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Trauma and Emergency Care

Online ISSN: 2398-3345

Guo-Gang Xing (Founding Editor in Chief)

Peking University

Trauma and Emergency Care is an open access journal with comprehensive peer review policy and a rapid publication process.  TEC is a novel journal that will focus upon injuries, critical care, neurotrauma, abdominal and vascular trauma, paediatric trauma, complex trauma, traumatic stress, scoring systems, prehospital care, resuscitation, traumatic stress, emergency medicine, traumatology, neonatal trauma, traumatic surgery, radiology and shock. TEC will provide a platform in today's scientific and medical literature to serve as an international forum for the healthcare and scientific communities worldwide to translate novel "bench to bedside" science into management of trauma infection care as well as report upon the care of critically ill patients.

Trauma and Emergency Care will feature original research, review papers, clinical studies, editorials, expert opinion and perspective papers, commentaries, and book reviews.

Trauma and Emergency Care welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e- mail and send it to submissions@oatext.com alternatively to editor.tec@oatext.com

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by TEC, is properly cited.

Guo-Gang Xing


Prof. Guo-Gang Xing is full professor at Neurobiology Department, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Neuroscience Research Institute of Peking University, China. Guo-Gang Xing earned his Ph.D. Degree at Xi'an Jiaotong University in 2001. From 2001-2003, he received postdoctoral training at the Neuroscience Research Institute of Peking University where he subsequently served as a lecturer and conducted research in the department of neurobiology. From 2004-2006, he received postdoctoral training at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and the University of Wisconsin-Madison in USA. .

Editorial Board


Matt Bruce

Forensic Intensive Psychological Treatment Service
NHS Foundation Trust
United Kingdom

Avraham Rivkind

Department of Emergency Medicine and Head of the Shock Trauma Unit
Hadassah Medical Center
Israel

Usman Ahmed

Trauma and Orthopaedic
Registrar Birmingham
United Kingdom


Sameh El Sallakh

Trauma and Orthopaedics Surgery
Alwakra Hospital
Qatar

Ronald Fong Sing

Department of Surgery
Carolinas Medical Centre
North Carolina

Zoltan Szabó

Department of Medicine
University of Debrecen
Hungry


Marxengel L. Asinas-Tan

Emergency Medicine Department
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Singapore

Yeung Yip Kan

Specialist: Orthopaedics
Caritas Medical Centre
Hong Kong

Atin Jaiswal

Consultant
Maya hospital and trauma centre
India


Yalcin Golcuk

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
Celal Bayar University
Turkey

Cem Ozgonul

Department of Ophthalmology
Van Military Hospital
Turkey

Sherif A. Khaled

Professor of Orthopedics
Cairo University
Egypt


Erdinç Cetinkaya

Department of Colorectal Surgery
Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital
Turkey

Leigh White

Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital
Australia

Suvd Duvjir

Center for Environmental Health and Toxicology
Public Health Institute of Mongolia
Mongolia


Jalal Ghali

Professor of Medicine,
Department of Medicine,
Mercer University School of Medicine,
USA

Ersin Saricam

Cardiology Clinic
Medicana International Ankara Hospital
Turkey

Li-bing Jiang

Department of Emergency Medicine
Zhejiang University
China


Seyed Farshad Heidari

Mazandaran
University of Medical Sciences
Iran

Borna Relja

Department of Trauma
Hand and Reconstructive Surgery
Goethe University
Germany

Abdolghader Pakniyat

Emergency Medicine Department
Arak University of Medical Science Hospitals
Iran


Manazir Athar

Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care
J N Medical College
India

Anthony E. Johnson

Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
San Antonio Military Medical Center
USA

James Dworkin-Valenti

Department of Otolaryngology
Detroit Medical Center
USA


Peter Joseph Paganussi

Reston Hospital Center
Reston, Virginia
USA

Tamás Ötvös

Division of Emergency Medicine
Institute of Medicine
Clinical Center University of Debrecen
Hungary

Ninh Doan

Department of Neurosurgery
Medical College of Wisconsin
USA


Luca Pigozzi

Emergency Medicine
School of Specialty in Emergency Medicine
University of Torino
Italy

Falsaperla Raffaele

Department of Pediatrics
University of Catania
Italy

Piero Pavone

Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Costanza Gravina
University Hospital Vittorio Emanuele-Policlinico
Italy


Viroj Wiwanitkit

Director,
Hainan Medical University,
China

Chen Yu

Associate Professor
Beijing Institute of Technology
China

Ashraf F Hefny

Department of Surgery
Al Rahba Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE


Essam Ahmed Al-Moraissi

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Thamar
Yemen

Sachin Shashikant Metkari

Assistant Professor
Nair Hospital Dental College
India

Adamu Issaka

Thoracic Surgeon
Tamale Teaching Hospital,
Ghana


Omkolsoum Al Haddad

Professor of Medicine, National Liver Institute
Egypt

Doğan Gonullu

Chief of General Surgery Department
Taksim Education and Research Hospital
Turkey

