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Posts from the ‘trauma’ Category

Strategies for Intravenous Fluid Resuscitation in Trauma Patients

Damage Control Resuscitation for EMS civilian trauma

Tourniquets are back

Largely due evidence from increased military use in conflicts in the last two decades, tourniquet use has re-emerged as an effective way to control haemorrhage from limb injury, usually due to partial or complete amputation or severe crush injury (so called “mangled limbs”) or severe penetrating trauma with major tissue or vascular disruption. Based on reasonable quality…

via Tourniquets are back — ETM Course

Quad bike deaths must stop

A traumatic complication

Brief Case Study 33 year old female presented post Motorbike Accident (MBA) Our patient had been riding on a dirt trail when she lost control of the bike She was wearing a helmet and protective gear. Primary Survey and Initial Imaging Airway Assessment – patent, patient was talking and orientated Breathing Assessment Palpation – normal Symmetrical Air […]

via A Traumatic Complication — EmergencyPedia

Prehospital trauma course

Traumatic cardiac arrest with Ashleigh Lowther

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The app mentioned for civilians response to terrorist incident is called Citizen Aid

What blood products do

2017 ATACC course cricothyroidotomy simulation!

New avalanche trauma guidelines!

Inhalational burn injury tip

Next level simulated thoracostomy!

Sucking or blowing?

Sometimes it’s worth wondering if the things we hear, see and feel are quite as we thought they were. Dr Alan Garner has a look at your senses when you get into the chest and wonders whether it’s all as straight forward as we like to think? Let’s start this post by stating right upfront that […]

via Sucking or Blowing – What’s the Difference? — The Collective

Pre-hospital transfusion of packed red blood cells in 147 patients from a UK helicopter emergency medical service

Another case against mandatory C-Spine immobilisation