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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Pelvic Trauma

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EM Ottawa - By Julie Kim - January 4, 2018
"Unstable pelvic fractures have high mortality rates, particularly with patients who are hemodynamically unstable, due to difficulty in achieving hemostasis and other associated injuries. At present, there is no standard guideline that has been published and universally accepted in the management of pelvic trauma. These patients should have integrated management between ED physicians, trauma surgeons, orthopedic surgeons and interventional radiologists. In the words of Scott Weingart, “If you don’t have an institutional protocol, you are going to fail… this needs to be worked out before the crashing patient comes in!”
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