Grand Rounds Recap 9.7.2016

Grand Rounds Recap 9.7.2016

This week we learned about risk stratification for PE and how to work it up in special populations. We covered neonatal resuscitation and pediatric hematologic emergencies. We got a crash course in the returning traveler with fever. We reviewed current guidelines for treatment of sexually transmitted infections.

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Grand Rounds Recap - 4/8/15

Grand Rounds Recap - 4/8/15

AirCare Grand Rounds

1. Indications for T pod

  • Blunt trauma + unstable pelvis
  • Blunt trauma + shock + pelvic tenderness to compression
  • Blunt trauma + shock + AMS/inability to evaluate pelvic pain

In patients with blunt trauma who are in shock and have AMS, incidence of pelvic fractures is 10%. In patients who die of blunt trauma during transport, open book pelvis fracture is the #1 cause of death (according to our own QI data)

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