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

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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:
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Chavez A, Duzinski SV, Wheeler T, Lawson KA. Teaching Safety at a Summer Camp: Evaluation of a Fire Safety Curriculum in an Urban Community Setting. Burns, 2014, 40(6):1172-1178. DOI: 1016/j.burns.2013.12.006
  12. 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
  13. Duzinski SV, Barczyk AN, Wheeler TC, Iyer SS, Lawson KA. Threat of Pediatric Hyperthermia in an Enclosed Vehicle: A Year-Round Study. Injury Prevention, 2014, 20(4):220-225. DOI: 1136/injuryprev-2013-040910
  14. 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
  15. Parker-Raley J, Yanez K, Cerroni A, Mottet TP, Lawson KA, Duzinski SV. Assessing Trauma Leader Communication in an ED Setting. Journal of Communication in Healthcare, 2013, 6(4):197-207. DOI: 1179/1753807613Y.0000000036
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Barczyk A, Yuma-Guerrero P, von Sternberg K, Velasquez MM, Brown J, Maxson R, Lawson KA. Risky Drinking among Parents of Pediatric Trauma Patients. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, 2013, 75(4):676-681. DOI: 1097/TA.0b013e3182a53adf
  19. Sowrey L, Lawson KA, Garcia-Filion P, Notrica D, Tuggle D, Eubanks, JW, Maxson RT, Recicar J, Megison SM, Garcia NM. Duodenal Injuries in the Very Young – Child Abuse? Journal of Trauma Acute Care Surgery 2013, 74(1):136-42. DOI: 1097/TA.0b013e3182a53adf