Chapter 36

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  1. Multisystem Trauma
    When more than one major system is involved
  2. Golden Principles of Prehospital Multisystem Trauma Care
    • Scene Safety
    • Determine additional resources
    • Understand kinematics
    • Identify and manage life threats
    • Manage the airway while maintaining cervical spine stabilization
    • Support ventilation and oxygenation
    • Control external hemorrhage and treat for shock
    • Perform secondary assessment and obtain a medical history
    • Splint musculoskeletal injuries and maintain spinal immobilization
    • Make transport decisions
  3. Abruptio Placentae
    Separation of the placenta from the uterine wall
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Chapter 36
Multisystem Trauma and Trauma in Special Patient Populations
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