Here we review some burn basics in a post by our recent grad Lynn Manganiello! She may have moved on up in the world, but she's still here teaching us on EM Daily! Next week, we'll review some of the complications of burns.
With several anticoagulants now on the market, one needs to be well versed in the various reversal options in the setting of lifethreatening bleed (or if supratherapeutic on coumadin). Here's your quick review.
You are called to the trauma bay to evaluate an 18 yo male involved in an MVC. Your nurse tells you that he seems ok but keeps repeating himself. You wonder what injuries you should be concerned for and what your diagnostic approach should be as you enter the patient's room.....