Podcast 32: Doug Explains the JTS Burn Care Clinical Practice Guideline For Medics

Podcast 32: Doug Explains the JTS Burn Care Clinical Practice Guideline For Medics

When do you give a burn patient antibiotics? Which ones?

How do you calculate TBSA and the rule of 10s?

What do you use to guide fluid resuscitation? What fluid?

When is an escharotomy in the field appropriate?

Burns present another wound pattern that can be extremely difficult and time consuming for any level of provider to manage.  So much so that there are dedicated burn teams that will often fly to where burn patients are being held in order to get them back to the burn center in San Antonio with the best chance of survival.  We have taken the expert guidance of these critical care providers and packaged everything they Continue reading “Podcast 32: Doug Explains the JTS Burn Care Clinical Practice Guideline For Medics”

Podcast Episode 30: REBOA use for PFC?! with Joe DuBose

Podcast Episode 30: REBOA use for PFC?! with Joe DuBose

Dr. Joe DuBose is an Air Force Trauma Surgeon who recognized early in his career that hemorrhage was the number one killer of potentially survivable patients. This led him to a fellowship in vascular surgery and, as Dennis put it made him a guru in the emerging technology that allows a catheter to be placed in the femoral artery and snaked up past a bleed in the pelvis, abdomen and even chest where a balloon is then inflated cutting off all blood flow Continue reading “Podcast Episode 30: REBOA use for PFC?! with Joe DuBose”