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18 Cards in this Set

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Primary threat to the trauma victim
hypoxemia
4 clinical signs of a pneumo
cyanosis
tachypnea
JVD
Diminished breath sounds
Lafort number in which NG placement is contraindicated
3
Induction drugs for an injured heart
ketamine
etomidate
Organ most likely to rupture from trauma
spleen
For abdominal trauma, where should the IV be placed
above the level of the diaphram
For thoracic trauma, where should the IV be placed
femoral
Concave border on CT
subdural hematoma
Convex border on CT
epidural hematoma
Initial volume resuscitation
2L crystaloid for adults
20 ml/kg children
3 mandatory diagnostic tests for a trauma patient
lab
Xray (Cervical C-spine C7-T1)
12 lead ECG
Type of bleed that is concave on CT and insidious in nature
subdural
Type of bleed that is convex on CT and acute in nature
epidural
What is the fluid resuscitation formula for burns for adults and pedi
adults 2-4 ml/kg/% BSA burned
pedi 3-4 ml/kg/% BSA burned
What are the 4 rules for lower airway burns
intubate early
High FiO2
PEEP
Fiberoptic intubation
Most common major skeletal muscle injury
tib/fib fracture
Dx lab test for blunt cardiac injury
elevated troponin I
Last ditch effort of volume resuscitation
give O-negative noncrossmatched blood