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Trauma Research Published Papers


Fletcher J, Wilson TJ, Rajajee V, Stetler WR, Jacobs TL, Sheehan K,  Brown DL. A Randomized Trial of Central Venous Catheter Type and Thrombosis in Critically Ill Neurologic Patients. (PICNIC). BMH 2013-0694.  Clinical Identifier: NCT01495429. Neurocrit Care. Published online February 2, 2016.


Kothari CL, Rohs T, Davidson S, Kothari RU, Klein C, Koestner A, DeBoer M, Cox R, Kutzko K. Emergency Department Visits and Injury Hospitalizations for Female and Male Victims and Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Violence.    Adv Emerg Med, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/502703.

VandenBerg SL, Davidson SB. Preparation for Mass Casualty Incidents. Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2015;27:157-66.

Bergman K, Beekmans V, Stromswold J. Considerations for Neuroprotection in the Traumatic Brain Injury Population. Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2015;27:225-33.

Fletcher JJ, Kotagal V, Mammoser A, Peterson M, Morgenstern LB, Burke JF. Cost-Effectiveness of Transfers to Centers With Neurological Intensive Care Units After Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Stroke. 2015;46:58-64.

Davidson SB, Blostein PA, Schrotenboer A, Sloffer CA, VandenBerg SL. Ten Years of Equine Related Injuries: Severity and Implications for Emergency Physicians. J Emerg Med. 2015;49: 605-12.


Stoesz MJ, Gustafson PA, Patel B, Jastifer JR, Chess JL. Surgeon Perception of Cancellous Screw Fixation.  J Orthop Trauma. 2014;28:e1-7.

Bergman K, Papendick L. Falls in the Neurologic Population. J  Trauma Nurs. 2014; 21:182 -85.


Davidson S, Blostein P, Walsh J, Maltz S, Elian A, VandenBerg S. Resurgence of Methamphetamine Related Burns and Injuries: A Follow-up Study.  Burns. 2013;39:119-25.

Bergman K, Given B, Fabiano R, VonEye A, Schutte D, Davidson S. Symptoms Associated with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion: The Role of Bother. J Neurosci Nurs. 2013;45:124-32.

Leinwand M, Downing M, Slater D, Beck M, Burton K, Moyer D. Incision and Drainage of Subcutaneous Abscesses Without the Use of Packing.  J Pediatr Surg. 2013; 48:1962-65.

Jastifer JR, Gustafson PA, Gorman RR. Subtalar Arthrodesis Alignment: The Effect On Ankle Biomechanics. Foot Ankle Int. 2013;34:244-50.

Dillon MT, King JC. Treatment of Chronic Biceps Tendon Ruptures. Hand. 2013; 8:401-409.


Davidson S, Blostein P, Walsh J, Maltz S, VandenBerg S. Percutaneous Tracheostomy: A New Approach to the Emergency Airway. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012. 73:S83-8.


Dillon M, Bollier M, King J. Repair of acute and chronic distal biceps tendon ruptures using the Endobutton. Hand (NY). 2011; 6:39-46. PubMed Link

Bergman K, Fabiano R, Blostein P. Symptom self-management measure for TBI; A pilot study. J Trauma Nurs. 2011; 18:143-48.


Fletcher J, Bergman K, Blostein P, Kramer A. Fluid Balance, Complications, and Brain Tissue Oxygen Tension Monitoring Following Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Neurocritical Care. August 2010; 13(1), 47-56. PubMed Link

Fletcher J, Bergman K, Watcharotone K, Jacobs T, Brown D. Lack of Association Between Decompressive Craniectomy and Conversion to Donor Status. Clinical Transplantation. July 2010. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed Link

Dillon M, Bollier M, King J. Repair of Acute and Chronic Distal Biceps Tendon Ruptures Using the Endobutton. Hand. July 2010. [Epub ahead of print]

Raja A, Propper B, Vandenberg S, Matchette M, Rasmussen T, Johannigman J, Davidson S. Imaging Utilization During Explosive Multiple Casualty Incidents. The Journal of Trauma. June 2010; 68(6), 1421-1424. PubMed Link

Fletcher J, Bergman K, Carlson G, Feucht E, Blostein P. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy for Refractory Intracranial Hypertension? The Journal of Trauma. June 2010; 68(6), 1506-1509. PubMed Link

Maltz S, Bergman K, Fletcher J. Evaluation of Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Trauma Nursing. April-June 2010; 17(2), 100-106. PubMed Link

Davidson S, Blostein P, Maltz S, England G, Schaller T. Injury Patterns Related to Ultralight Aircraft Crashes. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. March 2010; 28(3), 334-337. PubMed Link


Maltz S, Bergman K, Fletcher J. Evaluation of Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury Incidence and Outcome. Accepted by Journal of Trauma Nursing in June 2009, publication date pending.

