1. Ketamine Sub-Dissociative Dose Vs. Morphine Sulfate for Acute Pain Control in Patients with Isolated Limb Injuries in the Emergency Department: A Randomized, Double-blind, Clinical Trial

Hooman Esfahani; Zahra Khazaeipour; Arash Safaie; Seyed Mojtaba Aghili

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 73-79

  Objective: To compare the ketamine efficacy at a sub-dissociative morphine dose to reduce pain in isolated limb traumatic injuries. Methods: A double-blind randomized clinical trial study was carried out on patients referred to emergency departments (EDs) due to isolated limb traumatic injuries. Eligible ...  Read More

2. Transferred Patients by Fars Province’s Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS); A 2-Years Cross-Sectional Study in Southern Iran

Seyed Mahmoudreza Sajjadi; Fatemeh Rahmanian; Razieh Sadat Mousavi-Roknabadi; Faramarz Farahmand; Afsaneh Dehbozorgi; Hadid Hamrah; Mohamad Javad Moradian

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 21-27

  Objective: To investigate the patients transferred by helicopters, as well as an emergent medical services that were performed for them.Methods: In this retrospective cross-sectional study, all patients who were transferred by Fars province of Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) to ...  Read More

3. Early Tracheostomy in Trauma Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome due to Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Fariborz Ghaffarpasand; Mohammad Reza Saki; Nazanin Dadashpour; Zahra Ghahramani; Shahram Paydar

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 133-134

  The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2) was first reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019 [1, 2] and was rapidly spread all over the world, being announced as a pandemic on March 11th, 2020 by the World Health Organization ...  Read More

4. “Crown of Death”; Corona Mortis, a Common Vascular Variant in Pelvis: Identification at Routine 64-slice CT-Angiography

Rohit Bhoil; Neeti Aggarwal; Vineet Aggarwal; Mukesh Surya; Sanjiv Sharma; Ajay Kumar Alhuwalia; Sabina Bhoil; Surya Pratap Singh; Manveer Thakur; Siddharth Sood

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 193-198

  Objective: To establish the incidence of arterial corona mortis variant in angiographic studies being performed using a 64 slice CT scan machine in a series of patients.Methods: This was a prospective cross-sectional study including 100 consecutive patients undergoing routineclinically indicated, ...  Read More

5. Prognosis of the Trauma Patients According to the Trauma and Injury Severity Score (TRISS); A Diagnostic Accuracy Study

Reza Hosseinpour; Amir Barghi; Saadat Mehrabi; Shirvan Salaminia; Paria Tobeh

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 148-155

  Objective: To investigate the prognosis and survival rates of a group of Iranian patients with traumatic injuries using the trauma and injury severity score (TRISS) model. Methods: In this prospective cohort study, all the patients with multi-trauma referring to the Yasuj Shahid Beheshti hospital during ...  Read More

6. Our Experience of Trauma Management During Novel Coronovirus 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic in a Busy Trauma Center in Southern Iran

Hossein Akbarialiabad; Hossein Aabdolrahimzadeh fard; Hamid Reza Abbasi; Shahram Bolandparvaz; Shahin Mohseni; Vahid Mehrnoush; Mina Salehi; Sima Roushenas; Shahram Paydar

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 199-201

  During the past few months, the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has significantly affected medical service provision. In Iran, it has caused around 197,000 inflictions and 9200 deaths up to June 18, 2020. While many departments turned to telehealth in this era, the trauma service should provide ...  Read More

8. Higher Risk of Mortality in Intentional Traumatic Injuries; A Multivariate Regression Analysis of a Trauma Registry

Sait Saif; Yahya Ibrahim; Peyman Bakhshayesh

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 107-110

  Objectives: To assess whether intentional traumatic injuries are associated with higher mortality rate when compared to unintentional injuries. Methods: Data from SweTrau (Swedish National Trauma Registry). Information regarding age, gender, injury severity score (ISS), new injury severity score (NISS), ...  Read More

10. Prone Positioning for Management of Fat Embolism Syndrome in a Patient with Spine Fracture; An Unusual Scenario and Review of Literature

Abhay Tyagi; Richa Aggarwal; Kapil Dev. Soni; Anjan Trikha

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 192-195

  Fat embolism syndrome is a rare but fatal complication seen commonly in patients with polytrauma. Its earliest manifestation is hypoxemia due to deposition of fat globules in pulmonary circulation which can progress to severe acute respiratory distress syndrome, the treatment of which is mainly supportive. ...  Read More

11. Traumatic Bilateral Luxatio Erecta from a Sliding Injury Down a Ladder; A Rare Case Report and Literature Review

Saptarshi Biswas; Ronald Peirish

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 187-191

  Bilateral inferior shoulder dislocations also known as luxatio erecta is an extremely rare injury that is commonly complicated with injuries to the humeral head, glenoid, clavicle, scapula, rotator cuff, capsule, ligaments, brachial plexus, axillary artery and vein.  Our patient is a 66-year-old ...  Read More

12. Antimicrobial Survey of Local Herbal Drugs against Acinetobacter baumannii Isolated from Patients Admitted to a Level-I Trauma Center

Hossein Abdolrahimzadeh; Shahram Bolandparvaz; Hamid Reza Abbasi; Maryam Dehghankhalili; Shahram Paydar; Amirreza Dehghanian; Salar Hafez Ghoran; Mojtaba Asadollahi; Mehdi Zare

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 355-362

  Objective: To determine the antimicrobial activity and entity of several local herbal plants against Acintobacters isolated from trauma patients admitted to a Level-I trauma center.Methods: The antibacterial activities of the Satureja bachtiarica oil and some selected Iranian medicinal plants (Artemisia ...  Read More

