Trauma and Wound Care
- Summarize the basic principles of the primary and secondary survey in trauma victims.
- Recognize and identify treatment for blunt head trauma.
- Recognize common injuries associated with child abuse.
- Evaluate and triage complicated extremity trauma.
- Develop wound care strategies for common lacerations.
- Recognize when to administer tetanus prophylaxis.
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Robert Dachs, MD, FAAP, Assistant Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, New York; Clinical Assistant Professor, Ellis Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Albany Medical college, Albany, New York
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