Browsing: Trauma

Although high-pressure injection injuries may only leave small superficial wounds, they can create widespread multilayer soft tissue injuries, deep-space infections, and lead to compartment syndrome.
Investigate the pressure of this tangled case of a patient with a limb-threatening injury at first discharged home in the absence of a fracture.
A targeted look at the effects of radiation sickness and what measures to take for decontamination and initial treatment.
If a patient presents with recent trauma, neck pain, headache or neck manipulation with signs or symptoms of stroke, cervical artery dissection should be considered.
Trauma is the leading cause of death for people ages 46 and younger in the U.S. - yet up to 20% of trauma deaths are potentially survivable. Can the use of low titer Group O whole blood improve outcom
It's becoming more common to use thromboelastography and rotational thromboelastometry in the ED. What's your comfort level with TEG and ROTEM?
Emergency physicians need to know what types of injuries can result from explosions. Start by understanding the 4 categories of blast injuries.
In the United States, more than 2.5 million patients seek care for traumatic brain injury every year, accounting for approximately 2% of all ED visits. The equation for cerebral perfusion pressure can
Targeted Therapy Through Thromboelastography in Trauma (Now that's a Tongue Twister!) By measuring the clotting ability of a patient's whole blood sample in real time, the TEG is able to provide a mo
Bullet Points: Penetrating Neck Trauma A 57-year-old female is brought in to the emergency department after sustaining a gunshot wound to the right face. Initial assessment reveals facial swelling an