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By Tim Nutbeam

Prehospital Emergency drugs (PHEM) is a brand new and evolving box inside Prehospital Care and includes the supply of secure prehospital serious care to significantly sick or injured sufferers, and secure move to or among hospitals. It covers a wide variety of scientific and stressful stipulations, interventions, scientific prone and actual environments.

ABC of Prehospital Emergency Medicine
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E: Exposure: this includes assessment of temperature, and, if time and conditions allow, the secondary survey. 3. The secondary survey is a thorough ‘top to toe’ assessment to identify any other injuries/stigmata which the primary survey may not have revealed. The prehospital environment may not always be where this should occur. 3 Life-threatening medical conditions requiring intervention in the primary survey Condition Intervention A Actual or impending airway obstruction Airway manoeuvres/adjuncts, suction, RSI, surgical airway.

2). It is the energy in one side that is transferred to the other. Thus if a lorry hits a car, the car receives the energy from the lorry and it is therefore obviously more seriously deformed. If however two cars of equal mass, both travelling at 50 mph collide head on, the effect will be the same as one car driving in to an immovable object at 50 mph, and not a 100-mph impact as might be imagined. Airbags will further modify the injury pattern. It is important to remember that the airbag is designed for the ‘average’ occupant and has drawbacks for both the very large and small.

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