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Här samlar vi de senaste vetenskapliga publikationerna från forskare på KMC.


Peer-reviewed Articles

Weibull, K., Lidestam, B., & Prytz, E.
False Alarm Effects in Early Warnings for Emergency Vehicles: Exploring Drivers’ Move-Over Behavior. 
Human factors. Published online November 29.

Baş, Yağmur; Berglund, Linn; Niittylä, Totte; Zattarin, Elisa; Aili, Daniel; Sotra, Zeljana; Rinklake, Ivana; Junker, Johan; Rakar, Jonathan; Oksman, Kristiina.
Preparation and Characterization of Softwood and Hardwood Nanofibril Hydrogels and Their Potential Use as Wound Dressings.
Biomacromolecules. Published November 11.  

Steins K, Goolsby C, Grönbäck AM, Charlton N, Anderson K, Dacuyan-Faucher N, Prytz E, Andersson Granberg T, Jonson CO.
Recommendations for Placement of Bleeding Control Kits in Public Spaces-A Simulation Study.
Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2023 Oct 19;17:e527. Published October 19.
doi: 10.1017/dmp.2023.190. 

Muhrbeck M, Egelko A, Haweizy RM, von Schreeb J, Älgå A.
Exploratory laparotomy during the battle of Mosul, 2016-2017: results from a tertiary civilian hospital in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan.
BMC Emerg Med. 2023 Sep 23;23(1):113. Published September 23.
doi: 10.1186/s12873-023-00882-y.

Prytz, E., Norrblom, P., Pilemalm, S., Andersson Granberg, T. & Jonson, CO
What motivates and demotivates emergency response volunteers? A survey-based factor analysis study
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 31, 38 (2023). Published August 12.

Ashley, T., Ashley, H.F., Wladis, A. et al.
Standardised Competency-Based Training of Medical Doctors and Associate Clinicians in Inguinal Repair with Mesh in Sierra Leone.
World J Surg 47, 2330–2337 (2023).

Strandqvist, E., Olheden, S., Bäckman, A., Jörnvall, H. & Bäckström, D.
Physician-staffed prehospital units: a retrospective follow-up from an urban area in Scandinavia.
Int J Emerg Med 16, 43 (2023). Published July 14.

Liselott Fornander, Kati Laukkanen, Ida Molin, Lena Nilsson & Peter Berggren
Team communication patterns during real and simulated trauma resuscitation—a social network analysis.
Ergonomics, 2023. Published online June 16.
DOI: 10.1080/00140139.2023.2221000

S.L. Wall, L. Velin, A. Abbas, N.L. Allorto, M. Graner, E. Moeller, M.F.D. Ryan-Coker, L. Pompermaier,
Who tells the story of burns in low-and-middle income countries? – A bibliometric study.
Burns, 2023-06-01, Volume 49, Issue 4, Pages 854-860.

Wilhelm Brodin, Marc Friberg, Carl-Oscar Jonson, Erik Prytz,
The effect of cold hands on immediate responder’s tourniquet application ability: A within-group trial.
Human Factors in Healthcare, Volume 3, 2023, 100038. Published March 2.

Isabella Faria, Letícia Campos, Tayana Jean-Pierre, Abbie Naus, Ayla Gerk, Maria Luiza Cazumbá, Alexandra M. Buda, Mariana Graner, Carolina B. Moura, Alaska Pendleton, Laura Pompermaier, Paul Truche, Júlia Loyola Ferreira and Alexis N. Bowder.
Gender-Based Discrimination Among Medical Students: A Cross-Sectional Study in Brazil.
Journal of Surgical Research, 2023-03-01, Volume 283, Pages 102-109. Published March 1.

Olof Eskilson, Elisa Zattarin, Linn Berglund, Kristiina Oksman, Kristina Hanna, Jonathan Rakar, Petter Sivlér, Mårten Skog, Ivana Rinklake, Rozalin Shamasha, Zeljana Sotra, Annika Starkenberg, Magnus Odén, Emanuel Wiman, Hazem Khalaf, Torbjörn Bengtsson, Johan P.E. Junker, Robert Selegård, Emma M. Björk, Daniel Aili.
Nanocellulose composite wound dressings for real-time pH wound monitoring.
Materials Today Bio, 2023, 100574. Published online February 6.

Moura C, Bittencourt M, Cazumbá ML,…, Pompermaier L.
The Impact of COVID-19 on Burns: A Brazilian Study.
European Burn Journal. 2023; 4(1):1-8.

Conference proceedings

Jenny Pettersson; Carl-Oscar E Jonson; Marc Friberg; Anton Björnqvist; Peter Berggren; Erik Prytz. Critical decision-making in medical command and control during early Covid-19: an interview study. World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) International Congress, May 9-12th 2023.

