Bethany R Lowndes, PhD

  • 366 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
20102020

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  • 366 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 32 Article
  • 15 Conference contribution
  • 2 Letter
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2020

Defining Best Practices for Patient Safety in Positioning and Transferring Patients with the Surgical Spine Table

Kraft, S. J., Lowndes, B. R. & Hallbeck, M. S., Jan 1 2020, In : Orthopaedic Nursing. 39, 1, p. 7-20 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Impact of Procedure Type, Case Duration, and Adjunctive Equipment on Surgeon Intraoperative Musculoskeletal Discomfort

Yang, L., Money, S. R., Morrow, M. M., Lowndes, B. R., Weidner, T. K., Fortune, E., Davila, V. J., Meltzer, A. J., Stone, W. M. & Hallbeck, M. S., Apr 2020, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 230, 4, p. 554-560 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

NASA-Task Load Index Differentiates Surgical Approach: Opportunities for Improvement in Colon and Rectal Surgery

Law, K. E., Lowndes, B. R., Kelley, S. R., Blocker, R. C., Larson, D. W., Hallbeck, M. S. & Nelson, H., May 1 2020, In : Annals of surgery. 271, 5, p. 906-912 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

NASA-TLX Assessment of Surgeon Workload Variation across Specialties

Lowndes, B. R., Forsyth, K. L., Blocker, R. C., Dean, P. G., Truty, M. J., Heller, S. F., Blackmon, S., Hallbeck, M. S. & Nelson, H., Apr 1 2020, In : Annals of surgery. 271, 4, p. 686-692 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Scopus citations

Surgeon Workload in Colorectal Surgery: Perceived Drivers of Procedural Difficulty

Law, K. E., Lowndes, B. R., Kelley, S. R., Blocker, R. C., Larson, D. W., Hallbeck, M. S. & Nelson, H., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 245, p. 57-63 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Workload Differentiates Breast Surgical Procedures: NSM Associated with Higher Workload Demand than SSM

Hallbeck, M. S., Law, K. E., Lowndes, B. R., Linden, A. R., Morrow, M., Blocker, R. C., Cain, S. M., Degnim, A. C., Hieken, T. J., Jakub, J. W., Racz, J. M., Farley, D. R., Nelson, H. & Boughey, J. C., May 1 2020, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 27, 5, p. 1318-1326 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations
2019

Crossover assessment of intraoral and cuffed ventilation by emergency responders

McCrory, B., Lowndes, B. R., Thompson, D. L., Wadman, M. C., Sztajnkrycer, M. D., Walker, R., Lomneth, C. S. & Hallbeck, M. S., Mar 1 2019, In : Military medicine. 184, p. 310-317 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preliminary investigation of civilian clinician perspectives & just-in-time guidance for tourniquet use to "stop the bleed"

Lowndes, B., Law, K., Abdelrahman, A., Prytz, E., Jonson, C. O., Sztajnkrycer, M., Hawthorne, H., Franz, W., Blocker, R. & Hallbeck, M. S., Mar 1 2019, In : Military medicine. 184, p. 28-36 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical team workload comparison for 4-port and single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy procedures

Lowndes, B. R., Abdelrahman, A. M., Thiels, C. A., Mohamed, A. O., McConico, A. L., Bingener, J. & Hallbeck, M. S., Jul 2019, In : Applied Ergonomics. 78, p. 277-285 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Sweating the little things: Tourniquet application efficacy in two models of pediatric limb circumference

El-Sherif, N., Lowndes, B., Franz, W., Hallbeck, M. S., Belau, S. & Sztajnkrycer, M. D., Mar 1 2019, In : Military medicine. 184, p. 361-366 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Evidence-based intraoperative microbreak activities for reducing musculoskeletal injuries in the operating room

Coleman Wood, K. A., Lowndes, B. R., Buus, R. J. & Hallbeck, M. S., 2018, In : Work. 60, 4, p. 649-659 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

"The Jackson Table Is a Pain in the...": A Qualitative Study of Providers' Perception Toward a Spinal Surgery Table

Asiedu, G. B., Lowndes, B. R., Huddleston, P. M. & Hallbeck, S., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of Patient Safety. 14, 1, p. 21-26 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Validation of a Novel Inverted Peg Transfer Task: Advancing Beyond the Regular Peg Transfer Task for Surgical Simulation-Based Assessment

Abdelrahman, A. M., Yu, D., Lowndes, B. R., Buckarma, E. LN. H., Gas, B. L., Farley, D. R., Bingener, J. & Hallbeck, M. S., May 1 2018, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 75, 3, p. 836-843 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2017

Intraoperative "micro breaks" with targeted stretching enhance surgeon physical function and mental focus a multicenter cohort study

Park, A. E., Zahiri, H. R., Hallbeck, M. S., Augenstein, V., Sutton, E., Yu, D., Lowndes, B. R. & Bingener, J., 2017, In : Annals of surgery. 265, 2, p. 340-346 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

