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Alphabet Soup for Kids: TBI, TEG, MTP
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Release Date: 5/21/2020
Expiration Date: 5/21/2023
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Alphabet Soup for Kids: TBI, TEG, MTP
Program Overview
Alphabet Soup for Kids: TBI, TEG, MTP is a Trauma University course that debuted at TCAA's 2017 Annual Conference.
The purpose of this activity is to review the use of pediatric protocols for TBI, TEG and MTP. 

Estimated completion time: 60 minutes

Target Audience: The Trauma healthcare team and other clinical departments

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, the learner should be better able to:
1. Identify the differences of TBI, TEG and MTP in pediatric patients

2. Describe the proper protocols and pathways for TBI, TEG and MTP in pediatric patients

Moderator: Timothy Murphy
Faculty Presenter: Dr. R. Todd Maxson

Presenter Bio

Dr. Todd Maxson is the Surgeon in Chief and Medical Director of Trauma and Burn and Professor of Surgery at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. He serves the ACS as the pediatric trauma representative on two committees and as the chair of the Verification Review Committee. He is the author of over 70 peer-reviewed publications and has been funded for his research work in the area of brain injury in children and injury prevention. He lectures extensively both nationally and internationally on pediatric trauma and injury control. 

Admission Rapid Thrombelastography Can Replace Conventional Coagulation Tests in the Emergency Department: Experience with 1974 Consecutive Trauma Patients. Holcomb JB, Minei KM, Scerbo ML, Radwan ZA, Wade CE, Kozar RA, Gill BS, Albarado R, McNutt MK, Khan S, Adams PR, McCarthy JJ, Cotton BA.

Never-frozen liquid plasma blocks endothelial permeability as effectively as thawed fresh frozen plasma. Cao, Yanna MD; Dua, Anahita MD, MS, MBA; Matijevic, Nena PhD; Wang, Yao-Wei MD; Pati, Shibani MD, PhD; Wade, Charles E. PhD; Ko, Tien C. MD; Holcomb, John B. MD, Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery: July 2014 - Volume 77 - Issue 1 - p 28–33 doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000000276

 A Survey of US and Canadian Hospitals' Paediatric Massive Transfusion Protocol Policies.  Horst J., Leonar JC., Vogel A., Jacobs R., Spinella, PC. Transufs Med. 2016 Feb;26(1):49-56. doi: 10.1111/tme.12277. Epub 2016 Feb 2.

Defining when to initiate massive transfusion: a validation study of individual massive transfusion triggers in PROMMTT patients. Callcut RACotton BAMuskat PFox EEWade CEHolcomb JBSchreiber MARahbar MHCohen MJKnudson MMBrasel KJBulger EMDel Junco DJMyers JGAlarcon LHRobinson BRPROMMTT Study Group. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Jan;74(1):59-65, 67-8; discussion 66-7. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e3182788b34.

The Cellular, Metabolic, And Systemic Consequences of Aggressive Fluid Resuscitation Strategies. Cotton BAGuy JSMorris JA JrAbumrad NN. Shock. 2006 Aug;26(2):115-21.

The Efficacy of Antifibrinolytic Drugs in Children Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Faraoni D1Goobie SM. Anesth Analg. 2014 Mar;118(3):628-36. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000080.

Timothy Murphy
Dr. Christoph Kaufman
Jennifer Ward
Deb Myers
Dr. Britt Christmas
Peer Reviewer
Dr. David Meagher
Availability: Retired
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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