Published Papers

Published Papers


Davidson S, Blostein P, Walsh J, Maltz S, Elian A, VandenBerg S. Resurgence of Methamphetamine Related Burns and Injuries: A Follow-up Study. Burns. 2013; 39:119-25. BMH 2010-0436.

Davidson S, Blostein P, Walsh J, Maltz S, VandenBerg S. Percutaneous Tracheostomy: A New Approach to the Emergency Airway. BMH 2010-0484. J Trauma. 2012; 73:S83-8.

Bergman K, Given B, Fabiano R, VonEye A, Schutte D, Davidson S. Symptoms Associated with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion: The Role of Bother. J Neurosci Nurs. 2013;45:124-32.

Van Enk, R. A. and F. Steinberg. 2011. Comparison of private room with multiple-bed ward neonatal intensive care unit environments. Health Environments Research & Design Journal. 5:52-63.

Leinwand M, Downing M, Slater D, Beck M, Burton K, Moyer D. Incision and Drainage of Subcutaneous Abscesses Without the Use of Packing. J Pediatr Surg. 2013; publication date pending.

Jastifer JR, Gustafson PA, Gorman RR. Subtalar Arthrodesis Alignment: The Effect On Ankle Biomechanics. Foot Ankle Int. 2013;34:244-50.

Stoesz MJ, Gustafson PA, Batel B, Jastifer JR, Chess JL. Surgeon Perception of Cancellous Screw Fixation. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Jun 18; Epub ahead of print.

Leinwand M, Downing M, Slater D, Beck M, Burton K, Moyer D. Incision and Drainage of Subcutaneous Abscesses Without the Use of Packing. J Pediatr Surg. 2013; publication date pending.

Jastifer JR, Gustafson PA, Gorman RR. Subtalar Arthrodesis Alignment: The Effect On Ankle Biomechanics. Foot Ankle Int. 2013; 34:244-50.


Davidson S, Blostein P, Walsh J, Maltz S, Elian A, VandenBerg S. Resurgence of Methamphetamine related burns and injuries: A follow-up study. Burns. Published online April 27, 2012. PubMed Link


Dillon M, Bollier M, King J. Repair of acute and chronic distal biceps tendon ruptures using the Endobutton. Hand (NY). 2011; 6:39-46. PubMed Link

Bergman K, Fabiano R, Blostein P. Symptom self-management measure for TBI; A pilot study. J Trauma Nurs. 2011; 18:143-48.


Fletcher J, Bergman K, Blostein P, Kramer A. Fluid Balance, Complications, and Brain Tissue Oxygen Tension Monitoring Following Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Neurocritical Care. August 2010; 13(1), 47-56. PubMed Link

Scott L, Hofmeister N, Rogness N, Rogers A. An Interventional Approach for Patient and Nurse Safety: A Fatigue Countermeasures Feasibility Study. Nursing Research. July-August 2010; 59(4), 250-258. PubMed Link

Fletcher J, Bergman K, Watcharotone K, Jacobs T, Brown D. Lack of Association Between Decompressive Craniectomy and Conversion to Donor Status. Clinical Transplantation. July 2010. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed Link

Dillon M, Bollier M, King J. Repair of Acute and Chronic Distal Biceps Tendon Ruptures Using the Endobutton. Hand. July 2010. [Epub ahead of print] Raja A, Propper B, Vandenberg S, Matchette M, Rasmussen T, Johannigman J, Davidson S. Imaging Utilization During Explosive Multiple Casualty Incidents. The Journal of Trauma. June 2010; 68(6), 1421-1424. PubMed Link

Fletcher J, Bergman K, Carlson G, Feucht E, Blostein P. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy for Refractory Intracranial Hypertension? The Journal of Trauma. June 2010; 68(6), 1506-1509. PubMed Link

Maltz S, Bergman K, Fletcher J. Evaluation of Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Trauma Nursing. April-June 2010; 17(2), 100-106. PubMed Link

Scott L, Hofmeister N, Rogness N, Rogers A. Implementing a Fatigue Countermeasures Program for Nurses. The Journal of Nursing Administration. May 2010; 40(5), 233-240. PubMed Link

Bergman K, Bay E. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion: A Review for ED Nurses. Journal of Emergency Nursing. May 2010; 36(3), 221-230, Epub 2009 Aug 13. PubMed Link

