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PTS Second Annual Meeting

2015 Final Program

 
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CREDIT INFORMATION

Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Surgeons and the Pediatric Trauma Society. The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
The American College of Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American College of Surgeons American College of Surgeons Division of Education
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation, for 15.5 contact hours.

Georgia Nurses Association

Learning Objectives
This activity is designed for MD, DO, PhD, PA. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. The participants will be able to recognize the special considerations to optimize outcomes for the injured pediatric patient.
  2. The participants will be able to utilize a standardized approach to the care and treatment of the pediatric injured patient.
  3. The participants will be able to describe innovative techniques and technology for the best care of the injured pediatric trauma patient.
  4. The participants will be able to discuss current injury prevention practices in use to help minimize the burden of injury in the pediatric trauma population.



Pediatric Trauma Society
2nd Annual Meeting
Overall PRELIMINARY Schedule

**Subject to change**
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2015

12:00 pm - 7:00 pmRegistration
6:00 pm - 8:00 pmScientific Poster Set-up
12:00 pm - 7:00 pmPTS Board and Committee Meetings
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2015
6:30 am - 5:00 pmRegistration
6:30 am - 5:00 pmSpeaker Ready Room
7:30 am - 6:00 pmExhibits
7:30 am - 6:00 pmView Scientific Posters
7:00 am - 7:50 am Early Risers Sessions 1 & 2 - pre-registration required
Early Risers 1
Pediatric Burn Care for the Non-Burn Center
Speaker: Brendan T. Campbell, MD, MPH, Hartford CT
Moderator: Terri Elsbernd, MS, RN, Rochester MN

Early Risers 2
Pediatric Pelvic Trauma: An Initial Interdisciplinary Approach and Initial Orthopedic Evaluation
Speaker: Richard Kruse, DO, MBA, Wilmington DE
Moderator: Bindi J. Naik-Mathuria, MD, Houston TX

7:30 am - 8:30 amContinental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:00 am - 8:15 amWelcome and Opening Remarks
Richard A. Falcone, Jr., MD, MPH, Cincinnati OH
PTS President


8:15 am - 9:15 amKeynote Address
Return on Investment: 30 Years of Commitment to the Injured Child has Become a Pathway to Success
Joseph J. Tepas, MD,
University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville FL

9:15 am - 9:30 amPTS Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation


9:30 am - 10:30 amSCIENTIFIC SESSION 1
Moderators: Richard A. Falcone, Jr., MD, Cincinnati OH
Richard Kruse, DO, MBA, Wilmington DE
9:30 am1 Importance of Costal Margin Tenderness and Risk for Intra-Abdominal Injury in Children with Blunt Abdominal Trauma
Katherine Flynn-O'Brien, MD, MPH, University of Washington, Seattle WA; Nathan Kuppermann, MD, MPH and James F. Holmes, MD, MPH, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento CA

9:40 am2 Classification and Response to Process Errors Occurring During Pediatric Trauma Resuscitation
Rachel B. Webman, MD1, Jennifer Fritzeen1, Paul C. Mullan, MD, MPH2, Faisal G. Qureshi, MD3, Sarah H. Parker, PhD4, Randall S. Burd, MD, PhD1,
1Division of Trauma and Burn Surgery, Children's National Medical Center, Washington DC; 2Division of Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services, Children's National Medical Center, Washington DC; 3Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Children's National Medical Center, Washington DC; 4National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare, Medstar Institute for Innovation, Washington DC

9:50 am3 Firearm Injuries in a Pediatric Population: African-American Adolescents Continue to Carry the Heavy Burden
Marielena Bachier-Rodriguez, MD,
University of Tennessee, Health Science Center, LeBonheur Children's Hospital, Knoxville TN

10:00 am4 Unintended Extubation: Improving Care for the Pediatric Trauma Population
Amy Wright, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNRN,
Children's National Medical Center, Washington DC

10:10 am5 A National Review of Inpatient Admissions for Pediatric Concussion
Tara Rhine, MD, MS, Lynn Babcock, MD, MS, and Mekibib Altaye, PhD,
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati OH

10:20 am6 Epidemiology of Vascular Complications in Supracondylar Humerus Fractures in the United States
Charles T. Mehlman, DO, MPH
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati OH

