161 episodes

A series of audio interviews addressing upcoming research and its application to the injured patient, education efforts related to trauma, and novel methods in the management of injury.
Select EAST Traumacasts now eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program. Visit the EAST Education Center for details.

Traumacast The Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

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    • 4.5 • 60 Ratings

A series of audio interviews addressing upcoming research and its application to the injured patient, education efforts related to trauma, and novel methods in the management of injury.
Select EAST Traumacasts now eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program. Visit the EAST Education Center for details.

    EAST 2022 Scholarship Recipients

    EAST 2022 Scholarship Recipients

    Join Dr. Lauren Dudas as she interviews some of 2022 EAST award & scholarship cipients: the John M Templeton, Jr., MD Injury Prevention Research Scholarship - Dr. Elinore Kaufman, the EAST MCT Junior Investigator Award – Dr. Asanthi Ratnasekera, the Trauma Research Scholarship – Dr. Stephanie Polites.  Hear their EAST stories, what they are using their award money to work on and insight into being surgical scientists. 
    Supplemental Material: Scholarships & Awards - The Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

    • 23 min
    EAST MCT: Outcomes after EGS and Trauma Care in Incarcerated Individuals

    EAST MCT: Outcomes after EGS and Trauma Care in Incarcerated Individuals

    Join Dr. Carrie Valdez as she discusses the EAST MCT on Outcomes after Emergency General Surgery and Trauma Care in Incarcerated Individuals with authors Drs. MK Bryant, Liz Dreesen, Sara Scarlet and Rebecca Maine.  Learn about outcomes, working with your IRB, and what you can do to increase ethical and compassionate care. Supplemental MaterialOutcomes after emergency general surgery and trauma care in incarcerated individuals: An EAST multicenter study. Bryant MK, Tatebe LC, Rajaram S, Udekwu PO, Wurzelmann M, Crandall ML, Zuniga YD, Tran V, Santos A, Krause C, et al. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2022 Jul 1;93(1):75-83.

    • 51 min
    Pelvic Trauma: What Tools are in Your Toolbox?

    Pelvic Trauma: What Tools are in Your Toolbox?

    Join Drs. Shyam Murali and Lauren Dudas with guest host Dr. Megan Quintana discuss pelvic hemorrhage control with experts Drs. Tatiana Cardenas and Joe DuBose.  Hear about the different options for hemorrhage control in patients with pelvic fractures so you can maximize patient management at your institution.  They also discuss pitfalls, complications and special populations. 
    Supplemental Material:DuBose JJ, Burlew CC, Joseph B, Keville M, Harfouche M, Morrison J, Fox CJ, Mooney J, O'Toole R, Slobogean G, Marchand LS, Demetriades D, Werner NL, Benjamin E, Costantini T. Pelvic fracture-related hypotension: A review of contemporary adjuncts for hemorrhage control.Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery: October 2021 - Volume 91 - Issue 4 - p e93-e103doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000003331. PMID: 34238857.

    • 45 min
    Selective Aortic Arch Perfusion-The Next Best Thing for Trauma Resuscitation? What is it and when can we implement it??

    Selective Aortic Arch Perfusion-The Next Best Thing for Trauma Resuscitation? What is it and when can we implement it??

    Join Drs. Brandon Parker, Megan Quintana and Lauren Dudas chat with Jonny Morrison and Jim Manning about SAAP: selective aortic arch perfusion.  What is it, how is it superior to existing resuscitation methods, who would benefit, how close is it to utilization and more!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    What's the Deal with IV Contrast Shortage?

    What's the Deal with IV Contrast Shortage?

    Join Dr. Nick Namias and Dr. Caroline Park as they discuss the ongoing IV Contrast Shortage with Dr. Lucy Ruangvoravat and Dr. Carrie Valdez.
    Supplemental Material:  Cavallo J, Pahade J. Practice Management Strategies for Imaging Facilities Facing an Acute Iodinated Contrast Media Shortage. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2022 May 13. doi: 10.2214/AJR.22.27969

    • 24 min
    Rural Emergency General Surgery

    Rural Emergency General Surgery

    Created in coordination with the EAST Rural Trauma Committee. Drs. Lauren Dudas and Michal Radomski discuss Emergency General Surgery (EGS) with rural providers Dr. Nicholas Bandy, Dr. Kristin Colling & Dr. Keelin Roche.  Listen to hear about rural practice models, procedures important to become comfortable with as rural providers, a bit about organizing an EGS service, and considerations for pursuing a career in rural surgery.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
60 Ratings

60 Ratings

RichSavel ,

Amazing work by an amazing surgeon

This is very much worth a listen. Dr. Sarani is an important trauma critical care surgeon from the University of Pennsylvania. He is amazing on the podcast, and it is highly informative. I can’t recommend it highly enough.

nwmed ,

Audio Quality

You don’t need to get anything fancy, but at least make sure there isn’t any background noise. Hearing phones, doors, and such is rather distracting and unprofessional.

NicksOtherName ,

Mostly great content, mediocre production value

The intro says it all, this is brass tacks, no frills presentation of expert insight and (to a lesser extent) relevant literature. And the audio quality is terrible. I'm not saying you need to shamble into a studio and lay down five takes, but it's 2018. There are reasonable recording technologies that don't sound like phone calls from my Nokia circa 1998. At four different volume levels.

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