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Flashcards in Trauma Deck (11)
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1

flail segment

when three or more contiguous ribs are fractured in two or more places

2

what causes pneumothorax in trauma

penetrating and non penetrating lung injuries

3

type of pleural effusion in trauma

haemothorax

4

pneumoperitoneum wrigley sign

can see both sides of the bowel

5

most commonly injured solid organ

spleen

6

liver trauma

laceration
hilar injury
free fluid
pseudo aneurysm/active bleeding

7

treatment of liver trauma

bed rest usually

8

renal trauma

worry about infarction due to end organ blood supply
parenchymal
hilar
ureteric/collecting system

9

radial head fracture

anterior sail sign
posterior fat pad

10

scaphoid fracture complication

disruption to radial artery -> avascular necrosis

11

who gets collies fracture

osteoporotic ladies