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Emergency Action Plan

-communication: call 911 and give info


-facilities: ambulance/EMT, hospital,dentist


-documentation:



On-the-field evaluation

primary survey


secondary survey

Primary survey

-assess life threatening injuries


-Circulation Airway Breathing Shock- CABS


-unconscious- cervical spine trauma


-seizing- CNS trauma

Shock

SS: moist, clammy, cool skin, weak, rapid pulse, dec., BP <90mmhg, really thirsty, rapid/shallow breathing

management: EMS, blankets, elevate feet, no water



Secondary survey

rule out life threatening conditions


-vital signs: pulse, respiration, BP, temp, skin color, pupils


-history


-other SS



Off field Evaluation

When, where, what?


HOPES


history, observation, physical examination, evaluative tests, special tests

emergency splinting

splint suspected fracture before moving


-splint 1 joint above and below fx


-splint injury in position found