This study compares the availability of trauma care resources in Ghana in 2004 vs 2014.
This cohort study examines whether a blunt or penetrating mechanism of injury alters the risk of venous thromboembolism.
This cohort study evaluates the differences in access to and outcomes of 9-1-1 emergency medical services’ response to injuries in rural and urban populations.
This observational study analyzes cervical spine clearance practices and the utility of computed tomographic scans of the cervical spine in intoxicated patients with blunt trauma.
This laboratory study examines the MC-2 peptide’s association with reduced liver injury following rescuscitated hemorrhagic shock in rats.
Rodriguez et al validate the derived decision instrument (NEXUS Chest) for identification of blunt trauma patients with very low risk of thoracic injury seen on chest imaging hypothesizing that NEXUS Chest would have high sensitivity (>98%) for the prediction of and clinical significance for thoracic injury seen on chest imaging.
In an observational prospective cohort study, Kutcher and coauthors evaluate changes in the administration of fluids and blood products, hypothesizing that a reduction in crystalloid volume and a reduced red blood cell to fresh frozen plasma ratio over the last 7 years would correlate with better resuscitation outcomes.
Sorensen et al describe the burden of secondary overtriage in a rural trauma system with a single level I trauma center.