The McSwain EMS Trauma Conference is a one-day symposium covering the treatment prehospital providers render to a range of traumatic injuries. It is held every year in New Orleans and named for Dr. Norman McSwain, the pioneering trauma surgeon and lifelong advocate for EMS.

While the sessions covered a variety of topics across prehospital trauma, at this year’s event I took special interest in two topics:

I always recommend attendance at conferences since they serve as a unique medium in which providers can gain exposure to a variety of topics. The #McSwain2016 conference was no different.

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