Pain Control in Trauma Patients - Trauma Reports - Sep 01, 2011

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for emergency, family, osteopathic, trauma, surgical, and general practice physicians and nurses who have contact with trauma patients.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
This activity is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 2.5 hours of ACEP Category 1 credits.

Faculty

Editor in Chief
Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Professor of Pediatrics
Ohio State University
Attending Physician
Columbus Children's Hospital
Associate Pediatric Medical Director
MedFlight
Columbus, Ohio

Executive Editor
Shelley Mark
AHC Media, LLC

Managing Editor
Leslie Hamlin
AHC Media, LLC

Author
Christopher J. Hogan, MD, FACEP
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Trauma Critical Care
Department of Emergency Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond

Peer Reviewer
Andrew D. Perron, MD
Professor and Residency Program Director
Maine Medical Center, Portland

Nurse Reviewer
Sue A. Behrens, APRN, BC

Subjects:

  • Pain Control in Trauma Patients

Objectives:

  • Discuss conditions that should increase suspicion for traumatic injuries
  • Describe the various modalities used to identify different traumatic conditions
  • Cite methods of quickly stabilizing and managing patients
  • Identify possible complications that may occur with traumatic injuries

Financial Disclosure:

To reveal any potential bias in this publication, and in accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education guidelines, we disclose that Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP (editor in chief), Michael C. Bond, MD, FACEP, FAAEM and Emilie Cobert, MD, MPH (authors), Andrew D. Perron, DO (peer reviewer), and Sue A. Behrens, APRN, BC (nurse reviewer) report no relationships with companies related to this field of study. Shelley Mark (executive editor), and Leslie Hamlin (managing editor) report no relationships with companies related to the field of study covered by this CME activity.

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