traumatology

Summary

Summary: The medical specialty which deals with WOUNDS and INJURIES as well as resulting disability, disorders, and STRESS from physical and psychological traumas.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi [Organisation of trauma services--major improvements over four years]
    Marit Innerby Isaksen
    Det medisinske fakultet, Universitetet i Tromsø
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:145-7. 2006
  2. ncbi [Incidence of surgical site infections in the departments of orthopedics and traumatology]
    Jadranka Maksimovic
    Medicinski fakultet, Institut za epidemiologiju, Beograd
    Vojnosanit Pregl 63:725-9. 2006
  3. ncbi Bone regeneration: stem cell therapies and clinical studies in orthopaedics and traumatology
    Enrique Gomez-Barrena
    Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Autonoma University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    J Cell Mol Med 15:1266-86. 2011
  4. ncbi A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing outcome of severely injured patients treated in trauma centers following the establishment of trauma systems
    Brian Celso
    Department of Surgery, University of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    J Trauma 60:371-8; discussion 378. 2006
  5. ncbi Novel simulation for training trauma surgeons
    Emad T Aboud
    Arkansas Neuroscience Institute, Saint Vincent Health System, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    J Trauma 71:1484-90. 2011
  6. ncbi Team-oriented training for damage control surgery in rural trauma: a new paradigm
    Kari Schrøder Hansen
    Department of Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    J Trauma 64:949-53; discussion 953-4. 2008
  7. ncbi Important considerations for designing and reporting epidemiologic and clinical studies in dental traumatology
    Lars Andersson
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Dent Traumatol 27:269-74. 2011
  8. ncbi [The Decade of Bones and Joints 2000-2010. Significance of the Decade of Bones and Joints for orthopedics and traumatology]
    Frantisek Makai
    Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech 69:374-5. 2002
  9. ncbi Finnish Trauma Audit 2004: current state of trauma management in Finnish hospitals
    L Handolin
    Toolo Hospital, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Helsinki, Topeliuksenkatu 5, FIN 00260 Helsinki, Finland
    Injury 37:622-5. 2006
  10. ncbi Do designated trauma systems improve outcome?
    Koen W W Lansink
    Department of Surgery, UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Crit Care 13:686-90. 2007

Research Grants

  1. TRAINING IN TRAUMA AND BURN RESEARCH
    RICHARD LOUIS GAMELLI; Fiscal Year: 2013
  2. Neural Mechanisms Subserving Deficits in High-Risk Youth
    Amy E Lansing; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. Pathways From Maltreatment to Substance Abuse
    Michael Damingo De Bellis; Fiscal Year: 2013
  4. Pediatric maltreatment-related PTSD: Psychobiology
    MICHAEL DE BELLIS; Fiscal Year: 2009
  5. IMPROVING MUSCLE HEALING THROUGH PREVENTION OF FIBROSIS
    Johnny Huard; Fiscal Year: 2004
  6. Telerobotic Minimally Invasive ASD Repair
    Jeremy Cannon; Fiscal Year: 2002
  7. Injury from Sexual Assault: Addressing Health Disparity
    Marilyn S Sommers; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. OPTIMAL PREHOSPITAL CARE OF CHILDHOOD CARDIAC ARREST
    Ian Stiell; Fiscal Year: 2004
  9. IMMUNOMODULATION OF MACROPHAGES FOLLOWING TRAUMA
    Ronald Maier; Fiscal Year: 2006
  10. Effect of leukoreduction on infection risk in trauma
    Avery Nathens; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications245 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi [Organisation of trauma services--major improvements over four years]
    Marit Innerby Isaksen
    Det medisinske fakultet, Universitetet i Tromsø
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:145-7. 2006
    ..In 2000 it was found that a number of Norwegian hospitals lacked procedures and protocols. The situation in all hospitals delivering trauma care in Norway was reassessed...
  2. ncbi [Incidence of surgical site infections in the departments of orthopedics and traumatology]
    Jadranka Maksimovic
    Medicinski fakultet, Institut za epidemiologiju, Beograd
    Vojnosanit Pregl 63:725-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of SSI in the departments of orthopedics and traumatology as well as the SSI incidence in relation to the ASA score, surgical site contamination class and NNIS index.
  3. ncbi Bone regeneration: stem cell therapies and clinical studies in orthopaedics and traumatology
    Enrique Gomez-Barrena
    Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Autonoma University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    J Cell Mol Med 15:1266-86. 2011
    ..Both translational and clinical research will move the boundaries in the field of regenerative medicine, and a coordinated effort will provide the clinical breakthroughs, particularly in the many applications of bone engineering...
  4. ncbi A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing outcome of severely injured patients treated in trauma centers following the establishment of trauma systems
    Brian Celso
    Department of Surgery, University of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    J Trauma 60:371-8; discussion 378. 2006
    ..We systematically reviewed the published literature to assess if outcome from severe traumatic injury is improved for patients following the establishment of a trauma system...
