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Epidemiology of trauma deaths: a reassessment.
There was an improved access to the medical system, greater proportion of late deaths due to brain injury and lack of the classic trimodal distribution in the Denver City and County trauma system, in comparison with the previous report. Expand
Organ injury scaling: spleen, liver, and kidney.
The Organ Injury Scaling (O.I.S.) Committee of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (A.A.S.T.) was appointed by President Trunkey at the 1987 Annual Meeting. The principal charge was toExpand
Genomic responses in mouse models poorly mimic human inflammatory diseases
This study shows that, although acute inflammatory stresses from different etiologies result in highly similar genomic responses in humans, the responses in corresponding mouse models correlate poorly with the human conditions and also, one another. Expand
A genomic storm in critically injured humans
It is shown that critical injury in humans induces a genomic storm with simultaneous changes in expression of innate and adaptive immunity genes that alter the status of these genes in the immune system. Expand
Organ injury scaling, II: Pancreas, duodenum, small bowel, colon, and rectum.
The Organ Injury Scaling (O.I.S.) Committee of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (A.A.S.T.) has been charged to devise injury severity scores for individual organs to facilitateExpand
The devastating potential of blunt vertebral arterial injuries.
Blunt vertebral arterial injuries are more common than previously reported and systemic anticoagulation appears to be effective therapy: it appears to prevent progression to a higher injury grade, stroke, and deterioration in neurologic status. Expand
The role of chronic alcohol abuse in the development of acute respiratory distress syndrome in adults.
A prior history of chronic alcohol abuse significantly increases the risk of developing ARDS in critically ill patients with an identified at-risk diagnosis, and these results may be useful in the earlier and more accurate identification of patients at high risk for developing AR DS. Expand
Tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) treatment for COVID‐19 associated acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS): A case series
A series of three patients with severe COVID‐19 respiratory failure who were treated with tissue plasminogen activator had a temporally related improvement in their respiratory status, with one of them being a durable response. Expand
Treatment-Related Outcomes From Blunt Cerebrovascular Injuries: Importance of Routine Follow-Up Arteriography
Routine follow-up arteriography is warranted in patients with grade I and II BCVIs because most of these patients (61% in this series) will require a change in management, and heparin may improve the neurologic outcome in Patients with ischemic deficits and may prevent stroke in asymptomatic patients. Expand