Tag Archive for ‘ACS Committee on Trauma’
Topics covered at the 2016 TQIP meeting in Orlando, FL, are summarized, including practice guidelines for palliative care, the ACS TQIP Collaboratives program, and lessons learned from the Pulse nightclub mass casualty event.
This article describes the continuity of care provided by Orlando Regional Medical Center surgeons and trauma team members to victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting and highlights lesson learned in the hours after the mass casualty event.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s latest report on translating military medicine experience to civilian trauma care is summarized in this article and suggestions are provided for trauma community collaborations to make zero preventable deaths a reality.
This article describes the development and deployment of an ACS Needs Based Assessment of Trauma Systems tool, which measures the trauma needs of various regions across the U.S.
The first two participants in the ACS COT Future Trauma Leaders mentorship program are profiled in this news brief.
SRGS and the COT trauma education programs: Keeping surgeons current on the provision of optimal patient care
Selected Readings in General Surgery and ACS Committee on Trauma educational programming are the subject of this month’s column.
The ACS Committee on Trauma announced the winners of the 38th annual Residents Trauma Papers at its Annual Meeting, March 12–14 in Chicago, IL.
The ACS Committee on Trauma announced the 15 winners of the 37th annual Residents Trauma Papers Competition at its Annual Meeting, March 20–22, in Philadelphia, PA.
The College’s 33rd Annual Point/Counterpoint Acute Care Surgery Conference—a meeting designed for general surgeons and other specialty surgeons, as well as emergency physicians and intensivists—will meet June 1–4 in National Harbor, MD.
The Board of Regents of the ACS recently appointed Ronald M. Stewart, MD, FACS, to serve as the next Chair of the ACS Committee on Trauma.
Surgeons put planning, preparation, past experience to work in efforts to save Boston Marathon bombing victims
This article describes trauma surgeons’ reactions to the Boston Marathon bombing and presents information regarding the cases surgeons handled that day and the procedures performed. Factors that resulted in high survival rate of the patients, including planning, preparation, and past experience, also are highlighted.
The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS COT) announced the 15 winners of the 36th annual Residents Trauma Papers Competition at its March 21–23 meeting in San Diego, CA.
The following statement was developed by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma and approved by the College’s Board of Regents.
MyATLS, the mobile trauma services app developed by the ACS Committee on Trauma, marks the first time that physicians and first responders to emergency medical situations have access to a mobile ATLS app that is ready for use at the patient’s bedside, in areas of the hospital with restricted Internet access, or in the field.
Numerous advances have occurred in trauma care in the past three decades, resulting in reduced rates of patient morbidity and mortality. One such advance—the evolution of radiologic imaging and computed tomography—has resulted in more precise and early diagnosis of numerous injuries. Most patients who are hemodynamically normal now can be managed nonoperatively. Simultaneously, a decrease […]
The Committee on Trauma (COT) announced the winners of the 35th annual Residents Trauma Papers Competition at its annual meeting in Chicago, IL. Submissions for the competition, which is open to surgical residents and trauma fellows, describe original research in the area of trauma care and/or prevention in one of two categories: basic laboratory research, […]
The 2011 Annual Report of the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB) is an updated analysis of the largest aggregation of U.S. and Canadian trauma registry data ever assembled. In total, the NTDB now contains more than 5 million records. The 2011 Annual Report is based on 722,824 records—submitted by 697 facilities—from the single admission year […]