  5. ncbi Novel simulation for training trauma surgeons
    Emad T Aboud
    Arkansas Neuroscience Institute, Saint Vincent Health System, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    J Trauma 71:1484-90. 2011
    ..In this report, we describe a novel training model using a human cadaver in which circulation in the major vessels can be simulated to mimic traumatic injuries seen in clinical practice...
  6. ncbi Team-oriented training for damage control surgery in rural trauma: a new paradigm
    Kari Schrøder Hansen
    Department of Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    J Trauma 64:949-53; discussion 953-4. 2008
    ..Our aim was to evaluate this approach and its impact on trauma care in rural hospitals across Norway...
  7. ncbi Important considerations for designing and reporting epidemiologic and clinical studies in dental traumatology
    Lars Andersson
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Dent Traumatol 27:269-74. 2011
    ..article is to suggest important considerations for epidemiologic and clinical studies in the field of dental traumatology. The article is based on the authors' experiences from research in this field and editorial board work for the ..
  8. ncbi [The Decade of Bones and Joints 2000-2010. Significance of the Decade of Bones and Joints for orthopedics and traumatology]
    Frantisek Makai
    Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech 69:374-5. 2002
  9. ncbi Finnish Trauma Audit 2004: current state of trauma management in Finnish hospitals
    L Handolin
    Toolo Hospital, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Helsinki, Topeliuksenkatu 5, FIN 00260 Helsinki, Finland
    Injury 37:622-5. 2006
    ..There is an obvious need for leadership, discussion, legislation and initiatives by the professional organisations and the government to establish a modern trauma system in Finland...
  10. ncbi Do designated trauma systems improve outcome?
    Koen W W Lansink
    Department of Surgery, UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Crit Care 13:686-90. 2007
    ..Trauma systems are introduced world wide with the goal to improve survival and outcome of the injured patient. This review is focused on the influence of trauma systems on the survival and outcome of injured patients...
  11. ncbi Essential Trauma Care: strengthening trauma systems round the world
    Manjul Joshipura
    Academy of Traumatology India, A 35, Someshvara II, Satellite Road, Ahmedabad 380015, India
    Injury 35:841-5. 2004
    ..It is intended to be used to assist individual countries in planning their own trauma care services...
  12. ncbi Sports dentistry and dental traumatology
    Dennis N Ranalli
    School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Dent Traumatol 18:231-6. 2002
    ..More recently, the Academy for Sports Dentistry joined forces with the International Association of Dental Traumatology in cosponsoring the World Congress on Sports Dentistry and Dental Traumatology...
  13. ncbi The resident experience on trauma: declining surgical opportunities and career incentives? Analysis of data from a large multi-institutional study
    Samir M Fakhry
    Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia 22042, USA
    J Trauma 54:1-7; discussion 7-8. 2003
    ..Data from a large multicenter study were analyzed to estimate surgical resident exposure to trauma laparotomy, diagnostic peritoneal lavage (DPL), and focused abdominal sonography for trauma (U/S)...
  14. ncbi Trauma systems and early management of severe injuries in Scandinavia: review of the current state
    Thomas Kristiansen
    Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation, Department of Research, Drøbak, Norway
    Injury 41:444-52. 2010
    ..It has been suggested that Scandinavian trauma system development is immature compared to that of other regions. We wanted to assess the current status of Scandinavian trauma management and system development...
  15. ncbi Effects of nationwide training of multiprofessional trauma teams in norwegian hospitals
    Torben Wisborg
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care T W, Hammerfest Hospital, Hammerfest, Norway
    J Trauma 64:1613-8. 2008
    ..This study evaluates the effects of training on participants' knowledge, confidence, and perceived trauma team performance, controlling for hospital size and the participants' previous experience...
  16. ncbi Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the perioperative phase in traumatology and orthopedics effects on bone healing
    Alexander Beck
    Abteilung fur Unfallchirurgie, Hand und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Ulm, Steinhovelstrasse 9, D 89075, Ulm
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 17:569-78. 2005
    To achieve analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic effects in traumatology and orthopedic surgery without side effects or with the least possible side effects, with special emphasis on bone healing.
  17. ncbi Keeping the spirit high: why trauma team training is (sometimes) implemented
    T Wisborg
    The BEST Foundation Better and Systematic Trauma Care, Hammerfest Hospital, Hammerfest, Norway
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 52:437-41. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to better understand why only some hospitals achieved implementation of regular trauma team training, despite the intentions of all hospitals to do so...
  18. ncbi [Health-related quality of life as an outcome criterion in traumatology]
    T Kohlmann
    Institut für Community Medicine, Universitat Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Str 48, 17487, Greifswald, Deutschland
    Unfallchirurg 113:456-61. 2010
    ..These examples show that successful conceptual and methodological developments in quality of life research provide a sound basis for patient-oriented outcome assessment after trauma...
