CASE PRESENTATION. July 7, 2005 Trevor Langhan PGY-3. OUTLINE. Case seen while on plastic surgery this spring Brief case presentation As interactive as possible, ask some questions if you like, and I may ask one or two of you! Diagnosis Review of current literature. CASE. May 17, 19:20
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July 7, 2005
Trevor Langhan PGY-3
CXR, PXR, C-spine
NG, foley, ECG
Monitors, trauma panel
FAST if needed
CT, FAST, DPL
Rajan GP, Zellweger R. N=333.Cardiac troponin I as a predictor of arrhythmia and ventricular dysfunction in trauma patients with myocardial contusion.J Trauma. 2004 Oct; 57(4):801-8; discussion 808.
TnI below 1.05 [mu]g/L in asymptomatic patients at within the first 6 hours rule out myocardial injury
Tn levels above 1.05 [mu]g/L mandate further cardiologic workup
Lower on admit