management of traumatic brain injury

Platelet Function and TBI (2019)


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Dr. James Bogert presented the Platelet Function and TBI at the 11th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Friday, November 15, 2019. Dr. Bogert discusses the economic impact of TBI and the importance of platelet functions in TBI management with or without anti-platelet agents. Dr. Bogert is a Trauma Surgeon with Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, AZ and Creighton University/Abrazo Health Education Alliance.

EPIC TBI Study: Big Implications for EMS (2019)


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Dr. Daniel Spaite presented EPIC TBI Study: Big Implications for EMS at the 11th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Excellence in Prehospital Care (EPIC) studied over 22,000 traumatic brain injuries since 2004 and implemented TBI evidence-based guidelines to 600 master trainers and over 11,000 EMS providers in the state of Arizona. Outcomes for TBI patients in Arizona has significantly improved due to implementation of the guidelines. Dr. Spaite is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Virginia Piper Endowed Research Chair of Emergency Medicine at the University of Arizona Tucson. He is also the Associate Director of the Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center at the University of Arizona.

Traumatic Brain Injury: How Can We Make a Difference? (2018)


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Peter Rhee, MD, MPH, FACS, FCCM, DMCC presented Traumatic Brain Injury: How Can We Make a Difference? at the 10th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Friday, November 9, 2018. Dr. Rhee is a trauma surgeon, medical professor, and military veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Dr. Rhee presented at the 1st annual STACS in 2008.

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