  19. ncbi [Predicting the outcome in severe injuries: an analysis of 2069 patients from the trauma register of the German Society of Traumatology (DGU)]
    D Rixen
    Chirurgische Klinik, II. Chirurgischer Lehrstuhl,
    Unfallchirurg 104:230-9. 2001
    ..With the base excess and prothrombin time value, as only variables of this multifactorial model that can be therapeutically influenced, it might be possible to better guide early and aggressive therapy...
  20. ncbi Strengthening the prevention and care of injuries worldwide
    Charles Mock
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Lancet 363:2172-9. 2004
    ..Injury control activities should, therefore, be undertaken in a context of attention to human rights and other broad social issues...
  21. ncbi A statewide system of trauma care in Victoria: effect on patient survival
    Peter A Cameron
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:546-50. 2008
    ..To determine whether the statewide system of trauma care introduced in 2000 has resulted in improved survival for all major trauma patients in Victoria...
  22. ncbi Trauma care systems in Belgium
    Stefaan J B Nijs
    Department of Traumatology, UZ Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Injury 34:652-7. 2003
    ..Besides sensitisation, repression and direct car safety measures, the organisation of a trauma system might further decrease trauma related mortality, morbidity and permanent incapacities...
  23. ncbi Trauma management and education in europe: a survey of twelve geographically and socioeconomically diverse European countries
    Selman Uranüs
    Department of Surgery, Karl Franzens University School of Medicine, Graz, Austria
    Eur J Surg 168:730-5. 2002
    ..To record the current standards of management and education in trauma surgery in 12 geographically and socioeconomically diverse countries in Europe...
  24. ncbi Trauma care systems in The Netherlands
    Henk Jan ten Duis
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Injury 34:722-7. 2003
    ..Many of the remaining problems are a matter of money. Not only (para) medical partners and hospitals but for all government and insurance companies should take their responsibility in this...
  25. ncbi Drug delivery from internally implanted biomedical devices used in traumatology and in orthopedic surgery
    Manuel Arruebo
    Aragon Institute of Nanoscience INA, Pedro Cerbuna 12, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Expert Opin Drug Deliv 7:589-603. 2010
    ..The local administration of those moieties using in situ drug-eluting devices emerges as an alternative to minimize undesired side effects in healthy tissues, optimize the amount of drug needed, and reduce the costs...
  26. ncbi [Chinese drugs for supplementing Qi and activating blood circulation in preventing deep venous thrombosis after big operations in orthopaedics and traumatology]
    Chunqiang Bi
    Wangjing Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing 100102, China
    Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 34:625-7. 2009
    ..the efficacy and feasibility of the Chinese drugs for supplementing Qi and activating blood circulation in preventing DVT after big operations in orthopaedics and traumatology and observe the change of D-dimer before and after treatment.
  27. ncbi The development of continuing education for trauma care in an African nation
    Charles N Mock
    Department of Surgery, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    Injury 36:725-32. 2005
    ..A trauma continuing education course was developed to meet the needs of rural hospitals in Ghana...
  28. ncbi Pediatric trauma rehabilitation: a value-added safety net
    Kenneth M Jaffe
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Trauma 64:819-23. 2008
    ..Large, prospective, multicenter studies will be needed so that seriously injured children can receive standardized and effective rehabilitative care...
  29. ncbi [Personnel and structural requirements for the shock trauma room management of multiple trauma. A systematic review of the literature]
    C A Kuhne
    Klinik für Unfallchirurgie, Universitatsklinikum, Essen
    Unfallchirurg 107:851-61. 2004
    ..A CT scanner should be positioned nearby.Adequate management of severely injured patients requires optimal personal and structural conditions. High costs and additional personnel are justified by improved quality of treatment...
  30. ncbi The potential for essential trauma care to empower communities and tackle inequities
    Shinji Nakahara
    Department of Preventive Medicine, St Marianna University School of Medicine, 2 16 1 Sugao, Miyamae ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa 216 8511, Japan
    World J Surg 32:1203-7. 2008
    ..This article describes how this project can be an intersection between vertical and horizontal approaches...
  31. ncbi Reflections of an accidental traumatologist: the Trauma Association of Canada at twenty-one
    Richard K Simons
    Wadler ancouver Coastal Health Authority, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Trauma 60:261-7. 2006
  32. ncbi An overview of New Zealand's trauma system
    Rhondda Paice
    Trauma Services, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Trauma Nurs 14:211-3. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi Communication during trauma resuscitation: do we know what is happening?
    Engelbert A G Bergs
    Department of Surgery, Traumacenter of the South West Netherlands, ErasmusMC, University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Injury 36:905-11. 2005
    ..Verbal communication is essential for teamwork and leadership in high-intensity performances like trauma resuscitation. We evaluated communication during multidisciplinary trauma resuscitation...
  34. ncbi The U.S. trauma surgeon's current scope of practice: can we deliver acute care surgery?
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Trauma 64:955-65; discussion 965-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the practice patterns of trauma surgeons at major trauma centers throughout the United States...
