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Weird Trauma: Pruning Shears to the Head and Neck

From The Trauma Professional’s Blog
How did this happen?

 
 
 
 
 
 
This case made the national news, and I wanted to make a few comments on the ideal management of this type of injury.
An 86 year old Arizona man was trimming plants in his …

Submental Intubation – The Video

From The Trauma Professional’s Blog

Yesterday, I described a technique for providing a secure yet short-term airway tailored to patients who can’t have a tube in their mouth or nose. Patients undergoing multiple facial fracture repair are probably the best candidates for …

Food for Thought: The Patient Side of Medicine

By: Abigail Forbes

I was diagnosed with Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis when I was 8 years old. After many years of driving hours away to doctor appointments, the frustration of wearing a back brace as a teenager, and increasing back pain, the …

Pop Quiz: Jet Ski Injury

From The Trauma Professional’s Blog
This post is for my readers located near large bodies of water!
Personal watercraft use exploded a decade ago, and they are still heavily used for recreation and vacation fun. However, speed and people don’t always mix …