Surgery: Trauma
Surgery: Trauma

Surgery: Trauma

by Kevin Pei, MD

Get ready for an important USMLE part!

In this course you will get trained in diagnosing and managing trauma related principles.

They are extremely high–yield and are commonplace questions on the USMLE examinations. So make sure your pay particularly attention during this trauma lecture. Your tutor, Dr. Kevin Pei, is an experienced surgeon from Yale school of Medicine and he will explain trauma in a clear and understandable matter, supported by a lot of examples and graphics.

Learn about:

  • Initial Survey and Management
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Intracranial Pressure
  • Burns
  • Thoracic Injuries
  • Hemothorax and Cardiac Injury
  • Abdominal and Pelvic Injuries
  • Blunt Abdominal Injuries
  • Penetrating Injury
  • Pelvis, Bladder and Urethra Injury

Typically a USMLE trauma questions ends with "What is your next step in management?". We want you to be confident answering these questions. Study with high–quality video lectures and an excellent tutor. Download the lecture slides and test yourself with valuable quiz questions. Dr. Pei will also include clinical pearls, so you will be able to impress your peers on the hospital floor.

Start now!

Course Details

  • Videos 13
  • Duration 1:17 h
  • Quiz questions 35
  • Articles 9


Your Educators of course Surgery: Trauma

 Kevin Pei, MD

Kevin Pei, MD

Dr. Kevin Pei is Assistant Professor of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine, Associate Director of Surgery Clerkships and Associate Director of Resident Education at the Yale Center for Medical Simulation. He is passionate about curriculum development and improving patient outcomes through creative education and simulation.

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By Rodrigo C. on 12. February 2018 for Burns

Very well explained all the most important points. Would be nice to see more photos.

With a lot practical example!!!
By James A. on 30. September 2017 for Surgery: Trauma

Very good information that can make any medical student save life in the emergency room as well get a good score for the exam.

Criteria for Head CT
By Hamed S. on 29. March 2017 for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

I would have love to learn further about the criteria for performing a head CT eg Canadian Head CT Criteria or others that may be appropriate to guide decision for head CT

Break down of management according SA affected
By Hamed S. on 29. March 2017 for Burns

I would have loved to learn how the management of burns differs according to the SA affected. Moreover, a discussion on chemical and electrical burns would have also been fantastic