Paramedic school

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Jgernns
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209220
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Paramedic school
Updated:
2013-03-24 14:11:53
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Musculoseketal trauma
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Musculosekeltal trauma
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  1. Dislocation
    Complete displacement of a bone end from it's position in a joint capsule
  2. Types of fractures
    • Open
    • Closed
    • Hairline
    • Impacted
    • transverse
    • oblique
    • Comminuted
    • spiral
    • Greenstick-PEDS
    • Epipyseal
  3. Six P's in evaluating limb injury
    • Pain
    • pallor
    • Paralysis
    • Pressure
    • Pulses
  4. Early indicators for compartment syndrome
    Feeling of tension in the limb

    • Loss of distal sensation
    • complains of pain
    • Condidtion mores severe than mechanism of injury would indicate
    • Pain on passive extension
    • Pulse deficit- late sign
  5. Basic of musculoskeltal injury care
    Protecting the wound

    exposure of the injury

    Proper positioning

    Immoblizing the injury

    Monitoring of nerovascular function
  6. Fracture Care
    Consider any injury within 3 inches of a joint to be a joint injury
  7. Types of muscular injuries
    Compartment syndrome

    Penetrating injury

    Muscle fatigue

    Muscle Cramp

    Muscle Spasm

    muscle strain

    Contusions

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