Flashcards in Trauma Deck (5)
What does LATER mean?
Load And Treat En Route
What patients in an MCI situation are considered unsalvageable?
Patients are deemed unsalvageable if they have the following:
Severe shock and a falling heart rate
GCS of 3 with bilateral dilated and unreactive pupils
Severe life threatening injuries in the elderly
When would you deem a patient unsalvagable?
If a number of severely injured patients is high and immediate and urgent patients require treatment and transport.
What does MOI mean?
Mechanism Of Injury.