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November 13, 2017- Teenage Tattoos, Tongues, & Trauma

  • Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter 10 West Rivercenter Boulevard Covington, KY, 41011 United States (map)

Emergency Implications of Body Piercing/Modifications

 It's happening more & more... Though body modification has been practiced for thousands of years, seemingly only recently has it become an "epidemic", especially among teens & young adults. This presentation will review "what we really want to know" regarding body modification & implications for emergency care. Through real-life case studies, answers to questions involving airway management, defibrillation, obstetrics, & thrombolytics will be addressed.