The Tacoma Trauma team is partnering with the Tacoma Police Department to find ways to mitigate gun violence in our city.  Gun violence has increased dramatically in Tacoma as it has in other major US cities.  A project is underway to address this problem among the Tacoma youth.  A presentation is being planned for this […]

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(REBOA)  Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta Dr. Erik Roedel, (Madigan Army Medical Center), presents to our trauma team, his experience using this minimally invasive technique to gain temporary control of life- threatening hemorrhage.  

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Three Tacoma Trauma and Critical Care physician assistants who are also mothers of school-aged children, (Tiffany Crabb, Katrina Flowers-Piercy and Shelly Voigt), collaborated with Dr. Quinton Hatch of Madigan Army Medical Center to teach a “Stop The Bleed” class at a Gig Harbor elementary school. Not long after the Uvalde school shooting tragedy, we were

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