  35. ncbi Measuring trauma center injury prevention activity: an assessment and reporting tool
    Michael J Sise
    Division of Trauma, Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Trauma 60:444-7. 2006
    ..To develop an assessment and reporting tool for a trauma center's community partnership strategy to deliver injury prevention programs in a large metropolitan area...
  36. ncbi Implementation of a trauma care system: evolution through evaluation
    Moishe Liberman
    Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Trauma 56:1330-5. 2004
    ..Trauma care regionalization was introduced in Quebec in 1993. This study looked at the evolution of trauma care in Quebec over the past 13 years, from the preregionalization era to the present...
  37. ncbi Centers for Disease Control and Prevention injury research agenda: identification of acute care research topics of interest to the Centers for disease Control and Prevention--National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
    Gregory J Jurkovich
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Trauma 56:1166-70. 2004
    ..The purpose of this report is to identify the most important research questions pertaining to the acute care of the injured patient using a Web-based Delphi technique to achieve expert opinion consensus...
  38. ncbi Alcohol and injury prevention
    Carol R Schermer
    Department of Surgery Trauma and Critical Care, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Trauma 60:447-51. 2006
  39. ncbi Geriatric outcomes are improved by a geriatric trauma consultation service
    William F Fallon
    Department of Surgery, Summa Health System, Akron City Hospital, Akron, Ohio 44309, USA
    J Trauma 61:1040-6. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that greater attention to the timely identification and comprehensive management of comorbid conditions would improve outcomes in the care of the older injured patient...
  40. ncbi Family as a member of the trauma rounds: a strategy for maximized communication
    William R Schiller
    Southern Illinois Trauma Center, Springfield, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 10:93-101. 2003
    ..Communication failure is the root of much dysfunction in health care and improvement would be well received. The Trauma Team chose to include family members in daily work rounds, allowing total access to team deliberations...
  41. ncbi Injury severity scoring: influence of trauma surgeon involvement on accuracy
    Judy N Mikhail
    Hurley Medical Center, Flint, MI, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 10:43-7. 2003
    ..2% of the time and results in an increased ISS that is greater than or equal to sixteen in 1.2% of instances. Trauma surgeon involvement in ISS scoring is a valuable return for the time invested...
  42. ncbi The role of the rapid response nurse: hospitalwide and in trauma resuscitations
    Tracey D Sinclair
    St Vincent Healthcare, Billings, MT 59104, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 13:175-7. 2006
    ..Possessing critical care skills and critical thinking, the response nurse is beneficial to the trauma resuscitation, as well as the hospital as a whole...
  43. ncbi Training nurses and technologists for trauma surgery
    Cynthia Ross
    Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, Wis 53226, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 13:193-5. 2006
    ..The Staff Development team continues to present inservices that are specialty or case specific. The "trauma" aspect of these presentations is also always included to reinforce the topics that were brought out in the video...
  44. ncbi Reducing missed injuries at a level II trauma center
    Janet Howard
    Memorial Leighton Trauma Center, 615 North Michigan Street, South Bend, IN 46601, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 13:89-95. 2006
    ..The most commonly missed injuries were fractures of the extremities. We propose that tertiary examinations be adopted as a standard of care for patients admitted to level II trauma centers...
  45. ncbi Injury prevention activities in U.S. trauma centres: are we doing enough?
    Eileen M McDonald
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Injury 38:538-47. 2007
    ..Despite the requirement for and endorsement of injury prevention efforts among U.S. trauma centres, little is known about the breadth and depth of their current activities...
  46. ncbi Pediatric major resuscitation--respiratory compromise as a criterion for mandatory surgeon presence
    Barish H Edil
    Department of Surgery, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:926-8; discussion 928. 2005
    ..These criteria have been required for children without significant data to support their validity. Our hypothesis is that prehospital intubation/respiratory compromise (IRC) as a criterion to define an MR will be an accurate predictor...
  47. ncbi [Trauma care in the Southern region scrutinized. Peer review system for better care]
    Else Ribbe
    Centralsjukhuset i Kristianstad
    Lakartidningen 103:2470-2. 2006
  48. ncbi [Trauma treatment in Denmark]
    Kristian Aagaard Poulsen
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:4012; author reply 4012-3. 2005
  49. ncbi The Delaware trauma system: impact of Level III trauma centers
    Glen H Tinkoff
    Department of Surgery, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    J Trauma 63:121-6; discussion 126-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze whether implementation of this inclusive trauma system reduced the injury-related mortality rates in these counties...
  50. ncbi A county hospital surgical practice: a model for acute care surgery
    Adella M Garland
    Department of Surgery, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95125, USA
    Am J Surg 194:758-63; discussion 763-4. 2007
    ..The acute care surgery (ACS) model, which integrates trauma, critical care, and emergency surgery, has been proposed as a future model of trauma practice...
