George Findlay, NCEPOD
BOAST Guidelines from the British Orthopaedic Association and the British Association of Plastic & Aesthetic Surgeons
New comprehensive, evidence based guidelines on the management of open fractures should lead to reorganisation of service delivery and a more comprehensive approach to these potentially catastrophic injuries.
This year's London Trauma Conference is being held on 9-11th December at the Royal Geographical Society in London. Building on previous years' successes the programme continues to challendge both speakers and audience with challenging talks on important subjects. This year's programme also includes a special one-day scientific symposium on "Translational Research in Trauma Haemostasis & Transfusion" as well as taught courses on "Core Topics in Trauma Care" and a Simulation Symposium.