The Center for Disaster Medicine and Traumatology

National Research Center for Traumatology assigned by the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare


Here we list the latest scientific publications by researchers at KMC.


Peer-Reviewed Articles

Lundgren F, Hodza-Beganovic R, Johansson M, Seyoum N, Tadesse M, Andersson P.
A vascular exchange program between Ethiopia and Sweden – a plus for both.
International Journal of Surgery: Global Health: 2020 Nov. 3(6) p e43. Published November 18.
doi: 10.1097/GH9.0000000000000043

Phillips R, Friberg M, Lantz Cronqvist M, Jonson CO, Prytz E (2020)
Visual estimates of blood loss by medical laypeople: Effects of blood loss volume, victim gender, and perspective.
PLOS ONE 15(11): e0242096. Published November 12.

af Ugglas, B., Skyttberg, N., Wladis, A. et al.
Emergency department crowding and hospital transformation during COVID-19, a retrospective, descriptive study of a university hospital in Stockholm, Sweden.
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 28, 107 (2020). Published October 28.

van Gennip, L., Haverkamp, F.J.C., Muhrbeck, M., Wladis, A., Tan, E.
Using the Red Cross wound classification to predict treatment needs in children with conflict-related limb injuries: a retrospective database study.
World J Emerg Surg 15, 52 (2020). Published September 18.

Cornelia A Barth, Andreas Wladis, Catherine Blake, Prashant Bhandarkard, Cliona O’Sullivan
Users of rehabilitation services in 14 countries and territories affected by conflict, 1988–2018
Bull World Health Organ 2020;98:599–614. Published September 1.
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.249060

Linn Berglund, Jonathan Rakar, Johan PE Junker, Fredrik Forsberg, and Kristiina Oksman
Utilizing the natural composition of brown seaweed for preparation of hybrid ink for 3D printing of hydrogels
ACS Applied Bio Materials  2020, 3, 9, 6510–6520. Published August 29.
DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.0c00920

Alexander P. Larsson, Kristina Briheim, Victor Hanna, Karin Gustafsson, Annika Starkenberg, Hans N. Vintertun, Gunnar Kratz, Johan P.E. Junker,
Transplantation of autologous cells and porous gelatin microcarriers to promote wound healing.
Burns, 2020, available online August 15.

Goralnick E, Ezeibe C, Chaudhary MA, et al.
Defining a Research Agenda for Layperson Prehospital Hemorrhage Control: A Consensus Statement. 
JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(7):e209393. Published July 6.

Matovu, A., Nordin, P., Wladis, A., Ajiko MM, Löfgren J.
Groin Hernia Surgery in Uganda: Caseloads and Practices at Hospitals Operating Within the Publicly Funded Healthcare Sector.
World J Surg (2020). Published June 15.

Risto A, Hallböök O, Andersson P, Sjödahl R, Myrelid P
Long-term follow-up, patient satisfaction and quality of life for patients with Kock’s continent ileostomy
Accepted for publication in Dise. Colon Rectum, June 2020

Strauss‐Riggs, K., Kirsch, T. D., Prytz, E., Hunt, R. C., Jonson, C., Krohmer, J., Nemeth, I., & Goolsby, C.
Recommended Process Outcome Measures for Stop the Bleed Education Programs.
AEM Education and Training, Published online March 16.

Conference Proceedings

Andersson Granberg, T., Jonson, C.-O., Prytz, E., Steins, K., & Waldemarsson, M. (2020). Sensor requirements for logistics analysis of emergency incident sites. The 17th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), Blacksburg, VA, USA, May 2020.

Prytz, E., Grönbäck, A.-M., Steins, K., Goolsby, C., Andersson Granberg, T., & Jonson, C.-O. (2020). Evaluating the Effect of Bleeding Control Kit Locations for a Mass Casualty Incident Using Discrete Event Simulation. The 17th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), Blacksburg, VA, USA, May 2020.


Peer-Reviewed Articles

Haverkamp, F.J.C., van Gennip, L., Muhrbeck, M. Harald Veen, Andreas Wladis & Edward C. T. H. Tan
Global surgery for paediatric casualties in armed conflict.
World Journal of Emergency Surgery 14, 55. Published December 9.

Prytz, E. G., Hallbeck, S., Goolsby, C., Jonson, C., Langhelm, R., Mehta, R. K., … Wilson, D. P.
First and Immediate Responders: Current Capability Needs and Research Challenges. 
Panel discussion. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2019 Annual Meeting, 640–641.  Published November 20.

