British based trauma info

  1. [color=#1122cc] | home exists to promote and disseminate the knowledge and practice of injury prevention and trauma care throughout the world.... is an independent, non-profit organisation established in 1995, providing global education, information and communication resources for professionals in trauma and critical care. the site is linked to by over 3000 sites on the internet and has been reviewed and recommended in the british medical journal, archives of surgery and a numerous conferences and meetings around the world.

    services for the trauma & critical care community

    education's primary aim is to promote trauma care and increase knowledge and understanding of trauma and its management. the internet allows us to provide up-to-date information and guidance to all corners of the globe, to places where resources such as textbooks and libraries are difficult to come by. information on these pages conforms to the 'health on the net' code of practice and is fully identified and referenceable.

    trauma library: an educational materials repository covering all aspects of trauma care, from injury prevention through to definitive surgical techniques covering all specialties related to trauma.

    image database: a unique, structured database of images related to trauma and it's management, freely available for personal use. the imagebank is growing rapidly as more people submit their high-quality, informative images.

    interactive scenarios: the interactive trauma simulations, or 'moulages' were the first of their kind on the internet and remain some of the most complex. they are used around the world to train doctors, nurses and paramedics in trauma care. the trauma team leader decision scenarios test both knowledge and decision-making ability.

    trauma-list discussion group: the trauma-list has over 2700 members making it one of the largest and most active specialist medical discussion groups on the internet. participants are mainly doctors, with trauma and general surgery, orthopaedics, anaesthesia and critical care being the most prominent specialties. the remainder of the membership is composed of trauma nurses and paramedics. discussions cover all aspects of trauma care - burning issues and difficult patients. pertinent discussions are archived on the web site.
    educational conferences, student education expernecies and fellowship info also available at website.
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  3. by   Wolf at the Door
    thanks for sharing, the interactive scenarios are cool.