Trauma & Acute Care

About Trauma & Acute Care

Dr. Saverio Tomasella (Editor-in-Chief) Presentation | Trauma and Acute Care | Psycological Trauma

Trauma is a psychological response to a abhorrent events such as an accident, rape or natural disaster. The immediate effects following the event are shock, stress and denial. The effects in Long term reactions include unpredictable emotions, mood swings, memory flashbacks, strained relationships and even physical symptoms like headaches or nausea. Some effect rendering the subject in a situation where they experience difficulty moving on with their lives.

Journal of Trauma & Acute Care focusses mainly but not limited to the areas such as psychological trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic grief, burn trauma, blunt trauma, orthopedic trauma, sexual trauma, trauma therapy, trauma resuscitation, trauma in pregnancy etc.

This Trauma and Acute Care journal is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, academic journal that aims to publish the most complete and reliable source of information in the mode of original articles, review articles, case reports, short communications, etc. in all areas. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care is one of the best open access journals of scholarly publishing and high quality manuscript submissions are welcome from the authors to receive high impact factor and to maintain high standard of the journal.

Trauma & Acute Care journal is using Editorial Manager System for quality in peer review process. Review process is performed by the editorial board members of Journal of Trauma & Acute Care or outside experts. Submit manuscript  as online or as an e-mail attachment to  [email protected]

Traumatic Grief

Grief is both a general and an individual affair. We all lament, yet our individual encounters of pain differ and regularly are affected by the way of the misfortune. Normally we consider grief joined with the demise of a friend or family member or the loss of close relationship, including the passing of a loved dream or the loss of wellbeing after an injury. On the off chance that the resentment is not tended to, complexities in the lamenting procedure may emerge; there is a hazard that this displeasure will be coordinated towards others through crediting accuse, or turned inwards. The most normally reported practices connected with grief incorporate unsettling influences in rest, changed appetite (either over-eating or under-eating), inattentiveness, social withdrawal.

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Journal of Emergencies Trauma and ShockJournal of Trauma NursingJournal of Traumatic StressJournal of Trauma & DissociationAustralasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma StudiesJournal of Emergency Practice and Trauma.


Physical Abuse

Physical abuse is the non-accidental curse of physical harm to a youngster. By and large, the abuser is ordinarily a relative or other guardian, and is more prone to be male. In any case, females likewise assume an overwhelming part in the physical abuse, particularly as Munchausen disorder. This is the point at which the guardian (regularly the mother) looks for consideration by making the kid wiped out or even simply seem, by all accounts, to be wiped out (Baker, 1999). Cases have flooded our healing facilities, child care homes, social specialist case loads, and court dockets. Since 1980, reports of youngster misuse have quadrupled.

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Panamerican Journal of Trauma Critical Care & Emergency SurgeryAfrican Journal of TraumaJournal of the Japanese Association for the Surgery of TraumaJournal of Literature and Trauma Studies.


Traumatic Shock

Trauma leads to traumatic shock. It is a medical condition where an individual perform an abnormal behavior. It results in dysfunctioning of multiple organs and even to death. Hypovolemic shock results due to loss of blood and neurogenic shock due to destruction of spinal cord integrity are the common types of traumatic shock. Primary treatment for traumatic shock must be supportive which includes psychological trauma therapy.

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TraumaJournal of traumaAfrican Journal of TraumaAustin Journal of Trauma and Treatment.


Trauma Therapy

Trauma refers to a condition where an individual’s is being physically, emotionally and psychologically distressed. Trauma therapy refers to recover a person from bad condition and bounce back him to normal life with great resiliency. Psychotherapy is one of the effective trauma therapy. Somatic experiencing, Cognitive behavioral therapy are some of the trauma therapies being widely used for psychological trauma.

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Journal of Trauma Management & OutcomesJournal of Clinical Orthopaedics and TraumaOrthopaedics and Trauma,

Journal of Trauma and CareJournal of Trauma and Orthopaedics.

Trauma Resuscitation

Trauma resuscitation means restoration of an acutely ill or near to death patient to life or consciousness. It is basically a process of correcting physiological malfunction due to trauma. Resuscitation is an integral part of intensive care units, trauma surgery and emergency care. Some common examples of resuscitation are cardiopulmonary resuscitation, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, neonatal resuscitation.

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Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine, Resuscitation, Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Journal of Emergency Practice and Trauma, Journal of the Japanese Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Panamerican Journal of Trauma Critical Care & Emergency Surgery

Blunt Trauma

Blunt trauma refers to any physical trauma to a body part, either by unintentional impact or injury or through any intentionally physical attack. It can be stated as an initial trauma from which specifically classified form or trauma like contusions, abrasions, lacerations, or bone fractures usually occurs. It is sometimes also referred to as blunt injury, non-penetrating trauma or blunt force trauma.

