Archive for category Hospital

Situational Decision Making: Chest-Pelvis-Head

Sorry its been so long. I will do new podcasts talking about complex ICU and trauma clinical situations and my algorithms and beliefs on how you should handle them. Me on sax trying to do justice to My One and Only Love. Happy New Year!


For several months I’ve been putting together a book on how to run a trauma center. I have created a new website where I will post writings on trauma center operations, PI, site visit preparation, etc. For those of you working in trauma centers, I hope that you will visit the site.



MCI incidents

A discussion of MCI’s. Somewhat timely. JY

Patient Handoffs

Proactive Care/Vents/Pressors

A discussion of proactive care, a little on vents, and pressor management. Stay safe. JY

Complex Airway Issues

Discussion of airway situations that no one wants to find themselves in.

Patient Safety for the Trauma Patient in the Field

Episode discussing patient safety concepts for the trauma patient in the real world.

Discussion of Cardiac Trauma

Please check out “Excelling as a Medical Student on your Clinical Rotations” by me in the Kindle Store:


UVA Trauma App for iphone and android

My son created an app for iphone and android available on the app store and Google Play. The name of the app is UVa Trauma. The app has our trauma protocols, checklists for major trauma situations, and links to the last 10 podcasts.
The username is uva, password is trauma, all lower case.
Hope you find it useful. JY

Perfect, is the drive toward perfection in healthcare helping or hurting

A discussion of the recent push toward eliminating adverse and safety events in healthcare. A great idea, but is it making things safer?