Tag Spinal Injury
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Spinal Injury Patient Hot Case

GENERAL APPROACH Phase of injury— Acute: ileus, cardiovascular, ventilation— Sub-acute: recurrent atelectasis and segmental collapse— Chronic: pain, psychological issues, infection (uro, resp, pressure areas), autonomic dysreflexia, spasm. Stability of spine Tracheostomy Other injuries INTRODUCTION CUBICLE Edgerton spinal bed until spine…

Trauma Tribulation 340 256

Trauma! Spinal Injury

A Q&A approach to traumatic spinal injury that provides an overview focusing on the initial assessment and management in the emergency department.