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Beyond ISS : The Impact of Injury Combination on Pediatric Trauma Mortality - A National Trauma Databank (NTDB) 2011-2015 Study
Radu Filipescu, MD; Colin Powers, MD; David Rothstein, MD; Caroll Harmon, MD; Kathryn Bass, MD
John Oishei Children's Hospital, Buffalo, NY
Case Series of Transfers In and Out of a Remote Border Lead Level 3 Trauma Center 2013 vs 2017
John W. Hovorka, MD FACS, Kimberly Powers, RN
McAllen Medical Center, Mcallen, TX
Children Shooting Children: A Portrayal of Accidental Firearm Injuries
Lucas Neff, MD1; Amina M. Bhatia, MD2
1Emory University, Atlanta, GA; 2CHOA, Atlanta, GA
Demographics, Mechanisms, and Injury Patterns of Non-Accidental Trauma in Children at an Adult Level-1 Trauma Center
Madhurima Baliga, BS1; Paul Reckard, MD, MBA2; Tiffany Willard, MD2; William Hardin, MD3; Abid Khan, MD2; Gregory Day, MD2; Nichole Wallace, MD3; Marissa McLean, MSN, MBA, RN, CEN, TCRN4; Rochelle Armola, MSN2; Thomas Schroeppel, MD, MS2
1University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO; 2UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central, Colorado Springs, CO; 3Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
Disparities in Outpatient Clinic Visits Following Treatment of Concussion in the Emergency Setting
Autumn Nanassy, BA,MS; Erika Lindholm, MD; Sean Ciullo, MD; Rajeev Prasad, MD; L. Grier Arthur, MD; Harsh Grewal, MD
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA
Fluctuations in Pediatric Trauma Activations According to Weather and Lunar Cycle: Can we Predict Trauma?
Erika Lindholm, MD; George Mundanchira, BA; Teerin Meckmongkol, MD; Autumn Nanassy, BA, MS; Sean Ciullo, MD; L. Grier Arthur, MD; Harsh Grewal, MD; Rajeev Prasad, MD
1St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatric Traumatic Sports-Related Injuries, 2008-2017
Stephen Strotmeyer, PhD, MPH1; Barbara A. Gaines, MD2
1University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; 2Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Lancaster, PA
Hospital Name' Teleburn Program Development: Improving Pediatric Access and Care in the Midwest
Heidi Altamirano, RN, MS, CCRN, TCRN; Mark J. Johnston, RN BSN; William J. Mohr, MD
Regions Hospital, St. Paul, MN
Implementation of a Pediatric Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Screening and Intervention Program
Michael Smith, BSN RN CEN CPEN1; Amber Tucker, MSN, RN, CEN2; Sarah Carlisle, BSN, RN, CEN2; Thomas McGill, MD3
1UMC Healthsystem Lubbock, Lubbock, TX; 2UMC Healthsystem Lubbock, Lubbock, TX; 3UMC Healthsystem Lubbock/Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX
Injuries Among Amish Children: Opportunities for Prevention
Abigail K. Koff1; Joshua Honeyman, MD2; Stephen Strotmeyer, PhD, MPH3; Barbara A. Gaines, MD4
1University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA; 2Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA; 3University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; 4Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Lancaster, PA
Management Guidelines for Mild Traumatic Head Injured Patients
Christopher J. Sorrentino, RN1, Holly Acierno, RN1, Nwanneka Okolo, MD2, Boris Khodorkovsky, MD3, Gal Altberg, MD3, Rosemarie Basile, PhD4, Mitchell R. Price, MD5
1Northwell Health, Staten Island University Hospital, Division Of Trauma; 2Northwell Health, Staten Island University Hospital, Division Of Pediatric Neurology; 3Northwell Health, Staten Island University Hospital, Department Of Emergency Medicine; 4Northwell Health, Staten Island Universtiy Hospital, Rehabilitation Medicine; 5Northwell Health, Staten Island University Hospital, Department Of Pediatric Surgery & Trauma
Safely Reducing Unnecessary Imaging in the Pediatric Trauma Patient
Kellie Girardot, MSN, RN
Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, IN
Student Internship Experience at a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Program
Leslie Rideout, PhD, FNP1; Walter J. Chwals, MD, FACS, FCCM, FAAP1; Carl-Christian A. Jackson, MD, FACS1; Anne Keliher, MMHS2; Ji Chen, PA-C1; Artur Chernoguz, MD1
1Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA; 2Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute/Floating Hosptial for Children/Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
Take Me to Peds: Growing Pains and Process Changes in Pediatric Trauma Care
Megan Waddell, BSN, RN, CPEN1; Crystal Bencken, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, CHSE2; Chad Scarboro, MD, MD2; Britt Christmas, MD2; John Ehlers, BA2
1Atrium Health/Carolinas Healthcare, Mooresboro, NC; 2Atrium Health, Charlotte, NC
Don't Come Back, We'll Call You: Do Low Grade Solid Organ Injuries Need an In-Person Follow Up Visit?
Tracey Sutherland, cPNP; David Mooney, MD
Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
Emergency Pediatric Ultrasound "Make a Confident Diagnosis" A Pictorial Review
Luis F. Acosta1; Roberto Galuppo2; Barbara Pawley3
1PGY 2 Radiology Resident, Lexington, KY; 2PGY 5 Radiology Resident, Lexington, KY; 3Faculty, Emergency Radiology, Lexington, KY
Hurricane Harvey and a Culture of Preparedness: One Institution's History of Emergency Management
Brent Kaziny, MD; Christi Reeves, MSN, RN; James MItchell; Katherine Gautreaux, BSN, RN; Jenna Blair, RN; Aaron Freedkin
Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Pediatric Patients: Epidemiology, Mechanism of Injury, and Point of Entry into the Maryland Healthcare System
Eva Seligman, MD1; Usman Aslam, MS2; Isam W. Nasr, MD3
1Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; 2Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Selden, NY; 3Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD
Pediatric Massive Transfusion at a Level I Trauma Center: What's the Trigger?
