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Table 3 Key contents "Trauma and Emergency Course"

From: A new approach and first steps to strengthen trauma management and road safety in North Vietnam

Day Key topic Course content
1 Epidemiology, RTA: mechanism, injury pattern
  Traffic accident research Research: methods, scores, scales
   Prevention: methods, measures
2 Emergency diagnostics and treatment Diagnostics: X-ray, ultrasound
   ER-algorithms
   Damage-control-principles
3 Severe head trauma Clinical diagnostics and control,
   CT-diagnostics
   Indication for surgical intervention
4 Practical skills Clinical examination
   Application cervical spine collar
   Motorcycle helmet removal
   Fracture stabilisation, bleeding control