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Trauma Emergency Surgery

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									Trauma Emergency
     Surgery
  Joseph Galante, MD FACS
General Surgery Program Director
            Trauma Group
Ø 3000-3500 trauma admits per year
Ø 1500-2000 emergency surgery patients
Ø 80-100 patients in the hospital
Ø 10 Faculty
              Research
Ø Trauma Resuscitation
Ø Pre hospital Emergency Services
Ø Graduate Medical Education
          Trauma Resuscitation
Ø   Conducting a prospective randomized trail
    comparing IV fluids in trauma patients

Ø   Embarking on a second trail comparing IV fluids
    in emergency surgery patients

Ø   Using animal model to assess IV fluids in
    abdominal washouts
           Pre Hospital EMS
Ø Tactical EMS – Police and SWAT EMS in
  high risk situations

Ø Transition of Military Battlefield
  Technology to Civilian Practice
  Graduate Medical Education
Ø Strategies to educate residents within
  ACGME time constraints

Ø Identification of better training models for
  general surgeons, military surgeons, and
  surgical subspecialists
                Opportunity
Ø Projects are just starting


Ø Builds experience in clinical research


Ø Exposure to patients, medical records, and
  clinical activity
                   Roles
Ø Time commitments vary
Ø Chart review to patient interactions
Ø Work on a project get your name on the
  paper
Ø Operating room exposure

								
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