Education Primers

  1. Emergency General Surgery
  2. Trauma
  3. Surgical Critical Care


  1. Rotem link
  2. ROTEM Interpretation
  3. ROTEM Ordering Guidelines for Stat and Routine


Activation Guidelines

  1. Trauma Team Activation Criteria (updated 12/2018)
  2. Trauma Roles and Responsibilities
  3. Trauma Activation Table (updated 12/2018)

Clinical Practice Guidelines

  1. Rapid Evaluation and Reversal of Anticoagulants  and UAMS Pharmacy Guideline (updated 11/2018)
  2. Traumatic Cardiac Injury (updated 11/2018)
  3. Cervical Spine Evaluation and Clearance (updated 11/2018)
  4. Traumatic Chest Injury (updated 11/2018)
  5. Blunt Cervical Vascular Injury Screening and Treatment Guideline (updated 11/2018)
  6. Management of Spine Injuries – no cord involvement (updated 11/2018)
  7. Geriatric Trauma (updated 11/2018)
  8. Hypertonic Saline for Early Fascial Closure (updated 12/2018)
  9. Imaging of Trauma Patients
  10. Management of Liver and Spleen Injuries (updated 12/2018)
  11. Orthopedic Trauma Antibiotic Guideline (updated 12/2018)
  12. Traumatic Brain Injury Goal Directed Therapy
  13. Antifibrinolytic Administration (TXA) (updated 1/31/2019)
  14. Venous Thomboembolism Prophylaxis (updated 6/7/2019)
  15. UAMS Chest Tube Management Guideline (updated 2/15/2019)
  16. Acute Pain Protocol
  17. UAMS Lab Guidelines (updated 3/15/2019)
  18. Small Bowel Obstruction Guideline (updated 3/15/2019)
  19. REBOA Insertion (updated 2/21/2019)
    1. Quick Reference Guide
  20. Utilization of Temporary Abdominal Closure (updated 2/21/2019)
  21. Spinal Cord Injury (updated 11/2018)
  22. Perioperative Tube Feeding (new 11/2018)
  23. Traumatic Pneumocephalus (new 4/2019)

Operational Guidelines

  1. Back Up Trauma Attending
  2. Continuing Education
  3. Determination of Brain Death
  4. Diversion of Trauma Patients
  5. Emergency Trauma OR Access
  6. Emergency Bedside Neurosurgical Consultation
  7. Emergency Bedside Orthopedic Consultation
  8. Emergent IR Consultation
  9. ER Delayed Capacity
  10. Hopscotch Protocol
  11. Inclement Weather Policy
  12. Massive Blood Transfusion
  13. Microvascular/Replant and Hand Telemedicine
  14. Multi-team Communication
  15. Neurotrauma Diversion/ Credentialing
  16. Orthopedic Consultation
  17. Peer Review Patient Resuscitation Video
  18. Pregnant Trauma Patients
  19. Transfer of Burn Patients
  20. Trauma Consults
  21. Trauma Direct Admits
  22. Trauma Panel Participation
  23. Trauma Team Activation Criteria
  24. Trauma Roles and Responsibilities
  25. Unknown Trauma Patient Identity

Performance Improvement Plan


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