  51. ncbi Military-civilian collaboration in trauma care and the senior visiting surgeon program
    Ernest E Moore
    Department of Surgery at the Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:2723-7. 2007
  52. ncbi Injured patients have lower mortality when treated by "full-time" trauma surgeons vs. surgeons who cover trauma "part-time"
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Trauma 61:272-8; discussion 278-9. 2006
    ..Studies examining the effect of trauma surgeon volume on patient outcomes have had disparate results. We hypothesize that "full-time" trauma surgeons would have lower patient mortality rates than surgeons covering trauma "part-time."..
  53. ncbi A survey assessment of the level of preparedness for domestic terrorism and mass casualty incidents among Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma members
    David L Ciraulo
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga Unit, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
    J Trauma 56:1033-9; discussion 1039-41. 2004
    ..The survey was distributed before the World Trade Center destruction on September 11, 2001...
  54. ncbi Intubation alone does not mandate trauma surgeon presence on patient arrival to the emergency department
    David J Ciesla
    Denver Health Medical Center and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Trauma 56:937-41; discussion 941-2. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that field or ED intubation in the absence of other major criteria does not require trauma surgeon presence on patient arrival...
  55. pmc Cost factors in Canadian pediatric trauma
    A Dueck
    Department of Surgery, Queen's University, Kingston, Ont
    Can J Surg 44:117-21. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The cost of pediatric trauma in Canada can be predicted from admission data and trauma scores. The cost of extremity injuries is significant and can be predicted by the PTS but not the ISS...
  56. ncbi Quality of multiple trauma care in 33 German and Swiss trauma centers during a 5-year period: regular versus on-call service
    Stephan Guenther
    J Trauma 54:973-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate process and outcome quality of severely injured patients admitted during on-call (OC) versus regular trauma service (RS)...
  57. ncbi Does volume matter? The effect of trauma surgeons' caseload on mortality
    Jack Sava
    Division of Trauma, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Trauma 54:829-33; discussion 833-4. 2003
    ..This study compares outcomes between high-volume (HV) trauma surgeons admitting many patients with high injury severity, and low-volume (LV) surgeons treating fewer critical patients per year...
  58. ncbi Prevalence of domestic violence and associated factors among women on a trauma service
    David M Melnick
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    J Trauma 53:33-7. 2002
    ..Despite the increasing recognition of the problem of domestic violence (DV), it has not been studied in surgical populations...
  59. ncbi Preparing to respond: Joint Trauma Training Center and USAF Nursing Warskills Simulation Laboratory
    Sandra Bruce
    Air Force Nursing Education, HQ AFPC DPAMN1, 550 C Street West, Suite 25, Randolph AFB, TX 78150, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 15:149-62. 2003
    ....
  60. ncbi The changing face of trauma management and its impact on surgical resident training
    Patrick Bulinski
    Department of Surgery, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    J Trauma 54:161-3. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the trauma volume and mix of patients at two trauma centers and determine the major operative trauma cases available to residents involved in the care of these patients...
  61. ncbi Seven hundred fifty-three consecutive deaths in a level I trauma center: the argument for injury prevention
    Ronald M Stewart
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, University Health System, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    J Trauma 54:66-70; discussion 70-1. 2003
    ..We hypothesize that further major reduction in injury mortality will be obtained through injury prevention, rather than improvements in therapy...
  62. ncbi Trauma training and the military
    Philip Barker
    Injury 34:1-2. 2003
  63. ncbi Patient outcomes in academic medical centers: influence of fellowship programs and in-house on-call attending surgeon
    Saman Arbabi
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Arch Surg 138:47-51; discussion 51. 2003
    ..We were interested in 2 such policies or characteristics that are commonly implemented in academic centers: an in-house on-call attending physician policy and the existence of postgraduate medical education...
  64. ncbi Training for trauma
    Clive Balfour
    S Afr Med J 92:790-1. 2002
  65. ncbi [Admission, initial examination and care of severely injured in Denmark]
    M P Boesen
    H:S Rigshospitalet, HovedOrtoCentret, TraumeCenter
    Ugeskr Laeger 163:5963-6. 2001
    ....
  66. ncbi Influence of trauma system implementation on process of care delivered to seriously injured patients in rural trauma centers
    C J Olson
    Department of Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, School of Medicine, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    Surgery 130:273-9. 2001
    ..Evidence shows improved process of care may have benefitted patients with serious but survivable injuries. Measurement of process of care is an alternative to mortality analysis as an indication of the quality of care...
  67. ncbi Formalized radiology rounds: the final component of the tertiary survey
    William S Hoff
    Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 18015, USA
    J Trauma 56:291-5. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of formalized radiology rounds as a component of the tertiary survey...
  68. ncbi Trauma care systems in France
    Emmanuel H Masmejean
    Orthopaedics and Traumatology Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Unit, Georges Pompidou European Hospital HEGP, 20 rue Leblanc, 75908 Paris Cedex 18, France
    Injury 34:669-73. 2003
    ..Suggestions are emerging in response to these preoccupations. Organisation at the European level of hand emergency units (FESUM) is a targeted example...
