Blunt polytrauma presents to urban ED with requirement for airway, head injury and hemorrhagic shock management.
Appropriate application of ATLS principles in a tertiary centre.
Objectives (Medical and CRM)
- Recognize key elements of pre-arrival history and make specific preparations for care based on this information.
- Apply a stepwise, organized ATLS approach to a trauma patient.
- Recognize the need for airway management in an unstable trauma patient.
- Resuscitate with blood products in a timely fashion.
- Ensure appropriate use.
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