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Emergency Department Thoracotomy

Indications and technique of resuscitative thoracotomy

Karim Brohi, London, UK, September 30, 2006

Emergency department thoractomy is performed in the emergency room for patients in traumatic arrest or profoundly shocked. This article discusses the indications for emergency department thoracotomy and describes the operative technique and resuscitative management of these patients.

Trauma Systems: Prehospital Care Roles & Responsibilities - LTC2008

Fionna Moore

Karim Brohi, London, UK, February 07, 2010

Fionna Moore, Medical Director of the London Ambulance Service and now Director of the London Trauma System, describes the role of prehospital care within a regional trauma system.

Trauma Systems: Emergency Preparedness - LTC2008

Gareth Davies

Karim Brohi, London, UK, February 07, 2010

Dr Gareth Davies, Lead Clinician for London's Helicopter Emergency Medical Service on emergency preparedness planning and implementation in regional trauma systems