McClintock G, LaReau R, Watcharotone K, DeMaagd G. The Initial Examination of The Efficacy of Low-Dose Promethazine for the Treatment of Nausea and Vomiting in the Hospitalized Elderly. Geriatric Nursing. March 2010; 31(2), 115-122. Epub 2010 Feb 21. PubMed Link

Fletcher J, Aykroyd L, Feucht E, Curtis, J. Early Onset Probable Linezolid-Induced Encephalopathy. Journal of Neurology. March 2010; 257(3), 433-435, Epub 2009 Nov 5. PubMed Link

Davidson S, Blostein P, Maltz S, England G, Schaller T. Injury Patterns Related to Ultralight Aircraft Crashes. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. March 2010; 28(3), 334-337. PubMed Link

Apker J, Mallak L, Applegate E, Gibson S, Ham J, Johnson N, Street R. Exploring Emergency Physician-Hospitalist Handoff Interactions: Development of the Handoff Communication Assessment. Annals of Emergency Medicine. February 2010; 55(2), 161-170. PubMed Link


Schaller T, Vanlaningham C, Wise C. Skeletal Versus Skin Traction Prior to Definitive Management of Pediatric Femur Fractures: A Comparison of Patient Narcotic Requirements. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics. September 2009; 29(6), 609-611. PubMed Link

Cline, SD, Schertz, RA, Feucht, EC. Expedited Admission of Patients Decreases Duration of Mechanical Ventilation and Shortens ICU Stay. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. September 2009; 27(7), 843-846. PubMed Link

Propper B, Rasmussen T, Davidson S, VandenBerg S, Clouse WD, Burkhardt G, Gunst M, Gifford S, Johannigman J. Surgical Response to Multiple Casualty Incidents Following Single Explosive Events. Annals of Surgery. August 2009; 250(2), 311-315. PubMed Link

Blostein P, Davidson S, Maltz S, Plaisier B, Wideman E, Feucht E, VandenBerg S. Methamphetamine Production is Hazardous to Your Health. The Journal of Trauma. June 2009; 66(6), 1712-1717. PubMed Link

Farooq M, Abbed K, Fletcher J. Decompressive Hemicraniectomy in a 19-month-old Female After Malignant Cerebral Infarction. Pediatric Neurosurgery. 2009; 45(2), 146-150. PubMed Link

Fletcher J, Bergman K, Feucht E, Blostein P. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy for Refractory Intracranial Hypertension. Neurocritical Care. March 2009. PubMed Link


VandenBussche H, Smit K. Experience with Continuous Infusion Vancomycin in Hospitalized Children. Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 2008; 13(3), 184.

Plaisier B. Surgical Perspectives to Control Bleeding in Trauma. TraumaCare Journal. 2008; 18(1), 16-23. Full Article

Benson L, Mitchell C, Link M, Carlson G, Fisher J. Using an Advanced Practice Nursing Model for a Rapid Response Team. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. December 2008; 34(12), 743-747. PubMed Link

King J, Bollier M. Repair of Distal Biceps Tendon Ruptures Using the EndoButton. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. August 2008; 16(8), 490-494. PubMed Link

Allabaugh T, Carlson G, Maltz S, Watcharotone K. Education and Prevention for Teens: Using the Trauma Nurses Talk Tough Presentation with Pre- and Post-test Evaluation of Knowledge and Behavioral Changes. Journal of Trauma Nursing. July-September 2008; 15:3, 1-10. PubMed Link

LeReau R, Benson L, Watcharotone K, Manguba G. Examining the Feasibility of Implementing Specific Nursing Interventions to Promote Sleep in Hospitalized Elderly Patients. Geriatric Nursing. May-June 2008; 29, 197-206. PubMed Link

Dirette D, Plaisier B, Jones S. Patterns and Antecedents of the Development of Self-Awareness Following Traumatic Brain Injury: The Importance of Occupation. The British Journal of Occupational Therapy. February 2008; 71(2), 44-51.

