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The etiology of pneumoperitoneum in the 21st century
A reappraisal of nitrogen requirements for patients with critical illness and trauma
Placement of intracranial pressure monitors by non-neurosurgeons
Pediatric trauma centers
Evidence-based guidelines are equivalent to a liberal computed tomography scan protocol for initial patient evaluation but are associated with decreased computed tomography scan use, cost, and radiation exposure
“Blush” on trauma computed tomography
Dead men tell no tales
Full-scale regional exercises
Creation of an emergency surgery service concentrates resident training in general surgical procedures
Do we glow? Evaluation of trauma team work habits and radiation exposure
Are general surgeons behind the curve when it comes to disaster preparedness training? A survey of general surgery and emergency medicine trainees in the United States by the Eastern Association for the Surgery for Trauma Committee on Disaster Preparedness
Geographic distribution of severely injured patients
Is low-molecular-weight heparin safe for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in patients with traumatic brain injury? A Western Trauma Association multicenter study
Negative-pressure wound therapy for critically ill adults with open abdominal wounds
Different recovery profiles of coagulation factors, thrombin generation, and coagulation function after hemorrhagic shock in pigs
Establishment and characteristics of an animal model for isolated pancreatic trauma
The beta-lactam antibiotic, ceftriaxone, provides neuroprotective potential via anti-excitotoxicity and anti-inflammation response in a rat model of traumatic brain injury
Ultraviolet C light for Acinetobacter baumannii wound infections in mice
Structural integrity of intramedullary rib fixation using a single bioresorbable screw
Restrictive fluid resuscitation in combination with damage control resuscitation
Angioembolization for pelvic hemorrhage control
A prospective evaluation of the use of routine repeat cranial CT scans in patients with intracranial hemorrhage and GCS score of 13 to 15
Donor hormone and vasopressor therapy
Delayed trauma team activation
Chronic consequences of acute injuries
Trauma caused by falling objects at construction sites
Accuracy of prehospital diagnosis and triage of a Swiss helicopter emergency medical service
The mortality risk from motor vehicle injuries in California has increased during the last decade
Pediatric penetrating trauma
Effect of penetrating and blunt ocular trauma on the outcome of traumatic cataract in children in northern India
Computed tomography-based Three-Column Classification in tibial plateau fractures
Total hip replacement in patients with hip fracture
Functional outcome of displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures
Development of posttraumatic empyema in patients with retained hemothorax
Surgical management of closed crush injury-induced compartment syndrome after earthquakes in resource-scarce settings
Advanced operative techniques in the management of complex liver injury
Overcoming challenges of endovascular treatment of complex subclavian and axillary artery injuries in hypotensive patients
Minimally invasive surgery for acute noncomplicated epidural hematoma
Impact of prehospital mode of transport after severe injuries
Specificity of desaturation during air transport
Is bougie-aided cricothyrotomy really “extremely fast and safe” in the morbidly obese patient?
Percutaneous tracheostomy
Percutaneous tracheostomy
Shock Index
Torso gunshot wounds
Expression of HMGB1 and RAGE in rat and human brains after traumatic brain injury
Pattern and mechanism of traumatic limb amputations after explosive blast
Compartmental and muscular response to closed soft tissue injury in rats investigated by oxygen-to-see and intravital fluorescence microscopy
Featured Articles for CME Credit September 2012