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Emergency General Surgery: Global Challenges and Opportunities

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Emergency General Surgery: Global Challenges and Opportunities
AAST Grand Round, February 4, 2015

Presented by:
Lena Napolitano, MD, University of Michigan


Referenced in presentation:

The public health burden of emergency general surgery in the United States: A 10-year analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample--2001 to 2010..
Gale SC, Shafi S, Dombrovskiy VY, Arumugam D, Crystal JS.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Aug;77(2):202-8.


Measuring anatomic severity of disease in emergency general surgery.
Shafi S, Aboutanos M, Brown CV, Ciesla D, Cohen MJ, Crandall ML, Inaba K, Miller PR, Mowery NT; American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Committee on Patient Assessment and Outcomes.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Mar;76(3):884-7.


Emergency general surgery: definition and estimated burden of disease.
Shafi S, Aboutanos MB, Agarwal S Jr, Brown CV, Crandall M, Feliciano DV, Guillamondegui O, Haider A, Inaba K, Osler TM, Ross S, Rozycki GS, Tominaga GT; AAST Committee on Severity Assessment and Patient Outcomes.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Apr;74(4):1092-7.


Creating an emergency general surgery service enhances the productivity of trauma surgeons, general surgeons and the hospital.
Austin MT, Diaz JJ Jr, Feurer ID, Miller RS, May AK, Guillamondegui OD, Pinson CW, Morris JA.
J Trauma. 2005 May;58(5):906-10.


The academic trauma center is a model for the future trauma and acute care surgeon.
Ciesla DJ, Moore EE, Moore JB, Johnson JL, Cothren CC, Burch JM.
J Trauma. 2005 Apr;58(4):657-61; discussion 661-2.


Further reading:

National estimates of predictors of outcomes for emergency general surgery.
Shah AA, Haider AH, Zogg CK, Schwartz DA, Haut ER, Zafar SN, Schneider EB, Velopulos CG, Shafi S, Zafar H, Efron DT.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Mar;78(3):482-91.


Outcomes after emergency general surgery at teaching versus nonteaching hospitals.
Zafar SN, Shah AA, Hashmi ZG, Efron DT, Haut ER, Schneider EB, Schwartz D, Velopulos CG, Cornwell EE 3rd, Haider AH.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Jan;78(1):69-76; discussion 76-7.

Nontrauma emergency surgery: optimal case mix for general surgery and acute care surgery training.
Cherry-Bukowiec JR, Miller BS, Doherty GM, Brunsvold ME, Hemmila MR, Park PK, Raghavendran K, Sihler KC, Wahl WL, Wang SC, Napolitano LM.
J Trauma. 2011 Nov;71(5):1422-6; discussion 1426-7.