Tag Archives: trauma

Developing Trauma Systems

Dr. Marissa Boeck discusses her project in Bolivia.

Trends in Penetrating Trauma

  Trauma surgeon Dr. Rao Ivatury discusses evolving management strategies in penetrating trauma. Themes: changing demographics/injury patterns, success of non-operative management of previous “hard” operative indications.

Panamerican Trauma Society

Dr. Paula Ferrada discusses the mutual benefits of international collaborations in academic surgery. US surgeon Dr. Ferrada and her father, a Colombian trauma surgeon, are both active in the Panamerican Trauma Society which holds an annual conference in November.
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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 …