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profileZara R Cooper, M.D.

TitleAssociate Professor of Surgery
InstitutionBrigham and Women's Hospital
DepartmentSurgery
AddressBrigham and Women's Hospital
Trauma, Burn & Surgical Critical Care
75 Francis St
Boston MA 02115
Phone617/732-7715
Fax617/566-9549
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Understanding a patient’s goals and preferences for medical treatment during the perioperative period for high-risk emergency surgery: the surgeon’s perspective
Summer, 06/17/13 - 08/16/13

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K76AG054859     (COOPER, ZARA R)Sep 15, 2016 - May 31, 2021
NIH/NIA
Beyond 30-Days: Patient-Oriented Outcomes Among Older Adults After Emergency General Surgery
Role: Principal Investigator

R03AG042361     (COOPER, ZARA)Aug 1, 2012 - Jul 31, 2014
NIH/NIA
The one year trajectory of elderly patients after cervical spine fracture
Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Lilley EJ, Scott JW, Goldberg JE, Cauley CE, Temel JS, Epstein AS, Lipsitz SR, Smalls BL, Haider AH, Bader AM, Weissman JS, Cooper Z. Survival, Healthcare Utilization, and End-of-life Care Among Older Adults With Malignancy-associated Bowel Obstruction: Comparative Study of Surgery, Venting Gastrostomy, or Medical Management. Ann Surg. 2018 Apr; 267(4):692-699. PMID: 28151799.
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  2. Enumah S, Lilley EJ, Nitzschke S, Haider AH, Salim A, Cooper Z. Increased hospice enrollment and decreased neurosurgical interventions without changes in mortality for older Medicare patients with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury. Am J Surg. 2018 Mar 01. PMID: 29534816.
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  3. Su A, Lief L, Berlin D, Cooper Z, Ouyang D, Holmes J, Maciejewski R, Maciejewski PK, Prigerson HG. Beyond Pain: Nurses' Assessment of Patient Suffering, Dignity, and Dying in the Intensive Care Unit. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Feb 17. PMID: 29458082.
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  4. Lilley EJ, Cooper Z, Schwarze ML, Mosenthal AC. Palliative Care in Surgery: Defining the Research Priorities. Ann Surg. 2018 Jan; 267(1):66-72. PMID: 28471764.
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  5. Herrera-Escobar JP, Rios-Diaz AJ, Zogg CK, Wolf LL, Harlow A, Schneider EB, Cooper Z, Ordonez CA, Salim A, Haider AH. The "mortality ascent": Hourly risk of death for hemodynamically unstable trauma patients at Level II versus Level I trauma centers. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Jan; 84(1):139-145. PMID: 28930947.
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  6. Lilley EJ, Scott JW, Weissman JS, Krasnova A, Salim A, Haider AH, Cooper Z. End-of-Life Care in Older Patients After Serious or Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Low-Mortality Hospitals Compared With All Other Hospitals. JAMA Surg. 2018 Jan 01; 153(1):44-50. PMID: 28975244.
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  7. Rangel EL, Rios-Diaz AJ, Uyeda JW, Castillo-Angeles M, Cooper Z, Olufajo OA, Salim A, Sodickson AD. Sarcopenia increases risk of long-term mortality in elderly patients undergoing emergency abdominal surgery. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Dec; 83(6):1179-1186. PMID: 28777289.
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  8. Hua M, Scales DC, Cooper Z, Pinto R, Moitra V, Wunsch H. Impact of Public Reporting of 30-day Mortality on Timing of Death after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. Anesthesiology. 2017 12; 127(6):953-960. PMID: 28906266.
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  9. Lilley EJ, Lindvall C, Lillemoe KD, Tulsky JA, Wiener DC, Cooper Z. Measuring Processes of Care in Palliative Surgery: A Novel Approach Using Natural Language Processing. Ann Surg. 2017 Nov 03. PMID: 29112003.
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  10. Yorkgitis BK, Olufajo OA, Metcalfe D, Reznor G, Havens JM, Cooper Z, Salim A. Do Transferred Patients Increase the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Trauma Centers? Am Surg. 2017 Nov 01; 83(11):1241-1245. PMID: 29183526.
