By Cathy Massaro, CCM, MSW The anniversary of 9/11 has come and gone yet the effects of the tragedy are still felt everyday by many struggling with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD.
Of all a healthcare facility’s many departments, its trauma center is arguably one of the most critical for determining patient outcomes.
The Safety of E-cigarettes Susan Schmunk, CSTR, CAISS On May 5, 2018, a St. Petersburg, Florida man died after his vape pen exploded, firing pieces of the device into his brain and setting his house on fire.
Tourniquet Use Associated With Decrease in Mortality Susan Schmunk, CSTR, CAISS A recent retrospective study from a presentation made at the September 2017 annual meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery has been published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons: http://www.
Pupil Evaluation and Glasgow Coma Scale Susan Schmunk, CSTR, CAISS A retrospective cohort analysis of data of 51,425 severely injured patients in the Trauma Registry of the German Society for Trauma Surgery from 1993 to 2009 was undertaken and the results published in the British Journal of Surgery in 2012.
Susan Schmunk, CSTR, CAISS Mentor – A wise and trusted counselor or teacher. Many of us work in positions of leadership, not necessarily in title, but by what we do every day on the job.
Susan Schmunk, CSTR, CAISS While Christmas is past for another year, the time to think about toy safety continues.
Susan Schmunk, CSTR, CAISS Amino is a company focused on healthcare that fits your budget. They recently looked at medical billing records nationwide and noted that nearly 1 out of 6 patients in their database were diagnosed with a physical injury.
Susan Schmunk, CSTR, CAISS From England comes a study, begun in 2014 and currently ongoing, analyzing blood changes that occur during the pre-hospital phase in trauma patients.