Trauma – 2017



Below we have listed our selection of the 21 highest quality blog posts within the past 12 months (as assessed in September 2016) related to trauma pathology in the Emergency Department, curated and approved for residency training by the AIR Series Board. More specifically in this Block, we identified 5 AIR and 16 Honorable Mentions. After reading, please take the quizzes. We recommend programs give 7 hours (20 minutes per article) of III credit for this module.


Article Title Author Date Label
EMCases: BEEM Cases 1 – Pediatric Minor Head Injury Justin Morgenstern, MD 1/12/16 AIR
RebelEM: Ten (Trauma Resuscitation) Commandments Chris Hicks, MD 9/10/15 AIR
EMNerd: The Case of the Anatomic Injury Part II Rory Speigel, MD 7/2/16 AIR
SGEM #150: Hypertonic Saline for Traumatic Brain Injury Elyse Petellier, MD 3/24/16 AIR
ALiEM: NEXUS Chest CT Decision Instruments in Blunt Trauma Michelle Lin, MD 10/13/15 AIR
RebelEM: Clinical Decision Instruments in Minor Head Trauma – New Orleans + Canadian Decision Instruments Anand Swaminathan, MD 1/18/16 HM
ALiEM: Traumatic Brain Injuries in Older Adults Christina Shenvi, MD 2/8/16 HM
EMDocs: The Anticoagulated Patient with Head Trauma: What’s the Disposition? Brit Long, MD, and Adrianna Levesque, MD 1/28/16 HM
LIFTL: Digital Rectal Exam (DRE) in Trauma Chris Nickson, MD 12/20/15 HM
EMDocs: Traumatic Cardiac Arrest Bryant Allen, MD 12/10/15 HM
PEM Playbook: Multisystem Trauma in Children Part II: Massive Transfusion, Trauma Imaging, and Resuscitative Pearls Tim Horeczko, MD 7/16/16 HM
St. Emlyn: JC: Do we always need a whole body CT in trauma? Simon Carley, MD 7/19/16 HM
St. Emlyn: Robocop gets the NICE 2016 major trauma treatment. Richard Carden, BSc, MSc, MBChB, MRCEM, RAMC(V) 2/17/16 HM
CoreEM: Validity of Abdominal Exam in Blunt Trauma with Distracting Injuries Liz Franzek, MD 5/26/16 HM
CoreEM: The Predictive Ability of the FAST Examination in Traumatic Cardiac Arrest Anand Swaminathan, MD 12/31/15 HM
CoreEM: Total Body CT Scanning vs Selective Scanning in Trauma (REACT-2) Chris Wang, MD 9/15/16 HM
EMDocs: Trauma Management of the 3rd-Trimester Pregnant Patient: Pearls & Pitfalls Theresa Dao, MD, Anthony Scoccimarro, MD, and Muhammad Waseem, MD, MS 3/16/16 HM
EMCrit: The Case of the Anatomic Injury Rory Speigel, MD 2/13/16 HM
SGEM#127: Suspicious Minds vs. Clinical Prediction Rule in Children with Trauma Anthony Crocco, MD 9/8/15 HM
StEmlyns: Paediatric Trauma Snapshot: What’s New? Natalie May, MBChB, MPHe, MSc, MCEM, FCEM 10/7/16 HM
PedsEMMorsels: Dental Trauma Sean Fox, MD 1/29/16 HM


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