Managing trauma in rural and remote communities

Nice 7min vid: "Managing Trauma in the Community" https://t.co/c8p4bDcEkf by @Sunnybrook @SickKidsNews @StMikesHospital and via @ElaineBlau. Pearls: Think TXA & blood early, simplify RSI (ketamine,roc), FAST, manage pain, &more. Worth a watch! @OntarioCollege @SRPCanada @thenosm — Dr. Sarah Newbery (@snewbery1) March 9, 2018

Prevention of trauma is good!

There have been thousands of injuries & dozens of deaths in Australian children attributable to quad bike use. Warwick Teague, Paediatric Surgeon and Director of Trauma at Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital is passionate about changing this. This is a sobering podcast on a topic that all who work in the Emergency and Trauma scene anywhere,… viaContinue reading “Prevention of trauma is good!”

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 – normalContinue reading “A traumatic complication”