We are back at it again with our newest ATLS podcast. This time we are focusing on the abdomen and pelvis which can be host to a wide range of severe pathology. Given its many intricacies, we focused most on the highlights from ATLS Chapter 5 including the key "red text" that it emphasizes.
Generally, any injuries from the chin to the umbilicus should be considered concerning for trauma to the thorax. When it comes to abdominal trauma, consider it when there is trauma between the nipple to the perineum.
PRIMARY ASSESSMENT AND ANATOMY:
MECHANISMS OF INJURY (MOI):
ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT:
ADJUNCTS TO PHYSICAL EXAMINATION:
EVALUATION OF SPECIFIC INJURIES:
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