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GASOC VRiMS Kenya:

University of Nairobi, Chiromo Campus, Nairobi, Kenya

1st November

Stabilisation of the Patient, Trauma and Emergency Surgery

Airway: Intubation, cricothyroidotomy, tracheostomy

Breathing: Chest drain

Circulation: Venous access / iv cut-down / intraosseous access

Repair of vascular injuries

Pericardiocentesis

2nd November

General Surgery/Abdominal Surgery Essentials

Diagnostic peritoneal lavage

Laparotomy

Repair of ruptured bladder

Repair of diaphragm

Inguinal hernia repair (elective and emergency)

Nasogastric decompression

Reduction of sigmoid volvulus

Exploratory laparotomy

Appendicectomy and drainage appendiceal abscess (open approach)

Cholecystectomy and cholecystostomy (open approach)

Enterolysis, small bowel resection, colostomy

3rd November

Essential Orthopaedics, Burns, and Neurosurgery

Skeletal and skull traction

Splints

Cast application and removal

External fixation

Managing limb injuries

Tendon repair

Fasciotomy

Amputation (guillotine and definitive)

Primary and secondary wound closure

Contracture management

Escharotomy and skin grafts

Burr holes

Craniotomies

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