13. Pattern and Distribution of Shock Index and Age Shock Index Score Among Trauma Patients in Towards Improved Trauma Care Outcomes (TITCO) Dataset

Prashant Bhandarkar; Ashok Munivenkatappa; Nobhojit Roy; Vineet Kumar; Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar; Amit Agrawal

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 313-317

  Objective: To compare the shock index (SI – which is the ratio of heart rate to systolic blood pressure) and Age SI (Age in years multiplied by SI) with survival outcome of the patients across multicenter trauma registry in India.Methods: Study is based on Towards Improved Trauma Care Outcomes ...  Read More

14. Effects of Body Mass Index on Outcome Measures of the Patients with Penetrating Injuries; A Single Center Experience

Farris Serio; Quinn Fujii; Keval Shah; Andrew McCague

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 325-328

  Objective: To determine if there was any decrease in measures of injury severity or outcome with obese patients (body mass index greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2) as compared to non-obese patients (body mass index less than 30 kg/m2).Methods: We conducted a retrospective review of the trauma database ...  Read More

15. Assessment of Pre-Hospital Emergency Care and its Associated Factors in Traumatic Patients in North of Iran

Mina Mohseni; Tahereh Khaleghdoust Mohammadi; Zahra Mohtasham-Amiri; Ehsan Kazemnejad; Morteza Rahbar Taramsari; Leila Kouchakinejad-Eramsadati

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 334-340

  Objective: To determine the status of pre-hospital emergency care and its associated factors in traumatic patients.Methods: In across-sectional study, 577 traumatic patients who were transferred to Poursina hospital by EMS (Emergency Medical Services) personnel were selected by simple random sampling ...  Read More

16. Surgical Management of Adult Traumatic Atlantoaxial Rotatory Subluxation with Unilateral Locked Facet; Case Report and Literature Review

Keyvan Eghbal; Abbas Rakhsha; Arash Saffarrian; Abdolkarim Rahmanian; Hamid Reza Abdollahpour; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 367-371

  Atlantoaxial rotatory subluxation (AARS) is rarely occurred in adults with trauma as the most common cause. In type A and B it is usually managed with close reduction and external brace; however, in nonresponsive cases, surgical interventions might be needed. Our patient is a 21-year-old man with neck ...  Read More

17. Massive Blood Transfusions and Outcomes in Trauma Patients; An Intention to Treat Analysis

Steven Liu; Quinn Fujii; Farris Serio; Andrew McCague

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 217-220

  Objective: To determine if there exists an upper limit for amount of blood transfused in trauma patients before it reaches a point of futility.Methods: A prospective cohort study was conducted on 131 patients who received massive blood transfusion (MBT), defined as 10 U or higher of PRBCs received in ...  Read More

18. Characteristics of the Traumatic Forensic Cases Admitted To Emergency Department and Errors in the Forensic Report Writing

Nurettin Aktas; Umut Gulacti; Ugur Lok; Irfan Aydin; Tayfun Borta; Murat Celik

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 64-70

  Objective: To identify errors in forensic reports and to describe the characteristics of traumatic medico-legal cases presenting to the emergency department (ED) at a tertiary care hospital.Methods: This study is a retrospective cross-sectional study. The study includes cases resulting in a forensic ...  Read More

19. Epidemiology and Pattern of Traumatic Brain Injury in a Developing Country Regional Trauma Center

Mohamadreza Saatian; Jamal Ahmadpoor; Younes Mohammadi; Ehsan Mazloumi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 45-53

  Objective: To determine the epidemiological aspects of patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a regional trauma center.Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted on patients with TBI during 2013 to 2016 in a single center in Hamedan, central Iran. The distribution and relationships of TBI ...  Read More

20. Isolated Traumatic Brachialis Muscle Tear: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Pankaj Sharma; Nishank Mehta; Amit Narayan

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 307-310

  Isolated traumatic brachialis muscle tears are uncommonly reported – leading to occasional misdiagnosis and misdirected treatment. The rarity of brachialis muscle tear may promote misdiagnosis or mistreatment of this injury. We report an isolated brachialis muscle tear in a young female, possibly caused ...  Read More

21. Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome during Recovery from Hypovolemic Acute Kidney Injury after Trauma; Case Report and Literature Review

Richa Aggarwal; Anudeep Saxena; Kapil Soni

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 215-218

  Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a rare clinicoradiological entity characterized by neurological symptoms. It is associated with various conditions like hypertension, renal diseases and use of cytotoxic agents. It occurs more often in adults than children. PRES has been described ...  Read More

23. Prevalence of Fracture in Healthy Iranian Children Aged 9–18 Years and Associated Risk Factors; A Population Based Study

Marjan Jeddi; Mohammad Hossein Dabbaghmanesh; Alireza Kharmandar; Gholamhossein Ranjbar Omrani; Marzieh Bakhshayeshkaram

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 29-35

  Objective: To determine the prevalence of fractures and associated risk factors in healthy Iranian children and adolescents.Methods: In this cross sectional population based study, 478 healthy Iranian children and adolescents aged 9–18 years old participated. Baseline data and bone mineral content ...  Read More

24. Effect of Fibrin Packing on Managing Hepatic Hemorrhage and Liver Wound Healing in a Model of Liver Stab Wound in Rat

Mehrzad Banihashemi; Azam Safari; Navid Nezafat; Mahmoodreza Tahamtan; Manica Negahdaripour; Negar Azarpira; Younes Ghasemi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 18-23

  Objective: To evaluate the effect of fibrin perihepatic packing on controlling liver hemorrhage and liver wound healing.Methods: In this animal experimental study, 20 adult male Sprague Dawley rats, weighing 200-220 g, were included. Stab wound injury was created by number 15 scalpel, so that bilateral ...  Read More