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Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people


Daniel Fletcher

Daniel J. Fletcher
Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
C3 518 CPC, Box 31
Ithaca, NY 14853
djf42@cornell.edu

Selected Publications


REFEREED PUBLICATIONS: (* = first co-author, § = corresponding author / mentored trainee)

§DiFazio J, Fletcher DJ. Early versus late insulin therapy and time to resolution of diabetic ketosis and ketoacidosis in dogs and cats (60 cases: 2003-2013). J Vet Emerg Crit Care, submitted.

Fletcher DJ, Rozanski EA, Brainard BM, de Laforcade, A, Brooks, MB. Coagulopathy and hyperfibrinolysis in dogs with spontaneous hemoperitoneum is associated with the severity of shock and depletion of protein C.  J Vet Emerg Crit Care, 1st revision submitted.

§Talarico LR, Fletcher DJ, Dewey CW, Vernau KM. Clinical features and outcome predictors in 58 dogs with presumptive acute polyradiculoneuritis (1982-2009). (In revision for J Am Anim Hosp Assoc).

Fletcher DJ, Blackstock KJ, Brainard B. Therapeutic serum concentrations of tranexamic acid and aminocaproic acid in dogs.  Am J Vet Res, 2nd revision submitted.

§Weltman JG, Fletcher DJ, Rogers CL. Influence of crossmatch on post-transfusion packed cell volume in feline packed red blood cell transfusions.  J Vet Emerg Crit Care, in press, 2013.

Fletcher DJ, Brainard BM, Epstein KA, Radcliffe RM, Divers TJ. Therapeutic serum concentrations of aminocaproic acid and tranexamic acid are lower in horses than in humans.  J Vet Intern Med. 27(6): 1589-1595, 2013.

Scrivani PV, Fletcher DJ, Cooley SD, Rosenblatt AJ, Erb HN. T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging of optic nerve sheath diameter in dogs with or without suspected intracranial hypertension.  Vet Radiol Ultrasound, 54(3): 263-270, 2013.

Radcliffe RM, Divers TJ, Fletcher DJ, Mohammed H, Kraus MS. Evaluation of L-lactate and cardiac troponin I in horses undergoing emergency abdominal surgery.  J Vet Emerg Crit Care, 22(3):313-319, 2012.

Fletcher DJ*, Boller M*, Brainard BM, Haskins SC, Hopper K, McMichael MA, Rozanski EA, Rush JE, Smarick SD, RECOVER evidence and knowledge gap analysis on veterinary CPR. Part 7: Clinical guidelines. J Vet Emerg Crit Care, 22(S1): S102-S131, 2012.

Smarick SD, Haskins SC, Boller M, Fletcher DJ, and the RECOVER Post-Cardiac Arrest Care Domain Worksheet Authors, RECOVER evidence and knowledge gap analysis on veterinary CPR. Part 6: Post-cardiac arrest care.  J Vet Emerg Crit Care, 22(S1): S85-S101, 2012.

Brainard BM, Boller M, Fletcher DJ, and the RECOVER Monitoring Domain Worksheet Authors, RECOVER evidence and knowledge gap analysis on veterinary CPR. Part 5: Monitoring.  J Vet Emerg Crit Care, 22(S1): S65-S84, 2012.

Rozanski EA, Rush JE, Buckley GJ, Fletcher DJ, Boller M, and the RECOVER Advanced Life Support Domain Worksheet Authors, RECOVER evidence and knowledge gap analysis on veterinary CPR. Part 4: Advanced life support.  J Vet Emerg Crit Care, 22(S1): S44-S64, 2012.

Hopper K, Epstein SE, Fletcher DJ, Boller M, and the RECOVER Basic Life Support Domain Worksheet Authors. RECOVER evidence and knowledge gap analysis on veterinary CPR. Part 3: Basic life support.  J Vet Emerg Crit Care, 22(S1): S26-S43, 2012.

