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European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery

Official Publication of the European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery

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24.10.2021 | Original Article Open Access

Knowledge and skills of emergency physicians in managing traumatic dental injuries

Emergency departments (EDs) are frequently confronted with dental issues. Up to 66% of tooth-related ED visits are for managing traumatic dental injuries (TDIs) in different variations [ 1 ]. Approximately, one-third of primary teeth and one-fifth …

18.10.2021 | Original Article Open Access

Prehospital FAST reduces time to admission and operative treatment: a prospective, randomized, multicenter trial

Ultrasound is an integral part of the diagnostic algorithm after blunt trauma and a class I recommendation for in-hospital assessment as it can reduce the time to emergency surgery [ 1 ]. The focused assessment with sonography in trauma (FAST) exam …

12.10.2021 | Original Article

The impact of BMI on morbidity and mortality after femoral fractures

The femur is the strongest and heaviest tubular bone, which is primarily responsible for weight-bearing and skeletal stability [ 1 ]. Consequently, femur fractures may cause tremendous impairment and can lead to substantial complications. Fractures …

11.10.2021 | Original Article Open Access

Operative treatment of fragility fractures of the pelvis: a critical analysis of 140 patients

Fragility fractures of the pelvis (FFP) represent an increasing entity among low-energy fractures of elderly persons [ 1 – 3 ]. Patients suffering from FFP are very old; the vast majority of them are female. They declare intense, immobilizing pain …

09.10.2021 | Original Article

Is there a need for standardized postoperative X-rays after operative treatment of clavicular fractures?

Clavicular fractures are common, accounting for 2.6% of all fractures and 44% of fractures of the shoulder girdle [ 1 ]. Operative treatment of clavicular fractures using either plating or nailing is frequently performed. In most hospitals …

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This international English-language journal offers an interdisciplinary forum for the scientific exchange between research and hospital. Coverage includes surveys and original papers on diagnostics and therapy. In addition to classic orthopedic traumatology all related fields are considered: critical care medicine, neurotraumatology, new materials, tissue engineering, and more.

The European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery is the official publication of the European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery (ESTES).
Incorporating the International Journal of Disaster Medicine.

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