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EAST Journal Club

Updated:   11/8/2018
Contains:  37 items
This collection features articles selected for discussion in the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma's journal club. More information about current and past online discussions may be found on EAST's web site.

Implementation of a CT scan practice guideline for pediatric trauma patients reduces unnecessary scans without impacting outcomes

McGrew, Patrick R.; Chestovich, Paul J.; Fisher, Jay D.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 85(3):451-458, September 2018.

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The impact of age on the innate immune response and outcomes after severe sepsis/septic shock in trauma and surgical intensive care unit patients

Brakenridge, Scott C.; Efron, Philip A.; Stortz, Julie A.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 85(2):247-255, August 2018.

Discussed October 29-30, 2018. Recap available at wakelet..

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Transfer status: A significant risk factor for mortality in emergency general surgery patients requiring colon resection

DeWane, Michael P.; Davis, Kimberly A.; Schuster, Kevin M.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 85(2):348-353, August 2018.

Discussed September 17-18, 2018. Recap available at wakelet..

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The role of four-factor prothrombin complex concentrate in coagulopathy of trauma: A propensity matched analysis

Jehan, Faisal; Aziz, Hassan; O'Keeffe, Terence; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 85(1):18-24, July 2018.

Discussed August 30-31, 2018. Recap available at wakelet..

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Indications and outcomes of extracorporeal life support in trauma patients

Swol, Justyna; Brodie, Daniel; Napolitano, Lena; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 84(6):831-837, June 2018.

Discussed July 11-12, 2018. Recap available at wakelet..

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The intraosseous have it: A prospective observational study of vascular access success rates in patients in extremis using video review

Chreiman, Kristen M.; Dumas, Ryan P.; Seamon, Mark J.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 84(4):558-563, April 2018.

Discussed May 23-24, 2018. Recap available at wakelet..

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Survey of American College of Surgeons Committee on trauma members on firearm injury: Consensus and opportunities

Kuhls, Deborah A.; Campbell, Brendan T.; Burke, Peter A.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 82(5):877-886, May 2017.

Discussed April 24-25, 2018. Recap available at wakelet..

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Lower emergency general surgery (EGS) mortality among hospitals with higher-quality trauma care

Scott, John W.; Tsai, Thomas C.; Neiman, Pooja U.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 84(3):433-440, March 2018.

Discussed March 22-23, 2018. Recap available at wakelet..

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Beta blockers in critically ill patients with traumatic brain injury: Results from a multicenter, prospective, observational American Association for the Surgery of Trauma study

Ley, Eric J.; Leonard, Samuel D.; Barmparas, Galinos; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 84(2):234-244, February 2018.

Discussed February 21-22, 2018. Recap available at wakelet..

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Paying it forward: Four-year analysis of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Mentoring Program

Zakrison, Tanya L.; Polk, Travis M.; Dixon, Rachel; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 83(1):165-169, July 2017.

Discussed Janury 29-30, 2018. Recap available at wakelet..

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Outcomes after concomitant traumatic brain injury and hemorrhagic shock: A secondary analysis from the Pragmatic, Randomized Optimal Platelets and Plasma Ratios trial

Galvagno, Samuel M. Jr.; Fox, Erin E.; Appana, Savitri N.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 83(4):668-674, October 2017.

Discussed December 4-5, 2017. Recap available at wakelet..

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Mortality after emergent trauma laparotomy: A multicenter, retrospective study

Harvin, John A.; Maxim, Tom; Inaba, Kenji; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 83(3):464-468, September 2017.

Discussed October 30-31, 2017. Recap available at wakelet..

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Population-based estimate of trauma-related deaths for law enforcement personnel: Risks for death are higher and increasing over time

Eastman, Alexander L.; Cripps, Michael W.; Abdelfattah, Kareem R.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 83(2):237-240, August 2017.

Discussed September 5-6, 2017. Recap available at wakelet..

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Incompatible type A plasma transfusion in patients requiring massive transfusion protocol: Outcomes of an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma multicenter study

Stevens, W. Tait; Morse, Bryan C.; Bernard, Andrew; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 83(1):25-29, July 2017.

