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Mayo Clinic Trauma Physician Update e-Edition
May 2014
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Patient Care

SMRTAC rolls out regional TTA criteria

April 15, 2014, was the official launch date for the Southern Minnesota Regional Trauma Advisory Committee (SMRTAC) trauma team activation criteria. The guidelines help simplify, standardize and improve the trauma triage process throughout the region.

Mayo provides unique TBI rehabilitation

Teams of brain trauma subspecialists integrated into clinical practice across the entire spectrum of care are the hallmark of Mayo's traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation services.

Practice Guidelines and Research

New guidelines aim to reduce pediatric CTs
Mayo Clinic is revising its practice management guidelines for pediatric head computed tomography (CT) scans in an effort to further reduce their use. A clinical decision guide has also been developed to guide clinical and parental decision-making.

Motorcycle helmets save lives at any age
Helmets reduce motorcycle-related deaths and head injuries. But the repeal of many universal helmet laws and a new generation of older riders make helmets a tough sell.

See all Trauma, Critical Care and General Surgery in Minnesota Clinical Trials at Mayo Clinic.

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Education

Mucha Symposium: Meeting the Needs of the Acute Care Surgery and Injured Patient
Aug. 7-8, 2014, in Rochester, Minn.
Designed for general surgeons, emergency medicine physicians and other providers, this course provides current information on managing common surgical and trauma emergencies. It focuses on guidelines for rural hospital providers and establishes a framework for regional systems of care.

Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) Course
Sept. 24-25, 2014, in Rochester, Minn.
An introduction to the basic principles of pediatric critical care, this course will help primary care practitioners assess, manage and stabilize critically ill pediatric patients awaiting transport to a tertiary care center.

Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) Course
Oct. 22-23, 2014, in Rochester, Minn.
An introduction to the basic principles of pediatric critical care, this course will help primary care practitioners assess, manage and stabilize critically ill pediatric patients awaiting transport to a tertiary care center.

See all Emergency Medicine Continuous Professional Development courses

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Video Center

View videos by specialty and Grand Rounds presentations online

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Consults & Referrals

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Resources

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