State trauma systems raise bar on care
Minnesota's statewide trauma system seeks to reduce mortality and morbidity associated with major trauma. Critically injured patients have better outcomes in states with mature trauma systems, but even relatively young programs, like Minnesota's, can produce measurable improvements in care.
Trauma care at the border
Transporting critically injured patients across state and international borders creates unique challenges. Regional and international agencies are working to solve them.
Mucha Symposium on Acute Care and Trauma Surgery
Aug. 8-9, 2013, in Rochester, Minn.
Designed for general surgeons, emergency medicine physicians and other
providers, this course focuses on managing common trauma emergencies. It
offers tools and guidelines for rural hospital providers and
establishes a framework for regional systems of care.
Ice Hockey Summit II: Action on Concussions
TransFuse2014: Transformative Fusion of Innovative Blood Management Technologies
Oct. 8-9, 2013, in Rochester, Minn.
Improved management of concussions requires a collaborative effort among
physicians, psychologists, coaches, sports science specialists and
community partners. This scientific program focuses on education and
provides an evidence-based action plan designed to make a difference.
March 25-28, 2014, in Phoenix
Designed by national leaders in blood management, this one-of-a-kind,
three-day course explores current techniques and program development for
implementing hospital blood management programs.
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