Archive: Topic Categories: Pre-hospital CBRN

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Abdominal Trauma part 2
Examining an abdomen: During abdominal trauma, a thorough assessment may help the clinician in identifying potential injuries and concerns. A full abdominal ass
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Electrocution part 2
Assessment and Management: As discussed, safety will be an initial priority as the current may still be live and present a danger to you. Ensure the electrical
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Electrocution part 1
Electrocution: Approximately 1000 people in the UK are injured at work every year due to electrical injury, with around 25 of these people dying. This makes a c
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Crush Injury and Syndrome part 2
Signs of Crush Syndrome: As discussed earlier, the clinician will need to take account of patient history, MOI, surrounding factors, and the 3 elements determin
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Crush Injury and Syndrome part 1
Crush Injury and Syndrome: Although the likelihood of attending a patient with a crush injury or syndrome is uncommon, a patient presenting with crush injury or
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Burns part 2
Burns management: Several factors need to be considered along with management of the primary survey and deficits: Crew safety will be an important aspect. Alon
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Burns part 1
Burns: Burns incidents can present very challenging situations for clinicians depending on the severity of the burn and surrounding circumstances. Several compl
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Penetrating Trauma
Penetrating trauma: Penetrating trauma has several differences in review of management and treatment when compared to blunt trauma. The biggest difference is th
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Limb Trauma part 2
Limb vascular compromise: Following any significant trauma to a limb whether it be blunt or penetrating, it is important to assess for any vascular compromise w
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