Caroline S. Zhu1; Ashley C. McGinity, MD2; Tracy Cotner-Pouncy, RN3; Brian J. Eastridge, MD2; Sondra Epley, RN4; Leslie J. Greebon, MD2; Rachelle B. Jonas, RN2; Lillian F. Liao, MD2; Susannah E. Nicholson, MD2; Ronald M. Stewart, MD2; Donald H. Jenkins, MD5
1UT San Antonio / UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; 2University of Texas Health San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; 3University Health System at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; 4University Health System, San Antonio, TX; 5University of Texas Health San Antonio, San Anotnio, TX
Pre-Hospital Factors that Predict the Need for Early Surgeon Presence in the Setting of Pediatric Trauma
Paul McGaha, II, MD; Tabitha Garwe, PhD; Zoona Sarwar, MS; Justin Robbins, BS; Robert Letton, MD
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Run, Hide, Fight: One Institution's Attempt to Provide Real World Training for Active Shooter Response
Brent Kaziny, MD; Christi Reeves, MSN, RN; Katherine Gautreaux, BSN, RN; Jenna Blair, RN; James MItchell1; Aaron Freedkin
Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX
Management of a Traumatic Common Bile Duct Avulsion with an Endoscopic and Transhepatic Rendezvous Procedure
Paul McGaha, II, MD1; William Vanlandingham, MD1; John Maple, DO1; Jeremy Johnson, MD2
1University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, OK; 2Children's Hospital at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Outcomes from Evaluations for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Pediatric Patients in the Hospital
Melanie B. LaPlant, MPH1; Ashley Strobel, MD2; Andrew Kiragu, MD, FAAP2; Rachel Nygaard, PhD2; Sherrie Murphy, BSN, CEN, CPEN, CPHQ2; Donavon J. Hess, MD, PhD, MBA1
1University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; 2Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
Photographic Nursing Guide to Using an External Ventricular Drain
Marianne Griffis, BSN; Melissa Turner, MSN, RN; Pam Pieper, PhD, APRN, PPCNP-BC, TCRN, FAANP
Wolfson Children's Hospital, Jacksonville, FL
Resident Perspectives on Family Centered Care in a Simulated Pediatric Trauma Scenario
Jesse Humm, MD1; Marc Auerbach, MD2; Nancy Kassam Adams, PhD3; Maria Carmen G. Diaz, MD4
1Yale New Haven Children's Hospital, New Haven, CT; 2Yale, New Haven, CT; 3Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; 4Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE
The Unknown Danger of the Safety Car Seat
Mary K. Arbuthnot, DO1; Joseph Fitzpatrick, DO2; Stephanie Kapfer, MD1
1Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA; 2Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
US for the Detection of Pneumothorax in Injured Children: Preliminary Experience at a Community-Based Level II Pediatric Trauma Center
Donald Vasquez, DO, MPH; Gina Berg, PhD, MBA; Serge Srour, DO; Kamran Ali, MD
Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, KS
Using Dehydrated Amniotic Membrane Skin Substitute In Facial Burns: Is there an Outcome Difference Between Adults vs Pediatric Patients?
Salomon Puyana, MD, MS; Adel Elkbuli, MD, MPH; Brenda Benson, RN, CEN; Eileen Bernal, MD; Mark McKenney, MD, MBA; Morad Askari, MD, MBA; Haaris Mir, MD
Kendall Regional Medical Center, Miami, FL
74 Reasons Why: A Silent Epidemic in Teenagers
Alessandra Landmann, MD; Robert Letton, MD; Alisa Cross, MD
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Disparities in Burn Injury Prevalence and Outcomes: Results of a Community-Based Burn Prevention Program
Adel Elkbuli, MD, MPH; Valerie Polcz, MS; Brenda Benson, RN, CEN; Shaikh Hai, MD, FACS; Mark McKenney, MD, MBA; Dessy Boneva, MD
Kendall Regional Medical Center, Miami, FL
Hit-Free Zones
Pam Pieper, PhD APRN TCRN1; Randell Alexander, MD PhD2; Deana Lashley, DO MS2; Jessica Winberry, BSH3
1Wolfson Children's Hospital, Jacksonville, FL; 2University of Florida - Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL; 3Player's Center, Wolfson Children's Hospital, Jacksonville, FL
Maintaining Preparedness for Low Volume/High Risk Patients
Cindy D. Colson, MSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN, NRP1; Jen Frizeen, MSN2
1Children's National Health System, Bowie, MD; 2Children's National Health System, Washington, DC
Patient Characteristics Associated with Emergent Management of Pediatric Abdominal Trauma
Robert A. Swendiman, MD, MPP1; Matthew A. Goldshore, MD PhD MPH1; Thane A. Blinman, MD2; Michael L. Nance, MD2
1University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA; 2Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatric Pancreatic Injury: Operative Management
Alexander Schrodt, MD; Susan McLean, MD, FACS; Alan Tyroch, MD, FACS
Texas Tech University Health Science Center, El Paso, TX
The Prevalence of Pediatric Car Restraint Use and Trauma Outcomes: Are Current Laws Sufficient?
Adel Elkbuli, MD, MPH; Dessy Boneva, MD; Mark McKenney, MD, MBA; Shaikh Hai, MD, FACS
Kendall Regional Medical Center, Miami, FL

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