The Trauma Center
at Maricopa Medical Center

Level 1
Adult & Pediatric Designated

The Trauma Center at Maricopa Medical Center
Department of Surgery
  Division of Burns, Trauma, & Surgical Critical Care
Ph: 602-344-5387
Fax: 602-344-1205
e-mail: aztraumacenter@dmgaz.org

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Section 5: Injury Management Guidelines & Clinical Reviews
5.1 Traumatic Brain Injury
5.1.1 TBI Management Guideline (05/07)
5.1.1.1  Severe TBI Orders (11/08)
5.1.2 TBI and Neuroendocrine Dysfunction (11/08)
5.1.3 Brain Death Criteria (11/08)

5.2 Spine Injury
5.2.1  Total Spine Clearance Guideline (11/07)
5.2.2  Spinal Cord Trauma and the Role of Steroids (06/07)

5.3 Airway Management
5.3.1 Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Cranio-facial Trauma (11/08)

5.4 Blunt Neck Trauma
5.4.1 Esophagus (11/07)
5.4.2 Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury (11/08)

5.5 Blunt Chest / Precordial Injury
5.5.1 Blunt Cardiac Injury Guideline (10/06)
5.5.1.1 Blunt Cardiac Injury Algorithm (11/07)
5.5.2 Aortic Injury Guideline (11/06)
5.5.3 Pulmonary Injury Guideline
5.5.3.1 Tube Thoracostomy Guidelines (11/08)
5.5.4 Rib Fracture Guidelines (11/06)
5.5.4.1 Rib Fracture Algorithm
5.5.5 ED Thoracotomy
5.5.6 Pericardiocentesis Guideline (10/06)

5.6 Blunt Abdominal Injury (Non-operative Management)
5.6.1 Ruling Out Intra-abdominal Injury (07/08)
5.6.1.1 Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Abdominal Trauma (07/07)
5.6.1.2 Treatment of Intra-abdominal Infection (08/07)
5.6.1.3 CT vs DPL Algorithm
5.6.2 Diaphragmatic Injuries (11/08)
5.6.3 Stomach (02/07))
5.6.4 Gallbladder and Biliary Tree (02/07)
5.6.5 Liver
5.6.5.1  Liver Injury Guideline (11/08)
5.6.5.1  Liver Trauma Algorhythm (11/08)
5.6.6 Spleen
5.6.6.1 Splenic Injury Guideline (12/06)
5.6.6.2 Splenic Trauma Algorhythm (12/06)
5.6.6.3 Post-Splenectomy Guideline (12/06)
5.6.7 Duodenum (10/06)
5.6.8 Pancreas (10/06)
5.6.9 Small Bowel, Colon and Rectum (10/06)
5.6.10 Renal Injuries (10/06)
5.6.11 Retroperitoneum (10/06)

5.7 Penetrating Injury
5.7.1 Cranium
5.7.2 Neck
5.7.3 Chest / Precordium
5.7.4 Abdomen / Retroperitoneum
5.7.5 Pelvis / Genitourinary
5.7.6 Upper and Lower Extremities
5.7.7 Disposition of Surgically-Removed Ballistic Fragments

5.8 Blast and Crush Injuries

5.9 Extremity Injuries
5.9.1 Extremity Fractures
5.9.2 Open Extremity Fracture Antibiotic Prophylaxis Guideline (11/07)
5.9.3 Rhabdomyolysis Guideline (11/08)

5.10 Transfusion Guidelines
5.10.1 Massive Transfusion Protocol (01/07)