Normothermia Protocol for TBI and SAH

2016-10-13T18:16:33-05:00July 12th, 2013|Trauma|

The evidence is accumulating that hyperthermia following severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs frequently and worsens neurological outcomes. An interesting paper, Neurocrit Care. 2009;11(1):82-7, showed improved neurological incomes in patients who maintained normothermia. Bas

Air visualized within IJ after penetrating trauma

2016-10-13T18:16:37-05:00April 25th, 2013|Trauma, Ultrasound|

Take a look at this really remarkable ultrasound image, not so much for it immediate clinical utility, but for its rarity. A patient presented with numerous self-inflicted cuts all over the body including bilateral extremities, torso, and neck. Arrived profusely bleeding, and clear