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POSTPONED: Trauma Grand Rounds: Obstetrical Trauma… Simulation
April 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Our apologies… the activity scheduled for this date has been postponed.
Presented By: Andrew S. McCague, DO, Trauma Surgeon
Case Summary: A 33 year old G1P2 female at 32 weeks GA presents with blunt trauma following an MVC. She will be hypotensive due to both hypovolemic shock from a pelvic fracture and obstructive shock from a tension pneumothorax. Fetal monitoring will show the fetus in distress with tachycardia and late decelerations.
- Demonstrate a tailored approach to resuscitation in the pregnant trauma patient
- Determine fetal viability, initiates monitoring and considers need for steroids
- Recognize the potential for a difficult airway and justifies choice for RSI medications