  69. ncbi Combat trauma experience with the United States Army 102nd Forward Surgical Team in Afghanistan
    Alec C Beekley
    Department of General Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98433, USA
    Am J Surg 187:652-4. 2004
    ..The FST's mission was expanded to include humanitarian assistance...
  70. ncbi Establishing inter-rater reliability scoring in a state trauma system
    Christine Read-Allsopp
    NSW Institute of Trauma and Injury Management, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Trauma Nurs 11:35-9. 2004
    ..Four (4) months after the course a coding exercise was conducted to assess inter-rater reliability. The results show that inter-rater reliability is with accepted international standards...
  71. ncbi Development of trauma systems and effect on outcomes after injury
    Avery B Nathens
    Division of General and Trauma Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle 98104 2499, USA
    Lancet 363:1794-801. 2004
    ....
  72. ncbi Trauma team activation criteria as predictors of patient disposition from the emergency department
    Michael A Kohn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0560, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1-9. 2004
    ..Some of these criteria result in a large number of unnecessary team activations while identifying only a few additional patients who require immediate operative intervention...
  73. ncbi [Quality assessment of the trauma system in Denmark--data is a requirement]
    Erika Frischknecht Christensen
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:2223. 2008
  74. ncbi Multidisciplinary pediatric trauma team training using high-fidelity trauma simulation
    Richard A Falcone
    Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1065-71. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the impact of a comprehensive effort to improve trauma care through multidisciplinary education and the use of simulation training to reinforce training and evaluate performance...
  75. ncbi From Anthony Henday to big box superstores: trends in Canadian trauma care
    John Kortbeek
    Trauma Services, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Trauma 55:395-8. 2003
  76. ncbi Abdominal trauma after terrorist bombing attacks exhibits a unique pattern of injury
    Miklosh Bala
    Department of General Surgery and Trauma Unit, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann Surg 248:303-9. 2008
    ..The recent growth in the volume of civilian blast trauma caused by terrorist bombings warrants special attention to the specific pattern of injury associated with such attacks...
  77. ncbi Are trauma centers important? You bet your life!
    Douglas M Geehan
    Mo Med 100:506-9. 2003
    ..Healthy trauma centers are an indispensable component of a healthy community...
  78. ncbi A review of current research in microwave resonance therapy: novel opportunities in medical treatment
    Z Jovanović-Ignjatić
    Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    Acupunct Electrother Res 24:105-25. 1999
    ..frequency microwaves (52-78 GHz), remarkable clinical results are being achieved in surgery, orthopedic and traumatology, cardiovascular disorders, urology, gynecology, dermatology, gastroenterology, pulmology, upper respiratory ..
  79. ncbi [Synthetic biocompatible degradable material for juvenile bone cyst treatment]
    P Gal
    Klinika detské chirurgie, ortopedie a traumatologie FN Brno
    Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech 76:495-500. 2009
    ..These cysts are usually diagnosed between; five and twenty years of age outside this age range their occurrence is rare...
  80. ncbi [Use of a hybrid external fixator for treatment of tibial fractures]
    J Zeman
    Klinika ortopedie a traumatologie pohybového ústrojí LF UK a FN Plzeň
    Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech 72:337-43. 2005
    ..The study deals with treatment of the articular ends of the tibia, using a hybrid external fixator. A group of patients treated in the years 2001-2003 is retrospectively evaluated...
  81. ncbi [External fixation in the treatment of open tibial shaft fractures]
    Zoran Golubovic
    Vojnosanit Pregl 65:343-8. 2008
    ..Open tibia shaft fracture is one of the most common open fractures of long bones. They most frequently occur as a result of traffic accidents caused by the influence of a strong direct force...
  82. ncbi [Development of rheumatoid arthritis orthopedics in German-speaking countries]
    F W Hagena
    Auguste Viktoria Klinik, Am Kokturkanal 2, 32545 Bad Oeynhausen
    Orthopade 30:756-67. 2001
    ..of working groups within the scientific society initiated by the German Association for Orthopedics and Traumatology (DGOT) in 1971 to improve efficiency was a decisive factor for the further development in the German-speaking ..
  83. ncbi Effect of prophylactic treatment with low-molecular-weight heparin bemiparin sodium on serum potassium levels: a prospective observational study
    Olga H Torres
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Avgda Sant Antoni M Claret 167, Barcelona, Spain
    Drugs Aging 27:399-406. 2010
    ..Patients consecutively admitted to internal medicine wards for general medical conditions (n = 145) or to traumatology wards for hip fractures (n = 98) and who received prophylactic bemiparin sodium were enrolled in the study...
  84. pmc Use frequency of traditional Chinese medicine in Taiwan
    Fang Pey Chen
    Center for Traditional Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 112 Taiwan
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:26. 2007
    ..However, few informative data have been obtained to date by large-scale investigations of TCM use in the Chinese population. This study was aimed at elucidating the demographics and patterns of TCM use in Taiwan...
