Kenneth Davis

Kenneth Davis , MD

Emeritus

Medical Sciences Building
SRU Room 1577
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Phone 513-558-7203
Email kenneth.davis@uc.edu

Education

Bachelor's Degree: University of Cincinnati 1972 (Biology)

Medical Degree: St. Louis University School of Medicine 1976

General Surgery Residency: Harlem Hospital Center 1981

Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine: New York Medical College 1982

Certifications

American Board of Surgery (Surgery Critical Care) (Certification Date: 04-09-1987 ) - (Recertification Date: to 09-16-2015 )

American Board of Surgery (Certification Date: 10-15-1984 ) - (Recertification Date: to 12-03-2013 )

Clinical Interests

Critical Care Surgery

General Surgery

Research and Practice Interests

Trauma, Critical Care, General Surgery, Mechanical Ventilation, ARDS, Black Client Workshop

Research Support

Grant: #SMS00005 Investigators:Branson, Richard; Davis, Kenneth; Johannigman, Jay; Pritts, Timothy 04-01-2008 -03-31-2009 National Aeronautics and Space Administration Evaluation of Oxygen Concentrators at Altitude Role:Collaborator $100,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Finlay-Morreale H.;Tsuei B.;Fisher B.;Davis K.;Johannigman J. (04-01-2009. ) Close is dead: Determinants of firearm injury lethality in women.Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care, , 66 (4 ) ,1207-1211 More Information

Davis K.;Kerwin A.;Hawkins M.;Hauser C. (10-01-2008. ) Discussion.Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care, , 65 (4 ) ,830-831 More Information

Barnes S.;Robinson B.;Richards J.;Zimmerman C.;Pritts T.;Tsuei B.;Butler K.;Muskat P.;Davis K.;Johannigman J. (10-01-2008. ) The devil is in the details: Maximizing revenue for daily trauma care.Surgery, , 144 (4 ) ,670-676 More Information

Branson R.;Davis K. (06-01-2008. ) Does Closed Loop Control of Assist Control Ventilation Reduce Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury?.Clinics in Chest Medicine, , 29 (2 ) ,343-350 More Information

Johannigman J.;Muskat P.;Barnes S.;Davis K.;Beck G.;Branson R. (04-01-2008. ) Autonomous control of oxygenation.Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care, , 64 (SUPPL. 4 ) , More Information

Branson R.;Davis K.;Butler K. (01-01-2007. ) African Americans' participation in clinical research: importance, barriers, and solutions.American Journal of Surgery, , 193 (1 ) ,32-39 More Information

Taylor R.W.;Zimmerman J.L.;Dellinger R.P.;Straube R.C.;Criner G.J.;Davis K.;Kelly K.M.;Smith T.C.;Small R.J. (04-07-2004. ) Low-Dose Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Patients with Acute Lung Injury: A Randomized Controlled Trial.Journal of the American Medical Association, , 291 (13 ) ,1603-1609 More Information

Johannigman J.;Miller S.;Davis B.;Davis K.;Campbell R.;Branson R. (01-01-2003. ) Influence of low tidal volumes on gas exchange in acute respiratory distress syndrome and the role o.Journal of Trauma, , 54 (2 ) ,320-325 More Information

O'Brien D.P.;Luchette F.A.;Pereira S.J.;Lim E.;Seeskin C.S.;James L.;Miller S.;Davis K.;Hurst J.M.;Johannigman J.A.;Frame S.B. (10-01-2002. ) Pelvic fracture in the elderly is associated with increased mortality.Surgery, , 132 (4 ) ,710-715 More Information

Hirschl R.;Croce M.;Gore D.;Wiedemann H.;Davis K.;Zwischenberger J.;Bartlett R. (03-15-2002. ) Prospective, randomized, controlled pilot study of partial liquid ventilation in adult acute respira.American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, , 165 (6 ) ,781-787 More Information

Branson R.;Johannigman J.;Campbell R.;Davis K. (01-01-2002. ) Closed-loop mechanical ventilation. Respiratory care, , 47 (4 ) ,

Branson R.;Davis K. (01-01-2001. ) Dual control modes: Combining volume and pressure breaths.Respiratory Care Clinics of North America, , 7 (3 ) ,397-408 More Information

Johannigman J.;Davis K.;Miller S.;Campbell R.;Luchette F.;Frame S.;Branson R. (01-01-2001. ) Prone positioning and inhaled nitric oxide: Synergistic therapies for acute respiratory distress syn.Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care, , 50 (4 ) ,589-596 More Information

