The Primary Trauma Care Manual

January 2002
Surgical Care at the District Hospital;1/1/2002, Special section p1
The article focuses on the correct procedures in providing primary trauma care. The establishment or maintenance of airway patency should be the first priority wherein patients could die from lack of oxygen. Other topics discussed include circulatory resuscitation measures, neurological assessment and transport of critically ill patients.


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