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  11. Bakke KE, Miranda SP, Castillo-Angeles M, Cauley CE, Lilley EJ, Bernacki R, Bader AM, Urman RD, Cooper Z. Training Surgeons and Anesthesiologists to Facilitate End-of-Life Conversations With Patients and Families: A Systematic Review of Existing Educational Models. J Surg Educ. 2017 Sep 19. PMID: 28939306.
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  12. Raol N, Lilley E, Cooper Z, Dowdall J, Morris MA. Preoperative Counseling in Salvage Total Laryngectomy: Content Analysis of Electronic Medical Records. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Oct; 157(4):641-647. PMID: 28828922.
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  13. Schoenfeld AJ, Jiang W, Harris MB, Cooper Z, Koehlmoos T, Learn PA, Weissman JS, Haider AH. Association Between Race and Postoperative Outcomes in a Universally Insured Population Versus Patients in the State of California. Ann Surg. 2017 08; 266(2):267-273. PMID: 27501169.
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  14. Lilley EJ, Scott JW, Jiang W, Krasnova A, Raol N, Changoor N, Salim A, Haider AH, Weissman JS, Schneider EB, Cooper Z. Intraoperative cholangiography during cholecystectomy among hospitalized medicare beneficiaries with non-neoplastic biliary disease. Am J Surg. 2017 Oct; 214(4):682-686. PMID: 28669532.
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  15. Hyder JA, Haring RS, Sturgeon D, Gazarian PK, Jiang W, Cooper Z, Lipsitz SR, Prigerson HG, Weissman JS. Occupational Variation in End-of-Life Care Intensity. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2018 Mar; 35(3):377-383. PMID: 28571496.
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  16. Taylor LJ, Rathouz PJ, Berlin A, Brasel KJ, Mosenthal AC, Finlayson E, Cooper Z, Steffens NM, Jacobson N, Buffington A, Tucholka JL, Zhao Q, Schwarze ML. Navigating high-risk surgery: protocol for a multisite, stepped wedge, cluster-randomised trial of a question prompt list intervention to empower older adults to ask questions that inform treatment decisions. BMJ Open. 2017 May 29; 7(5):e014002. PMID: 28554911.
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  17. Lilley EJ, Morris MA, Sadovnikoff N, Luxford JM, Changoor NR, Bystricky A, Bader AM, Cooper Z. "Taking over somebody's life": Experiences of surrogate decision-makers in the surgical intensive care unit. Surgery. 2017 08; 162(2):453-460. PMID: 28549520.
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  18. Cruz-Oliver DM, Bernacki R, Cooper Z, Grudzen C, Izumi S, Lafond D, Lam D, LeBlanc TW, Tjia J, Walter J. The Cambia Sojourns Scholars Leadership Program: Conversations with Emerging Leaders in Palliative Care. J Palliat Med. 2017 Aug; 20(8):804-812. PMID: 28525294.
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  19. Lilley EJ, Columbus AB, Cooper Z. Inferring Palliative Intent From Administrative Data: Validation of a Claims-Based Case Definition for Venting Gastrostomy Tube. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 Jun; 53(6):e3-e5. PMID: 28438588.
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  20. Hshieh TT, Saczynski J, Gou RY, Marcantonio E, Jones RN, Schmitt E, Cooper Z, Ayres D, Wright J, Travison TG, Inouye SK. Trajectory of Functional Recovery After Postoperative Delirium in Elective Surgery. Ann Surg. 2017 04; 265(4):647-653. PMID: 27501176.
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  21. Lilley EJ, Cooper Z, Schwarze ML, Mosenthal AC. Palliative Care in Surgery: Defining the Research Priorities. J Palliat Med. 2017 Jul; 20(7):702-709. PMID: 28339313.
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  22. Havens JM, Olufajo OA, Tsai TC, Jiang W, Columbus AB, Nitzschke SL, Cooper Z, Salim A. Hospital Factors Associated With Care Discontinuity Following Emergency General Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2017 Mar 01; 152(3):242-249. PMID: 27851859.
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  23. Cooper Z, Maxwell CA, Fakhry SM, Joseph B, Lundebjberg N, Burke P, Baracco R. A position paper: The convergence of aging and injury and the need for a Geriatric Trauma Coalition (GeriTraC). J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Feb; 82(2):419-422. PMID: 27893640.