Fredrik Bäckström,  Denise Bäckström, Lin Sadi, Peter Andersson, Andreas Wladis. 
Surgical Needs at the End of the Battle of Mosul: Results from Mosul General Hospital 
World Journal of Surgery. Published online November 1.

Hermelin, J., Bengtsson, K., Woltjer, R., Trnka, J., Thorstensson, M., Pettersson, J., … Jonson, C.-O.
Operationalising resilience for disaster medicine practitioners: capability development through training, simulation and reflection.
Cognition, Technology & Work. Published September 12.

Lönnqvist, S., Junker J.P.E., Sedell, M., Nyman, E., Kratz, Gunnar.   
Tracking keratinocytes and melanocytes using carboxyfluorescein hydroxysuccinimidyl ester staining. 
Plos One. Published August 29.

Muhrbeck M, Holmgren K, Osman Z, von Schreeb J, Wladis A, Andersson P.  
Trends in demographics and surgical treatment of weapon related limb injuries over two decades in a resource-scarce setting World Journal of Surgery. Published online August 12.

Abdalla M, Norblad R, Olsson M, Landerholm K, Andersson P, Johan D Söderholm, Andersson R, Myrelid P.
Quality of life in ulcerative colitis patients restored with pelvic pouch or ileo-rectal anastomosis after colectomy
Dig. Dis. Sciences Published online Aug 1, 2019
doi.org/10.1007/s1062 0-019-05757 -6  

Beard JH, Ohene-Yeboah M, Tabiri S, Amoako JKA, Abantanga FA, Sims CA, Nordin P, Wladis A, Harris HW,
Löfgren J.  
Outcomes After Inguinal Hernia Repair With Mesh Performed by Medical Doctors and Surgeons in Ghana.
 JAMA Surgery. Published online June 26.

Bethany Lowndes, Katherine Law, Amro Abdelrahman, Erik Prytz, Carl-Oscar Jonson et al: 
Preliminary Investigation of Civilian Clinician Perspectives & Just-in-Time Guidance for Tourniquet Use to “Stop the Bleed” 
Military Medicine, Volume 184, Issue Supplement_1, March-April 2019, Pages 28–36 

Wladis, A., Roy, N. and Löfgren, J. 
Lessons for all from the early years of the global surgery initiative
British Journal of Surgery, 106: e14-e16. Published January 8.

The year in publications 2019


Prytz, E., & Jonson, C-O. (2019).
Utveckling av ett svenskt utbildningskoncept utifrån det amerikanska konceptet Stop the Bleed.
Technical report MSB: MSB1349

Conference Proceedings 2019

Jonson, C., Andersson, F., & Prytz, E. (2019). Efficacy of Video-Based Instructions for Laypeople Bleeding Control Education. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine,34(S1), S90-S90. doi:10.1017/S1049023X19001870

Junker, J., Jonson, C., & Henricson, J. (2019). Standardized Measurement of Capillary Refill Time using Novel Technology. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine,34(S1), S167-S168. doi:10.1017/S1049023X19003820

Prytz, E., Jacobsson, A., & Jonson, C. (2019). The Effect of Moulage on Immersion, Realism, and Learning in a Traffic Accident Training Scenario for Police, Rescue Service, and Ambulance Students. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine,34(S1), S17-S18. doi:10.1017/S1049023X19000529

Pettersson, R., Jonson, C., Berggren, P., Woltjer, R., Hermelin, J., & Prytz, E. (2019). Resilience Training of Regional Medical Command and Control. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine,34(S1), S164-S165. doi:10.1017/S1049023X19003741

Cronqvist, M., Jonson, C., & Prytz, E. (2019). Development and Initial Validation of a Stochastic Discrete Event Simulation to Assess Disaster Preparedness. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine,34(S1), S118-S118. doi:10.1017/S1049023X19002528

Prytz, E., Åkerstedt, Z., Lidestam, B., Lampi, M., & Jonson, C. (2019). A Pilot Investigation of the Effect of Transport-Related Factors on Care Quality in a Moving Ambulance. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine,34(S1), S158-S158. doi:10.1017/S1049023X19003571

Lantz Cronqvist, M., Philips R.R., Jonson, C.O., Prytz, E. (2019). Preliminary findings of an empirical study into human ability to accurately perform visual estimates of blood loss. Proceedings of the 15th SweCog conference of the Swedish Cognitive Science Society. Page 43.

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