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April 2015 - Volume 78 - Issue 4
pp: 661-895

A controlled resuscitation strategy is feasible and safe in hypotensive trauma patients: Results of a prospective randomized pilot trial

Schreiber, Martin A.; Meier, Eric N.; Tisherman, Samuel A.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 78(4):687-697, April 2015.

Outcomes of trauma care at centers treating a higher proportion of older patients: The case for geriatric trauma centers

Zafar, Syed Nabeel; Obirieze, Augustine; Schneider, Eric B.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 78(4):852-859, April 2015.

Creator: Jo Fields
Duration: 16:45
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery April 2015, Volume 78, Issue 4;

Dr. Gene Moore’s highlights for the April 2015 issue include: The lead articles are the AAST Presidential Address entitled “Responsibility” by Dr. Bill Cioffi and the Fitts Lecture “Genomics of Injury: The Glue Grant Experience” by Dr. Ron Tompkins. Dr. Marty Schreiber and colleagues of the Resuscitation Outcome Consortium who completed a randomized trial comparing prehospital limited crystalloid versus standard crystalloid resuscitation. Dr. Tatsuyo Norii and colleagues who examine the impact of resuscitation endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta on survival following blunt trauma using the Japanese Trauma Data Bank from 2004-2011. Dr. Peter Rhee and colleagues from the University of Arizona and the University of Southern California who review their experience with transfusion of auto transfused whole blood from hemothoraces, The final paper to highlight is authored by Dr. Ben Howard and colleagues from the San Francisco General who fundamentally demonstrate that patients with isolated hypoxemia (Pa02/Fi02 < 300) are different from those who are hypoxemia and meet Berlin criteria for ARDS, that is, bilateral pulmonary opacities on chest x-ray collected with chest tubes and anticoagulated with CPD.