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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 …

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 …

What’s Wrong With My Trauma Patient? Part 2

From The Trauma Professional’s Blog

In my previous post, I described a young man who had recovered from a stab to the heart. He did well for a week and a half but then presented to the ED with significant chest pain. …

What’s Wrong With My Trauma Patient?

From The Trauma Professional’s Blog
Here’s an interesting case for you to pick apart!
A 25 year old man is involved in some sort of violent, non-productive interpersonal relationship. He sustains a stab to the left chest, and is brought to your trauma center …