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  24. Nabozny MJ, Kruser JM, Steffens NM, Pecanac KE, Brasel KJ, Chittenden EH, Cooper Z, McKneally MF, Schwarze ML. Patient-reported Limitations to Surgical Buy-in: A Qualitative Study of Patients Facing High-risk Surgery. Ann Surg. 2017 01; 265(1):97-102. PMID: 28009732.
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  25. Lilley EJ, Gemunden SA, Kristo G, Changoor N, Scott JW, Rickerson E, Shimizu N, Salim A, Cooper Z. Utility of the "Surprise" Question in Predicting Survival among Older Patients with Acute Surgical Conditions. J Palliat Med. 2017 Apr; 20(4):420-423. PMID: 27802091.
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  26. Cooper Z, Rogers SO, Ngo L, Guess J, Schmitt E, Jones RN, Ayres DK, Walston JD, Gill TM, Gleason LJ, Inouye SK, Marcantonio ER. Comparison of Frailty Measures as Predictors of Outcomes After Orthopedic Surgery. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Dec; 64(12):2464-2471. PMID: 27801939.
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  27. Cooper Z, Hevelone N, Sarhan M, Quinn T, Bader A. Identifying Patient Characteristics Associated With Deficits in Surgical Decision Making. J Patient Saf. 2016 Sep 20. PMID: 27653496.
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  28. Olufajo OA, Reznor G, Lipsitz SR, Cooper ZR, Haider AH, Salim A, Rangel EL. Preoperative assessment of surgical risk: creation of a scoring tool to estimate 1-year mortality after emergency abdominal surgery in the elderly patient. Am J Surg. 2017 Apr; 213(4):771-777.e1. PMID: 27743591.
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  29. Crandall M, Duncan T, Mallat A, Greene W, Violano P, Christmas AB, Cooper Z, Barraco RD. Elder abuse: Paucity of data hampers evidence-based injury prevention. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 09; 81(3):603-5. PMID: 27257708.
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  30. Lilley EJ, Cauley CE, Cooper Z. Using a Palliative Care Framework for Seriously Ill Surgical Patients: The Example of Malignant Bowel Obstruction. JAMA Surg. 2016 08 01; 151(8):695-6. PMID: 27096440.
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  31. Murthy S, Hepner DL, Cooper Z, Javedan H, Gleason LJ, Chi JH, Bader AM. Leveraging the Preoperative Clinic to Engage Older Patients in Shared Decision Making About Complex Surgery: An Illustrative Case. A A Case Rep. 2016 Jul 15; 7(2):30-2. PMID: 27258175.
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  32. Rios-Diaz AJ, Lin E, Williams K, Jiang W, Patel V, Shimizu N, Metcalfe D, Olufajo OA, Cooper Z, Havens J, Salim A, Askari R. The obesity paradox in patients with severe soft tissue infections. Am J Surg. 2017 Sep; 214(3):385-389. PMID: 28818282.
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  33. Olufajo OA, Yorkgitis BK, Cooper Z, Rios-Diaz A, Metcalfe D, Havens JM, Kelly E, Haider AH, Gates JD, Salim A. How long should we fear? Long-term risk of venous thromboembolism in patients with traumatic brain injury. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 07; 81(1):71-8. PMID: 27015575.
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  34. Hickey TR, Cooper Z, Urman RD, Hepner DL, Bader AM. An Agenda for Improving Perioperative Code Status Discussion. A A Case Rep. 2016 Jun 15; 6(12):411-5. PMID: 27301059.
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  35. Lilley EJ, Williams KJ, Schneider EB, Hammouda K, Salim A, Haider AH, Cooper Z. Intensity of treatment, end-of-life care, and mortality for older patients with severe traumatic brain injury. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 06; 80(6):998-1004. PMID: 26953761.
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  36. Streib E, Blake D, Christmas AB, Clancy K, Cocanour C, Cooper C, Driscoll RP, Eastman AL, Ekeh AP, Gonzalez R, Hinsdale JG, Joseph K, Kuhls DA, Thomas SG, Cooper Z. American Association for the Surgery of Trauma statement on firearm injuries. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 06; 80(6):849. PMID: 27116407.
