Surgery: Trauma
Surgery: Trauma

Surgery: Trauma

by Kevin Pei, MD

Get ready for an important part of the USMLE!

In this course you will be taught diagnostics and how to manage trauma-related principles.

These subjects are extremely high–yield and commonplace questions on the USMLE examinations. So make sure you pay particular attention during this trauma lecture. Your tutor, Dr. Kevin Pei, is an experienced surgeon from Yale school of Medicine. He will explain trauma in a clear and understandable matter, supported by lots 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, USMLE trauma questions end 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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Very good!
By Annette P. on 04. July 2019 for Surgery: Trauma

Very easy to understand. Dr. Kevin explains things very calmly.

By Claudia D. on 07. April 2019 for Trauma: Initial Survey and Management

It was very concise with many important points to remember. Very well explained!

easy to memorize
By Ahmad A. on 04. December 2018 for Trauma: Initial Survey and Management

Clear, simple and short lecture. very useful for doctors/students who want to focus on important information

By Areli T. on 28. May 2018 for Burns

Great lecture, it has everything you need to know, very well explained, you can understand everything very fast with no doubt