Life-saving Interventions and Manoeuvres in Trauma (LIMiT)

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About the course

This unique one-day course offers a fast paced, high-intensity, hands-on immersion in strategic thinking and key practical manoeuvres in major trauma to LIMiT damage and save a life.

This course will:

  • tell you what you need to know and be able to do in the first hour after injury
  • give you one message and one option for the critically injured patient
  • not cover every injury complex but instead focus on life threatening priorities
  • emphasise deal-breaker moves and real-life decision-making processes

This course is aimed at middle grade and senior surgeons.


  • Mr Adam Brooks, Nottingham University
  • Professor Bryan Cotton, University of Texas Health Centre, Houston
  • Dr Tina Gaarder, Department of Traumatology, Oslo University Hospital
  • Dr Oscar Guillamondegui, Vanderbilt University Medical Centre, Tennessee
  • Mr Morgan McMonagle, St Mary's Hospital London and University Hospital Waterford, Ireland
  • Professor Steve Moeng, Johannesburg Trauma Unit


Programme Director:

Mr Euan Dickson, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow


Event Convenor:

Mr John McGregor, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

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