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
- 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.
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