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A Balancing Act: Spotlight on Wayne State’s Military Medicine Interest Group

MMIG is hosting a continuing series of lessons in trauma care designed to increase awareness of interventions used in trauma situations and help prepare students for emergencies. Students practice interventions such as intubation, needle decompression, chest tube insertion, surgical cricothyroidotomy, packing wounds and more. The curriculum is based on the Advanced Trauma Life Support and Tactical Combat Casualty Care guidelines. Recent topics covered include assessments, managing massive hemorrhage, and basic airway management.