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Emergency War Surger

Emergency War Surgery

What is the correct position to place a patient until a formal airway is established? In the lateral or prone position (rescue position).
Making more than 3 attempts at direct laryngoscopy may result in? Airway trauma and swelling.
In a surgical cricothyrotomy what kind of incision must you make in the skin? Vertical skin incision.
In a surgical cricothyrotomy what kind of incision must you make in the membrane? Horizontal membrane incision.
What areas are over looked in head injuries? Subocciput, occiput, and retroauricular regions.
Injuries to the subocciput, occiput, and retroauricular regions indicate underlying injury to the? Posterior fossa, major venous sinus, or carotid artery.
What are the two most acute and easily treatable mechanisms of secondary injury. Hypotension and hypoxia.
During patient assessment and triage the most important assessment is the? Vital signs.
The second most important assessment is the? Level of consciousness.
Level of consciousness, is best measured and recorded by what scale? Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS).
The vascular supply of the spinal cord is most vulnerable between? The T-4 and T-6 where the canal is most narrow.
Where is the most common place for compression injuries? The thoracolumbar junction between T-10 and L-2.
Created by: RabbittDK10