Crush Injury

Care of crush injury in transport to base camp from field, following entrapment under vehicle rollover. Patient had a field amputation of the left leg, and had a closed deformity of the right lower leg that has been splinted. Learner must recognize likely compartment syndrome in the right leg due to the fractures and treat appropriately.

Additional information

Learner

Military

Contributor

USAF Expansion

Case Setting

Airplane

Specialty

Emergency medicine, Orthopedics, Prehospital, Trauma

Room Size

10×10

Language

English

Status

Not For Purchase