It matters
A brief history of the founding of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
The trauma of politics
The National Trauma Triage Protocol
Has TRISS become an anachronism? A comparison of mortality between the National Trauma Data Bank and Major Trauma Outcome Study databases
Still making the case against prehospital intubation
Vagal nerve stimulation modulates gut injury and lung permeability in trauma-hemorrhagic shock
Is the sympathetic system involved in shock-induced gut and lung injury?
Similar effects of hypertonic saline and mannitol on the inflammation of the blood-brain barrier microcirculation after brain injury in a mouse model
Debunking the survival bias myth
Hyperfibrinolysis at admission is an uncommon but highly lethal event associated with shock and prehospital fluid administration
Evaluation for intra-abdominal injury in children after blunt torso trauma
A multicenter prospective analysis of pediatric trauma activation criteria routinely used in addition to the six criteria of the American College of Surgeons
Insertion of central venous catheters induces a hypercoagulable state
Early stabilizing alveolar ventilation prevents acute respiratory distress syndrome
Human microparticles generated during sepsis in patients with critical illness are neutrophil-derived and modulate the immune response
17β-Estradiol attenuates cytokine-induced nitric oxide production in rat hepatocyte
The utility of procalcitonin in critically ill trauma patients
Computational gene mapping to analyze continuous automated physiologic monitoring data in neuro-trauma intensive care
Chemical venous thromboembolic prophylaxis is safe and effective for patients with traumatic brain injury when started 24 hours after the absence of hemorrhage progression on head CT
Midlevel practitioners can safely place intracranial pressure monitors
High-risk geriatric protocol
Effect of local anesthetic on microorganisms in a murine model of surgical site infection
Does treatment of split-thickness skin grafts with negative-pressure wound therapy improve tissue markers of wound healing in a porcine experimental model?
“SCIP”ping antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines in trauma
Impact of a graduated driver’s license law on crashes involving young drivers in New York State
Screening for traumatic stress among survivors of urban trauma
The dangers of being a “weekend warrior”
The influence of unit-based nurse practitioners on hospital outcomes and readmission rates for patients with trauma
Emergency department noninvasive (NICOM) cardiac outputs are associated with trauma activation, patient injury severity and host conditions and mortality
Hypothermia in massive transfusion
The impact of antiplatelet drugs on trauma outcomes
Clinical clearance of the cervical spine in patients with distracting injuries
Inhaled epoprostenol improves oxygenation in severe hypoxemia
Compared to conventional ventilation, airway pressure release ventilation may increase ventilator days in trauma patients
Determining venous thromboembolic risk assessment for patients with trauma
Regional variations in cost of trauma care in the United States
Trauma fellowship
Union of forces
Resection and primary anastomosis with proximal diversion instead of Hartmann’s
Prediction of clinical outcomes for massively-burned patients via serum transthyretin levels in the early postburn period
Featured Articles for CME Credit August 2012