Moderated Tutorial 17: Blunt chest trauma

In this tutorial we meet a 49 year old cyclist who has lost control on a corner while travelling at 60km/hr. and immediately complains of R) sided chest pain. Focus is placed on the rapid assessment and management of chest injuries in order to detect and treat actual or imminent life threats and to prevent complications from these injuries. The intended audience is clinical staff involved in the initial management of major trauma patients.