Karen Brasel

Professor

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2012
7 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Pain
Incidence
Wounds and Injuries
Cohort Studies
Research
5 Citations (Scopus)

Cost-utility analysis of early versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis

Dixon, E., Fowler, D. L., Ghitulescu, G., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K., 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., Jun 2012, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 55, 3, p. 204-206 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Cholecystitis
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Cost-Benefit Analysis
14 Citations (Scopus)

Family Engagement Regarding the Critically Ill Patient

Weaver, J. L., Bradley, C. T. & Brasel, K., Dec 2012, In : Surgical Clinics of North America. 92, 6, p. 1637-1647 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Critical Illness
Communication
Intensive Care Units
Advance Directives
National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.) Health and Medicine Division
45 Citations (Scopus)

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 2012, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 72, 3, p. 567-575 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resuscitation
Air
Wounds and Injuries
Blood Pressure
Glasgow Outcome Scale
73 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating palliative care in the surgical and trauma intensive care unit: A report from the Improving Palliative Care in the Intensive Care Unit (IPAL-ICU) Project Advisory Board and the Center to Advance Palliative Care

Mosenthal, A. C., Weissman, D. E., Curtis, J. R., Hays, R. M., Lustbader, D. R., Mulkerin, C., Puntillo, K. A., Ray, D. E., Bassett, R., Boss, R. D., Brasel, K., Campbell, M. & Nelson, J. E., Apr 2012, In : Critical Care Medicine. 40, 4, p. 1199-1206 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Critical Care
Palliative Care
Intensive Care Units
Wounds and Injuries
Terminal Care

Management of the Complex Trauma Patient With Limited Resources

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Wounds and Injuries
Costs and Cost Analysis
Physician Assistants
Nurse Practitioners
5 Citations (Scopus)

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., 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

Surgical Blood Loss
Continuing Medical Education
Medical Societies
Evidence-Based Medicine
Operative Surgical Procedures
9 Citations (Scopus)

Physician reimbursement for critical care services integrating palliative care for patients who are critically ill

Lustbader, D. R., Nelson, J. E., Weissman, D. E., Hays, R. M., Mosenthal, A. C., Mulkerin, C., Puntillo, K. A., Ray, D. E., Bassett, R., Boss, R. D., Brasel, K., Campbell, M. L., Cortez, T. B. & Curtis, J. R., Mar 2012, In : Chest. 141, 3, p. 787-792 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Critical Care
Palliative Care
Critical Illness
Physicians
Quality of Health Care

Risks of complications by attending physicians after performing nighttime procedures

Chaudhury, P. K., Warnock, G. L., Whalen, T. V., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K., 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., Oct 2012, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 55, 5, p. 337-339 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Staged abdominal repairs reduce long-term quality of life

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality of Life
Wounds and Injuries
Population
Intraabdominal Infections
Abdominal Injuries
35 Citations (Scopus)

The role of surgeon error in withdrawal of postoperative life support

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergencies
Surgeons
Postal Service
Therapeutics
Respiratory Insufficiency
13 Citations (Scopus)

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

Yoganandan, N., Humm, J. R., Pintar, F. A., Brasel, K., Rudd, R. W. & Ridella, S. A., Oct 2012, In : Stapp car crash journal. 56, p. 49-64 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Abdomen
Thorax
Soft Tissue Injuries
Anthropometry
44 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Advance Directives
Patient Preference
Postoperative Care
Therapeutics
Surgeons
2011
34 Citations (Scopus)

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. & Wade, C. E., Feb 2011, In : Shock. 35, 2, p. 107-113 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resuscitation
Wounds and Injuries
Research
Clinical Trials
Ethicists
5 Citations (Scopus)

Considering the patient's perspective in the injury severity score

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Injury Severity Score
Wounds and Injuries
Pain Measurement
39 Citations (Scopus)

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. & Inadomi, J. M., Jun 2011, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 212, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Choledocholithiasis
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Health Care Costs
Common Bile Duct
Cholangiography
19 Citations (Scopus)

Current Use of CT in the Evaluation and Management of Injured Patients

Milia, D. J. & Brasel, K., Feb 2011, In : Surgical Clinics of North America. 91, 1, p. 233-248 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Abdomen
Pancreas
Thorax
Spleen
4 Citations (Scopus)

Discussion

Tinkoff, G., Brasel, K., Franklin, G. A., Cocanour, C. S., Hawkins, M. L. & Mowery, N. T., Jun 2011, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 70, 6, p. 1323-1325 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

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 2011, In : Prehospital Emergency Care. 15, 4, p. 518-525 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trauma Centers
Confidence Intervals
Wounds and Injuries
Triage
Motor Vehicles

Editorial response

Brasel, K., Jul 2011, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 68, 4, p. 318-319 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peritoneal Lavage
Abdominal Injuries
Traumatology
Nonpenetrating Wounds
3 Citations (Scopus)

