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STAN Clinical Practice Guidelines

Specialist Trauma Advisory Network (STAN) is a specialist advisory and oversight network for complex trauma care across B.C.

Brain injury


B.C. imaging guidelines for major trauma

There are four fundamental steps in medical imaging in the setting of major trauma: 
  1. Patient selection
  2. Modality selection
  3. Image acquisition and reconstruction
  4. Report generation and communication


The prompt diagnosis of a major pelvic ring injury and rapid and effective control of massive pelvic hemorrhage is a key clinical priority in the successful management of the blunt trauma patient with a mechanically unstable pelvic ring injuries. This clinical practice guideline (CPG) outlines recommendations for the management of hemodynamically unstable adult patients (age >16) with pelvic ring injuries in B.C.

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