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16. Discuss age-related variations that are required when providing emergency care to a pediatric patient who has a suspected head or spine injury. (p 1021)Chapter 291. Explain the mechanics of ventilation in relation to chest injuries. (pp 1033–1034)2. Describe the differences between an open and closed chest injury. (pp 1034–1035)3. Recognize the signs of chest injury. (pp 1035–1036)
4. Describe the management of a patient with a suspected chest injury, including pneumothorax, hemothorax, cardiac tamponade, rib fractures, flail chest, pulmonary contusion,traumatic asphyxia, blunt myocardial injury, commotio cordis, and laceration of the great vessels. (pp 1041–1048)5. Recognize the complications that can accompany chest injuries. (pp 1041–1048)6. Explain the complications of a patient with an open pneumothorax (sucking chest wound). (pp 1041–1042)