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Retrospective Cohort Study | Comparative analysis of all-terrain vehicles, motorcycle and automobile-related trauma in a rural community.

25 Nov, 2022 | 12:27h | UTC

Comparative analysis of all-terrain vehicles, motorcycle and automobile-related trauma in a rural border community of the USA – BMJ Open

Commentaries:

Children very vulnerable to severe injury from quad bike use – BMJ Open

More Male, Pediatric Patients Suffer ATV-Related Injury – HealthDay

Related: AAP Recommendations | Prevention of pediatric all-terrain vehicles related deaths and injuries.

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort Study | Delayed intracranial hemorrhage after head injury among elderly patients on anticoagulation seen in the ED.

22 Nov, 2022 | 13:31h | UTC

Delayed intracranial hemorrhage after head injury among elderly patients on anticoagulation seen in the emergency department – Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 

Related:  

Meta-analysis suggests there is low risk of delayed intracranial hemorrhage (after a negative initial head CT) following low energy blunt head trauma while on direct oral anticoagulants. 

Research: Incidence of Delayed Intracranial Hemorrhage in Older Patients After Blunt Head Trauma 

 


Review | Penetrating brain injury: ethical quandaries in the trauma bay and beyond.

21 Nov, 2022 | 14:25h | UTC

Review Paper on Penetrating Brain Injury: Ethical Quandaries in the Trauma Bay and Beyond – Annals of Surgery (free for a limited period) 

 


Consensus Paper | Health emergency and disaster risk management workforce development strategies.

9 Nov, 2022 | 12:25h | UTC

Health Emergency and Disaster Risk Management Workforce Development Strategies: Delphi Consensus Study – Prehospital and Disaster Medicine

 


Cohort Study | Population-based estimates of 1-year mortality after major surgery among community-living older adults.

9 Nov, 2022 | 12:23h | UTC

Population-Based Estimates of 1-Year Mortality After Major Surgery Among Community-Living Older US Adults – JAMA Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries:

One in Seven Older Adults Die Within a Year After Surgery – Medscape (free registration required)

Surgery Holds Danger for Seniors. Who’s Most at Risk? – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Guideline | Antibiotic prophylaxis for tube thoracostomy placement in trauma.

8 Nov, 2022 | 12:19h | UTC

Antibiotic prophylaxis for tube thoracostomy placement in trauma: a practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

 


RCT | Routine sterile glove and instrument change at the time of abdominal wound closure to prevent surgical site infection.

3 Nov, 2022 | 14:13h | UTC

Routine sterile glove and instrument change at the time of abdominal wound closure to prevent surgical site infection (ChEETAh): a pragmatic, cluster-randomised trial in seven low-income and middle-income countries – The Lancet

Commentary: Experts pave the way for safer surgery to address global elective waiting lists – University of Birmingham

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


RCT | Povidone-iodine and chlorhexidine gluconate are similarly effective for preventing SSI in open fractures.

2 Nov, 2022 | 14:27h | UTC

Aqueous skin antisepsis before surgical fixation of open fractures (Aqueous-PREP): a multiple-period, cluster-randomised, crossover trial – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: Study finds antisepsis agents interchangeable in reducing infection risk in open fracture surgeries – Louisiana State University

Related:

Efficacy of different preoperative skin antiseptics on the incidence of surgical site infections: a systematic review, GRADE assessment, and network meta-analysis – The Lancet Microbe

Antiseptic Skin Agents to Prevent Surgical Site Infection After Incisional Surgery: A Randomized, Three-armed Combined Non-inferiority and Superiority Clinical Trial (NEWSkin Prep Study) – Annals of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Alcoholic chlorhexidine skin preparation or triclosan-coated sutures to reduce surgical site infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis of high-quality randomised controlled trials – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Pragmatic randomized trial found similar rates of surgical site infectious with 2% alcoholic chlorhexidine skin preparation compared with povidone–iodine, or with triclosan-coated sutures compared with non-coated sutures.

 


Guideline | Acute mesenteric ischemia.

31 Oct, 2022 | 13:58h | UTC

Acute mesenteric ischemia: updated guidelines of the World Society of Emergency Surgery – World Journal of Emergency Surgery

Related: Pre-post study: The implementation of a pathway and care bundle for the management of acute occlusive arterial mesenteric ischemia reduced mortality.

 


Consensus Paper | Advanced bleeding control in combat casualty care.

21 Oct, 2022 | 12:59h | UTC

Advanced bleeding control in combat casualty care: An international, expert-based Delphi consensus – Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

 


M-A | Nasal protection strategy reduces the incidence of nasal pressure injuries during nasotracheal intubation.

19 Oct, 2022 | 14:13h | UTC

Nasal protection strategy reduces the incidence of nasal pressure injuries during nasotracheal intubation: Meta-analysis with trial sequential analysis – Medicine

 


[Not published yet] Aspirin noninferior to LMW Heparin for prevention of death or pulmonary embolism after fracture surgery.

17 Oct, 2022 | 12:36h | UTC

Aspirin as effective as standard blood thinner to prevent life-threatening blood clots and death after fracture surgery – University of Maryland School of Medicine

 


Consensus Paper | Follow-up strategies for patients with splenic trauma managed non-operatively.

