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BMJ Trauma Surgery

A patient in their 40s presented to the emergency department with 3 weeks of diffuse itching, epistaxis, oral ulcers, gum bleeding, petechiae and e...

BMJ Trauma Surgery

Background Unplanned intensive care unit (ICU) readmission—ICU bounce back (ICUbb)—is associated with worse outcomes. Patients not requiring organ ...

BMJ Trauma Surgery

Background Recent studies have reported changes in trauma volumes resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing orders (SDOs) implemen...

BMJ Trauma Surgery

Background Prehospital plasma administration during air medical transport reduces the endotheliopathy of trauma, circulating pro-inflammatory cytok...

BMJ Trauma Surgery

Background Reports indicate social distancing guidelines and other effects of the COVID-19 pandemic impacted trauma patient volumes and injury patt...

BMJ Trauma Surgery

Background The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score has been adapted into categories of severity (mild, moderate, and severe) and are ubiquitous in the t...

BMJ Trauma Surgery

Background Resuscitation for traumatic cardiac arrest (TCA) in patients with severe traumatic brain injury (sTBI) has historically been considered ...

BMJ Trauma Surgery

Background Electric scooters (e-scooters) have become a widespread method of transportation due to convenience and affordability. However, the fina...

BMJ Trauma Surgery

An 18-year-old man presented to the trauma center with four gunshot wounds to the following areas: left lower flank, left lower quadrant of the abd...

BMJ Trauma Surgery

Background The COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching effects on healthcare systems and society with resultant impact on trauma systems worldwide. ...

BMJ Trauma Surgery

Background Since the outset of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, published tracheostomy guidelines have generally recommended defer...

BMJ Trauma Surgery

Background Pain from rib fractures is associated with significant pulmonary morbidity. Epidural and paravertebral blocks (EPVBs) have been recommen...