Burn Management

Trauma Survey: Burns are trauma, treat these pts as such. Don’t let yourself get distracted by the obvious superficial injuries/wounds and be sure to go down your algorithm so you don’t miss anything. PRIMARY: Airway: Look for signs of acti…

Flail Chest

An uncommon injury caused by three or more rib fractures in two places Injury resulting from blunt trauma such as a motor vehicle accident (75%), falls (15%) or direct percussion to the chest Causes decrease intrathoracic pressure, ineffect…

Fight Bites

  “Dogs never bite me. Just humans.” -Marilyn Monroe   Human bites are the third most common bite after dog and cat bites. They occur more frequently in males, typically between the late teens and in the twenties. Clos…

Top 3 Articles: FAST

The FAST exam is the prototypical application of emergency ultrasound. However, it is important to know that there are limited randomized controlled trials assessing the utility of the FAST exam. Despite this, let’s look at three good…

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