10:30 am - 11:00 amBreak in Exhibit Hall

11:00 am - 12:00 pmSCIENTIFIC SESSION 2
Moderators: Marc Auerbach, MD, New Haven CT
Barbara Gaines, MD, Pittsburg PA
11:00 am7 PIPS Guided Quality Improvement Filters Can Significantly Reduce CT Imaging in Pediatric Trauma Patients
Christopher R. Connelly, MD, Jennifer M. Watters, MD, Pamela Bilyeu, MN, RN, Lynn S. Eastes, RN, MS, ACNP-BC, and Mubeen A. Jafri, MD,
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland OR

11:10 am8 Practice Variability in the Management of Pediatric Pancreatic Trauma
Bindi Naik-Mathuria, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX and members of the PTSG (Pancreatic Trauma Study Group): Richard Falcone, MD, David Mooney, MD, Stephen Fenton, MD, Adam Vogel, MD, Randall Burd, MD, David Gourlay, MD, Robert Russell, MD, Jeffrey Upperman, MD, Rita Burke, PhD, Ankush Gosain, MD, Brendan Campbell, MD, David Gibbs, MD, Heather Kulp, MD, Nathaniel Kreykes, MD, Chad Hamner, MD, David Jacobs, MD, Shahab Abdesalaam, MD, Devin Puapong, MD and Marianne Beaudin, MD

11:20 am9 Just Like Adults? Evaluating the Impact of Fluid Resuscitation in Pediatric Trauma
Paulette I. Abbas, MD1 2, Kyle Carpenter2, Fariha Sheikh1 2 Michelle L. Peterson1 2 Mirko Kljajic1, Bindi Naik-Mathuria1,2;
1Texas Children's Hospital, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Houston, Texas; 2Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

11:30 am10 Routine Surveillance Imaging Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury May Not Be Necessary
Smruti K. Patel, MD, OH Yair M. Gozal, MD, PhD, James Bayley, BS, Bryan M. Krueger, MD and Norberto Andaluz, MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati OH; Richard A. Falcone Jr., MD, MPH and Karin S. Bierbrauer, MD,
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati OH

11:40 am11 Non-Accidental Trauma, Predictive Values to Prevent Recurrent Injuries in Children in South Carolina
Melissa Maxey, MD, Natalie Brenders, Olga Rosa, MD, Martin Durkin, MD, PhD and Juan Camps, MD,
University of South Carolina, Palmetto Health Richland, Columbia SC

11:50 am12 Injury Pattern and Risk of Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia Among Pediatric Trauma Patients
Gretchen J. Cutler, PhD, MPH, Anupam B. Kharbanda, MD, MSc, and Henry W. Ortega, MD,
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN

12:00 pm - 1:30 pmNetworking Luncheon

1:30 pm - 2:30 pmSCIENTIFIC SESSION 3A
Moderators: Joseph H. Piatt, Jr, MD Wilmington, DE
David M. Notrica, MD, Phoenix AZ
1:30 pm13 Timely Hemodynamic Resuscitation and Outcomes in Severe Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
Nithya Kannan, MD, Jin Wang, PhD, Douglas F. Zatzick, MD, Richard G. Ellenbogen, MD, Linda Ng Boyle, PhD, Pamela H. Mitchell, PhD, Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH, Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, MD, MPH, PhD and Monica S. Vavilala, MD, University of Washington, Seattle WA; Richard B. Mink, MD, MACM, Harbor-UCLA and Los Angeles BioMedical Research Institute, Torrance CA; Mark S. Wainwright, MD, PhD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago IL; Jonathan I. Groner, MD, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus OH; Michael J. Bell, MD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA; Christopher C. Giza, MD, Mattel Children's Hospital, UCLA, Los Angeles CA

1:40 pm14 Early Intracranial Pressure Monitoring and Outcomes in Severe Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
S Pan, MD, N Kannan, MD, J Wang, PhD, DF Zatzick, MD, RG Ellenbogen, MD, LN Boyle, PhD, PH Mitchell, PhD, FP Rivara, MD, MPH, A Rowhani-Rahbar, MD, MPH, PhD and MS Vavilala, MD, University of Washington, Seattle WA; RB Mink, MD, MACM, Harbor-UCLA and Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Torrance CA; MS Wainwright, MD, PhD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago IL; JI Groner, MD, Ohio State University College of Medicine Columbus OH; MJ Bell, MD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA; CC Giza, MD, Mattel Children's Hospital, UCLA, Los Angeles CA

