Trauma Cases and ReviewsISSN: 2469-5777

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5777/1510060

Traumatization and Trauma Cases: Childhood Adversity and Deafness

Trevor Archer and Madeleine ET Zoller

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: June 14, 2018

The association between adverse childhood experience and later adult psychological health has been well-documented. Thus, the presence of adult, parental, low income, social support and adult adversity are the avenues through which adverse childhood presents its influence upon psychological and somatic health deficits during adulthood. The early childhood environment governs an early highly sensitive period for the development of regional brain circuitry for cognition and emotion, attention, sel...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5777/1510059

Open Medial Hoffa Fracture with Ipsilateral Femoral Shaft Fracture. Case Report

Abdullah Saad A Abdullah, Nedal Alkhatib, Syed Imran Ghouri and Mohammed Mubarak Alkhayarin

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 16, 2018

Hoffa fracture is coronal plane fracture of the femoral condyle that affects the lateral femoral condyle much more than the medial. The combination of medial femoral condyle Hoffa fracture with ipsilateral femoral shaft fracture is very rare combination with only 3 cases was reported previously. This fracture type usually require high energy trauma and it was reported following a motor injury....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5777/1510058

Improved Outcomes after Surgical Stabilization of Rib Fractures in Patients with Polytrauma and Associated Chest Wall Fractures

Maria Alfaro, Ruby Skinner and Andrea Pakula

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: February 17, 2018

Non-operative management of rib fractures can lead to significant morbidity such as chronic pain, and dyspnea. Up to 40% may also fail to return to work. Over the last decade rib fixation has made resurgence and there are emerging data supporting early fixation in patients that fail aggressive pain control even in non-flail segments. We describe our early experience with early rib fixation in a small cohort of patients with severe chest wall injury....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5777/1510057

Overall Anatomic Severity and Prognosis in Patients Presenting with, or Requiring a Major Lower Limb Amputation from Civilian Trauma

Sanchez-Arteaga Alejandro, Lusilla-Lopez Alejandro, Zarain-Obrador Leire, Burneo-Esteves Mauricio, Rey-Valcarcel Cristina, Perez-Diaz MaDolores and Turegano-Fuentes Fernando

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: February 01, 2018

Trauma is one of the most frequent mechanisms causing limb amputation. However, major limb amputations are rare in the civilian population, the largest numbers being seen in the military, often caused by explosive devices, and are considered to have, in general, a poorer prognosis, needing more aggressive treatments....

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