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Official podcast of CECentral In the last podcast, entitled "Management of Blunt Splenic Injury" we addressed the following healthcare-specific need: Splenic injury remains a very common source of hemorrahage following blunt injury. Increasingly, non-operative management of splenic injury...
||Management of Blunt Splenic Injury||Splenic injury remains a very common source of hemorrahage following blunt injury. Increasingly, non-operative management of splenic injury has allowed many patients to forgo splenectomy. The purpose of this podcast is to review the current practice management guidelines related to management of blunt splenic injury. We will review the latest EAST guidelines on this issue and also the evidence that is the basis for the guidelines. Case studies will be used as examples.||6/19/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Questions for Adult Concussion||Concussion in adults is a common traumatic brain injury in the community. Diagnosis and management of concussion requires a high index of suspicion, properly trained providers and appropriate resources for referral. A significant number of medical professionals lack the necessary understanding of concussion to provide necessary diagnosis and management (Boggild M et al. Can J Neurol Sci. 2012;39:361-8).||11/29/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Questions for Topical Hemostatics||Hemostatic adjuncts have been used extensively in military application. However, proper use in civilian settings, including the civilian OR environment, requires careful consideration of wound size, type of bleeding and economics (Schreiber et al. AORN J. 2011;94:S1-20).||11/29/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Questions for Pediatric Concussion||Concussion in youth has been under-reported in the past, but is now recognized as a relatively common and potentially quite problematic clinical problem. Appropriate management is essential to reduce long-term symptoms and improve outcomes (Halstead ME et al. Pediatrics. 2010;126:597-615).||11/29/2012||Free||View In iTunes|