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!
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?
This week’s episode will walk you, step- by-step, through the percutaneous tracheostomy placement at the bedside. Dr. Sucher covers each aspect of proper placement along with important landmarks and other useful tips.
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.
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.
This presentation is for medical professionals and may have content not suitable for minors or non-medical viewers.
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.