Airway Management in Combat Trauma

Airway Management in Combat Trauma Curr Pulmonol Rep (2017) 6:206–213 DOI 10.1007/s13665-017-0186-8 PULMONOLOGY IN COMBAT MEDICINE (G EAPEN, SECTION EDITOR) 1 1 2 David M. Ferraro & Edward T. McCann & David G. Bell Published online: 23 June 2017 Springer Science+Business Media New York (outside the USA) 2017 Abstract Case Presentation Purpose of Review Airway compromise remains a leading cause of death in battlefield trauma. The purpose of this re- A 27-year-old man, a local shopkeeper, arrives at the Combat view is to examine the impact of airway compromise on sur- Support Hospital (CSH) following a gunshot wound to the vival in the combat trauma population and assess the chal- face suffered in an apparent sniper attack. He is brought in lenges in providing effective airway management in the com- by ambulance and carried on a stretcher to the trauma bay, bat environment when contrasted with the civilian peacetime clearly in discomfort and thrashing from side-to-side while environment. positioned supine. On arrival to the gurney in the trauma Recent Findings Management approaches in the civilian trau- bay, the reason for his discomfort is clear: he has a facial injury ma setting are not necessarily applicable in the combat envi- involving both cheeks and is Current Respiratory Care Reports Springer Journals

Airway Management in Combat Trauma

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