Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Bosarge joined the UAB Acute Care Surgery faculty in June 2012 following academic appointments at the University of South Alabama Medical Center and East Tennessee State University. Dr. Bosarge has served within the United States Army to include three combat tours in Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan. He rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel prior to resigning his commission in 2014. Dr. Bosarge serves as the state vice chair for the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (COT), a member at large of the Alabama Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Executive Council, in addition to serving as the Trauma/Burn Intensive Care Unit Medical Director and the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Director at UAB.

    Dr. Bosarge’s clinical interests are related to trauma resuscitation, pre-hospital care, and surgical critical care. Dr. Bosarge has multiple areas of ongoing research related to the field of trauma. Since joining UAB, he has participated in the NIH-funded Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) as an investigator and presently is the site principal investigator for the Tranexamic Acid Study for Traumatic Brain Injury.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Complications Associated With Placement of Chest Tubes: A Trauma System PerspectiveJournal of Surgical Research.  239:98-102. 2019
    2019 The Depth of Sternal Fracture Displacement is Not Associated With Blunt Cardiac InjuryJournal of Surgical Research.  235:322-328. 2019
    2019 Optimization of Laboratory Ordering Practices for Complete Blood Count with DifferentialAmerican Journal of Clinical Pathology.  151:306-315. 2019
    2019 National estimates of the use and outcomes of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after acute traumaTrauma Surgery and Acute Care Open.  4. 2019
    2019 Clearing the cervical spine in patients with distracting injuries: An AAST multi-institutional trialJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  86:28-35. 2019
    2018 Elevated Syndecan-1 after Trauma and Risk of Sepsis: A Secondary Analysis of Patients from the Pragmatic, Randomized Optimal Platelet and Plasma Ratios (PROPPR) TrialJournal of The American College of Surgeons.  227:587-595. 2018
    2018 Sarcopenia Measured Using Masseter Area Predicts Early Mortality following Severe Traumatic Brain InjuryJournal of Neurotrauma.  35:2400-2406. 2018
    2018 Geriatric traumatic brain injury-What we know and what we don'tJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  85:788-798. 2018
    2018 Impact of initial temporary abdominal closure in damage control surgery: A retrospective analysisWorld Journal of Emergency Surgery.  13. 2018
    2018 Evaluation and management of traumatic diaphragmatic injuries: A Practice Management Guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of TraumaJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  85:198-207. 2018
    2018 Occupational exposure during emergency department thoracotomy: A prospective, multi-institution studyJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  85:78-84. 2018
    2018 Diagnosis of diaphragm injuries using modern 256-slice CT scanners: Too early to abandon operative explorationTrauma Surgery and Acute Care Open.  3. 2018
    2018 Evaluation of a ketogenic diet for improvement of neurological recovery in individuals with acute spinal cord injury: a pilot, randomized safety and feasibility trial.Spinal Cord Series and Cases.  4:88. 2018
    2018 Laboratory measures of coagulation among trauma patients on NOAs: Results of the AAST-MITTrauma Surgery and Acute Care Open.  3. 2018
    2018 Older Blood Is Associated With Increased Mortality and Adverse Events in Massively Transfused Trauma Patients: Secondary Analysis of the PROPPR TrialAnnals of Emergency Medicine2018
    2018 Risk factors for the development of acute respiratory distress syndrome following hemorrhageShock.  50:258-264. 2018
    2018 The hyperfibrinolytic phenotype is the most lethal and resource intense presentation of fibrinolysis in massive transfusion patientsJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  84:25-30. 2018
    2017 Outcomes after concomitant traumatic brain injury and hemorrhagic shock: A secondary analysis from the Pragmatic, Randomized Optimal Platelets and Plasma Ratios trialJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  83:668-674. 2017
    2017 Earlier Endpoints are Required for Hemorrhagic Shock Trials Among Severely Injured PatientsShock.  47:567-573. 2017
    2017 Operative fixation of rib fractures after blunt trauma: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of TraumaJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  82:618-626. 2017
