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  1. Research

    Routinely recorded versus dedicated time registrations during trauma work-up

    Since time intervals are used to determine quality of trauma care, it is relevant to know how reliable those intervals can be measured. The aim of our study was to assess the reliability of time intervals as r...

    Joanne C Sierink, Evin WM de Jong, Niels WL Schep and J Carel Goslings

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:11

    Published on: 6 August 2014

  2. Research

    Abdominal injuries in a major Scandinavian trauma center – performance assessment over an 8 year period

    Damage control surgery and damage control resuscitation have reduced mortality in patients with severe abdominal injuries. The shift towards non-operative management in haemodynamically stable patients sufferi...

    Sigrid Groven, Christine Gaarder, Torsten Eken, Nils Oddvar Skaga and Paal Aksel Naess

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:9

    Published on: 2 August 2014

  3. Review

    Traumatic injury among females: does gender matter?

    Trauma remains one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Generally, the incidence of traumatic injuries is disproportionately high in males. However, trauma in females is underreported.

    Ayman El-Menyar, Hany El-Hennawy, Hassan Al-Thani, Mohammad Asim, Husham Abdelrahman, Ahmad Zarour, Ashok Parchani, Ruben Peralta and Rifat Latifi

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:8

    Published on: 28 July 2014

  4. Research

    PHTLS ® (Prehospital Trauma Life Support) provider courses in Germany – who takes part and what do participants think about prehospital trauma care training?

    The goal of this study was to examine PHTLS Provider courses in Germany and to proof the assumption that formation of physicians and paramedics in prehospital trauma care can be optimized.

    Christian B Frank, Christoph G Wölfl, Aidan Hogan, Arnold J Suda, Thorsten Gühring, Bernhard Gliwitzky and Matthias Münzberg

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:7

    Published on: 7 July 2014

  5. Short Report

    Trauma surgery associations and societies: which organizations match your goals?

    This focused summary is a multi-institutional, multi-national, and multi-generational project designed to briefly summarize current academic trauma societies for both trainees and faculty alike. The co-authors...

    Chad G Ball, Sean C Grondin, Colin Schieman, David V Feliciano, Elijah Dixon, Andrew W Kirkpatrick, Rao R Ivatury, Jeffrey P Salomone and Lawrence R Reed

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:6

    Published on: 14 June 2014

  6. Research

    Routine versus ad hoc screening for acute stress following injury: who would benefit and what are the opportunities for prevention

    Screening for acute stress is not part of routine trauma care owing in part to high variability of acute stress symptoms in identifying later onset of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The objective of thi...

    Nathaniel Bell, Boris Sobolev, Stephen Anderson, Robert Hewko and Richard K Simons

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:5

    Published on: 5 May 2014

  7. Reviewer Acknowledgement

    Reviewer acknowledgement 2013

    The editors of the Journal of Trauma Management and Outcomes and BioMed Central would like to show our appreciation for the following reviewers for their time, hard work and support by reviewing manuscripts for t...

    Dirk Stengel and Annette Luckmann

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:1

    Published on: 3 March 2014

  8. Research

    The impact of shorter prehospital transport times on outcomes in patients with abdominal vascular injuries

    Most deaths in patients with abdominal vascular injuries (ABVI) are caused by exsanguination and irreversible shock. Therefore, time to definitive hemorrhage control is an important factor affecting survival. ...

    Chad G Ball, Brian H Williams, Clarisse Tallah, Jeffrey P Salomone and David V Feliciano

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2013 7:11

    Published on: 21 December 2013

  9. Research

    Paediatric injuries at Bugando Medical Centre in Northwestern Tanzania: a prospective review of 150 cases

    Injuries continue to be the leading cause of death and disability for children. The is a paucity of published data on paediatric injuries in our local environment. This study describes the etiological spectrum...

    Raymond Simon, Japhet M Gilyoma, Ramesh M Dass, Mabula D Mchembe and Phillipo L Chalya

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2013 7:10

    Published on: 13 November 2013

  10. Research

    Citywide trauma experience in Mwanza, Tanzania: a need for urgent intervention

    Trauma remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in resource limited countries. There is paucity of published reports on trauma care in Tanzania, particularly the study area. This study was carried ou...

    Phillipo L Chalya, Ramesh M Dass, Mabula D Mchembe, Nkinda Mbelenge, Isdori H Ngayomela, Alphonce B Chandika, Japhet M Gilyoma and Joseph B Mabula

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2013 7:9

    Published on: 11 November 2013

  11. Research

    Treatment provider is most predictive of ED dismissal in minimally-injured trauma patients: a retrospective review

    Secondary triage protocols have been described in the literature as physiologic (first-tier) criteria and mechanism-related (second-tier) criteria to determine the level of trauma activation. There is debate a...

    Diane L S Hunt, Gina M Berg, Rosalee E Zackula, Francie H Ekengren, Diana Lippoldt, Elizabeth Ablah and Ruth Wetta

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2013 7:5

    Published on: 16 May 2013

  12. Research

    Distraction by a monotube fixator to achieve limb lengthening: predictive factors for tibia trauma

    Management of post trauma tibia bone gap varied with orthopedic surgeons’ experience and tools available. Study aims to determine predictive factors for distraction by a monotube fixator (DMF) outcome in post ...

    Olayinka O Adegbehingbe, Owolabi D Ojo, Paul O Abiola, Abimbola L Ariyibi, Lawrence M Oginni and John A Obateru

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2013 7:3

    Published on: 14 May 2013

  13. Research

    Retrospective review of the use and costs of routine chest x rays in a trauma setting

    Chest x-rays (CXR) are routinely obtained on blunt trauma patients. Many patients also receive additional imaging with thoracic computed tomography scans for other indications. We hypothesized that in hemodyna...

    Kristina Ziegler, James M Feeney, Colleen Desai, David Sharpio, Wiiliam T Marshall and Michael Twohig

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2013 7:2

    Published on: 9 May 2013

  14. Editorial

    Welcome to a decade of action that can make a change!

    The Journal of Trauma Management and Outcomes welcomes the launch of the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011–2020. More than 100 countries around the world will kick off the first global Decade of Action for...

    Uli Schmucker, Axel Ekkernkamp and Dirk Stengel

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2013 7:1

    Published on: 28 January 2013

  15. Research

    Outcome after thoracoscopic ventral stabilisation of thoracic and lumbar spine fractures

    Thoracoscopic-assisted ventral stabilisation for thoracolumbar fractures has been shown to be associated with decreased recovery time and less morbidity when compared with open procedures. However, there are a...

    Roman Pfeifer, Miguel Pishnamaz, Derek Dombroski, Nicole Heussen, Hans-Christoph Pape and Bernhard Schmidt-Rohlfing

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2012 6:10

    Published on: 16 October 2012

  16. Research

    Late decompressive craniectomyafter traumatic brain injury: neurological outcome at 6 months after ICU discharge

    The choice of optimal treatment in traumatic brain injured (TBI) patients is a challenge. The aim of this study was to verify the neurological outcome of severe TBI patients treated with decompressive craniect...

    Giovanni Cianchi, Manuela Bonizzoli, Giovanni Zagli, Simona di Valvasone, Simona Biondi, Marco Ciapetti, Lucia Perretta, Furio Mariotti and Adriano Peris

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2012 6:8

    Published on: 6 August 2012

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