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trauma assessment

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after the abc's what are next 3 steps in the initial assessment 1. Determine transport priority and determine appropriate facility 2. Expose patient and protect the environment 3. Select appropriate assessment (focused or rapid trauma assessment)
what is the 1 step in the focused trauma assessment Perform focused physical exam based on chief complaint and MOI
what are the 2 "transport" steps 1. Obtain baseline vital signs including BGL 2. Obtain SAMPLE and OPQRST-I
how many steps are there in the detailed trauma assessment 1. Head 2. Scalp 3. Face 4. Eyes 5. Ears 6. Nose 7. Mouth 8. Neck 9. Suprasternal 10. Clavicle 11. Chest 12. Abdomen 13. Pelvis 14. Extremities 15. Posterior 16. Medical Tags
head - 1 position
scalp - 4 Foreign bodies 1. Occipital 2. Parietal 3. Frontal 4. Temporal
face - 4 1. Zygomatic arch 2. Maxilla 3. Mandible 4. TMJ
eyes - 4 1. PEARL 2. Hyphema 3. Foreign bodies 4. Periorbital ecchymosis
ears - 4 1. Blood 2. CSF 3. Halo test 4. Battle signs
nose - 4 1. Blood 2. CSF 3. Halo test 4. Crepitus
mouth - 9 1. Teeth 2. Dentures 3. Blood 4. CSF 5. Foreign bodies 6. Fluid 7. Soft tissue 8. Odor 9. Discoloration
neck - 3 1. JVD 2. Tracheal deviations 3. C 1-7
suprasternal - 1 1. Subcutaneous emphysema
clavicle - 3 1. Crepitus 2. Medication patches 3. Pacemakers
chest - 4 1. Crepitus 2. Paradoxical motion 3. Symmetry Auscultate lung sounds
abdomen - 6 1. Rigidity 2. Distention 3. Pulsating masses 4. Tenderness 5. Guarding 6. Firmness
pelvis - 4 1. Integrity of pelvic girdle 2. Crepitus 3. Priapism 4. Incontinence
extremities - 4 1. Inspect and palpate DCAP-BTLS 2. PMS 3. Equal grip strength 4. Babinski’s Reflex
posterior - 1 1. Omit if assessed during rapid trauma assessment
medical tags - 4 1. Wrist 2. Neck 3. Ankles 4. Wallet
ongoing assessment - 4 1. Repeat initial assessment 2. Repeat vital signs 3. Repeat focused assessment 4. Check interventions
Created by: heatherenigma