EmtAbdominalTrauma

EmtAbdominalTrauma - Abdominal Trauma Temple College EMS...

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1 Abdominal Trauma Temple College EMS Professions
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2 The Abdomen Everything between diaphragm and pelvis Injury, illness very difficult to assess because of large variety of structures
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3 Abdominal Anatomy Abdomen divided into four quadrants by body mid-line, horizontal plane through umbilicus Organs can be located by quadrant
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4 Abdominal Anatomy Right Upper Quadrant Liver Gall Bladder Right Kidney Ascending Colon Transverse Colon
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5 Abdominal Anatomy Left Upper Quadrant Spleen Stomach Pancreas Left Kidney Transverse Colon Descending Colon
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6 Abdominal Anatomy Right Lower Quadrant Ascending Colon Appendix Right Ovary (female) Right Fallopian Tube (female)
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7 Abdominal Anatomy Left Lower Quadrant Descending Colon Sigmoid colon Left Ovary (female) Left Fallopian Tube (female)
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8 Abdominal Anatomy Periumbilical area Located around (peri) the navel (umbilicus) Small bowel lies in all quadrants in periumbilical area Suprapubic area Located just above pubic bone Urinary bladder, uterus lie in this area
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9 Abdominal Cavity Peritoneum = abdominal cavity lining Divides abdomen into two spaces Peritoneal cavity Retroperitoneal space
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10 Abdominal Anatomy Retroperitoneal Pancreas Kidney Ureter Inferior vena cava Abdominal aorta Urinary bladder Reproductive organs Peritoneal Spleen Liver Stomach Gall bladder Bowel Disease, injury of retroperitoneal organs often causes back pain
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11 Abdominal Anatomy Organs can be classified as: Hollow Solid Major vascular
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12 Solid Organs Liver Spleen Kidney Pancreas When solid organs are injured, they bleed heavily and cause shock
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13 Solid Organs Liver Largest abdominal organ Most frequently injured Fractures of ribs 8-12 on right side Bleeding can be either: Slow, contained under capsule Free into peritoneal cavity
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