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  37. Zogg CK, Jiang W, Chaudhary MA, Scott JW, Shah AA, Lipsitz SR, Weissman JS, Cooper Z, Salim A, Nitzschke SL, Nguyen LL, Helmchen LA, Kimsey L, Olaiya ST, Learn PA, Haider AH. Racial disparities in emergency general surgery: Do differences in outcomes persist among universally insured military patients? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 May; 80(5):764-75; discussion 775-7. PMID: 26958790.
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  38. Cauley CE, Block SD, Koritsanszky LA, Gass JD, Frydman JL, Nurudeen SM, Bernacki RE, Cooper Z. Surgeons' Perspectives on Avoiding Nonbeneficial Treatments in Seriously Ill Older Patients with Surgical Emergencies: A Qualitative Study. J Palliat Med. 2016 May; 19(5):529-37. PMID: 27105058; PMCID: PMC4860675 [Available on 05/01/17].
  39. Nelson O, Quinn TD, Arriaga AF, Hepner DL, Lipsitz SR, Cooper Z, Gawande AA, Bader AM. A Model for Better Leveraging the Point of Preoperative Assessment: Patients and Providers Look Beyond Operative Indications When Making Decisions. A A Case Rep. 2016 Apr 15; 6(8):241-8. PMID: 26669650.
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  40. Havens JM, Olufajo OA, Cooper ZR, Haider AH, Shah AA, Salim A. Defining Rates and Risk Factors for Readmissions Following Emergency General Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2016 Apr; 151(4):330-6. PMID: 26559368.
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  41. Shah AA, Zafar SN, Kodadek LM, Zogg CK, Chapital AB, Iqbal A, Greene WR, Cornwell EE, Havens J, Nitzschke S, Cooper Z, Salim A, Haider AH. Never giving up: outcomes and presentation of emergency general surgery in geriatric octogenarian and nonagenarian patients. Am J Surg. 2016 Aug; 212(2):211-220.e3. PMID: 27086200.
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  42. Lilley EJ, Cooper Z. The High Burden of Palliative Care Needs among Older Emergency General Surgery Patients. J Palliat Med. 2016 Apr; 19(4):352-3. PMID: 26950192; PMCID: PMC4827292 [Available on 04/01/17].
  43. Olufajo OA, Tulebaev S, Javedan H, Gates J, Wang J, Duarte M, Kelly E, Lilley E, Salim A, Cooper Z. Integrating Geriatric Consults into Routine Care of Older Trauma Patients: One-Year Experience of a Level I Trauma Center. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Jun; 222(6):1029-35. PMID: 26968324.
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  44. Shah AA, Zogg CK, Nitzschke SL, Changoor NR, Havens JM, Salim A, Cooper Z, Haider AH. Evaluation of the Perceived Association Between Resident Turnover and the Outcomes of Patients Who Undergo Emergency General Surgery: Questioning the July Phenomenon. JAMA Surg. 2016 Mar; 151(3):217-24. PMID: 26536282.
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  45. Olufajo OA, Metcalfe D, Rios-Diaz A, Lilley E, Havens JM, Kelly E, Weissman JS, Haider AH, Salim A, Cooper Z. Does Hospital Experience Rather than Volume Improve Outcomes in Geriatric Trauma Patients? J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Jul; 223(1):32-40.e1. PMID: 27055588.
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  46. Olufajo OA, Rios-Diaz A, Peetz AB, Williams KJ, Havens JM, Cooper ZR, Gates JD, Haider AH, Salim A, Askari R. Comparing Readmissions and Infectious Complications of Blunt Splenic Injuries Using a Statewide Database. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Apr; 17(2):191-7. PMID: 26859534.
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  47. Lilley EJ, Khan KT, Johnston FM, Berlin A, Bader AM, Mosenthal AC, Cooper Z. Palliative Care Interventions for Surgical Patients: A Systematic Review. JAMA Surg. 2016 Feb; 151(2):172-83. PMID: 26606747.
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  48. Metcalfe D, Olufajo O, Rios-Diaz AJ, Haider A, Havens JM, Nitzschke S, Cooper Z, Salim A. Are appendectomy outcomes in level I trauma centers as good as we think? J Surg Res. 2016 05 15; 202(2):239-45. PMID: 27229096.
