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 1 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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    Embodied aspects of learning to be a surgeon

    Cooper, A. B. & Tisdell, E. J., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Medical teacher.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Epidemiology and Perioperative Mortality of Exploratory Laparotomy in Rural Ghana

    Hendriksen, B. S., Keeney, L., Morrell, D., Candela, X., Oh, J., Hollenbeak, C. S., Arkorful, T. E., Ofosu-Akromah, R., Marfo, E. K. & Amponsah-Manu, F., Feb 25 2020, In : Annals of global health. 86, 1, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Risk factors of perioperative mortality from complicated peptic ulcer disease in Africa: Systematic review and meta-analysis

    Peiffer, S., Pelton, M., Keeney, L., Kwon, E. G., Ofosu-Okromah, R., Acharya, Y., Chinchilli, V. M., Soybel, D. I., Oh, J. S. & Ssentongo, P., Feb 17 2020, In : BMJ Open Gastroenterology. 7, 1, e000350.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
  • Abdominal cocoon syndrome: An obstructive adhesiolytic metamorphosis

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 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

  • 1 Scopus citations
  • 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. R. & Armen, S. B., Apr 2019, In : American Surgeon. 85, 4, p. E216-E219

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Pain management in trauma patients affected by the opioid epidemic: A narrative review

    Karamchandani, K., Klick, J. C., Linskey Dougherty, M., Bonavia, A., Allen, S. R. & Carr, Z. J., Aug 1 2019, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 87, 2, p. 430-439 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 1 Scopus citations