Carl-Oscar E Jonson; Jenny Pettersson; Marc Friberg; Anton Björnqvist; Peter Berggren; Björn JE Johansson; Erik Prytz. Identifying core competences for medical command and control teams managing Covid-19. World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) International Congress, May 9-12th 2023.

Lukas Arkestål; Marc Friberg; Per Loftås; Erik Prytz; Carl-Oscar E Jonson; Johan PE Junker. Development and validation of a Repeatable Exsanguination Simulator Using Live Tissue (RESULT). World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) International Congress, May 9-12th 2023.

Wilhelm Brodin; Marc Friberg; Carl-Oscar E Jonson; Erik Prytz. The effect of different degrees of cold exposure on medical laypeople’s tourniquet application time and quality: a within-group trial. World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) International Congress, May 9-12th 2023.

Marc Friberg; Wilhelm Brodin; Carl-Oscar E Jonson; Erik Prytz. The Effects of Including Blood in First Aid Training on Confidence in Bleeding Control Ability and Intent to Aid. World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) International Congress, May 9-12th 2023.

Sara Ljungwald, Henrik Carlsson, Valbona Blaku, Henrik Lidberg, Ruhija Hodza-Beganovic, Peter Berggren. Train the Trainer for implementing treatment guidelines. World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) International Congress, May 9-12th 2023.

Henrik Carlsson, Sara Ljungwald, Henrik Lidberg, Ruhija Hodza-Beganovic, Peter Berggren. Using personal learning goals for participants in collaborative international health system project: Experiences from the Region Östergötland model. World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) International Congress, May 9-12th 2023.

Peter Berggren, Anton Björnqvist, Jenny Pettersson, Ruhija Hodza-Beganovic, Carl-Oscar Jonson. Learning from each other, improving medical command and control after the COVID-19 pandemic: Experiences from a Bosnian-Swedish collaboration. World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) International Congress, May 9-12th 2023.

Anton Björnqvist, Wilhelm Brodin, Marc Friberg and Peter Berggren. Identifying Teamwork Processes in a Medical Command and Control Team During the COVID-19 Pandemic. 20th Annual Global Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management ISCRAM 2023.

Alva Lindhagen, Anton Björnqvist and Peter Berggren. Supporting Instructors in Conducting Exercises. 20th Annual Global Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management ISCRAM 2023.

Peter Berggren, Björn Johansson, Tobias Ryrberg and Alva Lindhagen. Building capacity – conceptualizing Training of Trainers.20th Annual Global Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management ISCRAM 2023.

Co-chair workshop, Anton Björnqvist: Devising assessment and mitigation of systemic risks with strategy mapping with a participant group. 20th Annual Global Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management ISCRAM 2023.

Norrblom, P., Prytz, E., & Jonson, C.-O. (2023). Where and how do people search for medical emergency equipment in public buildings? Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 66th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2023.


Vetenskapliga artiklar

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Larsson Alexander P, Rakar Jonathan, Kratz Gunnar, Junker Johan,
Amino acid buffered hypochlorite facilitates debridement of porcine infected burn wounds.
Burns, 2022. Published online December 6.

Barth CA, Wladis A, Roy N, Blake C, Kolo SM, O’Sullivan C.
Ways to improve surgical outcomes in low- and middle-income countries.
Bull World Health Organ. 2022 Nov 1;100(11):726–32. Published November 1.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.22.287950

Goolsby, Craig; Jonson, Carl-Oscar; Goralnick, Eric; Dacuyan-Faucher, Nicole; Schuler, Keke; Kothera, Curt ; Shah, Amit; Cannon, Jeremy; Prytz, Erik.
The Untrained Public’s Ability to Apply the Layperson Audiovisual Assist Tourniquet vs a Combat Application Tourniquet: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons: September 27, 2022 – Volume – Issue – 10.1097/XCS.0000000000000432. Published September 27.
doi: 10.1097/XCS.0000000000000432

Demonstration of the LAVA tourniquet

Craig Goolsby on the paper for JACS

Weibull K, Lidestam B, Prytz E.
Potential of Cooperative Intelligent Transport System Services to Mitigate Risk Factors Associated With Emergency Vehicle Accidents. 
Transportation Research Record. September 2022. Published September 5.

Hindorf M, Berggren P, Jonson CO, Lundberg L, Jonsson A.
Workload of Swedish Special Forces Operators Experienced During Stressful Simulation Training: A Pilot Study.
J Spec Oper Med. 2022 Aug 1:UDGU-Q4OW. Published August 1.
doi: 10.55460/UDGU-Q4OW

Yves Nezerwa, Elizabeth Miranda, Lotta Velin,…, Laura Pompermaier
Referral of Burn Patients in the Absence of Guidelines: A Rwandan Study.
Journal of Surgical Research VOLUME 278, P216-222, OCTOBER 01, 2022. Published May 25.

