Archive for category Clinical Pearls

Complex Trauma

Discussion of some complex trauma resuscitation and evaluation situations. Hope you find it useful. JY

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.



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.

Discussion of Cardiac Trauma

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


Excelling as a Medical Student on Your Clinical Rotations in Kindle Store

Here is the link to my short book titled above. It is an expansion of the podcast I did on this. Only 99 cents and a quick read. Here is the link:

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

Respiratory Failure

Discussion of respiratory failure. Thanks for listening. JY