TraumaInitialManagementPriorities

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Unformatted text preview: Trauma: Initial Management Priorities Thomas Genuit, MD University of Maryland School of Medicine Program in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care R A Cowley Shock Trauma Center Pre-arrival Resource identification and allocation 1 o Survey 2 o Survey Basic Studies Specialty Studies Reevaluation Resuscitation 1 o Therapy Definitive Therapy Trauma: Initial Management Priorities Components of Management 1 Hour Establish leadership- Involved leader- Remote leader Anesthesiologist CRNA 1 o Nurse Tray Line person Chest tube person Bystander Bystander Tray CPR person Bystander Tray Tray Team Leader Examining person 2 o Nurse Bystander Tray Line person Chest tube person Bystander Tray Coffee maker Trauma: Initial Management Priorities Organize team- Number / type of personnel - Assess competency levels- Assign tasks Pre-arrival Personnel- Primary team- Specialty teams Facilities- Admitting area- 1 o & 2 o treatment areas Materials - tubes, lines, trays- Familiarity w. equipment Assess: Trauma: Initial Management Priorities 1 hour Pre-arrival 1 o Survey Resuscitation 2 o Survey Basic Studies Specialty Studies Reevaluation 1 o Therapy Definitive Therapy Pre-arrival Can the Institution handle this patient? at this time? Are there alternative facilities nearby? Assess: Trauma: Initial Management Priorities Team leadership / organization Trauma: Initial Management Priorities Team leadership / organization No leader(s) No tasks assigned No materials available Trauma: Initial Management Priorities Team leadership / organization Trauma:...
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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