Trauma |Kinetics | EMS Study Help Tips

This week starts the trauma section of the EMS quick study help tips and begins with some basic trauma keys. While we may not always be thinking of all this on that hot trauma call. You will most likely see this on exams, so be ready and don’t give away points to the EMS exam Gods.

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Circulation Trauma Assessment Tip

ems trauma assessment tipsI did an EMS Boot Camp last week on trauma assessment and the speaker noted an interesting side mnemonic when doing your “circulation” assessment. Take a listen and be sure to listen to this weeks upcoming Office Hours on the “M” in SAMPLE.

Some notes:

EMS Boot Camp

This weeks upcoming EMS Office Hours podcast

Circulation “VCRS”

Carotid Artery
Radial pulses
Skin-color, temperature and moisture