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Thoracotomy training

There's much to see here. A full trauma Sim from standby call to emergency clamshell thoracotomy. Storyline follows a 49 year old male who arrives in ED following a stab wound to the left anterior chest. He Has an output on arrival but quickly loses this and requires emergency bilateral thoracostomies, surgical airway and massive transfusion. He is still in PEA arrest after this so the team do an emergency clamshell thoracotomy and temporary suture of the heart while preping theatre...