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Little Patients, Big Challenges: Pediatric Trauma and Surgical Care in the Austere Environment

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Little Patients, Big Challenges: Pediatric Trauma and Surgical Care in the Austere Environment
AAST Grand Round, October 29, 2015

Presented by:
Dr. Ken Azarow, Oregon Health & Sciences University; Dr. Martin Schreiber, Oregon Health & Sciences University; Dr. Lucas Neff, Davis Grant Medical Center; and Dr. Matthew Martin, Madigan Army Medical Center

Moderated by:
Dr. Matthew Martin, Madigan Army Medical Center

 

Referenced in presentation:

The effects of balanced blood component resuscitation and crystalloid administration in pediatric trauma patients requiring transfusion in Afghanistan and Iraq 2002 to 2012.
Edwards MJ, Lustik MB, Clark ME, Creamer KM, Tuggle D.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Feb;78(2):330-5.


Clearly defining pediatric massive transfusion: cutting through the fog and friction with combat data.
Neff LP, Cannon JW, Morrison JJ, Edwards MJ, Spinella PC, Borgman MA.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Jan;78(1):22-8; discussion 28-9.


Tranexamic acid administration to pediatric trauma patients in a combat setting: the pediatric trauma and tranexamic acid study (PED-TRAX).
Eckert MJ, Wertin TM, Tyner SD, Nelson DW, Izenberg S, Martin MJ.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Dec;77(6):852-8; discussion 858.


The PRospective Observational Multicenter Major Trauma Transfusion (PROMMTT) study. [Supplement issue].
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Jul;75(1 Supp): S1-S103.

 

Further reading:


Acute blood loss during burn and soft tissue excisions: An observational study of blood product resuscitation practices and focused review.
Pidcoke HF, Isbell CL, Herzig MC, Fedyk CG, Schaffer BS, Chung KK, White CE, Wolf SE, Wade CE, Cap AP.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Jun;78(6 Suppl 1):S39-47.


Prospective comparison of packed red blood cell-to-fresh frozen plasma transfusion ratio of 4: 1 versus 1: 1 during acute massive burn excision.
Palmieri TL, Greenhalgh DG, Sen S.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Jan;74(1):76-83.


Ten-year analysis of transfusion in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom: increased plasma and platelet use correlates with improved survival.
Pidcoke HF, Aden JK, Mora AG, Borgman MA, Spinella PC, Dubick MA, Blackbourne LH, Cap AP.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Dec;73(6 Suppl 5):S445-52.