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I’ve been writing posts for trauma professionals for over 6 years, and now have a library of more than 1400 articles! The best way to find information on a specific topic is to enter the word or phrase into the Search box found at the top left of every page.

However, if you just want to explore the various topics I’ve written about over the years, take a look at the Tag Cloud below. The size of the word or phrase is an indication of how many times I’ve written about it. Just click the link to see a page with only the related posts on it.

3D Printing AAST 2010 AAST2011 AAST2013 AAST 2016 AAST2016 abdomen abuse ACEP acronym acute care surgery ad adolescent adult advanced aeromedical agitation airbag Air Embolism air leak airport airway Airway intubation alcohol alcoholic Alcohol Withdrawal algorithm ambulance amputation analgesia analysis anaphylaxis anatomy aneurysm angiography anhydrous ammonia animals Animal studies ankle announcement answer antibiotic resistance antibiotics anticoagulation antisepsis aorta apixaban apps archive arm arrest aspen Aspirin assist atrial fibrillation atv audit filters automobile autopsy autotransfusion aviation backboard backup bacteria bathe BCI behavior best practice binder binge biohazard bionics bioprinting biosensor bladder blanket bleeding blog blood blood pressure Blunt abdominal trauma blunt trauma blush body armor bounce back bowel injury bowel sounds Box brain injury breaking news bronchial injury bronchoscope bruising bucket handle buckethandle bullet bulletproof bullets ballistics burn busiest busy call camino cancer car crash cardiac cardiac arrest cardiac contusion career careers carotid case cast catheter CAVR CDC cell phone central line Cervical spine Cesarean section Chance fracture chemical spill chest chest trauma chest tube chest x-ray children CIWA clavicle clearance clopidogrel Closure clotting cloud computing coagulopathy code cold weather collar collection system colon injury colostomy coma commercial communication comparison compartment syndrome complications component therapy compression concussion conference consultant consultation contamination contents contract contrast cost cost-effectiveness CPR craniectomy crash credentialing Cribari cribriform plate crichothyroidotomy critical care critique crowd cruise ship crunch crystalloid CSF CT ct scan cuff cystogram dabigatran DAI damage control Day in the life death debridement decision-making defect delay delayed diagnosis demonstration diagnosis diagnostic peritoneal lavage diagnostic test diaphragm diarrhea diet disability dislocation distracted driving diving dizziness documentation dogma domestic violence dosing DPL drain driver license Driving drones drowning drugs drug use Drunk driving duodenum duplex DVT dwell time dysphagia EAST EAST 2010 EAST 2011 EAST 2012 EAST 2013 EAST2014 EAST 2016 EAST2017 ED ED thoracotomy education EEG eFAST egg timer EHR elderly electronic medical record embolization emergency department empyema EMR EMS endoscopy endotracheal tube enoxaparin entrapment Epic epidural Epley ERCP errors ethanol ethics evidence based review expansion exploration exposure extended FAST extension extravasation extremity extrication extubation eye faa face facial fracture factoid Factor VIIa fall falls family fasciotomy FAST fatal fat embolism fatigue femur fracture fever FFP Field triage filter finance firearms Fish oil fixation Flexion fluid flying FOAMed Foley followup foreign body forensic forensics fracture frail frostbite function funding funny future game gaming gastric tube GCS geography geriatric geriatric trauma golden hour grade grading GU guideline guidelines guns gunshot gun violence Gustilo Hall of Fame handoff Handout handwashing hanging happy birthday hardware Hare traction headache head CT head injury healing Heart helicopter helmets hematocrit hematoma hematuria hemoglobin hemorrhage hemothorax HEMS Heparin hernia hint Hints hipaa hip dislocation hip fractures history homicide hospital hospital charges hospitalist How how to hubbard tank humerus hunting hybrid hygroma hypercoagulable hypernatremia hypotension hypothermia ICP ICU Image imaging immobilization impalement implants incidentaloma index infection injury injury projector INR Insurance Interesting Case intervention interventional intestinal injury intoxication intracranial pressure Intraosseous intubation IO IO access