1:50 pm15 Is There a Correlation Between Force and Cognitive Function Changes in Student Athletes Playing College Football?
Stephen Kaminski, MD, Jonathan Grotts, MA and Susan Houlihan-Davis, AT,
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara CA

2:00 pm16 Corticosteroid Complications From Use in Acute Pediatric Spinal Cord Injuries
Michelle C. Caruso, PharmD, BCPS, Margot Daugherty, MSN, MEd, RN, CEN, Suzanne Moody, MPA, CCRP, Richard A. Falcone, Jr., MD, MPH, Karin Bierbrauer, MD, and Gary L. Geis, MD,
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati OH

2:10 pm17 Association Between Insurance and Pediatric Trauma Mortality During First Hospitalization Day Among Patients with Severe Injuries
Sergey Tarima, PhD, Allison Ertl, MS and Laura D. Cassidy, MS, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI; Jonathan I. Groner, MD,
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus OH

1:30 pm - 2:30 pmSCIENTIFIC SESSION 3B
Moderators: Brett W. Engbrecht, MD, MPH, Hershey PA
Lisa Gray, MHA, RN, CPN, Evansville IN
1:30 pm18 Examining the Role of Follow-Up Skeletal Surveys in Non-Accidental Trauma
Rebecca D. Powell, PhD, Nora E. Raynor, RN, MSN, Donna A. Goodenow, BS, David G. Jacobs, MD, and Anthony Stallion, MD,
Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte NC

1:40 pm19 Preliminary Results Using a Reduced Radiation Cervical Spine Clearance Algorithm in Pediatric Trauma Patients: A Simplified Approach
Matthew Moront, MD, Martin Herman, MD and Christine Campbell, RN,
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia PA

1:50 pm20 Chest CT Scan in the Evaluation of Pediatric Thoracic Trauma
Jamie Golden, MD, Jessica Zagory, MD, Catherine Goodhue, MN, Rita Burke, PhD, MPH, Jeffrey Upperman, MD, and Christopher Gayer, MD, PhD,
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA

2:00 pm21 Pelvic Angiography for Trauma in Children: A Rare But Useful Adjunct
Brian Dalton, MD, Katherine W Gonzalez, Michael C Keirsey, Pablo Aguayo and David Juang,
Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City MO

2:10 pm22 An Analysis of Child Abuse Screening Gaps in Children Less than 3 Years of Age with Fractures
Kelly S. Falcone, MS, RN, CNL, Suzanne Moody, MPA, Charles T. Mehlman, DO, MPH and Richard A. Falcone, MD, MPH,
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati OH

2:20 pm23 Coagulopathy in Pediatric Non-Accidental Trauma: Elevated INR on Admission Strongly Predicts Mortality in Victims of Abuse
Christine Leeper, MD, Isam Nasr, MD, Christine McKenna, MSN, CRNP and Barbara Gaines, MD,
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh PA

2:30 pm - 2:50 pmBreak in Exhibit Hall

2:50 pm - 3:50 pmSCIENTIFIC SESSION 4A
Moderator: Marc Auerbach, MD New Haven CT
Brendan T. Campbell, MD, MPH, Hartford CT
2:50 pm24 Prehospital Endotracheal Intubation for Pediatric Trauma: Evaluation of Patient Outcomes Treated at a Level 1 Trauma Center
Harold C. Hamann, BS, Saleem Islam, MD, Janice A. Taylor, MD, Joy M. Perkins, RN, David W. Kays, MD and Shawn D. Larson, MD,
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville FL

3:00 pm25 Variation of Highest Level Pediatric Trauma Activation Criteria Across the United States
Rita V. Burke, PhD, MPH1,2, Jessica Zagory, MD1, Minna Wieckh, MD1, E. Brooke Lerner, PhD3, Suzanne Moody, MPA, CCRP4 and Richard A. Falcone, MD, MPH4;
1Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA; 2University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA; 3Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI; 4Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati OH

