What is a Trauma Center & how does a Level 1 Center differ from a Level 2, 3, or 4? Take a trip back in time and explore where and how it all started.
Let’s explore a case of a single stab wound to the anterior upper chest within the cardiac box. How would you approach this patient’s care if the initial clinical exam was considered “normal,” with the exception of the obvious wound?
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?
A continuation from last week, but this time we are looking at Internal Jugular Central Lines. Do you know the appropriate insertion positioning depth for a left vs right sided approach?
He makes it look so easy, Dr. Sucher goes through preparation, appropriate markers and insertion of a subclavian central line.
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.