Stewart D, Van Kompenberg L. Posterior Dislocation of the Clavicle at the Sternoclavicular Joint. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. January 2008; 26(1), 108, e3-4. (case report) PubMed Link


Dirette D, Plaisier B. The Development of Self-awareness of Deficits from One-week to One-year After Traumatic Brain Injury: Preliminary Findings. Brain Injury. October 20, 2007; 21(11), 1131-1136. PubMed Link

Apker J, Mallak L, Gibson S. Communicating in the "Gray Zone": Perceptions About Emergency Physician-Hospitalist Handoffs and Patient Safety. Academic Emergency Medicine. October 2007; 14(10), 884-894. PubMed Link

Spates CR, Samaraweera N, Plaisier B, Souza T, Otsui K. Psychological Impact of Trauma on Developing Children and Youth. Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice. June 2007; 34(2), 387-405. PubMed Link

King J.. Imaging of the Elbow. Chapter 51, Orthopedic Surgery Essentials Series; Adult Reconstruction 1st Edition. Ed. Daniel Berry, Scott Steinman; published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. June 2007.

Fletcher J. Cerebrospinal Fluid and Intracranial Pressure. Chapter 26, Textbook of Clinical Neurology, 3rd Edition. Ed. Christopher G. Goetz, MD; published by Saunders Elsevier. 2007.

Schaller T, Roehr B. Salvage of a Failed Opening Wedge Tibial Osteotomy Using a Locking Plate. Orthopedics. February 2007; 30(2). PubMed Link


Dillon M, King J. Irreducible Radial Fracture in a Child. Journal of Surgical Orthopedic Advances. Summer 2006; 15(2), 90-94. PubMed Link

King J. Radial Head Fractures. Chapter 41, Master Skills in Wrist and Elbow Arthroscopy and Reconstruction. Ed. Thomas Trumble; published by The American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Summer 2006.

King J. Nailbeds and Fingertip Injuries. Chapter 30, Hand Secrets, 3rd Edition. Ed. Peter Jebson, Morton Kasdan; published by Elsevier, Inc. April 2006.

Bay E, Bergman K. Symptom Experience and Emotional Distress After Traumatic Brain Injury. Case Management Journals. Spring 2006; 7(1), 3-9. PubMed Link

Biroscak B, Smith P, Roznowski H, Tucker J, Carlson G. Intimate Partner Violence Against Women: Findings From One State's Emergency Department Surveillance System. Journal of Emergency Nursing. 2006; 321:12-16. PubMed Link

Hums W, Blostein P. A Comparative Approach to Deep Vein Thrombosis Risk Assessment. Journal of Trauma Nursing. January-March 2006; 13:1. PubMed Link

Schaller T, Kellam J. Guide to Wire Exchange Prior to Insertion of Intramedullary Nails. The American Journal of Orthopedics. January 2006; 35(1), 42-3. PubMed Link

Apker J, Propp K, Ford W, Hofmeister N. Collaboration, Credibility, Compassion and Coordination: Professional Nurse Communication Skill Sets in Health Care Team Interactions. Journal of Professional Nursing. 2006; 22(3), 180-189. PubMed Link

Van Enk R. The Effect of Single versus Two-bed Rooms on Hospital Acquired Infection Rates. The Architecture of Hospitals. 2006; 309-3113.

Van Enk R. Modern Hospital Design for Infection Control. Healthcare Design. September 2006.


Schaller T, Sims S, Maxian T. Skin Breakdown Following Circumferential Pelvic Anti-Shock Sheeting. Journal of Orthopedic Trauma. October 2005; 19(9), 661-5. PubMed Link

Plaisier B, Schlueter D, Davidson S, Blostein P, Beck R, Halpin M, Hodgman CG. Esophageal Perforation after External Blunt Trauma in Children. Pan-American Journal of Trauma. Published Fall 2005, in Ecuador.

Plaisier B. Thoracic Lavage in Accidental Hypothermia with Cardiac Arrest. Report of a Case and Review of the Literature. Resuscitation. July 2005; 66(1), 99-104. Epub 2005 Apr 18. PubMed Link

Benson L, Wunderly D, Perry B, Kabboord J, Wenk T, Birdsall B, Vanderbos L, Roach V, Goole R, Crippen C, Nyirenda T, Rumsey L, Manguba G. Determining Best Practice: Comparison of Three Methods of Femoral Sheath Removal after Cardiac Interventional Procedures. Heart & Lung: The Journal of Critical Care. March-April 2005; 34(2), 115-21. PubMed Link

Plaisier B, Yowler C, Fallon W, Likavec M, Anderson J, Malangoni M. Post-Traumatic Meningitis: Risk Factors, Clinical Features, Bacteriology, and Outcome. The Internet Journal of Neurosurgery; 2005 Volume 2, Number 1. Full Article

