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Ch. 12-Common Sport and Ch. 12-Common Sport and Recreational Injuries Recreational Injuries 1
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Fractured Clavicle   First Aid Care Activate the EMS system immediately, then: 1. Don’t move the victim until you have splinted the fracture with one of  the following three methods: Sling and swathe Figure-8 bandage or butter- fly sling Improvised immobilization   using cravats tied together, a  roller bandage, or elastic wrap 2. Gently apply an ice pack or cold compresses to the fracture site  to  alleviate pain. 3. Allow the victim to stay in the most comfortable position, usually  sitting. 2 Signs Signs     and and     symptoms symptoms     include include : : lump over the fracture sight lump over the fracture sight lump will be tender, swollen, and deformed lump will be tender, swollen, and deformed
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Shoulder Separation  1. Immobilize the shoulder with both horizontal  and vertical swathes and a sling. 2. Apply an ice pack or cold compress to the  shoulder joint if the victim can tolerate it. 3
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Vocabulary Acromioclavicular joint-  the joint in the  shoulder where the clavicle, scapula, and  humerus join Palpable - able to be felt by the First Aider Tennis elbow-  Inflammation of the bony  protrusion of the elbow 4
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Dislocated Shoulder  1. Check for a pulse in the wrist and sensation  in the hand; if either is missing, activate the  EMS system immediately. 2. Immobilize the shoulder in the position  found;  never attempt to straighten a  dislocated shoulder. 5
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Dislocated Elbow 1. Immobilize the injury in the position found;  never try to straighten a dislocated elbow.  If  possible, use a ladder splint, Sam splint, or  vacuum splint; do not use an air splint, 
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course HK 280 taught by Professor Trembath during the Fall '07 term at Purdue University.

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