Trauma

Study Examines Transport Time of TBI Patients

Are long transport times detrimental to TBI patients?

Posted Tuesday, December 10, 2013

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The Facts & Details About Different Types of Tourniquets

There are many different devices that are being marketed and sold as tourniquets, and there are a lot of factors to consider when making your selection.

Posted Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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Improving the CDC’s National Field Triage Decision Scheme

Research suggests there is room to improve the NFTDS

Posted Friday, November 15, 2013

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Weighing the Pros & Cons of Current Spine Immobilization Techniques

Is it time to update spinal immobilization techniques?

Posted Friday, November 15, 2013

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Assessment of Car Crash Victim Made Easier with Proper Scene Lighting

Proper scene lighting allows for EMS personnel to better asses a patient following a vehicular collision with a tree.

Posted Wednesday, November 13, 2013

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From Battlefields to City Streets

The lessons learned from dealing with horrendous combat wounds have begun to be translated to our daily care of our trauma patients in American EMS systems.

Posted Thursday, November 7, 2013

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Point-of-Care Hemorrhage Control

JEMS Medical Editor Ed Dickinson shares his approach to external hemorrhage control based on his many years of clinical experience in the field and in the ED, evaluation of the medical literature and use of common sense.

Posted Thursday, November 7, 2013

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Stop the Bleeding

Despite major advances in trauma care and medical devices, massive hemorrhage continues to have significant morbidity and mortality. Adequate hemorrhage control must take place in the prehospital environment, and EMS systems must keep pace with changing protocols.

Posted Thursday, November 7, 2013

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Every Red Blood Cell Counts

Controlling compressible hemorrhage is the highest medical priority for improving survival in trauma cases. Now there is a new, simple and effective tool that will transform the way bleeding, particularly difficult-to-control bleeding, is managed in the field: the iTClamp50.

Posted Thursday, November 7, 2013






 

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