Flashcards in Major Trauma Resus Deck (17):
FBE, UEC, Lipase, Coags (risk of DIC), Group and Hold, LFT,
don't clot well when?
why don't use NGT in trauma?
base of skull fracture, could get stuck
use orogastric tube
how can you tell on pneumothorax x-ray if haemothorax?
no meniscus on CXR
patchy opacities in lung fields major trauma is probably?
aortic dissection looks like in CXR?
point of CXR initially?
rule out tension pneumo
how to assess blood loss if you can't see it lost?
ask ambos if there was blood at scene, how much?
if pelvic fracture and they are stable, waiting for CT, what to do?
FAST scan for what?
blood in abdo (spleen/liver) dark space
after 2 L of fluid, switch over to what?
blood replacement is what?
Plasma/Fresh frozen plasma
what is 1:1:1 for massive trauma?
platelets:Fresh Frozen Plasma:blood product (RBCs)
MAP of at least what for trauma prior to surgery?
pre-hospital important triage to know if send to trauma centre?
high risk mechanism (least predictive)