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St Emlyn’s at the London Trauma Conference – Day 2

It’s been another great day at the London Trauma Conference and we are pretty excited about the podcasts we’ve recorded today with the friendly and enthusiastic LTC speakers. Missed day 1’s podcast? Catch it here.

St Emlyn’s at the London Trauma Conference – Day 1

The press in the UK get rather a bad, well, press. According to Hugh Grant and others the media has rather a lot to answer for, whether it’s phone hacking or misreporting and celebrity hyperbole,

JC: Ocular trauma in blast injuries. St.Emlyn’s

As Mrs C is an Ophthalmologist (with a sub-sub-sub speciality interest in a structure that as far as I can make out you can’t see or feel) it does mean that a rather large number

JC: Plasma-lyte or Saline in Trauma? St. Emlyn’s

We’ve been having debates about what fluids to use in trauma and sepsis for about as long as – well – about as long as we’ve had fluids.  We’ve had quite a bit of dogma going round,

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JC: Paediatric Major Trauma Triage

There aren’t a lot of things in Emergency Medicine that are more important than managing paediatric major trauma.  St. Emlyn’s in Virchester is a Paediatric Major Trauma Centre, and it’s virtual catchment area is pretty

Are you a good Trauma Team Leader? St.Emlyn’s

Of course you are, as Cliff Reid put it at SMACC2013 you are possibly even an ATLS instructor – you trauma badass! Why even ask the question? As a consultant & trainee you’ve been leading

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JC: PROMMT Pre-hospital fluids for trauma – do they improve survival?

If you’ve read St.Emlyn’s before you will know that we adore any papers that challenge dogma and so it is that this week I came across this paper in the Journal of Trauma and Acute

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JC Cryo + TXA for trauma apparently it also MATTERS. St.Emlyn’s

Thanks to Karim for a heads up on this one. Just a quick post this time, but another paper looking at the use of tranexamic acid in trauma and in this case the potential synergistic

JC: Delta signs for shock trauma. St.Emlyn’s

I recently had a bit of fun at the Telford trauma conference talking about the top 10 papers of 2012 and in passing mentioned the #dogmalysis of ATLS shock categories published in Resuscitation last year

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BestBets – Whole-body CT In trauma patients

This week Simon, Dan and Rick discuss a great BET from Hong Kong. Should we routinely CT our major trauma patients from vertex to symphysis?? We think so, but what’s the evidence. Giles and Scott