Karen Brasel

Professor

  • 10306 Citations
  • 50 h-Index
19962020

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2019

Palliative Care and Geriatric Surgery

Ballou, J. H. & Brasel, K., Feb 1 2019, In : Clinics in Geriatric Medicine. 35, 1, p. 35-44 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Surgical Palliative Care Education

Ballou, J. H. & Brasel, K., Jan 1 2019, In : Surgical Clinics of North America.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2018

Geriatric traumatic brain injury-What we know and what we don't

Stein, D. M., Kozar, R. A., Livingston, D. H., Luchette, F., Adams, S. D., Agrawal, V., Arbabi, S., Ballou, J., Barraco, R. D., Bernard, A. C., Biffl, W. L., Bosarge, P. L., Brasel, K. J., Cooper, Z., Efron, P. A., Fakhry, S. M., Hartline, C. A., Hwang, F., Joseph, B. A., Kurek, S. J. & 5 others, Moore, F. A., Mosenthal, A. C., Pathak, A. S., Truitt, M. S. & Yelon, J. A., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 85, 4, p. 788-798 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

5 Scopus citations
2017

Care of the critically ill burn patient: An overview from the perspective of optimizing palliative care

Ray, D. E., Karlekar, M. B., Crouse, D. L., Campbell, M., Randall Curtis, J., Edwards, J., Lustbader, D. R., Mosenthal, A. C., Mulkerin, C., Puntillo, K. A., Weissman, D. E., Boss, R. D., Brasel, K. J. & Nelson, J. E., Jul 2017, In : Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 14, 7, p. 1094-1102 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Scopus citations

Changing Epidemiology of Injury in the USA

Brasel, K., Mar 1 2017, In : Current Trauma Reports. 3, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Training surgeons in the current US healthcare system: A review of recent changes in resident education

Hoops, H. E., Maynard, E. & Brasel, K. J., Jan 1 2017, In : Current Surgery Reports. 5, 12, 32.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations
2015

Emergency Department Thoracotomy: an Update

Codner, P. A. & Brasel, K. J., Dec 1 2015, In : Current Trauma Reports. 1, 4, p. 212-218 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Scopus citations

End-of-life care of the geriatric surgical patient

Peschman, J. & Brasel, K. J., Feb 1 2015, In : Surgical Clinics of North America. 95, 1, p. 191-202 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Scopus citations

Injury in the aged: Geriatric trauma care at the crossroads

Kozar, R. A., Arbabi, S., Stein, D. M., Shackford, S. R., Barraco, R. D., Biffl, W. L., Brasel, K. J., Cooper, Z., Fakhry, S. M., Livingston, D., Moore, F. & Luchette, F., Jun 3 2015, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 78, 6, p. 1197-1209 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

76 Scopus citations
2014

Bile metabolism and lithogenesis

O'Connell, K. & Brasel, K., Apr 2014, In : Surgical Clinics of North America. 94, 2, p. 361-375 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

15 Scopus citations

Canadian association of general surgeons, the american college of surgeons, the canadian society of colorectal surgeons and the american society of colorectal surgeons evidence based reviews in surgery - Colorectal surgery

Achkar, J. P., Bressler, B. L., MacLean, A. R., Remzi, F. H., 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., Feb 1 2014, In : Diseases of the colon and rectum. 57, 2, p. 278-281 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Canadian association of general surgeons, the American college of surgeons, the Canadian society of colorectal surgeons and the American society of colorectal surgeons evidence based reviews in surgery - colorectal surgery

Mastracci, T. M., Kwaan, M., McFadden, A., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K. J., Brown, C. J., Chaudhury, P. K., Divino, C. M., Dixon, E., William, G., Fitzgerald, N., Hameed, S. M., Henteleff, H. J., Hughes, T. G., Kao, L. S., Kirkpatrick, A. W., Latosinsky, S., McLeod, R. S., Morris, A. M., Pawlik, T. M. & 2 others, Temple, L. K. & McKenzie, M., Jan 1 2014, In : Diseases of the colon and rectum. 57, 12, p. 1448-1450 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Canadian Association of General Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the Canadian Society of Colorectal Surgeons and the American Society of Colorectal Surgeons Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery - Colorectal Surgery