EMS provider assessment of vehicle damage compared with assessment by a professional crash reconstructionist

Lerner, E. B., Cushman, J. T., Blatt, A., Lawrence, R. D., Shah, M. N., Swor, R. A., Brasel, K. & Jurkovich, G. J., Oct 2011, In : Prehospital Emergency Care. 15, 4, p. 483-489 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergency Medical Services
Research Personnel
Seat Belts
Automobiles
Motor Vehicles
20 Citations (Scopus)

Evolving management of pancreatic injury

Fisher, M. & Brasel, K., Dec 2011, In : Current Opinion in Critical Care. 17, 6, p. 613-617 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
Pancreatic Ducts
Pancreas
Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography
25 Citations (Scopus)

Factors identifying risk for psychological distress in the civilian trauma population

Chiu, K. B., Deroon-Cassini, T. A. & Brasel, K., Nov 2011, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 18, 11, p. 1156-1160 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Psychology
Wounds and Injuries
Population
Social Class

Family presence during resuscitation #232.

Bradley, C., Lensky, M. & Brasel, K., Jan 2011, In : Journal of Palliative Medicine. 14, 1, p. 97-98 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Resuscitation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Health services research resources for surgeons

Kuy, S., Greenberg, C. C., Gusani, N. J., Dimick, J. B., Kao, L. S. & Brasel, K., Nov 2011, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 171, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Services Research
Training Support
Surgeons
Government Programs
Surgical Specialties
5 Citations (Scopus)

Implementation of a family presence during resuscitation protocol #233.

Bradley, C., Lensky, M. & Brasel, K., Jan 2011, In : Journal of Palliative Medicine. 14, 1, p. 98-99 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Program Development
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Resuscitation
58 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating palliative care in the ICU: The nurse in a leading role

Nelson, J. E., Cortez, T. B., Curtis, J. R., Lustbader, D. R., Mosenthal, A. C., Mulkerin, C., Ray, D. E., Bassett, R., Boss, R. D., Brasel, K., Campbell, M. L., Weissman, D. E. & Puntillo, K. A., Mar 2011, In : Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing. 13, 2, p. 89-94 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palliative Care
Nurses
Critical Care
Nurse's Role
Critical Illness
11 Citations (Scopus)

Lower extremity vascular injuries: Increased mortality for minorities and the uninsured?

Crandall, M., Sharp, D., Brasel, K., Carnethon, M., Haider, A. & Esposito, T., Oct 2011, In : Surgery. 150, 4, p. 656-664 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vascular System Injuries
Lower Extremity
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Mortality
31 Citations (Scopus)

Minimal aortic injury after blunt trauma: Selective nonoperative management is safe

Paul, J. S., Neideen, T., Tutton, S., Milia, D., Tolat, P., Foley, D. & Brasel, K., Dec 2011, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 71, 6, p. 1519-1523 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonpenetrating Wounds
Wounds and Injuries
Length of Stay
Injury Severity Score
Mechanical Ventilators
182 Citations (Scopus)

Out-of-hospital hypertonic resuscitation after traumatic hypovolemic shock: A randomized, placebo controlled trial

Bulger, E. M., May, S., Kerby, J. D., Emerson, S., Stiell, I. G., Schreiber, M., Brasel, K., Tisherman, S. A., Coimbra, R., Rizoli, S., Minei, J. P., Hata, J. S., Sopko, G., Evans, D. C. & Hoyt, D. B., Mar 2011, In : Annals of Surgery. 253, 3, p. 431-441 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dextran - saline drug combination
Traumatic Shock
Resuscitation
Shock
Randomized Controlled Trials
2 Citations (Scopus)

Patient risk factors for medical injury: A case-control study

Marbella, A. M., Laud, P. W., Brasel, K. & Layde, P. M., Feb 2011, In : BMJ Quality and Safety. 20, 2, p. 187-193 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Case-Control Studies
Wounds and Injuries
Comorbidity
Diagnosis-Related Groups
Mortality
18 Citations (Scopus)

Region-specific deflection responses of WorldSID and ES2-re devices in pure lateral and oblique side impacts.

Yoganandan, N., Humm, J. R., Pintar, F. A. & Brasel, K., Nov 2011, In : Stapp car crash journal. 55, p. 351-378 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equipment and Supplies
Thorax
Pelvis
Abdominal Injuries
Thoracic Injuries

Reply

Brasel, K., Dec 2011, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 213, 6, p. 809-810 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Citations (Scopus)

Safety and efficacy of prophylactic anticoagulation in patients with traumatic brain injury

Scudday, T., Brasel, K., Webb, T., Codner, P., Somberg, L., Weigelt, J., Herrmann, D. & Peppard, W., Jul 2011, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 213, 1, p. 148-153 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Venous Thromboembolism
Safety
Intracranial Hemorrhages
Abbreviated Injury Scale
Trauma Centers
27 Citations (Scopus)

Screening for blunt cerebrovascular injuries is cost-effective

Kaye, D., Brasel, K., Neideen, T. & Weigelt, J. A., May 2011, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 70, 5, p. 1051-1056 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonpenetrating Wounds
Costs and Cost Analysis
Stroke
Wounds and Injuries
Population
12 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of discharging minimally injured trauma patient: Does age play a role in trauma admission?

