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Review: Minimizing SARS-CoV-2 Exposure When Performing Surgical Interventions

28 May, 2020 | 09:42h | UTC

Minimizing SARS-CoV-2 exposure when performing surgical interventions during the covid-19 pandemic – Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery

 


Chest Trauma: Current Recommendations for Rib Fractures, Pneumothorax, and Other Injuries

26 May, 2020 | 09:18h | UTC

Chest Trauma: Current Recommendations for Rib Fractures, Pneumothorax, and Other Injuries – Current Anesthesiology Reports

 


Global Injury Morbidity and Mortality from 1990 to 2017

28 Apr, 2020 | 04:14h | UTC

Global injury morbidity and mortality from 1990 to 2017: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – Injury Prevention

Related Studies: The Burden of Unintentional Drowning: Global, Regional and National Estimates of Mortality from the Global Burden of Disease Study AND Global and National Burden from Road Injuries

 


Preoperative Evaluation Before Noncardiac Surgery

23 Apr, 2020 | 09:17h | UTC

Preoperative Evaluation Before Noncardiac Surgery – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Related Review: Preoperative Cardiac Risk Assessment (review and guidelines)

 


Guideline: Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Appendicitis

16 Apr, 2020 | 02:32h | UTC

Diagnosis and treatment of acute appendicitis: 2020 update of the WSES Jerusalem guidelines – World Journal of Emergency Surgery

 


Global Interim Guidance on COVID‐19 During Pregnancy and Puerperium

7 Apr, 2020 | 04:13h | UTC

Global interim guidance on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) during pregnancy and puerperium from FIGO and allied partners: Information for healthcare professionals – International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics

 


Guidelines for Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Appendicitis in the Elderly

13 Mar, 2020 | 08:02h | UTC

The SIFIPAC/WSES/SICG/SIMEU guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of acute appendicitis in the elderly (2019 edition) – World Journal of Emergency Surgery (free)

 


Position Paper: Intraoperative Surgical Site Infection Control and Prevention

13 Feb, 2020 | 08:07h | UTC

Intraoperative surgical site infection control and prevention: a position paper and future addendum to WSES intra-abdominal infections guidelines – World Journal of Emergency Surgery (free)

Related: Guidelines for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections (free guidelines on the subject)

 


Meta-Analysis: Prophylactic Intra-Abdominal Drainage Following Colorectal Anastomoses

21 Jan, 2020 | 01:02h | UTC

Prophylactic intra-abdominal drainage following colorectal anastomoses. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials – The American Journal of Surgery (free)

 


Position Statement on Endovascular Intervention for Trauma

19 Jan, 2020 | 20:57h | UTC

Society of Interventional Radiology Position Statement on Endovascular Intervention for Trauma – Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (free)

 


Highlights from the Guidelines for Managing Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Children

10 Jan, 2020 | 08:28h | UTC

Critical Update on the Third Edition of the Guidelines for Managing Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Children – American Journal of Critical Care (free)

Original Article: New Guidelines for the Management of Pediatric Severe Traumatic Brain Injury (free guideline and news release)

 


Global and National Burden from Road Injuries

10 Jan, 2020 | 08:19h | UTC

Morbidity and mortality from road injuries: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – Injury Prevention (free)

News Release: Probability of dying from road injury has dropped worldwide in all but 5 nations – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (free)

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


WSES Guideline: Perforated and Bleeding Peptic Ulcer

9 Jan, 2020 | 01:33h | UTC

Perforated and bleeding peptic ulcer: WSES guidelines – World Society of Emergency Surgery (free)

 


Systematic Review: Decompressive Craniectomy for the Treatment of High Intracranial Pressure in Closed Traumatic Brain Injury

5 Jan, 2020 | 13:36h | UTC

Decompressive craniectomy for the treatment of high intracranial pressure in closed traumatic brain injury – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Partial removal of skull (decompressive craniectomy) to lower treatment-resistant high pressure in the skull and brain after traumatic brain injury – Cochrane Library (free)

Related: Consensus statement from the International Consensus Meeting on the Role of Decompressive Craniectomy in the Management of Traumatic Brain Injury – Acta Neurochirurgica (free) AND The Current Status of Decompressive Craniectomy in Traumatic Brain Injury – Current Trauma Reports (free) AND Trial of Decompressive Craniectomy for Traumatic Intracranial Hypertension – New England Journal of Medicine (free)

 


Guideline: Duodeno-pancreatic and Extrahepatic Biliary Tree Trauma

12 Dec, 2019 | 08:30h | UTC

Duodeno-pancreatic and extrahepatic biliary tree trauma: WSES-AAST guidelines – World Journal of Emergency Surgery (free)

 


Kidney and Uro-trauma: WSES-AAST Guidelines

3 Dec, 2019 | 08:13h | UTC

Kidney and uro-trauma: WSES-AAST guidelines – World Journal of Emergency Surgery (free)

