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RCT | Oral ibuprofen and oral ketorolac are similarly effective for children with acute traumatic pain

20 Jan, 2023 | 14:47h | UTC

Oral ibuprofen versus oral ketorolac for children with moderate and severe acute traumatic pain: a randomized comparative study – European Journal of Pediatrics

 


RCT | Aspirin noninferior to low-molecular-weight heparin for thromboprophylaxis after a fracture

19 Jan, 2023 | 14:30h | UTC

Aspirin or Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin for Thromboprophylaxis after a Fracture – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: Aspirin as effective as blood thinner injections to prevent deadly complications in patients hospitalized with bone fractures – University of Maryland School of Medicine

Commentary: PREVENT CLOT Supports Aspirin for VTE Prevention in Trauma Fractures – TCTMD

 


Review | Ultrasound imaging of bone fractures.

15 Dec, 2022 | 13:27h | UTC

Ultrasound imaging of bone fractures – Insights into Imaging

 


Cohort Study | 1 in 3 patients with hemodynamically unstable pelvic fractures die.

1 Dec, 2022 | 13:54h | UTC

Association Between Hemorrhage Control Interventions and Mortality in US Trauma Patients With Hemodynamically Unstable Pelvic Fractures – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Invited Commentary: Nationwide Variation of Care for Patients With Bleeding Pelvic Fracture—An Opportunity to Rescue Better? – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Author Interview: Hemorrhage Control Interventions and Mortality in Trauma Patients With Hemodynamically Unstable Pelvic Fractures – JAMA

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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

 


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.

 


[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

 


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

 


Multicenter, international retrospective audit of lower extremity open fractures.

1 Sep, 2022 | 11:48h | UTC

International Lower Limb Collaborative (INTELLECT) study: a multicentre, international retrospective audit of lower extremity open fractures – British Journal of Surgery

 


Trauma care in older people: charting a path from outlier to excellence.

11 Aug, 2022 | 12:16h | UTC

Trauma care in older people: charting a path from outlier to excellence – Age and Ageing

 


RCT | Immobilization of torus fractures of the wrist in children.

4 Jul, 2022 | 12:46h | UTC

Immobilisation of torus fractures of the wrist in children (FORCE): a randomised controlled equivalence trial in the UK – The Lancet

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter (thread – click for more)


Adolescent transport and unintentional injuries: a systematic analysis using the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.

30 Jun, 2022 | 11:28h | UTC

Adolescent transport and unintentional injuries: a systematic analysis using the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – The Lancet Public Health

News Release: The Lancet: Improving road safety measures could save half a million lives every year worldwide – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

 

Commentaries on Twitter

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M-A: Trampoline center injuries in children and adolescents.

14 Jun, 2022 | 10:41h | UTC

Trampoline centre injuries in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Injury Prevention

News Release: Serious injuries more likely for kids using trampoline centers than home trampolines – British Medical Journal

 


The application of the WSES classification system for open pelvic fractures—validation and supplement from a nationwide data bank.

1 Jun, 2022 | 10:49h | UTC

The application of the WSES classification system for open pelvic fractures—validation and supplement from a nationwide data bank – World Journal of Emergency Surgery

Related Guideline: Pelvic trauma: WSES classification and guidelines – World Journal of Emergency Surgery

 


RCT: Extended-course antibiotic prophylaxis in lower limb amputation.

17 May, 2022 | 10:50h | UTC

Extended-course antibiotic prophylaxis in lower limb amputation: randomized clinical trial – British Journal of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Giant tube slides and broken legs: why the latest playground craze is a serious hazard.

26 Apr, 2022 | 07:50h | UTC

Giant tube slides and broken legs: why the latest playground craze is a serious hazard – The Conversation

 


AAOS Guideline: Prevention of surgical site infections after major extremity trauma.

19 Apr, 2022 | 02:35h | UTC

Prevention of Surgical Site Infections After Major Extremity Trauma: Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline – American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Evidence Review: Prevention of Surgical Site Infection After Extremity Trauma (2022)

 


Incidence of electric scooter–associated injuries in Finland from 2019 to 2021.

18 Apr, 2022 | 09:54h | UTC

Incidence of Electric Scooter–Associated Injuries in Finland From 2019 to 2021 – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic Review: Timing of antibiotic administration, wound debridement, and the stages of reconstructive surgery for open long bone fractures of the upper and lower limbs.

5 Apr, 2022 | 08:08h | UTC

Timing of antibiotic administration, wound debridement, and the stages of reconstructive surgery for open long bone fractures of the upper and lower limbs – Cochrane Library

Summary: The timing of treatment for broken bones in the legs and arms that also have open wounds – Cochrane Library

 


M-A: Artificial intelligence in fracture detection.

30 Mar, 2022 | 08:51h | UTC

Artificial Intelligence in Fracture Detection: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Radiology

News Release: AI helps radiologists detect bone fractures – Radiological Society of North America

 


International consensus meeting on venous thromboembolism in orthopedic surgery.

28 Mar, 2022 | 09:45h | UTC

Homepage: International Consensus Meeting on Venous Thromboembolism (free articles for a limited period)

Editorial

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: General

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE:: Foot & Ankle

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: Hand & Wrist

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: Hip & Knee

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: Oncology

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: Pediatric

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: Shoulder & Elbow

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: Sports

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: Trauma

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: Spine

 


Management of anterior thigh injuries in soccer players: practical guide.

23 Mar, 2022 | 10:08h | UTC

Management of anterior thigh injuries in soccer players: practical guide – BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation

 


AAOS Guideline: Pharmacologic, physical, and cognitive pain alleviation for musculoskeletal extremity/pelvis surgery.

5 Aug, 2021 | 08:49h | UTC

Pharmacologic, Physical, and Cognitive Pain Alleviation for Musculoskeletal Extremity/Pelvis Surgery – American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Evidence summary: Pharmacologic, Physical, and Cognitive Pain Alleviation for Musculoskeletal Extremity/Pelvis Surgery

News release: Clinical Practice Guideline and Appropriate Use Criteria for the Evaluation of Pharmacologic, Physical, and Cognitive Pain Alleviation for Musculoskeletal Extremity/Pelvis Surgery

 


American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Clinical Practice Guideline Summary for Limb Salvage or Early Amputation

28 Apr, 2021 | 08:14h | UTC

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Clinical Practice Guideline Summary for Limb Salvage or Early Amputation – Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

 


RCT: Effect of Intrawound Vancomycin Powder in Operatively Treated High-risk Tibia Fractures

25 Mar, 2021 | 08:04h | UTC

Effect of Intrawound Vancomycin Powder in Operatively Treated High-risk Tibia Fractures: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

 


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