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A retrospective cross-sectional analysis.
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To describe the current state of the art regarding management of the critically ill trauma patient with an emphasis on initial management in the ICU.
Patients with spinal trauma are at high-risk for venous-thromboembolism(VTE). Guidelines recommend prophylactic anticoagulation but they are unclear on timing of initiation of thromboprophylaxis. The ...
To investigate prescribing behaviours around tranexamic acid (TXA) use in the early management of severe trauma, and compare against standards considered to be best practice internationally, as establ...
The management of trauma patients has changed radically in the last decade and studies have shown overall improvements in survival. However, reduction in mortality for the many may obscure a lack of p...
Trauma is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality globally, especially in younger populations. With an increase in obesity globally, it is important to assess the potential differences in i...
The Alfred Hospital receives approximately 40% of the major trauma patients in Victoria, all of whom are at risk for spinal injuries. The potential for spinal injuries necessitates the und...
A prospective observational study using an interrupted time-series design to evaluate the effect of pre-hospital notification on trauma patients arriving at a trauma centre by ambulance, i...
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate that the specific management will increase the number of alive trauma patient arriving with a temperature > 35°C.
Test the hypothesis that the implementation of real-time, computer-prompted algorithms in the first half hour of trauma management will result in a measurable reduction in management error...
The social, psychological, economic burden of Spinal trauma with deficit is great, and there is no curative treatment. Erythropoetin (EPO) is promising, due to its neuroprotective effects...
Reduced blood flow to the spinal cord which is supplied by the anterior spinal artery and the paired posterior spinal arteries. This condition may be associated with ARTERIOSCLEROSIS, trauma, emboli, diseases of the aorta, and other disorders. Prolonged ischemia may lead to INFARCTION of spinal cord tissue.
A prolonged painful erection that may lasts hours and is not associated with sexual activity. It is seen in patients with SICKLE CELL ANEMIA, advanced malignancy, spinal trauma; and certain drug treatments.
Application of electric current to the spine for treatment of a variety of conditions involving innervation from the spinal cord.
Specialized hospital facilities which provide diagnostic and therapeutic services for trauma patients.
A rare epidural hematoma in the spinal epidural space, usually due to a vascular malformation (CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS) or TRAUMA. Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma is a neurologic emergency due to a rapidly evolving compressive MYELOPATHY.