This nationwide survey study identifies the number of trauma hospitals operating in Syria and delineates their capacities.
This study characterizes surgical care infrastructure, location, capacity, and availability in Zambia.
This analysis assesses the reported prevalence of domestic violence among trauma patients.
Using the 2009 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample, Delgado et al determine factors associated with the decision to admit rather than transfer severely injured patients who are initially seen at non–trauma center EDs and ascertain whether insured patients are more likely to be admitted than transferred. See the Invited Commentary by Mabry.
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 assesses the effect of patient and hospital factors on mortality and readmission rates after surgical procedures and costs of surgery at safety-net hospitals.
This study reports on whether an association between the influx of new residents at the beginning of the academic year and outcomes exists among a nationally representative sample of patients who underwent emergency general surgery.
This observational study uses National Inpatient Sample data to examine the rates of complications, mortality, and costs associated with emergency general surgery.
This study describes the broad spectrum of nonvascular surgery cases that require intraoperative vascular surgery assistance.
This cohort study evaluates whether the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score is associated with mortality in emergency general surgery patients.
This population-based, longitudinal cohort study of patients undergoing bariatric surgery reported an increased risk of self-harm emergencies after bariatric surgery.
This population-based survey assesses the performance of bellwether procedures as a proxy for performing essential surgery, maps population-level spatial access to essential surgery, and identifies first-level referral hospitals that would most improve access to essential surgery if strengthened in Ghana.
This study identifies whether lean processes can be used to improve wait times for surgical procedures in Veterans Affairs hospitals.