Hums W, Williams J. Dedicated Trauma Care Unit: An Outcome-Based Model. Journal of Trauma Nursing. 2005; 12:1, 21-23. PubMed Link


Halley M, Silva P, Foley J, Rodarte A. Loss of Consciousness: When to Perform Computed Tomography? Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2004; 5:3, 230-3. PubMed Link

Van Enk R. Susceptibility Testing of Drugs and Organisms Not in NCCLS Guidelines. Clinical Microbiology Newsletter. 2004; 26, 41-44. ScienceDirect Abstract

Pagano P, Buchanan L, Dailey C, Haas J, Van Enk R, Gibson J. Effects of Linezolid on Staphylococcal Adherence versus Time of Treatment. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 2004; 23, 226-234. PubMed Link

Van Enk R. Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Treatment of Chlamydia Trachomatis and Neisseria Gonorrhoeae in Kalamazoo Patients. Southwest Michigan Medical Journal. 2004; 1, 32-37.


Hesse R, Plaisier B. Gunshot Wounds of the Cranium or Torso: Implications for Spinal Immobilization and Airway Management. Air Medical Journal. 2003; 22:6, 21-3. PubMed Link

Blostein P, Jones S. Identification and Evaluation of Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Results of a National Survey of Level I Trauma Center. Journal of Trauma. 2003; 55:3, 450-3. PubMed Link

Jacobs D, Plaisier B, Barie P, Hammond J, Holevar M, Sinclair K, Scalea T, Wahl W for the EAST Practice Management Guideline Work Group. Practice Management Guidelines for Geriatric Trauma: The EAST Practice Management Guidelines Work Group. Journal of Trauma. 2003; 54:2, 391-416. PubMed Link

Spates R, Waller S, Samaraweera N, Plaisier B. Behavioral Aspects of Trauma in Children and Youth. Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2003; 50, 901-918. PubMed Link

Rose L, Mubarak O, Saber A, Plaisier B. Traumatic Atlanto-occipital Dislocation. The American Journal of Surgery. 2003; 185, 376-7. PubMed Link

Carlson G, Negri E, McGrew A, Plaisier B. Two Cases of Methomoglobinemia from the Use of Topical Anesthetics. Journal of Emergency Nursing. 2003; 29, 106-8. PubMed Link

Reisdorff E, Hayes O, Reynolds B, Wilkinson K, Overton D, Wagner M, Kowalenk T, Portelli D, Walker G, Carlson D. General Competencies are Intrinsic to Emergency Medicine Training: A Multicenter Study. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2003; 10:10, 1049-54. PubMed link

Nichols K, Williams M, Overton D. A Flight Orientation Curriculum for Emergency Medicine Resident Physicians. Air Medical Journal. 2003; 22:2, 26-9. PubMed Link

Lammers R, Hudson D, Seaman M. Prediction of Traumatic Wound Infection with a Neural Network-Derived Decision Model. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2003; 21:1, 1-7. PubMed Link

Milne J, Hargarten S, Kellermann A, Wintemute G. Effect of Current Federal Regulations on Handgun Safety Features. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2003; 41:1, 1-9. PubMed Link

Feucht E, DeSanti C, Weinberg A. Selective Induction of Human Beta-Defensin mRNAs by Actinobacillus Actinomycetemcomitans in Primary and Immortalized Oral Epithelial Cells. Oral Microbiology and Immunology. 2003; 18, 359-63. PubMed Link

Carlson G, Cohen S, Vaughn K. Take Critical Steps When a Trauma Patient Arrives. ED Nursing. 2003; 128-130.

Hums W. Reducing Injuries in Kids and Families to Create a Safe, Healthy, Community. Advance for Nurses. July 2003; 14-16.


Van Enk R, Sivik J, Wall K. Age is No Barrier to HIV. MD News. November/December 2002.


Van Enk R. The Continuing Battle Against Infectious Disease: How Antibiotic Resistance Has Emerged in Southwest Michigan. Bronson Healthcare in Review. 2000; 3, 4-7.

Snyder J, McDonald L, Van Enk R. Common Bacteria Whose Susceptibility to Antimicrobials is No Longer Predictable. Lebanese Medical Journal. 2000; 48, 208-214. PubMed Link


Suria H, Van Enk R, Gordon, Mattano L. Risk of Cross-Patient Infection with Clinical Use of a Needleless Injector Device. American Journal of Infection Control. 1999; 27, 444-447. PubMed Link

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