This population-based study evaluates insurance coverage and rehabilitation use among young adult trauma patients since implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as well as the Dependent Coverage Provision and Medicaid expansion/open enrollment.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effectiveness of thrombelastogram-adjusted prophylactic enoxaparin dosing among trauma and surgical patients.
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 cohort study examines whether a blunt or penetrating mechanism of injury alters the risk of venous thromboembolism.
This cohort study determines if inferior vena cava filter insertion in trauma patients affects overall mortality.
This Viewpoint discusses improving delivery of care to surgical/trauma patients in the developing world through collaborations with academic institutions, such as the University of Michigan–All India Institutes of Medical Sciences collaborative.
This Viewpoint discusses the importance of recommendations for all responders, including bystanders, to have the education and necessary equipment to stop severe bleeding, similar to use of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillators.
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 Viewpoint assesses the current status of postdischarge data collection in US trauma registries.
This review of Pediatric Surgery Board recertification case log data describes the demographic characteristics and operative experiences of practicing pediatric surgeons.
This cohort study examines whether metabolomics can distinguish healthy volunteers from trauma patients and quantify changes in catabolic metabolites over time after traumatic injury.
This cohort study compares the incidence of venous thromboembolism after trauma in patients whose enoxaparin dose was adjusted vs not adjusted using anti–factor Xa trough levels.
This multicenter cohort study of a trauma system in Canada reports the development of a quality indicator for in-hospital complications that can be used to evaluate the quality of acute injury care.
This observational study uses National Inpatient Sample data to examine the rates of complications, mortality, and costs associated with emergency general surgery.
This case series discusses the inpatient resources, including imaging, nursing overtime, and blood bank needs, that were used to treat 63 individuals injured in the Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash.
This study evaluates a multimodal, multidisciplinary quality improvement project to reduce the number of central line–associated bloodstream infections in a dedicated burn-trauma intensive care unit.
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 review of 536 423 pediatric patients 0 to 17 years old using the National Trauma Data Bank from 2007 to 2012 develops a risk prediction calculator for venous thromboembolism in children admitted to the hospital after traumatic injury.