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Hospital doctor/Secondary care physician - Trainee

Major trauma update: Classic challenges and modern threats

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About the course

We face increasing threats from battlefield style trauma in the civilian setting and major incidents in an increasingly populous nation. Recent advances in trauma care have been significant, but how do we go to the next level? Join us we provide an evidence-based update on novel challenges in trauma care, with Keynote speaker Dr. Kevin Fong OBE discussing Project Apollo; humankind's mission to the moon.

You will learn:

  • Understand the mechanisms behind blast and ballistic trauma and resulting injuries
  • Appreciate how the history of trauma has developed and how this continues to influence and aid modern trauma practice
  • Have insight into the patient's experience of life-changing trauma
  • Be aware of the degree of 'stealth' trauma in the young and old and how we can improve our recognition and management of this patient group



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