Luchette F.A.;Porembka D.;Davis K.;Branson R.D.;James L.;Hurst J.M.;Johannigman J.A.;Campbell R.S. (11-23-2000. ) Effects of body temperature on accuracy of continuous cardiac output measurements .Journal of Investigative Surgery, , 13 (3 ) ,147-152

Davis K.;Evans S.L.;Campbell R.S.;Johannigman J.A.;Luchette F.A.;Porembka D.T. (09-01-2000. ) Heat-moisture exchangers and risk of nosocomial pneumonia. Infection control and hospital epidemiology : the official journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America, , 21 (9 ) ,618

McCarter F.;Luchette F.;Molloy M.;Hurst J.;Davis K.;Johannigman J.;Frame S.;Fischer J. (05-01-2000. ) Institutional and individual learning curves for focused abdominal ultrasound for trauma: Cumulative.Annals of Surgery, , 231 (5 ) ,689-700 More Information

Campbell R.;Davis K.;Johannigman J.;Branson R. (03-01-2000. ) The effects of passive humidifier dead space on respiratory variables in paralyzed and spontaneously .Respiratory Care, , 45 (3 ) ,306-312

Johannigman J.;Davis K.;Campbell R.;Luchette F.;Frame S.;Branson R. (01-01-2000. ) Positive end-expiratory pressure and response to inhaled nitric oxide: Changing nonresponders to res.Surgery, , 127 (4 ) ,390-394 More Information

Davis K.;Evans S.;Campbell R.;Johannigman J.;Luchette F.;Porembka D.;Branson R. (01-01-2000. ) Prolonged use of heat and moisture exchangers does not affect device efficiency or frequency rate of.Critical Care Medicine, , 28 (5 ) ,1412-1418 More Information

Johannigman J.;Davis K.;Miller S.;Campbell R.;Luchette F.;Frame S.;Branson R. (01-01-2000. ) Prone positioning for acute respiratory distress syndrome in the surgical intensive care unit: Who, .Surgery, , 128 (4 ) ,708-716 More Information

Sommers M.S.;Dyehouse J.M.;Howe S.R.;Lemmink J.;Davis K.;McCarthy M.;Russell A.C. (01-01-2000. ) Attribution of injury to alcohol involvement in young adults seriously injured in alcohol-related mo .American Journal of Critical Care, , 9 (1 ) ,28-35

Pereira S.J.;O'Brien D.P.;Luchette F.A.;Choe K.A.;Lim E.;Davis K.;Hurst J.M.;Johannigman J.A.;Frame S.B. (01-01-2000. ) Dynamic helical computed tomography scan accurately detects hemorrhage in patients with pelvic fract.Surgery, , 128 (4 ) ,678-685 More Information

Gearhart M.;Luchette F.;Proctor M.;Lutomski D.;Witsken C.;James L.;Davis K.;Johannigman J.;Hurst J.;Frame S. (01-01-2000. ) The risk assessment profile score identifies trauma patients at risk for deep veto thrombosis.Surgery, , 128 (4 ) ,631-640 More Information

Campbell R.S.;Lawson J.J.;Branson R.D.;Johannigman J.A.;Luchette F.A.;Davis K.;Frame S.B. (12-01-1999. ) Performance of two dual control modes (DCM) of ventilation in the presence of a large air leak .Critical Care Medicine, , 27 (1 SUPPL. ) ,

Campbell R.S.;Austin P.N.;Johannigman J.A.;Davis K.;Luchette F.A.;Frame S.B.;Branson R.D. (12-01-1999. ) Comparison of the imposed work of breathing of 9 portable ventilators .Critical Care Medicine, , 27 (12 SUPPL. ) ,

Branson R.D.;Campbell R.S.;Austin P.N.;Johannigman J.A.;Luchette F.A.;Frame S.B.;Davis K. (12-01-1999. ) Evaluation of two adjustable flow generators .Critical Care Medicine, , 27 (12 SUPPL. ) ,

Austin P.N.;Campbell R.S.;Johannigman J.A.;Davis K.;Luchette F.A.;Frame S.B.;Branson R.D. (12-01-1999. ) The effect of pressure support ventilation on imposed work of breathing: A comparison of four portab .Critical Care Medicine, , 27 (12 SUPPL. ) ,

Branson R.D.;Campbell R.S.;Johannigman J.A.;Ottaway M.;Davis K.;Luchette F.A.;Frame S. (08-01-1999. ) Comparison of conventional heated humidification with a new active hygroscopic heat and moisture exc .Respiratory Care, , 44 (8 ) ,912-917

