EAST 2015 Presidential Address
A multi-institutional analysis of prehospital tourniquet use
Operative delay to laparoscopic cholecystectomy
New low-volume resuscitation solutions containing PEG-20k
Effect of ascorbic acid concentrations on hemodynamics and inflammation following lyophilized plasma transfusion
Human dose confirmation for self-expanding intra-abdominal foam
Mesenchymal stem cells increase T-regulatory cells and improve healing following trauma and hemorrhagic shock
Portable mechanical ventilation with closed-loop control of inspired fraction of oxygen maintains oxygenation in the setting of hemorrhage and lung injury
Certified acute care surgery programs improve outcomes in patients undergoing emergency surgery
Peer-to-peer physician feedback improves adherence to blood transfusion guidelines in the surgical intensive care unit
Admission biomarkers of trauma-induced secondary cardiac injury predict adverse cardiac events and are associated with plasma catecholamine levels
Enoxaparin ameliorates post–traumatic brain injury edema and neurologic recovery, reducing cerebral leukocyte endothelial interactions and vessel permeability in vivo
Predicting secondary insults after severe traumatic brain injury
Chronic restraint stress after injury and shock is associated with persistent anemia despite prolonged elevation in erythropoietin levels
Maintaining an open trauma intensive care unit bed for rapid admission can be cost-effective
Development and validation of trauma surgical skills metrics
The impact of a multidisciplinary safety checklist on adverse procedural events during bedside bronchoscopy-guided percutaneous tracheostomy
All the bang without the bucks
Evaluating three methods to encourage mentally competent older adults to assess their driving behavior
A randomized crash injury prevention trial of transitioning high-risk elders from driving
Concordance of performance metrics among US trauma centers caring for injured children
Utility of the Military Acute Concussion Evaluation as a screening tool for mild traumatic brain injury in a civilian trauma population
Motor vehicle collision–related injuries in the elderly
An evidence-based approach to patient selection for emergency department thoracotomy
REBOA and catheter-based technology in trauma
Featured Articles for CME Credit July 2015