Trauma (Emergency Medicine)
Trauma (Emergency Medicine)

Trauma (Emergency Medicine)

by Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

Learn the overall approach to the traumatically injured patient

Learn more about the management of trauma, and start with the primary survey, which is the standardized inital assessment of all trauma patients in order to identify life threats quickly and provide immediate stabilization by using ABCDE assessment.

After the introduction, you will get insights in thoracic and abdominal injuries that are common in the ER. In particular, you get to know needle decompressions to treat tension pnuemothorax. You will also learn everything you need to know about various emergency cases like abdominal, extremity, and head injuries.

More topics will be:

  • Approach to multi trauma patients
  • Epidural and subdural hematoma
  • Traumatic subarachnoid and intraparenchymal hemorrhage
  • Intracranial pressure (ICP) and blood pressure
  • Cervical apine injury

Course Details

  • Videos 29
  • Duration 2:55 h
  • Quiz questions 84
  • Articles 9


Your Educators of course Trauma (Emergency Medicine)

 Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

As an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Julianna Jung, M.D. is an expert in teaching students. She has been the director of medical student education in the Emergency Medicine department since 2006 and was appointed the associate director of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center in 2011. She is also a national leader in education, holding a position on the Executive Committee of Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine.

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By Rebecca P. on 04. December 2017 for Minor Head Injury: Epidemiology & Examination

I enjoy listening to Dr. Jung teach. She is very knowledgeable and simplifies complex conditions so it's easy to understand.

By stephanie p. on 28. November 2017 for Cervical Spine Injury

Very much to the point without any fluff. Help guide thinking process in the ED.