Dr. Gregory Jurkovich
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Harborview Medical Center 325 9th Ave
Seattle , WA 98104
325 Ninth Ave
Seattle , WA 98104
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Medical / Graduate School
University of Minnesota Medical School
ACGME case logs: Surgery resident experience in operative trauma for two decades.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg., Dec;73(6):1498-504 (2012)
Prospective evaluation of ambient operating room temperature on the core temperature of injured patients undergoing emergent surgery.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg., Dec;73(6):1476-81 (2012)
Progress in the diagnosis of appendicitis: a report from Washington State's Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program.
Ann. Surg., Oct;256(4):586-94 (2012)
Who should we feed? A Western Trauma Association multi-institutional study of enteral nutrition in the open abdomen after injury.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg., Jul (2012)
The role and value of surgical critical care, an essential component of Acute Care Surgery, in the Affordable Care Act: a report from the Critical Care Committee and Board of Managers of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg., Jul;73(1):20-6 (2012)
Regionalized health care and the trauma system model.
J. Am. Coll. Surg., Jul;215(1):1-11 (2012)
Racial disparities in intensity of care at the end-of-life: are trauma patients the same as the rest?
J Health Care Poor Underserved., May;23(2):857-74 (2012)
Compliance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention field triage guidelines in an established trauma system.
J. Am. Coll. Surg., Jul;215(1):148-54; discussion 154-6 (2012)
Do inclusive trauma systems improve outcomes after renal trauma?
J Trauma Acute Care Surg., Feb;72(2):385-9 (2012)
Vagotomy, inflammation, and the injured patient: comment on "Vagus nerve and postinjury inflammatory response".
Arch Surg., Jan;147(1):80 (2012)
Guidelines for field triage of injured patients: recommendations of the National Expert Panel on Field Triage, 2011.
MMWR Recomm Rep., Jan;61(RR-1):1-20 (2012)
Validating the Western Trauma Association algorithm for managing patients with anterior abdominal stab wounds: a Western Trauma Association multicenter trial.
J Trauma., Dec;71(6):1494-502 (2011)
National variation in outcomes and costs for splenic injury and the impact of trauma systems: a population-based cohort study.
Ann. Surg., Jan;255(1):165-70 (2012)
J. Am. Coll. Surg., Dec;213(6):721 (2011)
Premorbid statin use is associated with improved survival and functional outcomes in older head-injured individuals.
J Trauma., Oct;71(4):815-9 (2011)
Does mechanism of injury predict trauma center need?
Prehosp Emerg Care., 15(4):518-25 (2011 Oct-Dec)
EMS Provider assessment of vehicle damage compared with assessment by a professional crash reconstructionist.
Prehosp Emerg Care., 15(4):483-9 (2011 Oct-Dec)
Long-term survival of adult trauma patients.
JAMA., Mar;305(10):1001-7 (2011)
Sew it up! A Western Trauma Association multi-institutional study of enteric injury management in the postinjury open abdomen.
J Trauma., Feb;70(2):273-7 (2011)
Challenging issues in surgical critical care, trauma, and acute care surgery: a report from the Critical Care Committee of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma.
J Trauma., Dec;69(6):1619-33 (2010)
Multisite investigation of traumatic brain injuries, posttraumatic stress disorder, and self-reported health and cognitive impairments.
Arch. Gen. Psychiatry., Dec;67(12):1291-300 (2010)
Comparison of the 1999 and 2006 trauma triage guidelines: where do patients go?
Prehosp Emerg Care., 15(1):12-7 (2011 Jan-Mar)
Gossypiboma: tales of lost sponges and lessons learned.
Arch Surg., Aug;145(8):770-5 (2010)
Development and validation of the mortality risk for trauma comorbidity index.
Ann. Surg., Aug;252(2):370-5 (2010)
The value of trauma center care.
J Trauma., Jul;69(1):1-10 (2010)
Acute care surgery: real or imagined threat to the general surgeon.
Am. J. Surg., Jun;199(6):862-3 (2010)
Ethnoracial variations in acute PTSD symptoms among hospitalized survivors of traumatic injury.
J Trauma Stress., Jun;23(3):384-92 (2010)
Identity: 2009 AAST presidential address.
J Trauma., Apr;68(4):753-60 (2010)
One-year treatment costs of trauma care in the USA.
Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res., Apr;10(2):187-97 (2010)
Complication rates among trauma centers.
J. Am. Coll. Surg., Nov;209(5):595-602 (2009)
Late outcomes of trauma patients with infections during index hospitalization.
J Trauma., Oct;67(4):805-14 (2009)
Screening adolescent patients admitted to the trauma service for high-risk behaviors: who is responsible?
J Trauma., Dec;67(6):1288-92 (2009)
Emergency traumatologist or trauma and acute care surgeon: decision time.