Brasel, K. J., Birnbaum, E. H., Datta, I., Baxter, N. N., 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., Pawlik, T. M., Temple, L. K. & 1 others, McKenzie, M., Jan 1 2014, In : Diseases of the colon and rectum. 57, 9, p. 1149-1151 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Evolution in the management of traumatic diaphragmatic injuries: A multicenter review

Ties, J. S., Peschman, J. R., Moreno, A., Mathiason, M. A., Kallies, K. J., Martin, R. F., Brasel, K. J. & Cogbill, T. H., Apr 2014, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 76, 4, p. 1024-1028 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

16 Scopus citations

How do administrative data compare with a clinical registry for identifying 30-day postoperative complications?

Evidence-Based Reviews in Surgery Group, Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 219, 6, p. 1187-1191 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Scopus citations

Palliative care in the ICU: Relief of pain, dyspnea, and thirst - A report from the IPAL-ICU Advisory Board

Puntillo, K., Nelson, J. E., Weissman, D., Curtis, R., Weiss, S., Frontera, J., Gabriel, M., Hays, R., Lustbader, D., Mosenthal, A., Mulkerin, C., Ray, D., Bassett, R., Boss, R., Brasel, K. & Campbell, M., Feb 1 2014, In : Intensive Care Medicine. 40, 2, p. 235-248 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

74 Scopus citations

Palliative surgery for malignant bowel obstruction from carcinomatosis a systematic review

Olson, T. J. P., Pinkerton, C., Brasel, K. J. & Schwarze, M. L., Apr 2014, In : JAMA Surgery. 149, 4, p. 383-392 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

59 Scopus citations
2013

Barriers to advancement in academic surgery: Views of senior residents and early career faculty

Cochran, A., Elder, W. B., Crandall, M., Brasel, K., Hauschild, T. & Neumayer, L., Nov 2013, In : American journal of surgery. 206, 5, p. 661-666 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

30 Scopus citations

Surgeons expect patients to buy-in to postoperative life support preoperatively: Results of a national survey

Schwarze, M. L., Redmann, A. J., Alexander, G. C. & Brasel, K. J., Jan 2013, In : Critical care medicine. 41, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

60 Scopus citations

The prospective, observational, multicenter, major trauma transfusion (PROMMTT) study: Comparative effectiveness of a time-varying treatment with competing risks

Holcomb, J. B., Del Junco, D. J., Fox, E. E., Wade, C. E., Cohen, M. J., Schreiber, M. A., Alarcon, L. H., Bai, Y., Brasel, K. J., Bulger, E. M., Cotton, B. A., Matijevic, N., Muskat, P., Myers, J. G., Phelan, H. A., White, C. E., Zhang, J. & Rahbar, M. H., Feb 1 2013, In : JAMA Surgery. 148, 2, p. 127-136 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

467 Scopus citations

Transfusion of red blood cells in patients with a prehospital Glasgow Coma Scale score of 8 or less and no evidence of shock is associated with worse outcomes

Elterman, J., Brasel, K., Brown, S., Bulger, E., Christenson, J., Kerby, J. D., Kannas, D., Lin, S., Minei, J. P., Rizoli, S., Tisherman, S. & Schreiber, M. A., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 1, p. 8-14 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

29 Scopus citations

US Preventive Services Task Force. Screening for breast cancer: US Preventive Task Force recommendation statement

Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K. J., Brown, C. J., Chaudhury, P. K., Divino, C. M., Dixon, E., N Fitzgerald, G. W., 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. & McKenzie, M., Jun 2013, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 216, 6, p. 1214-1217 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations
2012

