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Trauma

Most are motor vehicle accidents

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Trauma

Scene safe
Additional resources
Number of patients
NOI MOI

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Primary Assesment

ABCDE
Airway
Breathing
Circulation
Decision to transport
E

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Secondary Assesment

-Head to Toe Exam usually non life threatening injuries
-Vitals

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Reassesment

Reasses vitals and monitor trends and response to treatment

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Energy

Powers all body functions
Cells make energy from glucose and oxygen
Energy stored in form of ATP

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Airway

Must be patient

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Breathing

Oxygen must reach alveoli and cross into circulation

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Circulation

Distributes oxygen through red blood cells

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Stage 1 Shock

Blood loss: 750 ml
Blood Loss percentage: 15%
Pulse:<100
Resp: 14-20
Neuro: anxious

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Stage 2 Shock

Blood Loss: 750-1500ml
Blood Loss Percentage: 15-30%
Pulse: 100-120
Resp: 20-30
Neuro: More anxious

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Stage 3 Shock

Blood Loss: 1500-200
Blood Loss Percentage: 30-40
Pulse: 120-140
Resp: >30
Neuro: confused

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Stage 4 Shock

Blood Loss: >2000
Blood Loss Percentage: >40
Pulse: >140
Resp: >40
Neuro: lethargic and confused

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Disability

LOC GCS RTS

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Expose

Expose body for injuries