A 18-year-old male has been brought to your rural Emergency Department suffering 35% TBSA Burns. What are the key management principles when managing this patient?Read More
Category: Critical Care
In part 1 we described some of the key concepts of identifying signs of raised ICP and discussed some of the herniation syndromes. Now let’s take a look at the key concepts of managing patients with raised ICP in the ED.
During your primary survey, you noticed his left pupil is dilated and non-reactive.
THE CASE: A 60-year-old female presents to the Emergency Department with progressive shortness of breath over several months. On assessment in the emergency department, she had marked shortness of breath at rest and oxygen saturations of 90% on room air. A portable erect chest X-Ray was performed.Read More