Discussed July 25-26, 2017. Recap available at wakelet..

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Operation versus antibiotics––The “appendicitis conundrum” continues: A meta-analysis

Sakran, Joseph V.; Mylonas, Konstantinos S.; Gryparis, Alexandros; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 82(6):1129-1137, June 2017.

Discussed June 29-30, 2017. Recap available at wakelet.

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American College of Surgeons Level I trauma centers outcomes do not correlate with patients’ perception of hospital experience

Joseph, Bellal; Azim, Asad; O’Keeffe, Terence; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 82(4):722-727, April 2017.

Discussed May 1-2, 2017. Recap available at wakelet.

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Operative fixation of rib fractures after blunt trauma: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

Kasotakis, George; Hasenboehler, Erik A.; Streib, Erik W.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 82(3):618-626, March 2017.

Discussed March 2-3, 2017. Recap available at wavelet.

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Prevention of firearm-related injuries with restrictive licensing and concealed carry laws: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma systematic review

Crandall, Marie; Eastman, Alexander; Violano, Pina; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 81(5):952-960, November 2016.

Discussed January 18-19, 2017. Recap available at wakelet.

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Effect of time to operation on mortality for hypotensive patients with gunshot wounds to the torso: The golden 10 minutes

Meizoso, Jonathan P.; Ray, Juliet J.; Karcutskie, Charles A. IV; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 81(4):685-691, October 2016.

Discussed December 6-7, 2016. Recap available at wakelet.

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Police transport versus ground EMS: A trauma system-level evaluation of prehospital care policies and their effect on clinical outcomes

Wandling, Michael W.; Nathens, Avery B.; Shapiro, Michael B.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 81(5):931-935, November 2016.

Discussed November 2-3, 2016. Recap available at wakelet.

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The impact of patient protection and Affordable Care Act on trauma care: A step in the right direction

Joseph, Bellal; Haider, Ansab A.; Azim, Asad; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 81(3):427-434, September 2016.

Discussed September 27–28, 2016. Recap available at wakelet.

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Not all prehospital time is equal: Influence of scene time on mortality

Brown, Joshua B.; Rosengart, Matthew R.; Forsythe, Raquel M.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 81(1):93-100, July 2016.

Discussed July 28-29, 2016. Recap available at wakelet.

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Surgery or stenting for colonic obstruction: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

Ferrada, Paula; Patel, Mayur B.; Poylin, Vitaliy; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 80(4):659-664, April 2016.

Discussed May 18-19, 2016.

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Computed tomography in hemodynamically unstable severely injured blunt and penetrating trauma patients

Ordoñez, Carlos A.; Herrera-Escobar, Juan P.; Parra, Michael W.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 80(4):597-603, April 2016.

Discussed April 26-27, 2016.

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Certified acute care surgery programs improve outcomes in patients undergoing emergency surgery: A nationwide analysis

Khalil, Mazhar; Pandit, Viraj; Rhee, Peter; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 79(1):60-64, July 2015.

Discussed December 15-16, 2015.

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An evidence-based approach to patient selection for emergency department thoracotomy: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

Seamon, Mark J.; Haut, Elliott R.; Van Arendonk, Kyle; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 79(1):159-173, July 2015.

Discussed November 12-13, 2015.

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Decreased mortality after prehospital interventions in severely injured trauma patients

Meizoso, Jonathan P.; Valle, Evan J.; Allen, Casey J.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 79(2):227-231, August 2015.

Discussed October 27-28, 2015. Recap available at Storify

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Operative delay to laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Racking up the cost of health care

Schwartz, Diane A.; Shah, Adil A.; Zogg, Cheryl K.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 79(1):15-21, July 2015.

Discussed August 11-12, 2015. Recap available at Storify

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Human dose confirmation for self-expanding intra-abdominal foam: A translational, adaptive, multicenter trial in recently deceased human subjects

Mesar, Tomaz; Martin, David; Lawless, Ryan; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 79(1):39-47, July 2015.

Discussed July 8-9, 2015. Recap available at Storify.

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