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Trauma-List Archives

Selected threads from the Trauma-List discussion group. Threads are listed in date order, starting with the most recent. Discussions sorted by topic are listed within the TraumaBank.

Discussion of the Month:
Needle thoracostomy for tension pneumothorax
The trauma-list discussed this before, in 1997. Five years later, they're still not convinced!

Needle thoracostomy for tension pneumothorax

Pericardiocentesis vs Sub-Xiphoid Window for Penetrating Cardiac Trauma
Angiography for Posterior Knee Dislocation
Permissive Hypotension
Traumatic Arrest - Gunshot abdomen
Hypovolaemic signs on CT ?

Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage
Exsanguinating Pelvic Trauma
Response Times
Scene Photography
Trauma Nurse Coordinator Benchmarks

Firearms and Gun Control
Family Presence During Resuscitations
Carotid Artery Blunt Trauma
Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage
Most Appropriate Hospital

Broken Blade in Sternum
Clearing the Cervical Spine in Unconscious Patients
Needle Chest Decompression
Mediastinal Air
Inferior Vena Cava Trauma

Warming Fluids
Intubation with Cervical Spine Trauma
Pain Relief in Trauma
Motorcycle Helmet Laws
Wide Mediastinum

Subcutaneous Emphysema
Clinical Clearance of the Cervical Spine
Try This Traumatic Arrest
Traumatic Arrest
Paediatric Vitals

Cervical Spine Stabilization
Laparotomy or External Fixation?
Timing of Operation
Video in the Trauma Room 2
Trauma Team Performance Indicators

Prehospital Times
Cell Savers in Abdominal Trauma
Patient Transfers
Immediate Evaluation
Pedestrian Question

Firework Injury Prevention
Crack the Chest?
Sedating the Head Injured Patient
Extremity Vascular Injury
Video in the Trauma Room

Scoop & Run
Liver Fracture & DVT
Surgical Intervention in the Field
Liver Trauma Case
Anaesthetists in the ER

Treatment Refusal
Curious Case
Non-Operative Management of Hepatic Trauma
What Size Tracheal Tube?
Trauma in Pregnancy

CT scan in Blunt Trauma
Priorities Question - Part 2
Priorities Question - Part 1
Tourniquets and Vascular Injury
Splenic Trauma