Grand Rounds Recap 6.19.19

Grand Rounds Recap 6.19.19

This week we had our annual Disaster Day. We started with the legendary Dr. Otten giving us a rundown on disaster preparation and planning. Dr. Calhoun then led us through our disaster activation protocols at UCMC. We then used these principles in a complex mass casualty even simulation. The day ended with an analysis of how these protocols worked in real life during the Fifth Third Shooting.

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Grand Rounds Recap 12.20.17

Grand Rounds Recap 12.20.17

The final Grand Rounds of 2017 opened with Morbidity and Mortality led by Dr. Kari Gorder. Drs. Liebman, Banning, and Owens then shared exciting Global Health cases from their travels to Tanzania and Guatemala. Dr. Grace Lagasse gave her soapbox lecture on firearm violence and the Emergency Department. Finally, our dentistry colleagues Drs. McMahon and Dagher refreshed our techniques and skills in the management of dental trauma.

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Grand Rounds Summary 8/5

Grand Rounds Summary 8/5

Taming the SRU Case Follow-Up: GSW to the Head with Dr. Grosso

  • In one census: 66% of violent deaths are suicide, with 30k suicide deaths annually in the US
  • ~50% of suicide attempts include firearms
  • GSW to head mortality is 80%, and 71% die on scene
  • ~40% of those who survive to hospital have favorable outcomes
  • Favorable prognosis: GCS>8, normal pupillary reaction, absence of coagulopathy of trauma/hemodynamic instability
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