EMT CLASS

  1. PNEUMOTHORAX
    Air enters the chest cavity,possibly causing a collapse of the lung
  2. TENSION PNEUMOTHORAX
    Found with a closed chest injury or after a sealed occlusive dressing has been applied. air entering the chest cavity is prevented from escaping
  3. HEMOTHORAX
    The chest cavity fills with blood
  4. EVICERATION
    An intestine or other internal organs pertruding through a wound in the abdomen
Author
bigwill
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82397
Card Set
EMT CLASS
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