Bleeding is the single most common cause of death due to trauma; the power to save lives starts with a well-prepared First Responder.
Do you know how changes to FiO2 can impact PaO2? Here’s a quick oxygenation refresher just for you!
Your patient needs a chest tube, STAT! Here is a both a quick and comprehensive review of chest tube set-up with proper insertion technique and placement confirmation.
The FAST exam is an excellent tool for the rapid assessment of patients presenting with either blunt or penetrating traumatic injuries. We go through the various techniques this week with important landmarks and little tidbits of advice along the way – practice makes perfect!