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“The Changing Face of Major Trauma”
Presented By Prof Sir Keith Porter
“The Changing Face of Major Trauma” and will review how major trauma has changed from being predominantly young people driving fast cars to now our elderly patients falling from a standing height, many of which will sustain significant life changing and life threatening injuries.
The format will be the web presentation followed by a few short questions and answers.
Professor Porter was educated at Marlborough College and St Thomas’s Hospital, London. He was appointed Consultant Trauma Surgeon at Birmingham Accident Hospital in 1986, a service that is now delivered at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, where he is both Professor of Clinical Traumatology and the Clinical Director of the Major Trauma Centre.
He is the clinical lead for injured soldiers returning to the UK for the last decade including both the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
Professor Porter has been a leader in the development in the new medical subspecialty of pre-hospital emergency medicine and until recently Chairman of the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care and also the Intercollegiate Board for Training in Emergency Medicine. He is Chair of the Trauma Care Council and co-editor of the journal “Trauma”.
Professor Porter has over 150 peer review publications and has co-authored/edited numerous books.
For his services to the military he was knighted in the 2010 Queen’s New Year’s honours list.
Certificates for attending and participating in the webinar is restricted to Members of Trauma Care. There is also the opportunity for the certificate to drop directly into the FREE Trauma Care App where you can then reflect upon this learning experience.
Once registered, you will be emailed the link to access the webinar 48 hours before the event. You can participate on a PC, MAC, iPAD/iPhone or Android Device.
“The pre-hospital management of pelvic fractures”
Presented By Caroline Leech
This presentation will cover how we identify unstable pelvic fractures in the pre-hospital environment, the science behind pelvic binders, and how to safely manage patients before triage to a Major Trauma Centre.
Caroline is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at University Hospital Coventry and the Vice-Chair of Trauma Care. She has been involved in pre-hospital care since 1998 and works with The Air Ambulance Service covering the West and East Midlands. Caroline is currently the West Midlands Training Programme Director for the sub-specialty of PHEM, an examiner for the Diploma of Immediate Medical Care, and Associate Editor for the Emergency Medicine Journal.
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