McMichael M, Herring J, Fletcher DJ, Boller M, and the RECOVER Preparedness and Prevention Domain Worksheet Authors. RECOVER evidence and knowledge gap analysis on veterinary CPR. Part 2: Preparedness and prevention.  J Vet Emerg Crit Care, 22(S1): S13-S25, 2012.

Boller M*, Fletcher DJ*. RECOVER evidence and knowledge gap analysis on veterinary CPR. Part 1: Evidence analysis and consensus process: collaborative path toward small animal CPR guidelines.  J Vet Emerg Crit Care, 22(S1): S4-S12, 2012.

Williams DC, Aleman M, Tharp B, Fletcher DJ, Kass PH, Steffey EP, Lecouteur RA, Holliday TA. Qualitative and quantitative characteristics of the electroencephalogram in normal horses after sedation.  J Vet Intern Med, 26(3): 645-653, 2012.

§Stillion JR, Fletcher DJ.  Admission base excess as a predictor of transfusion requirement and mortality in dogs with blunt trauma: 52 cases (2007-2009).  J Vet Emerg Crit Care, 22(5): 588-594, 2012.

Fletcher DJ, Militello RS, Schoeffler GS, Rogers CR. A high fidelity canine simulator for veterinary clinical training.  J Vet Med Educ, 39(1): 7-12, 2012.

Dewey CW, Cerda-Gonzalez S, Fletcher DJ, Harb-Hauser MF, Levine JM, Badgley BL, Olby NJ, Shelton GD. Mycophenolate mofetil treatment in dogs with serologically diagnosed acquired myasthenia gravis: 27 cases (1999-2008).  J Am Vet Med Assoc, 236(6): 664-668, 2010.

Reineke EL, Fletcher DJ, King LG, Drobatz KJ. Accuracy of a continuous glucose monitoring system in dogs and cats with diabetic ketoacidosis.  J Vet Emerg Crit Care, 20(3): 303-312, 2010.

§Luschini MA, Fletcher DJ, Schoeffler GL. Incidence of ionized hypocalcemia in septic dogs and its association with morbidity and mortality: 58 cases (2006-2007).  J Vet Emerg Crit Care,  20(4): 406-412, 2010.

Williams DC, Aleman M, Holliday TA, Fletcher DJ, Tharp B, Kass P, Steffey EP, LeCouteur RA. Qualitative and quantitative characteristics of the electroencephalogram in normal horses during spontaneous drowsiness and sleep.  J Vet Intern Med, 22(3): 630-638, 2008.

Martin LG, Groman RP, Fletcher DJ, Behrend EN, Kemppainen RJ, Moser VR, Hickey KC. Pituitary-adrenal function in dogs with acute critical illness.  J Am Vet Med Assoc, 233(1): 87-95, 2008.

Fletcher DJ, Mikszewski JS, Messinger JS, Chiu AG, Vite CH. Ventricular pneumocephalus and septic meningoencephalitis secondary to dorsal rhinotomy and nasal polypectomy in a dog.  J  Am Vet Med Assoc, 229(2): 240-245, 2006.

Neylan TC, Fletcher DJ, Lenoci M, McCallin K, Weiss DS, Schoenfeld FB, Marmar CR, Fein G. Sensory gating in chronic posttraumatic stress disorder: reduced auditory P50 suppression in combat veterans.  Biol Psychiatry, 46(12):1656-1664, 1999.

Fein G, Fletcher DJ, Di Sclafani V. Effect of chronic alcohol abuse on the CNS morbidity of HIV disease.  Alcohol Clin Exp Res, 22(5 Suppl):196S-200S, 1998.

Fletcher DJ, Raz J, Fein G. Intra-hemispheric coherence decreases with increasing cognitive impairment in HIV patients.  Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol, 102(4):286-294, 1997.

Raz J, Cardenas V, Fletcher D. Frequency domain estimation of covariate effects in multichannel brain evoked potential data.  Biometrics, 51:448-460, 1995.

Fletcher DJ, Amir A, Jewett D, Fein G. Improved method for computation of potentials in a realistic head shape model.  IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, 42(11):1094-1104, 1995.

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Fletcher DJ, Syring RS. Traumatic brain injury. In: Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, eds.:  Silverstein DC and Hopper K, Saunders Elsevier, 2nd Edition, St. Louis, MO, 2014.

Fletcher DJ, Boller M. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation. In: Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, eds.:  Silverstein DC and Hopper K, Saunders Elsevier, 2nd Edition, St. Louis, MO, 2014.

Anastasio J, Rozanski EA, Fletcher DJ. Crystalloid fluid therapy. In: Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XV, eds.: Bonagura JD and Twedt DC, Saunders Elsevier, St. Louis, MO, 2014.

Fletcher DJ, Boller M. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation. In: Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XV, eds.: Bonagura JD and Twedt DC, Saunders Elsevier, St. Louis, MO, 2014.

Fletcher DJ. Treatment of cluster seizures and status epilepticus. In: Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XV, eds.: Bonagura JD and Twedt DC, Saunders Elsevier, St. Louis, MO, 2014.

Blong AE, Fletcher DJ, Boller M. Feline CPR – Current evidence-based guidelines. In: Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, ed. August JR, 7th Edition, Saunders Elsevier, St. Louis, MO, 2014.

Dewey CW, Fletcher DJ.  Head trauma management.  In: A Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology, ed.: Dewey CW, 3rd Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Ames, IA, 2014.

Fletcher DJ, Boller M, Updates in small animal cardiopulmonary resuscitation. In: Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 43(4): 971-988, 2013.

DiFazio J, Fletcher DJ. Updates in the management of the small animal patient with neurotrauma. In: Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract, 43(4): 915-940, 2013.

Fletcher DJ (Editorial). J Vet Emerg Crit Care, 22(3): 279, 2012.

Boller M, Fletcher DJ. (Editorial). J Vet Emerg Crit Care, 22(2): 141, 2012.

Fletcher DJ, Boller M. (Letter to the editor).  J Vet Emerg Crit Care, 21(3): 186, 2011.

Fletcher DJ.  General approach and overview of the neurologic cat.  In: Feline Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, eds.: Drobatz KJ and Costello M, 1st Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Ames, IA, pp. 313-330, 2011.

Fletcher DJ.  Traumatic spinal injury.  In: Manual of Trauma Management in the Dog and Cat, eds.: Drobatz KJ, Beal MW, and Syring RS, 1st Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Ames, IA, pp. 166-175, 2011.

Fletcher DJ, Dewey CW. Traumatic brain injury.  In: Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XIV, eds.: Bonagura JD and Twedt DC, Saunders Elsevier, St. Louis, MP, pp. 33-37, 2009.

Fletcher DJ, Dewey CW.  Spinal trauma management.  In: A Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology, ed.: Dewey CW, 2nd Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Ames, IA, pp. 405-418, 2008.

Dewey CW, Fletcher DJ.  Head trauma management.  In: A Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology, ed.: Dewey CW, 2nd Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Ames, IA, pp. 221-236, 2008.

Fletcher DJ, Syring RS.  Traumatic brain injury. In: Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, eds.: Silverstein DC and Hopper K, Saunders Elsevier, 1st Edition, St. Louis, MO, pp. 658-661, 2008.

Fletcher DJ, Murphy LP. Anticholinergic poisonings. In: Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, eds.: Silverstein DC and Hopper K, Saunders Elsevier, 1st Edition, St. Louis, MO, pp. 381-383, 2008.

Fletcher DJ, Murphy LP. Cyclic antidepressant overdose.  In: Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, eds.:  Silverstein DC and Hopper K, Saunders Elsevier, 1st Edition, St. Louis, MO, pp. 378-380, 2008.