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Head and Spinal Trauma | Head & Neck

Head and Spinal Trauma Anterior Neck Trauma: injuries to the base of the neck carry the highest mortality rate. Major vessels, lungs, esophagus, trachea, cervical spine. Laceration of major vessels >>> rapid exsanguinations, or significantly compromise the airway. Assessment: Penetrating Trauma Shock Active Bleeding Tenderness Crepitus Hematoma Pulse deficit Neurological deficit Esophageal tears >>> subcutaneous […]

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