CME 3/4/14 – Pelvic Fracture Trauma Scenario Links

This pelvic fracture scenario was taken from LITFL Trauma Tribulation 27: Pelvic Fractures 1. Don’t forget to also look at Trauma Tribulation 28: Pelvic Fractures 2 and the LITFL post “Weingart on Pelvic Trauma”

 

Here is a summary of the New EAST Pelvic Trauma Guidelines from the crashingpatient.com website

 

Here is a great post by Peter Allely  from LITFL on management of “Genitourinary Injuries” which includes a link on “How to perform a Retrograde Urethrogram” from the trauma professionals blog

 

Here is a video showing application of the T-Pod pelvic binder that can be found in our Resus Bay at SCGH

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PO-gLZXxZ_E

 

Here is a image summarising the Young-Burgess mechanism based classification system for pelvic fractures (LC = lateral compression, AP = anterior posterior compression, VS = vertical shear):

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Here is a good algorithm for the management of pelvic fractures:

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