Vol 5 ch2

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medicdice
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291352
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Vol 5 ch2
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2014-12-13 20:40:27
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Vol5 Ch2 Blunt trauma
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  1. The first part of the body to experience trauma is ?
    Skin
  2. The most common cause of blunt trauma is
    Motor vehicle accident
  3. A physical energy exchange from an object or surface transmitted through the skin into the body interior surface is known as
    Blunt trauma
  4. As you double the speed of an object, thatÂ’ objects ability to cause damage is
    Quadrupled
  5. In determine the potential for trauma caused by an object, you need to examine the
    The object SPEED, the objects WEIGHT, the STOPPING Distance
  6. Examples of solid organs are
    Spleen, pancreas, kidneys
  7. What organ has the Ligament of Teres
    The Liver
  8. The Draining of blood to the point at which the body cannot be sustained is called
    Exsanguination
  9. The childs _____________ makes protection in a vehicle crash difficult
    Anatomy
  10. Injuries in the Down an d under pathway most COMMONLY include
    HIP Fractures
  11. The _____ pathway accounts for OVER HALF of the DEATHS in Vehicle crashes
    Ejection
  12. During a ______ impact, the index of suspicion fro serious and life threatening injuries must be higher than normal than vehicle damage alone suggest.
    Lateral
  13. Anatomic area MOST INJURED in REAR-END impact is
    Neck
  14. Trauma associated with a blast, assessment should include a High Index of suspicion for
    Lung Injury
  15. When a patient has Respiratory Compromise due to a Blast injury, FORCEFUL VENTILATION can create
    Emboli
  16. In crush injuries, toxins released into the central circulation can cause
    Cardiac arrhythmias OR serious damage to Kidneys

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