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August 2014 - Volume 77 - Issue 2
pp: 193-392

Contrasting patient, family, provider, and societal goals at the end of life complicate decision making and induce variability of care after trauma

Martin, Niels Douglas; Stefanelli, Anthony; Methvin, Laura; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 77(2):262-267, August 2014.

When birds can’t fly: An analysis of interfacility ground transport using advanced life support when helicopter emergency medical service is unavailable

Borst, Greg M.; Davies, Stephen W.; Waibel, Brett H.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 77(2):331-337, August 2014.

Creator: Jo Fields
Duration: 13:25
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery August 2014, Volume 77, Issue 2;

Dr. Gene Moore’s highlights for the August 2014 issue include Dr. Stephen Gale and colleagues from East Texas Medical Center in Tyler regarding public health burden of adult emergency general surgery; Dr. James Davis and associates from Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami and the study objective to identify potentially survivable prehospital deaths in a large urban setting; Procedure and Technique review of laparoscopy for emergency procedures by Dr. Salomone DI Saverio from Bologna, Italy; and last is a review by Dr. Kelly Vogt and Dr. Heidi Frankel from the LA County/USC discussing the management of the inter-related issues of pain, sedation, and mobility in the surgical intensive care unit.