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A series of audio interviews addressing upcoming research and its application to the injured patient, education efforts related to trauma, and novel methods in the management of injury. Select EAST Traumacasts now eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program. Visit the EAST Education Center for details.

A series of audio interviews addressing upcoming research and its application to the injured patient, education efforts related to trauma, and novel methods in the management of injury. Select EAST Traumacasts now eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program. Visit the EAST Education Center for details.
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A series of audio interviews addressing upcoming research and its application to the injured patient, education efforts related to trauma, and novel methods in the management of injury. Select EAST Traumacasts now eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program. Visit the EAST Education Center for details.

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Episodes

Pediatric Blunt Solid Organ Injury Guidelines: A joint Pediatric Trauma Society and EAST Traumacast

9/4/2019
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So you think you know how to handle pediatric solid organ injuries? In this Traumacast, we hear from Drs. Ian Mitchell, Regan Williams, Judith Hagedorn, and Bindi Naik-Mathuria from the Pediatric Trauma Society (PTS) about updates to practice management guidelines for pediatric solid organ injury. The discussion is geared toward those that might initially manage a pediatric patient but also those "adult” hospitals caring for kids ages 15 and up. Links mentioned in the podcast:Pediatric...

Duration:01:21:40

Life as a Military Surgeon

7/16/2019
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Join us for an in depth look at life as a military surgeon. How did they get involved? What motivates them to re-enlist? How do they prepare for combat surgery? Drs. Ben Miller, Pam Choi and Matt Martin (as a guest!) share their experiences.

Duration:00:42:16

Highlights from the Surgical Infection Society 2019 Meeting

7/10/2019
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In this special EAST Traumacast episode , guest moderators Drs. Dante Yeh, April Mendoza, Rishi Rattan, Rondi Gelbard, and Vanessa Ho bring you some of the interesting science and topics presented at the 2019 Surgical Infection Society Annual Meeting. On behalf of those of us who already used up our travel allowances, thanks to this great crew! Click here for more information about the Sugical Infection Society.

Duration:00:36:15

Traumatic Flank Hernias - The Scan Shows What?!

6/24/2019
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In this EAST Traumacast, Dr. Firas Madbak interviews Dr. Ben Zarzaur and Dr. Alfredo Carbonell about these rare and challenging hernias. Join us for an in-depth discussion covering optimal timing, repair approaches and management priorities.

Duration:01:00:30

Highlights from the 2019 Chest Wall Injury Summit

4/22/2019
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This Traumacast contains highlights from the recent Chest Wall Injury Summit held March 28-30, 2019. If you have an interest in chest wall injury or chest wall stabilization surgery you will probably enjoy this episode. Click here for more information about the Chest Wall Injury Society (CWIS).

Duration:00:45:44

The Pancreas is Kinda Like a Crawfish

3/25/2019
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Drs. Carrie Valdez and Dave Morris interview our colleague across the pond- Dr. Mansoor Khan! We review management of penetrating injuries to the upper abdomen, how the pancreas is like a crawfish and finish up with some thoughts on when to call for help.

Duration:00:37:10

Case Records of the Joint Trauma System Episode 6 (Critical Care Edition): From the 2019 SCCM Meeting

3/19/2019
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At the 2019 annual meeting of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the US military Joint Trauma System (JTS) held another session of the increasingly popular "Case Records of the Joint Trauma System". This is a planned series of presentations where an expert panel is presented with interesting and challenging battlefield trauma cases drawn from the Department of Defense Trauma Registry. This registry has captured data on all wounded patients treated at forward military medical treatment...

Duration:01:23:51

Bringing Stop the Bleed into Your Neighborhoods

3/18/2019
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Introducing our first Traumacast guest moderator, Aditi Kapil! Join Drs. Kapil and Valdez as they interview Dr. Laurie Punch, a trauma surgeon who brought the Stop the BleedSM campaign into the highest risk neighborhoods of St. Louis. www.bleedingcontrol.org Stop the BleedSM St. Louis

Duration:00:32:06

Alphabet Soup! NTI, NTRR, CNTR Oh My!

3/8/2019
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Join us as Pam Bixby, Drs. Don Jenkins, Joseph Dubose and Eileen Bulger explain NTI, NTRR and CNTR – and how these organizations can take your research to the next level! The National Trauma Institute (NTI) is a nonprofit, national coordinating center for trauma-related research and a strong advocate for an increased federal investment in trauma research. Projects under NTI’s management have engaged more than 70 investigators across the U.S. and drawn nearly $90 million in federal and state...

Duration:00:38:51

EAST Master Class Webinar - Correction of Coagulopathy: Factor-based vs. Plasma

2/22/2019
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In this special episode of Traumacast, we present the audio portion of our recent EAST Master Class Webinar. We had a pro con debate of the utility of clotting factor concentrates in resuscitation and reversal of anticoagulation, with Matt Martin and Bellal Joseph arguing in favor of factor concentrates and Macky Neal and Babak Sarani in favor of plasma-based resuscitation. Click here to watch the webinar held on February 13, 2019. This Traumacast and Webinar was sponsored by a grant from...

