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  1. Content type: Research

    Purpose of the presented study is to answer the following questions: Are knee injuries associated with trauma mechanisms or concomitant injuries? Do injuries of the knee region aggravate treatment costs or pro...

    Authors: Hagen Andruszkow, Emmanouil Liodakis, Rolf Lefering, Christian Krettek, Frank Hildebrand and Carl Haasper

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2012 6:7

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  2. Content type: Short Report

    Cast bracing (CB) has been a well established method of treating tibial shaft fractures. Majority of the recent literature on treatment of tibial shaft fractures have upheld intramedullary nailing (IMN) as the...

    Authors: Vineet Batta, Amitabh J Dwyer, Aashish Gulati, Jeevan Prakash, Maharaj K Mam and Bobby John

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2012 6:5

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  3. Content type: Research

    Despite a widespread shift to selective non-operative management (SNOM) for blunt splenic trauma, there remains uncertainty regarding the role of adjuncts such as interventional radiological techniques, the ne...

    Authors: Aisling A Clancy, Corina Tiruta, Dianne Ashman, Chad G Ball and Andrew W Kirkpatrick

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2012 6:4

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  4. Content type: Research

    An intensivist-directed Intensive Care Unit is a closed-model unit in which a physician formally trained in critical care plays a leadership role in patient management. In the last decade, there has been a mov...

    Authors: Diana Petitti, Vicki Bennett and Charles Kung Chao Hu

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2012 6:3

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  5. Content type: Research

    Data on clinical characteristics and outcomes in regard to hip fracture (HF) type are controversial. This study aimed to evaluate whether clinical and laboratory predictors of poorer outcomes differ by HF type.

    Authors: Alexander A Fisher, Wichat Srikusalanukul, Michael W Davis and Paul N Smith

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2012 6:2

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  6. Content type: Research

    Road traffic crash is of growing public health importance worldwide contributing significantly to the global disease burden. There is paucity of published data on road traffic crashes in our local environment....

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

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2012 6:1

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  7. Content type: Research

    Rapid economic growth in Vietnam over the last decade has led to an increased frequency of road traffic injury (RTI), which now represents one of the leading causes of death in the nation. Various efforts towa...

    Authors: Takashi Nagata, Ayako Takamori, Yoshinari Kimura, Akio Kimura, Makoto Hashizume and Shinji Nakahara

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2011 5:11

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  8. Content type: Research

    Care process in tertiary trauma centers consists of a chain of care phases in different departments from the emergency department (ED) to post-operative rehabilitation. The historical evolution of healthcare s...

    Authors: Antti Peltokorpi, Lauri Handolin, Matthias Frank, Paulus Torkki, Gerrit Matthes, Axel Ekkernkamp and Eero Hirvensalo

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2011 5:10

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  9. Content type: Research

    Triage and interhospital transfer are central to trauma systems. Few studies have addressed transferred trauma patients. This study investigated transfers of variable distances to OUH (Oslo University Hospital...

    Authors: Thomas Kristiansen, Hans M Lossius, Kjetil Søreide, Petter A Steen, Christine Gaarder and Pål A Næss

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2011 5:9

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  10. Content type: Research

    HIV infection in a patient with burn injuries complicates the care of both the patient and the treating burn team. This study was conducted to establish the prevalence of HIV among burn patients in our setting...

    Authors: Phillipo L Chalya, Robert Ssentongo and Ignatius Kakande

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2011 5:8

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  11. Content type: Research

    Maxillofacial injuries pose a therapeutic challenges to trauma, maxillofacial and plastic surgeons practicing in developing countries. This study was carried out to determine the etiology, injury characteristi...

    Authors: Phillipo L Chalya, Mabula Mchembe, Joseph B Mabula, Emanuel S Kanumba and Japhet M Gilyoma

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2011 5:7

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  12. Content type: Research

    This case series report discusses patients presenting with hemorrhage and hemodymanic compromise due to severe pelvic fractures and undergoing intraoperative angioembolization (IAE) with other resuscitative pr...

    Authors: Robert A Cherry, David C Goodspeed, Frank C Lynch, John Delgado and Spence J Reid

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2011 5:6

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  13. Content type: Hypothesis

    Injuries from skiing and snowboarding became a major challenge for emergency care providers in Switzerland. In the alpine setting, early assessment of injury and health status is essential for the initiation o...

    Authors: Rebecca M Hasler, Uli Schmucker, Dimitrios S Evangelopoulos, Ron E Hirschberg, Heinz Zimmermann and Aristomenis K Exadaktylos

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2011 5:5

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  14. Content type: Research

    In Switzerland there are about 150,000 equestrians. Horse related injuries, including head and spinal injuries, are frequently treated at our level I trauma centre.

    Authors: Rebecca M Hasler, Lena Gyssler, Lorin Benneker, Luca Martinolli, Andreas Schötzau, Heinz Zimmermann and Aristomenis K Exadaktylos

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2011 5:4

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  15. Content type: Research

    Evaluation of the pelvic fractures (PFx) population in auditing effective components of trauma care is the subject of this study.

    Authors: Iordanis N Papadopoulos, Nikolaos K Kanakaris, Stefanos Bonovas, George Konstantoudakis, Konstantina Petropoulou, Spyridon Christodoulou, Olympia Kotsilianou and Christos Leukidis

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2011 5:2

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  16. Content type: Research

    The use of antithrombotic therapy (anticoagulants and/or antiplatelets) in the setting of traumatic cervical arterial dissection (CAD) for the prevention of stroke remains controversial. This issue is further ...

    Authors: Holly E Hinson, M JB Stallmeyer, Jon P Furuno, Karen L Yarbrough and John W Cole

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2010 4:13

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  17. Content type: Review

    Pneumothorax is a recognized cause of preventable death following chest wall trauma where a simple intervention can be life saving. In cases of trauma patients where cervical spine immobilization is mandatory,...

    Authors: Hesham R Omar, Hany Abdelmalak, Devanand Mangar, Rania Rashad, Engy Helal and Enrico M Camporesi

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2010 4:12

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  18. Content type: Research

    Although injuries due to circular saws are very common all over the world, there is surprisingly little information available about their functional outcomes. As the socioeconomic impact of these injuries is i...

    Authors: Matthias Frank, Juliane Hecht, Matthias Napp, Joern Lange, Rico Grossjohann, Dirk Stengel, Uli Schmucker, Axel Ekkernkamp and Peter Hinz

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2010 4:11

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  19. Content type: Research

    The high risk behavior of intoxicated drivers, impaired reaction time, lack of seat belt use, and increased incidence of head injury raises questions of whether pre-hospital use of alcohol leads to a higher in...

    Authors: Robert A Cherry, Pamela A Nichols, Theresa M Snavely, Lindsay J Camera and David T Mauger

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2010 4:9

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  20. Content type: Research

    Switzerland is confronted with the problem of interpersonal violence. Violence is in the increase and the potential for aggression seems to be rising. Observations by hospitals discern an appalling increase of...

    Authors: Aristomenis K Exadaktylos, Anja Evangelisti, Fiorenzo Anghern, Ursula Keller, Kathrin Dopke, Annette Ringger, Victor Jeger, Heinz Zimmermann, Urs Laffer and Allan Guggenbühl

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2010 4:8

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  21. Content type: Short Report

    Long term disability is common among polytrauma patients. However, as yet little information exists on how to adequately measure functional status and health-related quality of life following polytrauma.

    Authors: Lian Jansen, Martijn PM Steultjens, Herman R Holtslag, Gert Kwakkel and Joost Dekker

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2010 4:7

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