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  49. Weissman JS, Cooper Z, Hyder JA, Lipsitz S, Jiang W, Zinner MJ, Prigerson HG. End-of-Life Care Intensity for Physicians, Lawyers, and the General Population. JAMA. 2016 Jan 19; 315(3):303-5. PMID: 26784782.
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  50. Nabozny MJ, Kruser JM, Steffens NM, Pecanac KE, Brasel KJ, Chittenden EH, Cooper Z, McKneally MF, Schwarze ML. Patient-reported Limitations to Surgical Buy-in: A Qualitative Study of Patients Facing High-risk Surgery. Ann Surg. 2016 Jan 18. PMID: 26797323.
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  51. Havens JM, Do WS, Kaafarani H, Mesar T, Reznor G, Cooper Z, Askari R, Kelly E, Columbus AB, Gates JD, Haider AH, Salim A. Explaining the excess morbidity of emergency general surgery: packed red blood cell and fresh frozen plasma transfusion practices are associated with major complications in nonmassively transfused patients. Am J Surg. 2016 Apr; 211(4):656-663.e4. PMID: 26860622.
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  52. Freitas G, Olufajo OA, Hammouda K, Lin E, Cooper Z, Havens JM, Askari R, Salim A. Postdischarge complications following nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury. Am J Surg. 2016 Apr; 211(4):744-749.e1. PMID: 26830714.
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  53. Cooper Z, Koritsanszky LA, Cauley CE, Frydman JL, Bernacki RE, Mosenthal AC, Gawande AA, Block SD. Recommendations for Best Communication Practices to Facilitate Goal-concordant Care for Seriously Ill Older Patients With Emergency Surgical Conditions. Ann Surg. 2016 Jan; 263(1):1-6. PMID: 26649587.
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  54. Olufajo OA, Cooper Z, Yorkgitis BK, Najjar PA, Metcalfe D, Havens JM, Askari R, Brat GA, Haider AH, Salim A. The truth about trauma readmissions. Am J Surg. 2016 Apr; 211(4):649-55. PMID: 26822268.
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  55. Olufajo OA, Metcalfe D, Yorkgitis BK, Cooper Z, Askari R, Havens JM, Brat GA, Haider AH, Salim A. Whatever happens to trauma patients who leave against medical advice? Am J Surg. 2016 Apr; 211(4):677-83. PMID: 26827185.
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  56. Barmparas G, Cooper Z, Haider AH, Havens JM, Askari R, Salim A. The elderly patient with spinal injury: treat or transfer? J Surg Res. 2016 May 01; 202(1):58-65. PMID: 27083948.
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  57. Schmitt EM, Saczynski JS, Kosar CM, Jones RN, Alsop DC, Fong TG, Metzger E, Cooper Z, Marcantonio ER, Travison T, Inouye SK. The Successful Aging after Elective Surgery (SAGES) Study: Cohort Description and Data Quality Procedures. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Dec; 63(12):2463-2471. PMID: 26662213.
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  58. Cooper Z, Mitchell SL, Gorges RJ, Rosenthal RA, Lipsitz SR, Kelley AS. Predictors of Mortality Up to 1 Year After Emergency Major Abdominal Surgery in Older Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Dec; 63(12):2572-2579. PMID: 26661929.
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  59. Gleason LJ, Schmitt EM, Kosar CM, Tabloski P, Saczynski JS, Robinson T, Cooper Z, Rogers SO, Jones RN, Marcantonio ER, Inouye SK. Effect of Delirium and Other Major Complications on Outcomes After Elective Surgery in Older Adults. JAMA Surg. 2015 Dec; 150(12):1134-40. PMID: 26352694; PMCID: PMC4684425 [Available on 12/01/16].
  60. Cooper Z, Sayal P, Abbett SK, Neuman MD, Rickerson EM, Bader AM. A Conceptual Framework for Appropriateness in Surgical Care: Reviewing Past Approaches and Looking Ahead to Patient-centered Shared Decision Making. Anesthesiology. 2015 Dec; 123(6):1450-4. PMID: 26495980; PMCID: PMC4772867 [Available on 12/01/16].