Falcone R.;Fegelman E.;Nussbaum M.;Brown D.;Bebbe T.;Merhar G.;Johannigman J.;Luchette F.;Davis K.;Hurst J. (08-01-1999. ) A prospective comparison of laparoscopic ultrasound vs intraoperative cholangiogram during laparosco.Surgical Endoscopy, , 13 (8 ) ,784-788 More Information

Moon M.R.;Luchette F.A.;Gibson S.W.;Crews J.;Sudarshan G.;Hurst J.M.;Davis K.;Johannigman J.A.;Frame S.B.;Fischer J.E. (05-01-1999. ) Prospective, randomized comparison of epidural versus parenteral opioid analgesia in thoracic trauma.Annals of Surgery, , 229 (5 ) ,684-692 More Information

Branson R.D.;Campbell R.S.;Davis K. (01-01-1999. ) New modes of ventilatory support .International Anesthesiology Clinics, , 37 (3 ) ,103-125

Davis K.;Campbell R.;Johannigman J.;Valente J.;Branson R. (01-01-1999. ) Changes in respiratory mechanics after tracheostomy.Archives of Surgery, , 134 (1 ) ,59-62 More Information

Falcone R.A.;Luchette F.A.;Choe K.A.;Tiao G.;Ottaway M.;Davis K.;Hurst J.M.;Johannigman J.A.;Frame S.B. (01-01-1999. ) Zone I retroperitoneal hematoma identified by computed tomography scan as an indicator of significan.Surgery, , 126 (4 ) ,608-615 More Information

Campbetl R.;Branson R.;Porembka D.;Jottannigman J.;Luchette F.;Davis K. (12-01-1998. ) Breathing pattern and gas exchange alterations associated with the deadspace of heat and moisture ex .Critical Care Medicine, , 26 (1 SUPPL. ) ,

Branson R.D.;Campbell R.S.;Davis K.;Porembka D.T. (04-01-1998. ) Anaesthesia circuits, humidity output, and mucociliary structure and function .Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, , 26 (2 ) ,178-183

Dellinger R.;Zimmerman J.;Taylor R.;Sträube R.;Hauser D.;Criner G.;Davis K.;Hyers T.;Papadakos P. (01-20-1998. ) Effects of inhaled nitric oxide in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome: Results of a r.Critical Care Medicine, , 26 (1 ) ,15-23 More Information

Johannigman J.;Davis K.;Campbell R.;Luchette F.;Hurst J.;Branson R. (12-01-1997. ) Inhaled nitric oxide in acute respiratory distress syndrome.Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care, , 43 (6 ) ,904-910 More Information

Campbell R.;Branson Ba R.;Johannigman J.;Davis K. (11-01-1997. ) Erratic ventilator triggering during neuromuscular blockade .Respiratory Care, , 42 (11 ) ,1048-1056

Branson R.;Campbell R.;Davis K. (10-01-1997. ) Effect of expiratory flow on moisture output of passive humidifiers as measured by the ISO 9360 stan .Respiratory Care, , 42 (10 ) ,960-964

Johannigman J.;Campbell R.;Davis K.;Hurst J. (01-01-1997. ) Combined differential lung ventilation and inhaled nitric oxide therapy in the management of unilate.Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care, , 42 (1 ) ,108-111 More Information

Johannigman J.;Davis K.;Campbell R.;Branson R.;Luchette F.;Hurst J. (01-01-1997. ) Use of the rapid/shallow breathing index as an indicator of patient work of breathing during pressur.Surgery, , 122 (4 ) ,737-741 More Information

Williams A.;Luchette F.;Papaconstantinou H.;Lim E.;Hurst J.;Johannigman J.;Davis K. (01-01-1997. ) The effect of early versus late fasciotomy in the management of extremity trauma.Surgery, , 122 (4 ) ,861-866 More Information

Parikh A.A.;Luchette F.A.;Valente J.F.;Johnson R.C.;Anderson G.L.;Blebea J.;Rosenthal G.J.;Hurst J.M.;Johannigman J.A.;Davis K. (01-01-1997. ) Blunt carotid artery injuries.Journal of the American College of Surgeons, , 185 (1 ) ,80-86 More Information

Branson R.D.;Davis K.;Brown R.;Rashkin M. (09-01-1996. ) Comparison of three humidification techniques during mechanical ventilation: Patient selection, cost .Respiratory Care, , 41 (9 ) ,809-816

Branson R.;Davis K. (08-01-1996. ) Evaluation of 21 passive humidifiers according to the ISO 9360 standard: Moisture output, dead space .Respiratory Care, , 41 (8 ) ,736-743

