Traumatic Arrest in the Emergency Department

Trauma http://emcrit.org   Blog Post + Podcast Learning Time: 30mins
Management of traumatic arrest. Many things to do in these patients, but two things you definitely should not be doing are closed-chest CPR or giving ACLS medications. We discuss who gets a thoracotomy, what to do if a thoracotomy is not indicated, and when to stop.
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