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Mayo Clinic Trauma Physician Update e-Edition
October 2014
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Two Fronts, One Battle: Trauma Surgery Innovations
 
 
Patient Care

Trauma director receives top honor

In August, trauma director Donald Jenkins, M.D., a former Air Force combat surgeon, received the Distinguished Service Medal for his extraordinary contributions to military and civilian medicine.

Mayo initiates stored whole-blood transfusion program

In an effort to improve outcomes for massively hemorrhaging patients, Mayo Clinic has instituted a stored whole-blood transfusion program. The goal is to one day expand it to include fresh whole-blood transfusions.

Farmfest outreach takes unexpected turn

At Farmfest Minnesota 2014, volunteers from the southern and southwestern Minnesota trauma regions used games, posters and demonstrations to spread the word about agricultural injury prevention and treatment. Some attendees responded, but so did other vendors.

Practice Guidelines and Research

Guidelines, experts help guide brain death determination
Although guidelines exist for the determination of brain death in adults and children, the process presents challenges for providers, especially in small hospitals. Mayo Clinic experts are available to help.

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

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Education

TransFuse 2015: Transformative Fusion of Innovative Blood Management Technologies
Feb. 11-13, 2015, in Phoenix
This three-day, multidisciplinary conference explores current techniques for implementing a blood management program in hospitals.

See all Emergency Medicine Continuous Professional Development courses

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In the Video Center


Visit the Medical Professional Video Center to view specialty and Grand Rounds presentations

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Consults & Referrals

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Resources

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