By popular demand, here’s our short (8 minute) humorous video on the basics of the extended FAST exam. Courtesy of Michael Zwank MD from Regions Hospital. From Trauma Education: The Next Generation 2014.
Trauma professionals who don’t routinely take care of burns tend to radically overestimate the size of burns. This can create significant problems for the patient, because the formula used to determine fluid rates and total crystalloid given are based on burn size.
Don’t flood your patient! Watch this 5 minute video instead.