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Chest Trauma

Steve Whitehead and Nick Nudell debate the importance of MOR reporting
During a mass casualty incident, or when EMS isn’t available, survival of the wounded may depend on quick action
Takeaways from more than 8M EMS encounters that help inform destination decisions
Head-to-toe guidance for improving trauma outcomes
It took Reno first responders over 30 minutes to reach Jeremy Renner via snowy roads, Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam said
“For person after person, it was the firefighters over and over again trying to be helpful in some way,” Second Assistant Chief Rob Sibley recalls of members’ support for the community
Off-duty medical professionals and good Samaritans helped the woman, then EMS providers treated her for chest trauma and transported her
Pediatric patients are not tiny adults; refresh your knowledge of pediatric blunt trauma and take a quiz to check your knowledge
Jamie M. Doyle, 56, was able to speak with officers and paramedics with a small screwdriver lodged in his upper chest
Kelly Grayson and Rob Lawrence on the trimodal distribution of death and the advances in trauma treatment
Remembering shock pioneer, R Adams Cowley, 30-years after his death
Flail chest, tension pneumothorax, cardiac tamponade and pulmonary contusion have unique presentations, but all jeopardize vital functions
Police officers, arriving before EMS, can make the most impact on patient survival by assessing and treating life threats
Good communication and pre-planning: What the Boston Marathon bombing taught us
Three significant consequences of routine, excessive oxygen administration