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The February 2019 Trauma MedEd Newsletter Is Here!

Welcome to the current newsletter. This issue is devoted to an uncommon yet somewhat troubling problem, fat embolism. Here are some of the things I cover:

  • Fat Embolism vs Fat Embolism Syndrome (FES)
  • Clinical Manifestations Of FES
  • Diagnosis Of Fat Embolism Syndrome
  • FES And Orthopedic Surgery
  • Prevention And Treatment Of Fat Embolism Syndrome

The March issue will be released to subscribers late this month and will cover a potpourri of interesting little tidbits. I’ll release it to everyone via this blog in April, 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/TME201902.

In The Next Trauma MedEd Newsletter: Solid Organ Injury Update

The current Trauma MedEd newsletter was released to subscribers last weekend. It will have a general release on this blog next Monday. The topic is fat embolism and fat embolism syndrome.

The next issue will be sent out at the end of March, and will contain an update on solid organ injury. My last newsletter on this topic was in January of 2012!

Topics will include:

  • Updates on grading
  • Spleen vaccines
  • Which patients are eligible for nonop management
  • What is a “failure”
  • Sample practice guidelines

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

Unfortunately, non-subscribers will have to wait until I release the issue on this blog, in mid-April. So sign up now!

In The Next Trauma MedEd Newsletter: Fat Embolism Syndrome

The next Trauma MedEd newsletter will be released this weekend. In this issue, I will review fat embolism and fat embolism syndrome.

Topics will include:

  • Fat embolism vs fat embolism syndrome (FES)
  • Etiology of fat embolism
  • Clinical hallmarks of FES
  • Diagnosis of FES
  • Treatment and outcomes of FES

As always, this issue will go to all of my subscribers first. If you are not yet one of them, click this link right away 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!

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.

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!