Division of Trauma, Acute Care and Critical Care Surgery

  • United States

Organization profile

Organization profile

The Division of Trauma, Acute Care, and Critical Care Surgery, part of the Department of Surgery at Penn State College of Medicine, meets the emergency medical and surgical needs for more than one million people in central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland.

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is the only Level I Trauma Center for both the adult and pediatric population in the area. The critical care surgery arm provides post-injury or major surgery care in a 30-bed surgical intensive care unit, and the acute care surgery practice meets the needs of patients requiring emergency general surgery, as well as follow-up after surgery.

Organization profile

The Division of Trauma, Acute Care, and Critical Care Surgery, part of the Department of Surgery at Penn State College of Medicine, meets the emergency medical and surgical needs for more than one million people in central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland.

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is the only Level I Trauma Center for both the adult and pediatric population in the area. The critical care surgery arm provides post-injury or major surgery care in a 30-bed surgical intensive care unit, and the acute care surgery practice meets the needs of patients requiring emergency general surgery, as well as follow-up after surgery.

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Wounds and Injuries Medicine & Life Sciences
Mortality Medicine & Life Sciences
Intensive Care Units Medicine & Life Sciences
Afghanistan Medicine & Life Sciences
Liver Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasm Metastasis Medicine & Life Sciences
Blast Injuries Medicine & Life Sciences
Therapeutics Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2004 2019

Abdominal cocoon syndrome: An obstructive adhesiolytic metamorphosis

Renko, A. E., Witte, S. R. & Cooper, A., Apr 1 2019, In : BMJ case reports. 12, 4, e228593.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peritonitis
Cryptorchidism
Laparotomy

Burnout and its relationship with perceived stress, self-efficacy, depression, social support, and programmatic factors in general surgery residents

Smeds, M. R., Janko, M. R., Allen, S., Amankwah, K., Arnell, T., Ansari, P., Balters, M., Hess, D., Ferguson, E., Jackson, P., Kimbrough, M. K., Knight, D., Johnson, M., Porter, M., Shames, B. D., Schroll, R., Shelton, J., Sussman, J. & Yoo, P., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self Efficacy
Social Support
Depression
Multivariate Analysis
Mentors
Alcohol Drinking
Muscle
Skeletal Muscle
Alcohols
Muscles

Early versus late prophylactic anticoagulation in trauma patients with pulmonary contusions

Linskey Dougherty, M. B., Josef, A. B., Kulaylat, A. S., Lauria, A. L., Allen, S. & Armen, S., Apr 1 2019, In : American Surgeon. 85, 4, p. E216-E219

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contusions
Lung
Wounds and Injuries

Imperforate hymen and leaking hematosalpinx mimicking acute appendicitis: A report of a rare case and a review of literature

Amponsah-Manu, F., Ssentongo, P., Arkorful, T., Ofosu-Akromah, R., Ssentongo, A. E., Hansen-Garshong, S. & Oh, J. S., 2019, In : International Journal of Surgery Case Reports. 63, p. 69-74 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Appendicitis
Peritoneum
Abdominal Pain
Uterus
Appendectomy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Lytic Therapy for Retained Traumatic Hemothorax: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Hendriksen, B. S., Kuroki, M. T., Armen, S., Reed, M. F., Taylor, M. D. & Hollenbeak, C. S., Apr 1 2019, In : CHEST. 155, 4, p. 805-815 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemothorax
Meta-Analysis
Therapeutics
Randomized Controlled Trials
Length of Stay

Peritoneal encapsulation: A rare cause of small bowel obstruction

Renko, A. E., Mirkin, K. A. & Cooper, A., Apr 1 2019, In : BMJ case reports. 12, 4, e228594.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intestines
Membranes

Sport-related Jejunal Rupture

Phillips, S., Seidenberg, P., Onks, C. & Armen, S., Mar 1 2019, In : Current sports medicine reports. 18, 3, p. 68-71 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sports
Rupture
9 Citations (Scopus)

Acute kidney injury in necrotizing enterocolitis predicts mortality

Criss, C. N., Selewski, D. T., Sunkara, B., Gish, J., Hsieh, L., Mcleod, J. S., Robertson, J. O., Matusko, N. & Gadepalli, S. K., Mar 1 2018, In : Pediatric Nephrology. 33, 3, p. 503-510 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Acute Kidney Injury
Creatinine
Mortality
Serum
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Multidisciplinary Handoff Process to Standardize the Transfer of Care between the Intensive Care Unit and the Operating Room

Karamchandani, K., Fitzgerald, K., Carroll, D., Trauger, M. E., Ciccocioppo, L. A., Hess, W., Prozesky, J. & Armen, S., Oct 1 2018, In : Quality management in health care. 27, 4, p. 215-222 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Operating Rooms
Intensive Care Units
Patient Handoff
Patient Safety
Patient Harm