3:10 pm26 Improving Availability of Key Information During Resuscitations: Implementation of a Large Screen Electronic Dashboard
Andrea Rinderknecht, MD, Mary Frey, MSN, RN, CNL, CPN, CPEN, Michael R. FitzGerald, PhD, Bruce Dellaposta, Ed.D., LSSMBB and Jennifer Oehler, MSN, RN,
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati OH

3:20 pm27 Helicopters and Injured Kids: Improved Survival with Scene Air Medical Transport in the Pediatric Trauma Population
Joshua B. Brown, MD, MSc, Christine M. Leeper, MD, Jason L. Sperry, MD, MPH, Andrew B. Peitzman, MD, Timothy R. Billiar, MD, Barbara A. Gaines, MD and Mark L. Gestring, MD,
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA

3:30 pm28 Using a Multidisciplinary and Evidenced-Based Approach to Decrease Under Triage of Pediatric Trauma Patients
Mauricio A. Escobar, Jr., MD and Carolynn Morris, MN, RN,
Mary Bridge Children's Hospital, Tacoma WA

3:40 pm29 Excessive Endotracheal Tube Cuff Pressure in the Pediatric Emergency Room
Edward (Ted) Ferenczy, MD, Mike Stoner, MD, Sandra Spencer, MD, DJ Scherzer, MD, Samantha Gee, MD, and Joseph Tobias, MD,
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus OH

2:50 pm - 3:50 pmSCIENTIFIC SESSION 4B
Moderators: Johanna Askegard-Giesmann, MD, Fargo ND
Diane Hochstuhl, MSN, RN, NP-C, Wilmington DE
2:50 pm30 Preventable Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Admissions Over a 15-Year Period at a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center
Stephen J. Fenton, MD, Stephen Campbell, Justin H. Lee, Austin M. Stevens, Chong Zhang and Angela P. Presson,
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City UT

3:00 pm31 Variation in Management of Splenic Injuries Among Pediatric Hospitals
Chinwendu Onwubiko, MD, Mary A. Arbuthnot Thorpe, DO, Michelle Osborne, MPH, and David Mooney, MD, MPH,
Boston's Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA

3:10 pm32 The Trauma Registry Compared to All Patient Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (APR-DRG)
Jodi Hackworth, MPH, Johanna Askegard-Giesman, MD, Thomas Rouse, MD and Brian Bennyworth, MD, MS,
Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health, Indianapolis IN

3:20 pm33 Isolated Solid Organ Injuries in Children: To Bedrest or Not to Bedrest? That is the Question!
Jillian Walsh, MD, Pierre Schmit, and Natalie L. Yanchar, MD,
IWK Health Centre, Halifax NS

3:30 pm34 Evaluating Variation in Process of Care Metrics for Critically Injured Pediatric Trauma Patients
Katherine Flynn-O'Brien, MD, MPH and Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH, University of Washington, Seattle WA; Mary E. Fallat, MD, University of Louisville, Louisville Kentucky; Tom B. Rice, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI; Christine Gall, DrPH, MS, RN, SCL Health System, Denver CO

3:40 pm35 Impact of Simulation-Based Training on Perceived Provider Confidence in Acute Multidisciplinary Pediatric Trauma Resuscitation
Minna Wieck, MD, Alyssa Rake, MD, Rita V. Burke, PhD, MPH, Lissa C. Young, RN, BSN, CCRN, Todd P. Chang, MD, Elizabeth Cleek, RN, MS, CPNP, Inge Morton, RN, BSN, CPN, Catherine Goodhue MN, RN, CPNP, Jeffrey S. Upperman, MD and Aaron R. Jensen, MD, Med,
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA

4:00 pm - 4:30 pmPediatric Trauma and Critical Illness Branch (PTCIB) Update
Ruth Brenner, MD, Bethesda, MD
4:30 pm - 6:00 pmWelcome Reception and Scientific Poster Competition
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2015
6:30 am - 3:00 pmRegistration


6:30 am - 3:00 pmSpeaker Ready Room


7:30 am - 12:30 pmExhibits


7:30 am - 12:30 pmView Scientific Posters

7:00 am - 7:50 amEarly Risers Sessions 3 & 4 - pre-registration required
Early Risers 3
How To Do Research in Trauma: A Crash Course
Speakers:Matthew Borgman, MD, Ft. Sam, Houston TX
Rita Burke, PhD, Los Angeles CA
Moderator:Margot Daugherty, MSN, MEd., RN, Cincinnati OH

