Trauma Cochrane Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reviews

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Cochrane Systematic Review: Emergency intubation for acutely ill and injured patients


Lecky F, Bryden D, Little R, Tong N, Moulton C

OBJECTIVES: To determine in acutely ill and injured patients who have real or anticipated problems in maintaining an adequate airway whether emergency endotracheal intubation, as opposed to other airway management techniques, improves the outcome in terms of survival, degree of disability at discharge or length of stay and complications occurring in hospital.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Dressings for superficial and partial thickness burns


Wasiak J, Cleland H, Campbell F, Spinks A

OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of burn wound dressings on superficial and partial thickness burns.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Tissue adhesives for traumatic lacerations in children and adults


Farion K, Osmond MH, Hartling L, Russell K, Klassen T, Crumley E, Wiebe N. T...

OBJECTIVES: To summarize the best available evidence for the effect of tissue adhesives in the management of traumatic lacerations in children and adults.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Water for wound cleansing


Fernandez R, Griffiths R

OBJECTIVES: The objective of this review was to assess the effects of water compared with other solutions for wound cleansing.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Topical agents and dressings for fungating wounds


Adderley UJ, Holt IG

OBJECTIVES: To review the evidence of the effects of dressings and topical agents on quality of life, and symptoms that impact on quality of life, in people with fungating malignant wounds.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Interventions for treating mallet finger injuries


Handoll HH, Vaghela MV

OBJECTIVES: To examine the evidence for the relative effectiveness of different methods of treating mallet finger injuries.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Antifibrinolytic drugs for acute traumatic injury


Roberts I, Shakur H, Ker K, Coats T; CRASH-2 Trial collaborators

OBJECTIVES: To quantify the effects of antifibrinolytic drugs on mortality, vascular occlusive events, surgical intervention and receipt of blood transfusion after acute traumatic injury.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Thromboprophylaxis for trauma patients


Barrera LM, Perel P, Ker K, Cirocchi R, Farinella E, Morales Uribe CH

OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of thromboprophylaxis in trauma patients on mortality and incidence of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. To compare the effects of different thromboprophylaxis interventions and their effects according to the type of trauma.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Primary closure versus delayed closure for non bite traumatic wounds within 24 hours post injury


Eliya-Masamba MC, Banda GW

OBJECTIVES: To determine the effect on time to healing of primary closure versus delayed closure for non bite traumatic wounds presenting within 24 hours post injury. To explore the adverse effects of primary closure compared with delayed closure for non bite traumatic wounds presenting within 24 hours post injury.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Antibiotic prophylaxis for preventing burn wound infection


Barajas-Nava LA, Lpez-Alcalde J, Roqu i Figuls M, Sol I, Bonfill Cosp X

OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of antibiotic prophylaxis on rates of burn wound infection.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Aloe vera for treating acute and chronic wounds


Dat AD, Poon F, Pham KB, Doust J

OBJECTIVES: To determine the effects of Aloe vera-derived products (for example dressings and topical gels) on the healing of acute wounds (for example lacerations, surgical incisions and burns) and chronic wounds (for example infected wounds, arterial and venous ulcers).

Cochrane Systematic Review: Honey as a topical treatment for wounds


Jull AB, Walker N, Deshpande S

OBJECTIVES: The objective was to determine whether honey increases the rate of healing in acute wounds (e.g. burns, lacerations) and chronic wounds (e.g. skin ulcers, infected surgical wounds).