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Katherine T. Flynn-O'Brien MD, MPH

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Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Surgery
Division: Pediatric Surgery


Publications (18)

  • Outcomes of gastrostomy placement with and without concomitant tracheostomy among ventilator dependent children. (Bence CM, Salazar JH, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Mokdad AA, Gourlay DM, Van Arendonk KJ) J Pediatr Surg 2021 Jul;56(7):1222-1226 PMID: 33863556 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85104490488 04/18/2021    
  • Identifying Maltreatment in Infants and Young Children Presenting With Fractures: Does Age Matter? (Mitchell IC, Norat BJ, Auerbach M, Bressler CJ, Como JJ, Escobar MA Jr, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Lindberg DM, Nickoles T, Rosado N, Weeks K, Maguire S) Acad Emerg Med 2021 01;28(1):5-18 PMID: 32888348 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85099958595 09/06/2020       1 Citation
  • Six Sigma Methodology and Postoperative Information Reporting: A Multidisciplinary Quality Improvement Study With Interrupted Time-Series Regression. (Shah AC, Herstein AR, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Oh DC, Xue AH, Flanagan MR) J Surg Educ 2019 Jul - Aug;76(4):1048-1067 PMID: 30954426 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85063742685 04/08/2019    
  • Health outcomes and the healthcare and societal cost of optimizing pediatric surgical care in the United States. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Richards MK, Wright DR, Rivara FP, Haaland W, Thompson L, Oldham K, Goldin A) J Pediatr Surg 2019 Apr;54(4):621-627 PMID: 30598246 PMCID: PMC6511280 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85059113810 01/02/2019    
  • Enteral Nutrition Initiation in Children Admitted to Pediatric Intensive Care Units After Traumatic Brain Injury. (Balakrishnan B, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Simpson PM, Dasgupta M, Hanson SJ) Neurocrit Care 2019 02;30(1):193-200 PMID: 30171446 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85053395251 09/02/2018       6 Citations
  • Multicenter Review of Current Practices Associated With Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Pediatric Patients After Trauma. (Bigelow AM, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Simpson PM, Dasgupta M, Hanson SJ) Pediatr Crit Care Med 2018 09;19(9):e448-e454 PMID: 29912812 PMCID: PMC6123256 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85067104828 06/19/2018       3 Citations
  • Costal Margin Tenderness and the Risk for Intraabdominal Injuries in Children With Blunt Abdominal Trauma. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF) Acad Emerg Med 2018 07;25(7):776-784 PMID: 29654622 PMCID: PMC6105399 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85047509270 04/15/2018    
  • The association of nonaccidental trauma with historical factors, examination findings, and diagnostic testing during the initial trauma evaluation. (Escobar MA Jr, Flynn-OʼBrien KT, Auerbach M, Tiyyagura G, Borgman MA, Duffy SJ, Falcone KS, Burke RV, Cox JM, Maguire SA) J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2017 06;82(6):1147-1157 PMID: 28520688 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85016211159 05/19/2017       3 Citations
  • Pediatric Trauma Assessment and Management Database: Leveraging Existing Data Systems to Predict Mortality and Functional Status after Pediatric Injury. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Fallat ME, Rice TB, Gall CM, Nance ML, Upperman JS, Gourlay DM, Crow JP, Rivara FP) J Am Coll Surg 2017 May;224(5):933-944.e5 PMID: 28235647 PMCID: PMC6475528 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85016070243 02/27/2017       5 Citations
  • Injury patterns and health outcomes among pregnant women seeking emergency medical care in Kumasi, Ghana: Challenges and opportunities to improve care. (Osei-Ampofo M, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Owusu-Dabo E, Otupiri E, Oduro G, Donkor P, Mock C, Ebel BE) Afr J Emerg Med 2016 Jun;6(2):87-93 PMID: 30456072 PMCID: PMC6233248 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84971229217 06/01/2016       2 Citations
  • Prevalence of physical violence against children in Haiti: A national population-based cross-sectional survey. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Rivara FP, Weiss NS, Lea VA, Marcelin LH, Vertefeuille J, Mercy JA) Child Abuse Negl 2016 Jan;51:154-62 PMID: 26612595 PMCID: PMC5928512 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84952767718 11/28/2015       10 Citations
  • Mortality after emergency department thoracotomy for pediatric blunt trauma: Analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank 2007-2012. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Stewart BT, Fallat ME, Maier RV, Arbabi S, Rivara FP, McIntyre LK) J Pediatr Surg 2016 Jan;51(1):163-7 PMID: 26577911 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84952990685 11/19/2015       11 Citations
  • Surgery for children in low-income countries affected by humanitarian emergencies from 2008 to 2014: The Médecins Sans Frontières Operations Centre Brussels experience. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Trelles M, Dominguez L, Hassani GH, Akemani C, Naseer A, Ntawukiruwabo IB, Kushner AL, Rothstein DH, Stewart BT) J Pediatr Surg 2016 Apr;51(4):659-69 PMID: 26454469 PMCID: PMC5860656 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84951039485 10/12/2015       9 Citations
  • Variability in the structure and care processes for critically injured children: A multicenter survey of trauma bay and intensive care units. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Thompson LL, Gall CM, Fallat ME, Rice TB, Rivara FP) J Pediatr Surg 2016 Mar;51(3):490-8 PMID: 26452704 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84960092441 10/11/2015       2 Citations
  • Surgery and Medicine Residents' Perspectives of Morbidity and Mortality Conference: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Improve ACGME Core Competency Compliance. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Mandell SP, Eaton EV, Schleyer AM, McIntyre LK) J Surg Educ 2015 Nov-Dec;72(6):e258-66 PMID: 26143516 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84933574689 07/06/2015       21 Citations
  • Temporal trends in surgical intervention for severe traumatic brain injury caused by extra-axial hemorrhage, 1995 to 2012. (Flynn-OʼBrien KT, Fawcett VJ, Nixon ZA, Rivara FP, Davidson GH, Chesnut RM, Ellenbogen RG, Vavilala MS, Bulger EM, Maier RV, Arbabi S) Neurosurgery 2015 Apr;76(4):451-60 PMID: 25710105 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84925013696 02/25/2015       8 Citations
  • Risk factors for unplanned readmissions in older adult trauma patients in Washington State: a competing risk analysis. (Fawcett VJ, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Shorter Z, Davidson GH, Bulger E, Rivara FP, Arbabi S) J Am Coll Surg 2015 Mar;220(3):330-8 PMID: 25542280 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84923259845 12/30/2014       27 Citations
  • Predictors of attrition and weight loss in an adolescent weight control program. (Jelalian E, Hart CN, Mehlenbeck RS, Lloyd-Richardson EE, Kaplan JD, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Wing RR) Obesity (Silver Spring) 2008 Jun;16(6):1318-23 PMID: 18356834 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-44449150649 03/22/2008       101 Citations
  • Last update: 05/14/2021