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WEST Aorta Guidelines | Guess The EtOH
Episode 34th February 2023 • JournalFeed • Nick Zelt
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The JournalFeed podcast for the week of Jan 30 – Feb 3, 2023.

These are summaries from just 2 of the 5 article we cover every week! For access to more, please visit JournalFeed.org for details about becoming a member.


WEST Aorta Guidelines Spoon Feed

The Western Trauma Association Algorithms Committee has released new evaluation and management guidelines and a step-by-step algorithm (see below) surrounding blunt thoracic aortic injury.


Guess The EtOH Spoon Feed

ED clinicians are often inaccurate in their estimations of patients’ blood alcohol content (BAC). Overestimation is common, especially in patients arriving by ambulance compared to walk-ins.