Schaller T, Vanlaningham C, Wise C. Skeletal Versus Skin Traction Prior to Definitive Management of Pediatric Femur Fractures: A Comparison of Patient Narcotic Requirements. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics. September 2009; 29(6), 609-611. PubMed Link

Propper B, Rasmussen T, Davidson S, VandenBerg S, Clouse WD, Burkhardt G, Gunst M, Gifford S, Johannigman J. Surgical Response to Multiple Casualty Incidents Following Single Explosive Events. Annals of Surgery. August 2009; 250(2), 311-315. PubMed Link

Blostein P, Davidson S, Maltz S, Plaisier B, Wideman E, Feucht E, VandenBerg S. Methamphetamine Production is Hazardous to Your Health. The Journal of Trauma. June 2009; 66(6), 1712-1717. PubMed Link

Fletcher J, Bergman K, Feucht E, Blostein P. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy for Refractory Intracranial Hypertension. Neurocritical Care. March 2009. PubMed Link


Plaiser B. Surgical Perspectives to Control Bleeding in Trauma. TraumaCare. 2008; 18:1, 6-23. Full Article

King J, Bollier M. Repair of Distal Biceps Tendon Ruptures Using the Endo Button. JAAOS. 2008; 16:4, 490-494. PubMed Link

Allabaugh T, Carlson G, Maltz S, Watcharotone K. Education and Prevention for Teens: Using the Trauma Nurses Talk Tough Presentation with Pre- and Post-test Evaluation of Knowledge and Behavioral Changes. Journal of Trauma Nursing. 2008; 15:3, 1-10. PubMed Link

LeReau R, Benson L, Watcharotone K, Manguba G. Examining the Feasibility of Implementing Specific Nursing Interventions to Promote Sleep in Hospitalized Elderly Patients. Geriatric Nursing. 2008; 29, 197-206. PubMed Link

Dirette D, Plaisier B, Jones S. Patterns and Antecedents of the Development of Self-Awareness following Traumatic Brain Injury: The Importance of Occupation. The British Journal of Occupational Therapy. February 2008; 71(2), 44-51.

Stewart D, Van Kompenberg L. Posterior Dislocation of the Clavicle at the Sternoclavicular Joint. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. January 2008; 26(1), 108, e3-4. (case report) PubMed Link


Dirette D, Plaisier B. The Development of Self-awareness of Deficits from One-week to One-year After Traumatic Brain Injury: Preliminary Findings. Brain Injury. October 20, 2007; 21(11), 1131-1136. PubMed Link

Apker J, Mallak L, Gibson S. Communicating in the "Gray Zone":  Perceptions About Emergency Physician-Hospitalist Handoffs and Patient Safety. Academic Emergency Medicine. October 2007; 14(10), 884-894. PubMed Link 

Spates CR, Samaraweera N, Plaisier B, Souza T, Otsui K. Psychological Impact of Trauma on Developing Children and Youth. Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice. June 2007; 34(2), 387-405. PubMed Link

Schaller T, Roehr B. Salvage of a Failed Opening Wedge Tibial Osteotomy Using a Locking Plate. Orthopedics. February 2007; 30(2). (case report) PubMed Link


Dillon M, King J. Irreducible Radial Neck Fracture in a Child. Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances. Summer 2006; 15(2), 90-94. (case report) PubMed Link

Bay E, Bergman K. Symptom Experience and Emotional Distress After Traumatic Brain Injury. Case Management Journals. Spring 2006; 7(1), 3-9. PubMed Link

Schaller T, Kellam J. Guide to Wire Exchange Prior to Insertion of Intramedullary Nails. The American Journal of Orthopedics. January 2006; 35(1), 42-3. PubMed Link 

Biroscak B, Smith P, Roznowski H, Tucker J, Carlson G. Intimate Partner Violence Against Women: Findings From One State's Emergency Department Surveillance System. Journal of Emergency Nursing. 2006; 321:12-16. PubMed Link