Rajiv Kumar

Director-China Nepal Freiendship Medical Research Center,
Xi'an Medical University,
Department of Clinical Medicine
P.R. China


Zeliha KOÇ

Health Science Faculty,
Fundamental of Nursing,
Ondokuz Mayıs University,
Turkey

Francesco Adami

Faculty of Medicine
University of Pisa
Italy

Peter J. Paganussi

Director of Patient Satisfaction
Emergency Medicine Associates
Germantown, Montgomery


Roberto Maniglio

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology
University of Salento
Italy University of Basilicata
Italy

Marc Guido Maegele

Professor for Surgery in Trauma,
Department of Trauma, Orthopedic Surgery and Sportsmedicine,
Germany

Christian W. Müller

Senior Consultant, Head of Spine Division,
Hannover Medical School,
Germany


Hai-tao Ren

Department of Burns & Wound Care Center
Zhejiang University
China

Alexandre Zanchenko Fonseca

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery - University of
Santo Amaro - São Paulo - Brazil

In Press

Volume 2, Issue 6


Trauma radiology: The need for a teaching trauma case series

Pascoe HM Hacking C

Review Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

Jul 27, 2017


Open chest CPR in non-traumatic cardiac arrest: A case report and review of the literature

Lundgren J Mousavie SH Negahi AR Nakhaei B Granehed H Hosseini M Pazooki D

Research Article-Clinical Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine (COGRM)

Jul 29, 2017


Management of gunshot wounds in a scandinavian hospital

Lundgren J Mousavie SH Negahi AR Nakhaei B Akyürek LM Granehed H Hosseini M Pazooki D

Research Article-Clinical Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine (COGRM)

Jul 31, 2017


Genital hair tourniquet syndrome: A case report and review of the literature

Volkan Sarper Erikci Tunahan Altundağ Gökhan Köylüoğlu

Review article -Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

Aug 17, 2017


Patient satisfaction and treatment adherence for urban adolescents and young adults with pelvic inflammatory disease

Jennifer Anders Alexandra Hill Shang-En Chung Arlene Butz Richard Rothman Charlotte Gaydos Jamie Perin Maria Trent

Research Article -Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

Aug 25, 2017


Current Issue

Volume 2, Issue 5


Interdisciplinary communication on digital emergency networks in ambulance services: An exploratory study

Halvor Nordby

Review article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

May 31, 2017


A validation study of the PAWPER XL tape: accurate estimation of both total and ideal body weight in children up to 16 years of age

Mike Wells Lara Goldstein Alison Bentley

Research Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

Jun 10, 2017


The disparate effect of hemodialysis and hemodiafiltration on T-wave-peak-to-end interval (Tpe) and Tpe/QT ratio of the surface electrocardiogram

Alida Páll Veronika Sebestyén Árpád Czifra Gergely Becs Anupam Agarwal Zarjou Abolfazl György Paragh István Lőrincz József Balla Zoltán Szabó

Research Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

Jun 21, 2017


Evaluation of fluid responsiveness in circulatory shock

Luca Pigozzi

Short Communication-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

Jun 30, 2017


Epidemiological, clinical and therapeutical aspects of road traffic accident in 1034 children admitted at Niamey National Hospital - Niger

Chaibou MS Daddy H James Didier L Ayouba I Gagara M Garba I Sanoussi S Abarchi H Zoumenou E

Review article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

July 07, 2017


A review on Traumatic diaphragmatic ruptur

Lundgren J Mousavie SH Negahi AR Nakhaei B Varga G Granehed H Akyürek LM Hosseini M Pazooki D

Review Article-Clinical Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine (COGRM)

Jul 17, 2017


Traumatic diaphragmatic ruptures: A 10-year retrospective study

Lundgren J Mousavie SH Negahi AR Varga RNG Akyürek LM Akyürek LM Nakhaei B Granehed H Hosseini M Pazooki D

Review Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

Jul 27, 2017


Archive


Volume 2

Interdisciplinary communication on digital emergency networks in ambulance services: An exploratory study

Halvor Nordby

Review article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

May 31, 2017


A validation study of the PAWPER XL tape: accurate estimation of both total and ideal body weight in children up to 16 years of age

Mike Wells Lara Goldstein Alison Bentley

Research Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

Jun 10, 2017


The disparate effect of hemodialysis and hemodiafiltration on T-wave-peak-to-end interval (Tpe) and Tpe/QT ratio of the surface electrocardiogram

Alida Páll Veronika Sebestyén Árpád Czifra Gergely Becs Anupam Agarwal Zarjou Abolfazl György Paragh István Lőrincz József Balla Zoltán Szabó

