Derivation and validation of a novel Emergency Surgery Acuity Score (ESAS)
Severe complicated Clostridium difficile infection
Imaging before transfer to designated pediatric trauma centers exposes children to excess radiation
Early initiation of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation improves survival in adult trauma patients with severe adult respiratory distress syndrome
Is there an impending loss of academically productive trauma surgical faculty? An analysis of 4,015 faculty
Emergency general surgery specific frailty index
The use of angiography in pediatric blunt abdominal trauma patients
Hepatic and splenic blush on computed tomography in children following blunt abdominal trauma
Limiting chest computed tomography in the evaluation of pediatric thoracic trauma
Performance improvement and patient safety program–guided quality improvement initiatives can significantly reduce computed tomography imaging in pediatric trauma patients
Prehospital traumatic cardiac arrest
Extending resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta
Contemporary management of civilian penetrating cervicothoracic arterial injuries
The role of laparoscopy in management of stable patients with penetrating abdominal trauma and organ evisceration
The impact of acute coagulopathy on mortality in pediatric trauma patients
Correlation between laboratory coagulation testing and thromboelastometry is modified during management of trauma patients
Inhibition of platelet function is common following even minor injury
Resistance to venous flow
Utility of computed tomographic imaging of the cervical spine in trauma evaluation of ground-level fall
Dexmedetomidine as an adjunct for sedation in patients with traumatic brain injury
Reducing acute kidney injury due to vancomycin in trauma patients
Intraluminal tranexamic acid inhibits intestinal sheddases and mitigates gut and lung injury and inflammation in a rodent model of hemorrhagic shock
Tube thoracostomy
A critical literature review on primary blast thorax injury and their outcomes
Managing missed lower extremity compartment syndrome in the physiologically stable patient
Comparison of the Prehospital Trauma Life Support recommendations and the German national guideline on treatment of patients with severe and multiple injuries
The term “prehospital” must be justified when reporting animal studies of traumatic hemorrhagic shock
Delayed presentation of pulmonary hernia following surgical stabilization of severe rib fractures
Role of computed tomography angiography in the management of Zone II penetrating neck trauma in patients with clinical hard signs
Severe acute pancreatitis and antibiotics
Featured Articles for CME Credit August 2016
Early stabilizing alveolar ventilation prevents acute respiratory distress syndrome
Early application of airway pressure release ventilation may reduce mortality in high-risk trauma patients
Suction evacuation of hemothorax