Have you heard of G60? Nearly 44% of traumas in Arizona are due to hip fractures from ground-level falls amongst the G60 population. While narcotics are not the best choice for analgesia for this group, there are alternatives including the Fascia Iliaca block.
Dr. Prosser demonstrates a simple and successful reduction of an anterior shoulder dislocation, a perfect technique for areas that may have a limited availability of resources. But… what would you do if you had a patient who could not tolerate moderate IV sedation, Dr. Sucher breaks it all down in this week’s episode.
Trauma in a Flash: Shoulder Dislocations, part 1 of 2
Do you know the clinical signs/symptoms and indications of an anterior vs. posterior shoulder dislocation? Dr. Sucher breaks it down for you in this two-part series.
A relatively new product to the world of trauma, but patented in 1957, here is a 3 minute glimpse of how TXA is used in both emergency and surgical situations.