J. Am. Coll. Surg., Sep;209(3):394-5 (2009)
Predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder and return to usual major activity in traumatically injured intensive care unit survivors.
Gen Hosp Psychiatry., 31(5):428-35 (2009 Sep-Oct)
Single-dose etomidate for rapid sequence intubation may impact outcome after severe injury.
J Trauma., Jul;67(1):45-50 (2009)
Alcohol and risk of mortality in patients with traumatic brain injury.
J Trauma., Jun;66(6):1584-90 (2009)
Withdrawal of life-sustaining therapy in injured patients: variations between trauma centers and nontrauma centers.
J Trauma., May;66(5):1327-35 (2009)
Management of patients with anterior abdominal stab wounds: a Western Trauma Association multicenter trial.
J Trauma., May;66(5):1294-301 (2009)
Blunt traumatic thoracic aortic injuries: early or delayed repair--results of an American Association for the Surgery of Trauma prospective study.
J Trauma., Apr;66(4):967-73 (2009)
An evaluation of multidetector computed tomography in detecting pancreatic injury: results of a multicenter AAST study.
J Trauma., Mar;66(3):641-6; discussion 646-7 (2009)
Survival advantage in trauma centers: expeditious intervention or experience?
J. Am. Coll. Surg., Jan;208(1):28-36 (2009)
Guidelines for field triage of injured patients. Recommendations of the National Expert Panel on Field Triage.
MMWR Recomm Rep., Jan;58(RR-1):1-35 (2009)
Early packed red blood cell transfusion and acute respiratory distress syndrome after trauma.
Anesthesiology., Feb;110(2):351-60 (2009)
The utility of early end-tidal capnography in monitoring ventilation status after severe injury.
J Trauma., Jan;66(1):26-31 (2009)
The evolution of the diagnostic work-up for stab wounds to the back and flank.
Injury., Jan;40(1):48-53 (2009)
The message is clear: patients with spinal column injury should be treated at a trauma center to decrease the likelihood of long-term paralysis.
Ann. Surg., Jan;249(1):18-9 (2009)
Managing the common problem of missing data in trauma studies.
J Nurs Scholarsh., 40(4):373-8 (2008)
The evaluation of pneumomediastinum in blunt trauma patients.
J Trauma., Dec;65(6):1340-5 (2008)
Prevalence and predictors of sexual dysfunction 12 months after major trauma: a national study.
J Trauma., Nov;65(5):1045-52; discussion 1052-3 (2008)
Management of maxillofacial injuries with severe oronasal hemorrhage: a multicenter perspective.
J Trauma., Nov;65(5):994-9 (2008)
Necrotizing soft-tissue infections: differences in patients treated at burn centers and non-burn centers.
J Burn Care Res., 29(6):933-8 (2008 Nov-Dec)
Adolescents' and parents' agreement on posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and functioning after adolescent injury.
J Trauma Stress., Oct;21(5):487-91 (2008)
Nationwide survey of alcohol screening and brief intervention practices at US Level I trauma centers.
J. Am. Coll. Surg., Nov;207(5):630-8 (2008)
Negative appendectomy and imaging accuracy in the Washington State Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program.
Ann. Surg., Oct;248(4):557-63 (2008)
A national US study of posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, and work and functional outcomes after hospitalization for traumatic injury.
Ann. Surg., Sep;248(3):429-37 (2008)
Residual hemothorax after chest tube placement correlates with increased risk of empyema following traumatic injury.
Can. Respir. J., 15(5):255-8 (2008 Jul-Aug)
Time factors associated with CT scan usage in trauma patients.
Eur J Radiol., Oct;72(1):134-8 (2009)
Association between posttraumatic stress and depressive symptoms and functional outcomes in adolescents followed up longitudinally after injury hospitalization.
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med., Jul;162(7):642-8 (2008)
Clearing the cervical spine in obtunded patients.
Spine., Jun;33(14):1547-53 (2008)
Diagnosis and treatment of blunt thoracic aortic injuries: changing perspectives.
J Trauma., Jun;64(6):1415-8; discussion 1418-9 (2008)
Prevalence of pain in patients 1 year after major trauma.
Arch Surg., Mar;143(3):282-7; discussion 288 (2008)
Thoracolumbar flexion-distraction injuries: associated morbidity and neurological outcomes.
Spine., Mar;33(6):648-57 (2008)
Operative repair or endovascular stent graft in blunt traumatic thoracic aortic injuries: results of an American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Multicenter Study.
J Trauma., Mar;64(3):561-70; discussion 570-1 (2008)
Emergency department ventilation effects outcome in severe traumatic brain injury.
J Trauma., Feb;64(2):341-7 (2008)
Hypertonic resuscitation of hypovolemic shock after blunt trauma: a randomized controlled trial.
Arch Surg., Feb;143(2):139-48; discussion 149 (2008)
Variation in the rates of do not resuscitate orders after major trauma and the impact of intensive care unit environment.
