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Orthopedic Considerations of the Polytrauma Patient

Learn to assess and treat fractures and dislocations of the extremities.

Posted Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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Considerations When Assessing & Treating Patients with Lightning Injuries

Conditions could include cardiac and respiratory arrest as well as injuries consistent with blast trauma.

Posted Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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MedStar Paramedics Treat Pediatric Smoke Inhalation

A structure fire sends a family to the hospital.

Posted Friday, May 2, 2014

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Trauma’s Lethal Triad of Hypothermia, Acidosis & Coagulopathy Create a Deadly Cycle for Trauma Patients

Learn simple steps to treat the “lethal triad” in trauma patients.

Posted Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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Recognizing and Managing Traumatic Neck Injuries

Injuries to the neck can be both complex & challenging for the prehospital provider.

Posted Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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Report on the Korea-Arizona Trauma Summit

International trauma system collaboration emphasizes injury prevention, rehabilitation and integrated data collection.

Posted Tuesday, April 1, 2014

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Using Nitrous Oxide to Manage Pain

Medical gas is a safe & effective way to manage moderate pain.

Posted Tuesday, April 1, 2014

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Simple Thoracostomy: Moving Beyond Needle Decompression in Traumatic Cardiac Arrest

Simple thoracostomy is a safer method than needle thoracostomy.

Posted Friday, March 28, 2014

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Low Prevalence of C-spine Injuries in Low-level Falls Encourages Conservative Immobilization

Additional research continues suggest we over-immobilize patients.

Posted Thursday, March 27, 2014


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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