Abstracts and Publications

NIDRR-Supported Publications

Carrougher GJ, Martinez EM, McMullen KS, Fauerbach JA, Holavanahalli RK, et al. (2013). Pruritus in adult burn survivors: Postburn prevalence and risk factors associated with increased intensity. J Burn Care Res;34(1):94-101.

Tan WH, Goldstein R, Gerrard P, Ryan CM, Niewczyk P, et al. (2012). Outcomes and predictors in burn rehabilitation. J Burn Care Res; 33(1):110–17.

Klein M, Lezotte D, Heltshe S, Fauerbach J, Holavanahalli R, et al. (2011). Functional and Psychosocial Outcomes of Older Adults after Burn Injury: Results From a Multicenter Database of Severe Burn Injury. J Burn Care Res; 32:66-78.


Kowalske KJ. (2011). Burn Wound Care. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am; 22(2):213-227.

Kowalske KJ. (2011). Hand Burns. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am; 22(2):249-259.

Holavanahalli R, Helm P, Kowalske K, Parry I, Dolezal C, et al. (2011). Select Practices in Management and Rehabilitation of Burns: A Survey Report. J Burn Care Res; 32:210-223.

Holavanahalli R, Helm P, Kowalske K. (2010). Long-term Outcomes in Patients Surviving Large Burns: The skin. J Burn Care Res; 31:631-639.


Mason S, Corry N, Gould N, Amoyal N, Gabriel V, et al. (2010). Growth Curve Trajectories of Distress in Burn Patients. J Burn Care Res; 31:64-72.

Gabriel V, Kowalske K, Holavanahalli R. (2009). Assessment of Recovery from Burn-Related Neuropathy by Electrodiagnostic Testing. J Burn Care Res; 30:668-674.


Smith M, Klick B, Kozachik S, Edwards R, Holavanahalli R, et al. (2008). Sleep Onset Insomnia Symptoms During Hospitalization for Major Burn Injury Predict Chronic Pain. PAIN; 138:497-506.

Schneider J, Holavanahalli R, Helm P, O’Neil C, Goldstein R, et al. (2008). Contractures in Burn Injury Part II: Investigating Joints of the Hand. J Burn Care Res; 29:606-613.

Esselman P, Askay S, Carrougher G, Lezotte D, Holavanahalli R, et al. (2007). Barriers to Return to Work After Burn Injuries. Arch Phys Med Rehabil; 88:S50-S56.

Edwards R, Magyar-Russell G, Thombs B, Smith M, Holavanahalli R, et al. (2007). Acute Pain at Discharge from Hospitalization is a Prospective Predictor of Long-Term Suicidal Ideation After Burn Injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil; 28:S36-S42.

Lezotte DC, Hills RA, Heltshe SL, Holavanahalli RK, Fauerbach JA, et al. (2007). Assets and liabilities of the Burn Model System data model: A comparison with the National Burn Registry. Arch Phys Med Rehabil; 88(12 Supp 2): S7-S17. 

Edwards R, Smith M, Klick B, Magyar-Russell G, Haythornthwaithe J, et al. (2007). Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety as Unique Predictors of Pain-Related Outcomes Following Burn Injury. Ann Behav Med; 34:313-22.

Fauerbach J, McKibben J, Bienvenu O, Magyar-Russell G, Smith M, et al. (2007). Psychological Distress After Major Burn Injury. Psychosom Med; 69:473-82.


Lezotte D, Hills R, Heltshe S, Holavanahlli R, Fauerbach J, et al. (2007). Assets and Liabilities of the Burn Model System Data Model: A Comparison With the National Burn Registry. Arch Phys Med Rehabil; 88:S7-S17.


Holavanahalli R, Helm P, Gorman A, Kowalske K. (2007). Outcomes after Deep Full Thickness Hand Burns. Arch Phys Med Rehabil; 88:S30-S35.


Kowalske K, Greenhalgh D, Ward S. (2007). Hand Burns. J Burn Care Res; 28:607-10.

Helm P, Herndon D, deLateur B. (2007). Restoration of Function. J Burn Care Res; 28:611-14.


Kaufman, M, Graham C, Lezotte D, Fauerbach J, Gabriel V, et al. (2007). Burns as a Result of Assault:  Associated Risk Factors, Injury Characteristics, and Outcomes. J Burn Care Res; 28:21-28.



Klein M, Lezotte D, Fauerbach J, Herndon D, Kowalske K, et al. (2007). The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research Burn Model System Database: A Tool for the Multicenter Study of the Outcome of Burn Injury. J Burn Care Res; 28:84-96.


Holavanahalli R, Lezotte D, Hayes M, Minhajuddin A , Fauerbach J, et al. (2006). Profile of Patients Lost to Follow-Up in the Burn Injury Rehabilitation Model Systems' Longitudinal Database. J Burn Care Res; 27:703-12.


