Karen Brasel

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  • 10177 Citations
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19962020

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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
1 Scopus citations

Abdominal computed tomography scan as a screening tool in blunt trauma

Brasel, K. J., Borgstrom, D. C., Kolewe, K. A., Weigelt, J. A., Lucas, C., Harms, B. & Smith, S., Jan 1 1996, In : Surgery. 120, 4, p. 780-784 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

A Comparison of Invasive Airway Management and Rates of Pneumonia in Prehospital and Hospital Settings

Andrusiek, D. L., Szydlo, D., May, S., Brasel, K. J., Minei, J., Van Heest, R., MacDonald, R. & Schreiber, M., Oct 2 2015, In : Prehospital Emergency Care. 19, 4, p. 475-481 7 p.

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3 Scopus citations

A comparison of prehospital lactate and systolic blood pressure for predicting the need for resuscitative care in trauma transported by ground

Guyette, F. X., Meier, E. N., Newgard, C., McKnight, B., Daya, M., Bulger, E. M., Powell, J. L., Brasel, K. J., Kerby, J. D., Egan, D., Sise, M., Coimbra, R., Fabian, T. C. & Hoyt, D. B., Mar 6 2015, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 78, 3, p. 600-606 7 p.

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34 Scopus citations

A comparison of prognosis calculators for geriatric trauma: A Prognostic Assessment of Life and Limitations after Trauma in the Elderly consortium study

Madni, T. D., Ekeh, A. P., Brakenridge, S. C., Brasel, K. J., Joseph, B., Inaba, K., Bruns, B. R., Kerby, J. D., Cuschieri, J., Mohler, M. J., Nakonezny, P. A., Clark, A., Imran, J., Wolf, S. E., Paulk, M. E., Rhodes, R. L. & Phelan, H. A., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 83, 1, p. 90-96 7 p.

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11 Scopus citations

A consensus-based criterion standard for trauma center need

Lerner, E. B., Willenbring, B. D., Pirrallo, R. G., Brasel, K. J., Cady, C. E., Colella, M. R., Cooper, A., Cushman, J. T., Gourlay, D. M., Jurkovich, G. J., Newgard, C. D., Salomone, J. P., Sasser, S. M., Shah, M. N., Swor, R. A. & Wang, S. C., Apr 2014, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 76, 4, p. 1157-1163 7 p.

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27 Scopus citations

A controlled resuscitation strategy is feasible and safe in hypotensive trauma patients: Results of a prospective randomized pilot trial

Schreiber, M. A., Meier, E. N., Tisherman, S. A., Kerby, J. D., Newgard, C. D., Brasel, K., Egan, D., Witham, W., Williams, C., Daya, M., Beeson, J., McCully, B. H., Wheeler, S., Kannas, D., May, S., Mcknight, B. & Hoyt, D. B., Apr 4 2015, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 78, 4, p. 687-697 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

74 Scopus citations

Addressing access to palliative care services in the surgical intensive care unit

Bradley, C., Weaver, J. & Brasel, K., Jun 1 2010, In : Surgery. 147, 6, p. 871-877 7 p.

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40 Scopus citations

Addressing the challenges of obtaining functional outcomes in traumatic brain injury research: Missing data patterns, timing of follow-up, and three prognostic models

Zelnick, L. R., Morrison, L. J., Devlin, S. M., Bulger, E. M., Brasel, K. J., Sheehan, K., Minei, J. P., Kerby, J. D., Tisherman, S. A., Rizoli, S., Karmy-Jones, R., Van Heest, R. & Newgard, C. D., Jun 1 2014, In : Journal of neurotrauma. 31, 11, p. 1029-1038 10 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Advanced trauma life support (ATLS®): The ninth edition

Brasel, K. J., May 1 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 74, 5, p. 1363-1366 4 p.

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318 Scopus citations

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

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47 Scopus citations

A Geospatial Analysis of Severe Firearm Injuries Compared to Other Injury Mechanisms: Event Characteristics, Location, Timing, and Outcomes

Newgard, C. D., Sanchez, B. J., Bulger, E. M., Brasel, K. J., Byers, A., Buick, J. E., Sheehan, K. L., Guyette, F. X., King, R. V., Mena-Munoz, J., Minei, J. P. & Schmicker, R. H., May 1 2016, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 23, 5, p. 554-565 12 p.

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4 Scopus citations

A latent class model for defining severe hemorrhage: Experience from the PROMMTT study

Rahbar, M. H., Del Junco, D. J., Huang, H., Ning, J., Fox, E. E., Zhang, X., Schreiber, M. A., Brasel, K. J., Bulger, E. M., Wade, C. E., Cotton, B. A., Phelan, H. A., Cohen, M. J., Myers, J. G., Alarcon, L. H., Muskat, P. & Holcomb, J. B., Jul 26 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1, p. S82-S88

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10 Scopus citations

A moderated journal club is more effective than an internet journal club in teaching critical appraisal skills: Results of a multicenter randomized controlled trial

McLeod, R. S., MacRae, H. M., McKenzie, M. E., Victor, J. C. & Brasel, K. J., Dec 1 2010, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 211, 6, p. 769-776 8 p.

