Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Trauma – The First and Last 15 Minutes

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Ep 119 Trauma – Emergency Medicine Cases - Podcast production, sound design & editing by Anton Helman, Voice editing by Suchetta Sinha.
Written Summary and blog post by Anton Helman January, 2019
Trauma First and Last 15 minutes Part 2
"In this podcast we answer questions such as: What should your resuscitation targets be in the first 15 minutes for trauma patients with hemorrhagic shock, spinal shock, severe head injury? When is a pelvic binder indicated? Is a bedsheet good enough? What are the most common pitfalls in binding the pelvis? What are the best ways to maintain team situational awareness during a trauma resuscitation? Should we rethink patient positioning for the trauma patient? What are the indications for transport to a trauma center? What is the minimal data set required before transfer? Which patients require a pelvic x-ray prior to transfer to a trauma center? What are the key elements of a transport checklist? What does the future hold for trauma care and many more…"