Stacey D. Collins

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This report reviewed 996 emergency room visits and 279 hospital admissions of patients with complications of cocaine abuse seen at the San Francisco General Hospital between 1979 and 1986. In 143 cases, acute neurologic or psychiatric symptoms were the primary complaint, and case-notes provided sufficient detail for analysis. The major neurologic(More)
Robotic colorectal surgery has been shown to have lower rates of unplanned conversion to open surgery when compared to laparoscopic surgery. Risk factors associated with conversion from robotic to open colectomy and comparisons of the risk factors between robotic and laparoscopic approaches have not been previously reported. Patients who underwent elective(More)
BACKGROUND Accidents are one of the leading causes of death among U.S. active-duty Army soldiers. Evidence-based approaches to injury prevention could be strengthened by adding person-level characteristics (e.g., demographics) to risk models tested on diverse soldier samples studied over time. PURPOSE To identify person-level risk indicators of accident(More)
Diverting loop ileostomies are frequently created to divert the fecal stream in an effort to protect downstream anastomoses. These are later reversed to restore intestinal continuity. The goal of this study is to evaluate risk factors for postoperative complications following diverting loop ileostomy takedown. Patients who underwent diverting loop ileostomy(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the variation in hospitals' approaches to intraoperative fluid management and their association with postoperative recovery. BACKGROUND Despite increasing interest in goal-directed, restricted-volume fluid administration for major surgery, there remains little consensus on optimal strategies, due to the lack of institution-level(More)
BACKGROUND Surgical site infections (SSI) after colectomy are associated with increased morbidity and health care use. Since 2012, the Michigan Surgical Quality Collaborative (MSQC) has promoted a "bundle" of care processes associated with lower SSI risk, using an audit-and-feedback system for adherence, face-to-face meetings, and support for quality(More)
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