Category Archives: Newsletter

The January 2019 Trauma MedEd Newsletter Is Available!

Welcome to the current newsletter. This is part 2 of my discussion of the massive transfusion protocol (MTP). Here are the topics I cover:

  • What Is The Ideal Blood Product Ratio?
  • TEG And Your MTP
  • MTP and TXA
  • The History Of Fractionated Blood Components
  • Use Of Whole Blood For Massive Transfusion

The next issue covers fat embolism syndrome and will be released to subscribers at the end of the month. Non-subscribers will have to wait another week for the public release.

To download the current issue, just click here! Or copy this link into your browser: http://bit.ly/TME201901.

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FINALLY! The Next Trauma MedEd Newsletter Is Ready For Release!

I’m finally back on track! After a multi-month hiatus, the next Trauma MedEd newsletter will be released at the end of next week. In this issue, I will finish my coverage of the Massive Transfusion Protocol (MTP).

Topics will include:

  • What’s the big deal about product ratios?
  • Use of tranexamic acid (TXA) in MTP
  • Is TEG a useful adjunct to the MTP?
  • The newest greatest thing: good old whole blood
  • and more!

As always, this issue will go to all of my subscribers first. If you are not yet one of them, click this link to sign up now and/or download back issues.

Unfortunately, non-subscribers will have to wait even a little longer until I release the issue on this blog, about a week later. So sign up now!

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The August 2018 Trauma MedEd Newsletter Is Here!

Welcome to the current newsletter. This is part 1 of 2 issues where I discuss the massive transfusion protocol (MTP). Here are some of the things I cover:

  • Introduction to MTP
  • Building your own MTP
  • Key factors in the MTP
  • When to activate it
  • How to analyze it

The September issue will be released to subscribers late this month and will cover the product ratio question, using TEG in the MTP, TXA, and that old yet new thing, whole blood. I’ll release it to everyone in October, so subscribe now if you want it sooner!

To download the current issue, just click here! Or copy this link into your browser: http://bit.ly/TME201808a.

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In The Next Trauma MedEd Newsletter: Massive Transfusion

The next Trauma MedEd newsletter will be released later this month. In this issue, I will cover the good old Massive Transfusion Protocol (MTP) in detail.

Topics will include:

  • How to build a good MTP for your hospital
  • Analysis of the various parts of the MTP
  • How to accurately trigger your MTP
  • What’s the right “ratio” of products to give?
  • How does TEG fit into the MTP
  • and more!

As always, this issue will go to all of my subscribers first. If you are not yet one of them, click this link to sign up now and/or download back issues.

Unfortunately, non-subscribers will have to wait until I release the issue on this blog, about 10 days later. So sign up now!

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The March 2018 Trauma MedEd Newsletter Is Here!

Welcome to the current newsletter. In this one, I discuss the use of a “hybrid room” for trauma patients. Here are some of the things I cover:

  • What Is A Hybrid OR?
  • Why Use A Hybrid OR For Trauma?
  • Is The Hybrid OR For Trauma Useful?
  • Which Patients May Benefit From A Hybrid OR?
  • So You Want Your Own Hybrid Room?!

To download the current issue, just click here! Or copy this link into your browser: http://bit.ly/TME201803.

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