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The American Journal of Surgery, Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, World Journal of Emergency Surgery, Austin Journal of Trauma and Treatment

Burn Trauma

Burn is a kind of skin injury, caused by heat, cold, electricity, radiation, friction etc. Most of the burns are usually due to hot liquids, or fire. Superficial or first degree burns affects only the upper layer of the skin. They appear red without blisters. When the injury extends to underlying skin it is called a second degree burn. It has frequent blisters and pain.

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Burns & Trauma, Burns, International Journal of Burns and Trauma, Indian Journal of Burns, Journal of Burn Care & Research

Orthopedic Trauma

Orthopedic Trauma is basically a branch of orthopedic surgery which specializes in problems related to the bones, joints and soft tissues including muscles, tendons and ligaments. It is a severe injury caused to musculoskeletal system due to sudden accident.

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Journal of Orthopedics, Trauma and Rehabilitation, Journal of Orthopedic Trauma, Journal of Clinical Orthopedics and Trauma, Journal of Orthopedics, Trauma and Rehabilitation, Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Orthopedics and Trauma

Dental Trauma

Any injury or trauma to the teeth or periodontium is called Dental Trauma. Dental Trauma also includes injury to the periodontal ligament, alveolar bone and the nearby soft tissues such as the tongue and lips. It is also termed as dental traumatology.

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Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injury is a complex injury. It is different and more complicated as compared to other traumatic conditions. As brain is central control system of the body the damages caused by brain injury can be fatal. Its complexity can be understood by the fact that no two brain injuries are alike, and there consequence may not appear from weeks to months. Its severity can range from unconsciousness for less than 30 minutes (mild brain injury) to loss of memory (severe brain injury).

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Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, Brain Injury, Journal of Neurotrauma, Physical Therapy Rehabilitation after Traumatic Brain Injury

Trauma in Pregnancy

Trauma in pregnancy is one of the leading causes of non-obstetric cause of death among pregnant women. Motor vehicle crashes, assaults, falls and intimate partner violence may result in traumatic situation. In severe cases injury during pregnancy can be fatal to both mother as well as child. Even mild injury to pregnant women may result in loss of child or abortion. Both the mother and child survival becomes at stake in such condition, routine screening of pregnant women can play a vital role in saving many lives.

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Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America

Sexual Trauma

Sexual trauma may occur due to sexual harassment, rape, inappropriate touching, forceful sexual activity. It affects the individual’s personality and even can completely destroy someone’s social life. Sometimes the society boycotts the sufferer and this can even worsen the condition of the individual even leading to suicidal tendencies. The patient may go into depression.

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Military sexual trauma, Journal of Family Practice, Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, Trauma, Violence & Abuse, Child Abuse & Neglect

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD is a disorder that develops to someone who went through a shocking, scary or dangerous event. Some events like sudden death of loved ones, accident, robbery, rape, loss in business or some specific event of life may leads to post traumatic stress disorder. Some people recover within 6 months, while other has symptoms that last much longer. In some people it may become chronic.

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The New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Traumatic Stress Disorders & Treatment, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, The American Journal of Medicine, Occupational Medicine

Psychological Trauma & Acute Care

The psychological effect of the patient in the traumatic conditions is called psychological trauma. Most of the patients do not require treatment for this psychological trauma. Stress management techniques and proper education can help to control the feared situations in the patients. Most people recover by this techniques, whereas some people will develop serious conditions like depression and anxiety disorders.

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Journal of Trauma and Acute Care SurgeryEuropean Journal of Trauma and Emergency SurgeryJournal of Emergency Medicine Trauma and Acute CarePsychological Trauma: Theory Research Practice and Policy.



Trauma Management

Trauma management is a set of protocol or practice guidelines to help practitioners deal with acutely injured patients. It includes the following steps: Initial evaluation and treatment (resuscitation, intubation, ventilation, hemodynamics, and shock), Physical examination (evaluation of injured part), Radiological evaluation, Angiographic evaluation and magnetic resonance imaging. The key to success behind treating a traumatic patient is the understanding of the immediate priorities.

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Journal of Emergencies Trauma and Shock, Journal of Trauma Nursing, Journal of Traumatic Stress, Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies, Journal of Emergency Practice and Trauma.

Trauma Surgeries

Trauma surgery is a surgical specialty which includes both operative as well as non-operative management to treat traumatic injuries. It is that branch of surgical medicine that deals with treating injuries caused by an impact. Traumatic injuries can affect internal organs, bones, brain and other soft tissues of the body.

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Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, World Journal of Emergency Surgery, Panamerican Journal of Trauma, Critical Care & Emergency Surgery, Trauma, Journal of Trauma & Treatment

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