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1

Abdo injury %?

Kidney 25%
Spleen 25%
Liver 25%
The rest plus multiple: 25%

2

Mechanisms of Abdo trauma?

MVA
Fall from heights
Lap seat belt: small surface area (Organ damage)
Handle Bar: small surface area
MBA: motor bike accident

3

What kind of mechanism of abdo trauma?

Blunt trauma more than penetrating

4

Abdo trauma circulation need to look for?

Tenderness
Ecchymosis
Abrasion
Femoral fracture

5

Difference in paeds anatomy?

More exposed organs
Less protective habitus: more pliable thoracic cavity
Smaller torso

6

NGT in trauma?

Nope.

Gastric Decompression tube only from the mouth

7

What tubes in for Abdo trauma?

Gastric tube
Urinary catheter

8

Need CT? How do you know if don't need it?

No Abdo wall/seatbelt signs
No GCS