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Discussion in 'Pre-Hospital [ EMS ]' started by Ganz, Apr 28, 2004.

  1. Ganz

    Ganz Junior Member
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    Hi guys,

    We are studying a trauma case at my school right now, and I am required to present on Paramedic-hospital radio communication. So basically I was just wondering if any of you guys could give me a rundown on the important info that is tranmitted from the paramedics while they are en route (in particular for a trauma patient involved in a traffic collision).

    Thanks
     
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  3. flighterdoc

    flighterdoc Rocket Scientist
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    Unit ID
    Rescue 56

    Pt pert Hx
    Male 12 y/o passenger in MVA head on, airbag deployed no seatbelt, unconcious, responds to deep pain only
    GCS 5, PEARL, Resps 32, Pulse 14o and thready BP 85/60, gash on forehead,

    Pt pert Tx
    C-spine and long board, IV NS wide open, whatever else

    ETA
    5 minutes

    Orders?
     
  4. beanbean

    beanbean 1K Member
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    ID: Age and Sex of Patient

    Chief Complaint/ Mechanism of Injury

    Relevant Scene information

    Injuries/Physical exam findings

    Vitals

    Relevant Past Medical History

    Meds/ Allergies

    Example: long version...I spelled out some things that are normally abbreviated.

    We are en route to your facility, 5 min ETA, with an 18 year old male victim of a motor vehicle crash. Patient was an unrestrained passenger in an SUV; head on into a tree, aribags deployed. Upon our arrival patient entrapped in vehicle with a Glascow Coma Scale (GCS) of 9. Significant intrusion into passenger compartment with extrication time of approximately 20 mins. Positive loss of Consciousness (LOC); pupils PERL but sluggish;significant facial trauma and lacerations; lungs clear bilaterally; abdomen soft; patient has Fx with deformity to right femur immobilized with traction. Patient boarded and collared; Patient intubated; 2 14 gauge IVs in Right and Left ACs wide open 1L Normal Saline infused; Last set of vitals: BP 100/70, pulse 124 normal sinus rhythm, Respirations 20 with manual ventilation; GCS still 9. Unknown medications and allergies; Do you have any questions or comments?


    Hope that helps. Anyone else feel free to add!
     
  5. Ganz

    Ganz Junior Member
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    thanks guys, I appreciate it..
     
  6. trauma_junky

    trauma_junky 12 step pre-med rehab
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    They never really listen anyway so just make a bunch of crap up. M72 in route with a 14 y/o gorilla that is constipated from a diet of bannanas. 5 ETA, any ?'s
     
  7. beanbean

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    Does that gorilla have bowel sounds?
     
  8. Febrifuge

    Febrifuge Grizzled Old Newcomer
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    ...and do you have full BSI precautions in place?

    (Nobody sort of needs a face shield, I've found. Just a little bit of gorilla poo turns out to be a great deal too much.)
     

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