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Trauma for Two – Trauma in Pregnancy

Trauma for Two – Trauma in Pregnancy

In this Boot Camp session our special guest Lisa Hollett, RN from Penn State-Hershey Medical Center presented on Trauma in Pregnancy. This targeted session will discuss the anatomical and physiological changes in pregnancy and how they both relate and affect the pregnant trauma patient. Lisa will also cover various mechanisms of injury and how they relate to pregnant vs. non-pregnant patients. Other key points in this session are:

•Why should we care about these types of patients?
•How are pregnant patients different?
•Who is more important mom or baby?
•How can trauma in pregnancy be prevented
•What are the implications of trauma during pregnancy?
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Burns | Video Presentation

Here is a nice 30 minute video presentation from a burn unit MD. Great pics in this one. So you may not want to be eating during this video. (more…)

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Crush Injury | Trauma

Here is a compiled pdf that covers crush injuries and compartment syndrome. Causes, identifying a potential crush injury and common treatments. Click the button below to view. (more…)

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Abdominal Trauma

Rommie Duckworth presented on Abdominal Trauma. This was a nice clean session that gives great insight into identifying and treating these injuries in the EMS setting.

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Head Injuries | Adults, Pediatrics and Infants

PDF_docsThis is a free book that covers a wide range of content related to head injuries both in and out of hospital. Chapters 4 and 5 pertain primarily to EMS and pre-hospital care. (more…)

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Trauma Systems and MOI

This video presentation is about one hour long and discusses trauma systems and mechanism of injury. Great presentation I think you will enjoy .
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Maintaining Cellular Metabolism in Shock

Shock & The Goal of EMS. Listen to this audio content to help understand the EMS role in maintaining cellular metabolism in the shock patient. (more…)

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Musculoskeletal Injuries and Care | Slide Deck

Review these power point slides to get a nice understanding of musculoskeletal injuries and care. Good instructor base and student resource as well. (more…)

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Trauma and MOI | Slide Deck

Great resource for both instructors and students. This is a power point presentation slide deck that cover trauma and mechanism of injury. Nice pictures too!! (more…)

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Penetrating Trauma and Flail Chest

Below is a quick trauma video and an audio presentation on penetrating trauma.
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