Early Risers 4
Injury Prevention: Using Local Data to Guide Research
Speakers:Pina Violano, PhD, RN-BC, CCRN, CPS-T New Haven CT
Steve Rogers, MD, Hartford CT
Moderator:Brendan T. Campbell, MD, MPH, Hartford CT
7:30 am - 8:30 amContinental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:00 am - 9:00 amSCIENTIFIC SESSION 5
Moderators: Brett W. Engbrecht, MD, MPH Hershey PA
David M. Notrica, MD Phoenix AZ
8:00 am36 Application of National Emergency X-Radiography Utilization Study (NEXUS) Criteria, the Canadian C-Spine Rule (CCR) and an Institutional Hybrid Model Among Children Aged 8 to 17 years in the Emergency Department: A Retrospective Review
Lesley Pepin, BA1, Sara Bressler, BA2, Jahn Avarello, MD1,3, Cameron Brenner, BA2, Alan Johnson, MD1 2 Yosef Dlugacz, PhD4, Jose Prince, MD1,3,6, Matthew Bank, MD1,5,6 and Robert A Silverman, MD, MS1,2,6;
1Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead NY; 2North Shore LIJ, Forest Hills NY; 3Cohen Children's Medical Center, New Hyde Park NY; 4Krasnoff Institute of Quality Management, New Hyde Park NY; 5North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset NY; 6Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset NY

8:10 am37 Massive Transfusion in Pediatric Trauma: Analysis of the National Trauma Databank
Michelle Shroyer, MPH1, Russell Griffin, PhD2, Vincent Mortellaro, MD1 and Robert T. Russell, MD, MPH1;
1Children's of Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham AL; 2School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham AL

8:20 am38 Probability of Head CT Use in Non-Trauma Centers Compared to Pediatric Trauma Centers
Laura D. Cassidy, MS, PhD, Meredith Halling, MS and Allison Ertl, MS, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI; Schuyler Schmidt, MS, Ohio Department of Health, Columbus OH; Jonathan I. Groner, MD,
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus OH

8:30 am39 A Comparison Between Non-Powder Gun and Powder-Gun Injuries in a Young Pediatric Population
Marielena Bachier-Rodriguez, MD and A. Feliz, University of Tennessee, Health Science Center, LeBonheur
Children's Hospital, Knoxville TN

8:40 am40 Doxycycline Inhibits Hemorrhagic Shock Induced Fluid Leak and Derangements in Microvascular Endothelial Cells
Katie Wiggins-Dohlvik, MD, S Naqvi, K Granfor, C Anasooya Shaji, H Alluri, V Govande, MR Beeram, ML Davis and B Tharakan,
Texas A&M Health Science Center, College of Medicine and Baylor Scott and White Health, Temple TX

8:50 am41 Carseat Education for Parents: DVD-Based Social Learning vs. Traditional Didactic
Rebecca Ragar, MPH, Erin Kuroiwa, MHI, Angelica Baker, Sally Moffat, RN, MSN and David Notrica, MD, Phoenix
Children's Hospital, Phoenix AZ

9:15 am - 10:15 amSCIENTIFIC SESSION 6A - QUICK SHOTS
Moderators: Richard Kruse, DO, MBA, Wilmington DE
Diane Hochstuhl, MSN, RN, NP-C, Wilmington DE
9:15 am42 The Spleen Not Taken: Differences in Management and Outcomes of Blunt Splenic Injuries in Teenagers Cared For by Adult and Pediatric Trauma Teams in a Single Institution
Kristen Zeller MD, FACS, FAAP, Sean O'Connor, MD, Leah Sieren, MC, FACS, FAAP and Andrea Doud, MD,
Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem NC

9:21 am43 The Role of Laproscopy and Thorascopy in Pediatric Trauma
Min Li Xu, MD, Joseph Lopez, MD, Whitney McBride, MD, Samir Pandya, MD and Gustavo Stringel, MD, MBA,
Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, New York Medical College, New York NY

9:27 am44 The Utilization of Angiography In Pediatric Blunt Trauma Patients
Stephen J. Fenton, MD, Kristin Sandoval, MA, Austin M. Stevens, RN, BSN and Eric R. Scaife, MD,
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City UT

