In this EM Cases podcast Dr. Joel Lockwood tells his Best Case Ever of a prehospital trauma resuscitation, bringing to light the challenges faced by EMS with the complicated trauma patient. He discusses the importance of checklists, practice and simulation to help streamline the process, offload some cognitive burden, prepare the team, reduce the change of errors, improve efficiency and etch critical procedures required into each team member’s muscle memory.

Produced by Rajiv Thavanathan, edited by Anton Helman and Richard Hoang, August 2017