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1

Trauma rarely occurs in _____: type and amount of force required often results in ______ injuries, leading to a variety of treatments

isolation; multiple

2

Primary survey consists of?

Airway
Breathing
Circulation
Disability (LOC)
Exposure

3

______ ____ = performed once the pt has been resuscitated and is stabilized. it involves a more thorough head to toe exam; aim is to detect other significant but not immediately life-threatening injuries

secondary survey

4

Pts with head injuries might present with altered _____ _____ ; maintaining normal
___ is important for future recovery

muscle tone; ROM

5

For SCI, follow full spinal precautions before cleared (T/F)

TRUE

6

Flail chest - at least __ #'s in at least __ ribs

2;2

7

3 possibles CI's/precautions for pelvic #'s?

1. WB orders
2. hip flexion restriction
3. turning restriction

8

Always aim for most _____ and least _____ rx

effective; risky

9

High rates of ______ and ______ post d/c from ICU

anxiety; depression