This episode covers Chapter 47 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine.
1. List 6 general indicators of genitourinary trauma?
Lower urinary tract and external genitalia
Upper urinary tract
What is the most common site of urethral injuries?
This episode covers chapter 46 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine text book.
1) What are three mechanisms of injury in blunt trauma?
2) List expected seat-belt injuries
3) What are the most common intra-abdominal injuries in children?
4) Differentiate between the use of CT scan, diagnostic peritoneal lavage (DPL) and ultrasound – advantages & disadvantages.
5) List intra-abdominal injuries that may be missed on CT.
6) Describe the process of local wound exploration.
7) List clinical indications for laparotomy in blunt and penetrating abdominal trauma
8) Describe the management of unstable blunt abdominal trauma
9) Provide an approach to anterior abdominal trauma with:
10) Provide an approach to flank injuries
11) Provide an approach to back injuries
1) Describe indications and technique of diagnostic peritoneal lavage (DPL). What is a positive DPL?
2) List 1 absolute contraindication and 4 relative contraindications to DPL
3) What is Waddel’s triad?
4) What are Gray-Turner and Cullen’s signs?
5) How much blood is detectable by bedside US?
This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 044, Neck Trauma. Continuing in our trauma series, this episode tackles the challenging issue of neck trauma and injuries, and explores the anatomy and relevant considerations in the diagnosis and management of both blunt and penetrating neck injuries.
1) Describe the landmarks and structures using the Zones of the neck & the Triangles of neck
2) List 6 hard and 6 soft signs of penetrating neck trauma. What are the indications for immediate OR vs CTA in managing penetrating neck trauma
3) Describe an approach to managing acute neck trauma in the ER
4) Describe the management of venous air embolism
5) Describe techniques for airway management in penetrating neck trauma
6) Describe the management of suspected pharyngoesophageal trauma. What are signs of esophageal injury?
7) List 3 hard signs of laryngotracheal trauma and describe airway management dilemmas
1) Differentiate between choking, hanging and strangulation
2) Define judicial and non-judicial hanging and describe expected injury patterns
This episode covers Chapter 043 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine, Spinal Injuries.