Research Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

Jun 21, 2017


Evaluation of fluid responsiveness in circulatory shock

Luca Pigozzi

Short Communication-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

Jun 30, 2017


Epidemiological, clinical and therapeutical aspects of road traffic accident in 1034 children admitted at Niamey National Hospital - Niger

Chaibou MS Daddy H James Didier L Ayouba I Gagara M Garba I Sanoussi S Abarchi H Zoumenou E

Review article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

July 07, 2017


A review on Traumatic diaphragmatic ruptur

Pazooki D Granhed H Akyürek LM

Review Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

Jul 17, 2017


Traumatic diaphragmatic ruptures: A 10-year retrospective study

Lundgren J Mousavie SH Negahi AR Varga RNG Akyürek LM Akyürek LM Nakhaei B Granehed H Hosseini M Pazooki D

Review Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

Jul 27, 2017


High-tech adjuncts to emergency weight estimation: Point-of-care ultrasound and point-of-care bioelectrical impedance measurements can increase the accuracy of length-based weight estimation in children

Mike Wells Lara Goldstein Alison Bentley

Review Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

Apr 21, 2017


Determination of hand and palm surface areas as a percentage of body surface area in Turkish young adults

Pınar Göker Pınar Göker Memduha Gülhal Bozkir

Research Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

May 06, 2017


Factors that contribute to failure to rescue events in pediatric emergency department patients

Shernaz Wadia Vicki Montgomery Sandra Herr

Research Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

May 15, 2017


The relationship between ultraviolet, vitamin d and blood glucose, in vivo study

Asma Bukhari Faten Khorshid

Research Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

May 18, 2017


Posttraumatic ulnar carpal translocation type I accompanied with disruption of the lunotriquetral ligament caused by a severe radiocarpal fracture-dislocation injury type II accompanied with complete luxation of the distal radioulnar joint. What are the salvage options with its special features in indication when patients develop posttraumatic painful wrist joint osteoarthritis?

Ingo Schmidt

Case Report-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

May 23, 2017


Rectal foreign body – Case report

Gun Kim Nam-Hee Kim Ri Na Yoo Bong-Hyeon Kye Hyeon-Min Cho HyungJin Kim

Case Report-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

May 25, 2017


Rapid assessment and treatment (RAT) of triage category 2 patients in the emergency department

S. Hassan Rahmatullah Ranim A Chamseddin Aya N Farfour Mohammad Alomar Abdelmoneim M Eldali Taimur S. Butt

Case Report-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

March 23, 2017


The acculturation and repatriation problems and school behavioral problems reported from teachers among repatriated refugee adolescents in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Mevludin Hasanović Izet Pajević Slobodan Pavlovic

Case Report-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

March 23, 2017


Combined replacements of the wrist, ulnar head, and thumb carpometacarpal joint. Case report technical note and recent evidence to the Arpe™ prosthesis

Ingo Schmidt

Case Report-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

March 31, 2017


Trauma in pregnancy – A brief review

Neha Garg Ambuj Sharma Puneet Khanna Vishal Goel

Review Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

Apr 15, 2017


Impossible primary referral to the major trauma center of an integrated trauma system: a case of exsanguinating trauma treated in a Spoke hospital

Emiliano Gamberini Antonella Potalivo Marco Benni Vanni Agnoletti

Case Report-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

Apr 15, 2017


The use of analgesia in acute trauma: A comparison between two emergency departments in UK and China

Qiuping Zou Paul Ransom Samuel Freeman

Review Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

Apr 28, 2017


Serum sodium: A useful prognostic factor for non-severe traumatic brain injury in children?

Parsa Yousefichaijan Kiandokht Karimian Abdolghader Pakniyat Mina Sheikhi-dezfoli Mohammad Rafiei

Short Communication-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

December 21, 2016


The essence of a few disaster stress/trauma studies

Antony JW Taylor

Short Communication-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

December 29, 2016


The Maestro™ Wrist Reconstructive System for treatment of posttraumatic wrist joint osteoarthritis after a devasting course of a distal radius fracture: Case presentation and technical note to the implant

Ingo Schmidt

Case Report-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

February 16, 2017


The role of health insurance in pediatric ambulance use: are children just small adults?

Jacqueline Bober Dimitre G. Stefanov Lorenzo Paladino Richard Sinert Jennifer Chao

Case Report-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

February 26, 2017


Surgical fixation using rib stabilizers for flail chest injuries in elderly patients: three cases

Tomohisa Shoko Yoshizumi Deguchi Keiichi Kuriyama

Case Report-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

March 02, 2017


RE-MOTION™ total wrist arthroplasty for treatment of advanced stage of scaphoid non-union advanced collapse. Does excision of the entire scaphoid bone prevent impingement at terminal range of radial deviation?

