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ROTEM

Increasingly we are using ROTEM to determine the type and appropriate management of coagulopathy. What is ROTEM? Viscoelastic testing of patient blood clots – these properties correlate with quality of clotting ability of whole blood. Why is it useful? Haemostasis

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Clearing the C-Spine

C-spine clearance Presention Courtesy of Ivan Thia

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Blunt Cardiac Injury

Blunt Cardiac Injury Slides

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Massive Transfusion Protocol

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Trauma!

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Cardiac Arrest

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2016_05_13 Journal Club Article – CT or OT?

Interesting paper discussed at the previous trauma unit journal club on outcomes in unstable patients between heading to imaging or theatres: Computed tomography in hemodynamically unstable Patients

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Routine Trauma Bloods

Routine Trauma Bloods, when in doubt send them all. Tubes –¬†see Tube Collection Guide Blue Top Green Top Purple Top (EDTA) Large Purple for Group and Hold Tests FBC UEC LFTs Lipase BAL Coags Group and Hold – date, time

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