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Basic Science: Trauma 2

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Presenter: Navin Bhatia
Reviewer: Dr. Leon Boudarakis

Required Readings:
(J) Schwartz 7, Greenfield 19-25, 27, 29, 32, 33
(S) Sabiston 16, 20, 22, 23, Camerons 199-223


Team 1:

  • Senior: Brandon

  • Junior: Shruti

  • Intern: Bitner

Team 2:

  • Senior: Justin

  • Junior: Kate

  • PGY2: Allen

Team 3:

  • Senior: Phil

  • Junior: Jamie

  • Intern: Alycia


Topics to Emphasize for Intern Presentations/Discussion:

Diagnosis of Brain Death

  • Diagnosis and GCS (overview)

  • Indications for Head CT, ICP monitors, Operative repair

UpToDate: Diagnosis of Brain Death (In Google Drive)
This is actually a complicated topic, but give brief overview

Topics to Emphasize for Junior Resident Presentation/Discussion:

Initial Management of Head Injury

  • Diagnosis and GCS (overview)

  • Indications for Head CT, ICP monitors, Operative repair

Fiser Chapter 15

Topic to be presented by Senior Residents:

Diagnosis and Management of Spinal Cord Injury

  • Discuss physical exam findings

  • Discuss need for MRI in certain trauma scenarios

Fiser Chapter 15

Earlier Event: December 12
M&M, Grand Rounds
Later Event: December 21
Basic Science: Vascular 2