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Autotransfusing Blood Lost Through The Chest Tube

From The Trauma Professional’s Blog, originally posted August 2013
Autotransfusing blood that has been shed from the chest tube is an easy way to resuscitate trauma patients with significant hemorrhage from the chest. Plus, it’s usually not contaminated from bowel injury and …

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Trauma Education: The Next Generation

From The Trauma Professional’s Blog, originally posted August 2013
I’d like to share some exciting news about a trauma conference unlike any other! This is a total remodel of a conference we’ve put on annually in the Twin Cities for over a …

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Pop Quiz! What’s Wrong In This Picture?

From The Trauma Professional’s Blog, originally posted August 2013
Here’s another one to challenge your skills! A young male presents to your ED after minor chest trauma with pleuritic chest pain and slight shortness of breath. A chest x-ray is obtained which …

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Pedestrian Struck!

From The Trauma Professional’s Blog, originally posted August 2013
The pedestrian struck by a car presents challenges to trauma professionals for a number of reasons. Due to the size mismatch between the two, serious injuries are fairly common. And unfortunately, many injuries …