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Listen to the EAST Traumacast, posted March 8, 2019, to learn about how the National Trauma Institute and the Coalition for National Trauma Research partner with trauma investigators to bring large-scale studies to fruition. Drs. Don Jenkins, Joe Dubose and Eileen Bulger discuss important projects currently being coordinated by NTI and CNTR including the National Trauma Research Repository and the National Trauma Research Action Plan.

 

 

Reviewers Train for MIMIC Pre-Hospital Death Study

In September at the 2018 AAST meeting in San Diego, the MIMIC project team trained more than 30 trauma surgeons on how to use the Profiler tool to review and determine survivability of prehospital trauma deaths. With the first training completed, the...

Rate of Death from Falls Increasing for the Aged

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), U.S. emergency departments treat approximately 3 million U.S. residents aged 65 and older for fall-related injuries. In the ten years between 2007 and 2016, "the rate of deaths from falls increased...by an average of...