Rural Trauma Case Presentation

Patrick McGonagill, MD, FACS, is Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. He is a Vice- Chair of the Iowa Committee on Trauma.

This session will explore cases of trauma patients who presented to rural hospitals and detail care provided at these hospitals and other tertiary care facilities to highlight optimal care for injured patients in our system.

Presentation: Rural Trauma Case Presentations

Learning Objectives:

  1. Highlight quality care provided across multiple levels of the trauma system.
  2. Explore optimal treatment resources at different levels of trauma centers
  3. Demonstrate the benefit of good communication in the care and transfer of trauma patients