ED Thoracotomy Leave a comment Welcome to the Trauma Professional's Blog survey on emergency department thoracotomy. This survey should take only 5 minutes to complete. Thank you in advance for participating! DEMOGRAPHICS Please enter the following information about your center. The center name is optional, but providing it will allow me to eliminate duplicate submissions. 1. I am a: Surgeon Emergency physician Surgical resident Emergency medicine resident NP / PA Other (please describe) 2. Center name 3. City 4. State / Province 5. Zip / postal code 6. Country 7. Trauma center level I II III No level Other (please describe) ED THORACOTOMY PROCEDURE Please provide information on who performs this procedure in your emergency department 8. At your hospital, who could perform an ED thoracotomy? Surgeon Emergency physician Surgical resident Emergency medicine resident Other (please describe) 9. At your hospital, who usually performs ED thoracotomy most of the time? Check all that are applicable. Surgeon Emergency physician Surgical resident Emergency medicine resident Other (please describe) 10. How many ED thoracotomies are performed at your hospital? Just a few per year (< 6 per year) About every month (6-15 per year) A couple of times per month (16-30 per year) About every week (31-52 per year) Several times per week (>52 per year) 11. What kind of trauma is ED thoracotomy performed for at your hospital? Blunt Penetrating Both blunt and penetrating 12. Does your hospital use a clinical practice guideline to decide who should have an ED thoracotomy? Yes No I'm not sure 13. Is REBOA used in your emergency department? Yes No I'm not sure Name (optional) Email Time is Up!