    2017 Acute brain trauma, lung injury, and pneumonia: More than just altered mental status and decreased airway protectionAJP - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.  313:L1-L15. 2017
    2017 Novel oral anticoagulants and trauma: The results of a prospective American association for the surgery of trauma multi-institutional trialJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  82:827-835. 2017
    2016 Traumatic Intraparenchymal Pseudoaneurysm on Initial Imaging Predicts Injury Progression in Patients with Nonoperative Major Blunt Liver InjuryInternational Surgery2016
    2016 Assessing protocol adherence in a clinical trial with ordered treatment regimens: Quantifying the pragmatic, randomized optimal platelet and plasma ratios (PROPPR) trial experienceInjury.  47:2131-2137. 2016
    2016 Identification of Risk Factors for the Development of Pressure Ulcers Despite Standard Screening Methodology and Prophylaxis in Trauma PatientsAdvances in Skin and Wound Care.  29:329-334. 2016
    2016 Using social media for community consultation and public disclosure in exception from informed consent trialsJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  80:1005-1009. 2016
    2016 Damage-control resuscitation and emergency laparotomy: Findings from the PROPPR studyJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  80:568-575. 2016
    2016 DiscussionJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  81:241-243. 2016
    2016 Management of penetrating extraperitoneal rectal injuries: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guidelineJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  80:546-551. 2016
    2015 Trial of continuous or interrupted chest compressions during CPRNew England Journal of Medicine.  373:2203-2214. 2015
    2015 A controlled resuscitation strategy is feasible and safe in hypotensive trauma patients: Results of a prospective randomized pilot trialJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  78:687-697. 2015
    2015 Making thawed universal donor plasma available rapidly for massively bleeding trauma patients: Experience from the Pragmatic, Randomized Optimal Platelets and Plasma Ratios (PROPPR) trialTransfusion.  55:1331-1339. 2015
    2015 Mesh wrapping for severe hepatic injury: A beneficial option in the trauma surgeon's armamentariumAmerican Journal of Surgery.  209:515-520. 2015
    2015 Prospective derivation of a clinical decision rule for thoracolumbar spine evaluation after blunt trauma: An American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Multi-Institutional Trials Group StudyJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  78:459-467. 2015
    2015 Stress-induced hyperglycemia is associated with higher mortality in severe traumatic brain injuryJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  79:289-294. 2015
    2015 Transfusion of plasma, platelets, and red blood cells in a 1:1:1 vs a 1:1:2 ratio and mortality in patients with severe trauma: The PROPPR randomized clinical trialJournal of the American Medical Association.  313:471-482. 2015
    2014 Pragmatic Randomized Optimal Platelet and Plasma Ratios (PROPPR) Trial: Design, rationale and implementationInjury.  45:1287-1295. 2014
    2014 Resuscitation outcomes consortium-amiodarone, lidocaine or placebo study (ROC-ALPS): Rationale and methodology behind an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest antiarrhythmic drug trialAmerican Heart Journal.  167. 2014
    2014 Timing and type of surgical treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated disease: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of TraumaJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  76:1484-1494. 2014
    2013 Stress-induced hyperglycemia. Is it harmful following trauma?Advances in Surgery.  47:287-297. 2013
    2010 Arterial embolization for pelvic fractures after blunt trauma: Are we all talk?American Journal of Surgery.  200:752-758. 2010
    2009 Clinical examination in complement with computed tomography scan: An effective method for identification of cervical spine injuryJournal of Trauma.  67:1297-1304. 2009
    2006 Prophylactic inferior vena cava filter insertion for trauma: Intensive care unit versus operating roomAmerican Surgeon.  72:213-216. 2006

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2017 Prevention of Postoperative Infection 2017
    2017 Nutritional Support 2017

    Research Overview

  • trauma resuscitation, pre-hospital care, surgical critical care
  • Education And Training

  • University of South Alabama, Internship 2001
  • University of South Alabama, Residency 2005
  • University of South Alabama, Residency 2005
  • University of California San Diego Medical Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2009
  • Full Name

  • Patrick Bosarge