Editor-in-Chief: Kathryn Schroeter, PhD, RN, CNOR
ISSN: 1078-7496
Online ISSN: 1932-3883
Frequency: 6 issues / year
From the Online Editor

   I regularly see postings on list serves discussing trauma education for staff.  Would you be interested is helping us create a collection of high quality articles that could provide the basis for a training program?  You decide the topics, pick the appropriate articles, create presentations utilizing the information in the articles then use the package for your trauma training.  I will create the collection for you! Let me know if this sounds like an idea you may wish to explore.

dan.burgess.rnms@gmail.com

  

The winners of the 2014 JTN Writing Awards have been announced and are freely available to all during 2015.  The articles and links are found at the bottom of this column. Read the articles and let the authors know that you appreciate their contribution to trauma nursing.

 

    

Beyond the Journal of Trauma Nursing

With the launch of this section we hope to provide access to news and information of interest appearing beyond the borders of JTN.

Trauma in the News

How is your state doing? MADD rates USA on drunk driving prevention.- USA Today 01-15-15

First Responders: Ditch the Spine Board Dec 15, 2014

Phillip Hughes: How is the brain injured- added 4 Dec 2014

Amputee rebuilds life at trauma center - added 18 Nov 2014

"The Importance of a trauma center in injury treatment" TV News report Nov 4, 2014

Trauma Care in Arkansas: A Medical Symphony Oct 1, 2014

Traumatic Brain Injuries to Seniors Linked to Higher Dementia Risk  Oct 27, 2014

 

Clinical Interest

Balanced Ratio of Plasma, Platelets and RBCs best for Trauma  Reuter's Health Feb 4, 2015

CE "Mild Traumatic Brain Injury" Published in November 2014 American Journal of Nursing

Tranexamic Acid for Trauma Related Hemorrhage April-June 2014 Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal

"Look away: arterial and venous intravascular embolization following shotgun injury"
Nov 15, 2014 Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes

Traumatic Brain Injury in Older Adults" Published in July-Sept 2014 Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation

"Getting Ahead of Penetrating Neck Injuries" Published in October issue of Nursing 2014

 

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2013 Research Writing Award winner, Chris Wargo

"Community Gun Safety in Central Pennsylvania"


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Writer's Helps

A bit uncertain as to what constitutes an "evidence-based" article? Here are some helpful videos to assist you.

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Call for Manuscripts

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Information for Peer Reviewers

CE for Peer Reviewers- Obtain CE credit for doing peer reviews.  

Article: Peer Review for Professional Publications
Article: How to Phrase Feedback in Peer Reviews for Authors

 

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