Hums W, Blostein P. A Comparative Approach to Deep Vein Thrombosis Risk Assessment. Journal of Trauma Nursing. January-March 2006; 13:1. PubMed Link


Schaller T, Sims S, Maxian T. Skin Breakdown Following Circumferential Pelvic Anti-Shock Sheeting. Journal of Orthopedic Trauma. October 2005; 19(9), 661-5. PubMed Link

Plaisier B, Schlueter D, Davidson S, Blostein P, Beck R, Halpin M, Hodgman CG. Esophageal Perforation after External Blunt Trauma in Children. Pan-American Journal of Trauma. Published Fall 2005, in Ecuador.

Plaisier B. Thoracic Lavage in Accidental Hypothermia with Cardiac Arrest. Report of a Case and Review of the Literature. Resuscitation. July 2005; 66(1), 99-104. Epub 2005 Apr 18. PubMed Link

Plaisier B, Yowler C, Fallon W, Likavec M, Anderson J, Malangoni M. Post-Traumatic Meningitis: Risk Factors, Clinical Features, Bacteriology, and Outcome. The Internet Journal of Neurosurgery; 2005 Volume 2, Number 1. Full Article

Hums W, Williams J. Dedicated Trauma Care Unit: An Outcome-Based Model. Journal of Trauma Nursing. 2005; 12:1, 21-23. PubMed Link


Halley M, Silva P, Foley J, Rodarte A. Loss of Consciousness: When to Perform Computed Tomography? Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2004; 5:3, 230-3. PubMed Link


Hesse R, Plaisier B. Gunshot Wounds of the Cranium or Torso: Implications for Spinal Immobilization and Airway Management. Air Medical Journal. 2003; 22:6, 21-3. PubMed Link

Blostein P, Jones S. Identification and Evaluation of Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Results of a National Survey of Level I Trauma Center. Journal of Trauma. 2003; 55:3, 450-3. PubMed Link

Jacobs D, Plaisier B, Barie P, Hammond J, Holevar M, Sinclair K, Scalea T, Wahl W for the EAST Practice Management Guideline Work Group. Practice Management Guidelines for Geriatric Trauma: The EAST Practice Management Guidelines Work Group. Journal of Trauma. 2003; 54:2, 391-416. PubMed Link

Spates R, Waller S, Samaraweera N, Plaisier B. Behavioral Aspects of Trauma in Children and Youth. Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2003; 50, 901-918. PubMed Link

Rose L, Mubarak O, Saber A, Plaisier B. Traumatic Atlanto-occipital Dislocation. The American Journal of Surgery. 2003; 185, 376-7. PubMed Link

Carlson G, Negri E, McGrew A, Plaisier B. Two Cases of Methomoglobinemia from the Use of Topical Anesthetics. Journal of Emergency Nursing. 2003; 29, 106-8. PubMed Link

Reisdorff E, Hayes O, Reynolds B, Wilkinson K, Overton D, Wagner M, Kowalenk T, Portelli D, Walker G, Carlson D. General Competencies are Intrinsic to Emergency Medicine Training: A Multicenter Study. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2003; 10:10, 1049-54. PubMed Link

Nichols K, Williams M, Overton D. A Flight Orientation Curriculum for Emergency Medicine Resident Physicians. Air Medical Journal. 2003; 22:2, 26-9. PubMed Link

Lammers R, Hudson D, Seaman M. Prediction of Traumatic Wound Infection with a Neural Network-Derived Decision Model. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2003; 21:1, 1-7. PubMed Link

Milne J, Hargarten S, Kellermann A, Wintemute G. Effect of Current Federal Regulations on Handgun Safety Features. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2003; 41:1, 1-9. PubMed Link

Feucht E, DeSanti C, Weinberg A. Selective Induction of Human Beta-Defensin mRNAs by Actinobacillus Actinomycetemcomitans in Primary and Immortalized Oral Epithelial Cells. Oral Microbiology and Immunology. 2003; 18, 359-63. PubMed Link

Carlson G, Cohen S, Vaughn K. Take Critical Steps When a Trauma Patient Arrives. ED Nursing. 2003; 128-130.

Hums W. Reducing Injuries in Kids and Families to Create a Safe, Healthy, Community. Advance for Nurses. July 2003; 14-16.

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