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May 2018

Patient Care

Dog bites in children
Any animal has the potential to bite a child, especially if its space is invaded. Denise E. Klinkner, M.D., M.Ed., discusses a dog bite case study, what may be gleaned from it and when to transfer these patients.

Ocular and orbital trauma: Tips on management and transfer
Ocular and orbital injuries may require only observation or surgery spanning from simple to complex. A Mayo Clinic surgeon provides tips on this injury and the question of transfer.

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Practice Guidelines and Research

How the PI review process can work in any trauma center
A performance improvement (PI) review process is essential and doable for all trauma centers — large and small — to examine events identified in a patient's care.

The making of immediate responders
Despite trauma ranking as the leading cause of death for those up to age 45, the public can overlook it. Trauma professionals must educate their community members about trauma, the role they can play as immediate responders and how to intervene.

See all Trauma, Critical Care and General Surgery in Minnesota Clinical Trials

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Mayo Clinic Pediatric Days 2018
Oct. 7-9, 2018, in Chicago
Mayo Clinic Pediatric Days provides general pediatricians, pediatric subspecialists, family physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners and resident physicians with current information on a variety of medical and surgical conditions affecting children and adolescents.

7th Annual Acute Care of the Complex Hospitalized Patient for NPs & PAs 2019
Feb. 13-16, 2019, in Scottsdale, Ariz.
This conference provides skills workshops tailored to nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) and offers evidence-based guidelines and treatment pathways in critical care, hospital general medicine, surgery, neurology, cardiology, psychology and pain management.

Multidisciplinary Update in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine 2019
April 11-14, 2019, in Scottsdale, Ariz.
This course covers clinical advances in pulmonary and critical care medicine. Multidisciplinary faculty from Mayo Clinic delivers a comprehensive approach to evaluation and management of various respiratory diseases. Topics include airway disease, critical care, interstitial lung diseases and sleep disorders.

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