Graner M, Buda AM, Moura CB, … Pompermaier, L. .. et al.
Is authorship by women in Brazilian academic surgery increasing? A five-year retrospective analysis.

PLOS Glob Public Health 2(4): e0000294. Published April 24.

Haverkamp, F.J.C., van Leest, T.A.J., Muhrbeck, M., Hoencamp, R., Wladis, A & Tan, E. CHT.
Self-perceived preparedness and training needs of healthcare personnel on humanitarian mission: a pre- and post-deployment survey
World J Emerg Surg 17, 14 (2022). Published March 5.

Bäckström, D., Wladis, A.
A cohort study of trauma patients in Sweden during the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic: a small reduction in trauma admissions. 
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 30, 12 (2022). Published February 19.

Spreco, A., Jöud, A., Eriksson, O., Soltesz, K., Källström, R., Dahlström, Ö., Eriksson, H., Ekberg, J., Jonson, C.-O., Fraenkel, C.-J., Lundh, T., Gerlee, P., Gustafsson, F., & Timpka, T.
Nowcasting (Short-Term Forecasting) of COVID-19 Hospitalizations Using Syndromic Healthcare Data, Sweden, 2020.
Emerging Infectious Diseases (2022) 28(3). Published January 31.

Maria Luíza Barreto Cazumbá, Alexandra M Buda, Marcela M Bittencourt, Carolina Moura, Paula Braga, Alexis N Bowder, Daniel Scott Corlew, Fabio Botelho, Lucas Magalhães, Laura Pompermaier.
The Use of Alcohol as a Disinfectant During the Pandemic and Flame Burns: A Brazilian Study
Journal of Burn Care & Research, 2022. Published January 28.

Ajiko, M.M., Weidman, V., Nordin, P., Wladis, A., Löfgren, J.
Prevalence of Paediatric Surgical Conditions in Eastern Uganda: A Cross-Sectional Study. 
World J Surg (2022). Published Jan 1.


Velin L, Van Daalen K, Guinto R, et al.
Global health educational trips: ethical, equitable, environmental?
BMJ Global Health 2022;7:e008497. Published April 22.

Lotta Velin, Adriana C. Panayi, Iris Lebbe, Emmanuelle Koehl, Gauthier Willemse, Dominique Vervoort.
Global surgery education in Europe: a landscape analysis
BJS Open, Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2022, zrac001. Published February 2.

Conference proceedings

Björnqvist, A., Friberg, M., Jonson, C.-O., Pettersson, J., & Berggren, P. (2022). An Analysis of a Swedish Medical Command and Control System’s Situation Reports from the COVID-19 Pandemic. ISCRAM2022.

Lindhagen, A., Björnqvist, A., & Berggren, P. (2022). A meta-evaluation of Swedish evaluations of COVID-19 pandemic management. ISCRAM2022.

Brodin, W., Friberg, M., Jonson, C.-O., & Prytz, E. (n.d.). The effect of presence of blood on medical laypeople’s ability to perform first aid for massive bleeding. 66th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, HFES.

Book chapters

Gustavsson, E. & Kåreklint L. (2022). Prioriteringar inför händelse av kris och krig. I I rättvisans tjänst.
Lars Sandman (red). Prioriteringscentrum. Linköpings universitet.


Vetenskapliga artiklar

Timeline over publications 2021

Barth CA, Wladis A, Blake C, et al.
Retrospective observational study of characteristics of persons with amputations accessing International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) rehabilitation centres in five conflict and postconflict countries
BMJ Open 2021;11:e049533. Available online December 1.
doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-049533

Måns Muhrbeck, Andreas Wladis, Maria Lampi, Peter Andersson, Johan P.E. Junker
Efficacy of topical honey compared to systemic gentamicin for treatment of infected war wounds in a porcine model: A non-inferiority experimental pilot study
Injury Published October 20.

Lotta Velin, Mbonyintwari Donatien, Andreas Wladis, Menelas Nkeshimana, Robert Riviello, Jean-Marie Uwitonze, Jean-Claude Byiringiro, Faustin Ntirenganya, Laura Pompermaier
Systematic media review: A novel method to assess mass-trauma epidemiology in absence of databases – A pilot-study in Rwanda
PLoS ONE Published October 13.

Prytz, E., Phillips, R., Lönnqvist, S., Friberg M., Jonson , C-O.
Laypeople perception and interpretation of simulated life-threatening bleeding: a controlled experimental study.
BMC Emerg Med 21, 100 (2021). Published September 4.