Peschman, J., Neideen, T. & Brasel, K., Jun 2011, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 70, 6, p. 1331-1335 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trauma Centers
Wounds and Injuries
Geriatrics
Triage
Glasgow Coma Scale
17 Citations (Scopus)

Trauma in the neighborhood: a geospatial analysis and assessment of social determinants of major injury in North America.

Newgard, C., Schmicker, R. H., Sopko, G., Andrusiek, D., Bialkowski, W., Minei, J. P., Brasel, K., Bulger, E., Fleischman, R. J., Kerby, J. D., Bigham, B. L., Warden, C. & Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Investigators, O. C. I., Apr 2011, In : American Journal of Public Health. 101, 4, p. 669-677 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North America
Wounds and Injuries
Censuses
Geographic Mapping
Unemployment
2010
36 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Critical Care
Palliative Care
Intensive Care Units
Referral and Consultation
Tertiary Care Centers
24 Citations (Scopus)

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., Dec 2010, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 211, 6, p. 769-776 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internet
Teaching
Randomized Controlled Trials
5 Citations (Scopus)

Cags and acs evidence based reviews in surgery. 32: Use of a surgical safety checklist to reduce morbidity and mortality

McKenzie, M. E., Latosinsky, S., Thirlby, R., Urbach, D., Baxter, D. N. N., Brasel, K., Brown, C. J., Chaudhury, P., Cutter, C. S., Divino, C., Dixon, E., Dubois, L., Fitzgerald, G. W. N., Henteleff, H. J. A., Klrkpatrlck, A. W., Latosinsky, S., MacLean, A., Mastracci, T. M., McLeod, R. S., Morris, A. & 2 others, Neumayer, L. A. & Temple, L. R., Feb 2010, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 53, 1, p. 64-66 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Checklist
Morbidity
Safety
Mortality
30 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triage
Guidelines
Trauma Centers
Wounds and Injuries
Emergency Medical Services
23 Citations (Scopus)

Cost-effectiveness of prolonged thromboprophylaxis after cancer surgery

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Costs and Cost Analysis
Heparin
Venous Thromboembolism
Neoplasms

Discussion

Luchette, F., Steel, J., Brasel, K. & Livingston, D. H., Sep 2010, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 69, 3, p. 530-531 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Discussion

Fakhry, S. M., Moran, K., Hager, C., Brasel, K., Reynolds, B., Malhotra, A., Groner, J. I. & Schuerer, D. J. E., May 2010, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 68, 5, p. 1055-1058 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Discussion

Champion, H. R., Brasel, K. & Aboutanos, M. B., Feb 2010, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 68, 2, p. 267-268 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
Resuscitation
Hospitalization
Wounds and Injuries
Gunshot Wounds
Motor Vehicles
4 Citations (Scopus)

Efficacy and safety of low-dose hydrocortisone therapy in the treatment of septic shock

Chaudhury, P., Marshall, J. C., Solomkin, J. S., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K., 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., Dec 2010, In : Canadian Journal of Surgery. 53, 6, p. 415-417 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Septic Shock
Hydrocortisone
Safety
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
Placebos
29 Citations (Scopus)

Injury severity and quality of life: Whose perspective is important?

Brasel, K., Deroon-Cassini, T. & Bradley, C. T., Feb 2010, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 68, 2, p. 263-267 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality of Life
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Injury Severity Score
Wounds and Injuries
Trauma Centers
13 Citations (Scopus)

Meta-analysis comparing healing by primary closure and open healing after surgery for pilonidal sinus

Brasel, K., Gottesman, L. & Vasilevsky, C. A., Sep 2010, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 211, 3, p. 431-434 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pilonidal Sinus
Meta-Analysis
154 Citations (Scopus)

Models for structuring a clinical initiative to enhance palliative care in the intensive care unit: A report from the IPAL-ICU Project (Improving Palliative Care in the ICU)

Nelson, J. E., Bassett, R., Boss, R. D., Brasel, K., Campbell, M. L., Cortez, T. B., Curtis, J. R., Lustbader, D. R., Mulkerin, C., Puntillo, K. A., Ray, D. E. & Weissman, D. E., Sep 2010, In : Critical Care Medicine. 38, 9, p. 1765-1772 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palliative Care
Intensive Care Units
Critical Care
Critical Illness
Quality of Health Care