trauma

Penetrating Head Injury

August 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hx: A 60 yo male is transported to a trauma center for a penetrating head injury. EMS reports a hand tool penetrated the forehead and the patient is stable with a GCS of 15. [...]

Back Stabbing

July 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hx: A prison guard is stabbed by an inmate. He is stabbed in the upper back on the left side resulting in a small puncture wound just medial to the scapula. He has immediate [...]

Facial Injury

May 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hx: A prisoner in his mid 20’s presents with a facial injury. History from EMS is that the patient had a syncopal episode and hit his face on the edge of a sink sustaining [...]

Hip Pain Post Fall

April 12, 2017 // 2 Comments

Hx: A 25 yo male presents after falling at work. EMS reports that he fell approximately 8 ft from a ladder landing on his right side but without head injury. He complained of [...]

Neuro Defecits Post MVC

March 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hx: 60 yo male presents by EMS post MVC. According to EMS, the patient drove off the road and into a grove of trees. Another driver witnessed the accident and called EMS [...]

Abdominal Pain Post MVC

February 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hx: A 56 yo female presents by EMS after a motor vehicle collision. She was a restrained driver in a head-on collision with another vehicle. Her airbags deployed. She denies [...]