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

    The recent world events in general and the presence of new Ebola cases being diagnosed in the U.S. reinforces the vulnerability of providers caring for trauma victims around the world.  Ebola is not normally thought of in the realm of trauma but it should cause us to pause and examine our vulnerability of exposure to blood and body fluids with potentially disastrous outcomes.

The Trauma Center Association of America in a recent member update has provided links to references for providers.


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

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

"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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Official Journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses

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The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) has partnered with other nursing organizations to fill the gap left by the retirement of HRSA’s national nurse survey. If you are a graduate of a clinical nurse specialist (CNS) program, we want to hear from and count you. Please complete our national survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CF56ZXM and share it with your CNS colleagues.

The survey is open until December 31, 2014 to all nurses who identify themselves as or who were educated CNSs.

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