Traumacast

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.

@EAST_Traumacast - EAST Traumacast is THE podcast that brings the current and future leaders in the trauma community right into your audio device.  @EAST_Traumacast keeps those conversations going off the air.

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Select Traumacasts now eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program. Visit the EAST Education Center for details.

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Podcasts Currently Available


Palliative Care in Your ACS Practice - #125
10/21/2019

Join guests Dr. Red Hoffman and Dr. Benoit Blondeau as they help dispel myths and drop knowledge about how to incorporate Palliative Care into your ACS practice.

Also, check out these great articles by Dr. Hoffman that deal with some of these same issues: 
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2737686 and https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31446920

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Robotics in Acute Care Surgery? - Podcast #87
06/28/2017

Robotics in acute care surgery?  "Fire up the robot at 3am?  It's not a pipe dream.  We talk to two acute care surgeons who have incorporated robotics in their daily practice.  Drs. Ruby Skinner and Andrea Pakula have successfully navigated the robotic space and share their tips and tricks on implementation at your institution.  They also share their vision for robotics for acute care surgeons.   Dr. Kevin Pei serves as moderator.

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EAST November 2016 Literature Review Traumacast: AAST Severity Scoring for ACS Diseases - Podcast #71
01/03/2017

Drs. Marie Crandall and Christian Jones join moderators Dave Morris and Matt Martin to discuss what may become a landmark paper in emergency general surgery.  Imagine if general surgery diseases could be graded by severity like traumatic injuries are with AIS/ISS.  Dr. Crandall and her co-authors have published just such a severity scoring system, which holds the promise of standardizing our nomenclature across the ACS community.  Listen as Drs. Crandall and Jones discuss the utility of this system and ways to promote its adoption.

Article Abstract
EAST November 2016 Literature Review

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Your Traumacast Moderators

David Morris, MD
Intermountain Medical Ctr, Salt Lake City, UT

Firas Madbak, MD
University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL

Matthew J. Martin, MD
Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA

Carrie Valdez, MD
Spectrum Healthcare, Grand Rapids, MI

Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

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