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Division of Emergency Surgery


  • Provide education and training of emergency physicians, trainees (resident physicians, PGY physicians) and trainee medical students (Clerk) at all levels of trauma patient diagnosis and treatment, including:
    • Trauma patient assessment: Primary/Secondary survey
    • Trauma image interpretation: X- ray, CT, etc.
    • Trauma ultrasound examination: FAST (Focused assessment with sonography for trauma), eFAST (Extended focused assessment with sonography for trauma)
    • Airway establishment: endotracheal tube intubation, cricothyroidotomy
    • Thoracic decompression and thoracic drainage
    • Infusion line routes establishment, including: Bone Needle, Large bore CVC
    • Advanced First Aid Treatment: ED thoracotomy, REBOA
    • Wound Treatment: Wound Suture, Facial/Deep Wound Suture, Burn Assessment
    • Cervical Fixation, Fracture Fixation, Joint Dislocation Reduction
  • Organizing Trauma TRM (Team resource management) training to familiarize clinical nurses with the treatment process of the trauma team
  • Regular joint meetings with the trauma department of the surgical department to discuss the emergency medical treatment process for patients with major trauma
  • Organize ETTC (Emergency Trauma Training Course) to provide medical trauma education and training
  • Organize PHTLS (Prehospital Trauma Life Support) provides pre-hospital trauma education training
  • Emergency residents receive ATLS (Advanced trauma life support) education training during the training period to obtain license


  • Provide first-line emergency services for major trauma patients and various types of trauma patients Medical Care
  • Responsible for receiving pre-hospital emergency medical aid and emergency medical network referrals for all types of critical trauma patients
  • Cooperating with the Ministry of Tainan Hospital Xinhua Branch to accept critical trauma patients referred by the "Island Jumping Program"
  • Stable trauma patients, arrange advanced diagnosis and treatment
  • Provide emergency treatment for major trauma, such as airway establishment, thoracic decompression and chest drainage, ED thoracotomy, REBOA, bone needle, large bore CVC, etc.
  • Provide emergency trauma inspection and treatment, such as FAST/ eFAST examination, wound suturing, dislocation reduction, plaster immobilization, etc.
  • Coordinate the admission of various types of trauma patients in the emergency department or arrange follow-up


  • Establish a database of various types of trauma patients, conduct research and statistical analysis of
    • Trauma OHCA database database
    • Major trauma emergency patients
    • Emergency "Island Hopping Project" trauma patient database
    • Trauma patient performing tansarterial embolization (TAE) database
    • Other statistics related to emergency trauma patients
  • Case reports of various types of trauma patients


  • Development areas Quality of emergency treatment of trauma patients in internal emergency
  • Develop and update emergency treatment techniques for various types of trauma, and provide emergency trauma-related training