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Trauma | Management of Bleeding Wounds and Shock

Management of Bleeding Wounds and Shock BSI Direct Pressure Elevate if extremity Additional dressings Pressure dressing and bandage Pressure to appropriate arterial pressure point Elevate patient’s legs Apply high flow O2 Cover patient with blanket Initiate immediate transport Reassess vital signs Internal Bleeding: usually chest, abdomen. Pelvis or retroperitoneum Signs and Symptoms: Coughing up red […]

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