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Cardiac complications in trauma

This topic is a part of the E-learning programme (ESCeL) on Acute Cardiovascular Care which offers a portfolio of 79 chapters among 11 sections.

Cardiac complications in trauma can be devastating, and more subtle complications can sometimes be overlooked when caring for the patient with major trauma.

This educational resource provides the learner with a clear and interactive platform to learn more about the subject.
Suitable for those with or without previous experience of managing such patients, it is an invaluable and convenient resource.

These courses are based on the textbook chapter Cardiac Complications in Trauma in the ESC textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care: authors Demetrios Demetriades, Leslie Kobayashi, and Lydia Lam.

What’s inside?

3 courses on:

  • Penetrating Cardiac Injury
  • Blunt Cardiac Injury
  • Other Cardiac Issues in Trauma

Each course ends with a MCQs test.

How to access online courses?

Make sure to log in with your My ESC account (Username and Password) to access topics included in your membership level.

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Course Co-ordinator

  • Dr Susanna Price

Course Contributors

  • Dr Alex Wickham
  • Dr Ehsan Ahmadnia (editor)