Polytrauma Course (PTC)


Main Content

General considerations
  • Epidemiology
  • Prevention
  • Education
  • Definitions

Emergency Phase

  • Controversies in diagnostics
  • Role of emergency interventions
  • Identification of patients at risk for complications
  • Triade of deaths
  • Video sessions
Priority of care in multiple injured patients

  • Priority in treatment in multiple trauma
  • Indications for Damage Control Surgery
  • Time point of definitive surgery
  • Decision making and criteria

Reconstruction and Outcome

  • Bone defects
  • Soft tissue management
  • Rehabilitation and challenges
  • Outcome and quality of life

Special problems

  • Brain injuries and polytrauma
  • Thoracic Injuries and polytrauma
  • Abdominal injuries and polytrauma
  • Pelvic Injuries and polytrauma
  • Vascular Injuries and polytrauma
  • Spine Injuries and polytrauma