  61. Murthy S, Hepner DL, Cooper Z, Bader AM, Neuman MD. Controversies in anaesthesia for noncardiac surgery in older adults. Br J Anaesth. 2015 Dec; 115 Suppl 2:ii15-25. PMID: 26658197; PMCID: PMC4809989 [Available on 12/01/16].
  62. Cooper Z, Goel N, Gutnik L, Reznor G, Lilley E, Williams KJ, Salim A, Kelly E, Zinner MJ. How Many Midnights?: Admission Status for Elders With Small Bowel Obstruction. Ann Surg. 2015 Dec; 262(6):904-6. PMID: 26079913.
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  63. Cooper Z, Scott JW, Rosenthal RA, Mitchell SL. Emergency Major Abdominal Surgical Procedures in Older Adults: A Systematic Review of Mortality and Functional Outcomes. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Dec; 63(12):2563-2571. PMID: 26592523.
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  64. Bravo Iñiguez CE, Armstrong KW, Cooper Z, Weissman JS, Ducko CT, Wee JO, Martinez MP, Bueno R, Jaklitsch MT, Wiener DC. Thirty-Day Mortality After Lobectomy in Elderly Patients Eligible for Lung Cancer Screening. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb; 101(2):541-6. PMID: 26603020.
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  65. Cooper Z, Mitchell SL, Lipsitz S, Harris MB, Ayanian JZ, Bernacki RE, Jha AK. Mortality and Readmission After Cervical Fracture from a Fall in Older Adults: Comparison with Hip Fracture Using National Medicare Data. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Oct; 63(10):2036-42. PMID: 26456855; PMCID: PMC4801231.
  66. Rangel EL, Cooper Z, Olufajo OA, Reznor G, Lipsitz SR, Salim A, Kwakye G, Calahan C, Sarhan M, Hanna JS. Mortality after emergency surgery continues to rise after discharge in the elderly: Predictors of 1-year mortality. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Sep; 79(3):349-58. PMID: 26307865.
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  67. Cauley CE, Panizales MT, Reznor G, Haynes AB, Havens JM, Kelley E, Mosenthal AC, Cooper Z. Outcomes after emergency abdominal surgery in patients with advanced cancer: Opportunities to reduce complications and improve palliative care. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Sep; 79(3):399-406. PMID: 26307872; PMCID: PMC4552078.
  68. Barmparas G, Cooper Z, Ley EJ, Askari R, Salim A. The effect of cirrhosis on the risk for failure of nonoperative management of blunt liver injuries. Surgery. 2015 Dec; 158(6):1676-85. PMID: 26253245.
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  69. Puelle MR, Kosar CM, Xu G, Schmitt E, Jones RN, Marcantonio ER, Cooper Z, Inouye SK, Saczynski JS. The Language of Delirium: Keywords for Identifying Delirium from Medical Records. J Gerontol Nurs. 2015 Aug; 41(8):34-42. PMID: 26248142; PMCID: PMC4551393.
  70. Kozar RA, Arbabi S, Stein DM, Shackford SR, Barraco RD, Biffl WL, Brasel KJ, Cooper Z, Fakhry SM, Livingston D, Moore F, Luchette F. Injury in the aged: Geriatric trauma care at the crossroads. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Jun; 78(6):1197-209. PMID: 26151523; PMCID: PMC4976060.
  71. Landman W, Khurana B, Briggs A, Fairweather M, Cooper Z, Riviello R, Sodickson AD. BWH emergency radiology-surgical correlation: intraperitoneal urinary bladder rupture. Emerg Radiol. 2015 Dec; 22(6):713-6. PMID: 25998022.
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  72. Swain JD, Matousek AC, Scott JW, Cooper Z, Smink DS, Bolman RM, Finlayson SR, Zinner MJ, Riviello R. Training surgical residents for a career in academic global surgery: a novel training model. J Surg Educ. 2015 Jul-Aug; 72(4):e104-10. PMID: 25911458.
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  73. Kelly E, Kiemele ER, Reznor G, Havens JM, Cooper Z, Salim A. Trauma systems are associated with increased level 3 trauma centers. J Surg Res. 2015 Oct; 198(2):489-93. PMID: 25986210.