Ingo Schmidt

Case Report-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

March 17, 2017


The Albert Pavilion and the Story of Emergency and Trauma Care at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Michael Dinh

Short Communication-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

November 21, 2016


Cervical spine immobilization in penetrating cervical trauma is associated with an increased risk of indirect central neurological injury

Adam R Turnock Martin J Carney Brian P Fleischer Norman E McSwain Jr Wesley B Vanderlan

Research Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

December 09, 2016


Assessing leadership and clinical performance of pediatric emergency medicine providers during level 1 trauma resuscitations using video review

Erin B Henkel Esther M Sampayo Elizabeth A Camp Bindi J Naik-Mathuria Corrie E Chumpitazi David Wesson Daniel Rubalcava

Research Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

December 16, 2016


Jejunal injuries in a young male’s blunt abdominal trauma

Ladislav Mica Kai Jensen Carina Pothmann Hans-Peter Simmen Christian Hierholzer

Research Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

December 17, 2016


Penetrating knife wounds to the orbital region: A report of two cases

Rodrigo Liceaga Reyes Luis Manuel Bustos Aguilera Luis Gerardo Fuenmayor García

Case Report-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

December 21, 2016


Apnoeic oxygenation in the emergency department: New tricks from an old dog?

Rhys Holyoak Preet Gosal Leigh White

Case Report-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

December 21, 2016


Volume 1

“But the lithium level is normal!” SILENT Syndrome: A rare diagnosis of irreversible lithium toxicity to consider in cases of irreversible neurotoxicity

Sarab Sodhi Samantha Lee Antoinette Spevetz

Case Report-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

May 30, 2016


Repair of distal triceps tendon rupture with human acellular dermal matrix (ADM)

Andrea Atzei Giampietro Bertasi

Case Study-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

June 06, 2016


A 9 year cohort of resuscitative thoracotomies for blunt and penetrating trauma at the Royal Adelaide Hospital

Peter C. Bautz Christopher Dobbins Leong Tiong Chris Clarke William Griggs

Research article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

August 02, 2016


The effects of therapeutic hypothermia in patients in ROSC (Return of Spontaneous Circulation): Appropriate or ineffective treatment? A literature critical review

Fabio Mozzarelli Enrico Lucenti Elettra Botner

Research article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

September 20, 2016


Baby-Gaze: A neurobiological method of anxiety relief in trauma

Andrew J. Ashworth Philip V. Dutton

Research article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

September 23, 2016


Evaluation of rebreathed air in human nasal cavity with N95 respirator: a CFD study

Jian Hua Zhu Shu Jin Lee De Yun Wang Heow Pueh Lee

Research Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

February29, 2016


A novel technique for reduction of posterior dislocation of the elbow joint

Samer SS Mahmoud Eyiyemi O Pearse

Research Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

April 29, 2016


Transesophageal echocardiography: A new era for the critical care physician

Leigh White

Commentary-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

May 9, 2016


Intraoperative failures of the PFNa II spiral blade

Yc Siu Samuel KK Ling CM Ma Th Lui

Case report-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

May 16, 2016


Penetrating neck injuries involving the larynx: A report of three cases

Sudhir B. Sharma Andrew O. Amata

Research Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

May 23, 2016


Chest compression during sustained inflation: hypoxic and oxidative stress

Shaun Cowan Georg M. Schmölzer Tze-Fun Lee Po-Yin Cheung

Research Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

March 16, 2016


Trauma and dissociation in a Chinese-American sample

Colin A. Ross Cathy Kuo

Research Article-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

February22, 2016


Complication after untreated diving mouthpiece injury

Lieve Van Zeghbroeck

Case report-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

February23, 2016


Traumatic aorto-right ventricular fistula from stab wound

Charles Fredericks James R. Yon David Shersher Douglas Smego Faran Bokhar

Case report-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

February28, 2016


Military doctor and management of injuries in conflict

Beuy Joob Viroj Wiwanitkit

Letter to Editor-Trauma and Emergency Care (TEC)

February28, 2016


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Trauma and Emergency Care welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e- mail and send it to submissions@oatext.com alternatively to editor.tec@oatext.com

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Trauma and Emergency Care is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

The publication charges for Trauma and Emergency Care are USD 1290 / GBP 1030.

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Special Issues


  • Iatropathic and post-infective loss of tissue in the upper limb

    Editor Affiliation:
    Bruno Battiston
    Hand Surgery and Microsurgery Unit - CTO Hospital, Italy

    Submission: Open
    Publication: 2017
    E-mail: editor@traumaoa.net

    Iatropathic and post-infective loss of tissue in the upper limb is a title in which global experts (hand surgeons - microsurgeons - orthopaedic and plastic surgeons) will present their experience in defining the problem and giving the solutions (medical and surgical).