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  1. Research

    The effect of early versus delayed surgical debridement on the outcome of open long bone fractures at Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania

    Urgent surgical debridement of open long bone fractures is of paramount importance for prevention of subsequent infection. Due to limited information on the timing of this surgical procedure in Mwanza, Tanzani...

    Njee Nobert, Nyambura Moremi, Jeremiah Seni, Ramesh M. Dass, Isdori H. Ngayomela, Stephen E. Mshana and Japhet M. Gilyoma

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2016 10:6

    Published on: 4 July 2016

  2. Short Report

    Ultrasound-guided thrombin injection for treatment of superficial traumatic pseudoaneurysms and associated expanding hematomas: experience in five patients

    Angiography allows for excellent characterization and treatment of traumatic pseudoaneurysms. However, ultrasound-guided thrombin injection for pseudoaneurysm thrombosis allows for radiation-free treatment of ...

    Sri Hari Sundararajan, Phillip Murillo, Adam Khan, Vyacheslav Gendel, Christopher Gribbin, Sudipta Roychowdhury and John Nosher

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2016 10:4

    Published on: 23 February 2016

  3. Research

    A Ten year review of alcohol use and major trauma in a Canadian province: still a major problem

    Alcohol plays a significant role in major traumatic injuries. While the role of alcohol in motor vehicle trauma (MVT) is well described, its role and approaches to prevention in other injury mechanisms is less...

    Jessica McKee, Sandy L. Widder, J. Damian Paton-Gay, Andrew W. Kirkpatrick and Paul Engels

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2016 10:2

    Published on: 21 January 2016

  4. Research

    Trauma transfers to a rural level 1 center: a retrospective cohort study

    The regionalization of trauma care, the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act of 1986, the advent of Accountable Care Organizations and bundled payments have brought Level 1 trauma centers (TC) to a...

    Sumeet V Jain, Castigliano M Bhamidipati and Robert N Cooney

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2016 10:1

    Published on: 19 January 2016

  5. Research

    “Anterior convergent” chest probing in rapid ultrasound transducer positioning versus formal chest ultrasonography to detect pneumothorax during the primary survey of hospital trauma patients: a diagnostic accuracy study

    Occult pneumothorax represents a diagnostic pitfall during the primary survey of trauma patients, particularly if these patients require early positive pressure ventilation. This study investigated the accurac...

    Behrad Ziapour and Houman Seyedjavady Haji

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2015 9:9

    Published on: 21 December 2015

  6. Research

    A comparison between survival from cancer before and after a physical traumatic injury: physical trauma before cancer is associated with decreased survival

    Prior traumatic experiences have been associated with poorer coping strategies, greater distress, and more posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms following a subsequent cancer diagnosis affecting their ...

    Douglas L. Delahanty, Robert Marley, Andrew Fenton, Ann Salvator, Christina Woofter, Daniel Erck, Jennifer Coleman and Farid Muakkassa

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2015 9:8

    Published on: 4 November 2015

  7. Research

    Are traumatic bilateral adrenal injuries associated with higher morbidity and mortality?-A prospective observational study

    Traumatic bilateral adrenal injuries are uncommon. Adrenal injuries are overall associated with worse outcome than non-adrenal injuries. However, direct comparative evidence between unilateral and bilateral ad...

    Ananya Panda, Atin Kumar, Shivanand Gamanagatti, Ashu Seith Bhalla, Raju Sharma, Subodh Kumar and Biplab Mishra

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2015 9:6

    Published on: 6 August 2015

  8. Research

    Maxillofacial injuries in severely injured patients

    A significant proportion of patients admitted to hospital with multiple traumas exhibit facial injuries. The aim of this study is to evaluate the incidence and cause of facial injuries in severely injured pati...

    Max J. Scheyerer, Robert Döring, Nina Fuchs, Philipp Metzler, Kai Sprengel, Clement M. L. Werner, Hans-Peter Simmen, Klaus Grätz and Guido A. Wanner

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2015 9:4

    Published on: 9 June 2015

  9. Research

    Effects of a formalized collaboration between plastic and orthopedic surgeons in severe extremity trauma patients; a retrospective study

    Severe trauma to the extremities often includes a combination of fractures and soft tissue injuries. Several publications support that the patient outcome is better when skeletal stabilization is followed by e...

