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Trauma Assessment

Examining the research on physician- vs. paramedic-led teams
Revamped triage criteria streamline decision making and relieve the burden on hospital systems
Approach the patient with an intentional primary and secondary survey to avoid letting painful and gruesome wounds distract from life-threatening injuries
Assessment and treatment pearls to simplify three common chest trauma presentations
Avoiding the 3 “H bombs” in patients with TBI significantly improves survival
What does the latest study mean for prehospital use of TXA?
EMTs, paramedics and firefighters have a responsibility to identify fall hazards and share prevention tips with patients and at the public events we host
Ukiah hospital’s ‘Trauma Expo’ brings first responders and ED staff together to experience each others’ jobs during an MCI training drill
Steve Whitehead and Nick Nudell debate the importance of MOR reporting
An initial visual assessment can identify threats to you and your patient before you narrow down a differential diagnosis
Head-to-toe guidance for improving trauma outcomes
Takeaways from more than 8M EMS encounters that help inform destination decisions
Michigan EMS leaders share the challenges in locating, extricating and transporting victims of snowmobile crashes
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