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27 Scopus citations

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., Dec 2018, In : Surgery (United States). 164, 6, p. 1246-1250 5 p.

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7 Scopus citations

An abdominal computed tomography may be safe in selected hypotensive trauma patients with positive Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma examination

Cook, M. R., Holcomb, J. B., Rahbar, M. H., Fox, E. E., Alarcon, L. H., Bulger, E. M., Brasel, K. J. & Schreiber, M. A., May 1 2015, In : American journal of surgery. 209, 5, p. 834-840 7 p.

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9 Scopus citations

"and i think that we can fix it": Mental models used in high-risk surgical decision making

Kruser, J. M., Pecanac, K. E., Brasel, K. J., Cooper, Z., Steffens, N. M., McKneally, M. F. & Schwarze, M. L., Apr 2015, In : Annals of surgery. 261, 4, p. 678-684 7 p.

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27 Scopus citations

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.

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8 Scopus citations

A pilot study to explore the safety of perioperative postpyloric enteral nutrition

McElroy, L. M., Codner, P. A. & Brasel, K. J., Dec 1 2012, In : Nutrition in Clinical Practice. 27, 6, p. 777-780 4 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Application of the Berlin definition in PROMMTT patients: The impact of resuscitation on the incidence of hypoxemia

Robinson, B. R. H., Cotton, B. A., Pritts, T. A., Branson, R., Holcomb, J. B., Muskat, P., Fox, E. E., Wade, C. E., Del Junco, D. J., Bulger, E. M., Cohen, M. J., Schreiber, M. A., Myers, J. G., Brasel, K. J., Phelan, H. A., Alarcon, L. H., Rahbar, M. H. & Callcut, R. A., Jul 26 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1, p. S61-S67

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33 Scopus citations

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.

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3 Scopus citations

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. J., Campbell, T. C. & Schwarze, M. L., Apr 1 2018, In : Annals of surgery. 267, 4, p. 677-682 6 p.

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6 Scopus citations

"best case/worst case": Qualitative evaluation of a novel communication tool for difficult in-the-moment surgical decisions

Kruser, J. M., Nabozny, M. J., Steffens, N. M., Brasel, K. J., Campbell, T. C., Gaines, M. E. & Schwarze, M. L., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 63, 9, p. 1805-1811 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Blunt thoracic aortic trauma: A cost-utility approach for injury detection

Brasel, K. J. & Weigelt, J. A., Jan 1 1996, In : Archives of Surgery. 131, 6, p. 619-626 8 p.

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26 Scopus citations

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. J., 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 and Research. 39, 6, p. 1000-1005 6 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Cags and acs evidence based reviews in surgery. 48. What is the effect of screening mammography on breast cancer incidence?

Latosinsky, S., Boileau, J. F., Bryant, H. E., Newman, L. A., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K. J., Brown, C. J., Chaudhury, P. K., Divino, C. M., Dixon, E., Fitzgerald, G. W. N., Hameed, S. M., Henteleff, H. J., Hughes, T. G., Kao, L. S., Kirkpatrick, A. W., Latosinsky, S., Mastracci, T. M., McLeod, R. S., Morris, A. M. & 3 others, Pawlik, T. M., Temple, L. K. & McKenzie, M. E., Feb 2014, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 57, 1, p. 67-69 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Challenges in conducting research after family presence during resuscitation.

Leske, J. S., McAndrew, N. S., Evans, C. R. D., Garcia, A. E. & Brasel, K. J., Jul 2012, In : Journal of trauma nursing : the official journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses. 19, 3, p. 190-194 5 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Challenges to effective research in acute trauma resuscitation: Consent and endpoints

Holcomb, J. B., Weiskopf, R., Champion, H., Gould, S. A., Sauer, R. M., Brasel, K., Bochicchio, G., Bulger, E., Cotton, B. A., Davis, D., Dutton, R., Hauser, C. J., Hess, J. R., Hides, G. A., Knudson, P., MacKenzie, E., McGinnis, R. L., Michalek, J., Moore, F. A., Omert, L. & 5 others, Pollock, B. H., Tortella, B., Sugarman, J., Schreiber, M. A. & Wade, C. E., Feb 1 2011, In : Shock. 35, 2, p. 107-113 7 p.

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35 Scopus citations

Chest tube insertion

Fitzpatrick, C., Brasel, K. J. & Weigelt, J. A., Sep 2003, In : Operative Techniques in General Surgery. 5, 3, p. 129-133 5 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Choosing and using screening criteria for palliative care consultation in the ICU: A report from the improving palliative care in the ICU (IPAL-ICU) advisory board

Nelson, J. E., Curtis, J. R., Mulkerin, C., Campbell, M., Lustbader, D. R., Mosenthal, A. C., Puntillo, K., Ray, D. E., Bassett, R., Boss, R. D., Brasel, K. J., Frontera, J. A., Hays, R. M. & Weissman, D. E., Oct 1 2013, In : Critical care medicine. 41, 10, p. 2318-2327 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

101 Scopus citations

Chronic pain at 4 months in hospitalized trauma patients: incidence and life interference.