J Trauma., Jan;64(1):81-8; discussion 88-91 (2008)
Preinjury statin use is associated with improved in-hospital survival in elderly trauma patients.
J Trauma., Jan;64(1):66-73; discussion 73-4 (2008)
The impact of trauma-center care on functional outcomes following major lower-limb trauma.
J Bone Joint Surg Am., Jan;90(1):101-9 (2008)
Prior studies comparing outcomes from trauma care at children's hospitals versus adult hospitals.
J Trauma., Dec;63(6 Suppl):S87-91; discussion S92-5 (2007)
The National Study on Costs and Outcomes of Trauma.
J Trauma., Dec;63(6 Suppl):S54-67; discussion S81-6 (2007)
Towards improving the outcomes of injured children.
J Trauma., Dec;63(6 Suppl):S155-6 (2007)
Evaluation of the effect of intensity of care on mortality after traumatic brain injury.
Crit. Care Med., Jan;36(1):282-90 (2008)
Should the trauma surgeon do the emergency surgery?
Adv Surg., 41:155-63 (2007)
Acute care surgery: a proposed training model for a new specialty within general surgery.
J Surg Educ., 64(5):294-9 (2007 Sep-Oct)
Do initial radiographs agree with crash site mechanism of injury in pelvic ring disruptions? A pilot study.
J Orthop Trauma., Jul;21(6):375-80 (2007)
The COT's Resident Papers Competition: promoting careers in trauma surgery.
Bull Am Coll Surg., Jun;92(6):30-5 (2007)
Hemostasis and sealing of air leaks in the lung using high-intensity focused ultrasound.
J Trauma., Jun;62(6):1390-5 (2007)
The impact of prehospital ventilation on outcome after severe traumatic brain injury.
J Trauma., Jun;62(6):1330-6; discussion 1336-8 (2007)
A nationwide US study of post-traumatic stress after hospitalization for physical injury.
Psychol Med., Oct;37(10):1469-80 (2007)
Timing of surgery after multisystem injury with traumatic brain injury: effect on neuropsychological and functional outcome.
J Trauma., May;62(5):1250-8 (2007)
Acute care surgery: the trauma surgeon's perspective.
Surgery., Mar;141(3):293-6 (2007)
The concept of acute care surgery: a vision for the not-so-distant future.
Surgery., Mar;141(3):288-90 (2007)
Training in trauma and emergency surgery.
Am Surg., Feb;73(2):157-60 (2007)
Practice patterns and outcomes of retrievable vena cava filters in trauma patients: an AAST multicenter study.
J Trauma., Jan;62(1):17-24; discussion 24-5 (2007)
Environmental cold-induced injury.
Surg. Clin. North Am., Feb;87(1):247-67, viii (2007)
Sixteen-slice CT angiography in patients with suspected blunt carotid and vertebral artery injuries.
J. Am. Coll. Surg., Dec;203(6):838-48 (2006)
Do trauma centers have the capacity to respond to disasters?
J Trauma., Oct;61(4):949-53 (2006)
The impact of an intensivist-model ICU on trauma-related mortality.
Ann. Surg., Oct;244(4):545-54 (2006)
National variability in out-of-hospital treatment after traumatic injury.
Ann Emerg Med., Mar;49(3):293-301 (2007)
Variations in rates of tracheostomy in the critically ill trauma patient.
Crit. Care Med., Dec;34(12):2919-24 (2006)
Patterns of errors contributing to trauma mortality: lessons learned from 2,594 deaths.
Ann. Surg., Sep;244(3):371-80 (2006)
Predicting major hemorrhage in patients with pelvic fracture.
J Trauma., Aug;61(2):346-52 (2006)
Trauma surgery in the era of nonoperative management: the Dutch model.
J Trauma., Jul;61(1):111-4; discussion 115 (2006)
Deliberations and recommendations.
Prehosp Emerg Care., 10(3):355 (2006 Jul-Sep)
The delivery of critical care services in US trauma centers: is the standard being met?
J Trauma., Apr;60(4):773-83; disucssion 783-4 (2006)
Acute care surgery: Eraritjaritjaka.
J. Am. Coll. Surg., Apr;202(4):698-701 (2006)
Inclusive trauma systems: do they improve triage or outcomes of the severely injured?
J Trauma., Mar;60(3):529-35; discussion 535-37 (2006)
Chest radiographic evolution in fat embolism syndrome.
J Med Assoc Thai., Dec;88(12):1854-60 (2005)
Prospective payments in a regional trauma center: the case for recognition of the transfer patient in diagnostic related groups.
J Trauma., Feb;60(2):390-5; discussion 395-6 (2006)
The shape of things to come: results from a national survey of trauma surgeons on issues concerning their future.
J Trauma., Jan;60(1):8-16 (2006)
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