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November 2014 - Volume 77 - Issue 5
pp: 653-804

Low level of procoagulant platelet microparticles is associated with impaired coagulation and transfusion requirements in trauma patients

Windeløv, Nis Agerlin; Johansson, Pär Ingemar; Sørensen, Anne Marie; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 77(5):692-700, November 2014.

Application of a uniform anatomic grading system to measure disease severity in eight emergency general surgical illnesses

Crandall, Marie L.; Agarwal, Suresh; Muskat, Peter; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 77(5):705-708, November 2014.

Clinical relevance of mold culture positivity with and without recurrent wound necrosis following combat-related injuries

Rodriguez, Carlos; Weintrob, Amy C.; Dunne, James R.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 77(5):769-773, November 2014.

The definition of polytrauma revisited: An international consensus process and proposal of the new ‘Berlin definition’

Pape, Hans-Christoph; Lefering, Rolf; Butcher, Nerida; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 77(5):780-786, November 2014.

Optimal timing of femur fracture stabilization in polytrauma patients: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

Gandhi, Rajesh R.; Overton, Tiffany L.; Haut, Elliott R.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 77(5):787-795, November 2014.

Creator: Jo Fields
Duration: 7:13
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery November 2014, Volume 77, Issue 5;

Dr. Gene Moore’s highlights for the November 2014 issue include: Dr. Bob Mackersie’s Presidential Address; Dr. Jim O’Conner et al from the Cowley Shock Trauma Center reviewing their experience with damage control thoracic surgery; Dr. Ben Zarzaur and colleagues from the University of Tennessee in Memphis addressing the ongoing debate of the role of angioembolization in the management of high grade splenic injuries; Dr. Nis Windelore et al from Copenhagen University and adding their part to the complex puzzle of trauma induced coagulopathy by implicating low levels of platelet-derived microparticles; Dr. Regan Berg and colleagues from USC/LA County and their review of gunshot wounds; and Drs. Howard Corwin and Lena Napolitano discussing their knowledge of erythropoietin stimulating agents in reducing red cell transfusion based on current literature.