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Special Considerations in Trauma (ALS)
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Special Considerations in Trauma (ALS)

Public Safety Group

This course is offered as a one-year subscription
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$6.95

Course Information

This interactive lecture focuses on the special situations presented to prehospital care providers regarding pediatric and geriatric trauma patients. While the priorities of care do not change with age, physiologic differences are key to assessing and treating pediatric and geriatric patients. The challenges presented by patients with burns, multiple patient situations, and the decision to withhold or terminate trauma resuscitation are also discussed.

After completing this course, the practitioner will be able to:
* Identify the various depths of burns.
* Explain how ice can deepen the depth of burns.
* Determine burn size using the rule of nines.
* Calculate fluid resuscitation needs using the Parkland formula.
* Explain appropriate burn dressings for prehospital care.
* Identify the anatomic and physiologic differences in children that account for unique pediatric injury patterns.
* Relate the importance of managing the airway and restoring adequate tissue oxygenation in pediatric trauma patients.
* Identify the quantitative vital signs for pediatric trauma patients.
1 hours
Emergency Medical Services
Injuries & Trauma
Advanced
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Updated: 11/15/2019 9:53 AM Eastern Standard Time