Florida Man Case Competition

FCOT’s Florida Man Case Competition commenced in 2018. As part of this competition, FCOT members are invited to submit trauma cases with unique, interesting or particularly challenging elements. For all cases submitted, the wounded person must have survived the event

Your Primary Degree will appear everywhere your name appears. Other Degrees/Honorifics will appear only on a space available basis and may be edited for formatting. This information is intended for publication, so please observe standard rules of case, punctuation and formatting.
If selected, the lead author of this case study will present this piece during a 10-minute, interactive presentation during the Florida Man case competition to take place at a future FCOT meeting.

Add Case Study Text

Please add the case study text items requested below. Remember, there is a 250-word limit when combining all fields on this page except for title, keywords, and external funding sources. Changing the title here will also change the title in the listing on the Case Study Submission Welcome Page. Some input is required in all fields.

Enter a comma separated list of key words that can be used as tags for your case study Background, Summary and Conclusions
Please enter the background, summary and conclusions. Max word length is 253 including the section labels "Background", "Summary" and "Conclusions

Add Case Study Uploads

Please attach a copy of your case study as a Word document here, note that this document will be used for reference only in the event of a system error. Please ensure that you complete the forms fully and accurately as this is the information that will be used in the scoring process.

Upload up to one re-identified image and one table/ figure for your case study submission here as well as a separate file from the Word document. You can upload approximately 10 MB of materials in support of any single case study. Please check file sizes locally before starting. To control file size, you can crop images to just the relevant information and submit documents as Rich Text Format rather than Microsoft Word. Once you have uploaded a file, you can change only the accompanying text. If you need to change the upload itself, you must delete it from your catalog and submit the new version.

You may upload the following file types:

- Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx), Rich Text Format (.rtf), Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Excel (.xls, .xlsx)

Images - JPEG (.jpg), Graphics Interchange Format (.gif), Portable Network Graphics (.png), Tagged Image Format (.tif, .tiff) or Windows Bitmap (.bmp)

Archives - Compressed or bundled files are accepted and encouraged. You can use .zip, .tar, .gzip or .rar formats

Files must be less than 10 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png tif pdf doc docx xls xlsx zip.