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Research Updates

Building Towards a P50:Injury Science at Penn Conference - May 24, 2013 (PDF)
New Publications
Penetrating trauma in urban women: Patterns of injury and violence (PDF) (Scopus)
Increased platelet storage time is associated with mitochondrial dysfunction and impaired platelet function (PDF) (Scopus)
Exception from informed consent for emergency research: Consulting the trauma community (PDF)
Altered thyroid function in severely injured patients (PDF)
Screening for thoracolumbar spinal injuries in blunt trauma: An eastern association for the surgery of trauma practice management guideline (PDF)
Common Endocrinopathies in the Intensive Care Unit (PDF)
‘‘SCIP’’ping antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines in trauma: The consequences of noncompliance (PDF)
Defining and predicting surgeon utilization at forward surgical teams in Afghanistan (PDF)
Differences in outcomes between ICU attending and senior resident physician led medical emergency team responses (PDF)
Recruitment of Community-residing Youth into Studies on Aggression
The Healthy Brains and Behavior Study: Objectives, Design, Recruitment, and Population Coverage
A Difference-in-Differences Analysis of Health, Safety, and Greening Vacant Urban Space

Religious social capital: Its measurement and utility in the study of the social determinants of health

African American race, obesity, and blood product transfusion are risk factors for acute kidney injury in critically ill trauma patients (PDF)
The association of early transfusion with acute lung injury in patients with severe injury (PDF)
New Grants
NIH K08 awarded to Carrie Sims to investigate: Clowes ACS/AAST NIGMS Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award to investigate mitochondrial dysfunction in hemorrhagic shock and novel resuscitative strategies. (August 2011)

Congratulations for Steve Allen for winning the McCabe Pilot Award (7/1/2012 to 6/30/2013): "A Rodent Model of Trauma Exsanguination and Extracorporeal Life Support: A Novel Strategy of Trauma Resuscitation and Mechanisms for Improved Survival"

2012 Abstract Deadline & Journal Submission

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