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.
Dumas R, Holena: Benchmarking Emergency Department Thoracotomy: Using Trauma Video Review to Generate Procedural Norms. .” American College of Surgeons 2017 Clinical Congress. San Diego, CA. : 2017.
Smith BP, Dumas R, Holena DN: Does Intubation for Glasgow Coma Score ≤ 8 In Blunt Trauma Patients Improve Outcomes? A Propensity- Matched Evaluation. World Congress of Surgery WCS 2017. Basel, Switzerland. : 2017.
Dumas RP, Seamon MJ, Smith BP, Cannon J, Schwab CW, Reilly PM, Holena DN: The Epidemiology of Emergency Department Thoracotomy: Does Center Volume Matter? World Congress of Surgery 2017. Basel, Switzerland. : 2017.
Marcaccio C, Holena DN, Huang Y, Dumas R: Early versus delayed repair in blunt thoracic aortic trauma. SVS Vascular Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. : 2017.
Holena DN, Reilly PM, Jacoby SF: Towards a Broader View of Police Prehospital Transport. Journal of Trauma 82 (4): 821,2017.
Resnick S, Smith RN, Beard J, Holena DN, Reilly PM, Schwab CW, Seamon MJ.: Firearm Deaths in America: Can We Learn from the Almost Half-Million Lives Lost? ASA Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA : 2017.
Kuo LE, Kaufman E, Hoffman RL, Pascual JL, Martin ND, Kelz RR, Holena DN: Failure-to-rescue after injury is associated with preventability: The results of mortality panel review of failure-to-rescue cases in trauma. Surgery 161 (2): 782-790,2017.
Hochman BR, Barry ME, Lane-Fall MB, Allen SR, Holena DN, Kaplan LJ, Smith BP, Pascual JL: Handoffs in the Intensive Care Unit: Are Off Hours a Vulnerable Time? American Journal of Medical Quality 32 (2): 186-193,2017.
Kauffman EJ, Holena DN, Wiebe DJ, Carr BG: Lead Time Bias and Interhospital Transfer After Injury: Trauma Center Admission Vital Signs Underpredict Mortality in Transferred Trauma Patients. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 224 (3): 255-263,2017.
Kauffman EJ, Earl-Royal E, Holena DN.: Failure to Rescue after Infectious Complications in a Statewide Trauma System. Surgical Infection 18 (2): 89-98,2017.