Wednesday, June 7, 2017 • 08:30 – 10:30
Track 4 – TRAUMA
WCC: Rainbow Theatre

Clearance of Pediatric C Spine in Trauma - Dr. Joe Haegert

Description:

This presentation will discuss the current concepts around clearing the C spine in blunt trauma patients in kids and adults.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the clearance of C spine in awake patients
  • Understand the clearance of C spine in unconscious patients
  • Understand the pediatric C spine clearance

Trauma Systems....What Works to Improve Care - Dr. John Taylor

Description:

During the course of this presentation, systems and individual level factors that have led to improvements in trauma patient outcomes over the past two decades will be discussed. Specific patient cases will be used to illustrate how systems improvements can save lives.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe recent advances in clinical trauma care
  • Understand the importance of trauma systems in improving trauma care
  • Reflect on their role within their regional trauma systems

Lightning Orals

LO93 – Prognostic value of S-100B protein for prediction of post-concussion symptoms following a mild traumatic brain injury: Systematic review and meta-analysis Dr. Eric Mercier
LO94 – Prognostic value of neuron-specific enolase (NSE) for prediction of post-concussion symptoms following a mild traumatic brain injury: A systematic review Dr. Eric Mercier
LO95 – A prospective evaluation of mild traumatic brain injuries in a working population in Edmonton, AB Dr. Lindsay Gaudet

TEVAR in Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury - Dr. Kevin Lee

Description:

The role of TEVAR in blunt thoracic aortic injury, including indication, timing, procedure and complication, will be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the indication of TEVAR in blunt thoracic injury
  • Understand the timing of TEVAR in blunt thoracic injury 1
  • Be familiar with the procedure and complication of TEVAR