Keck School Faculty

Catherine Kuza, MD
Catherine Kuza, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology (Clinician Educator)
1500 San Pablo Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

The Predictive Capacity of American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status (ASA PS) Score in Burn Patients J Burn Care Res. 2020 Jul 03; 41(4):803-808. . View in PubMed

Ground-Level Falls at Skilled Nursing Facilities Are Associated With More Serious Lower Extremity Injuries Compared With Home Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2020 Jun; 19(2):190-196. . View in PubMed

The effects of smoking on adolescent trauma patients: a propensity-score-matched analysis Pediatr Surg Int. 2020 Jun; 36(6):743-749. . View in PubMed

Outcomes after pneumonectomy versus limited lung resection in adults with traumatic lung injury Updates Surg. 2020 Jun; 72(2):547-553. . View in PubMed

Trauma patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV): a propensity matched analysis Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2020 May 24. . View in PubMed

Geriatric patients undergoing appendectomy have increased risk of intraoperative perforation and/or abscess Surgery. 2020 May 24. . View in PubMed

Chemoprophylaxis and Venous Thromboembolism in Traumatic Brain Injury at Different Trauma Centers Am Surg. 2020 Apr 01; 86(4):362-368. . View in PubMed

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) assessment of central volume status in healthy fasted adults: no evidence for fluid deficit Can J Anaesth. 2020 Mar 23. . View in PubMed

Evaluating the safety and efficacy of intraoperative enteral nutrition in critically ill burn patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis J Burn Care Res. 2020 Mar 09. . View in PubMed

Intracranial pressure monitoring associated with increased mortality in pediatric brain injuries Pediatr Surg Int. 2020 Mar; 36(3):391-398. . View in PubMed

No Reduction in Surgical Site Infection Obtained with Post-Operative Antibiotics in Facial Fractures, Regardless of Duration or Anatomic Location: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2020 Mar; 21(2):112-121. . View in PubMed

Predictors of discharge against medical advice in adult trauma patients Surgeon. 2020 Feb; 18(1):12-18. . View in PubMed

Risk Factors for Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Treatment in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Am Surg. 2020 Jan 01; 86(1):8-14. . View in PubMed

Early Tracheostomy for Severe Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury is Associated with Reduced Intensive Care Unit Length of Stay and Total Ventilator Days J Intensive Care Med. 2019 Aug 27; 885066619870153. . View in PubMed

Non-accidental trauma increases length of stay and mortality in pediatric trauma Pediatr Surg Int. 2019 Jul; 35(7):779-784. . View in PubMed

Same-Day Discharge after Non-Perforated Laparoscopic Appendectomy Is Safe J Invest Surg. 2019 Jun 20; 1-6. . View in PubMed

Pancreatic Injuries in Abdominal Trauma in US Adults: Analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank on Management, Outcomes, and Predictors of Mortality Scand J Surg. 2019 May 29; 1457496919851608. . View in PubMed

Smoking is associated with an improved short-term outcome in patients with rib fractures Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2019 May 18. . View in PubMed

Transition to Practice in Anesthesiology: Survey Results of Practicing Anesthesiologists on Their Experience J Educ Perioper Med. 2019 Apr-Jun; 21(2):E619. . View in PubMed

The Lifetime Effects of Injury: Postintensive Care Syndrome and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Anesthesiol Clin. 2019 Mar; 37(1):135-150. . View in PubMed

Trauma Airway Management: Induction Agents, Rapid Versus Slower Sequence Intubations, and Special Considerations Anesthesiol Clin. 2019 Mar; 37(1):33-50. . View in PubMed

Modern Day Trauma Care for the Anesthesiologist Anesthesiol Clin. 2019 Mar; 37(1):xv-xvi. . View in PubMed

The role of the American Society of anesthesiologists physical status classification in predicting trauma mortality and outcomes Am J Surg. 2019 12; 218(6):1143-1151. . View in PubMed

Analysis of blunt cerebrovascular injury in pediatric trauma J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 12; 87(6):1354-1359. . View in PubMed

Marijuana use and outcomes in adult and pediatric trauma patients after legalization in California Am J Surg. 2019 12; 218(6):1189-1194. . View in PubMed

The role of psychological support interventions in trauma patients on mental health outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 08; 87(2):463-482. . View in PubMed

Measuring gastric residual volumes in critically ill burn patients - A systematic review Burns. 2019 05; 45(3):509-525. . View in PubMed

Providing Transthoracic Echocardiography Training for Intensive Care Unit Trainees: An Educational Improvement Initiative J Surg Educ. 2018 Sep - Oct; 75(5):1342-1350. . View in PubMed

Emergency Preparedness and Mass Casualty Considerations for Anesthesiologists Adv Anesth. 2018 12; 36(1):39-66. . View in PubMed

Use of Survey and Delphi Process to Understand Trauma Anesthesia Care Practices Anesth Analg. 2018 05; 126(5):1580-1587. . View in PubMed

William James, Nitrous Oxide, and the Anaesthetic Revelation J Anesth Hist. 2018 01; 4(1):1-6. . View in PubMed

The Assignment of American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status Classification for Adult Polytrauma Patients: Results From a Survey and Future Considerations Anesth Analg. 2017 12; 125(6):1960-1966. . View in PubMed

Trauma Anesthesiology as Part of the Core Anesthesiology Residency Program Training: Expert Opinion of the American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Trauma and Emergency Preparedness (ASA COTEP) Anesth Analg. 2017 09; 125(3):1060-1065. . View in PubMed

Basics of Anesthesia By Manuel Pardo, Ronald DMiller. Human-Induced and Natural Disasters. 2017; 748-768. . View in PubMed

Roles of the Anesthesiologist During Mass Casualty Events ASA Monitor. 2017; 81(4):14-17. . View in PubMed

Miller's Anesthesia Review E-Book, Editors:Lorraine M Sdrales, Ronald DMiller. Chapter 43. Human-Induced and Natural Disasters. 2017; 525-535. . View in PubMed

Managing and Preventing Postoperative Delirium 2017. . View in PubMed

Life after acute fibrinous and organizing pneumonia: a case report of a patient 30 months after diagnosis and review of the literature J Crit Care. 2016 Feb; 31(1):255-61. . View in PubMed

Surgical Intensive Care Medicine, Ed: John MO'Donnell, Flávio E. Nácul. Chapter: Airway Management in the Intensive Care Unit. 2016; 15-35. . View in PubMed

Ashkenazim with APC*I1307K: Why Do Some Carriers Form Colon Neoplasms While Others Do Not? . 2010; 105(S1):S136.. View in PubMed

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