Related: Urotrauma: AUA Guideline – The Journal of Urology (free) AND Urological Trauma – European Association of Urology (free) AND Guideline of guidelines: a review of urological trauma guidelines – BJU International (free) AND Renal trauma: the current best practice – Therapeutic Advances in Urology (free)

 


Guidelines for Safe Transfer of the Brain‐injured Patient: Trauma and Stroke

3 Dec, 2019 | 00:35h | UTC

Guidelines for safe transfer of the brain‐injured patient: trauma and stroke, 2019 – Anaesthesia (free)

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


Guidelines: Monitoring and Management of Severe Adult Traumatic Brain Injury Patients with Polytrauma

1 Dec, 2019 | 22:17h | UTC

WSES consensus conference guidelines: monitoring and management of severe adult traumatic brain injury patients with polytrauma in the first 24 hours – World Journal of Emergency Surgery (free) (via @CritCareReviews)

Related: Head injury: assessment and early management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (free) AND A management algorithm for patients with intracranial pressure monitoring: the Seattle International Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Consensus Conference (SIBICC) – Intensive Care Medicine (free) AND Management of severe traumatic brain injury (first 24 hours) – Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine (free) AND New Guidelines for the Management of Pediatric Severe Traumatic Brain Injury (free) AND CDC Guideline: Diagnosis and Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Among Children (free) AND Italian guidelines on the assessment and management of pediatric head injury in the emergency department – Italian Journal of Pediatrics (free) AND Scandinavian guidelines for initial management of minor and moderate head trauma in children – BMC Medicine (free)

 


Guidelines for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections

20 Nov, 2019 | 10:46h | UTC

APSIC guidelines for the prevention of surgical site infections – Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control (free)

Related Guidelines: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017 – JAMA Surgery (free) AND Global guidelines on the prevention of surgical site infection – World Health Organization (free) AND Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (free)

 


Review: Post-operative Abdominal Infections: Epidemiology, Operational Definitions, and Outcomes

15 Nov, 2019 | 10:14h | UTC

Post-operative abdominal infections: epidemiology, operational definitions, and outcomes – Intensive Care Medicine (free)

Related Guidelines: The management of intra-abdominal infections from a global perspective: 2017 WSES guidelines – World Journal of Emergency Surgery (free) AND Management of intra-abdominal infections: recommendations by the WSES 2016 consensus conference – World Journal of Emergency Surgery (free) AND The Surgical Infection Society Revised Guidelines on the Management of Intra-Abdominal Infection – Surgical Infections (free) AND The 2018 Lebanese Society of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Guidelines for the use of antimicrobial therapy in complicated intra-abdominal infections in the era of antimicrobial resistance – BMC Infectious Diseases (free)

 


Review: Management of Cervical Spine Trauma in Children

10 Nov, 2019 | 13:05h | UTC

Management of cervical spine trauma in children – European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery (free)

 


Blast Injuries in Children: A Mixed-methods Narrative Review

4 Oct, 2019 | 07:22h | UTC

Blast injuries in children: a mixed-methods narrative review – BMJ Paediatrics Open (free)

 


Review: Understanding Acute Burn Injury as a Chronic Disease

30 Sep, 2019 | 00:47h | UTC

Understanding acute burn injury as a chronic disease – Burns & Trauma (free)

 


NICE Guideline: Assessment and Early Management of Head Injury

16 Sep, 2019 | 02:23h | UTC

Head injury: assessment and early management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (free)

Related Guidelines: Management of severe traumatic brain injury (first 24 hours) – Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine (free) AND New Guidelines for the Management of Pediatric Severe Traumatic Brain Injury (free) AND CDC Guideline: Diagnosis and Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Among Children (free) AND Italian guidelines on the assessment and management of pediatric head injury in the emergency department – Italian Journal of Pediatrics (free) AND Scandinavian guidelines for initial management of minor and moderate head trauma in children – BMC Medicine (free)

 


New Guidelines on the Spinal Stabilization of Adult Trauma Patients

20 Aug, 2019 | 08:55h | UTC

New clinical guidelines on the spinal stabilisation of adult trauma patients – consensus and evidence based – Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine (free)

Related: The Norwegian guidelines for the prehospital management of adult trauma patients with potential spinal injury (free) AND Cervical spine collar clearance in the obtunded adult blunt trauma patient: A systematic review and practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (free) AND Prehospital Cervical Spinal Immobilization After Trauma – Neurosurgery (free) AND Pre-Hospital Care Management of a Potential Spinal Cord Injured Patient: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Evidence-Based Guidelines – Journal of Neurotrauma (free) AND Wilderness Medical Society Practice Guidelines for Spine Immobilization in the Austere Environment (free)