Trevino, C. M., Essig, B., deRoon-Cassini, T. & Brasel, K., Jul 2012, In : Journal of trauma nursing : the official journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses. 19, 3, p. 154-159 6 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Clinical and mechanistic drivers of acute traumatic coagulopathy

Cohen, M. J., Kutcher, M., Redick, B., Nelson, M., Call, M., Knudson, M., Schreiber, M. A., Bulger, E. M., Muskat, P., Alarcon, L. H., Myers, J. G., Rahbar, M. H., Brasel, K. J., Phelan, H. A., Del Junco, D. J., Fox, E. E., Wade, C. E., Holcomb, J. B., Cotton, B. A. & Matijevic, N., Jul 26 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1, p. S40-S47

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113 Scopus citations

Clinical gestalt and the prediction of massive transfusion after trauma

MPH on behalf of the PROMMTT Study Group, Jan 1 2015, In : Injury. 46, 5, p. 807-813 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Clinical research for surgeons in palliative care: Challenges and opportunities

Easson, A. M., Lee, K. F., Brasel, K. & Krouse, R. S., Jan 1 2003, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 196, 1, p. 141-151 11 p.

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29 Scopus citations

Clinical utility of flat inferior vena cava by axial tomography in severely injured elderly patients

Milia, D. J., Dua, A., Paul, J. S., Tolat, P. & Brasel, K. J., Dec 1 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 6, p. 1002-1005 4 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Collider bias in trauma comparative effectiveness research: The stratification blues for systematic reviews

on behalf of the ROC Investigators, Jan 1 2015, In : Injury. 46, 5, p. 775-780 6 p.

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12 Scopus citations

Comparison of the 1999 and 2006 trauma triage guidelines: Where do patients go

Lerner, E. B., Shah, M. N., Swor, R. A., Cushman, J. T., Guse, C. E., Brasel, K., Blatt, A. & Jurkovich, G. J., Dec 2010, In : Prehospital Emergency Care. 15, 1, p. 12-17 6 p.

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30 Scopus citations

Computed tomographic angiography for the diagnosis of blunt cervical vascular injury

McKenzie, M. E., Kirkpatrick, A., Evans, D., Meredith, W., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K. J., Brown, C. J., Chaudhury, P., Cogbill, T. H., Cutter, C. S., Dixon, E. G., 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. & 2 others, Smith, S. & Temple, L. R., Jun 2009, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 52, 3, p. 243-245 3 p.

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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.

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Confidence and Competence in Volunteer Examiners of the American Board of Surgery

Brasel, K. J., Kopp, J. P. & Buyske, J., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

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Considering the patient's perspective in the injury severity score

Geiger, A. A., Deroon-Cassini, T. & Brasel, K. J., Sep 1 2011, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 170, 1, p. 133-138 6 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Constructing high-stakes surgical decisions: It's better to die trying

Nabozny, M. J., Kruser, J. M., Steffens, N. M., Brasel, K. J., Campbell, T. C., Gaines, M. E. & Schwarze, M. L., Jan 1 2016, In : Annals of surgery. 263, 1, p. 64-70 7 p.

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27 Scopus citations

Contemporary hemodynamic monitoring, fluid responsiveness, volume optimization, and endpoints of resuscitation: An AAST critical care committee clinical consensus

Martin, N. D., Codner, P., Greene, W., Brasel, K. & Michetti, C., Mar 10 2020, In : Trauma Surgery and Acute Care Open. 5, 1, e000411.

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Open Access

Correlation of intracellular organisms with quantitative endotracheal aspirate

Brasel, K. J., Allen, B., Edmiston, C. & Weigelt, J. A., Jan 2003, In : Journal of Trauma. 54, 1, p. 141-146 6 p.

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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.

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35 Scopus citations

Cost-effectiveness of bariatric surgery for severely obese adults with diabetes

Henteleff, H. J., Birch, D. W., Hallowell, P. T., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K. J., Brown, C. J., Chaudhury, P. K., Divino, C. M., Dixon, E., Fitzgerald, G. W. N., Hameed, S. M., Henteleff, H. J., Hughes, T. G., Kao, L. S., Kirkpatrick, A. W., Latosinsky, S., Mastracci, T. M., McLeod, R. S., Morris, A. M., Tawlik, T. M. & 2 others, Temple, L. K. & McKenzie, M. E., Oct 2013, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 56, 5, p. 353-355 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Cost-effectiveness of prolonged thromboprophylaxis after cancer surgery

Bradley, C. T., Brasel, K. J., Miller, J. J. & Pappas, S. G., Jan 1 2010, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 17, 1, p. 31-39 9 p.

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24 Scopus citations

Cost-effective prevention of pulmonary embolus in high-risk trauma patients

Brasel, K. J., Borgstrom, D. C. & Weigelt, J. A., Mar 1 1997, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 42, 3, p. 456-462 7 p.

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53 Scopus citations

Cost-effective treatment of patients with symptomatic cholelithiasis and possible common bile duct stones

Brown, L. M., Rogers, S. J., Cello, J. P., Brasel, K. J. & Inadomi, J. M., Jun 2011, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 212, 6, p. 1049-1060.e7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations