Karen Brasel

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  • 10177 Citations
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19962020

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2014

ItÊ's big surgery: Preoperative expressions of risk, responsibility, and commitment to treatment after high-risk operations

Pecanac, K. E., Kehler, J. M., Brasel, K. J., Cooper, Z., Steffens, N. M., McKneally, M. F. & Schwarze, M. L., Mar 1 2014, In : Annals of surgery. 259, 3, p. 458-463 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations

Pragmatic Randomized Optimal Platelet and Plasma Ratios (PROPPR) Trial: Design, rationale and implementation

Baraniuk, S., Tilley, B. C., Del Junco, D. J., Fox, E. E., Van Belle, G., Wade, C. E., Podbielski, J. M., Beeler, A. M., Hess, J. R., Bulger, E. M., Schreiber, M. A., Inaba, K., Fabian, T. C., Kerby, J. D., Cohen, M. J., Miller, C. N., Rizoli, S., Scalea, T. M., O'Keeffe, T., Brasel, K. J. & 3 others, Cotton, B. A., Muskat, P. & Holcomb, J. B., Sep 2014, In : Injury. 45, 9, p. 1287-1295 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations

Predictors of chronic pain in traumatically injured hospitalized adult patients

Trevino, C., Harl, F., Deroon-Cassini, T., Brasel, K. & Litwack, K., Mar 1 2014, In : Journal of trauma nursing : the official journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses. 21, 2, p. 50-56 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Very early administration of progesterone for acute traumatic brain injury

for the NETT Investigators, Dec 25 2014, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 371, 26, p. 2457-2466 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

283 Scopus citations

What is the diagnostic value of c-reactive protein for the prediction and the exclusion of postoperative infectious complication after colorectal surgery?

Chaudhury, P. K., Jeschke, M. G., Monson, J. R., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K. J., Brown, C. J., 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., Pawlik, T. M., Temple, L. K. & 1 others, McKenzie, M. E., Dec 1 2014, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 57, 6, p. 417-419 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2013

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 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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

113 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

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

Cryoprecipitate use in the PROMMTT study

Holcomb, J. B., Fox, E. E., Zhang, X., White, N., Wade, C. E., Cotton, B. A., 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., Muskat, P. & Rahbar, M. H., Jul 26 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1, p. S31-S39

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Defining when to initiate massive transfusion: A validation study of individual massive transfusion triggers in PROMMTT patients

Callcut, R. A., Cotton, B. A., Muskat, P., Fox, E. E., Wade, C. E., Holcomb, J. B., Schreiber, M. A., Rahbar, M. H., Cohen, M. J., Knudson, M. M., Brasel, K. J., Bulger, E. M., Del Junco, D. J., Myers, J. G., Alarcon, L. H. & Robinson, B. R. H., Jan 1 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 74, 1, p. 59-68 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations

Does EMS perceived anatomic injury predict trauma center need?

Lerner, E. B., Roberts, J., Guse, C. E., Shah, M. N., Swor, R., Cushman, J. T., Blatt, A., Jurkovich, G. J. & Brasel, K., Jul 1 2013, In : Prehospital Emergency Care. 17, 3, p. 312-316 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Does opiate use in traumatically injured individuals worsen pain and psychological outcomes

Trevino, C. M., De Roon-Cassini, T. & Brasel, K., Apr 2013, In : Journal of Pain. 14, 4, p. 424-430 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Do-not-resuscitate orders in trauma patients may bias mortality-based effect estimates: An evaluation using the PROMMTT study

Wade, C. E., Del Junco, D. J., Fox, E. E., Cotton, B. A., Cohen, M. J., Muskat, P., Schreiber, M. A., Rahbar, M. H., Sauer, R. M., Brasel, K. J., Bulger, E. M., Myers, J. G., Phelan, H. A., Alarcon, L. H. & Holcomb, J. B., Jul 26 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1, p. S89-S96

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10 Scopus citations

Early resuscitation intensity as a surrogate for bleeding severity and early mortality in the PROMMTT study

Rahbar, E., Fox, E. E., Del Junco, D. J., Harvin, J. A., Holcomb, J. B., Wade, C. E., Schreiber, M. A., Rahbar, M. H., Bulger, E. M., Phelan, H. A., Brasel, K. J., Alarcon, L. H., Myers, J. G., Cohen, M. J., Muskat, P. & Cotton, B. A., Jul 26 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1, p. S16-S23

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations

Efficiency of a four-item posttraumatic stress disorder screen in trauma patients

Hanley, J., Deroon-Cassini, T. & Brasel, K., Oct 1 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 4, p. 722-727 6 p.

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34 Scopus citations
37 Scopus citations

Impact of the 80-hour resident work week on mortality and morbidity in trauma patients

Brasel, K. J., Fata, P. & Flynn, T. C., Jun 2013, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 56, 3, p. 204-206 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Increasing time to operation is associated with decreased survival in patients with a positive FAST examination requiring emergent laparotomy

Barbosa, R. R., Rowell, S. E., Fox, E. E., Holcomb, J. B., Bulger, E. M., Phelan, H. A., Alarcon, L. H., Myers, J. G., Brasel, K. J., Muskat, P., Del Junco, D. J., Cotton, B. A., Wade, C. E., Rahbar, M. H., Cohen, M. J. & Schreiber, M. A., Jul 26 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1, p. S48-S52

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Is there an association between implementation of a medical team training program and surgical mortality?

Pawlik, T. M., Urbach, D. R., Halverson, A. L., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K. J., Brown, C. J., Chaudhury, P., Cutter, C. S., Divino, C. M., Dixon, E., Dubois, L., Fitzgerald, G. W. N., Henteleff, H. J. A., Kirkpatrick, A. W., Latosinsky, S., MacLean, A. R., Mastracci, T. M., McLeod, R. S., Morris, A. M., Neumayer, L. A. & 2 others, Temple, L. K. & McKenzie, M. E., Feb 2013, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 56, 1, p. 65-68 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Meaning-making appraisals relevant to adjustment for veterans with spinal cord injury

DeRoon-Cassini, T. A., De St. Aubin, E., Valvano, A. K., Hastings, J. & Brasel, K. J., Aug 14 2013, In : Psychological Services. 10, 2, p. 186-193 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

National Trauma Institute prospective evaluation of the ventilator bundle in trauma patients: Does it really work?

Croce, M. A., Brasel, K. J., Coimbra, R., Adams, C. A., Miller, P. R., Pasquale, M. D., McDonald, C. S., Vuthipadadon, S., Fabian, T. C. & Tolley, E. A., Feb 1 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 74, 2, p. 354-362 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

Perceived gender-based barriers to careers in academic surgery

Cochran, A., Hauschild, T., Elder, W. B., Neumayer, L. A., Brasel, K. J. & Crandall, M. L., Aug 1 2013, In : American journal of surgery. 206, 2, p. 263-268 6 p.

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95 Scopus citations

Prehospital intravenous fluid is associated with increased survival in trauma patients

Hampton, D. A., Fabricant, L. J., Differding, J., Diggs, B., Underwood, S., De La Cruz, D., Holcomb, J. B., Brasel, K. J., Cohen, M. J., Fox, E. E., Alarcon, L. H., Rahbar, M. H., Phelan, H. A., Bulger, E. M., Muskat, P., Myers, J. G., Del Junco, D. J., Wade, C. E., Cotton, B. A. & Schreiber, M. A., Jul 26 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1, p. S9-S15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Prenatal counseling beyond the threshold of viability

Govande, V. P., Brasel, K. J., Das, U. G., Koop, J. I., Lagatta, J. & Basir, M. A., Apr 1 2013, In : Journal of Perinatology. 33, 5, p. 358-362 5 p.

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12 Scopus citations

Purposeful variable selection and stratification to impute missing Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma data in trauma research

Fuchs, P. A., Del Junco, D. J., Fox, E. E., Holcomb, J. B., Rahbar, M. H., Wade, C. A., Alarcon, L. H., Brasel, K. J., Bulger, E. M., Cohen, M. J., Myers, J. G., Muskat, P., Phelan, H. A., Schreiber, M. A. & Cotton, B. A., Jul 26 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1, p. S75-S81

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2 Scopus citations

Resuscitate early with plasma and platelets or balance blood products gradually: Findings from the PROMMTT study

Del Junco, D. J., Holcomb, J. B., Fox, E. E., Brasel, K. J., Phelan, H. A., Bulger, E. M., Schreiber, M. A., Muskat, P., Alarcon, L. H., Cohen, M. J., Cotton, B. A., Wade, C. E., Myers, J. G. & Rahbar, M. H., Jul 26 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1, p. S24-S30

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

92 Scopus citations

Surgeon-reported conflict with intensivists about postoperative goals of care

Paul Olson, T. J., Brasel, K. J., Redmann, A. J., Alexander, G. C. & Schwarze, M. L., Jan 2013, In : Archives of Surgery. 148, 1, p. 29-35 7 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Surgeon-reported conflict with intensivists about postoperative goals of care

Olson, T. J. P., Brasel, K. J., Redmann, A. J., Alexander, G. C. & Schwarze, M. L., Jan 2013, In : JAMA Surgery. 148, 1, p. 29-35 7 p.

