Discussion of anonimised cases. This may be for interest, training or requesting opinions. Opinions expressed are that of the author(s) of that opinion and does not imply endorsement by Global Intensive Care. Each clinician remains responsible for their own decisions and actions.
A 27 year-old female who is 32 weeks pregnant. As she is transferred onto the trauma table you notice she looks uncomfortable and has a horizontal seat-belt bruise across her lower abdomen.
You have already considered how the physiological changes of pregnancy may affect trauma…[Read more]