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  1. Content type: Research

    The aims of this study were to describe the occurrence of substance use at the time of injury and pre-injury substance abuse in patients with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). Effects of acute s...

    Authors: Nada Andelic, Tone Jerstad, Solrun Sigurdardottir, Anne-Kristine Schanke, Leiv Sandvik and Cecilie Roe

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2010 4:6

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  2. Content type: Research

    The goal when resuscitating trauma patients is to achieve adequate tissue perfusion. One parameter of tissue perfusion is tissue oxygen saturation (StO2), as measured by near infrared spectroscopy. Using a commer...

    Authors: Victor Jeger, Stephan M Jakob, Stefano Fontana, Martin Wolf, Heinz Zimmermann and Aristomenis K Exadaktylos

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2010 4:5

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  3. Content type: Research

    Immediate recognition of life-threatening conditions and injuries is the key to trauma management. To date, the impact of focused assessment with computed tomography in trauma (FACTT) has not been formally ass...

    Authors: Karl-Georg Kanz, April O Paul, Rolf Lefering, Mike V Kay, Uwe Kreimeier, Ulrich Linsenmaier, Wolf Mutschler and Stefan Huber-Wagner

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

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  4. Content type: Short Report

    Considering that injuries to the gallbladder are rare, the purpose of this study was to evaluate injury patterns, operative procedures and outcomes in patients with trauma to the gallbladder. A retrospective r...

    Authors: Chad G Ball, Elijah Dixon, Andrew W Kirkpatrick, Francis R Sutherland, Kevin B Laupland and David V Feliciano

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2010 4:3

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  5. Content type: Research

    Pedestrians are at a high risk for crash and injury. This study aims at comparing data from real world crashes with data gathered from experimental settings.

    Authors: Uli Schmucker, Melissa Beirau, Matthias Frank, Dirk Stengel, Gerrit Matthes, Axel Ekkernkamp and Julia Seifert

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2010 4:2

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  6. Content type: Review

    Deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis is essential to the appropriate management of multisystem trauma patients. Without thromboprophylaxis, the rate of venous thrombosis and subsequent pulmonary embolism is subs...

    Authors: Indraneel Datta, Chad G Ball, Lucas Rudmik, S Morad Hameed and John B Kortbeek

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2010 4:1

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  7. Content type: Review

    Whereas a non-operative approach for hemodynamically stable patients with free intraabdominal fluid in the presence of solid organ injury is generally accepted, the presence of free fluid in the abdomen withou...

    Authors: Vanessa M Banz, Muhammad U Butt, Heinz Zimmermann, Victor Jeger and Aristomenis K Exadaktylos

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2009 3:10

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  8. Content type: Short Report

    Non-unions are severe complications in orthopaedic trauma care and occur in 10% of all fractures. The golden standard for the treatment of ununited fractures includes open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF...

    Authors: Oliver Pieske, Alexandra Wittmann, Johannes Zaspel, Thomas Löffler, Bianka Rubenbauer, Heiko Trentzsch and Stefan Piltz

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2009 3:11

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  9. Content type: Short Report

    The causes of severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) vary by age and other demographic characteristics. Mortality after trauma is higher for elderly than younger patients. This study is based on 2779 patients wit...

    Authors: Linda M Gerber, Quanhong Ni, Roger Härtl and Jamshid Ghajar

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2009 3:9

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  10. Content type: Research

    Patient care may be inconsistent during off hours. We sought to determine whether victims of major trauma admitted to hospital on evenings, nights, and weekends suffer increased mortality rates. All victims of...

    Authors: Kevin B Laupland, Chad G Ball and Andrew W Kirkpatrick

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2009 3:8

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  11. Content type: Short Report

    Non-operative management of blunt hepatic trauma is successful in the majority of hemodynamically stable patients. Due to the risk of recurrent hemorrhage, pharmacologic deep venous thrombosis (DVT) prophylaxi...

    Authors: Indraneel Datta, Chad G Ball, Lucas R Rudmik, Damian Paton-Gay, Deepak Bhayana, Peter Salat, Colin Schieman, Dean F Smith, Mary vanWijngaarden-Stephens and John B Kortbeek

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2009 3:7

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  12. Content type: Hypothesis

    The "ideal" timing and modality of fracture fixation for unstable thoracolumbar spine fractures in multiply injured patients remains controversial. The concept of "damage control orthopedics" (DCO), which has ...

