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Damage Control Orthopedics
Release and Expiration Dates
Release Date: 4/23/2020
Expiration Date: 4/23/2023
Last Reviewed Date
4/23/2020
Damage Control Orthopedics
Program Overview
The purpose of this TCAA course, Damage Control Orthopedics, is to explore various issues related to clinical assessment, wounds, fractures, inflammation, and early care for orthopedic damage control.

Estimated completion time: 30 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. Recite the history and evolution of damage control orthopedics
2. Describe the goals and protocol for orthopedic damage control

Faculty Presenter: Dr. Paul Choi  

Presenter Bio

Dr. Paul Choi,  graduated from Stanford in 1992 with a degree in Biology, followed by medical school at Washington University of St. Louis. He returned to California for his residency at the University of California San Francisco, then moved to Los Angeles in 2005 for his fellowship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He was also an Air Force veteran.  He practiced at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles as an orthopedic surgeon and  is their Director of Hip Preservation. Dr. Choi has since passed and we are grateful for his contributions to the trauma field. 

References
Source CDC, updated February 2014
Damage control orthopaedics: Evolving concepts in the treatment of patients who have sustained orthopaedic trauma. CS Roberts, HC Pape, AL Jones, AL Malkani… - JBJS, 2005 - journals.lww.com
Planners
Timothy Murphy
Dr. Christoph Kaufman
Jennifer Ward
Deb Myers
Dr. Britt Christmas
Peer Reviewer
Dr. John Steele
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered: 0.5 CE Credit
0.5 CME Credit
0.5 COP Credit
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