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Adult Blunt Hepatic Injury: A Western Trauma Association Critical Decisions Algorithm

Keric, Natasha; Shatz, David V.; Schellenberg, Morgan; More

Original Article

Mitigation of Trauma Induced Endotheliopathy by Activated Protein C: A Potential Therapeutic for Post-Injury Thromboinflammation

Thielen, Otto; Mitra, Sanchayita; Debot, Margot; More


Chest Wall Injury Society (CWIS) recommendation for surgical stabilization of non-united rib fractures (SSNURF) to decrease pain, reduce opiate use, and improve patient reported outcomes in patients with rib fracture non-union after trauma

Forrester, Joseph D.; Bauman, Zachary M.; Cole, Peter A.; More

Original Article

Surgical Stabilization of Rib Fractures is Associated with Better Return on Investment for a Healthcare Institution than Non-Operative Management

Bauman, Zachary M.; Khan, Hason; Cavolic, Lindsey; More


American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) / American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS-COT): Clinical Protocol for Damage Control Resuscitation for the Adult Trauma Patient

LaGrone, Lacey; Stein, Deborah; Cribari, Christopher; More

Author Reply: Letter to the Editor

Response to Letter to the Editor regarding manuscript: Management of the Open Abdomen: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis and Practice Management Guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

Mahoney, Eric J.; Bugaev, Nikolay; Appelbaum, Rachel; More

Original Article

Acute respiratory distress syndrome, acute kidney injury, and mortality after trauma are associated with increased circulation of syndecan-1, soluble thrombomodulin, and receptor for advanced glycation end products

Dixon, Alexandra; Kenny, James E.; Buzzard, Lydia; More

Original Article

What are the differences between the three most used classifications for acute colonic diverticulitis? A comparative multicenter study: Acute diverticulitis classifications comparison

Cremonini, Camilla; Biloslavo, Alan; Robustelli, Virna; More

Original Article

Maximizing wound coverage in full-thickness skin defects: a randomized-controlled trial of autologous skin cell suspension and widely meshed autograft versus standard autografting

Henry, Sharon; Mapula, Stephen; Grevious, Mark; More

Original Article

Comparison of Phenobarbital Monotherapy to a Benzodiazepine-based Regimen for Management of Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome in Trauma Patients

Fleenor, L. Montana; Beavers, Jennifer R.; Tidwell, William P.; More

Original Article

Predictors of Fetal Delivery in Pregnant Trauma Patients: A Multicenter Study

Santos, Jeffrey W.; Grigorian, Areg; Lucas, Alexa N.; More


American Association for the Surgery of Trauma/American College of Surgeons – Committee on Trauma Clinical Consensus-Driven Protocol for Glucose Management in the Post-Resuscitation Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Adult Trauma Patient

Jacovides, Christina L.; Skeete, Dionne A.; Werner, Nicole L.; More

Review Article

The Persistent Inflammation, Immunosuppression, and Catabolism Syndrome (PICS) Ten Years Later

Efron, Philip A.; Brakenridge, Scott C.; Mohr, Alicia M.; More

Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis

Vascular Access Complications Associated with Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta in Adult Trauma Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Shum-Tim, Lukas; Bichara-Allard, Simon; Hopkins, Brent; More

Original Article

Mobile Health Follow-Up Screening to Risk Stratify Patients in Need of Further Care in A Low Resource Setting: Results from A Prospective Multi-Site Implementation Study

Christie, S. Ariane; Mbianyor, Mbiarikai; Oke, Rasheedat; More

Original Article

High positive end-expiratory pressure ventilation mitigates the progression from unilateral pulmonary contusion to ARDS. An animal study

Landeck, Tobias; Schwarz, Henrike; Hammermüller, Sören; More

Original Article

Longitudinal Study Evaluating Post-ICU Syndrome Differences between Acute Care Surgery and Trauma SICU Survivors

Bottom-Tanzer, Samantha F.; Poyant, Janelle O.; Louzada, Maria T.; More

Original Article

Prehospital tranexamic acid is associated with a dose-dependent decrease in syndecan-1 after trauma: A secondary analysis of a prospective randomized trial

Gruen, Danielle S; Brown, Joshua B; Guyette, Francis X.; More