    Pehr Sommar, Yamin Granberg, Martin Halle, Ann-Charlott Docherty Skogh, Kalle T Lundgren and Karl-Åke Jansson

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2015 9:3

    Published on: 15 April 2015

  10. Review

    Occipital condyle fracture and lower cranial nerve palsy after blunt head trauma – a literature review and case report

    Lower cranial nerve (IX-XII) palsy is a rare condition with numerous causes, usually non-traumatic. In the literature it has been described only a few times after trauma, mostly accompanied by a fracture of th...

    Nils Christian Utheim, Roger Josefsen, Per Hjalmar Nakstad, Torfinn Solgaard and Olav Roise

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2015 9:2

    Published on: 11 April 2015

  11. Research

    Improving patient notification of solid abdominal viscera incidental findings with a standardized protocol

    The increasing use of computed tomography (CT) scans in the evaluation of trauma patients has led to increased detection of incidental radiologic findings. Incidental findings (IFs) of the abdominal viscera ar...

    Courtney E Collins, Nicole Cherng, Theodore McDade, Babak Movahedi, Timothy A Emhoff, Giles F Whalen, Jennifer LaFemina and Jon D Dorfman

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2015 9:1

    Published on: 4 February 2015

  12. Research

    Functional outcome and satisfaction with a “self-care” protocol for the management of mallet finger injuries: a case-series

    Mallet finger injuries are usually successfully treated non-operatively with a splint. Most patients are reviewed at least twice in a clinic after the initial presentation in A&E. A new protocol promoting “sel...

    Katriona Brooksbank, Paul J Jenkins, Iain C Anthony, Alisdair Gilmour, Margaret P Nugent and Lech A Rymaszewski

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:21

    Published on: 10 December 2014

  13. Short Report

    Look away: arterial and venous intravascular embolisation following shotgun injury

    We describe two cases of intravascular embolization of shotgun pellets found distant to the entry site of penetrating firearm injury. The cases demonstrate antegrade embolization of a shotgun pellet from neck ...

    John Vedelago, Elizabeth Dick, Robert Thomas, Brynmor Jones, Olga Kirmi, Jennifer Becker, Afshin Alavi and Wladyslaw Gedroyc

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:19

    Published on: 15 November 2014

  14. Research

    Hepatic pseudoaneurysm after traumatic liver injury; is CT follow-up warranted?

    Hepatic pseudoaneurysm (HPA) is a rare complication after liver trauma, yet it is potentially fatal, as it can lead to sudden severe haemorrhage. The risk of developing posttraumatic HPA is one of the argument...

    Lene Østerballe, Frederik Helgstrand, Thomas Axelsen, Jens Hillingsø and Lars Bo Svendsen

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:18

    Published on: 14 November 2014

  15. Research

    Vagus nerve stimulation improves coagulopathy in hemorrhagic shock: a thromboelastometric animal model study

    Inflammation plays a major role in the multifactorial process of trauma associated coagulopathy. The vagus nerve regulates the cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway. We hypothesized that efferent vagus nerve s...

    Joao B Rezende-Neto, Roger Lage Alves, Mario Carvalho Jr, Thiago Almeida, Cyntia Trant, Christopher Kushmerick, Marcus Andrade, Sandro B Rizoli and Jose Cunha-Melo

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:15

    Published on: 17 September 2014

  16. Research

    Compartmental anatomical classification of traumatic abdominal injuries from the academic point of view and its potential clinical implication

    The mechanism and outcome of traumatic abdominal injury (TAI) varies worldwide. Moreover, data comparing TAIs in each abdominal compartment are lacking. We aimed to assess from the academic point of view, TAI ...

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

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:14

    Published on: 15 September 2014

  17. Research

    Outcomes following liver trauma in equestrian accidents

    Equestrian sports are common outdoor activities that may carry a risk of liver injury. Due to the relative infrequency of equestrian accidents the injury patterns and outcomes associated with liver trauma in t...

    Anita Balakrishnan, Reyad Abbadi, Kathryn Oakland, Saurabh Jamdar, Simon JF Harper, Neville V Jamieson, Emmanual L Huguet, Asif Jah and Raaj K Praseedom

    Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:13

    Published on: 21 August 2014

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