Duration:00:36:05

Highlights from the 32nd EAST Annual Scientific Assembly - Jan 15-19, 2019

2/19/2019
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The 32nd EAST Annual Scientific Assembly took place January 15-19, 2019 in Austin, TX. The assembly boasted a wide array of educational, scientific, career development, and social programs. EAST Traumacast was there to cover it all and bring you highlights, interviews, and summaries from this great meeting. This Traumacast starts out with an interview with EAST President (2018), Dr. Andrew Bernard, then covers the highlights from the entire meeting, and closes with an interview with EAST...

Duration:01:08:11

Firearm Injury Prevention Update

2/11/2019
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Join us for an intimate conversation with Dr. Joe Sakran, EAST Injury Control and Violence Prevention Committee Chair as he updates us on the #ThisIsOurLane movement and Dr. Eileen Burger, Chair of the American College of Surgeons-Committee on Trauma, to preview the importance of the upcoming summit. Freedom with Responsibility: A Consensus Strategy for Preventing Injury, Death, and Disability from Firearm Violence. JACS 2018

Duration:00:35:46

Rethinking Damage Control Surgery

12/14/2018
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Is the era of damage control surgery over? Moderators Dr. Dave Morris and Dr. Carrie Valdez talk with Drs. John Harvin and John Holcomb about the role for DCS in the era of hemostatic resuscitation. Perhaps it is time to shift our paradigm back to definitive surgery as the default plan now that that we are inducing less edema and coagulopathy with huge doses of crystalloid. Articles/Protocols referenced:The effect of damage control laparotomy on major abdominal comlications : A matched...

Duration:00:15:17

Peptic Ulcer Disease Emergencies

11/21/2018
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Dr. Ted Pappas, Professor and Chief of the Division of Advanced Oncologic and GI Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Duke Medicine and Vice Dean for Medical Affairs joins us for an overview of surgical emergencies due to peptic ulcer disease. Do you patch perforations and get out? When is an antiulcer procedure necessary? How do you manage the perforated giant duodenal ulcer? Do you leave a drain? Is a postoperative imaging study needed? When do you operate on a patient with a bleeding...

Duration:00:28:43

ThisIsOurLane

11/19/2018
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Join our panel of trauma surgeons to discuss @ThisIsOurLane, why surgeons are so enraged and what solutions are possible. @carrievaldezmd @saranimd @scrubbedin #bloodyscrubs #ThisIsOurLane. Supplemental materials: ACP position statement NRA position statement National Network of Hospital Based Violence Intervention Programs Oct 2017 ACS Bulletin Views and opinions expressed in this Traumacast are those of the individuals and not EAST.

Duration:00:46:38

Stats!

11/13/2018
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The Traumacast you've been waiting for! Join your moderators and Dr. Dan Holena as we dive into how to set up research projects and what the stats really mean. Plus Dan explains why you should watch The Blob and what exactly is a statophile?!

Duration:00:27:15

PAMPer Trial

8/24/2018
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Authors Drs. Jason Sperry and Mark Yazer discuss the PAMPer trial — recently published in the New England Journal. This important study adds randomized prospective evidence to the benefit of using blood products, and specifically plasma in the pre-hospital resuscitation of injured patients. They discuss the overview of the trial and how it fits into the larger body of research into best resuscitation practices. Correction: In the original recording, Dr. Morris erroneously referred to Dr....

Duration:00:20:34

Acute Mesenteric Ischemia

8/23/2018
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Acute mesenteric ischemia of all types is still associated with high mortality rates, despite advances in diagnostic modalities and supportive care, largely due to delay to initiate the appropriate therapy. Dr. Michael Sise joins us to discuss this relatively uncommon but challenging problem confronting the acute care surgeon. This is a comprehensive review you don’t want to miss.

Duration:01:14:15

Damage Control Thoracic Surgery

8/6/2018
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So...when's the last time you packed a chest? Join us as Dr. Jim O'Connor walks us through management of severe thoracic trauma including packing the chest and leaving it open. Do you have a suggestion for a Traumacast? Submit your idea.

Duration:00:37:31

The National Trauma Research Repository

7/17/2018
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Drs. Don Jenkins and Michelle Price from the National Trauma Institute introduce the National Trauma Research Repository (NTRR) an exciting new undertaking that aims to combine data from previous and future trauma research sources, such as PROPPR, PROMMTT, the Glue Grant, DOD, etc. They also discuss how researchers can access these data and contribute their own data to the ever-growing repository. Got a project idea for a large national database? Check out NTRR to see if this could work for...

Duration:00:33:35