Flashcards in Trauma - Paeds Deck (8)
Abdo injury %?
The rest plus multiple: 25%
Mechanisms of Abdo trauma?
Fall from heights
Lap seat belt: small surface area (Organ damage)
Handle Bar: small surface area
MBA: motor bike accident
What kind of mechanism of abdo trauma?
Blunt trauma more than penetrating
Abdo trauma circulation need to look for?
Difference in paeds anatomy?
More exposed organs
Less protective habitus: more pliable thoracic cavity
NGT in trauma?
Gastric Decompression tube only from the mouth
What tubes in for Abdo trauma?