  85. ncbi [The prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus phagotype 95 in the Hospitales Vall d'Hebron of Barcelona]
    O del Valle
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospitales Vall d Hebron, Barcelona
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 17:498-505. 1999
    ..2% (mean), and 100% of sensibility to methicillin. In November 1991 appeared the first MRSA F95 strain, and its prevalence has been increasing until 1997...
  86. ncbi Acute elbow dislocation with arterial rupture. Analysis of nine cases
    J E Ayel
    Toulouse Purpan University Hospital Center, Orthopaedics and Traumatology Department, bâtiment Putois, 3 e étage, Place Baylac, 31052 Toulouse Cedex, France
    Orthop Traumatol Surg Res 95:343-51. 2009
    ..The objective of this study is to retrospectively analyze the results of nine cases of elbow dislocations with brachial artery complications and to propose coherent therapeutic guidelines derived from this experience...
  87. ncbi [Study of foot fractures at the orthopedics and traumatology of the Gabriel Toure Hospital over 10 years]
    A Sangare
    Service d Orthopédie et de Traumatologie de l Hôpital Gabriel Touré de Bamako
    Mali Med 23:21-4. 2008
    The objective of this work was to determine epidemio-clinical and therapeutic aspects of foot bones fractures in Orthopedic and Traumatology service of Gabriel TOURE hospital.
  88. ncbi [Hip fracture--personal, family and social problem of the third age]
    Dragica Smrke
    Klinika za traumatologiju, Ljubljana, Slovenija
    Acta Med Croatica 62:257-62. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to point to hip fracture as a medical and social problem by objectively quantifying functional abilities of geriatric patients after hip fracture...
  89. ncbi [Our first experiences with autologous transplantation of bone marrow stem cells to treat pseudarthrosis, delayed fracture healing and long bone defects fracture]
    M Sir
    Traumatologické centrum FN Ostrava
    Vnitr Lek 55:187-9. 2009
    b>Traumatology and orthopaedics have undergone substantial progress in the use of new, sophisticated techniques, implants and navigation methods. Nevertheless, these new methods continue to fail in some instances...
  90. ncbi Outcome of secondary root canal treatment: a systematic review of the literature
    Y L Ng
    Unit of Endodontology, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, London, UK
    Int Endod J 41:1026-46. 2008
    ....
  91. ncbi [Factors affecting blood loss in total knee arthroplasty patients]
    Julija Durasek
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of the University Hospital of Traumatology, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Med Croatica 64:209-14. 2010
    ..This prospective randomized study included 80/184 patients treated by TKA at University Hospital of Traumatology, Zagreb, Croatia, from January 2005 till December 2007...
  92. ncbi Extracorporeal shock wave therapy for chronic calcific tendinitis of the shoulders: a functional and sonographic study
    Po Jung Pan
    Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:988-93. 2003
    ....
  93. ncbi [Comparative study of intravenous anesthesia with propofol in continuous perfusion and neuroleptanalgesia in traumatology surgery]
    J L Ortega
    Servicio de Anestesiologia y Reanimacion, Hospital Universitario de Puerto Real, Cadiz
    Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim 41:268-72. 1994
    ..Results for the two groups were compared, as were results at the various moments of measurement within groups...
  94. ncbi A case of pelvic bone hydatidosis--diagnosis and treatment
    Vladimir P Stavrev
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, University Hospital St George, Medical University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
    Folia Med (Plovdiv) 48:60-3. 2006
    ..Echinococcosis is a frequent helminthiasis in Bulgaria. Hydatid cysts commonly affect the liver and the lung. Echinococcosis rarely involves bones (0.5 to 2.5%) and vertebral column is affected in 50% of the cases...
  95. ncbi Tooth survival following non-surgical root canal treatment: a systematic review of the literature
    Y L Ng
    Unit of Endodontology, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, London
    Int Endod J 43:171-89. 2010
    ..To investigate (i) the effect of study characteristics on reported tooth survival after root canal treatment (RCTx) and (ii) the effect of clinical factors on the proportion of root filled teeth surviving after RCTx...
  96. ncbi Blunt traumatic cardiac rupture: therapeutic options and outcomes
    Yu Yun Nan
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Center, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, Taiwan, ROC
    Injury 40:938-45. 2009
    ..With advances in traumatology, blunt cardiac rupture had been increasingly disclosed in various ways...
  97. ncbi Orthopaedic traumatology: the hospital side of the ledger, defining the financial relationship between physicians and hospitals
    Heather A Vallier
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, MetroHealth, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 22:221-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of the study was to determine the financial relationship between facility and professional revenue for care delivered by two orthopaedic surgeons in a Level I trauma center for patients with multiple orthopaedic injuries...
  98. ncbi [Ongoing health management control by cost monitoring through tracer indicators]
    H Villanueva
    Escuela de Salud Publica, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Hospital Estatal Domingo Funes, Cordoba, Argentina
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 10:405-12. 2001
    ....
