Explore the latest in trauma and injury, including trauma epidemiology, prevention, resuscitation, management, and long-term outcomes.
This animal model study investigates whether a biosynthetic bone graft cross-linked with smoothened agonist activates the hedgehog signaling pathway in the reconstruction of craniofacial bony defects in female rats and if this is associated with bone regeneration.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of prophylactic hypothermia targeted to a core temperature of 33°C-35°C vs usual normothermic emergency care on neurologic outcomes or independent living of adult patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).
This study of pediatric emergency department medical records explores children’s unintentional home injuries and parents’ reports of the cause of the injury, what could have prevented it, and changes made in homes afterward.
This study describes the incidence of and charges associated with emergency department and inpatient management of firearm-related injuries in a US pediatric population.
This before-after study investigates changes in concussion among Ivy League football players after implementation of a 2016 rule change intended to land more kickoffs in the end zone and reduce player injury.
This study examines self-reported data from the 2013 and 2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System in Washington State to quantify the association between presence of an adult reporting alcohol misuse and children’s living in a home with an unsafely stored firearm.
This Viewpoint discusses the use of quality improvement reviews to build consensus about when randomized trials of competing treatment strategies are indicated and to inform the design and conduct of comparative effectiveness trials in emergency trauma.
This systematic review and meta-analysis assesses the risk of suicide after concussion and/or mild traumatic brain injury in a cohort of more than 700 000 individuals diagnosed with these conditions, compared with a cohort of more than 6.2 million individuals who had not been so diagnosed.
This study provides an analysis of head collisions between players in all 64 games in the 2018 World Cup tournament, as well as the frequency of evaluations by referees and clinicians after such collisions.
This case report describes a patient in his 30s with a metallic foreign body in the inferior angle of the left eye.
This multicenter cohort study describes the natural progression of symptom change by age group (5-7, 8-12, and 13-18 years) and sex and develops centile curves to inform families about children after concussion recovery.
This systematic review from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention assesses the literature on pediatric mild traumatic brain injury to serve as the foundation for an evidence-based guideline with clinical recommendations associated with the diagnosis and care of this condition.
This Patient Page discusses how to treat ankle sprains to improve comfort and speed up recovery.
This study examines temporal trends in nonfatal adversity-related injury admissions overall and for self-inflicted injury among young people in England.
This population-based survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention examines the prevalence of traumatic brain injury in children throughout the United States.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the safety and efficacy of atrovastatin as a nonsurgical alternative for treating Chinese patients with chronic subdural hematoma.
This Viewpoint discusses the application of precision medicine to neurocritical care, providing an overview of what has worked in the past to define a framework for advancing precision medicine more broadly in neurocritical care
A 10-year-old girl with a history of blunt trauma to the left eye presented with an enlarged blind spot and thickening of retinal nerve fiber layer in all quadrants in the left eye. What would you do next?
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