Davis K.;Branson R.;Campbell R.;Porembka D. (01-01-1996. ) Comparison of volume control and pressure control ventilation: Is flow waveform the difference?.Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care, , 41 (5 ) ,808-814 More Information

Weber S.;Murphy M.;Pitzer M.;Davis K. (01-01-1996. ) Management of retrohepatic venous injuries with atrial caval shunts.AORN journal, , 64 (3 ) , More Information

Love R.;Choe E.;Lippton H.;Flint L.;Steinberg S.;Davis K.;Kramer G.;Lucas C.;Watkins G. (09-12-1995. ) Positive end-expiratory pressure decreases mesenteric blood flow despite normalization of cardiac ou.Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care, , 39 (2 ) ,195-199 More Information

Branson R.;Davis K. (01-01-1995. ) Work of breathing imposed by five ventilators used for long-term support: The effects of PEEP and si .Respiratory Care, , 40 (12 ) ,1270-1278

Davis K.;Johannigman J.;Johnson R.;Branson R. (01-01-1995. ) Lung Compliance Following Cardiac Arrest.Academic Emergency Medicine, , 2 (10 ) ,874-878 More Information

Johannigman J.;Branson R.;Johnson D.;Davis K.;Hurst J. (01-01-1995. ) Out?of?hospital Ventilation: Bag?Valve Device vs Transport Ventilator.Academic Emergency Medicine, , 2 (8 ) ,719-724 More Information

Meyer C.;Blebea J.;Davis K.;Fowl R.;Kempczinski R. (01-01-1995. ) Surveillance venous scans for deep venous thrombosis in multiple trauma patients.Annals of Vascular Surgery, , 9 (1 ) ,109-114 More Information

Haas C.F.;Branson R.D.;Folk L.M.;Campbell R.S.;Wise C.R.;Davis K.;Dechert R.E.;Weg J.G. (01-01-1995. ) Patient-determined inspiratory flow during assisted mechanical ventilation .Respiratory Care, , 40 (7 ) ,716-721

Semonin-Holleran R.;Davis K.;Storer D. (01-01-1994. ) Neuromuscular blockade and intubation: association with hypothermia in the air medical trauma patien.Air Medical Journal, , 13 (11-12 ) ,483-485 More Information

Davis K.;Branson R.;Porembka D. (01-01-1994. ) A comparison of the imposed work of breathing with endotracheal and tracheostomy tubes in a lung mod .Respiratory Care, , 39 (6 ) ,611-616

Branson R.;Campbell R.;Davis K.;Johnson D. (01-01-1994. ) Comparison of pressure and flow triggering systems during continuous positive airway pressure.Chest, , 106 (2 ) ,540-544 More Information

Valente J.F.;Anderson G.L.;Branson R.D.;Johnson D.J.;Davis K.;Porembka D.T. (01-01-1994. ) Disadvantages of prolonged propofol sedation in the critical care unit .Critical Care Medicine, , 22 (4 ) ,710-712

Purcell P.;Davis K.;Branson R.;Johnson D. (01-01-1993. ) Continuous duodenal feeding restores gut blood flow and increases gut oxygen utilization during PEEP.The American Journal of Surgery, , 165 (1 ) ,188-194 More Information

Branson R.;Davis K.;Campbell R.;Johnson D.;Porembka D. (01-01-1993. ) Humidification in the intensive care unit: Prospective study of a new protocol utilizing heated humi.Chest, , 104 (6 ) ,1800-1805 More Information

Davis K.;Branson R.;Campbell R.;Porembka D.;Johnson D. (01-01-1993. ) The addition of sighs during pressure support ventilation: Is there a benefit?.Chest, , 104 (3 ) ,867-870 More Information

Davis K.;Johnson D.;Branson R.;Campbell R.;Johannigman J.;Porembka D. (01-01-1993. ) Airway Pressure Release Ventilation.Archives of Surgery, , 128 (12 ) ,1348-1352 More Information

Porembka D.;Johnson D.;Hoit B.;Reising J.;Davis K.;Koutlas T. (01-01-1993. ) Penetrating cardiac trauma: A perioperative role for transesophageal echocardiography .Anesthesia and Analgesia, , 77 (6 ) ,1275-1277

Porembka D.;Kier A.;Sehlhorst S.;Boyce S.;Orlowski J.;Davis K. (01-01-1993. ) The pathophysiologic changes following bile aspiration in a porcine lung model.Chest, , 104 (3 ) ,919-924 More Information

Davis K. (01-01-1992. ) The injured duodenum. Journal of the National Medical Association, , 84 (2 ) ,177-179

