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Head and Spinal Trauma | Facial Trauma

Head and Spinal Trauma Head injuries kill 50,000 people a year. Head, face neck and spinal injuries are closely related. Maxillofacial Injuries: compromised airway due to significant bleeding/swelling is the biggest threat. With closed injuries to the head, suspect cervical spine and brain injury. Management: Spinal precautions Assess the airway, use suction as necessary Secure/maintain […]

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