End-of-life care in trauma
Shock-induced systemic hyperfibrinolysis is attenuated by plasma-first resuscitation
Selective inhibition of histone deacetylase 6 promotes survival in a rat model of hemorrhagic shock
Addition of low-dose valproic acid to saline resuscitation provides neuroprotection and improves long-term outcomes in a large animal model of combined traumatic brain injury and hemorrhagic shock
Recursive partitioning identifies greater than 4 U of packed red blood cells per hour as an improved massive transfusion definition
The “Death Diamond”
Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA)
The elimination of anastomosis in open trauma vascular reconstruction
Role of computed tomography angiography in the management of Zone II penetrating neck trauma in patients with clinical hard signs
The role of computed tomographic scan in ongoing triage of operative hepatic trauma
Subcapsular hematoma in blunt splenic injury
Heparin versus enoxaparin for prevention of venous thromboembolism after trauma
The “high-risk” deep venous thrombosis screening protocol for trauma patients
The found down patient
Prehospital interventions in severely injured pediatric patients
Lack of utility of repeat monitoring of hemoglobin and hematocrit following blunt solid organ injury in children
Dead or alive? New confirmatory test using quantitative analysis of computed tomographic angiography
A new kid on the block
The tissue factor pathway mediates both activation of coagulation and coagulopathy after injury
Early tranexamic acid administration
Sugar or salt? The relative roles of the glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid axes in traumatic shock
Witnessed aspiration in trauma
A pilot study of chest tube versus pigtail catheter drainage of acute hemothorax in swine
Cadaveric comparison of the optimal site for needle decompression of tension pneumothorax by prehospital care providers
The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in blunt thoracic trauma
Hips don’t lie
Mild traumatic brain injury increases risk for the development of posttraumatic stress disorder
Geriatric trauma G-60 falls with hip fractures
Seasonal variations in posttraumatic wound infections after open extremity fractures
Western Trauma Association Critical Decisions in Trauma
Western Trauma Association Critical Decisions in Trauma
Western Trauma Association Critical Decisions in Trauma
Erwin R. Thal, MD (1936–2014)
James Henry Duke, Jr., MD (1928–2015)
Featured Articles for CME Credit December 2015
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