Kinematic and ergonomic assessment of laparoendoscopic single-site surgical instruments during simulator training tasks

Hallbeck, M. S., Lowndes, B. R., McCrory, B., Morrow, M. M., Kaufman, K. R. & LaGrange, C. A., Jul 1 2017, In : Applied Ergonomics. 62, p. 118-130 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

The impact of intraoperative microbreaks with exercises on surgeons: A multi-center cohort study

Hallbeck, M. S., Lowndes, B. R., Bingener, J., Abdelrahman, A. M., Yu, D., Bartley, A. & Park, A. E., Apr 1 2017, In : Applied Ergonomics. 60, p. 334-341 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Validation of inertial measurement units for upper body kinematics

Morrow, M. M. B., Lowndes, B., Fortune, E., Kaufman, K. R. & Hallbeck, M. S., Jun 2017, In : Journal of applied biomechanics. 33, 3, p. 227-232 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
2016

Impact of novel shift handle laparoscopic tool on wrist ergonomics and task performance

Yu, D., Lowndes, B., Morrow, M., Kaufman, K., Bingener, J. & Hallbeck, S., Aug 1 2016, In : Surgical endoscopy. 30, 8, p. 3480-3490 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Impact of patient factors on operative duration during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: evaluation from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database

Lowndes, B., Thiels, C. A., Habermann, E. B., Bingener, J., Hallbeck, S. & Yu, D., Aug 1 2016, In : American journal of surgery. 212, 2, p. 289-296 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Impact of single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) versus conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy (CLC) procedures on surgeon stress and workload: a randomized controlled trial

Abdelrahman, A. M., Bingener, J., Yu, D., Lowndes, B. R., Mohamed, A., McConico, A. L. & Hallbeck, M. S., Mar 1 2016, In : Surgical endoscopy. 30, 3, p. 1205-1211 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Quantifying Intraoperative Workloads Across the Surgical Team Roles: Room for Better Balance?

Yu, D., Lowndes, B., Thiels, C., Bingener, J., Abdelrahman, A., Lyons, R. & Hallbeck, S., Jul 1 2016, In : World Journal of Surgery. 40, 7, p. 1565-1574 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2015

Ergonomics and comfort in lawn mower handle positioning: An evaluation of handle geometry

Lowndes, B. R., Heald, E. A. & Hallbeck, M. S., Nov 1 2015, In : Applied Ergonomics. 51, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2014

Overview of human factors and ergonomics in the OR, with an emphasis on minimally invasive surgeries

Lowndes, B. R. & Hallbeck, M. S., 2014, In : Human Factors and Ergonomics In Manufacturing. 24, 3, p. 308-317 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Task analysis method for procedural training curriculum development

Riggle, J. D., Wadman, M. C., McCrory, B., Lowndes, B. R., Heald, E. A., Carstens, P. K. & Hallbeck, M. S., Jun 1 2014, In : Perspectives on Medical Education. 3, 3, p. 204-218 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations
2013

Comparative usability testing of conventional and single incision laparoscopic surgery devices

McCrory, B., Lowndes, B. R., Lagrange, C. A., Miller, E. E. & Hallbeck, M. S., Jun 2013, In : Human Factors. 55, 3, p. 619-631 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Preliminary design of a minimally invasive mitral valve heart retractor

Lowndes, B., Balogh, B., West, A., Raines, E. & Hallbeck, M. S., Mar 15 2013, In : Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the ASME. 7, 3, 030938.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vibration analysis of the sulky accessory for a commercial walk-behind lawn mower to determine operator comfort and health

Thrailkill, E. A., Lowndes, B. R. & Hallbeck, M. S., Jan 2013, In : Ergonomics. 56, 1, p. 115-125 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2012

Ergonomic evaluation of laparoendoscopic single-site surgery ports in a validated laparoscopic training model

McCrory, B., Lowndes, B. R., Wirth, L. M., De Laveaga, A. E., Lagrange, C. A. & Hallbeck, M. S., 2012, In : Work. 41, SUPPL.1, p. 1884-1890 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Optimizing integration of electrosurgical hand controls within a laparoscopic surgical tool

Rousek, J. B., Brown-Clerk, B., Lowndes, B. R., Balogh, B. J. & Hallbeck, M. S., May 2012, In : Minimally Invasive Therapy and Allied Technologies. 21, 3, p. 222-233 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2011

Assessment of electrosurgical hand controls integrated into a laparoscopic grasper

Brown-Clerk, B., Rousek, J. B., Lowndes, B. R., Eikhout, S. M., Balogh, B. J. & Hallbeck, M. S., Dec 2011, In : Minimally Invasive Therapy and Allied Technologies. 20, 6, p. 321-328 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) surgery versus conventional laparoscopic surgery: Comparison of surgical port performance in a surgical simulator with novices

Brown-Clerk, B., De Laveaga, A. E., Lagrange, C. A., Wirth, L. M., Lowndes, B. R. & Hallbeck, M. S., Jul 2011, In : Surgical endoscopy. 25, 7, p. 2210-2218 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations