Flashcards in Trauma in ICU Deck (9)
Trauma rarely occurs in _____: type and amount of force required often results in ______ injuries, leading to a variety of treatments
Primary survey consists of?
______ ____ = 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
Pts with head injuries might present with altered _____ _____ ; maintaining normal
___ is important for future recovery
muscle tone; ROM
For SCI, follow full spinal precautions before cleared (T/F)
Flail chest - at least __ #'s in at least __ ribs
3 possibles CI's/precautions for pelvic #'s?
1. WB orders
2. hip flexion restriction
3. turning restriction
Always aim for most _____ and least _____ rx