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  1. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:11

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  2. Content type: Research

    Rib series (RS) are a special radiological technique to improve the visualization of the bony parts of the chest.

    Authors: Patrick Hoffstetter, Christian Dornia, Stephan Schäfer, Merle Wagner, Lena M Dendl, Christian Stroszczynski and Andreas G Schreyer

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:10

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  3. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:9

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  4. Content type: Review

    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.

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

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:8

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  5. Content type: Research

    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.

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

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:7

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  6. Content type: Short Report

    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...

    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

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:6

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  7. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:5

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  8. Content type: Reviewer Acknowledgement

    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...

    Authors: Dirk Stengel and Annette Luckmann

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:1

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  9. Content type: Research

    In 2005, the Advanced Life Support (ALS) teams delivering pre-hospital care in RegionSkane in southern Sweden received additional support by physicians, who were part of “Pre-hospital acute teams” (PHAT). The ...

    Authors: Mathias C Blom, Ludwig Aspelin and Kjell Ivarsson

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2014 8:3

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  10. Content type: Research

    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. ...

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

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2013 7:11

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  11. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2013 7:10

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  12. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2013 7:9

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  13. Content type: Research

    The purpose of our study was to evaluate inter-observer reliability of the Three-Column classifications with conventional Schatzker and AO/OTA of Tibial Plateau Fractures.

    Authors: Yi Zhu, Cheng-Fang Hu, Guang Yang, Dong Cheng and Cong-Feng Luo

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2013 7:7

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  14. Content type: Research

    The early hemodynamic normalization of polytrauma patients may lead to better survival outcomes. The aim of this study was to assess the diagnostic quality of trauma and physiological scores from widely used s...

    Authors: Ladislav Mica, Kaspar Rufibach, Marius Keel and Otmar Trentz

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2013 7:6

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  15. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2013 7:5

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  16. Content type: Research

    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 ...

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

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2013 7:3

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  17. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2013 7:2

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  18. Content type: Editorial

    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...

    Authors: Uli Schmucker, Axel Ekkernkamp and Dirk Stengel

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2013 7:1

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  19. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2012 6:10

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  20. Content type: Research

    Triage is the process of classifying patients according to injury severity and determining the priority for further treatment. Although the term “major trauma” represents the reference against which over- and ...

    Authors: Hans Morten Lossius, Marius Rehn, Kjell E Tjosevik and Torsten Eken

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2012 6:9

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  21. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2012 6:8

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