  99. ncbi [Pseudoarthrosis of the scaphoid bone associated with carpal collapse: factors in choice of surgical approach]
    D Miric
    Institute of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade
    Srp Arh Celok Lek 129:129-34. 2001
    ..The restoration of the exact length and form is enabled by insertion of a tight-fitting trapezoidal corticocancellous graft, a technique described by Fernandez [11]...
  100. ncbi [Treatment of deep chondral defects of the knee using autologous chondrocytes cultured on a support--results after one year]
    P Visna
    Urazova Nemocnice, Brno
    Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech 70:356-62. 2003
    The treatment of deep chondral defects is one of the key issues in current orthopedics and traumatology. We developed a new technique that greatly improved the outcome of treatment in young active patients...
  101. ncbi [Surveillance of operative site infections in an orthopedic and traumatology surgery department: an example of methodology]
    V Dumaine
    Service de Chirurgie Orthopedique, Hopital Cochin, 27, rue du Faubourg Saint Jacques, 75679 Paris Cedex 14
    Rev Chir Orthop Reparatrice Appar Mot 93:30-6. 2007
    ..No surveillance system has been validated and the rate of OSI is unknown in orthopedic surgery. We report the number of OSI observed during a three year period in our unit and describe the characteristic features...

Research Grants22

  1. TRAINING IN TRAUMA AND BURN RESEARCH
    RICHARD LOUIS GAMELLI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..D.s to enter a two-year period of intense research training in traumatology. The program, which has been in place since 2000, currently accepts one new trainee each year, and a goal for ..
  2. Neural Mechanisms Subserving Deficits in High-Risk Youth
    Amy E Lansing; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..MRI physics, fMRI experimental research design, imaging data analysis), child maltreatment, developmental traumatology and the ethical conduct of research with vulnerable populations...
  3. Pathways From Maltreatment to Substance Abuse
    Michael Damingo De Bellis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Building on previous work in developmental traumatology, the aim of this K24 is to investigate the neurobiology of pathways from trauma to substance abuse...
  4. Pediatric maltreatment-related PTSD: Psychobiology
    MICHAEL DE BELLIS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Building on previous work in developmental traumatology, the aim of this K24 is to investigate the psychobiology of effective PTSD treatment for sexually-abused ..
  5. IMPROVING MUSCLE HEALING THROUGH PREVENTION OF FIBROSIS
    Johnny Huard; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Muscle injuries, especially pulls and strains, present a challenging problem in traumatology and are among the most common and most often disabling injuries in athletes...
  6. Telerobotic Minimally Invasive ASD Repair
    Jeremy Cannon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The initial experiments will be done with an open chest model and subsequently a port access procedure will be developed. ..
  7. Injury from Sexual Assault: Addressing Health Disparity
    Marilyn S Sommers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Public Health Relevance: Violence against women is a silent epidemic. The forensic exam used to collect evidence after rape needs to be equally sensitive for females with dark skin as well as females with light skin. ..
  8. OPTIMAL PREHOSPITAL CARE OF CHILDHOOD CARDIAC ARREST
    Ian Stiell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The PIs propose to conduct a large feasibility review in five urban areas and to conduct four study planning workshops. ..
  9. IMMUNOMODULATION OF MACROPHAGES FOLLOWING TRAUMA
    Ronald Maier; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  10. Effect of leukoreduction on infection risk in trauma
    Avery Nathens; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. A Whole Body, Multi-Purpose, Ultrasound Simulator
    Karl Reinig; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  12. Ethical Issues for Emergency Nurses during Resuscitation of Injured Patients
    MINDY ZEITZER; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  13. Oral Health Outcomes of Early Childhood Malnutrition
    Walter Psoter; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Given the universality of PEM pathophysiology, this study's findings will be generalizable to subsets of U.S. children having 9 oral health disparities. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Trauma Center Brief Alcohol Treatments and Cost Effectivenes
    Thomas J Esposito; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..New knowledge of the effectiveness, benefits and costs of these two Bl approaches would allow surgeons and trauma centers to make informed choices about alcohol interventions in trauma settings. ..
  15. Multi-Organizational Knowledge Based Approach Research
    Steven Moulton; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It will also aid in the development of new knowledge-based paradigms to enhance treatment algorithms and improve patient care. ..
  16. A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT FOR ARTHROSCOPY SIMULATION
    Karl Reinig; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It will also provide a platform for orthopedic tool and device makers to introduce and to train doctors on their new developments. ..
  17. Hemorrhagic Shock and Pancreatic Enzyme Products
    David Hoyt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results of this research provide not only an approach to examine the different enzymatic and inflammatory processes in hemorrhagic shock but also to directly serve as the basis for possible intervention in patients. ..
  18. A Virtual Reality Based Joint Injection Simulator Phase II
    Karl Reinig; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The system is designed to reduce the trainee's dependence on patients as training devices. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..