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How Proper Wound Care Can Help First Responders

When others rush out, they rush in. First responders are among the first professionals to arrive and provide assistance at the scene of an emergency, such as an accident, shooting, natural disaster, ...

Improving Trauma Care Around the World

Traumatic injury is a leading cause of death globally, and the leading cause of death in the first half of life (age 1-45). Studies have proven that with properly organized trauma care systems, many ...

Wound Closure Techniques for Trauma Surgeons [eBook]

For Americans between the ages of 1 and 45, injury accounts for nearly 60% of all deaths regardless of race or economic status. In this first half of life, motor vehicle crashes, drug overdoses, ...

6 Surgeries That Bring People Into the Emergency Room

More than three million patients are admitted to hospitals for emergency surgeries every year. While that number may not be surprising, it may surprise you to learn that just seven types of emergency ...

Stories from the emergency room

More than 135 million Americans make a trip to the emergency room each year, with almost 40 million coming in as a result of injury. So, it’s safe to say, emergency room staff have many stories to ...

Understanding Traumatic Injury and the Golden Hour

Traumatic injury has become a major public health problem. In the United States, these injuries add up to over 150,000 deaths and over three million non-fatal injuries per year. Trauma injuries are ...

What to expect during emergency surgery

While many people have time to prepare for surgery, learning about the procedure and discussing options with their physician, there are other times in which emergency surgery must be performed ...

What is the Leading Cause of Death in Children and Young Adults?

We never really know when our time will come, but for Americans between the ages of 1 and 45, statistics show that injuries are most likely to be the cause of death, regardless of race or economic ...

An Alternative to Suturing Reduces Surgical Time for OR/ER Doctors

Today’s healthcare providers are facing major challenges delivering effective care promptly and efficiently. With medical professionals stretched to the limit and more patients entering the ...