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  74. Kruser JM, Pecanac KE, Brasel KJ, Cooper Z, Steffens NM, McKneally MF, Schwarze ML. "And I think that we can fix it": mental models used in high-risk surgical decision making. Ann Surg. 2015 Apr; 261(4):678-84. PMID: 25749396; PMCID: PMC4356019.
  75. Lilley EJ, Bader AM, Cooper Z. A values-based conceptual framework for surgical appropriateness: an illustrative case report. Ann Palliat Med. 2015 Apr; 4(2):54-7. PMID: 25971291.
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  76. Havens JM, Peetz AB, Do WS, Cooper Z, Kelly E, Askari R, Reznor G, Salim A. The excess morbidity and mortality of emergency general surgery. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Feb; 78(2):306-11. PMID: 25757115.
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  77. Cooper Z, Courtwright A, Karlage A, Gawande A, Block S. Pitfalls in communication that lead to nonbeneficial emergency surgery in elderly patients with serious illness: description of the problem and elements of a solution. Ann Surg. 2014 Dec; 260(6):949-57. PMID: 24866541.
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  78. Hernandez RA, Hevelone ND, Lopez L, Finlayson SR, Chittenden E, Cooper Z. Racial variation in the use of life-sustaining treatments among patients who die after major elective surgery. Am J Surg. 2015 Jul; 210(1):52-8. PMID: 25465749; PMCID: PMC4672370.
  79. Wakeam E, Asafu-Adjei D, Ashley SW, Cooper Z, Weissman JS. The association of intensivists with failure-to-rescue rates in outlier hospitals: results of a national survey of intensive care unit organizational characteristics. J Crit Care. 2014 Dec; 29(6):930-5. PMID: 25073984.
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  80. Cooper Z, Corso K, Bernacki R, Bader A, Gawande A, Block S. Conversations about treatment preferences before high-risk surgery: a pilot study in the preoperative testing center. J Palliat Med. 2014 Jun; 17(6):701-7. PMID: 24832687.
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  81. Pecanac KE, Kehler JM, Brasel KJ, Cooper Z, Steffens NM, McKneally MF, Schwarze ML. It's big surgery: preoperative expressions of risk, responsibility, and commitment to treatment after high-risk operations. Ann Surg. 2014 Mar; 259(3):458-63. PMID: 24253139; PMCID: PMC3936655.
  82. Ankuda CK, Block SD, Cooper Z, Correll DJ, Hepner DL, Lasic M, Gawande AA, Bader AM. Measuring critical deficits in shared decision making before elective surgery. Patient Educ Couns. 2014 Mar; 94(3):328-33. PMID: 24382399.
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  83. McCannon JB, O'Donnell WJ, Thompson BT, El-Jawahri A, Chang Y, Ananian L, Bajwa EK, Currier PF, Parikh M, Temel JS, Cooper Z, Wiener RS, Volandes AE. Augmenting communication and decision making in the intensive care unit with a cardiopulmonary resuscitation video decision support tool: a temporal intervention study. J Palliat Med. 2012 Dec; 15(12):1382-7. PMID: 23098632; PMCID: PMC3713444.
  84. Cooper Z, Rivara FP, Wang J, MacKenzie EJ, Jurkovich GJ. Racial disparities in intensity of care at the end-of-life: are trauma patients the same as the rest? J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 May; 23(2):857-74. PMID: 22643629.
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  85. Cooper ZR, Powers CL, Cobb JP. Putting the patient first: honoring advance directives prior to surgery. Ann Surg. 2012 Mar; 255(3):424-6. PMID: 22281702.
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  86. Pernar LI, Peyre SE, Smink DS, Block SD, Cooper ZR. Feasibility and impact of a case-based palliative care workshop for general surgery residents. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Feb; 214(2):231-6. PMID: 22169003.
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  87. Cooper Z, Bernacki RE, Divo M. Chronic critical illness: a review for surgeons. Curr Probl Surg. 2011 Jan; 48(1):12-57. PMID: 21145449.
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  88. Cooper Z, Meyers M, Keating NL, Gu X, Lipsitz SR, Rogers SO. Resident education and management of end-of-life care: the resident's perspective. J Surg Educ. 2010 Mar-Apr; 67(2):79-84. PMID: 20656603.
