Karen Brasel

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  • 9894 Citations
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19962020

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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

40 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 1 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

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

89 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

249 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

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

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

The 360-degree evaluation: Increased work with little return?

Weigelt, J. A., Brasel, K. J., Bragg, D. & Simpson, D., Nov 1 2004, In : Current Surgery. 61, 6, p. 616-626 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations
2003

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Percutaneous tracheostomy

Brasel, K. J. & Weigelt, J. A., Sep 2003, In : Operative Techniques in General Surgery. 5, 3, p. 181-187 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Office of promoting excellence in end-of-life care: Executive summary of the report from the field

Dunn, G. P., Milch, R. A., Angelos, P., Blair, P. G., Brasel, K. J., Buchman, T. G., Bumagin, S. J. O., Byock, I., Cameron, J. L., Civetta, J. M., Easson, A. M., Grunwald, S., Hinshaw, D. B., Huffman, J. L., Husser, W. C., Johnson, D. L., Jonasson, O., Krizek, T. J., Krouse, R. S., Lee, K. F. & 8 others, McCahill, L. E., Mosenthal, A. C., Purcell, G., Richards, K., Sachdeva, A., Thompson, A. R., Weissman, D. & Wheeler, H. B., May 1 2003, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 196, 5, p. 807-815 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

The value of process measures in evaluating an evidence-based guideline

Brasel, K. J., Weigelt, J. A., Christians, K. K., Somberg, L. B., Ledgerwood, A. M., Howard, T. I. & Brasel, K. J., Oct 2003, In : Surgery. 134, 4, p. 605-610 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2002

Porcine small intestine submucosa as a treatment for enterocutaneous fistulas

Schultz, D. J., Brasel, K. J., Spinelli, K. S., Rasmussen, J. & Weigelt, J. A., Apr 15 2002, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 194, 4, p. 541-543 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Reasons for delayed discharge of trauma patients

Brasel, K. J., Rasmussen, J., Cauley, C. & Weigelt, J. A., Jan 1 2002, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 107, 2, p. 223-226 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

Seat belts are more effective than airbags in reducing thoracic aortic injury in frontal motor vehicle crashes

Brasel, K. J., Quickel, R., Yoganandan, N. & Weigelt, J. A., Aug 2002, In : Journal of Trauma. 53, 2, p. 309-313 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2001

Postoperative atrial fibrillation in noncardiothoracic surgical patients

Christians, K. K., Wu, B., Quebbeman, E. J. & Brasel, K. J., Dec 1 2001, In : American journal of surgery. 182, 6, p. 713-715 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Scopus citations

Teaching anatomy with surgeons' tools: Use of the laparoscope in clinical anatomy

Fitzpatrick, C. M., Kolesari, G. L. & Brasel, K. J., Sep 21 2001, In : Clinical Anatomy. 14, 5, p. 349-353 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations
2000

Damage control in the critically ill and injured patient

Brasel, K., Ku, J., Baker, C. & Rutherford, E., Jan 1 2000, In : Journal of Trauma Nursing. 7, 1, p. 14-15 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Damage control in trauma surgery

Brasel, K. J. & Weigelt, J. A., Aug 24 2000, In : Current Opinion in Critical Care. 6, 4, p. 276-280 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Evaluation of error in medicine: Application of a public health model

Brasel, K. J., Layde, P. M. & Hargarten, S., Jan 1 2000, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 7, 11, p. 1298-1302 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
1999

Management of penetrating colon trauma: A cost-utility analysis

Brasel, K. J., Borgstrom, D. C. & Weigelt, J. A., Jan 1 1999, In : Surgery. 125, 5, p. 471-479 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Risk factors and patterns of injury in snowmobile crashes

Beilman, G. J., Brasel, K. J., Dittrich, K., Seatter, S., Jacobs, D. M. & Croston, J. K., Jan 1 1999, In : Wilderness and Environmental Medicine. 10, 4, p. 226-232 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Treatment of occult pneumothoraces from blunt trauma

Brasel, K. J., Stafford, R. E., Weigelt, J. A., Tenquist, J. E. & Borgstrom, D. C., Jun 1 1999, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 46, 6, p. 987-991 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

94 Scopus citations
1998

Dedicated operating room for trauma: A costly recommendation

Brasel, K. J., Akason, J. & Weigelt, J. A., May 1 1998, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 44, 5, p. 832-838 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Gastric mucosal protection from enteral nutrients: Role of motility

Ephgrave, K. S., Brasel, K. J., Cullen, J. J. & Broadhurst, K. A., Apr 27 1998, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 186, 4, p. 434-440 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Incidence and significance of free fluid on abdominal computed tomographic scan in blunt trauma

Brasel, K. J., Olson, C. J., Stafford, R. E. & Johnson, T. J., May 1 1998, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 44, 5, p. 889-892 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

92 Scopus citations

Opinions of practicing general surgeons on surgical education

Weigelt, J., Brasel, K. & Olson, C., Nov 1 1998, In : American journal of surgery. 176, 5, p. 481-485 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Splenic injury: Trends in evaluation and management

Brasel, K. J., DeLisle, C. M., Olson, C. J. & Borgstrom, D. C., Feb 1 1998, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 44, 2, p. 283-286 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

105 Scopus citations
1997

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations

Cost-utility analysis of contaminated appendectomy wounds

Brasel, K. J., Borgstrom, D. C. & Weigelt, J. A., Jan 11 1997, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 184, 1, p. 23-30 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Decision Analysis: Balancing Quality and Cost

Brasel, K. J. & Weigelt, J. A., Feb 1997, In : Infection control and hospital epidemiology. 18, 2, p. 146-148 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trends in the management of hepatic injury

Brasel, K. J., DeLisle, C. M., Olson, C. J. & Borgstrom, D. C., Dec 1 1997, In : American journal of surgery. 174, 6, p. 674-677 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations
1996

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

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations