Go back

Trauma. Shock. Bleeding.

A 35 year old man crashes his motorcycle on the highway and is brought in by EHS. He is hemodynamically unstable. In the ED the patient has a primary survey and initial resuscitation with activation of trauma team, OR, General/Trauma Surgery for resuscitation.

Goals and Objectives

Educational Goal:

  • Preparation of ED team for massive transfusion protocol in unstable trauma patient.

Objectives (Medical and CRM):

  • Initial stabilization and management of severely injured trauma patient.
  • Review of implementing a Major Hemorrhage Protocol, identifying barriers and successes from physician, nursing, laboratory, RT and technical/IT perspectives.
  • Clear handover and transfers of care between team.


Add public comment…