The studies below have been reviewed and approved by the AAST Multi-Institutional Trials Committee. These studies are in the development phase and have not yet begun enrolling patients. If you are interested in participating in these studies, please contact the Principal Investigator for additional information.
BRAIN INJURY GUIDELINES (BIG)
OBJECTIVE: Perform a prospective, observational study to analyze the outcomes of current standard of care for the management of mild TBI with small ICH at multiple institutions.
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Bellal Joseph, MD - University of Arizona
TRAUMA ICU PREVALENCE PROJECT (TRIPP)
OBJECTIVE: Perform a one day study to provide a contemporary description of intensive care conditions, diagnoses, patterns, differences, and resource use for patients in trauma ICUs.
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Christopher P. Michetti, MD - Inova Fairfax Hospital
PROSPECTIVE, OBSERVATIONAL MULTI-CENTER ANALYSIS OF PRE-HOSPITAL TOURNIQUET USE IN EXTREMITY INJURY
OBJECTIVE: To compare outcomes of patients with extremity injuries presenting with or without pre-hospital tourniquet placement.
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rebecca Schroll, MD - Tulane University
OBJECTIVE: To establish an aggregate database of information on baseline clinical and demographic characteristics, medication use, markers of frailty, injury characteristics, management strategies, and outcomes following TBI in geriatric patients.
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Karen J. Brasel, MD, MPH – Oregon Health and Science Center
PELVIC ANGIOEMBOLIZATION A PROSPECTIVE MULTI-INSTITUTIONAL STUDY
OBJECTIVE: To determine if embolization of patients without an identified arterial source of bleeding on angiogram would aid in hemorrhage control. When the angiogram is positive, to determine which level of embolization, nonselective or selective, is superior?
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Jennifer Mooney, MD - LSUHSC