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2018 Fall Trauma Grand Rounds

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CERTIFICATE

INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 0.50

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for emergency, family, osteopathic, trauma, surgical, and general practice physicians and nurses who have contact with trauma patients.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the significance of CT Scanning.
  • Describe the proper positioning of a third trimester pregnant patient to reduce IVC compression.
  • Discuss how pregnancies are affected by the impact of trauma.
  • Define the gold standard for fetal assessment.
  • Improve providers' knowledge of the underlying mechanisms that make helicopter transport of trauma patients beneficial.
  • Improve providers' ability to identify trauma patients that may benefit from helicopter transport.

  • Presentation Topics
    Title:   To Fly or Not to Fly: The Role of Helicopter Transport in Trauma Systems
    Presenter:  Joshua B. Brown, MD, MSc

    Title:   Trauma in Pregnancy
    Presenter:  Alain Corcos, MD, FACS, and Kevin Train, MD

    Title:  Mechanical Bowel Obstruction
    Presenters:  Louis H. Alarcon, MD, FACS, FCCM

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Mendez-Figueroa, Hector, et al. Am J Obst Gyn 209.1(2013):1-10.
  2. Murphy, Neil J., and Jeffrey D. Quinlan. Am Fam Physician 90.10 (2014): 717-722.
  3. Jain, Venu, et al. J Obst Gyn Can 37.6(2015):553-571.
  4. Lucia, Amie, and Susan E. Dantoni. Crit Care Cl. 32.1 (2016):109-117.
  5. Chen X, Gestring ML, Rosengart MR, et al. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018.
  6. Nirula R, Maier R, Moore E, Sperry J, Gentilello L. Journal Trauma. 2010;69(3):595-599; discussion 599-601.
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  8. Holcomb JB, Donathan DP, Cotton BA, et al. Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors. 2014;19(1):1-9.
  9. Brown JB, Sperry JL, Fombona A, Billiar TR, Peitzman AB, Guyette FX. J Am Coll Surg. 2015(220):797-808.
  10. Chen X, Gestring ML, Rosengart MR, et al. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018;84(4):549-557.
  11. Fakhry SM, Scanlon JM, Robinson L, et al. Journal of trauma. 2006;60(5):997-1001.
  12. Galvagno SM, Jr., Thomas S, Stephens C, et al. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2013;3:CD009228.
  13. Brown JB, Gestring ML, Guyette FX, et al. Ann Surg. 2016;264:378-285.
  14. Brown JB, Gestring ML, Guyette FX, et al. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017;82(2):270-279.
  15. Brown JB, Smith KJ, Gestring ML, et al. JAMA Surg. 2017.
  16. Maung AA, Johnson DC, Piper GL, et al. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 73 (5 Suppl 4) (2012): S362-369.
  17. Kulvatunyou N, Pandit V, Moutamn S, et al. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 79(3) (2015): 393-398.
  18. Oyasiji T, Angelo S, Kyriakides TC, Helton SW. Am Surg. 76(7) (2010): 687-691.
  19. Lombardo S, Baum K, Filho JD, Nirula R. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 76(3) (2014): 696-703.

Authors:
Alain Corcos, MD, FACS — Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery Division Chief & Trauma Medical Director, UPMC Mercy
Chief, Surgical Critical Care, UPMC Mercy
Academic Chief, Surgical Residency, UPMC Mercy
Faculty, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine (MIRM)
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Joshua Brown, MD, MSc — Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Surgical Critical Care fellow at UPMC.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Kevin Train, MD — Graduate Medical Resident IV, UPMC Mercy General Surgery program
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Louis H. Alarcon, MD, FACS, FCCM — Professor of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine
Medical Director, Trauma Surgery, UPMC Presbyterian
President-Elect, UPMC Presbyterian Medical Staff
Co-Director, UPMC Patient Blood Management Program
Director, Enteral Access Team, UPMC
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.