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Geriatric Trauma Advances and New TQIP Guidelines

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Geriatric Trauma Advances and New TQIP Guidelines
AAST Grand Round, March 18, 2015

Presented by:
Robert D. Barraco, MD, Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health Network

Moderated by:
Mark Newell, MD, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

 

Referenced in presentation:


Evaluation and management of geriatric trauma: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline.
Calland JF, Ingraham AM, Martin N, Marshall GT, Schulman CI, Stapleton T, Barraco RD; Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Nov;73(5 Suppl 4):S345-50.

 

Geriatric trauma service: a one-year experience.
Mangram AJ, Mitchell CD, Shifflette VK, Lorenzo M, Truitt MS, Goel A, Lyons MA, Nichols DJ, Dunn EL.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Jan;72(1):119-22.

 

Should age be a factor to change from a level II to a level I trauma activation?
Shifflette VK, Lorenzo M, Mangram AJ, Truitt MS, Amos JD, Dunn EL.
J Trauma. 2010 Jul;69(1):88-92.

 

Old age as a criterion for trauma team activation.
Demetriades D, Sava J, Alo K, Newton E, Velmahos GC, Murray JA, Belzberg H, Asensio JA, Berne TV.
J Trauma. 2001 Oct;51(4):754-6; discussion 756-7.

 

Further reading:

Outcomes of trauma care at centers treating a higher proportion of older patients: The case for geriatric trauma centers.
Zafar SN, Obirieze A, Schneider EB, Hashmi ZG, Scott VK, Greene WR, Efron DT, MacKenzie EJ, Cornwell EE 3rd, Haider AH.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Apr;78(4):852-59.

 

Feasibility of screening for preinjury frailty in hospitalized injured older adults.
Maxwell CA, Mion LC, Mukherjee K, Dietrich MS, Minnick A, May A, Miller RS.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Apr;78(4):844-51.

 


Risk factors for delirium in older trauma patients admitted to the surgical intensive care unit.
Bryczkowski SB, Lopreiato MC, Yonclas PP, Sacca JJ, Mosenthal AC.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Dec;77(6):944-51.

 

High-risk geriatric protocol: improving mortality in the elderly.
Bradburn E, Rogers FB, Krasne M, Rogers A, Horst MA, Beelen MJ, Miller JA.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Aug;73(2):435-40.