17 Oct, 2022 | 12:35h | UTC

Follow-up strategies for patients with splenic trauma managed non-operatively: the 2022 World Society of Emergency Surgery consensus document – World Journal of Emergency Surgery

 


M-A | Effectiveness and safety of tranexamic acid use in acute traumatic injury in the prehospital and in-hospital settings.

7 Oct, 2022 | 14:06h | UTC

Effectiveness and Safety of Tranexamic Acid Use in Acute Traumatic Injury in the Prehospital and In-hospital Settings: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials – Annals of Surgery Open

 


AAP Recommendations | Prevention of pediatric all-terrain vehicles related deaths and injuries.

3 Oct, 2022 | 14:05h | UTC

American Academy of Pediatrics Recommendations for the Prevention of Pediatric ATV-Related Deaths and Injuries – Pediatrics

Technical Report: A Comprehensive Report on All-Terrain Vehicles and Youth: Continuing Challenges for Injury Prevention – Pediatrics

Commentaries:

ATVs Are Not Safe for Children: AAP Policy Explained – Health Children

AAP Calls for Prevention of Pediatric ATV-Linked Deaths, Injuries – HealthDay

 


Current updates in acute traumatic aortic injury: radiologic diagnosis and management.

30 Sep, 2022 | 12:36h | UTC

Current updates in acute traumatic aortic injury: radiologic diagnosis and management – Clinical and Experimental Emergency Medicine

 


M-A | Prevention of venous thromboembolic events in patients with lower leg immobilization after trauma.

27 Sep, 2022 | 13:04h | UTC

Prevention of venous thromboembolic events in patients with lower leg immobilization after trauma: Systematic review and network meta-analysis with meta-epsidemiological approach – PLOS Medicine

 


Platelet dysfunction after trauma: from mechanisms to targeted treatment.

26 Sep, 2022 | 11:56h | UTC

Platelet dysfunction after trauma: From mechanisms to targeted treatment – Transfusion

 


Effects of tranexamic acid treatment in severely and non-severely injured trauma patients.

26 Sep, 2022 | 11:54h | UTC

Effects of tranexamic acid treatment in severely and non-severely injured trauma patients – Transfusion

 


Guideline | Anemia management in surgical patients.

23 Sep, 2022 | 13:11h | UTC

Recommendations from the International Consensus Conference on Anemia Management in Surgical Patients (ICCAMS) – Annals of Surgery

 


RCT | Operative vs. nonoperative treatment of acute unstable chest wall injuries.

22 Sep, 2022 | 13:13h | UTC

Operative vs Nonoperative Treatment of Acute Unstable Chest Wall Injuries: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Invited commentary: Operative Treatment of Acute Unstable Chest Wall Injuries—Let Us All Take a Deep Breath – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Author Interview: Operative vs Nonoperative Treatment of Acute Unstable Chest Wall Injuries – JAMA

Related:

Surgical management of rib fractures after blunt trauma: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials – Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England

RCT | Rib fixation is not beneficial for non–ventilator-dependent chest wall injuries.

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Pediatric battery-related emergency department visits in the US: 2010–2019.

21 Sep, 2022 | 13:13h | UTC

Pediatric Battery-Related Emergency Department Visits in the United States: 2010–2019 – Pediatrics

News Release: New study finds battery-related injuries in children more than doubled in recent decade – Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Commentary: Young Children are Ingesting Dangerous Batteries at an Alarming Rate – Science-Based Medicine

Related:

Vascular Complications in Children Following Button Battery Ingestions: A Systematic Review – Pediatrics

Position Paper: Diagnosis, management, and prevention of button battery ingestion in childhood.

Airway Complications Resulting From Pediatric Esophageal Button Battery Impaction: A Systematic Review – JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Research: Honey May Reduce Injury and Improve Outcomes After Accidental Button Battery Ingestion

 


Systematic Reviews | Vascular complications in children following button battery ingestions.

21 Sep, 2022 | 13:12h | UTC

Vascular Complications in Children Following Button Battery Ingestions: A Systematic Review – Pediatrics

Related:

Pediatric Battery-Related Emergency Department Visits in the United States: 2010–2019 – Pediatrics

Position Paper: Diagnosis, management, and prevention of button battery ingestion in childhood.

Airway Complications Resulting From Pediatric Esophageal Button Battery Impaction: A Systematic Review – JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Research: Honey May Reduce Injury and Improve Outcomes After Accidental Button Battery Ingestion

 


AAP Policy Statement | Helmet use in preventing head injuries in bicycling, snow sports, and other recreational activities and sports.

19 Sep, 2022 | 12:43h | UTC

Helmet Use in Preventing Head Injuries in Bicycling, Snow Sports, and Other Recreational Activities and Sports – Pediatrics

Technical Report: Helmet Use in Preventing Head Injuries in Bicycling, Snow Sports, and Other Recreational Activities and Sports – Pediatrics

Commentary: Multifaceted Approach Urged for Promoting Helmet Use for Children – HealthDay

 


Systematic Review | The effects of water compared with other solutions for wound cleansing – not enough evidence to guide recommendations.

16 Sep, 2022 | 12:52h | UTC

Water for wound cleansing – Cochrane Library

Summary: The effects of water compared with other solutions for wound cleansing – Cochrane Library

 


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