Nirula, R., Talmor, D. & Brasel, K., Jul 1 2005, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 59, 1, p. 132-135 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Quality of life and functional outcome after pediatric trauma

Winthrop, A. L., Brasel, K. J., Stahovic, L., Paulson, J., Schneeberger, B., Kuhn, E. M., Mitchell, F. L., Pitts, L. H., Cox, C. S., Aboutanos, M. & Timberlake, G. A., Mar 1 2005, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 58, 3, p. 468-474 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

88 Scopus citations

Research ethics primer

Brasel, K. J., Oct 1 2005, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 128, 2, p. 221-225 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

The use of recombinant activated factor VII in trauma-associated hemorrhage with crush injury

Christians, K., Brasel, K., Garlitz, J., Abu-Hajir, M. & Gottschall, J., Sep 1 2005, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 59, 3, p. 742-746 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Ventilator-associated pneumonia in injured patients: Do you trust your Gram's stain?

Davis, K. A., Eckert, M. J., Reed, R. L., Esposito, T. J., Santaniello, J. M., Poulakidas, S., Luchette, F. A., Brasel, K. J., Barie, P. S. & Malhotra, A., Mar 1 2005, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 58, 3, p. 462-467 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

30 Scopus citations

What mechanism justifies abdominal evaluation in motor vehicle crashes?

Brasel, K. J. & Nirula, R., Nov 1 2005, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 59, 5, p. 1057-1061 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2004

Commentary

Widmann, W. D., Weigelt, J. A., Brasel, K. J., Bragg, D. & Simpson, D., Nov 1 2004, In : Current Surgery. 61, 6, p. 627-628 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Emergency care practitioners' barriers to mental health assessment, treatment, and referral of post-injury patients

Lee, S., Brasel, K. & Lee, B., Dec 1 2004, In : Wisconsin Medical Journal. 103, 6, p. 78-82 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Incidence of Asymptomatic Pulmonary Embolism in Moderately to Severely Injured Trauma Patients

Schultz, D. J., Brasel, K. J., Washington, L., Goodman, L. R., Quickel, R. R., Lipchik, R. J., Clever, T., Weigelt, J., Wisner, D. H., Yukika, T., Velmahos, G. C., Owings, J. T., Margulies, D. R., Briggs, S. M., Hawkins, M. L. & Schermer, C. R., Apr 2004, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 56, 4, p. 727-733 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

132 Scopus citations

Meeting the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education competencies using established residency training program assessment tools

Brasel, K. J., Bragg, D., Simpson, D. E. & Weigelt, J. A., Jul 1 2004, In : American journal of surgery. 188, 1, p. 9-12 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Palliative care education for surgeons

Brasel, K. J. & Weissman, D. E., Sep 2004, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 199, 3, p. 495-499 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations