A series of audio interviews addressing upcoming research and its application to the injured patient, education efforts related to trauma, and novel methods in the management of injury.

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Surgical Management of Clostridium Difficile Colitis - Podcast #39

Listen to us discuss the surgical management of clostridium difficile colitis with Dr. Paula Ferrada. We tackle surgical and medical therapy based on the best available evidence. See EAST's Online Education session on this topic too.

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Translation of War Trauma Care into the Civilian Sector - Podcast #38

Listen to Dr. Matthew Martin discuss the great advances in civilian trauma care as a result of 10 years of conflict.  He tackles great topics such as tourniquets, hemostatic dressings, tension pneumothorax and what's ahead. See EAST's Online Education session on this topic too.

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Airway Pressure Release Ventilation for Severely Injured Trauma Patients - Podcast #37

A discussion with Dr. Adrian Maung on the Airway Pressure Release Ventilation (APRV) mode for respiratory failure in multi-trauma patients.

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Adjunctive Treatment of Abdominal Catastrophes and Sepsis with Direct Peritoneal Resuscitation (DPR): Indication For Use in Acute Care Surgery - Podcast - #36

A discussion with Dr. Jason Smith on the utilization of direct peritoneal resuscitation in the treatment of abdominal catastrophes.

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Outpatient Laparoscopic Appendectomy - Podcast - #35

A discussion with Dr. Richard Frazee, in regards to a successful protocol for outpatient laparoscopic appendectomy in acute appenditics.

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Effects of Obesity in the Care of the Traumatically Injured - Podcast #34

A discussion with Dr. Rob Winfield regarding the effects of obesity in the care of the traumatically injured. 

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An interview with our President, Dr. Sagraves regarding the future of EAST.. - Podcast #33

A discussion about the future of EAST with our President, Dr. Sagraves. 

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Complex_Abdominal_Wall_Hernia_Repair - Podcast #32

A discussion with Dr. Khashayar Vaziri regarding repair of complex abdominal wall hernia, use of mesh, and placement techniques

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Vasopressin Following Hemorrhagic Shock - Podcast #30

A discussion with Dr Carrie Sims regarding her research into vasopressin deficiency following hemorrhage and its potential role in resuscitation

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Starting A Trauma_Center - Podcast #29

A brief discussion of political and financial issues faced when The Trauma Center at Penn opened in 1988. Many of the same issues are still faced by trauma directors in new trauma centers. 

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