Approximately 96,000 split thickness wound graf (STSG) procedures are performed each year in the USA. Check out the amazing transformation of this second degree wound to the leg and 4th degree to the buttock.
How does the formula for fluid resuscitation differ from Adult vs Pediatric vs Electrical burns? Dr. Sucher has useful tips for burn prevention that pertains to everyone!
First degree, second degree, third degree – oh my! Do you know how the care management differs for a first vs second vs third degree burn?
Did you know that less than 1% of geriatric patients are offered a muscle sparing minimally invasive thoracotomy rib fixation versus medical management?
He makes it look so easy, Dr. Sucher goes through preparation, appropriate markers and insertion of a subclavian central line.
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!
Do you know your facility’s MTP policy on the ratio of PRBCs : FFP : PLTs versus Fresh Whole Blood? Do you know how to calculate the need for MTP using the ABC score?
The Bigelow … Lefkowiz … East Baltimore Lift … Captain Morgan … no, we are not getting jiggy with this week’s #TraumaInAFlash, but check out this episode to find the common denominator.
Insertion of the ON-Q Catheter requires a skilled Provider with steady hands and a trusty assistant. Dr. Sucher demonstrates this technique to ensure proper placement; most patients report immediate pain relief.