Trauma Care Conference UK – March 2017 – Major Trauma in the ED

My second day at Trauma Care this year was mostly spent in the Major Trauma in the ED stream.  I took some notes, which I have expanded on and reported here, on the off-chance that someone might find it useful.  Caution – If I have misrepresented anything, please do let me know and I will update.  My notes on the first day are here.

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Trauma Care Conference UK March 2017 – PHEM/HEMS stream

Last week was the international Trauma Care Conference, based at Yarnfield, Staffordshire, UK.  It ran for several days, with something for everyone in the management of trauma, from the moment of impact to the long difficult process of rehabilitation.  I attended the PHEM/HEMS stream on the Thursday, and the Major Trauma in the ED stream on Friday.  Below are my notes for the PHEM/HEMS stream.  Some of these points I tweeted live from the conference, but much of it may be new. My notes from day 2 are here.

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Paediatric Study Day – Alder Hey Network March 2017

I was delighted to be asked to present a topic at the inaugural Alder Hey Children’s Hospital’s joint surgical and anaesthetic network meeting.  It was a great day, with lots of speakers getting the message about joint working and sharing information, about clinical topics, good governance and human factors.  I thought I’d share a few of my notes of the day in case any of it is helpful to you.

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You sipped the FOAM, but did you savour it?

You are at the forefront of medical education, reducing the translation gap from research to practice from years to weeks. You amaze your colleagues with the latest up to date evidence based practice, and enjoy sharing your experiences with like-minded people.

But can you prove you have been doing it?

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