Penetrating Trauma in 2017: Who Really Needs an Operation?
On Wednesday, November 29th, the Southern Illinois Trauma Center and Memorial Medical Center will present the 2017 Trauma/EMS Conference from 3:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in the M.G. Nelson Family Auditorium. Dr. Kimberly Joseph, MD, FACS will be the key-note speaker. She is an Associate Professor at Rush University Medical Center and a Critical Care Surgeon for Cook County Trauma. Conference objectives include:
• Discussing pre-hospital factors that influence treatment decisions in penetrating trauma
• Describing the approaches to managing penetrating trauma
• Describing temporizing options for penetrating arterial trauma
Dr. Adam Reid and Dr. Brandt Whitehurst will be present discussing various case studies and lessons learned. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m., dinner starts at 6:00 p.m. and presentations begin at 6:30 p.m. For registration information, please contact Laura Sturgeon via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 217-545-5183.