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  89. Cooper Z, Gross JA, Lacey JM, Traven N, Mirza SK, Arbabi S. Identifying survivors with traumatic craniocervical dissociation: a retrospective study. J Surg Res. 2010 May 01; 160(1):3-8. PMID: 19765722.
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  90. Cooper Z, Rivara FP, Wang J, MacKenzie EJ, Jurkovich GJ. Withdrawal of life-sustaining therapy in injured patients: variations between trauma centers and nontrauma centers. J Trauma. 2009 May; 66(5):1327-35. PMID: 19430235; PMCID: PMC4672372.
  91. Z Cooper, JA Gross, JM Lacy, ND Traven, SK Mirza, S Arbabi. Identifying survivors with traumatic craniocervical dissociation. Journal of Surgical Research. 2009; 151(1):299.
  92. Cooper Z. Palliative Care and the Trauma Patient. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing. 2008; 10(5):262-263.
  93. Melanson SE, Szymanski T, Rogers SO, Jarolim P, Frendl G, Rawn JD, Cooper Z, Ferrigno M. Utilization of arterial blood gas measurements in a large tertiary care hospital. Am J Clin Pathol. 2007 Apr; 127(4):604-9. PMID: 17369137.
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  94. Cooper Z, Kelly E In ., . Preoperative and Postoperative Management. Maingot’s Abdominal Operations 11th edition, Zinner MJ, Ashley SW. 2007.
  95. Cooper, Z, Ashley SW. Acute Pancreatitis. Current Surgery, Cameron JL. 2007.
  96. Cooper Z, Escareno CE, Lautz DB . Management of perioperative risk in the bariatric patient. Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease, Robinson MK, Thomas. 2006.
  97. Cooper Z, Marino S, Yokoe D, Rogers SO. . Dead in its tracks: stopping transmission of multi-drug resistant acinetobacter baumannii. Critical Care Medicine. 2005; 33:S:A90.
  98. 2. Cooper Z, Graham B, Rogers SO. . Critical Care Medicine. 2005; 33(Suppl):A19. Quality improvement in post-tracheostomy patient care. Critical Care Medicine. 2005; 33:S:A19.
  99. Cooper ZR, Rogers S. The interactions among cytokines, anemia, transfusions, and erythropoiesis in the critically ill patient. Curr Surg. 2005 Jan-Feb; 62(1):2-6. PMID: 15708132.
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  100. Cooper Z, McKay MP. Diabetic mastopathy. Am J Emerg Med. 2004 Oct; 22(6):498. PMID: 15520954.
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  101. Cooper Z, Robinson, MK . Gastrostomy Tubes. Encyclopedia of Gastroenterology. 2003.
  102. Cooper Z, Ferzoco SJ . Abdominal Wall Hernias. Encyclopedia of Gastroenterology. 2003.
  103. Vithiananthan S, Cooper Z, Betten K, Stapleton GS, Carter J, Huang EH, Whelan RL. Hybrid laparoscopic flexure takedown and open procedure for rectal resection is associated with significantly shorter length of stay than equivalent open resection. Dis Colon Rectum. 2001 Jul; 44(7):927-35. PMID: 11496070.
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  104. Fairburn CG, Cooper Z, Doll HA, Norman P, O'Connor M. The natural course of bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder in young women. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2000 Jul; 57(7):659-65. PMID: 10891036.
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  105. Cooper ZR, Rose S. Fecal incontinence: a clinical approach. Mt Sinai J Med. 2000 Mar; 67(2):96-105. PMID: 10747364.
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  106. Pinn VW, Chunko MT, Cooper Z. Setting the research agenda for the 21st century. J Womens Health. 1997 Oct; 6(5):517-20. PMID: 9356973.
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  107. Ramana R, Paykel ES, Cooper Z, Hayhurst H, Saxty M, Surtees PG. Remission and relapse in major depression: a two-year prospective follow-up study. Psychol Med. 1995 Nov; 25(6):1161-70. PMID: 8637946.
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  108. 1. Sharma L, Cooper Z, Dupuis J, Chang RW. Gender predicts patient satisfaction with conservative therapy knee osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 1995; (38):S382.
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