Assessing synoptic reports for pancreatic resection

Brasel, K. J., Mahvi, D. M., MacK, L. A. & Temple, W. J., Nov 2012, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 215, 5, p. 737-739 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Family Engagement Regarding the Critically Ill Patient

Weaver, J. L., Bradley, C. T. & Brasel, K. J., Dec 1 2012, In : Surgical Clinics of North America. 92, 6, p. 1637-1647 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

14 Scopus citations

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. J., Campbell, M. & Nelson, J. E., Apr 1 2012, In : Critical care medicine. 40, 4, p. 1199-1206 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

83 Scopus citations

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. J., Campbell, M. L., Cortez, T. B. & Curtis, J. R., Mar 2012, In : CHEST. 141, 3, p. 787-792 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

10 Scopus citations
2011

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

21 Scopus citations

Evolving management of pancreatic injury

Fisher, M. & Brasel, K., Dec 1 2011, In : Current Opinion in Critical Care. 17, 6, p. 613-617 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

23 Scopus citations

Factors identifying risk for psychological distress in the civilian trauma population

Chiu, K. B., Deroon-Cassini, T. A. & Brasel, K. J., Nov 1 2011, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 18, 11, p. 1156-1160 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

25 Scopus citations
2010

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

Brasel, K. J., 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 journalReview article

13 Scopus citations

Posttraumatic stress disorder: A primer for trauma surgeons

Roberts, J. C., Deroon-Cassini, T. A. & Brasel, K. J., Jul 1 2010, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 69, 1, p. 231-237 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

12 Scopus citations
2009

Factors Correlated With Surgery Resident Choice to Practice General Surgery in a Rural Area

Jarman, B. T., Cogbill, T. H., Mathiason, M. A., O'Heron, C. T., Foley, E. F., Martin, R. F., Weigelt, J. A., Brasel, K. J. & Webb, T. P., Nov 1 2009, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 66, 6, p. 319-324 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

29 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

279 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
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

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

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
2006

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
2005

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
2004

Resident Work Hours: What They Are Really Doing

Brasel, K. J., Pierre, A. L., Weigelt, J. A., Neumayer, L. A., Shuck, J. M., Russell, T. R., Schecter, W. P., Danto, L. A., Stellato, T. A., Mittal, V. K. & Estes, N. C., May 1 2004, In : Archives of Surgery. 139, 5, p. 490-494 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

40 Scopus citations
2003

Surgical origins: New teaching modalities integrating clinical and basic science years - A role for residents as active teachers

Fitzpatrick, C. M., Kolesari, G. L. & Brasel, K. J., Apr 1 2003, In : Surgery. 133, 4, p. 353-355 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

6 Scopus citations
2002

Food Dye Use in Enteral Feedings: A Review and a Call for a Moratorium

Maloney, J. P., Ryan, T. A., Brasel, K., Binion, D. G., Johnson, D. R., Halbower, A. C., Frankel, E. H., Nyffeler, M. & Moss, M., 2002, In : Nutrition in Clinical Practice. 17, 3, p. 169-181 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

33 Scopus citations

Patient safety efforts should focus on medical injuries

Layde, P. M., Maas, L. A., Teret, S. P., Brasel, K. J., Kuhn, E. M., Mercy, J. A. & Hargarten, S. W., Apr 17 2002, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 287, 15, p. 1993-1997 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

81 Scopus citations
1999

Damage control in the critically ill and injured patient

Brasel, K. J., Ku, J., Baker, C. C. & Rutherford, E. J., Jan 1 1999, In : New Horizons: Science and Practice of Acute Medicine. 7, 1, p. 73-86 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

11 Scopus citations

Triangle of death: Hypothermia, acidosis, and coagulopathy

Ku, J., Brasel, K. J., Baker, C. C. & Rutherford, E. J., Apr 16 1999, In : New Horizons: Science and Practice of Acute Medicine. 7, 1, p. 61-72 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

14 Scopus citations