9:33 am45 Pediatric Neck Trauma: 14-Year Experience From an Urban Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center
Robert Tessler, MD, UCSF East Bay Department of Surgery, San Francisco CA; Huong Nguyen, BA, Christopher Newton, MD, James Betts, MD,
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland Pediatric Surgical Associates, Oakland CA

9:39 am46 Does Having a "Blush" on CT With Splenic or Hepatic Injury From Blunt Abdominal Trauma Necessitate an Invasive Intervention?
Matthew T. Santore, MD and Martha E. Ingram,
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta GA

9:45 am47 The Impact of a Displayed Checklist on Simulated Pediatric Trauma Resuscitations
Erin Hulfish, MD, Glenn Stryjewski, MD, MPH, Maria Carmen G. Diaz, MD, FAAP, FACEP, Heather Sobolewski, MSN, RN-BC, Heather Kulp, MPH, BSN and Megan Feick,
Alfred duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington DE

9:51 am48 Cervical Spine MRI Utilization for Identification of Cervical Spine Injuries Among Children With Non-Accidental Trauma
Amina M. Bhatia, MD, MS, Ahyuda Oh, MPH, PhD and Joshua J. Chern, MD, PhD,
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University, Atlanta GA

9:57 am49 Identifying Child Abuse: A Comparison of Non-Accidental vs. Accidental Trauma Victims
Rebecca Ragar, MPH, Crystal Silva, MPH, Stephanie Zimmerman, MD, Summer Magoteaux, RN, BSN, Nicole Schuren, LMSW, IMH-E (III), Amira El-Ahmadiyyah, LCSW, David M Notrica, MD and Pamela Garcia-Filion, PhD, MPH
Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix AZ

10:03 am50 Transfer of Children with TBI for Definitive Care, Particularly Without Airway Control, is a Powerful Risk Factor for Mortality
Meredith Halling, MS, Laura D. Cassidy, MS, PhD and Allison Ertl, MS, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI; Joseph H. Piatt, Jr, MD, A I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington DE; Schuyler Schmidt, MS, Ohio Department of Public Safety, Columbus OH; Jonathan I. Groner, MD,
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus OH

10:09 am51 A Multidisciplinary Child Protective Team Improves the Care of Non-Accidental Trauma Patients
John M. Draus, Jr., MD and M. Carol Wright, RN,
Kentucky Children's Hospital, Lexington KY

9:15 am - 10:15 amSCIENTIFIC SESSION 6B - QUICK SHOTS
Moderators: Johanna Askegard-Giesmann, MD, Fargo, ND
Milan Nadkarni, MD, Winston-Salem NC
9:15 am52 Is the Highest Level of Trauma Activation Justified for Non-Powder Firearm Injuries?
LeeAnn Wurster, MS, RN, CPNP, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus OH

9:21 am53 The Impact of Pre-Transfer CT Scans on Pediatric Trauma Outcomes
Ryan M. Antiel, MD, Stephanie F. Polites, MD, Aodhnait S. Fahy, BMBCh, PhD, Michael B. Ishitani, MD, Christopher R. Moir, MD and Martin D. Zielinski, MD,
Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN

9:27 am54 Pediatric Readiness: A Best Practice for Pediatric Trauma Care
Elizabeth Edgerton, MD, MPH, Director Division of Child, Adolescent and Family Health (DCAFH), Maternal and Child Health Bureau Health Resources and Services Administration, Washington DC; Katherine Remick, MD, FAAP, Dell Children's Medical Center, Austin TX; Diana Fendya, MSN(R), RN, EMS for Children Program National Resource Center Children's National Health System, Washington DC; Emily Sullivan, MPH, MS, EMS for Children Data Analyst Resource Center, Salt Lake City UT

9:33 am55 Parent and Child Adjustment to Pediatric Burn Injuries
Adam Morris, PhD, Dylan Stewart, MD, Susan Ziegfeld, CRNP, Taryn Allen, PhD, Julie Michael, PhD and Carisa Perry-Parrish, PhD,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore MD

9:39 am56 Rates and Risk Factors of Inter-Hospital Transfer Among Pediatric Major Trauma Patients in the U.S.
Jin Peng, MD, MS and Huiyun Xiang, MD, MPH, PhD,
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus OH

