Critical Care

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

Laparoscopic bariatric surgery can be performed safely in secondary health care centres with a dedicated service corridor to an affiliated tertiary health care centre

Medicine versus surgery/anesthesiology intensivists: a retrospective review and comparison of outcomes in a mixed medical–surgical–trauma ICU

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

Early and late outcomes after cardiac retransplantation

Mesenteric angiography for acute gastrointestinal bleed: predictors of active extravasation and outcomes

Elective and emergency abdominal surgery in patients 90 years of age or older

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

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

Impact of a specialized multidisciplinary tracheostomy team on tracheostomy care in critically ill patients

Effects of intra-abdominal pressure on liver function assessed with the LiMON in critically ill patients

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

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

Kidney and liver transplants from donors after cardiac death: initial experience at the London Health Sciences Centre

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

The use of intensive insulin therapy and penta-starch resuscitation in patients with severe sepsis

Tracheostomy: from insertion to decannulation

Substantial variation of both opinions and practice regarding perioperative fluid resuscitation

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

Incidence and impact of dysphagia in patients receiving prolonged endotracheal intubation after cardiac surgery

Transfemoral removal of a knotted Swan-Ganz catheter

The secondary abdominal compartment syndrome: not just another post-traumatic complication

The epidemiology of surgically treated acute subdural and epidural hematomas in patients with head injuries: a population-based study

Management of open abdominal wounds with a dynamic fascial closure system

Predicting multiple organ failure in patients with severe trauma

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

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

The effect of patient transfer on outcomes after rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm

Successful damage control of complex vascular and urological gunshot injuries

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

Endovascular management of traumatic thoracic aortic injuries

Open tracheostomy in a suspect severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) patient: brief technical communication

Evidence-based guidelines for children with isolated spleen or liver injury

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

Is intensive care necessary after elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair?

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

Implementation of a successful endovascular surgical program in a non-teaching tertiary-care centre in Ontario

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

Occult pneumothorax in the mechanically ventilated trauma patient

Geriatric trauma: resource use and patient outcomes

Blunt splenic injuries in a Canadian pediatric population: the need for a management guideline

Coronary artery bypass surgery with heparin-coated perfusion circuits and low-dose heparinization

Hypothermia and the trauma patient

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

Hip fracture surgery in Nova Scotia: a comparison of treatment provided by “generalist” general surgeons and orthopedic surgeons

Indications for intensive care unit care after carotid endarterectomy

Effect of nutritional support on routine nutrition assessment parameters and body composition in intensive care unit patients

Indications for intensive care unit care after carotid endarterectomy

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