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Mar 30, 2017

William Knight presents the considerations in the management of extra-cranial injuries in patients with traumatic brain injuries (TBI).

Patients with TBI often have concomitant systemic injuries that complicate the management of the TBI.

In this talk William presents his five top areas to think about –...

Mar 28, 2017

Jo Anna Leuck discusses how to learn from error in paediatric sepsis.

Rory was a healthy 12-year-old boy, known for his smile and for standing up for others. A simple fall during basketball practice caused an abrasion on his arm. This is the suspected beginning of a cascade of events that led to his death from...

Mar 28, 2017

Kieran Henry gives his insights into hospital handovers of major trauma.

He makes the comparison between prehospital care and the life lived in a Western movie.

Kieran stresses that he does not want you to behave like a cowboy, jumping off your horse (ambulance) as it is still moving into town, without much dialogue and...

Mar 27, 2017

Simon Finfer explains the future of sepsis treatment focusing on life after surviving sepsis.

Sepsis is the life-threatening condition that arises when the body’s response to an infection damages its own tissues and organs. It can lead to shock, failure of multiple organs, and death.

Organ failure and death are more...

Mar 26, 2017

Alistair Nichol explains the use of hypothermia in the treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI).

TBI is a major cause of mortality and long-term morbidity. It leads to terrible outcomes and is a major cause of health burden across the globe.

Prophylactic hypothermia presents a promising treatment to address this hidden...