Department of Anesthesia has conducted a CME on “Role of Medical & Non Medical Personnel in Trauma Care”
Speaker : Dr. Shashikanth Manikappa, MBBS,MD, DNB, FANZCA, FCA, PG Dip Echo, Director, Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Southeast Sector,- Monash Health, Melbourne, Australia.
Date : 08.01.15
Time: 2:15 PM
Role of Medical & Non Medical personnel in Trauma Care, Organization of Trauma Unit and Management of Trauma
Trauma Definition: Any Injury – Physical or Psychiatric
Aim of this talk is to understand how all involved can work as a single unit.
Personnel involved are
The above should function as one organization.
“An organisation is a living, breathing entity, much the same as the human body. All parts are interdependent and must function in a tightly coordinated manner to survive and prosper…. Preparation, communications, and cooperation, on all scales, will determine the organisation’s success or failure
Mass Casualty: Refers to a large number of injuries or deaths that have the potential to overwhelm a hospital or a city’s hospital
ISBAR is a good acronymn for use in communication between different individuals
A successful trauma unit is one that takes care of pre-hospital phase to rehabilitation. All health facilities should identify their levels and should have good communication with a level above and below them. Protocols should be available at all levels to manage different critical injuries.
Good communication is vital to successful outcomes