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Trauma

Prevention of delirium in trauma patients: Are we giving thiamine prophylaxis a fair chance?

Current management of penetrating torso trauma: nontherapeutic is not good enough anymore

The “weekend warrior”: Fact or fiction for major trauma?

Retrospective review of injury severity, interventions and outcomes among helicopter and nonhelicopter transport patients at a Level 1 urban trauma centre

Development of an orthopedic surgery trauma patient handover checklist

Timeliness in obtaining emergent percutaneous procedures in severely injured patients: How long is too long and should we create quality assurance guidelines?

Validity of vascular trauma codes at major trauma centres

The impact of a massive transfusion protocol (1:1:1) on major hepatic injuries: Does it increase abdominal wall closure rates?

Development and preliminary validation of a Function IndeX for Trauma (FIX-IT)

Celebrity traumatic deaths: Are gangster rappers really “gangsta”?

Severe street and mountain bicycling injuries in adults: a comparison of the incidence, risk factors and injury patterns over 14 years

Impact of the 80-hour resident work week on mortality and morbidity in trauma patients

Natural history of minimal aortic injury following blunt thoracic aortic trauma

Metastatic disease of the long bones: a review of the health care burden in a major trauma centre

Influence of a province-wide trauma system on motor vehicle collision process of trauma care and mortality: a 10-year follow-up evaluation

Utilization profile of the trauma intensive care unit at the Role 3 Multinational Medical Unit at Kandahar Airfield between May 1 and Oct. 15, 2009

The Canadian Forces trauma care system

Delay in operative stabilization of spine fractures in multitrauma patients without neurologic injuries: effects on outcomes

Uncrossmatched blood transfusions for trauma patients in the emergency department: incidence, outcomes and recommendations

Surgical site infection in abdominal trauma patients: risk prediction and performance of the NNIS and SENIC indexes

Disaster preparedness of Canadian trauma centres: the perspective of medical directors of trauma

Adherence to perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis among orthopedic trauma patients

Occult pneumothoraces in patients with penetrating trauma: Does mechanism matter?

Renal artery avulsion from blunt abdominal trauma in a horseshoe kidney: endovascular management and an unexpected complication

Motorcycle-related trauma in Alberta: a sad and expensive story

Impact of orthopedic trauma consolidation on resident education

Traumatic abdominal hernia with presternal herniation

Predictors of laparotomy and mortality in polytrauma patients with pelvic fractures

Update on managing diaphragmatic rupture in blunt trauma: a review of 208 consecutive cases

Radiation dose from initial trauma assessment and resuscitation: review of the literature

Dedicated orthopedic trauma theatres: effect on morbidity and mortality in a single trauma centre

Importance of liver drainage in biliary–bronchopleural fistula resulting from thoracoabdominal gunshot injury

Imaging and transcatheter arterial embolization for traumatic splenic injuries:
review of the literature

The spatial epidemiology of trauma: the potential of geographic information science to organize data and reveal patterns of injury and services

The demographics of significant firearm injury in Canadian trauma centres and the associated predictors of inhospital mortality

Residents’ quality of life during an orthopedic trauma rotation: a multicentre prospective observational study

The Advanced Trauma Operative Management course in a Canadian residency program

Outcomes after pancreatic trauma: experience at a single institution

Predicting multiple organ failure in patients with severe trauma

Acute resuscitation of the unstable adult trauma patient: bedside diagnosis and therapy

Psychological distress and quality of life after orthopedic trauma: an observational study

Injury patterns and outcomes associated with elderly trauma victims in Kingston, Ontario

Esophageal perforation in closed neck trauma

From trauma care to injury control: a people’s history of the evolution of trauma systems in Canada

Case report of ventricular septal defect secondary to blunt chest trauma

Evaluation of a regional trauma registry

An approach to transfusion and hemorrhage in trauma: current perspectives on restrictive transfusion strategies

Development of a provincial guideline for the acute assessment and management of adult and pediatric patients with head injuries

Air versus ground transport of major trauma patients to a tertiary trauma centre: a provincewide comparison using TRISS analysis

Management of spleen injuries in the adult trauma population: a ten-year experience

Treatment of occult pneumothoraces from blunt trauma

Pediatric burns: the forgotten trauma of childhood

Using video audit to improve trauma resuscitation — time for a new approach

Reinforcement of the suture line with an ePTFE graft attached with histoacryl glue in duodenal trauma

A mathematical model for fresh frozen plasma transfusion strategies during major trauma resuscitation with ongoing hemorrhage

Prospective evaluation of hand-held focused abdominal sonography for trauma (FAST) in blunt abdominal trauma

Noncompliance with seat-belt use in patients involved in motor vehicle collisions

Comorbidity and age are both independent predictors of length of hospitalization in trauma patients

Endovascular management of traumatic thoracic aortic injuries

Population-based study of severe trauma due to electrocution in the Calgary Health Region, 1996–2002

Penetrating thoracoabdominal injuries in Quebec: implications for surgical training and maintenance of competence

Isolated blunt splenic injury: Do we transfuse more in an attempt to operate less?

Assessment of stability of the cervical spine in blunt trauma patients: review of the literature, with presentation and preliminary results of a modified traction test protocol

Hemolysis with rapid transfusion systems in the trauma setting

Imaging in musculoskeletal trauma: the value of magnetic resonance imaging for traumatic pediatric hip dislocations

Delayed cauda equina syndrome due to a sacral insufficiency fracture missed after a minor trauma

Enteral nutrition and mucosal immunity: implications for feeding strategies in surgery and trauma

Snowmobile trauma: 10 years’ experience at Manitoba’s tertiary trauma centre

Increasing volume of patients at level I trauma centres: Is there a need for triage modification in elderly patients with injuries of low severity?

Cost factors in pediatric trauma

Occult pneumothorax in the mechanically ventilated trauma patient

Geriatric trauma: resource use and patient outcomes

Fracture fixation in patients having multiple injuries

The Trauma Evaluation and Management (TEAM) teaching module: its role for senior medical students in Canada

Pharyngeal perforation caused by blunt trauma to the neck

Assuring optimal trauma care: the role of trauma centre accreditation

Heparin prophylaxis for deep venous thrombosis in a patient with multiple injuries: an evidence-based approach to a clinical problem

Lost but not forgotten: patients lost to follow-up in a trauma database

Multiple trauma in children: predicting outcome and long-term results

An expanding role for cardiopulmonary bypass in trauma

Surgical case costing: trauma is underfunded according to resource intensity weights

Children in crashes: mechanisms of injury and restraint systems

Trauma to the thoracic and lumbar spine in the adolescent

Penetrating neck injuries: analysis of experience from a Canadian trauma centre

Cost factors in Canadian pediatric trauma

Hypothermia and the trauma patient

Early experience with simulated trauma resuscitation

Transesophageal echocardiographic assessment in trauma and critical care

Trauma and critical care: introduction, recent advances and “ownership” in the critical care unit

Outcomes after severe trauma at a northern Canadian regional trauma centre

Penetrating and blunt neck trauma: 10-year review of a Canadian experience

Penetrating trauma secondary to heterotopic ossification in a laparotomy scar: a case report

Management of splenic injuries in a Canadian trauma centre

Acetabular fractures before and after the introduction of seatbelt legislation

Traumatic rupture of hydatid cysts

Opening the pleura during internal mammary harvesting: advantages and disadvantages

Role of the trauma-room chest X-ray film in assessing the patient with severe blunt traumatic injury

Fluid resuscitation of the trauma patient: how much is enough?