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Next Trauma MedEd Newsletter – Trauma in Pregnancy

Injuries to pregnant women causes a lot of anxiety among trauma professionals. Not only is there one obvious seriously injured patient, but there’s a baby involved that is relatively invisible using the tools available in the trauma resuscitation room.

To help demystify and de-anxiefy (just made it up), the next newsletter will cover trauma in pregnancy in detail. Topics will include:

  • Tips and tricks
  • Predicting outcome
  • Monitoring
  • Safe imaging
  • Perimortem C-section
  • And more!

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September Trauma MedEd Is Here! Topic: Field Amputation

Welcome to the current newsletter. This one tells you everything you always wanted to know about field amputation (and dismemberment). Here’s the scoop on what’s inside:

  • Indications
  • Who can perform it?
  • What about logistics
  • Equipment
  • Blow by blow about the procedure itself
  • Supplemental resources, include policies, equipment list, and bibliography

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Last Chance To Get Early Delivery Of September Trauma MedEd!

Subscribers will receive the newest issue of Trauma MedEd by tomorrow night. So this is your last chance to get on the subscriber list so you don’t have to wait until mid-September.

And the topic this month is…

Traumatic BKA

Field amputation. Topics discussed include:

  • Definitions and incidence
  • Indications
  • Who should perform it?
  • Logistics
  • Equipment
  • and more!

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July Trauma MedEd Newsletter Topic: Field Amputation

This is probably one of the worst calls a trauma surgeon can get: “Please dispatch a surgeon to the scene. We need a field amputation to extricate the patient.”

For trauma professionals in any discipline, this is probably a once in a career event. And for that reason, there is likely to be a lot of confusion.

The next newsletter will cover this topic in detail. Topics include:

  • Statistics on how often field amputation is needed
  • Indications for the procedure
  • Logistics: getting to the scene and staying safe
  • Essential equipment
  • Sample policies
  • And more!

If you haven’t already, subscribe to my Trauma MedEd newsletter so you can get this edition when it’s released on September 1. Otherwise, it will be released here later in the month.

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The  July Trauma MedEd Newsletter Is Available!

This month’s newsletter addresses the trauma practice guidelines and protocols. Here are the topics covered:

  • Why create protocols / guidelines?
  • What’s the difference, and why is one preferable to the other?
  • Developing your own
  • Sample guidelines for: chest tube management, solid organ injury, TBI on warfarin, and management of SAH / IPH / skull fracture without neurosurgery!

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