iphone IV iv access IVC jehovah's witness jewelry journals kidney kidney failure knife lab laboratory values lab tests laceration lactate ladder laparotomy lateral trauma position law laws lawsuit lead Leak Leg legislation length of stay leukocytosis License lisfranc injury literature liver liver function Liver injury liver laceration LMW heparin locum tenens long term Long term followup loop closure LOS lumbar lung malpractice management mangled extremity mannitol map marketing Massive transfusion MAST trousers mechanism mechanism of injury mediastinum mesentery MESS metal detector metastable miami j microparticles midlevel provider missed injury mistaken identity mobility monitoring mortality motorcycle MRI MTP multicenter study multiple organ failure murder muscle myoglobin Mystery mystery diagnosis Myth mythbusters nails nanoparticles neck needle needle decompression nerve Neurosurgeon Neurosurgery News newsletter new technology NG tube Nintendo noninvasive nonoperative management NP NPO NSAID NTDB numerus nurse practitioner nursing Nursing home nursing tips nutrition obese obit observation occult occult pneumothorax Odd on-call open fracture operating room OPSS orthopedic orthopedics orthopedic surgery Otorrhea outcome outcomes overtriage oximeter oximetry oxygen PA packing paging pain pancreas paramedic parody PCC PE pearls pedestrian pediatric pediatric trauma pediatric trauma center peer pelvic fracture pelvis penetrating injury Penetrating trauma performance improvement personal decisions pet peeve PEWS pharmaceuticals pharmacist Philadelphia philosophy physical exam Physician Assistant physics PI pigtail pimping Plasma platelets plavix PMG pneumatocele pneumocephalus pneumomediastinum pneumothorax police policy Pop pop quiz portable position PPE Practice guideline prebiotics prediction pregnancy prehospital preperitoneal prevention probe probiotics procedural sedation prone Prophylaxis protection protocol protocols PSA PTSD pulmonary contusion pulmonary edema pulmonary embolism PulseCheck pulse oximeter Puzzle Q&A quack qualifications query questionnaire quiz quote radiation radiation dosing radiography radiology rapid infusion readmission REBOA recall rectal exam rectal injury reference card referral Referring hospital rehabilitation removal remove renal repair repeat research resident Residents resuscitation resuscitation room retained object reversal Review rewarming rhinorrhea rib fractures ribs Rinorrhea roof ROTEM RRT RUG rupture safety SAH saline salt saturation SBIRT scalp scip scoring screening seatbelt seat belt seat belts sepsis serial exam Serial hemoglobin shock Shock index shortage shotgun shower sinus Site visit skin skin graft sleep sleep deprivation sleepiness slide board Slides slideset SMACC small intestine smartphone smart phone smoking snowmobile solid organ Solid organ injury South Africa Soweto spinal cord injury spine Spine immobilization Spine injury spleen splenectomy splint sponge sports stab stabilization stable stab wounds standard precautions statistics sterile stinger strange strangulation stroke students sub-mental subarachnoid hemorrhage Subdural hematoma submental supine surgeon surgical specialists survival syncope system issues Taser TBI TCU technique technology teen TEG Telemedicine temporal bone tension tension pneumothorax tertiary survey testing TETNG TETNG13 TETNG14 TETNG15 TETNG 2015 TEVAR texting thanksgiving Thawed plasma thoracic thoracic aorta thoracostomy thoracotomy thromboembolism thumb spica tibia tips tissue factor tongue piercing torso trauma tourniquet Tracheostomy traction splint training tranexamic acid trans transfer transfusion Trauma trauma activation trauma attending trauma bay Trauma call Trauma Care trauma center Trauma flow sheet Trauma MedEd trauma resuscitation trauma surgeon trauma surgery trauma systems trauma team travel tree stand triage tripod fracture troubleshooting TSA TTA turkey TXA ultrasound undertriage universal precautions unstable Update upper extremity ureter urethra urethrogram uretrhra urinary tract infection urology uti vaccine value vascular VATS velocity vena cava venous sinus ventilator ventriculostomy vertebral vertebral artery vertigo video VIP Vitamin D Vitamin K VTE warfarin warming weird Weird trauma What's wrong in this photo? what the heck? what would you do white blood cell count whole blood why is it called that? 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