Field case in a structure, where the patient has sustained a blunt eye injury after an accident/MVA, along with minor injuries an hour ago. Player must recognize concern for orbital compartment syndrome (increased IOP – firm eye, proptosis, decreased visual acuity, afferent pupillary defect) and indication for lateral canthotomy. Player must perform lateral canthotomy.
1. Perform primary survey and identify all injuries.
2. Recognize red flags of compartment syndrome.
3. Perform a stepwise approach to lateral canthotomy procedure.
Emergency medicine, Ophthalmology, Prehospital, Trauma
12 x 12
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