9:45 am57 The Spatial Epidemiology of Pediatric Trauma: A Statewide Assessment
Allison Ertl, MS, Yuhong Zhou, MS, ME, Kirsten Beyer, PhD, MPH, MS, Sergey Tarima, PhD, Jonathan I. Groner, MD and Laura D. Cassidy, MS, PhD,
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI

9:51 am58 Training in "Trauma-Informed" Family-Centered Pediatric Care: Design and Implementation of Two Models
Julia Price, PhD, Nancy Kassam-Adams, PhD, Kristen L. Kohser, MSW, LSW and Meghan Marsac, PhD,
Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington DE

9:57 am59 Factors Associated with Inter-Facility Transfer of Pediatric Burn Patients in U.S. Emergency Departments
Sarah Johnson, BA, Junxin Shi, MD, PhD, Huiyun Xiang, MD, MPH, PhD, Jonathan Groner, MD, Rajan K. Thakkar, MD, Renata Fabia, MD, PhD, Gail Besner, MD and Krista K. Wheeler, MS,
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus OH

10:03 am60 Surgical Management of Traumatic Bowel Injuries in the Pediatric Population: Experience Over 7 Years
Simone Langness, MD1, R. Lizardo2, K Davenport3, T. Fairbanks3 and J. Grabowski4; 1University of California, San Diego CA; 2Navy Medical Center, San Diego CA; 3Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego CA; 4Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago IL

10:09 am61 Outcomes of Pediatric Trauma Patients Admitted to a Surgical vs. General Pediatric Service
Bryanna Emr, MD, Jennifer Stanger, MD and Tamer Ahmed, MD,
SUNY Upstate Medical University, New York NY

10:15 am - 10:45 amBreak in Exhibit Hall

10:45 am - 11:30 amPresidential Address
"Alone We Can Do So Little: Together We Can Do So Much"

Richard Falcone Jr., MD, MPH, Cincinnati OH
PTS President
Objective: The participants will recognize the impact of multidisciplinary collaboration in improving trauma outcomes for children.

Moderator: Robert Letton Jr., MD, Oklahoma City, OK

11:30 am - 12:30 pmPTS Membership Meeting (Members Only)

11:30 am - 1:15 pmLunch Break (on own)

1:15 pm - 2:00 pmCase Study
Managing Multiple Pediatric Burns: From the Field to Burn Center, With Stops along the Way
Speakers: Marvin Wayne, MD, Bellingham WA
Milan Nadkarni, MD, Winston-Salem NC
Moderator: Bindi J. Naik-Mathuria, MD, Houston TX


2:00 pm - 2:30 pmChildress Institute for Pediatric Trauma Update
Speaker:Bob Gfeller, MBA
Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma Executive Director,
Winston-Salem, NC
Moderator:Lynn Haas, MSN, RN, Cincinnati OH

2:30 pm - 3:15 pmPapers That Should Change Your Practice, A Year in Review of Pediatric Trauma
Speakers: Richard Kruse, DO, MBA, Wilmington DE
Marc Auerbach, MD, New Haven CT
Joseph H. Piatt, Jr, MD, Wilmington DE
Garet Free, BBA, NRP, PF-C, CCP-C, Austin, TX
Moderator: Robert Letton Jr., MD, Oklahoma City, OK
3:15 pmClosing Remarks and Poster Award Presentation
Robert Letton Jr., MD, Oklahoma City, OK
PTS President-Elect
Keynote Speaker
Joseph J. Tepas III, M.D. FACS, FAAP is Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, and is certified by the American Board of Surgery in the specialties of Pediatric Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.

He was Principal Investigator for the Florida Emergency Medical Services for Children federal demonstration project, and has served on numerous national committees for the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Pediatric Surgical Association. He is a member of numerous editorial boards of scientific journals, and is the author of 158 peer-reviewed publications, 29 book chapters, and 230 national and international presentations. Research activities include NIH-funded investigation of biomarkers of acute brain injury as well as multi-institutional investigation of the role of biomarkers of metabolic derangement in defining timing and technique of operative intervention in high risk premature infants with necrotizing enterocolitis.


Joseph J. Tepas III,
M.D. FACS, FAAP