Muhrbeck, M., Osman, Z., von Schreeb, J., Wladis, A., Andersson, P.
Predicting surgical resource consumption and in-hospital mortality in resource-scarce conflict settings:
a retrospective study. 
BMC Emerg Med 21, 94 (2021). Published August 11.

Jenny Pettersson, Carl-Oscar Jonson, Peter Berggren, Jonas Hermelin, Jiri Trnka, Rogier Woltjer, Erik Prytz
Connecting resilience concepts to operational behaviour: A disaster exercise case study
Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 2021. Available online July 19.

Ajiko MM, Kressner J, Matovu A, Nordin P, Wladis A, Löfgren J.
Surgical procedures for children in the public healthcare sector: a nationwide, facility-based study in Uganda
BMJ Open 2021;11:e048540. Published July 13.
doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-048540

Paula Squinca, Linn Berglund, Kristina Hanna, Jonathan Rakar, Johan Junker, Hazem Khalaf, Cristiane S. Farinas, Kristiina Oksman
Multifunctional Ginger Nanofiber Hydrogels with Tunable Absorption: The Potential for
Advanced Wound Dressing Applications
Biomacromolecules, 2021, 22, 8, 3202–3215. Published July 13.

Ida Molin, Liselott Fornander, Peter Berggren,
An analysis of trauma team communication using the verbal response mode taxonomy.
Surgery, 2021 Jun 30;S0039-6060(21)00528-6. Available online June 30.

Friberg M, Jonson C-O, Jaeger V, Prytz E.
The Effects of Stress on Tourniquet Application and CPR Performance in Layperson and Professional Civilian Populations. 
Human factors 2021. Available online May 26.

Francoise Mukagaju, Lotta Velin, Elizabeth Miranda, Ian Shyaka, Yves Nezerwa, Charles Furaha, Faustin Ntirenganya, Robert Riviello, Laura Pompermaier,
What is Known About Burns in East Africa? A Scoping Review
Journal of Surgical Research, Volume 266, 2021. Published May 12.

Hodza-Beganovic, R., Berggren, P., Hugelius, K., Edelbring, S.
Survey-based experiential learning as a new approach to strengthening non-technical skills in LMIC health care settings.
BMC Medical Education, 2021. Published April 26.

Gauthier Bahizire Murhula, Patrick Bugeme Musole, Bienfait Nama Kafupi, Florent Tshibwid A Zeng, Daniel Garhalangwamuntu Mayeri, Fabrice Gulimwentuga Cikomola, Laura Pompermaier,
Factors associated with outcomes after burn care: A retrospective study in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Journal of Burn Care & Research, 2021. Published March 27.

Ydenius V, Larsen R, Steinvall I, Bäckström D, Chew M, Sjöberg F.
Impact of hospital type on risk-adjusted, traffic-related 30-day mortality: a population-based registry study.
Burns Trauma. 2021. Published March 6.

Alexander W Hooke, M Susan Hallbeck, Erik Prytz, Carl-Oscar Jonson, Bethany R Lowndes.
Mechanical Assessment of Tissue Properties During Tourniquet Application
Military Medicine, Volume 186, Issue Supplement_1, January-February 2021, Pages 378–383. Published January 25.

Ashley T, Ashley H, Wladis A, et al.
Outcomes After Elective Inguinal Hernia Repair Performed by Associate Clinicians vs Medical Doctors in Sierra Leone: A Randomized Clinical Trial. 
JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(1):e2032681. Published January 11.


J Gonzalez, C Eden, E Abildsnes, M Hauge, M Trentin, L Ragazzoni, P Berggren, CO Jonson, AA Abdelgawad
Elicitation, analysis and mitigation of systemic pandemic risks
WiP Paper – Planning, Foresight, and Risk Analysis
Proceedings of the 18th ISCRAM Conference – Blacksburg, VA, USA May 2021

Book chapters

Wladis, Andreas; Löfgren, Jenny; Hagander, Lars.
Global kirurgi
Ingår i: Kirurgi / [ed] Olle Ljungqvist, Peter Naredi, Malin Sund, Henrik Thorlacius, Lund: Studentlitteratur , 2021, 5, s. 701-712.

Thematic contributions

Wikman A, Aspevall Diedrich B, Norda R, Bäckström D, Wladis A, Nimberger Hansson P.
Blodförsörjning vid katastrofer – en nationell beredskap behövs
Läkartidningen, 2021,118:20149

Nordenstedt H, Holmer H, Agardh A, Andersson P, Ekström A-M, Ivarsson A, Krantz G, Mellander L, Målqvist M, Preet R, Shakely D, Sinabulya H.
Global hälsa på läkarutbildningen igår, idag och imorgon.
Socialmedicinsk tidskrift 2/2021;232-243