About Trauma Care

Aims & Scope

Trauma Care (ISSN: 2673-866X) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original articles, critical reviews, short communications, etc., on all aspects of the interdisciplinary area of traumatic injury and psychological trauma research. Trauma Care focuses on how humans deal with physical injury and psychological trauma in a scientific and humanistic way.

Research fields of interest include but are not limited to the following areas.

Physical Trauma:

  • Injury control
  • Prevention of injury
  • Care of injury
  • Rehabilitation of injury
  • Physical impairment
  • Physical disability
  • Sport injury
  • Practice of trauma surgery
  • Acute care surgery
  • Emergency surgery
  • Orthopaedic trauma
  • Neurotrauma
  • Polytrauma
  • Traumatic shock

Emotional and Psychological Trauma:

  • Bullying
  • Community violence
  • Disasters
  • Early childhood trauma
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Medical trauma
  • Physical abuse
  • Refugee trauma
  • Sexual abuse
  • Terrorism and violence
  • Traumatic grief
  • Complex trauma

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

MDPI is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

St. Alban-Anlage 66
CH-4052 Basel

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Trauma Care will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2024 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


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