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​​Measuring Disease Severity in Emergency General Surgery


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Measuring Disease Severity in Emergency General Surgery
AAST Webinar, September 28, 2016

Presented by:
Dr. Shahid Shafi, Baylor Health Care System, Irving, Texas

Moderated by:
Dr. Marie Crandall, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida


Referenced in presentation: ​

Multicenter validation of American Association for the Surgery of Trauma grading system for acute colonic diverticulitis and its use for emergency general surgery quality improvement program.
Shafi S, Priest EL, Crandall ML, Klekar CS, Nazim A, Aboutanos M, Agarwal S, Bhattacharya B, Byrge N, Dhillon TS, et al; American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Patient Assessment Committee.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Mar;80(3):405-10; discussion 410-1.
 
ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM mapping of the AAST Emergency General Surgery disease severity grading systems: Conceptual approach, limitations, and recommendations for the future.
Utter GH, Miller PR, Mowery NT, Tominaga GT, Gunter O, Osler TM, Ciesla DJ, Agarwal SK Jr, Inaba K, Aboutanos MB, Brown CV, Ross SE, Crandall ML, Shafi S.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 May;78(5):1059-65.
 
Application of a uniform anatomic grading system to measure disease severity in eight emergency general surgical illnesses.
Crandall ML, Agarwal S, Muskat P, Ross S, Savage S, Schuster K, Tominaga GT, Shafi S; American Association for the Surgery of TraumaCommittee on Patient Assessment and Outcomes.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Nov;77(5):705-708.
 
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.

Further reading: ​

Emergency General Surgery Anatomic Severity Grading Scales
AAST.org. Published October 2016.
 
The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma grading scale for 16 emergency general surgery conditions: Disease-specific criteria characterizing anatomic severity grading.
Tominaga GT, Staudenmayer KL, Shafi S, Schuster KM, Savage SA, Ross S, Muskat P, Mowery NT, Miller P, Inaba K, Cohen MJ, Ciesla D, Brown CV, Agarwal S, Aboutanos MB, Utter GH, Crandall M; American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Committee on Patient Assessment.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Sep;81(3):593-602.
 
Cost of specific emergency general surgery diseases and factors associated with high-cost patients.
Ogola GO, Shafi S.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Feb;80(2):265-71.
 
The financial burden of emergency general surgery: National estimates 2010 to 2060.
Ogola GO, Gale SC, Haider A, Shafi S.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Sep;79(3):444-8.
 
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.