Best Manuscript Award

Award Recipients


Zachary Dunton, BS, MPH
Emergency Department Versus Operating Room Intubation of Patients Undergoing Immediate Hemorrhage Control Surgery


Dane R. Scantling, DO, MPH
Firearm Homicides: A Broader View of our Lane


Dane R. Scantling, DO, MPH

Bang for the Buck: The Impact of Political Financial Contributions on Firearm Laws


Julia S. Kim, BS

Platelet Transfusions Do Not Correct Trauma Induced Platelet Dysfunction


Woo S. Do, MD
Preperitoneal Balloon Tamponade and Resuscitative Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta: Alternatives to Open Packing for Pelvic Fracture-Associated Hemorrhage


Yujin Suto, MD, PhD
Subsequent Learning and Memory Recovery is Delayed if TBI is Accompanied by a Concomitant Bone Fracture


Joshua B. Brown, MD, MSc
Distance Matters: Effect of Geographic Trauma System Resource Organization on Fatal Motor Vehicle Collisions


Alan Murdock, MD
Universal Whole Blood for Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock: A Pilot Study to Determine Safety


Amy V. Gore, MD

Mesenchymal Stem Cells Increase T-Regulatory Cells and Improve Healing Seven Days Following Trauma and Hemorrhagic Shock


David King, MD

Self-Expanding Polyurethane Foam Improves Survival in a Large Animal Model of Exsanguination from Iliac Artery Transection


Blair A. Wormer, MD

Improving Overtriage of Aeromedical Transport: A Regional Process Improvement Initiative

2012 Joshua B. Brown, MD

Debunking the Survival Bias Myth: Characterization of Mortality over the Initial 24 Hours for Patients Requiring Massive Transfusion

2011 João B. Rezende-Neto, MD, PhD
Permissive Hypotension Does Not Reduce Regional Organ Perfusion Compared to Normotensive Resuscitation: Animal Study with Fluorescent Microspheres 
2010 Brendan Carr, MD, MS
Does the Trauma System Protect Against the Weekend Effect? 
2009 Tania K. Arora, MD
L-Arginine Infusion During Resuscitation For Hemorrhagic Shock: Impact & Mechanism
2008 Michael Englehart, MD
A Novel, Highly Porous Silica and Chitosan Based Hemostatic Dressing is Superior to Hemcon and Gauze Sponges 
2007 Michael Englehart, MD
Ketamine-Based Total Intravenous Anesthesia is Superior to Isoflurane in a Swine Model of Hemorrhagic Shock 
2006 Wenjun Z. Martini, PhD
Does Bicarbonate Correct Coagulation Function Impaired by Acidosis in Swine? 
2005 Vicente Mejia, MD
Plain Films vs. Helical CT for Thoracolumbar Spine Clearance 
2004 Wenjun Z. Martini, PhD
Independent Contributions of Hypothermia and Acidosis to Coagulopathy 
2003 Saber Ghiassi
Methylene Blue Enhances Resuscitation after Refractory Hemorrhagic Shock 
2002 Robert A. Cherry, MD
Accuracy of Short-Duration Creatinine Clearance (CRCI) Determinations in Predicting
24-Hour CRCI in Critically Ill and Injured Patients 
2001 Steven N. Vaslef, MD PhD
Oxygen Transport Dynamics of Acellular Hemoglobin Solutions in an Isovolemic
Hemodilution (IVH) Model in Swine
2000 Mark A. Healey, MD
Irreversible Shock is Not Irreversible: A New Model of Massive Hemorrhage
and Resuscitation 
1999 Lawrence N. Diebel, MD
Synergistic Effects of Candida and E. Coli on Gut Barrier Function
1998 David Burris, MD
Controlled Resuscitation for Uncontrolled Hemorrhagic Shock
1997      Daniel Herron, MD
How Hot Can Blood Get? Maximally Heating Blood with an Inline Microwave
Blood Warmer