crepitus would be a definite indication , defority may be because of swelling
Pain to the right upper arm
Deformity to the upper arm
Decreased sensation in the right hand
Crepitus felt on palpation
apply cold packs then elevate the extremity
Massaging the wrist gently to decrease the pain
Maintaining the wrist below the level of the heart to decrease swelling
Applying cold packs to the wrist to reduce swelling
Straightening the wrist to promote blood flow to the hand
manual in line is even befire ABC with emergency protocol
Open the airway using the head-tilt, chin-lift.
Expose and splint both legs to prevent further injury.
Check for distal pulses in both lower extremities.
Take and maintain manual in-line spinal stabilization.
notify the hospital
cover the patient with a blanket.
look for other injuries.
immobilize the fractures.
parathesia , may indicate nerve damage
“I am still having a hard time moving my arm.”
“My hand feels like it is going to sleep.”
My arm seems to be bruising more.”
“It hurts when I move my fingers.”
stabalize the injury manually to prevent further damage
Manually stabilize the lower right leg.
Check the right foot for pulses and motor ability.
Ready the traction splint for application.
Align the leg in a neutral position.
splinting and manual stabalization will prevent further injury to the humerous
Converts the open fracture to a closed fracture and maintains it as such
Starts the process of healing by aligning and connecting the bone ends
Eliminates the possibility of infection through the open wound
Decreases the opportunity for further injury to nerves and blood vessels
splinting and immobilaztion will prevent further injury and reduce movement that is causing more pain
Gently massaging the injury site
Splinting the fracture
Applying warm packs to the fracture site
manually stablazie the injury and before splinting in a non emergency you would check for PMS BEFORE AND AFTER
Apply the traction splint.
Check for a pedal pulse.
Transfer the patient to the stretcher.
Splint the leg in the position found.
PMS BEFORE AND AFTER SPLINTING OR WRAPPING
Can you rate your pain for me?”
I am wrapping the splint with roller gauze to secure it.”
I need to feel your arm for tenderness.”
I am going to feel your wrist for a pulse now.”
immobolize joints above and below the injury site
Wrist, forearm, and elbow
Elbow and forearm
Shoulder, elbow, and forearm
Wrist and forearm
manual stablaztion and try to pull tractio for a pulse, pinching off the blood vessels
Apply a traction splint and enough traction until a pulse returns.
Apply cold packs to the knee and transport immediately.
Check the patient’s radial or carotid pulse.
Attempt to straighten the leg until a pulse returns.
cover all wounds and bones with a sterile dressing before splinting
The EMT cleans dirt from within the wound and off the bone prior to splinting.
A pressure dressing is tightly applied to the open wound prior to splinting.
The bone end and soft tissue wounds are covered with a sterile dressing.
The protruding bone is gently replaced back under the skin.
cut off circulation and make it hard to check for pulses, gain pressure with tempsature and altitude
should never be applied circumferentially.
do not fully immobilize a possible fracture.
can decrease circulation in the extremity.
are contraindicated for joint injuries.
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