Thomas Coopwood, MD

Director of Quality and Outcomes, Assistant Professor

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Dr. Coopwood grew up in Austin and graduated from the University of Texas. He then attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston and completed his general surgical residency at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Coopwood is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgery.

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Research Output 2010 2019

Decreasing failed extubations with the implementation of an extubation checklist

Bobbs, M., Trust, M. D., Teixeira, P., Coopwood, B., Aydelotte, J., Tabas, I., Ali, S. & Brown, C. V. R., Jun 2019, In : American Journal of Surgery. 217, 6, p. 1072-1075 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Length of Stay
Artificial Respiration

Does tranexamic acid really work in an urban US level I trauma center? A single level 1 trauma center's experience

Dixon, A., Emigh, B., Spitz, K., Teixeira, P., Coopwood, B., Trust, M., Daley, M., Ali, S., Brown, C. & Aydelotte, J., Dec 2019, In : American Journal of Surgery. 218, 6, p. 1110-1113 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tranexamic Acid
Trauma Centers
Heart Arrest

This too shall pass: Standardized Gastrografin protocol for partial small bowel obstruction

Long, S., Emigh, B., Wolf, J. S., Byrne, C., Coopwood, T. B. & Aydelotte, J., Jun 2019, In : American Journal of Surgery. 217, 6, p. 1016-1018 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diatrizoate Meglumine
Length of Stay
Nonparametric Statistics
3 Citations (Scopus)
Trauma Centers
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Primary Health Care
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effectiveness of a bundled approach to reduce urinary catheters and infection rates in trauma patients

Davies, P. E., Daley, M., Hecht, J., Hobbs, A., Burger, C., Watkins, L., Murray, T., Shea, K., Ali, S., Brown III, L., Coopwood, T. & Brown, C., Jul 1 2018, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 46, 7, p. 758-763 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catheter-Related Infections
Urinary Catheters
Urinary Tract Infections
Wounds and Injuries