The Trauma Team Management
Managing a trauma patient is not a solo thing… You work in a team, and you need to know how to manage your team as well as your patient.
The Five Letters on Which Trauma Stands – Part 6
The Primary Survey is not enough to be satisfied with your job… You need some more information about your patient… And here the Secondary Survey comes in handy…
The Five Letters on Which Trauma Stands – Part 5
With this post, we are going to conclude our overview of the Primary Survey. Do not underestimate these last two letters because they have the power of changing the first one. Remember that many blunt trauma patients sustain an isolated traumatic brain injury… and we don’t need to tell you what will happen if you don’t treat them appropriately…
The Five Letters on Which Trauma Stands – Part 4
Many trauma patients are bleeding on arrival. Sometimes this bleeding is visible, other times it is not. However, you need to determine as soon as possible if your patient is bleeding out… And if it is so, you must stop the bleed immediately.
The Five Letters on Which Trauma Stands – Part 3
The first two letters of the Primary Survey stand for Airway and Breathing. You need to ensure adequate oxygenation to your patient and, sometimes, you have to anticipate possible future problems.