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39 Scopus citations

The impact of missing trauma data on predicting massive transfusion

Trickey, A. W., Fox, E. E., Del Junco, D. J., Ning, J., Holcomb, J. B., Brasel, K. J., Cohen, M. J., Schreiber, M. A., Bulger, E. M., Phelan, H. A., Alarcon, L. H., Myers, J. G., Muskat, P., Cotton, B. A., Wade, C. E. & Rahbar, M. H., Jul 26 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1, p. S68-S74

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13 Scopus citations

Time-dependent prediction and evaluation of variable importance using superlearning in high-dimensional clinical data

Hubbard, A., Munoz, I. D., Decker, A., Holcomb, J. B., Schreiber, M. A., Bulger, E. M., Brasel, K. J., Fox, E. E., Del Junco, D. J., Wade, C. E., Rahbar, M. H., Cotton, B. A., Phelan, H. A., Myers, J. G., Alarcon, L. H., Muskat, P. & Cohen, M. J., Jul 26 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1, p. S53-S60

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15 Scopus citations

Trauma deserts: Distance from a trauma center, transport times, and mortality from gunshot wounds in Chicago

Crandall, M., Sharp, D., Unger, E., Straus, D., Brasel, K., Hsia, R. & Esposito, T., Jun 1 2013, In : American journal of public health. 103, 6, p. 1103-1109 7 p.

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52 Scopus citations

Waiver of consent in noninterventional, observational emergency research: The PROMMTT experience

Fox, E. E., Bulger, E. M., Dickerson, A. S., Del Junco, D. J., Klotz, P., Podbielski, J., Matijevic, N., Brasel, K. J., Holcomb, J. B., Schreiber, M. A., Cotton, B. A., Phelan, H. A., Cohen, M. J., Myers, J. G., Alarcon, L. H., Muskat, P., Wade, C. E. & Rahbar, M. H., Jul 26 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1 SUPPL1, p. S3-S8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2012

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

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

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

Impact of prehospital mode of transport after severe injury: A multicenter evaluation from the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium

Bulger, E. M., Guffey, D., Guyette, F. X., MacDonald, R. D., Brasel, K., Kerby, J. D., Minei, J. P., Warden, C., Rizoli, S., Morrison, L. J. & Nichol, G., Mar 1 2012, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 72, 3, p. 567-575 9 p.

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48 Scopus citations

Management of the Complex Trauma Patient With Limited Resources

Codner, P. A. & Brasel, K. J., Dec 1 2012, In : ICU Director. 3, 6, p. 261-264 4 p.

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Operative blood loss, blood transfusion and 30-day mortality in older patients after major noncardiac surgery

Mastracci, T. M., Bhandari, M., Mundi, R., Rizoli, S. B., Nascimento, B. A., Schreiber, M., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K. J., Brown, C. J., Chaudhury, P., Cutter, C. S., Divino, C. M., Dixon, E., Dubois, L., Fitzgerald, G. W. N., Henteleff, H. J. A., Kirkpatrick, A. W., Latosinsky, S., MacLean, A. R., Mastracci, T. M. & 5 others, McLeod, R. S., Morris, A. M., Neumayer, L. A., Temple, L. K. & McKenzie, M. E., Dec 2012, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 55, 6, p. 426-428 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Staged abdominal repairs reduce long-term quality of life

Codner, P. A., Brasel, K. J. & Deroon-Cassini, T. A., Sep 1 2012, In : Injury. 43, 9, p. 1513-1516 4 p.

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6 Scopus citations

The role of surgeon error in withdrawal of postoperative life support

Schwarze, M. L., Redmann, A. J., Brasel, K. J. & Alexander, G. C., Jul 2012, In : Annals of surgery. 256, 1, p. 10-15 6 p.

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37 Scopus citations

Thoraco-abdominal deflection responses of post mortem human surrogates in side impacts.

Yoganandan, N., Humm, J. R., Pintar, F. A., Brasel, K. H., Rudd, R. W. & Ridella, S. A., Oct 2012, In : Unknown Journal. 56, p. 49-64 16 p.

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13 Scopus citations

Use of advance directives for high-risk operations: A national survey of surgeons

Redmann, A. J., Brasel, K. J., Alexander, C. G. & Schwarze, M. L., Mar 2012, In : Annals of surgery. 255, 3, p. 418-423 6 p.

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46 Scopus citations
2011

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

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

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

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40 Scopus citations

Does mechanism of injury predict trauma center need?

Lerner, E. B., Shah, M. N., Cushman, J. T., Swor, R. A., Guse, C. E., Brasel, K., Blatt, A. & Jurkovich, G. J., Oct 1 2011, In : Prehospital Emergency Care. 15, 4, p. 518-525 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations