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John David Purakal, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Education and Training

  • Emergency Medicine Resident, Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, 2014 - 2017
  • M.D., Wayne State University, School of Medicine, 2014
  • M.S., Wayne State University, School of Medicine, 2008
  • B.S., Michigan State University, 2007

Publications

Ward, Michael A., Hani I. Kuttab, Joseph D. Lykins V, Kristen Wroblewski, Michelle D. Hughes, Eric P. Keast, Jason A. Kopec, Erron M. Rourke, and John Purakal. “The Effect of Body Mass Index and Weight-Adjusted Fluid Dosing on Mortality in Sepsis.” J Intensive Care Med 37, no. 1 (January 2022): 83–91. https://doi.org/10.1177/0885066620973917.

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Purakal, J. D., J. Seidenfeld, A. Tupetz, J. Vissoci, L. Silva, A. Limkakeng, C. Fiorino, A. Phillips, and C. Staton. “COVID-19 Infection Experiences and Social Determinants of Health in North Carolina: A Qualitative Analysis.” In Annals of Emergency Medicine, 78:S15–S15, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Gunn, A. H., N. Neptune, H. M. Cunningham, D. Conner, L. Adkins, S. D. Tait, L. Pung, D. M. Courtney, J. A. Kline, and J. D. Purakal. “Health Insurance and Duration of Symptoms Prior to Emergency Department Visit: An Analysis of 19,850 Patients With Suspected COVID-19.” In Annals of Emergency Medicine, 78:S21–S21, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Purakal, J. D., S. Venkatesan, S. Natesan, C. A. Staton, A. Kozhumam, and J. R. Vissoci. “Prevalence and Predictors of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms Among Emergency Physicians in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” In Annals of Emergency Medicine, 78:S17–19, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Purakal, J. D., L. Silva, A. Tupetz, J. Seidenfeld, A. Limkakeng, C. Staton, and J. Vissoci. “Social Determinants of Health and COVID-19 Infection in North Carolina: A Geospatial Analysis.” In Annals of Emergency Medicine, 78:S13–14, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Rourke, Erron M., Hani I. Kuttab, Joseph D. Lykins, Michelle D. Hughes, Eric P. Keast, Jason A. Kopec, Kristen Wroblewski, John Purakal, and Michael A. Ward. “Fluid Resuscitation in Septic Patients With Comorbid Heart Failure.” Crit Care Med 49, no. 2 (February 1, 2021): e201–4. https://doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000004730.

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Battaglia, M. R., P. Q. Moore, A. Dekker, and J. D. Purakal. “Use and Utility of Health-Related Social Needs Screening in an Urban Adult Emergency Department.” In Annals of Emergency Medicine, 76:S140–S140, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Gregorowicz, Alex J., Patrick G. Costello, David A. Gajdosik, John Purakal, Natasha N. Pettit, Samantha Bastow, and Michael A. Ward. “Effect of IV Push Antibiotic Administration on Antibiotic Therapy Delays in Sepsis.” Crit Care Med, June 11, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000004430.

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