The following is a selection of our most recent peer-reviewed publications:

  1. Pollok, L.J., Barczyk, A.N., Piper, K., Burg, B., & Garcia, N.M. (in press). Evaluation of an after-hours child passenger safety resource guide. Journal of Trauma Nursing.
  2. Cosgrove P, Modi S, Lawson K, Hancock-Friesen C, Johnson G.  Early Survival Following in Utero Myocardial Infarction.  Cardiol Young.  2018 Oct; 28(10): 1079-1087.
  3. Barczyk, A.N., Piper, K., Duzinski, S.V., & Lawson, K.A. Suicide attempt trends in central Texas youth. Community Mental Health Journal, 2019; 55(5), 798-803.
  4. Notrica DM, Sussman BL, Garcia NM, Leys CM, Maxson RT, Bhatia A, Letton RW, Ponsky T, Lawson KA, Eubanks JW 3rd, Alder AC, Greenwell C, Ostlie DJ, Tuggle DW, St Peter SD.  Reimaging in Pediatric Blunt Spleen and Liver Injury.  Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 2019 Feb; 54(2): 340-344 (2019).
  5. McGaha P, Motghare P, Sarwar, Z, Garcia NM, Lawson KA, Bhatia A, Langlais CS; Linnaus ME, Maxson RT, Eubanks JW III, Alder AC, Tuggle D, Ponsky TA, Leys CW, Ostlie DJ, St. Peter SD, Notrica DM, Letton RW. Negative Focused Abdominal Sonography for Trauma examination predicts successful non-operative management in pediatric solid organ injury: A prospective ATOMAC+ study.  Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, 2019 Jan; 86(1): 86-91.
  6. Barczyk, A.N., Piper, K., Duzinski, S.V., Klingensmith, M., & Lawson, K.A. Youth suicide attempt nomenclature used in two central Texas hospitals: Insight for surveillance and research. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention. 2018 May 31; epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000521
  7. Duzinski, S.V., Guevara, L.M., Barczyk, A., Garcia, N.M., Cassel, J.L., Lawson, K.A. Effectiveness of a pediatric abusive head trauma prevention program among Spanish-speaking mothers. Hispanic Health Care International. 2018 Mar; 16(1); 5-10. DOI: 10.1177/1540415318756859
  8. Ruttan T, Lawson KA, Piper K, Wilkinson M. Risk Factors Associated with Emergency Department Return Visits Following Trauma System Discharge. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2018 Mar; 34(3): 202-207. DOI: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000001182
  9. Notrica DM, Sayrs LW, Bhatia A, Letton RW, Alder A, St Peter S, Ponsky TA, Eubanks JW 3rd, Lawson KA, Ostlie DJ, Tuggle DW, Garcia NM, Maxson RT, Leys C, Greenwell C. The incidence of delayed splenic bleeding in pediatric blunt trauma. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Feb; 53(2); 339-343. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.10.005
  10. Young, C., Simonton, A.J., Key, S.M., Barczyk, A.N., Lawson, K.A. Closing in on crisis: Informing clinical practice regarding non-suicidal self-injury in youth. Journal of Pediatric Health Care 2017 May – Jun;31(3):334-341. DOI: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2016.10.005
  11. Linnaus ME, Langlais CS, Garcia NM, Alder AC, Eubanks JW 3rd, Maxson RT, Letton RW, Ponsky TA, St Peter SD, Leys C, Bhatia A, Ostlie DJ, Tuggle DW, Lawson KA, Raines AR, Notrica DM. Failure of nonoperative management of pediatric blunt liver and spleen injuries: A prospective Arizona-Texas-Oklahoma-Memphis-Arkansas Consortium study. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Apr;82(4):672-679. DOI: 1097/TA.0000000000001375
  12. Recicar J, Barczyk A, Duzinski S, Lawson KA, Garcia NM, Letton R, Raines AR, Eubanks JW, Azarakhsh N, Grimes S, Notrica DM, Garcia-Filion P, Alder A, Greenwell C, Megison S, Rettiganti M, Luo C, Maxson RT. Does Restraint Status in Motor Vehicle Crash with Rollover Predict the Need for Trauma Team Presence on Arrival? An ATOMAC Study. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 2016, 51(2):319-322. DOI:
  13. Arzeno N, Lawson KA, Duzinski SV, Vikalo H. Designing Optimal Mortality Risk Prediction Scores that Preserve Clinical Knowledge. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 2015, 56:145-56. DOI: 1016/j.jbi.2015.05.021
  14. Gettig K, Lawson KA, Garcia NM, Fox KA. Penetrating Knitting Needle through the Mediastinum in a Child. Journal of Trauma Nursing, 2015, 22:132-135. DOI: 1097/JTN.0000000000000123
  15. Barczyk AN, Duzinski SV, Brown JM, Lawson KA. Perceptions of Injury Prevention and Familial Adjustment Among Mothers of Teen Parents. Journal of Safety Research, 2015, 52:15-21. DOI: 1016/j.jsr.2014.12.002
  16. Higginbotham N, Lawson KA, Gettig K, Roth J, Hopper E, Higginbotham E, George TM, Maxson T, Edwards G, Garcia NM. Utility of a Child Abuse Screening Guideline in an Urban Pediatric Emergency Department. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, 2014, 76(3):871-877. DOI: 1097/TA.0000000000000135
  17. Johnson JJ, Tuggle DW, Garcia NM, Eubanks JW 3rd, Notrica DM, Brahmamdam P, Megison S, Maxson RT, Piper K, Lawson KA, Garcia-Filion P, Recicar J. The Utility of a Computer-Based Internal Education Program for Pediatric Trauma Centers – an ATOMAC Study. The American Surgeon, 2014, 80(4):419-421 PMID: 24887680
  18. Duzinski SV, Yum-Guerrero PJ, Fung A, Brown JM, Wheeler T, Barczyk AN, Lawson KA. Sleep Behaviors of Infants and Young Children: Associated Demographic and Acculturation Characteristics among Hispanic Teen Mothers. The Journal of Trauma Nursing, 2013, 20(4):189-198. DOI: 1097/JTN.0000000000000011
  19. Azarakhsh N, Grimes S, Notrica DM, Tuggle DW, Raines A, Garcia NM, Maxson TR, Adler AC, Recicar J, Garcia-Filion PG, Greenwell C, Lawson KA, Wan JY, Eubanks JW. Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury in Children: Under Reported or Under Recognized? The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, 2013, 75(6):1006-1012. DOI: 1097/TA.0b013e31829d3526