Schneider J, Holavanahalli R, Helm P, Goldstein R, Kowalske K. (2006). Contractures in Burn Injury: Defining the Problem. J Burn Care Res; 27:508-14.

Fauerbach J, Lezotte D, Hills R, Cromes F, Kowalske K, et al. (2005). Burden of burn: A norm-based inquiry into the influence of burn size and distress on recovery of physical and psychosocial function.J Burn Care Rehabil; 26:21-32.

Costa B, Engrav L, Holavanahalli R, Lezotte D, Patterson D, et al. (2003). Impairment after Burns: a Two-Center, Prospective Report. Burns; 29:671-75.


Cromes G, Holavanahalli R, Kowalske K, Helm P. (2002). Predictors of Quality of Life as Measured by the Burn Specific Health Scale in Persons with Major Burn Injury. J Burn Care Rehabil; 23:229-34.


Kowalske K, Holavanahalli R, Helm P. (2001). Neuropathy After Burn Injury. J Burn Care Rehabil; 22:353-57.


Esselman P, Pace J, Kowalske K, Cromes G, deLateur B, et al. (2001). Community Integration after Burn Injuries. J Burn Care Rehabil; 22:21-27.


Byrch S, Engrav L, Rivara H, Ptacke J, Lezotte D,  et al. (2001). Time off work and Return to Work Rates after burns: Systematic Review of the Literature and a Large Two-Center Series. J Burn Care Rehabil; 22:401-05.


Fauerbach J, Engrav L, Kowalske K, Byrch S, Bryant A, et al. (2001). Barriers to employment among working-aged patients with major burn injury. J Burn Care Rehabil; 22:26-34.

NIDRR-supported abstracts presented at the Proceedings of the American Burn Association during the 2012-2017 grant cycle

Carrougher GJ, Mandell SP, Amtmann D, Kowalske KJ, Schneider JC, et al. Impact of burn-related amputations on return to work: Implications for burn rehabilitation in the U.S. J Burn Care Res.2014;35(Supp 3):S78.

Amtmann D, McMullen K, Kim J, Chung H, Carrougher GJ, et al. The psychometric properties of the 5-D Itch Scale.J Burn Care Res.2014;35(Supp 3):S115

Holavanahalli RK, McMullen K, Fauerbach JA, Carrougher GJ, Pham TN, et al. Long term health outcomes of older adults following a major burn injury. J Burn Care Res.2014;35(Supp 3):S117

Schneider JC, Nadler D, Mathews K, Carrougher GJ, Wiechman SA, et al.Pruritus in pediatric burn survivors: prevalence and risk factors.J Burn Care Res.2014;35(Supp 3):S183

Gerrard P, Schneider JC, Ryan CM, Lee A, Jette A, et al. Validation of a short form community integration questionnaire in the burn population. J Burn Care Res.2014;35(Supp 3):S199

DiVita MA, Mix J, Goldstein R, Ryan CM, Niewczyk P, et al. Burn readmissions have worse outcomes than patients with a single inpatient rehabilitation admission. J Burn Care Res.2013;34(2 Supp 1):S187.

Immel CS, Hunt C, Holavanahalli RK, Martinez EM, Meyer WJ, et al. Burn survivors’ physical and mental health: 5 & 10 Year follow-up data and comparison to other traumas. J Burn Care Res.2013;34(2 Supp 1):S104.

Crandall CG, Ganio MS, Pearson J, Lucas RA, Schlader ZJ, et al. Can individuals with a large body surface area (BSA) of grafted skin acclimate to the heat? J Burn Care Res.2013;34(2 Supp 1):S128.

Hunt CA, Immel C, Finan P, Carrougher GJ, Herndon DN, et al. Pain distress and pain intensity following acute burn injury. J Burn Care Res.2013;34(2 Supp 1):S73.

Pham TN, Carrougher GJ, Martinez E, Lezote D, Hunt C, et al. Predictors of discharge to independent living status in older adults with burns. J Burn Care Res.2013;34(2 Supp 1):S132.

Carrougher GJ, Martinez EM, Holavanahalli RK, Hunt CA, Wiechman SA, et al. Pruritus at 5 and 10 years postburn: Report using the 5-D Itch Scale. J Burn Care Res.2013;34(2 Supp 1):S75.

Gerrard P, Goldstein R, DiVita MA, Ryan CM, Mix J,et al. Validation of the FIM in burn patients at inpatient rehabilitation facilities. J Burn Care Res.2013;34(2 Supp 1):S129.

A copy of the abstracts presented in grant cycles 1993–2017 can be obtained by contacting Radha Holavanahalli, Ph.D., Director of Research, at radha.holavanahalli@utsouthwestern.edu