Trauma 2

Trauma of the Head, Spine, Face, Neck

Fellow Reading Assignment:  Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine, 8th Edition chapters 257, 258, 259, 260

 

Increased ICP and Herniation, Code Brain, EMCrit Podcast 2012, Weingart

Nexus vs the Canadian C-spine rule, EM docs, Yuan

NEXUS and Canadian C-spine rule flow chart, EMCrit 2012 

and flow algorithm

Canadian C-spine rule vs NEXUS, NEJM 2003

 

Clinical clearance of the cervical spine in blunt trauma patients younger than 3 years: a multi-center study of the american association for the surgery of trauma. J Trauma 2009, Pieretti-Vanmarcke et al

 

Absence of clinical findings reliably excludes unstable cervical spine injuries in children 5 years or younger. J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2015, Hale MD et al, summary on EMCephalgia.com

 

Managing the Hanging Injury, EMdocs 2016, Hua 

 

The anticoagulated patient with head trauma.  Whats the disposition?  EMdocs 2016, Long 

 

Burr Holes for uncal herniation in remote ED’s, Mayo Clinic 2015, Bellew

 

Emergent Burr Hole in the ED, for Decompression of Epidural or Subdural, Hopkins 2012

 

2011 CDC Trauma Triage Guidelines