May/June 2017 - Volume 24 - Issue 3

  • Kathryn Schroeter, PhD, RN, CNOR
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There are so many talented people who contribute to our profession.  All of these award winning articles have currently been made available free of charge so spead the word and get your colleagues to read them.  This year's JTN awards are:

Research Article:

Distracted Biking: An Observational Study​-Wolfe, Elizabeth Suzanne CAGS, ATC;  Arabian, Sandra Strack BS, CSTR, CAISS; Breeze, Janis L. MPH; Salzler, Matthew J. MD-Journal of Trauma Nursing: March/April 2016 - Volume 23 - Issue 2 - p 65–70 

Specialty Article (Category of Adolescents/Pediatrics): 

 Underreporting of concussions and concussion-like symptoms in female high school athletes. -Tracy McDonald, Mark A. Burghart, Niaman Nazir-Journal of Trauma Nursing, November/December 2016:  23 (5): 241-246

Case study Article:

Diving Into Blunt Aortic Injury: A Case Review-Perry, Andrea MSN, RN, CNL, CEN; White, Cheri PhD, ACNP-BC, CCRN; Carleton, Kate BSN, RN-Journal of Trauma Nursing:  January/February 2016 - Volume 23 - Issue 1 - p 23–27 

Most Accessed Online Article:

Exposing Compassion Fatigue and Burnout Syndrome in a Trauma Team: A Qualitative Study-Berg, Gina M.; Harshbarger, Jenni L.; Ahlers-Schmidt, Carolyn R.; Lippoldt, Diana-Journal of Trauma Nursing. 23(1):3-10, January/February 2016.  

Editor's Award:

The Association of Race, Socioeconomic Status, and Insurance on Trauma Mortality-Mikhail, Judy N.; Nemeth, Lynne S.; Mueller, Martina; Pope, Charlene; NeSmith, Elizabeth G.; Wilson, Kenneth L.; McCann, Michael; Fakhry, Samir M. -Journal of Trauma Nursing. 23(6):347-356, November/December 2016.

Current Issue Highlights

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

Randomized Trial to Examine Head Injuries in Youth Football MedPage Today Oct 1 2016

Being Smart About Your Child's Brain  New York Times Op-Ed Dec 19, 2015

Texting while driving  NY Times article on distracted driving

Clinical Interest

Chronic Head Trauma in Athletes: The Debate Continues CE From Medscape Jan 2016

Being Prepared: Bioterrorism and Mass Prophylaxis Part 2  From Nursing Center Aug 2015

Being Prepared: Bioterrorism and Mass Prophylaxis Part 1  From Nursing Center Aug 2015

Concussion and the Teenage Athlete Nursing Made Incredibly Easy, July/August 2015

New Report on Teens and Distracted Driving AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, March 2015

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