Trauma

Charlie McGurk, Sam Willis

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Abstract

The paramedic will attend many traumatic incidents across the span of their career, involving both minor and major trauma. This chapter will provide an overview of the trauma cases that a paramedic is most likely to encounter, including traumatic injury to face, neck, back, abdomen, pelvis and limbs.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFundamentals of paramedic practice
Subtitle of host publicationA systems approach
EditorsSam Willis, Roger Dalrymple
Place of PublicationChichester, West Sussex
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
Chapter13
Pages181-194
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781118490839
ISBN (Print)9781118486276
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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    McGurk, C., & Willis, S. (2015). Trauma. In S. Willis, & R. Dalrymple (Eds.), Fundamentals of paramedic practice : A systems approach (pp. 181-194). John Wiley & Sons.