Description of Research Expertise:
Dr. Holena's research interests encompass the study of quality of care after injury. He has a specific interest in the methodology used for risk-adjusting trauma morbidity, mortality, and failure to rescue.
DiSanto T, Reilly JP, Forker C, Christie JD, Holena DN, Lanken P, Shashaty M.: Modest Early Elevations in Creatine Kinase are Associated with Acute Kidney Injury after Trauma Critical Care Congress. Honolulu, Hawaii. : 2017.
Kaufman EJ, Earl-Royal E, Barie PS, Holena DN: Failure to Rescue after Infectious Complications in a Statewide Trauma System Sugical Infections : 2017.
Earl-Royal E, Holena DN, Frasso R, Ruggieri DG, Shofer F: Variation of Blunt Traumatic Injury with Age in Older Adults: A Statewide Analysis from 2011-2014. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine : 2017.
Kaufman EJ, Holena DN, Wiebe DJ, Terry R.: “Patient Experiences of Trauma Resuscitation.” American College of Surgeons 2016 Clinical Congress. Washington, DC. : 2016.
Pascual JL, Holena DN, Abel-Baker P, Motuk G, McMaster J, Kim PK, Mook MM, Holland S, Huffenberger A.: “Gauging Trauma Center Quality Improvement by Classifying Adverse Events from Recurring in Situ Simulations Using the JC Taxonomy.” American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. Washington, DC. : 2016.
Holena DN, Kaufman EJ: "Go With Your First Impression: Trauma Center Admission Vital Signs Underpredict Mortality in Transferred Trauma Patients." American College of Surgeons 2016 Clinical Congress. Washington, DC : 2016.
Cannon JW, Seamon MJ, Smith BP, Kaplan L, Holena DN, Reilly PM: “Resuscitation Hypocalcemia and Over-Correction Should Be Avoided in Severely Injured Patients.” 75th Annual Meeting of AAST. Waikoloa, HI. : 2016.
Delgado MK, Nova J, Holena DN, Carr B, Neuman M, Small D, DeLia D: “Validation of Travel Distance as an Instrumental Variable for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Regionalized Trauma Care.” Research Symposium. Penn Institute on Aging. : 2016.
Kaufman EJ, Earl-Royal E, Barie PS, Holena DN: Failure to Rescue after Infectious Complications in a Statewide Trauma System Surgical Infection Society Annual Meeting. Palm Beach, FL. : 2016.
Holena DN, Kaufman EK, Wiebe DJ, Carr BG, Reilly MD: “A Metric of Our Own: Failure to Rescue in Trauma.” Emergency Medicine Day of Research. Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA. : 2016.