Patient Assessment<br />Stop ! Size up the scene.<br />Survey the scene for hazards<br />Immediate danger to rescuers<br /...
Patient Assessment<br />Determine the mechanism of Injury (MOI)<br />Establish body substance isolation (BSI)<br />Determi...
Patient Assessment<br />From a general impression of the patient<br />Very Sick / Very Hurt: Rapid assessment and transpor...
Patient Assessment<br />Stop ! Survey the patient for immediate threats to life.<br />Initial Assessment: This is a stop a...
Patient Assessment<br />Identify self and level of training, obtain consent to treat.<br />Establish Responsiveness and C ...
Patient Assessment<br />Stop! Complete a Focused Exam and History<br />Patient Exam: Inspect, inquire, palpate, check from...
Patient Assessment<br />Patient History<br />Chief complaint<br />Mechanism of Injury (MOI) History of present illness<br ...
Patient Assessment<br />Stop! Complete patient care and soap note: Make evacuation decision.<br />Stop! Continually monito...
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Presentation given at AAD re search and rescue to SAR team members at Casey station

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  1. 1. Patient Assessment<br />Stop ! Size up the scene.<br />Survey the scene for hazards<br />Immediate danger to rescuers<br />Immediate danger to bystanders<br />Immediate danger to patients<br />
  2. 2. Patient Assessment<br />Determine the mechanism of Injury (MOI)<br />Establish body substance isolation (BSI)<br />Determine the number of patients<br />
  3. 3. Patient Assessment<br />From a general impression of the patient<br />Very Sick / Very Hurt: Rapid assessment and transport<br />Not Sick/Not seriously hurt: focused history and exam, transport soon or manage in field<br />
  4. 4. Patient Assessment<br />Stop ! Survey the patient for immediate threats to life.<br />Initial Assessment: This is a stop and fix survey!<br />
  5. 5. Patient Assessment<br />Identify self and level of training, obtain consent to treat.<br />Establish Responsiveness and C Spine Control: Assess for verbal or pain response and stabilize the spine.<br />Airway management: Look in the mouth and clear obstructions.<br />Breathing adequacy: Look Listen and feel.<br />Circulation: Assess for pulse and major bleeding; control bleeding, treat for shock<br />Disability: Maintain manual stabilization of the spine unless patient has no significant MOI<br />Environment/ Expose: Assess and treat environmental hazards; expose serious life threatening wounds.DEA<br />
  6. 6. Patient Assessment<br />Stop! Complete a Focused Exam and History<br />Patient Exam: Inspect, inquire, palpate, check from head to toe. Order: Head, trunk, feet, arms, back (hint get matt ready before checking back then roll on – if not done in IA. CSM<br />Vital Signs<br />Time<br />Level of responsiveness<br />Heart rate, rhythm, and quality<br />Respiratory rate, rhythm and quality<br />Skin color, temperature and moisture<br />Blood pressure<br />Pupil pressure<br />Temperature<br />
  7. 7. Patient Assessment<br />Patient History<br />Chief complaint<br />Mechanism of Injury (MOI) History of present illness<br /> <br />Symptoms<br />Allergies<br />Medications<br />Pertinent medical history<br />Last intake/outtake (previous 24 hours)<br />Events preceding the incident or illness<br />
  8. 8. Patient Assessment<br />Stop! Complete patient care and soap note: Make evacuation decision.<br />Stop! Continually monitor your patient.<br />

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