MOI To Think About In Chest Trauma

This weeks Minutes I just wanted to point out some things to consider with chest trauma. Now using mechanism of injury can be important and raise your suspicion on what you may encounter, but remember that MOI combined with a patients complaints, signs, symptoms and your assessment is a better way to decide treatment and transport of your patients. Take a listen and post your chest injury tips below.

Considering MOI in MVA’s

Take a look at the response to a highway accident. While MOI isnt always the best way to decide treatment, many EMS guidelines require that certain treatment be given based on MOI alone. What did the VRM do and what would you have done? Be sure to leave your comments below.