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Zara R Cooper, M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Zara Cooper and Ali Salim.
Connection Strength

6.126
  1. Association of Trauma Center Designation With Postdischarge Survival Among Older Adults With Injuries. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Mar 01; 5(3):e222448.
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    Score: 0.247
  2. The impact of delayed management of fall-related hip fracture management on health outcomes for African American older adults. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 06 01; 90(6):942-950.
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    Score: 0.235
  3. Impact of chronic illness on functional outcomes and quality of life among injured older adults. Injury. 2021 Sep; 52(9):2638-2644.
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    Score: 0.232
  4. Care Discontinuity in Emergency General Surgery: Does Hospital Quality Matter? J Am Coll Surg. 2020 06; 230(6):863-871.
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    Score: 0.215
  5. Natural Language Processing Accurately Measures Adherence to Best Practice Guidelines for Palliative Care in Trauma. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 02; 59(2):225-232.e2.
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    Score: 0.209
  6. Frailty Identification and Care Pathway: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Care for Older Trauma Patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2019 06; 228(6):852-859.e1.
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    Score: 0.202
  7. The impact of inpatient palliative care on end-of-life care among older trauma patients who die after hospital discharge. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 11; 85(5):992-998.
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    Score: 0.196
  8. 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 06; 215(6):1016-1019.
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    Score: 0.187
  9. 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 01 01; 153(1):44-50.
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    Score: 0.185
  10. Do Transferred Patients Increase the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Trauma Centers? Am Surg. 2017 Nov 01; 83(11):1241-1245.
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    Score: 0.183
  11. Intraoperative cholangiography during cholecystectomy among hospitalized medicare beneficiaries with non-neoplastic biliary disease. Am J Surg. 2017 Oct; 214(4):682-686.
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    Score: 0.179
  12. Erratum to "Postdischarge complications following nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury" [Am J Surg 211 (4) (2016) 744-749]. Am J Surg. 2018 07; 216(1):186-187.
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    Score: 0.177
  13. Hospital Factors Associated With Care Discontinuity Following Emergency General Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2017 03 01; 152(3):242-249.
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    Score: 0.175
  14. Utility of the "Surprise" Question in Predicting Survival among Older Patients with Acute Surgical Conditions. J Palliat Med. 2017 04; 20(4):420-423.
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    Score: 0.171
  15. 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.
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    Score: 0.167
  16. 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.
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    Score: 0.166
  17. Defining Rates and Risk Factors for Readmissions Following Emergency General Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2016 Apr; 151(4):330-6.
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    Score: 0.164
  18. Integrating Geriatric Consults into Routine Care of Older Trauma Patients: One-Year Experience of a Level I Trauma Center. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 06; 222(6):1029-35.
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    Score: 0.163
  19. Does Hospital Experience Rather than Volume Improve Outcomes in Geriatric Trauma Patients? J Am Coll Surg. 2016 07; 223(1):32-40.e1.
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    Score: 0.163
  20. Are appendectomy outcomes in level I trauma centers as good as we think? J Surg Res. 2016 05 15; 202(2):239-45.
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    Score: 0.162
  21. 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.
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    Score: 0.162
  22. Postdischarge complications following nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury. Am J Surg. 2016 Apr; 211(4):744-749.e1.
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    Score: 0.162
  23. The truth about trauma readmissions. Am J Surg. 2016 Apr; 211(4):649-55.
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    Score: 0.161
  24. Whatever happens to trauma patients who leave against medical advice? Am J Surg. 2016 Apr; 211(4):677-83.
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    Score: 0.161
  25. The elderly patient with spinal injury: treat or transfer? J Surg Res. 2016 May 01; 202(1):58-65.
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    Score: 0.161
  26. How Many Midnights?: Admission Status for Elders With Small Bowel Obstruction. Ann Surg. 2015 Dec; 262(6):904-6.
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    Score: 0.160
  27. The effect of cirrhosis on the risk for failure of nonoperative management of blunt liver injuries. Surgery. 2015 Dec; 158(6):1676-85.
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    Score: 0.157
  28. Trauma systems are associated with increased level 3 trauma centers. J Surg Res. 2015 Oct; 198(2):489-93.
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    Score: 0.153
  29. The excess morbidity and mortality of emergency general surgery. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Feb; 78(2):306-11.
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    Score: 0.151
  30. Defining Referral Regions for Inpatient Trauma Care: The Utility of a Novel Geographic Definition. J Surg Res. 2022 Mar 07; 275:115-128.
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    Score: 0.062
  31. Quantifying lives lost due to variability in emergency general surgery outcomes: Why we need a national emergency general surgery quality improvement program. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 04 01; 90(4):685-693.
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    Score: 0.058
  32. Wait expectations: The impact of delisting as an outcome from the kidney transplant waitlist. Clin Transplant. 2021 05; 35(5):e14250.
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    Score: 0.058
  33. Association of Frailty With Morbidity and Mortality in Emergency General Surgery by Procedural Risk Level. JAMA Surg. 2021 01 01; 156(1):68-74.
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    Score: 0.057
  34. National Study of Triage and Access to Trauma Centers for Older Adults. Ann Emerg Med. 2020 02; 75(2):125-135.
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    Score: 0.053
  35. Outcomes of a low-osmolar water-soluble contrast pathway in small bowel obstruction. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 09; 87(3):630-635.
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    Score: 0.052
  36. Emergency general surgery procedures in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients. Am J Surg. 2019 11; 218(5):972-977.
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    Score: 0.050
  37. Sarcopenia as a tool for preoperative decision-making. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 02; 86(2):377-379.
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    Score: 0.050
  38. Do outcomes in emergency general surgery vary for minority patients based on surgeons' racial/ethnic case mix? Am J Surg. 2019 07; 218(1):42-46.
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    Score: 0.050
  39. The impact of individual physicians on outcomes after trauma: is it the system or the surgeon? J Surg Res. 2018 09; 229:51-57.
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    Score: 0.047
  40. 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 01; 84(1):139-145.
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    Score: 0.046
  41. Sarcopenia increases risk of long-term mortality in elderly patients undergoing emergency abdominal surgery. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 12; 83(6):1179-1186.
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    Score: 0.046
  42. 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.
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    Score: 0.042
  43. The obesity paradox in patients with severe soft tissue infections. Am J Surg. 2017 Sep; 214(3):385-389.
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    Score: 0.042
  44. 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.
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    Score: 0.041
  45. 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.
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    Score: 0.041
  46. 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.
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    Score: 0.041
  47. Comparing Readmissions and Infectious Complications of Blunt Splenic Injuries Using a Statewide Database. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Apr; 17(2):191-7.
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    Score: 0.041
  48. 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.
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    Score: 0.039
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