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ALLMedicine™ Rib Fracture Center

Research & Reviews  252 results

Rib fractures in blunt chest trauma: factors that influence daily patient controlled op...
Injury Williamson F, Warren J et. al.

Sep 17th, 2021 - Opiates are frequently used in the inpatient management of chest wall injury following blunt trauma. However, the daily sum of opiates used during acute care, and the impact that additional injuries or rib fracture displacement may have on daily o...

Safety of Continuous Erector Spinae Catheters in Chest Trauma: A Retrospective Cohort S...
Anesthesia and Analgesia; White LD, Riley B et. al.

Sep 3rd, 2021 - The erector spinae block is an efficacious analgesic option for the management of rib fracture--related pain. Despite there being minimal published data specifically addressing the safety profile of this block, many societies have made statements ...

Rib Fracture Frailty Index: A Risk-Stratification Tool for Geriatric Patients with Mult...
The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery; Choi J, Marafino BJ et. al.

Aug 28th, 2021 - Rib fractures are consequential injuries for geriatric patients (age ≥ 65 years). Although age and injury patterns drive many rib fracture management decisions, the impact of frailty-which baseline conditions affect rib fracture-specific outcomes-...

Mapping of Common Rib Fracture Patterns and the Subscapular Flail Chest Associated With...
The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery; Thomas CN, Lindquist TJ et. al.

Aug 22nd, 2021 - Rib fractures occur in approximately 10% of trauma patients and are associated with over 50% of patients with scapula fractures. This study investigates the location and patterns of rib fractures and flail chest occurring in patients with operativ...

Are Rib Fractures Stable? An Analysis of Progressive Rib Fracture Offset in the Acute T...
The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery; Head W, Kumar N et. al.

Aug 19th, 2021 - Rib fractures serve as both a marker of injury severity and a guide for clinical decision making for trauma patients. Although recent studies have suggested rib fractures are dynamic, the degree of progressive offset remains unknown. The purpose o...

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News  16 results

Rib Fracture Outcomes for High-Risk Patients Vary by Trauma Capacity

Mar 10th, 2021 - (Reuters Health) - Two groups of high-risk rib fracture patients, the elderly and those with flail chest, have better outcomes at trauma centers than at non-trauma centers, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on 504,085 rib fracture c...

FVC deterioration signals increasing risk in rib fracture patients
Eli Zimmerman

Jan 12th, 2018 - ORLANDO – Deteriorating forced vital capacity (FVC) levels predict heightened risk of complications in rib fracture patients, according to a study presented at the annual scientific assembly Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. Daily, ea.

A better way to relieve rib fracture pain in the ICU
M. Alexander Otto

Jan 31st, 2016 - SAN ANTONIO – A new pain relief option for multiple rib fractures means that you might not have to wait around anymore for anesthesiology to place thoracic epidurals. It’s called posterior paramedian subrhomboidal (PoPS) analgesia.

ACS: Less pneumonia, fewer deaths with ketamine for rib fracture pain
M. Alexander Otto

Oct 19th, 2015 - CHICAGO – Ketamine is a safe and simple alternative to epidural anesthesia for pain control in the setting of multiple rib fractures, investigators from the Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx (N. Y.

Sentinel injuries help flag child abuse
Pediatric News; Tara Haelle

Oct 5th, 2015 - A standardized protocol for screening children with suspected sentinel injuries – those suggesting risk for child abuse – could increase the accurate identification of abused children and reduce missed cases, new research suggests. “It has been we.

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