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Secondary injury assoc with shoulder dislocation
Axillary nerve injury
Secondary injury assoc with humeral shaft fracture
Radial nerve injury
Secondary injury assoc with supracondylar fracture of the humerus
Brachial artery injury
Secondary injury assoc with posterior hip dislocation
Sciatic nerve injury
Secondary injury assoc with knee dislocation
Popliteal artery injury
Secondary injury assoc with fibular neck fracture
Peroneal nerve injury
What are the three components of the GCS?
- Eye (1-4)
- Verbal (1-5)
- Motor (1-6)
- Normal 15
- Mild impairment 12-14
- Moderate impairment 9-11
- Severe impairment <9
What is the GCS used for?
Traumatic brain injuries
What is the RTS? What are the components of RTS? How is it scored?
- Revised Trauma Score.
- GCS, Respiratory Rate, Systolic Blood Pressure
- Score of 0-4 per category