    Authors: Philip F Stahel, Michael A Flierl, Ernest E Moore, Wade R Smith, Kathryn M Beauchamp and Anthony Dwyer

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2009 3:6

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  13. Content type: Research

    Historically neurosurgeons have accepted head injured patients only in the presence of a mass lesion requiring surgical decompression. Underpinning this is an assumption that these patients have a better outco...

    Authors: Paul Leach, Omar N Pathmanaban, Hiren C Patel, Julian Evans, Raphael Sacho, Richard Protheroe and Andrew T King

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2009 3:5

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  14. Content type: Short Report

    Traumatic injury strikes unexpectedly among the healthiest members of the human population, and has been an inevitable companion of exploration throughout history. In space flight beyond the Earth's orbit, NAS...

    Authors: Andrew W Kirkpatrick, Chad G Ball, Mark Campbell, David R Williams, Scott E Parazynski, Kenneth L Mattox and Timothy J Broderick

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2009 3:4

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  15. Content type: Research

    Blood transfusion is a common therapy for multiple trauma patients, and is often performed soon after hospital admission. It is unclear whether the need for a blood transfusion in multiply injured patients pre...

    Authors: Manuel F Struck, Thomas Schmidt, Ralph Stuttmann and Peter Hilbert

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2009 3:3

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  16. Content type: Short Report

    Horseback riding is considered more dangerous than motorcycle riding, skiing, automobile racing, football and rugby. The integral role of rehabilitation therapy in the recovery of patients who have sustained a...

    Authors: Jill E Ball, Chad G Ball, Robert H Mulloy, Indraneel Datta and Andrew W Kirkpatrick

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2009 3:2

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  17. Content type: Study Protocol

    In conventional multi-trauma care service (CTCS), patients are admitted to hospital via the accident & emergency room. After surgery they are transferred to the IC-unit followed by the general surgery ward. En...

    Authors: Sevginur Kosar, Henk AM Seelen, Bena Hemmen, Silvia MAA Evers and Peter RG Brink

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2009 3:1

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  18. Content type: Methodology

    Healthcare professionals and the public have increasing concerns about the ability of emergency departments to meet current demands. Increased demand for emergency services, mainly caused by a growing number o...

    Authors: Aristomenis K Exadaktylos, Dimitrios S Evangelopoulos, Marcel Wullschleger, Leo Bürki and Heinz Zimmermann

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2008 2:11

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  19. Content type: Research

    In Vietnam, the number of road traffic accidents increased dramatically which is a major threat for the national health system. Reliable data on the magnitude of traffic accidents as well as the current manage...

    Authors: Uli Schmucker, Caspar Ottersbach, Matthias Frank, Luong Xuan Hien, Lajos Bogar, Axel Ekkernkamp, Dirk Stengel and Gerrit Matthes

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2008 2:10

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  20. Content type: Research

    Allogeneic red blood cell transfusion is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in adult trauma patients. Although studies have suggested that the adoption of a more restrictive transfusion strategy...

    Authors: Taylor J Stone, Paul J Riesenman and Anthony G Charles

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2008 2:9

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  21. Content type: Short Report

    Airway clearance is frequently needed by patients suffering from blunt chest wall trauma. High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation (HFCWO) has been shown to be effective in helping to clear secretions from the lu...

    Authors: Casandra A Anderson, Cassandra A Palmer, Arthur L Ney, Brian Becker, Steven D Schaffel and Robert R Quickel

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2008 2:8

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  22. Content type: Short Report

    55 BHU bicentric bipolar hemiarthroplasties were reviewed after a mean follow up of 4 years (range 1–5 years). Patients with displaced subcapital fractures were selected for operation on the basis of good mobi...

    Authors: Anil K Rai, Rakesh Agarwal, Saurabh Singh and Ratnav Ratan

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2008 2:7

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  23. Content type: Research

    Infected non-union of long bones is a problem in the developing countries. Persistent infection, deformity, shortening, bone loss, joint stiffness and disability complicate the non-union. Secondary procedures ...

    Authors: Thayur R Madhusudhan, Balasundaram Ramesh, KS Manjunath, Harshad M Shah, Dabir C Sundaresh and N Krishnappa

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2008 2:6

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  24. Content type: Research

    Many surgeons tend to believe that MRI is an accurate, non invasive diagnostic method, enough to lead to decisions for conservative treatment and save a patient from unnecessary arthroscopy. We conducted a ret...

    Authors: Vassilios S Nikolaou, Efstathios Chronopoulos, Christianna Savvidou, Spyros Plessas, Peter Giannoudis, Nicolas Efstathopoulos and Georgios Papachristou

    Citation: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2008 2:4

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