Davis K. (01-01-1992. ) Alterations to the Patil-Syracuse mask for fiberoptic intubation [7] .Anesthesia and Analgesia, , 74 (3 ) ,472-473

Purcell P.;Branson R.;Schroeder T.;Davis K.;Johnson D. (01-01-1992. ) Monoethylglycinexylidide production parallels changes in hepatic blood flow and oxygen delivery in l.Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care, , 33 (3 ) ,482-486 More Information

Campbell R.;Davis K.;Johnson D.;Porembka D.;Hurst J. (01-01-1992. ) Laboratory and clinical evaluation of the impact uni-vent 750 portable ventilator .Respiratory Care, , 37 (1 ) ,29-36

Purcell P.;Branson R.;Hurst J.;Davis K.;Johnson D. (01-01-1992. ) Gut feeding and hepatic hemodynamics during PEEP ventilation for acute lung injury.Journal of Surgical Research, , 53 (4 ) ,335-341 More Information

Hurst J.;Davis K.;Johnson D.;Branson R.;Campbell R.;Branson P. (01-01-1992. ) Cost and complications during in-hospital transport of critically ill patients: A prospective cohort.Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care, , 33 (4 ) ,582-585 More Information

Johannigman J.A.;Branson R.D.;Davis K.;Hurst J.M. (01-01-1991. ) Techniques of emergency ventilation: A model to evaluate tidal volume, airway pressure, and gastric .Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care, , 31 (1 ) ,93-98 More Information

Johnson D.;Johannigman J.;Branson R.;Davis K.;Hurst J. (01-01-1991. ) The effect of low dose dopamine on gut hemodynamics during PEEP ventilation for acute lung injury.Journal of Surgical Research, , 50 (4 ) ,344-349 More Information

Akers D.;Fowl R.;Kempczinski R.;Davis K.;Hurst J.;Uhl S. (01-01-1991. ) Temporary closure of the abdominal wall by use of silicone rubber sheets after operative repair of r.Journal of Vascular Surgery, , 14 (1 ) ,48-52 More Information

Davis K. (01-01-1990. ) Trauma to the lower abdomen .Journal of the National Medical Association, , 82 (10 ) ,717-720

Hurst J.;Branson R.;Davis K.;Barrette R.;Adams K. (01-01-1990. ) Comparison of conventional mechanical ventilation and high-frequency ventilation. A prospective, ran.Annals of Surgery, , 211 (4 ) ,486-491 More Information

Branson R.;Campbell R.;Davis K.;Johannigman J.;Hurst J. (01-01-1990. ) Comparison of the effects of pressure support ventilation delivered by two ventilators .Respiratory Care, , 35 (11 ) ,1049-1055

Branson R.;Campbell R.;Davis K.;Johannigman J.;Johnson D.;Hurst J. (01-01-1990. ) Altering flowrate during maximum pressure support ventilation (PSV(max)): Effects on cardiorespirato .Respiratory Care, , 35 (11 ) ,1056-1064

Hurst J.M.;Davis K.;Branson R.D.;Johannigman J.A. (01-01-1989. ) Comparison of blood gases during transport using two methods of ventilatory support.Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care, , 29 (12 ) ,1637-1640 More Information

Hurst J.M.;Branson R.D.;Davis K.;Barrette R.R. (01-01-1989. ) Cardiopulmonary Effects of Pressure Support Ventilation.Archives of Surgery, , 124 (9 ) ,1067-1070 More Information

Branson R.D.;Hurst J.M.;Davis K.;Campbell R. (01-01-1989. ) Measurement of maximal inspiratory pressure: A comparison of three methods .Respiratory Care, , 34 (9 ) ,789-794

Hurst J.;Branson R.;Davis K. (01-01-1988. ) High-frequency percussive ventilation in the management of elevated intracranial pressure.Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care, , 28 (9 ) ,1363-1367 More Information

Patterson R.B.;Fowl R.J.;Braunstein P.W.;Davis K. (01-01-1988. ) Letters to the editor .Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care, , 28 (12 ) ,1684

Branson R.D.;Hurst J.M.;Davis K.;Pulsfort R. (01-01-1988. ) A laboratory evaluation of the Biergy VVR Calorimeter .Respiratory Care, , 33 (5 ) ,341-347

Hurst J.;Davis K.;Branson R. (01-01-1987. ) High frequency ventilation in clinical surgery .Problems in General Surgery, , 4 (4 ) ,455-474

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Sciences Building
SRU Room 1577
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-7203
kenneth.davis@uc.edu