Damage Control

Prehospital Plasma in Trauma: Does Everyone Equally Benefit? (2019)


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Dr. Jason Sperry presented Prehospital Plasma in Trauma: Does Everyone Equally Benefit? at the 11th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Dr. Sperry reviews the history of plasma use in trauma patients, the current guidelines for prehospital plasma use, and examines future uses. Dr. Sperry is a Professor of Surgery and Critical Care and the Director of the Acute Care Surgery Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Surgical Education: Advances in Simulation Training (2018)


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Elizabeth Benjamin, MD, PhD, FACS presented Surgical Education: Advances in Simulation Training at the 10th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Friday, November 9, 2018. Dr. Benjamin is a trauma surgeon at LAC-University of Southern California Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA.

Military Civilian Partnership: Bidirectional Translation of Trauma System Best Practices (2018)


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Dr. Brian Eastridge presented Military Civilian Partnership: Bidirectional Translation of Trauma System Best Practices at the 10th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Thursday, November 8, 2018. Dr. Eastridge is a Clinical Professor and Chair in Trauma Research at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX.

Damage Control Laparotomy: Myths, Pitfalls, and Disadvantages (2018)

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The 2018 Thomas Wachtel, MD Keynote Address, Damage Control Laparotomy: Myths, Pitfalls, and Disadvantages, was presented at the 10th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium (STACS) by Peter Rhee, MD, MPH, FACS, FCCM, DMCC. Dr. Rhee is a renown American trauma surgeon, medical professor, and military veteran who served as a battlefield casualty physician in Iraq and Afghanistan. Dr. Rhee was an original founding member of the Arizona Trauma Association in 2007 and presented at the 1st annual STACS in 2008.

Trauma Induced Coagulopathy

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Trauma Induced Coagulopathy was presented by Denis Bensard, MD, FACS on November 16, 2017 at the 9th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium. Dr. Bensard is a Professor, Surgery-Pediatric Surgery with University of Colorado School of Medicine and a pediatric trauma surgeon at Colorado Children’s Hospital in Denver, CO.

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